Catch the latest news updates of the day here. We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.An improvised explosive device (IED) blast occurred at Nagamapal RIMS road in Imphal West, early morning today. More details awaited.(Source: ANI)A hoax fire alarm alert at Singapore's Changi Control Tower here, necessitating its evacuation led to a large-scale flight disruption here on Thursday with fifty departing ones getting delayed and nine arriving ones diverted.The control tower was evacuated after a fire suppression system was activated, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).Flight operations at Changi Airport, which were disrupted just after midnight, were restored at 1.40 am after the control tower resumed operations, said Rosly Saad, director of air traffic services at CAAS."There was no fire," the Channel News Asia quoted Rosly as saying.(Source: PTI)Police arrested Prabesh, an RSS worker on charges of hurling bombs at a police picket near RSS office in Kannur, on 21 January. He was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.Meeting underway between state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh along with other senior Police officers, in Maharashtra Secretariat on review of Bhima Koregaon cases.Six students injured after a school bus collided with a cluster bus in Naraina. Injured shifted to hospital.(Source: ANI)At least one person was killed and five others were critically injured on Wednesday, 22 January, after gunfire broke out in downtown Seattle, near a popular tourist area, police said.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold roadshows in Matiala and Kalkaji later today.(Source: ANI)Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Bal Thackeray on his 94th birth anniversary.A major fire gutted at least seven shanties in Kolkata's Anandapur area in the early hours of Thursday, 23 January, officials said.The fire broke out around 1 am in the Bede Bustee area near Ruby Hospital, police said.Two fire tenders doused the flames within an hour, a senior officer said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.(Source: PTI)FIR registered against three people including former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin (file pic) for allegedly duping a travel agent, Mohammad Shadab, of more than Rs 20 lakh. An investigation is underway.(Source: ANI)Three people of a family murdered, one injured after being attacked by unidentified assailants in Manimajra, Chandigarh. More are details awaited.(Source: ANI)An Airbus 320neo aircraft operating for IndiGo airlines as 6E 5384 had to make an emergency landing and return to Mumbai in the wee hours of Thursday, 23 January.(Source: Hindustan Times)Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address two public meetings in West Delhi later today.(Source: PTI)Jana Sena Party(JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan met BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda at his residence. BJP and JSP have entered into an alliance in Andhra Pradesh.(Source: ANI)Rescuers took advantage of improved weather on Nepal's Mount Annapurna to press ahead with a search for four South Korean climbers and three Nepali guides and have a possible location for them, officials said Wednesday, 22 January.Nine soldiers and seven civilian rescuers were digging through ice and snow on the Annapurna trekking trail and had made progress in determining their possible whereabouts, said army spokesman Bigyan Dev Pandey.Snow and bad weather on Tuesday, 21 January stalled the rescue operation.India has slammed Pakistan for "spewing venom and false narratives" of monumental proportions in the United Nations, saying it takes to hate speech like fish takes to water and "obfuscates" the international community from the truth as Islamabad yet again raked up the Kashmir issue at the world body.(Source: PTI)Subramanian Swamy mentions before the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of his application to recognise Ram Setu as an ancient historical monument. Court asks Swamy to mention the matter after three months and asks Centre to make its stand clear by filing an affidavit.(Source: ANI)Three people are feared dead after a water bomber plane crashed while fighting wildfires in Australia. A search is underway for the aircraft which is believed to have crashed in New South Wales.(Source: AFP)Less than a month after the registration of a case against Raveena Tandon and Farah Khan for hurting religious sentiments, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday, 23 January, issued a notice of motion to Punjab and another respondent.(Source: The Tribune)According to the ANI sources, Telugu Desam Party(TDP) will not attend the assembly session today to express their dissent over developments in the state's legislative council's yesterday, 22 January, over the Decentralisation Bill (for setting up of 3 capitals).(Source: ANI)A total of 644 militants of eight banned insurgent outfits surrendered in Assam on Thursday, 23 January, along with 177 arms, police said.The members of the insurgent groups -- ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF, and NLFB surrendered in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a program.(Source: PTI)The UN's top court will announce Thursday, 23 January if it will allow a case accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya Muslims to go ahead and if it will impose emergency measures to stop further violence.(Source: PTI)Dhan Prasad Ahirwar, a youth who was set ablaze following a clash with his neighbours in Sagar (Madhya Pradesh) on 16 January passed away in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital today, during treatment. A case was registered under the SC/ST Act in the matter.