New Delhi, April 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Mumbai on Friday to hold public meetings. Modi will also hold several public meetings in Madhya Pradesh on the same day. On Thursday, the Prime Minister asserted saying that his commitment was to "India first" and his government had given a response to terrorists "in their own language", in a reference to the IAF strike at Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot. At LatestLY we bring to you the latest news updates from the field of politics, education, economics, entertainment and sports. Catch all the live updates here. Lok Sabha ELections 2019 Results Predictions: Hapur Bookies See Narendra Modi Returning, but With Fewer Seats.
In Goa, a fatal accident was averted on Thursday evening after boat operators and lifeguards rescued nearly 20 persons who were sailing in a recreational boat, which started taking in water near Bat island located off the port town of Vasco. According to a report by IANS, the incident occurred on Thursday evening, after the boat carrying the passengers developed a leak due to adverse sea conditions, putting their lives in danger. Sri Lanka Blasts: Names Of Churches And Hotels That Were Attacked On Easter Sunday.
Days after the serial blasts in Sri Lanka, the island nation revised down the toll in Easter Sunday bloodbath to "about 253" even as Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando resigned accepting responsibility for the attack and security forces continued a search for accomplices of the suicide bombers.
The Sri Lankan government also banned the use of all drones and unmanned aircraft within the Sri Lankan airspace with effect from Thursday and also kept its new visa-on-arrival programme on hold due to the security situation in the island nation.