Daily News

Politics:

  • “It’s time to change Goa”, says Arvind Kejriwal.
  • BJP national president Amit Shah will go ahead with his plan to take a holy dip, named ‘Samrasta Snan’ (social harmony bath), with Dalit sadhus in the Shipra river on Wednesday during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Ujjain.
  • AAP on Tuesday alleged Delhi University Registrar Tarun Das, who termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BA degree as “genuine”, is “under pressure” from the Centre to authenticate “forged” degree and mark sheets and indulging in a “cover-up operation.
  • “India will have to raise growth rate to 9% to eliminate poverty”,says Prez Pranab Mukherjee.

Sports:

  • Rafael Nadal said that he is in confident mood ahead of his first match of the Rome Masters, despite his semi-final defeat to Andy Murray in Madrid last week.
  • West Ham bade farewell to the Boleyn Ground after 112 years with a pulsating 3-2 victory over Manchester United to leave the visitors’ top-four hopes in tatters on Tuesday.
  • La Liga president Javier Tebas has renewed his old feud with Angel Maria Villar, saying he hopes the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) chief becomes head of UEFA because it will mean him leaving his current position.
  • VR Raghunath, Dharamvir Singh and Ritu Rani have been recommended for the Arjuna Award while Sylvanus Dung Dung has been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award and veteran coach CR Kumar got recommendation for the Dronacharya Award.

World & Technology:

  • A desktop app version of WhatsApp comes to PCís running Microsoft’s Windows 8 (or higher) and Apple’s Macintosh computers running OS X 10.9+ (or higher).
  • Mahindra launches XUV500 W6 Automatic in India starting at Rs 14.29 lakh.
  • Barack Obama will become the first US president to visit Hiroshima in Japan later in May, but he will not apologise for the United States’ dropping of an atomic bomb on the city at the end of World War Two, the White House said on Tuesday.
  • NASA has released 56 formerly-patented agency technologies into the public domain, making them freely available for unrestricted commercial use.
  • NASA’s Kepler telescope finds 1,284 new planets, largest trove ever.

Nation:

  • Foreign banks stopped opening branches in India as they feel it’s ‘not worth’, says Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan.
  • Indian Navy launches state-of-the-art underwater vigil system in Visakhapatnam.
  • The Supreme Court may consider the central government’s plea to hold the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati, besides English and Hindi.
  • Health ministry launches toll free number to boost cadaver donation.
  • Soham, a 13-year-old boy from Saket in Thane, has penned his first but not the last novel ó Wars of Octavelon ó which was published by an American publisher last month. The book is now available in the US, the UK and India.
  • Human resource development ministry has asked the council to teach yoga along with Urdu at its centres.

Entertainment:

  • “Would love to play Abdul Kalam on screen”,says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • Ranveer Singh says he has faced ridicule, racism, humiliation.
  • The Supreme Court allowed the Income Tax (IT) department to reopen the 2001 tax case against actor Amitabh Bachchan over his earnings during the quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).

Politics:

  • “Ashamed that my ministry had to wait 9 months to get approval for ‘simple’ parking lot”,says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday expressed her frustration over the absence of some members in the House, saying it was a “very bad” trend.
  • Assembly Elections 2016,Rahul Gandhi cancels visit to Puducherry, Tamil Nadu & Kerala citing health reasons.
  • Kerala Elections 2016,”India is my home but not ashamed of my Italian roots”, says Sonia Gandhi.
  • “PM’s degree controversy a non-issue, not interested in ‘personal attack’ against him”,says Nitish Kumar

Sports:

  • Leicester City’s triumphant coach Claudio Ranieri could one day win a World Cup for his native country, Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio said on Monday.
  • “We can win medal in Rio”, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa.
  • Match 39 of the 2016 Indian Premier League, in which Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by one run at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali on Monday.
  • England stars Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow warmed up for next week’s first Test against Sri Lanka in record-breaking style as they shattered a host of Yorkshire records in their triple-century stand against Surrey on Monday.

