Bengaluru, Aug 27: Urban Development Ministry will formally announce the names of cities being selected for the NDA government's flagship project on Thursday, Aug 27.
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10: 58 pm: Our teams have gone to Kolkata,Guwahati & other parts of country for investigation in Sheena Bora case: Rakesh Maria
10: 40 pm: We have got transit remand for third accused in Sheena Bora case,he's being brought to city today: Maria
10: 30 pm: Sheena is daughter of Indrani, says Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria.
10: 10 pm: Quota row: Congress meets Gujarat Governor, demands President's rule in the state: Reports
9: 35 pm: I'm sure if we have a hearing with PM in a day or two,he will listen to us: Major Gen(Retd) Satbir Singh on OROP
9: 19 pm: Government, RBI reach consensus on monetary policy committee: Jayant Sinha
9: 05 pm: Dawood Ibrahim is not hiding here, says Pakistan
8: 56: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi meets delegation of Sufi scholars at 7RCR: ANI report
8: 40 pm: Amid rising Onion price, Government okays bids for 1,000 tonnes of onion import
8: 35 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to chair a crucial Defence Acquisition Council meeting on Friday: Sources
8: 10 pm: A farmers' rally called by the opposition Left Front in Kolkata turns violent: Reports
7: 55 pm: Modi government's performance review to be held at RSS-BJP meet from September 2 to 4: Reports
7: 40 pm: Police will call me again as investigation proceeds: Mikhail Bora
7:30 pm: Sheena Bora murder case, Mikhail Bora released after being questioned at Dispur police station in Assam.
Mikhail Bora released after being questioned at Dispur police station in Assam. pic.twitter.com/hTLkC8udAR— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2015
6:55 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to meet ex-servicemen at 7 pm today
6:40 pm: Peter Mukherjea leaves from his residence in Mumbai.
Sheena Bora murder case: Peter Mukherjea leaves from his residence in Mumbai. pic.twitter.com/8RCiyRzGST— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2015
6:25 pm: Sheena Bora murder case: Sanjeev Khanna being taken from Alipore police station by Mumbai police.
6:00 pm: Protesting Madarsa teachers lathicharged by Police in Patna.
5:30 pm: Nirbhaya case convicts held guilty of robbery in a separate case by a Delhi court.
5:15 pm: China arrests 12 people as Tianjin blasts toll rises to 145.
5:00 pm: Sheena Bora murder case, Mikhail Bora detained at Dispur police station in Assam.
4.50 pm: City court grants 5-day transit remand to Mumbai Police for taking Sanjeev Khanna.
4:20 pm: Arrested terrorist identified as 22-year-old Sajjad Ahmed, who hails from Muzaffargarh in south west Pakistan.
4:00 pm: Four terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir, one captured.
3:30 pm:One terrorist of Pakistan origin has been caught alive in an operation carried by the army and police at North Kashmir.
3.20 pm: Mumbai cops apply for 7-day transit remand of Sanjeev Khanna
3.10 pm: Sheena murder case, Sanjeev Khanna appeals for bail
3.00 pm: Actor Sanjay Dutt arrives at Khar police station (Mumbai) to mark attendance.
2.40 pm: Mumbai Police reaches Mikhail Bora's residence in Guwahati.
2:00 pm: Madras HC agreed to hear on the merits & maintainability of the petition filed by CSK, on Sept 23.
1.40 pm: Indrani Mukerjea's ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna to be produced in court at 2 pm today.
1.20 pm: Pakistan contacts UN over cancellation of NSA-level talks with India
1.00 pm: Sheena Bora murder case, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria reaches Khar police station to question Rahul Mukherjee.
12.30 pm: Patel agitation, Curfew lifted in Surat
12.17 pm: Maximum number of Smart Cities are in UP followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu
11.48 am: Normalcy returns to Rajkot in Gujarat after two days of shutdown due to the Patel agitation
Normalcy returns to Rajkot in Gujarat after two days of shutdown due to the Patel agitation pic.twitter.com/QpEtsb4fiU— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2015
11.35 am: I am also from Jammu and Kashmir, my family used to live here: Rahul Gandhi
11.07 am: 4 CRPF and 2 RAF teams reach Ahmedabad Railway Station from Bhopal
10.40 am: Another major milestone achieved by India, India has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus.The validation of this happened much before: PM Narendra Modi.
10.10 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives at the inauguration of the Global Call to Action Summit 2015
PM Narendra Modi arrives at the inauguration of the Global Call to Action Summit 2015 pic.twitter.com/Vw7LLMLhYm— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) August 27, 2015
9.20 am: Protesters show black flags to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at Patna Airport
Protesters show black flags to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at Patna Airport pic.twitter.com/up8y7O2hZX— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2015
8.33 am: Army deploys two additional columns each in Surat, Rajkot and Mehsana of Gujarat
8.23 am: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi expected to interact with farmers associated with National Saffron Mission in Pulwama today
8.16 am: Mumbai police quiz Peter Mukerjea's son Rahul in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case
8.14 am: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi's second day in J&K, will interact with farmers associated with National Saffron Mission in Pulwama.
Visuals of Peter Mukherjea's son Rahul Mukherjea after questioning last night pic.twitter.com/2zNa7hLDwI— ANI (@ANI_news) August 27, 2015
8.05 am: Army deploys additional two columns each in Surat, Rajkot and Mehsana of Gujarat
8.00 am: Kolkata, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Rae Bareli will be developed as Smart Cities as the Urban Development Ministry will formally announce the names of cities being selected for the NDA government's flagship project today.
7.45 am: Delhi High Court seeks a reply from the AAP government on a plea challenging the appointment of nomineee directors