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Top news of the day: Congress needs reviving, says Sachin Pilot at The Huddle 2019, Boeing delivers first four Chinook helicopters for IAF and more

New Zealand's Colin Munro hits a boundary watched by India's wicketkeeper MS Dhoni during their twenty/20 cricket international at Seddon Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

New Zealand's Colin Munro hits a boundary watched by India's wicketkeeper MS Dhoni during their twenty/20 cricket international at Seddon Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.   | Photo Credit: AP

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Boeing delivers first four Chinhook helicopters for IAF

American aerospace major Boeing on Sunday announced the arrival of first batch of four Chinook military helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port in Gujarat.

For Congress, defence sector is only about brokering deals, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the Congress, saying for the opposition party the defence sector was only about brokering deals.Addressing a party rally at Perumanallur about 13 km from Tirupur, he said the NDA’s work culture was different from that of the previous governments.

More than rebuilding, the Congress party needs reviving: Sachin Pilot

The third edition of The Huddle, The Hindu’s two-day annual thought conclave, concluded at the ITC Gardenia hotel in Bengaluru on February 10. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, who delivered the Chief Guest’s address, and Sachin Pilot were among the guest speakers on the second day.

Saradha chit fund case: CBI grills Kolkata Police chief, former TMC MP in Shillong

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kunal Ghosh are being questioned at the CBI office in Kolkata in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.

New Zealand survives a cliff-hanger to claim T20 series against India

Colin Munro's explosive 72 set New Zealand up for victory with a four-run win over India in a cliff-hanger finish to Sunday's Twenty20 match in Hamilton, handing the hosts a 2-1 series victory.

PM Modi inaugurates final leg of Chennai Metro Rail's first phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the last leg of the Chennai metro rail’s blueline and declared six underground metro stations through video-conferencing.

Spurious liquor deaths: Priyanka Gandhi demands strict action

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday demanded the BJP governments in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand ensure strict punishment to those responsible for the hooch tragedy and provide adequate compensation to the families of the deceased.

Mandhana’s 86 in vain as India Women suffer 0-3 series whitewash against New Zealand

The Indian women’s team almost pulled off a dramatic win but failed to score a boundary in the final delivery to lose the third and final T20 International against New Zealand by a mere two runs here on Sunday.

UK’s Prince Philip surrenders driving license following crash

UK’s Prince Philip has surrendered his driving license, the Buckingham Palace announced, weeks after the 97-year-old was involved in a car crash that left a woman injured.

US seeks UN draft resolution calling for Venezuela elections

The United States has presented a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council calling for international aid deliveries and a presidential vote in Venezuela, triggering a Russian counter-proposal.

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