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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 21 Jan 2019, 11:45:10 PM
Latest news January 21, 2019

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the inaugural session of the 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas to begin today at his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi and address the diaspora. The Supreme Court will hear a PIL seeking a direction to quash the central government’s order appointing IPS officer M Nageswara Rao as an interim director of the CBI. Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 travelling to Nepal and Bhutan, according to a Home Ministry communique. The prices of fuel continued to witness a rise for the fifth straight day. In global news, the death count from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 79, officials said.

BJP cancels Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Brigade Parade Ground. The rally was scheduled next month.

NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek Doval files defamation case against Jairam Ramesh.

Senator Kamala Harris to run for US president in 2020, reports Fox News.

Another fire breaks out at Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, no casualty reported.

EVMs are the right option. Elections should be conducted using EVMs. We have also said that every booth should also have VVPATs. People started voting ever since EVMs were brought into use, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.

Sri Lanka today released 16 Indian fishermen who were caught by the Srilankan navy on January 13.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath: The state government has decided that all destitute persons (including women, disabled etc) to get a pension of Rs 500 per month as compared to Rs 400 earlier.

Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter underway between terrorists and security forces in Zinpanchal, Chari Sharief in Budgam district; 2 terrorists have been neutralised (Visuals deferred by unspecified time)

R Reddy, Congress in Bengaluru: Last night they called me that there's a meeting today but later they decided not to have any meeting. Most of the MLAs have left the resort. Few who are there will also go back Everything is okay. Because of BJP there was confusion, now it's okay.

Meghalaya miners' rescue case: Meghalaya government tells the Supreme Court it has filed status report and that the state govt and Centre is not abandoning the rescue operation.

Madras High Court issues notice to Centre over 10% quota for upper castes

Madras High Court issues notice to Central government to reply before February 18 on 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker section in general category. DMK organising secretary RS Bharathi had filed a writ plea in MHC challenging the govt's decision.

Prayagraj: Water ambulances have been provided by the Kumbh authorities at Kumbh Mela2019 to provide medical help in case of an emergency. It is equipped with ICU, multi para monitors, nebulizers & even has facility for child deliveries. It is operated by NDRF.

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi High Court seeking time-bound completion of CBI investigation in the alleged case of doping against him before 2016 Rio Olympics.

Maharashtra: Fire has broken out in the computer lab on the ground floor of Sri Ma Vidyalaya in Hiranandani Estate of Patlipada in Thane (W). Students and staff are being evacuated. Police officials, RDMC (Regional Disaster Management cell) and fire brigade are at the site.

Karnataka Congress MLA JN Ganesh over reports of alleged brawl with Congress MLA Anand Singh: I did not hurt him. It is all a lie. If he's hurt, I along with my family will go and apologise to him.

Dr Parameshwar, on Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt: He is looking slightly better now. We have also approached doctors from BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals for better treatment. We are trying hard to make everything alright. Devotees should stay patient.

Madhya Pradesh: BJP workers and party leaders protest against Chief Minister Kamal Nath in Bhopal, against the recent murders of BJP leaders Prahlad Bandhwar in Mandsaur and Manoj Thackeray in Barwani.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi said that he is a member of the Selection Committee to pick new CBI Director. The plea will now be heard on January 24 by another bench.

The Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested six people with 20 kg heroin worth Rs 80 crore.

BJP President Amit Shah is scheduled to address a rally in Malda, West Bengal tomorrow.

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale: Mayawati became CM thrice with support from BJP. If she wants to work for upliftment of Dalits then she should consider forming an alliance with Modi ji. BSP-SP alliance will not last long as voters do not approve of it.

Himachal Pradesh: Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district received fresh snowfall today.

Delhi: Halwa Ceremony held in Finance Ministry to mark the beginning of printing of documents relating to General Budget 2019, attended by Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla, Secretary DEA Subash Garg and MoS Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan.

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara arrives at Siddaganga Math in Tumkuru where Math seer Sri Shivakumara Swamiji is under treatment. The seer is currently on ventilator support & is in critical condition.

Seer Shivakumara Swami of Karnataka's Siddaganga Mutt is on ventilator support and is in critical condition at the mutt. Doctors noted variations in the health parameters of the seer last night. More update expected in an hour.

Sensex jumps 250 points, Nifty rises to 10,950 in early trade on Monday.

Rupee depreciates 26 paise against US dollar in early trade

Two people died during a Jallikattu event at Puddukottai in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

Delhi: 11 trains are running late due to foggy weather conditions/low visibility.

Delhi: Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 279 (Poor) and PM 10 at 331 (Very poor) at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, Terminal-3 according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.

Karnataka: Former CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah has called another CLP meeting at 11 am today in Bengaluru. All MLAs have been directed to attend the meeting.

Kumbh Mela 2019: Devotees offer prayers and take holy dip on the occasion of Paush Purnima at Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj.

Confirming a second summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump has announced that he is "looking forward" to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the end of February.

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First Published : 21 Jan 2019, 07:13:27 AM