Monthly Archive: October 2018

Latest and Top Ten National and International News – 01 October 2018.

Today’s Fuel rate: Del: P 83.49 D 74.76 Kol: P 85.30 D 76.64 Mum: P 90.84 D 79.40 Chn: P 86.80, D 79.08

*Indonesian air traffic controller didn’t leave post until plane was safe, died in earthquake, hailed hero*

Indonesia earthquake: Authorities announce mass burial to avoid spread of disease, toll reach 1000s

*Martian/asteroid soil known as simulants developed in Univ of Central Florida on sale for $20/kg*

UP: "Too Scared To Return": Justice still Evades Meerut Victims, None of 18rightwing activists arrested

*Telangana Cop Mujib ur Rahman babysits while mother writes exam, IPS officer applauds wins hearts*

IAF: Made for India Rafale fighter jets India ordered would not be ready to fly at Feb Bengaluru air show

*SC to Govt: Explore Use of Advanced Technology in Giving Info under RTI to differently abled persons*

Find: Sedentary lifestyle, obesity, stress, dietary habits and lack of sleep are key factors of diabetes

*Study: Contraceptive pills may not only help with birth control, may also reduce ovarian cancer risk*

IMF Report: India’s reforms in 1990s evidence that openness in services contributes to growth

*J&K’s Shopian: Cop (Saqib Mir) killed in militant attack at police station, continuing attacks on forces*

IMD: Southwest Monsoon Rain deficit 9%, wet winter likely in south, North-east receive scanty rainfall

*CEC: Nothing of elections will be allowed on Google, Facebook, Twitter 48 hrs before polls*

RTI reveals Govt owns Air India over 1147Cr for VVIP charter flights

*Typhoon Trami bears down on flood-battered Japan; 1,100 flights cancelled, evacuated 7L house*

*Reports: Pak helicopter that violated Indian airspace in Poonch was carrying PoK ‘ PM*

Power tariff soars to a decade high of Rs 17.61/unit in spot market due to low hydro/energy production

*IGL hikes CNG, PNG prices; LPG Cooking Gas Cylinders Get Costlier, Non-Subsidised Rates Up By Rs 59*

Apple executive’s murder in Lucknow: Yogi’s ‘thok denge’ approach as culpable as ‘rogue cop’ Chaudhary

*No takers for solar power? Power minister warns that states are not buying even at lowest rates!*

Forget fare hike! Airfares have actually gone down on metro routes, added too much capacity

*Delhi University forms mock teams, sends questionnaires to departments ahead of NAAC visit*

235 ex-inmates offered jobs at Telangana prisons’ Dept recruitment drive by Flipkart, Swiggy, HDFC

*Boris Johnson calls May’s Brexit plan deranged/preposterous as Conservative Party conference begins*

Fearing debt trap, Pak rethinks Chinese ‘Silk Road’ projects, resistance stiffened under New Govt

*US: ‘Women watching’: Kavanaugh hearing focus activist’ anger, SC brings assault survivors together*

Canada, US close on NAFTA deal after frantic talks, midnight deadline looms or face exclusion from pact

*Trump says N Korea’s Kim Jong Un and I ‘fell in love’: bromance fuelled by "beautiful letters" from Kim*

Amid Tension, US Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur Sails Near S China Sea Area Claimed By China

*Macedonia Votes for Country’s Name Change, to end long spat with Greece, path to NATO/EU*

EU hold off Tense US fightback for emotional Ryder Cup Triumph, Italy’s Francesco 1st European for 5-5

*ICC ODI rankings: Rohit jumps to career best 2nd position, Dhawan moves to 5th spot*

Today’s Word – *Mackintosh* – Lightweight rubberized waterproof cotton .