Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on May 29, 2018 Published on May 29, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo)   -  PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin a two-nation tour to Indonesia and Singapore, with an aim to deepen defence ties. A raft of agreements, including in areas of defence and security, is expected to be inked during the visit. He will also make a brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur on May 31 to meet the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohammad.

The NCLAT will hear the plea of Reliance Communications that has challenged NCLT’s decision to start insolvency proceedings against it on a petition by Swedish telecom equipment major Ericsson.  Last week, RCom had approached the appellate tribunal along with its subsidiaries - Reliance Telecom Limited and Reliance Infratel Limited.  On May 15, the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) had admitted an insolvency petition filed by Ericsson against Reliance Communications and two of its subsidiaries seeking to recover unpaid dues.

The five YSR Congress MPs, who had submitted their resignations on April 6 over non-grant of special category status to Andhra Pradesh, will press for acceptance of their resignations when they meet Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in Delhi. The LS Speaker’s office had sent letters to the MPs last week, asking them to meet her in New Delhi on May 29 on the resignations issue.

The 24.82-km-long Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir stretch of the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line will open for public today. The line will cut travel time between Noida and Gurgaon by at least 30 minutes.

The Central Board of Secondary Education will announce the results of Class 10 examinations. The board exams were marred by controversy this year with question paper leaks being reported from Delhi-NCR, Haryana and Jharkhand of Class 10 mathematics paper. This was the first batch to appear for the Class 10 board examinations after the CBSE decided to junk the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) and reintroduce the board exams. Over 16 lakh students appeared for Class 10 exams this year.

Published on May 29, 2018
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