National & International news updates of Dec 24

Bengaluru, Dec 24: Get all the latest national and international news updates of Wednesday, Dec 24 here:


9.00 pm: 72 people killed in Assam Massacre but Assam Chief Secretary on a vacation.

8.00 pm: 26/11 accused Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi appeals to Pakistan Government for release.

7.35 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reaches Guwahati.

7.30 pm: Government moves to regulate air fares, Aviation Ministry note reportedly seeks to set price limits for Economy Class tickets

7.15 pm: Arvind Kejriwal to contest Delhi Assembly polls from New Delhi constituency.

7.00 pm: Gold prices gained marginally in listless trade at the domestic bullion market due to stray local buying interest, despite sluggish overseas sentiment.

6.45 pm: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi asks party leaders to tour their states in a bid to revive the party.

6.00 pm: "We are extremely happy that Atal ji is getting the Bharat Ratna", says Dharmendra Pradhan, Petroleum Minister

5:10 pm: Delhi police files charge-sheet in court against Uber cab driver, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman.

4:55 pm: If Govt tries to bring in ordinances like this then it is a mockery of Constitution: Rashid Alvi (Cong) on ordinance on coal & insurance

3:15 pm: Assam attack death toll rises to 68

3:00 pm: Japan parliament re-elects Shinzo Abe as prime minister

2:20 pm: Omar Abdullah resigns as Jammu and Kashmir chief minister

2:16 pm: Modi to visit Varanasi tomorrow for 'Good Governance Day'

2:00 pm: Assam death toll reaches 62

1:45 pm: Government of India will never surrender, both Centre & State will act firmly together: Tarun Gogoi, Assam CM on Bodo attacks

12:24 pm: Govt decided to recommend to the honorable President,promulgation of insurance amendment laws: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

11:30 am: Protest in front of Assam Bhavan in Delhi against Bodo militant attacks

11:22 am: President Pranab Mukherjee approves Bharat Ratna for AB Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malaviya

10:45 am: Early warning was given to Assam police of blood attack, say intelligence sources

10:20 am: Modi govt likely to announce Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee, Malaviya today

9.35 am: India-Bhutan border in lower Assam sealed, counter-insurgency operation launched in Bodoland Territorial Area District.

9.20 am: ISL winning Atletico de Kolkata to be felicitated by West Bengal government today.

8:50 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Assam later today, in order to take stock of the situation following a brutal militant attack in the state.

Rajnath Singh

8:37 am: Curfew has been imposed, security stepped up in violence hit districts of Assam. According to reports, PM Narendra Modi too may visit the terror-hit state.

8:25 am: 4 people have been killed by NDFB(S) militants, 3 injured persons were brought to hospital.

8:05 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi too condemned the attack and tweeted, "I spoke to Assam CM Shri Tarun Gogoi & Home Minister Rajnath ji. Rajnath ji will travel to Assam and take stock of the situation."

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