In a shocking development, an explosive PETN was found in UP Assembly. Also, an FIR was registered against AIB over PM Modi’s meme. Look at the top trending stories of the day.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognizance into the issue of a packet of suspicious white powder found in the State Assembly and has sought for a National Investigative Agency (NIA) probe into it. Adityanath, while confirming that an explosive, by the name of Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), was indeed found in the Assembly, pressed for more vigilance in Uttar Pradesh, more particularly in the Assembly and rued the absence of a Quick Response Team (QRT) for the state.
National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam on Friday said that a suo moto action will be taken against Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan for revealing the name of the Malayalam actress in front of the media, who was abducted and sexually assaulted in February. “Will take a suo moto action against Kamal Haasan. We will soon send a notice,” Kumaramangalam said.
Sri Lanka’s World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has alleged that the 2011 ICC World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka hosted in Mumbai was fixed and demanded a probe into the matter.According to a report in Sri Lanka’s English newspaper Daily Mirror, Ranatunga, while reacting to former skipper Kumar Sangakkara’s comments on whose behest the 2009 tour of Pakistan was arranged, said: “Sangakkara wants an inquiry into the tour of Pakistan then they should have one. But I think we should also inquire into what happened to the Sri Lanka team during the 2011 World Cup final. I think this is something that the Sports Minister should look into rather than concentrating on fitness issues.”
All India Bakchod (AIB) has landed in another controversy. The YouTube group which has already cracked hundreds of jokes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have once again come under scanner for their latest meme. Their tweet showed a doctored image which showed ‘Modi’ waiting at railway station and using dog filter on Snapchat, along #Wanderlust.
The south west monsoon has covered all parts of Maharashtra bringing good rains and relief to farmers. The central part of Maharashtra is a major food grains growing area and rainfall in this region has brought relief to farmers as well as the state administration. “For the first time in July, the south west monsoon has brought rains to all parts of the state. There had been showers since July 1, but of low intensity and scattered. It is good that the entire Maharashtra is now covered,” an official of the Indian Meteorological Department said.