National & International news updates of Dec 20
Bengaluru, Dec 21: Get all the latest national and international updates of the day.
Here are the news in brief for Sunday, December 21, 2014:
7.00 pm: Everyone has given their statements, no point making an issue out of nothing, says BS Hooda on Robert Vadra's file issue.
6.30 pm: Snowfall in Gulmarg, tourists ride sledge as Kashmir braces for the coldest period "Chilay Kalan" of the winters.
6.00 pm: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said there is no conflict between the BJP and the RSS over the issue of religious conversions.
5.30 pm: Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee calls BJP leader SN Singha "kulangaar" (black sheep) of his family.
5. 00pm: NIA and Assam Police recover 10 bombs from Barpeta district, Assam
4.30 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis says, the proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport will be operational by 2019.
4.15 pm: Anant Vikram Singh, son of Congress Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, joins BJP along with his supporters.
4.00 pm: BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat disgraces the party and is seen threatening voters.
3.40 pm: North Korea seeks joint probe into Sony cyber attack with the US.
1.50 pm: US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard visits Bengaluru.
12.50 pm: 7-year-old girl gangraped by 4 underaged boys in Kalaburagi, Karnataka; all 4 arrested
12.40 pm: Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna: PTI
11.40 am: Opposition takes on the VHP over conversion of 200 Hindu families to Christianity in Gujarat's Valsad.
10.05 am: Former Union minister D Napoleon to join the BJP on Sunday. [Read story]
9.40 am: United Nations refers to 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed as 'Sahib' in a letter, leaves India fuming. [Read story]
9.20 am: Didn't violate any law, says Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who was taken off her duties by the Ministry of External Affairs.
8.40 am: Australian authorities charge woman in Cairns with the murder of seven children and her niece: BBC
8.30 am: Three persons were killed while four were injured in an IED blast in Khoyathong area of Imphal, Manipur.