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14th April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day
India TV News Desk April 14, 2016 19:33 IST
India TV News Desk

National News

Right time for investors to come to India: PM Modi at Maritime Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Maritime India Summit on Thursday, and introduced a national perspective plan on the Sagarmala Project with details of investments. Read more

On Ambedkar Jayanti, PM Modi reaches out to farmers, tears into Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying that the party that portrayed itself “as the messiah of the poor never actually did anything for the elimination of poverty”. Read more

Protest in PoK over Pakistan’s discrimination against local youth

In yet another incident that highlights Pakistan’s discrimination against PoK people, an anti-Pakistan protest today erupted in various parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir over lack of employment to local youth. Read more

I didn't need Priyanka to enhance my life: Robert Vadra

The son in law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra on Thursday said that he did not need his Priyanka to enhance his life. Read more

Rohith Vemula's mother, brother embrace Buddhism

Mother and brother of dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide at Hyderabad Central University in January sparking strong protests across the country. Read more

International News

ISI financed 2009 terror attack on CIA camp in Afghanistan: US National Security Archive

Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) had financed the deadly 2009 terror attack at a camp of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) camp in Afghanistan that left 7 officials dead, a cable declassified by the National Security Archive has revealed. Read more

US First Lady praises India’s steps to educate, empower girls

US First Lady Michelle Obama has praised the recent steps taken by India to educate and empower girl students through various programmes that break down the cultural barriers that keep them out of school. Read more

Plea to UN to declare Ambedkar Jayanti 'World Equality Day'

As the UN celebrated B.R. Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary by examining the relevance of his legacy to its global development goals. Read more

Business News

US visa fee hike discriminatory, targets Indian IT companies: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today came down heavily on a decision by the US to hike visa fee saying that it is "discriminatory" and largely affects Indian IT professionals. Read more

Flipkart loses prized catch from Google, Punit Soni calls it quits

Precisely a year after Flipkart hired the high-profile Google executive from Silicon Valley, Chief product executive at the e-commerce giant, Punit Soni, has resigned from the company. Read more

LG announces India-manufactured LG K7, K10 smartphones: All you need to know

LG has launched its ‘K’ series of smartphones in India, the K7 and K10. The two smartphones are priced at Rs 9,500 and Rs 13,500 respectively, and are also the first smartphones manufactured in India. Read more

Entertainment News

Finally! Priyanka Chopra speaks up on Prakash Jaju’s suicide claims about her

Priyanka Chopra is one of the leading actresses of B-town. The diva, who has won accolades in India, is now all set to take over Hollywood as well. Read more

Rahul’s ex-girlfriend Saloni admits assaulting Pratyusha Banerjee

Pratyusha Banerjee’s suicide case continues to be in the headlines. The actress has committed suicide in her Goregaon house on April 1 and since then a lot has been said about her death. Read more

Sports News

Sachin A Billion Dreams Teaser: Watch 'The God of Cricket' in action once again

Cricket fans who were not having enough of the two posters of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar's biopic, can now relish in some more excitement. Read more

IPL 2016: Delhi, Punjab look to bounce back after opening loss

Perennial under-achievers Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will look to recover from opening losses and put their campaign back on track when they clash in an IPL match here tomorrow. Read more