Bengaluru, July 16: 42 people were killed in an unprecedented coup attempt in Turkey. Militants and soldiers capture various media houses and streets in an uprising against the present government.
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9.14 pm: Five rusted bombs found near the army cantonment area in Amritsar (Punjab), investigation underway.
7.33 pm: It's suggested that more power & authorities should be delegated to States to carry out responsibilities obligations effectively, says Tripura CM.
6.34 pm: Turkish air forces down military helicopter used by parallel state to bomb TURKSAT satellite agency, says Turkey Media.
6:00 pm: There is no platform for states to keep their opinion forth. We were not asked about the agenda of the inter-state council meet: WB CM.
5:45 pm: Turkey coup attempt: PM Binali Yildirim says he will consider death penalty for plotters.
5:30 pm: French interior minister says truck attacker seems to have become radicalized very quickly' (Source: AP).
5:20 pm: Sheena Bora murder case- Hearing on Peter Mukerjea's application which sought statement of witness no 32, adjourned in Special CBI court till July 20.
5:15 pm: Nitish Kumar in Inter-State Council meet: Provisions relating to the appointment of Governor must be clearly defined and made transparent.
5:10 pm: All Indian athletes taking part in World School games are safe.Our Ministry is in touch with the athletes & MEA. I have also spoken to the Indian ambassador in Turkey and the Ministry is in touch with the parents of the athletes: Sports Minister Vijay Goel.
5:00 pm: Five Naxals surrender before police in Kodagaon district of Chhattisgarh.
4:50 pm: Himachal CM during the Inter-State Council meet requested the Centre to grant "Green Bonus" to hill states for environment services provided.
4:40 pm: WATCH: Stranded Indian athletes in Turkey who went for Int'l School Athletic Competition requests GoI to rescue them.
WATCH: Stranded Indian athletes in Turkey who went for Int'l School Athletic Competition requests GoI to rescue themhttps://t.co/k3jlcP5NcS— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016
4:35 pm: Goa: 45-year-old French woman allegedly commits suicide by slitting her throat after killing her daughter in Anjuna town, reason unknown.
4:20 pm: Heavy rains in Uttarakhand, pilgrimage to Badrinath disrupted.
4:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi asks states to focus on intelligence sharing for internal securit.
3:40 pm: Bihar CM raises demand for Spl category status from Bihar at Inter State Council meet,says it's needed so that they can come out of backwardness.
3:27 pm: 2014 Burdwan, WB blast case: Charges framed against 30 accused.
3:20 pm: Turkey PM says 161 dead in coup bid, almost 3,000 detained: AFP.
3:13 pm: It's imp for them (Kashmiri youth) to realize that they shouldn't get misguided by "so called protagonist" of terror: Jitendra Singh,MoS PMO.
3:00 pm: CBI recovers cash of approximately Rs. 1.94 crore in a DA case registered against then development commissioner (SEZ, Surat) and others: ANI.
2.40 pm: Arunachal Pradesh Governor accepts the resignation of Nabam Tuki.
2:29 pm: Islamic State claims Nice Attack in statement carried by group's media outlet.
2:10 pm: It is a big victory for Congress in Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khand.
2:05 pm: Encounter between police and naxals underway in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, one naxal killed.
1:50 pm: Congress is united in Arunachal & entire legislators have elected the new CLP leader: Nabam Tuk.
1:42 pm: Always maintained that Uniform Civil Code should be brought, a common platform needs to be developed: Margaret Alva.
1.35 pm: Visuals from today's Inter State Council meeting, in Delhi. Kejriwal greets Modi.
Visuals from today's Inter State Council meeting, in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/cNkOORUnZJ— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016
1.20 pm: Four people believed to be linked to man who killed 84 people in Nice are in police custody, French media reports.
1.15 pm: Arunachal Pradesh floor test likely to be delayed as Governor has to swear-in Pema Khandu as CM first.
12.54 pm: Uttarkashi: Gangotri Temple flooded as a result of the spate in River Ganga after heavy rainfall.
12.45 pm: Mumbai court issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Vijay Mallya in cheque bouncing case filed by Airports Authority of India- PTI.
12.40 pm: 90 dead, 1,154 wounded in Turkey coup attempt, says state news agency.
12.20 pm: Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch killed by her brother: Pak Police.
11.55 am: Rebel leader Khaliko Pul also attends CLP meeting in which 44 MLAs are present, say Congress sources.
11.40 am: Nabam Tuki resigns as leader of Congress legislature Party ahead of trust vote in Arunachal Pradesh. Pema Khandu is the new chief.
11.20 am: Pema Khandu likely to replace Nabam Tuki as Arunachal Pradesh chief minister.
11.10 am: Development is possible only when states and Centre work in close coordination, PM Modi at Inter-State Council meet.
We dont get a lot of opportunities where heads of the country and the states all come together: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/UQs0svMajz— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016
10.53 am: Encounter underway between security forces & militants in Sawjian sector near LoC since earlier today.
10.43 am: Heavy rainfall causes water logging in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.
10.20 am: Cable TV operations blocked in many parts of Kashmir. Clashes were reported at many places in the valley on Friday.
9.55 am: Congress MLAs and Rebel Congress MLAs arrive for Congress Legislature Party meeting in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Congress MLAs and Rebel Congress MLAs arrive for Congress Legislature Party meeting in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh pic.twitter.com/RMPaaWTjdn— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016
9.32 am: Rebel Congress MLAs also present in Congress Legislature Party meeting.
9.22 am: Turkish TV footage shows tens of soldiers involved in coup attempt surrendering on Istanbul's Bosphorus bridge, hands raised.
9.10 am: We have been closely following the developments in Turkey. India calls upon all sides to support democracy & avoid bloodshed: MEA.
8.55 am: Indian nationals should not travel to Turkey until situation is normal there, tweets Sushma Swaraj
Puri (Odisha): Sona Bhesh of Lord Jagannath on ratha, more than 12 lakh devotees attend the celebration (15th July) pic.twitter.com/2Ce8PIxV1b— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2016
8.20 am: At least 60 people killed across Turkey during overnight coup attempt - prosecutor.
8.00 am: I'm with my people. I'm not going anywhere: Turkey President Erdogan.