News Flash: President Pranab Mukherjee's wife admitted to hospital: Reports

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Bengaluru, Aug 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai to launch the first National Handloom Day at Madras University. Modi then met Jayalalithaa at her residence.

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9: 56 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee's wife admitted to hospital: Reports

9: 30 pm: PM Modi visited 27 countries in 14 months but not even once to our city Chennai, says P Chidambaram

9: 10 pm: Pakistani troops shell LoC posts in Poonch sector, jawan injured: Reports

J&K: Pakistani troops shell LoC posts

8: 41 pm: Dhaka to Muscat flight of Dhaka airlines makes an emergency landing at Raipur airport: Report

8: 30 pm: BJP is my home, I am not going anywhere: Shatrughan Sinha

8: 10 pm: Najeeb Jung consulted Arvind Kejriwal before appointing Gamlin: MHA to HC

7.30 pm: An emergency meeting of union chapter as well 31 India of CPA India region chapter was held in which they called on chair person of CPA executive committe to use good officers to immediate resolve matter and ensure issue of invitation to J&K CPA branch, India chapter will boycott the event: Vikas Swarup, MEA Spokesperson. 


7.20 pm: It's a challenge to territorial integrity, we respect the decision and support it: RS Surjewala, Congress on CPA meet.

7.00 pm: Kab tak J&K ke log qurbaaniyan de? kab tak sehen kare? Hum Pak ki zameen par kabja nahi karna chahte, sirf aman chahte hain (How long will the people of J&K will sacrifice? We never tried to occupy Pak's land, we want peace): Farooq Abdullah, former J&K CM.

6.40 pm: CBI files 3 fresh FIRs against 5 accused persons in Vyapam scam case.

5.15 pm: We want to state that PM or Modi Govt did not state or circulate orally or in writing any agenda regarding Naga peace accord: Congress.

5.45 pm: Congress fully supports the attempt to find a lasting peaceful solution of Naga problem within our constitutional framework: Randeep Surjewala, Congress.


5.25 pm: Louis Berger bribery case: Former Louis Berger Vice-President Satyakam Mohanty sent to 14 days judicial custody by Panaji session Court.

5.20 pm: Hawala operator Raychand Soni arrested in Louis Berger bribery case.

5.15 pm: Karnataka State Police obtains extradition orders against overseas fugitive, criminal Bannanje Raja: Om Prakash, DGP.


5.00 pm: President teachers ke samman me ek din ke liye class lenge. Ye ek milestone hoga teachers ke samman me (President of India will take a class to honour teachers): Manish Sisodia


4.45 pm: India likely to boycott Commonwealth Parliamentary meeting in Pakistan as J&K Assembly Speaker not being invited.

4.25 pm: This shows Cong's utter bankruptcy, anyone can become personal, they will be more uncomfortable with such references: Prakash Javadekar.

4.20 pm: 7 died and 20 injured due to wall collapse at stone crusher plant in Narnaul in Haryana.   

4.10 pm: Basantghar attack: Police official who was injured in firing being taken to Jammu from Basantgarh primary health centre.

3.50 pm: Rickshaw puller returns a packet having cash worth Rs 1 lakh 17 thousand, he had found unattended on road in Jaipur.

3.30 pm: I'm hopeful we will be able to trace location of missing chopper: Kiren Rijiju on missing helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh.


3.03 pm: Louis Berger Bribery Scam: Anticipatory bail given to Digambar Kamat till 12th August by Goa Special Court.

2.38 pm: ISIS and LeT flags seen near Jamia Masjid in Srinagar (J&K).

2.11 pm: Two boys critically injured in clashes with the security forces in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir

2.05 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets TN CM J Jayalalithaa in Chennai

1.00 pm: We have somewhere fallen short of global branding of our handloom: PM Modi

12.50 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi revokes suspension of Ex CWC member Jagmeet Singh Brar.

12.40 pm: We need to take several initiatives in order to make Handlooms fashionable. We need to make our handloom tradition centrepiece of fashion for India & the World, says PM Narendra Modi.

12.35 pm: People specially women wear handloom clothes on special occasions like marriages or festivals,we need popularize this among youth. This will give much needed boost to handloom sector, says PM Modi.

12.32 pm: Mumbai journalist who wanted to join ISIS arrested in Delhi.

12.30 pm: "India is home to several Handloom products. The handloom sector has inherent strengths that we need to market", says PM Narendra Modi.

12.27 pm: PM Narendra Modi launches first National Handloom Day at Madras University in Chennai on Friday, Aug 7.

11.56 am: Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Swaraj says 'Sushmaji maintained complete secrecy'

11.37 am: PM Modi visits the exhibition at the inaugural function of National Handloom Day in Chennai

11.22 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1200 hours after noisy anti- govt protests by Congress members who troop into the Well.

10.53 am: Sushma Swaraj does drama, she is an expert in theatrics, says Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

10.44 am: Congress protest against suspension of Congress MPs, at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises

10.38 am: PM Narendra Modi to launch National Handloom day at Madras University today

10.22 am: The national Investigating Agency has registered a First Information Report (FIR) in the Udhampur attack case. The NIA will now officially begin its probe into the matter. A team of the NIA is already in Udhampur.

9.52 am: Narendra Modi in Chennai today, CM Jayalalithaa to receive the PM.

9.17 am: SC Justice Mishra who had rejected Yakub Memon's plea receives an anonymous threatening letter

8.43 am: PM Narendra Modi to launch the first National Handloom Day in Chennai today.

8.00 am: Firing continues after second terror attack in Udhampur, 2 special police officers have been injured so far.

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