Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on January 17, 2018 Published on July 07, 2016


The EPFO’s investments in exchange traded funds are likely to increase — a decision to this effect will be taken at the Central Board of Trustees meet today. The finance ministry last year notified a new investment pattern for EPFO, allowing the body to invest a minimum of 5 per cent and up to 15 per cent of its funds in equity or equityrelated schemes.

The SC will hear a plea on a government ordinance diluting an apex court order declaring the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) as the sole means to gain admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses this year.

The Debt Recovery Tribunal may pass orders today on an application by Kingfisher Airlines seeking amendment to its earlier written reply to an application by a consortium of banks in the Mallya case. Kingfisher has sought about ₹3,000 crore from banks which it claims was to be given to it.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to embark on a five-day visit to Africa. He will visit Tanzania, Kenya South Africa and Mozambique, with the aim of deepening India's engagement with the continent.

The SC will hear a plea of Amit Sibal, son of former Union minister Kapil Sibal, against a Delhi HC order granting exemption from personal appearance to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and others in a defamation case. The HC had asked the trial court to consider the pleas of Kejriwal and others seeking discharge from the defamation case.

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Published on July 07, 2016
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