News 30th july
1. Former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s body laid to rest at his native place Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu with full state honours; Host of dignitaries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the funeral.
2. Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow and Rajya Sabha till 2 PM today as a mark of respect to Dr.Kalam; Lok Sabha speaker calls an all party meeting today to discuss smooth functioning of parliament.
3. 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon executed in Nagpur central jail.
4. In Gujarat, large scale relief and rescue operations in flood affected areas underway. Government announces cash relief of 300 crore rupees for flood affected Banaskantha district.
5. An Army jawan killed in sniper attack by Pakistani troops in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
6. Sensex surges about 150 points in the afternoon trade.