India raises issue with Lanka over objectionable article on website; more news updates on Aug 1

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Bangalore, Aug 1: All medal winners at Glasgow Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2014 returned home on Friday, Aug 1. Meanwhile, Hamas agreed to 72-hour ceasefire suggested by United Nations (UN) in Gaza.

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10.10pm: UN chief demands immediate, unconditional release of captured Israeli soldier, says "deeply concerned" by resumption of attacks on Gaza.

9.45 pm: IM operatives still planning terror attacks in India: NIA tells court.

9.10 pm: Army kills four militants near LoC, recovers huge cache of arms and ammunition.

8.15 pm: Gaza ceasefire collapse kills 50 Palestinians, Israeli soldier abducted.

7.40 pm: 8 babies have died in Jangipur Sub-Divisional hospital in Murshidabad in last 24 hours, hospital authorities say the reason is malnutrition.

6.56 pm: DMK leader MK Stalin moves Madras HC seeking CBI probe into Moulivakkam building collapse.

6.42 pm : White House says Hamas attack in Gaza a 'barbaric' violation of ceasefire with Israel.

6.24 pm: Nine parties including Congress, Left, SP, BSP, TMC and JD(U) give notice to Rajya Sabha Chairman for referring Insurance Bill to Select Committee.

6.10 pm: Pinki Rani wins Bronze in Women's Fly Boxing event (45-51 kg) at Glasgow.

5.47 pm: While speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Vijay Goel said that migrants from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh must be stopped from settling in Delhi.

5.33 pm: Fire in residential building Godavari in Mumbai's Andheri: TV reports.

5.20 pm: Insurance Bill row: Opposition parties unite against Modi government's first big reform push.

4.25 pm: Jayalalithaa: Sri Lanka offers unqualified apology

4.12 pm: Protests in Tamil Nadu against derogatory article in Sri Lankan website on Jayalalithaa and PM Modi

4:10 pm: India raises issue - High Commissioner to Sri lanka takes up the matter of objectionable article on website.

3:45 pm: Lankan govt does damage control after a major diplomatic blunder - Officials in Colombo remove derogatory article against Jayalalithaa.

3.25 pm: 72-hour-ceasefire collapses in Gaza

3.00 pm: Delhi HC issues notice to Subramanian Swamy on Congress plea, to hear National Herald case on August 5

2.50 pm: UPSC snubs protest, says postponement of civil services exam not an option

2:15 pm: Despite assurances by the Govt, protests over UPSC at Jantar Mantar in Delhi; all student organisations are protesting against UPSC.

2:11 pm: Pilot flying the Jaguar combat aircraft has ejected safely: IAF sources.

2:00 pm: US Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi underway.

1.48 pm: The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday decided to issue passports to former militants and their kin for pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

1:45 pm: IAF plane crashes in Gujarat.

1:19 pm: Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh meets Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi.

1:00 pm: National Herald case: Sonia refuses to comment.

12.46 pm:
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:45 pm: Veteran freedom fighter Gundappa Murumkar passes away. May his soul rest in peace.

12:14 pm: Delegation of Kashmiri Pandits to take fight to MoS PMO Jitendra Singh over Kasaur Nag Yatra row.

12:12 pm: Sri Lankan Defence Ministry hits out at Jayalalithaa for her repeated outburst against Lanka, accuses her of unjustified outbursts.

12:00 pm: Government cornered in Rajya Sabha over UPSC Exam row.

11:55 pm: Bangalore: Youth Congress workers protest against Natwar Singh.

11:41 am: We want CSAT to be revoked, we will oppose it- Ramgopal Yadav, Samajwadi Party on UPSC row.

11:15 am: BJP hits back at Congress over National Herald case, says it is not indulging in political vendetta.

11:03 am: National Herald case: Congress alleges BJP engaging in political vendetta, says "Govt hounding its political adversaries to gain mileage".

10:51 am: Three killed in an IED blast in Assam's Goalpara district.

10:34 am: Want the Govt to keep in mind the interests of the students who have been protesting since long-Mayawati on UPSC row.

10:20 am: "There is strong evidence against Congress," says BJP's Subramanian Swamy regarding National Herald case.

10:12 am: Enforcement Directorate to initiate probe into National Herald case.

10:00 am: India's medal winners at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow - Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh return home.

9:45 am: Our response to any such act will be more than adequate in future, intense and immediate-Gen Dalbir Suhag on Lance Naik Hemraj beheading.

9:30 am: My focus will be my soldier,I will assure that my soldiers are confident and comfortable-Army Chief Dalbir Suhag.

9:15 am: Guard of honour held for new Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag.

9:00 am: J&K : 2 militants killed in an encounter with the Army in Kupwara.

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