News Flash: Govt of India stands with people of Kerala: PM Modi on Kollam

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Govt of India stands with people of Kerala: PM Modi on Kollam

6.45 pm: Government of India stands with the people of Kerala, we will help them in the best way possible: PM Modi.

6.40 pm: Puttingal Temple Fire tragedy: PM Modi reaches Thiruvananthapuram Medical college to meet the injured persons.

6.35 pm: INS Kabra and INS Kalpeni carrying medical supplies and medical teams dock at the Kollam harbour.

6.30 pm: BJP's Sreesanth outside Thiruvananthapuram Medical college, PM Modi to arrive shortly.

6.00 pm: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrives at the accident site Kollam.

5.50 pm: Traditional welcome for Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William & Kate Middleton at Banganga Water Tank.

5.40 pm: Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case: Father of the juvenile accused gets bail on personal bail bond of Rs 1 lakh.

5.35 pm: Accused Ved Prakash sent to 1 day's judicial custody for hurling shoe at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

5.30 pm: PM Modi, Kerala CM Oommen Chandy and Union Health Minister JP Nadda take stock of the situation in Kollam.

5.26 pm: PM Modi visits AA Rahim Memorial Hospital in Kollam, accompanied by CM Oommen Chandy and Health Minister JP Nadda.

5.20 pm: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) personnels donate blood at Trivandrum Medical Hospital for victims of Kollam Temple Fire.

5.17 pm: Delhi's Civil Lines hit-and-run case: Juvenile's bail plea has been rejected.

5.15 pm: Traditional welcome for Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William & Kate Middleton at Banganga Water Tank, Mumbai.

5.10 pm: 96 Indian fishermen from Sri Lanka and 9 Sri Lankan fishermen from India were repatriated, on Saturday, consequent to mutual agreement between India & Sri Lanka.

5.05 pm: Drought situation review of Bundelkhand: Meet chaired by HM recommended Rs 1304 Crore for drought relief to UP.

4.55 pm: PM Modi directed a high level review of drought situation in Bundelkhand, Vidharbha and Marathwada. PMO reviewed Bundelkhand situation on Saturday.

4.45 pm: PM Modi at the accident site of Puttingal temple in #Kollam for on-the-spot assessment of fire tragedy.

4.35 pm: USGS reports Earthquake epicenter was 282 km NE of Kabul in Afghanistan. Measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.

4.25 pm: PM Narendra Modi reaches the Puttingal temple accident site in Kollam.

4.18 pm: Delhi Metro services temporarily halted after #earthquake jolts the capital.

4.15 pm: Epicenter of Earthquake in Pakistan, 248 km N of Peshāwar, measured at 6.8 on Richter Scale.

4.03 pm: Strong tremors still being felt in New Delhi.

3.50 pm: What a fantastic experience it was to meet the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge,remarkable couple: Sachin Tendulkar.

3.40 pm: 11 people died, 2 injured in a car accident on NH 16 near Nakkapalle in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh.

3.35 pm: Puttingal temple fire tragedy: PM Narendra Modi received upon arrival by Kerala CM Oommen Chandy at Kollam.

3.23 pm: We've put four teams on standby and just sent one team to Kerala for pre-hospital treatment: OP Singh (DG, NDRF).

3.20 pm: We've announced Rs 10 lakh to kin of those killed in accident, free treatment to all injured: Oommen Chandy.

3.15 pm: Puttingal (Kollam) temple fire tragedy: We have kept teams on alert, will send more if need be: OP Singh (DG, NDRF).

3.05 pm: We're happy that he's coming to Kerala to share our grief: Oommen Chandy, on PM Modi's visit to Kollam.

3.00 pm: According to our info, 100 people dead and 383 are admitted in different hospitals: Oommen Chandy, Kerala CM after cabinet meeting.

2.55 pm: Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): IAF chopper carrying PM Narendra Modi departs for Kollam.

2.45 pm: Kollam temple tragedy: PM Narendra Modi reaches Thiruvananthapuram.

2.42 pm: Sachin Tendulkar meets Prince William, Kate Middleton. 

2.40 pm: Puttingal temple fire tragedy: ICG Ship C-427 loaded with medical team arrives in Kerala's Kollam. 

2.35 pm: Fire was contained to only one room, reason can only be ascertained after investigation: Sanjay Tomar, Fire Officer on Parliament fire.

2.26 pm: Instructed Chief Controller of Explosives (PESO) to rush to Kollam site to check on legal/illegal storage/ use of firecrackers/explosives: Nirmala Sitharaman.

