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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of December 21

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 21, 2017 23:51 IST ]
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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:

Live Breaking News December 21

11:26 pm: Former Embraer vice president pleads guilty to U.S. corruption charges, admits to paying $1.65 million in bribes to Saudi Aramco employee in jet deal (Reuters)

11:14 pm: 128 countries vote in favor of UN call for US to withdraw decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, 9 countries oppose (Reuters)

10:49 pm: UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem as Israel's capital (AFP)

10:48 pm: South Sudan warring parties agree to ceasefire (AFP)

10:08 pm: Divisive and caste based politics will not work anymore. Development is the focus: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Karnataka's Hubli (ANI)

09:50 pm: Yogi Adityanath has came to Karnataka, tried to create rift in the society which is typical of BJP. He should concentrate more on UP and see the situation of law and order there. He is not able to do good administration in UP: Karnataka Education Minister Dr Sharan Prakash Patil (ANI)

09:47 pm: Israel 'will never be driven from Jerusalem,' envoy tells UN (AFP)

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09:24 pm: Security forces launch cordon and search operation in in Bandipora's Hajin, Jammu and Kashmir (ANI)

09:22 pm: US circulates new draft of North Korea sanctions to UN, seeks ban exports of food, machinery (US Media)

09:13 pm: UN General Assembly holds special session at request of Arab and Muslim states on Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital (Reuters)

09:12 pm: Pakistan violated ceasefire at 5:50 pm in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector along the Line of Control. Firing from both the sides stopped at 6:30 pm (ANI)

09:00 pm: Rajasthan govt approves 1% reservation for Gujjars and four other backward castes (ANI)

08:58 pm: US sanctions 52 individuals and entities for human rights violation and corruption, including Myanmar general in charge of Rakhine state: Treasury Department (Reuters)

08:55 pm: Israel's Netanyahu calls U.N. 'house of lies' before Jerusalem vote (Reuters)

08:44 pm: Amitabh Bachchan launches the teaser of the biopic on Shiv Sena's Balasaheb Thackeray in Mumbai; Uddhav Thackeray and Sanjay Raut also present (ANI)

08:42 pm: Two killed, 4 injured as militants shell densely populated part of Aleppo (Russian Media)

08:41 pm: Civilians killed in Aleppo shelling amid anniversary celebrations of liberation (Russian Media)

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08:20 pm: Indian Science Congress Association indefinitely postpones 105th Indian Science Congress in the University, which was scheduled from 3-7 January, confirms Osmania University, Hyderabad (ANI)

08:16 pm: India, Switzerland to have automatic exchange of information in tax-related matters from January 1; mutual agreement signed today: CBDT (PTI) Click Here To Read More

08:08 pm: Delhi Police conduct raids at Ashram of Baba Virendra Dev Dixit in Rohini, rescues 40 minor girls

07:56 pm: Govt is committed to protecting every depositor and no need to create fear psychosis: FM Arun Jaitley on FRDI Bill (PTI)

07:55 pm: Three civilians dead, 2 wounded in an explosion in Jibreel area of Afghanistan's Herat city (ANI quoting Afghan media)

07:51 pm: Why is Congress chest thumping over temporary relief? The CBI is going to file a review petition. The list of their corruption cases is so long that I think it is too immature for them to celebrate: Sudhanshu Trivedi, BJP on 2G scam verdict (ANI)

07:49 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow (ANI)

07:15 pm: Indian economy growing at 7-8 percent which is new normal; inflation under control: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (PTI)

07:13 pm: GOI agreed to facilitate travel of pilgrims through a ferry from Kankesanturai (nr Jaffna) to Chennai. This will permit a large no. of Sri Lankan Tamil pilgrims to take part in 'Maarkazhi Thiruvaathirai' to be held from Dec 24-Jan 3 at Thillai Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram: MEA (ANI)

07:08 pm: Man in UP's Bulandshahr alleges his daughter was raped by her brother-in-law and his friend, was later given triple talaq when she complained about it to her husband. Case registered under relevant sections, investigation on (ANI)

07:07 pm: US economy grew at 3.2 percent in July-September quarter, slightly slower than previous estimate (The Associated Press)

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