From shocked Tripura journalists on Wednesday expressed disappointment with national media for showing "lack of interests" in the killing of journalists in the northeast to Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani criticised the Congress party on Wednesday for the derogatory meme, put out by a Congress-linked magazine, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here are the Top 5 catch points of the day.
1- 'National media neglect murder of northeast journalists'
Shocked Tripura journalists on Wednesday expressed disappointment with national media for showing "lack of interests" in the killing of journalists in the northeast.
On Tuesday, a Tripura journalist, Sudip Datta Bhowmik was allegedly killed by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) guard.
2- Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme
Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani criticised the Congress party on Wednesday for the derogatory meme, put out by a Congress-linked magazine, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Speaking to ANI, Irani said, "It is for the Congress party to introspect that the man they call 'chaiwalla' is the same gentleman under whose leadership the 'Ease of Doing Business' has seen such a huge increase through the World Bank's eye. It is the same leadership of Narendra Modi through which the sovereign ratings of India, through Moody's perspective, has seen such a huge increase after 13 long years."
3- Sharif family appears before accountability court
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retired) Muhammad Safdar appeared before an accountability court here on Wednesday in connection with corruption references filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
According to the Dawn, several Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders were present in the court to welcome Sharif.
4- Hong Kong Open: Sindhu, Prannoy kick off campaign with contrasting wins
Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu showcased a brilliant performance as she kicked off her campaign at the Hong Kong Super Series with a comfortable straight game victory over Leung Yuet Yee in the women's singles event here on Wednesday.
5- Operating income of Reliance Jio is going to be $5 Billion in future; here is how
The American multinational finance company Goldman Sachs Group Inc believes that Reliance Jio is going to be highly beneficial for Mukesh Ambani in the future. And Jio will have a long-term operating income source of more than $5 billion by FY25.
-With agency inputs