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4th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk 04 Apr 2016, 19:46:36 PM IST
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National News-

500 Indians in Panama Papers leak; SIT on black money to to investigate list

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by the Supreme Court to track black money has said that it will probe the alleged list of Indians named in a report alleging that they stashed money in offshore entities including tax haven Panama. Read More

Mehbooba Mufti sworn in as first woman CM of Jammu & Kashmir

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was on Monday sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More

Assembly polls: 75% polling in Assam till 5pm, WB records same percentage in 9 hours

The first phase of assembly polls in Assam and West Bengal began today amid tight security with Mamata Banerjee’s TMC facing a tough fight from the Left-Congress combine and Tarun Gogoi of Congress striving hard to retain power in the northeastern state. Read More

1991 Pilibhit fake encounter: Court hands life term, penalties to 47 cops; compensation for victims’ families

A special CBI court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 47 policemen found guilty in the 1991 Pilibhit fake encounter case in which 10 Sikh pilgrims were gunned down by Uttar Pradesh police 25 years ago. Read More

Of over 20,000 complaints filed in 3 yrs against Maha cops, only 15 convictions

Only 15 personnel of Maharashtra police have been convicted over complaints received against them in the three years from 2012 to 2014. This figure looks paltry especially when compared to the 20,733 complaints received against them in these years, official records have revealed. Read More

International News-

World leaders including Putin, Sharif exposed in tax haven dump

News organizations from around the world have published investigations based on a massive trove of leaked documents about the secret dealings of aides to Russian president Vladmir Putin, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Chinese President Xi Jingping, celebs including soccer star Lionel Messi. Read More

Flash floods kill 57 in northwest Pakistan, PoK

At least 57 people were killed and 27 others injured as flash floods triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across northwest Pakistan and PoK, officials said on Monday. Read More

Business News-

Action will be taken against unlawful accounts abroad: Arun Jaitley

Government today declared that action will be taken against "unlawful" accounts held abroad by Indians and constituted a multi-agency group to continuously monitor information in the wake of Panama Papers that named 500 people including film actors and industrialists who have allegedly stashed money in offshore entities. Read More

BSNL to launch 4G Services in 14 Telecom Circles

State-owned BSNL is gearing up to launch 4G services in 14 telecom circles where it has 20MHz liberalised broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum. Read More

Entertainment News-

Another achievement for Desi Girl: Priyanka Chopra invited to dine with the Obamas at White House

Actress Priyanka Chopra has been invited to the annual dinner at the White House with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Read More

Pratyusha and Rahul got married two months ago, claims her cousin

Amidst all the new twists and turns the case is taking, Pratyusha Banerjee’s cousin Surbhi Chatterjee has now claimed that her actress sister was married. Read More

Sports News-

World T20: Virat Kohli named captain of ICC's dream team, Nehra too finds a spot

Following his sublime form in the World T20, India's star batsman Virat Kohli has been named the skipper of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) men's dream team of the tournament. Read More

Novak Djokovic wins Miami Open, becomes highest-earning player in ATP history

World number one Novak Djokovic surpassed Roger Federer as the highest-earning player in ATP tour history after capturing a third consecutive Miami Open crown with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori on Sunday. Read More

Kohli talk of the town again, overtakes Dhoni in social media popularity

Despite India failing to reach the finals of the ICC World T20 2016, one Indian player to become the talk of the town was Virat Kohli. Not only because he scored the highest runs in the series and won the Player of the Tournament award, there are other reasons as well. Read More