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Clashes Break out in Bolivia, Challenging Interim Government

Security forces in Bolivia clashed with supporters of former President Evo Morales in a central town, escalating the challenge to the interim government and deepening the country’s tumult.

Thousands of largely indigenous protesters had gathered peacefully in Sacaba in the morning. But fighting began when many tried to cross a military checkpoint near the city of Cochabamba, where Morales’ supporters and foes have clashed for weeks.

(Source: AP)

No Diary, Note, Motive Found in California School Shooting

A homicide official said on Friday, 15 November that investigators did not find a diary, manifesto or note belonging to the boy who killed two people outside his Southern California high school on his 16th birthday.

(Source: AP)

Bolivia’s Interim Leader: Evo Morales Would Have to Face Justice for Electoral Fraud If He Returns

Bolivia’s interim leader says Evo Morales would have to face justice for electoral fraud if he returns home.

(Source: AP)

18 Injured During Demonstration of Fire-Protection Equipment in Mumbai

At least 18 employees sustained injuries in a fire at a company which makes fire suppression systems in Maharashtras Raigad district on Friday, 15 November police said.

A fire broke out at Cryptzo Pvt Ltd in Mangaon during a demonstration of fire-protection equipment, a police official said.

As many as 18 employees who were present during the demonstration were injured, he said.

(Source: PTI)

IAF Aircraft Strength to Rise to 2000 Soon: Official

The number of military aircraft in the country will soon increase to 2,000 from the present 1,400, thus opening up more opportunities for the MSME sector in repair and overhaul, a senior IAF officer said.

(Source: PTI)

17 Labourers Injured In Explosion in Raigad's Cryptzo Building

Seventeen labourers injured in an explosion at the building of Cryptzo Engineering Pvt Ltd in Bhagad, MIDC Industrial Area of Raigad district, Maharashtra, earlier today.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital. Fire department officials are present at the spot. More details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

District Court Lawyers Call of Their Strike: Bar Association

“The lawyers in district courts in Delhi have called off their strike,” announced Coordination Committee of All District Courts Bar Associations.

(Source: PTI)

'Govt Likely to Hike Bank Deposit Guarantee Insurance': Sitharaman

“The Government is expected to hike bank deposit guarantee insurance from Rs 1 lakh; legislation is likely to take place in winter session,” said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

(Source: PTI)

CBI Raids Amnesty International in Bengaluru

In Karnataka, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team is conducting a raid on Amnesty International Group in Bengaluru, in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

(Source: ANI)

'Salaries Not Subject to GST' CBIC

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC): “CBIC clarified that salaries are not subject to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and no GST has been demanded on salaries paid to CEOs or employees.”

(Source: ANI)

UK Liason Officer to Be Placed in Indian Navy's Information Centre in Gurugram

British High Commissioner to India, Dominic Asquith said, “A UK liaison officer to be placed in Indian Navy's Information Fusion Centre in Gurugram.”

He added, “Next month UK-India will hold talks at the Defence Equipment Sub-Group.”

(Source: ANI)

Cop's Son Attempts Suicide, Battles for Life

A 17-year-old son of a policeman set himself on fire inside a high school at Kalamboli in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, after his father refused to buy him a motorcycle, police said.

(Source: PTI)

BJP Worker Found Hanging in West Midnapore District

A BJP worker was found hanging from a tree in West Midnapore's Dantan area, fuelling suspicions that he was killed over political rivalry.

The deceased has been identified as Barsha Hansda.

(Source: PTI)

China Objects to Rajnath Singh's Visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China objected to the visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to Arunachal Pradesh, saying the Chinese government never acknowledged the “so-called” northeast Indian state, which it claims to be a part of South Tibet.

(Source: PTI)

Ahead of Retirement on 17 Nov, Gogoi Pays Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Today is his last working day as the Chief Justice of India. CJI Gogoi retires on 17 November.

(Source: ANI)

Police Directed to Issue 10 day Pre-Arrest Notice to Shehla Rashid

A Delhi court has directed police to issue 10 day pre-arrest notice to Shehla Rashid if the need arises to arrest her in the alleged case of defaming Indian Army on social media, while disposing of her anticipatory bail application.

