News in Brief (Aug 2): Taslima Nasreen meets Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi, Aug 2: From international to national news, get the timeline across the day in brief here.

10.35 pm: CBI arrests chairman and managing director of state-owned Syndicate Bank S K Jain in an alleged bribery case.

9.40 pm: Flight carrying the first of two US Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa lands in the United States.

9.25 pm: CWG 2014: Squash stars Dipika Pallikal-Joshana Chinappa win women's doubles gold.

9.14 pm: India grants residential visa to Taslima Nasreen.

8.55 pm: Bihar on flood alert after river in Nepal is blocked by landslide.

8.30 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defends #India's stand not to sign a WTO deal saying it can not compromise with interest of small farmers.

7.50 pm: Air India plane's tyre bursts while landing in Kozhikode.

7.35 pm: CWG 2014: Indian boxer Devendro Laishram gets silver in men's Men's 49kg

7.00 pm: CWG 2014: Indian boxer Laishram Devi settles for silver in women's Lightweight 57-60kg.

6.20 pm: Kurukshetra: Newly formed HSGPC workers march towards gurudwara, indulge in clashes with police.

5.55 pm: Death toll in Pune landslide rises to 79; 8 rescued, nearly 100 still trapped.

5.35 pm: Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl badly hurt in a car accident after a head-on collision on a highway in South Africa.

5.15 pm: Tension at KR Hospital in Mysore after RMO receives bomb scare call from an unidentified caller. Search by bomb and dog squad underway.

4.52 pm: Gurusaidutt loses Game 2 against Wong 19-21 after winning the first. Third game to decide the men's singles badminton finalist.

4.25 pm: Top LeT operative Abul Subhan, his aide Asahbuddin sent to police custody till Aug 12 by Delhi court in a case of conspiracy to carry out terror attacks.

4.09 pm: Bihar orders immediate evacuation in four districts due to imminent flood in Kosi: Disaster Management Department.

4.00 pm: Policeman, gangster killed in gunfight near Hyderabad: IANS

3.25 pm: Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen meets Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the visa controversy. [Read here...]

3.20 pm: PMO MoS Jitendra Singh meets Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the UPSC row.

2.50 pm: Shiv Sena now takes on media coverage of the Paraskar issue. Party leader Aditya Thackeray said nobody should be shown in bad light until charges are proved.

2.10 pm: Centre should take a decision on UPSC row soon. The students' demand is just, says former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar

2.09 pm: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan has said that he would meet PM Modi with a delegation to discuss the border row with Karnataka: PTI

1.27 pm: Emergency meet at the PMO to resolve UPSC row

1.01 pm: 8 killed as landslide hits Nepal: PTI

12.58 pm: After Shiv Sena backs rape accused Mumbai cop, victim says it is a soft threat to unnerve her

12.50 pm: Haryana Governor seeks explanation from Bhoopinder Hooda govt over the hurried appointment of five govt officials

12:35 pm: Negligence caused Kosi floods in 2008: Report

11:45 am:

11.40 am: Shiv Sena's Women's Wing president Aarti Borkar was stabbed to death in north Nagpur on Friday, IBN LIVE reported.

11:20 am: Govt has totally failed,is playing football with careers of students for the last 2 months-Manish Tewari on UPSC row

11.17 am: New Delhi factory blast: 1 dead. Battery leakage considered to be the reason

11:00 am: Clinic sealed for illegal pre-natal sex determination test

10.55 am: Pune landslide toll climbs to 75. One hundred more people feared buried

10.30 am: At least 65 people were killed and 150 injured Saturday in a blast at a factory in China's Jiangsu province: IANS

10.25 am: Congress reacts to Brar's suggestion to the Gandhis to go on a break, says such such allegations are uncalled for and urged the partymen to come together

10.24 am: Eight infants die in a sub-divisional hospital in Jangipur in Murshidabad district of West Bengal

10:00 am: Unfortunate,did not expect balanced person like Dr.Manmohan Singh to say that I wrote book for publicity-Natwar Singh

9:50 am: UPSC row : Protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence, protesters detained by Police

9.40 am: PM Modi to address UN General Assembly on September 27 [Read here...]

9:10 am: WTO fails to reach trade facilitation agreement [Read]

9.07 am: Shiv Sena backs Sunil Paraskar, the top police officer in Mumbai accused of rape

9.05 am:
Pune landslide toll crosses 70, rescue operation hit [Read here...]

8:30: Separatists call for Bandh in Srinagar over Omar's U'turn.

8:25 am: Jangipur(Murshidabad): 9 children reportedly died in a govt hospital,authorities admit 6 dead due to breathing issues

8:00 am: Outrage over Kanpur Circle officer, who shows sympathy to a murder accused.

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