Major News and Events of 05 June 2016
What Happened on 05 June 2016
Rajnath says it will be a Betrayal of Pakistan if NIA not allowed to Visit Pakistan
SEBI Chairman says Sensex giving Annualised return of 15.5 Per Cent
Kaspersky Lab puts India among Top 5 Countries to be Attacked by Ransomware
Mathura Clash Mastermind Killed, Probe Team to Visit Spot Today
Maharashtra Minister Khadse Resigns after Corruption Charges, Retired HC Judge to Probe Allegations
PM Modi inaugurated Salma Dam (Afghan-India Friendship Dam where India made infrastructural investment of Rs. 1700 crore) yesterday in Afghanistan and highlighted Indo-Afghan friendship for its success. India has till now poured in over $1 billion in Afghanistan in terms of humanitarian aid and reconstruction projects in the terror-torn country. Indian PM has been conferred with Amir Amanullah Khan Award by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. PM Modi received ceremonial welcome at Emiri Diwan in Qatar’s Doha. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today met leading business leaders in Doha during his 2nd day of 5-nation tour. PM Modi highlighted railway, solar energy, agro processing, infrastructural expansion and upgradation, manufacturing, et al as promising areas of investment.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has made it clear that Pakistan will betray India if NIA (National Investigation Agency) team is not allowed to visit Pakistan for probing Pathankot terror attack. He made the point before a gathering of imminent persons and intellectuals in Pathankot. Per understanding between India and Pakistan, India has already allowed Pakistani investigators to visit India. Home Minister also made it clear that Jammu and Kashmir has never been an issue between the two countries. Rajnath said the only issue is Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Security watchdog SEBI’s (Security and Exchange Board of India) Chairman UK Sinha has told a renowned media channel in San Francisco that Indian market is ahead of others because of better corporate earning as well as heady mix of policy measures. While stressing on over 7.5 per cent growth forecast of Indian economy, Sinha said that the Indian portfolio market is giving large returns in the long run (with compound annualised growth rate of 15.5 per cent over the years).
Science and Technology
Kaspersky Lab, software security group based in Russia, has found out in its research that India is among the most vulnerable countries of being attacked by Ransomware. Kaspersky Lab’s Head of APAC Global Research and Analysis Team, Vitaly Kamluk, has said that India is among top 5 countries that is mostly attacked by Ransomware. Per Kamlum’s “Security Threat landscape” statistical report, India is the top most country that has been attacked by Teslacrypt ransomware (11,674 users) during March-May 2016.
Mastermind of Mathura clash Ram Vriksh Yadav, faction leader of Swadhin Bharat Vidhik Satyagrah cult, is reportedly shot dead (per post mortem report) during recent Mathura violence. Uttar Pradesh police Chief Javed Ahmed has said Yadav died in one of the explosions during clash when cooking gas cylinders were lit. Investigating team (led by Chandrakant, Commissioner of Aligarh and Presiding officer of the team), ordered by UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, will reach the violence spot today and take stock of the situation, where death toll has increased to 29 till now.
Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse yesterday resigned from his position after allegations surfaced against him regarding irregularities in land deal. He allegedly purchased 3 acres of MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation) land in Pune in his wife and son-in-law’s name at highly discounted price (Rs 3.75 crore in place of market value of Rs 40 crore). After receiving Khadse’s resignation, Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis announced that he will constitute an enquiry (headed by a retired high court judge) on the allegations.