News Flash: Congress President Sonia Gandhi hosts Iftar party in Delhi
New Delhi, July 13: On the last leg of his eight-day six-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for taking India's ties with Tajikistan to newer heights in diverse areas.
Get all the latest news updates of the day, here:
11.25 pm: UP government suspends top IPS officer Amitabh Thakur for taking fight against Mulayam to the Centre.
10.36 pm: PM Modi leaves for Delhi after his 8 day visit to 6 countries, which included the BRICS summit & other engagements
10.15 pm: Windows 10 to usher in new era of personal computing, says Nadella at Microsoft Conference
9.45 pm: BJP delegation met family members of Barabanki incident's victim.
8.24 pm: No Left leader present at Iftar party hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi
8.12 pm: Government to set up a University of Medicines which will also carry out documentation of diseases and its treatment
8.00 pm: Kashmiri Pandits observe 'black day' in Delhi, term July 13, 1931 as a day of "loot & massacre" in the Valley
7.35 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi hosts Iftar party in Delhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi hosts Iftar party in Delhi. (Inside visuals) pic.twitter.com/0yCC4ujkGP— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
7.20 pm: Political leaders arrive for Iftar party hosted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.
7.15 pm: BSE issues notices to 530 companies for not complying with Sebi norms to appoint at least one woman director on their respective boards.
7.00 pm: Government to provide more funds to social security schemes: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
6.45 pm: Maharashtra government positive on law for protection of scribes: CM Devendra Fadnavis.
6.30 pm: Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw named in world's top 100 "effective & talented" people by Scientific American magazine.
6.15 pm: "All not well" in PDP-BJP coalition: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
6.00 pm: Flipkart offers Rs 50,000 allowance to employees looking to adopt children
5.45 pm: Olympic Canyon located debris of missing dornier aircraft on 10July including flight data recorder&some othr parts: SP Sharma,IG Coast Guard.
5.30 pm: Pakistan has no intention of a dialogue,they just want to show the world that they are talking.Govt should have been alert-Salman Khurshid.
5.15 pm: We all know which are those outstanding issues. Kashmir of course tops the list of outstanding issues: Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan NSA
5.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qurghonteppa, Tajikistan.
4.45 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar accuses BJP of trying to create "communal tension" to "polarize" people on "communal lines".
PM Narendra Modi unveiled the bust of Rabindranath Tagore in Dushanbe, Tajiskistan pic.twitter.com/oWJkrAhigi— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
4.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi "enemy of backward castes", says RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.
4.30 pm: IPS office Amitabh Thakur meets MHA officicals,alleges threat to life & demands security.
4.20 pm: Interlinking of Ken and Betwa rivers in Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh to commence by the year end, to be a "model" project in the NDA.
4.15 pm: Punjab: 4 persons wearing police uniforms allegedly loot Rs 1.68 crore from private bank's vehicle on Ludhiana-Ferozepur national highway.
4.00 pm: Skill India campaign to be launched on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
PM Narendra Modi at the unveiling of bust of Rabindranath Tagore in Dushanbe, Tajiskistan pic.twitter.com/ffGzYNCuuR— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
3.55 pm: Skill Development Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy addresses media persons on Skill India.
3.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi delivered a speech at Agriculture Workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
3.15 pm: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sought more information on Samjhauta train blast during his meeting with Narendra Modi in Russia: Sartaj Aziz.
3.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi at the unveiling of Rabindranath Tagore's statue in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
2.45 pm: Hyderabad: Cardiothoracic surgical team of doctors successfully remove pencil from a boy's heart, boy out of danger.
2.30 pm: AAP MLA Commando Surendra fake degree allegation case in HC - HC gives last opportunity to Surendra to file evidence in support of his case. Court fixed 6th Aug as the next date of hearing.
2.15 pm: Accused Vismay Shah sentenced to 5 years in prison.
2.00 pm: Ten persons taken hostage at store near Paris, France. French special forces evacuate 18 people from mall after gunmen attack.
1.50 pm: Supreme Court extends accused Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre's stay in Italy on medical grounds by 6 months.
1.40 pm: CBI team from Delhi arrives at CBI office in Bhopal.
1.15 pm: There should be a probe into how these Separatists in Kashmir are living life so lavishly: RK Singh, BJP.
My opinion is that J&K CM should not have gone to the 'Martyr's Day' function of separatists,its wrong-RK Singh,BJP pic.twitter.com/9IAxYWpEIq— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
1.10 pm: Ahmedabad BMW hit and run case: Accused Vismay Shah found guilty.
