Top 10 news at 12 PM on July 29: Bihar cabinet reshuffle, July 31 remains deadline for filing I-T returns and more

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 July 2017, 12:10 PM

Bihar cabinet reshuffle at 3 PM, July 31 remains deadline for filing I-T returns and more, check out top ten news from India and rest of the world at 12 PM in one scroll:

1. Bihar cabinet reshuffle at 3 PM, NDA to get bigger share of portfolios in Nitish Kumar Govt

The cabinet reshuffle, expected at 3 PM on Saturday, will part away a major chunk of portfolios to BJP. It is being speculated, that Nitish will have 20 ministers in his cabinet. Out of 20, JD(U) will get 9 berths while BJP and other allies will have 11 ministers from their respective quotas, sources say.

2. If Article 35A is tinkered with there will be no one left to hold tricolour in Kashmir: CM Mehbooba Mufti

If special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir are tinkered with, then there would be no one in the state to hold the tricolour, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned.

3. No proposal to extend date of filing Income Tax returns, July 31 deadline remains deadline: CBDT

The Central Board of Direct Taxation on Saturday announced that there is no proposal to extend the date of filing the Income Tax return. As per CBDT, all tax payers should file returns on or before July 31. The deadline for filing I-T returns has been fixed for July 31.

4. Islamic preacher Zakir Naik declared proclaimed offender, assets to be attached under section 83 of CrPC

The National Investigation Agency have declared controversial preacher Zakir Naik a proclaimed offender. The NIA also said that his assets will be attached.

On July 19, the passport of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted in connection with alleged terror funding cases, was revoked at the request of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said.

5. 'Indu Sarkar' box office collection day 1: This is how much Madhur Bhandarkar's directorial earned

After creating much of the buzz over its release, Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Indu Sarkar' opened up to a slow start at the box office on Friday. 'Indu Sarkar', which has been mired with controversies since the day it was announced, witnessed an average occupancy of 5-10% during the morning shows.

6.Three-man crew reaches International Space Station to boost US research projects

A Russian Soyuz capsule, carrying an American astronaut, a Russian cosmonaut and an Italian astronaut, successfully arrived at the International Space Station on Friday for a five-month mission.

7. Live Cricket Score, Ind vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3: Sri Lanka suffer double blow as Yadav dismisses Karunaratne

India was in a commanding position on Day 4 of the Galle Test after their bowlers delivered on all fronts by folding Sri Lanka for 291 in their first innings. Indian skipper Virat Kohli dint enforce the follow on on the hosts and choose to bat again to press on the lead and gain complete control on the match.

8. Pro Kabbadi League 2017: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar teams up with Bengal Warriors

The Kolkata based kabaddi franchise, Bengal Warriors, powered by the future group has announced a partnership with Bollywood film star Akshay Kumar.

The National film award winning actor also "extremely popular for fitness regimen and his love for sports and with the new partnership Bengal Warriors hope to bring in a breath of fresh air and positivity packed with a stronger team," a media statement said.

9. Afraid of poaching by BJP, Congress flies out 38 MLAs from Ahmedabad to Bengaluru, remaining others to join later

In an overnight operation, Congress flew 38 of its Gujarat MLAs from Ahmedabad to Bengaluru to keep them from being “poached” by the BJP ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls in that state. On Friday night, the party MLAs flew out from Ahmedabad to Bangalore and are now staying at Eagalton Resort in Ramnagar district, 40 kms from the city. Remaining party legislators will join later.

10. CAT Exam notification 2017: IIM Lucknow likely to notify TODAY, registration procedure to begin from August 7 at

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow is all set to publish notification of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 on Saturday (July 29). According to media report, "Going by the grapevine, the official notification for CAT 2017 which is to be conducted by IIM Lucknow this year will be out tomorrow."
First Published: Saturday, July 29, 2017 11:46 AM
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