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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 28 Jan 2017, 07:33:12 AM
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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:

#11:14 PM

President Donald Trump, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hold long phone call amid dispute over border wall-AP

#11:02 PM

Muslim woman assaulted at JFK airport; man charged with hate crimes: Reuters India

#11:01 PM

Mike Pence addresses anti-abortion rally, first US vice president to do so: AFP

#11:00 PM

IMF says Europe must provide more relief for Greece's 'highly unsustainable,' 'explosive' debt

#10:54 PM

US President Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May in his first summit with a foreign leader since his inauguration: PTI

#10:53 PM

Attack on Sanjay Leela Bhansali is condemnable, I strongly condemn the shameful attack: Madhur Bhandarkar - ANI

#10:50 PM

RSS warns CPI(M) of consequences over attacks on party members: ANI

#10:09 PM

Bihar: Dr Vijay Bhatkar has been made new vice-chancellor of Nalanda University: ANI

#9:55 PM

J&K: School in Kupwara gutted in fire on intervening night of 26/27 Jan under mysterious circumstances. Police register case, probe on:ANI

#9:50 PM

Explosion on a bike carrying gas cylinder in Bengaluru's Vasanth Nagar. 4 persons injured: ANI

#9:38 PM

Hungary set on closer ties with Russia, U.S. - foreign minister: Reuters India

#9:34 PM

Korean rail experts suggest a double check system, restricted train speed in case of track circuit failure to ensure safety on tracks: PTI

#9:33 PM

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met SC/ST MPs, MLAs and MLCs on Friday: ANI

#9:17 PM

Central Water Commission inks pact with IIT Madras & Indian Institute of Science for assistance in dam rehabilitation efforts: PTI

#9:16 PM

DU's Sri Venkateswara College wins the Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate organised byBritish High Commission in India: PTI

#9:13 PM

British MPs urge Indian-origin Cabinet minister Priti Patel to oppose recent anti-abortion decision of US President @realDonaldTrump: PTI

#9:13 PM

Akshay Kumar met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi in Delhi to discuss about his idea to help families of martyred soldiers: ANI

#9:12 PM

Police rescues & rushes 2 pregnant women, holed up in their houses due to heavy snowfall, to hospital in J&K's #Anantnag: Officials - PTI

#9:11 PM

23-year-old national-level #swimmer working with Western Railway allegedly commits suicide at her house in Mumbai's Lower Parel: Police-PTI

#9:10 PM

Delhi court quashes plea seeking lodging of FIR against top AIIMS officials on alleged financial irregularities in procuring surgical goods: PTI

#8:55 PM

SC refuses to hear PIL seeking total ban on cattle slaughter or framing uniform policy to protect them from slaughter, smuggling: PTI

#8:54 PM

Ex-RS MP Mahmood A Madani summoned as accused by Delhi court in LTC scam in which exchequer was allegedly caused a loss of Rs 5.75 lakh: PTI

#8:51 PM

Award-winning Hollywood film producer Ashok Amritraj has been appointed the United Nations in India Goodwill Ambassador for SDGs: ANI

#8:48 PM

10 people taken into custody over hurling of bomb near CPI(M) leader's meeting venue in Kerala's Kannur: Police - PTI

#8:47 PM

US President Donald Trump will speak with leaders of Russia, Germany and France on Saturday, White House announces: PTI

#8:45 PM

ISRO successfully tests indigenously built cryogenic engine, a major step forward for landmark GSLV Mk III rocket launch later in 2017: PTI

#8:39 PM

Pakistan arrests 60 Indian fishermen, seizes their boats for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters: PTI

#8:35 PM

Pak PM's foreign policy advisor Sartaj Aziz alleges India 'impeded' SAARC process, 'violated' Charter's spirit: PTI

#8:29 PM

UK PM Theresa May says Britain, US must lead together again and safeguard global security as she welcomed democratic ally India: PTI

#8:28 PM

Pakistan police say 'honour killing' victim Qandeel Baloch's parents bribed to change testimony: Reuters India

