Top News, January 3, 2019: Today's Biggest News Headlines

Top News, January 3, 2019: Today's Biggest News Headlines

New Delhi: It was a fiery Thursday for news as protests erupted in Kerala due to the controversy over women’s entry in the Sabarimala temple. Nestle were in for a shock as Supreme Court was told that their popular noodles had traces of toxic lead in them. Here are the day’s biggest news headlines:

Sabarimala protest: Widespread incidents of violence and vandalism reported

A dawn-to-dusk hartal or shutdown was held in Kerala on Thursday, which was called by several right-wing outfits in protest against the entry of two women Bindu and Kanakadurga, both in their 40s, into the Sabarimala shrine in the state on Wednesday. Incidents of stone pelting, violence and vandalism were reported from across Kerala. Three BJP workers were also injured at Vadanappaly, while security was beefed up across the state. Read Here

Popular noodles brand has poisonous lead in it! Presence of toxin admitted during SC hearing

The court hearing was a clear indication that the Government vs Nestle debate was again ignited after the safety of the immensely popular noodles was questioned. The Supreme Court has revived action suit against Nestle initiated by NCDRC for lead content in the noodles. Read Here

Ind vs Aus: Another Cheteshwar Pujara master-class helps Virat Kohli's men finish strong on Day 1

Cheteshwar Pujara headlined the show on the opening day of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia at the SCG with his fine century. He slammed his 18th Test hundred and the third one in the ongoing series to help India post a brilliant 303/4 at stumps. He was ably supported by opener Mayank Agarwal, who scored a gritty 77 off 112 deliveries to notch up his second half-century in the series. Read Here

Kader Khan's son takes a dig at Govinda: How many times did he inquire about his father figure's health?

The legendary Indian actor, screenwriter and a skilled dialogue writer, Kader Khan passed away on December 31 in Canada. Right after his sad demise, many celebs from the industry took to social media and posted about the veteran. One among them was Govinda, who had worked with him in several cult classics back in the 90s. Their banter in those comedy classics was loved by one and all. Read Here

Sensex falls 377 points, Nifty ends below 10,700 amid global cues

Benchmark Sensex plummeted over 377 points on Thursday, tracking lacklustre global cues amid concerns over the fiscal impact of the proposed package to woo farmers ahead of the general elections. The 30-share BSE index cracked 377.81 points, or 1.05 per cent, to end at 35,513.71. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty plunged 120.25 points, or 1.11 per cent, to settle at 10,672.25. Read Here

Post-holiday detox and weight loss: This 3-day cleanse plan will melt away your belly fat

Perhaps, the holiday was wonderful! But chances are you overdid it – and if you’re looking for an effective detox plan, this 3-day cleanse programme can help you shed those holiday pounds and slim down your tummy without hitting the gym. Read Here