Bengaluru, Mar 19: Here are all the latest news updates of March 19.
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9.35 pm: Two soldiers who were on surveillance duty in Kargil were washed away in the avalanche,one was rescued and is stable, search on for the other.
9.24 pm: Soldier missing after avalanche hits Army post in Kargil sector. Rescue operations underway.
9.00 pm: Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam charged with 'terrorist murder' say prosecutors: AFP
8.25 pm: Director,NCPUL has stated that the news item is factually incorrect.He further clarified that form to be filled by authors is not new: NCUPL.
Director,NCPUL has stated that the news item is factually incorrect.He further clarified that form to be filled by authors is not new: NCUPL— ANI (@ANI_news) March 19, 2016
8.20 pm: CISF detects 109 gms of contraband item(suspected to be cocaine) in form of 6 capsules and 1 tablet from a Ugandan national at Delhi airport.
8.15 pm: I met him to convey the political situation in the state- Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat after meeting Governor.
8.05 pm: BSF arrested 2 Indian nationals, recovered 4 packs of heroin, one pistol near International Indo-Pak border.
Pulwama (J&K) firing: Injured victim shifted to district hospital.— ANI (@ANI_news) March 19, 2016
8.00 pm: Terrorists open fire at a shopkeeper in Pulwana (J&K). More details awaited.
7.55 pm: Uttarakhand CM Harish rawat arrives at Raj Bhawan to meet Governor KK Paul.
7.40 pm: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Imran Khan at Eden Gardens for India-Pakistan match in World T20.
7.25 pm: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives at Eden Gardens for India-Pakistan match.
7.20 pm: Karachi: Pakistani fans gather to support and extend their best wishes for Pakistan team ahead of WT20 game.
7.10 pm: Toss delayed, covers coming off at Kolkata's Eden Gardens for INDvPAK, WT20.
7.05 pm: Rahul Gandhi ji went to JNU, did not say anything about the slogans but tried to justify them in the name of freedom of expression: RS Prasad.
7.00 pm: Prem Kumar, Mangal Pandey and Sushil Kumar Modi to return gifts given to Bihar MLAs during budget session in Bihar Assembly
6.50 pm: Lastest pictures from Kolkata's Eden Gardens #IndvsPak #WT20 (Image source: BCCI)
6.40 pm: India-Pak WT20 women's team match stopped due to rains at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.
6.35 pm: Vijay Bahadur Singh Negi to be the new advocate general of Uttarakhand.
6.20 pm: Prince Harry arrived in Kathmandu (Nepal), earlier today.
6.10 pm: Suspicious bag found in a hotel in Nanakheda area (Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh). Bomb disposal squad team at the spot.
6.00 pm: Governor Dr. Krishnakant Pal writes to CM Harish Rawat, asks him to prove majority in the house by March 28.
5:24 pm: Uttarakhand crisis: Cabinet proposes removal of state attorney general Umakant Uniyal, brother of rebel MLA Subodh Uniyal to the governor.
5:04 pm: India vs Pakistan: It starts raining again at Eden gardens in Kolkata.
4:43 pm: Jharkhand cattle herders murder case: Police arrest five people, three still absconding.
4:23 pm: Court rejects bail plea of BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi accused of hurting a police horse.
4:10 pm: 4 killed & 20 wounded in a suicide bombing on a central shopping district in Turkey, Istanbul, says local governor.
3:50 pm: Eden Gardens is lucky ground for Pakistan cricket team: PCB Chairman ShahryarKhan.
3:30 pm: Former Pak cricketer Imran Khan arrives in Kolkata ahead of Ind vs Pak WT20 match.
2.52 pm: Explosion rocks central Istanbul, some people reportedly wounded.
2.10 pm: Delhi court grants bail to ex-DU prof SAR Gilani in sedition case: PTI
1:47 pm: Have initiated Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana which is farmer-friendly: PM Narendra Modi at 'Krishi Unnati Mela'.
1:32 pm: Air crash in Rostov, Russia: 2 Indians killed in crash as per reports. Waiting for confirmation: MEA.
1:10 pm: Clear skies in Kolkata after rainfall stopped in the city, Ind vs Pak match at Eden Gardens this evening .
1:05 pm: Anytime we do anything, opposition says this is from our time. They made dams but water didnt reach farmers: PM Modi
1:00 pm: By the time we reach 75 years of independence, can we double the income of farmers? If we work together we can make it possible: PM Modi.
12:55 pm: People noticed that 1st time a budget has come focussed on poor & farmers: PM Modi.
12:50 pm: There is need to increase the purchasing power of people in villages, for which there is need to increase economic activities in rural areas: PM Modi speaking at Krishi Unnati Mela.
12:40 pm: PIL filed against Kanhaiya Kumar in Bulandshahr Session Court (UP). Court to hear the matter on March 28.
12:30 pm: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat calls for a cabinet meeting at 3 PM.
12:25 pm: If I lose majority on the floor of the House, I shall resign: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat.
12:20 pm: There is a possibility of light rain & lightning in Kolkata in the evening- Charan Singh, Scientist, IMD in reference with Ind Vs Pak match.
12:09 pm: Mohammed Shami's parents in Amroha wish Team India the best for the IndvsPak World T20 match this evening.
11.55 am: Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker GS Kunjwal issues notice under anti-defection law to 9 rebel Congress MLAs.
11.23 am: US President Barack Obama congratulats Belgium & France over arrest of top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam.
10.45 am: Indian Coast Guard rescues 8 crew members from a sinking dhow off Beypore in Kerala. The ship sunk early morning today: ANI
10.32 am: Kolkata witnesses light rainfall; India to play Pakistan at Kolkata's Eden Gardens today evening.
9.55 am: Political crisis in Uttarakhand: Congress MLAs join forces with BJP stake, claim to form government in the state.
9.15 am: Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits south of Atka, Alaska: USGS.
8.45 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate "Krishi Unnaati Mela" in Delhi today.
8.00 am: BJP national executive meeting scheduled to take place today.