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J&K: Drug Peddler Arrested, 102 Grams of Heroin Seized

Kathua Police arrested one drug peddler and seized 102 grams of heroin from his possession, on Monday 13 January. A case has been registered.

(Source: ANI)

Two Dead in Guinea at Start of Sweeping Anti-Government Rally

Two youths were killed in Guinea on Monday, 13 January, at the start of open-ended protests against President Alpha Conde's suspected bid to prolong his rule.

The West African country has been wracked by demonstrations since mid-October over concerns that Conde intends to use a planned constitutional reform to seek a third term in office.

(Source: AFP)

15 Trains Running Late Due to Low Visibility in the Northern Railway Region

15 trains are running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.

(Source: ANI)

BJP MP Seeks to Calm Depositors After RBI Imposes Curbs on Bengaluru Co-Op Bank.

Days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) capped to Rs 35,000 the withdrawal limit of Sri Guru Raghavendra Co-operative Bank, BJP MP Tejasvi Surya on Monday, 13 January, reassured account holders and said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was personally monitoring the issue.

(Source: ANI)

Piyush Goyal Flags off Humsafar Express

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flagged off Madhupur (Jharkhand)- Anand Vihar (Delhi) Humsafar Express via video conferencing.

(Source: ANI)

UP Declares 'Tanhaji' as State GST Free

Uttar Pradesh government has declared Ajay Devgan starrer film 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' as State GST (SGST) free in the state.

(Source: ANI)

Suspicious Flying Object Seen in Ferozepur

According to the BSF sources, an unknown flying object was noticed by BSF in Ferozepur yesterday, 13 January, Border Security Force Jawans fired at it to shoot it down last night; more details are awaited.

Indian Army Personnel Hit by Avalanches

According to the army sources Army personnel hit by avalanches at different locations in the North Kashmir area; Further details being ascertained.

Bihar Shelter Home Abuse Case Pushed to 20 January

In Muzaffarpur (Bihar) shelter home abuse case Delhi's Saket Court sets 20 January for delivering its judgement in alleged sexual and physical assault of girls at the shelter home.

(Source: ANI)

Rajnath Singh and CDS General Bipin Rawat to Attend 4th Armed Forces Veterans Day

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat left for Jaipur, Rajasthan to attend a programme organised on the occasion of Fourth Armed Forces Veterans Day.

(Source: ANI)

Delhi HC Dismisses ED Plea Seeking Cancellation of Bail Granted to Ratul Puri

Delhi High Court dismissed Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to businessman Ratul Puri, in AgustaWestland money laundering case.

(Source: ANI)

Fire Breaks out at a House in Delhi, 4 People Injured

Four people, including a girl, were injured in a fire at a house in Delhi's Uttam Nagar area today, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) officials said. The DFS received a call about the fire at 12 am.

The officials said it is suspected that the fire broke out after a leaking cooking gas cylinder exploded.

(Source: PTI)

Delhi: Fire Breaks out at a Footwear Manufacturing Unit

Fire breaks out at a footwear manufacturing unit at Lawrence Road, 26 fire tenders rushed to the site .

(Source: ANI)

Pune: Two Infants Found Abandoned

Two infants, a girl and a boy were found abandoned near Pashan Lake in Pashan area of Pune this morning. Upon receiving information, Police took the infants to hospital. They have been identified to be one-day old. More details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

Flood-Hit Jakarta Residents Sue Over Deadly Disaster

Jakarta's governor has been hit with a lawsuit filed by residents of the sprawling city after torrential rain sparked floods and landslides that killed dozens and left thousands homeless, a lawyer said Tuesday, 14 January.

(Source: AFP)

Randeep Surjewala Slams PM Modi

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he stated that the inflation is at the highest and PM Modi is sitting silently on it.

(Source: News18)

3 Indian Army Soldiers Killed by Snow Avalanche,One Still Missing

According to the army sources, due to heavy snowfall in the last 48 hours, there have been multiple avalanches in the North Kashmir areas after which a number of soldiers have been rescued. 3 soldiers have lost their lives while one is still missing.

(Source: ANI)

Raj Kapoor's Daughter Ritu Nanda Passes Away

Ritu Nanda, daughter of late actor and director Raj Kapoor and mother-in-law of Shweta Bachchan passed away today.

(Source: ANI)

WPI Inflation Rises to 2.59 per Cent in Dec From 0.58 per Cent in November

India’s december wholesale prices rise 2.59% versus Bloomberg estimate of 2.42% year on year.

(Source: PTI)

Centre Files Status Report on Rajiv Gandhi Assasination Case Before SC

In Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, centre today filed the status report before the Supreme Court regarding the belt bomb's investigation in the case. The investigation involves one of the convicts AG Perarivalan but the Apex Court two-judge bench, headed by Justice L Nageshwar Rao and also comprising Justice Hemant Gupta, expressed their dissatisfaction over the status report and asked the centre, to represent immediately through its Additional Solocitor General, before it to argue on this.

