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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of December 17

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New Delhi Updated on: December 17, 2017 23:53 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 17:

11:45 pm: Brazilian soccer midfielder Kaka retires at age 35 (Reuters)

11:30 pm: Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protest in Jakarta against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (AFP)

11:16 pm: Australia confident rain will not deny them the Ashes 2017 despite play being abandoned early on the fourth day of the third Test against England in Perth (AFP)

11:05 pm: Putin thanks Trump for US help in foiling St Petersburg attack plot: Kremlin (AFP)

11:00 pm: Under the extant provisions, there is no time limit prescribed in the MCC to release election manifesto by political parties. No instruction of the Commission is issued in this regard: Election Commission of India on BJP releasing manifesto day before phase one of Gujarat polls (ANI)

10:56 pm: Commission will deliberate soon on the subjects to seek suggestions for necessary modification in the extant provisions. Committee being set up, it will submit report to the Commission: Election Commission of India withdraws notice given to Rahul Gandhi (ANI)

10:53 pm: Commission is of considered view that due to multi-fold expansion of digital & electronic media,the extant MCC, Section 126 of the R.P Act, 1951 and other related provisions require revisiting to cater to the requirements and challenges of the present and emerging situations: ECI (ANI)

10:51 pm: Election Commission of India withdraws notice to Rahul Gandhi issued due to violation of MCC for giving interview during 48 hours prior to second phase of polling in Gujarat (ANI)

10:50 pm: MI-8 also known as PRATAP phasing out ceremony was held, today, at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. The ceremony was attended by veterans headed by Air Chief Marshall (Retd) Fali Homi Major PVSM, AVSM, SC, VM, ADC. He flew the last MI-8 mission along with CO 112HU (ANI)

10:39 pm: Junagadh: Congress workers monitoring strong rooms where EVMs, VVPATs are kept, ahead of the counting of votes tomorrow (ANI)

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10:29 pm: Hyderabad: A teacher booked for beating up a Class 4th student in the school allegedly for not completing homework (ANI)

10:17 pm: Assam: Two NDFB-S militants apprehended by Chirang police, this morning. One 7.62 mm SLR rifle, one magazine ,6 rounds live ammunition and one hand grenade recovered from their possession (ANI)

09:57 pm: The Committee will suggest required changes so that the matter can be taken up with all stakeholders including political parties and media houses for their views and to recommend appropriate modification in law and the Commission’s instructions: ECI (ANI)

09:44 pm: ECI directs to constitute a Committee with representation from ECI, I&B Ministry,Law & Justice, Electronics & It Ministry with representatives of NBA, PCI etc to examine these provisions in the prevailing context of communication technologies (ANI)

09:39 pm: Election Commission of India directs to constitute a Committee to examine the provisions of Section 126 of Representation of the People Act, 1951 (ANI)

09:31 pm: 16-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted by three persons on December 16 in Shalimar Bagh. Case has been registered under sections 323, 363,376D of the Indian Penal Code and 6 POCSO. Investigation underway (ANI)

09:23 pm: Junagadh: Congress workers guarding strong rooms across the state where EVMs, VVPATs are kept, ahead of the counting of votes tomorrow, say "here to check and prevent any tampering" (ANI)

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