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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 25 Jan 2017, 11:02:57 PM
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Twitter is buzzing with news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here are the latest updates from the micro-blogging site in one scroll:


Rahul Dravid declines Bangalore University Hon. degree, says would like to earn doctrate by accomplishing some academic research in sport


Congress releases second list of 25 candidates for UP elections


Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal receives death threats through e-mail.Police verifying information


Special and privileged strategic partnership with India is an invariable priority in Russia’s foreign policy:President Putin to PM Modi


SEBI bars Vijay Mallya and six others from the securities market


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met Vice President Hamid Ansari in Delhi


J&K: Terrorists fire on a police picket in Kulgam district.No casualties- ANI


Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated ahead of Republic Day- ANI


Death toll in Mogadishu hotel attack rises to 28- AFP


Burj Khalifa to be lit up in tri-colour to mark India's Republic Day


Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma & Sunder Lal Patwa among eminent persons selected for Padma Vibhushan posthumously- PTI


Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna, took over command of South Western Command of Indian Army at a ceremony held in Jaipur


Such a move can reduce inconvenience in terms of expenditure and management: President Pranab Mukherjee


If initiative is taken by Election Commission and political parties arrive at a consensus, reform is possible: President Pranab Mukherjee


There has been some talk about simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies in political circles: President Pranab Mukherjee


Virat Kohli,Shekar Naik(Captain,Indian Blind Cricket Team),Sakshi Malik to be awarded Padma Shri; Sharad Pawar to be awarded Padma Vibhushan- ANI


15%-20% decrease in number of accidents. Cases of derailment of trains being investigated: Mohd. Jamshed (Member Traffic Railway Board)


Today the world economy has slowed down, only bright spot according to World Bank, World Economic Forum is India: Union Min Venkaiah Naidu


Priyanka Gandhi scoffs at VinayKatiyar for his remarks, says it exposes BJP's mindset towards better half of country population- PTI


NCW issues notice to Sharad Yadav over derogatory remark on women


Firing between 2 groups of BJP workers at a meeting being addressed by BJP leader Yashpal Arya in Uttarakhand


20 people to be awarded Padma Shri including Paralympic Gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu and Gymnast Dipa Karmakar


It is very important issue. Kambala is a must, government should give permission: Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa

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Udhampur (J&K):Traffic on national highway suspended due to fresh snowfall

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20 people to be awarded Padma Shri including Paralympic Gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu and Gymnast Dipa Karmakar (ANI)

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Olympian Dipa Karmakar among awardees of PadmaShri this year: MHA (PTI)

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Jawahar Bagh incident: Next hearing on 6 Feb in Allahabad High Court (ANI)

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Heavy to very heavy snowfall warning in parts of Jammu & Kashmir & Himachal Pradesh for next two days: Charan Singh (ANI)

#2:15 PM

Popular pop singer Hema Sardesai resigns as special icon for Goa Legislative Assembly election. (PTI)

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US President Trump reiterated that relation between Indian & US will continue to remain strong: Ram Madhav, BJP on PM's conversation with US President (ANI)


PM Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley & Manohar Parrikar among 40 star campaigners to campaign in Uttarakhand polls. (PTI)

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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: SIT files petition in Delhi High Court against bail granted to senior Cong leader Sajjan Kumar by a Lower Court (ANI)

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Sonamarg (J&K) avalanche: One army officer martyred, 8 army men safely rescued. (ANI)

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At least seven killed in Mogadishu hotel attack: police (AFP)

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Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh): UP CM Akhilesh Yadav speaking at a public rally in Nighasan (ANI)

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Our shared concern on growing threat from #radicalisation and #terrorism is shaping our cooperation: PM (PTI)

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Atrocious remarks show petty & lowly mindset of BJP's leadership towards women of India. PM must apologise: RS Surjewala on Vinay Katiyar's statement (ANI)

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Ganga river pollution: NGT asks stakeholders, whether interception of drains which are grossly polluting river Ganga is possible (ANI)

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He exposes BJP's mindset towards the better half of the population of India: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Office on Vinay Katiyar's statement (ANI)

