Top Ten News Of The Day

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  1. The path has been cleared for the proposed complete privatization of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a state-owned petroleum company. The Modi government had recently repealed BPCL’s nationalization law. Due to which all the hurdles are over. In such a situation, the government will not need to get permission from Parliament to sell BPCL to private or foreign companies.
  2. North Korea has announced to end the ongoing talks with the US on nuclear weapons. North Korea blamed Washington for the breakdown of the talks. At the same time, the US has declared its intention to start talks again in two weeks, terming the discussion in Sweden as good.                                                                                                        
  3. There is a mass movement in the Aarey forest region for cutting trees. The Sessions Court released 29 people arrested on Friday on bail. After the court order, the work of cutting down trees started from late Friday night after which a mass movement was launched in the Aarey area on Saturday.                                                                      
  4. Chinese handset maker Xiaomi announced on Saturday that it sold 53 lakh devices in India during the festive season sale, achieving a record-breaking sale. Top officials of the company announced that the company sold 525 devices every minute.                     
  5. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized 12 expensive cars of the owner of HDIL by registering a case of money laundering in the Rs 4,355 crore Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) bank fraud case. It includes two Rolls Royce, two Range Rover, and a Bentley.
  6. After the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, for the first time, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference Farooq Abdullah was caught on camera.
  7. Tech giant Google may soon launch its new Pixel smartphone in the market. Even before the launch, the price related to Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL has been leaked online. According to the report, the 64 GB variant of the Pixel 4 will cost 1,049.95 Canadian dollars, while its 128 GB variant will cost 1,199.95 Canadian dollars. That is, according to the Indian price, its price will be around Rs 55,861.                                                   Pichai
  8. China’s giant Realme claims that it has sold 2.2 million devices during this festive sale in India. Mahadev Sethi, CEO of Reality India announced on Twitter on Saturday that the company has sold 2.2 million devices during the festive sale in India.                                     
  9. The Mirage 2000 fighter jet squadron, which carried out the Balakot airstrike, will be awarded unit-citation this time on Air Force Day on 8th October.
  10. Indian Railways has taken a new initiative given the increasing terrorist threat under which the Integrated Security System (ISS) is being installed in many railway stations. With its help, suspected terrorists and unclaimed similarities in railway premises and train coaches will be identified.