New Delhi, Jan 10: The World Bank on Wednesday said that India is likely to grow at 7.3 per cent in 2018 and at 7.5 per cent for the next two years. It also said that the country has an ‘enormous growth potential’ in comparison to other emerging economies.Also Read - Breaking News LIVE: India Reports 42,982 New COVID Cases, 533 Fatalities in Last 24 Hours

As per the 2018 Global Economics Prospect released by the World Bank, despite initial setbacks from demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST), India is estimated to have grown at 6.7 per cent in 2017. Also Read - Breaking News Highlights: PM Modi to Interact With Beneficiaries of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Uttar Pradesh Tomorrow

In Bihar, four coaches and two engines of Patna-Mokama passenger train caught fire during wee hours on Wednesday. The fire was controlled and no casualties were reported. Also Read - Breaking Blog: 6 Die in Rain-related Incidents in Punjab, Maharashtra; IMD Predicts Heavy Showers in North India on Wednseday

Moving to world front, Honduras was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday following which a tsunami warning was issued for Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, Honduras, Cuba, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

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  • 3:51 PM IST

    A Pakistan-based reporter working for an Indians news channel escaped an abduction bid after armed men tried to abduct him when he was travelling to the airport, on Wednesday morning.

    “This is Taha Siddiqui (@TahaSSiddiqui) using Cyrils a/c. I was on my way to airport today at 8:20am whn 10-12 armed men stopped my cab & forcibly tried to abduct me. I managed to escape. Safe and with police now. Looking for support in any way possible stopenforceddisappearances.” he wrote in a tweet.
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    In Kamala Mills Fire incident, Vishal Karia (at whose residence car of one of the accused was found) has been sent to Police custody till 17 January 2018 by Bhoiwada court

  • 3:30 PM IST

    CBI Special Court reserved order for tomorrow on the application of Shivani Saxena seeking permission to visit abroad for 15 days; She is accused in Rs 3600 crore VVIP Chopper scam.

  • 2:45 PM IST

    1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Supreme Court says it will set up a three-member
    committee, headed by a retired High Court judge, for re-investigation of the 186 cases.

  • 2:39 PM IST

    1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Supreme Court directs re-investigation of 186 cases, closed earlier by the SIT.

  • 2:34 PM IST

    BJP, RSS, Bajrang Dal have extremist elements, govt will not leave those who disturb peace, we will not tolerate it, doesn’t matter if it is SDPI or Bajrang Dal, which ever organisation it is, we will not tolerate it: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

  • 2:32 PM IST

    Sealing drive being conducted by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) in Lodhi Colony area

  • 2:11 PM IST

    Sagar: Three killed in a collision between two vehicles in Motinagar’s Dharmshri, locals blocked road with the bodies of deceased & pelted stones on the police in protest

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    Kanpur: Local traders protest against Goods & Services Tax (GST)

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    Foreign airlines allowed to invest up to 49% under approval route in Air India, decides Union Cabinet