Saina Nehwal loses to China’s Wang Shixian 15-21, 13-21 in the Australian Open Super Series quarterfinal
After #IIT Madras Bans Student Group, Protests by Congress Youth Workers in #Delhi
#RadioactiveLeak detected at Indira Gandhi International (#IGI) Airport in Delhi plugged; NDRF investigating the incident.
• Indian American kids sweep annual Scripps National #SpellingBeecontest; Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam have been declared co-champions of this year competition held in Washington.This is the second consecutive year when Indian Americans excelled at the event . Last year Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe were the joint winners .This is the eighth successive year Indian Americans won the prestigious competition and 13th in the last 16 years. This year, 25 of the 49 finalists were Indian Americans .
Jayshree Ullal in pic
Supreme Court issues a notice to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government and directs the High Court to look into the MHA notification matter.
“HC can decide on plea of Lt Governor’s powers,” says Supreme Court.
#IIT-Madras ‘Punishes’ Students’ Group Accused of Inciting Protests Against Narendra Modi Government
Row over appointments and transfers of senior officials between Centre and Delhi government intensifies; #SupremeCourt to hear Centre’s plea while #DelhiHighCourt to hear Delhi government’s petition today.
#Heatwave claims 429 lives in a single day in #AndhraPradesh and#Telangana; Death toll reaches over 1700.
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• Supreme Court declines to stay Delhi High Court’s observations terming Centre’s notification limiting power of anti-graft panel as suspect; Seeks response from Delhi Government on Centre’s plea in three weeks.
• Internal security environment improved significantly during one year rule of NDA government, says Union Home Minister.
• Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for strengthening Consumer Protection Act 1986 to protect consumers’ rights.
• Radioactive leak detected at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi plugged; NDRF investigating the incident.
• Sensex gains about 300 points in afternoon trade.
• In Australian Open Badminton, defending champion Saina Nehwal to clash with Shixian Wang in Women’s Singles quarter-finals today.
1. Heat wave claims 429 lives in a single day in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; Death toll reaches over 1,700.
2. Row over appointments and transfers of senior officials between Centre and Delhi government intensifies; Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea while Delhi High Court to hear Delhi government’s petition.
3. In Rajasthan, Gurjars call off agitation as state government promises five per cent reservation in jobs.
4. Union Finance Arun Jaitley says Government will go ahead on Land Bill only after incorperative farmers’ suggestions.
5. Top seeds Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares crash out in first round of mixed doubles in French Open Tennis.
6. Fifa president Sepp Blatter refuses to resign ahead of Presidential poll today.