Nirbhaya Verdict, Rishab Pant, Obamacare: Unmissable Morning Round-Up

Fri, 05 May 2017 09:08 IST

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Nirbhaya Verdict, Rishab Pant, Obamacare: Unmissable Morning Round-Up
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Nirbhaya Gang-Rape Case: Surpeme Court To Deliver Verdict Today

The Supreme Court will today deliver the verdict on the appeals by four accused in December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape convicts, who have challenged the Delhi High Court verdict upholding their death sentence. The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan are expected to pronounce the order at 2 pm today.

 

Brilliant Rishab Pant Keeps Delhi Daredevils In Play-Off Hunt

Young Rishabh Pant smashed his way to a brilliant 97 while Sanju Samson scored a fluent 61 to guide Delhi Daredevils to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Gujarat Lions and keep the hosts afloat for a play-off berth in the season 10 of the Indian Premier League.

 

US House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

The US House of Representatives today passed a legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, handing down a major victory to President Donald Trump who has been a strong critic of his predecessor's signature healthcare bill.

 

Test-Fire Of Agni-II Missile Fails To Meet Desired Parameters

India on Thursday test-fired its medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile from an island off the Odisha coast as part of a user trial but the test is understood to have failed to meet the desired parameters. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Abdul Kalam Island at around 10.25 am, reports said. The test, however, is believed to have failed to meet the desired parameters.

 

ISRO To Launch South Asian Satellite Today

The 28-hour countdown that began yesterday for the launch of India's GSAT-9, the South Asia Communication Satellite, will end today. The satellite will boost connectivity among nations in the region. The Geostationary Communication Satellite, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), will blast off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, about 100 km from Chennai.