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New Delhi, Feb 3: Most of the terrorist attacks in India emanate from Pakistan and it will have to show some sincerity: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Get all the latest national and international news updates of Tuesday, Feb 3, here:


2.00 am: A man allegedly got sucked out of Somalian passenger flight after possible explosive blew out fuselage mid-flight.

1.36 am: China proposes to set up a major trade centre worth around USD 450 million in Nepal.

1.06 am: Haryana CM Khattar urges Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to introduce Shatabdi train between Kurukshetra, Mathura.

12.38 am: Tanzanian student assault case: Karnataka CM looking into the matter. DGP to submit report, some officers likely to face suspension.

10.23 pm: Tata unveils "Zica" (zippy+car), Girish Wagh says they'll relaunch with name changed in view of Zika virus infection.

10.21 pm: We have been working on Zika vaccine for last more than 15 months, claims Dr. Krishna Ella (Chairman & MD Bharat Biotech International Ltd).

10.20 pm: World's first "Zika" virus vaccine made in India, claims scientists in Hyderabad.

9.10 pm: Ministry is now framing a policy to bring a two-year mandatory gap for distinguished service awards

9.09 pm: Defence Min raises objections over awarding Param Vishisht, and Ati Vishisht Seva Medals by armed force to top brass every year.

9.08 pm: We have taken the Tanzanian girl's statement, we are looking into the matter, says NS Megharikh.

9.07 pm: Zero tolerance for mob mindset, taken stringent measures in this case, says NS Megharikh, B'lore Police Commissioner on Tanzanian girl incident.

9.06 pm: I spoke to the Chief Minister Karnataka. He informed me that a criminal case has been registered and four accused have been arrested, says EAM.

9.05 pm: We are deeply pained over the shameful incident with a Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru, says EAM Sushma Swaraj's tweet.

8.38 pm: We have brought Gurpreet and her 8 year old daughter from the refugee camp to our Consulate in Frankfurt: EAM's tweet.

8.30 pm: Lalu Yadav's son-in-law Vineet Yadav's car stolen from his driver at gunpoint near Sikanderpur Metro Station (Delhi) earlier today.

8.10 pm: Our security forces&intelligence agencies not only prevented any damage to our capabilities & assets but achieved it with min casualties, says HM.

8.09 pm: In recent attack on Pathankot airbase there was conscious effort to target sensitive assets of country & to cause large scale casualties, says HM.

7.55 pm: For India, Mumbai & Pathankot terror attacks have signified a tectonic shift, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

7.54 pm: India will stand by Pakistan if it takes decisive action against terrorists & their organisations, says HM Rajnath Singh.

7.50 pm: Most of the terrorist attacks in India emanate from Pakistan and it will have to show some sincerity: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

7.49 pm: To counter such threats we need to undertake sound, preventive, and responsive security measures: HM Rajnath Singh.

7.48 pm: From traditional forms of terrorism, we are now witnessing cyber terrorism, narco terrorism and bio-terrorism: HM Rajnath Singh.

7: 30 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing conference on counter terrorism in Jaipur (Rajasthan)

7:00 pm: Yadav Singh arrested, will be produced in court tomorrow: RK Gaur (CBI Press Info Officer) Yadav Singh's arrest.

6:34 pm: Dr Anand Kumar (IPS) appointed Special Director in Intelligence Bureau.

6:32 pm: A K Poddar, IPoS (1987) appointed Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in CONCOR New Delhi under Ministry of Railways.

6:15 pm: CBI had registered case against Yadav Singh under sections 409,420,466,467,469, 481 and prevention of corruption act.

6:00 pm: Suspended Noida Authority chief engineer Yadav Singh arrested by CBI in a corruption case

5:42 pm: CBI summoned suspended Noida Authority chief engineer Yadav Singh for questioning in Disproportionate Assets case.

5:20 pm: Bengaluru Police file FIR against unknown persons in Tanzanian student assault case.

5:15 pm: Deonar (Mumbai) dumping ground fire: Congress BMC Councillors protest by wearing pollution masks.

