Bengaluru, Sept 25: Millions celebrated Eid al-Adha or Bakri Eid with gaiety across India on Friday but the Haj tragedy in Saudi Arabia that killed over 700 pilgrims including 14 Indians cast a shadow.
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11.45 pm: Jawaharlal Nehru University must be renamed after Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, says Subramanian Swamy.
11.00 pm: We are working on bringing changes to our nation, to make our cities smart. Our way to development needs to be sustainable: PM Modi at UN.
10.45 pm: We must not become selfish when it comes to dealing with the problem of climate change: PM Modi while addressing UNGA on sustainable development.
10.20 pm: Volkswagen appoints Porsche boss Matthias Mueller as new CEO.
9.40 pm: Today we made history by adopting Global Goals - an agenda for people & planet: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at UNGA.
9.35 pm: UNGA unanimously adopts agenda 2030, world leaders approve new UN goals for next 15 years.
9.20 pm: Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation against FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
9.10 pm: Fifa confirm dates for 2022 Qatar World Cup, to be held from Nov 21 to Dec 18.
9.00 pm: Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav calls Parliament Session on 2nd October to elect new Prime Minister of the country.
8.40 pm: Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae met Nepal PM Sushil Koirala & Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi at Nepal MEA office in Kathmandu.
8.20 pm: Nepalese Foreign Ministry calls in Indian envoy Ranjit Rae, raises issue of obstruction in the movement of essential supplies to Nepal.
8.10 pm: Pope Francis addresses UN assembly; demands "immediate measures" to combat human trafficking, and the drug trade.
8.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in New York.
7.40 pm: LG- Super King; whenever I try to meet LG (N Jung); he responds 3-4 days later. I am going to write that he should be removed: BJP MP Udit Raj.
7.30 pm: Story about PM Modi disrespecting the tricolor is false and mischievous. PM didn't autograph the Tricolor. The memento signed by PM Modi was not the Tri Color, it did not have the Ashok Chakra on it or the 'White' color band on it: DG PIB Frank Noronha to ANI
7.15 pm: 2022 World Cup in Qatar to kick off on November 21 and end on December 18.
7.00 pm: 3 students injured after a blast inside school campus in Khandaghosh area of Bardhaman district (Kolkata).
6.00 pm: 4 women died at Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, due to lack of oxygen supply.
5.25 pm: Delhi police team reaches Somnath Bharti's residence to arrest him, picks up his dog 'Don' instead.
Delhi police team reaches Somnath Bharti's residence to arrest him, picks up his dog 'Don' instead. pic.twitter.com/19qtCJChG2— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
5.12 pm: I'm astounded, this(AAP)party has aroused from Anna's movement and Anna is completely against alcoholism says Shazia Ilmi.
5.10 pm: Explosives were illegally being taken for Maoists, 7 persons arrested.
5.00 pm: Police seizes 1750 kg of explosives from Bastar (Chattisgarh).
4.55 pm: Blast in Kolkata factory, 1 feared dead.
1 dead & 2 injured in a low intensity explosion in a factory godown in Kashipur, Kolkata. (Spot visuals) pic.twitter.com/fdboLF4DOf— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
4.40 pm: Govt. provided him(Kalburgi)security which was later withdrawn. Govt. is responsible for his murder says Basavaraj Budihal.
4.31 pm: I told them that I'm not aware of who is behind this murder says Basavaraj Budihal (Sri Ram Sene) on being questioned by CBI in MM Kalburgi case.
4.30 pm: BJP MP Udit Raj's Personal Secretary Parminder sent to one day judicial custody.
4.20 pm: Legal action will be taken against anyone who helps Bharti in evading legal process says Deependra Pathak,Jt Commissioner.
4.10 pm: All steps tht a professional criminal takes,he (S Bharti) is adopting, like changing various kinds of attires & location says Deependra Pathak.
4.00 pm: Three injured after a low intensity blast in a factory godown in Kashipur, Kolkata.
3.58 pm: This process of auction in the state was started in the Congress regime, we have not started it forthwith says Ashok Parnami.
3.55 pm: Want to tell them, people of R'than have elected Vasundhara Raje as their CM for 5 years & she will be the CM for 5 years says Ashok Parnami.
3.40 pm: Cong has not been able to digest the fact that people of R'than hv formed BJP Govt with majority in state says Ashok Parnami.
3.30 pm: Last rites of Swami Dayananda Saraswati being performed in Rishikesh.
Last rites of Swami Dayananda Saraswati being performed in Rishikesh (Uttarakhand). pic.twitter.com/pj90dlvxr4— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
3.28 pm: If everything is to be done by Govt of India, Nitish what are you the CM for? Ravi Shankar Prasad.
3.15 pm: Pandemonium among BJP workers at Patna BJP office over ticket distribution.
3.11 pm: Poverty and unemployment are major challenges before us, we can only deal with these challenges together says Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
3.10 pm: We are after him (Somnath Bharti), We're confident that we'll make him join investigation shortly says Deependra Pathak, Joint CP, South West.
3.05 pm: We are connecting people with Atal pension yojana so that they can take benefits of pension says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
3.00 pm: There is hardly anyone today who doesn't have a bank account says Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
2.40 pm: BJP President Amit Shah pays tribute to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his birth anniversary.
2.35 pm: Banks to disburse Rs 1.22 lakh crore under PM Mudra Yojana by end of this fiscal: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
2.28 pm: We are connecting people with Atal pension yojana so that they can take benefits of pension: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
1.15 pm: BJP made claims of transparency, but allocated 653 mines on first come first serve basis: Sachin Pilot.
12.55 pm: BSF share sweets with Pakistan Rangers at Wagah Border on the occasion of Eid
BSF share sweets with Pakistan Rangers at Wagah Border on the occasion of Eid pic.twitter.com/742zgdHhlQ— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
12.35 pm: We want and always try to maintain good relations with all our neighbors: Union Home Min Rajnath Singh.
11.50 am: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis participates in Shahi Snan of Maha Kumbh.
11.08 am: Terror flags and Pakistan flags raised before Namaz in Srinagar's Eidgah area
Terror flags and Pak flags raised before Namaz in Srinagar's Eidgah area. pic.twitter.com/AVFPX3Qv6k— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
11.00 am: Violent clashes after EID prayers as Pak and ISIS flags were waved in Srinagar.
10.42 am: Stone pelting, Pakistan flags raised before Namaz in Srinagar's Eidgah area. Security forces fire tear gas shells to disperse protesters.
10.08 am: Delhi Police arrest 3 including BJP MP Udit Raj's personal assistant for their alleged involvement in the assault on DM Sanjay Goel.
9.50 am: Death toll of Indians in Haj stampede mounts to 14.
9.00 am: US wants Modi to succeed as we want India to succeed: Senator John McCain.
PM Modi autographed the Indian flag for President Obama to be handed over to him by renowned Chef Vikas Khanna. pic.twitter.com/fsvgj9aCeV— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015
8.00 am: Morning prayers being offered at Jama Masjid, Delhi on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha.
Morning prayers being offered at Jama Masjid, Delhi on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha. pic.twitter.com/9WEkwvQSSs— ANI (@ANI_news) September 25, 2015