Sep 18: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed another terrorist attaxt today at 5:30 am. the terrorists attacked army's Brigade HQ in Uri. presence of three to four terrorists is suspected.
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12:00 am: Navy, Swaraj collaborate on Twitter to help a sick Indian
11:45 pm: Maharashtra CM embarks on 2-day US tour
11:30 pm: Militants snatch rifles from PDP leader's guards
11:15 pm:Nisha Biswal, US Assistant Secretary of State for S. Asia: The US strongly condemns the terror attack on the Indian military base in Uri and extend our deepest sympathies to the victims.The US is committed to partnering with India to combat terrorism which has claimed so many lives in India and the US: Nisha Biswal US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia.
11:00 pm: West Bengal: 'India unites for animals' organized a bike rally in Siliguri to save domestic animals.
Visited injured in Hospital. Given necessary instruction to provide best medical support to them: Manohar Parrikar pic.twitter.com/xZ7MJiEg6e— ANI (@ANI_news) September 18, 2016
10:30 pm: Security beefed up in Karnataka ahead of Cauvery Supervisory
10:15 pm: Kushwaha names Bhudeo Choudhary as RLSP Bihar president
10:00 pm: DMK asks Centre to set up Cauvery Management Board
9:45 pm: Curfew imposed for 5th day in Rajouri
9:30 pm: Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi worst in last six years
9:15 pm: Bihar: Candle light vigil for soldiers who lost their life in #UriAttack carried out by youth wing of LJP in Patna.
9:00 pm: Defence Min Manohar Parrikar & Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh visit Kashmir to review the overall security situati
8:45 pm: Big blast, 29 injuries in NYC; pressure cooker device removed nearby.
8:30 pm: TMC takes over Behrampore municipality
8:15 pm: 13 dead in Thai river boat collision: rescuers
8:00 pm: Swaraj Abhiyan to set up district level legal bodies
7:45 pm: Goa Assembly polls: GFP in talks with Cong for an alliance
7:30 pm: Tamil Nadu: Chennai techie murder case accused Ramkumar who attempted to commit suicide in Puzhal prison, has died.
7:15 pm: Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit J&K, tomorrow in wake of #UriAttack. He will be meeting top State Officials.
7:00 pm: Like PM said that the ones behind these attacks will not be spared and brought to justice
6:50 pm: In an int'l arena, Pak will be isolated if it continues to adopt such measures: FM Arun Jaitley on #UriAttack." It is clear that our neighbour is using terror to create menace in our country, which is also supported by some stone-pelters".
6:30 pm: Senior Somali commander killed in suicide car bomb attack: Officials, witnesses (AFP)
6:15 pm: J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu decides to suspend work in all courts including HC, tomorrow in protest over Uri Attack
6:00 pm: Tamil Nadu: Chennai techie murder case accused Ramkumar attempts to commit suicide in Puzhal prison.
5:45 pm: J&K Guv & J&K CM to meet the heads of Security Forces & Intelligence agencies at Raj Bhavan today to review security situation.
5:39 pm: UP SP President Shivpal Yadav sacks MLC Arvind Yadav due to his alleged involvement in illegal land seizing activities.
5:20 pm: Defence Minister has landed in Srinagar & is being briefed by Army Chief about the ground situation: DGMO
5:07 pm: All intelligence agencies&security forces are working in close synergy & necessary action is being taken agnst various inputs received: DGMO
4:50 pm: Indian army has conducted the entire operation in a deliberate and professional manner: DGMO Lt General Ranbir Singh
4:44 pm: Uri attack: Most casualties caused due to fire in tent. 14 soldiers lost their lives due to fire. 4 AK-47 rifles recovered from terrorists who were killed.
4:40 pm: Investigations show that the terror attack at Jammu and Kashmir may have beem carried out by the Jaish-e-Mohammad.
4:36 pm: India will not be cowed down by such attacks, we will thwart the evil designs of terrorists & their backers: President Mukherjee.
