Aug 30: US Secretary of State John Kerry to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today.
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10.54 pm: There were 4 students who didnt have toilets in their houses, & we promised that Govt will get them built in a month, says Chhattisgarh CM
10.50 pm: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh conducts class for students of Govt State High School.
10.42 pm: The car just touched the auto rickshaw. If it had rammed into the rickshaw, the car also would have been damaged, says BJP MLA Narendra Mehta.
10.40 pm: BJP MLA Narendra Mehta's wife rams newly gifted Lamborghini into an auto rickshaw, in Maharashtra (Aug 27th).
WATCH: BJP MLA Narendra Mehta's wife rams newly gifted Lamborghini into an auto rickshaw, in Maharashtra (Aug 27th)https://t.co/k1HAvFJTOe— ANI (@ANI_news) August 30, 2016
7.25 pm: US stands in strong partnership with India against all terrorism, says John Kerry on Pak sponsored terrorism in India.
7.24 pm: This also includes the new insolvency and bankruptcy code and the decision to raise FDI caps in key sectors, says US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
7.23 pm: We also discussed making it easier for Indian travellers to enter the US, says John Kerry.
7.18 pm: To prevent diseases we intend to start clinical trials for vaccines against Tuberculosis and Dengi: US Secy of State John Kerry.
7.15 pm: US will do more to help India to upgrade its power grid, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.
7.07 pm: Wide ranging talks reaffirmed that when 2 such democracies get together we can not only make a change for our citizens but for world, says J Kerry.
7.05 pm: We agreed that nations must not maintain double standards, such as the categorization of good and bad terrorists: Swaraj.
7.04 pm: You (Sushma Swaraj) have always lived up to the reputation as a fierce advocate of India's interest and its citizens: Secretary Kerry.
7.02 pm: This interaction has strengthened the US-India relationship; I hope it contributes to the world at large, says Swaraj.
6.58 pm: Secretary Kerry and I agreed that Pak needs to take fast track actions to catch perpetrators of 2008 Mumbai attack and 2016 Pathankot attack, says Swaraj.
6.52 pm: 4 killed & 3 injured after being hit by a lightning bolt in Morigaon district of Assam.
6.49 pm: Protesters chanted slogans "down with Pak, long live Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti" and against the Chinese intervention in Baloch soil.
6.15 pm: Artistic idols of Ganpati and Lord Shiva hit market ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi in Nagpur.
6.00 pm: They can use sea water, desalinate it.They(DMK AIADMK) are cinema people,they don't know policy, says S Swamy on Cauvery issue.
5.43 pm: PM alerted the DD Cameraman who was positioned at a spot where water was to pass; camera and tripod later recovered.
5.31 pm: Close shave for DD Cameraman as PM alerts him to move spot just as water was released at Aji Dam in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
5.25 pm: Prime accused in the attack case of BJP leader Brijpal Tevatia has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police.
5.19 pm: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung appoints a three Member committee to examine over 400 files submitted by the Delhi Govt.
5.18 pm: I am upset that people incite other people & kids to create unrest, they use small kids as shields: J&K CM.
4.51 pm: 2 died, many injured after a mud-house collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Dhalai District of Tripura.
4.50 pm: Uttarakhand High Court says, no arrest for Rakesh Roshan till the next hearing, which is on September 19.
4.47 pm: SC will hear on 6th Sept, 16 home buyers' plea seeking refund of money for the stalled twin towers at Emerald Court in Noida's Sector 93A.
4.23 pm: We have decided to raise the min. wage for unskilled non-agricultural workers for 'C' category areas at Rs.350/day, says Arun Jaitley.
4.00 pm: We hope the next US administration will continue to support the Paris agreement with the same seriousness and purpose as you have done: Sushma Swaraj.
3.58 pm: I hope that you will treat the issue of India's membership to APEC forum positively, says Sushma Swaraj in plenary session with John Kerry.
3.57 pm: We hope to see our civil nuclear co-op take shape in form of new reactors that deliver reliable electricity to Indian households, says John Kerry.
