The News @6.30pm: 5 % hike in DA for Central Government Employees
—Diwali Bonanza for Central Government Employees… Union Cabinet approves highest ever 5 per cent hike in DA … Around 50 lakh employees and 65 lakh pensioners to be benefited.. Also relaxes till November 30th, mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding for release of benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi….
5 % hike in DA for Central Government Employees
—Union Cabinet approves inclusion of 5,300 Displaced families of Jammu & Kashmir – 1947 in the Rehabilitation Package approved by government in 2016, Families who initially opted to move outside J&K and settle in other parts of the country, but later returned and settled in the state will be benefited..each family to be given Rs 5.5 lakh …..
KEY DECISION FOR J&K DISPLACED FAMILIES
—Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India from October 11-12 for the second Informal Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi… The two nations are celebrating 70th year of diplomatic ties..
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s India visit
—ELECTIONEERING picks up in Haryana… BJP Chief Amit Sha adresses series of rallies in the state…Slams Congress for its stand on Article 370…Says nullifying article 370 had nothing to do with politics..It was to ensure nation’s security, but congress voted against it… Congress leader Bhupendra Singh Hooda also on a campaign trail…
ELECTIONEERING picks up in Haryana
–Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to John Goodenough of US, Britain’s Stanley Whittingham and Japan’s Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries that sparked portable technology revolution….They will share nine million sweedish kronor prize equally…
US UK JAPAN TRIO WIN CHEMISTRY NOBEL
— And in Sports …
—In Boxing, Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom advances to quarterfinals of the World Women’s Championships in 51 Kg category, Jamuna Boro also marches into the quarterfinals…
Boxing WC: Mary Kom enters quarterfinals