4:20 pm: CPI(M) Central Committee asked Pak to stop aiding & abetting extremist forces, while strongly condemning.
4:09 pm: The Indian govt needs to rethink their strategy of isolating Pakistan: Manish Tewari on Uri Attack.
3:50 pm: Uri Terror Attack seems to be aimed at triggering fresh violence and creating a war-like situation in the region: J&K CM.
3.30 pm: Security increased near Attari border for the Beating Retreat ceremony in the wake of on Uri Attack.
3.22 pm: Mulayam has made a statement, there is no one above him and we respect his decision: Amar Singh on rift in SP.
3.21 pm: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar leaves for Srinagar (J&K) to take stock of the situation on Uri Attack.
3.00 pm: Special prayers being offered for soldiers who lost their life in Uri Attack in Lucknow (UP).
2.55 pm: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh reaches Srinagar, will meet soldiers injured in #UriAttack (Pic source: Indian Army).
2.49 pm: Rahul Gandhi observes a 30 sec silence as mark of respect for 17 soldiers who lost their lives in Uri Attack.
2.44 pm: US strongly condemns #UriAttack. Our thoughts are with families of soldiers who lost their lives: US ambassador to India Richard Verma
2.39 pm: Jammu: Dogra Front workers stage a protest against Pakistan over #UriAttack.
2.36 pm: I am deeply disappointed with Pakistan's continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
2.34 pm: There are definite & conclusive indications that perpetrators of Uri attack were highly trained, heavily armed and specially equipped: HM.
2.32 pm: Pakistan is a terrorist state and it should be identified and isolated as such: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
17 soldiers lost their lives & 4 terrorists were gunned down in Uri (J&K) encounter. (Visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/7Jo42gY05P— ANI (@ANI_news) September 18, 2016
2.15 pm: If you term it as terror attack, you're misleading yourself.Only way to handle these attacks is to hit back:RK Singh.
2.14 pm: At 5:30 am in the morning,heard a blast like sound. Later we got to know that Army base was under attack:Uri resident.
2.14 pm: Terrorist groups are just front; these attacks are planned by ISI&Pak army. It's state-sponsored attack: Former home Secy RKSingh on Uri Attack.
2.11 pm: Heard heavy gunfire in early morning hours, and then I saw black smoke outside: Resident on Uri Attack.
2.03 pm: High level security meet at HM Rajnath Singh's residence in Delhi, ends. NSA, IB Chief, Home Secy, CRPF DG, DGMO were present on Uri Attack
2.00 pm: Indian cricket team practice session in Kanpur (UP) cancelled due to heavy rains
Visuals from Uri: 17 soldiers lost their lives and 4 terrorists were gunned down in an encounter. (Visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/2WbtTVc9me— ANI (@ANI_news) September 18, 2016
1.52 pm: Delhi: MHA & MoD officials leave HM's residence after attending high level security meet chaired by HM Rajnath Singh
1.39 pm: Kanpur (UP): Indian cricket team practice session ahead of India-New Zealand test match on Sep 22.
1.35 pm: Have spoken to HM & RM on the situation. RM will go to J&K himself to take stock of the situation: PM Modi #UriAttack
1.34 pm: We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri. Assure nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished: PM Modi
1.33 pm: Terrorism is not the solution to Kashmir issue.Can only be solved through pol dialogue with all stakeholders-Yechury
1.32 pm: Condemn the #UriAttack. Pak must refrain from indulging in cross border terrorism, it should be taken up seriously: Sitaram Yechury
1.27 pm: Govt should stop the diplomacy of sarees, biryanis, sweets & shawls,should send a hard hitting message to them (Pak) instead: Jitendra Singh
1.19 pm: #FLASH Army Chief General Dalbir Singh reaches Srinagar (J&K), will meet soldiers injured in #UriAttack.
