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#NewsInTweets: ‘Flyover Tragedy God’s Message To Save Bengal From Trinamool,’ Says PM Modi

Posted on April 8, 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. PM Modi said Kolkata flyover tragedy is God’s message to save Bengal from Trinamool. He added that CM Mamata Banerjee was “shamelessly” playing politics over the deaths.

2. Assam Rifles inducted first batch of 100 women soldiers.

3. An EU official threatened to impose sanctions on Panama and other countries if they continue to allow tax evasion.

4. Yuvraj Singh will miss at least the first 2 weeks of the IPL because of an ankle injury.

5. Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit said peace process with India has been suspended. He also added that Pakistan wants to have a “normal” relationship with India.

6. A new law in France makes it criminal to pay for sex and moves the punishment from sex workers to clients. This move has been applauded by activists as it could play a big role in fighting sex trafficking in the country.

7. 50% of natural heritage sites are threatened by industrial activities, said WWF.