Dantewada: Naxals kill BJP MLA & 4 others ahead of PH-I polls: Naxals are enemies of democracy. It’s been proven once again on Tuesday when a landmine laid by the red terrorists claimed the lives of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, his driver and 3 security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district. Dantewada is part of the Bastar Lok Sabha seat which is going to polls on Thursday.
MP raids: IT detects unaccounted cash of about 281 crore rupees: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said searches in Madhya Pradesh by Delhi Directorate of Income Tax have detected widespread and well-organised racket for the collection of unaccounted cash of about 281 crore rupees through various persons.
President Kovind pays tributes to martyred CRPF men at National Police Memorial: President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday paid tributes to the police and paramilitary personnel killed in the line of duty, including the 40 CRPF men martyred in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, at the National Police Memorial in New Delhi.
34 Naxals surrender in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh: In Chhattisgarh, 34 Naxals, including three women surrendered before police in Sukma district on Monday.
British MPs pass a law to block no-deal BREXIT: British MPs on Monday passed a new law, aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit this week, by obliging the government to ask EU leaders for a delay.
Israelis go to polls in referendum on Netanyahu’s record reign: Israelis began voting in an election on Tuesday that could hand conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by an ex-general who has pledged clean government and social cohesion.
Relations with India have entered new era of mutual respect: Maldives foreign minister: Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid has said that relations between India and Maldives has entered a new era with mutual respect between government and people for each other.
UK court rejects Mallya’s plea to appeal against his extradition: A UK High Court has rejected Vijay Mallya’s application to appeal against his extradition, a move that brings India closer in getting back the embattled liquor tycoon wanted in alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to Rs 9,000 crores.
May to meet Merkel, Macron ahead of crucial Brexit summit: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday started a last-minute flurry of European diplomacy that includes visits to Paris and Berlin as she prepares for a make-or-break Brexit summit.
US declares Iran force as foreign terrorist organisation: The US on Monday designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organisation, an unprecedented declaration against a foreign government that may prompt retaliation and make it harder for American diplomats and military officers to work with allies in the region.
RBI issues norms for banks to set up currency chests: The Reserve Bank of India Monday came out with guidelines for banks to set up new currency chests, which include minimum area of 1,500 square feet for strong room.
IPL: Kings Eleven Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets: In IPL cricket, Kings Eleven Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali Monday night.
Indian women’s hockey team hold Malaysia to 4-4 draw: Navneet Kaur struck twice as the Indian women’s hockey team overcame a 2-4 setback in the third quarter to level the scores 4-4 in their third match against Malaysia in the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.
Men’s hockey team gets Graham Reid as coach: Australian Graham Reid’s appointment as the men’s national team chief coach till the end of 2020 was ratified on Monday after Hockey India received necessary clearance from the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
Mars meteorite provides evidence of life on Red Planet: Scientists have discovered evidence of different forms of bacteria embedded within a Martian meteorite, suggesting that life may have once existed on the Red Planet.
Facebook, Google face widening crackdown over online content: Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child porn.
Spicy compound from chili peppers may slow lung cancer spread: A compound that makes chili peppers spicy may help curb lung cancer spread, according to a study that may pave the way for a novel treatment against the deadly disease.
Egypt unveils 2,500-year-old mummy at forgotten cemetery: Egypt has unveiled the 2,500-year-old mummy of a high priest at an ancient cemetery south of Cairo.