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Here are some of the top stories from International Business Times, India, that have broken throughout the day so far:

1. This is how India plans to seal its border with Pakistan by December 2018

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday outlined the plan that his ministry has devised to seal the border between India and Pakistan — an announcement made earlier this month — to keep terrorists from infiltrating into the country from the neighbouring nation. Read more...

2. By-poll schedule declared in Assam, Bengal, MP, Arunachal Pradesh, Puducherry, TN, Tripura

The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the schedule for by-elections for vacancies in Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Assembly constituencies of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Tripura. Meanwhile, various states like Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Goa are gearing up for Assembly elections in 2017.  Read more...

3. 7th Pay Commission: More incentives likely for Central govt staff getting higher qualification

The 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) may have recommended abolition of 51 allowances, and subsuming 37 others after examining 196 allowances. The final decision however rests with the Centre. While this may cause concern among Central government employees, there are some surprises in store for them. Read more...

4. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ban: Rajnath, Rijiju lash out at Anurag Kashyap for comments on PM Modi

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju seemed to have formed a tag team of sorts when they came down heavily on filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for visiting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. Read more...

5. Supreme Court reserves its order on BCCI-Lodha Panel case

The Supreme Court verdict on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on the Lodha Committee recommendations issue was scheduled to arrive on Monday. However, the Anurag Thakur-led cricket board has asked for further time to think of implementing the reforms. Read more...

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