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22nd April News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

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India TV News Desk April 22, 2016 19:48 IST
India TV News Desk

National News

SC stays HC judgement; President’s rule back in Uttarakhand
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed the Uttarakhand High Court’s s judgement quashing President’s rule in Uttarakhand after hearing the centre’s plea on the matter for more than an hour. Following the decision, the President’s rule has come into force in the state once again. The case will come up before the apex court for hearing on April 27. Read More

Landslide kills 16 labourers in Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar: At least 16 labourers were killed when a massive landslide triggered by incessant rains hit a labour camp in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh today. The incident occurred at 3 AM when labourers engaged in construction works were inside the camp at a place four km away from Tawang town. Read More

Government committed to bring back Vijay Mallya to face justice, says MEA
New Delhi: The government today reaffirmed its commitment to bring back beleaguered industrialist Vijay Mallya to face the law of the land. Ind an indication that the government was looking to toughen its stand on Mallya, the government said it was undertaking legal consultations to ensure that Mallya is brought back to India and is made to face justice. Read More

Pathankot attack: Dialogue with Pakistan not suspended, says India
JIT’s visit to Pathankot came in a “in a very constructive and cooperative environment”, external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said at a media briefing. "We welcome cooperation to combat terrorism in all its forms,” he added. Swarup also stressed that the dialogue process with Islamabad “has not been suspended”. Read More

International News

Post Panama leaks, Nawaz Sharif features among Pak's richest politicians
Islamabad: Amidst the Panama Papers leak row, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emerged as one of the richest politicians in Pakistan with personal assets of Rs 2 billion, an increase of over a billion in just four years. Read More

Magnitude 6.0 aftershock strikes near Ecuador coast
Quito: A magnitude 6.0 aftershock struck near the coast of Ecuador, as the country struggled to recover from a devastating quake that killed almost 600 people, US experts said.

Brussels attack bomber identified as ISIS prison guard, claim French media
Paris: Several foreign journalists previously held hostage by the Islamic State in Syria have identified one of the bombers in the deadly attacks in Brussels that claimed the lives of 31 people as one of their prison guards, a news agency quoted sources close to the investigations as saying. Read More

Business News

Vijay Mallya revamps loan settlement offer to Rs 6,868 crore
New Delhi: Facing a non-bailable arrest warrant, beleagured industrialist Vijay Mallya on Thursday revamped his loan settlement offer with an an additional Rs 2,468 crore over and above the earlier offer of Rs 4,400 crore. Read More

PM to launch Rs 8K cr scheme for free LPG connections to poor
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on May 1 launch an ambitious Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to BPL families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies.

Railway Ministry plans to invest Rs 40000 crore in Mumbai: Suresh Prabhu
Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his ministry has chalked out a plan to invest Rs 40,000 crore in different projects in Mumbai, blueprint of which will be prepared before August 15. Read More

Entertainment News

Karan Singh Grover pens down romantic poem for Bipasha Basu
Mumbai: Actor Karan Singh Grover, who is set to marry actress Bipasha Basu on April 30, shared a poem dedicated to his soon-to-be wife, expressing his love for her. Karan took to Instagram, sharing an image of himself and Bipasha in a black and white tint where the two can be seen in a playful mood. Read More

Kangana confesses about suffering from Aspergers syndrome to Hrithik
New Delhi: The acrimonious fight between Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut has been making it to the headlines for a while a now. The ex-lovers have slammed each other with legal notices making weird allegations, making their war of words turning murkier. Read More

Katrina Kaif chooses Ranbir Kapoor over Cannes Film Festival
New Delhi: Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s break up came as a rude shock for everyone. The couple called it quits when there were speculations that they will soon be getting married. It looks like that their break-up is taking a toll on the personal as well as professional life of both Ranbir and Katrina. Read More

Sports News

MCA moves SC against shifting of IPL matches from Maharashtra
New Delhi: Mumbai Cricket Association on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside Maharashtra. The plea was mentioned before a bench of Justices by senior advocate Kapil Sibal which listed the matter for hearing on April 25. Read More

Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers fail to book Oly berth
Ulaanbaatar: India's Greco-Roman wrestlers got off to a disappointing start at the 1st OG World Olympic Qualifying tournament today as none of them could make it to the medal round in their respective weight categories.