From the results of the Uttar Pradesh civic polls are an eye opener for everyone, according to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday to the Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on cancellation of bail granted to Pinto family, here are the top Catch points of the day.
The results of the Uttar Pradesh civic polls are an eye opener for everyone, according to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday.
His statement comes after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was poised to shine in the civic polls after the initial results and trends.
Addressing a press conference here, Adityanath said, "This election is to make us responsible. This poll is an eye opener for everyone, including those who were linking UP civic polls with Gujarat Assembly polls."
The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on cancellation of bail granted to Pinto family for Monday.
The High Court had, on November 21, granted an anticipatory bail to the Pinto family, in connection with the case.
Justice Surender Gupta, however, barred them from leaving the country without permission and directed the family to extend their help in the investigation.
Former United States president Barack Obama met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday.
Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to inform about meeting the former president.
"It was a pleasure to meet, once again, former President @BarackObama, and learn about the new initiatives being taken forward under his leadership at the @ObamaFoundation and his perspectives on further strengthening India-US strategic partnership," Modi tweeted.
Russia is in news, not for any Kremlin-related development, but for a different reason.
The newly-appointed spokeswoman for the country's Ministry of Defence, Rossiyana Markovskaya, has become a social media sensation due to, what her fans and followers describe as, gorgeous looks.
According to media reports, the Russian Federation recently appointed her as Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu's new personal spokesperson.
5- Ex-England striker Emile Heskey to promote football in India
Emile Heskey, who represented the Three Lions in 2002 and 2010 FIFA World Cup, is all set to arrive in India next week to unveil his plans to promote and develop football in India.
The former Liverpool and Leicester City forward will travel to several cities in India along with UK's real estate tycoon Atif Malik as a part of the initiative, which is aimed at personally engaging with kids and fans.
-With agency inputs