Bengauru, Nov 11: Diwali, the festival of light, is being celebrated on Sunday, Nov 11, all across the country. Bengaluru is in the grip of heavy rains since two days, thus dampening the festive mood.
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5.35 pm: UK PM David Cameron to accompany PM Modi for the Wembley Stadium event later this week in London. Cameron will also make a speech.
5.15 pm: I never said to re-name the airport, only said that Bengaluru airport could be renamed to Tipu Sultan, says Girish Karnad to CNN-IBN.
4.53 pm: Sena can contest Assembly polls in other states too: Uddhav Thackeray.
3.37 pm: Delhi: Some ex-servicemen try to burn their medals, stalled and stopped by fellow protesters
3.19 pm: Explosion in an auto that was plying on NH2 of Agra, three people dead and three seriously injured.
3.09 pm: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi hopes Anup Chetia will play an important role in the peace process: PTI.
2.40 pm: RJD MLAs to hold a meeting in Patna on the afternoon of 13th November.
2.14 pm: Investigating officer examining FBI report. It will be sent to concerned medical board after examination: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Sunanda Pushkar murder case.
1.26 pm: Gadkari wants stringent action against those making irresponsible statements against Modi and Shah. PTI
1.10 pm: ED records statement of actor Shah Rukh Khan in IPL foreign exchange probe case.
12.23 pm: Enforcement Directorate questions Shah Rukh Khan on Tuesday for 3 hrs in connection with forex violations.
12.12 pm: Here to celebrate Diwali with my family(Army jawans): PM Modi speaking at the Dograi War Memorial in Amritsar.
10.15 am: Saina Nehwal defeats China's Sun Yu to enter the second round of the China Open Super Series
10.00 am: Aung San Suu Kyi wins seat in Myanmar's historic election, her party is expected to win.
9.45 am: ULFA Gen Sec Anup Chetia handed over to CBI. He was Bangladesh for about 17 years.
9.40 am: Organisers of Punjab protests, Rebel Sikh leaders arrested in a crackdown by Punjab Police.
9.30 am: Bollywood superstars Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan wish Happy Diwali.
Mumbai: Actor Shah Rukh Khan wishes a very Happy Diwali to all on behalf of Team 'Dilwale' (upcoming film) pic.twitter.com/DIxc8KwuTt— ANI (@ANI_news) November 11, 2015
I wish you all a very very Happy Diwali: Actor Salman Khan pic.twitter.com/6hKvcteL7p— ANI (@ANI_news) November 11, 2015
9.15 am: "Investigating officer examining report (FBI report), will be sent to concerned medical board after examination, says BS Bassi on Sunanda Pushkar death case.
9.00 am: "We have received report from forensic experts which was sent abroad,we're examining it", says Rajan Bhagat, Delhi police PRO on Sunanda Pushkar death case.
8.45 am: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-15 launched successfully by Ariane rocket from French Guiana.
8.35 am: Sunanda Pushkar death: Viscera report by the FBI rules out death by Polonium or any other radio active substance
8.30 am: Devotees offer prayers, take holy dip at the Golden Temple on the occasion of Diwali.
8.00 am: President Obama spoke today by phone with PM Modi to review joint efforts on key areas of bilateral cooperation & to preview global issues ahead of the upcoming G-20 summit, East Asia Summit, and Paris Climate Conference.
7.55 am: No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India for surrogacy:Govt directs its missions.
Fire break out at a tyre factory in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, last night. pic.twitter.com/xy0ETHXaCh— ANI (@ANI_news) November 11, 2015
7.45 am: PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee wish Happy Diwali on Twitter.
Warm greetings & good wishes to all my fellow countrymen in India and around the world on the joyous occasion of Diwali #PresidentMukherjee— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) November 11, 2015