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15th June News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

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India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: June 15, 2016 19:50 IST
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National News

Cabinet approves Aviation policy, cap on ticket fares and replacement of 5/20 rule in offing

The Union Cabinet passed the much-awaited Civil Aviation Policy in its meeting today, unveiling a slew of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight and allowing operators to fly abroad. Read More

Agusta Westland scam: ED files charge sheet against middlemen Christian Michel, 2 others
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday filed a charge-sheet against British national Chirstian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal. The court is expected to soon take cognisance of the supplementary chargesheet, agency sources said. Read More

Ishrat Jahan case: Only one file traced, two still missing, says panel report
The one-man inquiry panel, set up to trace the missing files related to Ishrat Jahan encounter case today submitted its report to the Home Ministry. The panel stated that it has traced only one key document after examination of a few senior officers while two are still missing. Read More

Mathura violence: Prime accused Chandan Bose arrested from Basti
The Uttar Pradesh police today arrested Chandan Bose and his wife, prime accused of in the Mathura violence case, from a village in Parsurampur area. Bose, stated to be the second in command of Ram Vriksh Yadav, was arrested this morning along with his wife by a police team of Mathura from Caithwalia village. Read More

Probe Rajan's role in granting licenses to Small Finance Banks, money laundering: Subramanian Swamy to PM
In yet another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sumbramanian Swamy has trained his guns on RBI  Governor Raghuram Rajan, accusing him of impropriety in the grant of licenses to Small Finance Banks. Read More

International News

Clinton wins final Democratic primary, discusses ‘threat’ of Trump as she meets with Sanders
Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation's capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month's party convention in Philadelphia. Read More

Orlando Shooting: Wife of Omar Mateen knew of attack, may be charged as a co-conspirator
The wife of Omar Mir Seddique Mateen, the gunman who shot 49 people dead and injured another 53 at an Orlando gay nightclub, was aware of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Read More

President Pranab Mukherjee awarded highest honour of Cote D'Ivoirie
President Pranab Mukherjee has been accorded the highest honour of Cote D'Ivoirie by its President Alassane Ouattara on his maiden visit. Mukherjee attended a banquet last evening hosted by Ouattara where he was accorded with Grand Cross National Order of the Republic of Cote D'Ivoirie. Read More

Business News

States too responsible for curbing price rise: Ram Vilas Paswan
Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today sought to shift some blame to the states over rising pulse prices saying state governments are equally responsible for keeping the rates of essential commodities under control. "If prices rise despite this move, the Centre is not responsible. In a federal structure, states have equal responsibility in controlling prices," Paswan said. Read More

Ravi Shankar Prasad not in favour to impose penalties on telcos
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has rejected the demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator TRAI in a letter to Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar. Prasad has said that the authority has enough powers to protect the interest of consumers. Read More

Flipkart partners with Intel for exciting EMI options
Flipkart, one of the most popular ecommerce major announced it collaboration with Intel India. In the partnership Flipkart has begun a laptop sale event "Lap it Up!" on its website, where the campaign offers the latest laptop brands at exciting prices with EMI options. Read More

Entertainment News

Now, NGO moves Supreme Court against the screening of 'Udta Punjab'
A day after Bombay High Court allowed the release of 'Udta Punjab' with only one cut against the CBFC's recommendation of 89 cuts,  a Punjab based NGO has sought to put on hold the screening of controversial film as it projected the agrarian state in a bad light. Read More

Salman Khan's brother-in- law Aayush Sharma gets his big Bollywood break with ‘Sultan’
Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ has created quite a buzz among the cine buffs.Reportedly, Salman’s brother-in-law Aayush Sharma will be a part of the movie. Media reports have it that Aayush worked as an Assistant Director in this movie, which is helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Read More

It’s a closed chapter, says Randhir Kapoor on Karisma-Sunjay’s divorce
Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor recently granted divorced by court from her estranged husband Sunjay Kapoor. When her father Randhir Kapoor was quizzed about Karisma being officially divorced now, he said, “I don't want to comment on this. It's a closed chapter for our family.” Read More

Sports News

Team India complete Zimbabwe whitewash, beat hosts by 10 wickets to claim series 3-0
India rode on a clinical all-round effort from the youngsters to trounce Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) and complete a 3-0 clean sweep of the African minnows here on Wednesday. Read More

India face Australia with eye on Champions Trophy final
Buoyed by their creditable performances in the earlier matches, a confident India will take on heavyweights Australia in their last league game of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Thursday.A win will help India reach the final, where Australia have already booked their berth. Read More

BCCI to interview eligible candidates for India coach Job
BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke said on Tuesday that the applications received for the Indian cricket team's head coach's post from 57 candidates would be pruned before the short-listed names would be called for interviews. Read More

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