Bengaluru, June 8: PM Narendra Modi will address a joint session of the US Congress in Washington today.
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1.40 pm: Three dead in Tel Aviv mass shooting, says the hospital.
7:15 pm: JD(U) demands IGNCA chairman's resignation who questioned role of Amdebkar in framing constitution.
6:53 pm: Shivraj singh-led Madhya Pradesh government waives tax on Shankaracharya's luxury bus worth 1.35 crore.
6:42 pm: Dr.CP Joshi made Northeast incharge by Congress.
6:25 pm: MHA seeks clarification from UP police over Mathura violence.
6:20 pm: Don't try and kill creativity, if you kill creativity, you kill the soul: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Udta Punjab row.
6.00 pm: There are four stages,we have just crossed the 2nd one; going to the third now. Lets see, says Anurag Kashyapon on Udta Punjab row.
5.51 pm: NIA secures conviction of 18 United National Liberation Front (UNLF) members including the Chairman.
5.37 pm: Delhi HC stays CIC order directing IB to disclose its report on alleged harassment of Indian Forest Service Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
5.36 pm: Fire breaks out in a plastic chairs godown, efforts on to douse the flames in Lucknow
5.13 pm: Delhi HC stays CIC order directing IB to disclose its report on alleged harassment of Indian Forest Service Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
4.57 pm: Kanpur (UP): Fire breaks out in a plastic chairs godown, efforts on to douse the flames
4.45 pm: Indian banks' total bad loans swell to Rs 6 trillion in March
4.20 pm: Pahlaj Nihalani censored Udta Punjab on BJP's order: Arvind Kejriwal
4.04 pm: Sensex rises by 10.99 points to close at 27,020.66
4.03 pm: Jet Airways extends fare cuts, Vistara announces 25% fare cut
3.43 pm: Udta Punjab contorversy matter adjourned till tomorrow by Bombay High Court
3.30 pm: Scope to cut rates if inflation heads to 5 percent: RBI Chief
3.16 pm: President Mukherjee to begin his 3-nation visit to Ghana, Ivory Coast & Namibia on June 12, will return on 18th
3.04 pm: Betul (MP): Municipal corporation official shot by an agitated local, over dispute regarding water supply
2.59 pm: 165 gelatin sticks,150 detonators,12 USA made pistol rounds, 2 country made pistols recovered from Jajigedda. 7.65mm rounds, one magazine, four 8mm rifle rounds, two single barrel guns also recovered: East Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) SP
2.42 pm: Suzuki chairman Osamu Suzuki to step down as CEO, executive VP to retire over false tests.
2.30 pm: Heavy rains in Kerala as Monsoon hits state.
Car bomb hits Turkey police station in mainly Kurdish southeast (Source: AFP)— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016
2.18 pm: EgyptAir flight makes an emergency landing in Uzbekistan after bomb threat. EgyptAir aircraft that landed in Uzbekistan after bomb threat has resumed its flight to Beijing.
1.49 pm: Case also registered against VM Sudheeran, Ramesh Chennithala, Oommen Chandy and Director of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies.
1.43 pm: Case has been registered on complaint of Heather Constructions in Trivandrum court (Kerala).
1.40 pm: Case registered against Cong President Sonia Gandhi over non-payment of dues regarding construction of Rajiv Gandhi's statue at Neyyar Dam.
1.20 pm: Haryana Congress MLAs to meet at AICC Office on June 10th to discuss Rajya Sabha elections.
1.15 pm: Hearing on intervention application opposing Sadhvi Pragya's bail plea in Malegaon blast case, adjourned till 10 June.
1.06 pm: Lucknow High Court bench imposes stay on 'Out of turn promotion' of 56 DSPs.
12.49 pm: BSEB Chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh resigns from his post in Bihar Topper scam
12.48 pm: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of development studies is a institute constituted under Kerala PCC, they had constituted research centre, says RS Surjewala.
12.40 pm: Neither any criminality involved nor any default of payment, says RS Surjewala, Cong on Heather Constructions to move court against Sonia Gandhi.
12.39 pm: One of the files pertaining to the Fodder scam was also in the Patna secretariat Police station, says RP Rudy,BJP.
12.19 pm: Ask her about the allegations, and I'm not aware of the CD she is releasing, says Karnataka MoS Labour PT Parameshwar Naik on Dy SP Anupama Shenoy.
12.15 pm: Monsoon hits Kerala coast, says Met department.
12 noon: Patiala House Court frames charges against gangster Chhota Rajan and three others in a fake passport case.
11.30 am: Independent MLA Engineer Rashid marshalled out of J&K Assembly.
11.15 am: FIR filed against Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders by Heather constructions over pending payment.
11.00 am: Korean coast guard ship 3009 arrives at Chennai port for India-Korea naval exercise 'Sahyog-Hyeobleod-2016'.
Korean coast guard ship 3009 arrives at Chennai port for India-Korea naval exercise 'Sahyog-Hyeobleod-2016' pic.twitter.com/NwtYBig7oB— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016
Pre-monsoon showers lash Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) pic.twitter.com/wQ0o7fsVrQ— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016
10.50 am: Ponty Chadha shootout case: SC dismisses interim bail plea of Uttarakhand Minority Commission ex-chairman Sukhdev Singh Namdhari.
10.40 am: Municipal corporation official shot at by an agitated local over dispute regarding water supply in water-scarce Betul (Madhya Pradesh).
10.30 am: 2 persons dead after a truck rammed into another on Delhi-Gurugram express way.
10.15 am: Important files missing from Bihar Animal & Fisheries Resources Dept's office in Patna, case registered in old secretariat police station.
10.00 am: We have recovered equipment (from Jawahar Bagh) which says "Launcher, Made in USA". It is being verified, says Mathura SSP Bablu Kumar.
9.45 am: The biggest thing is the change in the mood about India, says Uday Shankar, Chairman and CEO of Star India.
9.30 am: Increasingly the US recognizes India as vital and strategic partner in maintaining peace in World, says Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera.
9.15 am: MP economic offences wing (EOW)summons Digvijaya Singh in connection with a case wherein he's accused of unduly favoring a private institute.
We must send the message that we are united in our opposition to terrorist attacks: Edward Royce pic.twitter.com/geOUJzntXq— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016
9.00 am: Pathankot attackers must be brought to justice,It's role of international community to work together to make certain things happen, says Edward Royce , Chairman of US House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
8.30 am: It's a special designation for India: US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on US recognizes India as 'Major Defence Partner'.
Process will unfold&we're committed to do our part-Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secy of State for South and Central Asia pic.twitter.com/Wi6NJjamRI— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016
8.15 am: US-India relation is such a deep & broad partnership that two leaders were able to move and progress on many fronts, says Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, State Dept.
8.00 am: 15 INLD MLAs moved to a hotel in Mussoorie (Dehradun, Uttarakhand) ahead of Rajya Sabha polls.