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Bengaluru, June 17: Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to hold talks with PM Narendra Modi today. Meanwhile,Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit visit Dehradun (Uttarakhand) today, to address a rally in Vikasnagar.

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10.00 pm: Home Minister Rajanth Singh in Vikasnagar (Uttarakhand): 3 yrs back Uttarakhand was hit by a natural disaster but 3 months back, political disaster had hit Uttarakhand and BJP was blamed for it

9.33 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee addressed students & faculty of Namibia University Of Science & Technology

9.30 pm: India's first-ever day and night "pink ball" game for CAB Super League final to start from tomorrow

9.25 pm: Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha meets Vice President Hamid Ansari

9.20 pm: State Govt will conduct probe in the matter. I want the truth to come out: Mamata Banerjee on Narada sting

9.00 pm: 271 officers have been transferred to get transparency, accountability and improve the work:Anand Kishore,BSEB Chief

8.50 pm: Boko Haram kill 24 in Adamawa state, NE Nigeria (Source: AFP)

8.20 pm: Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand visits National Museum

7.33 pm: PM Modi's dream is to electrify the nation by 2022 bt we discussed ideas to achieve this dream by 2019, says Piyush Goyal.

7.32 pm: Successfully discussed about how States and Centre can work together on improving power supply in country, says Piyush Goyal.

7.15 pm: If there is even an iota of truth in news that Udta Punjab was leaked by CBFC,will personally look into it, says CEO,CBFC.

7.00 pm: Two people arrested after allegedly plotting to kill state minister Ajay Chandrakar through witchcraft.

6.38 pm: UK Parliament to be recalled from break in tribute to slain lawmaker Jo Cox.

6.26 pm: I secured 3108 rank in IIT JEE Advance. My father is a farmer and we live in very poor conditions, says Shamlal.

6.19 pm: Students sit on floor, use mobile light to give exams due to lack of basic amenities in a college in Rohtas (Bihar).

6.01 pm: Nagaland Chief Minister T. R. Zeliang meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi.

5.52 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaking at a rally in Vikasnagar.

5.44 pm: 15 students from Naxal infested areas crack IIT JEE Advance exam under State Govt's 'Prayaas' scheme.

5.39 pm: PM Modi & Pres. Sirisena will also witness the first major event at the renovated stadium, celebration of second International Day of Yoga.

5.19 pm: Perumbavoor court remands main accused to judicial custody for 14 days in Jisha murder case.

5.10 pm: 7 terrorist have been killed in 3 days in various operations carried out in Jammu and Kashmir, says Indian Army.

4.52 pm: I agree that prices of some food items need to controlled, hence regular meetings are being held. Steps will be taken, says Rajnath Singh.

4.26 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaking at a public meeting in Dehradun.

3.53 pm: Police use tear gas against protesters protesting against Pandits and Sainik colonies in Srinagar.

3.52 pm: BJP delegation gives memorandum to UP Governor Ram Naik on Kairana migration issue.

3.51 pm: Protesters raise flags of ISIS and Pakistan in Srinagar (J&K).

3.42 pm: Separatists leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq & group protest against Pandits and Sainik colonies in Srinagar (J&K).

3.41 pm: First Secretary (Consular) visited RK Mission this morning to review their security. Police presence has been strengthened, says Vikas Swarup MEA.

3.40 pm: High Commission of India (Dhaka) contacted Bangladesh Police & MoFA, says Vikas Swarup on issue of Ramakrishna Mission in Dhaka receiving a threat letter, purportedly from IS. "Assured full support & protection. Also in direct contact with RK Mission in Dhaka".

3.39 pm: Heavy rain causes water logging in Guwahati causing a lot of distress to the locals.

3.03 pm: Shiv Sena workers protest against the movie 'Udta Punjab' in Ludhiana over "abusive content".

1.30 pm: Sopore (J&K) encounte operation terminated, two terrorists were killed in the encounter.

1.25 pm: Delegation level talks between India and Thailand in Delhi

1:20 pm: 2008 Malegaon blasts: Special NIA court allows intervention application opposing bail pleas of Pragya Thakur and Pravin Takkalki.

1:10 pm: We will look into the allegations and all aspects. Action will be taken against those found guilty: Delhi ACB on Water tanker scam.

12:50 pm: We are giving 15-day ultimatum to administration. If migration doesn't stop we will again take yatra: Sangeet Som, BJP MLA.

12:38 pm:  Senior officials have stopped us, saying Sec 144 is imposed here, so we are stopping our "Yatra" here: Som on Kairana row.

12:32 pm: Sopore (J&K) encounter: Another militant killed in the encounter, encounter still underway.

12:27 pm: Light to moderate rain for next 5 days in Uttarakhand, thunderstorm likely to occur in some places, IMD forecasts.

12:20 pm: Court said this 2002 incident was the darkest day in civil society: RC Kodekar, Public Prosecutor on Gulbarg Verdict.

12:10 pm: JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik arrested by police at Pampore (J&K).

11:48 am: Zakia Jafri: After so many people died, that's all the court could decide? just 12 guilty? I will have to fight this.

11:38 am: My brother is innocent, we will go to the SC: Sister of one accused on Gulbarg Society massacre verdict.

11:26 am: 11 awarded life and 12 to serve 7 years in jail in Gulberg verdict.

11:20 am: Decisions regarding Jal board are taken collectively, including BJP: Sheila Dikshit on water tanker scam case.

10.55 am: Our conscience is absolutely clean, procedures were followed, the tankers are still being used: Sheila Dikshit.

10.25 am: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar witnessed India's indigenous basic trainer aircraft HTT-40's inaugural flight in Bengaluru.

9.57 am: Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi

9.40 am: Two Nigerians arrested in Uttam Nagar in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 1 crore. Both being questioned by NCB.

9.23 am: 2002 Gulbarg society case: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence for 24 convicts today.

8.45 am: Bernie Sanders vows to help Clinton beat Trump, but keeps campaign alive.

8.18 am: Army and SOG conduct search operations in Bomai area of Sopore (J&K), 2 militants believed to be hiding in the area.

8.08 am: Migrant labourer from Assam who was arrested yesterday in connection with Kerala law student rape case, to be produced in Perumbavoor court today.

8.00 am: Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to hold talks with PM Narendra Modi today.

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