#NewsInTweets: Watch The Rescue Of A Jawan Buried Under 25ft Ice For 6 Days In Siachen

Posted on February 9, 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. An Army jawan buried under 25 feet of snow rescued after 6 days of the Siachen avalanche. Watch the video of the rescue here.

2. Ex Chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), R. K. Pachauri, appointed as Executive Vice Chairman despite facing sexual harassment charges.

3. A survey finds that rail travellers in India want better amenities to be included as part of Rail Budget 2016.

4. On his second day of testifying in a Mumbai court, 26/11 accused-turned-approver David Headley says he was asked to recruit Indian army men for spying on the ISI.

5. Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala passes away at the age of 79 due to a chronic pulmonary disease.

6. Government sets up a 24/7 control room for gathering information on the Zika virus.