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6th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

National News- NIT Srinagar unrest: Smriti Irani takes up issue with J&K CM, ensures justice to students In the latest development in the ongoing unrest at the NIT campus in Srinagar, Union HRD Minister Smriti
India TV News Desk April 08, 2016 20:11 IST
India TV News Desk

National News-

NIT Srinagar unrest: Smriti Irani takes up issue with J&K CM, ensures justice to students

In the latest development in the ongoing unrest at the NIT campus in Srinagar, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today said that she had spoken to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on the matter. She further assured that no injustice will be done with the students. two member HRD team will be there in the capital till April 11. Read More

BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani’s wife passes away due to heart failure

Kamla Advani, wife of senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, passed away after suffering a heart attack today evening. She had complained of severe chest pain in the evening after which she was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, where she breathed her last. Read More

India has taken up Masood Azhar issue with China at a ‘fairly high level’: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

Over a month after Beijing blocked India’s bid at the United Nations to have Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar declared as a terrorist, India has now said that the matter has been taken up with China at a “fairly high level”. Read More

Bombay HC raps BCCI over water wastage, suggests shifting of IPL out of Maharashtra

Rapping the BCCI and cricket associations in Maharashtra and Mumbai over water wastage when the state is reeling under severe drought, the Bombay High Court today said ideally Indian Premier League (IPL) matches should be shifted elsewhere, where there is no water crisis. Read More

Mumbai triple blasts: 10-yr jail for key accused Saquib Nachan, life term to 3

A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court today pronounced the quantum of punishment for all those found guilty in the 2002-2003 Mumbai blasts case that killed 13 people. Read More

Amit Shah backs Baba Ramdev, asks 'Does freedom of expression not apply to him'

BJP president Amit Shah has come out in support of yoga guru Baba Ramdev over the latter's controversial remarks over chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. Read More

International News-

India is on the verge of astounding itself and the world: US

Top American diplomat Charles H Rivkin has said that India is on the verge of ‘astounding’ itself and the world as it is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship and is experiencing a ‘growing vibrancy’. Read More

Panama Leaks: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif forms high-level probe panel

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has formed a high-level judicial commission a day after three of his children were named in the 'Panama Papers' for owning offshore companies which had prompted the opposition to demand a probe. Read More

Business News-

Panama Papers: RBI warns against jumping to conclusions

Cautioning against jumping to conclusions with regard to Panama Papers, the Reserve Bank today said it will have to look into the evidence to find out what is legitimate and what is not. Read More

Indians access Facebook 2.4 times more than Twitter: Study

People in India access social networking site Facebook 2.4 times more than microblogging site Twitter and two times more than video sharing website Youtube, a study has found. Read More

Entertainment News-

Sunny Leone shares her experience about working with SRK, says 'it was fun'

Actress Sunny Leone, who has danced with superstar Shah Rukh Khan on a track in "Raees", says it is not just a dream come true for her but also the "best thing" that has happened in her life. Read More

Newly married Preity Zinta is back in Mumbai; all pumped up for next IPL (See Pics)

Having spent a good amount of time with hubby dear in the US, the dimple girl has landed back in Mumbai. See Pics

Sports News-

Coaching India depends on whether I have that capacity: Rahul Dravid

Former captain Rahul Dravid today made it clear that any decision on taking up coach's role with the senior Indian team will depend on whether he has the time and "bandwidth" for the high-profile job. Read More

8 Players To Watch Out For In IPL 2016

The ninth season of the Indian Premier League – IPL 2016 kicks off from April 9. The ‘cricket festival’ will witness eight teams in action and the league will last for almost two months with 60 matches to be played. Read More