Voting for Phase I of Assam Panchayat election underway:In Assam, first phase of Panchayat elections has begun.
Agusta-Westland VVIP chopper deal middleman Michel extradited to India:Major success in the Agusta-Westland VVIP chopper deal probe; absconding British middleman Christian Michel extradited to India from the UAE; He was arrested by CBI at Delhi airport.
Several MPs supporting ousted PM Ranil Wickremsinghe criticize conduct of President Maithripala Sirisena:In Sri Lanka, several MPs supporting ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe today criticized the conduct of President Maithripala Sirisena in Parliament while MPs supporting Mahinda Rajapaksa boycotted the session for the fifth consecutive day.
Gautam Gambhir to retire from all formats of cricket:Grit that forced people to take notice, commitment that earned kudos, plainspeak that raised eyebrows, Gautam Gambhir’s eventful 15 years in Indian cricket were all these and many more.
MRI scans may predict dementia risk before symptoms appear:Scientists have found that MRI brain scans can help predict whether a person will develop dementia in the next three years before the symptoms of the disorder appear.
India’s “heaviest and most powerful” satellite, GSAT-11, launched:The ISRO launched GSAT-11 satellite and put it successfully in earth orbit from Kourou Launch Zone, French Guiana in South America today. ISRO used the Ariane-5 VA246 heavyweight rocket of Arianespace for this mission.