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26th Jan-National, International and Sports News Round-up

... Editorial Team

NATIONAL

Women activists' bid to enter Shani temple has been foiled by the Police. The activists wanted to break the centuries-old tradition that bars women from entering the temple sanctum.

Central Govt has imposed President’s  Rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015 came into effect from.

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami was awarded with the country’s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra

NTERNATIONAL

Denmark Parliament approved law “Migrants Asset Bill” that allows seizing valuables from refugees

A suicide bomb attack by ISIS on a Syrian Army (SAA) checkpoint in the city of Homs kills at least 22 people, including around a dozen soldiers.

The Syrian Army, backed by Hezbollah militiamen and Russian airstrikes has retaken full control of the strategic town of Al-Shaykh Maskin in Syria's southern Daraa Governorate.

French taxidrivers, air traffic controllers and school teachers go on strike over working conditions and competition from non-traditional services such as Uber.

Romania has offered neighboring Moldova a $65 million loan to help stave off economic collapse and keep the former Soviet Republic on a pro-European course, provided the Moldovan government implements major reforms.

Marshall Islands President Casten Nemra is defeated in a vote of no confidence. Nemra had just been elected President in early January 2016

SPORTS

India regained top status in Test cricket, after nearly four-and-half years, following England's 2-1 series victory over former leaders South Africa.

Kohli's unbeaten 90 propels India to victory over Australia  in 1st T20I by 37 runs

Sania and Paes Reach Australian Open Quarter-finals, to face each other.

Djokovic and  Federer will face each other in Australian Open Semi-Finals

Serena Williams has reached Australian Open Semi Finals after beating Sharapova

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