#8:26 PM

Due to bad weather mortal remains of soldiers who died in avalanche in Gurez & Sonamarg to be transported to Srinagar on Saturday: ANI

#8:15 PM

Mortal remains of 14 soldiers, killed in avalanches in Kashmir's #Gurez sector, to be flown to native places soon after weather clears: Army - PTI

#8:12 PM

Alliance between BJP & Shiv Sena would have been good. SS's statement is disappointing as alliance would have benefited both:

Nitin Gadkari - ANI

#8:08 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: Visuals of the avalanche site in Gurez sector

#8:04 PM

US President Donald Trump's envoy to UN vows to 'show our strength': AFP

#8:03 PM

Turkey says it may cancel migrant deal after #GreekSupremeCourt refuses to return alleged suspects in Turkey coup: AFP

#7:58 PM

Baby has critical heart disease. Tweeted PM & Health Min. EAM Sushma Swaraj saw the tweet & helped: Devesh Sharma father of infant airlifted

#7:57 PM

Two-day-old infant with heart disease airlifted from Bhopal to Delhi with help of PMO and Minister of External affairs #SushmaSwaraj: ANI

#7:55 PM

Kerala: NIA filed charge sheet against two for association with terrorist conspiracy of ISIS: ANI

#7:54 PM

Shimla: Foot-bridge connecting four villages of Himachal Pradesh collapses due to heavy snowfall: ANI

#7:52 PM

Ramban, J&K: Vehicular traffic movement disrupted after landslide at National Highway 44 following incessant rainfall. Restoration work on: ANI

#7:51 PM

Amritsar (Punjab): Police complaint filed against #NavjotSinghSidhu for 'outraging religious feelings of the Sikhs: ANI

#7:38 PM

Amritsar (Punjab): Police complaint filed against Navjot Singh Sidhu for 'outraging religious feelings of the Sikhs': ANI

#7:37 PM

Three dead and 12 injured after a jeep fell into a gorge near Lakhamandal in Uttarakhand: ANI

#7:20 PM

Rafael Nadal defeats Grigor Dimitrov in Australian Open men's singles semi-final, sets up dream final with Roger Federer

#7:13 PM

Landslides hit Aru area of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.  No injuries/casualties reported so far: ANI

#7:10 PM

US economy slowed to 1.9 percent growth rate in Q4, closing out weakest year since 2011: AP

#7:09 PM

CBI registers FIR into alleged conning attempt using PM Modi's name: PTI

#7:00 PM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressing a rally in Patiala, Punjab: ANI

#6:36 PM

FM Arun Jaitley speaking on occasion of investiture ceremony & International Customs Day organized by Central Board of Excise & Customs: ANI

#6:30 PM

Shooting of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati stalled; protesters allege "wrong facts" were being depicted: Police

#6:28 PM

I would like to advise Congress that they should do politics for developing the country, instead of just forming government: HM Rajnath Singh

#6:26 PM

EU slaps China with new steel anti-dumping duties: AFP

#6:24 PM

Goa may be a small state, but it's amongst the richest states in India. Congress has not respected Goa: HM Rajnath Singh: ANI

#6:21 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing election rally in Curchorem Goa polls: ANI

#6:12 PM

Sensex, Nifty rise; post biggest weekly gain in 8 months: AFP

#6:07 PM

The corruption done by Akalis and BJP in Punjab is more than corruption prevailing in rest of India: Rahul Gandhi

#6:04 PM

Punjab wants jobs & prosperity, but no business can flourish here without giving a 'cut' to the Badals: Rahul Gandhi

#6:01 PM

Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Bathinda Punjab Polls: INC

#5:48 PM

Chennai: AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala Natarajan convenes party MLAs meet, TN CM Paneerselvam also present: ANI

#5:47 PM

SP-Congress alliance slogan 'UP ko ye saath pasand hai' to be formally declared on January 29th in Lucknow: ANI

#5:25 PM

German prosecutors say they are investigating former Volkswagen CEO for fraud: AFP

