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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of December19

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 19, 2017 23:55 IST ]

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

Breaking News December 19:

11:40 pm: Project is funded by Japanese Loan. 81% of the fund is being given by Japanese side. The loan is at a concessional rate of 0.1% for period of 50 years. It is a very generous term: Achal Khare on Mumbai–Ahmedabad bullet train (ANI)

11:39 pm: We're aiming to complete project by August 15, 2022 which is the mandate given to us. The underwater tunnel will be started next year and will be completed by the end of 2022: Achal Khare on Mumbai–Ahmedabad bullet train (ANI)

11:38 pm: The work here can be done only during high tides because the ground is very slushy. So working period is limited to only 4-5 hours. It is tough to control the boat along the Central Line which takes people to and fro, so Japanese have trained one of us to control it: Achal Khare (ANI)

11:37 pm: We have dug 66 boreholes about 250 metres apart from each other. To know the strata between these boreholes, we have got equipment from a Japanese Company, which is doing the work for us: Achal Khare on bullet train (ANI)

11:36 pm: About 7 km of the 21 km long tunnel will be under sea. We need to know the strata which is good enough for the tunnel to cross through: Achal Khare, MD National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited on underwater tunnel at Thane Creek #BulletTrain (ANI)

11:35 pm:

10:12 pm: News reports saying RK Nagar Bypoll has been cancelled is not true, says Rajesh Lakhoni, Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu (ANI)

09:41 pm: FIR registered under Section 509, 354, 354A and 34 of IPC over alleged molestation of a woman outside Delhi's Shangri-La hotel. One man arrested, search for another accused underway (ANI)

09:11 pm: Three killed, 80 wounded during protests in Iraqi Kurdish town of Ranya (Reuters)

08:59 pm: Lucknow DM orders change in school timings due to cold wave; classes in all schools from Nursery to class 8 to begin at 9 am from December 21 till January 31 (ANI)

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