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10th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day
India TV News Desk April 10, 2016 19:53 IST
India TV News Desk

National News

Strong tremors felt in Northern India after 6.8 earthquake jolts Pakistan

A strong earthquake of 6.8 magnitude today struck the Hindukush mountain region in Afghanistan, ripples of which were felt in Pakistan and several parts of Northern India. Read more

Puttingal temple fire: Death toll mounts to 106, PM Modi reaches accident site in Kollam

At least 106 people feared killed and 350 others reported injured in a massive fire that broke out in Puttingal Devi Temple during a festival at Paravoor in the wee hours today. Read more

Puttingal temple fire: Permission for fireworks display was denied, temple authorities booked

The district authorities in Kollam had denied permission for any fireworks display at the Puttingal temple in Kerala where a fire tragedy on Sunday left nearly 100 people dead. Read more

Nitish Kumar unanimously elected as Janata Dal (United) president

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was today unanimously elected as the president of Janata Dal (United). He will replace 3-time party chief Sharad Yadav. Read more

NIT row: Anupam Kher denied entry into Srinagar, detained at airport

India, China Special Representatives talks on April 20, Masood Azhar issue may figure. Read more

International News

Panama Leaks: David Cameron publishes tax returns, aims to defuse row

British Prime Minister David Cameron published his income tax returns for the past seven years on Sunday in hopes of defusing criticism over his investment in an offshore trust run by his late father. Read more

US deploys B-52 bombers in Qatar to join fight against ISIS

The United States has deployed B-52 bombers to the Mideast nation of Qatar to take part in the US-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group. Read more

Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton in Wyoming Democratic caucus

Vermont Senator and US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has defeated front-runner Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic party nominations, in the Wyoming caucus.Read more

Business News

India links $20 billion investment in oil, gas, petro projects in Iran

Stepping up its energy ties with Iran, India has lined up $20 billion as investment in oil and gas as well as petrochemical and fertiliserprojects in the Persian Gulf country subject to provision of concessional rights. Read more

Jaitley to leave for US on Apr 12 to attend IMF-WB meet

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Tuesday embark on a 10-day US tour during which he will participate in the IMF-WB meeting,address a UN session on drug problem and interact with investors.

Negotiate with Mallya on dues, cut losses: Assocham

With banks having rejected Rs 4,000 crore offer made by 'wilful defaulter' Vijay Mallya to settle dues of over Rs 9,000 crore, industry body Assocham has asked them to be open to negotiations and cut losses.

Entertainment News

The Kiss of Life: Big B’s special note for Master Ayaan made daddy Emraan Hashmi overwhelmed!

Actor Emraan Hashmi, who has penned a book about his struggles with his son Ayaan's cancer treatment, has thanked megastar Amitabh Bachchan for wishing good health to the six-year-old. He also called Big B the "original superhero". Read more

It’s hot! Randeep Hooda becomes face of Mumbai fire brigade

Actor Randeep Hooda has become the brand ambassador of Mumbai's fire department. Read more

Karisma Kapoor’s father Randhir REACTS to her divorce, calls it a ‘sad moment’

It’s been a while that Karisma Kapoor’s personal life is making it to the headlines. All thanks to her divorce case with husband Sunjay Kapur. Read more

Sports News

IPL 2016: MS Dhoni brushes aside allegations of differences with R Ashwin

Seeking to bury any perceived differences with his spin spearhead Ravichandran Ashwin, India's limited over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday hailed the off-spinner stating that he has "bailed" the team out on numerous occasions. Read more

BCCI terminates Harsha Bhogle's commentating contract for IPL Season 9: Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has terminated its contract with veteran commentator Harsha Bhogle for the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read more

Shifting IPL matches not a solution to drought: MS Dhoni

Amid the furore over holding IPL matches in drought-hit Maharashtra, India's limited over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said shifting matches will not resolve the perennial crisis as it requires a "long-term" solution. Read more