QWrap: Pak JIT in Pathankot, Jat Quota Bill and EgyptAir Hijack
Here’s a quick wrap of the day’s top stories.
1. Pakistan JIT Visit Pathankot Airbase
The Pakistan Joint Investigation Team arrives at the Pathankot airbase, amid protests by Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers outside the airbase. A large number of security personnel, including Punjab Police SWAT team, were deployed for the visit. The media, however, was kept at the bay.
2. Uttarakhand HC Allows Floor Test, Centre to Contest the Order
The Uttarakhand High Court has accepted the Congress petition asking for a floor test so that the Harish Rawat government can prove its majority. But the Centre which has imposed President’s rule in the state has now said that it will contest the court’s decision.
3. EgyptAir Hijacker Surrenders, Say Cypriot Officials
An EgyptAir domestic flight MS181 from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked on Tuesday and diverted to Cyprus. Hijacker identified as Seif el Din Mustafa has been arrested.
4. Jats and Five Other Castes Granted Reservation in Haryana
Haryana Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill to provide reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and educational institutions, ahead of the 3 April deadline set by the community which had launched a violent agitation last month.
5. ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Gets Cozy With The Quint
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are the first to admit they never know what they’re doing. After more than a decade of working together, the two stars of Whose Line Is It Anyway? don’t know what to expect each time they perform.
6. Believe it Or Not, Utpal Dutt Won the Koffee With Karan Rapid Fire
The rapid fire round on Koffee With Karan has been the most controversial segment of the popular talk show. Watch what happened when legendary actor Utpal Dutt made an appearance on the show.
7. Mercedes-Benz Gives the S-Class a New Avatar in S 400
Mercedes-Benz is one of the top players when you talk about the luxury segment, thanks to the success of the S-Class. Currently, there are 8 variants of the S-Class available in the country, and the German automaker has launched the 9th one in the form of the S 400 at Rs 1.31 crore.
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