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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of January 21

India TV provides breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world from Twitter and other sources of information.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 21, 2018 23:51 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 January 21

11:42 pm: It is possibly the only venue where you have all the world leaders, investors, entrepreneurs together to discuss issues that companies and countries are facing, there are serious outcomes: Mehul Patel, Founder, Laxmi Dot IO in Davos (ANI)

11:41 pm: It is very exciting that we have someone from India coming to Davos. There is a lot of excitement that Indian PM is coming here. Spoke to lots of people from US and Europe who are excited that India has a strong presence in Davos this time: Mehul Patel, Founder, Laxmi Dot IO (ANI)

10:52 pm: India stands in solidarity with the Government and the people of Afghanistan in bringing the perpetrators of these terrorist attacks and their supporters to justice: MEA on Kabul attack (ANI)

10:51 pm: Reports about attack having being carried out by terrorists of internationally proscribed Haqqani Network are a matter of serious concern and bring to fore once again the need to effectively deal with safe havens that these terrorists find in our shared neighbourhood: MEA (ANI)

10:50 pm: India strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. We express our sincere condolences to the families of those killed in this heinous attack and wish speedy recovery to the injured: MEA on Kabul attack (ANI)

10:26 pm: One civilian dead, one injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kanachak area of Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir (ANI)

10:25 pm: Fire breaks out at an electronic goods showroom in Hathras's Gudai Bazaar in Uttar Pradesh; two fire tenders at the spot (ANI)

09:42 pm: It is a very important meeting. The emphasis will be on how to enhance the trade and investment among ASEAN nations: Enggartiasto Lukita, Indonesian Minister of Trade after arriving in Delhi to participate in ASEAN India Commemorative Summit (ANI)

09:40 pm: US Vice President Mike Pence says he and Jordan's King Abdullah 'agreed to disagree' on Trump's Jerusalem decision (Reuters)

09:07 pm: German Social Democrats vote to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives (The Associated Press) 

08:57 pm: 

08:37 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi condoles death of people in Bawana fire; wishes speedy recovery of the injured (PTI)

08:35 pm: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera, Rajouri and Akhnoor sectors of Jammu and Kashmir; heavy shelling continues along the LoC (PTI)

07:58 pm: At Davos, will share my vision for India's future engagement with international community, says PM Narendra Modi (PTI)

07:44 pm: At least 43 killed in attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul (ANI quoting Afghan media)

07:43 pm: Spain wants exiled ex-Catalan leader arrested if he travels to Denmark (AFP quoting prosecutors)

07:41 pm: Universities today must aim at preparing students for self employment and private enterprises. Gujarat has a strong culture of self-employment, it's an important factor behind Gujarat being a comparatively more developed state: President Kovind at an event in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (ANI)

07:35 pm: Team of National Security Guard defuses bomb that was recovered from outside a gate of Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya, on January 19 (ANI)

07:30 pm: One dead, dozens injured in cross-border missile attack (Russian Media)

07:24 pm: Missiles hit Turkish town near Syrian border, casualties reported (Russian Media)

07:23 pm: ONGC hikes maiden debt-raising by 40 percent to as much as Rs 35,000 crore to fund HPCL buy (PTI)

07:21 pm: Taxi operators call off their strike in Goa after meeting Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar; taxi drivers were opposing making of speed governors mandatory (ANI)

07:07 pm: Avalanche kills 5 soldiers in southeast Turkey, 12 others hurt (The Associated Press quoting officials)

06:48 pm: Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat appointed new chief election commissioner; ex-finance secretary Ashok Lawasa made election commissioner (PTI)

06:41 pm: Activity mentioned at time of allotment was plastic goods, gathered from site which was being used for packing/storage fire crackers/explosives without obtaining clearances: Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation's preliminary report on Bawana fire (ANI)

06:37 pm: Erdogan accuses allies of sending ‘thousands of planeloads' and 'truckloads of arms' to Kurds (Russian Media)

06:31 pm: Syria's Assad slams Turkey offensive as 'support for terrorism' (AFP)

06:30 pm: Delhi's Bawana fire case transferred to Crime Branch following orders of Commissioner of Police Delhi (ANI)

06:28 pm: 8 people dead, 1 injured in collision between a truck and a Tata Sumo in Jharkhand's Dumka (ANI)

05:41 pm: Turkey vows swift end to Afrin op, warns pro-Kurdish opposition against taking to streets (Russian Media)

05:40 pm: 

05:39 pm: 45-year-old farmer crushed to death during a squabble in UP's Sitapur. He was trying to stop debt recovery team from taking away the tractor as he had failed to pay the loan installment; investigations underway (ANI)

05:34 pm: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan agrees to the demands of teachers protesting in the state. They will now be included in Education Department as regular teachers, over 2.84 lakh teachers to be benefited (ANI)

05:33 pm: 4 labourers killed, 9 injured in fire which broke out in a factory in Vadodara's Nandesari Industrial area today; fire under control now (ANI)

05:03 pm: CPI(M) Central Committee meeting adopts draft resolution saying no understanding or electoral alliance with Congress, says Sitaram Yechury (PTI)

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