In a massive crackdown against illegal immigrants, the French security agencies on Thursday evacuated over 1,600 migrants from camps based in northern Paris.Update by AFP:
French police evacuated over 1,600 migrants from two camps in northern Paris on Thursday, one of the biggest such operations in the city in years, a day after the government unveiled tough new measures to a "take back control" of immigration https://t.co/n21c6SKm8r pic.twitter.com/fOpRBnEjn6— AFP news agency (@AFP) November 7, 2019
India has recorded a successful run-chase against Bangladesh in the 2nd T20 International in Rajkot. Given a target of 154 runs by the visiting side, the Indian team succeeded in reaching the total in 15.4 overs, with 8 wickets to spare.
Poet and Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen, who is also the wife of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, died on Thursday. She was suffering from cancer. On her demise, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee expressed sorrow.
Saddened at the passing away of noted litterateur and academic Nabaneeta Dev Sen. A recipient of several awards, her absence will be felt by her myriad students and well-wishers. My condolences to her family and admirers.— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 7, 2019
Sunny Deol, the lawmaker from Punjab's Gurdaspur, will also be part of the official delegation to attend the inaugural jatha in Kartarpur on November 9.
Punjab Chief Minister's Office (CMO): Gurdaspur MP, Sunny Deol (file pic) to also be a part of the official 'jatha' that will attend the inauguration of the #KartarpurCorridor, on 9th November. pic.twitter.com/2ZcH0cpAkv— ANI (@ANI) November 7, 2019
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who wrote multiple letters to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) seeking permit for visiting Kartarpur, has been granted the clearance, reports NDTV citing sources.
Delhi International Airport Limited: 11 flights to Srinagar from Delhi were cancelled today, due to bad weather in Srinagar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited the workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on November 9 for post-Diwali celebrations, reported news agency ANI.
Pakistan is yet to confirm on the list of dignitaries to attend the inaugural jatha at Kartarpur's Darbar Sahib shrine, said the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in the press briefing on Thursday.
The Shiv Sena has shifted its MLAS to a hotel in Mumbai amid the political deadlock in Maharashtra. Senior party leader Sanjay Raut cited the lack of official accommodation as the reason behind shifting them to the hotel.
Mumbai, November 7: Delhi continues to be troubled with rising pollution and there seems to be no respite for the people in the city. On Wednesday, Kejriwal suggested the development of a technology which can convert stubble to CNG. He urged the cooperation of neighbouring state governments in making it possible.
The Supreme Court came down heavily on Punjab and Haryana governments for not enough steps to stop stubble burning which is one of the reasons for rising air pollution in North India.
On Wednesday, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar met his Finland counterpart, Pekka Haavisto. The two ministers also held a delegation-level talk.
Prices of onion have soared across the country and it is expected to touch Rs 120 per kg in Bhopal due shortage of the stock. With onion prices once again breaching the Rs 80-mark in the national capital, the Centre is prepared to take extraordinary measures to check the rates. One such option on the table is to allow private traders to import the bulb, said Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Food Supplies, Ram Vilas Paswan.
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