Oct 8: One policeman was dead and one civilian injured after terrorists attacked a police post in Jamnageri area in Shopian district (J&K).
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9:30 pm: Bastariya Battalion" to be formed comprising only tribal men and women from Bastar to combat Naxal activities.
9:15 pm: Terrorists snatch two weapons from policemen in Tumlahal village of Pulwama
8:50 pm: At least 4 people were injured after a part of under construction building collapse in Patel Nagar area in Delhi.
8:20 pm: Three naxal commanders arrested by police in Dumka; detonators, transistors and Rs35000 in cash seized.
8:15 pm: Mumbai: MNS workers protest over FIR against two of its corporators by BMC
8:00 pm: Cauvery issue: Karnataka BJP delegation met high level technical team and submitted a memorandum.
7:50 pm: Colourful procession taken out in several parts of India on the ocassion of Durga Puja.
7:35 pm: Heavy traffic in south Delhi due to Durga Puja celebrations
7:15 pm: International Olympic Committee orders the World Anti-Doping Agency to set up a new testing body (AFP)
7:00 pm: Kanpur: Man arrested with counterfeit currency with face value of Rs 4 lakh.
6:50 pm: Abandoned bag with 11 rusted bombs in it found nearChheherta road in Amritsar.
6:35 pm: 13 year old girl died under suspicious circumstances after observing 68-day long fast in Hyderabad.
6:15 pm: Navjot Kaur Sidhu resigns from BJP.
5.48 pm: All the other comprehensive measures including nutrition, supportive therapy and passive physiotherapy are underway: Apollo Health Bulletin.
5.47 pm: The respiratory support is closely watched and adjusted. Lungs decongestion treatment is being continued: Apollo Health Bulletin.
5.44 pm: TN CM Jayalalithaa continues to be under constant monitoring by the intensivists and the consultants in the panel, says Apollo Health Bulletin.
5.36 pm: Goddess Durga adorned with 22-Karat gold jewelries and American diamond worth Rs 4 crores in Agartala on the occasion of Durga Puja in Tripura.
4.45 pm: Virat Kohli scores his 13th century. India 255/3 in 84.4 overs in Indvsnz 3rd Test, Day 1.
4.36 pm: TRS MP K Kavitha celebrates Bathukamma festival with Australian Telangana State Association in Sydney.
4.30 pm: High level expert team visits Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Mandya, Karnataka on Cauvery water issue.
4.26 pm: Pakistan origin markings are also seen on the medicines and eatable items recovered: Northern Command, Indian Army on Oct 6 Naugam operation.
4.25 pm: Jeep carrying villagers met with an accident near Chhattisgarh's Gongpal Pahari, driver dead and 16 injured.
4.18 pm: Pak Ordinance fctry markings on hand grenades,UBGLgrenades recovered frm terrorists confirm Pak complicity in abetting,equipping terror: Army.
4.15 pm: Four terrorists were eliminated by Army on the Line of Control while trying to infiltrate in Naugam sector on October 6th: Northern Command.
4.10 pm: Recoveries of Naugam Operation (October 6th) confirm Pakistan connection, says Northern Command, Indian Army.
4.07 pm: Your (Govt) job is to protect nation,stop doing politics over it. Nobody is going to benefit from this: Brinda Karat, CPI(M) on surgical strike.
4.00 pm: Happy that Shourya Smarak is finally built. It has been built to pay homage to our soldiers who lost their lives for nation: Shivraj Chouhan.
3.45 pm: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits Shourya Smarak in Bhopal.
3.25 pm: BJP MP Babu Lal's controversial remarks on Rahul Gandhi on surgical strike.
3.15 pm: Eleven suspected Islamist extremists killed in Bangladesh: Police (AFP).
3.09 pm: Nothing suspicious found in the bag.
3.00 pm: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visits border areas of Munabao in the Barmer district, Rajasthan.
2.40 pm: Abandoned bag found in the Sunder Nagar area of Varanasi, bomb squad at the spot.
