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Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on October 21, 2018 Published on October 22, 2018

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal will hear Tata Steel's petition against the Tribunal's April order that had allowed Liberty House to submit its bid after the deadline. JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Liberty House are the three contenders for Bhushan Power and Steel. More than two-thirds of lenders to Bhushan Power and Steel had voted in favour of a revised offer by JSW Steel. Sajjan Jindal-promoted JSW Steel has offered an upfront payment of Rs 19,700 crore to banks in lieu of the loans they have to recover from debt-laden Bhushan Power and Steel.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the fourth edition of the NITI Lecture Series focused on 'Leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth' in India. Modi will attend the key note address which will be delivered by Jensen Huang, President and Co-Founder of US-based technology firm NVIDIA Corporation. Union ministers, policy makers, experts and Niti Aayog officials will also be present on the occasion.

Zhao Kezhi, China's Minister of Public Security and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will meet today to discuss various aspects of security cooperation between the two countries. The leaders will sign an agreement on internal security cooperation. The proposed pact is expected to cover areas of intelligence sharing, exchange programme, sharing of best practices, cooperation in disaster mitigation among other details.

President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a three-day 'Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan' (peace conference) at Mangi Tungi in Nashik district of Maharashtra on October 22. President Kovind and his wife will be flown to Mangi Tungi from the Ojhar airport in a helicopter. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis, among others, will be present at the event.

Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat and Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa will review poll preparedness, in Telangana today. They will also meet leaders of various political parties, besides senior officials of the state government and the police department. The is the first visit of the EC after the election schedule for the State was announced, to review the poll preparedness of the State.

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Published on October 22, 2018
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