Sabarimala row, Amritsar tragedy, Essar Steel, Badhaai ho, China moon+

India

Sabarimala: Supreme court order to allow everyone to visit Ayyappa temple created major uproar in Kerala state. Ayyappa devotees agitating against the orders of the SC and allowing women between 10 and 50 years would hit the sentiments of the people. Some women activists are attempting to make a visit to temple despite the agitation around. Honorable court verdict is based on some senior people who gave judgment and must be respected by all. Temple will remain open for 127 days from Vijaya dasami to sankranti.

Amritsar Dussera tragedy: Its gross negligence on the part of the Ramleela organizers and Railways as well. Sppeing train killed 80+ people and injuring many when people were watching Ravan dahan.

Banks offer zero balance savings bank account. SBI, HDFC and ICICI joined the group to lift the minimum balance requirements.

Jio 4G – launches annual plan of Rs.1699 at 1.5GB / day . Airtel and BSNL struggling to catch this offer as there may be movement of users to Jio

PM Narendra Modi visits Shirdi for darshan of Saibaba.

PM hands over the keys of houses to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G)   Affordable housing beneficiaries were around 40,000 in Maharashtra

Rahul Gandhi on political pitching tour in Telangana Hyderabad.

Arcelor Mittal close to winning bankrupt Essar Steel. Essar Steel had 49,000 cr debts and Arcelor working towards clearing all debts topping on Vedanta to take over bid of Essar Steel.

Mobile world

  • Nokian prices slashed for 3.1, 5.1, 6.1 and 8
  • Xiaomi launch Redmi Note 6 Pro

Badhaai Ho – Ayushmann Khurana’s film is a super hit with Day2 collecitons of 19 cr.

World

Afghanistan parliamentary elections amidst multiple blasts hit polling centers with militant threats

Africa’s billionaire Mohammed Dewji, 43 years old CEO of METL group abducted in Tanzania is released and returned home safely.

China launching artificial moon to light up cities.

  • Illumination satellites work on optics light reflection and 8 times brighter than moon light.
  • Satellite will be placed at 500km orbit to focus certain cities to save on electricity costing, replace street lamps.

Namaste England – Arjun Kapoor and PArineeti Chopra’s film is disappointing

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