Bengaluru, May 3: President Pranab Mukherjee to give away the Film Awards at the 63rd National Film Awards Function today.
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9.42 pm: Congress Strategy meet to be held at 10 Janpath tomorrow morning.
9.40 pm: Congress Strategy meet to be held at 10 Janpath tomorrow morning.
9.33 pm: Is it connected to the helicopter scam or with the CWG scam? Rahul Gandhi has to come clean on this, says Kirit Somaiya.
9.32 pm: Rahul Gandhi entered into a transaction with no one but Emaar MGF, why this financial accomodation?,says Kirit Somaiya.
9.31 pm: Jaisalmer (Rajasthan): BSF jawans on duty in Thar Desert where temperature soars beyond 50 °C.
9.19 pm: Want to thank all parties for their support and positibe suggestions.Have taken note of all suggestions,says P Javadekar.
9.18 pm: With this,forest cover will dramatically increase & it will help us achieve target of 33 % of tree cover, informs P Javadekar.
9.17 pm: Happy that a historical bill of "Compensatory Afforestation & Fund management has been unanimously passed in Lok Sabha, says Prakash Javadekar.
9.03 pm: As per Rule 213 of Rajya Sabha procedures, the resignation must be voluntary and genuine.
9.02 pm: RS Secy Gen writes to Mallya that his resignation letter doesn't conform to prescribed procedures & doesn't bear signature in original.
8.59 pm: Vijay Mallya's resignation as member of RS rejected.
8.10 pm: Jayalalithaa rules the Govt based on lies. No truth in what she says to the people of Tamil Nadu: M. Karunanidhi.
8.09 pm: DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi addressing a rally in Madurai.
7.50 pm: I was not there seeing it as a BJP platform but I was there for my brother Mohit Kamboj: Sanjay Dutt.
7.48 pm: Veteran Actor Manoj Kumar gifts a "Sai Baba" statuette to President Mukherjee after receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
7.47 pm: Veteran Actor Manoj Kumar gifts a "Sai Baba" statuette to President Mukherjee after receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
7.46 pm: Delhi: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
7.30 pm: Amitabh Bachchan receives National Films Award for the Best Actor.
President Mukherjee presents National Films Award for Best Popular Film to Bajrangi Bhaijaan director Kabir Khan pic.twitter.com/LUKw1iX6Ub— ANI (@ANI_news) May 3, 2016
7.15 pm: President PRanab Mukherjee presents 63rd Nat'l Films Award for Best Feature film to 'Baahubali', Director SS Rajamouli receives award.
7.10 pm: Congress leaders arrive for a meeting at 10 Janpath on AgustaWestland case.
6.59 pm: NHRC takes suo moto cognizance of media reports of rape and murder of a law student in Ernakulam, issues notice to Government of Kerala.
6.55 pm: Directorate of Education issues circular to all heads of schools in Delhi to observe mandatory summer vacation with effect from May 11.
Mandatory summer vacations to be observed in view of the prevailing hot weather & prediction that the temperature is likely to rise further.— ANI (@ANI_news) May 3, 2016
6.51 pm: Italy must return marines if India's jurisdiction is proved: UN.
6.45 pm: SC gives two-day deadline to Delhi govt for plan on phasing out diesel cabs
6.42 pm: CBI says that SP Tyagi has admitted during questioning that he owns four companies.
6.31 pm: Ashutosh K Singh (DGM of Handicrafts Handloom corp, held in bribery case) was using fake IDs for his fake businesses.
6.15 pm: CBI is looking into SP Tyagi's international trips (route) especially after retirement, says Sources.
6.10 pm: We have asked medical department to issue an advisory, says S Ramaswami, Addlitional Chief Secretaryon Uttarakhand Forest Fire.
6.00 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee to present 63rd National Films Awards and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in Delhi.
5.45 pm: CBI seized Rs 1.37 crore cash, investment papers worth Rs 9 crore during search at DGM Ashutosh Kumar Singh's residence last night.
5.30 pm: Fire in Nainital's forests, efforts to douse the fire underway on Uttarakhand Forest Fire.
5.15 pm: The rejoinder by Karnataka in the J Jayalalithaa DA case will continue tomorrow. B V Acharya SPP has indicated that he would conclude by Thursday,May 3.
5.00 pm: There are sign of brutality on body, there's sign of strangulation & smothering. There are 13 injuries on various parts of her body, says M Yadav.
4.45 pm: We are working on all angles. We will be taking this investigation to the logical end, says Mahipal Yadav, IG.
4.30 pm: Heavy rain brings down temperature in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh).
4.15 pm: People involved in this heinous crime will be brought to justice soon, says Ramesh Chennithala on law student rape and murder.
4.00 pm: No, its doesn't upset me, says Kabir Khan on being heckled by protesters at Karachi airport.
