20th December News in Nutshell: Important stories of the dayImportant stories of the day
The Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal (BJP-SAD) alliance has scored a landslide victory in Chandigarh municipal corporation elections.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned the new RBI cap on deposits of demonetised currency and said the central bank is “changing rules like the PM changes his clothes.”
Weeks before the declaration of code of conduct, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today launched over 300 projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore.
India is eyeing support from the offices of US President-elect Donald Trump to bring fugitive underworld don and Mumbai blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim to book.
The Tripura Assembly on Monday witnessed a bizarre scene during the House proceedings when TMC MLA Sudip Roy Burman ran away with the Speaker’s mace.
Dubbing the new restrictions on deposit of old currency notes as "desperate measures of a desperate government", former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the new RBI cap on deposits of has left the poor and middle-class high and dry.
A lorry ploughed into busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing at least twelve people and injuring up to fifty others, according to German police.
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharaff has claimed that ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif helped him leave the country in March this year.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the killing of the Russian ambassador to Ankara is aimed at undermining both Russian-Turkish relations and the Syrian peace efforts.
In the latest in the tariff war that the entry of Reliance Jio has triggered in the telecom industry with its ‘Happy New Year’ offer, Airtel has updated its ‘myPlan Infinity’ offers, adding two new plans priced at Rs 549 and Rs 799.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government's decision to tweak the presumptive income norms would reduce the tax liability by up to 30 per cent for those small traders opting for digital transactions.
Cyrus Mistry may have stepped down from the boards of all listed Tata Group companies on Monday, but he clarified that he has no plans to step down from the board of Tata Sons, the group’s holding company in which his family holds 18.5 per cent.
Star couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan have been blessed with a baby boy. The baby was born at 7:30 in the morning today at Breach candy Hospital. Both the baby and mother are said to be doing fine.
The latest contestant to be evicted from the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 10’, actor Rahul Dev has said that the experience helped him in ‘self-discovery’.
Actor Hrithik Roshan is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film ‘Kaabil’. The trailer of the flick looked promising with the star stealing the limelight. Many celebrities applauded Hrithik’s performance and the recent star to join the bandwagon is none other than superstar Rajinikanth.
Already having won the series, the last Test turned out to be a cherry on the cake for the Indian team as they registered their fourth consecutive win over England in the five-match series.
For the first time in the history of Pakistan cricket, a Sikh has secured a place at the National Cricket Academy, a media report said today.