New Delhi, June 28: Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, addressed the nation through Mann Ki Baat programme on Sunday, June 28.
Meanwhile, An earthquake of moderate intensity of 5.6 on the Richter Scale rocked Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, besides Bhutan leaving three injured and a lion sculpture of an ancient temple damaged.
Follow all the latest news updates of the day here:
7.15 pm: Pak heatwave claims 26 more lives, toll nears 1,300.
7.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Digital India week on July 1.
6.45 pm: BJP-ruled states working in arbitrary manner: Mayawati.
6.30 pm: 30 feet model of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's "Statue of Unity" to be ready by October: Artist.
6.15 pm: I wrote to CM Arvind Kejriwal on 7th April asking them to quit using logo designed by me for all works: Sunil Lal, AAP Logo designer.
6.00 pm: Villagers of Bibipur in Jind, Haryana, rejoice after PM praised Sarpanch's Selfie With Daughter initiative on Mann ki baat.
5.45 pm: PV Narasimha Rao's life history to be taught in Telangana schools.
5.30 pm: Vyapam scam accused Narendra Singh Tomar dies in Indore jail.
5.00 pm: ITBP rescue more than 1000 pilgrims from Ghangaria-Hemkund Sahib route.
4.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi apologises for cancelling visit to Varanasi.
4.22 pm: 2 students of a local school in Nalanda, Bihar, dead; family members allege students were beaten to death after a clash broke out between them and school management.
4.10 pm: Earthquake, measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale, felt in Bhaderwah Tehsil of Doda district (J&K) at 1.22 pm on Sunday.
4.00 pm: Suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shiite mosque in Kuwait was a Saudi national, the interior ministry said: AFP.
3.50 pm: IMF approves US $506 million for Pakistan under bailout programme: Times Now.
3.20 pm: Patna: 5-year-old girl who was pulled out from a borewell in Mitra Mandal Colony after around 5 hours, dies.
3.00 pm: Heavy rains cause water logging in Varanasi.
2.45 pm: Sri Lanka's former prez Mahinda Rajapaksa plans to return to mainstream politics as Prime Ministerial candidate of main opposition party.
2.40 pm: In Jharkhand: Calling for 2nd Green Revolution, PM Modi asks the farming community to adopt scientific methods to enhance foodgrain production.
2.30 pm: PV Narasimha Rao's life history to be taught in Telangana schools, says TRS party MP B Vinod Kumar on the former PM's 94th birth anniversary.
2.15 pm: "If BJP gets a chance it would even give a clean chit to Dawood Ibrahim", says Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.
2.00 pm: 5-year-old girl pulled out from a borewell in Mitra Mandal Colony after approx 5 hours; rushed to hospital in Patna.
1.50 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi cancelled due to heavy rains.
Given the forecast, especially one between 2 – 5 pm, it was advisable to do so. No prospective date decided yet: Laxmikant Bajpai (BJP)
Given the forecast, especially one between 2 – 5 pm, it was advisable to do so. No prospective date decided yet: Laxmikant Bajpai (BJP)— ANI (@ANI_news) June 28, 2015
1.35 pm: Mumbai: Local train dashes into buffer while entering Churchgate Railway station.
1.22 pm: Yeh sarkar kabhi America, Australia, Germany, China...hoti hai, sarkar toh wakai bhaag rahi hai. Lekin log raing rahe hain. (This Govt is running but people of the country are crawling): Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress.
Hindustan ke logon ko aapke bhaagne se ya yoga karne se koi laabh nahi milne wala. Isliye aap Janata ki baat karo PM ji: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Hindustan ke logon ko aapke bhaagne se ya yoga karne se koi laabh nahi milne wala. Isliye aap Janata ki baat karo PM ji: Ghulam Nabi Azad— ANI (@ANI_news) June 28, 2015
1.11 pm: Kuwaiti police arrested a driver who transported a suicide bomber to a Shiite mosque where he blew himself up: AFP.
1.00 pm: A 5-year-old girl fell into a borewell today morning in Patna's Mitra Mandal Colony; rescue op underway.
12.50 pm: In the field of agriculture, modern education should be given to students: PM Modi in Jharkhand.
12:42 pm: Research is important in the agriculture sector. And this cannot happen only in one place: PM Modi in Jharkhand.
12.30 pm: PM Modi lays the foundation stone of Indian Agricultural Research Institute at Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.
12.25 pm: AAP to hold protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament tomorrow demanding resignation of Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje & Smriti Irani.
12.15 pm: Arrogance of HM to say tht only Mins in UPA resign &, NDA Govt Mins no matter what, shall not resign; this is face of fascism: Digvijaya Singh.
12.05 pm: PM Narendra Modi reaches Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district.
11:50 am: Heavy rainfall leads to water logging in ground where PM Modi is scheduled to address 'Vikas Sabha' in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
11:40 am: I urge all of you, share a #SelfieWithDaughter with tagline that encourages 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'. I will retweet the bestm, says PM Modi during Mann Ki Baat.
11:16 am: 3 schemes for urban development were launched. 'Waste to wealth' - we need to give importance to this and take things ahead, said PM during Mann Ki Baat.
11:05 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his Mann Ki Baat. He spoke about International Yoga Day and he claimed that he was overwhelmed to see the world participating in the world-wide programme.
11:00 am: 9 trapped inside an unlicensed coal mine when they broke into it without permission in China's eastern Fujian Province.
10:30 am: Government makes it clear that minorities can self-attest community certificates to get benefits of govt schemes.
10:16 am: BJP plans a major outreach programme in Tamil Nadu ahead of next year's Assembly polls, with Amit Shah likely to visit the state soon.
9:55 am: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its order on framing of charges in IPL-6 spot fixing case tomorrow.
9:25 am: 2 pistols, 2 fired cases and a bag have been recovered from the terrorists who were killed in the joint operation in Meghalaya.
9:00 am: 8 lions died in Krakanch, Amreli due to flood in Gujarat.
8:45 am: 2 AMEF terrorist were killed in joint operation by Army and Meghalaya Police in Gen Area Radi in North Garo Hills (Assam-Meghalaya Border) early morning today.