New Delhi, July 15: IPL verdict and AAP government going bankrupt at the centre have hit the headlines for the past week.
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11.22 pm: Two minor sisters allegedly gang raped in Sasaram, Bihar.
10.45 pm: Shiv Sena hints at larger political role for Aditya Thackeray
9.57 pm: Petrol and diesel price cut by Rs 2 per litre all over India with effect from midnight tonight
9.44 pm: At least 12 people killed in Boko Haram's fresh attack on Nigerian communities
8.52 pm: Delhi Govt hikes VAT on petrol and diesel prices: Petrol has been increased from present 20% to 25% and diesel from 12.5% to 16.6%.
8.05 pm: MHA writes to Punjab govt, seeks immediate action to check Khalistan movement
7.58 pm: Rajeev Shukla to meet BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya in Kolkata.
7.50 pm: US spacecraft sending back data for Pluto close-up
7.30 pm: "Whatever the court has said we should abide by that", says Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on IPL verdict.
7.00 pm: If Bill isn't faulty then they should make it clear as to how it isn't so, else they should amend it: Anna Hazare on Land Acquisition Bill.
They shouldnt just say its not anti-farmer, they need to prove it with substantial material: Anna Hazare on Land Acquisition Bill— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
6.50 pm: ML Khattar government in Haryana to give a subsidy of 50% of the total audit cost to consumers who get their energy audits done: Times Now.
6.40 pm: We will raise a few issues in the monsoon session of the Parl, OROP is one of them: Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha.
6.15 pm: Skill India has been launched, a program we started which has been re-launched with a different name: RS Surjewala.
6.00 pm: May I remind Jaitley ji that it was his party who for ten yrs didn't let Insurance, GST bill to be passed: RS Surjewala, Congress.
Skill India is a great attempt, progress we'll make when we tap untapped potential nation has will be great: V Raje pic.twitter.com/8Z3k55DPN2— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
5.45 pm: This mission is not limited to skill, we have linked entrepreneurship to it. Parents from middle-class,lower middle-class & poor families ask their children to learn some skill so that they can stand on their feet: PM Modi at Skill India Mission launch.
5.30 pm: We took over 14 months ago, in somewhat a depressive environment, and when we look back, we see a huge change: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Skill India Mission launch.
5.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi launches Pradhanmanthri Kaushal Vikas Yojana at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
4.45 pm: As per prima facie probe, 4 persons opened fire on a man, Rakesh, who has a criminal background: Navdeep Virk, Police Commissioner on Gurgaon firing incident.
Police is investigating matter,some names hv come up,sure we'll be able to catch culprits by tomm morn: Navdeep Virk pic.twitter.com/TIbzGNUPwq— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
4.20 pm: Private sector partnership crucial for Skill India. 12 weeks training can help a person get work: Rajiv Pratap Rudy at 'Skill India' launch.
Skills Dev becoming centre stage now: @PMOIndia setting in motion a revolution in Skills Dev by optimum utilisation of existing resources+— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) July 15, 2015
4.10 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives at Vigyan Bhavan (Delhi), will launch Skill India campaign, shortly.
4.02 pm: Anna Hazare to join Ex-servicemen' protest demanding implementation of OROP, on 26th July at Jantar Mantar, Delhi.
Anna Hazare to hold nation-wide protests demanding implementation of OROP, from 26th July to 2nd October along with Ex-servicemen.— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
3.55 pm: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's name also appears here, as having availed an air ticket in that connection from a Vyapam accused: Congress.
3.45 pm: PM on one hand calls for 'Skill India' while in Madhya Pradesh 'Kill India' is taking place: Jairam Ramesh, Congress, on Vyapam deaths.
3.30 pm: We assured, we are with them and we'll do all it takes in and outside Parliament to implement OROP: Derek O'Brien (TMC) at Ex-servicemen protest in Delhi.
3:00 pm: Protest against the Lokayukta by Anti Land Grabbing Action Committee in Bengaluru.
