News at a glance: March 15, 2018

News at a glance: March 15, 2018

Here is what is making headlines today:

Ready to be 'Neelakantha', drink poison to clean the banking system: RBI Governor Urijit Patel
RBI Governor Urjit Patel has said that like the 'Neelakantha' (Lord Shiva), he will do everything possible to clean the rot in the Indian banking system and to make it more transparent and efficient.

Compulsory military service for those seeking govt jobs, recommends Parliamentary Standing Committee
A Parliamentary Standing Committee has recommended five years of compulsory military service for anyone who wants a subsequent employment with the state or the central government.

BJP loses Yogi's Gorakhpur and Maurya's Phulpur: 5 reasons why it's a big deal
Former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party, in an alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), snatched the two prestigious seats - Yogi's Gorakhpur and Maurya's Phulpur - from the BJP.

Spend less time lecturing us: After bypoll losses, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah mocks Yogi Adityanath
After the BJP suffered losses in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypolls on Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took a jibe at CM Yogi Adityanath asking him to focus on Uttar Pradesh and not 'lecture' Karnataka.

Lionel Messi hits 100th Champions League goal as Barcelona make last eight
Lionel Messi scored his 100th Champions League goal as Barcelona defeated Chelsea 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the tournament, 4-1 on aggregate.