New Delhi, Jan 7: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to hold Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting with representatives of IT(Software &Hardware) Groups.
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9:15 pm: Iran to protest Saudi bombing of Yemen embassy to Security Council: Official (Source- AFP).
9:00 pm: Nasdaq falls 2 percent, Dow and S&P down 1 percent at market open:Reuters.
8:35 pm: Paris attacker was carrying emblem of Islamic State group: Prosecutor (Source- AFP).
8:20 pm: I am willing to talk to protesting students any time and listen to their grievances: Gajendra Chauhan, Chairman FTII.
7:58 pm: Britain summons North Korean ambassador over nuclear test: Foreign Office (Source- AFP).
7:51 pm: Secretary of DIPP Amitabh Kant to be the CEO of Niti Aayog after his retirement in February.
7:40 pm: Syria government agrees to allow aid into besieged city Madaya: UN (Source- AFP).
7.34 pm: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to file nomination for re-election as party president tomorrow at party headquarters in Patna.
7.30 pm: Pahlaj Nihalani told me if you want U/A there will be at least 50 cuts: Prakash Jha on certification of Jai Gangaajal.
We can't change the everyday language because it changes texture of the film: Prakash Jha on certification of his film Jai Gangaajal— ANI (@ANI_news) January 7, 2016
7.25 pm: Mahbooba Mufti deserves to be the CM, our party (BJP) should not be having any problem: Choudhary Lal Singh, BJP.
7.15 pm: Senior bureaucrat Amitabh Kant to be CEO of Niti Aayog after his retirement in February-end.
7.10 pm: BSF launches internal enquiry on Pathankot attack, report to be submitted in 15 days.
7.00 pm: India records 7.3% growth in GDP in 2014-15, compared to 6.9% growth in 2013-14 & 5.1% in 2012-13: Finance Ministry
6.45 pm: French police officials: Man who threatened police with knife was wearing fake explosives vest: AP
6.40 pm: Fire breaks out in a fan manufacturing factory in Delhi's Naraina, 19 fire tenders at the spot.
6.35 pm: For the last two days security forces have been sanitizing the Pathankot airbase which is close to completion: Airforce official
6.30 pm: Terrorists entered country & even though there was intelligence report, Govt failed to prevent the attack: AK Antony
PM Modi should have told the nation what happened during his visit to Pakistan: AK Antony, Congress— ANI (@ANI_news) January 7, 2016
6.25 pm: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders meet J&K Governor NN Vohra to hand over a letter of support backing Mehbooba Mufti as the next CM
6.20 pm: India identified handlers operating from Pak; wants action against-Maulana Ashfaq Ahmad, Hafiz Abdul Shakur, Kasim Jaan, & MM Azhar: Sources
6.10 pm: Why is it always that ball is in Pakistan's court, sometimes it should also be in our court: Kapil Sibal, Congress
5.55 pm: Pathankot airbase terror plot was hatched in Markaz, Punjab (Pakistan): Sources
5.45 pm: Man shot outside police station in northern Paris: Police - AFP
5.30 pm: Ghulam Nabi Azad and Omar Abdullah pay their respects to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium, Srinagar.
5.00 pm: BP Singh was elected as VP of the FTII society in the first meeting of newly constituted FTII Society in Pune chaired by Gajendra Chauhan.
Society decides to nominate Rajkumar Hirani, BP Singh, Satish Shah,Pranjal Saikia, Narendra Pathak and Bhawana Somaiyya to Governing Council— ANI (@ANI_news) January 7, 2016
4.45 pm: This immature handling of Pakistan has belittled the stature of the office that PM Modi holds: Kapil Sibal, Congress.
We believe there must be talks but not under threat: Kapil Sibal, Congress pic.twitter.com/i3LTAG5QKJ— ANI (@ANI_news) January 7, 2016
4.30 pm: CBI files chargesheet against Nagpur based private firm & its two then Directors and two then EDs of UCO Bank and 9 other officials of UCO Bank including then GM,then DGM & then AGM for causing an alleged loss of Rs.36 crore (approx) to UCO Bank.
4.00 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj will visit Israel and Palestine shortly: MEA
3.27 pm: At least 15 dead in bomb attack on Libya police school, says news agency.
3.26 pm: INS Kadmatt commissioned by Indian Navy Chief RK Dhowan in Visakhapatnam.
3.20 pm: Prime Minister has kindly accepted my proposal. So Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs will now be part of Ministry of External Affairs says External Affair Ministery.
