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Taliban take control of Afghan diplomatic missions in India
short by Daisy Mowke / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
The Taliban have de facto taken control over Afghan consulates operating in India after the country's embassy in New Delhi was shut by the former Ambassador of the erstwhile Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Bloomberg reported. The Taliban have said that they'll soon reopen the embassy in New Delhi. The Afghanistan embassy had announced its closure in New Delhi in November.
read more at Hindustan Times
Minister reveals email ID that sent bomb threats to 48 schools in Bengaluru
short by Arshiya Chopra / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
After 48 schools received a bomb threat via email in Bengaluru, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara said the message had come from email ID ''. The email claimed explosives had been planted on school premises, following which police teams were rushed to the schools and students and teachers were evacuated. Police said the threat seemed to be a hoax.
read more at Hindustan Times
PM Modi proposes to host COP33 in India in 2028
short by Arshiya Chopra / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
While addressing the climate change summit COP28 in Dubai on Friday, PM Narendra Modi proposed to host COP33 in 2028. "India's population is 17% of the global population, but in global carbon emissions India is only at 4%. We are moving fast in achieving the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets," PM Modi said at the summit.
read more at ANI
What financial changes are coming into effect in December?
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Starting December 1, IPOs of Indian companies will be required to have T+3 listing at stock exchanges. UPI IDs not active for over one year will be deactivated by banks and payment apps by December 31. The deadline to sign and submit a revised bank locker agreement as well as to file revised or belated tax returns is December 31.
read more at Moneycontrol
Nifty closes at new all-time high of 20,267
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Nifty closed at a new all-time high of 20,267 after hitting record high of 20,291 in intraday session on Friday. Meanwhile, Sensex closed nearly 500 points higher at 67,481. ITC, L&T, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, and Reliance Industries were top contributors to the surge in Nifty. The indices gained after India reported better-than-expected GDP growth of 7.6% in September quarter.
read more at BQ Prime
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