SC order on Atrocities Act: Govt. to file review Petition:Government decides to file a review petition in the Supreme Court in connection with the Apex Court’s order on SC / ST Atrocities Act; Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot reiterates, the Government is committed to welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
Karnataka: Amit Shah condemns killing of BJP, RSS workers:BJP President Amit Shah condemns the killing of BJP & RSS workers under Congress rule in Karnataka; Slams Siddaramaiah government saying that over 24 workers have died and police has not taken any action against the killers; Says, Siddaramaiah government’s end is nearing and BJP will ensure justice once voted to power.
PM Modi: Indians living abroad true national ambassadors:PM Modi praises contribution of people of Cutchi leva Patel samaj in development of Africa for last 125 years; Addressing Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj in Nairobi, via video conferencing, PM says, Indians living abroad are true national ambassadors in strengthening India’s relations with other countries.
MoS VK Singh to visit Iraq on Sunday:Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh will be visiting Iraq on April 1 to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indian killed in Mosul. A Special Indian Air Force plane will bring the mortal remains back to India.
EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Tokyo:The External affairs Minister, called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo this morning.
Assam: Gauhati HC sets fast track court for rape & murder of women & minor:The Gauhati High Court will set up exclusive Fast Track courts for day-to-day trial of cases of rape and murder of children and women for early disposal and punishment of culprits.
Class 12 re-exam on April 25, Class 10 only in Delhi, NCR in July:Amid nationwide protests over leak of CBSE question papers and against re-test, the government on Friday said re-examination will be held for Class 12 economics paper throughout the country on April 25 while fresh test for Class 10 maths paper will be held only in Delhi, NCR and Haryana, “if at all”, in July.
Smart India Hackathon: PM interacts with Young Innovators:PM Modi interacts with young innovators of Grand finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 at centres across the country through video conferencing; HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates the two-day event in New Delhi.
Govt takes major decisions for inclusive development:A promising future comes with quality education. In line with its motto of ‘Sabko Shiksha Achchi Shiksha’ or ‘Quality education for all’, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved an Integrated Scheme for School Education.
Smriti Irani attacks Rahul Gandhi on data privacy issue:More trouble for an embattled Congress, this time courtesy former Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal. Thursday saw Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani charging Sibal of being involved in a land scam. She referred to news published in a website saying Sibal bought land at far less than market price from a person was facing a CBI inquiry.
EAM Sushma Swaraj attends 9th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue in Tokyo:External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attended the 9th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue in Tokyo. After holding the strategic dialogue Sushma Swaraj said that Japan is welcome to join hands in India’s flagship projects like smart cities.
Russian action marks further deterioration in bilateral ties: WH:The White House said that Russia’s decision to expel 60 American diplomats and order to close down US Consulate in St. Petersburg mark a further deterioration in bilateral ties.
Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judgeL:Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation.
US withdrawing from Syria ‘very soon’: Trump:President Donald Trump today said the US troops would withdraw from Syria “very soon” as he lamented that America has wasted USD 7 trillion in wars in the Middle East.
RBI slaps Rs 59 cr fine on ICICI Bank for violating bond sale norms:The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 58.9 crore on the country’s leading private sector lender ICICI Bank for violating its directions on direct sale of securities.
Videocon loan issue: ICICI Bank Chairman defends Kochhar:Coming to the defence of its CEO Chanda Kochhar, ICICI Bank Chairman M K Sharma on Thursday said the board has full confidence in her and ruled out any quid pro quo as alleged with regard to certain loan given to Videocon group.
Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series:A tearful Darren Lehmann said on Thursday he would quit as coach of the scandal-tainted Australia cricket team after the fourth and final Test of the ongoing series in South Africa.
NASA to send first mission to study ‘heart’ of Mars:NASA is all set to send the first-ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars, the US space agency said today.
Dining out may expose you to harmful chemicals: study:Teenagers who eat too much fast-food may be exposed to potentially harmful chemicals that disrupt hormone balance, a study warns.
Good Friday observed across the globe:Good Friday was observed by Christians all over the globe to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday, that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ.