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3rd September News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important news stories

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 03, 2016 19:27 IST ]

National News

Sex scandal video: Former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar surrenders in Rohini

Sandeep Kumar, the former MLA of Aam Aadmi Party, on Saturday surrendered himself at the DCP’s office in Rohini after his alleged involvement in a sex scandal. This move by the former minister came soon after the woman who appeared in the tape lodged a police complaint against him. Read More

CBI raids ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s residence in illegal land allocation case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided around 20 properties linked to former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with the illegal release of land at Manesar in Gurgaon. The residence of Hooda in Rohtak has also been raided. Read More

AAP suspends former minister Sandeep Kumar from primary membership
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today suspended former Delhi minister Sandeep Kumar from its primary membership. "In a high-level meeting held on Saturday morning, the party suspended primary membership of Sandeep Kumar," AAP's Delhi convenor Dilip Pandey said. Read More

Opposition pitches for holding talks with Hurriyat during Kashmir visit
Ahead of the visit of an all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir, political parties today pitched for holding dialogue with "all stakeholders", including Hurriyat, to douse the unrest and banning the use of pellet guns by security forces. Read More

Kashmir-bound all-party delegation free to meet anyone, including separatists: Source
The Central government today briefed the members of an all-party delegation going to Jammu and Kashmir about the contours of the two-day visit during which they will hold talks with a cross-section of people. The interactive session to brief MPs was held to make them aware of the prevailing situation in the state. Read More

International News

India, Vietnam ink 12 pacts; PM Modi announces credit line of Rs 3000cr for defence cooperation
India and Vietnam today signed 12 agreements for cooperation in areas, including defence and IT, to boost bilateral ties. India also announced to provide patrol boats and extended a USD 500-million (approx Rs 3000 crore) line of credit in the defence sector to Vietnam. Read More

As Barack Obama lands on Chinese turf, official shouts ‘this is our country, our airport’
Upon his arrival in China for his concluding visit to Asia as commander in chief, the welcome rituals of US President Barack Obama were marred by an undiplomatic greeting. A Chinese personnel put forth a demand that all the US reporters gathered to cover Obama’s arrival leave the scene. Read More

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind's deputy shot dead in Bangladesh
Bangladesh police on Friday raided a militant hideout here and killed a top Islamist extremist who helped plan the the Dhaka cafe siege and was the deputy of attack 'mastermind' Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury. Read More

Business News

Pitching for independent RBI, Raghuram Rajan says it shouldn’t function as per government
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should not lose its ability to say 'no' to highest echelons of government, Governor Raghuram Rajan said on the eve of his farewell day at the central bank. He asserted that India needs a much stronger and independent RBI. Read More

ED attaches Rs 6,600 cr worth properties and shares of Vijay Mallya
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today attached Rs 6,630 crore worth properties of beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya. The properties include an apartment and a mall in Bangalore worth Rs 800 crore, a farmhouse in Maharashtra worth Rs 200 crore, shares of UBL and USL owned by Mallya worth Rs 3000 crore and others. Read More

Tata moves Delhi HC against Docomo's Rs 7900 crore arbitration award
The Tata Group on Friday filed a plea with the Delhi High Court seeking to prevent enforcement of an arbitration award by the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in favour of Japan's NTT Docomo. Read More

Entertainment News

Shiva is with you: Ajay Devgn gets support from Prakash Jha in battle against KRK
Ajay Devgn has found support in filmmaker Prakash Jha in his battle against Kamaal R Khan. Ajay had earlier this week alleged that KRK took Rs 25 lakhs from Karan Johar to say filthy things about ‘Shivaay’. Read More

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: Pritam reveals what it is like working with Karan Johar
Music composer Pritam Chakraborty has said that filmmaker Karan Johar is one of the easiest persons to work with. Pritam has composed music for KJo’s upcoming movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and said that it is his dream come true. Read More

Big-hearted Akshay replies to fan worrying about his well-being
Superstar Akshay Kumar this morning shared a picture of him from the sets of his upcoming movie ‘Jolly LLB 2’. The picture showed him with a bandage on his forehead and a cast on his hand. He captioned the pic saying that he is wrapping up the last schedule of the movie in Lucknow with a heavy heart. Read More

Sports News

US Open: Leander Paes-Andre Begemann go down fighting in opening round
Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann crashed out of the men's doubles competition at the US Open tennis tournament with a first round loss to Stephane Robert of France and Dudi Sela of Israel here on Friday. Read More

Paes, Bopanna crash out of men's doubles; Sania wins in mixed
India's top doubles players Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were dumped from the US Open men's doubles competition even as Sania Mirza progressed in the mixed doubles event with her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig.

Djokovic wins in 32 minutes, Nadal breezes
Novak Djokovic reached the US Open last 16 in just 32 minutes Friday when Mikhail Youzhny retired injured before fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal also made the fourth round for the first time in three years.

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