Latest News: Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Dies, Says State Media
 Catch the latest news updates of the day here.
Catch the latest news updates of the day here.(Photo: The Quint)

Latest News: Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Dies, Says State Media

Catch all the latest news updates on The Quint.

(Make sure you don't miss fresh news updates from us. Click here to stay updated )


NEWEST FIRSTOLDEST FIRST
(3) NEW UPDATES

Will Soon Send Articles of Impeachment to Senate: Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would "soon" send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, amid allegations by Republicans that she is delaying the trial.

The House of Representatives, where the Democrats enjoy a majority, had impeached Trump last month. Now, the Senate, where the Republicans are in majority, needs to put Trump on trial before he can be removed from the White House.

(PTI)

SC Constitutes Expert Panel to Suggest Alternatives to Felling of Trees for Widening of National Highway

The Supreme Court has constituted a panel of environment experts to give an alternative suggestion to the felling of over 350 trees for construction of Railway over bridges and widening of National Highway in West Bengal.

(Source: Live Law)

Indian American Doctor Arrested on Charges of Illegal Distribution of Adderall

US authorities have arrested an Indian American doctor for allegedly prescribing to multiple patients a combination medication to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy.

(PTI)

Indian National Pleads Guilty to Operating Call Centres to Scam Americans

An Indian national has pleaded guilty for his involvement in a multi-million dollar India-based call centre scam that targeted Americans, according to the Department of Justice.

(PTI)

Wayanad Dist Collector Alleges Social Media Harassment

Wayanad Dist Collector Adeela Abdulla alleges that her photos, were taken while receiving pamphlets from a group of BJP leaders who were visiting her as part of their campaign to spread awareness about CAA, are being misused on social media & she is facing cyber attack.

(Source: ANI)

SC to Deliver Verdict on Pleas Seeking Action Against Restrictions Imposed in JK Post Abrogation of 370A

Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver its verdict on a batch of pleas including that of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad challenging the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of provisions of Article 370.

(Source: News18)

US House Votes to Curb Trump War Power on Iran Washington

US lawmakers concerned about rushing to war with Iran adopted a measure Thursday, January 9, aimed at reining in President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against the Islamic republic.

The resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump's order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by Tehran dramatically escalated tensions and raised fears of a devastating war between the two foes.

(Source: AFP)

Priyanka Gandhi to Meet BHU Students

Congress General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be visiting Varanasi later today, to meet students of Banaras Hindu University and members of civil society.

(Source: ANI)

Gauri Lankesh Murder Case: Absconding Accused Arrested from Dhanbad

The SIT team probing Journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, arrested absconding accused Rushikesh Devdikar yesterday, 9 January. He was arrested from Dhanbad district of Jharkhand.

(Source: ANI)

Canadian PM: Iran Shot Down the Ukrainian Airline

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on 9 January, stated that multiple intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 on board, including 63 Canadians.

Trudeau's comments came as video emerged that appeared to show the moment the airliner was hit.

(Source: AFP)

Akhilesh Yadav Organises 'Chhapaak' Screening

Lucknow: On the directive of Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav ji, today party will organize a screening of the movie Chhapaak for its workers. A cinema hall in Lucknow has been booked for this.

(Source: ANI)

Punjab Govt to Screen Chhapaak for Acid Attack Survivors

Punjab Government's department of social security and development of women & children will screen Chhapaak movie for acid attack survivors, tomorrow, 11 January, in Zirakpur .

(Source: ANI)

Fire Breaks Out in Sarai Rohilla Slums

Fire broke out in slums in Sarai Rohilla, near Liberty Cinema in Delhi. Four fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

(Source: ANI)

Sena Terms Nagpur Zilla Parishad Poll Result as Sensational and Shocking

The Shiv Sena on Friday, 10 January, termed the poll result in Nagpur Zilla Parishad(ZP), where the BJP was ousted from power by the Congress, as "sensational and shocking".

(Source: PTI)

Delhi HC Refuses Plea Seeking Direction to Remove Police Barricade in Shaheen Bagh

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to remove police barricades in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area as it is causing traffic issues and to shift protesters (against Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC) to some other place.

