This Diwali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be spending the auspicious festival with troops on the China frontier. It is reported that PM Modi will celebrate Diwali with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force at Harsil in Uttarakhand. According to the report, PM Modi will first visit Kedarnath temple for reviewing the ongoing development work there and while returning he will be spending time with ITBP jawans in Harsil station.
India wins the match against West Indies by 71 runs and goes 2-0 up in the three-match series. Riding high on Rohit Sharma's record ton, India posted a daunting target of 196 runs on the board. Windies were never in the chase as wicket kept falling at regular interims.
Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, while responding to Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's tirade on tigress Anvi's "killing", said that she should work against malnutrition and child death, rather than seeking someone's resignation. Mungantiwar's retort comes after Gandhi asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to sack him for "ordering the murder".