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

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 09, 2016 21:37 IST ]

National News-

NGT gives green signal to Sri Sri event but imposes Rs 5 crore fine on AOL

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has finally given its green signal to the World Culture Festival being organised here by the Art of Living Foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Read More

Congress never gets a bad name, says PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave his reply on the motion of thanks to the Presidential address of both Houses of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. Read More

Vijay Mallya has left the country, Attorney General tells SC

The Supreme Court today issued a notice to liquor baron Vijay Mallya in connection with a plea seeking to restrain him from travelling abroad. The Attorney General informed the court that Mallya had left the country. Read More

Court summons Kejriwal, 5 others in Jaitley’s defamation case

A Delhi court has issued a summon against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and its five other leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in connection with a defamation case filed by Union Finance minister Arun Jaitely. Read More

World T20: ICC shifts venue for Indo-Pak clash to Kolkata from Dharamshala

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced a change in venue in the cricket match between India and Pakistan scheduled to be held in Dharamshala. The venue has now been shifted to Kolkata, ICC CEO Dave Richardson said today. Read More

International News-

India, US to deepen collaboration against LeT, JeM

India and the US have agreed to deepen their already close collaboration against Pakistan-based terror groups Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), blamed for terrorist attacks in India, and other terrorist threats. Read More

North Korea 'has miniature nuclear warhead': Kim Jong-un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has claimed that his scientists have developed miniaturised nuclear warheads that can fit on ballistic missiles, media reports said on Wednesday. Read More

Business News-

Vodafone aims 33 percent women staff by 2018: India CEO Sunil Sood

As it looks to increase women participation at the workplace, Vodafone India is aiming to have a 33 percent women staff by 2018. “We have around 21-22 percent women workforce currently which we plan to increase to 33 percent in two years,” Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood said. Read More

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 next flash sale on March 16, registration begins

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which made its India debut on March 3 this month, will go on another round of sales exclusively on both Mi.com and Amazon at 2 PM on March 16. The phone has generated considerable interest for offering great value for money for customers. Redmi Note 3 had received over 8.5 lakh registrations for the first flash sale ended earlier today.

Entertainment News-

I was an unwanted child for my parents, says Kangana Ranaut

Many people are aware of the fact that this talented ‘queen’ of B-town was once the ‘unwanted child’ for her parents. Shocked? Well, this is absolutely true and this revelation was made by Kangana Ranaut herself. Read More

Kareena Kapoor reveals the condition on which she married Saif Ali Khan

While Kareena has been answering all questions quite smartly, the diva recently ended up revealing why she has actually married Saif Ali Khan. Read More

Revealed: Why Kareena was happy kissing ‘sexy’ Arjun Kapoor

Kareena and Saif had agreed on a ‘no kissing policy’. As per this policy, Kareena and Saif won’t indulge in any steamy scenes or will kiss anyone on-screen except each other. Read More

Sports News-

Watch: Shahid Afridi defends India in front of Pakistani media

In a rather surprising move, Pakistan T20 captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi today defended India in front of Pakistani media flaying the hatred within Pakistan against one team. He was speaking to journalists regarding India on the team's return home after their loss in the Asia cup. Read More

I want to be Jacques Kallis of Indian cricket: Hardik Pandya

Yuvraj Singh recently compared India's newest cricketing sensation Hardik Pandya to West Indians for his on-field flair but the Baroda youngster dreams of emulating legendary South African Jacques Kallis with his all-round abilities. Read More

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