#NewsInTweets: India-Pakistan Face Off In Kolkata For T20 Cricket World Cup Today

Posted on March 19, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. India and Pakistan to play each other today in Kolkata for World T20. According to this BBC report, it is going to be the “most fiercely contested and most-watched matches in cricket”.

 

Here’s what people are thinking:

2. A plane crashed in Russia while landing and killed 61 on board.

3. Rebel Congress MLAs join hands with BJP to meet the Uttarakhand Governor. According to news reports, CM Harish Rawat is in danger of losing power in the state.

4. Fingerprints of a suspected terrorist involved in the Paris attacks were found in a raided Brussels apartment.

5. Haryana will set up 17 women’s colleges this year within 20 kilometres of villages, towns and cities, so that women don’t have to travel a lot to gain access to higher education.

6. US wrestler Hulk Hogan wins USD 115 million in damages from Gawker Media for ‘violating his privacy’ by posting clips of his sex tape on the site.

7. Umar Khalid said on his return to JNU, “I did not project myself as a practising Muslim but I was treated like an Islamist terrorist.”

8. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the social media platform won’t change its 140-character limit, putting the speculation of the 10,000-word character limit to rest.

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