11:35 pm: Huge fire erupts at Dubai hotel ahead of New Year celebrations: witnesses (Source: AFP).
9:50 pm: Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalized in Kolkata with chest infection,CM Mamata Banerjee visits her.
9:35 pm: Will take appropriate action if required: Pak Foreign Ministry on threat posed by ISIS to Pakistan.
9:30 pm: PM Modi said expertise of Secretaries in various domains should be leveraged to bring about "breakthroughs, rather than incremental change."
9:20 pm: Secretaries will interact among each other in sub-groups over next two weeks & will present their ideas and suggestions to PM Narendra Modi.
9:10 pm: Coimbatore: Goldsmith designs miniature Indian map with gold with a message of interlinking rivers on New Year.
9:05 pm: Urge Bangladesh to show spirit of reconciliation&forward looking approach enshrined in 1974 Tripartite Agreement: M.Memon,Pak press attaché.
8:55 pm: Bangladesh Envoy summoned twice to register our concern over harassment of our diplomat who was later withdrawn:M.Memon,Pak press attaché.
8:45 pm: First meeting of Foreign Secretaries will take place in mid January to work out a schedule of meetings for various segments: Manzoor Memon.
8:35 pm: India, Pak need to resolve outstanding disputes peacefully through dialogue. Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue is important: Manzoor Memon.
8:30 pm: Will take appropriate action if required: Manzoor Memon, press attache, Pak High Commission on threat posed by ISIS to Pakistan.
8:20 pm: Price of Petrol and Diesel reduced by Rs. 0.63/litre and Rs. 1.06/litre respectively. The reduced prices will be effective from midnight.
8:17 pm: I am very very happy. I am born again: Adnan Sami after being granted Indian citizenship.
8:15 pm: It's been a long journey and I have come home: Adnan Sami after being granted Indian citizenship.
7:55 pm: BJP issues show cause notice to Kirti Azad, asks why should he not be expelled from the party.
7:40 pm: This year some top terrorists were killed & infiltration also came down: DS Hooda (GOC, Northern Command).
7:20 pm: Higher than normal temperature will last at least for coming 2-3 days: Charan Singh, Met Dept on North India weather.
6.40 pm: Ghazipur(UP): Class 8 student on the run after he brandished gun in class, shot and injured fellow student.
6.30 pm: The Government is committed to curbing the circulation of black money and widening of tax base: Finance Ministry.
6.20 pm: Income Tax Dept makes it mandatory under Rule 114B of Income-tax Rules to quote PAN number where the transactions exceed a specified limit.
In case of transactions of goods and services,PAN will be required, irrespective of mode of payment if the transaction exceeds Rs. two lakhs— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
6.00 pm: India beats Maldives 3-2 to enter final of SAFF Cup. Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sunil Chhetri scored for India.
5.30 pm: Encounter underway between special team of Delhi & UP Police and criminals in Mathura's Barsana.
5.16 pm: Core sector output lower by 1.3% in November as against 8.5% growth in the same month last year.
5.10 pm: J&K CM Mufti Mohammed Sayeed continues to be in ICU requiring oxygen therapy. His vital parameters are stable: AIIMS statement.
4.55 pm: MHA Officials to carpool from January 1-January 15,2016 in Delhi.
4.50 pm: AAP has lowered the level of politics and now they are going below and lowering the level of governance: Kiren Rijiju.
4.40 pm: NewYear celebrations at Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand.
4.30 pm: Sensex rises over 150 points to end at 26,117.54; Nifty above 7900.
4.10 pm: Delhi LoP Vijender Gupta says, Lt. Governor's name deliberately omitted by Kejriwal-led Delhi Govt in its 2016-diary.
We strongly condemn this &demand Govt to release amended diary with immediate effect.They must also apologize to ppl of Delhi-Vijender Gupta— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
3.45 pm: PM is an expert in one-way communication, he's a specialist in blaming others for his own failures: Randeep Surjewala, Congress.
Modi ji only speaks, he has no faith in hearing or understanding others: Randeep Surjewala, Congress pic.twitter.com/Euzam9ujl0— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
3.30 pm: MHA approves creation of additional 4227 posts in Delhi Police.
3.20 pm: Unfortunately,in this fight between Central Govt and Delhi Govt it is the people of Delhi who are suffering: Randeep Surjewala,Congress.
3.15 pm: Belgium charges a 10th suspect over links to Paris attacks: Prosecution - AFP
3.10 pm: Late night explosions at two restaurants in northeastern Syria killed 16 people and wounded 35.
3.05 pm: This is a New Year gift by PM Modi to people of Western UP: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Delhi-Meerut Expressway
3.00 pm: We support any good initiative in direction to curb pollution: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Odd Even Rule.
2.50 pm: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has been granted Indian citizenship, Ministry of Home Affairs says.
2.45 pm: From tomorrow, CNG will be available on cheaper prices at odd hours in Delhi: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
2.25 pm: Our ministers, whether it is EAM, FM, they are performing better than Cong ministers of the past: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.
