Prince Charles at India Gate and other news of the day in pictures

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, had to cancel a visit to a Delhi school as schools are closed till Sunday owing to heavy smog.  The royal couple, however, carried out the rest of their engagements.

TRUMP IN CHINA

U.S. President Donald Trump at a welcome ceremony in Beijng on Thursday, November 9.

United States President Donald Trump, during a heavily choreographed visit, and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, took no questions at an event in Beijing on Thursday, which was billed as a news briefing, a reduction of the already minimal press interaction during previous visits by American leaders.

I-T RAIDS

I-T Department raided the green tea estate at Kotagiri in Tamil Nadu on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: M. Sathyamoorthy

Income Tax officials searched the offices of Jaya TV in Chennai and raided more firms and premises at various places in Tamil Nadu and across the country. The visuals show the green tea estate at Kotagiri near Kodanad that also came under raid on Thursday. It was owned by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Union Minister Smriti Irani (second from left) embarks on a door-to-door election campaign in Ahmedabad on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: Vijay Soneji

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani began an election campaign in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

RANJI TROPHY @ 500

Mumbai captain Aditya Tare holds a commemorative cap of the Mumbai Cricket Association at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: Vivek Bendre

The Mumbai Cricket Assocoation (MCA), formerly known as the Bombay Cricket Association (BCA), plays its 500th Ranji Trophy match against Baroda at the Wankhede Stadium from Thursday, November 9. Read more

 

HIMACHAL VOTING

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh votes in Rampur on Thursday.

 

Six-time Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh, who is contesting from Arki in Solan district, exercised his franchise in Rampur on Thursday. Read more

DELHI POLLUTION

Even as the weather in Delhi NCR slightly improved, the Air Quality Index remained in the severe category on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: V. Sudershan

Even as people began wearing masks to protect themselves from high pollution, there was a spurt in fresh cases in hospitals and worsening of the condition of patients with a history of asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and cardiovascular diseases.

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SOLAR SCAM PROBE PANEL REPORT

LDF activists stage a sit-in outside the Kerala Assembly in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: S. Gopakumar

Amidst protests from the Opposition, the United Democratic Front, Kerarla Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tabled the Solar Judicial Commission report in the Assembly on Thursday.

ROHINGYA IN COX’S BAZAR

A group of Rohingya refugees, who fled from Myanmar by boat, at a makeshift camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Thursday, November 9.

According to the United Nations estimates, nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since August 25 when the army launched a crackdown, triggering the exodus.

COLOMBIA RAIN HAVOC

A scene on a street as a mudslide swept through the town of Corinto in Colombia’s south-west Cauca province.

Four people have been killed and 18 were missing after a mudslide hit Corinto town in Colombia on Tuesday, according to the authorities. The mudslide occurred in the region which has received strong rains over the past few days, which caused the La Paila river to overflow its banks.

Source:-The hindu

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