28th August News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day
ACB gives questionnaire to Sheila Dikshit in multi-crore tanker scam
Delhi's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has handed over a set of at least 15 questions to former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the multi-crore tanker scam, and has asked her to reply to the queries within the next few days. Read more
People using innocent youth to disrupt peace in Kashmir will have to answer: PM Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed those pushing children to create unrest in Kashmir, saying they will have to answer to those "innocent" kids some day. Read more
Our collective mistakes, mishandling have pushed Kashmir youth to stone pelting: Omar Abdullah to PM Modi
Lauding lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking up the Kashmir situation in his radio address, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that youth have been pushed towards stone-pelting due to “our collective mistakes.” Read more
Mayawati’s attack on BJP: Party depending on BSP’s ‘rejected maal’
Ahead of the 2017 UP Assembly Elections, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, in her second Uttar Pradesh rally in Azamgarh on Sunday, made a flurry of stringent attacks on SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read more
12 coaches of express train derail in Kerala, none injured; route diverted
Twelve coaches of Thiruvananthapuram- Mangalore express derailed in the wee hours on Sunday near Karukutty station, around 45 kms from Kochi. Read more
Resolution passed against PM Modi by Balochistan Assembly for his I-Day speech
Balochistan Assembly has adopted a unanimous resolution condemning Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement about the Pakistan province during his Independence Day speech on August 15. Read more
'India,US indispensable partners in promoting peace in region'
Confident of further advancement of partnership between India and the US, a top official of the Obama administration today said every future US government should continue with the joint strategic vision of the two countries being "indispensable partners in promoting peace, prosperity and stability in the region".
To roll out GST by April 1 next year, govt may advance Parliament session
The government, in its effort to roll out the landmark Goods and Services Tax (GST) by April 1 next year, is considering to advance Winter Session of Parliament by a fortnight to get supporting legislations passed, leaving sufficient time for implementation of the new indirect tax regime.
Apple to integrate touch id into iPhone’s screen: Reports
In a latest move that could have a great change in its upcoming iPhone model, US tech giant Apple Inc. is planning to remove the physical Touch ID button below the screen and directly integrate with it the biometric functionality for its 2017 iPhone model, a media report said. Read more
Sebi relaxes restrictions on 201 entities
Sebi has eased restrictions on 201 entities against whom it had taken action in two different cases of alleged misuse of stock market platform for tax evasion and suspected money-laundering activities. Read more
No bad blood? Ranbir Kapoor praises Salman Khan and his ‘Sultan'
Actor Ranbir Kapoor, in a recent interview, sung praises for superstar Salman Khan and his Eid blockbuster ‘Sultan’. Read more
“I took a gamble with Ramnik,” Bobby Darling talks about her sex change operation, love story & marriage
Actress Bobby Darling recently opened about her sex change operation and life after marriage in an interview to a leading daily. The lady revealed that the sex change process was very painful but her husband didn’t let her fight the battle alone. Read more
Oops! Alia Bhatt calls Shah Rukh Khan a ‘worker’ for 'Dear Zindagi'
Actress Alia Bhatt is beaming with joy upon working with superstar Shah Rukh Khan who she admires for his professionalism in “Dear Zindagi”. Read more
IND vs WI, 2nd T20I: India win toss, elect to field first
India have won the toss and elected to field first in their second T20 international match against the hosts West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Sunday. Read more
Terrorists involved in 2009 attack on Sri Lankan cricket team shot dead in Pakistan
Four Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) terrorists who were allegedly involved in the 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team were shot dead today by Pakistani police here. Read more
Sachin lauds Rio winners; gifts BMW cars to Sindhu, Sakshi, Karmakar and Gopichand
Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu and bronze winner grappler Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand were today presented BMW cars by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar here. Read more