19th February News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

National News-One killed, 5 injured as Jat protests turn violent, Army called inA day after the Haryana Cabinet asked the Chief Secretary to present a report on the provision of reservation to the Jat community,
19th february news in nutshell important stories...
India TV News Desk February 19, 2016 19:49 IST

National News-

One killed, 5 injured as Jat protests turn violent, Army called in

A day after the Haryana Cabinet asked the Chief Secretary to present a report on the provision of reservation to the Jat community, the state government has summoned an all-party meeting today to discuss the issue. Read More

JNU row: Umar Khalid will surrender if PM guarantees his security, says his father

Syed Qasim Ilyas, father of absconding Umar Khalid who had raised pro-Afzal Guru and anti-India slogans at the JNU, today said that he will appeal his son to surrender before police only after Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modo give the guarantee of his security. Read More

SC turns down Cong request for floor test in Arunachal assembly

The Supreme Court today turned down a plea by Congress leaders seeking the court's permission to go in for a floor test in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly to prove majority, saying that the matter was still pending before it. Read More

Pathankot attack: Pakistan FIR doesn't mention Masood Azhar despite SIT recommendation

Pakistani authorities have lodged an FIR at counter-terrorism department (CTD) centre at Gujranwala in Punjab province in connection with the Pathankot terror attack case. The FIR copy doesn't mention the name of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar's name despite recommendation made by the Special Investigative Team (SIT). Read More

Delhi HC not to hear Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea today

Delhi High Court will not hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar today. Kanhaiya has been arrested by Delhi Police on sedition charges. Read More

International News-

Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi likely to meet in Washington next month

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf is likely to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Washington next month on the sidelines of a nuclear summit hosted by US President Barack Obama. Read More

US airstrikes destroy over $500 million ISIS cash reserves

US airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria have reportedly destroyed more than USD 500 million cash reserves and 20 kilogrammes of gold stored by the terror group. Read More

Business News-

Honda to recall 57676 units of City, Jazz, Civic in India

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) on Friday said it will recall 57,676 units of City and Civic sedans and premium hatchback Jazz to replace driver side air bag inflators. Under the process, firm will recall 49,572 units of City manufactured between January 2012 and June 2013; 7,504 units of Jazz made between February 2012 and February 2013; and 600 units of Civic produced between January 2012 and August 2012.

Four banks plan to sell Kingfisher Airlines' assets to ARCs

As many as four banks are contemplating selling assets of beleaguered air carrier Kingfisher Airlines to asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) to recover part of their dues. Led by SBI, the 17 bank consortium is struggling to recover Rs 6,963 crore debt due from Kingfisher Airlines. “Three-four banks are looking for stake sale to ARCs to realise some value out of Kingfisher Airlines assets that they posses,” sources said.

Entertainment News-

Neerja Review: A gripping tale of exceptional courage

In Bollywood, it's not very often that a story this strong is told. Neerja is an extraordinary tale of a woman who showed exceptional courage in the face of death. It's a gripping two-hour drama based on real-life events that evokes several emotions at the same time. You may find it tough to hold back your tears on one hand and on the other, it fills you with immense strength watching the protagonist refuse to compromise on her self-respect against all odds. Read More

Confirmed! Preity Zinta to have TWIN wedding with Gene Goodenough (See Pics)

The suspense over bubbly girl Preity Zinta's marriage has gone deeper in the last few days. While tabloids are coming everyday with different dates, the lady herself has denied the reports every time. Read More

Sports News-

Virat Kohli's Pakistani fan's bail plea dismissed

Notwithstanding a police clean chit, a Pakistani court has dismissed the bail plea of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli's die-hard fan who was arrested on treason charges for hoisting the tricolour atop his home in Okara district in Punjab province. Read More

BCCI to move SC against Lodha panel recommendations

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to approach the Supreme Court against the recommendations submitted in the report by the Justice R.M. Lodha committee. Read More

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