1.17 pm: Nanded (Maharashtra): Locals hold a silent protest against Kopardi gang-rape, also demand Maratha reservation
1.12 pm: Govt should see that adequate measures are adopted so that such things do not happen: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar on #UriAttack
1.10 pm: #UriAttack shouldn't have happened.GoI needs to be a little more offensive in this regard: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar
1.09 pm: Only way to tackle this sending strong message to Pak. We have made blunders by trusting Pak in past: Jitendra Singh
1.08 pm: Condemn the attack. Our condolence to the family of the soldiers who have lost their lives: Jitendra Singh (Former MoS Defence) on Uri Attack.
1.04 pm: Rajnath Singh chairs high level security meet in Delhi. NSA, Home Secy,IB Chief present on Uri Attack.
12.56 pm: A high alert has been sounded in Punjab.
12.53 pm: Alert sounded in Punjab after terrorist attack in J&K's Uri, extra vigil along the international border on Uri Attack.
12.52 pm: Rajnath Singh chairs high level security meet. NSA, Home Secy,IB Chief present on Uri Attack.
12.47 pm: BJP will extend outside support to Pema Khandu's Govt.No plan of BJP-PPA merger yet- Himanta Sarma,Convener of NEDA.
12.31 pm: MHA, Defence Ministry have taken this very seriously. We won't tolerate this: Hansraj Ahir, (MoS, Home) on Uri Attack
12.30 pm: Firing stopped after 8. It is believed that all the terrorists have been neutralised. Now we're rushing to the venue: S Bhamre on Uri Attack.
12.20 pm: NSA Ajit Doval arrives at HM Rajnath Singh's residence to attend High level security meet.
12.20 pm: Unfortunately our 17 soldiers lost their lives; 4 terrorists killed, says MoS for Defence Subhash Bhamre on on Uri Attack.
12.10 pm: High level security meet to take place at HM Rajnath Singh's residence shortly, MHA and MoD officials to attend.
12.08 pm: Rajnath Singh briefs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Uri attack.
12.07 pm: Separatists, militants, Pakistan part of a conspiracy against India, to create tension in our areas: Nirmal Singh.
12.06 pm: Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda visits Patanjali Yogpeeth Phase 2,Baba Ramdev also present in Uttarakhand.
12.04 pm: Govt very serious over infiltration in J&K from Pak. This is a big conspiracy against India, says Deputy J&K CM on Uri Attack.
12.01 pm: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issues alert for all airports across the country in wake of the terrorist attack in Uri (J&K).
11.56 am: We are with the forces, the protectors of our nation who keep it united: Former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azad on Uri Attack.
11.39 am: Administrative base had large strength of troops of units turning over after tour of duty who were stationed in tents/temporary shelters which caught fire, and resulted in heavy casualties in Uri (J&K). 17 soldiers have lost their lives in this operation: Army.
11.26 am: Law & order is the most important thing, it should be taken seriously: BS Hooda on Haryana CM's remark on beef controversy.
11.23 am: We are not tolerating such kind of things, & will not do so in the future. Giving appropriate response, says Hansraj Ahir.
11.21 am: Eight injured in Minnesota mall stabbing, suspect shot dead: police (source: AFP).
11.19 am: Defence Minister Parrikar to visit Srinagar today in wake of the terror attack in Uri (J&K), in which 17 soldiers lost their lives.
11.01 am: Jammu and Kashmir will remain on high alert.
11.00 am: 17 soldiers have died in the Uri attack. Four terrorists killed.
10.44 am: Himachal Pradesh: Work underway to rebuild Bailey bridge of Rohtang Tunnel project that recently collapsed.
