Five things to watch out for this weekend

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Ahmedabad: Convener of Patidar Anamat Andolan samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel during a press conference  about reverse Dandi Yatra in Ahmedabad on Monday. PTI Photo(PTI9_7_2015_000074B)

Ahmedabad: Convener of Patidar Anamat Andolan samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel during a press conference about reverse Dandi Yatra in Ahmedabad on Monday. PTI Photo(PTI9_7_2015_000074B)

Mysuru Karnataka: 12 05 2015: Students writing CET Exam at a centre in Mysuru on Tuesday. PHOTO: M.A.SRIRAM - Mysuru Karnataka: 12 05 2015: Students writing CET Exam at a centre in Mysuru on Tuesday. PHOTO: M.A.SRIRAM

Mysuru Karnataka: 12 05 2015: Students writing CET Exam at a centre in Mysuru on Tuesday. PHOTO: M.A.SRIRAM - Mysuru Karnataka: 12 05 2015: Students writing CET Exam at a centre in Mysuru on Tuesday. PHOTO: M.A.SRIRAM

BERHAMPUR, ORISSA, 18.03.10GETTING READYFarmers preparing their fields, with their feet, for the summer harvest of salt near Humma in Ganjam district.Photo: Lingaraj Panda - GETTING READYFarmers preparing their fields, with their feet, for the summer harvest of salt near Humma in Ganjam district.

BERHAMPUR, ORISSA, 18.03.10GETTING READYFarmers preparing their fields, with their feet, for the summer harvest of salt near Humma in Ganjam district.Photo: Lingaraj Panda - GETTING READYFarmers preparing their fields, with their feet, for the summer harvest of salt near Humma in Ganjam district.

Eurogroup President and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem gestures as he speaks in front of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs members at the EU Parliament in Brussels on February 24, 2015. Greece's new government is committed to reforms but a list of steps sent to Brussels on February 24 in return for a bailout extension is only the first stage in negotiations, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS

Eurogroup President and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem gestures as he speaks in front of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs members at the EU Parliament in Brussels on February 24, 2015. Greece's new government is committed to reforms but a list of steps sent to Brussels on February 24 in return for a bailout extension is only the first stage in negotiations, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS

H ardik Patel, heading the movement seeking reservation for the Patel community under the OBC quota, is to undertake a reverse Dandi yatra from Dandi to Ahmedabad on Sunday.

T he AIMA Management Aptitude Test will be conducted on Saturday. The exam is conducted four times a year by the All India Management Association in February May, September and December for candidates seeking admissions to the top B-Schools across India.

T he Eurogroup will meet on Saturday in Luxembourg to assess the progress in the economic recovery of Greece and Cyprus. Greece was threatened with a potential exit from the euro currency zone, owing more than $270 billion to the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and some eurozone nations. Cyprus was hit by the 2012-2013 financial crisis, and was extended a $13-billion bailout loan by the Eurogroup in return for closing the country's second largest bank and imposing a one-time deposit levy on all uninsured deposits.

N atwar Thakkar, noted Gandhian and social activist, will be given the 'Karmyogi Award' in recognition of his contribution towards the welfare of the people of Nagaland. BJP president Amit Shah will present the award to the 84-year-old Padma Shree awardee at a function to be attended by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Development of North Eastern Region (DONER) Minister Jitendra Singh in the Capital on Sunday.

A Model Salt Farm will be commissioned by Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, at Marakanam in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. This will be the third model salt farm to be set up in the country. It has been set up at a cost of Rs 35.49 lakh by the Salt Department and the Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar.

Published on September 12, 2015
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