Aug 26: Athlete OP Jaisha, who returned from Rio, found infected with H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus.
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7:23 pm: Youth killed in security forces' action during clashes in Pulwama district of Kashmir; death toll reaches 67: Police.
7:10 pm: PM Modi announces setting up of a task force to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympics Games- 2020, 2024, 2028.
6:55 pm: AAP PAC removes Sucha Singh Chotepur from Punjab AAP Convener's post.
6:42 pm: NHRC notice to the Government of Odisha over media reports about undignified treatment to two dead women.
6:35 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh tells J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti that law & order is state subject and state govt will have to take the lead in restoring rule of law: Sources.
6:16 pm: Assam: Army & police recovered an Improvised Explosive Device from house of a suspected linkman of MULTA. IED was later defused by bomb squad.
6.01 pm: 2 children found abandoned by parents in a house in Delhi, found starving by the neighbours; admitted to hospital.
6.00 pm: India continues to maintain that it's incumbent upon Pak to extradite this global terrorist (Dawood Ibrahim)to whom they have provided sanctuary for a long time to face justice for his crimes. Hope Pak will heed Int'l opinion on this issue: MEA
6.00 pm: #FLASH PM Modi-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meeting to take place tomorrow morning at 10:30 AM.
Adding to the list is the info about Dawood's wife, father name, also several of alias have been included: MEA pic.twitter.com/agQrf6pvzi— ANI (@ANI_news) August 26, 2016
5.54 pm: Besides fact that Dawood's Pak addresses have been verified,some other record have also been updated as result of info provided by India-MEA
5.51 pm: 4 broad points emerged because of this update: 1: Dawood Ibrahim continues to remain on the designated list as global terrorist. 2: 1267th team continues to retain Dawood's passport as valid doc. 3: UN has also confirmed that he resides in&has properties in Pak. The fourth point that emerged because of update is that the UN continues to keep regular watch on Dawood Ibrahim-MEA
5.50 pm: This info about Dawood Ibrahim is the result of latest updating of records pertaining to him by UN's 1267th committee's monitoring team: MEA
5.35 pm: FS further said that agenda before India & Pak, today is to clearly to put end to cross border terrorism&incitement to violence from Pak-MEA
5.30 pm: FS has underlined that as far as terrorism is concerned,nt just India bt larger region is aware that Pak is actually a prime perpetrator-MEA
5.28 pm: FS has reiterated that basis of further discussions are Simla Agreement of 1972, Lahore Declaration of 1999 & Joint statement of 2004: MEA
5.27 pm: In his letter Foreign Secretary has conveyed (to Pakistan) that GoI seeks a result oriented dialogue on the subject: Vikas Swarup, MEA Spox
5.25 pm: I would like to confirm that FS has indeed responded to his counterpart's (Pak) letter of Aug 19 regarding J&K: MEA
5.09 pm: Girl allegedly gang raped in Kavi Nagar (Ghaziabad, UP) by three men. One arrested in the case.
5.07 pm: Spl CBI court awards 7-yr imprisonment to Former Haryana legislative Assembly Speaker Satbir Kadiyan in a graft case, impose Rs.50 lakh fine
5.02 pm: 5 teams are investigating different angles of this case: SP Mewat on alleged gang rape & murder after robbery case
5.00 pm: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi meets Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council.
4.55 pm: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti to land in Delhi shortly, PM Modi-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti meeting likely to take place tomorrow
4.41 pm: West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee recommends the AICC to suspend Manas Bhunia: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
4.40 pm: Don't think its big worry, will be able to put things in right directions: Defence Minister Parrikar #ScorpeneLeak
4.39 pm: We are going by assumption of the worst case scenario: Manohar Parrikar #ScorpeneLeak
4.34 pm: Few pockets of concern, assuming worst case scenario, not a big worry. We'll be able to put things into perspective: Def Min #ScorpeneLeak
4.31 pm: Have told them (Indian Navy) based on inputs to find out area of concerns & take appropriate steps to address it- Manohar Parrikar
4.30 pm: Our submarine has so far not done sea trials therefore the most imp signature doesn't form part of docs- Parrikar on Scorpene submarine leak
4.15 pm: #SheenaBora case: CBI lawyer tells Court, "CBI is ready for framing of charges, have sufficient material in the case & are ready for trial"
4.10 pm: #SheenaBora case: CBI lawyer to Court: Probing all aspects of case, not just financial transactions.Can't say how much time will probe take.
Deputy CM ka level yeh nhi hona chahiye, yeh ek jasoos (detective) ka level hai: Sucha Singh Chotepur pic.twitter.com/Bp4GpPQsRV— ANI (@ANI_news) August 26, 2016
4.00 pm: Agar Deputy CM kisiki recording karta hai, apni convener ki toh main samajta hoon ki yeh bohut badkismati ki baat hai: Sucha Singh Chotepur
3.55 pm: Court seeks Attorney General's presence and assistance on this issue, likely to hear the matter next week.
