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# 11: 47 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel orders a sweeping review of Germany's security apparatus: AFP

# 11: 11 PM

 

UN Security Council rejects arms embargo on South Sudan: AFP

# 10: 49 PM

Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says 2 Libyan hijackers had hand grenade and pistol - AP

# 10: 47 PM

600 Jan Dhan accounts, which showed over Rs 10 cr deposits post demonetisation, under I-T lens in Bihar, Jharkhand for suspected naxal links - PTI

# 10:44 PM

Delhi L-G NajeebJung made to resign as he wanted to release Shunglu Committee report, alleges Congress leader Ajay Maken - PTI

# 10:43 PM

10 stations of Delhi Metro to go cashless from January 1, commuters can recharge smart cards & buy tokens from digital platforms

# 10:39 PM

Govt caps prices of more than 50 essential #drugs including those used for treatment of HIV infection, #diabetes. Rates down by up to 44%: PTI

# 10: 35 PM

Pakistan has to ensure peaceful atmosphere for talks: India - PTI

# 10: 15 PM

Fake notes, in scrapped denominations, with value of Rs 1.35 crore seized in Maharashtra's Nashik; NCP worker among 11 held: Police: PTI

# 10:14 PM

West African leaders will send troops into Gambia if President who lost election doesn't step down: AP

# 10:10 PM

Putin calls #Assad to congratulate on Aleppo 'liberation': AFP

# 10:09 PM

#ONGC to buy 80 pc stake in GSPC block for USD 925 million: PTI

# 10:08 PM

India beat #SriLanka by 34 runs to win ACC Under-19 Asia Cup title: ANI

# 9:50 PM

Fake notes, in scrapped denominations, with face value of Rs 1.35 crore seized in Maharashtra's Nashik; NCP worker among 11 held: Police - PTI

# 9:49 PM

Rs 3,651 crore undisclosed income detected, Rs 98 crore in new notes seized in country-wide operations post demonetisation: Income Tax dept: PTI

#9:33 PM

UP: Churches lit up ahead of Christmas in #Moradabad - ANI

# 9:22 PM

Report of over 150 bodies of Indian nationals lying in various hospitals, mortuaries in Saudi Arabia 'completely factually misleading': Govt

# 9:15 PM

IT department conducts search at a gold bullion group in Allahabad, gold worth Rs 1.06 Cr & Rs. 20 Lakh cash seized from a Locker: IT Sources

# 9:04 PM

Agra: Rs. 12 Crore undisclosed income admitted by the assessee on the basis of incriminating papers/documents seized: IT sources (ANI)

# 9:02 PM

Income Tax Department conducted search at a bullion group in Agra covering 11 premises at different locations: IT Sources: ANI

# 8:58 PM

Manipur Blockade Curfew from Lamlong bridge to Pangei area in #Imphal relaxed from 6 am-5 pm tomorrow: ANI

# 8:54 PM

Malta PM Joseph Muscat to address press conference in the next few minutes

# 8:48 PM

Putin warms to #Trump, flexes muscles on #Syria: AFP

# 8:27 PM

A 'significant' Islamic State-inspired Christmas Day terror plot targeting central Melbourne with explosives has been foiled, police say

# 8:26 PM

Putin says he sees "nothing unusual" in Trump's nuclear comments: AP

# 8:24 PM

Till date no talks has been held with any party, so the issue of seat distribution has also note emerged: GN Azad, Congress - ANI

# 8:22 PM

I'm not thinking about the numbers, I'm concerned about the audience's reaction. I don't have interest in numbers: Aamir Khan on Dangal: PTI

# 8:21 PM

Ratan Tata says most attacks on him and the Tata Group are unsubstantiated and very painful: ANI

# 8:20 PM

I think the truth will prevail, whatever the process may be, however painful it may be says Ratan Tata: ANI

# 8:17 PM

Hijackers surrendered, searched and taken in custody: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM

# 8:16 PM

Libya plane hijackers asking for asylum in Malta: minister (AFP)

# 8:13 PM

Final crew members leaving aircraft with hijackers: Joseph Muscat Malta PM

# 7: 56 PM

Donald Trump on nuclear weapons tweet: 'Let it be an arms race' - Reuters India

# 7:54 PM

'Acute' threat thwarted but terror 'danger' endures: Angela Merkel: AFP

# 7:53 PM

RatanTata says there is a definite move to damage his personal reputation over last two months: PTI

# 7:52 PM

Bengaluru: Rs 47.74 cr undisclosed income detected in raid on #Bulliondealers, Rs 1.07 cr new notes seized in a different case: #ITDept: ANI

