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3rd April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk 03 Apr 2016, 19:22:55 PM IST
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National News

Hope PDP, BJP Members Chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' After Swearing in: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he expects all members of the PDP-BJP alliance to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. Read more

Corruption takes center stage in Bengal ahead of polls

As Bengal goes to the polls, the issue of corruption has taken center stage in the election campaign for the first time since Independence. Read more

NIA officer shot dead in UP's Bijnor

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) Officer  was shot dead by two unidentified attackers near his hometown- Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night. Read more

India 'secures' release of 4 Indians from Syria: Sushma Swaraj

India has “secured” the release of four Indians from Syria, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday. Read more

Ministries asked to draw action plan for Clean India Mission

Taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Clean India Mission a step forward and to achieve total sanitation by October 2, 2019. Read more

International News

Pak back to usual ways; JIT says India ‘failed’ to prove attacks emanated from its soil, claims report

Contrary to reports of Pakistan’s Joint Investigation Team (JIT) having admitted that the four terrorists who attacked the Pathankot Indian Air Force base were from Pakistan. Read more

Woman professionals chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ during PM Modi’s TCS visit in Riyadh

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday paid a visit to an arm of Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a rare all women workplace in Riyadh. Read more

Japan should deter North Korea, says Trump

US presidential candidate and Republican front-runner Donald Trump reiterated his belief that Japan should arm itself to deter a threat from North Korea. Read more

Business News

GST about to happen; retro tax thing of past: PM Modi

Promising easier business environment for global investors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said retrospective taxation has been relegated to history. Read more

Mining leases approved for Adani's project in Australia

Indian mining giant Adani today moved one step closer to realising its 21.7 billion dollars coal mine in Australia. Read more

Sebi, exchanges beef up surveillance; debars 1,350 entities

Putting to use alerts generated by its robust surveillance mechanism, regulator Sebi has debarred nearly 1,350 entities. Read more

Entertainment News

Pratyusha Banerjee’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh admitted to hospital, mental condition unstable

Actor producer Rahul Raj Singh, who was grilled by Mumbai Police on Saturday in Partyusha Banerjeee suicide case, has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital today. Read more

Rahul Raj admits having fights with Pratyusha Banerjee, reveals what EXACTLY happened on her 'suicide' day

Pratyusha Banerjee’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh has finally admitted of having a problematic relationship with the late actress.Read more

This Shah Rukh Khan heroine is happy being single mother

Waluscha De Sousa, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in "Fan", says she is enjoying being a single mother in her real life. Read more

Sports News

BCCI committee comprising Laxman, Sachin and Sourav keen to rope in Dravid to coach India

The Board of Control of Cricket is keen to rope in former Indian skipper and batting great, Rahul Dravid as head coach of the Indian cricket team. Read more

Shahid Afridi steps down as Pakistan T20 captain

Facing criticism for Pakistan’s dismal show in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016, Shahid Afridi today. Read more

Windies end Aussie reign, annex Women's World T20 crown

Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown. Read more