Oct 16: Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Naushera Sector (J&K) was responded to befittingly by Indian troops. No casualties to Indian troops was reported.
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12:00 am: Gujarat: Patidar community protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in Surat (earlier visuals).
11:45 pm: Army jawan,Sepoy Sudees Kumar lost life in firing by Pak in J&K's Rajouri. Sudhees Kumar (from Sambhal,UP) aged 24, is survived by his wife.
11:30 pm: Supporters protested after a RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru.
11:00 pm: Goa: PM Narendra Modi meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina for a bilateral.
10:00 pm: Rio Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday (Oct 16) got engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian at her residence in Rohtak.
9:30 pm: I emphasise that Sri Lanka is firmly committed to join all efforts to combat this global menace of terrorism: Maithripala Sirisena,President
9:00 pm: Rising terrorism has become a source of common concern: Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi addressing BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit
8:30 pm: Terror is Pak's 'favourite child': Modi
8:00 pm: 72-year-old RTI activist shot dead at his residence
7:30 pm: Technology can bridge gaps and connect communities: PM
7:00 pm: Terrorism, radicalisation pose grave threat to each of us: PM
6:30 pm: Syria rebels capture emblematic IS stronghold Dabiq
6:17 pm: Varanasi death toll rises to 25
5:37 pm: PM Modi briefed the Sri Lankan President about the Uri Attack and expressed gratitude for sharing the grief: MEA, Vikas Swarup.
5:30 pm: MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup briefs the media on today's BRICS developments in Goa #BRICS2016.
5:20 pm: Cross-border terrorism is the worst form of terrorism: Prime Minister of Bhutan at @BRICS2016.
5:13 pm: JD-U National Council meet begins in #Rajgir.
4:45 pm: It is the responsibility of all states to prevent terrorist actions from their territories: Goa Declaration at #BRICS2016.
4:30 pm: We strongly condemn the recent several attacks, against some BRICS countries, including that in India: Goa declaration at #BRICS2016.
4:12 pm: I would like to thank my fellow leaders for their unqualified support in ensuring a successful 8th BRICS Summit: PM Modi.
4:00 pm: We were united in view to establish BRICS Agri Research Platform,Railway Research Network,Sports Council,various youth-centric fora: Modi at BRICS.
3:50 pm: We were unanimous in recognising the threat that terrorism, extremism and radicalisation presents: PM.
3:47 pm: We welcome the early entry into force of the Paris Climate agreement, India was proud to ratify it on 2nd October this year, says PM Modi.
3:45 pm: We have just concluded the eighth BRICS Summit. Honoured to welcome the BRICS leaders to the beautiful state of Goa: PM Modi.
3:40 pm: PM Modi addresses the press at #BRICS2016.
3.28 pm: We believe that our industrial cooperation can become more effective: Russian President Vladimir Putin at Plenary session #BRICSSummit
3.27 pm: We believe that our industrial cooperation can become more effectively: Russian President Vladimir Putin at Plenary session #BRICSSummit
3.21 pm: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking at the Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 in Goa
3.20 pm: Would like to congratulate PM Narendra Modi for the effort to take BRICS out of meeting rooms, to public spaces: Brazilian Pres Michel Temer
3.19 pm: We all can expand our partnership in different areas: Brazilian President Michel Temer #BRICS2016
3.18 pm: We (BRICS nations) have similar challenges, we can work together to overcome them: Brazilian President Michel Temer #BRICS2016
3.17 pm: Brazilian President Michel Temer speaking at the Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 in Goa
2.56 pm: The world is faced with new inter connected challenges which require our concerted efforts to resolve: South African President Jacob Zuma
2.56 pm: South African President Jacob Zuma at the Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 in Goa
2.54 pm: We need to deepen our partnership, we BRICS countries are good friends, brothers & partners that treat each other with sincerity: Xi Jinping
2.49 pm: October is the season of harvest and this year marks the tenth anniversary of BRICS cooperation: Chinese President Xi Jinping #BRICSSummit
