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Maharashtra Assembly Speaker To Be Elected Today, 9 Killed In US Plane Crash & Other Top Stories

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On December 1.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 01 Dec 2019, 10:45:39 AM
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New Delhi:

Congress' Nana Patole To Be Elected Unopposed As Maha Speaker After BJP Withdraws Nomination

Congress MLA Nana Patole is all set to be elected as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker as Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Kisan Kathore has withdrawn his name. While Patole's name was proposed by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, BJP had nominated Kathore for the Speaker's post. The election is scheduled today, the day 2 of the special Assembly session called specifically for the floor test and the election of Speaker. The deadline to withdraw the nomination was 10 am on Sunday. Read here…

First Night Trial Of Agni-III Missile Held At Odisha’s APJ Abdul Kalam Island

The first night trial of the nuclear capable Agni-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile was carried out from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range at the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Saturday, Defence sources said. The trajectory of the missile is being monitored and the outcome of the trial is awaited, the sources said. Read here…

Misconception Over NRC, Lack Of Campaign On CAB Led To West Bengal Bypoll Defeat, Say BJP Leaders

The West Bengal BJP unit has identified the “misconception over NRC” and its failure to counter it as one of the main reasons behind the party’s defeat in the just-concluded bypolls in three Assembly segments of West Bengal, a senior party leader said on Saturday. “Apart from the NRC issue, complacency of party workers in certain areas and absence of “free and fair” polling in some of booths had led to the party’s defeat,” he added. Read here…

9 Killed, 3 Injured In South Dakota Plane Crash: Reports

At least nine people were killed, including two children, and three others were injured after a plane carrying them crashed shortly after takeoff in South Dakota. According to reports, the pilot of the plane is among those killed. The injured have been rushed to a hospital in Sioux Falls. Read here…

London Bridge Attack: Boris Johnson Vows Action Against Convicted Terrorist

Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Saturday to review Britain's sentencing system after a convicted terrorist released early from prison stabbed two people to death and injured three in a London Bridge attack. Bystanders have been hailed as heroes for preventing even greater loss of life by tackling Usman Khan before police shot him dead. Read here…

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First Published : 01 Dec 2019, 10:45:39 AM