QWrap: Pathankot Ops, Mazar-i-Sharif Attack, Odd-Even Plan & More
Here’s a quick wrap of the day’s top stories.
1. Pathankot Operations: Five Terrorists Killed So Far, Claims NSG
Fresh gunshots were heard from inside the Indian Airforce Base in Pathankot at 8 am on Monday morning. Officials said this firing could be linked to the mopping operation.
2. Mazar-i-Sharif: Forces Besiege Insurgents Near Indian Consulate
Afghan special forces continue to fight with insurgents barricaded in a house near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday, after an overnight attack that coincided with an assault on an Indian air base near the border with Pakistan.
3. Manipur Quake Live: Death Toll Reaches 9 in India, 2 in Bangladesh
The Indian Meteorological Department reported a major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter Scale in the eastern and north-eastern part of India. The death toll has risen to six and 35 people have been injured in Imphal.
4. No Remarkable Change yet in Air Quality but the Effort Is On
With over 130 violations on the first day and the number increasing to over 200 on the second, Monday determined if Delhi has truly embraced the government’s effort.
5. Lodha’s Big Blow: No Minister or Govt Servant in BCCI’s Top Brass
The Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha Committee fired its final salvo on Monday with their list of recommendations for the BCCI. While the three-member committee comprising Justice (Retd) RM Lodha, Justice (Retd) Ashok Bhan and Justice (Retd) RV Raveendran made the following recommendations, the SC will make the final call on if they will be binding on the BCCI.
6. Amitabh Bachchan on ‘Wazir’, Playing Pranks and His Snapchat Debut
The Quint got an exclusive interview with Amitabh Bachchan on Wazir, playing pranks and his Snapchat debut.
7. What to Expect From Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in 2016
It’s the start of a new year and we’re all set for the first major electronics show in the world – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas.
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