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6.45 pm: Turkey: Several military helicopters are missing after the failed coup, says TV report.
6.30 pm: BJP Parliamentary party executive meeting to be held tomorrow at 6 PM.
6.15 pm: 4.6 magnitude Earthquake felt at the India- Pakistan border region: IMD
6.00 pm: Uttarakhand rains: All schools to remain closed on July 18 in Nainital district.
5.45 pm: Earthquake tremors felt in Lahore, Sheikhupura and other areas of Pakistan
5.40 pm: Ex-RS MP Narendra Kashyap's supporters offer 'tips' to policemen outside jail in Ghaziabad.
5.30 pm: Maharashtra: 11-year-old Dalit girl brutally gangraped, body found in mutilated state.
5.10 pm: A bigger military coup possible still in Turkey, says Pol Expert Farrukh Sohail Goindi.
5.00 pm: Portion of newly constructed bridge near Hill Bypass road in Haridwar caves in due to heavy rainfall, traffic affected
Haridwar: Portion of newly constructed bridge near Hill Bypass road caves in due to heavy rainfall, traffic affected pic.twitter.com/CZpnnMgQl3— ANI (@ANI_news) July 17, 2016
4.45 pm: Heavy rains in Haridwar causes distress to locals.
4.35 pm: People have not accepted the coalition govt in Jammu and Kashmir: Ambika Soni.
4.25 pm: Centre has a style,that they do not talk to anyone: Salman Khurshid
4.06 pm: The Centre Govt has not taken concrete steps to reach out to the victims in Srinagar: Salman Khurshid,
4.00 pm: An all party meet should be held to discuss situation and bringing of normalcy in Srinagar: Ambika Soni.
3.42 pm: Turkey detains around 6,000 over coup plot: justice minister (source: AFP)
3.37 pm: India beat Korea 4-1 in Asia/Oceania Group I tie to seal World Group play-off place
3.30 pm: French health minister says 85 people still hospitalized after Nice truck attack, 18 are in life-threatening condition. (Source: AP)
3.15 pm: All the differences within have been resolved under one roof, both teams are united who have decided for me to lead: Pema Khandu, Arunachal CM
3.10 pm: Expectations of the public are high. I believe in team work, will work hard: Pema Khandu, Arunachal Pradesh CM.
3.04 pm: Platform of truck which ws to be used by UP CM candidate Sheila Dikshit & State Congress President Raj Babbar's road show, breaks. No injuries reported
Uttar Pradesh Congress President Raj Babbar welcomed by supporters upon his arrival in Lucknow pic.twitter.com/BCFH8cS4Zj— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 17, 2016
2.24 pm: Imp bills including GST to be taken up in monsoon session. I hope for meaningful discussions and outcomes: PM Modi at all party meeting
2.17 pm: Rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo fully besieged (Source: AFP)
2.15 pm: Itanagar: Pema Khandu addresses media after being sworn-in as the CM of the Arunachal Pradesh
2.10 pm: J&K: In the wake of protests over killing of Burhan Wani, Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, summer vacations in schools extended till July 24.
2.04 pm: U'khand: Haridwar-Delhi Highway closed following heavy rainfall, routes diverted. Railway track blocked due to debris on the track in Haridwar
1.55 pm: Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra road blocked near Mangti border, route likely to open by this evening- District Disaster Officer, Pithoragarh (U'khand)
1.45 pm: Congress assured they will support bills on the basis of merit. We have proposed 16 legislative business: Parliamentary Affairs Min Ananth Kumar
1.40 pm: When Congress was in power, they were pushing for GST, now there is unanimity among every state & majority of opposition parties: Sukhbir Singh Badal
1.33 pm: We had a very fruitful discussion. All parties assured full cooperation: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on All Party meeting
1.30 pm: #GST bill should be passed by consensus than majority. If it's approved by consensus will be good for nation-V Naidu
1.24 pm: Majority of states in favour of #GST bill, no political party has taken an open stand against it. I'm sure it will be passed- Venkaiah Naidu
1.20 pm: Differences have ended once for all,party stands united & everyone will work together for dev of state: Nabam Tuki
1.15 pm: Will work unitedly in the interest of the people and development of the state: Chowna Mein, Deputy CM, Arunachal
1.10 pm: I wish all the best to Pema Khandu, we'll co-operate with him for the development of Arunachal Pradesh: Kalikho Pul
Visuals of All Party meeting called by Parliamentary Affairs Min Ananth Kumar,ahead of Monsoon session of Parliament pic.twitter.com/RAMzkDHU6Q— ANI (@ANI_news) July 17, 2016
1.05 pm: Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at few places over the districts of Uttarakhand in the next 24 hours: IMD
1.00 pm: Have been requesting the Govt since 2 yrs to call an all party meet to discuss GST bill & listen to our concerns to form consensus:S Yechury
12.55 pm: As far as the GST bill is concerned, it's not a matter to be settled bilaterally between BJP & Cong: Sitaram Yechury
12.50 pm: Situation in J&K is a very serious issue, must be discussed in Parliament and Govt should be answerable: GN Azad,Congress
12.45 pm: Congress will let the bills pass on basis of merit, will not obstruct passage of bills: Ghulam Nabi Azad after All-party meeting
12.40 pm: Two new arrests in French truck massacre case: judicial source (Source: AFP)
12.36 pm: Pema Khandu sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh CM. Chowna Mein sworn-in as the Deputy CM of Arunachal Pradesh
12.25 pm: Chowna Mein takes oath as Deputy CM of Arunachal Pradesh
12.15 pm: Pema Khandu sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
12.00 noon: Army kills 3 hardcore NDFB (S) terrorists in Assam's Kokrajhar district, arms and ammunitions recovered from them.