2.46 pm: We need to deepen the security cooperation between our NSAs, early adoption of Comprehensive Convention on Int'l Terrorism will be an expression of our resolve to fight this menace: PM Modi at plenary session in Goa #BRICSSummit
2.45 pm: Terrorists funding, their weapon supply, training and political support must be systematically cut off: PM Modi #BRICSSummit
2.44 pm: I visited India in 2014, hardworking people and colorful traditions of this great country left me a deep impression: Chinese Pres Xi Jinping
2.43 pm: Selective approaches to terrorists, individuals and organisations will not only be futile but also counter productive: PM Modi #BRICSSummit
Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 underway in Goa pic.twitter.com/hL4LCRBwv6— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
2.42 pm: Terrorism casts a long shadow on our development and economic prosperity, it has grown more lethal: PM Modi #BRICSSummit
2.41 pm: Our response to terror must be nothing less than comprehensive, we need to act both individually and collectively: PM Modi in Goa
2.40 pm: Security and counter terrorism cooperation is necessary if we have to safeguard the lives of our citizens: PM Modi in Goa #BRICSSummit
2.39 pm: We look forward to translating into reality the idea of BRICS credit rating agency: PM Narendra Modi in Goa #BRICS2016
2.38 pm: BRICS Trade Fair just concluded, it should become a regular platform for business exchanges: PM Modi in Goa #BRICS
2.37 pm: In a world of uncertainties, BRICS stands as a beacon of peace, potential and promise: PM Modi in Goa.
2.36 pm: There is a clear need to build norms, create structure to stop tax invasion, black money and stop corruption: PM Modi in Goa #BRICSSummit
2.35 pm: We must speed up the work on setting up BRICS agricultural research centre, railway research network and BRICS Sports council: PM Modi
2.34 pm: Goa declaration contains substantive reference on terrorism and responsibilities of state to combat terror: Sources #BRICS2016
2.33 pm: We are celebrating 10 years of our partnership under BRICS, it has produced strong benefits of cooperation: PM Modi in Goa. #BRICS
Plenary session of BRICS Summit 2016 underway in Goa pic.twitter.com/MWcxeFVzus— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
2.26 pm: Delhi: A car caught fire on Lodhi Road, which was later doused completely.
2.21 pm: Over 80 houses and 15 cow sheds gutted in fire in Sukhnai village of Marwah Tehsil of Kishtwar district (J&K). No casualties reported.
2.15 pm: Onkar Singh Kanwar, Chair of the BRICS Business Council's Indian Section presents the report of BRICS Business Council in Goa #BRICSSummit
2.04 pm: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking at the BRICS Business Council in Goa #BRICSSummit
2.00 pm: Brazilian President Michel Temer speaking at the BRICS Business Council in Goa #BRICSSummit, says committed to improve business ties
1.54 pm: Bhopal Gas Tragedy memorial to be built in Bhopal with an investment of Rs 180 crores (approx)
1.52 pm: South African President Jacob Zuma speaking at the BRICS Business Council in Goa #BRICSSummit
1.49 pm: NDB's success is concrete result of our common efforts.It has kept clean energy & sustainable infra as its priority. We welcome it: PM Modi
1.47 pm: We have transformed India into one of the most open economies in the world today: PM Modi at the BRICS Business Council #BRICSSummit
1.44 pm: We count on BRICS Business Council to achieve our common goal of strengthening business trade, building investment linkages: PM Modi #BRICS
1.41 pm: We have taken a number of steps for ease of doing business in country and the results are visible: PM Modi at #BRICS Business Council in Goa
1.40 pm: Salcete (Goa): PM Narendra Modi speaking at the BRICS Business Council #BRICSSummit
12.58 pm: One more Naxal arrested from Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh. Total no of Naxals arrested: 10
12.51 pm: Surat (Gujarat): Delhi police arrests AAP MLA Gulab Singh after a Non-bailable warrant was issued against him in an alleged extortion case
12.47 pm: Whatever Anurag Kashyap said is wrong, Neither BJP nor Govt issued any ban,it has become a trend to protest agnst Modiji- Madhur Bhandarkar
Baramulla (J&K) : Protesters seen waving Chinese and Pakistani flags (14/10/16) pic.twitter.com/rD6QP7JXoT— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
12.35 pm: Delhi Police reaches Umra police station in Surat (Gujarat)
12:30 pm: We're united in our belief that terrorism & its supporters hv to be punished, not rewarded: PM Modi at BRICS leaders restricted meet in Goa.
