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Bengaluru, Oct 26: Chhota Rajan was arrested and South Asian countires including Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal were hit by a massive earthquake.
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10.20 pm: One dead, 12 hurt in Saudi mosque blast, says state TV: AFP.
10.00 pm: Vijender Singh's pro-boxing bout postponed from October 30 to November 7 in Dublin.
8.40 pm: Spoke to PM Nawaz Sharif & expressed condolences on loss of lives due to the quake. Offered all possible assistance from India: PM Modi's tweets.
Expressed my gratitude to PM Nawaz Sharif for his efforts that ensured Geeta returned home.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 26, 2015
8.30 pm: Two militants killed and one jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama (J&K), encounter underway.
8.20 pm: Earthquake kills 129 in Afghanistan.
8.15 pm: CBI had been in touch with the Australian authorities regarding the fugitive Chhota Rajan: CBI Director Anil Sinha.
8:00 pm: What the Edhi family has done is too priceless to be measured but I am happy to announce a contribution of Rs. 1 crore to their foundation: PM Modi on Geeta's return to India.
7:32 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Geeta at 7 RCR (Source: PMO).
7:01 pm: President Ashraf Ghani shared with me his initial assessment of the damage. I offered all possible assistance says PM Modi's tweet.
6:50 pm: Joint team of Army and Police cordoned off the area, the militants believed to be two opened fire, says army official.
6:30 pm: Spoke to J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and took stock of the situation arising due to the unfortunate earthquake says PM Narendra Modi's tweet.
6:20 pm: At least 60 people were killed and over 400 injured in Pakistan after quake.
6:01 pm: Honest attempts have been made by this Govt on black money issue,although couldn't achieve desirable results says Ramdev.
5:55 pm: At least 53 dead after strong earthquake hits Afghanistan, Pakistan, toll could climb: Reuters.
5:22 pm: In view of earthquake in Pak and loss of lives, reception for Geeta at High Commission this evening has been cancelled says Pak High Commission.
5:18 pm: She (Geeta) is my daughter, I am claiming this. DNA test will prove the same says Janardhan Mahato.
5:13 pm: There is a close coordination between India, Australia and Indonesia in this matter says Kiren Rijiju, on Chhota Rajan arrested.
5:10 pm: CBI is the nodal agency for Interpol in India. Now the further process will be taken forward by CBI says Kiren Rijiju.
4:50 pm: India was active on this case, post verification investigation will be taken forward Rajnath Singh on Chota Rajan arrested in Bali.
4:49 pm: I want to thank Interpol and Indonesian Govt for this as Chota Rajan arrested in Bali, Says Rajnath Singh.
4:45 pm: Priyanka Gandhi's name was supposed to be Sarika but then Satish Sharma had named his daughter Sarika so it was changed says M.L Fotedar.
4:44 pm: When I told Rajivjii what Indiraji said about Priyanka, he was very happy, Sonia Gandhi just stared silently says M.L. Fotedar.
4:26 pm: The CBI has confirmed that the person arrested in Bali was Chhota Rajan.
4:15 pm: At least 13 dead in Pakistan after strong quake in Afghanistan reported by Reuters.
4:04 pm: Look, if DNA test show tht Mahato family is really hers then we will counsel her and try to convince her says Sushma Swaraj.
4:00 pm: Asking all Railway staff to do proper safety checks, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu after earthquake tremors were felt in nation.
3:37 pm: We will take them (members of Edhi foundation) to Ajmer Sharif, to Nizamuddin Auliya, wherever they want to go says Sushma Swaraj.
3:36 pm: Geeta is as of now refusing to recognize her family after meeting them, still we will do DNA test says Sushma Swaraj.
3:00 pm: Geeta says the Mahto family is not hers says Sushma Swaraj.
2.44 pm: Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi/NCR.
2.17 pm: Chhota Rajan arrested in Bali, Indonesia.
1.55 pm: Two-member team of AIIMS doctors reach Hotel Park. Doctors to take DNA samples of Geeta to establish family.
1.45 pm: It is very difficult, if not impossible to impose bans. The age of bans is over: Arun Jaitley.
1:20 pm: The Supreme Court has issued notice to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh on a petition filed by the CBI seeking to arrest him in a disproportionate assets case.
1:15 pm: Geeta reaches MEA office.
1:12 pm: UP Governor talks as if he is the Home Minister: Ram Gopal Yadav on UP Governor Ram Naik.
1:10 pm: Yes, maybe Bajrangi Bhaijan played a role,here maybe not a bhaijan but a naani Bilquis Edhi to thank. We should thank the Pak Bajrangi Bhaijaan who looked after her, its a heartwarming story of humanity triumphing borders: Shashi Tharoor.
1:05 pm: AIIMS team reaches the Delhi hotel where Geeta is at the moment.
1:00 pm: Very pleased that Geeta is back, if the DNA test is conclusive everyone will be very happy: Shashi Tharoor
12:50 pm: Bihar wants 'mantra-tantra' or 'loktantra' , asks PM Modi in Bihar while addressing a rally.
12:45 pm: Is Bihar bereft of water? No. But do the farm lands get water? No. If we make that happen, farmers will reap gold from the earth: PM Modi in Bihar.
12:40 pm: The second Grreen Revolution will come from Bihar - you have resources, land and potential: PM Modi in a rally in Bihar.
12:35 pm: Sonia ji, Congress ruled Bihar for 35 years, are you not accountable? But they come here and ask for a report from me: PM
12:25 pm: Every other party only remembers Buxar when polls are around: PM Modi while addressing a rally in Bihar.
12:10 pm: Our Govt has invited 54 African countries to be a part of this India-Africa Summit-Syed Akbaruddin,Chief Coordinator.
12:05 pm: Geeta - Welcome home our daughter, tweets EAM Sushma Swaraj.
12:00 pm: Hope that India will release the 400+ Pakistani prisoners-Manzoor Memon,Media head,Pakistan High Commission on Geeta.
11.55 am: Indian-origin engineer who helped build Europe's tallest building, gets invite to Buckingham.
11.28 am: Mumbai Crime Branch files appeal in Bombay HC challenging NDPS court decision denying permission to retest samples of mephedrone.
11.00 am: Geeta lands in New Delhi from Karachi
Geeta lands in New Delhi from Karachi.( Pic source: MEA) pic.twitter.com/80mHRJAXHP— ANI (@ANI_news) October 26, 2015
10.47 am: 23-year-old Geeta arrives in Delhi over 15 years after she accidentally crossed into Pakistan.
10.33 am: Geeta to arrive in Delhi shortly. Is expected to be received by Sushma Swaraj and Pak high Commission officials.
10.12 am: Geeta's family leaves for Delhi's IGI airport to receive her.
9.05 am: Whale watching boat with 27 people on board sinks off Vancouver Island, 4 persons confirmed dead say reports.
8:47 am: One CRPF jawan killed and one injured in a Maoist attack in Sukma (Chhattisgarh)
8.20 am: Defence Ministry will issue notification to clarify modalities of OROP after Bihar polls: TV reports.
8.10 am: PM Narendra Modi to address rallies in Buxar and Siwan, Bihar today.
7.57 am: Jan Adhikar Party candidate from Hajipur Amod Rai narrowly escapes bomb attack in Mahnar.
7.50 am: Geeta, the deaf-mute Indian woman living in Pakistan, set to return home today.
7.45 am: Ceasefire violation from Pakistan in Samba sector of J&K, 30 BSF outposts targeted.