Bengaluru, Aug 18: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Indian in the UAE, the Indian diaspora in US organising grand reception for Narendra Modi.
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2.00 am: 5 students arrested by police under sec 353 of IPC which is non-bailable. Complaint was filed by director of FTII Prashant Pathrabe- ANI.
11.45 pm: FIR lodged against 30 students in Deccan area police thana on offence of forcefully detaining FTII director, Pune.
9.35 pm: No country, no society, no Govt is able to implement reforms & changes till the PM is willing in this direction. You are fortunate to have a PM who is willing to take many steps in this direction, unlike UPA Govt where there was no debate within Govt: FM Jaitley.
Larger ques is asked, Is Indian politics mature enough to really be in a position to seize this opportunity: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
9.20 pm: We have just seen extremely disappointing but a very educative session of Parliament come to an end. It was disappointing because what we thought would happen in this session didn't happen: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
In this scenario you obviously have disadvantage of somewhat slowed down global situation which doesn’t give you favorable winds to grow: FM— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
8.56 pm: I'm neither confirming nor denying what has come in newspapers, lets wait and see: Arvind Kejriwal on CAG report on discoms.
8.45 pm: Aur jab Pradhanmantri hoga vyapaari, wo desh ki janata bhikhaari ho jaayegi, ye desh ki janata ko bhikhari bana rhe hain (When PM of the nation is a businessman, citizens of the country will become beggars. They (Modi Govt) are making people beggars.): Lalu Yadav
Aur jab Pradhanmantri hoga vyapaari, wo desh ki janata bhikhaari ho jaayegi, ye desh ki janata ko bhikhari bana rhe hain: Lalu Yadav— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
8.35 pm: 7 dead bodies recovered, 10 injured admitted to hospital, rescue operations underway: Vivek Pandey (PRO,ITBP) on Manikaran landslide incident.
8.20 pm: In recent history a mood for Govt to take positive steps has never been so positive as the kind we have seen in last few weeks: Arun Jaitley.
I just wish to share recent example when we had a 'virtually wasted' session of Parliament last month: Arun Jaitley pic.twitter.com/N4WAng1Bij— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
8.10 pm: It's this gap which exists btw governance, btw policy on one hand, & btw the results on other that present Govt is endeavoring to bridge: FM Arun Jaitley.
7.55 pm: Spoke to Ranchi SSP Shri Prabhat Kumar who displayed exemplary courage while fighting the Naxal groups in Jharkhand today: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Also spoke to CM J'khand Raghubar Das &DGP who apprised me of Naxal encounter. LWE situation in the state has improved in recent months: HM— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
7.45 pm: India-Pakistan should stop fighting; make J&K a bridge between the two nations: Mehbooba Mufti.
Jhagda 60 saal se kar rhe ho, haasil kuch nhi, haasil hue kabristaan, jahan humare chhote-chhote bacche dafan hain: Mehbooba Mufti— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
7.35 pm: Nitish ji is only doing politics,he was using package to reinforcing his political campaign: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
7.20 pm: Curfew imposed in Moreh (Manipur) after clash broke out btw two groups over Inner line permit issue.
7:10 pm: 'Yes I am from Pakistan,' says captured Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Naved alias Usman Khan during a polygraph test.
6:50 pm: A parrot put behind the bars for allegedly abusing a woman in Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
A parakeet put behind the bars for allegedly abusing a woman in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. pic.twitter.com/RybPeEZlyJ— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
6:35 pm: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Mrs.Suvra Mukherjee at President's House
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Mrs.Suvra Mukherjee at President's House pic.twitter.com/QX2DsOUgpW— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
6:10 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launches Fund of Funds for start-ups with Rs 2,000 cr corpus
5:50 pm: Ranchi SSP Prabhat Kumar injured in suspected Maoist attack near Khunti-Ranchi border in Jharkhand.
5:30 pm: Special status is our right. It is not a favour, says Nitish Kumar
5:15 pm: PM Modi is filled with contempt, Nitish Kumar rebuts PM Narendra Modi
PM talks of cooperative federalism but does just the opposite by insulting states-Nitish Kumar pic.twitter.com/oUptiNRZOu— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
5:00 pm: One CRPF jawan killed and one jawan injured during a naxal attack in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh.
4:40 pm: Delhi cops apologise for using force on August 14 and appeal to ex-servicemen to give up their fast.
4:20 pm: Security tightened at the spot where militants attacked Police Party in Tujar Sharief, Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir.
3:50 pm: Lie-detector test of terrorist Naved, who was caught alive in Udhampur ends.
3.24 pm: 10 people feared dead as massive boulders fall on Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib (HP) due to a landslide.
3.04 pm: Landslide near Manikaran Sahib in Kullu, several feared trapped, 2 feared dead. Rescue operations underway
2.20 pm: Sometimes the pain of the society doesn't reach some politicians because of arrogance: PM Modi
2.14 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a rally at Saharsa, Bihar
2.13 pm: Thai Police report a second explosion in Bangkok, with no injuries, a day after deadly bombing that killed over 20: reports
1.43 pm: Policeman attacked by terrorists in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir succumbs to injuries
1:20 pm: Militant attack on Police Party in Tujar Sharief, Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir.
1:00 pm: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi meets with farmers in Amethi
12.34 pm: If Bihar requires industry then Bihar also requires power. We have taken up the movement to provide electricity: PM Modi.
12.16 pm: NIA releases sketches of two LeT terrorists who had infiltrated along with Pakistani terrorist Mohd Naved Yaqub - PTI
12.12 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Arrah, Bihar
PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Arrah,Bihar pic.twitter.com/E1Ndkan74u— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
12.05 pm: Bangladesh arrests suspected British mastermind of blogger murders: police
12.03 pm: The National Investigating Agency has launched a massive manhunt for two aides of Udhampur attacker Mohammad Naved.
The NIA has learnt that he had two accomplices who had aided the attack and sketches of these persons have been released.
11.14 am: President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra Mukherjee passes away.
10.55 am: Indonesian officials say black box has been recovered from crashed passenger plane: reports.
10.40 am: Another ex-serviceman goes on indefinite hunger strike over delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme, 3 veterans now on strike
10.35 am: In a bid to enhance security at the Supreme Court, it has been decided that all interns would be banned for a month. Several interns accompany senior advocates to the Supreme Court and in the wake of the rising security threat, it has been decided to ban their entry for at least a month.
9.30 am: Security stepped up at Apex court, judges after they receive email claiming that there will be a big blast in court premises
9.20 am: Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa accepts defeat in parliamentary elections even before announcement of results.
9.10 am: Congress calls state-wide bandh in Siliguri (West Bengal) over Law and Order Situation
Congress calls state-wide bandh in Siliguri (West Bengal) over Law and Order Situation. pic.twitter.com/CICRTxAleQ— ANI (@ANI_news) August 18, 2015
8.58 am: The Supreme Court of India today received an anonymous mail threatening the blow up the premises. Although it appears to be a hoax, security forces are leaving nothing to chance.
Major checks are being carried out and anti sabotage activities are on. A mail threatening to blow up the court was received this morning which has led to enhanced security in the Supreme Court of India.
8.47 am: Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS pura sector of J&K, civilian injured
8.03 am: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to undertake a two day visit to Amethi.
8.00 am: 1 civilian injured in fresh ceasefire violation by Pak troops in the RS Pura sector of Jammu & Kashmir.