Aug 16: Petrol price reduced by Rs 1 per litre, diesel by Rs 2 per litre. Meanwhile, P V Sindhu beats Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai in Badminton women's pre quarter final at Rio Olympics.
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7:12 pm: CBSE declares results of both NEET-I & NEET-II.
6:50 pm: Ex-coal secy HC Gupta breaks down in court, asks to be arrested. No money or energy left to fight cases: HC Gupta.
6:31 pm: Former FIFA president Joao Havelange who led the body for 24 years, dies at 100.
6:09 pm: Delhi Government bans Chinese 'maanjha' in the capital: Reports.
5:49 pm: We were surprised when we heard FIR was filed, says Aakar Patel, ED, Amnesty International India.
5:32 pm: No Indian airport secure enough, CISF told to guard all Indian airports: IB sources.
5:08 pm: BJP youth wing ABVP calls for statewide protest in Karnataka over Amnesty International sedition issue on Aug 17.
4:49 pm: UP Power corporation Chairman Sanjay Agarwal replaces Praveen Kumar as the chairman of Noida Authority.
4:30 pm: Haryana government transfers six IPS officers including Gurgaon police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk.
4:00 pm: Patiala House court orders Payal, estranged wife of former J&K CM Omar Abdullah, to evict her government accommodation allotted in Delhi.
3.37 pm: Infact I have been consulting a doctor in AIIMS in Delhi, can show you prescriptions:Jogendra Behera,Odisha Minister
3.35 pm: My left leg is in a lot of pain,I can't bend,hence PSO volunteered to tie my shoelaces.He is like my son :Jogendra Behera,Odisha Minister
3.26 pm: Right to freedom of expression under international human rights law includes right to peacefully advocate political solutions. As long as it does not involve incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence: Amnesty International India
3.25 pm: We as a matter of policy do not take any position in favour of or against demands for self-determination: Amnesty International India
3.19 pm: AMU files reply on Govt affidavit, says change of stand by Central Govt is politically motivated, Centre seeks 3 weeks to file rejoinder
3.01 pm: After the investigation,law will take its own course: CM Siddaramaiah on FIR against Amnesty for pro-Kashmir freedom slogans in Bengaluru
2.55 pm: Austrian police say man attacks passengers on a train with knife, wounding 2: AP
Gun salutes being paid to Late CRPF commandant Pramod Kumar during his last rites in Jamtara (Jharkhand) pic.twitter.com/yv1yzN2ydh— ANI (@ANI_news) August 16, 2016
1.42 pm: Last rites of CRPF commandant Pramod Kumar who lost his life in Nowhatta attack, underway in Jamtara (Jharkhand)
1.32 pm: Kerala: A compartment of Netravati Exp caught fire near Kayamkulam station, an hour back. Fire doused. No casualties or injuries reported.
1.15 pm: Union Ministers Piyush Goyal & Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore led a Tiranga Yatra in Jaipur (Rajasthan) today
Union Ministers Piyush Goyal & Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore led a Tiranga Yatra in Jaipur (Rajasthan) today pic.twitter.com/JfVdsHwmcz— ANI (@ANI_news) August 16, 2016
1.00 pm: Arun Jaitley to not attend SAARC FMs conference in Pakistan, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das to represent India: ANI.
12.45 pm: Bihar Assembly passes GST Constitutional Amendment Bill.
12.12 pm: Bengaluru (K'taka): ABVP protest against amnesty Int'l, after a sedition case was filed against latter yesterday.
Bengaluru (K'taka): ABVP protest against amnesty Int’l, after a sedition case was filed against latter yesterday. pic.twitter.com/ms0rtKPfMS— ANI (@ANI_news) August 16, 2016
11.53 am: Supreme court grants benefits of additional marking to doctors serving in rural areas in addmission in various PG courses.
11.12 am: There is need for more equity, flexible loan structuring in infra projects: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.
10.52 am: Two protesters killed in firing by security forces in Aripanthan, Budgam district. Death toll of J&K protests rises to 62.
10.38 am: JNU incident repeating here, Karnataka will not give space for these activities, says BS Yeddyurappa. "Have written a letter to Rajnath Singh, he has asked me to take action," he said.
10.23 am: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, Director Intelligence Bureau and Home Secretary hold meeting to discuss situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
10.00 am: 3 dogs shot dead in Tappachabutra, Hyderabad, police have registered a case.
9.42 am: Congress calls for Odisha bandh over Mahanadi river issue, demands stoppage of construction of barrage on Mahanadi.
9.20 am: 3 students arrested for allegedly raising pro-Pak slogans at Siddaganga Institute of Technology in Karnataka.
8.45 am: Amnesty International India booked for sedition, spreading enmity over an event against alleged human rights violations In Kashmir.
8.30 am: Rio Olympics: Brazil's Thiago Braz Da Silva wins men's pole vault title.
8.00 am: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted India on 70th Independence Day and said: "Today, we join the people of India and members of the Indo-Canadian community in celebrating India's 70th Independence Day."