Sunday Morning News Brief, March 25

Sunday morning brief Mar 25 2018
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Here’s everything you need to know to start your day…
ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched in the 1st week of October after tests, chairman Dr K Sivan has said. The lunar mission was originally scheduled for April 23. Explaining the reason for postponing, Sivan told TOI, “Keeping in mind the complexities involved in the mission as for the first time Isro is experimenting with an orbiter, a rover and a lander, the panel recommended postponing the launch till we complete all tests and are confident of a perfect mission.” Read
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Australian cricket captain Steve Smith has admitted to ball tampering in the third Test against South Africa. He said that he is embarrassed and takes responsibility for the actions of his side and that his side deliberately tried to tamper with the condition of the ball. However, he refused to step down as skipper. Smith detailed an orchestrated effort from the team’s “leadership group” to use sticky tape to pick up hard granules from the pitch and rub these against the ball to try to alter its condition and get it to swing.
Amit Shah acknowledged his party lost the Lok Sabha bypolls in UP due to SP and BSP pact. In an interview to a TV news channel, the BJP chief Shah said that a panel has been formed to analyse the reasons for the party’s loss and it is ready to win 50 per cent votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Asked if the BJP’s electoral mathematics could be ruined by a possible SP-BSP alliance in 2019, he said, “It is not so simple.”
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CRPF has asked the government to give it ‘technical surveillance’ powers for counter-insurgency operations. The force said that it needs powers so that independent and real-time intelligence can be collected and loss of jawans’s lives in counter-insurgency operations can be brought down. The demand has been raised several times in the past as well, but internal security experts say giving ‘phone tapping’ powers to the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) seems far-fetched as it is considered ‘controversial.’
Students in US led rallies across the country protesting gun violence. Hundreds and thousands of teenagers in the US demanded gun control on Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a “vote-them-out” movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammunition. They took to the streets of the nation’s capital and cities such as Boston, New York, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Oakland, California.
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