Aug 22: Delegation of J&K opposition parties led by Omar Abdullah to meet Narendra Modi on Monday on J&K situation.
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7:23 pm: Uttarakhand: Cloudburst hit Maroda village in Pauri Garhwal district, district administration at the spot.
7:00 pm: Bihar: Around 12 distts affected due to rise in water level in Ganga river-Vyasji,Principal Secy Disaster Management.
6:28 pm: Only a handful of people are causing trouble in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti.
6:20 pm: I can fight guns and stones but not without your support, says CM Mehbooba Mufti to people on Kashmir unrest.
5:56 pm: GST Constitution Amendment Bill ratified unanimously by Chhattisgarh assembly.
5:44 pm: Jammu & Kashmir Opposition party delegation meets Sitaram Yechury in Delhi.
5:24 pm: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to be conferred on PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai and Sakshi Malik.
5:20 pm: Arjuna Awards 2016 being awarded to 15 sportspersons, Ajinkya Rahane, Lalita Babar, Shiva Thapa & Apurvi Chandela amongst awardees.
5:05 pm: BJP's Mukesh Pathak, a close aide of MA Naqavi set to join SP: Sources.
4:52 pm: Himachal Pradesh state assembly passes GST Constitutional Amendment Bill
4:44 pm: PM Modi does not understand the essence of Kashmiriyat, Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat: Manish Tiwari.
4:38 pm: Brajesh Pathak, a close aide of Mayawati joins BJP in presence of BJP President Amit Shah.
4:20 pm: I am very happy and overwhelmed. Its a memorable moment for us, grateful to everyone: P Vijaya, PVSindhu's mother.
3:55 pm: We've written to the VC seeking disciplinary action against a JNU student who has been accused of sexual assault by a fellow student: JNUSU.
3:45 pm: Bharuch (Gujarat): NIA files chargesheet against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Zahid Miyan.
3:40 pm: 3.7 magnitude earthquake in Delhi, surrounding areas: Report.
3:29 pm: SC grants interim stay on IT Dept's decision to impose 20% tax on hotel room tariffs.
3:14 pm: I'm happy with Srikanth Kidambi for giving his heart out and giving his best & Sindhu for the way she has fought: Coach Gopichand.
3:03 pm: Goons kill woman in Ganjam district of Odisha after she filed a complaint against them for eve-teasing her daughter.
3:00 pm: I'm really really happy that my dream has come true: PVSindhu at Gopichand academy in Hyderabad.
2:25 pm: Be forward thinking rather than obstructionist, SC tells Kejriwal government.
2:23 pm: Loss of lives is distressing. Need solution within framework of constitution: PM
2:20 pm: SC slams Arvind Kejriwal government for going slow on process of installing RIFD system at Delhi entry points.
2:02 pm: I have not given them a clean chit, let me make this clear says Karnataka Home MInister, G Parameshwara on Amnesty International sedition charge.
Myanmar: EAM Sushma Swaraj met Myanmar's President U Htin Kyaw. pic.twitter.com/9eYsGbl0Xz— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
EAM Sushma Swaraj arrived in Myanmar (earlier visuals) pic.twitter.com/aRTden5gQm— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
1.43 pm: Jihadist begs 'forgiveness' from people of Mali for Timbuktu attacks. (Source AFP)
1.35 pm: No new admissions under EWS quota in Gujarat till further Supreme Court hearing
1.31 pm: Thank you for everything: Silver-medallist PV Sindhu at Hyderabad's Gachibowli stadium.
1.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi speaks to CMs of UP, Bihar and MP, on flood situation and assures all help.
1.28 pm: SC adjourns Gujarat Govt plea's hearing till 29 Aug against HC order quashing ordinance providing 10% quota fr economically backward classes
Malerkotla (Sangrur, Punjab): Boiler blast in a paper mill, two dead and 21 injured pic.twitter.com/skfpenj6jB— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
1.22 pm: Gopalganj hooch tragedy: Main accused Nageena Pasi sent to 14 days judicial custody.
1.17 pm: Two petitions filed in SC seeking permission to slaughter bulls above 16 years of age in Maharashtra when they're not agriculturally usable.
1.15 pm: The Tamil Nadu government today filed an interlocutory application seeking release of 50.52 TMC of Cauvery water from Karnataka. As per the tribunal order Karnataka was to release water on August 19, the IA states.
1.09 pm: Gaya (Bihar): Part of a bridge got swept in Nawada area as water level of Paimar River crosses the danger mark.
1.01 pm: Maharashtra Cabinet decides to recommend special session of State Legislature, to consider GST Bill on 29th August 2016.
