Today News Headlines 18th October 2019
- After attack by terrorists that killed 3 non-kashmiris, the J&K administration began herding of floating population of migrant labourers, fruit traders, and truckers visiting South Kashmir into safe houses in Pulwama and Shopian.
- The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi recommended Justice SA Bobde as his successor by writing a letter to the ministry of law and justice for the same.
- The Rural FMCG growth has dropped to 5% in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to 20% in the corresponding quarter last year. This has contributed to nearly 60% of slowdown in the FMCG industry.
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- PMC Bank’s internal investigation team has brought forward a deficit in cash of nearly Rs 10.5 crores from the bank’s records. The team also found out that cheques issued by HDIL were never deposited with the bank but the cash has been handed over to them.
- Mexico has put nearly 311 Indians on a Boeing 747-400 charter who had been caught entering the US illegally.
- The ED filed a chargesheet against Ratul Puri and his company Moser Baer for money laundering and banking frauds for upto Rs 8000 crores.
- P Chidambaram was arrested into ED’s custody till 24th October in the INX Media money laundering case after new materials were recovered by the agency.
Today News Headlines 18th October 2019 – Sports
- PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, and Sameer Verma were defeated and knocked out in the second round of the Denmark Open.
- The Cricket Association of Bengal has sent in an invitation to the Bangladesh PM Shiekh Hasina to witness their country’s test match against India at the Eden Gardens from 22-26 November.
- India is among the 3 countries to have presented bids to host the next edition of the men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023 as reported by the International Hockey Federation.
- Indian Women’s Hockey team will be taking on USA in their 2 match Olympic qualifying event in Bhubaneshwar on the 1st and 2nd November.
Today News Headlines 18th October 2019 – Entertainment
- Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted into the city hospital for the past 3 days due to his liver condition.
- Laal Kaptaan is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow onwards. The movie consists of more action sequences and will keep you occupied with the movie. Saif Ali Khan is absolutely fierce and intense in the movie.
- The recent posts on Deepika Padukone’s Instagram had Ranveer Singh caught up in a moment of weakness to get back home to her.
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- Nick Jonas shared a picture on his Instagram for his first Karva Chauth with Priyanka Chopra after their marriage.
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