30th December News in Nutshell: Important stories of the dayImportant stories of the day
Escalating the infighting to another level, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, in a major political development today, sacked UP Chief Minister and son Akhilesh Yadav from all party posts for six years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Aadhaar-based mobile payment application 'BHIM' (Bharat Interface for Money) at Digi-Dhan Mela here to promote and make digital transactions easier.
The Enforcement Directorate has registered a criminal case against controversial Islamic evangelist Zakir Naik and his organisation Islamic Research Founmdation under money laundering laws.
Arunachal Pradesh has yet again plunged into a political turmoil with state's ruling Peoples’ Party of Arunachal (PPA) temporarily suspending chief minister Pema Khandu, deputy CM Chowna Mein and five other legislators from the primary membership of the party for alleged anti-party activties.
As many as ten bodies have been recovered and over 30 are still feared trapped in the collapsed coal mine of Lalmatia in Jharkhand's Godda district.
In a major blow to India's bid to put a ban on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leader and Pathankot terror attack mastermind, China today converted its ‘technical hold’ on the United Nations proposal to designate Maulana Masood Azhar as a terrorist into a ‘block.’
Russian President Vladimir Putin today said that his country will not expel any US diplomat in response to the US’ decision to expel 35 Russian diplomats over allegations of interference in the US presidential election.
The Foreign Ministry of Bangladesh has summoned the Myanmar envoy in Dhaka in wake of the worrying scenario of the huge influx of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state into the country.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has told telecom regulator TRAI that its latest voice and data offer does not violate any of the existing norms that requires promotional offers to be limited to 90 days.
There was no major last-minute rush of people to deposit scrapped 500/1,000-rupee notes in their accounts as the 50-day deadline ended today, bankers said.
Prominent social media platform Twitter is planning to introduce a new feature that will allow users to edit the tweets they post on their timeline.
After much hullaballoo in the house from past few days, Manveer Gujjar, the village boy and a social activist, has been made the new captain. And, soon he will exploit his powers to sentence two contestants to jail.
Superstar Aamir Khan’s latest flick “Dangal” has minted Rs 197.53 crore at the box office in its opening weekend, surpassing Salman Khan-starrer "Sultan", 2016's highest grosser, collected in its first week.
India’s Test captain Virat Kohli on Friday said that the media reports claiming that he and actress Anushka Sharma are getting engaged anytime soon, is false and misleading.
World number two in tennis rankings Serena Williams has got engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social media company Reddit.
Indian Olympic Association is not going to abide by Sports Ministry's direction to reply to the show cause notice on the controversial elevation of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as life presidents as it will first consult its parent international body, a top official said on Thursday.