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Bengaluru, May 18: Police to take Sadhvi Pragya for 'Shipra snan' at Simhasth Kumbh in Ujjain today.
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11.27 pm: Priyanka Gandhi should definitely become a part of active politics, says Digvijaya Singh.
10.39 PM: Ecuador shaken by 7.2 magnitude quake.
8.47 pm: Amitabh Bachchan & other Bollywood actors also arrive for the dinner hosted by Shahrukh Khan for Apple CEO Tim Cook.
8.46 pm: Mumbai: Apple CEO Tim Cook reaches Actor Shahrukh Khan's residence for the private dinner party hosted by the actor.
8.43 pm: Forest fire breaks out in Qila Darhal, Nowshehra, Rajouri district (J&K).
8.22 pm: Red warning has been issued, it is the highest order warning for heat wave to severe heat wave, syas BP Yadav, Director IMD.
8.21 pm: Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, MP, south of UP, Vidarbha are facing maximum heat wave, says BP Yadav, Director IMD.
8.20 pm: Today has been the hottest day of the season, Rajasthan is facing intense heat, says BP Yadav, Director IMD.
8.19 pm: The said notification not tenable, CBI will continue its preliminary enquiry, says CBI.
8.18 pm: Notification of Uttarakhand Govt for withdrawal of consent to investigate alleged sting operation legally examined as per legal opinion, says CBI.
8.08 pm: Recently, my putra-vadhu (daughter-in-law) Aishwarya addressed Rekha as mother at a public event. Life is changing, says Amar Singh.
8.07 pm: These days Rekhaji & Jaya Bachchanji hug each other at Filmfare events,Rekha addresses Jaya as 'Didibhai', says Amar Singh.
7.47 pm: 4 people arrested in connection with attack on Baba Ranjit Singh (Dhadrian Wale) in Ludhiana (Punjab).
7.46 pm: There are no differences beween me and Jaya Prada ji, says Amar Singh.
7.34 pm: Was not in a position to go on hunger strike,but ws forced to do so.MP CM will have to face consequences for all I hd to go through, says Sadhvi Pragya.
7.33 pm: I had to go through a lot as I'm a cancer patient, have been hospitalized since last 2 years, says Sadhvi Pragya.
7.32 pm: The way journalists are talking, its as if they were present in the meeting. As if they were a Sanjay to some Dhritarastra, says Amar Singh.
7.22 pm: Rajya Sabha nomination isn't big deal for me. But the love and blessing with which Neta nominated me, I was pleasantly surprised and happy, says Amar Singh.
7.15 pm: Was surprised when Ahmed Patel called me and congratulated me, I wasn't aware why, says Amar Singh on Rajya Sabha Nomination from Samajwadi Party.
7.02 pm: Further it will intensify into a cyclonic storm & move along/off Andhra & Odisha coast. Rainfall will decrease over TN, says Chennai MET Dept.
7.00 pm: Both sides (Sushil-WFI) put forth their concerns in a very positive environment, says WFI President Brij Bhushan.
6.45 pm: The deep depression has moved from TN coastal waters, entered Andhra coastal waters; now lies 140 km east of Nellore, says Chennai MET Department.
6.40 pm: Now that I've been given clean chit, I believe investigation is going in right direction. I've always said I'm not the culprit, says Sadhvi Pragya.
6.19 pm: I've heard that I've been given clean chit by NIA,but after 8 years.Delayed justice itself is injustice, says Sadhvi Pragya.
6.10 pm: I have never given any wrestler including Sushil the assurance of a trial, says President, Wrestling Federation of India.
6.00 pm: MoS Home Kiren Rijiju flew in a Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter from Halwara airbase in Punjab today.
5.39 pm: No decisions have been taken in this meet, only discussions were held on all issues related to J&K, says Manohar Parrikar.
5.15 pm: This was a review meeting, which takes place from time to time, we took cognizance of all issues of concern in J&K, says Jitendra Singh.
5.00 pm: Indigenously built guided missile stealth frigates,INS Satpura and Sahyadri,Shakti & Kirch participating in deployment.
4.47 pm: Sushil Kumar and Coach Mahabali Satpal arrive at Wrestling Federation of India office over RioOlympics2016 in Delhi
4.30 pm: Court granted Alka Lamba bail on personal bond of Rs 10,000 and surety of the same amount. Next hearing scheduled to take place on June 3.
4.15 pm: NSA Ajit Doval & Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrive at HM Rajnath Singh's residence in Delhi.
4.00 pm: He (Farooq Bhana)was working with a fake name there(Bombay's Municipal corporation),used to hide his identity, says JK Bhatt,Joint CP,Crime Branch.
3.51 pm: ATS was searching for him (Farooq Bhana) for 2-3 months and finally he was nabbed today, says JK Bhatt, Jt CP, Crime Branch.