3.45 pm: SDPI and AIYF protest against Home Minister outside Perumbavoor Hospital where he came to meet victim of Kerala law student's rape-murder.
3.35 pm: Delhi government seeks 2 more days' time from SC to file detailed roadmap on how to phase out diesel taxis on Diesel taxi ban.
3.31 pm: The Human Rights commission has also registered a suo moto in the Kerala law student's rape and murder case.
3.30 pm: We take no cognizance of their report, says MEA on US Commission report on International Religious Freedom.
3.25 pm: US Commission report on International Religious Freedom once again fails to show proper understanding of India,its constitution and society, says MEA.
3.15 pm: SC reserves it order on telecom companies plea against HC's order over compensation for call drop.
3.05 pm: SC asks MCI to respond to state Governments' plea to hold separate exams this year. MCI to respond till Thursday.
3.00 pm: Students participate in a cross country run organised to spread message of peace and safe environment.
2.50 pm: We have no intentions of targeting Rahul Gandhi, but we are not going to spare corrupt people: says, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
2.40 pm: 19 gold biscuits worth Rs. 60 lakhs hidden in a washing machine motor, seized from a passenger at Mumbai airport.
2.34 pm: Main accused in Second PU question paper leak case, Shivakumar has been arrested by the CID.
2.30 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 3:15 pm.
2.20 pm: Air connectivity to Tier2 & tier3 cities will be increased, fare won't be more than 2500 for 1hour fly time, says Mahesh Sharma, MoS Civil Aviation.
2.15 pm: Diesel taxis ban matter- Delhi Government to file its recommendation today, Supreme court will examine it tomorrow.
2.05 pm: Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis for alleged IS-related terror plot.
2.00 pm: Sachin Tendulkar accepts IOA's invitation to become India's goodwill ambassador at Rio 2016.
1.50 pm: IAF chopper lifts water from Bhimtal as fire fighting operations to douse Uttarakhand Forest Fire continue.
1.40 pm: It's a matter concerning the security of the country and a dirty scam taken place during the earlier regime, says Venkaiah Naidu.
1.30 pm: Farmers protest demanding amendment in forest conservation act 1980, outside Himachal Secretariat in Chhota Shimla.
1.20 pm: New facts are coming, Govt is very keen to take it to its logical conclusion, says Venkaiah Naidu,Union Minister on AgustaWestland deal.
1.00 pm: HC expressed severe dissatisfaction regarding progress made in investigation, says Govind Pansare's daughter-in-law Megha.
12.47 pm: B V Acharya tells Supreme Court that the arguments advanced by Jayalalithaa cannot be sustained.Facts have clearly revealed that there is a case of disproportionate assets.
12.35 pm: Bombay HC pulls up investigating agencies on slow progress in investigation of Govind Pansare and Dabholkar murder cases, says 'not satisfied'.
12.26 pm: B V Acharya special public prosecutor for Karnataka commences arguments in Supreme Court in Jayalalithaa DA case. Acharya is filing his rejoinder in the case.
12.27 pm: I am happy to be targeted, says Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on AgustaWestland.
12.00 pm: India will pursue case with UN Tribunal,Govt will fight for rights of victims and ensure justice, says Arun Jailtley in LS on Italian marines case.
11.30 am: Women's Rights activists protest outside Kerala Secretariat in Trivandrum over rape & murder of a woman in Ernakulam.
11.24 am: Indian Air Force Jaguars all set to take off during Red Flag 2016 Exercise in Alaska, USA
Indian Air Force Jaguars all set to take off during Red Flag 2016 Exercise in Alaska, USA. pic.twitter.com/DKn9m88bW7— ANI (@ANI_news) May 3, 2016
10.55 am: Uttarakhand political crisis: Supreme Court has asked Centre to think about floor test.
10.34 am: Delhi-Noida Direct flyway shut as diesel cab drivers protest SC ruling.
10.12 am: Anti Corruption Bureau of Delhi arrests two persons including a sub-registrar on charges of corruption.
9.37 am: BJP gives notice in Parliament over AgustaWestland case.
9.35 am: BJP President Amit Shah arrives in Parliament for the BJP parliamentary party meeting.
9.05 am: Pakistan raps Donald Trump over vow to free doctor who helped track Osama Bin Laden.
8.30 am: United States tells Pakistan to "put forward (their own) national funds" to buy 8 F-16 fighter jets.
8.18 am: Lenapur village, Aurangabad: Children carry water filled pots on their heads amidst acute crisis in Maharashtra
Lenapur village, Aurangabad: Children carry water filled pots on their heads amidst acute crisis in Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/JhG1TM7EOU— ANI (@ANI_news) May 3, 2016
8.00 am: NDRF teams continue efforts to contain the spread of forest fires in Uttarakhand.