#7:51 PM

Union Minister Manoj Sinha sustains minor injuries after a car accident in Gorakhpur

# 7:50 PM

Mediterranean death toll is record 5,000 migrants this year: Reuters India

# 7:35 PM

Trump spokesman says tweet on nuclear weapons was response to other countries: AP

# 7:34 PM

Germany's top security official says terrorist threat "remains high" despite death of market attack suspect: AP

# 7:33 PM

Huge crowds cheer Japan emperor on 83rdbirthday, possibly last such appearance after expressing desire to abdicate: AFP

# 7:32 PM

Russia sends battalion of military police to Aleppo: defence minister - AFP

# 7:31 PM

Absconding accused in Najafgarh murder case of a 17-year-old girl, has been arrested by Police: ANI

# 7:30 PM

Potentially 2 hijackers and some crew members still on board aircraft: Joseph Muscat Malta PM

# 7:29 PM

Crew members being released: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM

# 7:28 PM

109 passengers released from hijacked Afriqiyah Airways flight in Malta: RT

# 7:27 PM

Hezbollah says Aleppo fall means efforts to oust Assad have 'failed': AFP

#7:26 PM

Egypt agrees to UN Israel vote delay in call with #Trump: AFP

# 7:25 PM

ED conduct searches at Shri Ganesh Hire Purchase company in Jalandhar, seize Rs 16 lakh foreign currency & Rs 10 lakh new Indian currency: ANI

# 7:10 PM

Further 44 passengers being released: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM

# 6:55 PM

65 passengers released so far: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM

# 6:53 PM

The 4 foreign nationals handed over to Police by CISF for showing fake e-tickets are Chinese Delhi

# 6:51 PM

Release of second group of 25 passengers underway: Joseph Muscat Malta PM

# 6:46 PM

4 foreign nationals handed over to Police by CISF for showing fake e-tickets to see off a passenger was travelling to Hong Kong. Delhi: ANI

# 6:40 PM

IS-linked Amaq says man shot in Milan was Berlin attacker: AFP

# 6:34 PM

First 25 passengers released: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM

# 6:30 PM

First group of passengers, consisting of women and children, being released now: PM Joseph Muscat, Malta 

# 6:24 PM

We will provide as many central forces as required, Center will offer adequate support: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home on Manipur visit - ANI

# 6:20 PM

A negotiating team is on standby at Airport awaiting instructions from PM, who is in meeting with National Security Committee: Malta - AP

# 6:18 PM

Delhi HC stays Centre's decision to reject security clearance to air charter service for transporting Rs 3.5 cr in demonetised notes: PTI

# 6:17 PM

Plea opposing Justice JS Khehar's elevation as CJI infructuous, says SC noting that the Prez has already issued notification: PTI

# 6:16 PM

German prosecutor says authorities still trying to determine whether Berlin truck suspect had network of supporters: AP

# 6:13 PM

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti inaugurates Central Asian Museum in Leh: ANI

# 6:08 PM

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly admitted due to small haematoma in brain, she is absolutely stable and under observation: AMRI Hospital statement: ANI

# 6:06 PM

It has been established that Afriqiyah flight has 111 passengers on board. 82 males, 28 females, 1 infant: Joseph Muscat Malta PM

# 6:02 PM

Trump calls for U.S. to greatly expand its nuclear capability, but he doesn't expand on what the U.S. should do: AP

# 6:00 PM

BJP Rajya Sabha MP RoopaGanguly admitted to AMRI hospital in Kolkata. More details awaited: ANI

# 5:58 PM

Hyderabad: Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao speaking at ‘Swachh Survekshan 2017’ programme: ANI

# 5:56 PM

Negotiating team on standby in #Malta - AP

# 5:54 PM

Inter-Ministerial Central Team to visit Tamil Nadu next week for on-the-spot assessment of post- Vardah cyclone: ANI

# 5:48 PM

When time comes I'll take a look at situation in Russia and world and decide whether to take part in presidential elec. or not: RT

# 5:47 PM

Hijacker threatens to detonate hand grenade onboard Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U209 in Malta Intl Airport: RT

# 5:45 PM

Some Malta Intl Airport operations resumed as Afriqiyah Airways plane sits on runway - officials - RT

# 5:37 PM

Next Demonetisation sub-committee meeting on December 28. It is headed by Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu - ANI

#5:32 PM

Compensation to states for loss of revenue from rollout of GST to be paid every two months: FM ArunJaitley - PTI

# 5:30 PM

'Remain calm, follow official updates' - Malta President on Afriqiyah Airways plane hijack – RT

