News in brief (Jan 26): Cartoonist RK Laxman passes away

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Bengaluru, Jan 26: A day after US President Barack Obama's arrival in India, Obama will be attending the Republic Day celebrations alongwith his wife Michelle Obama.

Follow the latest news updates of the day:

7.10 pm: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman passes away in Pune.

6.47 pm: Pakistani Army Chief meets Chinese foreign minister, says China is an irreplaceable ally. Earlier, Pak PM Mawaz Sharif wrote to PM Modi for improved relations.

6.15 pm: India-US Business Summit to follow CEO meet.

6.05 pm: President Obama, PM Modi and other leaders at the India-US CEO Forum at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.


5.10 pm: Republic Day Retreat Ceremony being held at the Wagah border


4.30 pm: US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend the At Home reception ceremony.

3:00 pm: It's for entire country to see how sacred occasion is used for political reasons:Yogendra Yadav, AAP on Kiran Bedi seated in R-Day front row.

2:30 pm: Kaman Setu, Uri: Sweets exchange ceremony between Indian & Pak Army...

2:00 pm: US President to meet with Congress leaders; Rahul, Sonia Gandhi arrive at ITC Maurya 

1:50 pm: Fulbari(WB): Sweets exchanged at Indo-Bangladesh border on the occasion of 66th Republic Day

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12:49 pm: Bengal Tableaux for republic day depicting path breaking Kanya Shree initiative was not allowed: Derek O Brien, TMC

12:11 pm: R-Day comes to an end; Arvind Kejriwal hoisted flag at BJP office

12:00 pm: Air formations come to an end

11:20 am: 'Make in India' tableaux steals the show

10:58 am: 

10:38 am: Parade begins; 'Naari Shakti' theme evident

10:05 am: Award ceremony of Ashoka Chakra begins

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10:00 am: US Prez Barack Obama, Michelle arrive at the Raj Path


9:40 am: PM Modi reaches the Amar Javan Jyoti to pay homage to martyrs


9:35 am: 

9:20 am: Low intensity IED blasts in 3 places in Imphal (Manipur), no casualties reported

9:09 am: RepublicDay parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time; displays would include PM's pet projects like 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan', metro project, Jan Dhan Yojana and 'Make in India'

8:50 am: Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked by Group Calling Itself ‘Cyber Caliphate'

8:24 am: Latehar (Jharkhand): Maoists call for a shut down against US President Barack Obama's visit

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8:10 am: 

7.35 am: Two low intensity blasts in Assam's Digboi, no casualties reported

6.55 am: PM Narendra Modi today conveyed his greetings on Republic Day

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