March 25, 2017: Top Stories Of The Day

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:00 IST

Cut the clutter and read Jagran English's evening bulletin to know the top 10 stories of the day.

March 25, 2017: Top Stories Of The Day
News wrap of the day.

Cut the clutter and read Jagran English's evening bulletin to know the top 10 stories of the day.

1. NSA Ajit Doval's US Visit Reinforces Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

NSA Ajit Doval's US Visit Reinforces Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

The Trump Administration is seeking to deepen its counter-terrorism cooperation with India and expand it further, sources said after National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval's high profile meetings with top US officials.

Doval during his US visit this week met US Defence Secretary General (rtd) James Mattis, Secretary of Homeland Security General (rtd) John Kelly and National Security Advisor Lt Gen H R McMaster.

2. Tejaswi Yadav Dares UP CM Adityanath Yogi To Set Up An 'Anti-Daru Squad'

Tejaswi Yadav Dares UP CM Adityanath Yogi To Set Up An 'Anti-Daru Squad'

Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday dared new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to ban liquor and set up an "anti-Daru squad" on the lines of the much hyped anti-Romeo squad.

"Liquor is dangerous, it pollutes health and society. Yogiji don't divert people's attention and constitute anti-Daru squad (anti-liquor squad)," Tejaswi, the younger son of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, told media.

3. FIR Registered Against Film Maker For Remarks Against UP CM Adityanath

FIR Registered Against Film Maker For Remarks Against UP CM Adityanath

An FIR has been registered against film maker Shirish Kunder with Hazratganj Police for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi.

The FIR was registered yesterday based on a complaint filed by Amit Kumar Tiwari, Secretary of Thakurdwara Trust of
Ayodhya, said Deputy SP Avnish Kumar Mishra.

4. Trump's Healthcare Bill Aimed At Replacing Obamacare Fails To Get Support

Trump's Healthcare Bill Aimed At Replacing Obamacare Fails To Get Support

Donald Trump today expressed his disappointment and surprise after House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew a healthcare bill aimed at repealing and replacing the
Obamacare policy from vote after his party failed to muster the votes needed to get it passed.

Trump's disappointment came after a vote on the Republican healthcare bill was scrapped due to lack of support.

5. Andhra Pradesh Woman Techie, Son Found Dead In New Jersey Home

Andhra Pradesh Woman Techie, Son Found Dead In New Jersey Home

The parents of an Indian woman who along with her seven-year-old son found dead in their home in New Jersey, suspect the involvement of their son-in-law.

N. Hanumantha Rao allegedly found the bodies of his wife N. Sasikala (40) and son Anish Sai when he returned home from work on Thursday evening, his family said in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

6. Barred By All Airlines For Assaulting Air India Staff, Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad Takes Train To Home

Barred By All Airlines, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad Takes Train To Home

After being barred by airlines for assaulting an Air India employee, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had to take a train to Mumbai where he has been summoned by his part chief Uddhav Thackeray.

The grounded Member of Parliament boarded the first class coach of August Kranti Express from Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station to Mumbai Central at around 5 pm on Friday, a railway official said.

7. Software Flaws Released By WikiLeaks Have Been Fixed: Apple

Software Flaws Released By WikiLeaks Have Been Fixed: Apple

Apple says purported hacking techniques released by WikiLeaks this week have all been fixed in recent iPhones and Mac computers.

Documents released yesterday pointed to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple devices using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices.

8. Election Commission Transfers Chennai Police Commissioner Ahead Of RK Nagar Assembly Bypoll

EC Transfers Chennai Police Commissioner Ahead Of RK Nagar Assembly Bypoll

The Election Commission has ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S George following a complaint by DMK, ahead of the RK Nagar Assembly bypoll in Tamil Nadu.

Sources in the poll panel said George's transfer order was issued last night. Karan Singh has been appointed as the new city police chief, they said.

9. India Vs Aus: Debutant Kuldeep Yadav Puts Australia In Fix

India Vs Aus: Debutant Kuldeep Yadav Puts Australia In Fix

Debutant chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav brought India back in the game with a mesmerising spell as Australia were all out to 300 runs despite another defiant hundred by Steve Smith on the first day of the fourth and final cricket Test.

India's first ever left-arm wrist spinner bamboozled Australian batsmen in a terrific post-lunch spell where he accounted for David Warner (56), Peter Handscombe (8) and Glenn Maxwell (8) to put brakes on Australia, who were on a roll during the opening session, courtesy Smith (111).

10. Phillauri Box-Office Collection: Anushka's Film Earns Rs 4 Crore On Day 1

Phillauri Box-Office Collection: Anushka's Film Earns Rs 4 Crore On Day 1

The film stars Punjabi star Diljit Dosanjh and 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma besides Anushka. It has been directed by Anshai Lal.
North India has contributed 52 per cent of the total 'Phillauri' collections.

"'Phillauri' is a high concept film with a big heart and we are happy with the start that it has had on day one. The film has good word of mouth and it will grow today.