Top five news stories to watch out for on October 15, 2019

| Updated on October 15, 2019 Published on October 15, 2019

PM Narendra Modi   -  PTI

The government-appointed Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) will meet on October 15 to deliberate on various proposed reforms to the existing insolvency and bankruptcy code (IBC), including new concepts such as group insolvency. Besides group insolvency, indications are that the ILC will also discuss a new mechanism for resolution of stressed finance companies.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address rallies in Thanesar, Haryana, and Dadri, in Uttar Pradesh. At a rally in Maharashtra on Sunday, Modi attacked the Congress and the NCP, saying that they were “politicising” the decision to scrap Article 370.

Also read: Insolvency Law Committee plans to meet on October 15 to discuss new reforms for IBC

The much awaited Google Pixel 4 is likely to be launched at the Google hardware event. Google had teased consumers across the world with a possible triple -amera set-up and Soli, a motion-sensing radar technology for gesture-based navigation. There are also talks of newer Google nest devices at the event.

Read more: What to expect from the Google Pixel 4

US Democratic presidential candidates will debate in Westerville, Ohio. Former Vice-President Joe Biden is expected to take the stage along with Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and nine other candidates for the fourth round of debates by the Democrats.

Football: India would be looking to register its first win in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers when it takes on Bangladesh in a Group E second-round match at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. India put a gritty performance against an attacking Qatar, to hold the reigning Asian champions to a goalless draw and earn its first point in the qualifiers.

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Published on October 15, 2019
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