✔ BJP to fight H.P. Assembly polls under Dhumal
BJP president Amit Shah made the announcement at a public meeting, putting to rest speculation over the party’s choice for the top post.
✔ Aadhaar a threat to national security: Swamy
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday opposed a move to make Aadhaar compulsory, saying it would be a threat to national security and be struck down by the Supreme Court.
✔ Army to help build new foot overbridge at Elphinstone
The Army will help build a new foot overbridge at the Elphinstone Road station, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Tuesday as Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal visited the station.
✔ Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties
A large explosion hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, in an area housing foreign embassies and government departments, causing numerous casualties.
✔ Indian students assaulted in Italy
The Consulate General of India (CGI) in Milan yesterday issued an advisory to Indian students and asked them not to panic.
✔ China denies report on plans to divert Brahmaputra waters
A leading daily had reported on plans to build a 1,000 km tunnel to carry water from Tibet to Xinjiang
✔ bevin Spacey’s Emmy revoked; Netflix cancels ‘House of Cards’
In the wake of sexual assault allegations against the actor, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that he will not receive the award.
✔ Uber, Mphasis launch services to assist disabled passengers
Global ride-hailing company Uber on Tuesday announced the launch of two new products uberACCESS and uberASSIST in Bengaluru, supported by Mphasis, a leading cloud and cognitive services provider, as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.
✔ Sidhu clinches gold, Deepak gets bronze at Commonwealth shooting
Heena Sidhu claimed the 10m air pistol gold, while Deepak Kumar fetched a silver in the 10m air rifle event to give India a fine start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships here today.
✔ Ind vs NZ: Spotlight on Nehra in opening T20
India have lost all T20s to New Zealand in the past