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We also feel that our growing engagement in countering violence and extremism is necessary for securing our societies: PM Modi (ANI)

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Relief from cold wave conditions in Punjab & Haryana as minimum temperatures rise in both states, Chandigarh records a minimum of 13 deg C (PTI)

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I thanked His Highness for allotting land for a temple for the Indian diaspora in Abu Dhabi: PM Modi (ANI)

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We believe that our closer ties are of importance not just for our countries, but to our entire neighbourhood: PM Modi (ANI)

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Security and defence cooperation have added growing new dimensions to our relationship, we have agreed to expand cooperation: PM Modi (ANI)

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Knights of Malta chief resigns in condoms row with Pope: Vatican sources (AFP)

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We regard UAE as an important partner in India's growth story, we welcome UAE's interest in investing in India's infra sector: PM Modi (ANI)

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UAE is one of our most valued partners and a close friend, an important region of the world: PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

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India and #UAE sign 13 pacts including one on strategic cooperation. (PTI)

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No extension beyond 31st Jan will be given to switch off analog signals for Phase III of Cable TV Digitisation drive, says MIB India.(PTI) 

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I warmly recall our earlier meetings in August 2015, and in February last year. Our discussions were wide ranging: PM Modi (ANI)


Delhi: Exchange of agreements take place, PM Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan present (ANI)

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Twin blasts hit Mogadishu hotel, several journalists injured (AFP)

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Operations at Srinagar airport suspended following heavy snowfall. (ANI)

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Maruti Suzuki Q3 standalone net profit rises 47.46% to Rs 1,744.5 cr; total income up 13.06% at Rs 19,173.1 cr.(PTI)

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One FICN trafficker arrested in Malda, West Bengal  for his involvement in FICN smuggling in Kerala. (ANI)

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Body of a jawan recovered after avalanche hits army camp in Sonamarg (J&K). Army sources say death toll could rise (ANI)


All flights to Srinagar Airport cancelled following snowfall in Kashmir. (PTI)

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Delegation level meeting underway between PM Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. (ANI)

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Avalanche hits army camp in Sonamarg (J&K). Casualties feared. More details awaited. (ANI)

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The businessmen who helped the 'achhe din wale', has suffered the maximum loss: UP CM (ANI)

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PM Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan interact at the Hyderabad House Garden (ANI)

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AugustaWestland: Delhi HC defers hearing on CBI plea seeking bail cancellation of SP Tyagi till Feb 1 (ANI)

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SP-Congress will fight together and will get a majority in UP. If the hand can handle well, cycle will certainly run fast: UP CM (ANI)

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'Achhe din wale' didn't do anything, instead made the public stand in queues: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav (ANI)

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Mortar shell found near a Roadways bus stand in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh; investigation underway. (ANI)

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It is well known that elections in Uttar Pradesh is not just state elections but is for the nation: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav (ANI)

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UP CM Akhilesh Yadav addresses a public rally in Lakhimpur. (ANI)

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Jammu and Kashmir: At least 4 people buried alive in a snow avalanche in Gurez sector, Bandipora district. More details awaited. (ANI)

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Layer of shallow fog engulfs Delhi, causes delay of 26 north-bound trains & rescheduling of 4 others; minimum settles at 12.5 deg C (PTI)

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NCW issues notice to senior JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav over his statement "Beti ki izzat se vote ki izzat badi hai" in Patna. (ANI)

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. (ANI)

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13 men in MP, who went for recruitment in Army, detained by RPF for pulling chain & creating an uproar in Jabalpur-Atari Exp. Case registered. (ANI)

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JD (U) will not fight elections in Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

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Salman Khan Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur Court defers hearing in the case till January 27. (ANI)

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Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat visits Manipur to review the security situation in the region. (ANI)

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I didn't say anything wrong. One must have equal respect for votes and daughters in order to have a successful country and government: Sharad Yadav (ANI)

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On National Voters' Day PM Narendra Modi urges people to register as voter & exercise their franchise. (PTI)

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Sharad Yadav, JD(U) take a U-turn says, we must have equal respect for vote and daughters. (ANI)

