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23rd March News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 23, 2016 20:19 IST ]
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National News-

Brussels attacks: 'Two brothers' behind airport suicide bombings

Police have identified two brothers as the suspected suicide bombers in Tuesday’s attack at the Brussels airport and said they were linked to Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, Belgian state broadcaster RTBF reported on Wednesday. Read More

Bomb threat on 10 Indigo flights, massive security checks underway in Delhi

Security agencies went into a tizzy after an unidentified caller on Wednesday informed them about bombs in 10 flights of Indigo Airlines. Read More

Centre manufactured JNU row to overshadow Rohith Vemula’s suicide: Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar today accused the central government of handling the JNU row oppressively in order to shift focus from the suicide case of Rohith Vemula. Read More

Centre's Holi Bonanza: 6 per cent DA hike for employees and pensioners

Modi government has given another reason to central government employees to celebrate Holi. The Union Cabinet today approved a 6 per cent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for central government employees and pensioners. Read More

RSS unhappy over 'PM Modi God's gift' remark, says organisation is supreme

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has expressed its displeasure at BJP leaders descrbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "God's gift to India", sources have said. Read More

International News-

Pakistan has resolved to wipe out terror from its soil: Nawaz Sharif

Noting that Pakistan is faced with "unprecedented" threat of terrorism and extremism, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today asserted that these "evils" will be defeated and "completely wiped out from our soil". Read More

ISIS has lost almost a quarter of its territory in 15 months: Report

Cash-strapped Islamic State has lost almost one-fourth of its territory in the last 15 months and the dreaded terror group is increasingly isolated and on the decline, according to a new study. Read More

North Korea threatens to attack South Korean presidential house

North Korea today threatened to attack the Blue House, the official residence of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Read More

Business News-

Modi govt planning to sell up to 49% stake in Air India

The government is to examine the possibility of selling up to 49 per cent of loss-making national carrier Air India, news agency NewsRise Financial reported on Wednesday. The government plans to form a four-to-five member panel, made up of officials from the finance ministry, the civil aviation ministry, the cabinet secretariat to consider selling a stake in Air India to meet its revenue target from state asset sales next fiscal year, according to reports.

5 features missing from Apple’s new iPhone SE

Apple’s latest launch of the 4-inch iPhone SE packs similar features of Apple's flagship iPhone 6S despite its small size. Read More

Entertainment News-

India Vs Bangladesh: Shah Rukh Khan to be the commentator for tonight’s T20 match

Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all set to turn commentator for T20 World Cup India vs Bangladesh match to be played tonight. He will be joining former ace cricketers, Kapil Dev and Shoaib Akhtar behind the mic in Bangalore’s M Chinnaswamy stadium. Read More

Hrithik Roshan REACTS over his failed love story with ex-wife Sussanne Khan

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan, the once ideal couple, broke their 14 years of marriage in the year 2014. Their divorce news came as a shocker and broke the hearts of their friends and well wishers. Read More

Sports News-

Delhi will host World T20 semi-final: DDCA

Cricket fans in the capital were in for some good news on Wednesday with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) bagging the requisite clearances to host the World Twenty20 semi-final here. Read More

Afridi criticised by BCCI for his comment on Kashmir

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur today criticised embattled Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for saying that "a lot of people from Kashmir" had come to support his team during the World Twenty20 match against New Zealand in Mohali. Read More

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