Bengaluru, May 18: PM Narendra Modi attends the wreath laying ceremony at the Seoul National Cemetery. Modi arrived in Seoul on Monday morning after visiting Mongolia.
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11:00 pm: Sandalwood smugglers arrested in Haryana, brought to kadapa
10:30 pm: AI pilot found drunk in Sharjah let off with a warning by UAE
10: 04 pm: Hppy tht Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Bill ...was passed unanimously by both houses of Parliament: President Pranab Mukherjee while addressing special session of Uttarakhand assembly:Prez Pranab Mukherjee while addressing special session of Uttarakhand Assembly,earlier today.
9:30 pm: Naxals Trying to Build Helicopters, Remote Controlled Explosives, Show Documents: Sources
9:00 pm: Sushil Koirala seeks Indian help to rehabilitate quake-hit Nepal.
Rajendra Nagar encounter case: Family members of the deceased protest outside Lady Hardinge hospital. pic.twitter.com/7PGyn67hPP— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2015
8:02 pm: Parvez Musharraf goes on air again. Claims Kargil war could have been a military victory and something that India would remember. Also said "empowered mujahideen batallions".
7.15 pm: After triggering a political storm in Kerala with his corruption remark, senior Congress leader A K Antony clarifies that it was only a general statement and not intended to target anyone.
7.00 pm: Soon after bureaucrat Rajendra Kumar was made the principal secretary (services) by the AAP government on Monday, Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung rejected his appointment saying it did not have his approval.
6.45 pm: A Delhi court directs CBI to verify the fact about the death of one of the accused who, along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was facing trial in a 1984 anti Sikh riots case.
6.30 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulates two city students who topped the ICSE and ISC examinations.
Munshiganj (Amethi): Rahul Gandhi meets farmers pic.twitter.com/iu9qrW2ONP— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2015
6.15 pm: BCCI keen on bringing in former India captain Sourav Ganguly as consultant with Indian cricket team.
6.00 pm: Rajendra Nagar encounter case; protest outside Lady Hardinge Hospital.
5.45 pm: Rahul Gandhi meets farmers in Munshiganj, Amethi. "We started work of food park in Amethi in wch you people (farmers) could have sold your products directly", says Rahul Gandhi.
5.30 pm: "We talked about maritime security & cooperation in maritime security, says Anil Wadhwa (Secy East, MEA) in Seoul, South Korea.
Jis insaan ko zero ke aage ginana hi nahi aata, woh ab aage kya hi ginenge?: Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/t0z9HSH8xq— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2015
5.15 pm: Kuldip Malik will be the next coach of Indian Wrestling team.
5.00 pm: "Kejriwal should not pursue the politics of conflict; he should try and find solution with LG", says Congress leader Ajay Maken on Chief Secy issue.
4.45 pm: Putrajeevak ka ladka ya ladki se koi sambandh hi nahi hai, says Baba Ramdev on medicine controversy.
4.30 pm: "10 years of bad governance and 1 year of despair; in the last 11 yrs Amethi did not get anything under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi", says HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
4.15 pm: "Modi ji ki sarkar ne sirf badle ke kaaran Food Park ko cancel kar diya", says Rahul Gandhi in Tartarpur Amethi, UP.
4.00 pm: Rahul Gandhi doesn't even know the exact place where this Food Park is to be setup in Amethi: Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
3.43 pm: Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao expresses grief over the demise of former nurse Aruna Shanbaug at KEM Hospital
3.25 pm: Aruna Shanbaug's last rites happening at Kem Hospital (Mumbai)
Aruna Shanbaug's last rites happening at Kem Hospital (Mumbai). pic.twitter.com/WLks4GIUcC— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2015
3.05 pm: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung rejects AAP government's order appointing Rajendra Kumar as Principal Secretary of Services Department: PTI
2.45 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
2.20 pm: PM Narendra Modi and South Korea President Park Geun-hye give a joint statement in Seoul
1.50 pm: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung rejects Rajendra Kumar's appointment, terms secretary's appointment void
12.55 pm: SC issues notices to Centre and others on a plea alleging large scale irregularities in All India Pre-Medical Test.
12.35 pm: Food park will benefit Amethi, says Rahul Gandhi
12.18 pm: 'PM travels the world, but hasn't visited the home of even one farmer who committed suicide': Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.
11.48 am: Official welcoming ceremony held for PM Narendra Modi in Seoul (South Korea)
11.40 am: Rahul Gandhi arrives in Haidergarh (Barabanki district, UP), en route to Amethi
Rahul Gandhi arrives in Haidergarh (Barabanki district, UP), en route to Amethi. pic.twitter.com/FHxZxuQ7ri— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2015
11.35 am: Delhi govt locks Office of secretary services Anindo Majumdar in Delhi secretariat
11.00 am: I have come here to tell you that the extent to which Narendra Modi has a right over India, you too have the same right over India: PM Modi
10.55 am: We are trying to bring the world together through diplomacy based on humanity: PM Narendra Modi.
10.30 am: In last one year the world's perception about India has changed: PM Modi
10.20 am: Aruna Shanbaug, the Mumbai nurse who was in coma for 42 years, passes away [Mumbai nurse Aruna Shanbaug dies]
9.45 am: Sopore, J&K: Mobile operators threatened by terrorists for removing a a high power transmitter installed by them on a mobile tower
9.25 am: Wonderful being in Seoul. My gratitude to the Indian community here for the very warm welcome: PM Modi
9.10 am: PM Narendra Modi to hold talks with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye later today
8.35 am: PM Narendra Modi received a warm welcome from Indian community in Seoul, South Korea
8.14 am: Indian fisherman injured at sea after warning shots fired into water to frighten off fishing vessel ricocheted and hit him : reports
8.00 am: PM Narendra Modi attends the wreath laying ceremony at the Seoul National Cemetery