New Delhi, Apr 15: Devotees lined up to offer prayers at Poddareshwar Ram Temple in Nagpur, Maharashtra on Friday, April 15.
Get all the latest national, international news updates of April 15, 2016 here:
11.22 pm: New strong quake hits Japan, tsunami warning issued then lifted.
9.37 pm: A Zambian with 40 Kg of narcotics substance caught at IGI Airport, New Delhi.
8.40 pm: Security for Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid beefed up following death threats.
7.55 pm: Rafale deal finalised, India to buy 36 fighter jets from France for 7.8 billion Euros.
7.33 pm: ED moves PMLA court in Mumbai seeking non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya, matter to be heard tomorrow.
7.17 pm: ED moves PMLA court in Mumbai seeking non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya for not responding to summons issued by them.
6.45 pm: Airbase renamed as 'Air Force station Arjan Singh' on Marshal of IAF's 97th birthday today.
6.40 pm: Petrol & diesel prices decreased by Rs. 0.74/litre & Rs. 1.30/litre respectively with effect from midnight tonight.
6.03 pm: 1 youth out of 4 people who got injured in Army firing during protest in Kupwara (J&K), succumbs to his injuries.
5.50 pm: Fire breaks out at Mercantile House building on Delhi's Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Situation under control, no casualties
5.49 pm: But this suspension of his passport shouldn't be used as a tool as he's always looking for excuses to not face Indian courts, says Anirudh Balal.
5.48 pm: We see kind of hope that Govt showing seriousness in revoking Vijay Mallya's passport, says Anirudh Balal, Ex-KFA employee.
5.47 pm: Joint work by Indian Navy and Global Maritime fraternity has brought down piracy off the coast of Somalia, says Rajnath Singh, HM.
5.46 pm: 9 people dead and 47 injured after a vehicle overturned on Antagarh-Tadoki road in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, 16 in critical condition.
5.27 pm: Army opens fire on protesters after their protest turned violent in Kupwara district of J&K, 4 injured.
5.22 pm: Mumbai: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaking at India Maritime Summit 2016.
5.16 pm: I have prayed to Lord Ram for good rain this year as our farmers are in distress, says Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra CM.
5.05 pm: NITSrinagar students protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
4.56 pm: Why didn't Lalit Modi's passport be suspended? If Govt was so particular how did Mallya flee? Reflects Govt's double standards,says Congress.
4.55 pm: If he(Mallya) fails to respond within stipulated time it will be assumed he has no response to offer & MEA will go ahead with revocation, says MEA.
4:50 pm: Mr.Mallya has been asked to respond within a week as to why his passport should not be impounded or revoked: MEA.
4:30 pm: Vijay Mallya's passport suspended by MEA under section 10[A] of Passport Act.
4:17 pm: Vijay Mallya's passport suspended on ED request.
3:58 pm: India 'not forthcoming' on resuming comprehensive dialogue, Pakistan tells UN.
3:42 pm: Belgian transport minister steps down over airport security lapses: AFP.
3:27 pm: Over 500 fined in first five hours after roll out of Odd-even-II in the national capital.
2:59 pm: CBI files chargesheet against JDU MP Anil Sahani in LTC scam case.
2:45 pm: Services at Delhi's Shahdara metro station temporarily suspended due to slow frequency of trains on the red line.
2:38 pm: Delhi: Army Chief Dalbir Singh pays tribute to Major Amit Deswal, martyred while battling militants in Manipur.
2:28 pm: UP BJP releases a controversial poster mocking rivals in Varanasi.
2.00 pm: CINTAA had banned (means that no broadcaster will be allowed to work with her anymore) Shilpa Shinde after a spat with her producer.
1.45 pm: Services at Delhi's Shahdara metro station temporarily suspended due to slow frequency of trains on the red line.
1.30 pm: One person killed and another critically injured after an explosion in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. Police at the spot.
1.19 pm: Army Chief Dalbir Singh pays tribute to Major Amit Deswal who was killed in encounter with ZUF militants in Manipur.
12.30 pm: Pathankot-Jalandhar train halted in Kandrori after a suspicious bag was found onboard, search ops underway.
12.16 pm: This is politically motivated. In the end,truth will come out, says JD(U) MP Anil Sahni on alleged corruption in LTC Scam.
12.10 pm: Fire breaks out at Army's 15 Corp headquarters in Badamibagh(Srinagar), four fire tenders at the spot.
12 noon: FM Arun Jaitley participates in Sixth Annual Ministerial Meeting of India- US Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) in Washington DC.
11.55 am: This is politically motivated. In the end,truth will come out :JD(U) MP Anil Sahni on alleged corruption in LTC Scam.
11.50 am: National leaders like PM or Rahul Gandhi or Sitaram Yechury coming did not hamper rescue work,it was big relief for people, says Kerala CM.
11.45 am: National Conference(NC) delegation led by Ali Mohd Sagar on its way to Handwara stopped by Police at Sopore.
11.40 am: Pakistan has not responded so far on India's demand of sending mortal remains of Kirpal Singh (who died in Pakistan jail) to India, say Sources.
11.30 am: Attingal murder case: Both accused have been found guilty of murder under section 302. Quantum of punishment to be announced at 3 pm today.
11.20 am: 'Home Minister assured us that all our concerns will be addressed and body of Kripal Singh will be soon brought back", says Dalbir Kaur, sister of late Sarabjit Singh.
11.10 am: "Widows pension, salaries of class IV employees pending but AAP Govt is spending all money on adverts", says Sheila Dikshit.
11.00 am: Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff losses last ditch to halt the impeachment process against her, clearing the way for a key vote in Congress.
10.50 am: Around 50 school children fall ill after after suspected food poisioning at 4 Mumbai schools.
10.40 am: Intense Heat wave grips Hyderabad.
10.30 am: Body of Kirpal Singh will be soon brought back, says Dalbir Kaur who accompanied kin of Indian prisoner in meeting with HM Rajnath Singh.
10.15 am: Pakistan ready to work with India to continue peace dialogue: Pak Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria.
10.00 am: Separatists call shut dowm in Srinagar over Handwara incident, security tightened.
9.45 am: At least three persons killed in a road accident in Dhaula Kuan in Delhi
9.30 am: Security tightened for Kanhaiya Kumar after receiving inputs of threats.
9.20 am: Heat wave continues to sweep many parts of India, death toll mounts to 130.
9.15 am: After Bihar, now chief minister Nitish Kumar wants booze ban in neighbouring Jharkhand too.
9.00 am: In view of scroaching heat, summer vacations in Teleangana to start from April 17.
8.45 am: PM greets the people, on the occasion of Ram Navami.
राम नवमी के पावन अवसर पर हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं।— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 15, 2016
8.40 am: I received a call saying 'you're speaking too much, hum tumhe dekh lenge': Bobby Joshi(Murthal incident eye-witness): ANI
8.30 am: Family of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh who died in Kot Lakhpat Jail in Pakistan to meet HM Rajnath Singh today in Delhi.
8.25 am: Pann masala,gutkha,all forms of chewable tobacco banned by Delhi Government bans for one year.
8.20 am: Devotees take holy dip in Allahabad, Haridwar on the ocassion of Ram Navmi today.
8.15 am: Fortnight long odd-even II begins in Delhi.
Odd even starts today. Lets all join hands and resolve to make it a success.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) April 15, 2016