Saudi Arabia increases India’s Haj Quota to two lakh from one lakh seventy-five thousand: Indian diplomatic mission in Saudi gearing up to receive additional number of Haj pilgrimage.
Indian Navy launches Guided missile destroyer ‘Imphal’: Admiral Sunil Lanba said the Navy’s dream of transforming from a “buyers” to a “builders” Navy is becoming true.
Bhopal gas tragedy among world’s major industrial accidents of 20th century: UN:The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which killed thousands of people is among the world’s “major industrial accidents” of the 20th century, a UN report has said, warning that 2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases each year.
At least 207 killed and more than 400 injured as serial blasts hit churches, hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter:Six near simultaneous explosions rocked three churches and three hotels frequented by tourists in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday morning, killing at least 207 people and injuring more than 400 others, in one of the deadliest blasts in the island nation’s history, officials said.
220 killed in battles for Libya’s capital last 2 weeks: UN: Fighting erupted April 5 pitting the LNA, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter and aligned with a rival government in the east, against militias affiliated with Tripoli’s U.N. supported government.
At least 7 people killed in Kabul suicide blast: At least seven people and four terrorists killed in a suicide blast that rocked Afghanistan’s capital on Saturday, a day after hopes for all-encompassing peace talks collapsed.
CPSEs under strategic sale asked to immediately prepare list of non-core assets: The Finance Ministry has asked CPSEs identified for strategic sale to immediately prepare a list of assets and initiate dialogue with potential investors and bidders so that their non-core assets can be monetised quickly.
No five day a week in commercial banks: RBI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Saturday it has not issued any direction with regard to a five-day a week working for commercial banks.
Maldivian President to visit Bengaluru for IPL match: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru today to catch IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore & Chennai Super Kings.
Delhi Capitals exact revenge with five-wicket win over KXIP: This was DC’s second win at home in five outings and sixth overall, occupying the third place in the standings.
Ada Hegerberg shortlisted among 5 others for BBC Women’s Footballer award: Ada Hegerberg named among the five contenders for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019 award.
Northeast’s first anthology film screened in Guwahati: Three filmmakers have come together to create an anthology in Assamese language, the first of its kind in the northeast, centered around themes of existentialism and loneliness.