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Middle East Biscuit Market is Expected to Witness Stable Growth During 2017-2023
MUMBAI: Middle East Biscuit Market (2017-2023): Market Forecast By Category (Sweet, Savoury and Crackers and Functional/Energetic), By Distribution Channels (Hypermarkets and Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialist Retailers and Others (e-Commerce, Pharmacy, and Dollar Store)), By Packaging (Flexible, Paper and Board and Rigid), By Countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan) and Competitive Landscape. This is the latest reports added by Bharat Book Bureau to its offering. Read Full Story

'Patidar's fight was to attain OBC quota, not to make Congress win'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 22 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel's close aides, Varun Patel and Reshma Patel, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls, said they had led the movement to secure Other Backward Class (OBC) reservation for the community and not to make Congress win. Read Full Story

Terrorists attack PDP leader's house in Tral
Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) Oct 21 : Terrorists attacked the house of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mohd Ashraf Pir in Tral town of Pulwama district on Saturday. Read Full Story

Delhi: Cab driver found dead near Arjan Garh Metro Station
New Delhi (India), Oct 21 : A cab driver was found dead inside his car near Arjan Garh Metro Station in Delhi on Saturday. Read Full Story

Couple found dead in Delhi hotel
New Delhi , Oct 21 : A couple was found dead at Delhi's Hotel Aman Deluxe in Rajouri Garden on Saturday. Read Full Story

MP CM to embark on six-day US visit tomorrow
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be embarking on a six-day visit to the United States of America in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Read Full Story

MP: Labourer stuck inside 70 feet deep bore well rescued
Bhind (Madhya Pradesh) , Oct 21 : A daily wage labour from Madhya Pardesh's Bhind who fell into a 70-feet deep open bore well earlier on Saturday morning has been rescued. Read Full Story

Patidar leaders Reshma Patel, Varun Patel join BJP
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : As Gujarat gears up for elections, Patidar leaders Reshma Patel and Varun Patel announced their decision of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following their meeting with party Chief Amit Shah here on Saturday. Read Full Story

Dal Lake Concert: Kashmir, Lucky Ali mesmerise each other
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct 21 : Renowned singer Lucky Ali, who enthralled the audience at a concert at Srinagar's Dal Lake, called Kashmir a peaceful place. Ali added that the Kashmiri culture should be promoted. Read Full Story

PM to inaugurate Phase 1 of RO RO ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej tomorrow
New Delhi , Oct 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on Sunday to inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. Read Full Story

OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : Thakor community and OBC Ekta Manch leader Alpesh Thakor on Saturday confirmed that he would be joining the Congress Party, ahead of elections in poll-bound Gujarat. Read Full Story

Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test
Amritsar (Punjab) , Oct. 21 : Families of all 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago have been asked to undergo DNA tests for unspecified reasons. Read Full Story

Gujarat election is not a BJP-Cong fight: Hardik Patel
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Oct.21 : Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday turned down the Congress' invitation to fight the Gujarat Assembly election jointly, saying the polls were not a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Congress fight. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Govt. institutionalising corruption: Sachin Pilot
New Delhi , Oct 21 : Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of institutionalising corruption. Read Full Story

PM Modi praises IFFCO's efforts in farmers upliftment
New Delhi , Oct.21 : The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), world's largest processed fertilizer cooperative, has been praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their efforts and initiatives to train the farming community on the right use of fertilizers, advanced techniques and cash-less transactions with the aim of doubling farmers' income by 2022. Read Full Story

Raman Singh meets kin of slain jawans
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Oct. 21 : Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday met the families of 23 jawans who were killed in separate Naxal encounters. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Min. hails Ordinance protecting public servants from investigations
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , Oct 21 : Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Saturday hailed the state government's ordinance protecting government officials from media probe. Read Full Story

Whitewater rafting a hit for Sikkim tourism
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The northeastern states of India offer a huge potential in the tourism sector. Endowed with abundant natural resources and huge bio-diversity, Sikkim tourism, however, still remains largely untapped. Read Full Story

Three arrested in connection with Nalanda spit and lick incident
Nalanda (Bihar) , Oct. 21 : The Bihar Police arrested three people in connection with the Nalanda incident, where a man was made to spit and lick as punishment by the Sarpanch. Read Full Story

Radicalisation is worldwide phenomenon, matter being addressed seriously: General Bipin Rawat
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct. 21 : Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that radicalisation is a worldwide phenomenon and it is being addressed seriously by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir. Read Full Story