World & Technology:

  • Egypt minister orders for translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s diaries into Arabic.
  • State-run BSNL is planning to rope in technology partners for the rollout its 4G services on revenue sharing basis in 14 telecom circles of the country.
  • Tata Steel Europe announced on Monday it has received seven expressions of interest to acquire the firmís UK ailing business.
  • ìMicrosoft will be shutting down the MSN portal in China on June 7.
  • Google on Monday announced the launch of its free high-speed public Wi-Fi service at Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations.

Nation:

  • Lok Sabha on Monday remembered Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am air hostess who died saving passengers on a hijacked flight in 1986, during a discussion on the Anti-Hijacking Bill 2016.
  • “It is only with love that we can hold Kashmir”,says Chief Justice of India TS Thakur.
  • “I have not left Haji Ali movement, but Sabarimala is equally important”,says Trupti Desai.
  • The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities to draw an “action plan” to ensure maximum participation of students and teachers on the International Day of Yoga on June 21.
  • NEET issue, Supreme Court says no to separate medical entrance tests for MBBS, BDS by states.

Entertainment:

  • “Raman Raghav 2 movie was mentally draining”,says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu launches a one-stop movie talent hub.
  • “Fairly disagree with PM Narendra Modi on policy”, says American actor, director kal penn.
  • Pop star Justin Bieber added to his body art with a new face tattoo.

Nation:

  • Foreign banks stopped opening branches in India as they feel it’s ‘not worth’, says Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan.
  • Indian Navy launches state-of-the-art underwater vigil system in Visakhapatnam.
  • The Supreme Court may consider the central government’s plea to hold the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati, besides English and Hindi.
  • Health ministry launches toll free number to boost cadaver donation.
  • Soham, a 13-year-old boy from Saket in Thane, has penned his first but not the last novel ó Wars of Octavelon ó which was published by an American publisher last month. The book is now available in the US, the UK and India.
  • Human resource development ministry has asked the council to teach yoga along with Urdu at its centres.

Entertainment:

  • “Would love to play Abdul Kalam on screen”,says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • Ranveer Singh says he has faced ridicule, racism, humiliation.
  • The Supreme Court allowed the Income Tax (IT) department to reopen the 2001 tax case against actor Amitabh Bachchan over his earnings during the quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).

Sports:

  • Leicester City’s triumphant coach Claudio Ranieri could one day win a World Cup for his native country, Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio said on Monday.
  • “We can win medal in Rio”, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa.
  • Match 39 of the 2016 Indian Premier League, in which Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by one run at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali on Monday.
  • England stars Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow warmed up for next week’s first Test against Sri Lanka in record-breaking style as they shattered a host of Yorkshire records in their triple-century stand against Surrey on Monday.

World & Technology:

  • Egypt minister orders for translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s diaries into Arabic.
  • State-run BSNL is planning to rope in technology partners for the rollout its 4G services on revenue sharing basis in 14 telecom circles of the country.
  • Tata Steel Europe announced on Monday it has received seven expressions of interest to acquire the firmís UK ailing business.
  • ìMicrosoft will be shutting down the MSN portal in China on June 7.
  • Google on Monday announced the launch of its free high-speed public Wi-Fi service at Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations.

Nation:

  • Lok Sabha on Monday remembered Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am air hostess who died saving passengers on a hijacked flight in 1986, during a discussion on the Anti-Hijacking Bill 2016.
  • “It is only with love that we can hold Kashmir”,says Chief Justice of India TS Thakur.
  • “I have not left Haji Ali movement, but Sabarimala is equally important”,says Trupti Desai.
  • The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities to draw an “action plan” to ensure maximum participation of students and teachers on the International Day of Yoga on June 21.
  • NEET issue, Supreme Court says no to separate medical entrance tests for MBBS, BDS by states.

Entertainment:

  • “Raman Raghav 2 movie was mentally draining”,says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu launches a one-stop movie talent hub.
  • “Fairly disagree with PM Narendra Modi on policy”, says American actor, director kal penn.
  • Pop star Justin Bieber added to his body art with a new face tattoo.