(Source: ANI)

2 Killed and 10 Injured in a Horrific Accident in Nagpur

Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when their van was hit by a truck in Maharashtra's Nagpur city on morning of 14 January, police said. The mishap took place around 7 am when the truck hit the van carrying 12 people while crossing a road.

Two van passengers were killed in the mishap, he said, adding that 10 other occupants received injuries.

Two of the injured were seriously hurt and they were admitted to a hospital, the official said. The truck driver was arrested, he said.

(Source: PTI)

Home Minister Amit Shah Meets Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy met Union Home Minister Amit Shah today and sought central financial assistance, waiver of legacy loan, financial assistance for release of 7th central pay commission arrears, statehood for Puducherry, annual increase of financial assistance to 10% every yr, among other demands.

(Source: ANI)

2 Congress Leader Joins AAP

Two Congress leaders, Vinay Mishra and Ram Singh Netaji joined the Aam Admi Party earlier today.

(Source: ANI)

Udayanraje Bhosale Slams Shiv Sena

Udayanraje Bhosale, Ex-MP & descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj slammed Shiv Sena on the book ‘Aaj ke Shivaji: Narendra Modi’, the Ex-MP said that Sena’s time is over, and the party should start calling itself ‘Thackeray Sena’.

(Source: ANI)

Avalanche Hit a BSF Deployment Sector in Naugam

Last evening at 8:30 pm, an avalanche hit a BSF deployment in Naugam sector along LoC. A search and rescue operation was launched immediately. Out of 7 BSF personnel deployed, 6 were safely rescued while one BSF constable trapped couldn't be revived.

(Source: ANI)

Jharkhand Police Arrests Gang of Extortionists

A gang of extortionists, operating in Palamu and Chatra range in Jharkhand, busted by Latehar Police in an ongoing operation. Total 11 members of the gang have been arrested.

(Source: ANI)

EAM S Jaishankar Meets Uzbekistan Foreign Minister

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar met Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan, Abdulaziz Kamilov earlier today.

(Source: ANI)

Chhattisgarh: Naxals Kill Former Associate's Brother

Naxals killed the younger brother of a former associate who is now working with police in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said on Tuesday.

Laxman Mandavi (26), a resident of Duvalikarka village, was stabbed to death with sharp weapons by ultras at his native place late on Monday night, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava said.

Mandavi's brother quit the outlawed CPI (Maoist) last year and joined the police force, which apparently angered the rebels, he said.

(Source: PTI)

Wipro Q3 Net Profit Dips 2.17% to Rs 2,456 Cr

IT services major Wipro on Tuesday posted 2.17 percent dip in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,455.9 crore for December 2019 quarter.

The net profit, attributable to shareholders, in the year-ago period was at Rs 2,510.4 crore, Wipro said in a regulatory filing.

Its revenue from operations grew 2.7 percent to Rs 15,470.5 crore during the period under review from Rs 15,059.5 crore in the same quarter last year (as per Ind-AS).

(Source: PTI)

Delhi Police Commissioner to Retire from Govt Services from 31 January

Consequent upon attaining the age of superannuation, the Delhi Commissioner of Police, Amulya Kumar Patnaik, shall stand retired from government services with effect from 31 January 2020, the Delhi Government said on Tuesday.

(Source: ANI)

6 Infants Die in One Night at MP Hospital

Six tribal infants have died at a state-run hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol on the intervening night of January 13 and 14, a senior official said on Tuesday.

A probe has been ordered by Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Tulsi Silawat.

(Source: PTI)

2 Dead, 10 Injured in Road Accident in Nagpur

Two people have died and 10 have been injured in a collision between a truck and a jeep at Mhalgi Nagar square in Maharashtra’s Nagpur on Tuesday.

(Source: ANI)

India Developing at Rapid Pace, Vested Interests Causing Unrest: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India was developing at a rapid pace and things that were seen as impossible were becoming a reality, but vested interests were trying to mislead the nation and cause unrest.

In his video address at an event held by a Tamil magazine in Chennai, the prime minister said his government's decisions have helped further India's economic and social integration.

(Source: PTI)

Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives on 3-Day India Visit

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day visit to India in the midst of spiralling tension between his country and the US.

On Wednesday, he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also deliver a lecture at the Raisina Dialogue, the External Affairs Ministry's flagship annual conference.

(Source: PTI)

Trump Trial Likely to Begin Next Tuesday: Senate Chief

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin next Tuesday, 21 January, while key players in the process could be sworn in later this week, the chamber's Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

(Source: AFP)

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