(Source: ANI)

AP Police Arrests Techie for Making Derogatory TikTok Video Against YSRCP MLA

Andhra Pradesh police has arrested techie from Hyderabad for making a 'derogatory' TikTok video against YSRCP MLA .

(Source: The News Minute)

CM Jagan Reddy Arrives at Special CBI Court

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy arrived at a special CBI court in Hyderabad, in connection with alleged disproportionate assets case.

(Source: ANI)

SC Dismisses Plea by Kapico Resort

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Kapico resort, in Kerala, which moved the SC challenging the Kerala High Court order to demolish the resort following Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) violations.

(Source: ANI)

Telangana Encounter Case Adjourned for 2 Weeks in the SC

Telangana encounter of Rape accused in Hyderabad vet case has been adjourned for 2 weeks in the Supreme Court.

(Source: News18)

SC Stays NCLAT Order Restoring Cyrus Mistry as Executive Chairman of Tata Group

The Supreme Court has stayed NCLAT order restoring Cyrus Mistry as executive Chairman of Tata Group.

(Source: ANI)

Also Read : SC Stays NCLAT Order Restoring Mistry as Tata Group Exec Chairman

Section 144 Imposed at Uddandarayunipalem

Police at Mandadam (Amaravati) stoped villagers' foot march from Uddandrayuni Palem to Kanakadurga temple in Vijayawada, as section 144 is imposed at Uddandarayunipalem. Police and women home guards have been deployed in the area.

(Source: ANI)

Sri Lankan FM Pays Respect at Mahabodhi Temple

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena who is on visit to India paid obeisance at the Mahabodhi Temple in New Delhi and received the blessings of the Maha Sangha today .

(Source: DD News)

CBI Court Posts Jagan Reddy's Hearing on 17 January

Special CBI Court has posted for 17th January hearing for CM Jagan Mohan Reddy in connection with alleged disproportionate assets case.

(Source: ANI)

Shiv Sena Wins Civic Bypoll in Mumbai

The Shiv Sena on Friday, 10 January won the by-election from theward no 141 of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in suburban Mankhud, said officials.

(Source: PTI)

Fox Studios Moves Writ in Delhi HC Challenging Trial Court Order Asking Chhapaak Filmmakers to Give Credit to Lawyer Aparna Bhat

Fox Studios has moved a writ in the Delhi HC challenging the trial court order which had asked the filmmakers of Chhapaak to give credit to lawyer Aparna Bhat. Bhat had represented survivor Lakshmi in her legal battle before various courts

(Source: Livelaw)

Cong Distributes Chhapaak Movie Ticket, Whereas BJP Distributes Tanhaji Tickets

National Students' Union of India(NSUI) workers distributed free tickets to Chhapaak movie and BJP workers distribute free tickets to Saif Ali Khan starrer Tanhaji movie in Bhopal.

(Source: ANI)

BSF Source: Govt to Install New Anti-Cut Fencing at Indo-Pak Border

According to the BSF sources, the government is in process of replacing old fencing with more effective new anti-cut fencing at borders including Indo-Pak border. Multiple patches have been replaced and now only anti-cut fencing will be installed at the borders.

(Source: ANI)

Pakistan Army Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in Poonch

According to the media reports one Army Porter has been killed and three injured as Pakistan Army violates ceasefire along the line of control in the Khari Karmara sector of Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. Indian Army responding strongly and effectively.

BJP Holds Oraganisational Meet Ahead of Delhi Elections

Bharatiya Janata Party Working President JP Nadda and party leader Dr Harsh Vardhan today held an organisational meeting in Trinagar ahead of Delhi Assembly elections.

(Source: ANI)

PM Modi to Visit Kolkata on 11 January

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day official visit to Kolkata on 11th and 12th January, to take part in 150th anniversary celebrations of the Kolkata Port Trust.

(Source: ANI)

Delhi Court Dismisses Plea Seeking permission to Meet Nirbhaya Rape Convicts

A Delhi court dismisses the plea seeking permission to meet all 4 convicts in Tihar Jail to convey them regarding organ donation by the four death row convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case.