3.49 pm: For last 5-6 years he (Farooq Bhana) was in Mumbai,used to work for small contracts for Bombay's Municipal corporation, says JK Bhatt,Joint CP,CB.
3.48 pm: When we started off the investigation,we received information of Salim Paanwala and Farooq Bhana being in Mumbai and then Pakistan, says JK Bhatt.
3.46 pm: Later they started beating me up in September and asked me to leave.I came to my maternal home and now I've received speed post announcing divorce, says Afreen.
3.25 pm: 25-yr old Afreen Rehman from Jaipur claims she has been divorced through a speed post, moves SC against 'triple talaq'.
3.15 pm: BJP Uttarakhand core group meeting underway at BJP Office.Bhagat Singh Koshyari,BC Khanduri and Satpal Maharaj present in the meeting in Delhi.
3.00 pm: Don't know what they've (AAP) said in their draft bill. We had demanded for some part of police be given to Delhi Govt, says Sheila Dikshit.
2.45 pm: NGT issues notice to DDCA on PIL alleging use of reverse osmosis, running on groundwater for watering Kotla playground.
2.30 pm: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh to attend the meeting on Jammu and Kashmir issue at Home Ministry at 4pm today.
2.25 pm: Two police official killed, 9 injured in Peshwar twin bombings in Pakistan
2.15 pm: Farooq Bhana keey accused in Godhra train burning arrested after 14 years.
2.10 pm: South Korean author Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize.
2.00 pm: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake on Ricther scale hits, says USGS
1.55 pm: Technical glitch forces Air India Chennai-Kolkata flight to make an emergency landing at Bhubaneswar (Odisha).
1.45 pm: 4 persons arrested by police in connection with murder of a doctor at his clinic in Delhi's Palam area.
1.30 pm: Police conduct raids in Siwan Jail in connection with journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case in Bihar.
1.25 pm: 2 women climb up a mobile tower in Addagutta area of Hyderabad to mark protest over installation of the same.
1.14 pm: We have uploaded the draft bill on our website, also welcome suggestions till June 30, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on full statehood status
1.10 pm: Delhi Govt has made a draft bill seeking full statehood status, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
1.00 pm: Tractor overturns in Telangana's Adilabad, three dead and five injured. Injured persons shifted to hospital.
12.51 pm: More than 20 students fall sick after consuming Mid-day meal at a government school in J&K's Kathua district.
12.50 pm: Funeral procession of Nirankari Saint Hardev Singh, underway in Delhi
12:48 pm: Anti Corruption Bureau conducts raids at State Agriculture Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Pawan's residence in Jaipur
12.45 pm: Centre assures the SC that it has extended time limit to apply for operators from May 19 to May 27.
12:37 pm: Fire breaks out in Madhusudan Mills Chawl, Worli (Mumbai). 8 fire tenders on the spot.
12:20 pm: India successfully test fires Prithvi-II missile from test range at Chandipur in Odisha.
12:02 pm: NGT seeks reply from Delhi police on non payment of water bills allegedly worth over Rs 232 crore.
11:38 am: Sadhvi Pragya leaves for Simhasth Kumbh in Bhopal
Bhopal: Sadhvi Pragya leaves for Simhasth Kumbh, Ujjain pic.twitter.com/2OkoyUUUM1— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2016
11:20 am: Cricket Association of Bihar moves SC seeking stay on BCCI election for office bearers scheduled for May 22.
11:00 am: Minor rape case: Goa Court grants bail to St Cruz MLA Atanasio Monserrate.
10:45 am: NDRF deployed in Chennai to deal with emerging flood like situation following warnings of incessant rain.
10.35 am: 4 NDRF teams have been deployed in Chennai to deal with emerging flood-like situation due to incessant rain.
10.03 am: Road closures in Delhi due to funeral procession of Nirankari Saint Baba Hardev Singh
Delhi: Road closures in the city due to funeral procession of Nirankari Saint Baba Hardev Singh pic.twitter.com/fHyTmm8RxM— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2016
9.50 am: Subramanian Swamy is actually targeting Arun Jaitley, RBI Governor is just an excuse: Congress.
9.45 am: Waterlogging in Chennai due to heavy rains
Waterlogging in Chennai due to heavy rains pic.twitter.com/oDySAok2ed— ANI (@ANI_news) May 18, 2016
9.28 am: Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in Oregon.
9.10 am: Sanders defeats Clinton in Oregon primary: US networks.
8.55 am: Apple's CEO Tim Cook to visit Hyderabad on May 19, expected to announce opening of company's first technology development centre outside US.
8.32 am: Light showers in Chennai, certain parts of the state water-logged.
8.27 am: Saamna hits out at BJP, defends Nitish and Lalu. 'Jungle raj in BJP states too.'
8.15 am: Police to take Sadhvi Pragya for 'Shipra snan' at Simhasth Kumbh in Ujjain today.
8.00 am: Met Dept issues 'heat wave to severe heat wave' warnings for parts of UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi: Reports.