Top information of the day, February 13, 2020


Here’s a roundup of prime tales from the world of politics, sports activities, and leisure, which grabbed the highlight and trended probably the most on numerous social media platforms on February 13.

1) Hate speeches like ‘goli maro’, ‘Indo-Pak match’ might have resulted in BJP’s defeat in Delhi Assembly election: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday stated hate speeches like ‘goli maro’ and ‘Indo-Pak match’ might have resulted within the defeat of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the Delhi Assembly election, including that such remarks shouldn’t have been made by BJP leaders throughout the latest campaigning. He added that the get together had distanced itself from such remarks, he informed a information channel. (READ FULL STORY HERE)

2) Maternal uncle arrested for allegedly killing household of 5 in Delhi’s Bhajanpura 

The horrific murders of 5 members of a household in Northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura was allegedly carried out by the maternal uncle of the pinnacle of the household, Shambhu Chaudhary. Police arrested Shambhu’s maternal uncle Prabhu Mishra on Thursday for the crime. (READ FULL STORY HERE)

3) Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, the brand new identify of Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in Delhi

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday (February 13) determined to rename Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Delhi as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan & Foreign Service Institute, Delhi as Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service. The announcement is being made on the eve of her beginning anniversary falling on 14th February in honour of the legacy and a long time of public service of the previous External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to pay tribute to her invaluable contribution. (READ FULL STORY HERE) 

4) Jammu and Kashmir panchayat election in March, first large train after scrapping of Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar on Thursday (February 13) introduced that panchayat election within the vacant seats of the Union Territory can be held in eight phases in March. The first notification for the method can be issued on February 15, he added. “First phase of elections will be held on March 5, second phase on March 7, third phase on March 9, fourth phase on March 12, fifth phase on March 14, sixth phase on March 16, seventh phase on March 18 and eighth phase on March 20,” stated Kumar. (READ FULL STORY HERE) 

5) F-15EX fighters for Indian Air Force? Boeing planning to supply the fight plane 

Indian Air Force (IAF) is searching for 114 fight plane to bolster its fighter stream and eyeing prime jets from the United States of America, Europe and Russia for a similar. Major defence corporations have responded to the multi-billion greenback deal and USA’s Boeing, which has already put its F/A-18 Super Hornet within the race, may supply its twin-engine, twin seater F-15EX fighters to the IAF. (READ FULL STORY HERE)

6) Lawyer attacked with crude bomb in Lucknow court docket complicated

A lawyer was attacked by some unidentified males contained in the court docket complicated in broad daylight in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. According to data obtainable, the lawyer was attacked with crude bombs, nevertheless, he escaped unharmed. The attackers threw two crude bombs on lawyer Sanjeev Lodhi, one in all which exploded near him whereas the opposite did not explode. (READ FULL STORY HERE) 

7) Bookie Sanjeev Chawla, key accused in 2000 match-fixing scandal, extradited from UK to India

In a significant success for Delhi Police, bookie Sanjeev Chawla, one of many principal accused within the 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal, has been extradited to India from London, United Kingdom. Chawla was escorted by Delhi Police officers from London to New Delhi on Thursday (February 13). The 2020 match-fixing scandal concerned a number of large cricketers, together with then South Africa captain Hansie Cronje, Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja and Manoj Prabhakar. (READ FULL STORY HERE) 

8) Indian motion pictures dubbed in Spanish mark the spotlight of world’s 2nd largest literature pageant in Latin America

Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL) is the second-largest literature pageant on this planet; it’s held yearly in Guadalajara with a footfall of over 1 million folks. Last 12 months, for the primary time ever, India was chosen because the visitor of honour nation at FIL. (READ FULL STORY HERE)

9) This Valentine’s Day, Zee English cluster celebrates love in all its hues with three particular binges!

To love is to reside! Nothing compares to the nice and cozy and fuzzy feeling you expertise if you share a second with the one you love. Be it an toddler with the mom, a canine along with his grasp or perhaps a buddy from miles away – love really is available in all styles and sizes. (READ FULL STORY HERE) 

10) Lack of expertise in squad led to Sandpaper Gate Fiasco: Ricky Ponting

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes the Steve Smith-led aspect didn’t have sufficient skilled gamers to say “no” and consequently, they had been concerned within the notorious Cape Town ball-tampering scandal which occurred in 2018. (READ FULL STORY HERE)