2.20 pm: Complaint filed against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Chandauli Court over his 'Khoon ki dalali' comment against PM Modi.
1.44 pm: An auto-driver Sugumar offers free ride to patients from Apollo Hospital where Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment in Chennai.
Chennai: An auto-driver Sugumar offers free ride to patients from Apollo Hospital where Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment pic.twitter.com/7q92An9pIQ— ANI (@ANI_news) October 8, 2016
1.43 pm:Islamic countries including Bangladesh, Sudan, Iraq and Pak have regulated matrimonial laws including triple talaq: Law Min Ravi Shakar Prasad.
1.30 pm: If acknowledged Islamic countries don't consider change of matrimonial laws a violation of Sharia,how can such plea be raised in India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad.
1.21 pm: CM Raman Singh and his family offer prayers at Maa Bamleshwari temple in Chhattisgarh.
1.16 pm: I would certainly support the women in this: Sharmila Tagore on triple talaq issue
12.54 pm: Not in favour of Uniform civil code, seeking codification of Muslim Personal Law: Noor Jahan, Petitioner in triple talaq case.
12.27 pm: She's fine and recovering.She fought for rights of Tamils in Cauvery Issue and won it: MDMK Chief Vaiko after meeting TN CM Jayalalithaa at hospistal.
12.11 pm: It does bring bad reputation; we're very concerned. We've investigated deep into the matter and are taking a lot of steps: Arup Raha.
12.10 pm: Sad; Should've detected it ourselves, much before it came to this shame:Arup Raha on IAF Wing Commander who was involved in drug trafficking.
12.02 pm: Curfew imposed in old Srinagar after a protester was killed in clashes with security forces
12.02 pm: We are getting smarter and smarter and are fully prepared for any contingency: Air Force Chief Arup Raha on terrorist attacks.
11.45 am: IndvsNZ third test Day 1: India are 75 for 2 at lunch. Kohli (7*) and Pujara (29*) at the crease.
11.30 am: PC-7 Aircraft shows its prowess at Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad.
11.18 am: Two suicide bombers blow themselves up in Turkish capital Ankara after being stopped by police.
11.10 am: Army jawan injured as Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Mendhar sector of Poonch district: PTI.
10.33 am: Air Force Day celebration underway at Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad; Vintage aircraft displayed.
10.18 am: EC orders that no party will use or allow use of public funds or public place or Govt machinery for promoting self or symbol given to it. Any violation of these directions would be treated as violation of a lawful direction and party will be suspended or derecognised : EC.
10.13 am: Pakistan violates ceasefire in KG sector of Poonch (J&K).
10.08 am: Acquisition of 36 Rafale aircrafts in next few years could greatly enhance our operational capability in near term: Air Force Chief Arup Raha.
9.54 am: Army Chief Dalbir Singh and Sachin Tendulkar at the Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad.
Army Chief Dalbir Singh and Sachin Tendulkar at the Air Force Day celebrations at Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad pic.twitter.com/kLtEmrLjOu— ANI (@ANI_news) October 8, 2016
9.35 am: Chhattisgarh: Eyes of 400 people infected after six Chinese bulbs exploded during a cultural event in Rajnandangaon.
9.14 am: DG ISI Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar likely to be replaced reports Pakistan media. Chief military spokesman denies report.
8.40 am: Air Force Day being celebrated at Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad.
Air Force Day being celebrated at Hindon Air base in Ghaziabad. pic.twitter.com/Xnr16dS7AS— ANI (@ANI_news) October 8, 2016
8.15 am: Gujarat: Muslims take part in traditional Garba dance in Surat.
8.00 am: Dipa Karmakar inaugurated a Durga Puja pandal in Agartala on Friday
Tripura: Dipa Karmakar inaugurated a Durga Puja pandal in Agartala (7.10.16) pic.twitter.com/oukEyGztPG— ANI (@ANI_news) October 8, 2016