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The India 2019 World Cup squad will be picked on April 15 with Indian media reports claiming that the national selectors, led by MSK Prasad, will gather in Mumbai to make a final call. The World Cup 2019 will be held in England and Wales, starting May 30. The International Cricket Council (ICC) requires all 10 squads to be submitted by April 23. India are one of the favourites along with England to lift the trophy but a couple of spots are still up for grabs in the Indian team. Who will bat at No.4, has been a matter of debate between pundits and former cricketers.

Pakistan said on Monday that it will hold a technical meeting with India on April 16 to discuss the modalities for the corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district in Punjab.

U.S. officials are "not satisfied yet" about all the issues standing in the way of a deal to end the U.S.-China trade war but made progress in talks with China last week, a top White House official said on Monday.

With the last day of withdrawal of nominations on Monday, as many as 371 candidates were left in the fray for the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat which would go the hustings in the third phase on April 26.

 China on Monday refuted criticism that the USD 60 billion CPEC has intensified Pakistan's economic risks, saying that less than 20 per cent of the current projects under the initiative are using Chinese loans.

As campaigning by political parties for the first phase of April 11 Lok Sabha polls comes to an end today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch his first rally in Karnataka at Chitradurga followed by another at Mysuru in the evening. PM Modi and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will also share the stage at a rally in Maharashtra for the first time after the tie-up of their parties for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The two leaders will address a public gathering at Ausa in Latur in support of the alliance candidates in that district and Osmanabad, where polling will be held on April 18.

1.Buying in information technology and fast-moving consumer goods stocks pushed the markets higher, however the upside was limited due to selling in energy and state-run banking stocks such as Punjab National Bank (PNB).

Indonesia is set to install buoys and cable base tsunameters (CBT) near Mount Krakatau volcano on Wednesday to give early warning when tidal waves occur near the volcano, officials said.

RRBs will release the exam city and travel pass for RRB ALP Aptitude test. The information will be released on the official RRB websites at 6:00 pm today. The aptitude test will be conducted only for those candidates who have opted for ALP as post preference. RRB ALP 2nd CBT result was released on April 5, 2019. The recruitment boards had released the provisional shortlist and the score cards of the candidates who had qualified in the RRB ALP 2nd CBT.

For Jaya Bachchan, her daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda shared an endearing birthday post on Instagram. Instead of a throwback picture, Shweta picked a photo from one of the recent events, for which Jaya Bachchan, 71 today, wore a white suit while Shweta was dressed in a black saree. "O Captain! My Captain!" she captioned it alluding to Walt Whitman's poem. On the other hand, Shweta's actor brother Abhishek shared a throwback picture of Jaya Bachchan and wrote: "Ma. The word says it all. Happy Birthday Ma. Love you." In few words, Shweta and Abhishek described the role Jaya Bachchan plays in their lives and that's just 

On Monday, Shweta also hosted an intimate dinner party for Jaya Bachchan and she invited some of her mother's close friends. For the party which was hosted in Tresind, a suburban Mumbai restaurant, Shweta opted for a casual denims and t-shirt look while Jaya Bachchan looked graceful in white. Paparazzi clicked pictures of the mother-daughter duo while they were exiting the restaurant.

Shweta is the elder of actor couple Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan's two children. She is married to businessman Nikhil Nanda and they are parents to Navya Naveli, 21, and Agastya, 18. Abhishek Bachchan is married to actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Unlike her parents and her sibling, Shweta decided against making a career in films. However, she is a published author - her book Paradise Towers released in October last year.

Jaya Bachchan was among the top crop actresses in the Seventies and she is best-known for her role in films such as Guddi, Abhimaan, Zanjeer, Mili and Uphaar among others.

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