News Flash: Your achievements, contribution, success makes us proud: Modi to Indian community in SA

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Bengaluru, July 8: PM Narendra Modi to visit Old Fort Prison complex at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg today.

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SA: Modi addresses a community event

12:10 am: You are a window to India's heritage.Your achievements,contribution, success makes us proud.A privilege to connect with you:PM

12:05 am: As South Africa works for the safety and economy progress of its country, it will find in India a sustainable and reliable partner: PM Modi.

12:02 am: Our development and business partnerships are already doing well. Together we can create new skills, enterprises and social values: PM to Indian community.

11:56 pm: We launched e-visa for South Africa; you can now get visa at home without any cost: PM Modi.

11:52 pm: India registered a healthy growth rate of 7.6%. We're planning to grow at more than 8% in the years ahead: PM Narendra Modi in Johannesburg.

11:46 pm: India like SA is a young nation. Want our youth to be the engine that pulls our society. We are working to skill the youth: PM.

11:43 pm: It was here that Mahatma Gandhi conceptualised politics, says PM.

11:40 pm: I salute you all and countless others dedicated to this country. You are the proud sons and daughters of Indian heritage: PM to Indian diaspora.

11:34 pm: Beauty of Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Urdu & Telugu continues to enrich the fabric of South African society: PM Modi.

11:30 pm: I bring to you the warm wishes of 1.25 billion Indians: PM Modi.

11:25 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a community event in Johannesbur.

10:15 pm: TataSteel has cancelled the sale of its biggest UK steel asset: Reports

9:43 pm: Johannesburg (South Africa): PM Narendra Modi visits Nelson Mandela Foundation.

9:15 pm: India, UK evaluating possibility of Free Trade Agreement post Brexit: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

8:51 pm: Heavy gunfire heard outside South Sudan President's compound: Witnesses.

8:35 pm: Dead gunman involved in Dallas shooting named as 25-year-old Micah Johnson, US media says.

8:33 pm: Hizbul poster boy Burhan Wani killed in encounter in Kokernag. Wani was the top Hizbul commander in Kashmir Valley.

8:13 pm: Man exchanges gunfire with Georgia police officer investigating property damage report; injuries unknown, news agency AP quotes authorities.

8:10 pm: SA President Jacob Zuma & PM Modi discussed urgent need for UNSC Reform, international efforts on counter terrorism: India-SA Joint Statement.

7:53 pm: India is best suited to help South Africa in technology and skills: Modi at Business Summit in Africa.

7:43 pm: India is a bright star in the global economy, we have 7.6% growth in GDP: PM.

7:40 pm: Make In India has become the biggest brand India ever had: PM Modi at Business Summit in Africa.

7.19 pm: U.S. Capitol police give 'all-clear' to reopen locked-down buildings, reports Reuters.

7.13 pm: US Capitol police looking for female who is possibly armed&possibly in basement of US House office building says Senate aide, reports Reuters.

7.12 pm: Peace TV applied for license twice, but was rejected, so downlinking the channel is illegal. I&B ministry seeking legal advice on it, say sources.

7.11 pm: CBI conduct searches at 6 places in Delhi,Noida &Agra in connection with ongoing probe in Delhi CM's ex-Principal Secy Rajendra Kumar's case.

7.05 pm: Zakir Naik frequently referred to book written by Sri Sri called 'Hinduism and Islam'& distorted Sri Sri's message in book, says Art of Living.

6.03 pm: At the event, Zakir Naik quoted verses from the Vedas out of context. His talk was misguiding and inciting people, says  Art of Living.

5.50 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa in South Africa.

5.30 pm: Small bride on Dhasan River near Tikamgarh-Sagar road washes away due to heavy rainfall causing a traffic jam.

5.15 pm: When we will do something we will inform, says Venkaiah Naidu on Zakir Naik.

5.06 pm: Will Modi Govt get an audit done for the 6 telecom companies in question? says RS Surjewala, Congress.

5.00 pm: Delhi HC sends plea seeking cancellation of BSP's poll symbol elephant back to the Election Commission for consideration.

4.45 pm: Kerala Budget suggests to impose 14.5% of fat tax on restaurants which sells burgers, pizzas, tacos, doughnuts, sandwiches, etc.

4.30 pm: Terrorism is another thing that puts safety of our people at risk, says PM Modi.

4.00 pm: This visit is an opportunity to pay homage to two of the greatest people who walked this Earth, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, says PM Modi.

3.30 pm: There is potential to expand our business and investment ties further in areas of minerals, mining, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, says PM Modi.

3.18 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal granted bail by Delhi court in a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri.

3.13 pm: Hardik Patel will continue to remain in jail because of other case against him, says Hardik's Lawyer Zubin Bharda.