#5:24 PM

Maruti Suzuki hikes prices of vehicles across models by up to Rs 8,014: PTI

#5:24 PM

CM has taken initiative to conduct peaceful atmosphere in Kannur. But RSS is not cooperating: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan: ANI

#5:23 PM

CPI(M) is trying to bring peace in Kannur, RSS is trying to spoil it: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, State Secretary CPIM: ANI

#5:14 PM

I am warning that they will have to face protests all over the world: Rakesh Sinha on crude bombs hurled at RSS office in Kerala: ANI

#5:07 PM

French President Francois Hollande says Trump administration a 'challenge' for Europe: AFP

#5:05 PM

BJP Tirupur North district vice-president S Marimuthu found murdered: Police - PTI

#5:05 PM

In a major gaffe, White House misspells UK Prime Minister Theresa May's name 3 times in official schedule of her visit to the US: PTI

#5:04 PM

German prosecutors believe former Volkswagen CEO knew of emissions cheating software earlier than he claims: AP

#5:03 PM

4 bookies held in Indore for accepting bets on Ind vs Eng T-20 match in Kanpur; 22 mobile phones, gambling slips & Rs 2 lakh seized: PTI

#5:02 PM

We will protest against ban & will take this protest till Vidhan Sabha: Vatal Nagraj, Pro-Kannada Activist on Buffalo race Kambala: ANI

#5:01 PM

Difference between jallikatu & Kambala. No cruelty towards animals, Kambala is a game played in mud: Vatal Nagraj, Pro-Kannada Activist :ANI

#4:55 PM

Development, improving law & order likely to be theme of BJP manifesto to be released by party president Amit Shah on Saturday-UP Polls: PTI

#4:54 PM

Afghanistan announces initiatives to boost proportion of women in the army weeks after female pilot sought US asylum: AFP

#4:53 PM

Intense cold wave in most parts of Himachal Pradesh; widespread rain and snow causes sharp fall in maximum day temperatures: PTI

#4:52 PM

Water levels in 91 major reservoirs in the country dip to 51 per cent of their total capacity: Govt. - PTI

#4:50 PM

Air traffic resumes at Srinagar airport due to improvement in weather conditions: PTI

#4:48 PM

DRI seized assorted foreign currencies equivalent to Rs 77 Lakh (approx) from a passenger at Kolkata Airport: ANI

#4:34 PM

GAAR not to be invoked if tax treaty benefits are derived within Limitation of Benefits (LoB) provisions-PTI

#4:25 PM

Our fight against corruption would not stop. I want the entire Nation's support in fighting corruption

#4:18 PM

Badal Sahab spent years in public life but never changed parties or compromised on ideals. The only thing that matters for him is Punjab

#4:15 PM

Entire cycle of violence in Kerala has been started by RSS. Unfortunate but this is the type of politics RSS practices: Sitaram Yechury, CPIM - ANI

#3:33 PM

PM Modi addresses a rally in Jalandhar

#2:43 PM

Kannur(Kerala): RSS worker taken into custody in connection with the bomb attack near CPIM leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's meeting venue - ANI

#2:40 PM

Blackbuck Poaching case: Next date of hearing in Jodhpur court on February 15 - ANI

#2:30 PM

Congress party released list of 40 campaigners for the second phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh #UPpolls2017

#2:05 PM

Rahul Gandhi to meet CM Akhilesh Yadav and Dimple Yadav on January 29 in Lucknow (ANI)

#2:03 PM

Modiji claims to fight against corruption, then how can he support Akali Dal?Whole nation knows it(Akali Dal) has ruined Punjab: Rahul Gandhi (ANI)

#1:55 PM

 I said four years back also that 70% youth are affected by drugs.Badals made fun of me. Now whole Punjab is saying what i said, says Rahul Gandhi at Majithia rally (ANI)

#1:30 PM

Executive committee of BJP Parliamentary Party to meet on Jan 31st at 4pm.The meeting will be chaired by PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

#1:25 PM

Shiv Sena submits letter to Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis, addressed to FM over general Budget, demanding tax exemption on Rs 5lakh/annum income (ANI)

