News Flash: March retail inflation drops to 4.83

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March retail inflation drops to 4.83

11.05 pm: We are exploring the opportunity to set up a port in Bangladesh and further strengthen our ties: Nitin Gadkari.

10.14 pm: One more person succumbs to burn injuries in Puttingal fire tragedy. Toll rises to 113.

9.35 pm: Monsoon to be above average in 2016: IMD.

9.22 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Protest in Handwara after Army opens fire, kills 2 youth to disperse mob.

8.40 pm: Assam: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Bihu festival celebration in Kaziranga National Park

8.30 pm: PM Modi tells Ministers to promote work of their ministries and their success stories on social media.

8.25 pm: Syed Geelani calls for shutdown in J&K over Handwara firing, other political parties demand action against guilty.

7.33 pm: March inflation drops to 4.83.

7.25 pm: Had to explain to my Hollywood colleagues what Padma awards are, then they were very excited for me: Priyanka Chopra.

7.00 pm: When crowd assembled, tried to ransack the bunker & to set it on fire, the forces retaliated, that's when 2 people got injured: IGP, Kashmir.

6.50 pm: Election Commission removes Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar. Somen Mitra to be new Kolkata CP.

6.40 pm: There was allegation that a girl was misbehaved with by a force personnel: SJM Gillani (IGP, Kashmir) on Handwara incident.

6.35 pm: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi.

6.30 pm: Law and order is not an issue of MHRD, its a state issue: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on NIT Srinagar.

6.25 pm: Haryana Government decides to change name of Gurgaon district to Gurugram and Mewat district to Nuh.

6.20 pm: Inflation eases for third straight month, Consumer price index at 4.83%

6.10 pm: Army deeply regrets the unfortunate loss of life. Matter will be investigated & anyone found guilty will be dealt with as per the law, says Army.

6.00 pm: Haryana Government decides to change name of Gurgaon district to Gurugram and Mewat district to Nuh.

5.48 pm: Bombay HC asks BCCI if it could shift IPL matches out of Pune and Mumbai and have asked it to reply by tomorrow.

5.30 pm: Fire breaks out at a agarbatti (incense sticks) factory in Bhopal (MP), 15 fire tenders at spot.

5.21 pm: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti and HM Rajnath Singh discussed NIT Srinagar issue in today's meeting at Ministry of Home Affairs, says Sources.

5.10 pm: We have a different vision with India, its the thing of the past that we saw India in relation to Pakistan: US Defence Secretary.

5.05 pm: Indian Hockey team beat Pakistan 5-1 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

5.00 pm: BCCI lawyer Rafiq Dada brings half a litre water sample being used for watering the pitches in Court, says its murky & unfit for drinking.

4.55 pm: Bombay HC asked amicus curiae advocate A Kumbhakoni to file his reply on Govt's affidavit on Maharashtra drought till 3rd May.

4.50 pm: Petitioner's Lawyer to Court: Only after petition & Court's intervention Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has entered into agreement with Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) for water, what before our petition?

4.47 pm: Bombay HC asked amicus curiae Advocate AA Kumbhakoni to file his reply on Govt's affidavit on Maharashtra drought in 2 weeks.

4.45 pm: Kirpal Singh's(who died in Pak jail)sister Jagir protests with Sarabjit's sister Dalbir,against Pak at Attari border.

4.40 pm: Conservation of tiger will ensure a good future for us and our coming generations: PM Modi speaking at the 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation in Delhi.

4.35 pm: 2 more people died after a wall collapsed during Municipal Corporation's demolition drive in Ahmedabad. Death toll now stands 5.

4.25 pm: Intervener in IPL matter requests Court that the IPL organisers should be asked to refrain from making Cheerleaders' dance during matches.

4.20 pm: More or less, Monsoon 2016 is expected to be good, says LS Rathore, DG IMD.

4.15 pm: SC sought info on amount disbursed under NDRF & SDRF. Centre assured additional Rs.3000 crore for MNREGA in drought hit states.

4.10 pm: Main organiser of Kollam fireworks show succumbs to his injuries in Trivandrum Medical College.

4.00 pm: SC asks Centre to submit a detailed chart of drought affected states, district, villages, blocks showing affected population.

3.50 pm: Kerala High Court says guidelines to be formed on use of firecrackers.

3.40 pm: We are making arrangements to supply water to villages in Latur district as well, AAG tells court

3.35 pm: Hearing on PIL against holding of IPL matches in Maharashtra resumes in Bombay HC.

3.30 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses jewellers protesting against Centre's excise duty proposal in Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar.

3.15 pm: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi reaches Mumba Devi Temple, Mumbai.

3.00 pm: The role of the revenue department officials also needs to be looked into says Kerala High Court on Puttingal temple issue.

2.57 pm: Kerala High Court asks for separate affidavits from the police and the district administration on the Puttingal temple incident. If there has been dereliction of duty then strict action ought to be taken observes Kerala High Court.

2.56 pm: Kerala government tells High Court that no permission was granted for fireworks display at the Puttingal temple. There has been a clear violation of the law, government also submits. The High Court sought to know why fireworks were allowed inside the temple if there was no permission. This is a matter that requires a CBI probe says Kerala HC.

