26 Jan, 23:37 (IST)

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh: Few under-construction water pipelines of GVMC (Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporations) caught fire in Arilova area earlier this night. 4 fire tenders present at the spot. No injuries reported.

26 Jan, 23:33 (IST)

Fire broke out in a building in Mandai area of Pune on Saturday evening. Fire tenders at the spot. Check visuals in the tweet below:

26 Jan, 23:28 (IST)

Kalyan, Maharashtra: Fire broke out at the 6th floor of a building in Tilak Chowk area earlier this night. No one was present in the house. Fire tenders present at the spot. No injuries reported.

26 Jan, 22:05 (IST)

Pulwama: Terrorists lobbed 2 grenades on a camp of 180 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force in Tral. CRPF retaliated. No injuries reported.

26 Jan, 22:04 (IST)

All India Tamil Sangam Peravai Association General Secretary, S. Shivaraman, writes to Union Transport Minister requesting him to name the new Mandovi Bridge in Panaji after Goa CM Manohar Parrikar. Check the image in the ANI tweet below:

26 Jan, 19:08 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh: A shed of labourers gutted in fire at Bahang in Kullu district this evening. One fire tender is present at the spot. No injuries have been reported yet. More details awaited.

26 Jan, 18:17 (IST)

Jammu And Kashmir: A Pakistani intruder was shot at by the Border Security Force (BSF) while he was trying to cross over to the Indian side at Chak Fakira in Samba today. He has been admitted to a hospital.

26 Jan, 17:39 (IST)

Manipur: A bomb blast occurred near the Border Road Task Force office at Lamphelpat in Imphal, earlier today. No injuries or casualties have been reported.

26 Jan, 16:52 (IST)

Australian Open 2019 Championship: Japan's Naomi Osaka defeated Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova by 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4 to win women's singles.

26 Jan, 16:13 (IST)

Indonesia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal Beats He Bingjiao In Three-Game Thriller To Enter Final.

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Mumbai, January 26: The country is going to celebrate 70th Republic Day on Saturday, and President Ram Nath Kovind would soon address the people from Rajpath. Chief guest for the event – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa – arrived in the national capital on Thursday. Among the significant shift in change would be the introduction of 'Shankhanad' (desi tune) – a martial tune created for the Indian Armed forces – for the first time in the history of Republic India. To make the event successful, 25,000 security personnel have been deployed in Delhi.

In another news, after the CBI booked former ICICI Bank Ltd chief executive Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar and Videocon group managing director Venugopal Dhoot for alleged criminal conspiracy and cheating in the ICICI Bank fraud case on Thursday, Union Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe on Friday calling it a case of “investigative adventurism” that had digressed from focusing on just the primary targets.

Also, the Maharashtra government on Friday made a major announcement on Friday, citing Lok Sabha elections, has proposed the allotment of prime land in suburban Mumbai for a proposed high-rise for a housing society for journalists. The preferences would be given to journalists who primarily covers the state affairs and politics of Mumbai and Maharashtra, and 50 per cent of the homes would be reserved for them.