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New Delhi, Feb 8: The Supreme Court on Thursday will resume hearing civil-appeals against a September 2010 Allahabad High Court order which had ruled a three-way division of the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area at Ayodhya. The cross-appeals were last heard on December 5. These will be presented before a three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Also Read - Reassess COVID Situation, Focus on Micro Containment Zones: PM Modi to CMs of 7 Worst-hit States

Thursday will also see Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing two rallies in Tripura ahead of the February 18 Assembly election. The rallies will be held at Sonamura of Sipahijala district and Kailashahar in Unakoti district. Also Read - Shaheen Bagh's 82-Year-Old Bilkis Named in Time Magazine's List of 100 Most Influential People

Meanwhile, Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch its new Swift in India at Auto Expo 2018. The third generation of the Swift comes with a number of upgrades, both inside and out, bringing the Indian automaker’s popular hatchback into the modern age and giving it the ammo to take on the updated competition. Also Read - PM Modi to Hold High-level Meeting With CMs of 7 States/UTs Today | What to Expect

In a good news for daily commuters, the price of petrol and diesel was down by about 1 paisa and 8 paise, respectively on Thursday.

Moving towards south, the Left parties called for a statewide Andhra Pradesh bandh on February 8 in protest against the Union Budget 2018.

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