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10th March News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

News in Nutshell Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 10, 2016 19:35 IST ]

National News-

JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar allegedly attacked in university campus

President of the JNU Students’ Union Kanhaiya Kumar was today attacked in the university campus. As per initial reports, the attacker was not from the university but came from outside. The attacker’s name is Vikas Chaudhary and he hails from Ghaziabad. The police have arrested the accused. Read More

Rahul Gandhi targets govt over Mallya, Jaitley reminds Congress of Quattrocchi’s escape

Responding to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s comments accusing the government of helping people like liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today told the House that there was ‘a proper legal process that needs to be followed to prevent somebody from leaving the nation’. Read More

RS clears Real Estate Bill: Five ways it will benefit homebuyers

Homebuyers struggling with inordinate project delays, poor construction quality and others whims of builders will heave a huge sigh of relief. The Rajya Sabha has cleared the the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill after it was introduced by the government in the Upper House today. Read More

Crucial UPA note on changes in Ishrat Jahan affidavit missing, says Rajnath Singh; probe ordered

The Lok Sabha today took up a discussion on the controversy over the affidavits filed in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Speaking in the Lower House, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the there is enough evidence to prove that ‘she (Ishrat) was an operative of LeT’ and that ‘she was on a mission to target the then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’. Read More

IAF admits not having enough fighters for two-front war

In a candid admission, the IAF today said that given its depleting strength, it does not have the adequate numbers to "fully execute" an air campaign in case of a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously. Read More

EPF fallout: Govt may tweak EPS contribution norms for employers

Not giving up after being forced to bite the bullet on its Budget proposal to individuals withdrawing their Employers Provident Fund (EPF), the government is now working on a fresh strategy over its goals to create a pensioned society. Read More

International News-

India among most vulnerable nations to cyber attacks

When it comes to vulnerability to cyber attacks, India along with China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Korea is most vulnerable, says research led by an Indian-American scientist. Read More

Having good, strong relationship with India: US

The US has dismissed that its ties with India have hit a roadblock in view of selling F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and New Delhi's refusal to give visa to a religious body, saying America is having a good and strong relationship with India. Read More

Business News-

Twitter is offering cash to employees to stop them from leaving: Report

Micro-blogging website Twitter is reportedly offering its employees cash bonuses of $50,000 to $200,000 (Rs. 34 lakhs to 1.5 crore) so that they stay with the company for at least a year, media reported. Read More

Online start-ups helping foreign patients with cost-effective medical care in India

The surge in foreign patients seeking Indian health facilities for specialised and cost-effective medical care has resulted in the mushrooming of online start-ups that help foreign nationals find the best treatment in the country. Read More

Entertainment News-

8 replies Salman Khan gave in court defending himself in the Black Buck Case

Superstar Salman Khan appeared in the Jodhpur Rural court today to record his statements in relation to the infamous black buck case. Read More

Ooppss! Shabana Azmi raises SERIOUS objection with Kareena and Salman

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has been vocal about her opinions always. She is being audacious enough to wear her heart on her sleeve irrespective of what people may think about her. Read More

Sports News-

World T20: Ticketing will be an issue, says Ganguly on Ind-Pak match at Eden Gardens

Happy over the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) getting to host the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Twenty 20 tie, its president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said he was ready to take the challenge, but conceded that ticketing would be an issue. Read More

Pakistan 'unlikely' to participate in ICC World T20 without India’s safety assurance

A day after ICC decided to change the India-Pak tie venue from Dharamsala to Kolkata, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today said that it will not send its teams (men and women) for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament till it gets an assurance in writing from the Government of Indian on security for the players and fans. Read More

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