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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of December 9

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 09, 2017 23:59 IST ]

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News Of December 9:

11:47 pm: Delhi Medical Association wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today seeking the withdrawal of its "irrational and autocratic" order cancelling the licence of Max Super Specialty Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, and threatened to go on a strike. In its letter (PTI)

11:39 pm: Why do AMU and JNU ask questions on child marriage and Sati system? Islam also has demerits which must be raised. When we teach history of Islam we will have to teach such things. People like Sanjay Leela Bhansali won't teach history to students: Rajiv Srivastava, Assistant Professor BHU (ANI)

11:35 pm: If students aren't taught & asked such things how will they know about it? When they're taught medieval history these things automatically become a part of it. History has been distorted, we need to teach things to them to know real history: Rajiv Srivastava, Assistant Professor, BHU (ANI)

11:34 pm:  Varanasi: Questions on Triple Talaq, Halala and Alauddin Khilji asked in BHU's History paper for MA, students allege University administration is trying to impose ideology on students in the pretext of such questions, says such things must first be taught (ANI)

11:23 pm: Aftershocks likely from September test detected from North Korea nuclear site: USGS (Reuters)

11:21 pm: There are now fewer than 3,000 IS fighters left in Iraq and Syria, but they still pose a danger, according to the US-led coalition (AFP)

11:16 pm: India's first Military Literature Festival concludes in Chandigarh (PTI)

11:05 pm: Indian-origin couple charged in Canada with cocaine smuggling (PTI)

10:58 pm: Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay (PTI)

10:47 pm: Telangana: CM K Chandrashekhar Rao held a review meeting on Kaleswaram project works. The CM gave the call that all works on the project should be completed on a fast track as all required permissions, needed funds, land acquisition and other related issues are cleared (ANI)

10:35 pm: 

10:22 pm: On behalf of Tamil Nadu CM, I met Defence Minister requesting to intensify rescue operation in Kanyakumari which is severely affected by Cyclone Ockhi. Tamil Nadu govt is taking all steps to help the fishermen community there. Apart from that we need the support of Centre: M Thambidurai (ANI)

10:13 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Exchange of fire between Army and terrorists in Shopian. 44 RR had laid an ambush between Ganawpora and Barthipora villages after receiving inputs on terrorist movement in the area (ANI)

10:02 pm: Youth of Meghalaya wants to go out for good livelihood. Before they go to any destination for jobs if we can train them here, it will be beneficial for them. Govt of India is focused in all these areas: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Shillong (ANI)

09:53 pm: Entire North East area has great potential. North Eastern people are very hard working. According to the time and need, we have to upscale their traits, their huge potential of agriculture, agro forestry, service industry and tourism: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Shillong (ANI)

09:43 pm: Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact (Reuters)

09:29 pm: Assam: One ULFA Cadre apprehended from Charaideo's Dillighat by Dangri Kumar Army Camp of Dao Division earlier today, one pistol, six live rounds and thirteen extortion letters recovered (ANI)

09:14 pm:  Alleged LeT activities in India: Another accused Tauseef Ahmed, arrested from Jammu & Kashmir by NIA, granted 4 days transit remand by Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Pulawama, 2 mobile phones recovered. NIA had earlier arrested a Nayeem from Maharashtra's Aurangabad (ANI)

08:51 pm: A Total of 3,25,000 square miles have been searched  and sanitised by Indian Naval assets for providing search and rescue operation since Cyclone Ockhi struck the L&M islands and Southeast Arabian Sea: Ministry of Defence (ANI)

08:48 pm: In past 72 hours, search area was increased up to coast of Maldives. No stranded boats, fishermen or floating bodies were found in this duration. INS Kalpeni returned to Kochi after completing 96 hrs of assisted search by 6 local fishermen: Ministry of Defence, Cyclone Kochi (ANI)

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