11.59 am: Roorkee (Uttarakhand): Heavy rainfall causes waterlogging in several parts of the district.
11.45 am: All party meet begins in Parliament: Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Ananth Kumar, MA Naqvi, GN Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge,Jyotiraditya Scindia present
11.30 am: Pema Khandu reaches Raj Bhavan, to take oath as CM of Arunachal Pradesh, shortly in Itanagar.
11.25 am: Leaders arrive for All party meeting called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at Parliament in Delhi.
11.15 am: Army kills 3 hardcore NDFB(S) terrorists in Assam's Kokrajhar district. 4 pistols, hand grenades & other war-like stores recovered from them.
11.00 am: CM (Pema Khandu) alone will take the oath today: Arunachal Pradesh Congress President Padi Richo
10.45 am: Tremors of magnitude 4.7 felt in various parts of South Gujarat at 9:24AM today. Epicentre at 14 kms from Surat.
10.30 am: Government unveils fourth Tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB).
10.24 am: Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Eastern Honshu (Japan).
10.01 am: Curfew in J&K continues for 8th consecutive day.
9.40 am: Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand: River Ganga close to danger mark in Haridwar, rise in water level of Pindar. Alert issued in low-lying areas
9.30 am: Fire break out at a factory in Delhi's Jagat Puri area, 22 fire tenders at the spot.
9.20 am: Pema Khandu to be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar at 12 pm today.
9.00 am: Badrinath-Joshimath highway,Ghansali-Pratapnagar road (Tehri Garhwal)& National Highway 507 (Naugaon,Uttarkhashi) affected due to landslides.
8.45 am: Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand and river Ganga is close to danger mark in Haridwar, rise in water level of Pindar. Alert issued in low-lying areas.
8.30 am: Fire break out at a factory in Delhi's Jagat Puri area, 22 fire tenders at the spot.
Cheetah mobile squad of UP police revamped with advanced equipment, flagged off by IG Vijay Kumar Meena in Bareilley pic.twitter.com/HOcX1YgsRx— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 17, 2016
8.15 am: In Bareilley, 'Hi-tech' Cheetah mobile personnel will now be equipped with a 9 mm pistol,latest handcuffs & pen cameras.
8.00 am: Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju & Vijay Goel, Actor Gul Panag & Olympian Anju Bobby George participate in 'The Great India Run' marathon in Delhi.
Delhi: Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju & Vijay Goel, Actor Gul Panag & Olympian Anju Bobby George participate in event pic.twitter.com/M9ZwRkFltP— ANI (@ANI_news) July 17, 2016
7.55 am: 17 people die after consuming spurious liquor in Aliganj (Etah district), Aliganj SHO & Circle Officer suspended in Uttar Pradesh.
7.50 am: In Gulbarga, Karnataka graduate student innovates 'Sound device' to help farmers in keeping away birds from their farms.
Production cost of this device is less than Rs 100 and it's quite easy to use. Farmers are happy: Shivraj, Student pic.twitter.com/MvcxFfNVOB— ANI (@ANI_news) July 17, 2016
7.45 am: At Saint Kitts, India's 2nd practice match against West Indies Cricket Board President's XI ends in a draw.
Saint Kitts: India's 2nd practice match against West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI ends in a draw pic.twitter.com/Se9WZOEqSH— ANI (@ANI_news) July 17, 2016