(Source: ANI)

Anti Corruption Bureau Receives Complaint Against Former Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has received a complaint against Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and others for alleged scam in Jharkhand Momentum Summit. The case will be transferred to competent authority for scrutiny.

(Source: ANI)

Police Uses Water Cannon Against AAP Workers

Police used water cannon against Aam Aadmi Party workers who were protesting against high power tariff, outside Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's residence.

(Source: ANI)

UP Government Considering Commissioner System for Lucknow, Noida

UP Government led by Yogi Adityanath, could introduce Police Commissioner System for Lucknow, Noida. No confirmation has been made yet.

(Source: ANI)

POCSO Court Pronounces Death Sentence for 2 Convicts

A Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court pronounces death penalty for two convicts in a gang rape and murder case of a minor girl in January 2016 in Nawabganj.

(Source: ANI)

Fire Breaks out at Cloth Godown in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi

A fire broke out at a cloth godown in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Four fire tenders are at the spot.

(Source: ANI)

2 Jawans Injured in an Exchange of Fire With Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Two District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with naxals at Sukma Bijapur border in Chhattisgarh, Sukma SP Shalabh Sinha said.

(Source: ANI)

Scuffle Breaks Out Over Appointment of Bhusaval BJP Chief in Maharashtra

BJP workers came to blows at Bhusaval in north Maharashtra on Friday over the appointment of the party's local unit chief.

Senior BJP leaders Raosaheb Danve and Girish Mahajan were present when the incident took place, party sources said.

During the scuffle, some workers blackened the face of the party's Jalgaon district general secretary Sunil Neve.

(Source: PTI)

ED Attaches Properties Worth Rs 78 Cr of Ex-ICICI Bank MD & CEO Chanda Kochhar

Enforcement Directorate has attached the properties of former MD and CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar and her family. Total assets worth Rs 78 crore (book value) have been attached.

(Source: ANI)

CRPF Jawan Dies on Guard Duty in Srinagar

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel from Madhya Pradesh died while on duty in Srinagar, a CRPF official said on Friday.

Jitendra Singh Badoria, a resident of Bhind in MP, died on Friday morning while he was posted at guard duty in Church Lane area of the city, the official said.

The cause of the death is not yet known, he added.

(Source: PTI)

India’s Index of Industrial Production Rises by 1.8% in Nov

Industrial production expands by 1.8 percent in November against 0.2 percent growth in the same month a year ago, according to official data.

(Source: PTI)

ITBP Jawan Injured in IED Blast in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur

One Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawan was injured in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur. The jawan was immediately given first aid on the spot and has been evacuated to district hospital where he is undergoing treatment.

(Source: ANI)

Religare Fraud: ED Files Charge Sheet Against Singh Brothers & Sunil Godhwani

Enforcement Directorate has filed charge sheet against former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Mohan Singh, Shivender Singh and former CMD of Religare Enterprises Limited Sunil Godhwani in a money laundering case related to alleged misappropriation of funds at Religare Finvest Ltd.

(Source: ANI)

Boy Dies After 'Manja' Slits His Throat in Madhya Pradesh

An eight-year-old boy died after a stray glass-coated 'manja' (kite string) slit his throat while he was going on a motorcycle with his parents in Madhya Pradesh’s Burhanpur, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred on Thursday near Fofnar village, around 15 kms from Burhanpur district headquarters, police sub inspector Radheshyam Pawar said.

(Source: PTI)

Quid Pro Quo Case: AP CM Appears Before CBI Court in Hyderabad

Amid tight security, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday appeared before a CBI special court in connection with the quid pro quo investments cases filed against him.

This is Jagan's first appearance in the court after he assumed charge as Chief Minister on 30 May 2019.

(Source: PTI)

Yes Bank Independent Director Agarwal Quits Citing Governance Concerns

Uttam Prakash Agarwal, an independent director of Yes Bank Ltd, on Friday resigned from the board and stepped down as head of its audit committee citing major corporate governance concerns.

However, the lender said he was facing a 'fit and proper' status review as directed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

(Source: PTI)

Heavy Firing in Degwar and Gulpar Sectors of Poonch District in J&K

Heavy firing by Pakistan took place in Degwar and Gulpar sectors of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The Indian army is retaliating.

