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India beats France and UK to become the world's 5th largest economy: IMF

Surpassing France and UK, India has become the world's fifth-largest economy according to data from the IMF's October World Economic Outlook. India's economy now has a nominal GDP of $2.94 trillion. The report said, "India's economy is the fifth-largest in the world with a GDP of $2.94 trillion, overtaking the UK and France in 2019". While UK and France Economy stood at $2.83 trillion and $2.71 trillion respectively.

Sports

Darren Sammy thanks Pakistan for honouring him with the civilian award

Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy has expressed his thankfulness to Pakistan for honouring him with the country's civilian award. He took to Twitter to express his emotions: "I am truly honoured to be given this civilian award. We took a small step in the right direction in 2017and look at us here today. All the foreign players played their part. Thank u Pakistan for the love shown to us."

Politics

Kejriwal & Sisodia dropped from the school event attended by Melania as focus is on education: US clarifies

The US embassy hinted that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia were dropped from an event at a Delhi government-run school event to be attended by Melania Trump as they didn't want to politicise the event. A spokesperson said while the US embassy had no objection to the presence of CM & deputy CM, they appreciate their recognition that it's not a political event & it's best to ensure the focus on education.

Technology

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes died while attempting to launch his homemade rocket

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes died while attempting to launch his homemade rocket. This launch was his dream. Science Channel was there to chronicle his journey. Hughes was scheduled to launch his homemade rocket for a new Science Channel series called "Homemade Astronauts". Hughes and Waldo Stakes built a steam-powered rocket to launch Hughes 5,000 feet into the air. But the rocket crashed in an open desert during the launch.

Entertainment

It's time to test this legally: Shekhar Kapur after not getting creative rights for Mr India Remake

After Sonam Kapoor, now Shekhar Kapur has expressed his mind over the remake of Mr India. Shekhar seems to be very upset over the same as he was not given the "creative rights" for the remake of the film. Shekhar mentioned that he will go legally about it. He wrote: "Slave hours over editing consoles. Directors lead and inspire every aspect of a film and have no creative rights?"

Warren Buffet spends $2.2 billion on buying Berkshire shares, the most ever in a single quarter
Business

Warren Buffet spends $2.2 billion on buying Berkshire shares, the most ever in a single quarter

Warren Buffet spends $2.2 billion on buying Berkshire shares, the most ever in a single quarter and is looking forward to buying more. Buffet said to Berkshire shareholders to not worry and the company is 100% prepared for our departure. Buffet spent a portion of his annual letter reassuring shareholders about the future of the company once its no longer run by the billionaire investor & his business partner Charlie Munger.

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India beats France and UK to become the world's 5th largest economy: IMF

Surpassing France and UK, India has become the world's fifth-largest economy according to data from the IMF's October World Economic Outlook. India's economy now has a nominal GDP of $2.94 trillion. The report said, "India's economy is the fifth-largest in the world with a GDP of $2.94 trillion, overtaking the UK and France in 2019". While UK and France Economy stood at $2.83 trillion and $2.71 trillion respectively.