Oct 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend Aishbagh Ramleela in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) on occasion of Dussehra.
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11:20 pm: Attack at Kabul shrine is over, last attacker killed by police.
11:00 pm: Kabul updated: Death toll mounts to 14, 26 wounded.
10:40 pm: At least 4 killed, 24 njured in Aghanistan shrine attack.
10:20 pm: We don't say that all Muslims are against us but those who live here but favour Pakistan, we are against them: Uddhav Thackeray
10:00 pm: Gunmen atatcked a Shiite shrine in Kabul.
9:15 pm: Dussehra celebrated across India
8:50 pm: Tamil Nadu: Finance Minister O.Panneerselvam, gets portfolios which were held by Jayalalitha
8:15 pm: We congratulate Indian Army and PM Narendra Modi for the Surgical strike: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray.
8:10 pm: We (Shiv Sena) were the first to oppose Pak artist, writers etc: Uddhav Thackeray
8:00 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, VP Rahul Gandhi & Former PM Manmohan Singh attend Dusshera celebrations in Delhi.
7:50 pm: Sub Lt Tejveer Singh of INS Kuthar killed in accidental firing,board setup to investigate incident
Lucknow: PM Narendra Modi with the actors at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground pic.twitter.com/OcEGIixV07— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 11, 2016
Lucknow: PM Narendra Modi at Dussehra Mahotsav at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground pic.twitter.com/rPkBlRHNqC— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 11, 2016
7.07 pm: Jo aatankwaad karte hai unko jadh se khatam karne ki zarurat hai, jo atankwaad ko madad dete hai ab to unko bhi baksha nahi ja sakta: PM
7.06 pm: Women need to be respected and treated right, no matter what religion or background one comes from: PM Modi
7.04 pm: Ye desh charkhadhaari Mohan ka bhi hai, aur Budh ka bhi hai. Hum Yudh se Budh ki yatra kay logh hai: PM Modi
7.02 pm: Krishna je jeevan me yudh tha, Ram ke jeevan me yudh tha, par hum vo hai jo yudh se Budh ke marg pe jaana chate hai: PM Modi
7.01 pm: Lekin hum bete aur beti mei fark karte maa ke garbha mei kitni Sita ko maut kay ghaat utaar dete hai: PM Modi
7.00 pm: So when we burn Ravana, we should remember that humanity cant be saved lest we fight terrorism together: PM Modi
6.59 pm: Today we are celebrating Vijaydashami, and the world is celebrating International Day of the Girl Child: PM Modi
6.58 pm: Filth, poverty and illiteracy are another form of Ravana, so lets burn them as well this year: PM Modi in Lucknow
6.57 pm: l In 1992-93, was talking to someone from US Dept of State on terrorism, they said its your "law & order problem". That changed after 9/11: PM
6.56 pm: The whole world is being destroyed by terrorism. For 2 days we are looking at a picture of a small girl from Syria: PM Modi
6.55 pm: If you think that we are free from terrorism, then you are wrong. It is a virus affecting our society: PM Modi in Lucknow
6.54 pm: So even if all of us can't be Lord Ram, we can all try and be Jatayu, and keep terrorism at bay: PM Modi in Lucknow
6.52 pm: Ramayana is the witness, that the first fighter against terrorism was Jataayu, who fought for a woman's honor: PM Modi in Lucknow
6.48 pm: There should be a celebration of Dusshera within ourselves as well, kill the 10 "haras" within ourselves: PM Modi
6.46 pm: We burn Ravan every year, what does it teach us? Everytime we do that we should promise to kill the Ravan within ourselves & the society: PM
6.36 pm: This Lucknow is my home, so on behalf of the city I welcome the PM once more: HM Rajnath Singh
Symbolic "Sudarshan Chakra" presented to PM Narendra Modi at Aishbagh Ramleela Ground (Lucknow) pic.twitter.com/DUnd21BzpG— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 11, 2016
PM Narendra Modi at Aishbagh Ramleela Ground (Lucknow), felicitated with a symbolic mace & bow & arrow. pic.twitter.com/3chbfObqPp— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 11, 2016
6.19 pm: PM Narendra Modi offer prayers at Dussehra Mahotsav at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground in Lucknow
Dussehra Celebrations at Atnav Dharmik Ramleela in Delhi pic.twitter.com/DSaiJ4ChQj— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
Punjab: Ravan Dahan function at Chandigarh; effigy of Ravana set on fire. pic.twitter.com/9ZU5qmWZjn— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
Delhi: Pres Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Manmohan Singh & Sonia Gandhi at Dussehra Celebrations at Atnav Dharmik Ramleela pic.twitter.com/p1LrS0rD5E— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Lucknow to attend Dussehra Mahotsav at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground. pic.twitter.com/yq3YdbdH18— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 11, 2016
5.25 pm: Jharkhand: Naxals trigger blast on railway tracks in Bokaro.
5.20 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Lucknow (UP), will attend Dussehra Mahotsav at the Aishbagh Ramleela Ground.
5.14 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at "Ravan Dahan" function at Gandhi Maidan; effigies of Lanka, Kumbhakarna and Indrajit set on fire in Patna.
4.59 pm: India defeats New Zealand by 321 runs in Indore test, clinches three match series 3-0.
4.41 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at "Ravan Dahan" function at Gandhi Maidan in Patna
4.23 pm: Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway at EDI building in Pampore (J&K).
3.43 pm: Locals worshiping Ravana in Kanpur on the occasion of Dussehra festival in UP.
3.35 pm: SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, CM Akhilesh Yadav and Minister Shivpal Yadav attends function to dedicate museum on socialism.
3.27 pm: Immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Babughat, Kolkata.
3.17 pm: Dengue, chikungunya and malaria themed effigies to be burnt at Kashmiri gate of Dussehra in Delhi.
3.05pm: Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Goa from 14-17 Oct to attend BRICS. He would also hold 17th India-Russia Annual Summit with PM Modi.
2.35 pm: French presidency says Vladimir Putin wants to postpone visit to Paris.
2.12 pm: Karnataka: Dussehra celebrations at Mysore Palace.
Karnataka: Dussehra celebrations at Mysore Palace. pic.twitter.com/pWlsEqZhdl— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
1.55 pm: Delhi: Locals at CR Park celebrate the festival of Durga Puja & following the tradition of Sindoor Khela.
Delhi: Locals at CR Park celebrate the festival of Durga Puja & following the tradition of Sindoor Khela pic.twitter.com/kGWNsY2aW4— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
1.31 pm: We have proved our strength in last few days and have given a message to the world that India is a strong nation: HM Rajnath Singh.
12.05 pm: 2 CRPF jawan and 2 civilians injured in a grenade attack on a CRPF patrolling party in Shopian district of J&K. More details awaited.
11.54 am: Two Pakistani nationals and five others nabbed by NIA at Bihar. They were planning a terror attack.
11.37 am: Philanthropist and wife of Adi Godrej (chairman of Godrej Group), Parmeshwar Godrej passed away last night at Breach Candy hospital (Mumbai).
11.26 am: Chennai: AIADMK supporters offered prayers at Periya Palayathu Amman Temple for the speedy recovery TN CM Jayalalithaa.
10.53 am: Its time to show solidarity towards our jawans and armed forces who are sacrificing their lives so that you and me can be safe: Amitabh Bachchan.
10.45 am: People of this country are very angry by the incidents that have been happening at our borders, its time to show solidarity:Amitabh Bachchan.
10.30 am: I take this opportunity to thank everyone: Amitabh Bachchan addresses the media on his 74th birthday in Mumbai.
10.25 am: Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway at EDI building in Pampore (J&K).
10.20 am: Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway at EDI building in Pampore (J&K)
Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway at EDI building in Pampore (J&K) (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/IHgtXoe357— ANI (@ANI_news) October 11, 2016
9.42 am: There are some parts of the world which do not want to see India progress: Mohan Bhagwat.
9.25 am: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses annual Dussehra rally in Nagpur.
8.55 am: Journalist Cyril Almeida, who recently reported on meeting between Pak's civilian govt and military, prohibited from leaving country: PTI.
8.50 am: Balochistan Student Organisation stage protest against unlawful abduction of Baloch leader Shabir Baloch by Pak forces.
8.25 am: RSS Vijayadashami celebrations underway in Nagpur, Mohan Bhagwat, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis present.
8.02 am: Effigy of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif seen in Amritsar, will be burnt with the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkaran and& Meghnad.
8.00 am: Festival of Dussehra and Vijayadashami to be celebrated across the country, today.