Bengaluru, July 24: Home Minister Rajnath Singh is meeting delegations of political parties in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, today.
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11:10 pm: One dead, two injured in Germany machete attack: police. (AFP).
10:15 pm: Anant Naruka wins Bronze Medal in Skeet shooting in Champion of Champions Match in Italy.
10:10 pm: Manav Rathore wins Bronze Medal in Trap Shooting at Champion of Champions Match at Junior World Cup in Italy.
10:00 pm: Missing AN 32 UPDATE: Nothing sighted as yet. Efforts continuing. Another indigenous satellite would be used for further surveillance, tomorrow.
9:50 pm: Missing AN 32 : Indigenous imagery satellite gave some pointers to possible floating objects. Ships & area indicated are being searched.
9:45 pm: Hyderabad Mayor announces an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the family of the deceased after an under-construction building collapsed in Film Nagar.
9:35 pm: We will produce him (AAP MLA Naresh Yadav) before the Court, tomorrow: SP (D) Jaskaran Singh.
9:20 pm: Earthquake tremors of magnitude 4.4 felt in Andaman islands at 9:03 PM: IMD.
9:10 pm: Hyderabad police registers a case of negligence leading to death after under-construction building collapsed in Film Nagar killing 2 and injuring 10.
8:50 pm: Happy moment for us & for India: Bheem Chopra, Uncle of Neeraj Chopra who created history to become 1st Indian world champion in athletics.
8:30 pm: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, booked for desecrating a holy book earlier this month, arrested by Punjab police.
8:10 pm: Fire broke out in a tyre godown at Chandni Chowk Rd, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru (K'taka). 3 fire tenders at the spot. Fire now under control.
7:45 pm: Today, two of our MLAs were arrested. Someone told me that here (in Delhi), they are only making arrests, in Gujarat they encounter: Arvind Kejriwal.
7:30 pm: IOC decides against complete ban on Russians from Rio Olympics. (Source: AP).
7:20 pm: Its a shame that PM isn't being able to digest the defeat in Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
7:10 pm: Police, IB, CBI, RAW, Income tax officials have been left behind us,even then PM couldn't find a single corruption case against us: Delhi CM.
6:55 pm: Nepal PM KP Oli announces his resignation (Source: Nepal media).
6.40 pm: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was booked for threatening a woman, sent to 1 day police custody: Manohar, Lawyer
6.39 pm: 2 dead after a car falls off a cliff near Bhowali-Almora Highway in Uttarakhand.
6.32 pm: 10 dead,33 injured after a pvt bus collides with a container lorry in Krishnagiri distt, TN.Injured admitted to hospital
6.21 pm: 10 dead, 33 injured after a private bus collides with a container lorry in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu. Injured admitted to hospital.
5.40 pm: Have asked the security forces to refrain from using pellet guns as much as possible. Appeal the youth to not resort to stone-pelting: HM
5.35 pm: According to our info, 2228 police jawans, 1100 CRPF jawans & 2259 civilians were injured during protests in Kashmir: HM Rajnath Singh
5.28 pm: Will look into the suggestions made by Chidambaram ji, once normalcy is restored in J&K: HM Rajnath Singh
Pakistan's role isn't 'pak' (pure) in relation to Kashmir. They need to change their behaviour: HM Rajnath Singh pic.twitter.com/OjGsBNb83p— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
5.20 pm: We will talk to whosoever needed once peace and normalcy is restored in the state (J&K): HM Rajnath Singh
5.15 pm: We don't need third party's involvement to address the situation that prevails in J&K: HM Rajnath Singh in Srinagar (J&K)
5.12 pm: Want to make it clear that GoI does not only want to have a relationship based on needs with Kashmir but a emotional relationship: HM Rajnath Singh
4.55 pm: Nepal PM KP Oli to address House at 5pm. He may resign prior to no-confidence vote. (Source: Nepal media)
4.51 pm: Nepal PM Oli reaches parliament, expected to tender his resignation during his speech (Source: Nepal media)
4.45 pm: Recommendation has cleared path for Nepal PM Oli to step down and for formation of new Government. PM Oli to resign as Nepal PM after speech in house.
