News updates of October 3
7.00 pm: Delhi's Rashid Khan bagged his sixth title in style at the Rs.40 lakh PGTI Eagleburg Masters, the fourth Super Series event of the season, as he shot a confident three-under-69 in the final round to end up with a tournament total of 19-under-269.
6.30 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to Germany on its Unification Day and vowed to strengthen ties with that country.
6.00 pm: Indian athlete Manju Bala's hammer throw bronze won at the Asian Games upgraded to silver after China's Zhang Wenxiu was stripped of the gold after failing a pre-competition dope test.
5.45 pm: Dussehra celebrations: President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi at Subash Maidan.
Dussehra celebrations: President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi at Subash Maidan pic.twitter.com/ycVDWU7tgl— ANI (@ANI_news) October 3, 2014
5.30 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh at Subash Maidan for Dussehra celebrations.
Dussehra celebrations : PM Modi,Former PM Manmohan Singh & Cong President Sonia Gandhi at Subash Maidan pic.twitter.com/S26Bjrn9wN— ANI (@ANI_news) October 3, 2014
4.30 pm: A Maoist cadre arrested from insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh
4.05 pm: Four months after assuming charge, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu gets an office.
3.45 pm: Cow slaughter will be treated like murder: Haryana BJP chief Ram Bilas Sharma.
3.07 pm: PM Narendra Modi hails RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's Dusshera address, says the issues of social reform he raised are "very relevant" today (read more)
3.00 pm: Australia joins fight against ISIS in Iraq, hours after Turkey voted for action.
2.50 pm: All Central Railway slow trains going towards CST and Kalyan cancelled at Kurla station due to power failure on slow tracks
2.14 pm: Asian Games: Boxer Mary Kom receives grand welcome on return.
1.15 pm: Obama discusses first Ebola case disgnosed in US with Dallas Mayor, promises full support.
1.00 pm: Huge furore over Doordarshan's decision to live telecast RSS' Vijaya Dashmi speech. RSS used the public broadcaster to propagate its Hindutva ideology: CPI(M)
12.40 pm: Doordarshan is not RSS' mouthpiece: Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Mohan Bhagwat speech
12.16 pm: AIADMK declares 12-hour bandh in Puducherry on Saturday protesting Jayalaltihaa conviction.
12.02 pm: With elections hardly weeks away how is PM announcing Govt campaigns? Have our election commissioners lost spine?- Sandeep Dikshit,Congress
11.45 am: The nation belongs to people not the govt, PM Modi says on radio (read more)
11. 00 am: People listening to PM Modi's AIR(Radio) address
10.28 am: UK Prime Minister David Cameron in Kabul for talks with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
10.15 am: India wins Men's kabaddi gold at Asian Games
10.06 am:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his first radio address today at 11 am (read more)
9.35 am: British PM Cameron arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit.
9.17 am: One terrorist gunned down in a joint encounter by security forces and police in Awantipora
9.09 am: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat lauds India's Mars mission and PM Modi's visit to US in Vijaya Dashami speech in Nagpur
8.45 am: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses cadre in Nagpur on the occasion of Dussehra
PM Modi was given a great welcome in the US-Mohan Bhagwat,RSS pic.twitter.com/jbZioLHCXc— ANI (@ANI_news) October 3, 2014
8.15 am: Australia cabinet gives approval for fighter jets to join air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq
8.02 am: Indian women's kabaddi team wins gold medal in the Asian Games (read more)
8.00 am: Indian hockey team beat Pakistan 4-2 on penalties to win gold, qualify for 2016 Olympics.