#NewsInTweets: ‘Must Guard Ourselves Against Intolerance,’ Prez. Mukherjee On Republic Day

Posted on January 26, 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 tells nation to guard itself against forces of violence and intolerance, says that we must continue to rebel and demand since that’s an integral part of democracy as well.

2. 16-year-old Saira in Ghaziabad committed suicide as she was disturbed that her father could not pay her transport fees of Rs. 45,000.

3. HRD ministry panel points out “gaps in several processes” at the Hyderabad University, blames it squarely for Rohith Vemula’s suicide.

4. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis storm into the Australian Open women’s doubles semi-final.

5. 1,500 women plan to enter Maharashtra’s Shani Shingnapur temple to protest the ban the entry of menstruating women. Security beefed up outside the temple.