1. ‘Can’t Silence My Voice By Targeting Karti’: Chidambaram
Former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram said that the government cannot silence his voice by targeting his son, Karti Chidambaram. The Enforcement Department had said that it issued the show-cause notice to Karti in connection to a FEMA violation. “No notice has been served upon Karti Chidambaram so far. If a notice is received, a suitable reply will be sent,” said Chidambaram.
2. Chennai Politics: OPS and Sasikala to Reunite
A major twist in Chennai political drama, the groups of O Panneerselvam and VK Sasikala met on late Monday night to discuss possibilities of their reunion.
3. NASA to Stream Live 360-degree Video of Rocket Launch
The US space agency NASA is all set to broadcast the world’s first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch. The live 360 stream of the cargo resupply mission liftoff to the International Space Station can be viewed on its Television YouTube Channel starting 10 minutes prior to lifting off. The launch is targeted for April 18 during a 30-minute window that opens at 11:11 am EDT.
4. Arnab Goswami Gets Legal Notice From Media Group
Popular news anchor, Arnab Goswami, who recently announced the launch of his new news venture ‘Republic’, had uploaded an audio clip on Youtube, claiming to have received a legal notice from a media group. The media group is threatening him with imprisonment if he uses the phrase ‘nation wants to know’.
5. IIT-Kharagpur to Teach “Vaastu Shastra” Soon!
IIT-Kharagpur is planning to introduce Vaastu Shastra in its curriculum soon. “Today, the whole world is looking at the concept of Vaastu which talks about the synergy between nature and civilization. We want to make young generations aware of that,” said Professor Joy Sen, Head of the Institute’s Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management.
6. Bhuvaneswar Kumar Help Hyderabad Win by 5 Runs Against Punjab
Indian bowler Bhuvaneswar Kumar ended with figures5/19 to win a thrilling encounter for Hyderabad against Punjab. Mannan Vohra smashed a brilliant 95 runs off 50 balls to get Punjab close to the target of 160. But Punjab couldn’t withstand Kumar’s brilliant bowling in the 19th over and they were all out for 154 runs.
7. Alia Bhatt Supports Snapchat CEO, ‘Evan Spiegel’
Bollywood actress, Alia Bhatt, a prominent user of Snapchat has said that she did not believe that Evan had made the comment on India saying it is ‘poor’. “I don’t think he has said anything like that.”Snapchat’s rating had dropped to one in the app store after its CEO’s alleged comment about India.
8. Rs 1000 Crore Budget for Mahabharata Movie
An UAE-based Indian businessman is pumping in Rs. 1,000 crore to produce India’s biggest ever motion picture, ‘The Mahabharata‘. The ambitious project will be directed by ad filmmaker VA Shrikumar Menon. To be produced in two parts, the shoot begins in September 2018 and the film is expected to release in early 2020 and will be shot in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu and will be dubbed into major Indian and foreign languages.
These were the top headlines of the day, we’ll be back with more tomorrow.