New Delhi, Jan 5: Get the latest national and international news updates here:
10:15 pm: Gunmen kill 3 Saudi guards along border with Iraq
9:30 pm: Cross border firing: Over 7,000 evacuated in Samba, Kathua
8:30 pm: Villagers protest against Pakistan and ceasefire violations in Poonch (J&K).
8:00 pm: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Arnia (RS Pura, J&K).
7:25 pm: Cabinet approves promulgating an ordinance to auction iron ore & other minerals.
5:45 pm: For a CM to encourage Naxal activities is problematic, they should give an explanation, said RP Rudy on Jitan Ram Manjhi who has been hurled a shoe on Monday.
5:15 pm: PM makes appointments to Niti Aayog: Vice Chairman: Arvind Panagariya, (Economist), Full-Time Members: Bibek Debroy (Economist), Dr VK Saraswat (Former Secretary Defence R&D), Ex-officio members: Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Suresh Prabhu, & Radha Mohan Singh.
4:56 pm: India does not believe that Pakistan is showing effort to dismantle the basis of LeT, possibly al-Qaeda and Haqqani, said MEA Syed Akbaruddin.
4:34 pm: Fresh ceasefire violation in Samba (J&K), 1 BSF jawan martyred in firing.
4:11 pm: Man was frustrated and was seeking attention, no political motive was involved, said Jitendra Rana (SSP) on man who hurled slipper at Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi.
3.50 pm: Villagers hold shells from fresh ceasefire violation in Samba (J&K)
Villagers hold shells from fresh ceasefire violation in Samba (J&K) pic.twitter.com/0tMH99uk7T— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2015
3.35 pm: TMC workers hold protests after a party worker was found dead near Siliguri. Three persons have been arrested so far.
3.30 pm: Uber cab rape case committed to Delhi fast track court, hearing to begin on Jan 7.
3.05 pm: Two RSS activists detained for questioning over Mamata Banerjee's nephew being slapped: Times Now
2.50 pm: Delhi court takes cognisance of charge sheet in the sensational Uber cab rape case (PTI)
2.35 pm: Abhishek Banerjee has forgiven the person who slapped him: TMC MP Derek O'Brien
It’s a quick action, Sonowal sir is (Sports Min) a great supporter, really would like to thank him :Saina Nehwal pic.twitter.com/U0VZ8KiSos— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2015
2.03 pm: Sports ministry recommends Saina Nehwal's name for Padma Bhushan
Delhi: Actor Richard Gere meets PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/5jU7mTwNiA— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2015
1.30 pm: It's a labour dispute between an Indian firm and 77 workers;our high commission is working on it: MEA on Indian labourers stranded in Sri Lanka
12.51 pm: Man throws shoe at Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi during his Janata Darbar, detained.
12.50 pm: CBI registers FIR against Dera Sachcha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh over mass castration.
12.43 pm: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy questions Aamir Khan's silence on financing his film PK, urges PM to order DRI inquiry.
12.35 pm: Supreme Court declines to interfere with Rajasthan ordinance introducing new educational prerequisites for panchayat poll candidates
12.25 pm: AAP and BJP file FIRs against each other over a tussle between the workers of the two parties during a TV show
12.04 pm: HM Rajnath Singh holds a meeting with NSA Ajit Doval and internal security officers to discuss repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan
11.48 am: Key strategy meet of BJP leaders begins, members say party will be part of government formation in J&K
11.45 am: Was shocked on hearing of Dhoni's retirement after MCG Test", says India's new captain Virat Kohli
11.23 am: Election Commission likely to announce dates for Delhi assembly polls this week: NDTV
11.18 am: Protests erupt in Asansol a day after TMC youth leader Abhishek Banerjee was slapped during a rally in east Midnapore.
11.12 am: Road collapses on due to rain on National Highway-24, which goes from Delhi to Ghaziabad; traffic comes to a standstill
11.00 am: 10 member core team led by Nirmal Singh, Jugal Kishore to meet BJP President Amit Shah in the capital.
10.25 am: ISI, with the help of LeT, planning 'Arnia-type' suicide attack in J&K and other parts before Barrack Obama's India visit: NDTV.
10.15 am: US Secretary of state John Kerry certifies Pakistan government's action against terror.
9.50 am: Tata-Chhapra Express looted in Bihar; passengers allege that guards chose to hide (Train looted in Bihar)
9.35 am: Five maoists dead after attack along the Andhra- Odisha border.
9.25 am: Smugglers normally take a busy route so they can mingle with boats.The suspected terrorists didn't take a normal route: Def Min
9.15 am: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar says "Circumstantial evidence shows suspected terror link".
8.55 am: Fresh firing reported in Kathua sector along LoC, Pakistani rangers targets multiple BSF posts, Indian forces retaliate.
8.40 am: Akali Dal to hold Dharna against drug smuggling near Attari Border
8.30 am: Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kathua sector along the Line of Control: Reports
8.14 am: 173 marine commandos deployed in Gujarat coastal areas after the recent Pakistani boat explosion
8:00 am: Taliban leader lists ‘jihad' as skill on LinkedIn