4.44 pm: Cabinet recommends Nepal President to remove constitutional hurdles for formation of new Government by invoking Art 305 of Nepal's constitution.
4.43 pm: It is a conspiracy against Narsingh Yadav: Jagmal Singh, Narsingh Yadav's coach on dope test results
4.11 pm: Gorakhpur (UP): BSP stage protest against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh (who used slur against Mayawati)
4.08 pm: Srinagar,J&K-Wreath laying ceremony of Naik Anup Thapa who lost hs life in encounter wth terrorists in Kupwara, yesterday
A demonstration of search and rescue ops launched by Indian Navy and Coast Guard for missing IAF AN-32 plane pic.twitter.com/uZHNBNhYaU— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
Hyd: NDRF team carrying out rescue ops after under-construction building collapsed in Film Nagar. 2 dead,10 injured. pic.twitter.com/DgzaUTB06d— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
3.47 pm: Thankful to the doctors and others who are trying round-the-clock to bring back normalcy in the state: J&K CM
3.44 pm: Hypocrisy. Country (Pak) that punishes children who take up gun in their country but glorifies youth taking up gun in Kashmir: J&K CM
3.41 pm: We understand that Pak herself is a victim of terrorism & that is why they had to launch Lal Masjid op-Mehbooba Mufti
3.38 pm: As a goodwill gesture, PM Modi met Pakistan PM by visiting Lahore but unfortunately the dialogue process got stalled after Pathankot: J&K CM
3.36 pm: After revoking AFSPA in few areas, we can assess situation there. If successful we can revoke it in entirety: J&K CM
3.34 pm: We are not saying that AFSPA must be revoked immediately and in entirety, but the process can be started on experimental basis: J&K CM
3.28 pm: Siliguri (WB): Rain water enters houses in low lying areas as heavy rains continues to lash the city
3.25 pm: Siliguri (WB): Incessant rains causes water logging in many parts of city, causing a lot of distress to the locals
3.23 pm: Pak needs to change this policy of theirs.Imp to start dialogue,confident building measures b/w the 2 nations-J&K CM
3.21 pm: Unfortunate.The country (Pak) that claims they're a victim of terrorism themselves,encourages Kashmiri youth to take up guns: Mehbooba Mufti
3.14 pm: He (Governor Ram Naik) has assured me that he will look into my complaints and take necessary action: Swati Singh
3.10 pm: Ludhiana (Punjab): Congress workers stage protest against BJP
2 dead, 10 injured after an under-construction building collapsed in Film Nagar, Hyd. 3 feared trapped under debris. pic.twitter.com/jPdqzW38nF— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
2.45 pm: Lucknow: Swati, wife of expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, meets UP Governor Ram Naik.
2.40 pm: Two dead after an under-construction building collapsed in Film Nagar, Hyderabad. Three feared trapped under the debris, 10 injured.
Chennai: Railway Minster Suresh Prabhu inaugurates the first “Green Train Corridor” pic.twitter.com/ZOc2eSjPIU— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
2.29 pm: UPDATE: FIR also has been lodged on the registered complaint by Thiru Jabardeep Singh of IAF Tambaram
2.26 pm: Regular aerial surveillance being undertaken by fixed-wing aircraft which r taking off from various stations,primarily from Rajali:HCS Bisht
2.22 pm: An building collapsed in Film Nagar, Hyderabad. Some people feared trapped.
