One killed in fire at Mumbai building; more news updates of July 18

News in brief: July 18
Bangalore, July 18: Hours after Malaysian airline MH 17 was shot down in Ukraine by rebels, many airlines including the US airlines have voluntarily agreed not to fly in the airspace near the Ukraine-Russia border. Here are the latest news updates of the day-

10 pm: Obama calls for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

9:45 pm: Putin failed to resolve the situation in Ukraine: Barack Obama

9:00 pm: MH17: Signals intercepts reveal rebels claiming responsibility

8:30 pm: 9 Pak securitymen killed

8:20 pm: Late monsoon impacts storage position of major reservoirs

8:15 pm: Over 2.7 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath cave shrine

8:00 pm: Gold strengthens on firm buying; reclaims Rs 28,000 mark

7:30 pm: Pak violates ceasefire again; targets BoPs along IB in Jammu

7:15 pm: Subsidy for small power consumers in Delhi

7:00 pm: DU colleges rush interviews for appointment of ad-hoc teachers

6:40 pm: Ukrain says this is an act of terrorism. The air base here said that the plane requested to fly at an altitude of 35,000 feet throughout the Ukrainian territory. It was flying as planned.

6:30 pm: Conspiracy theories suggest that the plane was mistaken for Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane that intercepted its route at the same height. The structure of the planes are the same.

6:15 pm: Malaysian Airline announces compensation of $5000 for the kin of the dead

6:00 pm: Putin calls for ceasefire; begin peace negotiations

5:30 pm: Moscow refuses to take black boxes for investigations

5:10 pm: US intelligence deduces that the missile was shot by pro-Russian separatists

4.52 pm:  Lok Sabha passes Union Budget by voice vote.

3.47 pm: Sunil Gavaskar free to pursue commentary and other activities as IPL-7 is over, clarifies SC.

3.41 pm: One person killed in fire at Mumbai commercial building.

3.35 pm:  Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says military prepared for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive.

3.06 pm: Mumbai building fire : Navy chopper rescuing a fireman

2.35 pm: MH17 tragedy: No leads yet as investigators comb through Malaysian plane crash site.

2.00 pm: Navy chopper rushed to rescue fire brigade personnel in a high rise building at Andheri West, Mumbai.

1.45 pm: Malaysian Transport Minister briefs media on MH17 plane crash in Ukraine.

1.30 pm: Ukrainian Interior Minister says missile allegedly used in crash sneaked into Russia.

1.15 pm: There was no threat to PM's aircraft: Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju.

12.57 pm: Rape accused Asaram Bapu's supporter arrested in Jodhpur for threatening victim's parents last night.

12.44 pm: Hafiz Saeed was detained but wasn't held guilty; we can't put our citizens in jail to please someone: Pakistan HC to India.

12.32 pm: ABVP members continue protests outside school in Bangalore where six-year-old was sexually assaulted.

12.30 pm: MH 17 tragedy- 121 bodies recovered from the mishap site.

12.25 pm: Badminton champion Saina Nehwal pulls out of Commonwealth due to fitness problems (read more)

12.15 pm: No new tax will be levied on ppl in Delhi, power subsidy to be introduced : Arun Jaitley

12.07 pm: Left MPs hold protest on Parliament premises over Gaza violence as they demand its condemnation by Centre.

11.49 am: Protests against Haryana SGPC : Police use water cannons on Akali Dal workers

11.43 am: Rescue workers find the second flight recorder of Malaysian airline MH17 crash (also read)

11.37 am: No Indian on board the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines plane MH17: Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju- PTI

11.28 am: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav asks ADG Sutapa Sanyal to probe into Lucknow gangrape,earlier city police were investigating it.

11.15 am: Rajya Sabha mourns deaths in Malaysia Airlines' flight MH-17 crash in Ukraine, MPs observe 2-minute silence.

11.08 am: Supreme Court acquits all 11 convicts in 1993 Surat blasts cases in which a girl was killed and several others injured.

10.50 am: Fire on the top floor of a 21 story building in Mumbai's Andheri area.

10.35 am: PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in Malaysian airline tragedy-

10.30 am: Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Jammu's RS Pura sector, intermittent firing on Pittal post since Thursday night.

10.16 am:  MH 17 tragedy: Russian media reports, flight's black box has been found (read more)

10.05 am: Interfax: Putin's plane being real target a possibility. Flight path of Putin's plane and the Malaysian airline intersected.

10.00 am: Air India and Singapore Airlines were 25 kms away from MH17 when it disappeared.

9.45 am: Odisha's most wanted and top naxal leader Sabyasachi Panda has been arrested in Ganjam district: CNN-IBN

9.30 am: Malaysian airline shot down in Ukraine: Germany calls for independent inquiry.

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