CBI registers fresh case against jeweller Nirav Modi:The CBI has registered a fresh case against billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in connection with the alleged fraud in credit facilities extended by Punjab National Bank, causing a loss of Rs 321 crore.
Aadhaar not mandatory for enrolment in NEET, SC tells CBSE:The Supreme Court has directed the CBSE not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrollment of students appearing in NEET 2018 and other all India exams.
Telugu Desam Party Ministers quit NDA Cabinet:The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday quit the NDA government, with its ministers P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Civil Aviation) and Y.S. Chowdary (Science and Technology) submitting their resignations.
Takla remanded to police custody till March 19 by TADA Court:Mustak Mohd Miya alias Farook Takla remanded to police custody till March 19 by TADA Court; Takla is a close aide of gangster Dawood Ibrahim and was arrested by CBI in 1993 Bombay Blast case.
Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Chief Minister:NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Chief Minister of Nagaland; Y. Patton as Deputy CM and 10 more Ministers take oath, Governor P B Acharya administers oath of office and secrecy in presence of Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, Nirmala Sitharaman and BJP President Amit Shah.
International Women’s Day: PM launches National Nutrition Mission :PM Modi launches National Nutrition Mission and expansion of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign to mark the International Women’s Day celebrations in the country; I&B Minister Smriti Irani greets women on the occasion; Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins ‘suvidha’ also launched.
Opposition force adjournments of Parliament for fourth day:The Opposition force adjournments of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for the fourth day; BJP ally TDP continued its protest over its demand for special status for Andhra Pradesh.
INX Media money laundering case: No relief for Karti:Supreme Court asks Karti Chidambaram to approach Delhi High Court for interim relief in INX Media money laundering case; requests acting chief justice to allocate matter to appropriate bench.
5.3 mn women take part in Spain’s first feminist strike:Over 5 million women across Spain observed a mass strike on Thursday to protest pay inequality and highlight continued discrimination and gender violence as the country marked International Women’s Day with huge demonstrations planned for most towns and cities, according to major trade unions.
Nidahas Trophy: India beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets:India produced an all-round show to thump Bangladesh by six wickets in their second match of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series in Colombo on Thursday.
Minerva Punjab FC beat Churchill Brothers 1-0 to win maiden I-League title:Minerva Punjab FC created history by defeating Churchill Brothers FC 1-0 to win their maiden I-League title on a nail-biting final day of the tournament in Panchkula on Thursday.
International Women’s Day: Govt launches biodegradable sanitary napkin Suvidha:The Government on Thursday launched ‘Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins’ under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
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