Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of November 16
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Today our focus will be on Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony. Nitish, the Janata Dal-United supremo, will take oath as the chief minister of Bihar for a fourth consecutive term at 4:30 pm today.
Here are the highlights of November 16:
16:11 pm: OTT platforms don't have any regulatory body neither they have self-regulation. There's variety of content on these platforms ranging from good to bad. The media fraternity should themselves take initiative to set an example of responsible freedom: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar
Delhi: Aam Admi Party launches 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign IInd phase— ANI (@ANI) November 16, 2020
"We successfully asked people to switch off cars at red lights. 15 days of Ist phase have gone well. Now we're launching IInd phase," says Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Environment Min Gopal Rai present too pic.twitter.com/hmQDNYTafw
14:12 pm: Riyazuddin, absconding accused in DJ Halli violence case, was arrested on 7th Nov on charges of helping and harbouring main accused and sent to judicial custody. He had taken the accused to a farmhouse near Nagarhole and gave them shelter for a few days: Central Crime Branch
Himachal Pradesh: Kufri received fresh snowfall today afternoon pic.twitter.com/ZNZyaX0Fzc— ANI (@ANI) November 16, 2020
13:10 pm: Both Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Jainacharya Vijay Vallabh Ji dedicated their lives to the service of nation. I'm fortunate that I got opportunities to unveil statues of both the leaders ('Statue of Unity' and 'Statue of Peace'), says PM Narendra Modi
13:09 pm: I informed Goa Power Minister that I'll be debating with him on Kejriwal electricity model Vs Goa electricity model of BJP and I'll reach Goa by 2 pm on 17th Nov. But now he seems to be running away from debate: AAP leader Raghav Chadha on Goa Power Minister's challenge for debate
BJP high command is not giving permission to Goa Power Minister Cabral for the debate, which was originally his idea. I now urge BJP high command as well as Mr Cabral to readily accept this challenge and let me know the venue & time of this debate: AAP leader Raghav Chadha
12:52 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the ‘Statue of Peace’ in Pali, Rajasthan to mark the 151st Jayanti celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, via video link.
12:18 pm: Supreme Court refuses to pass any order or direction to the Union of India to declare as null and void the elections of MLAs and MPs charge-sheeted for more than a year for offences punishable for five or more years of imprisonment, reports ANI.
Siddharthnagar: 6 members of family killed, 3 injured in a road accident on a bridge near Madhubani village.— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 16, 2020
"A car met with an accident on the culvert, killing 6 people on the spot. Family was going to Bihar for Mundan ceremony of a kid," says Siddharthnagar SP Ram Tripathi. pic.twitter.com/WCbbRxQpK9
12:06 pm: SC hears PIL filed by lawyers against Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy, seeking direction for his removal from his post, for his alleged remarks against the second senior-most judge of SC, Justice NV Ramana, the next CJI, in line after the present, CJI S A Bobde.
11:13 am: There are 250-300 terrorists across the border, present at each launching pad in Pakistan. Our security forces have been successful in thwarting their attempts of infiltration, says BSF IG Kashmir Rajesh Mishra
10:55 am: "News of a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi has caused immense grief. Govt is involved in relief and rescue operations. I express my deepest condolences to the families of the dead," PM Narendra Modi expresses condolences over the deaths in Mandi road accident in Himachal Pradesh.
10:40 am: There are indications that Renu ji and I will take oath as Deputy Chief Ministers of Bihar, says BJP's Tarkishore Prasad
9:52 am: Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed due to snowfall at Jawahar Tunnel area, reports ANI.
9:19 am: Himachal Pradesh: Seven killed, one injured after a vehicle fell down in Suketi Khad water stream near Pullghrat area of Mandi district at around 3 am today
8:55 am: A total of 12,56,98,525 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 15th November, of these 8,61,706 samples were tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research
8:45 am: "Best wishes to all of you on the holy occasion of Bhai Dooj," tweets PM Modi.
8:22 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil the ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark the 151st Jayanti celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj today.
7:32 am: United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
7:16 am: India continues to have one of the lowest cases per million population globally. Fifteen States and Union Territories have cases per million lower than the national average: Union Health Ministry
7:15 am: JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar will take the oath of the chief minister of Bihar for a fourth consecutive term today.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma