Bengaluru, Jan 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting today at 6.30 pm to review progress on key cabinet decisions.
Get all the latest national and international news updates of Wednesday, Jan 27 here:
9.22 pm: 4 policemen dead, 6 injured in a Maoist laid land mine blast in Chattarpur area of Palamu (Jharkhand): Jharkhand DGP DK Pandey.
9.18 pm: PM Modi chairs ninth interaction through PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation), earlier today.
9.15 pm: Two 12-bore guns found in an unattended bag at Ludhiana Railway station (Punjab).
9.10 pm: 12 policemen were in the convoy when Maoist laid land mine exploded says Palamu DSP Prabhat Ranjan to ANI.
9.05 pm: Maoists trigger land mine blast at police vehicle in Chattarpur village, Palamu (Jharkhand), casualties feared.
8.50 pm: At least 10 killed in suicide attacks in North-east Nigeria: China Xinhua News
8.35 pm: Road construction machines & vehicles set on fire by naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
8.20 pm: Flight AI215 Delhi-Kathmandu, delayed due to bomb threat, took off at 1950 hrs with change in aircraft after security clearances: Air India
8.00 pm: Singer Ghulam Ali's event scheduled to be held in Mumbai on 29th January, cancelled.
7.45 pm: Rohith Vemula suicide: Last and seventh hunger strike protester Devi Prashad shifted to HoU Health Centre by his friends.
Rohith Vemula suicide: Last & 7th hunger strike protester Devi Prashad shifted to HoU Health Centre by his friends pic.twitter.com/OUWJnS2PST— ANI (@ANI_news) January 27, 2016
7.35 pm: Ahmedabad: RJ Kunal Desai, whose wife allegedly committed suicide on Jan 21, surrenders before police
7.27 pm: BCCI is all for transparency and accountability, says Anurag Thakur, Secretary BCCI on Justice Lodha recommendations.
7.05 pm: Rohith Vemula suicide: Cultural activities performed by protesting students in Hyderabad.
6.12 pm: Bengaluru Airport received msg of a potential bomb threat on Goa-bound Air Asia I5 1721. Aircraft & baggage hold were thoroughly screened, says BIAL.
6.01 pm: Bomb scare in Bengaluru-Goa Air Asia flight.
5.12 pm: The flight (AI215 Delhi-Kathmandu) is expected to depart at 1730 hrs. Boarding has commenced says Air India.
4.54 pm: We'll improve water & electricity services, we'll provide everything, says Akhilesh Yadav, CM UP on Bundelkhan.
4.15 pm: We have absolute faith in judicial system, we believe we'll get justice very soon, says Bamang Felix, Cong MLA on Arunachal crisis.
4.12 pm: Have requested CM Shani Shingnapur temple's trust be taken under Govt and men & women both be allowed inside, says Trupti Desai, Activist.
4.11 pm: Our movement has been successful as CM has shown his support & assured us that he'll look into itsays Trupti Desa.
3.54 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal arrives at Jindal Naturecure Institute in Bengaluru.
3.32 pm: 3 naxals killed in an encounter with police in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
3.14 pm: Arunachal Pradesh Crisis: Next date of hearing on February 1st
3.13 pm: Rohith Vemula suicide case: Police detain JNU students' protesting against HRD Ministry in Delhi.
2.54 pm: Jet Airways flight 9W260 Delhi to Kathmandu delayed due to a security alert. All 122 guests, 7 crew taken to waiting area says Jet Airways
2.53 pm: Delhi HC reduces death penalty awarded to serial killer Chandrakant Jha to life imprisonment.
2.52 pm: 3 medical students' suicide case in TN: Madras HC gives order to conduct re-post mortem of 1 of the 3 dead in Villapuram.
2.44 pm: Rohith Vemula suicide case: JNU students' march in protest to HRD Ministry in Delhi.
2.39 pm: The Supreme Court which is hearing a petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh has sought for the Governor's report on the issue to be placed before it in 15 minutes.
2.34 pm: Court expresses its displeasure to Arunachal Pradesh Governor as to why SC was not informed about the developments.
1.55 pm: Pakistani fan of Virat Kohli hoists tri-colour atop his home, gets arrested.
1.42 pm: Osmania University's Joint Action Committee calls for "Chalo CM Camp office" on 29th January as protest against Rohith Vemula case.
1.20 pm: believe that the efficiency of any police force lies in its relationship and engagement with the public, says HM Rajnath Singh.
1.07 pm: There is no law and order problem in Arunachal Pradesh, I don't agree with imposition of President' rule, says Bamang Felix, Congress MLA.
1.00 pm: Danish hospital reports Europe's first case of Zika virus: AFP.
12.28 pm: Pakistan court dismisses India's petition seeking voice samples of the alleged masterminds of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
12.05 pm: Rohith Vemula suicide case: Congress' Hanumantha Rao takes up vow of silence as a protest at University of Hyderabad
Rohith Vemula suicide case: Congress' Hanumantha Rao takes up vow of silence as a protest at University of Hyderabad pic.twitter.com/ctH1J804HV— ANI (@ANI_news) January 27, 2016
11.45 am: Ganga Pollution matter: National Green Tribunal adjourns hearing till February 17th.
11.30 am: MCD workers protest outside Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence over non-payment of dues.
MCD workers protest outside Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence over non-payment of dues. pic.twitter.com/wnz6Knas8v— ANI (@ANI_news) January 27, 2016
11.20 am: Police constables were asked to carry seniors on their back to prove fitness in Rudrapur (Uttarakhand), DGP has ordered probe into matter.
WATCH: Bizarre fitness test for police constables in Rudrapur (Uttarakhand).https://t.co/btoUv20Blt— ANI (@ANI_news) January 27, 2016
11.10 am: Two students who roughed up a policeman in Telangana have been arrested.
11.08 am: Pune: NCP Leader Sharad Pawar discharged from hospital.
Pune: NCP Leader Sharad Pawar discharged from hospital pic.twitter.com/2DOH4k8rgC— ANI (@ANI_news) January 27, 2016
10.50 am: The Supreme Court has agreed to an emergency hearing on the plea filed by the Congress challenging the imposition of President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh.
10.12 am: Terror alert sounded after foreigners flea before police raid in Bhubaneshwar hotel.
9.35 am: Delhi Government constitutes commission of inquiry to probe the complaints of crime against women since February 2013.
8.38 am: 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan.
8.05 am: Supreme Court to hear Congress' plea challenging President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh.
8.00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold a meeting today at 6.30 pm to review progress on key cabinet decisions.