Fresh firing in Assam, several injured; more news updates of August 20

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News in Brief: August 20
New Delhi, Aug 20: From international to national and sports, go through today's news in brief for latest news updates.

10:10 pm: 40 more Japanese firms to invest in Gujarat: Japan's envoy

9:45 pm: 'First demand is Nawaz Sharif must resign. Our second demand is that we want fresh elections': Imran Khan at rally in Islamabad

9:00 pm: Imran Khan addresses rally in Islamabad; shouts, 'Go Nawaz'

8:40 pm: 'Nagpur Metro gets Union Cabinet's approval,' says Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

8:10 pm: 2G money laundering case: Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal get bail

7:55 pm: 'Reforms in the election system will be our victory,' says Imran Khan, Pak leader

7:25 pm: Kiren Rijiju,MoS Home on Golaghat: Here to assist state Govt,for state Govt to use forces as per req. on the ground.

7:12 pm: Violent protests in Golaghat (Assam), police open fire, several injured.

7:01 pm: Delhi: Wreath laying ceremony for Havaldar Gaya Prasad whose body has been recovered after 18yrs from Siachen Glacier.

6:45 pm: Human Rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu breaks down after being released.

6:30 pm: We confirm that all passengers and crew members are safe and have been taken to the terminal building : IndiGo Statement.

6:24 pm: Some passengers who suffered minor injuries during evacuation were given medical attention & taken care of : IndiGo Statement.

6:15 pm: Indigo plane from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers catches fire at Delhi airport terminal 1, some passengers injured.

5:30 pm: Anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila, who was on hunger strike for last 14 years, has been released from hospital.

5:25 pm: Sonia Gandhi speaking at Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award ceremony in Delhi.

5:20 pm: Pakistan's approach is different from one laid by Shimla Agreement & Lahore Declaration: Syed Akbaruddin, MEA.

4:45 pm: SIT's first report on black money submitted to Supreme Court : Reports.

4:30 pm: This is old tradition, other PMs met Hurriyat leaders earlier too: Ved Vaidik on Pakistan High Commsnr meeting separatists.

4.20 pm: Curfew imposed in Assam's Golaghat district after fresh clashes and police firing.

3.55 pm: Assam violence: Protesters clash with police in Golaghat; 7 injured in fresh firing.

3.35 pm: Karnataka High Court adjourns hearing on a PIL over KPSC recruitments to September 16.

3.13 pm: Fresh firing reported in Assam's Golaghat district, 5 injured.

3.07 pm: Pak SC issues notices to PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT leader Tahirul Qadri asking them to appear tomorrow.

2.57 pm: We urge all sides to refrain from violence, exercise restraint, and respect the rule of law: US on Pak coup.

2.45 pm: Government orders GAIL to divert natural gas supplies from non-priority sectors to CNG retailers like Indraprastha Gas Ltd.

14.40 pm: CBI court grants bail to all accused in 2G scam, including former telecom minister A Raja and Kanimozhi.

2.25 pm: Parliament house in Islamabad surrounded by supporters of PAT and PTI.

2.20 pm: Rahul Gandhi: We need to change the thought process/ people's perspective towards women in India

2.14 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses Congress workers in New Delhi.

1.07 pm: Assam CM Tarun Gogoi blames the Centre for worsening situation, denies giving shoot at will orders.

1.00 pm: No meeting finalised between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in New York next month: Abdul Basit -PTI

12.55 pm: BJP Chief Amit Shah arrives in Varanasi

12.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi seeks report from MHA on Assam violence.

12.14 pm: Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that their priority was to promote regional peace. 'We have lost 15000 people to terrorism': he said.

12.10 pm: Pakistan Envoy addresses news conference over Pakistan coup.

12.00 pm: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to meet Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan shortly.

11.52 am: Congress President Sonia Gandhi addresses party workers in New Delhi.

11.37 am: Assam CM Tarun Gogoi speaks to Times Now, says didn't order shoot at will.

11.30 pm: Nation observes 70th birth anniversary of late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi today.

11.15 am: Amid protests in Pakistan against the Nawaz Sharif government, panel to begin probe into Imran Khan's allegations of rigging in 2013 polls

11.10 am: Brother of Geetika Sharma, airhostess who committed suicide, accuses ex-minister Gopal Kanda's lawyer of slapping him.

11.00 am: 2G scam: Delhi court grants bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, order on bail pleas of Kanimozhi, A Raja post 2pm.

10.50 am: MHA seeks report from Assam govt on latest violence; MoS Home Kiren Rijiju to visit state's affected areas.

10.30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses DRDO event in New Delhi

10.10 am: Fresh protests erupt in Golaghat, Assam.

9:57 am: Pakistan army calls for dialogue as protesters reach parliament (read more)

9.35 am: Pakistani troops open fire at Indian posts in Poonch district of J&K; first ceasefire violation since India called off talks with Pakistan.

9.20 am: J&K: Ceasefire violation in Hamirpur sector, Pakistan fires using small arms and automatics

8:06 am: Islamic State Jihadists Claim Beheading of US Journalist, Release Video (read more)

8:00 am: Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dies at 95

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