# 5:22 PM

Two workers dead in an accident at a construction site in Patlipada, Thane (Maharashtra): ANI

# 5:20 PM

All flights to Malta Intl Airport diverted until further notice: RT

# 5:16 PM

Legally vetted draft of law for compensation to states to be placed before #GST Council at the next meeting: Finance Minister Jaitley - PTI

#5:14 PM

In the meetings (GST council) on 3rd and 4th in the second half I will also hold budget consultations with state finance ministers: FM Jaitley - ANI

# 5:12 PM

Tripoli confirms hijacked Libyan plane diverted to Malta: AFP

# 5:10 PM

Dual control and cross empowerment issues still remain. We are making reasonable headway: FM Arun Jaitley GST - ANI

# 5: 05 PM

Nusli Wadia files criminal defamation case against Tata Sons & Ratan Tata - ANI

# 4:55 PM

CGST and SGST primary drafts have been approved: FM Arun Jaitley on GST - ANI

# 4:50 PM

CBI registers case against 2 managers of Co-op urban bank, Mumbai doctor & others for fraudulently transporting Rs 25 crores in old notes: ANI

# 4:42 PM

A prototype vaccine for Ebola may be “up to 100 percent effective” in protecting against the deadly virus: WHO - AFP

# 4:40 PM

Its wrong to say that Muslim areas don't have cash, the truth is that cash is nowhere to be found: Tejashwi Yadav, Deputy CM, Bihar: ANI

# 4:38 PM

CBI raids 11 premises of Vaidyanath Urban Cooperative Bank in Maharashtra in connection with recovery of Rs 10 cr demonetised notes: PTI

# 4:36 PM

The 2 arrested by Crime Branch are also behind 9 fake accounts found in Kotak Mahindra Bank with unaccounted deposits worth Rs 34 Cr: ANI

# 4:34 PM

Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests 2 ppl in cheating case worth Rs 57.7 lakh from an account in Corporation Bank, GK-2 branch: ANI

# 4:32 PM

DMK chief M Karunanidhi discharged from Kauvery hospital in Chennai: ANI

# 4:30 PM

Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard – media: Reuters India

# 4:28 PM

Lawyer Rohit Tondon reaches ED office in Daryganj for questioning in money laundering case against him: ANI

# 4:26 PM

DAC approved Multi-mission maritime aircraft, fitted with mission suites designed and developed by DRDO. Cost- Approx 5005 cr: MoD Sources - ANI

# 4:24 PM

IAF to procure one more C17 Globemaster mark III aircraft: MoD Sources - ANI

# 4:22 PM

55 low-level lightweight radars for Indian Army and IAF, these 3D radars designed by DRDO and manufactured by Bell.Cost-419 cr: MoD Sources - ANI

# 4:20 PM

Procurement of 1500 India developed nuclear, chemical, biological systems for fitment on Infantry Combat Vehicles.Cost-1265 crores: MoD Sources - ANI

# 4:18 PM

One dead in rebel fire on regime-held Aleppo: Monitor- AFP

# 4:16 PM

Maltese Prime Minister tweets that he has been informed of potential hijack situation of flight diverted to Malta – Reuters India

# 4:14 PM

Hijacked Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320, on internal flight in Libya with 118 people on board, lands in Malta: Maltese media – Reuters India

# 4:12 PM

Germany 'relieved' Berlin attack suspect killed in Italy: ministry - AFP

# 4:10 PM

CPEC passes through sovereign Indian territory, we have expressed our concerns to China and Pakistan: Vikas Swarup, MEA Spokesperson - ANI

# 4:08 PM

We have never refused talks but Pakistan has to ensure a peaceful atmosphere. Pakistan needs to stop supporting terror: Vikas Swarup, MEA - AFP

# 4:06 PM

Vladimir Putin signs order on expanding Russia's Syria naval facility: Kremlin - AFP

# 4:04 PM

Our Embassy prepared to engage with local authorities to press upon fact that separation of child from family is humanitarian issue – MEA: ANI

# 4:02 PM

Deutsche Bank agrees on $7.2 billion settlement with US Justice Department over mortgage-backed bonds: AP

# 4:00 PM

Child welfare cases are handled in accordance to the Norwegian Child Welfare Act.The Act applies to all children in Norway: Norway Embassy - AFP

# 3:58 PM

West Bengal: Enforcement Directorate raids Central Co-operative Bank in Nadia District; raid still on: ANI

# 3:56 PM

At least 40 killed in #DRCongo anti-Kabila protests: UN: AFP

# 3:54 PM

Olympics: IOC starts action against 28 Russians over Sochi doping: AFP

# 3:50 PM

Congress will support any step against corruption: Rahul Gandhi - 

# 3:48 PM

Russian President #Putin says nobody believed Donald Trump would win 'except us': AFP

