Five things to watch out for this weekend

| Updated on July 14, 2018 Published on July 14, 2018

The Congress said Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, who has been abused on social media, was a victim of the ‘Frankenstein monster’ that her own party had created   -  PTI

A peek into the most important events happening in India and around the world to give your day a head start

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bahrain on Saturday to co-chair the second High Joint Commission meeting with Bahraini Foreign Minister. The meeting is likely to discuss on the political, cultural, economic and security ties between both the nations. The first such meeting was held in New Delhi in February 2015.

The combined unions of bank and insurance employees will hold protests in all the State capitals on July 14 to fight against privatisation of banks and allowing FDI in the insurance sector. The unions of Bank and Insurance employees have formed a united committee – Coordination Committee of Bank, Insurance and Finance Sector Unions. The Union seeks to rollback some of the government policies.

The second ODI between India and England will played on July 14 at the Lord’s in London. India seeks to wrap the ODI series after an eight-wicket victory in the first clash on Thursday in the three match series. If India seals the series with a 3-0 win, it can claim the top spot in the ICC ODI rankings.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrive at Uttar Pradesh on a two day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi and Mirzpur. Modi will lay the foundation stone in Azamgarh for the Purvanchal Expressway. He is also likely to inaugurate several development projects and address public rallies. On Sunday, PM will visit Mirzpur to dedicate the Bansagar Canal Project to the nation and lay foundation stone for the Mirzpur Medical College. He will also address a public meeting.

France and Croatia will play each other in the final clash of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Moscow on Sunday. France’s 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe is the player to watch out for in the tournament and this is Croatia’s maiden World Cup final. Some of the world leaders are likely to attend the final showdown including Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Published on July 14, 2018
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