New Delhi, July 16: NITI Aayog meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi gained much prominence in yesterday's headlines with 12 CMs skipping the meeting. Another important news that grabbed the headline space was the maoist attack on police men in Chhattisgarh.
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10.37 pm: Magnitude-6.4 Quake Strikes in Ocean Northeast of Barbados
9.15 pm: IS affiliate group claims responsibility for rocket attack on Egyptian naval vessel in Mediterranean Sea
9.09 pm: Cloudburst in Jammu and Kashmir kills one, seriously injures 4
8.37 pm: Amarnath yatra blocked due to cloudburst on Kargil-Srinagar highway, 1 dead 4 injured
8.17 pm: CBI moves Madras High Court for cancellation of anticipatory bail given to Dayanidhi Maran in illegal telephone exchange case
8.00 pm: I think Gajendra Chauhan should listen to the students because they have made our industry what it is: Salman Khan
7.40 pm: Suranjan Das takes over as new vice chancellor of Jadavpur University
7:05 pm: Man with explosives reportedly takes hostage in Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia: TV Reports
7:00 pm: CBI files petition in Madras HC to cancel interim anticipatory bail of Dayanidhi Maran granted by court on 30th June in connection with running of illegal telephone exchange from his residence & Sun TV Office.
6:50 pm: ED files charge sheet against Firdous Ahmed Shah, a member of Syed Ali Shah Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference. (PTI)
6:45 pm: Heavy rainfall in Haridwar leads to water logging in many areas.
Water logging due to heavy rainfall in Haridwar. pic.twitter.com/9SjM6hkbL8— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2015
Water logging due to heavy rainfall in Haridwar. pic.twitter.com/XemGM7dpI6— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2015
6:40 pm: Delhi court dismisses bail plea of AAP MLA Manoj Kumar arrested in a cheating and land-grabbing case
6:35 pm: Fair trade regulator CCI imposes Rs 671 crore penalty on four state-run insurance companies.
6:30 pm: CBI files FIR against MP BJP leader Gulab Singh Kirar, BJP suspends him from the party.
6:10 pm: BJP's good days are about to get over in India, says Lalu Prasad Yadav.
5:54 pm: Two Ulfa militants arrested in Chirang, Assam. Cash, Arms & Ammunition recovered.
5:38 pm: BJP Parliamentary Party Executive meet scheduled to be held on 20th july at 7 RCR for Parliamentary session.
5:28 pm: CBI takes over probe in alleged fake encounter of businessman Manoj Vashisht at a restaurant in central Delhi.
5:20 pm: India remains committed to steps that contribute to peace on border but we wont let our guard down.If there is cross border terrorism there will be a response: S Jaishankar.
It should be clear that any unprovoked firing will be met with an effective & forceful response from our side, he further added.
At the moment the issue for us is stabilizing the border, & our determination to protect our security: SJaishankar pic.twitter.com/fsKs5QDGPI— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2015
5:17 pm: Today at 1:35 am, there was infiltration attempt in Jammu sector. I urged our High Commissioner in Islamabad to speak with Pak FS: S Jaishankar.
5:15 pm: NSA inquired why conversations werent initiated by Pakistan if firing was started by the Indian side: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on ceasefire violations.
5:00 pm: PM needs to realize he isnt accountable to citizens of Australia or America but to people of India: Rahul Gandhi
4:55 pm: Main feedback we got is that what we said about the Govt being "suit, boot, loot sarkar" is true, says Rahul Gandhi after meeting villagers in Amarsinghwala (Rajasthan).
4:45 pm: We need to listen to the students, they make our industry what it is: Salman Khan on FTII issue/Gajendra Chauhan.
4:25 pm: VAT money, tax money all is used for the "aam aadmi" only, says AAP leader Ashish Khetan.
4:10 pm: A remote controlled scaled aircraft model of IAF crashed outside boundary of Air Force Station Jaisalmer at noon due to engine failure.
No damage of life or property have been reported.
3:55 pm: Everywhere you look there is corruption under BJP; in Delhi it is the EAM, here it is your CM and her son, says Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan.
3:45 pm: Solution to all problems of Bihar lies with development, if you want development you must form NDA's Govt under Modiji's leadership, says Amit Shah.
3:35 pm: Poverty doesn't have any caste or creed, if you want to eradicate poverty you must form BJP's Govt in Bihar, says BJP President Amit Shah while addressing a rally in Patna.
3:27 pm: The manner in which this Govt assumed that the relation with Pakistan can be resolved over night is very short sighted, says Congress leader Salman Khurshid.
3: 21 pm: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi begins his 'padyatra' in Rajasthan
2:35 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh calls urgent meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to review situation along Indo-Pak border
2:20 pm: TV actor Sai Ballal was arrested yesterday on sexual molestation charges.
2:00 pm: 4 dead, 3 injured in a cylinder blast in a house in Santacruz, Mumbai.
1:45 pm: 6 dead bodies recovered from a house in Moga, Punjab.
1:30 pm: Rains force Modi to cancel Varanasi trip again.
1:15 pm: "No comeback for Kochi IPL team," says IPL Chief.
1:00 pm: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to commence his 'padyatra' shortly.
12:45 pm: Youth Congress protest outside CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Delhi, over VAT rate hike on petrol & diesel.
Youth Congress protest outside CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Delhi, over VAT rate hike on petrol & diesel pic.twitter.com/iFp4st9Tuz— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2015
12:30 pm: SC to hear CBI plea on July 20 in Vyapam case.
12:15 pm: BJP workers protest in Delhi against AAP Govt over VAT rate hike on petrol and diesel.
12:00 pm: Delhi HC refuses to cancel former TERI chief RK Pachauri 's bail, says matter requires detailed hearing.
11:45 am: "Pachauri not co-operating with investigation. His anticipatory bail should be cancelled," says police report.
11:30 am: PM Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi cancelled
11:15 am: Maoists set property in Forest Dept office in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra on fire,official documents destroyed.
11:00 am: George Bush, falls at Maine home, breaks bone in neck.
10:45 am: CBI moves SC seeking a direction for SIT to keep filing charge sheets in #VyapamScam cases in which probes are over.
10:30 am: Large areas in #Kolkata could sink if earthquake strikes: IIT study.
10: 15 am: Reporter- Shivraj Chauhan says he is a whistle blower in the Vyapam Scam
Digvijaya Singh- I think he doesn't know what whistle blower means.
10:00 am: IITs, IIMs use technology to fight faculty crisis.
9:45 am: India lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violation in Akhnoor sector in which one woman was killed.
9:30 am: Haryana Govt raises VAT on diesel from 12.5% to 16.4%,Punjab Govt raises VAT on diesel from 12.5% to 13.4%.
9:15 am: Sikh protest blocks road outside British parliament.
9:00 am: Three villagers injured after ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura(J&K), admitted to hospital.
A Muslim group offers a Silver chariot to Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad pic.twitter.com/ClnqVV02wd— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2015
8:45 am: PM Narendra Modi expected to address public rally in Varanasi today.
8:30 am: Vyapam Scam: Daughter of chief minister's former secretary scored 85%, but answered 15%.
8:26 am: Date(Khajoor) fair during the holy month of Ramzan draws crowds in Kochi.
8:00 am: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pura, Jammu and Kashmir, BSF personnel retaliate.