Helping others is in Odisha's DNA: Dharmendra Pradhan
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct 21 : Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the '3C Model Conclave' in Bhubaneswar- a two-day long youth centric programme. Read Full Story

CBI court adjourns ex-Dera manager murder case hearing
Panchkula (Haryana) Oct 21 ANI: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Panchkula on Saturday adjourned the hearing in the murder case of former Dera manager Ranjit Singh till October 25. Read Full Story

Agra-Lucknow Expressway may remain close on Oct 23, 24
New Delhi Oct 21 ANI: Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has written a letter to Unnao District Magistrate asking to stop use of Agra-Lucknow Expressway for public on October 23 and 24 in light of Indian Air Force (IAF) Highway Flying operation. Read Full Story

RSS worker shot dead in UP's Ghazipur, killers identified
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) Oct 21 ANI: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday said that they have identified the killers of RSS leader and local journalist Rajesh Mishra and will arrest him soon. Read Full Story

Rain expected in districts of Odisha during next 12 hours: Meteorological Centre
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct. 21 : Heavy rains are expected in most districts of Odisha during the next 12 hours, according to the Meteorological Centre Bhubaneswar. Read Full Story

MP CM hails police force at Police Commemoration Day program
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) Oct 21 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday attended Police Commemoration Day program here. Read Full Story

PM Modi raised Kedarnath issue for political gains: Congress
New Delhi , October 21 : The Congress Party on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi raked up the issue of Kedarnath because he has to fight the upcoming elections in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Yogi Govt. doubles ex-gratia amount for police officials
Lucknow(Uttar Pradesh) Oct 21 ANI: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Saturday announced to double the ex-gratia amount for police officials martyred on duty. Read Full Story

Odisha: Badal Mandal, accused of killing his friend in Delhi's Saidulajab, arrested
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct. 21 : Badal Mandal, accused of killing his friend Vipin in Delhi's Saidulajab, was arrested by police on Saturday here. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: 10 killed as truck overturns in Sangli
Sangli (Maharashtra) Oct 21 ANI: At least 10 people, including three women and seven men, were killed and few injured after a truck overturned in Maharashtra's Sangli district in the wee hours of Saturday. Read Full Story

Pinkathon, held in Guwahati, reflects on women empowerment
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : The city of Guwahati recently geared up to celebrate the power of women with Pinkathon 2017, a women's only marathon. Read Full Story

Delhi Metro blue line services halted for 45 min due to technical glitch
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : Delhi Metro services delayed earlier on Saturday morning due to technical glitch at the Rajiv Chowk metro station, causing trouble for the commuters. Read Full Story

Bihar Govt. hands over soil scam probe to vigilance department
Patna(Bihar) Oct 21 ANI: The Bihar Government on Saturday handed over the investigation of the soil scam, involving Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap Yadav to vigilance department. Read Full Story

Indian Railway to speed up 700 long trains from next month
New Delhi , Oct 20 : The Indian Railways will soon reduce the running time of about 700 long distance trains. Read Full Story

Taj Mahal controversy unnecessary and pathetic: Paresh Rawal
New Delhi , Oct 20 : At a time when Taj Mahal is enveloped in controversies; actor-turned-politician Paresh Rawal on Friday dubbed the ongoing debate in the regard as unnecessary and pathetic. Read Full Story

Children lie in cow dung on occasion of Govardhan Puja in MP
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Oct. 20 : In the name of tradition, children were made to lie on cow dung on the occasion of Govardhan Puja in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. Read Full Story

Looking for fine dining restaurants? Here's where you can go
New Delhi , Oct 20 : A travel and restaurant website company has announced the winners of its Travellers' Choice awards for the best fine dining restaurants in India and around the world. Read Full Story

Minor girl allegedly molested in Mumbai, case registered
Mumbai , October 21 : Mumbai Police on Friday registered a case after a minor girl alleged she was molested and physically assaulted by a boy. Read Full Story

Two arrested for murder of Constable Balmukund Prajapati
Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Oct 20 : Two people were arrested on Friday for killing Police Constable Balmukund Prajapati in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Read Full Story

Three youth with suspected terror links arrested in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , October 21 : Three youths were arrested for suspected terror link in Jaipur on Friday. Read Full Story

