✔ Delhi LG cannot simply sit on files and stultify governance: SC Judge
The Kejriwal government wants the Supreme Court to lay down the law on whether the LG can unilaterally administer the National Capital without being bound by the “aid and advice” of the elected government.
✔ NHRC issues notice to U.P. government on NTPC plant boiler blast
Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the accident, the NHRC has sought a report from the U.P. Chief Secretary within six weeks.
✔ Congress has become a laughing club in Himachal Pradesh, says Modi
“Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh faces serious graft charges, but Congress poll manifesto talks about zero tolerance of corruption, he says at poll rally.
✔ SBI cuts interest rates to 8.30% for home loans up to Rs. 30 lakh, 8.7% for car loans
Only new customers will be benefited from the rate reduction, as the lender has not reduced its marginal cost of fund based lending rate (MCLR), which is at 8%..
✔ Jaya death probe panel urged to summon Vidyasagar Rao, CM, Sasikala
DMK functionary P. Saravanan also wanted OPS, Health Minister, Health Secretary and doctors from AIIMS to be summoned.
✔ Low pressure in bay to bring more rain to Tamil Nadu
A low pressure area has formed over Sri Lanka and south west Bay of Bengal and it will bring moderate rain over most places in southern Tamil Nadu and few places in northern coastal districts till Friday, S. Balachandran, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre in Chennai, said on Thursday.
✔ Three killed in shooting at Walmart in suburn Denver
“We’ve got multiple parties down, we’re still trying to ascertain what their conditions are,” says Thornton Police official.
✔ Nawaz Sharif to appear before accountability court on Friday
Sharif told Geo TV that he is returning to the country despite his wife’s condition. He once again dubbed corruption charges against him as a farce.
✔ India slips 21 slots on WEF Gender Gap index 2017
Moves to 108th place, behind neighbours China and Bangladesh, primarily due to less participation of women in the economy and low wages.
✔ Tottenham Hotspur stuns Real Madrid 3-1 to reach knockout phase
Tottenham Hotspur stunned Champions League holder Real Madrid 3-1 on Wednesday to qualify for the knockout phase for only the second time and increase the pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane.