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Top news of the day — SC cancels Jan 29 hearing on Ayodhya title suit, Djokovic beats Nadal to win 7th Australian Open, and more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation ceremony of All India Institute of Medical Sciences along with Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, in Madurai on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation ceremony of All India Institute of Medical Sciences along with Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, in Madurai on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: R. Ashok

Here are the important news stories of the day

Ayodhya hearing on January 29 cancelled due to Justice Bobde's 'non-availability'

The Supreme Court on Sunday put out a notice that the Constitution Bench hearing the Ayodhya title suit appeals will not be sitting on January 29 as one of the judges, Justice S.A. Bobde, is not available on the day.

Dominant Djokovic beats Nadal to win seventh Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic claimed a record seventh Australian Open crown on Sunday as he demolished Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in his most dominant Grand Slam win in his long rivalry with the Spaniard.

Risk of new dam burst forces 24,000 to evacuate homes in Brazil

Firefighters called for the evacuation to higher ground of some 24,000 people from the Brazilian town hit by deadly mud flow from an earlier mining dam rupture, as a second dam threatened to collapse.

Watch: Brazil dam collapse: 40 dead, 300 missing

Train 18 named Vande Bharat Express: Piyush Goyal

Acknowledging its made-in-India status, the Indian Railways has named the indigenously manufactured Train 18 as Vande Bharat Express, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.

ICICI Bank loan case: CBI probing role of former investigating officer

The Central Bureau of Investigation is inquiring into the suspected role of Superintendent of Police Sudhanshu Dhar Mishra for the delay in probing the ICICI Bank loan fraud case.

AIIMS will benefit all people of Tamil Nadu, says PM Modi

Prime Minister laid foundation stone for All India Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital to come up in Thoppur in Madurai at a cost of Rs. 1264 Crore. Project expected to get over in 45 months.

Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop’s phone found in house of key accused, says police

The official mobile phone of an inspector killed in the December mob violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district has been recovered from the residence of the man who allegedly shot him, officials said on January 27.

Now, Chidambaram slams CBI for targeting bankers

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on January 27 slammed the CBI for “indiscriminately targeting” some of the bankers, saying the agency has received “ultimate certificate” on its action from Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who had criticised it.

Saina claims Indonesia Masters after injured Marin limps out of final

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal claimed her first BWF title in two years after three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain limped out of the Indonesia Masters final due to a leg injury, here Sunday.

Statue of Unity: Crocodiles to be relocated for tourist safety

Crocodiles from two ponds near the Statue of Unity in Gujarat’s Narmada district are being relocated for the safety of tourists visiting the Sardar Patel memorial, officials said on Sunday while dismissing reports that the move is linked to the seaplane service.

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