The 90s kids would remember how India v Pakistan cricket matches, especially the Cricket World Cup was nothing short of clash of the Titans with either side having a brilliant set of players. Yesterday’s match, though the rains threatened to dampen the spirits was more of a one-sided game.
And while everyone was glued to their TV sets, here are some of the news you might have missed:
Whitewashing the Aligarh child murder case continues
The Times of India in its article yesterday whitewashed the murder, downplayed brutality meted out to the child and blamed social media for a ‘communal spin’. It was almost as if the mainstream media took it upon itself to further the narrative after self-proclaimed faulty ‘fact-checker’ AltNews failed.
Rahul Gandhi got conned by his own men
A Sunday Guardian report reveals how the ‘Big Data’ head of Congress, Praveen Chakravarty billed Congress Rs 24 crores, IT cell head Divya Spandana billed Congress Rs 8 crores and both are reportedly now untraceable. It was perhaps his own team of trusted lieutenants which set him up for a humiliating defeat.
Ajaz, a police officer, brutally kills his colleague, Soumya Pushpakaran
Ajaz, police officer, reportedly knocked down his colleague Soumya, also a police officer, as she was returning on her scooter, hacked her with a sword and set her on fire. All because of a reported love-affair gone wrong.
One nation, one election
The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will be convened from today. Prime Minister Modi has called for a meeting of presidents of all political parties on June 19 to discuss “one nation, one election” plan.
Pakistan cricket team captain also does not listen to the PM
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who himself once lost to India when he was the captain of the cricket team (1992, though Pakistan eventually won the World Cup then), had some advice for the current Pakistan cricket team captain. However, Sarfaraz went ahead and did the exact opposite.
Indian Army conducts ‘Operation Sunshine-2‘ along with the Myanmar Army. Camps of North-east militants on the border regions of Manipur, Nagaland and Assam targeted.