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09:30 PM: Dhoni’s sudden decision is surprising,but good to see he has again put team ahead of himself, said former cricketer Deep Dasgupta.
09:00 PM: “Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be available for selection for ODIs & T20Is vs England,” said BCCI
08:45 PM: Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down as captain of the Indian Cricket team.
08:00 PM: Train derailed in New York. About 30 peeple injured.
07:00 PM: “RBI will decide after assessing market situation,sometimes decisions are taken in phases&so are relaxations,” said Jaitley.
06:30 PM: Talking about demonetisation Jaitley said,”Some FMs gave details of increased revenue,have asked states to furnish revenue data of last 2-3 yrs so we can study it.”
06:15 PM: “We will end the year with higher revenues in both direct and indirect taxes, will exceed budget estimates,” said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
06:00 PM: After the GST council meeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that IGST has 11 chapters and only initial ones were discussed because discussion was inconclusive. The next meeting of GST council has been scheduled on January 16 this month.
05:05 PM: CBI has received seven corruption and irregularities complaints against Aam Admi Party-led Delhi government from ex-Delhi LG Najeeb Jung. The agency has launched a probe in the matter.
03:19 PM: Jammu and Kashmir Police and 21RR have apprehended a LeT terrorist, identified as Ashiq Ahmed, in Handwara district; Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered.
02:50 PM: TMC supporters stage a rail-roko protest in Cooch Behar over the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay.
01:00 PM: Turkey has identified Istanbul nightclub attacker, reported news agency AFP. The Islamic State group had earlier claimed responsibility for the mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, most of them were foreign tourists from Muslim countries, who were ringing in the new year.
12:45 PM: For UP Assembly polls date of poll for 1st Phase is Feb 11, Phase 2 is Feb 15, Phase 3 Feb 19, Phase 4 Feb 23, Phase 5 Feb 27, Phase 6 March 4 and Phase 7 March 8. Counting of polls for all 5 states will take place on March 11, informed the chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi.
12:15 PM: Nearly 160 million voters will be participating in the assembly polls to be held in five states this year, said the chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi. Electoral roll of Goa will be published on January 5, Manipur on January 12, Punjab on January 5, Uttarakhand on January 10 and Uttar Pradesh on January 12, he said.
11:40 AM: Google CEO Sundar Pichai is hosting a technology event today in New Delhi and the focus is mainly on SMEs in India. Pichai talked about how Walnut app has grown post demonetisation, that is, it now increased from 2 million to 5 million users. He said that DigitalUnlocked will be the programme from Google to train SMEs in India.
11:00 AM: TMC workers block NH-2 near Asansol in protest against the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay leaving the vehicles stranded. Earlier, on Tuesday, they attacked former Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) district President Krishna Bhattacharya and hurled a bomb on her house.
10:45 AM: CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat said Karnataka Home Minister had no right to hold the office after the statement he made over Bengaluru women molestation incident.
10:30 AM: TMC Legislative Assembly members to meet Governor today at 12 PM over Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest and other issues.
10:00 AM: DMK leader MK Stalin elected as the party’s working president in the party’s general council meeting. In the meeting, as many as 16 resolutions passed including to urge the Central Government to take action to lift ban on Jallikattu and to mitigate the hardships faced by people due to the demonetisation.
09:55 AM: 11 members of a family found dead at their residence in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.
09:30 AM: Delhi police apprehended two juveniles for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Anand Parbat area and registered case under POCSO Act.
09:00 AM: Justice JS Khehar takes oath as the New Chief Justice of India at President House in New Delhi.
08:00 AM: Days after the mass molestation on the streets of Bengaluru has grabbed the headlines, a shocking video has emerged. The video, which is a CCTV footage, shows how two molestors trying to grope and abduct a woman. The woman was seen trying to resist but she was overpowered by the perpetrator. Finally, the molestors threw her on the road and managed to flee.
— ANI (@ANI_news) January 4, 2017
7:24 AM: 9 International and 8 domestic flights from/to Delhi delayed; 1 domestic flight cancelled due to weather conditions.
6:51 AM: Earthquake Tremors of magnitude 4.3 was felt in Kurung Kumey district in Arunachal Pradesh at around 1:02 AM, according to ANI report.
6:50 AM: Earthquake tremors of 5.4 magnitude was felt in Myanmar-India border region at around 12:20 AM.