3.50 pm: SC favours stringent punishment under section 304A for a driver found guilty of causing the death of a person due to his rash driving. Court says it has asked the Parliament twice to amend Section 304A in IPC as it is completely inadequate.
EAM Sushma Swaraj and Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah unveil the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 portal in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/2Mz8oQic6F— ANI (@ANI_news) August 26, 2016
3.45 pm: Odisha: Rape attempt made on minor girl in a school in Bhubaneswar, two arrested.
3.40 pm: Allahabad High Court has put a stay on arrest of Akhlaq's family under the Cow Slaughter Act
3.30 pm: Punjab: My own friends have conspired against me: Sucha Singh Chotepur
3.20 pm: If I have done anything wrong, they should order a CBI inquiry against me. I am an honest man: Sucha Singh Chotepur
3.10 pm: Mobile Phone manufacturing in India has grown very fast since 2014-15: Ravi Shankar Prasad.
3.00 pm: Mamata Banerjee threatens to on Delhi roads if Centre don't stop interfering in West bengal.
2.55 pm: Nepal: 15 killed as bus falls intointo Trishuli river near Pokhra.
2.35 pm: Acid thrown on woman for resisting rape on Kanpur-Prayag Express, victim hospitalised.
2.30 pm: IED blast in Sukma district's Chintagupha, one CRPF jawan injured.
2:20 pm: Will our one order restore Ram Rajya in the country, Supreme Court asks while hearing a plea which seeks removal of illegal encroachments on footpaths. Will our order ensure eradication of corruption and bring peace in the country?
2:00 pm: OP Jaisha is suffering from H1N1, in addition she had low platelet count, now that is stabilized: R Sarla, Chief Medical Officer of SAI.
1:43 pm: Check feasibility of having adulteration sensitive petrol and diesel vending machines to stop dispensing adulterated fuel: SC to Centre.
1:22 pm: Directorate General of Civil Aviation to soon ban taking selfies for passengers and crew on board.
1:19 pm: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik calls the Kalahandi incident distressing, promises probe.
1:16 pm: Sheena Bora murder case: Judicial custody of Indrani Mukerjea, Peter Mukerjea and Sanjeev Khanna extended till 13th Septembe.
1:04 pm: Since the matter is sub judice, would not like to comment: Gautam Mukerjea, Peter's Brother on Sheena Tapes.
1:00 pm: Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister addresses NITI Ayog's Transforming India program.
12:50 pm: When there was flood in J&K, PM gave so much funds, for Bihar, nothing: Lalu Yadav.
12.40 pm: Notice issued to central government on petition challenging triple talaq.
12.37 pm: If Islam allows for four wives why should a person seek triple talaq. He can marry again without giving talaq: SC observation while hearing a matter in which a woman sought protection for her children after divorce by triple talaq.
12.20 pm: High court gives 6 weeks to Haji Ali Trust to approach Supreme Court to challenge order.
12.05 pm: Ideally raising a child is
responsibility of both the parents. But this Maternity Bill is just
the beginning: Maneka Gandhi.
11.52 am: It is a historic decision, we welcome the HC order, big win for women says, Trupti Desai on Haji Ali Dargah case.
This is an historic decision, we welcome the HC order, big win for women: Trupti Desai on Haji Ali Dargah case pic.twitter.com/nVqsa3ybVJ— ANI (@ANI_news) August 26, 2016
11.42 am: Car bomb attack targets police headquarters in southeast Turkey
11.15 am: We have to change laws, eliminate
unnecessary procedures, speed-up processes and adopt technology: PM
11.03 am: Women allowed in inner sanctum of the
Haji Ali Dargah.
11.03 am: SC gives interim protection to Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa.
11.00 am: US Geological Survey says quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 strikes near Amatrice, Italy.
10.53 am: SC restrains TN government from arresting AIDMK MP Shashikala Pushpa. Madras HC has been directed to expeditiously hear Shashikala Pushpa's anticipatory bail plea. SC says no arrest for six weeks.
10.38 am: SC to hear TN's plea seeking direction to Karnataka to release 50 TMC of Cauvery Water on Friday next.
10.35 am: Deputy PM of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam meets PM Narendra Modi
Delhi: Deputy PM of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam meets PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/a8CoZBMpIr— ANI (@ANI_news) August 26, 2016
10.00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India.
9.20 am: Have pressed Pakistan to not discriminate among terror groups regardless of their agenda or affiliation: US State Dept.
8.37 am: United States stresses on the need for Pakistan to not differentiate between terror groups based on their agenda or affiliation.
8.20 am: At least 1 reportedly killed in explosion at Belgian sports center.
8.00 am: Athlete OP Jaisha, who returned from Rio, found infected with H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus.