Indian Army, Baahubali 2, SBI Rate Cut: Unmissable Morning Round-Up
At Jagran, we believe 'well begun is half done.' So, here's our take on key stories that you need to know to start your day.
Mutilation Of Soldiers: Government Warns Of 'Appropriate Response'
Hours after two Indian soldiers were killed and mutilated at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, the army and Union minister Arun Jaitley warned Pakistan of "appropriate response", indicating that India will retaliate over and beyond the heavy counter-fire the forces resorted to on Monday. But sources indicate that within the government, there is discomfort over the attack -- given the audacity and the symbolic challenge of the mutilation.
EC Cancels Anantnag Lok Sabha Bypoll
The Election Commission has cancelled the Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll, saying the ground situation is not conducive to hold free and fair elections. The bypoll, earlier slated to be held on April 12, was postponed for May 25 due to poor law and order situation.
Trump To Speak By Phone With Putin On Tuesday : White House
US President Donald Trump will speak by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday at 12:30 pm, the White House said on Monday night. A senior Trump administration official said the two leaders would likely discuss the civil war in Syria, where Moscow backs the government of Bashar al-Assad and the United States supports rebels trying to overthrow him.
'Baahubali 2' Collects Over Rs 400 Crore In Opening Weekend
Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" has upped the bar for box office earnings for Indian films by amassing Rs 400 crore plus worldwide in its opening weekend since its release on April 28, according to trade experts. The film, featuring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah in the lead, released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam in over 6500 screens across India, and in 9000 plus screens worldwide.
SBI Cuts Deposit Rates By Up To 50bps, Other Banks May Follow
State Bank of India has cut interest rates on term deposits by up to 50 basis points. Deposits of two-to-three years maturity will now generate a return of only 6.25% annually as against 6.75% earlier. The revision in interest rates came into effect from April 29 and takes into account the growth in deposits following the merger of associate banks.