#NewsInTweets: Smriti Irani Dropped As HRD Minister, To Take Over Textile Ministry

Posted on July 6, 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. Smriti Irani dropped as HRD Minister in Cabinet reshuffle. She will take charge as Textile Minister while Prakash Javadekar (former Environment Minister) takes her place.

2. Tibetans in exile celebrate the Dalai Lama’s 81st birthday. He will attend the birthday celebrations at Tibetan settlement in Mundgod.

3. Hyderabad man killed wife, cut up her body and burned it when she sought to leave him for another man. They have a 5-year-old daughter.

4. A Mumbai SIT detain a cop who’s accused in the Sandip Gandoli fake encounter case.

5. Perumal Murugan announces he will start writing again after court drops charges against him. The “judgement comforts a wilted heart,” he said.

6. Obama joins Clinton on campaign trail, rallies support in North Carolina.

7. Athlete Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced after being convicted for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, his girlfriend. He could get 15 years in jail.

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