Tension in Faridpur; follow news in brief for August 23

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Bangalore, Aug 23: Follow the news in brief for the day (August 23) from the country and across the world:

9:15 pm: Army orders inquiry against Brigadier accused of misbehaving with jawans in Poonch

7:50 pm: Two brothers killed allegedly for fighting against molestation in Uttar Pradesh

7:00 pm: Toll in Japan mudslides hits 49

6:18 pm: Ensure justice for Tamils, Modi tells Sri Lanka

5.06 pm: Systems in the country's central hospitals, including AIIMS, under critical review to end corruption, says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

4.53 pm: Isolated Pakistan now wants talks with India to discuss cross border firing .

4.40 pm: Noted Kannada writer UR Ananthmurthy(81) cremated at Kalagrama. URA's funeral held with full state honours.

4.17 pm: Class 9 student, son of a Bihar minister allegedly attempted to end his life after being ragged by seniors in hostel

3.55 pm: Tension prevails Faridpur village, security forces deployed in the area following the incident

3.45 pm: Suicide bomber rams vehicle into Baghdad intelligence headquarters, at least eight killed.

3.20 pm: Furore in Andhra House continues as Jagan refuses to budge.

3.00 pm: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pays tribute to revered Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy

2.45 pm: 2 stabbed to death for opposing harassment by goons in Faridpur

2.20 pm: Govt has to answer Supreme Court and not me- Sumitra Mahajan, LS Speaker on LoP issue.

2.15 pm: UR Ananthmurthy's body being taken to Kalagrma near Bangalore University. URA to be cremated with full state honours at Kalagrama.

2.00 pm: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, a day after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy.

1.40 pm: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley responds to Pak's fresh ceasefire violation, assures that both Army & BSF will respond to each violation (read more)

1.06 pm: Assam firing toll rises to 4

12.50 pm: PM Modi to meet on August 26 to finalise outline for new body to replace Planning Commission. Suresh Prabhu may head the new body (Read more)

12.40 pm: Police complaint filed against Teesta Setalvad for posting offensive image [Read...]

11.55 am: SC rejects plea to postpone UPSC test [Read...]

11.35 am: Land portion caves in near LoC, army suspects cross-border tunnel [Read...]

11.15 am: Booing CM Hemant Soren: JMM-BJP clash at Ranchi, Union minister NS Tomar shown black flag [Read...]

11.02 am: Bihar minister's son in criticial state in hospital: Ragging or suicide bid? [Read...]

11.00 am:
Urgent hearing on UPSC in Supreme Court today

10.45 am:
President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Ananthamurthy's death [Read...]

10.26 am: Speeding car mows down 6 in Delhi

10.25 am:
India's Mars orbiter to reach Red Planet in 33 days: ISRO [Read...]

10.10 am: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley commissions INS Kamorta in Vishakhapatnam

9.40 am: Bodh Gaya blasts: Accused gathered explosives from Mirzapur, says NIA [Read...]

9.24 am: Increase Dalit count to 22 per cent, says Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, courts controversy

9.17 am: Fierce gunbattle breaks out in Kupwara. Army rushes in additional forces.

9.00 am: The first indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette INS Kamorta to be commissioned today [Read...]

8.42 am: Nearly 2,00,000 killed since start of Syrian crisis: UN [Read...]

8.40 am: Shiite militiamen kill 70 at Sunni mosque in Iraq

8.11 am: Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda meets PM Modi three days after hooting [Read...]

8.10 am: Assam violence: CM Tarun Gogoi to seek CBI probe

7.43 am: Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and PM Narendra Modi condole the death of Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy [Read...]

7.42 am: BJP MP and actress Hema Malini today visited a newborn girl child who was found abandoned at a temple in Vrindavan in the district two days ago: PTI

7.41 am: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee returns from Singapore, calls it a 'turning point' for the state [Read...]

7.40 am: Pak opens fire at Indian posts in RS Pura Sector of Jammu and Kashmir [Read...]

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