Major News and Events of 07 October 2012
What Happened on 07 October 2012
Woman beaten to death in Kashmir, 3 cops held
Akai attempts to make 43 percent growth in sales in India
Seafood exports go down by 30%
Maken announces introduction of National Physical Fitness Programme
Big Boss 6 springs a surprise or two
India takes an initiative to help bring light in Pakistan villages
Robert Vadra has stated that the accusations of him getting unjustified favors from DLF are absolutely baseless and slanderous and are supposed to give a bad name to his family. Meanwhile Arvind Kejriwal has stated that Vadra is yet to answer queries regarding his connections with the company. Congress has been targeting Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption accusing them of bringing disrepute to the whole system and wanting cheap fame. BJP, meanwhile, has stated that instead of doing this they should clarify the whole situation through proper procedures. Vadra has stated that he abides by the laws, especially in his business transactions and has been in the industry for the past 21 years.
On Sunday Vadra thanked people for showing concern for him on his Facebook page stating that he had coped with the loss of his near and dear ones and was thus capable of handling all the negativity being directed towards him. Kejriwal though has been persistent in demanding answers to what he feels are specific queries from Vadra and also dismissed DLF’s answers as being far from the truth. DLF, on its part, has asked for answers from IAC and it is expected answers will be provided by October 8.
The Union Sports Minister, Ajay Maken, has stated that the Indian government will soon be launching the National Physical Fitness Programme (NPFP), which will be conducted on an all India level. It is supposed to be like Sports and Physical Aptitude Test (SPAT), which has been started by Haryana in 2011.
Maken has stated that the program has met with the approval of the Planning Commission and will be included in the 12th Five Year Plan. He has praised the way athletes and sportsperson from Haryana have performed at major events like the Olympics, Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games. He has further stated that if other states could replicate Haryana’s methods India will be among the top teams at the global events.
The 6th season of popular reality TV show Big Boss, hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, promises something different with a never before seen mix of contestants like an unconventional hairstylist, some social activists, and a divorced celebrity couple among others. Navjot Singh Sidhu, former cricketer turned politician and commentator, was the first entrant followed by south Indian heroin Sana Khan and Vrajesh Hirji. They were followed by Sampat Pal, who heads an activist group for women named Gulabi Gang.
Aseem Trivedi, a cartoonist recently in news for his anti corruption work and television actresses Aashka Goradia, Sayantani Ghosh and Urvashi Dholakia entered the Big Boss house next. They are joined by Dinesh Yadav, a Bhojpuri actor, Sapna Bhavnani, a celebrity hairstylist and actors Rajeev Paul and Delnaz Paul who are now divorced. Also on the show will be Karishma Kotak and Niketan Madhok, well known models. Rounding off the cast is Kashif Qureshi, a martial artist from Hyderabad who is the non celebrity in the show.
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