23rd December News in Nutshell: Important stories of the dayImportant stories of the day
A hijacked Libyan aeroplane with 118 passengers on board has landed at the Mediterranean island and that there appear to be two hijackers on board, Malta airport authorities said.
A day after tendering a surprise resignation as Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor, Najeeb Jung today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) around 11.30 AM and spent a little over an hour with the PM.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has been asked to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on December 26 again in connection with a probe into the purported sting operation involving him.
The Income Tax department today conducted raids at the office of Kotak Mahindra Bank at Kasturba Gandhi Marg in the national capital and detected 9 fake accounts with about Rs 34 crore in deposits.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has suggested to the Parliamentary Panel on Finance that before hearing RBI Governor Urjit Patel, it should first find out whether the Reserve Bank of India was given sufficient time to hold deliberations on the government’s demonetisation move.
Two days after the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that left 12 people dead, the suspect behind the carnage is believed to be shot dead in a shootout in the northern Italian city of Milan.
Hillary Clinton, who suffered electoral loss to Donald Trump last month, has surpassed the President-elect in the national popular vote.
After a top Pakistan Army Commander invited India to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the state-run Chinese media has advised India to accept the offer in order to boost its exports and realise its dreams of becoming a greater economic power.
A day after his removal from the Tata Steel’s board, over 71 per cent shareholders of Tata Motors voted out Nusli Wadia as the Independent director of the company.
Google, in collabration with Railtel, on Thursday rolled out free WiFi service at Udhagamandalam (Ooty) station in Tamil Nadu, taking to 100 the railway stations where it offers high speed internet to an estimated 10 million people.
With a few months left for Moody's sovereign ratings, it has emerged that the Indian government had aggresively pitched for an upgrade, even questioning the methodology followed by the credit ratings agency.
Comedian-actor Sunil Grover has in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urged him to get the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim nabbed and expedite the process of his trial for his involvement in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
The much anticipated movie of the year ‘Dangal’ starring superstar Aamir Khan is all set to hit the theatres today. Though, the film has already managed to impress critics in its special screening, now superstar Salman Khan has something sweet to say to Aamir.
Superstar Rajinikanth’s younger daughter Soundarya who took wedding vows with Industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar in 2010, has today filed a divorce petition in a family court. The lady, who has a one-year-old son, Ved with her husband has taken this decision owing to their different opinions.
In a proud moment for India, the country’s seasoned Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan braved an injury to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championship in Japan on Friday.
Security has been beefed up at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the Boxing Day Test match between Australia and Pakistan following the arrest of seven people over a terror-related plot in the city.