2.19 pm: Thats something we are grappling with but that notwithstanding,we're searching the area:H C S Bisht #IAFPlaneMissing
2.15 pm: The depth is 3,500 mtrs. As the depth increases, challenges become much more severe: Eastern Naval Command chief, Vice Admiral H C S Bisht
2.12 pm: Only challenge we are facing is of monsoon conditions, rough seas and another factor is depth in the areas. The depth is 3,500 mtrs. As the depth increases, challenges becomes much more severe: Eastern Naval Command chief, Vice Admiral H C S Bisht on missing IAF AN-32
2.11 pm: We are reaching out to the families, I met the families. We are passing info regularly about the situation: H C S Bisht on missing IAF AN-32
2.10 pm: We are also asking for ISRO's help for satellite imaging of that area so that we have some information: H C S Bisht on missing IAF AN-32
We are augmenting the search effort by larger number of ships, aircraft, helicopters, coast guard ships: H C S Bisht pic.twitter.com/QXrBpF0YU8— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
2.05 pm: Continuous search going on by a large number of ships: Eastern Naval Command chief, Vice Admiral H C S Bisht on #IAFPlaneMissing
1.57 pm: Mumbai: Anti Narcotics cell catches Kenyan citizen with 7.5 kgs of smuggled Gold worth Rs 2.25 crores, yesterday
1.52 pm: Tunna Pandey has been sent to judicial custody till August 6. Pandey was arrested today for molesting a girl, he was later suspended by BJP
1.48 pm: Pakistan Rangers and BSF to hold DG level talks next week in Islamabad.
1.36 pm: MRCC (Chennai) has also advised Merchant vessels transiting the area to keep a sharp lookout for any signs of missing IAF AN-32: CG
1.35 pm: Whatever Supreme Court has suggested we have accepted, but SC has approved a panel of judges who are above 70 years: Sharad Pawar
1.34 pm: Ships and aircraft from Andaman and Nicobar region are carrying out search in areas along the flight track from Chennai to Port Blair: Coast Guard
1.33 pm: I have retired as SC said no one above 70 years should continue and no one should hold the post for 9yrs; i fall in both : Sharad Pawar
1.32 pm: Whilst the aircraft are undertaking search in a much larger area of 300 X 360NM in and around the datum: Coast Guard on missing IAF AN-32
1.31 pm: Thorough search operation has been mounted by ships from the mainland, encompassing an area of 120 X 120 NM: Coast Guard #IAFPlaneMissing
1.25 pm: We discussed on points that we wanted clarification on: Sharad Pawar on Lodha committee
1.24 pm: Additional assets have been mobilised to bolster the search efforts: Coast Guard on missing IAF AN-32.
1.22 pm: Search and rescue ops for missing IAF AN-32 continues uninterrupted, by a total of 18 ships and 16 aircraft from ICG,Navy & IAF: Coast Guard
Srinagar(J&K): Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets CM Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed & Council of Ministers pic.twitter.com/9xopCVx2VL— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
1.15 pm: Assam: One Rhino horn was recovered from Sukur Ali of Nalbari area, 3 more Rhino poachers have been arrested
1.10 pm: As per SC guidelines, I can continue for six months.But whenever my work is over, I will retire: Mumbai Cricket Association President Sharad Pawar
1.03 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting with council of ministers in J&K underway.
12.58 pm: Srinagar(J&K): Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets CPM delegation
12.55 pm: We gave suggestions to control the situation in Kashmir. We also need to make sure that such kind of situation does not take place again.: Omar Abdullah after meeting with HM Rajnath Singh
12.47 pm: A designated Judge of City Civil Court &Addl Sessions Judge,Greater Bombay nominated to try various cases arising out of NSEL payment crisis
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis unveiled a statue of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar in Leh today. pic.twitter.com/l7yd2OdHwk— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
12.14 pm: SP under the pressure of BJP has not yet arrested Dayashankar Singh, his mother filed an FIR against me and demanded my arrest: Mayawati
12.08 pm: I opposed the Una incident in Parliament and outside, after that dalits united Nationwide. Sad thing is that PM Modi still has not spoken about the Una (Gujarat) incident, this shows that BJP is not with the dalits: Mayawati
12.07 pm: Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people at security checkpoint in northern Baghdad. (source: AP)
12.04 pm: Four naxals killed after an IED exploded which they were planting in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, says Police.
