#NewsInTweets: Gujarat Anti-Terror Bill Returned, Hema Malini Accused Of ‘Land Grabbing’

Posted on January 29, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. President Pranab Mukherjee returns Gujarat anti-terror bill for the 3rd time, seeking additional information. It was previously rejected by Presidents Pratibha Patil and APJ Abdul Kalam.

2. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to be BJP’s CM candidate in the Assam elections.

3. Actor and BJP MP Hema Malini given 2,500 sq mt of land in Mumbai’s Ambivali area at Rs. 70,000. Allegations of corruption and favouritism surface.

4. French National Railways will soon be assisting Indian Railways in a pilot project to upgrade two stations.

5. A 30-ft whale washes up at Juhu beach in Mumbai. Earlier this month, 45 short-finned pilot whales were found on a beach in Tamil Nadu and Olive Ridley turtles were found in Puri, Odisha.

6. Women fight to enter Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai. This news, after 1,500 women tried to enter Shani Shingnapur temple near Pune.

7. Actor Sonam Kapoor to feature in a Coldplay single, ‘Hymn For The Weekend’, as part of their 7th album.

8. Beating retreat to be held this evening at Vijay Chowk, Delhi.

9. Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig beat Leander Paes and Martina Hingis to enter Australian Open finals.