In the News today – 14 March 2020

Headlines

  • Pakistan to participate in the video conference of SAARC nations to fight Corona virus called by PM Modi

  • Excise duty on petrol and diesel hiked by Rs 3 per litre

 

Tamil Nadu

‘Dr Abdullah’s victory over this ordeal vindicates our belief in democracy & Constitution!’

@mkstalin , DMK President :

  • The release of Dr Farooq Abdullah from detention is a welcome step.
  • Dr Abdullah’s victory over this ordeal vindicates our belief in democracy & Constitution!
  • I urge the Govt to revoke detentions against other leaders including @OmarAbdullah & @MehboobaMufti immediately

‘had the fortune of playing my part in a memorable Test match victory’

@VVSLaxman281, VVS Laxman, Indian Cricketer :
  • 19 years ago On This Day , had the fortune of playing my part in a memorable Test match victory against at the Eden Gardens against Australia.
  • Was an absolute team effort, and a test match victory I feel very privileged and honoured to have been a part of.
Pic Credit : @VVSLaxman281

In the News today – 9 March 2020

Headlines

  • It’s a historic day for India! In a single day Satish Kumar becomes the 5th Indian boxer to qualify for Tokyo2020 Olympics in the +91kg category. This is going to be Satish’s maiden Olympic Games : Kiren Rijiju

  • AAP government has started disbursing full compensation to the victims of the northeast Delhi riots Till March 8, the government had disbursed a total compensation amount of Rs 4.5 crore : @AamAadmiParty

  • I’m sorry to hear about the passing of former Governor & Law Minister, Shri Hansraj Bhardwaj. His long years of dedicated service to the Congress party will always be remembered. My condolences to his friends and family at this time of grief ; Rahul Gandhi