# 3:46 PM

We are reminded of Amitabh Bachchan's film song 'ram ram japna ghareeb ka maal apna': Rahul Gandhi - ANI

# 3:44 PM

Sensex up by 61.10 points, currently at 26040.70 Nifty at 7985.75: ANI

# 3:42 PM

Person liable for audit required to furnish SFT wrt transaction for receipt of cash exceeding Rs 2 lakh for sale of goods/services: CBDT - ANI

# 3:44 PM

Maharashtra: Naxals torched 40 trucks deployed as part of Surjagarh mining project, in Gadchiroli district: ANI

# 3:45 PM

CBDT issues clarification regarding reporting of cash transactions under Rule 114E of Income-tax Rules, 1962: ANI

# 3:44 PM

They said that demonetisation was a surgical strike on corruption. However, it is firebombing on India's poor: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi - ANI

# 3:43 PM

MEA announces new rules for passport. #Aadhar or #Eaadhar with Date of birth will now be accepted as DoB proof: ANI

# 3:42 PM

Italy confirms Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan: AFP

# 3:41 PM

People break down while building one house, you don't feel sorry before burning houses: Rahul Gandhi: ANI

#3:39 PM

Vladimir Putin says 'nothing unusual' about Trump's nuclear call: AFP

# 3:37 PM

Syrian state TV says army experts dismantling explosives and booby-traps left behind by rebels in east Aleppo: AP

# 3:35 PM

Agusta Westland Case: Order on bail plea of 3 accused including SP Tyagi reserved for 26 Dec their judicial custody will continue: ANI

# 3:34 PM

Demonetisation is an economic plunder: Rahul Gandhi - ANI

# 3:32 PM

WB CM Mamata Banerjee writes to Centre on deployment of CRPF in Income Tax offices without prior communication with the state - ANI

# 3:30 PM

More than 100 people died due to demonetisation, we couldn't mourn for those people even for 2 minutes in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi - ANI

#3:11PM

Berlin market attack suspect shot dead in shootout in Milan, Italy: security source  -Reuters

#2:56PM

Haryana: Man shoots a police officer, who tried to stop his car at the barricade in Gurugram; Case registered; Investigation on.-ANI

#2:52PM
In last 4 yearrs,CBI hs never been able to establish any evidence against ex Air Chief regarding receipt of any bribe/kickbacks:Tyagi's counsel -ANI 

#2:51PM
Tyagi's counsel cites health concerns of former Air chief AgustaWestland -ANI 

#2:41PM
If he (SP Tyagi) tries to prove his innocence,they will accuse him of noncooperation since he's not incriminating himself:SP Tyagi's counsel -ANI 

#2:40PM
Hearing on AgustaWestland case underway in Patiala House court: SP Tyagi's counsel says CBI isn't showing or telling evidence against him- ANI

#2:37PM
Uttarakhand: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to address a public rally in Almora shortly. -ANI

#2:34PM
Punjab: Congress declares second list of 16 candidates for upcoming Punjab polls 

#2:32PM
In Italy, person guilty of corruption is already convicted. Guido Haschke hasn't challenged his conviction: CBI tells Patiala House court  

#2:14PM
Agusta Westland case: Hearing on plea seeking bail for former Air Chief SP Tyagi underway in Delhi's Patiala House Court.-ANI 

#2:10PM
Thane(Maha): Ink thrown at a Nagarpalika Officer by vendor whose stall was demolished on officer's order.Vendor beaten by staff;hospitalised -ANI 

#2:00PM
CBI summons Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat asking him to appear on December 26th, in the alleged Sting CD case. -ANI

#1:52PM
AAP's Goa CM candidate Elvis Gomes summoned by ACB in a housing scam case, asked to report to the investigating officer on Dec 26 - ANI

#1:48PM
7 kg IED planted by Naxals defused by CRPF in Chhattisgarh's Sukma - ANI

#1:47PM
Chennai: Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya files divorce petition in family court - ANI

#1:40PM

Maharashtra Police detains 11 people with fake currency notes worth Rs 1.5 crores in Nashik

#1:18PM
At any cost, economic blockade won't be allowed;adequate security provided: MoS Home Kiren Rijiju after meeting Manipur CM -ANI 

#1:11PM
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Old demonetised notes of Rs 500 & Rs 1000 found near Kukrail Dam. Police team at the spot. -ANI

#1:03PM
Najeeb Jung meeting with PMO over. They held discussions for an hour -News Nation

