Prez to turn teacher on eve of Teachers Day; 10 other news events of the day1. Prez to turn teacher on eve of Teachers DayNew Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will don the hat of a teacher today and give lessons in political history to XI and XII graders of a
1. Prez to turn teacher on eve of Teachers Day
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will don the hat of a teacher today and give lessons in political history to XI and XII graders of a Delhi school on the eve of Teachers Day.
2. PM Modi interacts with students on the eve of Teachers' Day
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is interacting with students from morning on the eve of Teachers' Day, apparently to avoid controversy witnessed in 2014 when a similar event was held after school hours.
3. Finance Ministry to start Budget consultations
New Delhi: Finance Ministry will start consultations on 2016-17 Budget with different ministries and government departments from today.
4. Ravi Shankar Prasad to take stock of spectrum trading norms
New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will today chair a meeting of DoT officials to discuss a taxation issue related to proposed spectrum trading guidelines.
5. Coal Scam: Argument on Madhu Koda's plea to summon ex-PM Manmohan Singh
New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed special public prosecutor (SPP) urged a special court to defer for September 4 the arguments on a plea of ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda seeking summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as accused in a coal scam case.
6. ACB chief Mukesh Meena to appear before Commission of Inquiry
New Delhi: Commission of Inquiry, formed by the AAP government to probe the alleged multi-crore CNG-Fitness scam, has summoned Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena to appear before it tomorrow.
7. G20 FMs, central bankers to discuss currency devaluation
Ankara: The recent shocks in the global economy triggered by the Chinese devaluation of yuan and its economic slowdown are likely to dominate discussions in the two-day meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors starting here today over which India has expressed serious concern.
8. Quota row: Hardik to start meeting Patel MLAs
Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, said he will start meeting MLAs of his community from today to know their stand on the reservation issue, which sparked violence across the state claiming ten lives last week.
9. AIFF meet to discuss road map for troubled I-League
Panaji: Faced with the prospect of two teams shutting shop, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has convened a meeting of all I-League clubs in Mumbai today to discuss a road map for the troubled national league whose future is in doubt.
10. India Runway Week to begin today
New Delhi: The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) will celebrate young talents with the India Runway Week here from today.
11. Kite festival in Puducherry
Puducherry: Professional kite flyer's, including several from overseas, would 4.participate in the three-day second International Kite Festival being organised by the Union Territory's Tourism Ministry from today.