1. Osama bin Laden photos shown during jallikattu protests: Panneerselvam
Chief Minister makes a detailed statement.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said various “anti-social elements” and organisations “infiltrated” the week-long pro-jallikattu protests on the Marina Beach in Chennai with the intention of “diverting” it.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.
2. Amarinder is Congress’ CM candidate for Punjab
Party vice president Rahul Gandhi announced it.
- Capt. (retd.) Amarinder Singh is the chief ministerial candidate of the Congress for Punjab, party vice president Rahul Gandhi announced at a rally in Majitha.
- Without explicitly naming AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal, Mr. Gandhi said that he aspired to be Chief Minister of both Delhi and Punjab.
Sikhism is the majority religion in Punjab practised by 57.69% of the population.
3. Centre will go the extra mile to develop AP: Jaitley
The 23rd edition of CII Partnership Summit
The 23rd edition of CII Partnership Summit-cum-Second Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Investment Summit got off to a colourful start here with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley praising high the leadership of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and stressing that the Centre would go the extra mile to develop the newly-carved out State on all fronts.
Second successive year
2,000 delegates, including 350 from 50 countries.
4. CBSE revises Class X, XII exam time table
The CBSE had advanced the board exam dates
- Addressing students’ concerns about the schedule of some papers, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has changed the examination dates of a few subjects of Class X and XII.
- The CBSE had advanced the board exam dates by nine days in the wake of elections in five states.
No of students will appear for the Class XII board exam.
5. Pak. teens held in Uri not guilty?
The two, arrested are likely to be cleared of terror charges.
- Two Pakistani teenagers, arrested for their alleged involvement in the terror attack on an Army camp in Uri last year, are likely to be cleared of terrorism charges.
- They could be booked under milder Sections for illegally crossing over to India.