News Flash (11th November 2020): Top 10 Stories Of The Day

tricolor masks, Arunachal
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Arunachal school children to wear Tricolor masks bespeaking nationalism 

To have a sense of patriotism among the college students of the frontier state, Arunachal Pradesh authorities have ordered 60,000 best quality khadi cotton face masks in tricolour for school kids earlier than re-opening of institutes from November 16. 

NDA claims victory in Bihar polls, PM Modi and Amit Shah thank voter 

Bihar Polls, NDA, Arunachal
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, 10 November, acknowledged the citizens of Bihar for “trusting the NDA” in the region after the party attained an advantage in the Assembly election results. The BJP began as the single-largest party inside the NDA, by getting at least 64 seats. 

6k copies of Tripura newspaper destroyed for exposing Rs 150 Cr scam involving BJP Minister 

Tripura newspaper destroyed
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Anal Roy Chowdhury editor of Pratibadi Kalam newspaper stated that the strike over the circulation of newspaper was instigated following the list of a report of Rs 150 crore alleged scam written in the last three days involving the agriculture minister and some of the political leaders with it.

Government brings online films, news content under I&B ministry  

I&B ministry, online films
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At present, no law or independent body is overseeing digital content. A newspaper notification issued on Wednesday President Ram Nath Kovind approved online movies, digital headlines and current affairs content come under the guidance of the I&B Ministry headed by Prakash Javadekar.  

“Living in Nagpur since 1873”, says Biden’s distant relatives 

Bidens distant relatives
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A few of the ”distant relatives in India” US President-elect Joe Biden spoke about in 2013 and 2015, have been residing in Maharashtra’s Nagpur city since 1873, they declared on Tuesday.

Apple unveils Mac mini powered by its own ‘M1 Chip’  

Mac mini, M1 Chip, Apple
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Apple said its latest Mac chips perform at faster processing speeds, sleeker designs, and longer running times on a single battery charge. The company is also working out current Mac computers powered by the similar type of chips on which iPhones and iPads run, progress aimed at getting it a handful for products to operate together. 

India gifts 20 military horses, 10 mine detention dogs to Bangladesh 

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To strengthen ties between New Delhi and Dhaka, the Indian Army has gifted 20 entirely trained military horses and ten mine detection dogs to Bangladesh Army. The Indian Army has shaped the country’s army personnel for training and managing these specialist dogs and horses. 

Rohit Sharma has featured in five IPL finals, never lost. 

IPL finals, Rohit Sharma, IPL 2020
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Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has starred in five Indian Premier League finals and has never lost one. He featured in his opening IPL final in 2009 while serving Deccan Chargers (DC) and later managed Mumbai Indians to IPL triumphs in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

Hundreds of fish killed as COVID medicines found abandoned in river: J&K 

COVID medicines
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Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district have ordered an examination after drugs worth lakhs of rupees from hospital stocks were found discarded at multiple places along Neeru River leading to the deaths of hundreds of fishes. The medications for the coronavirus patients were seen by locals after hundreds of fish died supporting unusual events in the flow near Gupta Ganga temple, Parnala and Atal-Garh area. 

Bhopal based Self-Help Group makes Eco-Friendly cow dung lamps for Diwali. 

Self-Help Group, ecofriendly diya, Arunachal
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Women from a self-help group in Bhopal are also making eco-friendly lamps from cow dung this Diwali season. The members of the self-help association credit PM Narendra Modi for inspiring them to become “Atmanirbhar or self-reliant,” advising them to kick-start their eco-friendly attempt.


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