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7:18 pm: SAARC Finance Ministers' meet: Jaitley to give a miss, Economic Affairs Secretary to represent India.
7:00 pm: National Scheduled Caste Commission slams Akhilesh govt, seeks report on alleged police excesses against Dalits in UP.
6:50 pm: National Rifle Association of India forms review panel to assess Rio performance,surprisingly no shooter on panel.
6:10 pm: Protesters hurl eggs at actor-turned-politician Ramya for pro-Pak comment.
5:45 pm: Gujarat IPS officer Rajkumar Pandiyan discharged by special CBI court in connection with Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
Explosives have been recovered by UP ATS in Kanpur pic.twitter.com/HOD80SqAYF— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 25, 2016
In pictures: JNU rape case accused Anmol Ratan sent to 14 days judicial custody pic.twitter.com/LKm1bMCx4Q— ANI (@ANI_news) August 25, 2016
5.20 pm: IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian discharged from Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case on ground that sanction wasnt taken to prosecute him.
5.15 pm: Kannauj (UP): 2 dead and many injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and truck on Usrahar road due to heavy rainfall
4.54 pm: Infiltration bid foiled in Tangdhar (J&K), troops fired at group of terrorists trying to infiltrate earlier today forcing them to flee back.
4.44 pm: Kannur: RSS worker Sugesh, who was critically injured after a mob of 30 ppl attacked him, hospitalised in Thalassery
4.40 pm: #FLASH Encounter between militants and Army starts at Lahore LOC, Karnah sector in Kupwara (J&K); 1 army jawan of 26 Rajput Regiment injured
4.37 pm: #Flash Noida CEO Rama Raman removed from all his posts.
4.35 pm: AAP PAC to take a decision on removal of Sucha Singh Chotepur tomorrow.
4.33 pm: #Flash AAP's top office bearer in Punjab Sucha Singh Chotepur likely to be removed from his post, will hold a press conference tomorrow.
4.30 pm: #FLASH JNU rape case #UPDATE accused Anmol Ratan sent to 14 days judicial custody.
4.25 pm: Kerala RSS worker Sugesh was attacked while he was inside an under construction house in Muzhakkunnu, Kannur (Kerala)
4.15 pm: Kerala RSS worker Sugesh critically injured, admitted in hospital in Thalassery, after being attacked by a mob consisting of 30 people.
4.10 pm: #FLASH Foreign Secy S Jaishankar responds to his Pakistan counterpart's letter of August 19, says would talk on cross-border.
3.45 pm: Uttar Pradesh: All schools in Allahabad to remain closed till August 27 (Saturday), in view of the flood situation in the city.
3:33 pm: Nine people injured as an auto fell into a ditch in Banjara hills of Hyderabad; three out of nine critical.
3:07 pm: I will never stop fighting hateful & divisive agenda of RSS. I stand by every single word I said: Rahul Gandhi.
2:50 pm: Bengaluru: Kirloskar MD Vinayak Bapt's son, who was kidnapped on Tuesday evening, has been rescued by the Police.
2:40 pm: We have requested the French Government to investigate this incident with urgency and share their findings with the Indian side: Navy.
2:31 pm: Congress says govt must include all stakeholders on kashmir issue.
2:10 pm: Willing to discuss terror says foreign secretary jaishankar in another letter to Pakistan.
1:45 pm: Lalu flood remark: If you can't provide relief, why are you making fun of them? asks Ram Vilas Paswan.
1:40 pm: Bihar: Fire breaks out in a shoe store in Patna, 6 fire tenders at the spot.
1:30 pm: There should be legal proceedings against the 5 percent people in Kashmir who are creating disturbance: Mehbooba Mufti.
1:20 pm: Aam Aadmi Party may soon show door to its Punjab convenor for allegedly accepting money for favouring tickets to his men.
1:12 pm: Scorpene fiasco: Government completes inquiry, concludes leak on submarines was not from India.
1:08 pm: Girls attempt to form a human pyramid to break DahiHandi in Dadar area (Mumbai) on Janamashtami.
12:52 pm: No solution can be found by stone pelting and attacking security camps, says J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti.
12.35 pm: Security personnel told to exercise maximum restraint. Will give alternative to pellet guns soon, says HM Rajnath Singh.
12.24 pm: Rest of India's future is incomplete without Kashmir: Rajnath Singh.
12.20 pm: I had meetings with more than 20 delegations here, all want peace in Kashmir: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Srinagar.
I had meetings with more than 20 delegations here,all want peace in Kashmir: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Srinagar pic.twitter.com/7cF1JWZfFq— ANI (@ANI_news) August 25, 2016
11.50 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh visits J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's residence.
11.20 am: 'Govindas' in Dadar show black flags in protest against Supreme Court order of 20 ft cap for human pyramids.
Mumbai: 'Govindas' in Dadar show black flags in protest against Supreme Court order of 20 ft cap for human pyramids pic.twitter.com/d00VjWrisU— ANI (@ANI_news) August 25, 2016
11.15 am: After SC order of 20ft cap for human pyramids, 'Govindas' in Dadar make a 20+ ft pyramid lying on ground.
10.50 am: Maharashtra: Janmashtami celebration begins in Thane.
10.17 am: Scorepene-maker DCNS alarmed. French Defence Security begins probe to fix responsibility.
10.00 am: Italy earthquake death toll climbs to at least 247.
9.40 am: Death toll rises to nine in Kabul university attack: official, reports AFP.
8.55 am: Mumbai to Newark (New Jersey) Air India AI 191 flight diverted to Kazakhstan due to technical problem.
8.32 am: We strongly condemn the attack on American University in Kabul. Condolences to the bereaved families and prayers with the injured, says PM Narendra Modi
We strongly condemn the attack on American University in Kabul. Condolences to the bereaved families & prayers with the injured.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2016
8.05 am: Janmashtami celebrations underway at Delhi's Iskcon Temple
8.00 am: Nirbhaya case convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar Jail, admitted to hospital.