Aug 19: 15 policemen suspended following the death of 16 people in Gopalganj allegedly after consuming illicit liquor.
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10.37 pm: District Collector Nishant Warwade directs that all Govt & private schools in Bhopal to remain closed tomorrow in view of heavy rain warning.
9.22 pm: Nagpur: Fans celebrate as PV Sindhu bags first-ever Olympic Silver for India in Badminton at Rio 2016.
9.21 pm: This is what Sindhu has to learn how to shout scream against opponent to get them down, opines Sindhu's Father.
9.20 pm: We are very happy, Sindhu is 1 of youngest women player to have bagged a silver medal at Olympics, says Sindhu's Mother.
9.19 pm: Sindhu won the 1st game, Carolina not an easy player, the way she (Carolina) moved on court today was excellent, says Sindhu's Father PV Ramana.
9.18 pm: This being PV Sindhu's first Olympic game, we are happy with the performance she has exhibited, says Sindhu's Father.
9.16 pm: Congrats for the Silver PV Sindhu. Very well fought. Your accomplishment at Rio 2016 is historic & will be remembered for years, says PM Modi.
9.06 pm: PV Sindhu loses 19-21,12-21,15-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin in Badminton women's singles finals, bags Silver for India at Rio 2016.
9.05 pm: Fans cheer as PV Sindhu bags first-ever Olympic Silver for India in Badminton at Rio 2016.
9.00 pm: PV Sindhu loses 14-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin in women's singles finals,bags first ever Olympic Silver for India in Badminton at Rio 2016.
8.52 pm: PV Sindhu trailing 12-15 in the third game of women's singles final.
8.46 pm: PV Sindhu and Carolina Marin 10-10 in third game of women's singles final.
8.42 pm: PV Sindhu trailing 5-9 against Spain's Carolina Marin in third game of women's singles final.
8.30 pm: PV Sindhu loses second game 12-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin in women's singles final.
8.21 pm: Badminton: India trailing 8-15 against Spain in 2nd game of Women's Singles final.
8.17 pm: PVSindhu trailing 2-11 against Spain's Carolina Marin in 2nd game of Badminton women's singles final.
8.05 pm: Fans cheer as PV Sindhu wins first game 21-19 against Spain's Carolina Marin in women's singles final.
8.03 pm: Badminton: PV Sindhu wins first game 21-19 against Spain's Carolina Marin in women's singles final.
8.02 pm: Rio2016: India now trailing 15-17 against Spain in first game of Badminton women's singles final.
7.54 pm: Hyd-Family members of PV Sindhu cheer for her as she takes on Carolina Marin for gold in women's singles at Rio 2016.
7.31 pm: The way Sindhu is playing is excellent, if she continues to play that way, we will sure get a gold medal: #PVSindhu's Mother P Vijaya
7.30 pm: We are so excited. The way she is playing is excellent. All the best #Sindhu: #PVSindhu's Mother P Vijaya
7.27 pm: When you come to court you're equal&it depends on how you face challenges at that point of time-Narang on #Sindhu to face World No1 Carolina
7.21 pm: I wish her all the best and hope she gives her best: Indian Shooter Gagan Narang in #Rio2016 #PVSindhu
7.15 pm: PM only said BJP has faced lot of adversities since Independence, he didn't even for once undermine Cong's role in freedom struggle- Prasad
7.10 pm: #Rio2016 In wrestling men's 57kg Round of 16: India's Sandeep Tomar loses against Russia's Viktor Lebedev.7.14 pm: Does the Congress of today represent even 1 % of the essence of the Congress during freedom struggle: RS Prasad
6.49 pm: Delhi:Special prayers being offered for #PVSindhu at Andhra Bhavan ahead of her match against Spain's Carolina Marin
6.47 pm: Srinagar: GOC Northern Command DS Hooda meets J&K governor NN Vohra to discuss the situation in Jammu & Kashmir.
6.21 pm: #PVSindhu should not allow any stress on her,should enjoy game & play way she did yday-Nirmala Sitharaman #Rio2016
6.19 pm: Can see fighting spirit in #PVSindhu, I'm sure form in which she is,she'll definitely win gold medal-Union Min Nirmala Sitharaman #Rio2016
Union Minister Anil Madhav Dave holds 'Tiranga Yatra' in Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) pic.twitter.com/2U5z8PYSo3— ANI (@ANI_news) August 19, 2016
5:52 pm: BJP President Amit Shah addresses party workers at an event to felicitate new Gujarat BJP Chief Jitu Vaghani in Ahmedabad.
5:34 pm: ED in process to register second money laundering case against Vijay Mallya.
5:12 pm: We are very proud of Sindhu: P Gopichand's wife PVV Lakshmi.
4:57 pm: Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meets a delegation of Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Jyoti yatra.
4:41 pm: Maneka Gandhi lauds women Olympians says, Sakshi Malik, Sindhu & Dipa Karmakar have done extremely well in Rio2016 Olympics.
4:25 pm: Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists after terrorists attacked a BSF camp at Karnah, Kupwara district (J&K).
4.00 pm: Chhattisgarh: 9 Naxals surrender before police in Kodagaon district.
