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Morning Wrap: PM Modi In Thailand, ‘Severe’ Air Quality In Delhi & Other Top Stories

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On November 3.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 03 Nov 2019, 10:15:42 AM
News Nation Morning Wrap: Top stories of the day

New Delhi:

PM Modi Talks Article 370 Move In Bangkok: 'When Decision Is Right, Echo Is Heard Across Globe'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has again justified revoking provisions of Article 370 and ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir- this time in Bangkok.  Speaking to Indian diaspora during his Thailand visit, he claimed that the move has helped eliminate the root cause of terrorism and separatism in the country. Government has been maintaining that Article 370 was a reason behind terrorism and separatism in the state. Read more…

Delhi Air Quality Remains 'Severe' Despite Light Showers On Sunday Morning

The people of Delhi-NCR woke up to light showers on Sunday morning but the air quality in Delhi and the surrounding regions remained in the severe category. Two days after the Delhi-NCR recorded its worst air quality forcing authorities to shut schools, ban construction activities and declare a public health emergency, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) was at 410 at 8:00 am on Sunday, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). Read more…

Snooping Row: Sent First Alert In May, 2nd In September– WhatsApp Tells Govt On Privacy Breach Allegations

Amid raging controversy over the WhatsApp snooping allegations, the Facebook-owned company has responded to a notice issued by the Ministry of Information Technology on privacy breach allegations, saying that the platform had informed the government in September that 121 Indian citizens may have been targeted by an Israeli company’s spyware. Read more…

Kartarpur Corridor: Sidhu Seeks Govt's Permission To Attend Inauguration In Pakistan

Former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday sought permission from the External Affairs Ministry to attend the inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan on November 9. The cricketer-turned-politician also wrote a letter to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who forwarded it to the chief secretary for necessary action. Read more…

'50-50 A New Biscuit?': Owaisi's Jibe At BJP, Shiv Sena Over Maharashtra Govt Formation

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday took a jibe over tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra saying whether ‘50-50’ is a new biscuit in the market. “What is this 50-50, is there a new biscuit (in the market)? How much 50-50 will you do? Do something for the people of Maharashtra. They (BJP and Shiv Sena) are not bothered about the destruction that rain has caused in Satara. Farmers are worried but all they talk about is 50-50,” news agency IANS quoted Owaisi as saying. Read more…

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First Published : 03 Nov 2019, 10:15:42 AM