#NewsInTweets: Supreme Court To Hear Curative Petition On Section 377, +6 More

Posted on February 2, 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. Supreme Court to hear curative petition on Section 377 today.

2. Maneka Gandhi says sex determination should be made compulsory in a move to prevent female foeticide, so that a check can be kept on how many pregnancies were carried to term.

3. At least 13 college students from Pune drowned while they went for a swim during a picnic at Murud Beach, Raigad. This incident happened due to a heavy tide.

4. WHO declares Zika virus a global emergency.

5. Iowa Caucus results are out: Ted Cruz wins, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tie.

6. WhatsApp now has more than 1 billion monthly users.

7. 20 policemen killed, several injured in a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul.