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ISIS links, killing of Hindu leaders, hawala deals -- MHA dossier says a lot about PFI
Senior advocate R. Venkataramani to be new Attorney General
Venkataramani will take over from incumbent K.K. Venugopal whose tenure will expire on September 30. A notification, issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice, said: "The President is pleased to appoint R. Venkataramani, senior advocate, as Attorney General for India for a period of three years from the date he enters upon his office."
Lt Gen Anil Chauhan (retd) appointed Chief of Defence Staff
Lt Gen Chauhan (retd) succeeds the first CDS, former Army chief, Gen Bipin Rawat who had died in a helicopter crash on December 8 last year. In a career spanning over nearly 40 years, Lt Gen Chauhan has held several command, staff and instrumental appointments and had extensive experience in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and northeast India.
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Chandigarh airport officially named as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport
The Chandigarh Airport belongs to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The Chandigarh International Airport Limited is a Joint Venture of AAI, Punjab government and the Haryana government. Presently, the airport is connected to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kangra, Kolkata, Kullu, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune and Srinagar (J&K). Internationally, the city is connected to Dubai and Sharjah.
Prime Minister congratulates Giorgia Meloni for winning Italy polls
"Congratulations @GiorgiaMeloni for leading your party @FratellidItalia to victory in the Italian general elections. We look forward to working together to strengthen our ties," the Prime Minister said in a tweet. Meloni is likely to form the government and may become the first woman prime minister of Italy
'Does it survive now?' SC on petitions challenging demonetisation
A five-judge Constitution bench comprising Justices S. Abdul Nazeer, B.R. Gavai, A.S. Bopanna, V. Ramasubramanian, and B.V. Nagarathna, at the outset asked the petitioners' counsel, whether the issue survives now? Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, submitted that for all practical purposes the issue will not survive, and it may be an academic exercise, for which he is ready to argue.
India logs 3,615 new Covid cases, 22 deaths
The new fatalities increased the overall death toll to 5,28,584. The active caseload at 40,979 accounts for 0.09 per cent of the country's total positive cases. The recovery of 4,972 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,40,09,525. Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.72 per cent.
Two terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight refused to surrender
The encounter took place on Tuesday in the Ahwatoo area. "On receipt of specific human information from JKP (Kulgam) regarding presence of terrorists in Avhotu village of Kulgam District, a joint cordon and search operation was launched in the area by Indian Army along with JKP and CRPF at about 3.20 p.m. on 27 Sep 22," the Army said in a statement.