Five things to watch out for today

The Gujarat unit of Aam Aadmi Party will announce the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls after holding a roadshow. The roadshow will officially kickstart the AAP’s election campaign in Gujarat. AAP is set to contest in 21 seats out of the total 182 Assembly seats.

India will receive its first-ever shipment of US crude oil when a very large crude carrier docks at the Paradip port in Odisha. Indian Oil Corp, in early July, booked the first US cargo, opening the floodgates that saw other state-owned refiners including BPCL and HPCL rush to buy US crude oil. IOC and BPCL have committed to buy eight shiploads of US oil by March 2018.

On Gandhi Jayanti, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will kickstart a campaign against social evils such as child marriage and dowry. He had first announced the government’s intention in this regard

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