Bengaluru, Nov 29: Get all the latest national and international news updates of Sunday, Nov 29:
6:25 pm: Appeal all parties to extend support and I am optimistic that the bill will be passed in this session of Parliament: Venkaiah NaiduGST Bill.
5:35 pm: I've taken decision of stepping away from all responsibility of organizing Bangalore Lit Festival. Since protesting writers had a problem with my presence and involvement with fest rather than the festival's nature & character: Vikram Sampath, one of Founder Directors
5:15 pm: Section 377 must be discussed in the Parliament: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Transgender rights activist.
Section 377 ko uthake fenk dena chahiye, hum kab tak Britishers ka diya hua kanoon leke ghumenge?:Laxmi Tripathi,Transgender rights activist
Section 377 ko uthake fenk dena chahiye, hum kab tak Britishers ka diya hua kanoon leke ghumenge?:Laxmi Tripathi,Transgender rights activist— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
4:45 pm: ICC suspends West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. The ICC confirmed that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Narine to be illegal.
4:30 pm: We obviously want talks between India and Pakistan to happen: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
4:20 pm: Three suspected ISI agents arrested by Special Task Force (STF) unit of Kolkata Police.
4:10 pm: If any nation dares to attack Indian borders, entire nation stands a one entity to teach them a lesson: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
4:00 pm: Australia wins first day-night test match defeating New Zealand by 3 wickets.
3:50 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing students of Ajmer's Mayo College.
3:45 pm: Haven't heard anything so far from BCCI, in case specail arrangements have to be made for honouring Sehwag, we are keen: Chetan Chauhan, DDCA VP.
3:30 pm: I am feeling really good, very happy: Noor Jehan (whom PM Modi mentioned in Mann Ki Baat address today).
3:15 pm: Delhi's Queer Community celebrates Pride Parade 2015.
3:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi leaves for France to take part in Climate Conference to be held in Paris.
2:35 pm: PM Narendra Modi to leave for Paris (France), shortly.
2:20 pm: Congress has 3 conditions regarding GST, If Govt satisfies us on those conditions, we'll cooperate: Ahmed Patel, Congress.
Final decision will be taken after discussions b/w strategy committee&party leaders, we'll also consult like-minded opp parties:Ahmed Patel
Final decision will be taken after discussions b/w strategy committee&party leaders, we'll also consult like-minded opp parties:Ahmed Patel— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
1:50 pm: Chidambaram was a Min with us at that time. Decision (of banning book) was taken in interest of the nation-Hans Raj Bhardwaj, Former Law Min.
1:30 pm: If Chidambaramji had thought banning these books was not correct,he could have corrected it at that time: Sandeep Dikshit, Congress.
1:20 pm: So glad today that Sindhu has made a hat-trick- PV Ramana (PV Sindhu's father)
1:15 pm: PV Sindhu beats Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-9 21-23 21-14 to win Macau Open Grand Prix for the 3rd consecutive time.
1:04 pm: All 13 SSB jawans who were detained by Nepal police along the India-Nepal border, released.
12:32 pm: Fire breaks out at a jute godown in Kanpur, ten fire tenders on the spot.
12.22 pm: Voting underway for second phase of Gujarat local body polls, people queue up to caste their vote.
12.14 pm: The SSB jawans were chasing diesel smugglers, after which the villagers detained them and handed them over to the Nepal Police.
12.00 pm: Total 13 SSB jawans detained by Nepal Police: Deepak Kumar SSB IG (Operations).
11.47 am: Two unarmed SSB jawan detained by Nepal APF along the Indo-Nepal border near Kishanganj district around 7 AM this morning.
11.47 am: Mudra (Scheme) provides with opportunities to earn, it empowers people in true sense, says PM Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
11.25 am: Kanpur's Noor Jehan is providing light to the poor by using solar energy, she is inspiring the whole world, says PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
11.07 am: PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation through 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme.
11.06 am: Central Govt's team is in Tamil Nadu, I have full faith in strength of Tamil Nadu, says PM Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
10.00 am: PM Sharif's statement is all 'Hawa-Hawai' so far. If we receive any such proposal officially, Govt will respond to it accordingly, says MA Naqvi.
10.26 am: Residential areas in Chennai's Porur area flooded due to heavy rains, Normal life disrupted.
10.06 am: All Indian news channels blocked in Nepal.
9.37 am: I welcome the fact that BJP and Congress have come together on Article 377, says Shaina NC, BJP.
9.25 am: There was a lot of pressure on me to ban ‘Saada Haq', but we refused to go down that path, says Manish Tewari, Congress.
9.15 am: Finance Minister shooting breeze primarily to make it look as if Govt is tolerant when they are being accused of intolerance, says Congress leader Manish Tewari.
9.00 am 1 year old boy who fell into a borewell in Telangana's Medak district, passes away.
8.45 am: 9 Indian fishermen detained and 2 boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in early morning hours.
8.30 am: Assam's Kaziranga University conferred honorary doctorate on Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in Jorhat.
8.15 am: PM Narendra Modi to address the nation through 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme at 11 am today.
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8.00 am: Kiran Bedi participates in 'Run for Education' marathon in Kolkata, West Bengal.