12.57 pm: Malerkotla (Sangrur, Punjab): Boiler blast in a paper mill, two dead and 21 injured
12.55 pm: Madhya Pradesh: 10 to 12 feet long crocodile found in a farm house in Ismail Nagar area of Bhopal.
12.45 pm: I thank people of Jammu for keeping peaceful atmosphere in the region. People spreading violence in J&K cant be kashmiris. If you want to protest why children are taken & police stations are attacked. These ppl create sentiments amongst mob & then run away. Its a really good thing if there is solution found by opposition meeting President and PM for restoring peace: J&K CM
12.40 pm: Jo bhi Gandhi ji ke sampark mein aaye ya Gandhi ji ki vichardhara ke sath jude, unhone swabhavik roop se kahin par bhi agar aisi koi ghatna hui jaisi pichle dinon mein yahan par kahin kahin hui, jahan Daliton par zyadti hui oh uske kaaran unki pratikriya uspe hona aur unko kasht ka anubhav hona aur uske kaaran desh bhar mein Daliton ke sathjis prakaar ka bhi durvyavhar hota hai, uske liye shok prakat karna ek swabhavik hai: LK Advani in Gujarat
12.38 pm: Centre assures total support in the rescue & relief operations. I hope situation in the affected areas normalises at the earliest: PM Modi
12.37 pm: Rajnath Singh is closely monitoring the situation. He has spoken to the CMs & taken stock of rescue and relief operations: Modi on flood situation.
12.24 pm: PM Narendra Modi expresses hope for flood hit regions of UP, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
12.10 pm: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar arrives in Agartala, receives a grand welcome
Tripura: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar arrives in Agartala, gets a grand welcome pic.twitter.com/jm7ZYFav5p— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
11.54 am: Jigisha Ghosh murder case: 2 out of 3 convicts awarded death sentence, 1 convict sentenced to life imprisonment.
11.40 am: Possible debris of IAF's missing AN-32 spotted 200 nautical miles off Chennai.
11.30 pm: SC tells Centre to invite Bhim Singh for talks. Centre agrees to do the same. SC tells solicitor general to allow Bhim Singh to express his views to the government on Jammu and Kashmir.
11.25 am: Go take part in the political process, Supreme Court tells Panthers Party Chief, Bhim Singh who had sought imposition of Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir. So many leaders are meeting the PM. You should go with them too," SC tells Bhim Singh.
"Do not make a political speech here." SC tells singh when he complained that government is following the RSS as a result of which he was not allowed to be part of the talks.
11.14 am: A continued failure to address the unrest in Kashmir will further deepen the sense of alienation: Omar-led team to PM Narendra Modi.
11.05 am: India, Afghanistan and Iran transit corridor that we signed this year is other landmark in our partnership: Narendra Modi.
10.45 am: Inauguration of renovated Stor Palace,Kabul. PM Modi joins Afghan President Ghani via video conferencing from Delhi
Inauguration of renovated Stor Palace,Kabul. PM Modi joins Afghan President Ghani via video conferencing from Delhi pic.twitter.com/m9W0lZw7b1— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
10.00 am: Rio silver-medalist PV Sindhu leaves for Gachibowli stadium.
9.52 am: Chattigarh Assembly session to pass GST bill commences, bill expected to be passed.
9.42 am: Rio Olympics silver-medalist PV Sindhu arrives at Hyderabad airport
Rio Olympics silver-medalist PV Sindhu arrives at Hyderabad airport pic.twitter.com/siqzKkyYHa— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
9.25 am: Court of Arbitration for Sport rules that wrestler Narsingh Yadav intentionally took banned substance.
9.20 am: Delegation of J&K opposition parties led by Omar Abdullah arrive at South Block to meet PM on J&K situation
Delhi: Delegation of J&K opposition parties led by Omar Abdullah arrive at South Block to meet PM on J&K situation pic.twitter.com/5Xicc0O0Cf— ANI (@ANI_news) August 22, 2016
9.05 am: Special gratitude to the host nation, Brazil for hosting people from across the world and organising a memorable Olympic Games, says Narendra Modi.
Special gratitude to the host nation, Brazil for hosting people from across the world & organising a memorable #OlympicGames.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 22, 2016
9.00 am: Flood-like situation in Allahabad after river Ganga crossed the danger mark. Water has entered into residential areas of city.
8.33 am: 8 injured after being bitten by a stray dog in Pallakad's Puthupally, Kerala. CM assured necessary steps to end canine attacks.
8.15 am: Rio Olympics silver-medalist PV Sindhu to return today to India.
8.00 am: Delegation of J&K opposition parties led by Omar Abdullah to meet PM Modi today.