8th FEB-National, International and Sports News Round-up
Editorial Team 08-02-2016
- Great Urdu poet Nida Fazli has passed away. He was 78.
- Indian and Chinese border troops conducted the first ‘joint tactical exercise’ in Chushul-Moldo area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.
- A Libyan Air Force MiG-23 fighter jet crashes due to a "mechanical failure", while conducting airstrikes on Islamic State-controlled areas in the eastern city of Derna.
- United Nations investigators accuse the Government of Syria of "extermination" in its jails and detention Centres.
- New refugee camps go up near the Syria–Turkey border after Turkey blocks thousands of refugees from entering the country.
- New Zealand has defeated Australia by 55 runs in the third ODI to win the series 2-1 .Scores New Zealand: 246 Australia: 191
- New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum has retired from One-day international cricket.
ECONOMY & BUSINESS
- TRAI has barred differential tariff for Internet access such as Facebook Free Basics and Airtel Zero rated service.
- Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in Moglix, an e-commerce company specialising in B2B procurement of industrial products.
- Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in Invictus Oncology Private Limited is an oncology company developing next generation cancer therapeutics.