#12:59PM
TN: ED provisionally attached properties worth Rs 44 Cr of Aiswariya Rock Exports, Madurai & others, under provisions of PMLA -ANI 

#12:53PM
SC dismisses plea filed by a lawyers body, seeking stay on appointment of Justice Jagdish Singh Kehar as the new Chief Justice of India. -ANI 

#12:44PM
Chennai: After taking charge of the office of Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary, Girija Vaidyanathanin meets Tamil Nadu CM O. Panneerselvam -ANI 

#12:41PM
Delhi: Patiala House Court has also asked them to pay Rs 2 lakh each as personal bond and Rs 1 lakh as surety bond each. -ANI 

#12:40PM
Patiala House Court grants bail to Dr Ramjee Singh, Chief of Central Council of Homeopathy & alleged middleman in a bribery case against him. -ANI  

#12:39PM
Separatists in J&K might be looking for excuse to wake up trouble as they're always looking forward to fish in troubled waters of Jhelum: MoS PMO 

#12:34PM
State Govt in consultation with Union Home Ministry revised mechanism wherein each of them could be provided a proof of ID. So that they could be in a position to apply for Central govt jobs;also for recruitment in military & paramilitary forces -Jitendra Singh MoS PMO. ANI 

#12:25PM
Coal block allocation scam matter-AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd retract their plea seeking re-investigation. Further orders reserved for Jan 18 -ANI 

#12:21PM
I-T Dept summons ex TN Chief Secy Rammohan Rao's son Vivek Rao fr further investigation abt raids at his office;likely to appear this evening -ANI  

#12:20PM
Kerala: Enquiry has been ordered over allegations that they appointed their close relatives in chief posts during UDF Govt tenure. -ANI

#12:19PM
Trivandrum Vigilance Court orders preliminary enquiry against former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy and other 9 UDF leaders.-ANI 

#12:10PM
Earthquake tremors of 4.5 magnitude felt in Andaman Islands at around 10:26 AM. -ANI 

#12:05PM
As per agenda of alliance b/w BJP-PDP jobs have been allocated for West Pakistan refugees by Centre: Satpal Singh,J&K BJP President -ANI 

#12:05PM
Today the question is not about giving West Pak refugees domicile certificates but it is about their livelihood-Satpal Singh,J&K BJP President -ANI 

#12:01PM
Hardik patel arrested at Jaipur airport ,due to security reason. He was not allowed to enter in the city-News Nation 

#11:57AM
In our time,when we found something wrong,we only ordered enquiry,cancelled contract,fought in Italy&won;So,let them complete probe-AKAntony -ANI 

#11:54AM
This Govt has been there for 2 1/2 yrs, they must complete the enquiry & bring the guilty to justice: AK Antony, Former Defence Min in AgustaChopper deal-ANI

#11:40AM
Delhi: Najeeb Jung who tendered his resignation as Delhi Lieutenant Governor reaches PMO -ANI 

#11:36AM
MP: Factory allegedly producing spurious ghee busted in Shivpuri; 696 litre ghee worth Rs 3 lakh seized in 47days; Police,Food Dept at spot. -ANI 

#11:33AM
Post demonetisation till December 21, more than Rs 3590 crore undisclosed income admitted/detected. 3589 notices issued: IT Sources-ANI 

#11:32AM
Post note ban till December 21, more than Rs 505 crore seized (Over Rs 93 crore in new currency notes) by IT Department: IT Sources- ANI 

#11:27AM
I-T Dept referred around 400 cases to ED and CBI following searches and seizures made post demonetisation: IT Sources -ANI 

#11:20AM
Imphal: MoS Home Kiren Rijiju meets Manipur Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi Singh-ANI 

#11:19AM
I&B Ministry also provides additional time for remaining phase III subscribers to switch over by 31st Jan, 2017.-ANI 

#11:18AM
I&B Ministry revises timeline for phase IV of cable TV digitisation to 31st March, 2017. -ANI

#11:17AM
DMK Chief Karunanidhi to be discharged from Kauvery hospital in Chennai today by 4 PM. -ANI 

#11:16AM
SC fix 11 January to hear the petition -News Nation 

#11:16AM
Court says that it's a very old law, no urgency to hear this matter during vacation -News Nation 

#11:15AM
Supreme court refuses to give urgent hearing on a  petition challenging  Tax exemption to political parties -NewsNation 

#11:11AM
MoS Home Kiren Rijiju reaches Imphal (Manipur), to take stock of situation prevailing in the district due to UNC blockade.-ANI 

