Major News and Events of 11 April 2016
What Happened on 11 April 2016
AAP to announce candidates for Punjab Polls 2017 by June end
Bharti Airtel is willing to pay Rs. 35,00 crores for acquiring the rights to use the 4G spectrum of Aircel in eight different telecom circles. This is Airtel’s second deal in less than a month’s time and the same will definitely make the firm a pan-India operator for offering high speed mobile data services. The eight circles for which Airtel will be buying the 4G spectrum of Aircel include Tamil Nadu (including Chennai), Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, the North-East, West Bengal and Orissa.
AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has said it will be announcing the names of all the candidates on 117 seats in the Punjab Assembly Elections which are scheduled to take place early next year i.e. by June end. Additionally, the first list of candidates will be released by May end with the election campaign committee starting its work from 25 April 2016. AAP has also constituted a 16-member election campaign committee and 5-member screening committee which will be involved in finding out the most suitable candidates.