Director General Chandrajit Banerjee at a business meeting with CEOs of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

India will see strong economic growth in 2019: CII

"The positive outlook is buttressed by strong drivers emanating from the services sector, infrastructure structure including construction equipment and better demand conditions arising out of election spending," CII said. Dec 31, 2018
Manipur exit polls, manipur election results 2017, manipur assembly election

In Bangladesh, some voters allege being barred from polling booths

At least three voters in southeast Bangladesh, including a journalist, told Reuters on Sunday that they were barred from entering polling booths or were told their ballot papers had already been filled in, hours after voting began in the nation's general election. Dec 30, 2018
Salman Khan, Bigg Boss 12

Dipika wins the Bigg Boss 12 trophy, Sreesanth loses

Bigg Boss 12 finale, December 30, 2018 full episode: And Dipika Kakkar is the winner of Bigg Boss 12! Deepak Thakur had decided to quit Bigg Boss 12 finale for Money Briefcase worth Rs 25lacs. Now Dipika and Sreesanth were just one step short of lifting the Bigg Boss 12 winner's trophy. Dec 30, 2018