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Major News and Events of 18 April 2017

What Happened on 18 April 2017


Vijay Mallya Arrested in London, Granted Bail

As per reports, Vijay Mallya who was accused of defaulting on loans that were worth crores in India, was arrested by Scotland Yard in London today. However, he was granted bail after a few hours.

Reports also say that on 8 February, as per the Extradition Treaty between India and the UK, a formal extradition request for Mallya through a note verbale was given by India to UK.

Yogi Adityanath Government Transfers Many IAS Officers

As per reports, 41 IAS officers have been transferred by Yogi Adityanath government in a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Uttar Pradesh.

This was BJP government's second reshuffle in UP. Earlier this month, similar orders were issued to 20 IAS officers and eight officers are still on waitlist.




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