Morning Newswrap January 22, 2018

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Morning Newswrap January 22, 2018

Davos awaits Modi, PM to pitch 'India means business'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be accompanied by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu among others as he leaves today for Davos, Switzerland to attend the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

At least 19 dead after overnight battle at Kabul hotel

Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed at least 19 people and wounded 12 more, although the final toll of dead and wounded may still be higher.

Padmaavat protests: Women march through Chittor carrying swords, threaten jauhar

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor has been under fire from various fringe groups, ever the team began shooting. Fringe groups like the Shri Rajput Karni Sena are convinced that the film is a distortion of history and an insult to Rani Padmini of Chittor.

Mike Procter criticises Sachin Tendulkar's role in 2008 Monkeygate controversy

Andrew Symonds accused Harbhajan Singh of calling him a monkey in the infamous Sydney Test in 2008.