Bengaluru, March 22: Council of Ministers Meeting to take place today at 6:30 pm, to review status of implementation of decisions of cabinet and CCEA.
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10:45 pm: I have spoken to Manjeev Puri our Ambassador in Brussels. Our Embassy officials are attending on the injured in the hospital: EAM.
10:32 pm: Delhi-Chennai Jet Airways flight diverted to Nagpur airport after bomb scare, departed from Nagpur airport at 2101 HRS for Chennai.
10:30 pm: Fire broke out in a fire cracker factory in Kota (Rajasthan). 3 dead, over 12 persons injured.
10:10 pm: No such decision has been taken: HM on question of another paramilitary force replacing Assam Rifles on Myanmar border.
9:40 pm: UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls Brussels attacks 'despicable': AFP.
9:30 pm: Islamic State group claims responsibility for Brussels attacks. (AP).
9:25 pm: 13 candidates list for the ensuing elections to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal released by AICC.
9:15 pm: Three armed men steal a car from a civilian at gunpoint in Sujanpur, Pathankot (near J&K border) around 8 PM today.
9:05 pm: We are working very closely with the Indian Embassy and are in touch with the Indian Ambassador to plan the next steps: Jet Airways
9:00 pm: Jet Airways guests have been accommodated at three locations by Jet Airways staff in co-ordination with local authorities: Brussels attack update.
8:55 pm: Army & Police carry out search op for suspected militants in Pulwama, J&K (Visuals deferred by unspecified time).
8:48 pm: Belgium calls three days of national mourning after attacks, says official.
8:46 pm: There are few areas along the border where India and China have differing perception of the LAC. There has been increase in assertiveness during routine patrolling by PLA: Defence Ministry annual report 2015-16
8:42 pm: As per assessment till Dec 31, 2015, 33 terrorists infiltrated successfully out of 121 who attempted: Defence Ministry annual report 2015-16.
8:40 pm: In 2015 in J&K, Army eliminated 18 infiltration bids resulting in killing of 30 terrorists: Defence Ministry annual report 2015-16.
8:10 pm: Myanmar's Suu Kyi to be foreign minister: party. (AFP)
8:00 pm: We stand in solidarity with them in condemning this outrageous attacks against innocent people. Will do whatever necessary to support our friend & ally Belgium in brining to justice those who're responsible: President of USA Barack Obama on Brussels attack.
7:50 pm: The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium: President of USA Barack Obama on Brussels attack.
7.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi and other ministers arrive for the Council of Ministers meeting in Delhi.
7.30 pm: Jet Airways guests are being shifted away from Brussels Airport by the local authorities: Jet Airways
7.22 pm: We've been waiting for so many months for them to form the govt, we hope they'll form a govt: Farooq Abdullah on Mehbooba Mufti meeting PM.
7.01 pm: Delhi-Chennai Jet Airways flight diverted to Nagpur airport after bomb scare, sniffer dogs at the spot.
7.00 pm: Passengers evacuated at Jolly Grant Airport(Dehradun)after bomb scare in Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dehradun.
6.57 pm: Rahul Gandhi's one day Uttarakhand visit cancelled,he was scheduled to meet party workers in Haridwar.
6.55 pm: 20 Hyderabad University students detained by Police for vandalism.
6.39 pm: Moradabad Police to keep vigil on #Holi celebrations through a drone camera. Its equipped with night vision.
6.15 pm: I have again spoken to our Ambassador in Brussels. He hs informed that all stranded Indian passengers are being provided hotel accommodation, says Sushma Swaraj.
6.08 pm: NHRC Chairperson Justice HL Dattu appointed as a member of International Coordinating Committee Bureau in Geneva.
5.45 pm: Policemen injured during stone pelting by students at Hyderabad University VC's lodge.
5.34 pm: CRPF personnel defuse five bombs planted by Maoists in Bijapur (Chhattisgah).
5.33 pm: French President François Hollande: "Terrorists struck Brussels but it was Europe that was targeted."
5.15 pm: Police evict students from Hyderabad University VC's lodge as they protested over RohithVemula case.
