Five things to watch out for this weekend

| Updated on January 15, 2018 Published on April 08, 2017


Bye-elections to assembly constituencies in Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Jharkhand, the NCT of Delhi and one Parliamentary constituency in Jammu & Kashmir will be held on Sunday. The contest for the Rajouri Garden assembly segment in Delhi will be closely watched. The seat fell vacant after the Aam Aadmi Party’s Jarnail Singh resigned in January 2017 to contest the Punjab assembly elections.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is to arrive in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit to the country. He would use his first trip to the country to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries and discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi “enormous opportunities” for collaboration in areas, including trade and security.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and public representatives are to receive the recently decommissioned TU 142M aircraft in Vizag on Saturday. District authorities have completed the technical evaluation of tenders for converting the aircraft into a museum in the city on the lines of the Kursura Submarine Museum.

BJP President Amit Shah would be felicitated in Goa on Sunday after the party, under his leadership managed to grab power in four of the five states, which went to the polls recently. A public meeting would be organised at Campal ground in Panjim, which would be attended by more than 30,000 people. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will also be present for the function.

A Special General Meeting of the BCCI is to be held in the Capital on Sunday, which is likely to be attended by some of the old guards including former BCCI president N Srinivasan. The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has listed nine Dos and Don'ts to be followed by officials attending the meeting.

Published on April 08, 2017
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