Bengaluru, July 3: PM Narendra Modi will attend a commemorative event to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in Delhi today.
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11.00 pm: FLASH: Bomb scare in West Bengal Secretariat received by Kolkata Police HQ, Search operation underway. Kolkata police clarifies that it was a mock drill.
10.15 pm: Delhi: Complaint filed against singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, alleging abuse and harassment on Twitter.
10.00 pm: Putus Yadav murder case: Unidentified men abduct 2 witnesses (Kunal Yadav and other) from Barh area of Bihar, search operation underway.
9.15 pm: A complaint has been filed against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi over his stmnt offering legal aid to terror suspects arrested by NIA in Hyerabad
9.00 pm: Nandaprayag (#Uttarakhand): Chamoli-Srinagar Highway blocked due to landslide, attempts to clear roads underway
8.30 pm: Bhiwandi (Thane,Maharashtra): Heavy rains causes water logging in many parts
8.15 pm: Guwahati (Assam): Heavy rains causes water logging in many parts of the city, causing lot of distress to the locals
8.00 pm: Chhattisgarh Janata Congress party chief Ajit Jogi hosts an Iftar party in Raipur
7.45 pm: 1st Capt Amarinder looted Punjab followed by Badals, if AAP comes to power we will put behind bars those involved in corruption: Kejriwal
7.30 pm: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan hosts an Iftar party at his residence in Bhopal.
7.00 pm: According to various surveys conducted nationwide, AAP will sweep at least 100 seats of 117 in Punjab- Arvind Kejriwal while addressing public rally in Punjab
6.15 pm: It is totally a homegrown terrorist network, but there is a fashion nowadays across the world, wherever there is attack the attackers boast that they are connected with IS, Taliban or Al Qaeda: Hasanul Haq Inu,Bangladesh I&B Min
5.45 pm: ISI did have connections with the Jamaat-e-Islami arm cadres in the past: Bangladesh I&B minister Hasanul Haq Inu
Today on Baba Banda Bahadur's 300th maytrydom anniversary I pay tribute to him, his bravery and sacrifice: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/jjGtGIbSDZ— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2016
Delhi: PM Modi to attend commemorative event to mark 300th martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur,shortly pic.twitter.com/EwdpW8jfo7— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2016
4.55 pm: Chennai techie murder case: The accused Ramkumar being brought to Chennai from Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)
4.45 pm: Tanakpur-Champawat highway which was blocked due to landslide, has been re-opened for vehicular movement: Naresh Durgapal, SDM of Tanakpur
BCCI meeting in Bengaluru underway: Head coach Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and others present pic.twitter.com/kiQnHGb4sx— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2016
4.10 pm: ITBP is also providing food to the one's who do not have shelter, rescue operation underway: Vivek Pandey (ITBP, PRO)
4.05 pm: It was then understood and interpreted as some 5-star hotel or event where foreigners are present. It was then understood and interpreted as some 5-star hotel or event where foreigners are present. Rather than saying it was a intelligence failure,we need to learn from it. Once informed,we'll be better equipped: Gowher Rizvi adviser to PM of Bangladesh on Dhaka Attack
4.00 pm: Weather conditions are not good, also the condition of roads but we are on job, says Vivek Pandey(ITBP, PRO) on Uttarakhand flood.
3.38 pm: Independent MLA Nand Kishor's son Sidharth sent to one day police custody. His BMW had hit an auto in Jaipur killing three persons.
3.30 pm: This has been an heinous attack, mindless. Bangladesh has never seen such a brutal attack before: Gowher Rizvi, an adviser to Bangladesh PM.
3.23 pm: There are problem in communication services,had conversation with BSNL.We've written to Home Minister and Telecom Minister regarding this, says Harish Rawat.
3.00 pm: Gangotri Dham yatra was halted yesterday for few hours, but it resumed again. People coming for Char Dham need not worry, says Harish Rawat.
2.45 pm: One pilgrim in China, who was having high altitude sickness, brought to Haldwani through helicopter, says Harish Rawat.
2.35 pm: Saudi Arabia unanimously elected as the International Cricket Council's 39th Associate Member.
2.29 pm: Bangladesh HM Asaduzzaman Khan said on Dhaka Attack that "terrorists were homegrown, not from other countries."
2.15 pm: They are sometimes Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), sometimes from other group. And now they try to contact with IS, says Bangladesh Home Minister.
2.00 pm: Two injured admitted in ITBP hospital in Mirthi, evacuated to Haldwani through chopper in Uttarakhand.
1.30 pm: ITBP deploys 160 men now for the rescue operations in Bastadi village of Pithoragarh. 100 locals have been given food by ITBP in the village.
1.00 pm: Another body recovered from worst-hit Bastadi village of Pithoragarh,total 8 bodies recovered from the debris so far in Uttarakhand.
12.53 pm: I request Centre to rise above politics and provide all possible assistance to Uttarakhand in rescue and relief operations, says Mayawati.
12.23 pm: CM chairs meet to review ongoing rescue & relief ops in areas affected by heavy rains and cloudburst.
12 noon: Uttarakhand CM chairs meet to review ongoing rescue and relief operations in areas affected by heavy rains & cloudburst.
11.45 am: High tide at Gateway of India in Mumbai.
High tide at Gateway of India in Mumbai pic.twitter.com/9EaUqG3m4Z— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2016
11.35 am: 10-year old girl allegedly raped and murdered by a man in Bollaram area of Hyderabad.
11.15 am: "I will be holding discussions with district officials & other authorities today, situation is fine, no need to panic", says Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat.
11.00 am: Oscar-winning director Michael Cimino of 'Deer Hunter' fame dies at 77.
10.50 am: Preparations in full swing,elaborate security arrangements in place ahead of 139th Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad.
10.15 am: Hostage-takers were from Bangladesh militant group, not IS, says Minister.
10.00 am: Gangotri highway road closed due to a landslide, Border roads organisation clearing the road.
9.30 am: High security alert sounded in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
9.00 am: 8 people dead and 9 injured after a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Chakrata, Uttarakhand.
8.30 am: PM Modi will meet the athletes who will be representing India at #RioOlympics 2016, in Delhi on Monday.
8.15 am: Germany beat Italy 6-5 in penalty shootout to enter semifinals in Euro 2016.
8.00 am: 5 Tamil Nadu fishermen along with 1 boat apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy at Neduntheevu island (Palk Strait) in early morning hours.