2.10 pm: Crime is no big deal for Bihar Govt. that is why they say this is an attempt to malign state's image: RP Rudy, BJP
2.00 pm: 58 lakh people have given up their LPG Subsidy: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
1.45 pm: The Polly Umrigar Award, given to the cricketer of the year, will be presented to Virat Kohli.
1.20 pm: Government's arrogance did not let Parliament function: Anand Sharma, Congress on PM's remark on Parliament disruptions.
In Opposition, BJP opposed GST, Mr.Modi spearheaded the charge,we are the authors of GST-Anand Sharma,Congress pic.twitter.com/GRniiFJhP0— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
1.02 pm: I urge political parties that people of India have elected us to discuss, debate, deliberate in Parliament. It is our duty: PM Modi.
1.00 pm: Sad that those who were rejected by the people have held the parliament to hostage and are not letting it function: PM Modi.
12.58 pm: There will be no interviews for junior level in Group C and D in Central Government jobs from January 1: PM Modi
Jinko janata ne thukra dia, wo aaj sansad ko chalne nhi dete: PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/ap2EOIUQNK— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
12.55 pm: R. Ashwin and Steve Smith end 2015 as No. 1 bowler and batsman respectively, in ICC Test Player Rankings.
12.52 pm: Ajay Bhatt to be the new Uttarakhand BJP chief.
12.50 pm: Meri sarkar ka swabhaav hai har sankat ko bhi avsar mein palat dena: PM Narendra Modi
12.45 pm: Many middle class and upper middle class families now plan weekend outings. A good road network around Delhi will be beneficial: PM Modi
12.41 pm: Vajpayee ji worked to connect India through Golden Quadrilateral Project. To connect rural India, he launched PM Gram Sadak Yojana: PM Modi.
12.37 pm: Atal ji initiated projects to bring about changes in life of rural India by increasing connectivity between villages: PM Modi.
12.35 pm: Gaon ka insaan bhi is baat ko samhjhta hai ki agar vikas ki yatra se judna hai toh mujhe pehle apne gaon ko achhi sadak se jodna hai. (Every villager understands it very well that road to development is good road connectivity with major city): PM Modi.
12.30 pm: This Delhi-Meerut express highway is the road to freedom from pollution: PM Modi at foundation laying ceremony for Delhi-Meerut Expressway
12.25 pm: PM Modi lays foundation stone of 14-lane Delhi-Meerut Expressway.
PM Modi lays foundation stone of 14-lane Delhi-Meerut Expressway. pic.twitter.com/8Neeg4A3U8— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
12.20 pm: Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli telephoned Prime Minister Modi today and briefed him on the political developments in Nepal: MEA.
12.15 pm: Delhi to Meerut travel time which is approx 2:30-3 hours will be reduced to 40-45 mins after construction of this expressway: Nitin Gadkari.
We are working towards reducing pollution levels and resolving traffic problem in Delhi-Union Minister Nitin Gadkari pic.twitter.com/7RRwoncQXG— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
12.10 pm: PM Modi arrives in Noida, will lay the foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut Expressway project, shortly.
12.00 pm: Chhattisgarh Civic Polls: BJP faces a loss as Congress wins 7 out of 11 seats.
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Noida, will lay the foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut Expressway project. pic.twitter.com/HTZ17UvRAi— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
11.50 am: AIADMK elects J Jayalalithaa as the General Secretary for the 7th time.
Important resolutions passed: AIADMK to insist Central Govt to facilitate meeting between MEA & Sri Lankan Govt over fishermen issue.— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
11.45 am: 14 resolutions have been passed during AIADMK's general council meeting in Chennai today.
11.35 am: Dept of Commerce's goal is to increase India's exports from present level of 465.9 billion USD to approx 900 billion USD by 2019-20.
11.20 am: Explosion in Hooghly district (WB) in a market area, two people injured. More details awaited.
11.10 am: Kal AAP Govt bole ki humne faisla kiya hai ki hum Lal Qila bech denge aur afsaron ko bolein sign kardo, to koi sign karega?: RP Singh (BJP)
11:00 am: Conflict between bureaucracy & elected representatives is not right, but AAP Govt has become a Govt of 'Takraav': MA Naqvi, BJP
10:35 am: Three eve-teasers beat up husband of a woman they were teasing last night near Chirag Delhi after he opposed them. All 3 arrested by police.
10:25 am: One NSCN (K) terrorist killed in Sukhovi, Nagaland.
10:15 am: It's clear its a conspiracy, if officers had grievances they should have gone to the CM and not the LG: Satyendra Jain (HM, Delhi).
Officers cant tell me "LG has asked us not to work". LG should have passed a written order: Satyendra Jain (HM, Delhi)— ANI (@ANI_news) December 31, 2015
10:00 am: Delhi Govt conducts co-ordination trial run of Odd Even Formula in ITO, Delhi.
9:00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut Expressway project today.
8:30 am: Delhi Govt to conduct co-ordination trial run of Odd Even Formula for two hours today
8:15 am: Amritsar: Collision between a bus and a vehicle last night, nine died & 6 injured.
8:00 am: Mumbai Police checks for drunk drivers ahead of the new year (30th Dec '15)