#1:20 PM

Army lost 14 of its valiant soldiers in the avalanche; We pray for the departed souls: Rajesh Kalia, Defence spokesperson (ANI)

#1:16 PM

Farmer suicides: SC sought response from Centre, RBI, all state govts & asked them to file the reasons behind suicide deaths within 4 weeks (ANI)

#1:14 PM

Jallikattu protest was peaceful, but some elements acted against law; After probe, action will be taken: TN CM O Panneerselvam in TN Assembly (ANI)

#1:10 PM

Moment I noticed it(flag unfurled upside-down, it was corrected; was oversight similar to wearing vest inside-out sometimes: Ranjit Das, BJP (ANI)

#1:06 PM

SC orders status quo on CCI investigation against Uber for predatory pricing allegations by MeruCabs (PTI)

#1:05 PM

SC seeks response from state govts, UTs, Centre and RBI to examine likely reasons behind #FarmerSuicides.

#1:02 PM

We are for Kambala (buffalo race), not against it; It's a rural sports, if necessary, will bring legislation also: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

#12:57 PM

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah flags off launch of 102 modernised buses in Bengaluru (ANI)

#12:49 PM

Relief for Mulayam Singh Yadav as SC adjourns matter for summer vacation over a plea alleging that UP Govt had misused govt funds in 2004.

#12:43 PM

J&K: Air traffic resumes today after being shut due to bad weather conditions. (ANI)

#12:42 PM

Tesco unveils £3.7-bn merger deal with wholesaler Booker (AFP)

#12:38 PM

Police used minimum force against rioters during Jallikattu protests to safeguard public life, property: Panneerselvam. (PTI)

#12:36 PM

Minimum temperature in #Delhi at 13.4 deg C; Met department forecasts cloudy skies with possibility of light rain (PTI)

#12:35 PM

Extortionist arrested for posing as a politician, he extorted money from leaders, ministers and bureaucrats. (ANI)

#12:34 PM

Syria talks in Geneva postponed from Feb 8 until end of the month: Lavrov (AFP)

#12:33 PM

Russian tourist jumps to death from multi-storey building at Thiruvananthapuram airport (PTI)

#12:23 PM

Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin, who passed away yesterday. (ANI)

#12:30 PM

A leader of political party(Uddhav Thackeray) shouldn't say anything sans verifying; SS mins misguiding their leaders & public at large: Vinod Tawde

#12:24 PM

Show cause notice issued to the officer who sent the letter regarding no religious activities in govt offices: Vinod Tawde, Maharashtra Minister (ANI)

#12:24 PM

'Anti-national' and 'anti-social' elements did not want #Jallikattu protests to end, says TN Chief Minister #Panneerselvam.

#12:23 PM

Demonetisation, coupled with GST, will ensure more revenues to Centre and states, expand size of formal economy: Arun Jaitley.

#12:22 PM

'Evil forces' behind violence during Jallikattu protests will be identified and action will be taken against them: CM Panneerselvam. (PTI)

#12:21 PM

Demonetisation shook the system for a short while, will integrate informal with formal economy in long run: Arun Jaitley. (PTI)

#12:18 PM

Most contentious issues on GST sorted out, we are at final stages of implementation: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (PTI)

#12:14 PM

Anti-social elements and miscreants had infiltrated Jallikattu protests with intention of diverting them: Panneerselvam. (PTI)

#11:57 AM

Putin and Trump may speak by telephone on Saturday: Kremlin (AFP)

#11:51 AM

Kashmir cut-off from rest of the country for fourth consecutive day due to snowfall. (PTI)

#11:40 AM

Vijay Mallya claims innocence in alleged funds diversion for KFA, says nothing has come out against him from a court. (PTI)

#11:40 AM

We carry resignation letters in our pockets; We'll resign whenever Uddhav ji asks us to do so: Ramdas Kadam, State Minister & SS leader (ANI)

#11:37 AM

UBS: net profit plunges 46% to 3.3 bn Swiss francs (AFP)

#11:34 AM

SC said it has already passed orders on measures to stop illegal inter-state transportation of cattle. (ANI)

