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Major News and Events of 19 January 2018

What Happened on 19 January 2018


Fire breaks out in Navrang studios in Mumbai, no casualties reported

A major fire broke out in Navrang Studios, on the fourth floor at Lower Parel in Central Mumbai. The fire broke out at 1 am. The studio was shut down years ago, so no casualties were reported. The firefighters were immediately called to extinguish the blaze. Eight fire engines, seven tankers and an ambulance were rushed to the place of incident. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Two killed and three injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Two civilians including a woman were killed and three were reported injured due to ceasefire violation by Pakistan at the international border. The ceasefire took place in RS Pura area of Jammu. On Thursday, a teenage girl and a BSF Jawan were killed due to ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Supreme Court lifts Ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat

The Supreme Court of India has cleared the way for the all-India release of the movie Padmaavat. The date to release the movie is January 25. As per the reports, Supreme Court has stayed orders and notifications of Rajasthan and Gujarat government who prohibited the release of the movie and has also restrained other states from imposing such bans.




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