#11:09AM
Siliguri (West Bengal): IT Dept conducts raid at the residence of businessman Rup Chand Prasad in Naya Bazar. Raid underway.-ANI

#11:00AM
Hyderabad: Students' political groups organised 'Chalo Assembly' protest against Private Universities Bill; detained by Police -ANI 

#10:51AM
Hyderabad: Rs 7 Cr found in account of cab driver,after interrogation agreed to pay taxes under PMGKY on this amount deposited. -ANI

#10:50AM
Odisha: Vigilance conducts raids at 5places including premises related to Prasanna Kr Nanda,auditor at Executive Engineer Office,Bhubaneswar-ANI 

#10:47AM
Solar scam: Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy appears before Solar Judicial Commission-ANI

#10:42AM
No adverse report submitted to bank so far;Bank denies tht wre any fake a/cs;extending full co-operation to investigating agencies-Rohit Rao-ANI

#10:40AM
No KYC deficiencies noted in these 2 customers. IT Dept did question the Branch Manager: Rohit Rao, Kotak Mahindra Bank Spox-ANI

#10:38AM
Delhi: IT Dept visited Kotak bank's branch(KG Marg) in connection with survey on 2 of its customers & related a/cs: Kotak Mahindra Bank Spox -ANI 

#10:26AM
Uttar Pradesh: 7-year old girl allegedly raped in Lucknow's Ashiyana Police Station area; hospitalised in critical condition. -ANI

#10:03A
Gujarat: Police detain more than 200 people from a farmhouse, where illegal liquor was being served during a wedding party, near Vadodara.

#9:55AM
ED interrogated Delhi lawyer Rohit Tandon on Wednesday, to issue notice to him in the ongoing money laundering case today. 

#9:16AM
CISF detects Rs 53.78 lakh(approx) in new currency notes & Rs 4.29 lakh in old currency from a foreign national at Delhi's IGI airport - ANI

#9:00AM
71.20% of the Tata Motors shareholders vote in favour of removal of Nusli Wadia as director.

#8:55AM
Rameswaram: A group of 82 people leave for Katchatheevu (Sri Lanka) to attend the Annual St. Antony's church festival.

#8:51AM
Bihar: IT Dept officials conduct raid at the premises of a businessman in Muzaffarpur. More details awaited. -ANI

#8:49AM
Manipur Blockade Curfew relaxed in parts of Imphal East district till 9 PM today, expect in areas from Lamlong Bazar to Yaingangpokpi-ANI

#8:42AM
Telangana CM inaugurates project for construction of 285 2-bedroom houses for eligible beneficiaries frm weaker sections in Erravelli village.-ANI

#8:24AM
Two arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning mall attack-AP 

#7:46AM
We will also talk to State Govt to find a solution to this as ppl are facing a lot of problems due to the prevailing situation: Kiren Rijiju -ANI 

#7:45AM
I am going to Manipur along with my senior officers to take stock of situation caused due to the economic blockade: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home -ANI 

#7:40AM
DelhiFog 3 International flights delayed, one domestic flight from/to Delhi cancelled due to foggy weather (Visuals from IGI airport) -ANI 

#7:30 AM
Karnataka: Police arrested two people with Rs 29.98 Lakh in new currency notes in Hubli, on Thursday.-ANI

#7:20 AM
GST Council meeting scheduled to take place today for the second day.-ANI

#7:19AM 
Delhi Fog 42 trains running late, 4 rescheduled following poor visibility caused due to foggy weather. -ANI

#7:17AM
ManipurBlockade: Curfew also continues on the stretch of Pangei-Saikul road from Lamlong bridge to Pangei.-ANI

#7:15AM
Curfew relaxed in parts of Imphal East distt till 9 PM today. Curfew continues in area frm Lamlong Bazar to Yaingangpokpi-ANI

#7:14AM
3 International flights delayed, one domestic flight cancelled due to foggy weather.-ANI

#6:14AM
Australian police arrest 7 people suspected of planning series of bomb attacks in Melbourne on Christmas.-AP  

