On Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary, PM Modi hails potential of India's youth

Here are the live news updates for January 12, 2018.  

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 17:09

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 22nd National Youth Festival (NYF) through video conferencing on Friday. The five-day festival, held at the Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida, commenced on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

12 January 2018, 17:09 PM

Top Congress leaders arrive at party president Rahul Gandi's home.

The leaders include P Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid, Randip Surjewala, and Vivek Tankha

12 January 2018, 12:15 PM

Earlier today, the Prime Minister paid homage to the spritual leader: 

"I bow to Swami Vivekananda on his Jayanti. Today, on National Youth Day I salute the indomitable energy and enthusiasm of our youngsters, who are the builders of New India."

12 January 2018, 12:06 PM

AIADMK 2-leaves symbol bribery case: Delhi HC grants anticipatory bail to Narendra Kumar Jain, close aid of Middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar in the case. Court also directs him to furnish personal bond of Rs. 50,000 along with a surety of the same amount

12 January 2018, 12:06 PM

Apollo management submits two suitcases full of documents related to Jayalalithaa's treatment to the inquiry commission set up to probe her death

12 January 2018, 11:53 AM

Supreme Court adjourns plea seeking re-investigation into assassination of Mahatma Gandhi for four weeks, asks petitioner to reply to the court's questions in next hearing

12 January 2018, 11:01 AM

MP: IT department conducts raids at seven locations of Oriental Institute of Science and Technology and Thakral group in Bhopal, Indore & Jabalpur in connection with complaints of financial irregularities 

12 January 2018, 10:57 AM

Ceasefire violation continues along LOC in Uri's Kamalkote sector from midnight; more details awaited

12 January 2018, 10:56 AM

PM Narendra Modi wishes ISRO for the successful launch of PSLV:  

"My heartiest congratulations to ISRO & its scientists on the successful launch of PSLV today. This success in the New Year will bring benefits of the country's rapid strides in space technology to our citizens, farmers, fishermen etc"

12 January 2018, 10:34 AM

Kerala Police arrest 2 people from Ernakulam on suspicion of being involved in trafficking of a 24-year-old woman to Syria

12 January 2018, 10:33 AM

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed criticises Pakistan government for not ushering Islamic rule in country

12 January 2018, 10:33 AM

Bhopal: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan attends 'Surya Namaskar' programme in Lal Parade ground held to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

12 January 2018, 10:31 AM

Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launches 100th satellite 'Cartosat-2' series from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota

12 January 2018, 10:28 AM

US issues advisory to Americans against visiting Russia

12 January 2018, 10:28 AM

Government bus services restored in Tamil Nadu after Transporters Union withdrew their strike following order from Madras High Court

12 January 2018, 10:17 AM

Legal notice served to Wasim Rizvi, Chairman of Shia Central Waqf Board chairman by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind citing alleged 'defamatory' statements made by Rizvi about Madrasas in a letter addressed to PM Narendra Modi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath on January 9

12 January 2018, 10:15 AM

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) makes minimum 75% attendance compulsory for all part-time, BA, MA, M.Sc, M. Tech, MPH, PG Diploma and M.Phil students

12 January 2018, 10:14 AM

22-yr-old NRI arrested for allegedly molesting 52-year-old US national outside Delhi's Taj Palace hotel on January 8; accused sent to judicial custody

12 January 2018, 10:14 AM

Jharkhand: Bodies of two Mmaoists killed during gunbattle in Hazaribagh's Donai Khurd recovered; 1 AK-47, 1 Insas rifle and 200 rounds seized by security forces 

12 January 2018, 10:11 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate National Youth Festival in Greater Noida through video conferencing

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