3.52 pm: But Im very confident that we'll continue to strengthen what President Obama has called "defining partnership of the 21st century", says John Kerry.
3.50 pm: We are working to bring new technologies to help India meet its ambitious renewable energy targets: US Secretary of State John Kerry.
3.48 pm: Honoured to be back in Delhi and participate in the 2nd Strategic and Commercial Dialogue: US Secretary of State John Kerry.
3.41 pm: I hope evreyone here will take pride in everything we have accomplished in recent years, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.
3.40 pm: Sushma Swaraj at the opening plenary session with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
3.37 pm: Central Government employees to get 2 years bonus which was pending, says FM Arun Jaitley.
3.33 pm: Centre has decided to write to all states regarding compliance of Contract workers law, says Arun Jaitley.
3.26 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses media in Delhi.
3.03 pm: I was suffering from fever & body pain. I did not force students, they did it intentionally: Teacher Anup Minj.
2.57 pm: Maharastra Govt scraps 94 irrigation contracts due to pending ACB investigation in them.
2.37 pm: Two girls thrash an alleged drunk eve teaser in Bhubaneswar (Odisha).
2.00 pm: Class 10th students give foot massage to Govt school teacher in Jashpur (Chhattisgarh)
1.42 pm: We took up the issue of better road connectivity across India and particularly in the villages: PM Narendra Modi.
1.20 pm: Supreme Court issues notice to Maharashtra Government over new law for dance bar licenses. State government has to reply within 6 weeks.
1.18 pm: Andhra Pradesh: Kanchi Seer Jayendra Saraswathi rushed to the hospital in Vijayawada, following a spurt in his blood pressure.
1.10 pm: The water table of Gujarat which was falling began to rise. Check dams were built in large numbers: PM Modi.
1.08 pm: Whatever I learnt in Gujarat has helped me a lot when I went to Delhi, says PM Modi in Jamnagar.
1.05 pm: Grateful to Guj Govt for inviting me to programme (inauguration of SAUNI project), which is of great imp: PM Modi.
1.03 pm: PM Narendra Modi speaking at the inauguration of SAUNI project in Jamnagar (Gujarat).
12.40 pm: Delhi High Court issues notices to Delhi Govt and municipal corporations over rising cases of Dengue in the city. Hearing on September 7.
12.00 pm: Telangana State Assembly passes the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment Bill.
11.55 am: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates the first phase of SAUNI project at Aji Dam site in Jamnagar, Gujarat
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates the first phase of SAUNI project at Aji Dam site in Jamnagar, Gujarat pic.twitter.com/SycC8yzWN6— ANI (@ANI_news) August 30, 2016
11.34 am: CRPF submits proposal to government to appoint Rio Olympics silver Medallist PV Sindhu as the brand ambassador/Commandant of CRPF.
11.20 am: Kyrgyzstan's deputy PM confirms Chinese embassy blast was caused by a suicide bomber.
11.05 am: Due to bad weather, PM Narendra Modi travels by road to reach SAUNI project site from Jamnagar.
10.45 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Jamnagar
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Jamnagar pic.twitter.com/f7mbkse3xD— ANI (@ANI_news) August 30, 2016
10.20 am: Explosion at Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan leaves several dead, wounded, Interfax cites local emergency ministry.
10.08 am: Delhi Police arrest 8 people on suspicion of human trafficking from Delhi. They've been booked under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act.
9.55 am: Agusta middleman Michel says he is reluctant to come to India fearing detention.
9.28 am: Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds the death sentence for Jamaat e Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali for 1971 War crimes.
9.15 am: Turkish President Erdogan and US President Barack Obama are likely to meet in China on the sidelines of G20 summit.
8.55 am: Narendra Modi to launch the 1st phase of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran for Irrigation project at Dhrol taluka (Gujarat), today.
8.35 am: Two storey building collapses due to heavy rain in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur. Two dead, seven injured.
8.00 am: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar signs the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement with the USA.
7.55 am: US Secretary of State John Kerry to meet Sushma Swaraj today.