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Gen Rawat last week took over as the chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army succeeding Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag.
The three APAs signed on Wednesday pertain to engineering goods and shipping sectors of the economy.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as skipper of India's limited overs sides, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Wednesday.
The Congress leader, however, did not openly advocate alliance with any party for the coming polls.
Heading a delegation of ministers and MLAs from Manipur, the Congress leader reached the national capital on Tuesday to raise the issue with President Pranab Mukherjee, the EC and the party high-command.
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat brushes aside Pakistan's threat of use of tactical nuclear weapons, saying such statements will not deter India when it comes to defending our borders.
NCP spokesman Nawab Malik alleged that Hazare was playing a role in the "RSS conspiracy" to defame senior NCP leaders like Sharad Pawar.
The current such Guinness World Record was made in 2015, with 803 people. It was by Northern Vision (Britain) in Liverpool, Merseyside.
ISRO Associate Director, M Nageswara Rao said a follow-up mission for Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) is also being planned.
Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Arvind Kumar allowed the bail pleas of Sanjeev Tyagi and a Delhi-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan.
Apart from India, the satellite will benefit Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
The results from all the States will be known on March 11, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Wednesday while unveiling a slew of new election-related rules.
Following the arrest of their leader, alleged TMC workers descended on the BJP office in central Kolkata chanting anti-Narendra Modi slogans and hurling stones.
"Manufacturing takes the hit as the war on cash in #India adversely impacts the economy. #Modi," Steve H Hanke tweeted.
The Urban Development Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu suggested ULBs to consider launching incentives like giving one per cent cash back on utility bills paid through various e-platforms.
BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya lashed out at City Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar for turning a "blind eye" to the attack on BJP office.
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said the seven-phased UP Assembly polls for 403 constituencies will be held on February 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, March 4 and 8.
The Forbes list has 30 game changers in 20 industries including healthcare, manufacturing, sports and finance.
Arvind Kejriwal attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the arrest of two Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs and termed it "vendetta politics".
"Weather will remain wet with widespread rain and snow here from Wednesday to Saturday," said an official of the MET department.