# 6:53 PM
The 4 foreign nationals handed over to Police by CISF for showing fake e tickets are Chinese Delhi
# 6:51 PM
Release of second group of 25 passengers underway: Joseph Muscat Malta PM
# 6:46 PM
4 foreign nationals handed over to Police by CISF for showing fake e-tickets to see off a passenger was travelling to Hong Kong. Delhi: ANI
# 6:40 PM
IS-linked Amaq says man shot in Milan was Berlin attacker: AFP
# 6:34 PM
First 25 passengers released: Joseph Muscat, Malta PM
# 6:30 PM
First group of passengers, consisting of women and children, being released now: PM Joseph Muscat, Malta 
# 6:24 PM
We will provide as many central forces as required, Center will offer adequate support: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home on Manipur visit - ANI
# 6:20 PM
A negotiating team is on standby at Airport awaiting instructions from PM, who is in meeting with National Security Committee: Malta - AP
# 6:18 PM
Delhi HC stays Centre's decision to reject security clearance to air charter service for transporting Rs 3.5 cr in demonetised notes: PTI
# 6:17 PM
Plea opposing Justice JS Khehar's elevation as CJI infructuous, says SC noting that the Prez has already issued notification: PTI
# 6:16 PM
German prosecutor says authorities still trying to determine whether Berlin truck suspect had network of supporters: AP
# 6:13 PM
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti inaugurates Central Asian Museum in Leh: ANI
# 6:08 PM
BJP MP Roopa Ganguly admitted due to small haematoma in brain, she is absolutely stable and under observation: AMRI Hospital statement: ANI
# 6:06 PM
It has been established that Afriqiyah flight has 111 passengers on board. 82 males, 28 females, 1 infant: Joseph Muscat Malta PM
# 6:02 PM
Trump calls for U.S. to greatly expand its nuclear capability, but he doesn't expand on what the U.S. should do: AP
# 6:00 PM
BJP Rajya Sabha MP RoopaGanguly admitted to AMRI hospital in Kolkata. More details awaited: ANI
# 5:58 PM
Hyderabad: Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao speaking at ‘Swachh Survekshan 2017’ programme: ANI
# 5:56 PM
Negotiating team on standby in #Malta - AP
# 5:54 PM
Inter-Ministerial Central Team to visit Tamil Nadu next week for on-the-spot assessment of post- Vardah cyclone: ANI
# 5:48 PM
When time comes I'll take a look at situation in Russia and world and decide whether to take part in presidential elec. or not: RT
# 5:47 PM
Hijacker threatens to detonate hand grenade onboard Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U209 in Malta Intl Airport: RT
# 5:45 PM
Some Malta Intl Airport operations resumed as Afriqiyah Airways plane sits on runway - officials - RT
# 5:37 PM
Next Demonetisation sub-committee meeting on December 28. It is headed by Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu - ANI
#5:32 PM
Compensation to states for loss of revenue from rollout of GST to be paid every two months: FM ArunJaitley - PTI
# 5:30 PM
'Remain calm, follow official updates' - Malta President on Afriqiyah Airways plane hijack – RT
# 5:22 PM
Two workers dead in an accident at a construction site in Patlipada, Thane (Maharashtra): ANI
# 5:20 PM
All flights to Malta Intl Airport diverted until further notice: RT
# 5:16 PM
Legally vetted draft of law for compensation to states to be placed before #GST Council at the next meeting: Finance Minister Jaitley - PTI
#5:14 PM
In the meetings (GST council) on 3rd and 4th in the second half I will also hold budget consultations with state finance ministers: FM Jaitley - ANI
# 5:12 PM
Tripoli confirms hijacked Libyan plane diverted to Malta: AFP
# 5:10 PM
Dual control and cross empowerment issues still remain. We are making reasonable headway: FM Arun Jaitley GST - ANI
# 5: 05 PM
Nusli Wadia files criminal defamation case against Tata Sons & Ratan Tata - ANI
# 4:55 PM
CGST and SGST primary drafts have been approved: FM Arun Jaitley on GST - ANI
# 4:50 PM
CBI registers case against 2 managers of Co-op urban bank, Mumbai doctor & others for fraudulently transporting Rs 25 crores in old notes: ANI
# 4:42 PM
A prototype vaccine for Ebola may be “up to 100 percent effective” in protecting against the deadly virus: WHO - AFP
# 4:40 PM
Its wrong to say that Muslim areas don't have cash, the truth is that cash is nowhere to be found: Tejashwi Yadav, Deputy CM, Bihar: ANI
# 4:38 PM
CBI raids 11 premises of Vaidyanath Urban Cooperative Bank in Maharashtra in connection with recovery of Rs 10 cr demonetised notes: PTI
# 4:36 PM
The 2 arrested by Crime Branch are also behind 9 fake accounts found in Kotak Mahindra Bank with unaccounted deposits worth Rs 34 Cr: ANI
