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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 15 Jan 2019, 11:55:26 PM
Latest news on January 15, 2019.

New Delhi:

With the world’s largest human congregation beginning today, security has been beefed up in Prayagraj as thousands of visitors have flocked the city for Ardh Kumbh 2019. Also, in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to make his third visit to Odisha in less than three weeks and launch a slew of government projects worth Rs 1,545 crore. In other news, Delhi’s Patiala House Court will hear the sedition case against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid,  Anirban Bhattacharya and others in the three-year-old case. Google Doodle celebrates the man who set up UK’s first Indian restaurant.

"This alliance will promote anarchy and insecurity only. It was done due to the fear (of the BJP government returning to power) and the people will not accept it," the chief minister said.

Two security personnel injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri.

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh: If someone accepts a religion on their own there shouldn't be objections but mass conversion is a matter of concern for any country. If you’re Hindu be Hindu, Muslim be Muslim, Christian be Christian. Why do you want to convert the whole world?

Rameswaram: 2 Sri Lankan refugees apprehended by Indian Coast Guard near Pamban Kunnathukal seashore, this evening. Interrogation going on at Mandapam Coast Guard Station.

Union Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar: 10% reservation quota for economically-weaker sections will be implemented in all educational institutions from the academic year 2019.

The Central government has approved the proposal to extend the 7th Central Pay Commission to the teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided degree level technical institutions in the country, which will have additional government liability of Rs 1241.78 crore.

Both the accused women have been arrested in connection with the incident where 16 dead puppies were found in the garbage beside Gynaecology Dept of NRS Hospital (Entally PS area) in Kolkata on January 13.

Kerala government's conduct on Sabarimala will go down in history as one of the most shameful, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ajit Jogi, former Chhattisgarh chief minister, reaches BSP chief Mayawati's residence to meet her.

BREAKING: 6 dead after boat capsizes in Narmada river in Maharashtra's Nandurbar district.

Pinarayi Vijayan felicitates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan felicitates Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kollam.

UPSC aspirants stage protest at Jantar Mantar demanding compensatory attempts in UPSC Civil Services Exam for those who suffered due to the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) exam pattern.

Manu Sawhney has been named as the ICC's new chief executive. He will join the organisation next month before formally taking over from David Richardson following Cricket World Cup 2019: International Cricket Council.

INX media case: Delhi High Court has extended the interim protection of former Union minister P Chidambaram and fixed January 24 as next date in the case.

No BJP Rath Yatra in Bengal as Supreme Court denies permission. The top court said that state government's concerns ‘not unfounded’.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the parents of Doordarshan cameraman Achutyanand Sahu, in Odisha's Balangir today. Sahu was killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on 30 October 2018.

Assam: Visuals of Magh Bihu celebrations from Guwahati.


Jammu and Kashmir: One BSF personnel has been injured in a firing from across the border in Hiranagar sector, Kathua. 

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Sunderbani sector, Indian Army retaliates.

Supreme Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to PM Modi in Gujarat riots after 4 weeks.

Khar Gymkhana in Mumbai revokes Hardik Pandya's honorary membership.

Delhiites woke up to a cold morning with the minimum temperature settling at 7 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.

PM Modi in Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Modi is visiting the state for the first time after the new government was formed, so I came to welcome him. He congratulated me on becoming the CM, said Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel.

Visual of PM Modi's arrival at Raipur, welcomed by CM and former CM Raman Singh.

Service temporarily disrupted on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line from Rajiv Chowk towards HUDA City Centre due to a person on the track, reports news agency ANI.

Tamil Nadu: 'Jallikattu', a traditional bull-taming event begins in Avaniapuram, Madurai.

Pentagon agrees to an extended role on US-Mexico border mission.

Sake Dean Mahomed: Google Doodle celebrates the man who set up UK’s first Indian restaurant.

As many as 13 trains to Delhi running late due to fog and low visibility on Tuesday.

Latest visuals from Sangam Ghat in Prayagraj.

Devotees take a holy dip in the river Ganga on Makar Sankranti in Varanasi.

Fuel prices rise again

Petrol and diesel prices at Rs. 70.41/litre (increase by Rs 0.28) and Rs. 64.47/litre (increase by Rs. 0.29), respectively in Delhi.

Maharashtra: A massive fire broke out in six godowns around 01:45 am at the AK Industrial Estate near the Shilphata-Mahape Road in Shilphata, Mumbra. Three fire tenders are present at the spot as fire-fighting operations are underway.

 Security beeped up in Prayagraj ahead of first Shahi Snan at the Kumbh Mela.

Gorakhpur: CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Gorakhnath Temple on Makar Sankranti.

Kumbh Mela 2019 begins

Prayagraj: Devotees throng Panchayati Akhara to participate in the first 'Shahi Snan' and take a holy dip in river Ganga.

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First Published : 15 Jan 2019, 07:28:54 AM