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17th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk 18 Apr 2016, 19:46:20 PM IST
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National News

Setback to Vijay Mallya, Mumbai court issues non-bailable warrant against him

A special PMLA court in Mumbai today issued a non-bailable warrant against beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya after he refused to appear before Enforcement Directorate. Read more

Kohinoor not stolen, gifted to East India Company by Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Govt tells SC

The NDA government today told the Supreme Court that as per the Ministry of Culture, India should not stake a claim to the famed Kohinoor diamond as 'it was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away.' Read more

Delhi HC gets strict on surge pricing by Ola and Uber, issues notice to AAP govt

The Delhi High Court today issued a notice to the Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government regarding over-charging of fares by the app-based private taxis such as Ola and Uber. Read more

Side-effects of Odd-even 2.0: Commuters face long queues at Kashmiri Gate metro station

As the road-rationing odd-even scheme entered its fourth day today, long queues were witnessed at the Kashmere Gate metro station as the junction has connectivity to the major business centres of Delhi and NCR. Read more

Patel quota agitation: Bandh gets little response in Gujarat

The state-wide bandh call given by the Patel community in Gujarat over the quota issue had little impact today except in for some pockets dominated by the community members in different cities of the state. Read more

Pankaja Munde clicks ‘drought-selfie’ in Latur, draws flak

Maharashtra's Rural Development and Water Conservation Minister Pankaja Munde landed herself in a controversy when she clicked selfies during her visit to drought-hit Latur district on Sunday. Read more

International News

Brazil's Lower House votes for President Rousseff's impeachment

The Lower House of Brazil's Parliament today voted in favour of impeaching President Dilma Rousseff, a move that could see the country's first female leader removed from power. Read more

India wants to be the ‘most beautiful woman’, wooed by all: Chinese media

Playing down India’s decision to sign a logistic agreement with the US, Chinese state media today said the proposed deal is stalled because of distrust between the two as India wants to be the “most beautiful woman” wooed by all, especially Washington and Beijing. Read more

Sushma Swaraj meets Lavrov; raises issues of Indian students, bizman deaths

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov here and raised issues of the killing of an Indian and the death of two Indian girl students in a fire tragedy in this country besides discussing key bilateral matters. Read more

Business News

Apple to launch an ‘all glass’ iPhone in 2017: Report

iPhone (iPhone 8) will be seeing a major redesign in 2017, claims most reliable analyst KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo. Read more

Former Micromax chairman Sanjay Kapoor may file claim up to Rs 700 crore against company

Former Micromax chairman Sanjay Kapoor may file a claim of Rs 600-700 crore against the company for wrongful dismissal, according to reports. Read more

No job cuts for Intel businesses in India: Top executive

India will not see any job cuts from Intel at the moment and the chip-making giant will only invest further in the country to support the "Digital India" intiative, a top Intel executive has said. Read more

Entertainment News

Fawad Khan bagged ‘Kapoor & Sons’ after 5 top actors refused to play ‘gay’ Rahul. Know who all

Dharma productions’ Kapoor & Sons was a highly successful movie in terms of both garnering lauds from critics and raking mullahs. Read more

Bipasha and Karan’s celebration pics prove that their wedding is going to be AWESOME

Actors Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, who are set to tie the knot on April 30, are already in a celebratory mood with pre-wedding events. Read more

Sports News

Dipa Karmakar’s journey to Olympics: A saga of talent and hard work

Dipa Karmakar has created history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. She booked her place at the Rio Games after putting up a strong show in the final qualifying and test event here. Read more

Rafael Nadal beats Gael Monfils to win 9th Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal claimed his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title, his first ATP crown since July 2014, as the Spaniard defeated Frenchman Gael Monfils in Sunday's final by three sets. Read more

When it comes to taking pressure, Dhoni best: Ashish Nehra

Hailing M S Dhoni as the best Indian captain in "pressure situations", veteran pace bowler Ashish Nehra expressed his regret of not responding to feelers that the skipper had sent him to make a Test comeback in 2009, which would have helped him play more than the 17 matches. Read more