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Following are the top stories at 1400 hours:

NATION:


CAL7 JH-MODI

Modi attacks JMM-Cong alliance, says it follows politics of deception

Khunti (Jharkhand): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the opposition JMM-Congress alliance in Jharkhand, alleging it followed the politics of "deception" while the BJP believed in service of people.

DEL22 DEF-LD NAVY CHIEF

Navy's long-term plan is to have 3 aircraft carriers: Navy Chief

New Delhi: The Navy is procuring 41 ships and its long-term plan is to have three aircraft carriers, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Tuesday.

DEL30 GOVT-RECRUITMENT-AGENCY

Only 1 agency to do majority of public sector recruitment through single exam: Centre

New Delhi: In a major move, the Centre has proposed that all recruitment for Group B and C posts be done by a specialised agency through a single examination -- the Common Eligibility Test (CET)

DEL32 ITX-CONGRESS-LD NOTICE

Hawala probe: I-T Dept issues notice to Cong for receiving Rs 170-cr funds from Hyderbad-based firm

New Delhi: The I-T Department has issued a notice to the Congress seeking an explanation over the party allegedly receiving funds to the tune of Rs 170 crore from a Hyderabad-based firm as part of its tax evasion probe in a Rs 3,300-crore hawala racket case, officials said on Tuesday.

DEL27 BJP-LD MEETING

Citizenship bill as important as move to nullify Article 370: Rajnath at BJP meeting

New Delhi: The BJP leadership on Tuesday underscored the significance of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by equating its importance with the move to nullify Article 370 provisions, with senior leader Rajnath Singh asking party MPs to be present in large numbers when Home Minister Amit Shah tables it in Parliament.

DEL29 PRIYANKA-SECURITY BREACH-VADRA

Priyanka security breach: Robert Vadra calls it 'very big lapse'

New Delhi: Seven people driving up to the porch of their home is a "very big" security lapse, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's husband Robert Vadra said on Tuesday and alleged that the removal of the Gandhi family's SPG cover is a "political" move.

LEGAL:

LGD3 SC-LD AYODHYA-DHAVAN

Sacked from Ayodhya case, says Muslim parties' lawyer Rajeev Dhavan

New Delhi: Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, on Tuesday said he has been sacked from the matter on the 'nonsensical' ground that he is unwell.

BUSINESS:

DEL3 BIZ-RUPEE-OPEN

Rupee rises 8 paise to 71.58 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday appreciated by 8 paise to 71.58 against the US dollar, as investors were hopeful that the Reserve Bank will go for another rate cut to boost economic growth.

DEL4 BIZ-STOCKS-OPEN

Sensex falls 65 points on global trade worries

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex fell over 65 points in early trade on Tuesday in line with global market sell-offs as investors panicked after the US decision to impose tariffs on Argentina and Brazil.

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First Published: Tue, December 03 2019. 14:05 IST
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