5:06 pm: Learned from Pathankot; very soon GoI will clear everything required for security system to secure periphery, says MoD Sources.

5:00 pm: This is a very irresponsible comment from a person who has been an HM. Congress must apologize, says MA Naqvi,Union Minister on Sushil Shinde.

4:48 pm: Finance Ministry's PPP committee clears roads and port projects envisaging investment of Rs 9,672 crore.

4:30 pm: BJP people took advantage of the situation and spreading garbage on streets: Arvind Kejriwal.

4:10 pm: 10 army jawans trapped in Siachen avalanche; efforts on to rescue them.

4:00 pm: Pak Panel led by Awais Leghari of PML-N MNA proposes Pak must not encourage calls for active support of banned groups in Kashmir: Reports.

3:30 pm: MCD strike: Delhi CM Kejriwal demands CBI probe, blames BJP for strike.

2:54 pm: Massive avalanche in Siachen. Search and rescue operations underway.

2:05 pm: J&K police bust Jaish-e-Mohammed terror module in Handwara. 3 terrorists arrested by the police.

1:54 pm: HC refuses to stay eviction of Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury.

1:30 pm: Cabinet approved allowing Railways to form Joint Venture Companies with State Govts to mobilize resources fr rail projects in States, says Piyush Goyal.

1:10 pm: CCEA approved delinking Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Ltd (REIL), Jaipur,frm parent company and turn it into independent CPSE, says Piyush Goyal.

1:00 pm: A commander of the Jaish-e-Mohammad and two other terrorists have been arrested in Handwara. It is said that they had infiltrated into Kashmir with an intention of carrying out a major terror attack.

12:37 pm: I am vacating the bungalow, My demand was simple give me 15-20 days time, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress.

12:25 pm: Hindu Nyaya Peeth protest against movie 'Mastizaade' outside a theatre in Ludhiana (Punjab).

12:30 pm: Girl allegedly molested by a person onboard Doon Express. Police arrest youth from Kolkata's Bandel Station.

12:25 pm: Delhi LG reaches Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence

12.20 pm: "I will submit digital evidences against Oommen Chandy, his involvement will be revealed", says Saritha S Nair, accused in solar scam.

12.15 pm: MCD Doctor strike matter: Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Govt,East & North Municipal Corporation,Resident doc association, Med. council, IMA.

12 noon: Vyapam Scam: SC says,"will hear bail plea of all accused together" after 1 of accused sought early hearing of his bail plea before CJI bench.

11.55 am: Sardara Singh backed out of our relationship & is now not taking my calls or responding to message, alleges Complainant.

11.45 am: Congress cannot play any role as we are no where party in so far as Govt formation (J&K) is concerned- Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress

11.35 am: Union Cabinet meeting ends.

11.30 am: SC allows construction of Railway line which passes through Mahananda national park,asks WB Govt to issue notification within 2 months.

11.15 am: FM Arun Jaitley speaking at Invest Karnataka 2016-Global Investors Meet in Bengaluru.

11.05 am: No relief to Congress' Adhir R Chowdhury, Delhi HC double bench rejects plea seeking stay on Central Govt's order to evacuate Govt bungalow.

11.00 am: MCD workers protest in Nirman Vihar (Delhi) over non payment of salary dues.

10.50 am: SC allows Maharashtra Govt to organize event at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty beach.

10.35 am: Traffic jam at NH 24 (Delhi) as MCD workers continue with their protest over non payment of salary dues

9.50 am: Uttar Pradesh ATS arrested Saudi based LeT Commander Abdul Aziz from Lucknow airport late last night.

9.33 am: MCD Doctors Association to move Delhi HC asking for their services to be transferred from MCD to Delhi government.

9.23 am: Nagpur bench of Bombay HC asks citizens to raise voice against corruption and asks them to not pay taxes if govt fails to control corruption.

8.53 am: Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to take place this morning.

8.35 am: A person alleged to be a sympathiser of the ISIS has been detained by the Goa ATS. He is being questioned by the ATS and intelligence bureau officials.

8.00 am: First US Zika Virus transmission reported, sexual transmission cited.

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