New CBI chief: PM, CJI concurred Alok Verma was well-suited for CBI chief's position; opposition leader in LS backed RK Dutta
A man was arrested after he drove his vehicle into pedestrians in a busy Australian business centre area near Bourke Street mall in Melbourne on 20 January 2017. Multiple deaths were reported and dozens of others were injured in the incident, which the Victoria Police has confirmed is not terrorism related.
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump presidential inauguration: Pro-LGBT protesters dance to US Vice President Mike Pence's residence
Nadigar Sangam protests Live updates: Rajinikanth, Ajith, Trisha at the pro-Jallikattu meet [Photos]
Massive anti-Trump protests in DC as protesters and supporters clash at 'DeploraBall' ahead of inauguration
Hundreds of activists, protesters and anti-fascist campaigners have demonstrated outside of the alt-right DeploraBall event in Washington DC. The pro-Donald Trump event at the National Press Club took place just one day before the controversial Republican is due to be sworn in as US president. Protesters could be heard chanting no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA outside the event, as well as heckling attendees of the ball.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu protests: Centre, state to find solution by Friday evening or Saturday, says Environment Minister Anil Dave
Donald Trump inauguration: Security heightened as Washington braces for anti-Trump protests ahead of event
On 19 Janaury, Leader of the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn suggested he will order his MPs not to block Article 50, the mechanism to split the UK for the EU. The statement comes after reports that some Shadow Cabinet ministers were considering voting against invoking Article 50. Corbyn was pressed on whether he would enforce a three-line-whip, which typically instructs MPs to attend the House of Commons and vote on a specific bill, but didnt confirm that the Article 50 vote would be.
Jan 19, 2017
- Paris explosion: Casualties feared after huge blast at bakery
- Mountain collapses in Russia: Conspiracy theorists put forward UFO crash possibilities
- Sacked CBI director Alok Verma resigns, says natural justice denied
- Saudi Arabia to set up oil refinery worth $10 billion in Pakistan
- Theresa May suffers severe defeat over Brexit deal, opposition calls no-confidence vote