4.59 pm: Mumbai: Congress workers protest outside BMC Commissioner's office over Deonar dumping yard fire.
4.58 pm: Bomb threats to five Jet Airways flights from Delhi to various locations, three of which have landed already.
4.23 pm: PM Modi is scheduled to also have some bilateral meetings on the sidelines of NSS 2016: Vikas Swarup, MEA.
4.22 pm: Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says 'we know there are many dead, many injured'.
4.21 pm: Airport,subways,metro stations in Brussels under lockdown following explosions at the airport.
4.20 pm: From Brussels, PM will proceed to Washington to participate in Nuclear Security Summit on March 31st- April 1, says Vikas Swarup, MEA.
4.17 pm: PM will visit Brussels On March 30 for 13th India-EU Summit: Vikas Swarup, MEA.
4.16 pm: Our mission in Belgium is closely monitoring the situation: Vikas Swarup, MEA.
4.15 pm: I am really worried for them, I am very tensed: Abhijeet on his family stranded at Brussels Airport.
4.03 pm: London & Paris deploys extra police force at its transit hubs after brusselsairport explosions.
3.27 pm: In touch with Indian Ambassador in Brussels. He has informed me that so far there is no report of any Indian casualty: EAM's tweet.
3.17 pm: Indian Embassy's helpline in Brussels : +32-26409140 +32-26451850 (PABX) & +32-476748575 (mobile).
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2.20 pm: We are taking the Bangladesh match seriously, we know what they are capable of, syas Ashish Nehra.
2.11 pm: Wait for a day, you will know from where I contest, says Sreesanth on reports of him contesting elections from Eranakula.
2.03 pm: Explosion at Brussels metro station close to EU institutions, says Belgian broadcaster RTBF.
1.30 pm: 11 dead, 20 injured in explosions at Brussels Airport. More bombs detected: reports.
1.22 pm: Two explosions rock Brussels airport.
12.25 pm: BJP protests against Shiv Sena over the Deonar fire issue in the Maharashtra assembly premises.
11.55 am: Hyderabad University students ransack Vice-Chancellor's office as he joins work for first time since Rohith Vemula's suicide.
11.40 am: Digitally empowered India is the ultimate aim of Digital India Mission: Ravi Shankar Prasad.
11.30 am: Solutions to people's problems in Kashmir becomes more clear after meeting the Prime Minister: Mehbooba Mufti
11.20 am: The meet was very positive, says PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti after meeting PM Narendra Modi in Delhi.
11.10 am: Kanhaiya Kumar reaches Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi's residence to meet him.
11.05 am: Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi police and AAP volunteer on plea of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas against Patiala House Court's order.
10.55 am: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti leaves 7 RCR after meeting PM Narendra Modi.
10.50 am: University of Hyderabad VC Appa Rao who was on a two month leave, resumed office this morning.
10.45 am: Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney submits his resignation to Governor after receiving flak over statement on separate Marathwada state.
10.30 am: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti reaches 7 RCR to meet PM Narendra Modi.
10.25 am: Locals protest at Azad Maidan against Deonar dumping ground fire which has caused thick smog in Mumbai.
10.11 am: Gangsters kill a police personnel who was trying to intercept them in Rajasthan's Nagaur late last night.
9.24 am: Kanhaiya Kumar to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at 11:30 am today.
9.15 am: Central government's special team likely to visit Deonar dumping ground today, will meet BMC Commissoner & submit report within one week.
9.00 am: Four dead and more than six people injured after a truck hits auto-rickshaw in Allahabad.
8.25 am: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today.
8.00 am: Area continues to be under thick smog due to fire at Mumbai's Deonar dumpyard.
7.30 am: Mumbai Residents complain of discomfort and breathing problems as area continues to be under smog due to Deona fire.
7.20 am: ICG rescued 7 fishermen on March 21, 2016 from a sinking fishing boat off Ratnagiri(Maharashtra), after it received a distress alert.
7.15 am: Council of Ministers Meeting to take place today at 6:30 pm, to review status of implementation of decisions of cabinet and CCEA.