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Major News and Events of 04 August 2017

What Happened on 04 August 2017


Vice presidential poll: Mock voting for NDA MPs

In the light of the recent Presidential election where 21 invalid votes were polled out of which many of them were from the BJP, a meeting has been called for the NDA MPs on Friday for a mock voting preceding the Vice Presidential elections scheduled for Saturday. In the meeting, the Prime Minister will participate as an MLA. At the G.M.C. Balayogi Auditorium, PM Modi is likely to meet all the MP's of NDA and the parties that have pledged support for NDA's Vice Presidential Candidate M Venkaiah Naidu. The meeting would be quite a different one as it is likely to involve mock voting process which will have replicas of ballots.

77 Fishermen released by Sri Lanka arrive at Tamil Nadu port

Fishermen belonging to Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Karaikal districts were released by Sri Lanka yesterday. These fishermen arrested on different charges arrived today at the Karaikal port, Tamil Nadu. Yesterday these fishermen were handed over by the Sri Lankan Navy to the Indian authorities near the International Maritime Boundary Line. Following which these fishermen were escorted by the Coast Guard and they reached Karaikal Port today. According to the official sources, along with the family members and relatives, Fisheries Minister D.Jayakumar, Handlooms Minister O S Manian were there to receive the fishermen at the Karaikal Port.




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