28 Jan, 23:00 (IST)

Three US troops have been killed and 25 injured in a drone attack on a US base in Jordan, the US military said.

28 Jan, 21:44 (IST)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Tajikistan today, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).Earthquake in Tajikistan: 

28 Jan, 21:10 (IST)

Afghan men have limited options when visiting the barbershop if they do not want to be accused of walking away looking like a trendy Westerner or a North Korean dictator, media reports said. No haircuts that make them look like an "infidel." No trimmed eyebrows. And no shaved faces or beards shorter than the optimal length, the report said.

28 Jan, 19:51 (IST)

The NCC Directorate Maharashtra contingent has won the prestigious Prime Minister’s Banner at the Republic Day Camp-2024 event for the third time, the Ministry of Defence said on Sunday. The ministry said that the Maharashtra Directorate contingent -- comprising of 122 cadets -- won the Champions Trophy and the coveted Prime Minister’s Banner at the Republic Day Camp (RDC-2024) for standing first overall in addition to winning a rich haul of trophies and laurels.

28 Jan, 18:47 (IST)

Iran on Sunday said it has simultaneously launched three domestically developed satellites into space for the first time in its space history, the media reported. The satellites were launched to an elliptic orbit with a minimum altitude of 450 kilometers above the Earth's surface, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported.

28 Jan, 17:56 (IST)

Assailants launched an armed attack on an Italian church in Istanbul during a religious ceremony on Sunday, leaving one person dead, Turkey’s interior minister said. The attack occurred at around 11:40 (0840 GMT) in the Sariyer district of Istanbul and was carried out by two masked men, Ali Yerlikaya said on social media.

28 Jan, 17:12 (IST)

Nitish Kumar took oath as the Bihar Chief Minister for the record ninth time on Sunday. Two Deputy Chief Ministers — Samrat Chaudhary and Vijay Kumar Sinha — of the BJP, along with six other ministers were also expected to be sworn in.

28 Jan, 15:43 (IST)

Following Nitish Kumar’s resignation as the Chief Minister of Bihar and his subsequent joining of the BJP-led NDA bloc, a poster featuring him has been put up near his residence in Patna. The poster reads “Nitish sab ke hain”, signifying his political shift.Bihar News

28 Jan, 14:01 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Supreme Court of India, marking 75 years since its inaugural sitting. During the event, PM Modi delivered the inaugural address, highlighting the court’s significant contributions to the nation. In addition to his address, PM Modi launched several citizen-centric information and technology initiatives. These include the Digital Supreme Court Reports (Digi SCR), Digital Courts 2.0, and a new bilingual website for the Supreme Court. The Digi SCR initiative will make Supreme Court judgments available to the citizens of the country free of cost and in electronic format.Watch Video

28 Jan, 13:07 (IST)

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has submitted a letter of support from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Bihar Governor. This move signifies the BJP’s backing for Kumar’s leadership in the state. Following this, an oath-taking ceremony is likely to take place today, marking the official commencement of the new government. This comes after Nitish Kumar’s recent resignation as Chief Minister and his subsequent appointment as the Acting CM.Bihar Political Update

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Mumbai, January 28: Amid the political turmoil in Bihar, sources said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to resign on Sunday. It was reported that Nitish Kumar’s party, the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)), and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have agreed on a seat-sharing formula for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election 2024, which are due in three months. Meanwhile, the Congress on Saturday said its party president, Mallikarjun Kharge, tried to talk to Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar, but he was “busy”.

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge wrote a letter to Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday, claiming that he had come to know that some miscreants might foment trouble during Rahul Gandhi’s 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' in West Bengal. In a veiled dig at the Congress, the BJP said Mamata Banerjee's government reportedly denied permission to Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' in West Bengal to "humiliate" the Congress.

The Maharashtra state government has accepted the demands of Maratha Protestors over reservations, said Maratha leader Manoj Jarange Patil, declaring that the protest is over and that he will break his fast by drinking juice from Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's hands. The Union Home Ministry said on Saturday that the Z security cover of CRPF has been extended to Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, who earlier today staged an impromptu sit-in on the roadside in Kerala against SFI black flag protest against his motorcade while he was en route to a function in the State.

A British oil tanker, MV Marlin Luanda, was hit by an anti-ship ballistic missile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militants in the Gulf of Aden on January 26 night, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said. The Indian Navy said it deployed a team from its guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam following a distress call to assist in firefighting efforts on board the oil tanker owned by London-based commodities group Trafigura.

Gunmen in southeastern Iran near the Pakistan border killed nine foreign nationals Saturday, Iranian media reported, more than a week after the neighbours exchanged deadly cross-border fire. Israel will seek to stop the UN agency for Palestinian refugees from operating in Gaza after the war, a minister said Saturday, after Israel accused several UNRWA staff of involvement in Hamas's October 7 attack.

US forces struck an anti-ship missile in Houthi-held Yemen that they said was ready to fire early Saturday, hours after the Iran-backed rebels caused a fire on a British tanker in the Gulf of Aden with a similar munition. A jury in New York ordered former US president and 2024 candidate Donald Trump on Friday to pay $83.3 million to compensate the writer E. Jean Carroll, whom he was found to have sexually assaulted and defamed.