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Top five news stories to watch out for on December 20, 2019

| Updated on December 19, 2019 Published on December 19, 2019

PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual general meeting of the industry body - Assocham - on December 20. Sources said that the theme for this event is ‘New India aspiring for a $5 trillion economy’. Modi’s address will be followed by a debate about the corporate engagement of the Government and the allegations in some quarters.

A Delhi court will determine the quantum of sentence against the expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in the Unnao Rape case. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought the maximum punishment for Sengar. They have also sought adequate monetary compensation for the rape survivor.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government intends to present a bill to parliament on Friday to enable Britain to leave the European Union (EU) next month, his spokesman said. Johnson won the recent elections in the United Kingdom (UK). He hopes that Britain leaves the EU by January 31, 2020.

Campaigning in 16 assembly constituencies ended on Wednesday as The fifth and final phase of polling in Jharkhand will be held on December 20. 16 assembly constituencies, in six districts, will be going to polls in this phase of the elections. There are a total of 81 assembly seats in the State. Counting of votes is scheduled on December 23.

Wondering what company you should invest in? Take a look at the results published by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on December 20. Keep a tab of the performances of various companies including Wellness Noni Ltd.

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Published on December 19, 2019
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