Cheat Sheet

  • Stockholm Terror Attack Took Place Metres Away From Indian Embassy, 1 Arrested: 10 Points
    Four people have been killed and 15 injured in a terror attack in Swedish capital Stockholm this evening, police said. A truck drove into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store, just metres away from the Indian embassy. One person had also been detained in connection with the attack,police added.
  • 3 Soldiers Killed In Avalanche, Hundreds Stranded After Landslides In Jammu And Kashmir: 10 Points
    An unprecedented rainfall, multiple avalanches and an unusual April snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir have triggered fears of a repeat of the 2014 floods that caused death and devastation in the Valley. In what could be a relief, the Jhelum waters have started receding, easing fears of a flood. However, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remains closed due to landslides and heavy rains. Three soldiers have died in the avalanche that struck an army picket in Ladakh's Batalik sector yesterday.
  • Shiv Sena Minister Anant Geete Charged At Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju In Lok Sabha: 10 Points
    In unprecedented scenes in parliament today, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju had to be shielded as he was almost surrounded by Shiv Sena members angry over his firm refusal to intervene on the flying ban on their colleague Ravindra Gaikwad, who had assaulted an airline manager two weeks ago in a fight over a business class seat. The dramatic developments that were off camera because of a break in the Lok Sabha, saw Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other ministers rushing to Mr Raju's side and to help save the situation.
  • 'Gross Abuse Of Power,' Says Shunglu Panel That Investigated Arvind Kejriwal's AAP Government: 10 Facts
    A three-member committee set up by Delhi's former Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to scrutinise decisions taken by the Arvind Kejriwal government, has alleged "gross misuse of power" by it. The Shunglu panel has red-flagged decisions like land allotment for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party's office in Delhi and the appointment of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's daughter in a key health project. "The Shunglu committee report is aimed at mudslinging," said Mr Jain this morning.
  • After Fodder Scam Charges Against Lalu Yadav, His Sons Named In Soil Scam: 10 Points
    Taking up Lalu Yadav on his offer to get his son probed by any agency to clear his family's name, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to appoint an all-party panel to investigate charges that his ministerial colleague, Tej Pratap Yadav, had abused his powers to sell a large amount of soil to the city's Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park or Patna zoo. The soil was allegedly dug out during the construction of a mall being built on a plot of land owned by the Yadav family on the outskirts of Patna. Mr Modi has called it a Mitti (Soil) Scam, a charge that the opposition leader hopes would not just scorch the younger Yadav but also dent the Nitish Kumar-led government's reputation of trying to clean up administration.

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