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FRONT PAGE 1.BJP loses Kairana, manages to hold onto Palghar LS seat in Mah 2. Govt puts 2017-8 growth @ 6.7%. This due to Q4 GDP expansion of 7.7% driven largely by manufacturing and construction sectors. 3. Kathua rape trial begins in Pathankot 4. No bids for Air India stake, (77%) says govt 5. Chidambaram says divided bureaucracy stymied Congress defence of 2G 6. Kashmiri Muslims sing poetry penned by Kashmiri Pandits
NORTH, EAST, WEST, SOUTH Raje distributes loan waiver papers Punjab to deploy drones at toll plazas, tweaks bidding process to curb mining, now progressive bidding. o Baichung Bhutia launches political party, Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) . CBI searches premises of K'taka Congress leader staff
NATION o Farmer commits suicide ahead of 10 day stir in MP Drop in tobacco smoking in India from 19.4% to 1.5% says WHO report Upgraded Pinaka rocket successfully test fired with enhanced range and guidance system Steps to check funding to Naxals .6 State Govts. (Odisha, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, & West Bengal) and Investigating and Intelligence agencies meet) PETA's Hero to Animals award to Zubeen Garg, for his call to end animal sacrifice at Guwahati's Kamakhya temple o The Red Fort Delhi gate and Lahori gate cleaned. The 5 month campaign by ASI cleaned 22000 quintals of dust and soil causing grave concerns to safety Defence Minster inaugurates Air Force Commanders' Conference, briefed about 'Gaganshakti Exercise'
INTERNATIONAL o Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir for 'productive talks US renames Pacific command as Indo-Pacific command o India signs 3371 crore loan pact with World Bank for Rural Roads e China places 10 ocean-bottom seismometers in ocean in its 49th expedition to measure earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or explosion o Space Tourism - Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spacecraft flies to 1,14,500 feet. Commercial flight may start by year end if remaining tests succesful
BUSINESS April Infrastructure output 4.7% YOY, is 40% of India's Industrial output EU steel makers brace for US tariffs (Steel 25% and Aluminium 10%) "challenging regulations" delaying Tesla's foray into 0) India 2 day nationwide Bank Strike protesting a 'meagre 2% hike offered by Indian Banks Association(IBA)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Neuroscientists in U.S. say they have found ways to rewire the brain. Candy can be made to taste aversive, just for lab mice for now Hot classrooms reduce children's grades said researcher's from Harvard University.
SPORTS ICC promises to get to the bottom of fixing allegations. Zidane, French coach, stuns Real Madrid as he decides to leave for change after the team won the 3rd straight Champions League title.