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26th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important news stories
India TV News Desk April 26, 2016 20:06 IST
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National News

Details of Vijay Mallya's foreign assets must be shared with banks: Supreme Court
Refusing to entertain beleaguered industrialist Vijay Mallya’s argument questioning the jurisdiction of banks to access information regarding his assets abroad, the Supreme Court today held that all information regarding the assets owned by him and his family must be made available to banks. Read more

2011 Mumbai triple blasts: ATS nabs alleged IM operative Zailul Abedin from Mumbai airport
In what is being viewed as a significant breakthrough, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) today arrested alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Zainul Abedin in connection with the 2011 Mumbai blasts. Read more

BJP’s counter move: Corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
Facing opposition ‘s ire over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a “terrorist” as a nationalist. Read more

Naxals have close links with groups in Philippines, Europe: Kiren Rijiju
The Naxals have close links with Maoist organisations in the Philippines and Turkey and get support from several organisations in Europe, Lok Sabha was informed today. Read more

Need visible progress in Pathankot, 26/11 cases: India tells Pakistan
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today clearly conveyed to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry that Islamabad cannot be in denial over the impact of terrorism on bilateral ties between the two countries. Read more

International News

North Korea readying another midrange missile, says report
North Korea is believed to have placed a new, powerful midrange missile on standby for an impending launch, a news report said today. Read more

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton poised to win East Coast primaries
Real estate tycoon Donald Trump and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, presidential front runners for Republican and Democratic parties respectively, are poised to win the five-state primaries today, if the latest opinion polls are to be believed. Read more

Six arrested for Pakistani Sikh politician's murder
Six men paid to kill a prominent Sikh politician in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have been arrested, the media reported on Tuesday. Read more

Business News

Apple iPhone 7: Water and dust resistant, new touch sensitive home button and more
Apple’s iPhone 7, the next phone expected from the stable of the smartphone giant, has generated a lot of buzz over its features. Read more

Threat of FDI ban bears heavy on tobacco, cigarette stocks tank over 17 per cent
Faced with a threat following reports of the government contemplating a complete ban on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the tobacco sector, cigarette stocks today witnessed a massive selling spree, resulting in a fall of up to 17.4 per cent. Read more

Can Vivo v3 Max take on the Xiaomi Mi 5?
In an era of flagship smartphones, Vivo v3 Max, the Chinese smartphone maker Vivo's flagship device can be your choice if you do not want to splurge and yet obtain something that offers you a decent look and feel with a powerful battery. Read more

Entertainment News

Oh No! ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ to go off-air soon?
Comedian-turned- actor Kapil Sharma has made a comeback on small screen with his new comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. Read more

Rio Olympics controversy: Aishwarya Rai defends appointment of Salman Khan as Goodwill ambassador
Salman Khan’s appointment as the Goodwill brand ambassador of Indian contingent at Rio Olympics 2016, sparked off a new controversy. Read more

Sports News

Vijender Singh accepts Amir Khan's challenge to fight in India
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is ready to trade blows with British professional Amir Khan and accepted his challenge to fight in India, saying it will prove to be a big boost to the sport in the country. Read more

Brazil seek top 10 finish in Rio Olympics medals tally
Since September 2009 when Rio de Janeiro was chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has worked to ensure local athletes will be ready to bring back a sizeable medal haul. Read more

Sandeep Tomar becomes fourth wrestler to book Olympics berth
Wrestler Sandeep Tomar on Sunday secured an Olympic quota place for India in the men's 57kg freestyle category with a bronze-medal finish on the final day of the 1st World Olympic Qualifying tournament here. Read more