March 28, 2017: Top Stories Of The Day

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:47 IST

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

March 28, 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. India Win Dharamsala Test By 8 Wickets To Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India Win Dharamsala Test By 8 Wickets To Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

A clinical India today regained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, beating Australia by eight wickets in the deciding fourth Test to clinch one of the most controversial and hard-fought bilateral contests in recent times.

It was India's seventh Test series win in a row -- continuing the dominance that started in 2015 with Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh being annihilated.

2. Greater Noida Horror: Nigerians Say 'Mob Hit Us With Rods, Knives'

Greater Noida Horror: Nigerians Say 'Mob Hit Us With Rods, Knives'

Four Nigerian students were allegedly attacked by residents who took out a candle-light march for a 17-year-old boy who had died last week due to suspected drug overdose. Five people have been arrested by the police in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the attack.

The protest march was taken out after police released some Nigerians detained for questioning in connection with the death of the Class 12 student, Manish, in Greater Noida's NSG Black Cats Enclave due to "lack of evidence".

3. Civilian Killed In Army Encounter In Kashmir's Budgam, Gun Battle On

Civilian Killed In Army Encounter In Kashmir's Budgam, Gun Battle On

One person was killed and four others were injured today in security forces' action against stone-pelting protesters near the encounter site in Chadoora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Durbugh area of Chadoora in the early hours following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.

4. Kolkata On Edge: Trinamool, Left Plan Massive Rallies On Narada Issue

Kolkata On Edge: Trinamool, Left Plan Massive Rallies On Narada Issue

Multiple rallies by Trinamool Congress and rival CPI-M over Narada tapes this week may bring back the memories of endless processions witnessed by city residents in the 60s through 90s, earning the city its infamous tag "City of Processions".

While generally speaking processions and rallies have become a thing of the past, thanks the present government's strict enforcment of rules debarring parties from holding too frequent rallies, occasionally they, including the party in power now, threw the rules to the wind.

5. Soon You Will Be Able To Track Location Of Your Bus In Uttar Pradesh

Soon You Will Be Able To Track Location Of Your Bus In Uttar Pradesh

If waiting at bus stand irks you, here is a good news. Uttar Pradesh Transport Department is planning to come up with a high-tech solution which will provide exact location and arrival time of buses.

The mobile app or online based facility will function like Railway's train tracker system. Once the system starts in the state, passengers will no longer have to wait for hours at bus stops.

6. Donald Trump Dials PM Narendra Modi, Congratulates Him For UP Victory

Donald Trump Dials PM Narendra Modi, Congratulates Him For UP Victory

US President Donald Trump on Monday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and congratulated him on his recent electoral success, the White House said.

Press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump congratulated PM Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on their electoral victories. The White House said the leaders spoke by phone.


7. Half Girlfriend First Look: Arjun, Shraddha Raise The Romance Quotient

Half Girlfriend First Look: Arjun, Shraddha Raise The Romance Quotient

The duo, who star as Madhav Jha and Riya Somani respectively, in the Mohit Suri-directed movie, took to Twitter to share their look from the film.

"A journey well begun is half done!!! Sharing the first poster of #HalfGirlfriend a film very close to my heart can't wait for #19thMay," wrote Arjun.

8. Virat Kohli No Longer Considers Australian Cricketers To Be Friends

Virat Kohli No Longer Considers Australian Cricketers To Be Friends

Indian captain Virat Kohli today said he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends after being targeted both on and off the field by them in a fiercely-fought Test series that his team won.

Kohli had stopped short of calling Steve Smith a cheat for his 'DRS Brain Fade' moment after which a section of Australian cricketers (current and former) along with their media targeted the Indian captain, going as far as to compare him with controversial US President Donald Trump.

9. Xiaomi Aims To Create 20,000 Jobs In India In Next 3 Years

Xiaomi Aims To Create 20,000 Jobs In India In Next 3 Years

In his address at the Economic Times Global Business Summit 2017, Lei said that the company has made major strides in a very short time.

"Internet plus action plan is a new form of economic plan where internet is integrated with traditional industries encouraging to the spirit of excellence in these industries and drive economic growth," he said, adding the policy elevates internet to become the most important engine of growth for China's economy and Xiaomi is one of the companies to adopt it.

10. Panasonic Launches Flagship 'LUMIX GH5' Camera In India

Panasonic Launches Flagship 'LUMIX GH5' Camera In India

Targeting professional photographers and videographers, Panasonic India today launched its new flagship camera "LUMIX GH5" that can capture 6K photos.

The newly-added 6K photo feature makes it possible to capture moments at 30 fps by extracting the frame with the best timing out of the 6K burst file (in 4:3 or 3:2 aspect) to save as an approximately 18MP equivalent high-resolution photo.