A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Salman Khan sentenced to five years in jail in blackbuck poaching case: The Jodhpur court, which also levied a penalty of Rs 10,000 on the actor, will hear his bail application on Friday.
  2. RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged: The decision is consistent with the aim to achieve the medium-term target of keeping consumer price index inflation at 4%, the central bank said.
  3. Aadhaar cannot stop banking fraud as bank officials are complicit, says Supreme Court: The biometric system may help check frauds in welfare schemes but not in banking, the bench said.
  4. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley confirms he is being treated for kidney-related problems: He wrote on Twitter that he was working from a ‘controlled environment’ at home.
  5. Tamil Nadu-Karnataka bus services resume after statewide strike over Cauvery dispute ends: Earlier in the day, DMK Working President MK Stalin was detained in Chennai.Pro-Kannada outfits have called for shutdown in Karnataka on April 12.
  6. I&B Ministry sets up committee to regulate online media: This is also being done to allow more foreign direct investment in the online space, an official said.
  7. Facebook says over 5 lakh Indian users were affected by data breach: It occurred after 335 Indian Facebook users downloaded an app owned by a company that later sold their information to British firm Cambridge Analytica.
  8. Businessman accused in Rs 2,000-crore bitcoin scam arrested at Delhi airport: Meanwhile, the RBI has asked banks not to provide services to businesses dealing in virtual currencies.
  9. Lahore High Court asks Pakistani authorities to stop ‘harassing’ Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed: The UN-designated terrorist alleged that the government was stopping his organisations from doing social welfare work because of pressure from India and the US.
  10. New York Police shoot dead African-American man holding pipe after mistaking it for gun: The police claimed he took a two-handed shooting stance and pointed the pipe at the officers.