2.50 pm: It is a breakdown of law and order of police cannot protect lives of people Kerala high court on Puttingal temple tragedy.

2.40 pm: Municipal Corporation's demolition drive in Ahmedabad causes a wall to collapse under which three people get stuck & lose their lives.

2.35 pm: There is clear violation of law, says Centre to Kerala HC on Puttingal Temple Fire.

2.30 pm: Kerala High Court says Puttingal temple had violated norms. Safety precautions were not followed.

2.20 pm: US Defence Secy Carter & I have agreed in principle to conclude a logistics action memorandum of agreement in this regard, says Defence Minister.

2.10 pm: We condemn terrorism emanating from anywhere in India, says US Defence Secretary on China's veto on Masood Azhar.

2.00 pm: DMK president M Karunanidhi to file nomination from Tiruvarur constituency on April 25 for upcoming TN Assembly polls.

1.45 pm: Over years, we have decentralized & we don't look into day to day functioning of banks. Banks need to be made party in this case: RBI to SC

1.30 pm: A stronger India-US partnership will promote peace, stability and progress in our region and World: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

1.18 pm: PM Modi meets Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William & Kate Middleton in Delhi.

12.57 pm: Court will analyse Govt affidavit. We are giving full assistance to Court to resolve matter: Rafiq Dada, BCCI lawyer.

12.56 pm: CJI to RBI: Poor farmers take loans in thousands but have to sell their lands.

12.37 pm: SC tells petitioner and RBI to formulate issues which court would hear. Petitioner seeks disclosure of info regarding bad debts and NPA.

12.34 pm: Cong vice president Rahul Gandhi visits Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai where a massive fire broke out last month.

12.33 pm: Muneer fired the killing shot, Reyaan drove bike & overtook NIA Officer Tanzil Ahmad's car, says Vijay Meena, IG Bareilly.

12.25 pm: Politely disagree with views expressed by Swami Swaroopanand Ji abt women entry in Shani Shingnapur will brng ill luck 2 them, says Venkaiah Naidu.

12.16 pm: During interrogation it has been revealed that one of accused Reyaan sought help from Tanzeel ji in a case, says Vijay Meena, IG Bareilly.

12.15 pm: All aspects including professional,personal rivalry were looked into during probe, says Vijay Meena,IG Bareilly on NIA officer Tanzeel murder case.

12.14 pm: Dehradun Enforcement Directorate begins investigations into housing projects in the city, checks being made into source of funding

11.54 am: Actor Priyanka Chopra awarded Padma award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

11.53 am: President Pranab Mukherjee confers 'Padma Bhushan' on Sania Mirza at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

11.44 am: President Pranab Mukherjee confers 'Padma Vibhushan' award on veteran actor Rajinikanth at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

11.21 am:  In 17 matches of IPL in Mumbai and Pune we will use recycled water: BCCI Lawyer informs court during hearing on IPL matches in Maharashtra.

11.05 am: Kollam: Around 20 people are involved, this number can even go up, says TF Xavier,SP(Crime).

10.58 am: Puttingal Temple Fire tragedy: 7 officials of the Temple Trust surrendered before the Kerala Crime Branch today.

10.37 am: People being rescued after massive fire in a building in Bhiwandi(Maharashtra).

10.36 am: Massive fire in a four storey building in Bhiwandi(Maharashtra), people being rescued by fire department officials.

10.29 am: Massive fire in a four storey building in Bhiwandi(Maharashtra), rescue ops underway for people who are trapped.

10.22 am: Have told hospitals that treatments have to be done free of cost, says Oommen Chandy,Kerala CM on Puttingal Temple Fire.

10.20 am: 25 people have been rescued from the building, no casualties in the fire, says Fire Department.

10.08 am: Massive fire in a four storey building in Bhiwandi(Maharashtra) ,9 fire tenders and 5 water tankers at the spot.

10.05 am: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi today.

9.26 am: Through the big tankers, water will be taken into our treatment plants. After treatment, it will be distributed today-Sudhakar Telang.

9.25 am: Thane (Maharashtra): Fire breaks out at a garment factory in Bhiwandi. Five fire tenders at the spot.

9.24 am: Decanting going on, after that it will be collected in well from where it'll be pumped into tankers-Sudhakar Telang.

9.23 am: This is a trial run,10 wagons have come. Through this, we're getting around 5lakh litre water, says Sudhakar Telang (Latur Municipal Commissioner).

9.02 am: Amritsar: SGPC flags off a Sikh jatha of 1000 devotees to Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi.

9.01 am: US Defence Secretary Ash Carter to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

8:30 am: Police arrest two accused, Jainul and Reyaan, in connection with the murder case of NIA Deputy SP Mohammad Tanzil.

8:48 am: Thane (Maharashtra): Fire breaks out at a garment factory in Bhiwandi. Five fire tenders at the spot.

8:36 am: Tripura: 12 NLFT militants, along with 19 family members, surrendered before Police in Agartala yesterday.

8:15 am: Puttingal Temple Fire tragedy: Five officials of the Puttingal Temple Trust have surrendered before the Kerala Crime Branch. [Read: Kerala temple fire: 5 committee members surrender, HC to hear plea on firecrackers]

8:00 am: Maharashtra: 10 Railway wagons with 50000 litres of drinking water each, reached Latur in early morning hours.

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