India: Today’s news in pictures

Updated On Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

India news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s top news across the country from West Indies squaring off against India in the first day of the first test match at Rajkot to Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announcing a Rs 2.5 cut in per litre price of diesel and petrol.

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West Indies bowler Sherman Lewis celebrates the dismissal of Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on day one of the first test cricket match against West Indies, in Rajkot. Virat Kohli scored a brilliant half century and his partnership with Ajinkya Rahane has taken India’s score beyond 300 on the day one of the test match. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

West Indies bowler Sherman Lewis celebrates the dismissal of Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on day one of the first test cricket match against West Indies, in Rajkot. Virat Kohli scored a brilliant half century and his partnership with Ajinkya Rahane has taken India’s score beyond 300 on the day one of the test match. (PTI)

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To build a favourable mood among the electorate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the BJP’s election campaign from Ajmer on Saturday and hold rallies in all seven districts in poll-bound Rajasthan. The series of rallies will kick start in Ajmer where PM Modi will hold a public meeting on October 6 on the completion of chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s statewide whirl ‘Rajashan Gaurav Yatra’. (Money Sharma / AFP File)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

To build a favourable mood among the electorate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the BJP’s election campaign from Ajmer on Saturday and hold rallies in all seven districts in poll-bound Rajasthan. The series of rallies will kick start in Ajmer where PM Modi will hold a public meeting on October 6 on the completion of chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s statewide whirl ‘Rajashan Gaurav Yatra’. (Money Sharma / AFP File)

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EDMC sanitation workers, who have been on strike for the last three weeks, staged a protest near the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to press for their demands, civic body officials said. The employees are on strike since September 12 demanding regular payment of salaries and regularisation of workers. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

EDMC sanitation workers, who have been on strike for the last three weeks, staged a protest near the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to press for their demands, civic body officials said. The employees are on strike since September 12 demanding regular payment of salaries and regularisation of workers. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a Rs 2.5 cut in per litre price of diesel and petrol and asked state governments to announce a matching reduction. The minister said the Centre would reduce the tax rate by Rs 1.5 per litre while oil marketing companies would absorb the rest Re 1 per litre. (Sonu Mehta / HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a Rs 2.5 cut in per litre price of diesel and petrol and asked state governments to announce a matching reduction. The minister said the Centre would reduce the tax rate by Rs 1.5 per litre while oil marketing companies would absorb the rest Re 1 per litre. (Sonu Mehta / HT Archive)

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ICICI chief executive officer Chanda Kochar has resigned from the bank’s top post, the company said in regulatory filings on Thursday. The Board has decided to appoint Sandeep Bakhshi, the bank’s chief operating officer as managing director and chief executive officer. He gets a five-year term. Kochhar will also relinquish office from the Board of Directors of the Bank’s subsidiaries. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS File)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

ICICI chief executive officer Chanda Kochar has resigned from the bank’s top post, the company said in regulatory filings on Thursday. The Board has decided to appoint Sandeep Bakhshi, the bank’s chief operating officer as managing director and chief executive officer. He gets a five-year term. Kochhar will also relinquish office from the Board of Directors of the Bank’s subsidiaries. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS File)

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Seven Rohingya Muslims who were caught in 2012 for illegally entering the country were handed over to Myanmar authorities at Manipur’s Moreh border post on Thursday afternoon, hours after the Supreme Court refused to stop the government from deporting them. The seven were handed over at Moreh, a town on the India-Myanmar border in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

Seven Rohingya Muslims who were caught in 2012 for illegally entering the country were handed over to Myanmar authorities at Manipur’s Moreh border post on Thursday afternoon, hours after the Supreme Court refused to stop the government from deporting them. The seven were handed over at Moreh, a town on the India-Myanmar border in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district. (ANI)

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A group of about 40 enthusiasts, who are embarking on a month-long rafting expedition to create awareness on cleaning the River Ganga, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Underlining the importance of a clean and vibrant Ganga, Modi urged the group to reach out to school children as part of their awareness activities. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 05:19 PM IST

A group of about 40 enthusiasts, who are embarking on a month-long rafting expedition to create awareness on cleaning the River Ganga, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Underlining the importance of a clean and vibrant Ganga, Modi urged the group to reach out to school children as part of their awareness activities. (PTI)

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