New Delhi, March 15: Two powerful explosions rocked two churches in Pakistan's Lahore city on Sunday killing at least 14 people and triggering violence in which protestors took to the streets and ransacked a bus terminal.
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7.30 pm: Save Democracy Forum demands a speedy probe into the gangrape incident of nun and "highest possible punishment" to the culprits.
7.15 pm: 1,710 people dead in country due to swine flu till March 14: Union Health Ministry.
7.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi attends First World War centenary commemorative celebrations in Delhi.
6.45 pm: Fire in a car workshop due to 5 gas cylinders blast in Vijaynagar colony, Hyderabad.
6.30 pm: The CPI-M -led Left Front announces its first set of candidates for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) polls, with at least 71 women candidates set to be in fray out of the 144 wards.
6.00 pm: Jammu and Kashmir Home Secretary Suresh Kumar transferred 10 days after the controversial release of Masarat Alam.
5.45 pm: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi threatens to ban BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's entry into Assam.
5.30 pm: Our PM is a man with a mission, he wants to change the face of the country, develop the poor and the farmers, says Prakash Javadekar.
5.00 pm: More than 100 crude bombs recovered and defused in Burdwan in West Bengal.
4.30 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets Japan Minister for Disaster Management Eriko Yamatani on sidelines of 3rd UN World Conf on Disaster Risk Redctn in Japan.
4:10 pm: Whoever did this dastardly crime will be brought to book and punished, said Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien on nun gangraped case in Nadia, West Bengal.
4:00 pm: BJP should tell people if they endorse Subramanian Swamy's views or not, said Congress leader Anand Sharma on Swamy's controversial remark on Mosque.
3:33 pm: Shocking to know the Goa State Govt has removed Gandhi Jayanti public holiday from industrial and commercial holiday list, said Congress leader Urfan Mulla.
3:11 pm: Riots in Lahore after twin blasts, one policeman killed: Reports.
2.30 pm: Opposition attacks Goa govt for allegedly dropping Gandhi Jayanti from the list of holidays
1.40 pm: Nitish Kumar ends fast against land bill
1.15 pm: RJD holds protest march against land bill and black money in Patna
Patna: RJD hold a protest march against land bill, black money. pic.twitter.com/OejWQB9zZv— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2015
12.30 pm: Multiple blasts in Lahore's Youhanabad area, several injured
11.00 am: Police detain five in West Bengal nun gangrape case
10.15 am: Law Minister Sadanand Gaowda pays tribute to Sydney victim Prabha Arun Kumar
Bengaluru: Law Minister Sadanand Gaowda pays tribute to Prabha Arun Kumar. pic.twitter.com/EqjTtIeKJU— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2015
9:50 am: Conference has been organized by the JKIPA titled 'Growing extremism, terrorism and its impact on Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir in Geneva, Switzerland.
9:23 am: PM Modi to attend the ongoing centenary commemorative celebrations of the First World War in New Delhi.
9:11 am: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu appeals to all parties to enable passage of the Land Bill and other development-oriented legislation.
9:04 am: CBI seeks customs and central excise officers on loan to help it investigate complex cases, including financial crimes.
8:55 am: BJP leader Anant Kumar pays tributes to Prabha Arun Kumar in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru: BJP leader Anant Kumar pays tributes to Prabha Arun Kumar. pic.twitter.com/YxRAFnsCRv— ANI (@ANI_news) March 15, 2015
8:41 am: Lalu Prasad's protest march against Centre's policies on black money, Land Bill amendments etc, will begin from Gandhi Maidan to Raj Bhawan.