TOP TEN NEWS OF THE DAY
1. Prime Minister asks China to reconsider its approach on vexed issues to push forward bilateral relations.
2. India decides to extend electronic visa facility to the Chinese nationals; 24 bilateral cooperation agreements signed.
3. A high power task force to be set up to resolve issues pertaining to Indian exports to China.
4. Centre holds tripartite talks with ULFA; Says all possible measures have been taken to control illegal Bangladeshi influx.
5. Petrol price hiked by three rupees 13 paise a litre; Diesel by two rupees 71 Paise per litre.
6. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi takes up 15-km padyatra in Telangana to highlight problems faced by farmers; BJP accuses him of projecting himself rather than helping farmers.
7. Home Ministry decides to launch a nation-wide unique and single emergency response number which can be used in case of any emergency, especially by women in distress.
8. In Tamil Nadu, ruling AIADMK convenes meeting of party MLAs on next friday; Likely to elect Jayalalithaa as legislature party leader.
9. Sensex gains 118 points to close at 27,324.
10. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis storm into women’s doubles final in Rome Masters Tennis tournament.