3.17 pm: 19th Jan is the next hearing, Chhota Rajan will be produced directly or through video conferencing says Lawyer.
2.56 pm: We have lost one of the last surviving veterans from first post-independence generation of politicians &statesmen: Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO.
2.15 pm: It is a great loss for the whole nation and people of J&K says MA Naqvi.
1.58 pm: NSUI protest outside VC office against DU to host an event on Ram Janam Bhoomi.
1.40 pm: Three members of a family brutally murdered in a village in Ramanagara (Bengaluru) yesterday. Police investigation underway.
1.28 pm: As a mark of respect to MM Sayeed, national flag will fly at half mast today in all capitals of all States & UTs including Delhi & J&K: MHA.
1.20 pm: Chhota Rajan taken into judicial custody in J Dey murder case by MCOCA Court, Rajan has asked for legal aid.
Chhota Rajan has asked for some time from the Court to engage a lawyer for himself.— ANI (@ANI_news) January 7, 2016
1.15 pm: There is still scope,we can plead our case with party President Sonia ji: Renu Jogi (Wife of Ajit Jogi) on Amit Jogi's expulsion from party
1.06 pm: Pavan Kapoor, presently High Commissioner of lndia in Maputo, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of lndia to lsrael.
1.04 pm: NIA submits report to Minister of Home affairs (MHA) on Pathankot Attack.
12.45 pm: Chhattisgarh PCC submits recommendation to expel Ajit Jogi to Motilal Vora, also asked to meet Congress Pres. Sonia Gandhi on the issue.
12.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi pays homage to late J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at Palam Airport (Delhi).
12.17 pm: The first meeting of the newly constituted FTII Society in Pune chaired by Gajendra Chauhan.
12.00 pm: Deeply saddened by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed demise.Its great loss not only for J&K but for whole country, says Kiren Rijiju.
11.54 am: Jammu and Kashmir government announces 7-day mourning as mark of respect to late J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
11.53 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to late J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at Palam Airport.
11.39 pm: Govt willing to call for an early budget session if required says Venkaiah Naidu after meeting Sonia Gandhi over over GST bil.
11.29 am: I express great shock over his untimely demise,its sad for all of us says J&K Deputy CM Nirmal Singh.
11.18 am: Last rites of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ji will take place today in Bijbehara informed Abdul Ghani Kohli, J&K Transport Minister.
11.07 am: HM Rajnath Singh to go to Srinagar.
11.06 am: Congress President Sonia Gandhi reaches AIIMS, Delhi.
10.10 am: India is well cushioned and continues to one of the fastest growing economies says Economic Affairs Secy Shaktikanta Das.
10.08 am: Demise of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is saddening,he was a great leader says Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister.
10.00 am: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah reaches AIIMS, Delhi.
9.59 am: Mehbooba ji has worked against all odds, she is the only choice in the party says Rafiq Mir,PDP on next J&K CM.
9.50 am: Security forces carry out combing operations in Bhule Chak village near Tibri camp in Gurdaspur.
9.35 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reaches AIIMS, Delhi.
9.31 am: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi shortly.
9.30 am: Mufti Sahab provided a healing touch to J&K through his leadership.He'll be missed by all of us. Condolences to his family & supporters says PM Modi.
9.29 am: What stood out about Mufti Sahab was his statesmanship. In his long political journey he won many admirers across pol spectrum says PM Modi.
9.28 am: Mufti Sahab's demise leaves a huge void in the nation & in J&K, where his exemplary leadership had a major impact on people's lives. RIP tweets PM Modi.
9.24 am: We are saddened, he was a hard-working man-Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress on demise of on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
9.12 am: Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed says President Pranab Mukherjee.
9.05 am: Deeply pained to learn of J&K CM's demise.He was known for his love for common people, specially the underprivileged says HM Rajnath Singh.
8.58 am: Muftiji ws a visionary leader dedicated entire life 2 a united strong J&K n India.His demise at a crucial juncture saddening says Ram Madhav,BJP.
8.55 am: Great loss for India says Mukthar Abbas Naqvi.
8.44 am: Just heard the terrible terrible news of Mufti Sahib's passing away. I'm shocked & deeply saddened. May he rest in peace: Omar Abdullah.
8.35 am: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passes away at AIIMS, Delhi.
8.19 am: Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar unveiled the 'Little Police' concept in the state yesterday, Wednesday, Jan 6.
8.10 am: Indian economy to grow at 7.8% in 2016 says World Bank.
7.57 am: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to hold Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting with representatives of IT(Software &Hardware) Groups.