Major news events of 11th April, 2015
1. Narendra Modi to visit Toulouse, and French space agency CNES
PM Narendra Modi will today visit Toulouse, in southern France and French space agency CNES. Thereafter, Modi will go to pay homage to the thousands of Indian soldiers killed during World War I at a memorial in Lille.
He will then return to Paris and attend a reception by the Indian community following a meeting with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
2. Amit Shah in Ranchi to address BJP party workers
BJP president Amit Shah will today address the party meet in Ranchi which would be attended by BJP leaders across the nation. During the conclave, Shah is expected to discuss about the BJP's membership drive and also assign the duties to the party members accordingly.
3. Arvind Kejriwal to meet rain-hit farmers
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will today hold a public meeting with Delhi's rain-hit farmers in Mundka.
4. UP CM to unveil Rs 7,000cr projects
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav will today unveil infrastructure projects worth nearly Rs 7,500 crore in Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway.
5. Keen fight between Congress, SAD in Dhuri by-poll
All arrangements have been made for the by-election to Dhuri constituency which is slated for today and likely to see a tough contest between the ruling SAD and Opposition Congress.
6. Bandra (East) and Tasgaon-Kavathe Mahankal Assembly by-elections
Voting will take place for Bandra east assembly by-election and also for Tasgaon seat of Sangli in Mumbai today.
7. Bhagwanpur assembly seat by-poll
Tight security arrangements have been put in place for the Bhagwanpur assembly seat by-poll for which voters would exercise their franchise today.
8. JKLF shutdown against “composite townships” for Kashmiri Pandits
Rejecting Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed's clarification on “composite townships” for Kashmiri Pandits, JKLF has decided to continue with shutdown call.
United Jehad Council chief Syed Salahuddin , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ,Syed Ali Geelani, And Kashmir Bar Association also supports JKLF shutdown.
9. President to inaugurate NE cultural festival
President Pranab Mukherjee will today inaugurate a cultural festival of northeast India which will showcase the cultural ethnicity and diversity of the region.
10. Petrol bunks to work only for 12 hours
Vehicle users across the nation should fill up the petrol tanks as petrol bunks across the country will work only 12 hours today from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The petrol bunk outlets will also observe the day as ‘No Purchase Day'. If their demands are not met, they have planned to observe ‘No Purchase and No Sale Day' on April 29.
11. Kunal Kapoor-Naina's reception in Delhi
Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan will today host a lavish reception in Delhi on.
The bride's uncle Amitabh Bachchan will attend the reception with wife Jaya, son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya.