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9th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

National News- Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run: Juvenile ‘driver’ charged with culpable homicide The 17-year-old boy who allegedly mowed down a man with his father’s Mercedes in North Delhi's Civil Lines area on Monday night has now
India TV News Desk April 09, 2016 19:14 IST
India TV News Desk

National News-

Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run: Juvenile ‘driver’ charged with culpable homicide

The 17-year-old boy who allegedly mowed down a man with his father’s Mercedes in North Delhi's Civil Lines area on Monday night has now been charged with culpable homicide considering his past record of negligent driving, police said on Saturday. Read More

Shoe hurled at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at press meet on odd-even

A man who claimed to be part of the Aam Aadmi Sena today hurled a shoe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a press conference he was about to begin addressing on the return of the odd-even scheme in the national capital from April 15. Read More

Vijay Mallya does not appear before ED again, seeks extension till May

Liqour Baron Vijay Mallya, who is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe in the over Rs. 900 crore IDBI loan fraud case, did not appear before the agency today and has sought a new date in the end of May. Read More

Come to Maharashtra, I will put a knife to your throat: Raj Thackeray tells Owaisi

Slamming the Owaisi brothers (Asaduddin and Akbaruddin), Raj alleged, "They are financed by BJP." "Come to Maharashtra, I will put a knife to your throat," he challenged Asaduddin Owaisi on his remark that he would not chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' even if a knife is put to his throat. Read More

Deadlock continues at NIT Srinagar, MHRD rejects protesting students' demand to institute out of Kashmir

In the latest in the series of developments at the NIT campus in Srinagar, officials of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) have rejected the demand of non-local students for shifting the institute out of Kashmir. The officials, however, have assured the students that they will address all “genuine” issues. Read More

International News-

‘Exciting new projects’ on India visit agenda: US defence secretary

Declaring that the "United States-India relationship is destined to be one of the most significant partnerships of the 21st century," US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said that he will be discussing "exciting new projects" with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar during his visit starting Sunday as he held out the prospects of "a landmark co-production agreement." Read More

North Korea says it can now 'reduce US to ashes'

North Korea said on Saturday it has successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic rocket engine that will give it the ability to stage nuclear strikes on the United States. Read More

Upset over articles critical of Jinping, China 'blocks' The Economist, Time websites

Recent cover stories critical of the growing influence of Chinese President Xi ​Jinping have prompted China to block the websites of internationally acclaimed magazines The Economist and Time, adding them to the growing list of foreign news sites being banned by the Chinese government for being critical of its leadership. Read More

Business News-

Using Aadhaar can bring down new mobile connection costs to zero: TRAI

TRAI Chairman R S Sharma said cost of activation of a new mobile connection can virtually come down to zero if electronic KYC of Aadhaar is implemented as authentication. Read More

After Apple, Xiaomi seeks permission to open retail stores in India

Chinese mobile device maker Xiaomi has sought complete exemption from the mandatory 30 percent local sourcing norms for opening single brand retail stores in India. Read More

Entertainment News-

IPL opening ceremony: Except Katrina’s ABS, Twitteratti label it a ‘boring’ show

From global star Major Lazer to our home-grown star singer Yo Yo Honey Singh, from Srilankan beauty actress Jacqueline Fernandes to Bajirao Ranveer Singh; from ‘Champion’ Bravo to Afghan Jalebi Katrina Kaif, the organisers brought in everyone, only to disappoint the viewers. Read More

Children’s fiction beats biggies: ‘The Jungle Book’ becomes 2nd highest grosser after ‘Airlift’

The highly anticipated movie ‘The Jungle Book’ saw a tremendous start at the box office. The movie, directed by Jon Favreau, struck gold at the box office and earned Rs 10.09 crores on the very first day. Read More

Sports News-

IPL: Maharashtra stand to lose Rs 100 cr if matches are shifted, says Anurag Thakur

A day after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he is fine with the Indian Premier League moving out of the drought-affected Maharashtra, his party colleague and Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur on Saturday warned that doing so will result in a loss of Rs 100 crore for the state. "Maharashtra gains Rs 100 crore from IPL and if the tournament goes out of the state, it will be a loss for the state," Thakur told reporters.

Ever Wondered How Educated Your Favourite Cricketer Is? Take A Look

Cricket is considered more as a religion than a game in our nation. Fans keep a record of the runs scored by their favourite batsman or wickets taken by their favourite bowler. However, most of us are unaware of the educational qualifications our favourites hold. Let’s get to know how educated our favourite Indian cricketers are. See pics