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AAP volunteers shouted slogans as Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhusan expelled out

Immense crowd could be seen on the highway of north west Delhi's Kapashera and at Callista Resorts, a venue for National Council meet of the Aam Aadami Party (AAP). Yogendra Yadav who along with Prashant Bhushan has been expelled from the National Executive sat on 15 min dharna. Volunteers were seen shouting slogans and fighting with each other and media. Chief minister and AAP party chief Arvind Kejriwal spoke for the first time on this matter. He was very emotional and expressed a grief that they are fighting with their own rather than corruption.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi visits Rae Bareli and Amethi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited Rae Bareli and Amethi to asses the damage caused by unseasonal rain and to condole the death of 15 people in Janata Express crash. She said that looking after Amethi and Rae Bareli is the combined responsibility of the Gandhi family. She added that she is emotionally connected with Amethi and has been visiting the place since the 1980s. Ina one day tour Sonia Gandhi visited four villages in these two constituencies. She talked about the issue of delayed and inadequate compensation and promised to raise the same with the NDA government.

PM Modi to focus on job creation in India during his three-nation visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his visit to France, Germany and Canada from 10-16 April said that purpose of his visit is to create more jobs for youth in India and to discuss country's economic agenda. In France he will visit high-tech industrial units outside Paris. In Germany PM Modi and Chancellor Merkel will inaugurate Hannover Messe. In Canada he will interact with industry leaders. Prime Minister Modi also tweeted - "My France, Germany and Canada visit is centred around supporting India's economic agenda and creating jobs for our youth."

Honda to invest Rs965 cr to increase production capacity of its cars and bikes in India

To push production capacity, Japanese auto manufacturer Honda Motor Co. is likely to invest Rs.965 crore in its two-wheeler and car businesses in India. The company is planning to increase its manufacturing capacity of cars by 60,000 units and of two-wheelers by 600,000 units by 2016. To achieve this, investment of Rs.585 crore will be made in two-wheeler production plant in the Narsapura area near Bengaluru by Honda Motorcycles and Scooters in India (HMSI) and Rs.380 crore will be invested in Tapukara plant in Rajasthan by Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL).

RBI proposes a change in corporate loan

In a proposal, the Reserve Bank of India has asked to bring down the ceiling of a lending capacity of a bank to a company or corporate group. The proposal has been made to align exposure limit of India to the international Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) rules. As per new rule the banks will be allowed to lend up to 25% of their core capital from the earlier 55%. The change will be implemented by 1 January 2019.

IT and Telecom Minister says Highly Successful Auction will Increase rates by just 1.3 Paise Per Minute

Minister of IT and Communications, Ravi Shankar Prasad, has called the recently concluded spectrum auction as the most successful one in the history of telecommunications in India. However, he rubbished speculations that the high auction rates of spectrum will sharply increase mobile rates. Prasad told media that time period of auctioned spectrums is for twenty years and the total load per year for the operators will be around Rs. 5,300 crore, which increases call rate by 1.3 paise per minute. Reports say that Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel spent Rs. 30,300 and Rs. 29,100 crore respectively during auction.

Xiaomi to sell Mi 4 and Redmi Note 4G via Mobile Store

In order to expand its market in India, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has teamed up with Mobile Store. Earlier the company used to sell smartphones only through Flipkart. For buying a handset one has to register online and above that entire inventory used to be sold within few seconds. This was really frustrated for many buyers. As per media reports Xiaomi’s Mi 4 and Redmi Note 4G are likely to be available through the Mobile Store in Delhi NCR at Rs 19,999 and Rs 9,999, respectively.

TRAI may regulate VoIP and IM apps

The telecom regulatory of India (TRAI) is preparing to regulate VoIP and IM applications. Under this change, services such as WhatsApp, Skype and Viber and many other may have to pay revenue to telecom operators. The final decision may be taken in a few more months. TRAI had earlier refused to regulate OTT (over the top) services.

Bajaj Auto Launches its Fastest Pulsar Bike Yet in India

Bajaj Auto has launched its fastest-ever Pulsar bike yet in India - RS200 - yesterday. While the Non-ABS version will be available at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1,18500 in Delhi, ABS-version will cost Rs. 1,30,269. Per available information, Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is the fastest bike yet in the Pulsar category, where the top speed is claimed to be 141kmph. Reports say, the new RS200 is the fully-faired version of Pulsar 200NS and both of them run on a 199cc engine. In an official statement, Bajaj has claimed that per litre efficiency of RS200 is 54kmpl.

Saina Nehwal is now world No. Badminton player

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has become world No. 1 Badminton player. She defeated Carolina Marin of Spain in India Open semifinal at the Siri Fort. While expressing her happiness she kept saying that she can't believe that she is No. 1. Former national champion Vimal Kumar said that Saina's work ethic are commendable and she has brought a revolution in Indian badminton.

Sania Nehwal defeated Hana

Indian shuttler Sania Mirza defeated Hana 21-15 21-12 in the women's singles competition at the Siri Fort Sports Complex to enter the semifinals. Kidambi Srikanth also defeated Japan's Takuma Ueda. But the biggest shock of the day was the defeat of five-time World champion Lin Dan. Indonesian, the eighth seed and World No. 10 Tommy Sugiarto defeated Dan.

India Loses Semi-Final Match Against Australia in ICC World Cup

India was humiliated by Australia during second semi-final match of ICC World Cup 2015 yesterday. With Steve Smith (105) and Aaron Finch (81) putting up a second-wicket partnership of 182 runs Australia scored 328 runs at a loss of seven wickets. With 329 target to chase, India got a good start but soon lost 4 wickets in quick succession. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 65 runs and was highest scorer of Team India. India was all out by scoring 233 runs in 46.5 overs. Aussies won the match by 95 runs and will now face New Zealand in the final.

Two Pakistani smugglers shot dead by BSF

Border Security Force or BSF has shot dead two suspected Pakistani smugglers at the border outpost Rattan Khurd. They were trying to enter into the Indian territory. 12 kg heroin worth Rs. 60 crores and an AK-47 assault rifle have also been recovered from the smugglers.

Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan removed from AAP national executive

The Aam Aadami Party's (AAP) senior and founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have been sacked from the AAP's national executive. The decision is based on majority at the national council meet. Both the leaders had challenged the leadership of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Manish Sisodia introduced this resolution. Along with them two other leaders Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have also been removed from the Party's national executive.

Lieutenant Shekhawat's Body Recovered From Indian Navy Dornier Aircraft's Crash Site

27-year old woman officer Lieutenant Shekhawat’s body was recovered yesterday from the crash site of Indian Navy Dornier aircraft. She is the first woman officer in India to die during line of duty. The dornier’s wreakage was located yesterday morning 60 meters below sea in the south-west coastal region of Goa. In 2010, Lieutenant Shekhawat was commissioned in Navy and at the time of death, she was training to become an Observer. Per a senior officer, a Board of Inquiry will determine the reason of Navy Dornier’s crash. He added that Shekhawat died because of her inability to come out of the aircraft.