National News-Daily Digest: 2 Key updates
1. India gives request for Mehul Choksi extradition to Antigua
India has handed over an extradition request to the government of Antigua to bring back Mehul Choksi, one of the key accused in the case relating to the Rs 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud. Choksi is presently understood to be in Antigua after having obtained a citizenship last year. India has met Antiguan officials to pursue the extradition of the Gitanjali Gems promoter.
2. Mughalsarai railway station will be renamed Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction
Mughalsarai Junction will be formally renamed after Deen Dayal Uphadyay. Upadhyay was found dead in mysterious circumstances near the Mughalsarai station in February 1968. Mughalsarai is also the birthplace of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.