10.29 am: There was one country in our neighbourhood who did not allow consensus to be reached on this matter: Syed Akbaruddin
10.27 am: Barring a few exceptions, all our neighbouring countries were in full support who spoke out for it: Syed Akbaruddin
10.27 am: US media on New York blast: 27th street device appears to be a pressure cooker with wires, phone and tape
10.25 am: Our suggestion was to have a platform, & we did suggest. Extremely satisfied with the response: Syed Akbaruddin, India's permanent rep at UN
10.22 am: Felt that it'll be useful to have a platform where NAM members can coordinate in terms of what is a major threat to all of us:Syed Akbaruddin
10.21 am: Our idea was to highlight terrorism as a growing & imp challenge to whole world and NAM countries: Syed Akbaruddin
10.15 am: All terrorists gunned down by Army, who attacked Rear Base of one of the unit deployed at Uri (J&K). Search operation on.15 am:
9.59 am: High level security meet to take place at HM Rajnath Singh's residence at 12:15pm, senior MHA and MoD officials to attend the meet
9.55 am: Search op intensified to locate 2 divers, 3 fishermen who went missing after a fishing boat sank off Mumbai coast y'day due to bad weather.
9.50 am: His tongue must have extended in length, because of amount of times he used to criticize Modiji. Now he has cropped it, trimmed it: Parrikar
9.47 am: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar comments on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's surgery, in Goa (September 17)
9.45 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh personally monitoring situation in J&K, and is in touch with Home Secretary, state Governor and Chief Minister
9.44 am: Hi-Tech City(Hyderabad): 1 dead, 2 injured after a speeding car rams into a group of people working on road divider near Malaysian Township.
9.33 am: 14 were rescued by merchant ship MV Dependable;2 divers were sent after remaining 3 fishermen,bt due to darkness 5ofthem couldn't be located
9.25 am: 5 missing, 14 rescued after fishing Boat 'Dutta Sai' with 17 crew members on board sank 30 nautical miles from Mumbai yesterday due to bad weather
9.15 am: Officials suspect hand of Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
9.10 am: Two jawans reportedly killed. Terrorists were heavily armed. Attack launched at around 5.20 am.
9.08 am: Intelligence Bureau officials say terrorists confined to a particular area at army camp. Gun fire still on.
At least 16 army personnel injured as intense firing continues.
9.07 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to meet Manohar Parrikar.
9.06 am: HM Rajnath Singh instructs Home Secretary and other senior officers in MHA to closely monitor the situation in Jammu and Kashmir #UriAttack
9.05 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks to Governor & CM of J&K regarding Uri terror attack, they apprised him of security situation in the state
9.01 am: Manhattan New York blast caused 29 injuries, none of them life-threatening: New York fire commissioner: Reuters
8.59 am: New York mayor says there is evidence that explosion was 'an intentional act' (source: Reuters)
8.57 am: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says there is no evidence that Manhattan explosion is connected to 'terrorism' (source: Reuters)
8.55 am: Possible second explosive device found near site of New York City blast: police official on Twitter (source: Reuters)
8.40 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh calls an emergency meeting of concerned officials over the ongoing encounter in Uri (Jammu and Kashmir)
8.18 am: Para Commandos of the Army airdrop at Uri (J&K), where terrorist attack has taken place in army's Brigade Headquarters
8.15 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh postpones visit to Russia and the US due to situation in Kashmir.
Visuals from the spot of explosion in a dumpster in Manhattan New York, injuring at least 26. pic.twitter.com/2OD43FM0Io— ANI (@ANI_news) September 18, 2016
8.05 am: Telangana: 5 engineering students died after drowning in Darmasagar reservoir in Warangal yesterday while taking selfies.
7.38 am: Its a non issue. Could be an issue for you, but not a big issue for me: ML Khattar, Haryana CM on beef controversy
7.29 am: A car caught fire in Hyderabad last night, which was later doused.
7.27 am: UPDATE: At least 26 injured after explosion in a dumpster in Manhattan New York: US media
7.22 am: Terrorist attack took place at 5:30 am this morning at army's Brigade HQ in Uri (J&K).
Presence of 3-4 terrorists suspected. Firing underway
7.20 am: Manhattan New York, West 23 street 6 th Avenue, explosion in a dumpster, multiple injured: US media
6.23 am: FLASH: ]Terrorist attack on army camp in Baramulla's Uri (Jammu and Kashmir). More details awaited.