November 18, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS AT 5 PM

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first_imgPTI highlights at 5 pmPTI highlights at 5 pmNew Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) The following are PTIs top/ expected stories at 5 pm: STORIES IN THE PIPELINENew Delhi_Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to open Raisina DialogueBarmer_Lead on Prime Minister Modis speech at Barmer refinery inauguration STORIES ON THE WIRE:NATIONDEL6SC-JUDGES SC crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring reliefNew Delhi: The crisis in the Supreme Court over complaints against the chief justice seemed far from over despite optimism expressed a day earlier by top legal bodies, amid fresh hopes today of a resolution by the weekend.DEL17HAJ-NAQVI No Haj subsidy from this year: NaqviNew Delhi: There will be no subsidy for Haj from this year, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.DEL10BIZ-PM Congress hoodwinked people by laying foundation stones: ModiPachpadra (Rajasthan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a scathing attack on the Congress party saying it has “hoodwinked” people by just laying foundation stones for projects and has done nothing for the poor.DEL13HR-PADMAVATI-LD-BAN Haryana govt bans release of “Padmaavat”Chandigarh: The Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansalis controversial film “Padmaavat”, Health Minister Anil Vij said today.DEL8ED-LALU-LD SONINLAW ED summons Lalus son-in-law Rahul in railway hotels PMLA caseNew Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has now summoned another son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Rahul Yadav, in connection with its money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment corruption case, official sources today said.advertisementBOM7GJ-LD TOGADIA Togadia alleges plot to kill him, says voice being stifledAhmedabad: VHP leader Pravin Togadia, who briefly went missing yesterday, today charged that “some people” were trying to stifle his voice and that he was not allowed to speak on issues like Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter.BOM18MH-FIRING Three killed after head constable opens firePune: Three persons were today killed when a head constable of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB), posted at the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) camp, allegedly opened fire on them at Daund town near here, a police official said.BOM20MH-FIRE-LD ARREST Kamala Mills fire: Mojos Bistro owner Yug TulliMumbai: The owner of the Mojos Bistro pub, Yug Tulli, who had been evading arrest in the Kamala Mills Compound fire case that claimed 14 lives last month, today surrendered before the Mumbai Police, officials said.DES4UP-LOUDSPEAKERS Order for action against loudspeakers at religious, public zonesLucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today directed the district authorities to initiate action against illegal installation of loudspeakers at temples, mosques and other public places after expiry of the deadline to remove the amplifiers.DES1PB-MINISTER-RESIGN PB Cabinet minister Rana Gurjit tenders resignationChandigarh: Punjab Cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh, who has been under fire from the opposition for his alleged involvement in sand mining auctions, has submitted his resignation as power and irrigation minister to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.MDS1TN-LANKA-FISHERMEN 16 TN fishermen arrested by SL Navy, fishing nets snappedRameswaram: Sixteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters near Katchatheevu islet.CAL4BIZ-WB SUMMIT-MAMATA West Bengal is new investment destination now: MamataKolkata: West Bengal is the new investment destination now, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today while inviting global investors to make investments in the state. LEGALLGD22SC-JUDGES-LD-CJI CJI met four senior-most judges of SC: sourcesNew Delhi: In a bid to resolve their differences, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today met the four senior most judges of the Supreme Court who had hurled several accusations against him including on the issue of allocation of PILs of sensitive nature.LGD27SC-BOFORS SC questions locus of BJP leader who filed appeal in Bofors caseNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Ajay Agrawal to explain his locus in filing an appeal in the politically-sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-offs case.LGD24SC-MANIPUR SC pulls up CBIs SIT in Manipur fake encounters probeNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the CBIs SIT, probing alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in insurgency-hit Manipur, for not registering the required number of FIRs as directed by it earlier.LGD7SC-JUDGES-BCI Absolutely no crisis now in SC, says Bar Council of IndiaNew Delhi: The Bar Council of India today said there was “absolutely no crisis now” in the Supreme Court and normalcy will be restored soon in the higher judiciary that saw four top judges coming out in the open against the Chief Justice of India.advertisementLGD14SC-LOYA SC asks Maha govt to give judge Loyas reports to petitionersNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Maharashtra government to give all documents pertaining to the death of Justice B H Loya to petitioners seeking an independent probe into the circumstances of the death of the CBI special judge.LGD12SC-KHAP Attack on couples by khap panchayat illegal: SCNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today termed as “absolutely illegal” any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter-caste marriage. FOREIGNFGN5NETANYAHU-MODI-GIFT Netanyahu to gift desalinisation jeep to ModiBy Harinder MishraJerusalem: Visiting Israeli Prime Minister will present his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi a special gift – the Gal-Mobile water desalinisation and purification jeep the two leaders rode on Israels Olga beach last year.FGN6CHINA-INDIA-SCO India attends its first SCO military cooperation meetingBy K J M VarmaBeijing: India for the first time took part in a meeting of the international military cooperation departments of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) since joining the bloc last year.FGN9PAK-DGMO Pak examining proposal for DGMO-level talks with India to curb tension: reportBy Sajjad HussainIslamabad: Pakistan is examining a proposal for a DGMO- level meeting with India, which last happened in December 2013, to reduce tension along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary through fresh confidence-building measures, according to a media report. FGN12PAK-MINISTER US trying to convince Pak, India is not threat to Pak: Defence MinisterBy Sajjad HussainIslamabad: The US has been trying to convince Pakistan that India was not a threat to it and Islamabad should change its strategic stance towards New Delhi, Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan has said.SPORTSSPF16SPO-KOHLI-FINE Virat Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conductCenturion: India skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent against the umpire during the third days play of second Test against South Africa here.FGN3SPO-U19-2NDLD IND India maul PNG by 10 wickets to enter U-19 World Cup quartersMount Maunganui: Three-time champions India stormed into the ICC U-19 World Cup quarterfinals after inflicting a humiliating 10-wicket loss on minnows Papua New Guinea in a low-scoring group B clash here today. PTI MG BDSlast_img