From pregnant woman died after she was allegedly beaten up by police to sports fraternity has come in unison to congratulate Kidambi Srikanth after the Indian badminton star made the country proud by winning French Open Super Series title in Paris on Sunday, here is the top 5 news of the day.
1- Cops beat pregnant woman suspecting hidden liquor, dies
A pregnant woman died after she was allegedly beaten up by police patrolling the area in Uttar Pradesh's Makohiya Village.
The family of the victim has alleged that a few policemen were on patrol after they received a tip off of raw alcohol making in the village.
The incident came to light after the victim's family and other villagers started protesting.
The family also alleged that when they saw the policemen patrolling the area, they got nervous and started running, but as the woman was pregnant she could not run.
The policemen, however, suspected the woman of carrying alcohol and pretending to be pregnant.
2- India, Italy sign six MoUs to boost bilateral relations
India and Italy on Monday signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) across various fields to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.
The MoUs signed between the two sides included Joint Declaration of Cooperation for Safety in the Railway Sector, MoU on 70 years of Diplomatic Relations, MoU on Cooperation in the field of Energy, Executive Protocol on Cultural Cooperation, MoU between MFA, Italy & FSI, MEA, India and MoU for Promoting Mutual Investment.
3- Anupam Kher receive Parmod Mahajan Smriti Award
Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday received Parmod Mahajan Smriti Award in Pune.
Speaking at the event, the veteran actor, who was recently appointed as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India, said: "Being awarded along with Saira Banu, who is UN ambassador for HeforShe, was a very big thing. I would like to bow in front of her."
4- Reliance Jio made Mukesh Ambani Business Leader of the Year; here's how
Mukesh Dhiru Bhai Ambani created a buzz in India by providing free 4G data service to its users for a year. Ambani with his plans forced his rivals to lower the data charges and provide free domestic calls. The chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani once again created a sensation on the Internet by saying 'bet your money on India'.
5- Sports fraternity hails Srikanth's maiden French Open title win
The sports fraternity has come in unison to congratulate Kidambi Srikanth after the Indian badminton star made the country proud by winning French Open Super Series title in Paris on Sunday.
Yesterday, Srikanth continued his rich vein of form as he defeated Japan's Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 in the finals of the French Open to become the first Indian and only fourth male shuttler in history to lift four Super Series titles in a calendar year.
Extending his warm wishes to Srikanth for picking up his two Super Series title in a week and four of the year, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar called on the Indian shuttler to keep up the good work.
-With ANI inputs