Vijay Bahuguna seconds PM Modi's 'Kedarnath' claim
New Delhi , Oct 20 : Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed the former UPA government for stopping him as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from carrying out reconstruction of the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods, the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Vijay Bahuguna averred that circumstances forced him to reject Prime Minister's proposition. Read Full Story

Man with suspicious object nabbed at IGI airport
New Delhi (India), Oct 20 : The Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) on Friday intercepted a passenger with a suspicious electric object fitted to his shirt at Terminal 3 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.The passenger was travelling to Guwahati. Read Full Story

BSF Commandant Deepak Mondal succumbs to injuries
Kolkata , Oct 20 : Border Security Force(BSF) Commandant Deepak K Mondal, who went into coma after being attacked by suspected cattle smugglers succumbed to his injuries in Kolkata on Friday. Read Full Story

Delhi Environment Min. reviews air quality
New Delhi , Oct 20 : The Environment Minister of Delhi, Imran Hussain, reviewed the situation of air quality in Delhi post Diwali-celebrations on Friday. Read Full Story

SC cracker ban impact: 16 percent less fire accidents
New Delhi , Oct 20 : The fire accidents this Diwali registered a 16 percent decline in New Delhi this year, after the Supreme Court restored ban on the sale of firecrackers from October 9 to November 1, with a view to reduce pollution. Read Full Story

Second grenade attack on PDP MLA's Tral residence
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct 20 : Within 24 hours of lobbing a grenade at the residence of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA in Shopian district, suspected militants hurled a grenade at the residence of another party legislator in Tral. Read Full Story

MSRTC strike: Staff members tonsure head in protest
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 20 : Some staff members of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Friday tonsured their heads on the fourth day of the indefinite strike in the state demanding implementation of 7th pay commission. Read Full Story

MSRTC calls off five-day strike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 21 : The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Saturday called off their five-day strike after a meeting of their core committee. Read Full Story

Bombay HC terms MSRTC strike illegal, orders to call it off immediately
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Oct 20 : The Bombay High Court on Friday termed Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) strike illegal and ordered to call it off with immediate effect. Read Full Story

Panipat: Brother-in-law of Haryana singer admits to murder
Panipat (Haryana), Oct. 20: Brother-in-law of Haryana singer, Harshita Dahiya has accepted to be behind her murder during interrogation. Read Full Story

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Odisha's first PNG supply in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct 20 : Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated Odisha's first PNG (Piped Natural Gas) project in Bhubaneswar. Read Full Story

Zeliangrong community celebrates Silver Jubilee in Delhi
New Delhi , Oct. 20 : The Zeliangrong community, one of the biggest Naga communities, recently celebrated its silver jubilee showcasing its rich cultural ethos in New Delhi. Read Full Story

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns from post
New Delhi , Oct. 20 : Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigned from his post on Friday. Read Full Story

PM Modi blaming others to hide his govt.'s failures: Congress
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 20 : Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of backing away from responsibilities by shifting blame and slamming Opposition at every failure of the ruling dispensation at the Centre. Read Full Story

Ask from Vijay Bahuguna, not UPA: Harish Rawat tell PM Modi
Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand) , Oct. 20 : Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat on Friday hit back at Narendra Modi for alleging that he was not allowed to help in the revamping of Kedarnath Temple after 2013 flood, saying that the matter is between the Prime Minister and then Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna and there is no point dragging the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in it. Read Full Story

BJP MP undertakes post Diwali cleanliness drive in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Oct 20 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Alok Sanjar stepped down on Bhopal streets on Friday to clean the litters of last night Diwali celebrations. Read Full Story

Delhi's air quality this Diwali is better, says CPCB
New Delhi , October 20 : The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Friday reported that the pollution levels in Delhi are lower compared to the air quality recorded during Diwali in 2016. Read Full Story

BSF, ITBP jawans celebrate Diwali
New Delhi , October 20 : On the occasion of Diwali, the Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated the festival at India-Bangladesh border by lighting candles and sharing of sweets in West Bengal's Siliguri. Read Full Story

Amarinder Singh transfers RSS leader Ravinder Gosain's murder case to NIA
Chandigarh (Punjab) , October 20 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday confirmed that on the request of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he has ordered transfer of leader Ravinder Gosain's murder case to National Investigation Agency (NIA). Read Full Story

PM Modi to today visit Kedarnath temple
Kedarnath (Uttarakhand) , Oct. 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on Friday. Read Full Story

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