(Source: ANI)

Truck Driver, Helper Killed in Accident in Bareilly

A truck driver and his helper were killed when their rice-laden truck caught fire after ramming into a stationary vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said.

(Source: PTI)

INX Media Case: Delhi HC Rejects Bail to Cong Leader Chidambaram

Delhi High Court has dismisses regular bail to former union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram. He is currently lodged at Tihar jail in ED case of INX Media case.

(Source: ANI)

AAP Report: Party Funds Rise From Rs 6 CR to Rs 10 CR, Donations Nearly Double

The AAP's total funds rose from Rs 6.06 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 10.11 crore in 2018-19 with donations to the party nearly doubling in the same period, according to its annual audited accounts submitted to the Election Commission.

Under the 'donation and contribution' section, the report showed that the party's income went up from Rs 10.61 crore to Rs 19.31 crore.

(Source: PTI)

CBI Sets up Specialised Unit to Tackle Child Porn

The Central Bureau of Investigation has a set up an online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit at its headquarter to counter the growing menace of child porn on the Internet, officials said.

The new "specialised unit" under the special crime investigation wing of the agency will collect intelligence not only on those who are allegedly creating and transmitting such material on the Internet but also those who are browsing and downloading such material, they said.

(Source: PTI)

Railway Board Increases Price of Meals in Rajdhani, Shatabdi Trains

Railway Board hikes price of meals on board Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains.

In 1st AC and executive class, tea to cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15, stated a Government order.

(Source: PTI)

ACB Conducts Raid at Engineer's House in AP; Seizes Rs 415 Worth Assets

In Andhra Pradesh, Anti-Corruption Bureau has conducted a raid at the premises of an assistant executive engineer of Panchayat Raj Department in Anantapuramu, in connection with disproportionate assets case.

Assets worth Rs 4.15 crores have been seized during the raid.

(Source: ANI)

Lawyer-Police Clash: 2 Cops Get Interim Protection From Arrest

The Delhi High Court granted interim protection to two police officials who were booked in connection with the clash between lawyers and the police in Tis Hazari court early this month.

(Source: PTI)

SC Issues Notice to Election Commission Over Madhu Koda's Disqualification

Supreme Court issues notice to Election Commission of India on petition by former Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Madhu Koda challenging his disqualification in 2017. The Court has refused to allow Koda to contest 2019 Jharkhand Assembly elections, till further hearing in the case.

SC Grants Relief to DK Shivakumar

Supreme Court clarifies that no notice is issued to Congress leader DK Shivakumar. SC dismisses Enforcement Directorate plea challenging the bail granted to DK Shivakumar by the Delhi High Court in a money laundering case.

BJP Activist Held for Objectionable Social Media Post

A Bharatiya Janata Party activist has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly posting an objectionable message on social media, police said.

Shubham Goel was arrested from Budhana town on Thursday. A case has been registered under Section 153B of the Indian Penal Code and Section 67 of the Information Technology Act, an officer said.

The cyber cell of the Uttar Pradesh police is monitoring social media to check objectionable messages in view of the judgement in the Ayodhya case.

(Source: PTI)

Navy Sailor Shoots Self on Duty

An on duty 25-year-old Navy personnel Akhilesh Yadav shot himself on Thursday with his rifle at INS Angre. He was rushed to INHS Asvini but was declared brought dead. Colaba police has registered 'Accidental Death Report' and is investigating the matter further.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy Activist Passes Away

1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy activist Abdul Jabbar passed away in Bhopal last night.

Nielsen Says 13.8 Mn Watched Trump Impeachment Hearing

An estimated 13.8 million people watched live coverage of diplomats William Taylor and George Kent on the first day of the House's public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump.

The Nielsen company said 10 different networks aired live or taped coverage of the hearing, which stretched nearly six hours on Wednesday. A second hearing is scheduled for Friday, 15 November.

(Source: AP)

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