National and International News in Brief on March 1

Bengaluru, March 1: Get all the latest updates of the day here:


6:20 pm: Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected as BCCI president unopposed: Gautam Roy.

5:45 pm: Mobile governance needs to be developed: PM at silver jubilee celebrations of NASSCOM.

5:12 pm: We have to agree that IT has come so far because Govt has not been a participant, the farther we are the better: PM.

4:33 pm: German city of Bremen on heightened terror alert.

4:09 pm: Mass copying in board exam: 9 teachers, centre Superintendent.

3.30 pm: Jet fuel (ATF) price hiked by a steep 8%.

3.15 pm: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu including DMK, CPI(M), PMK condemn petrol and diesel price hike and demanded a roll back.

3.00 pm: Youth Congress protest against Union Budget 2015 in Bengaluru.

2.30 pm: "Those who have come to power are competent,it is a new beginning for TMC", says Mukul Roy on recent developments in TMC.

2.15 pm: "Sajjad Lone has given an opening, an avenue for others (separatists) to follow", says J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

2.00 pm: BJP workers celebrate the BJP-PDP govt formation in J&K in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

1.45 pm: PM Narendra Modi tweets, "Witnessed the oath taking ceremony of Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Congratulations and best wishes to him & his team."

1.30 pm: "We will request the government to initiate unconditional dialogue with people of J&K", says J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in a press conference.

1.15 pm: Actress Sonam Kapoor being taken to Mumbai from Rajkot following her swine flu test results.

1.00 pm: BJP supporters celebrate the BJP-PDP alliance in the formation of J&K govt.

12.45 pm: "We congratulate BJP and PDP for coming up with their power sharing agreement", says Congress leader Salman Soz on J&K Govt.

12.30 pm: "The Modi govt has one principle, ‘India First', J&K is sure to get a treatment like never before", says BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi.

12.15 pm: "If PDP and BJP can form govt, it means sun can rise from the west someday", says Congress leader Manish Tewari on on BJP-PDP govt in J&K.

12.00 noon: India-born Ajit Jain in race for Warren Buffett successor in the firm Berkshire Hathway.

11.45 am: "Today is a historic day in J&K. We wish the new govt all the very best", says Sambit Patra, BJP on BJP-PDP govt in J&K.

11.30 am: 25 leaders of BJP and PDP sworn-in as Ministers in the J&K government.

11.20 am: "Congratulations to the newly sworn in Ministers of J&K. All good wishes for the discharge of your duties". former J&K CM Omar Abdullah tweets.

11.10 am: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed takes oath as J&K Chief Minister.

[Read: Profile: Who is Mufti Mohammad Sayeed?]

11.05 am: PM Narendra Modi reaches Zorawar Singh auditorium for the oath ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as CM.

11.00 am: Mehbooba Mufti reaches Zorawar Singh audi ahead of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony as CM.

10.45 am: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar arrives in Thimphu, Bhutan as part of India's initiative to reach out to SAARC countries.

10.30 am: Senior BJP leaders reach Zorawar Singh Auditorium; Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony to begin shortly.

10.15 am: L K Advani, M L Khattar and Amit Shah reach Jammu for Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's swearing-in ceremony as CM.

10.00 am: Jagmohan Dalmiya a front runner for the post of BCCI President: Sources

9.30 am: M K Stalin, (DMK treasurer to celebrate his 62th Birthday today.

9.15 am:  A cop brutally beats a woman at a bus station and drags her by her hair in Jalgaon, Maharashtra.

9.00 am: "Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu, she is stable now", says Dr Pankaj Rathore.

8.45 am: I condemn this act, its a plot against us: Shriprakash Jaiswal,Cong on poster demanding resignation of Rahul Gandhi.

8.30 am: PM to address completion of 25th year of The National Association of Software&Services Companies(NASSCOM) function in Delhi today.

8.15 am: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to be sworn-in as the state's Chief Minister in Jammu (J&K) today. BJP will be in power in the state for the first time.

8.00 am: BCCI officials to hold an informal meeting today, ahead of Board of Control in India President election in Chennai.

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