1.05 pm: PM Modi lays wreath at the Ismaili Somoni Monument in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
1.00 pm: I am delighted to visit Tajikistan, we share deep cultural links: PM Narendra Modi.
After delegation level talks, agreements were signed between India and Tajikistan in the field of culture and HRD pic.twitter.com/3AWjPMo6Nr— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) July 13, 2015
12.55 pm: ATM cash van looted at gun point in Ludhiana (Punjab), 1 crore 60 lakh rupees looted.
12.45 pm: India-Tajikistan sign key agreements.
Signing of agreements between India and Tajikistan in Dushanbe pic.twitter.com/ogbG20edZW— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
12.35 pm: Separatists take out protest rally in Srinagar, detained by J&K Police.
12.30 pm: BCCI is the 'Board of Cosy Club of India': Kirti Azad on Mumbai cricketer Hiken Shah's suspension.
Just the tip of an iceberg,surprised it took BCCI so much time to act-Kirti Azad on Mumbai cricketer Hiken Shah pic.twitter.com/lDYbWQiQc5— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
12.20 pm: A democratically elected state Govt in Delhi voted on ppl's aspirations is not being allowed to work: Nitish Kumar,Bihar CM on AAP Govt.
12.10 pm: What is the issue here? Its nothing political, Iftaar is a holy event: Nitish Kumar on attending Sonia Gandhi's iftaar.
11.45 am: Delhi Court orders to continue stay over release of Sunny Deol's movie Mohalla Assi till August 25.
11.40 am: Sagar Ratna encounter case probe transferred to CBI: Centre tells Delhi High Court.
11.35 am: Mumbai cricketer Hiken Shah has been suspended with immediate effect, guilty of breaching BCCI's Anti-Corruption Code.
Based on the information, BCCI President, Jagmohan Dalmiya, instructed ACU to conduct an immediate enquiry into the matter.— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
11.30 am: Bombay High Court adjourns Salman Khan hit and run case till July 20.
11.25 am: India test-fires its indigenously developed Nag anti-tank guided missile, which can hit a target upto 7 km, from a helicopter in Jaisalmer.
11.20 am: SC issues notice to Surender Koli, Nithari killings case convict,on UP Govt's plea against Allahabad HC verdict to commute his death penalty.
11.16 am: Minor girl raped in a moving car in Jodhpur by two youths last night, youths arrested and will be produced in court today.
11.10 am: UP Govt has challenged Allahabad HC order commuting Surinder Koli's death sentence, in Nithari killings case, to life on grounds of delay, saying there was no delay.
11.00 am: At around 3 am in the morning the infiltrator was gunned down by Army at LoC in Balnoi area in Mendhar sector of Poonch (J&K).
10: 48 am: Senior IPS Officer Amitabh Thakur to meet the Home Minister in Delhi: Report
Mulayam Singh had no right or authority to threaten me. We are going to Delhi today to keep our matter with Home Ministry: Amitabh Thakur— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
10: 35 am: Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch district (J&K). ANI reports say one militant has been killed by the Army.
10: 30 am: Congress president Sonia Gandhi to host Iftar party in Delhi. Reportedly, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar will attend the party while RJD chief Lalu Prasad to give it a miss.
10: 18 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives ceremonial welcome in Tajikistan.
Ceremonial welcome for PM Narendra Modi in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) pic.twitter.com/wCT4tvjiP8— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
10: 09 am: Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government may replace Sheila Dikshit's Mission Convergence: Report
9:44 am: 2 killed in Pahalgam Cloudburst
9:00 am: J&K national highway closed due to a land slide, second day of Amarnath Yatra stalled.
8:45 am: If the probe is monitored by the SC something will come up. We trust SC: Anand Rai (Whistleblower, Vyapam)
Puri (Odisha): Sudarsan Pattnaik's tribute to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, sand art on environment and sanitation pic.twitter.com/OPTdqDtwPb— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
8:15 am: Expect today: BJP president Amit Shah will hold review meeting of 'Maha Sampark Abhiyan' of MP & Chhattisgarh.
Rahul Gandhi meets street vendors outside a temple in Raghubir Nagar (Delhi) pic.twitter.com/9vf1Y5Yltx— ANI (@ANI_news) July 13, 2015
8:00 am: Rahul Gandhi meets street vendors outside a temple in Raghubir Nagar (Delhi)