Breaking News August 25
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Biarritz, an elegant seaside town on southwest France’s Basque coast, to attend the G7 Summit at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron. Jammu and Kashmir is likely to appear in his talks with the world leaders. Meanwhile, last rites of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who died at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Saturday, will be performed on Sunday at the Nigambodh Ghat.
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7.30 pm: The spokesman says that Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has landed at French city, Biarritz, which is hosting G-7 summit: The Associated Press
7.15 pm: US & Japan agree trade deal 'in principle': AFP news agency quoting US President Donald Trump
7.00 pm: Hong Kong police say officer fired at least one gunshot during protests: AFP news agency
6.30 pm: External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrived in Budapest for a two day visit to Hungary, today.
6.15 pm: PV Sindhu beats Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7; becomes 1st Indian to win BWF World Championships gold medal.
6.00 pm: Indian Navy: Priyadarshani Pawar, an Indian Navy daughter, Indian Coast Guard spouse, & now a part of Air India family, successfully completed France's oldest cycling event, the 1,200-km, Paris-Brest-Paris circuit, non-stop between 18-22 August.
5.30 pm: G7 agrees to help countries affected by Amazon fires 'as fast as possible': AFP news agency quoting President of France, Emmanuel Macron.
5.15 pm: Kerala: A 12-year-old girl allegedly raped & impregnated by a school teacher in Thenhipalam, Malappuram district. Case registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and other relevant sections.
5.00 pm: Delhi Police: A minor girl travelling on a bike with her her father in Khajuri Chowk, received injuries on her neck due to a 'manjha' (kite thread), today. The victim was rushed to a hospital & declared 'brought dead'. Case registered under section 304A of the Indian Penal Code.
4.45 pm: Karnataka: South Western Railway: Train services on Sakleshpur-Subramanya Road Ghat section have been restored, from today. Services on the section were suspended due to landslides & soil erosion under rail tracks at several locations on the 55-kilometer stretch, due to rainfall.
4.30 pm: Indian Air Force Chief & Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee BS Dhanoa will visit Thailand to attend the 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference in Bangkok, from August 26. Chiefs of Defence of more than 33 countries are scheduled to attend the Conference.
4.15 pm: Dinesh Kumar Yadav, District Collector Nagaur says, 'We were acting on court's direction, but the villagers were incited by a few political people, they started to pelt stones at us, the police tried to control the situation. It's very unfortunate.'
4.00 pm: Rajasthan: A JCB operator succumbed to injuries sustained during a clash that broke out between the police and the villagers during an anti-encroachment drive in Taausar village of Nagaur district, today.
Delhi: Rain lashes parts of the city; visuals from Pandit Pant Marg area. pic.twitter.com/iehWrGJq8v— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2019
3.30 pm: Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe says North Korea missile launches 'clearly violate' United Nations rules: AFP news agency
3:20 pm: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, US President Donald Trump, France President Emmanuel Macron, German chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders at the G7 Summit underway in Biarritz.
3:10 pm: Bye-elections to four State Legislative Assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh will be held on 23 September.
3:00 pm: Muchaki Budra, a naxal deputy commander, carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakhs on his head surrendered before Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav, today.
2:25 pm: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, at Nigambodh Ghat.
2:15 pm: Mortal remains of Former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley to be cremated with full state honours at Nigambodh Ghat.
2:10 pm: In one of the largest drug seizures in Manipur, the police have seized banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore in the international market from Thoubal district, a senior police officer said on Sunday.
2:00 pm: Congress MP from Wayanad Rahul Gandhi writes to Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, asking for a single-window system for re-issuance of lost/damaged documents in the floods in the state.
1:50 pm: Mortal remains of former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley being taken to Nigambodh Ghat where the cremation will take place.
1:40 pm: India Meteorological Department ((IMD):Rainfall very likely at most places over Coastal Karnataka&at many places over North Interior Karnataka & South Interior Karnataka. Warning for next 24 hrs;Heavy rain likely to occur at isolated places over all 3 dists of Coastal Karnataka.
1:30 pm: Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik paid last respects to Former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters, today.
1:05 pm: There is no shortage of essential commodities and medicines in Kashmir, in fact, we delivered meat, vegetables, & eggs to people's houses on Eid, your opinion will change in 10-15 days: Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik.
12:40 pm: Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and Piyush Goyal and Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das pay last respects to Former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters.
12:30 pm: 'Awards to Modi from Muslim countries in over five years tight slap for Pakistan'.
12:27 pm: Chairman and Managing Director of Air India, Ashwani Lohani on oil marketing companies (OMCs) stop supplies to Air India at 6 airports: It is because of an overall shortage of funds but doesn't reflect on the operational performance and recent efforts of the airline.
12:20 pm: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley, at party headquarters.
12:10 pm: Road clearance work underway in cloud-burst hit regions of Uttarkashi district.
12:00 pm: On 29th Aug, on the occasion of National Sports Day, we will launch 'Fit India Movement' in the country. I want to see you fit and make you fitness conscious: PM Modi.
11:55 am: 41st Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) arrested two persons and seized over 750 gm of suspected brown sugar from their possession in Khoribari, Siliguri, yesterday.
11:45 am: Lieutenant General Anil Puri has become first serving general of the Indian Army to complete France's oldest cycling event, 1,200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit. The 56 years old officer completed the circuit on 23 August by cycling non-stop for 90 hours, without sleep.
11:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for France, to attend the G-7 summit in Biarritz.
11:15 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and National Working President of Bharatiya Janata Party, JP Nadda, pay respects to former Union Minister #ArunJaitley, at party headquarters.
10:57 am: Raju, a security forces personnel has succumbed to injuries sustained in the encounter that took place between security forces and naxals in Abujmarh area yesterday. Five naxals were killed in the encounter.
10:50 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Shreenathji Temple in Manama, today.
10:30 am: Jammu & Kashmir Administration on reports of shortage of medicines:All 376 notified drugs available at govt shops& private retailers. 62 essential/life saving drugs also available. 3 persons each stationed at JAMMU and Chandigarh for quick dispatch of medicines and baby food.
10:24 am: 2016 sting CD case against Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has submitted its inquiry report against him in Uttarakhand high court; Next date of hearing is 20th September.
10:00 am: Woman committed suicide along with her children on Patna-Gaya railway line near Jehanabad today; police investigation underway. One of the 3 children has survived with injuries.
9:35 am: Mortal remains of Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) Arun Jaitley being taken to BJP headquarters.
9:25 am: British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith on Arun Jaitley: He was a man that many people in Britain treasured, knew well, worked with, valued him for his wisdom, gentleness and humour. He will be much missed.
9:15 am: Thirteen people were injured after a clash broke out between two groups over a minor dispute in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
8:40 am: According to the India Meteorological Department, light to moderate rainfall very likely to occur in the districts of Sirmaur, Solan ,Una, Mandi, Hamirpur and Bilaspur, in the next three hours.
8:30 am: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher," state media reported on Sunday, one day after the latest in a series of short-range missile launches.