3.10 pm: There is no justification for these kinds of attacks, says President Barack Obama on Dallas Police Shooting.

3.09 pm: We are horrified and stand united with people and police departments, says President Obama on Dallas shootings

2:40 pm: Hardik Patel granted bail by Gujarat HC in sedition case, on condition of that he will stay out of the state for 6 months.

2:35 pm: Bangladesh attacks: No NSG team dispatched from India say Government sources.

2:30 pm: Assam: Normal disrupted as flood water enters residential areas in Jorhat's Dhakorgora block,over 20 villages affected.

2:25 pm: PM Narendra Modi holds delegation level talks with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria.

2:20 pm: Update Kishoreganj attack: Bangladesh media - 2nd detained suspect is local youth says he conducted strike as per instructions from 'leader'.

2:15 pm: Over 20 villages in Dhakorgora block of Assam's Jorhat district affected due to flash floods triggered by heavy rain.

2:05 pm: Zakir Naik's FCRA clearance to also be reviewed: MHA Sources.

1:55 pm: GoI asks IB Ministry to re-examine Zakir Naik's speeches to see if any offence was made out: MHA Sources

1:40 pm: Madhya Pradesh: Tamas river in spate due to incessant rains in Satna, houses inundated, over 40 villages affected.

1:35 pm: Dallas shooting update: Suspect who was firing at policemen & negotiating has died, shot himself says US media.

1:30 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Protest held in Srinagar in support of Zakir Naik.

1:20 pm: Army & Home Guard personnel conduct rescue operations in areas affected by flash floods in Satna (Madhya Pradesh).

1:10 pm: South Africa: PM Narendra Modi to address Indian diaspora in Johannesburg today at 11 pm IST.

12:55 pm: Pretoria: PM Narendra Modi meets South African President Jacob Zuma.

12:45 pm: PM Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Pretoria (South Africa).

12:35 pm: Fifth police officer dies after sniper attack in Dallas, says police: BBC

12:25 pm: SC refuses to entertain Delhi govt plea that HC be asked to decide preliminary issue in the conflict on scope of the State's power.

The High Court which has heard the matter can pronounce judgement on all issues including that of jurisdiction: SC.

12:22 pm: BJP workers protest over Karnataka Deputy SP Ganpati's suicide case in Bengaluru.

12:20 pm: Gorakhpur, poster war:BJP minority wing poster shows Yogi Adityanath as Lord Hanuman with proposed Ram Mandir in hand.

12:15 pm: State Revenue Dept & police investigating matter relating Zakir Naik's Peace TV. If cable operators found guilty, criminal action will be taken against them: Maharashtra MoS for Revenue Sanjay Rathod tells ANI.

12:10 pm: SC refuses to entertain Delhi Govt's petition on interpretation of powers of Delhi Govt vis a vis Centre.

12:06 pm: We will raise issue of Zakir Naik's speeches in upcoming Parliament session: Kirit Somaiya, BJP.

12:02 pm: CBI conducts raid at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) in Bhopal (MP).

12:00 pm: In a first,3 Indian bikers to participate in World's oldest Mountain biking (MTB) race "The Bike Trans Alp"this year.

11:57 am: I have already ordered CID probe into the matter: CM Siddaramaiah on Karnataka Deputy SP Ganpati's suicide case.

11:55 am: Car in MoS (Home) Hansraj Ahir's convoy meets with an accident in Morva, Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Minister unhurt.

11:50 am: Dallas: According to US media, police chief says 3 people in custody in protest march shooting, 4th suspect exchanging fire with police.

Dallas suspects claim to have planted bombs (Source: AFP).

11.45 am: Dallas shooter threatens to detonate explosive device to kill more officers.

11.25 am: Supreme Court says Army and paramilitary personnel cannot use "excessive and retaliatory force" in Manipur: PTI

11.10 am: Dr Zakir Naik's speeches are being examined as we won't compromise on terror: Rajnath Singh.

11.00 am: US aviation authorities restrict flights over Dallas after deadly shooting.

10.40 am: CBI conducts raid at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) in Bhopal (MP).

10.18 am: Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray did not attend oath taking ceremony of newly inducted Ministers.

9.50 am: Dallas police say 4th officer has died after downtown sniper shooting.

9.20 am: Dallas protest update: 10 officers shot, 3 dead in protest.

9.10 am: Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Newly inducted Ministers take oath in Mumbai

8.55 am: Heavy rains cause water-logging in various parts of Satna (Madhya Pradesh), water enters residential areas.

8.34 am: US asks other nations to cut employment of North Korean workers to reduce Pyongyang's access to foreign currency.

8.18 am: Multiple officers appear to have been injured in shooting near Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas.

8.10 am: PM Narendra Modi to meet South Africa's President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today.

8.00 am: PM Narendra Modi will also address the Indian community at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg (South Africa) today.

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