1. PM to inaugurate 'Speaker's Research Initiative'New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today inaugurate an initiative here to help the lawmakers get expert advice from domain experts to develop a better perspective on issues and subjects under consideration of the Parliament.
2. Defence Minister Parrikar, Army chief to visit Kargil
Srinagar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag will visit Drass in Kargil tomorrow to pay homage to the martyrs of the 1999 war against Pakistan.
3. Rahul to address rally in Tiruchi, meet farmers
Tiruchirappalli (TN): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to discuss farmers' issues including the Land bill that has led to a raging debate between the NDA and opposition, during his one-day visit to the state tomorrow.
4. Focus on 3rd spinner as selectors set to pick squad for Lanka
New Delhi: The third specialist spinner's slot will be the subject of much deliberation when the national selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil, meets here tomorrow to announce the squad for the three-Test away series against Sri Lanka starting August 12.
5. First Cabinet expansion of Khattar govt
Chandigarh: The first cabinet expansion of the nine-month-old Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana will take place tomorrow. Besides, inducting new Ministers, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries are also likely to take oath, officials said on Wednesday.
6. HC to hear plea against Maran bail
Chennai: Madras High Court will today hear CBI's plea against six-week conditional anticipatory bail granted to former Union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in the illegal telephone exchange case.
The judge had on June 30 granted interim anticipatory bail to Maran, but made it clear that the agency could seek cancellation of the relief in case of noncooperation by the DMK leader. Maran was questioned for the next three days in Delhi.
7. Expo, Summit on Indo-Global Healthcare and Pharma
Hyderabad: The second edition of the Indo-Global Healthcare Summit and Expo 2015 and the Indo- Global Pharma Expo and Summit 2015, will be held here for four days from today.