Bengaluru, Dec 16: Today is the third anniversary of the brutal Nirbhaya gangrape case in the national capital, that took place on the ill-fated night of December 16, 2012. Six persons, including a juvenile, had brutally assaulted and raped a 23-year-old paramedical student inside a moving bus in south Delhi. The victim had died in a Singapore hospital on December 29, 2012.
Get all the latest national, international, crime and more updates of Wednesday, Dec 16 here:
1.25 am: In a freak accident, an Air India ground staffer was sucked in by an aircraft engine at the Mumbai airport on Wednesday evening, official sources said.
1.11 am: It is critical for Pakistan to improve its relations with India, and the entire region will benefit substantially from increased economic cooperation between the two neighbours, a top Obama Administration official told lawmakers.
11.53 pm: No India-type nuke agreement with Pakistan: US
11.50 pm: Four dead in gas cylinder explosion caused by fire at Pune hotel.
11.47 pm: US President Barack Obama called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to thank him for his positive role and leadership in the successful outcome of the UN climate change conference in Paris.
10.36 pm: The government today approved a proposal for inclusion of certain castes, including Sais, Aheria and Peruvannan, in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) in five states.
9.29 pm: India will operate against Islamic State only under UN flag, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
9.19 pm: India to issue special visa to businessmen of Pakistan from April 2016.
8.27 pm: Diesel ban to hit future investments, lead to job loss: Mercedes.
8.10 pm: Cabinet approves Consortium Agreement by Ministry of Earth Sciences with Meteorological organizations of UK, Korea & Australia: PIB.
Cabinet Meteorological 2: Will lead to a state-of-art Unified Earth System Model for seamless prediction of weather and climate: PIB— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
8.00 pm: We condemn allegations against DDCA's former Pres. Arun Jaitley on financial irregularities: DDCA VP Chetan Chouhan.
On allegations of misappropriation, I want to say, we are investigating: DDCA VP Chetan Chouhan pic.twitter.com/G7Nhlq10fQ— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
7.45 pm: French President François Hollande to be the Chief Guest on Republic day celebrations next year.
Our MPs should work towards prevention of crimes against women: Anurag Thakur after attending 'How MP connect' event pic.twitter.com/WMRM7OYdEJ— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
7:15 pm: Well, if they can tell me what is the specific issue, I can answer it. I can't answer vague allegations without any basis, says Arun Jaitley.
7:00 pm: Rajendra Kumar leaves CBI HQ, Delhi.
6:52 pm: We had a wonderful meeting, matter of pride for India that he (Sundar Pichai) is heading Google, says Ravi Shankar Prasad.
6:50 pm: A State Govt and a party which is in the dock for having supported corruption & having interfered, says Arun Jaitley.
6:45 pm: Google CEO Sundar Pichai meets Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Delhi.
6:30 pm: CBI categorically denies having seized any material during searches which are not relevant to investigation, says CBI.
6:16 pm: Blatant incorrect info is being spread by certain quarters since y'day to discredit agency with intent to obstruct investigation, says CBI.
6:00 pm: ISRO launches PSLV-C29 carrying 6 satellites of Singapore from Sriharikota.
5:25 pm: Google CEO Sundar Pichai meets Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
5:00 pm: Before building is completed, you cannot say that it is being used commercially or non-commercially, says Sanjay Nirupam.
4:45 pm: Arunachal problem is internal matter within the Congress party, we have no business to interfere, says Kiren Rijiju.
4:30 pm: Ministers and officials involved in this from 1983-2015 should be taken action against, says Anil Galgali, RTI Activist.
4:29 pm: ED raids at Karti's chidambaram office in Chennai.
4:25 pm: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's family members met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
4:13 pm: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Yutaka Saito, Hitachi President and CEO in Delhi.
3:45 pm: Google CEO Sundar Pichai meets Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
3:39 pm: Neither I nor any of my family members have any connections with the said firms, says Karti Chidambaram on ED raids.
3:37 pm: Violent clashes between Madhesi protesters and Nepal Police in Janakpur(Nepal). Scores injured.
3:25 pm: Suspected Al Qaeda terrorist Abdul Rahman arrested from Cuttack, will be taken to Delhi on transit remand.
3:20 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow after continuous uproar.
3:00 pm: Project Loom is an initiative to get balloons up in the sky, to provide internet to rural areas, says Sundar Pichai.
2:55 pm: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi met Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
2:34 pm: Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 3:00 pm.
2:00 pm: Juvenile in Delhi gangrape case should be punished like an adult, says Hema Malini.
1.11 pm: Seizures during searches at all 14 places were in presence of independent witnesses as per procedure, claims CBI on Rajendra Kumar.
12.30 pm: We'll be meeting PM Modi this afternoon,we shall remind him of his promise to Bose Family & ppl of nation: says Madhuri Bose,Netaji's grand-niece.
12.29 pm: FM Arun Jaitley lays paper regarding Excise rate on Petrol and Diesel in Lok Sabha.
12.08 pm: Mysuru lab to test fresh samples of Maggi.
12.05 pm: CBI searches unearth bank balances of approx Rs28 Lakh of Rajendra Kumar: CBI on raids conducted against Delhi CM's Secretary.
12 noon: India ready for operation against ISIS if UN adopts resolution, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha today pic.twitter.com/D4cTyxOy0i— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
11.55 am: "We are trying to achieve fiscal deficit target this year without any cuts", says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking in Rajya Sabha.
11.50 am: "100 railway stations to have Wi-fi by Dec 2016 in partnership with Railtel. Mumbai Central to go live by Jan", announces Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
11.40 am: "Crude oil is down but here for our common man there is no relief, just decreasing it by few paisas?", asks SP leader Ramgopal Yadav in Rajya Sabha.
11.35 am: Delhi CM's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar being questioned again, says CBI Sources.
11.30 am: "I assure you that SC/ST atrocities bill will be passed and that also in this session & house", says Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Rajya Sabha.
11.25 am: SC bans registration of Diesel vehicles of over 2000cc capacity in Delhi till 31 March 2016.
11.22 am: SC says commercial vehicles registered before 2005 cannot enter Delhi.
11.00 am: In order to get GST we must get India's Parliamentary democracy to function, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Congress protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises over multiple issues related to Assam state. pic.twitter.com/4batMBkq7k— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
Our emphasis on increased spending on infrastructure continues to be increased: FM Arun Jaitley pic.twitter.com/4aSH6jxC0J— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2015
10.45 am: India has right to grow faster, achieve full potential. Nobody has right to stop, halt or slow down the process: FM Arun Jaitley.
10.05 am: Arvind Kejriwal tweets that documents
seized by CBI from his office not linked to allegations against his
9.10 am: Delegation of Cong MPs to meet President Mukherjee today at Rashtrapati Bhavan, over developments in Arunachal Pradesh Assembly: ANI
8.50 am: ISRO's PSLV rocket to launch six Singaporean satellites from Sriharikota today.
8.35 am: The entire democratic fabric of state-centre relationship stands disturbed: Somnath Bharti.
8.00 am: Google CEO Sundar Pichai to host Google for India event in Delhi, will lay out vision to contribute in making India hub of growth.