New Delhi, June 21: Second International Yoga Day was observed in different parts of the country with much frolic and fervour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Ministers were seen performing various Asanas on the occasion.
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9.32 pm: ED sends notice to Robert Vadra associated firm Skylight Hospitality in connection with an ongoing investigation.
8.39 pm: He (Salman) mentioned 'Rape' but doesn't know what it really means.Had he met a rape victim & her family,he would've known, says Nirbhaya's Mother.
8.38 pm: Salman has given a wrong statement,this will send across a wrong msg in society&encourage criminals, says Nirbhaya's Mother.
8.11 pm: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, says US economy faces 'considerable uncertainty'.
8.10 pm: MM Khan murder case: I want fair, unbiased investigation to take place in this case, says Iqra Khan (MM Khan's daughter).
8.09 pm: He is a child & 1 thing I know for sure is that he has high regards & respect for women, says Subhash Ghai on Salman Khan.
7.53 pm: Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav sacks Minister Balram Yadav.
7.30 pm: 2 children injured in blast at a godown in Gayaspura (Punjab), injured admitted to hospital. Police team at the spot
7.15 pm: In pre-trial judgement in a case pertaining to monies from erstwhile state of Hyderabad lying in a UK bank since late 1940s, an English court has dismissed Pakistan's application invoking limitation against India's claim to the monies: MEA
7.00 pm: After returning from Pathankot, had informed Govt that there will b another terror attack, says P Bhattacharya, Parl Standing Committee's chairman.
6.45 pm: CBDT releases statement denying news report that Income Tax department officers will arrest wilful defaulters.
6.40 pm: No such statement has been authorised by IT department: CBDT statement on news report that IT dept tells it's officers to arrest defaulters.
Delhi: BJP MP Maheish Girri who was on hunger strike for 3 days now, ends his strike in presence of HM Rajnath Singh pic.twitter.com/o8E8JJO8tb— ANI (@ANI_news) June 21, 2016
6.30 pm: I challenged Arvind Kejriwal for a debate. It has been 3 days. He didn't turn up so its their loss. I'm going to end my hunger strike today, says Maheish Girri.
6.15 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrives outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence where BJP MP Maheish Girri continues his hunger strike.
6.00 pm: NCP's women wing protest outside Salman Khan's residence over his 'rape' remark, demand apology from him.
5.52 pm: Maharashtra Cabinet gives approval to hand over Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital from Ichalkaranji Municipal Council to government.
5.38 pm: Counter insurgency and anti-terrorist school to be set up at Surabuldi in Nagpur.
5.15 pm: Former Congress leader Ajit Jogi names his new party as Chhattisgarh Janta Congress.
4.50 pm: Fire breaks out at a plastic godown in Ludhiana, fire tenders at the spot.
4.25 pm: Soft Bank president Nikesh Arora resigns.
4.10 pm: FIRs, raids against me won't deter me from standing for people like Rohith Vemula, farmers: Arvind Kejriwal
4.00 pm: Whenever a Dalit will be tortured in this country, I will stand with him, says Arvind Kejriwal.
3.50 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed media in Delhi over Tanker scam, PM Modi intimated everyone else.
3.40 pm: Former BSEB Chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, wife Usha Sinha sent to 14 days judicial custody in connection with topper scam in Bihar
3.25 pm: Bombay High Court dismisses PIL against the usage of "Satyamev Jayate" as a TV show title.
3.00 pm: 2 children injured in a blast at a godown in Gayaspura (Ludhiana, Punjab), injured admitted to hospital. Police team at the spot.
2.45 pm: NSG meetings have never put accession of any specific non-NPT countries on their agenda, says Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying.
2.30 pm: Therefore, we call on further and thorough discussions within the group in order to make decisions based on consultation, says Hua Chunying.
2.15 pm: Patna Civil Court rejects Former BSEB Chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and wife Usha Sinha interim bail plea in Bihar toppers scam.
2.00 pm: The Chinese side understood India's need to develop nuclear energy, says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying.
1.30 pm: People in Sydney (Australia) perform Yoga organized by Hindu Council of Australia and Bridge Climb.
1.23 pm: Brussels police find fake suicide bomb vest on suspect, say prosecutors.
1.00 pm: SP is doing so much in UP; be it development, health sector, or work for farmers. We will come back with majority in 2017, says UP CM.
12.45 pm: 8 school children dead and 11 injured in an accident between omni van and pvt bus in Kundapur (Karnataka)
8 school children dead and 11 injured in an accident between omni van and pvt bus in Kundapur (Karnataka) pic.twitter.com/QsaCibH7Nu— ANI (@ANI_news) June 21, 2016
12.20 pm: Anti-terror operation underway at Brussels shopping center after bomb alert.
12.00 pm: CBI begins questioning Vikramaditya Singh (Virbhadra Singh's son) at HQ on ongoing DA case.
11.44 am: Commuters at Diva railway station in Thane (Mumbai) come on to the tracks in protest after trains were delayed.
11.33 am: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar celebrates International Yoga Day, will be celebrated as a full day long event
Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar celebrates International Yoga Day, will be celebrated as a full day long event. pic.twitter.com/T63iJxP9pl— ANI (@ANI_news) June 21, 2016
11.00 am: Man shot dead in northeast Delhi's Bhajanpura area, assailants still on the run.
10.37 am: PM Narendra Modi will meet Xi Jinping in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on June 23: ANI.
10:20 am: Being a celebrity, Salman Khan needs to be more careful with his comments, says actress Nagma on rape remark.
9:55 am: Yoga must not be seen in religious context, says Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
9:41 am: PM Modi gave Yoga an international recognition, more than 170 nations practiced Yoga today: CM Raman Singh
9:38 am: J&K: Encounter in Sheikh Nar forest area of Sogam, Lolab in Kupwara after LeT terorrist's arrest.
9:20 am: We continue to call on participating Govts of NSG to support India's application at plenary session this week in Seoul:US State Dept.
9:10 am: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu and Union Railway Minster Sureshp Prabhu doing Yoga in Vijayawada International Yoga Day.
8:50 am: US Senate rejects 4 gun control amendments post the Orlando Shooting incident.
8:41 am: Chhattisgarh: CM Raman Singh, Union Minister Piyush Goyal & MoS HRD Ram Shankar Katheria do Yoga in Raipur, Chhatisgarh.
8:21 am: HRD Minister Smriti Irani performs Yoga at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal on 2nd World YogaDay.
8:18 am: Yoga is not about what one will get, it is about what one can give up: PM
8:05 am: PM Narendra Modi leads mass yoga demonstration at Yoga Day event in Chandigarh.