Oct 15: Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin to address a joint press conference, later today.
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11:15 pm: Varanasi stampede: SP City SP Traffic CO Kotwali VNS and Thana in charge Ramnagar & Mughalsarai suspended for gross negligence.
10:50 pm: Six naxals arrested from Hindon Vihar area in Noida, confirms UP IG ATS.
10:25 pm: Sri Lankan president to meet with PM Modi on Sunday
10:20 pm: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrives in Goa.
9:40 pm: Terrorists open fire on a police vehicle in Tootigund Handwara.
9:20 pm: Varanasi stampede: Uttar Pradesh DGP Javeed Ahmad visits the stampede site.
9:00 pm: President Xi said that terrorism and violent extremism were on the increase
8:30 pm: PM Modi thanked President Zuma for South Africa's support to India's bid for membership of NSG.
8:05 pm: India and China had been victims of terrorism: PM Modi
8:00 pm: India, China recognise terrorism as key issue.
7:50 pm: India and China reviewed bilateral relationship and its dimensions: Vikas Swarup
7:40 pm: PM Modi meets South African President Jacob Zuma in Goa.
7:20 pm: Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.34 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.37 per litre.
6:35 pm: Delegation level talks between India and China underway in Goa.
6:30 pm: Patidar community members in Mehsana protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's visit
6:20 pm: Blast rocks Jalalabad city of Afghanistan. More details awaited
6:10 pm: PM Modi meets Chinese president Xi Jinping in Goa.
6:05 pm: Varanasi stampede : Death toll rises to 24
5.56 pm: Meat exporter Moin Qureshi released from ED detention after questioning
5.31 pm: One naxal arrested from Kondagaon area of Chhattisgarh.
5.00 pm: PM announces ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs each to next of kin of those killed, Rs 50,000 for those injured.
4.45 pm: It (Varanasi stampede) is an unfortunate incident. CM office monitoring situation.Guilty will be booked for negligence: Gaurav Bhatia,SP.
4.39 pm: Explosion in a moving auto rickshaw in Agra. One killed, more than 6 injured.
4.33 pm: Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the stampede in Varanasi, says PM Modi.
4.08 pm: Baghdad bomb targeting Shiites kills at least 11: officials.
3.54 pm: Varanasi stampede: 19 brought dead, out of which 15 females, and 4 males. Four injured, says doctor.
3.34 pm: UP CM announces Rs 2 lakhs each for kin of those killed in the Varanasi stampede,also announces Rs 50,000 each for the critically injured.
3.30 pm: Death toll in stampede during Baba Jai Gurdev's sabha in Varanasi rises to 14.
3.22 pm: 10 people killed in a stampede during Baba Jai Gurudev's sabha in Varanasi: IG zone SK Bhagat.
3.14 pm: Stampede during Baba Jai Gurudev's sabha in Varanasi. More details awaited.
3.06 pm: The two (PM Modi-Pres Putin) leaders strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations: S Jaishankar, FS on BRICS 2016.
2.30 pm: The sense of meeting (PM Modi-Pres Putin) was that the relationship has really progressed well in last 9 months: S Jaishankar,Foreign Secratary.
2.23 pm: Companies of both countries are improving industrial cooperation, military and technical cooperation also improving: President Putin.
2.07 pm: With an eye on the future we also agreed to setup a Science and Technology Commission: Narendra Modi.
2.03 pm: Ours is a truly privileged and unique relationship: PM Modi on India-Russia.
2.02 pm: India and Russia sign pact for joint production of 200 Kamov helicopters. PM Modi and President Putin witness exchange of 16 agreements and 3 announcements across different fields.
1.54 pm: India and Russia sign MoUs on energy, infrastructure, rail and others.
1.48 pm: Signing of Memorandums of Understanding between India and Russia
1.41 pm: Family of SSB Jawan Ghanshyam who lost his life in Zakura attack(J&K), in mourning in Dausa (Rajasthan).
1.29 pm: House and car of Tripura BJP state president Biplab Deb was attacked last night. He escaped unhurt. Two arrested in Tripura.
1.26 pm: DG SSB Archana Ramasundaram pays tribute to jawan Ghanshyam who lost his life in Zakura terror attack in Srinagar.
1.19 pm: Wreath laying ceremony underway of Jawan Ghanshyam who lost his life in terror attack in Zakura (J&K) yesterday.
1.00 pm: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Goa, welcomed upon arrival by traditional Indian dancers on BRICS summit.
12.48 pm: Union Minister Arun Jaitley, Prakash Javadekar and Mahesh Sharma also present for the meeting.
12.40 pm: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Goa in BRICS Summit 2016.
12.35 pm: Meat exporter Moin Qureshi detained at Delhi Airport, an ED look out notice was pending against him.
12.34 pm: Meeting underway at HM's residence for discussion on ways to implement schemes named after Deendayal Upadhyaya better.
12.25 pm: Tibetans stage protest in Margao, hold placards with 'Free Tibet and end the occupation' and 'China OUT of Tibet now' slogans in Goa.
12.15 pm: PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin begin with restricted talks ahead of BRICS Summit.
12.02 pm: Police detains Tibet activists who were staging protest in Margao against China's illegal occupation of Tibet.
11.58 am: Tibetans stage protest in Margao, hold placards with 'Free Tibet and end the occupation' and 'China OUT of Tibet now' slogans.
Goa: Tibetans stage protest in Margao, hold placards with 'Free Tibet and end the occupation' and 'China OUT of Tibet now' slogans pic.twitter.com/O7LUQrWdXG— ANI (@ANI_news) October 15, 2016
11.45 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Russian President Vladimir Putin begin with restricted talks.
11.30 am: PM Narendra Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS Summit in Goa.
11.18 am: We expect a very fruitful discussion on various issues; Defence, security issues are going to dominate: Vikas Swarup, MEA.
11.05 am: LG Najeeb Jung will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh at latter's residence at 12:45 PM.
10.50 am: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Dabolim city for the BRICS Summit.
10.25 am: A warm welcome to you South African President. Looking forward to fruitful deliberations in coming days: PM Modi.
10.08 am: South African President Jacob Zuma arrives in Dabolim city for the BRICS Summit.
9.40 am: Brazilian President Michel Temer arrives in Dabolim city for the BRICS Summit
9.15 am: Visuals of anti-aircraft gun on the beach near one of the venues of BRICS 2016 in Panaji (Goa)
8.55 am: Goa police detained our activists for staging a protest against China's illegal occupation of Tibet: Tenzing Jimmy, President of TYC.
8.35 am: Two more women accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault, including former a 'Apprentice' contestant.
8.05 am: PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold bilateral talks at BRICS 2016, today.
8.00 am: Russian President Vladimir Putin's arrival in Goa delayed due to heavy fog cover in the city.