#NewsInTweets: Rahul Gandhi Joins Hunger Strike For Rohith Vemula At Hyderabad University

Posted on January 30, 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. Rahul Gandhi visits University of Hyderabad at midnight, joins the candlelight vigil for Rohith Vemula and also sits on hunger strike with protesting students.

2. India observes 68th Martyrdom Day, the day Mahatma Gandhi got assassinated.

3. Coldplay releases a new single featuring Beyoncé and Sonam Kapoor. Gets slammed for cultural appropriation by many, and is hugely appreciated by many.

4. Government files affidavit justifying President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

5. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Russia. No initial reports of damage or casualties.

6. NASA captures Pluto’s ‘blue’ environment in stunning new infrared photos.