# 4:34 PM
Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests 2 ppl in cheating case worth Rs 57.7 lakh from an account in Corporation Bank, GK-2 branch: ANI
# 4:32 PM
DMK chief M Karunanidhi discharged from Kauvery hospital in Chennai: ANI
# 4:30 PM
Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard – media: Reuters India
# 4:28 PM
Lawyer Rohit Tondon reaches ED office in Daryganj for questioning in money laundering case against him: ANI
# 4:26 PM
DAC approved Multi-mission maritime aircraft, fitted with mission suites designed and developed by DRDO. Cost- Approx 5005 cr: MoD Sources - ANI
# 4:24 PM
IAF to procure one more C17 Globemaster mark III aircraft: MoD Sources - ANI
# 4:22 PM
55 low-level lightweight radars for Indian Army and IAF, these 3D radars designed by DRDO and manufactured by Bell.Cost-419 cr: MoD Sources - ANI
# 4:20 PM
Procurement of 1500 India developed nuclear, chemical, biological systems for fitment on Infantry Combat Vehicles.Cost-1265 crores: MoD Sources - ANI
# 4:18 PM
One dead in rebel fire on regime-held Aleppo: Monitor- AFP
# 4:16 PM
Maltese Prime Minister tweets that he has been informed of potential hijack situation of flight diverted to Malta – Reuters India
# 4:14 PM
Hijacked Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320, on internal flight in #Libya with 118 people on board, lands in Malta: Maltese media – Reuters India
# 4:12 PM
Germany 'relieved' Berlin attack suspect killed in Italy: ministry - AFP
# 4:10 PM
CPEC passes through sovereign Indian territory, we have expressed our concerns to China and Pakistan: Vikas Swarup, MEA Spokesperson - ANI
# 4:08 PM
We have never refused talks but Pakistan has to ensure a peaceful atmosphere. Pakistan needs to stop supporting terror: Vikas Swarup, MEA - AFP
# 4:06 PM
Vladimir Putin signs order on expanding Russia's Syria naval facility: Kremlin - AFP
# 4:04 PM
Our Embassy prepared to engage with local authorities to press upon fact that separation of child from family is humanitarian issue – MEA: ANI
# 4:02 PM
Deutsche Bank agrees on $7.2 billion settlement with US Justice Department over mortgage-backed bonds: AP
# 4:00 PM
Child welfare cases are handled in accordance to the Norwegian Child Welfare Act.The Act applies to all children in Norway: Norway Embassy - AFP
# 3:58 PM
West Bengal: Enforcement Directorate raids Central Co-operative Bank in Nadia District; raid still on: ANI
# 3:56 PM
At least 40 killed in #DRCongo anti-Kabila protests: UN: AFP
# 3:54 PM
Olympics: IOC starts action against 28 Russians over Sochi doping: AFP
# 3:50 PM
Congress will support any step against corruption: Rahul Gandhi - 
# 3:48 PM
Russian President #Putin says nobody believed Donald Trump would win 'except us': AFP
# 3:46 PM
We are reminded of Amitabh Bachchan's film song 'ram ram japna ghareeb ka maal apna': Rahul Gandhi - ANI
# 3:44 PM
Sensex up by 61.10 points, currently at 26040.70 Nifty at 7985.75: ANI
# 3:42 PM
Person liable for audit required to furnish SFT wrt transaction for receipt of cash exceeding Rs 2 lakh for sale of goods/services: CBDT - ANI
# 3:44 PM
Maharashtra: Naxals torched 40 trucks deployed as part of Surjagarh mining project, in Gadchiroli district: ANI
# 3:45 PM
CBDT issues clarification regarding reporting of cash transactions under Rule 114E of Income-tax Rules, 1962: ANI
# 3:46 PM
They said that demonetisation was a surgical strike on corruption. However, it is firebombing on India's poor: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi - ANI
# 3:43 PM
MEA announces new rules for passport. #Aadhar or #Eaadhar with Date of birth will now be accepted as DoB proof: ANI
# 3:42 PM
Italy confirms Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan: AFP
# 3:41 PM
People break down while building one house, you don't feel sorry before burning houses: Rahul Gandhi: ANI
#3:39 PM
Vladimir Putin says 'nothing unusual' about Trump's nuclear call: AFP
# 3:37 PM
Syrian state TV says army experts dismantling explosives and booby-traps left behind by rebels in east Aleppo: AP
# 3:35 PM
Agusta Westland Case: Order on bail plea of 3 accused including SP Tyagi reserved for 26 Dec their judicial custody will continue: ANI
# 3:34 PM
Demonetisation is an economic plunder: Rahul Gandhi - ANI
# 3:32 PM
WB CM Mamata Banerjee writes to Centre on deployment of CRPF in Income Tax offices without prior communication with the state - ANI
# 3:30 PM
More than 100 people died due to demonetisation, we couldn't mourn for those people even for 2 minutes in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi - ANI

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