Bengaluru, April 1: Indian navy on Tuesday sailed into a barrage of bombs to rescue Indian citizens caught in crossfire of war in Yemen. 349 people were rescued.
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10:45 pm: Whistleblower Ashok Khemka transferred again by Haryana government
10:25 pm: Amaravati to be Andhra Pradesh's new capital
10:20 pm: 2,000 evacuated after underground fire in central London
10:00 pm: Christina Samy resigns from AAP's National Executive
9:55 pm: Robert Vadra slams BJP-led govt. over Giriraj Singh's 'white-skinned' remark
9:01 pm: Government apathy, illegal construction, deforestation behind recurring floods in Kashmir valley
8:10 pm: Giriraj Singh's 'white-skinned' remark raises question on BJP's mindset, says Nitish
7:39 pm: UP Police baton charge students protesting against civil service papers leak
7:20 pm: Orders have been issued by WB District Magistrate & Police Commissioner prohibiting Praveen Togadia from entering West Bengal.
7:04 pm: Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh has been admitted to Army Research & Referral Hospital in Delhi.
6:51 pm: Amravati will be declared as the new capital of Andhra Pradesh.
6:43 pm: ED files charge sheet in a Mumbai court against 68 accused including directors, key officials and defaulting members in NSEL scam case.
6:31 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee planning to ban Vishwa Hindu Parisad leader Praveen Togadia in West Bengal.
6:20 pm: Enforcement Directorate (ED) attaches assets worth Rs 742 crore in the name of Maran brothers in Aircel-Maxis case.
6:11 pm: 350 Indians have been evacuated from Aden by INS Sumitra arrived at Djibouti.
6:00 pm: ICC accepts Mustafa Kamal's resignation.
5:48 pm: In Maharashtra, body of a 50-year-old woman found at her husband's pyre giving rise to suspicion that she performed 'sati'.
5:33 pm: The UGC has been created by an Act of the Parliament and cannot be unilaterally scrapped, said HRD Ministry.
5.15 pm: Criminal case should be charged against Giriraj Singh for his remarks, says Congress leader Pramod Tiwari
5.00 pm: MPPEB scam: Congress leader moves court against party general secretary Digvijay Singh for 'blackmail'
4.30 pm: 2G scam: Former telecom minister Raja says he was victimized for breaking the monopolies.
4.10 pm: Flood like situation affects normal life in Jammu and Kashmir.
3.40 pm: Giriraj Singh regrets over the controversial 'complexion' remark, but no apology.
3.35 pm: Goa CM denies controversial 'complexion' remark, says he was misquoted.
3.30 pm: "Giriraj Singh has lost his mental balance, he needs to consult a psychiatrist," says Shobha Oza of Congress
3.25 pm: Delhi court exempts CM Arvind Kejriwal personal appearance in Pawan Khera's defamation case, directs him to be present on Aug 1.
2.50 pm: "ICC under grip of polluted minds. He has downgraded Indian cricket," Mustafa Kamal makes a veiled attack at N Srinivasan
2.25 pm: Cong leader Digvijaya Singh condemns Giriraj's comments on Sonia says, "He is there in the cabinet for these comments."
2.10 pm: Giriraj SIngh should tender his resignation, demands Congress on his remarks against Sonia Gandhi
12.54 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses audience at the inauguration of the Rourkela Steel Plant's modernization project in Odisha
12.48 pm: Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC President
12.40 pm: 142 coal scam blocks allocated during Manmohan Singh's tenure in coal ministry
12.00 pm: 2002 hit-and-run case:Salman Khan fails to appear before Mumbai court, prosecution insists on opening final arguments against him.
11.38 am: SC stays proceedings against ex-PM Manmohan Singh and 5 others, issues notice to CBI
11.24 am: Petrol prices cut by 49 paise per litre, diesel by Rs 1.21 a litre.
10.55 am: Nigeria must "heal wounds" and "work towards the future" says president-elect Muhammadu Buhari
10.45 am: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's daughters in Supreme Court for hearing on his plea for stay on summons in coal scam case
10.25 am: NC, Cong MLAs marshalled out after they created a ruckus in J&K Assembly over floods.
10.00 am: College student shot at in Bengaluru (Office boy shoots college girl)
9.30 am: SC to hear former PM Manmohan Singh's plea challenging summons issued in the coal allocation scam
9.00 am: We were able to evacuate almost 350 of our nationals from Aden, Yemen in darkness of night: MEA (Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen)
8.45 am: Army begins evacuation work in Srinagar (J&K) due to flood like situation
Army begins evacuation work in Srinagar (J&K) due to flood like situation pic.twitter.com/FNE0bntPqw— ANI (@ANI_news) April 1, 2015
8.15 am: Pakistan's former president Zardari plans to launch daughter into politics
8.00 am: MeT department predicts heavy rains in Kashmir even as Jhelum begins to recede. Flood fear looms large over residents.