QAhead: What Will Make Headlines Today, March 31, 2015

A round-up of what’s expected to make headlines today: QAhead

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Prashant Bhushan (left) and Yogendra Yadav (right).(Photo: PTI)

AP Crisis: Maharashtra State Unit to Meet

The Maharashtra unit of the Aam Aadmi Party is likely to meet today to decide its future course of action in view of the recent infighting within the party at the national level. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were recently ousted from the party’s National Executive.

Ujjwal Nikam’s Term Ends Today

Lawyer Ujjwal Nikam’s term as Special Public Prosecutor of Maharashtra ends today and if reports are to be believed, the Maharashtra government may not extend his term. The controversial lawyer recently made headlines by admitting that Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab had never asked for biryani and that he had actually concocted the whole story.

Saina, Srikanth Now Eye Malaysia Open Beginning Today

Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will be looking to carry over their form to the $ 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier in Kuala Lumpur. The series gets underway with the qualifiers today.

Shivaji Park PIL Hearing on March 31

The Bombay High Court is likely to begin the final hearing in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to decide whether Shivaji Park is a playground or a recreation ground. The PIL has been pending since 2009.

EPFO Apex Body Meet on March 31

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) apex decision-making body, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT), is likely to appoint fund managers for a three-year term starting April 1 at its trustees’ meet today. The CBT will deliberate on a proposal to appoint appropriate a number of fund managers to manage its corpus selected through a bidding process and allocate funds among them.

Saradha Scam: Rose Valley Chief Gautam Kundu’s ED custody Ends

Rose Valley Group chairman Gautam Kundu’s Enforcement Directorate custody ends today. He was arrested in connection with the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

Xiaomi May Launch ‘Ferrari’ Smartphone, Smartwatch Today

Xiaomi is hosting an event today on the occasion of its fifth anniversary. It may launch affordable ‘Ferrari’ smartphones and smartwatches.

43rd Death Anniversary of Meena Kumari

Known as Meena Kumari to most and Mahjabeen to a few, the actor gained a reputation for playing tragic roles in Indian cinema. Today is the 43rd death anniversary of the yesteryear star who continues to remain an enigma.

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