#NewsInTweets: HC Throws Out President’s Rule In Uttarakhand, Centre To Challenge Decision

Posted on April 22, 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. Centre to challenge HC’s decision about President’s Rule in Uttarakhand. The HC quashed the order of President’s Rule in the state saying that it undermines the foundation of federalism, and more.

2. Congress leader Ashok Kaka shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Rohtak.

3. R. K. Pachauri quit TERI to “pursue other interests”. This move comes after he was accused of sexually harassing 3 women.

4. An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit Equador. The country is still recovering from a series of earthquakes that killed over 500 in the past week.

5. China’s President Xi Jinping takes over commander-in-chief title.

6. New York to celebrate a car-free day today, on Earth Day.

7. Paris agreement on climate change to be signed today.