Bengaluru, Feb 21: Here are the top news of the day in brief:
9.00 pm: Beijing summons Indian envoy over PM Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh last Friday
8.45 pm: Fire breaks out at luxury skyscrapper in Dubai
8.35 pm: Senior BJP leaders meet to consider bringing changes in land ordinance, they are worried over farmers protest, say sources
8.30 pm: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley urges public sector employees not to take part in bank strikes, says such strikes are not in the interest of the nation
6.50 pm: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti attends high-level meet. PDP-BJP government likely next week.
5.05 pm: Spygate: Five executives produced in court.
3.37 pm: Union Minister P Chidambaram directly challenges the TNCC chief by seeking the intervention of AICC over expulsion of six of his supporters
3.10 pm: 15 persons missing after a mechanised boat capsized in Betli river in Sandeshkhali area of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal
2.50 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh attends Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandson Tej Pratap Yadav's tilak ceremony
2.48 pm: Former journalist Santanu Saikia who was arrested in oil min leak case claims it was a 10000 cr scam. And that he was trying to cover up
2.23 pm: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah takes a swipe at PDP, says deal was done ages ago, it was grandstanding from Mufti
2.10 pm: President Obama welcomes PM Modi's remarks on religious tolerance
1.50 pm: A hardcore Maoist ultra arrested in Banka district of Bihar in a joint operation of state police and CRPF - PTI
12.40 pm: Petroleum Ministry's documents leaked case: Accused persons taken to Delhi Police crime branch office
12.02 pm: PDP & BJP are sincerely working to find consensus on political issues, until that happens a final decision cant be made: Ram Madhav, BJP
11.40 am: Police is investigating matter, we don't want to rule out any possibility: HM Rajnath Singh on Oil Min documents leak
10.30 am: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia becomes the new chairman of Delhi jal board
10.10 am: Security forces cordon off ThagundVillage in Sopore, North Kashmir; 2 Pak militants believed to be hiding, no exchange of fire yet
9.38 am: Jammu and Kashmir government formation: BJP and PDP reach consensus on common minimum programme, may announce alliance today
9.25 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand nephew's tilak ceremony today
8.43 am: Mortal remains of late CPI leader Govind Pansare to be taken from Mumbai to his hometown Kolhapur (Maharashtra), today
8.34 am: 4 men gangrape Nigerian women in moving car in south Delhi, arrested
8.00 am: CPI leader Govind Pansare succumbs to bullet wounds in Mumbai hospital.