Bengaluru, Nov 29: Get all the latest national and international news updates of Sunday, Nov 29:
6:25 pm: Appeal all parties to extend support and I am optimistic that the bill will be passed in this session of Parliament: Venkaiah NaiduGST Bill.
Appeal all parties to extend support and I am optimistic that the bill will be passed in this session of Parliament-Venkaiah Naidu #GSTBill— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
5:35 pm: I've taken decision of stepping away from all responsibility of organizing Bangalore Lit Festival. Since protesting writers had a problem with my presence and involvement with fest rather than the festival's nature & character: Vikram Sampath, one of Founder Directors
5:15 pm: Section 377 must be discussed in the Parliament: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Transgender rights activist.
Section 377 ko uthake fenk dena chahiye, hum kab tak Britishers ka diya hua kanoon leke ghumenge?:Laxmi Tripathi,Transgender rights activist— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
4:45 pm: ICC suspends West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. The ICC confirmed that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Narine to be illegal.
4:30 pm: We obviously want talks between India and Pakistan to happen: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
4:20 pm: Three suspected ISI agents arrested by Special Task Force (STF) unit of Kolkata Police.
4:10 pm: If any nation dares to attack Indian borders, entire nation stands a one entity to teach them a lesson: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
...bhedbhaavon ko bhulakar ekjutt hokar uska mukabla karne ke liye khada ho jata hai-HM Rajnath Singh pic.twitter.com/O1gaFB2Id0— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
4:00 pm: Australia wins first day-night test match defeating New Zealand by 3 wickets.
3:50 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing students of Ajmer's Mayo College.
3:45 pm: Haven't heard anything so far from BCCI, in case specail arrangements have to be made for honouring Sehwag, we are keen: Chetan Chauhan, DDCA VP.
3:30 pm: I am feeling really good, very happy: Noor Jehan (whom PM Modi mentioned in Mann Ki Baat address today).
We expect PM to look into our problems, how we've raised our kids in poverty-Noor Jehan (whom PM Modi mentioned in #MannKiBaat today)— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
3:15 pm: Delhi's Queer Community celebrates Pride Parade 2015.
Delhi's Queer Community celebrates Pride Parade 2015. pic.twitter.com/GFBvVVp0a9— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
3:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi leaves for France to take part in Climate Conference to be held in Paris.
PM Narendra Modi leaves for France to take part in Climate Conference to be held in Paris. pic.twitter.com/63Gk41mqVX— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
2:35 pm: PM Narendra Modi to leave for Paris (France), shortly.
2:20 pm: Congress has 3 conditions regarding GST, If Govt satisfies us on those conditions, we'll cooperate: Ahmed Patel, Congress.
Final decision will be taken after discussions b/w strategy committee&party leaders, we'll also consult like-minded opp parties:Ahmed Patel— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
1:50 pm: Chidambaram was a Min with us at that time. Decision (of banning book) was taken in interest of the nation-Hans Raj Bhardwaj, Former Law Min.
1:30 pm: If Chidambaramji had thought banning these books was not correct,he could have corrected it at that time: Sandeep Dikshit, Congress.
1:20 pm: So glad today that Sindhu has made a hat-trick- PV Ramana (PV Sindhu's father)
1:15 pm: PV Sindhu beats Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-9 21-23 21-14 to win Macau Open Grand Prix for the 3rd consecutive time.
1:04 pm: All 13 SSB jawans who were detained by Nepal police along the India-Nepal border, released.
12:32 pm: Fire breaks out at a jute godown in Kanpur, ten fire tenders on the spot.
12.22 pm: Voting underway for second phase of Gujarat local body polls, people queue up to caste their vote.
12.14 pm: The SSB jawans were chasing diesel smugglers, after which the villagers detained them and handed them over to the Nepal Police.
12.00 pm: Total 13 SSB jawans detained by Nepal Police: Deepak Kumar SSB IG (Operations).
11.47 am: Two unarmed SSB jawan detained by Nepal APF along the Indo-Nepal border near Kishanganj district around 7 AM this morning.
11.47 am: Mudra (Scheme) provides with opportunities to earn, it empowers people in true sense, says PM Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
11.25 am: Kanpur's Noor Jehan is providing light to the poor by using solar energy, she is inspiring the whole world, says PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
11.07 am: PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation through 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme.
11.06 am: Central Govt's team is in Tamil Nadu, I have full faith in strength of Tamil Nadu, says PM Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'.
10.00 am: PM Sharif's statement is all 'Hawa-Hawai' so far. If we receive any such proposal officially, Govt will respond to it accordingly, says MA Naqvi.
10.26 am: Residential areas in Chennai's Porur area flooded due to heavy rains, Normal life disrupted.
10.06 am: All Indian news channels blocked in Nepal.
9.37 am: I welcome the fact that BJP and Congress have come together on Article 377, says Shaina NC, BJP.
9.25 am: There was a lot of pressure on me to ban ‘Saada Haq', but we refused to go down that path, says Manish Tewari, Congress.
9.15 am: Finance Minister shooting breeze primarily to make it look as if Govt is tolerant when they are being accused of intolerance, says Congress leader Manish Tewari.
There was a lot of pressure on me to ban ‘Saada Haq’, but we refused to go down that path: Manish Tewari, Cong pic.twitter.com/A5rXobe97P— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
9.00 am 1 year old boy who fell into a borewell in Telangana's Medak district, passes away.
8.45 am: 9 Indian fishermen detained and 2 boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in early morning hours.
8.30 am: Assam's Kaziranga University conferred honorary doctorate on Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in Jorhat.
8.15 am: PM Narendra Modi to address the nation through 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme at 11 am today.
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Kiran Bedi participates in 'Run for Education' marathon in Kolkata (West Bengal) pic.twitter.com/YDVNecuFte— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015
8.00 am: Kiran Bedi participates in 'Run for Education' marathon in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Shallow fog in some parts of Delhi. pic.twitter.com/8h2E3xznt1— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2015