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A bench of the Supreme Court is expected to hear the petitions on Monday, Jan 30. (ANI)

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan signs visitor book, receives momento at Raj Ghat. (ANI)

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Jallikattu case: Supreme Court decides to hear all petitions filed by Animal Welfare Board of India and other bodies challenging the law. (ANI)

#10:48 AM

Animal Welfare Board of India and other animal welfare bodies move to Supreme Court challenging the new Act allowing Jallikattu in TN. (PTI)

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. (ANI)

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Srinagar-Jammu National Highway closed following heavy snowfall at the Jawahar Tunnel, Banihal area. (ANI)

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrives for ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. (ANI)

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PM Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee arrive at Rashtrapati Bhavan, ceremonial reception for Abu Dhabi Crown Prince to take place (ANI)

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Prisoner killed, jailor, 2 guards, 9 inmates hurt at Sada sub jail in Goa. (PTI)

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Chhattisgarh Armed Force jawan shot dead by colleague in Kanker district of the state. (ANI)

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Higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district receive heavy snowfall (ANI)

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Goa jailbreak attempt: Gangster Vinayak Korbatkar was killed by another inmate during the fight in the jail says DGP Muktesh Chander (ANI)

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I haven't given any such statement, all what I said got misconstrued: UP BJP Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Ram Mandir (ANI)

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I was just having my food, police came and started beating me up and a few others for no reason: Prisoner, Sada sub jail, Goa. (ANI)

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Sensex 129.24 points up, currently at 27504.82. Nifty at 8516.40 (ANI)

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Main issues for 2017 are governance, corruption. We want to weed out 'gundagardi' from UP, says BJP state Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya  (ANI)

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We will win more than 300 seats, and form Govt in Uttar Pradesh says UP BJP Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya (ANI)

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Higher reaches in Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh witness heavy snowfall (ANI)

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Collision between a truck and a school bus in Bihar's Darbhanga, at least 5 students injured; rushed to a hospital.(ANI)

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Full dress rehearsal of Republic Day took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri yesterday. (ANI)

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95-year-old Jal Devi standing as an independent candidate for upcoming UP assembly polls filed her nomination papers from Kheragarh, Agra. (ANI)

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Airport Customs arrested a passenger (Bangladesh citizen) at Kolkata airport, seized ₹98,03,833 in Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal currencies (ANI)

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Ram Mandir is more about our faith than just being an issue, says Keshav Prasad Maurya, UP BJP Chief (ANI)

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Ram Mandir is not going to be built in two months, will be built after elections now, says Keshav Prasad Maurya, UP BJP Chief (ANI)

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh to address election meetings in Sujanpur, Mukerian and Rajpura today. (ANI)

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Had a warm conversation with President Donald Trump late last evening, have invited President Trump to visit India: PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

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High alert has been sounded in Katra, J&K ahead of Republic Day, security tightened around Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. (ANI)

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If a daughter loses her honour, just the neighbourhood will lose its honour. But if a vote gets sold, the entire country's honour will be at stake and the dream will not be accomplished: Sharad Yadav (ANI)

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People need to be explained about ballot paper at a larger scale. Vote is more important than daughter's honour: Sharad Yadav, JDU (ANI)

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Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ahead of Republic Day. (ANI)

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Salman Khan to appear before Jodhpur court today in the Blackbuck poaching case. (ANI)

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President Pranab Mukherjee to address the nation today on the eve of the 68th Republic Day. (ANI)

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to also meet President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari today. (ANI)

#7:15 AM

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to meet PM Modi today, exchange of agreements and press statement to follow. (ANI)

#6:55 AM

Hills burn in Vichuquen, Chile, which is battling devastating forest fires - frantic locals beg for help to save homes, animals, farms (AFP)

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Trump to sign immigration actions Wednesday tightening border security; refugee restrictions to come later. (AP)

#6:27 AM

Nikki Haley confirmed as US envoy to United Nations (AFP)

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Ruckus at Sada sub jail in Goa, atleast 45 prisoners attempt to flee. (ANI)

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US President Donald Trump looked forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in the United States later this year. (ANI)

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 06:50:00 AM

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