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11th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day
India TV News Desk April 11, 2016 20:08 IST
India TV News Desk

National News

Delhi Metro staffer stabbed inside Rajendra Place Metro station, attackers loot Rs 12 lakh

In an incident that punches a hole in the popular perception as Delhi Metro being the safest mode of transportaion in the national capital, a Metro staffer was stabbed and Rs 12 lakh was looted from Delhi’s Rajendra Place Metro Station early Monday morning. Read more

Despite Kollam tragedy, Kerala temple management body against ban on fireworks in temple festivals

Amid growing clamour for ban on temple fireworks display in Kerala in wake of Kollam temple tragedy, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages about 1,255 temples in the state, on Monday said it was not for a complete ban on such displays. Read more

Assembly polls: High voter turnout in Assam; West Bengal enters second phase

High voter turnout was recorded in the assembly polls in Assam and West Bengal where an estimated 79 per cent and 75 per cent of the voters cast their ballots on Monday till around 4:30 pm. Read more

SC restores common entrance test for medical exam, recalls 2013 order

The Supreme Court on Monday restored the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) MBBS, BDS and PG courses in all medical colleges. Read more

Women’s entry in Shani Shingapur will lead to more rapes: Swami Swaroopanand

Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati has waded into a controversy by saying that entry of women in the Shani Shingnapur temple will lead to rise in crimes against them like rape. Read more

International News

Hillary Clinton emails careless but did not jeopardise security: Barack Obama

The Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton did not "jeopardise" national security, but was "careless" in managing her emails when she was Secretary of State, the US President Barack Obama said. Read more

At least 5 killed in bomb blast at a restaurant in Somalia

A car bomb exploded on Monday outside restaurant packed with lunchtime customers in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killing at least five people, said witnesses. Read more

26/11 ‘Mumbai bomber’ who entered Europe on an ISIS mission held in Austria

A Pakistani bomb-making expert linked to the 2008 Mumbai attack is among scores of trained terrorists who slipped into the EU posing as refugees to join the Islamic State’s plot to commit atrocities in Europe, The Sunday Times reported. Read more

Business News

'Cairn India, Vedanta merger only after tax liability settled': Government

In a setback to mining mogul Anil Agarwal, the government today said it will not allow him to merge subsidiary Cairn India with his flagship firm Vedanta Ltd unless the Rs 10,247 crore tax issue is settled. Read more

Telenor to Launch 4G Services in 6 Circles by Fiscal-End

Telecom operator Telenor India, which positions itself as the most affordable network, expects to have 4G services ready in six circles by the end of this fiscal. Read more

Tata Steel commences UK business sale process, sells long products units to Greybull

Tata Steel today announced an agreement to sell its long products Europe business to investment firm Greybull Capital for a "nominal" consideration. The long products Europe business employs 4,800 people -- 4,400 in the UK and 400 in France. Read more

Entertainment News

Emraan Hashmi unveils 'dramatic' poster of 'Azhar'

Actor Emraan Hashmi, who has essayed the role of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin in "Azhar", has shared the latest poster of the upcoming biopic. Read more

Raees Vs Sultan: “Eid belongs to Salman,” says Shah Rukh Khan on box office clash!

Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have always grabbed attention because of their cold war and their growing bromance. Read more

Revealed: Shahid Kapoor’s character in ‘Udta Punjab’, a movie on 'drug abuse'

Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer ‘Udta Punjab’ is one of the most anticipated movies this year. The film which also stars Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh is about the blatant drug abuse going on in Punjab. Read more

Sports News

India face Pakistan in crucial Azlan Shah Cup encounter

With medal hopes hanging in the balance, India's hockey team will take on traditional rivals Pakistan in a Sultan Azlan Shah Cup encounter here on Tuesday. Read more

Virat Kohli excited to be brand ambassador of Premier Futsal

India's Test skipper Virat Kohli on Monday expressed his excitement at being named the brand ambassador of Premier Futsal football tournament and is motivated to contribute positively to a new venture. Read more