11.57 am: AAP workers protest against the arrest of Amanatullah Khan(AAP MLA) at Noida- Badarpur road
11.56 am: BSF constable Rajeev Ranjan injures another BSF constable Raghuvir by stabbing him with knife in Akhnoor area of J&K, flees with the weapon.
Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu meets PM Narendra Modi (Source: PMO) pic.twitter.com/fac75De117— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu meets PM Narendra Modi (Source: PMO) pic.twitter.com/Fpsho6yYcO— ANI (@ANI_news) July 24, 2016
11.44 am: After watching it on TV we suspended him with immediate effect: Sushil Modi, BJP on Tunna Pandey
11.41 am: Dope test: One wrestler has been detected by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) as dope positive.
11.36 am: FLASH: Maharashtra ATS arrests 24-year-old youth Shahid Khan from Parbhani district, one kg of explosives and other instruments recovered.
11.28 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Anantnag area today. HM will also meet security agencies and council of ministers in J&K today.
11.26 am: Srinagar(J&K): Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets BJP delegation
11.23 am: Srinagar(J&K): Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets NC delegation
11.15 am: IAF An-32 aircraft missing: Today the weather has improved and sky is clear, so aerial search operations are in full swing. This is monsoon season, can't predict how long this weather would last. As of now we don't have any headway in the search ops: IAF PRO
11.14 am: Agar ye (wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test) sach hai, toh ye desh ke saath dhokha hai: Satpal Singh, Coach of Sushil Kumar
11.13 am: Central Govt should stop pellet guns, should give compensation to those killed& injured;shd take steps for employment also:GNAzad on Kashmir
11.12 am: Delhi: Man stabbed to death by a person after fight over 'paratha'. Police say both entered into an altercation to get the paratha first.
11.10 am: We only demand for all party meeting in Delhi, even after 16 days curfew in Kashmir hasn't ended: GNAzad, Congress
10.40 am: West Bengal: Waterlogging in various parts of Siliguri after heavy downpour.
10.30 am: Jammu and Kashmir: Meeting of BJP and PDP leaders with Home Minister Rajnath Singh underway.
10.20 am: Neeraj Chopra, javelin thrower, with an effort of 86.48m, has set a new world to win a gold medal at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Meet. This is the first World record by an Indian in athletics.
10.15 am: Shameful, we have zero tolerance policy towards this, says JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on BJP MLC arrested on molestation charges in Bihar.
10.00 am: Meeting of BJP and PDP leaders with Home Minister Rajnath Singh underway.
9.45 am: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was booked for threatening a woman, has been arrested by Delhi Police.
9.30 am: BJP suspends MLC Tunna Pandey, who was arrested for allegedly molesting a girl onboard a train.
9.15 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets members of civil society at Baramulla border area. Meeting underway.
9.00 am: New Zealand airport evacuated after 'bomb message' found on plane.
8.45 am: Nepal's parliament to vote on no confidence motion against PM KP Sharma Oli, today
8.30 am: Curfew in Jammu & Kashmir continues for 16th consecutive day.
8.15 am: Government Railway Police (GRP) arrest Siwan BJP MLC Tunna Pandey for allegedly molesting a woman.
8.00 am: Lucknow district magistrate Raj Shekhar lodges FIR against BSP for staging protest in Hazratganj without permission & violating section 144
7.50 am: River Sankosh at Golokganj in Dhubri district and River Brahmaputra at Dibrugarh in Dibrugarh district of Assam are flowing in 'high flood situation'.
7.45 am: One dead and four injured after a car overturned on Mumbai's Eastern Express Highway, in early morning hours.
7.30 am: Indian Hockey team departed from Bengaluru last night to participate inRio Olympics.