HONG KONG

FRESH VIOLENCE ERUPTS IN HONG KONG

ANM News Desk: Clashes erupted around a university campus in Hong Kong on Sunday. Police fired tear gas at the protesters to clear them after fiery clashes overnight.

Activists hurled petrol bombs in return, some igniting trees outside the campus.

This came hours after China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers emerged from their barracks in a rare public appearance to help residents clear debris blocking key roads.

MODI

PM MODI CONGRATULATES NEW SRI LANKAN PRESIDENT

ANM News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Gotabaya Rajapaksa for winning of the Presidential elections in Sri Lanka.

RAJPAKASA

GOTABAYA RAJAPAKSA TO BE SWORN IN AS SRI LANKA’S PRESIDENT

ANM News Desk: Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be sworn in as new President of Sri Lanka on Monday.

SL ELECTION

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS UNDERWAY IN SRI LANKA

ANM News Desk: Polling is underway in Sri Lanka to elect a new President. The polling which began at 7 AM will continue till 5 PM. A total of 35 candidates are in the fray.

Around 1.6 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise and over 12 thousand polling stations have been set up all over the country. Counting of votes will be held after polling is over and results are expected by Sunday.

This is the first time in the country’s history that neither of sitting President or Prime minister is contesting the elections.

MODI

PM MODI ANNOUNCES FULL SUPPORT TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS DURING BRICS MEET

ANM News Desk: India has offered full support to the multilateral finance institution in promoting global growth. This was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at BRICS in Brasilia. He urged the Council to create a roadmap to achieve the 500 billion dollar intra-BRICS trade target by the next summit. Prime Minister stated that the identification of economic complementarities among member countries will be important in this effort. The prime minister called for an early opening of the Regional branch of the New Development Bank in India.

BORIS

BREXIT TRANSITION WILL NOT EXTEND 2019: BORIS JOHNSON

ANM News Desk: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that he will “absolutely guarantee” that his government will not extend the Brexit transition period before the end of year.

YOHAN

WORLD CHAMPION YOHAN BLAKE SET TO PROMOTE T20 SERIES FEATURING CRICKET LEGENDS

By a Staff Reporter: Olympic world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica will be in India to promote the Road Safety World Series — the T20 cricket event which will be played among legends of India, Australia, South Africa, West Indies and Sri Lanka in February 2020. Blake, who has won gold in 100m and 200m events at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, will arrive in India during the first week of December to undertake various activities to create awareness towards road safety in the country where around 1,50,000 people are killed and more than 4,50,000 people are critically injured in road accidents every year.

Talking about his visit to India and the initiative to create awareness towards road safety through sports, an excited Blake said, “I have heard a lot about India and I always wanted to visit this wonderful country. I should thank the Road Safety World Series team for making this happen. I am aware about the number of deaths due to road accidents in India, I am also aware of cricket’s popularity in the country and how the fans idolise cricketers here. The Road Safety World Series is such a wonderful initiative.”

Every nation featuring in the Road Safety World Series will have a Road Safety Champion who will work relentlessly to promote the cause of road safety in and around the world. The Series will feature Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies legend Brian Lara among a host of other legendary cricketers like Brett Lee, Virender Sehwag, Muthiah Muralitharan etc. Sachin Tendulkar is also the Brand Ambassador of the series whereas Sunil Gavaskar is the Commissioner of the series. In the first edition, the series will be played in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune.

amit shah

AMIT SHAH TO ATTEND FIRST EVER DAY-NIGHT CRICKET MATCH AT EDEN

ANM News Desk: The BJP national president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to attend the India’s first ever day and night cricket test match on November 22 in the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also will be presented at the event on this day. The match will be played India vs Bangladesh. Many eminent sportsperson like – Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Sachin Tendulkar will also be present at the program.

VENICE

EMERGENCY DECLARED IN VENICE, ITALY

ANM News Desk: The Italian government has declared a state of emergency for Venice after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage.

GOOGLE

GOOGLE ROLLS OUT SPECIAL DOODLE FOR CHILDREN’S DAY

ANM News Desk: India has geared up to celebrate country’s former prime minister Pandit Jawarhalal Nehru’s birth anniversary as Children’s Day on Thursday. Search engine giant, Google, too, marked the day with a colourful doodle keeping in tune with its tradition.