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News at a glance: April 2, 2018

Top headlines on Monday morning

News at a glance: April 2, 2018
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Top headlines of the day:

1. Bharat Bandh: Violent protests in Agra, train services halted in Bihar, Punjab & Odisha
Protestors demanding that the roll back of modification to the SC/ST Act suggested by the Supreme Court. Read more

2. Bharat Bandh by Dalit groups LIVE: Protests by Dalit groups intensifies across the country
The bandh is being supported by several Dalit groups. Read more


3. Mortal remains of 39 Indians killed in Iraq to arrive in India today 
Indian Ambassador Pradeep Singh Rajpurohit said that the bodies had been taken to Baghdad International Airport and would be flown back on a military flight, arriving in India on Monday. Read more

4. This Day in 2011, Dhoni & Co won India its second cricket World Cup
Seven years ago on April 2, India had an evening to remember in Mumbai when, under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, the country won the ICC World Cup beating Sri Lanka in the final at the Wankhede Stadium. Read more

5. Telugu news anchor commits suicide by jumping off Hyderabad building
The woman died on the spot after suffering head injury, leg fracture and multiple blunt injuries. Read more

6. Relief for consumers: LPG cylinder rates slashed
The price cut is the second in less than a month after a reduction in international pricing early March had led to a similar fall. Read more

7. Gizele Thakral goes Mandakini way, sets internet on fire
Kya Kool Hai Hum bombshell Gizele Thakral does a Mandakini, sets internet on fire. Read more