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Major News and Events of 28 December 2015

What Happened on 28 December 2015

Tanker with inflammable gas overturns in MP

A tanker carrying inflammable gas overturned on the Seoni-Narsinghpur Highway in Madhya Pradesh. Initial reports say the highway has been closed for the public in addition to immediate evacuation of all nearby villages.

West Bengal's Malda explosion leaves two dead, two injured

An explosion took place at a plastic scrap workshop in the Malda district of West Bengal. Reports say two people have died and two others have been injured as an aftermath of this explosion.

Pay for videos - Global Media Houses say to Indians

Though the trend of free videos has already gained a lot of traction in India, high-end media firms are constantly persuading Indians to pay in order to subscribe for multiple streaming and download services. The latest Hotstar app by Star India Unit has indeed become the best mobile app that offers free online access to delayed T.V. shows and movies. Such similar initiatives seek to gather customers who are more than willing to pay a fee for enjoying their favourite videos/T.V. shows.

Reliance employees can now enjoy Reliance Jio 4G Services

Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani, the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman & Managing Director, announced the launch of Reliance Jio 4D Services for 1 lakh+ Reliance employees and their families settled in different corners of the world. The download speed on Reliance Jio 4G network during the beta-test phase would be around 70Mbps but would usually be between 15-30 Mbps.

Kejriwal denies apologizing for targeting Jaitley

In retaliation to BJP’s demand for a public apology by the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP leader has politely refrained from obliging. He has instead shown his consent in performing a ‘cross-examination’ of the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in connection with alleged corruption in Delhi’s cricket body.

Maharashtra Congress embarrassed over articles criticising INC leaders

The Congress party in Maharashtra faced an embarrassing situation when one of its mouthpieces featured articles that have criticized the party’s two biggest leaders viz: Sonia Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. It is the December issue of “Congress Darshan” which states that Sonia Gandhi’s father was a member of Italy’s fascist forces.

Kejriwal should apologize, says BJP

After missing out on the name of current finance minister Arun Jaitley in the report of city government’s inquiry panel into DDCA affairs, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been asked to apologize in public. In retaliation to this, Kejriwal asked BJP as to why Jaitely was afraid of a probe if he hasn’t indulged in something wrong.

One held for killing two Bihar-based engineers

Bihar’s Darbhanga district saw the killing of 2 engineers working for a private road construction company. The police said that the two deceased engineers had received calls for ransom just a week before they were shot dead. With the suspension of one cop, the case has now been handed over to the State’s Special Task Force.

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