Bengaluru, May 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, assassinated on this day in 1991 by a Tamil Tiger suicide bomber.
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10:47 pm: Scribes protest against 'misbehaviour' by Tharoor's staff
10:30 pm: Egypt militants call for attacks on judges
10 pm: Mild tremors hit Kathmandu, surrounding areas
9:30 pm: 16-yr-old gangrape victim commits suicide
9:15 pm: Delhi Police felicitates 69 good Samaritans
8:45 pm: Strong aftershocks possible in Nepal in next 7 days as part of normal occurrence: USGS
7:44 pm: Cabinet approved PSLV Continuation Programme of fifteen operational flights of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50.
7:15 pm: PM Modi led NDA Govt is functioning successfully&hs raised the respect&stature of India globally:Sanjay Joshi,frmr BJP National General Secy
7.00 pm: Union Cabinet clears Rs 3,090-crore continuation programme of launching 15 operational flights of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles.
6.45 pm: College Student Protest against Dharamshala incident.
6.40 pm: ED attaches assets worth Rs 400 crore of 3 companies and their owners in a mining scam case in Odisha.
6.30 pm: PM Modi has taken 2 historic decisions in fertilizer sector: Ananth Kumar, BJP after cabinet meet.
6.20 pm: To address shortage of ammunition for army, their production has been increased by 18% since last year: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
6.15 pm: We have established contact with so called victimn and her family, they have denied the incident: Kapil Sharma (SP, Kangra) on Dharamshala incident.
6.05 pm: Gujjar community blocks railway tracks in Bharatpur, Rajsthan.
5.50 pm: BJP workers use crude bombs and take up arms to fight TMC goons, says Rahul Sinha, West Bengal BJP Chief.
5.45 pm: "Government should allocate more funds for promoting R&D activities in the country," says Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
5.30 pm: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal writes to Prime Minister Modi for fiscal relief to the state milk producers.
5.15 pm: All India Services which include IAS, IPS & Foreign services comes under jurisdiction of LG in Delhi: NN Jha (Former Puducherry LG).
5.00 pm: Delhi: Union Cabinet meeting begins at 7 RCR.
4.45 pm: South Korea confirms three cases of a respiratory virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
4.30 pm: Mercedes India launches updated S 600 Guard at Rs. 8.9 crore.
4.15 pm: Like any other state Govt, Delhi Govt should also be able to appoint officers of their liking, says Yogendra Yadav.
4.00 pm: No relief to Dr R K Pachauri; he cannot join TERI office till the investigation is going on. 17th July has been fixed as the final date by the court.
3.42 pm: RBI in discussion with government on cashless economy, is expected to come out with a paper on the same.
3.25 pm: SpiceJet to infuse Rs 300 crore in airline & enhance fleet size to 45-50 aircraft by March 2016
2.55 pm: J Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as the Tamil Nadu chief minister on 23 May.
2.40 pm: In our government there are no scams, scandals. No corruption reported in our 1st year of governance: Ravi Shankar Prasad
1.35 pm: These reports are untrue, it's just a rumour: Prashant Bhushan on reports of forming a new political party.
1.27 pm: Essar Group says it is no longer interested in buying Nokia's Chennai mobile manufacturing unit (PTI)
12.57 pm: Transfer postings became an industry in Delhi and we stopped that, thats why people are opposing us: Manish Sisodia
12.40 pm: Ravi's death ruled suicide: CBI says Karnataka officials slandered him, female batch mate
12.26 pm: 13 private hospitals in Chhattisgarh under scanner for alleged failure to provide proper facilities to patients under health insurance schemes
12.14 pm: Polygraph test shall be conducted as soon as we finalise the dates: BS Bassi on Sunanda Pushkar case
11.55 am: NHRC to undertake a visit to SAI hostel in Alappuzha, Kerala to look into complaints relating to the suicide of a female trainee on May 7
10.55 am: World Bank to offer credit of US $250M to Bihar govt over 5 years as part of programme to help improve effectiveness of school teachers
10.35 am: We are sure what we are doing is according to the Constitution: Manish Sisodia on Delhi CS issue
10.17 am: The IAF has plans to activate more such stretches on highways in the future: IAF
9.55 am: A person who is in public life should answer questions: Subramanian Swamy on Shashi Tharoor
9.40 am: Malaysian Prime Minister orders search and rescue operations for migrants
9.17 am: IAF lands a Mirage jet on Noida's Yamuna Expressway as part of its first successful trial run
8.50 am: Former PM Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary today; Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra at Veer Bhumi.
8.35 am: Complete shutdown is being observed across Kashmir to mark the death anniversary of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's father
8.00 am: 6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS (PTI).