News Flash: Heavy rains lash Chennai, waterlogging in many parts
Bengaluru, Dec 1: Speaking at a summit in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will cut carbon emission levels substantially to fulfill its responsibilities to save the world.
Follow all news updates here on Tuesday, Dec 1:
11.25 pm: Heavy Rainfall Warning for next four days for South Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Rayalaseema.
More teams on standby in Odisha and Bihar, to be airlifted to Chennai once operations start again at Chennai airport-DG NDRF #Chennairains— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
11.00 pm: Navy rescue team deployed in Gandhi nagar area beyond Adyar Bridge along Buckingham Canal. The area is flooded.
10.55 pm: Considering IMD forecast of heavy rain for next 4 days,trying to mobilize maximum teams to affected areas: DG NDRF OP Singh.
10.30 pm: Army Flood Relief Columns carrying out extensive flood rescue and relief ops in Tambaram and Urapakkam areas in Chennai.
NDRF is also planning to send 3 teams to Pondicherry-NDRF DG OP Singh to ANI #Chennairains— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
10.15 pm: Chennai Airport temporarily closed due to waterlogging after heavy rains.
9.30 pm: Turkish media reporting that blast in Istanbul took place in Bayrampaşa metro station. 1 dead, 1 injured. Metro services suspended.
9.20 pm: Rahul Dravid delivered the fourth Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Delhi today.
Indian cricket at the moment is in a state of both enormous popularity and considerable reflection-Rahul Dravid— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
9.15 pm: Reports of explosion in Metro Station near Taksim Square, Istanbul. Ambulances and fire trucks seen rushing to area.
9.05 pm: Union Cabinet Meeting scheduled to take place in Parliament tomorrow.
8.55 pm: Spoke to Jayalalithaa ji on flood situation in parts of Tamil Nadu. Assured all possible support & cooperation in this unfortunate hour: PM Modi.
8.40 pm: ITV reports that BBC office in central London & nearby offices evacuated due to a 'suspicious vehicle' parked nearby.
8.35 pm: London Bridge evacuated after 'suspicious item' found. Evacuation at Hays Galleria, a shopping district in downtown London.
8.30 pm: Army called in for rescue and relief operations in Chennai (TN), which has been affected by heavy rains.
8.25 pm: BBC Offices in London Great Portland Street evacuated, police cordon off area.
8.15 pm: Army and Police apprehend Hizbul terrorist from Shopian, J&K. Huge cache of arms & ammunition recovered in an operation by security forces in Surankote, Poonch (J&K).
Huge cache of arms & ammunition recovered in an operation by security forces in Surankote, Poonch (J&K). pic.twitter.com/QjJUteyAi5— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
8.00 pm: BCCI initiatives are to be supported by us, BCCI takes initiative to promote relationship: Sports Min on Indo-Pak cricket series.
7.40 pm: Was really surprised and shocked when Anand Sharma ji openly defended the Emergency and justified imposition of the Emergency: Venkaiah Naidu.
Would like to know from Cong,is it official stand or they're going to distance like they've distanced from Khurshid,MS Aiyar's stmnt-V Naidu— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
7.30 pm: Don't try to give an idea to the world that there is intolerance in India: BJP MP Kirron Kher.
7.20 pm: Congress has derailed themselves, today's debate has completely exposed them: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home.
7.08 pm: Congress talking about tolerance is surprising; they had curbed constitutional & fundamental rights once, says Venkaiah Naidu.
6.37 pm: ICC ranks Nagpur pitch 'poor' and demands explanation from BCCI.
6.27 pm: Congress, TMC & Left stage a 'walk out' from Lok Sabha.
5.59pm: At least tolerate the mandate of the people says Rajnath Singh in LS.
5.15 pm: Constitution is guiding light says PM Modi in Rajya Sabha.
5.13 pm: "Their biggest weakness is tolerance" says Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha about the BJP.
4.54 pm: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses at Lok Sabha.
4.48 pm: PM Modi addresses Rajya Sabha.
2.15 pm: German cabinet approves plans to join military campaign against IS in Syria, German government official.
1.07 pm: Beef row: SIT gives clean chit to Delhi cops, says they did not conduct any raid at Kerala House.
12.35 pm: ED and Income-Tax Dept conduct raids on Karti Chidambaram's companies.
12.14 pm: Gandhiji saw India as an inclusive nation, where every section of our population lived in equality & enjoyed equal rights: Pranab Mukherjee.
12.00 pm: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan says more room building up for banks to transmit rate cuts to borrowers.
11.45 am: PM Modi to reply to ‘intolerance' debate in Parliament today.
11.30 am: 15 people allegedly blinded after eye surgery at a health camp organized by trust in Haryana's Ambala.
11.10 am: Left parties hold protest outside Parliament over 'intolerance'.
10.23 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at BSF Golden Jubilee Raising Day parade in Delhi
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at BSF Golden Jubilee Raising Day parade in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/cHtxnLtTwj— ANI (@ANI_news) December 1, 2015
10:00 am: BJP Parliamentary Party meeting has begun in Parliament in the national capital.
9:43 am: There has been no restrictions on talks (with Pakistan) from India's side, talks couldn't be taken forward due to certain reasons, said BJP leader MA Naqvi.
9:31 am: Nimbal village in Karnataka's Gulbarga city celebrated its first anniversary of becoming liquor-free on Monday, Nov 30.
9:27 am: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee approved Maharashtra government's amended Factories Act, 1948, allowing women to work in factories in night shifts.
Earlier, section 66(1)(c) of the Factories Act provided that women cannot work at a factory between 7 pm and 6 am. The amendment provides that the managements will have to ensure security of women working in the night shift.
9:10 am: 2 abandoned Pakistan boats were seized by BSF near Sir Creek area of Gujarat yesterday. Investigation is underway.
8:55 am: China manufacturing index fell to more than 3 year low.
8:45 am: Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police jointly recovered arms and ammunition from a terror hideout in Jarranwali Gali area in Poonch.
8:35 am: India's Anoop Singh, who has won gold at World bodybuilding championship in Thailand,received warm welcome on return to Mumbai.
8:24 am: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan will announce fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2015-16 at 11:00 am in Mumbai today.
8:13 am: BJP Parliamentary Party meeting will take place in Parliament at 9:30 am today.
8:07 am: Heavy rains once again hit Chennai, Tamil Nadu.