12:18 pm: There is no difference between Pakistan and Taliban and we should fight them together: Naela Quadri Baloch, Baloch Freedom Movement.
11:52 pm: Chennai: Fisheries minister D Jayakumar leads a procession, praying for speedy recovery of TN CM.
Chennai: Fisheries minister D Jayakumar leads a procession of women carrying milk pots on their heads praying for speedy recovery of TN CM pic.twitter.com/9g5QyK9ldi— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
11:40 pm: Country in India's neighbourhood is mother-ship of Terrorism. Terror modules around world are linked to this mother-ship. This country not just shelters them, it nurtures a mindset: PM Modi.
11:35 pm: India recently ratified Paris Climate Agreement; committed to a harmonious balance between development and climate change: PM.
11:30 pm: If new drivers of growth have to take root, there must be unhindered flow of skilled talent, ideas, technology & capital across borders: Modi.
11:25 pm: Delhi police registers a case against the defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari after a complaint was filed by an MoD official, few days back.
11:20 pm: PM Modi speaks of the critical challenges that our world is confronted with, begins w/ the need for a clear roadmap to revive the global economy.
11:10 pm: NGT asks Delhi govt to submit list of hospitals and waste generated by them
10:58 pm: BRICS2016: PM Narendramodi meets Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka for 1st engagement.
10:46 pm: More than 50 skeletons of victims of 2013 flood found on both sides of the Kedarnath-Triyuginarayan road: Garhwal Range IG Sanjay Gunjyal.
10:39 pm: Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina arrives in Goa.
10.10 am: 9 naxals arrested from Hindon Vihar in Noida, confirms UP IG ATS. 6 pistols, 50 cartridges, 3 cars, 125 detonators, 2 laptops recovered.
9.55 am: The firing started early in the morning, the entire population of the village is hiding and have taken cover: Local from Naushera
9.43 am: Baloch protest in Toronto against the abduction of Shabir Baloch in Balochistan by Pakistani security forces.
9.36 am: This will be UK PM's 1st bilateral visit outside Europe, will hold talks with PM Modi & review all aspects of India-UK Strategic Partnership
9.29 am: PM of the United Kingdom Theresa May to visit India from 6th to 8th November '16 accompanied by a business delegation.
9.19 am: I am a big fan of Hindus and of India. If I am elected President the Indian community will have a true friend in the White House: Donald Trump
9.17 am: New Jersey (US): Republican presidential candidate for the US Donald Trump at event hosted by the Republican Hindu Coalition.
8.43 am: Dausa (Rajasthan): Villagers & family members of Zakura attack martyr Ghanshyam Gurjar in mourning
Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pak in Naushera Sector (J&K) (visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/uQszgvo4i7— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
The birds have been handed over to an NGO & an enquiry has been ordered in the matter. pic.twitter.com/nApbPghHWz— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
(15.10.16) J&K police seized more than 150 pigeons allegedly being smuggled for purpose of espionage. pic.twitter.com/eF4bcD8ELa— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
Doda (15/10/16): Fire broke out in a forest causing huge loss to the green belt, fire dept had a hard time tackling the fire. pic.twitter.com/TVJGom6CY8— ANI (@ANI_news) October 16, 2016
8.00 am: Three more Naxals arrested with explosives & detonators in Noida: UP IG ATS.
7.45 am: 7 vehicles smashed into one another in Borivali (Mumbai) last evening, injuring a few people.
7.35 am: Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pak in Naushera Sector (J&K), responded to befittingly by our troops. No casualties to our troops.
7.31 am: 2nd day of BRICS Summit in Goa, Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Eco Co-o (BIMSTEC) meet to take place