2.15 pm: Kerala HM Ramesh Chennithala & State Mins Adoor Prakash, Shibu B John, Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan present in cabinet meet convened by CM Chandy.

2.10 pm: Puttingal temple fire: Kerala Cabinet meeting begins in Kollam.

2.00 pm: Important for us to look at long term solutions, few IPL matches won't make much difference: MS Dhoni on Maharashtra drought.

1.50 pm: Nitish Kumar elected as JDU President.

1.45 pm: Fire breaks out in Parliament annexe building, fire is now under control.

1.35 pm: Puttingal temple fire tragedy: Two more IAF helicopters have been dispatched from Yelahanka (Karnataka) for Kerala's Kollam.

1.30 pm: Pak Govt expresses its deep condolences on loss of precious lives, resulting from fire breakout in temple in South Kerala: Pak MoFA.

1.20 pm: I gave necessary instructions to NDRF DG in the morning, as soon as I received the news: Rajnath Singh, Home Minister.

1.12 pm: Duke & Duchess of Cambridge,Prince William & Kate Middleton pay tribute to victims of 26/11 terrorist attack.

1.05 pm: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offers 'chaadar' at Ajmer Sharif Dargah on behalf of PM Narendra Modi.

12.55 pm: An additional team of Indian Coast Guard is on its way to Kollam to donate blood.

12.50 pm: Sufficient medical facilities available here: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on Puttingal temple fire tragedy.

12.45 pm: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy arrives at the site of Puttingal temple fire tragedy in Kollam.

12.40 pm: Centre has assured, all requisite help & cooperation will be provided to state administration: Jitendra Singh, MoS.

12.30 pm: Rahul Gandhi leaves from his residence in Delhi, will visit Kollam & meet people who got injured in fire tragedy.

12.17 pm: I visited Trivandrum Medical College, met injured persons & had interaction with doctors too: Amit Shah in Puttingal.

12.15 pm: Indian Coast Guard dispatches 1 ship loaded with medical team to Kollam. Another team on its way via road. 1 chopper positioned at Trivandrum.

12.10 pm: BJP President Amit Shah visits Trivandrum Medical College where injured persons are being given medical assistance.

12.05 pm: 4 IAF helicopters have reached Trivandrum and are ready for the task. 2 AN32 aircrafts will take two NDRF teams from Arakkonam.

12.00 pm: Anyone found guilty will be suitably punished: Congress on Puttingal temple fire tragedy.

11.55 am: PM Modi with a team of burn specialist doctors board flight, leaves for Puttingal Temple Kollam.

11.48 am: An old hull stationed at Old Begumpet airport (Hyderabad) was being moved from Air India hanger for training purpose, says Air India statement.

11.25 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to leave for Kollam shortly.

11.00 am: A team of burn specialist doctors board flight to Kollam, PM to leave shortly on Kollam Temple Fire.

10.51 am: The election commission of India has granted permission to the Kerala government to release financial assistance for the victims of the temple incident. The permission had to be sought due to the ongoing election process where a code of conduct is in place.

10.31 am: Unexploded dynamite sticks at the site of Puttingal temple fire tragedy.

10.25 am: A team of burn specialist doctors also traveling with PM Modi to Kerala, PM will land directly in Kollam.

10.15 am: Case registered against Puttingal temple authorities over Kollam fire tragedy.

10.00 am: Crane carrying an old AI aircraft lost balance & crashed on compound wall of Hitech club near Begumpet Airport (Hyderabad) in Bowenpally.

9.36 am: 90 people dead & 350 injured in massive fire at Puttingal temple, Kollam (Kerala).

9.15 am: Puttingal temple fire: BJP President Amit Shah cancels all his public programs scheduled in Kerala today, will visit Kollam later in the day.

9.00 am: Rajouri's Mughal road (J&K) being cleared after heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Pir Panjal range yesterday

8.47 am: Body of 1 Pak smuggler recovered by BSF, whereas dead body of the second one has been taken away by his associates, says BSF Sources.

8.22 am: 83 injured people admitted to Trivandrum medical college & 13 dead bodies have been brought here: Kerala Health Minister VS Siva kumar.

8.20 am: We're giving all possible support to the injured people, says Kerala Health Minister VS Sivakumar on Puttingal temple fire.

8.10 am: Pictures of fireworks display that caused massive fire at Puttingal temple in Kerala claiming 75 lives and injuring 200.

8.00 am: Massive fire at Puttingal temple (Kerala): Injured ppl being given medical assistance in Trivandrum Medical College.

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