Bengaluru, July 17: 'The Great India Run' marathon was flagged off at the India Gate in Delhi, today morning.
Get all the latest national and international news updates of Sunday, July 17 here:
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
7.45 am: At Saint Kitts, India's 2nd practice match against West Indies Cricket Board President's XI ends in a draw.