3.45 pm: Nepal Deputy PM Bimalendra Nidhi meets EAM Sushma Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi today.
3.40 pm: I am sure that PV Sindhu will satisfy nation's hunger for a gold medal this time.
3.18 pm: Special session of Chhatisgarh Assembly summoned for passing of GST bill on 22nd August.
3.10 pm: A 7.4-magnitude quake shakes the southern Atlantic Ocean: USGS
3.05 pm: PV Sindhu's father offers prayers at Ratnalamma Temple ahead of her final match.
3.00 pm: India and China to hold financial and economic dialogue.
2.40 pm: Protest in Aligarh after SP leader's nephew murdered.
2.23 pm: PM has made a shocking statement trivialising our freedom fighters, and he must apologise for it, says Congress leader Anand Sharma.
1.45 pm: Fire which broke out in a building on Linking Road, Mumbai has now been dowsed.
1.36 pm: I am extremely excited for today's match, let us hope we get a good win: Sachin Tendulkar on #PVSindhu #Rio2016
1.15 pm: We have talent,need to harness it. In Hockey we are going downhill, we are nowhere in football and athletics: Milkha Singh #Rio2016
1.13 pm: I would like to congratulate both #SakshiMalik and #PVSindhu and their parents and coaches: Milkha Singh #Rio2016
1.05 pm: Delhi: Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey) meets EAM Sushma Swaraj
1.03 pm: NEET 2 paper leak matter: Uttarakhand HC asks for status report from police and seeks reply from CBSE in 2 weeks,matter listed for 5th Sept
12.55 pm: Chhattisgarh: IED recovered by ITBP near Chheribeda bridge in Narayanpur.
12.39 pm: Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi discharged from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
12.37 pm: Chhattisgarh: 46th Battalion ITBP recover IED weighing approx 10 kg near Chheribeda bridge in Narayanpur & destroyed it on the spot.
12.31 pm: Delhi HC reserves order on Payal Abdullah's plea (estranged wife of Omar Abdullah) against eviction notice to vacate her govt accommodation
12.28 pm: #FLASH Fire breaks out in a building on Linking Road, Mumbai. 16 fire fighting vehicles rushed to the spot.
12.19 pm: A Pakistani spy has been arrested in Rajasthan for help smuggle weapons and explosives into India.
12.18 pm: Govt submitted before HC that these 3 species begun to cause lot of problem for human population so their killing was ordered for ltd period
12.17 pm: Delhi High Court dismisses plea challenging Govt notification to kill boars, nilgais & monkeys in Uttarakhand, Bihar & Himachal Pradesh.
12.10 pm: Delhi: Locals hold a 'puja' for #PVSindhu ahead of her gold medal match against Carolina Marin today #Rio2016
12.01 pm: Trial court grants one month time to CBI to get appropriate government sanctions to prosecute
12.00 pm: Have also apologised to RWA president, If two security guards are fighting what more can a minister do?: Mahesh Sharma
11.55 am: CBI seeks more time to seek sanctions under CRPC 197 to prosecute former senior ISRO officials.
11.49 am: Antrix-Devas case: CBI court to take cognisance of chargesheet filled against ex-ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair & other officials on 29th Sep
11.47 am: I have also suspended my security guard and have asked the Police to inquire into the incident: Mahesh Sharma
11.45 am: When I came to know of the incident,without finding out who is guilty I apologized to society guard:Mahesh Sharma
11.43 am: Varanasi: Locals perform 'havan' for #PVSindhu ahead of her gold medal match against Carolina Marin today #Rio2016
11.42 am: We have issued orders to completely stop the broadcast of Zakir Naiks's speeches: Bangladesh Information minister, Hasanul Haq Inu.
11.40 am: Baloch activist Karima Baloch wishes PM Modi for Rakhsha Bandhan, says "Baloch women consider you our brother."
Baloch activist Karima Baloch wishes PM Modi for Rakhsha Bandhan, says "Baloch women consider you our brother" pic.twitter.com/P8koobc9e2— ANI (@ANI_news) August 19, 2016
11.09 am: Coal scam: Special CBI court frames charges of criminal conspiracy & cheating against former Coal Secretary HC Gupta and 5 others.
10.50 am: ED asks CBI to provide FIR copy of Vijay Mallya to take further action in bank loan case.
10.30 am: Pakistani spy Nandlal Maharaj arrested in Jaisalmer, admits that 35 kg RDX has been brought to India.
10.03 am: I will do everything it takes to prove my innocence. It is all I have left to fight for:Narsingh Yadav.
9.15 am: We will find you, we will destroy you and we will win: Donald Trump message to terrorists.
8.26 am: He needs time to think. Lets respect that. My respect for him would continue whether he joins or not: Arvind Kejriwal on Navjot Singh Sidhu.
8.15 am: Mecca (Saudi Arabia): Union Minister VK Singh receives a batch of Haj pilgrims coming from India
Mecca(Saudi Arabia): Union Minister VK Singh receives a batch of Haj pilgrims coming from India pic.twitter.com/rbq2o42SWT— ANI (@ANI_news) August 19, 2016
8.00 am: Lok Sabha Speaker gives extension to Parliament Committee formed on Bhagawant Mann issue till end of 1st week of next session.