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National News- NIT Srinagar unrest: Police register FIR against 20 students, faculty members also under scanner Police has registered FIR against 20 students who created a law and order situation within the campus of NIT
India TV News Desk April 07, 2016 19:41 IST
India TV News Desk

National News-

NIT Srinagar unrest: Police register FIR against 20 students, faculty members also under scanner

Police has registered FIR against 20 students who created a law and order situation within the campus of NIT Srinagar under section 148, 149, 188, 336, 427, 353, 188. The FIR pertaining to vandalism, damage to public property and obstructing a public servant from discharging duties have been lodged in Nigeen police station. Read More

TMC stands for 'Terror, Maut and Corruption': Modi's full frontal attack on Mamata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a no-holds-barred attack on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee during an election rally in the state saying she had failed on her promise to bring 'paribortan' (transformation) and had led the state to further ruin. In a scathing jibe at Mamata-led Trinmaool Congress, Modi said TMC stood for "Terror, Maut and Corruption". Read More

Banks reject Mallya's Rs 4000 crore loan repayment offer, SC seeks asset disclosure

The State Bank of India-led consortium of 17 banks have rejected beleagured industrialists Vijay Mallya's offer to repay Rs 4,000 crore, less than half of what his now grounded Kingfisher Airlines owes them. Read More

Show ‘some seriousness’: Centre draws SC ire over drought situation

The Supreme Court today slammed the Centre for its “non-serious approach” towards the drought situation prevailing in several states across India. Read More

IIT hikes undergraduate course fee from Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2 lakh per annum

Union Human Resource Development ministry has hiked the annual fees for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) from the present Rs.90,000 to Rs.2 lakh. Read More

International News-

Pakistan says peace talks with India 'suspended for now', no decision yet on NIA visit

The peace process between India and Pakistan appear to be heading for another deadlock after signs of a thaw in relations over the past one year. In a strong indication of the same, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today said that there is no dialogue process scheduled between the two countries as of now and that the peace talks have been suspended. Read More

Student hacked to death in Bangladesh for criticising radical Islam

A 28-year-old Bangladeshi law student who was critical of radical Islamists has been hacked to death here by machete-wielding militants, the latest in a series of attacks on secular bloggers and activists in the Muslim majority country. Read More

France bans buying sex, not selling it

French lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill against prostitution and sex trafficking that bans buying sex, not selling it. Customers will face fines and be made to attend awareness classes on the harms of the sex trade. Read More

Business News-

GST row: Arun Jaitley questions the extent to which RS can block economic decision-making

With the crucial GST Bill stuck in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today questioned the extent to which the Upper House can be used to block economic decision-making and said the "weight" of directly elected house must always be maintained. Read More

Nita Ambani, Arundhati Bhattacharya in Forbes Asian women power list

Reliance Industries director Nita Ambani and State Bank of India chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya have been ranked top two in Forbes' "Asia 50 Power Businesswomen 2016" list, which acknowledges the inroads women are making in the business world, despite gender inequalities. Read More

Entertainment News-

Panama leaks: Did Andrew Flintoff take a dig at Amitabh Bachchan for name in papers?

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan recently caught into a major controversy after his name appeared in Panama Paper Leaks. Soon after the news broke out, a tweet by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff went viral. The tweet had him mocking Big B for his name in the papers. Read More

Whoa! Priyanka Chopra just confirm Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover’s marriage

The cat is out of the bag! Bollywood beauty Bipasha Basu will be tying the knot with her "Alone" co-star Karan Singh Grover soon, if her colleague Priyanka Chopra's latest tweet is to be believed. Read More

10 Times Rakhi Sawant Blew Our Mind With Her Epic Statements

Rakhi Sawant, a name too familiar because of all the wrong reason, has created a mark for herself with statements that absolutely makes no sense. God has blessed her with a mouth and she uses it without any filtration and on top of that, she has a brain of a donut from where her phenomenon logic and imagination derives. Read More

Sports News-

No stay on IPL opener in Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium, rules Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court today refused to stay the inaugural match of the Indian Premiere League at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium on April 9. The court, however, asked the Maharashtra government to file a reply on the sources of water to be provided at the venues in drought-hit Maharashtra. Read More

Hapless India suffer 1-5 thrashing against Australia in Azlan Shah

Indian defence crumbled under the onslaught of a rampaging Australia as they were handed a 1-5 thrashing by the world champions in their second league fixture of the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Thursday.