2:50 pm: BJP President Amit Shah to meet Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states, later today.
2:35 pm: "Held guilty despite no evidence against me," says Raj Kundra.
2:20 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal opposed Land Acquisition amendment during NITI Aayog meeting chaired by the PM.
2:05 pm: State development stalled due to land concerns. Many CMs stated that delay in implementing land acquisitions slowed down projects, says Arun Jaitley
NITI Aayog meeting, The common view raised by many States was that the Land Acquisition Act needed to be amended," Arun Jaitley
Governing council of NITI Aayog met today, chaired by the PM: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley pic.twitter.com/wxg6uhTeJU— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
1:50 pm: Congress CMs, Mamata, Jaya skip NITI Aayog meeting
1:30 pm: Delhi High Court refuses to restrain Delhi govt from airing publicity campaign and advertisements allegedly glorifying CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP
1:15 pm: Ceasefire violation in Akhnoor, Jammu and Kashmir, All injured brought to a government hospital in Jammu. Firing stopped at around 12 noon.
1:00 pm: One woman dead and 4 people injured as three Pakistani mortar shells landed in Malu village in Pargwal sector of Akhnoo, Jammu and Kashmir.
12:45 pm: Yakub Memon execution, Maharashtra government to follow Supreme Court directions
12:30 pm: "Governing Council of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) confirmed that CLT20 competition will be discontinued with immediate effect," says BCCI
12:15 pm: PM Narendra Modi chairs NITI Aayog meeting at 7RCR.
12:01 pm: Gurgaon firing incident, "One person killed and one injured," says ACP Rajesh Kumar.
11:47 am : Firing on MG road in Gurgaon. Police at the spot.
Firing on MG road in Gurgaon,unidentified men open fire at an SUV pic.twitter.com/h65xpOl9Tl— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
11:40 am: Firing on MG road in Gurgaon, unidentified men open fire at an SUV.
11:30 am: AIADMK not to support land bill. "Amendments to land bill unacceptable," says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa
11:20 am: NITI Aayog meeting, CMs of Congress ruled states skip the meet.
11:00 am : One BSF jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Akhnoor(J&K), taken to hospital.
10:45 am: A strong force of 20,000 armed men will guard the 138th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath which will be taken out on July 18.
10:30 am: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Akhnoor, Jammu and Kashmir.
AAP has completely gone off the path of alternative politics which it had set out to take-Prashant Bhushan pic.twitter.com/BFlSZkQbaG— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
10:15 am: "Government will act according to SC order. Whatever we do will be told at appropriate time," says Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra CM on Yakub Memon.
10:00 am: Yakub Memon , one of the prime accused in March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial bombs explosion, will be hanged on July 30 for his role in the terror blasts.
9:45 am: 4 minors rescued as police arrest 3 members of a gang allegedly involved in forcing into flesh trade in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
9:30 am: Delhi High Court to hear Congress leader Ajay Maken's plea against Delhi government misusing public funds for political promotion of AAP.
9:15 am: Four police officers abducted by Maoists found dead in Gumda village of Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.
Legal process not complete yet,wonder why Maharashtra Govt in a hurry to hang Yakub Memon-Majeed Memon,Senior Lawyer pic.twitter.com/WgmBHf7hGu— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
9:00 am: "It looks like a case of robbery, we are examining CCTV footage," says Madhur Verma, DCP on two guards found dead in Delhi school.
Swati Maliwal to be next Delhi Commission for Women Chief. She is currently advisor (grievances) to CM Kejriwal.
8: 45 am: 10 train passengers injured in Bengal.
8:36 am: Two guards found dead in the premises of a school in Delhi.
8:25 am: Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Kashmir.
Proposal to shift primary wing of a Civic School in Nagpur for RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's security personnel quarters pic.twitter.com/Ioy1m0c5qz— ANI (@ANI_news) July 15, 2015
8:10 am : Expect Today: PM Narendra Modi to chair NITI Aayog meeting.