BJP celebrates its 40th foundation day: The foundation Day of Bharatiya Janata Party is being observed today. On this day in 1980, the BJP was established. On the 40th foundation day of the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the party is special because of workers hardwork.
CBI searches Bhushan Power & Steel in Rs. 2348 crore bank fraud case: CBI has conducted searches at various locations including Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Orissa at the office and residential premises of M/s. Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd, it’s Directors, Promoters and their associates in a Bank Fraud case.
J&K: Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter: In Jammu and Kashmir, two terrorists were eliminated in Padguchi area of Imam Sahib in Shopian district in exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces.
India needs innovation in agriculture: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Saturday attended the 16th Edition of Startup Masterclass Launch Event.
Maldives: Counting of votes underway for parliamentary elections held today: In Maldives, counting of votes is in progress for the parliamentary elections held on Saturday. Results from ballot centers are expected by late night and preliminary results of constituencies will be available by Sunday morning.
Philippines: Indonesian hostage held by terrorists swam his way to freedom: In the Philippines, an Indonesian hostage held by terrorists swam his way to freedom while his companion drowned. Another Malaysian captive was shot in the back while escaping, the officials said.
UN calls on Haftar’s forces to halt Libya advance: The UN Security Council on Friday called on Libyan forces under Khalifa Haftar to halt their advance on Tripoli, warning the military move was putting Libya’s stability at risk.
Maldives gears up for general election: Maldives goes to polls on Saturday for Parliamentary elections, main contest is between Maldives Democratic party (MDP) led by former President Mohammed Nasheed and opposition coalition led by former President Abdulla Yameen. 386 candidates in the fray for 87 seats.
NITI Aayog looks at saving in Energy, Oil, and Carbon Emissions by 2030: India could achieve high penetration of electric vehicles (EV) by 2030 on the back of the success of FAME II and other measures, according to a Niti Aayog report. The NITI Aayog and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released a report on opportunities for the automobile sector and government under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles II (FAME II) scheme.
Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet: Boeing will cut production of its troubled 737 Max airliner this month, underscoring the growing financial risk it faces the longer that its best-selling plane remains grounded after two deadly crashes.
U.S. Treasury official David Malpass named World Bank President: Senior US Treasury official David Malpass selected as World Bank President. Mr. Malpass was a senior economic adviser to the U.S. President during his 2016 election campaign.
I&B Secretary: Media and entertainment industry growing at rapid speed: Media and entertainment industry growing at rapid speed, industry expected to be top job creator in future.
Women’s Hockey: India thrash Malaysia 5-0 in 2nd game: In Women’s Hockey, India thrashed hosts Malaysia 5-0 in the second game of the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
Women’s Hockey: India to take on Malaysia in 2nd match at Kuala Lumpur: High on confidence after a spate of good results, the Indian women’s hockey team will take on hosts Malaysia in the second game of the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur.
Indian women’s Football team faces Nepal in Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 match: India women’s football team to face tricky Nepal in Round 2 of AFC Olympic Qualifiers. India head coach Maymol Rocky said that India will try to score first in the Olympic Qualifiers match as “Nepal possess the ability to hurt us.”
“PM Narendra Modi” to now release on April 11: The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit theatres on April 11, film’s producer Sandip Singh has informed.
New music coming from Swedish DJ Avicii, one year after his death: The family of Swedish DJ Avicii, who took his own life last year, is releasing new music that he was working on before his death.
Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women: Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars when they went public with their charges years later.
Hospital staff errors with gowns and gloves spread bacteria: Healthcare workers caring for infectious patients sometimes make mistakes when removing personal protective garments, resulting in contamination of clothes or equipment with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a small study shows.
Scientists solve mystery of pristine weapons of China’s Terracotta Warriors: For decades, scientists have been perplexed by the marvelous preservation of bronze weapons associated with China’s famed Terracotta Warriors, retaining shiny, almost pristine surfaces and sharp blades after being buried for more than two millennia.
Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt: Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag.
Indian New Year Gudi Padva begins: Indian New Year Gudi Padva begins from Saturday. It is also the first day of the Nine day Festival of Chaitra Navrati.