News in 5: 18th March

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Dies After Battle With Cancer. Manohar Parrikar had said in January that he “will serve Goa till my last breath.” Mr Parrikar, in recent months, had made public appearances with a tube in his nose, looking frail. Read more… NDTV
  • Former Supreme Court judge PC Ghose tipped to be India’s first Lokpal. There was no official announcement of his appointment by the government. His appointment, if made by the government, may trigger a controversy as Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge had boycotted the selection panel’s meet on Friday. Read more… Tribune
  • “Chowkidar, Where’s My Son?” Najeeb Ahmed’s Mother Takes On PM Modi Campaign. Although Fatima Nafees believes that members of the BJP-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad were responsible for her son’s disappearance, the CBI claims otherwise. Read more on it… NDTV
  • New Zealand PM received gunman’s ‘manifesto’ 9 minutes before attack. “I was one of more than 30 recipients of the manifesto that was mailed out nine minutes before the attack took place,” Ardern told reporters on Sunday. Read more about it… Tribune
  • Avengers: Endgame: Thanos to be killed by THESE superheroes in the first 20 minutes itself? Avengers 4 aka Avengers: Endgame: Several fan theories on various social media are claiming that Thanos is not the major character in the movie..Pinkvilla

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