PM Modi addresses centenary celebration of Kirloskar Brothers Limited: Prime Minister Narendra Modi assures the country’s top industrialists of all help from the govt, says its wrong to label the govt anti-industry because of action against some dishonest and corrupt people; lists out all the steps taken by the Centre to enhance the ease of doing business in the country.
JNU Violence: Police claims vital clue found: HRD Ministry holds a meeting with JNU administration members on Sunday night’s JNU campus violence; The Ministry assures of all help in restoring calm; HRD Minister says guilty will not be spared; Delhi Police claims to have collected vital clues as the Vice-Chancellor appeals for maintaining peace.
Singapore’s Senior Minister Shanmugaratnam calls on PM Modi: Tharman Shanmugaratnam,Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies, Singapore called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
Assam children out of NRC will not be sent to detention camps: Centre to SC: Govt on Monday informed the Supreme Court that children, who have not been included in NRC but whose parents given citizenship, will not be sent to detention centers.
SC: Mallya cannot use pendency of plea to stall proceedings: The Supreme Court said that Vijay Mallya cannot use pendency of his plea in the Apex Court to stall insolvency proceedings initiated against him in other jurisdictions.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah lays foundation stone of ‘Delhi Cycle Walk: Union Home Minister and BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday stressed on the need for promoting cycling, which is a pollution-free mode of transport.
Delhi Assembly polls: Voting on February 8; Counting of votes on February 11: Election Commission announces schedule of Delhi Assembly Polls; Single-phase poll to be held on 8th February; Counting of votes on 11th February; The term of the 70-member Delhi Assembly is ending on 22 February.
Cold wave continues in northern India; light rain forecast in Delhi: Cold wave continues in most parts of North India.
NRC: SC to resume hearing on Assam government’s plea: The Supreme Court is scheduled to resume hearing on the Assam government’s plea for re-verification of the names included in National Register of Citizen (NRC).
JNU violence: Condemnation from all quarters; MHRD orders probe: Violence and vandalism by masked people inside JNU Campus on Sunday has attracted condemnation from all quarters.
Mass funeral for US drone slain General Qassem Suleimani: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenie leads the funeral prayers for the country’s slain general Qassem Suleimani in Tehran; NATO calls a meet of its ambassadors over the rising tensions between Iran and the U.S.
Australia Bushfire: PM Morrison announces additional 2 billion dollar support: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced an additional 2 billion dollars over two years to a new agency to coordinate a national response to rebuild communities and livelihoods following the deadly bushfire crisis.
Two more missing in Australian wildfires as rain brings relief: Two more people are missing in remote parts of New South Wales state as rain and cooler temperatures brought some measure of relief Monday to Australian communities battling wildfires.
Iraq’s Parliament calls for expulsion of US troops: Iraq’s Parliament called for the expulsion of US forces from the country in reaction to the American drone attack that killed a top Iranian general, raising the prospect of a troop withdrawal that could cripple the battle against the Islamic State group and allow a resurgence of the extremists.
Crude and gold extend gains, stocks sink on fear of US-Iran war: Oil prices surged, gold hit a more than six-year high and equities tumbled Monday after the US assassination of a top Iranian general last week fanned fears of a major conflict in the Middle East.
Golden Globes: World War drama ‘1917’ surprise winner; Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix bag top honours: World War I drama “1917” emerged the surprise best motion picture-drama winner over front-runners “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story” at the 77th Golden Globes Awards, where Joaquin Phoenix and Brad Pitt walked away with top acting honours.
Smallest galaxies hosting monster black holes found: Scientists: Astronomers have discovered some of the smallest galaxies known to host massive black holes, findings which may reveal how such regions of space exhibiting ultrahigh gravitational force — that even light cannot escape from — formed in the early universe.