Bengaluru, May 1: Nepal is gathering its broken pieces to recover from the devastating earthquake, that rocked the Himalayan country on Saturday, April 25. The death toll has mounted upto over 6,000 and has left thousands of injured. The rescue operations by the Nepal government and the Indian government are still underway.
Get all the updates of what's making news on Friday, May 1, in India and across the world. Here are the latest updates of the day:
12.10 am: Modi government's Pakistan policy lacks clarity: Shourie
11.30 pm: IAF evacuates 5 Chinese nationals from Charikot by MI- 7 V5 Helicopter
11.15 pm: 336 buses, trucks reach quake-hit Nepal
11.00 pm: 4,141 persons evacuated from Nepal 104 Bihar buses: Nitish
10.50 pm: Rahul Gandhi to visit quake-hit Bihar Saturday
10.20 pm: Six Baltimore policemen charged in death of black man
10.00 pm: Sr IAS officer SS Yadav appointed secy to Kejriwal
9.35 pm: Hospitals in worst quake-affected districts of Nepal destroyed: WHO
9.30 pm: Ashutosh defends AAP over farmer's suicide, fake degree issue
9.20 pm: US, allies stage 18 air strikes against Islamic State
9.00 pm: We are really blessed to have neighbours like India: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala
8.40 pm: Government eases procedures for establishing companies
8.00 pm: Ludhiana: Women protest against Moga incident
7.30 pm: we don't need 'dictation' from any of the other nations on religious freedom: Rajnath Singh
7.20 pm: India will never run on 'Talibani' ideology, this country will only be run on agenda of development: MA Naqvi on Pak flags raised in Tral
7.00 pm: Pakistan flags waved at separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani's rally at Tral
Pakistan flags raised during a rally led by SAS Geelani in Tral (J&K) pic.twitter.com/fh1v9o6ifa— ANI (@ANI_news) May 1, 2015
6.50 pm: India, US agree to renew pact on agri-cooperation
6.40 pm: Top Hizbul Mujahideen operative gets seven year jail
6.20 pm: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval meet Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav
6.10 pm: Harsh Vardhan praises Mamata Banerjee for West Bengal civic polls victory
5.40 pm: TN's objection to Mekedatu project politically motivated: Karnataka CM
5.15 pm: Odisha government announces raise in minimum wages of labourers
5.10 pm: Rahul Gandhi visits Nepal Embassy, signs condolence register for earthquake victims
4.55 pm: SC stays trial court proceedings in two criminal defamation cases against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI)
4.47 pm: Police use tear gas, water cannon against Istanbul May Day protesters: AFP
4.35 pm: Istanbul goes into security lockdown to stop May Day rallies
3.52 pm: NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar review NDRF rescue operations in earthquake hit areas
Kathmandu: NSA Ajit Doval & Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar review NDRF rescue operations in earthquake hit areas pic.twitter.com/KCXIN0coYE— ANI (@ANI_news) May 1, 2015
3.40 pm: Maha FDA orders FIR be filed against Snapdeal CEO K Bahl,directors in case of selling prescription drugs online (PTI)
3.33 pm: NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar meet Nepal PM Sushil Koirala in Kathmandu.
3.00 pm: Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 felt in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
2.06 pm: National Green Tribunal extends till May 18 stay on its ban order on 10-year-old diesel vehicles plying in Delhi.
2.04 pm: 6.7 earthquake off Papua New Guinea followed by 7.1 aftershock - USGS.
1.30 pm: Fans protest over delay in release of Actor Kamal Haasan's upcoming film 'Uttama Villain' in Chennai.
1.10 pm: Congress workers protest outside Moga hospital, Punjab
12.15 pm: I don't have any greed for power. I don't want to be an MLA or a minister: Ramdev
11.50 am: BJP protests against AAP govt in Delhi over Jitender Singh Tomar's 'fake' law degree.
11.35 am: SC issues showcause notice to advocate ML Sharma.
11.12 am: Delhi police arrests an IAS officer of Haryana Cadre along with Gangster Shokat Pasha and two shooters.
10.55 am: Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing at Enforcement Day function
Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing at Enforcement Day function pic.twitter.com/aiFfBTgcPK— ANI (@ANI_news) May 1, 2015
10.30 am: US should urge the Indian PM to take action rather than just play a blame game: Congress on US panel report on minorities
10.00 am: Petrol and diesel price hike needs to be condemned,shows the insensitivity of BJP Govt towards aam aadmi, says Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi.
9.45 am: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar&India National Security Advisor Ajit Doval reach quake-hit Kathmandu to oversee relief operations.
Delhi: BJP launches ‘Jansampark Abhiyan’ in presence of PM Modi at 7RCR pic.twitter.com/Ns2BqcYrjh— ANI (@ANI_news) May 1, 2015
9.40 am: BJP launches ‘Jansampark Abhiyan' in presence of PM Modi at 7RCR in New Delhi.
9.30 am: Supreme Court to hear petition filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to decriminalize 2 defamation cases against him.
9.15 am: Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits is against UN resolution, says Pakistan.
9.00 am: Culprits should be given stringent punishment,should realise what they have done, says the uncle of the victim, who died yesterday by jumping off train in Moga, Punjab.
8.45 am: Accident between bus and dumper, 13 killed and 9 injured in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal.
8.30 am: Kathmandu University shuts down due to earthquake.
8.15 am: BJP Chief Amit Shah to attend Himachal Pradesh BJP executive meet held at Dharamsala.
8.00 am: "We want development of Arunachal Pradesh, there is no problem in terms of money", says Union Transport Minister.
7.45 am: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis wishes everybody on the occasion of Maharashtra divas.
7.30 am: It appears to be based on limited understanding of India, it's constitution and it's society,we take no cognizance of this report: MEA