#11:34 AM

Supreme Court dismisses PIL seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter in every state. (ANI)

#11:33 AM

32 fake notes of 2000 denomination seized in Bhayander East, in Maharashtra. Two people arrested (ANI)

#11:25 AM

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Sonali Bendre appear before Jodhpur court. (ANI)

#11:17 AM

GST will boost export & import both, will help GDP to grow; I expect that it's implemented on 1st July & not in Sept or later: Adi Godrej (ANI)

#11:10 AM

Bodies of four missing soldiers recovered from avalanche site in Gurez sector of Kashmir; death toll reaches 14: Police. (PTI)

#11:09 AM

Centre files plea in SC seeking to withdraw January 6, 2016 notification allowing #Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu. (PTI)

#11:07 AM

Shiv Sena MPs to not attend pre-budget meeting which is to be chaired by CM Devendra Fadnavis today (ANI)

#11:05 AM

Amit Shah and other senior party leaders to release BJP manifesto for UP tomorrow in Lucknow (ANI)

#10:59 AM

Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig enter mixed doubles finals after beating Samantha Stosur-Sam Groth in Australian Open. (ANI)

#10:56 AM

Jallikattu: AG tells SC that Centre is filing an application to withdraw notification of January 2016; Hearing now on 31 January, 2017. (ANI)

#10:38 AM

Union Budget must be presented after elections: CM Akhilesh Yadav in letter to PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

#10:38 AM

Jallikattu: Supreme Court will hear any petition filed on this issue on January 30, 2017. (ANI)

#10:31 AM

Students stage a protest in Mangaluru, Karnataka, demanding ban on PETA and permission to conduct #Kambala (buffalo race). (ANI)

#10:10 AM

Shiv Sena leaders to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis today at his residence on the issue of circular banning pictures of Gods in Govt offices (ANI)

#9:58 AM

Any random person can ask a question? People must stay in their limits: Sanjay Raut,SS on BJP's Kirit Somaiya's BMC graft charge

#9:55 AM

Texas has executed convicted killer Terry Edwards for a fatal holdup at a restaurant in 2002. (AP)

#9:52 AM

District Force and CRPF 168 Battalion team arrest a naxal carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh (ANI)

#9:51 AM

We don't want an unstable situation in Maharashtra, so we will have to keep the alliance in State government for some time: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena (ANI)

#9:44 AM

Russian national found dead at Thiruvananthapuram airport in Kerala. More details awaited. (ANI)

#9:41 AM

If Shiv Sena has the guts then it should withdraw support from State and Centre, otherwise its just empty rhetoric: Sanjay Nirupam, Congress (ANI)

#9:36 AM 

People stage a protest in Hubli, Karnataka, demanding the lifting of the ban on Kambala (buffalo race). (ANI)

#9:26 AM

Uttar Pradesh: Devotees take holy dip in Varanasi on Mauni Amavasya. (ANI)

#9:25 AM

Crude bombs hurled at RSS offices in Naruvamoodu and Mattannur in Kerala. BJP calls shutdown in protest (ANI)

#9:08 AM

Ppl think transgenders can’t get married or embrace motherhood, but I’m proving them wrong; We too are women wanting to lead normal lives-Transgender bride in Odisha (ANI)

#8:59 AM

Transgender woman gets married to a man in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. (ANI)

#8:21 AM

Mexico foreign minister says paying for US border wall 'is not negotiable' (AFP)

#8:16 AM

Criminal carrying an award of Rs 50,000 on his head arrested in Delhi by Police late last night after exchange of gunfire (ANI)

#7:57 AM

BJP leaders Mukhtar Naqvi & Bhupendra Yadav to meet EC officials in Lucknow today, BJP alleges that state admin is adopting partisan approach. (ANI)

#7:38 AM

20 trains delayed, 9 rescheduled and 1 cancelled in Delhi (ANI)

#7:18 AM

PM Modi to address a rally in Jalandhar and Rahul Gandhi to address a rally in Amritsar (ANI)

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