(Source: ANI)

3 Killed, 13 Injured in Blast Inside a Mosque in Quetta

Three persons, including a police officer, were killed and 13 injured in a blast inside a mosque in Quetta in Balochistan.

(Source: ANI)

Gujarat Assembly Passes Resolution in Support of CAA

Gujarat Assembly has passed a resolution in support of Citizenship (Amendment) Act by majority vote on Friday.

(Source: PTI)

Security of Head of Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas Upgraded from Y+ to Z

Head of Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas Mahant Nritya Gopal Das' security has been upgraded from Y+ to Z, according to government sources.

(Source: ANI)

3 Senior PDP Leaders Resign From Party

Three senior PDP leaders announced their resignation from the party on Friday, a day after its eight leaders were expelled for going "against the will of the people" by engaging in parleys with the government.

Those who have resigned from the party are former Rafiabad MLA Yawar Mir, Muntazir Mohiuddin and former president of the party's youth wing Showkat Gayoor.

(Source: PTI)

8 Killed As Unidentified Planes Hit Iraqi Militiamen in Syria

Unidentified planes struck targets in Syria near the border with Iraq on Friday, killing eight Iran-backed Iraqi militiamen, Syrian activists and two Iraqi officials said, an attack that comes amid soaring tensions between the US and Iran.

(Source: AP)

ED Interrogates Rose Valley Owner's Wife in Ponzi Scam Case

The Enforcement Directorate(ED) officials on Friday interrogated Shubhra Kundu, wife of jailed owner of ponzi scheme company Rose Valley owner Gautam Kundu in connection with the multi-crore ponzi scheme case.

Shubhra Kundu, who had evaded ED summons for the last three consecutive times, appeared before the investigation agency officials and was quizzed for more than three hours.

(Source: PTI)

15 Killed in Blast Inside a Mosque in Quetta

At least 15 people, including a police officer, were killed in a blast inside a mosque in Quetta in Balochistan.

(Source: ANI)

Bus Carrying 50 Passengers Catches Fire After Collision

A bus carrying 50 passengers catches fire after collision with a truck on GT Road, Kannauj. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot.

More updates awaited.

(Source: ANI)

US Sharply Reduces Flights to Cuba

The United States on Friday, 10 January, sharply reduced flights allowed to go to Cuba in a bid to reduce tourism revenue to the communist island.

The restrictions "will further restrict the Cuban regime's ability to obtain revenue, which it uses to finance its ongoing repression of the Cuban people and its unconscionable support for dictator Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela," Pompeo said in a statement.

(Source: PTI)

Pentagon: 'Aggressive' Russian Naval Ship Nearly Caused Arabian Sea Collision

The Pentagon accused the Russian navy on Friday of "aggressive" actions in the Arabian Sea after one of their ships very nearly collided with a US Navy destroyer.

The Russian ship ignored collision warning blasts from the USS Farragut and came extremely close before turning away, narrowly averting a crash, said the US Navy 5th Fleet, which released video footage of the incident.

(Source: PTI)

10 Airlifted from Lahaul Spiti Due to Medical Emergencies

10 people, including 4 patients - with 2 of them facing medical emergencies, were airlifted by local administration with the help of a helicopter from Kaza town of Lahaul Spiti, to take them to a hospital. Roads in several areas of the state are blocked due to snowfall.

(ANI)

Tunisian Parliament Rejects Government of Habib Jemli

The Tunisian parliament on Friday rejected the government of Prime Minister-designate Habib Jemli after months of negotiations between political parties to fill positions.

Jemli, an independent, was nominated by the Islamist inspired Ennahdha party after it came out top in legislative polls in October but failed to win enough seats to form a majority in the 217-seat chamber.

(PTI)

Oman's Sultan Qaboos Dies: State Media

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said died on Friday evening, state media said early on Saturday, and a three-day period of national mourning was declared.

Western-backed Qaboos, 79, had ruled the Gulf Arab state since he took over in a bloodless coup in 1970 with the help of Oman’s former colonial power Britain.

(Reuters)

Follow our India section for more stories.

    Loading...