News in Brief (Jan 9)

New Delhi, Jan 9: Get the latest national and international updates here:

Paris shooting

10:10 pm: Hostages emerging from Paris supermart: Agence France-Presse

10:00 pm: Police forces storm Paris kosher grocery where gunman holds 5 hostages; woman seen leaving: Associated Press 

9:40 pm:Police launch assault where #CharlieHebdo suspects are holed up, say official sources: Agence France

9:30 pm: Paris supermart gunman threatens to kill hostages if police storm terrorist brothers: Associated Press

8:15 pm: French Police release mugshots of man and woman linked to policewoman killing

7:45 pm: All existing Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card holders will be deemed to be Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Card holders from today.

Sanjay Dutt

7:15 pm: Our Government doesn't believe in discriminating or victimising anybody. Law treats all equal, said Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on controversy involving Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and his furlough.

6:55 pm: At least two have been killed in hostage drama east of Paris.

6:41 pm: Prime Minister Modi speaks to the French President, condemns the terrorist attack in the strongest terms, also conveys condolences.

6:35 pm: He is certainly guilty of hiding facts and telling lies, a full fledged investigation must be held. He must tell the truth or be subjected to custodial interrogation, said Subramanian Swamy while speaking about Shashi Tharoor in connection with Sunanda Pushkar death case.


6:30 pm: Fresh shootout has been reported from a supermarket in South West Paris. One was injured in the shootout. Sources also informed that at least five hostages are there in Paris kosher supermarket.

6:00 pm: Journalists and cartoonists protest against terror attack in Paris, at Press club of India in Delhi.

5:43 pm: NDFB(S) militants hideout busted, arms & ammunition recovered, 7 arrested in Kokrajhar in Assam.

Shashi Tharoor

5:15 pm: Shashi Tharoor addressed media and wished for a speedy, fair and thorough inquiry in Sunanda Pushkar murder case.

5:13 pm: The investigation is going on, let SIT do its work and come to its conclusion, said Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza on Shashi Tharoor in connection with Sunanda Pushkar murder case.

5:08 pm: Congress Working Committee to meet on Tuesday, Jan 13th at 10:30 am.

News in Brief: Jan 9

5:00 pm: Congress slogan for Delhi elections: "Kaam kiya hai. Kaam karenge. Jhoote Waade nahin Karenge." (We have worked for the country and will continue to do the same. We will not give any empty promises).

4:43 pm: Doctors from Kerala Institute Of Medical Sciences was quoted as saying that Sunanda Pushkar was not on anti-anxiety drug Alprax. The statement might help Delhi Police and SIT to solve the murder mystery.

4:15 pm: Six killed, including four soldiers, in Ukraine clashes.

3.48 pm: The BJP on Thursday said the Governor rule was the "only constitutional way out at present" but "we have not shelved the efforts on forming a stable government."

"As of now, Governor's rule is the only constitutional way out. But serious efforts are on from our side to ensure a stable government is formed," said BJP spokesman Khalid Jehangir.

3.43 pm: IAF unmanned aerial vehicle crashed in Barmer, Rajasthan; no casualties reported

3.40 pm: BJP workers clash with and TMC youth wing activists in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal.

3.20 pm: President to ratify Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir shortly

3.05 pm: Eyewitnesses say a car was allegedly hijacked by the Kouachi brothers: Reports

3.03 pm:

2.55 pm: Al Qaeda planning Paris-style attack in UK, warns Britain's spy chief: PTI

2.50 pm: At least one hostage taken at business near Charles de Gaulle airport, French media reports.

2.30 pm:

2.15 pm : Reports of gun fire in Seine-et-Marine where police are searching for suspects (Shots fired in Paris)

2.10 pm: Shots fired northeast of Paris involving men believed to be Charlie Hebdo suspects

1.55 pm: Maharashtra DGP Sanjeev Dayal rules out terror plot in Satara blast, says it was caused in a store due to gelatin.

1.44 pm: Tata-SIA venture Vistara joins the aviation space; says will 'do it right' rather than being lavish or over-the-top

1.30 pm: Explosion near wind power station in Satara: 3 killed

12.20 pm: KIMS Vice Chairman says no serious ailment was detected when Sunanda Pushkar was admitted to hospital

11.38 am: 26/11 plotter Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi granted bail in abduction case by Islamabad court but will remain in jail

11.28 am: Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi says that while his days may be numbered, he wants the next chief minister to be a Dalit

11.12 am: Announcement of Delhi assembly election schedule may be deferred till Modi's rally in Ramleela Maidan on 10 th Jan gets over: EC

11.05 am: Home ministry tells PMO President's rule only reasonable option in Jammu and Kashmir.

11.00 am: Karunanidhi, Anbazhagan and MK Stalin re-elected for DMK's top posts

10.52 am: 2 dreaded NDFB-Songbijit militant leaders responsible for the recent tribal massacre in Assam arrested along with 4 associates--PTI

10.45 am: SC sets aside trial court order summoning as accused Sunil Mittal and Ravi Ruia in additional spectrum allocation case.

10.30 am: Assam police and army arrest 6 Bodo militants in Kokrajhar; recover cache of arms and ammunition.

10.20 am: Arvind Kejriwal questions PM Narendra Modi on his promise of full statehood to Delhi

10.05 am: US President Barack Obama visits the French Embassy in Washington to express solidarity with France.

9.42 am: PM Narendra Modi calls up Maithripala Sirisena to congratulate him on his victory in Sri Lankan polls, reaffirms India's continued solidarity

9.40 am: Shashi Tharoor's domestic help claims the presence of an unknown person two days prior to Sunanda Pushkar's death

9.05 am: Crashed AirAsia flight's black box pings detected: Indonesian official

8.32 am: Police conduct raids to arrest BSP leader Yakub Qureshi who praised Paris attack

8.15 am: DMK General Council meeting to be held today, party President, General Secy and Treasurer to be elected.

8:15 am:

8:00 am: Fire breaks out in a residential building in Nagpara area,Mumbai, one dead & 2 injured

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