The Lazy Times: February 4, 2017

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National

PM Modi Addresses Election Rally in Meerut

The Prime Minister discussed demonetisation, corruption, black money and said that the UP elections are against SCAM: Samjawadi party, Congress, Akhilesh and Mayawati.

Assembly Elections

There has been a 48 percent turnout In Punjab and 67 In Goa so far. Goa saw a 53 per cent voter turnout in the first five hours of polling. Polling has been peaceful so far.

Manipur Blockade May End Soon

Talks between the United Naga Council (UNC), Manipur government and Union Home Ministry on the creation of new districts have made “substantial progress”. UNC may end the economic blockade if their conditions are “fulfilled”.

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam Removes Jaylalithaa’s Top Aides

K N Venkataramanan, A Ramalingam and other top officials have been removed from their posts to “avoid multiple power centres at the top of administration”. A reshuffle of leadership is expected in the AIADMK administration.

International

Washington Judge Blocks Immigration Ban

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the enforcement of President Donald Trump’s controversial Muslim ban. Government authorities have began taking steps allowing those previously affected to travel.

Iran to Defy US and Carry Out Missile Test

In defiance of US sanctions for testing a ballistic missile last weekend, Iran will test a short-range missile on Saturday as part of a Revolutionary Guards exercise.

Louvre Attacker Was Egyptian

The French authorities believe the dead assailant was an Egyptian who had travelled to Paris from Dubai on a tourist visa last month. His true motives or accomplices, if any, remain unclear at this point of time.

China Warns US if They Back Japan

China warned the US that they would risk instability in Asia if they back China in a military clash over Senkaku Islands. The territory is hotly contested between China and Japan.

Sports

Sachin Tendulkar Urges Fans to Support Women’s Cricket

The batting maestro has said that women’s cricket has “spawned interest in young girls to play the sport and also helping generate a larger following for the game.”

Jose Mourinho Admits Man U Doesn’t Score Enough Goals

“Some of our players from these attacking creative positions they could, they should, score more goals,” said the manager of Manchester United.

Entertainment

Iulia Vantur Makes Runway Debut

Salman Khan’s rumoured girlfriend was the showstopper at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017.

Kangana Ranaut Says Hrithik Tried to Sabotage Her Career

“There were instances when he (Hrithik) was going and crying to the entire industry, wanting them to sabotage my career,” said Kangana about last year’s infamous scandal.

Girish Kumar Admits He’s Married

The star of Ramaiya Vastavaiya and Loveshhudha admitted he kept the news of his marriage hidden for the sake of his career.