1. Shahrukh Khan Should Be Booked For Vadodara Stampede, Police Tells Court.
Shahrukh Khan, one of the biggest Bollywood superstar, has fallen into another controversy and this time he might end up being booked under the IPC section 304 a 2 (causing death due to negligence) as well as sections of Railway Act. Tarun Barot, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Western Railway), in a report filed to the judicial magistrate, that Shahrukh Khan as well as Excel Entertainment Pvt Ltd, the company which promoted ‘Raees’, should be booked for triggering a stampede and chaos at Vadodara railway station on 23rd January 23 that left one person dead. According to the report, the incident took place because of Shah Rukh Khan and his team, while promoting the movie, ignored safety and security guidelines while throwing T-shirts and balls towards fans on the platform.
2. Petrol And Diesel Prices To Change Daily, Starting From Today.
Petrol and Diesel prices will be changed daily, starting from today, according to any movement in the international oil prices. Prices will be changed at 6 am every day depending on the movement in International prices on the previous day. Dynamic fuel pricing also termed as daily revision of RSP (Retail selling prices), has already been executed on a pilot basis in Udaipur, Visakhapatnam, Jamshedpur, Puducherry and Chandigarh from May 1. To check the rice movement, customers can download Indian Oil’s app [email protected], visit IOC’s official website and can even send a message (RSP< SPACE >DEALER CODE TO 9224992249). The dealer code of each and every petrol pump will be displayed at the fuel station itself.
According to the authorities, consumers will not feel the pinch of a big hike that fortnightly changes bring and the move is also expected to help to keep hoarding in check and consumers might be benefited with an international cut sooner. Oil marketing companies, on the other hand, would not have to be bothered about political repercussions of price hikes.
3. Suspected Terrorist Presence in J&K’s Kulgam District, Search Operation Begins.
A cordon and search operation has been initiated at Arwani village of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir after Indian security forces received intelligence reports about the presence of suspected terrorists on Friday morning. The development comes a day after terrorists attacked a police patrol party in Hyderpora area of Srinagar that left two policemen injured, one of whom died on Friday morning after fighting with his injuries. Also, on Thursday, Pakistani troops initiated another ceasefire violation in Naushera Sector of Jammu and Kashmir along the Line of Control after which the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.
4. 1993 Bombay Blasts Case: Fate Of Abu Salem and Six Others To Be Decided Today.
A special TADA court is expected to pronounce its final judgment in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts that involve seven accused, one of them being extradited gangster Abu Salem. Mustafa Dossa, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, Karimullah Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui, Abdul Quayyum and Tahir Merchant are the other six accused. They were separated from the main case since they were arrested at the time of main trial’s conclusion in which 100 people were convicted. The dastardly 1993 Bombay Blasts left 257 people dead, 713 severely injured and Rs 27 crore worth of destroyed properties.
1993 Bombay Blasts Case: 24 years on, D-Day for Abu Salem & 6 others accused
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5. Cuba Policy: Trump To Bring In Some Changes On Cuba’s Trade And Travel Policies.
As per the White House, US President Donald Trump is going to announce new restrictions on trade and travel policies of Cuba, on Friday. However, he’ll not entirely reverse Barack Obama’s 2015 rapprochement with Havana. Commercial flights, as well as the Diplomatic relations between the two countries, will remain the same, but the travel to Cuba will now be more tightly monitored than before. Along with this, the business will face restrictions aimed at ensuring that Cuban military and intelligence organisations do not benefit. A senior White House official said, “The new policy will empower the Cuban people,” as reported by The Guardian. The official also added, “It does not target the Cuban people but the measures are designed to restrict the flow of money to oppressive elements of the Cuban regime.”
Trump is going to announce the new policies today in Miami, Little Havana, and this will fulfill one of his major election campaign promises.
6. Sensex And Nifty Open In Green, Rupee Weakens Against US Dollar.
BSE’s Benchmark Sensex was trading higher by 107 points at 31,182.73 during the early trade on Friday due to sustained buying by investors in the automobile, FMCG as well as oil and gas stocks. NSE’s Nifty also gained 30.10 points to trade at 9.608.15 on Friday morning. Indian Rupee, on the other hand, lost the fight against US Dollar and weakened by 15 paise on increased demand for the American Currency by banks and importers. The greenback was valued at Rs 64.68 during the morning trade.