(Source: ANI)A jeep rammed into a stationary truck in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district, killing two people and injuring six, police said on Thursday, 23 January.After the accident on Wednesday, 22 January, the eight people were rushed to a government hospital where doctors declared two of them brought dead, ASP Balwant Chaudhary said.(Source: PTI)Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena launches its new party flag, ahead of the party's day-long 'Maha adhiveshan' (mega meeting) today in Mumbai.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray has been inducted into the party today.A 63-year old former Sarpanch was booked on the charge of rape after he allegedly attempted to sexually assault a minor girl in Khammam district, police said on Thursday, 23 January. He was hospitalized after local residents beat him up over the act, police added.(Source: PTI)The three men with suspected links to the ISIS arrested in the district were allegedly involved in spreading 'jihadi' ideology and plotting to kill those opposed to Islamic beliefs to spread fear among the public, police said.They allegedly had links to the ISIS and were connected to cases being probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), police said.(Source: PTI)One-way traffic resumed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Thursday, 23 January after remaining suspended for the past two days due to snowfall and multiple landslides in Ramban sector, a traffic department official said.(Source: PTI)The mortal remains of eight Indian tourists, including four minors who died of possible asphyxiation in their room at a mountainous resort in Nepal, are being flown back home on Thursday, 23 January officials said.All formalities have been completed and the bodies are being flown from Kathmandu to New Delhi, according to sources at the Indian Embassy here.(Source: PTI)Sai Janmabhoomi Pathri Sansthan to approach Bombay High Court over Sai Baba birthplace controversy.(Source: ANI)Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora who issued a death warrant against the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case has been transferred to the Supreme Court as Additional Registrar on a deputation basis for one year.A 57-year-old woman was found dead in an express train in Malda by a fellow passenger. The woman's body was taken to the morgue at Malda Medical College and Hospital and her family members have been informed.It appears that she died of a heart attack but the exact reason for death will be known after the post-mortem examination.(Source: PTI)Europe's main equity markets slid at the open on Thursday, 23 January, after earlier losses in Asia, as fears grew over the spread of a deadly new virus from China.(Source: PTI)An aircraft made an emergency landing at Eastern Peripheral Expressway near Sadarpur village in Ghaziabad today after it faced a technical problem.(Source: ANI)Former CM & Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis has written to CM Uddhav Thackeray, demanding inclusion of photos of Prime Minister Modi in state government's advertisements. Letter states "not including his photographs is in violation of Supreme Court's order".(Source: ANI)Rouse Avenue Court has reserved an order on bail plea of Sanjay Singhal, former chairman and managing director of Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd, in connection with a money laundering case. Court will pronounce its order on the bail application tomorrow, 24 January.(Source: ANI)International Court of Justice rules that it has jurisdiction to adjudicate on alleged violations of Genocide convention by Myanmar.(Source: PTI)Delhi HC has asked Enforcement Directorate to file status report in connection with alleged lobbying by AirAsia India while trying to get international flying rights in violation of foreign investment norms.(Source: ANI)Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will arrive in India on 24 January. Besides being the chief guest in Republic Day celebrations, he will also meet President Kovind and PM Modi, MEA said on Thursday.Lt Gen YK Joshi has been appointed as the new Northern Army Commander. He will replace Lt Gen Ranbir Singh who is superannuating on 31 January. He was awarded Vir Chakra for his role during the Kargil war In 1999.(Source: ANI)The expansion of the Hemant Soren ministry slated for Friday has been postponed following a request of the chief minister, Raj Bhavan sources said in Ranchi on Thursday."The Cabinet expansion has been postponed on the request of the chief minister. A new date has not been set as the CM has to recommend another date," they said.Soren called on Governor Droupadi Murmu and urged her to postpone Friday's programme as his mind is "grief-stricken" at the killing of seven villagers at Burugulikera by "Pathalgarhi" movement supporters.(Source: PTI)Pakistan has violated ceasefire in Gulpur sector of Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. More details awaited.(Source: ANI)US Vice President Mike Pence on behalf of President Donald Trump on Thursday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main election rival to Washington next week to discuss Donald Trump's long-awaited Middle East peace plan.The White House said the talks would take place on Tuesday."President Trump asked me to extend an invitation to Prime Minister Netanyahu to come to the White House next week to discuss regional issues, as well as the prospect of peace here in the Holy Land", Pence said.(Source: AFP)An Indian nurse working in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for coronavirus, but with a different strain from the one that has claimed 18 lives in China, the Indian Consulate in Jeddah said on Thursday.Earlier in the day, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs V Muraleedharan said an Indian nurse working at Al-Hayat hospital in Saudi Arabia was tested positive for coronavirus.