Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a function to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi on Saturday. He is expected to address the nation on this occasion. Meanwhile, heavy rains have lashed Mumbai in last 24 hours and intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Thane, Raigad, and Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Check all the latest updates of July 27 here:
10.30 pm: India Meteorological Dept, Mumbai: Intense spells of rain likely to occur in the districts of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad during next 4 hours. (issued at 2300 hours today).
10.00 pm: Chhatisagrh: Newly appointed Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uikey, arrived at Raipur today.
9.45 pm: Vijay Mallya has approached the Supreme Court, seeking its direction of stay on confiscation of all properties owned by him and his relatives. In his plea, he has stated that he wanted attachment of only those irregularities, which are related to Kingfisher Airlines.
#WATCH Maharashtra: A 3-year-old monkey 'Rani' was rescued from a shelter for specially-abled animal, Panavtha Animal Orphanage, in Chamtoli Village in Thane district earlier today. The monkey was under treatment for tumour in her stomach, at the orphanage. pic.twitter.com/hdlbEDu0ku— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
8.30 pm: Uttar Pradesh: An Apache helicopter being offloaded from an Antonov AN 224 Transport Aircraft at Indian Air Force's Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad. First batch of Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters arrived at the Airbase today.
Manipur: A member of People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (an armed insurgent group in Manipur) was arrested in Imphal's Wangkhei Kongba by a join team of NIA, 6 Assam Rifles, 30 Assam Rifles and Imphal East police. Arms & ammunition were also recovered from their hideout. pic.twitter.com/ElB4qFWX97— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
6.45 pm: A BJP leader had asked Adoor Gopalakrishnan to go to the moon if he can't tolerate 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans.
6.30 pm: Kerala CM P Vijayan visited filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan at his residence today. He says "RSS-BJP is trying to justify itself after threatening&insulting a respectable person like him. Kerala has a secular culture, it won't work here. Kerala unanimously stands by Adoor."
Haryana: Map of India allegedly blackened by miscreants in State Girls' Senior Secondary School in Manesar, Gurugram. Amit Khatri, DC, says, "It is an ongoing investigation. There are no major issues in school, there is a proper gate & demarcation of walls." pic.twitter.com/yfpliCMhjb— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
6.00 pm: Indian Army: A group of terrorists attempted to infiltrate from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) at 0220 hrs today in Machhal Sector. The bid was foiled by our alert troops. One soldier was martyred in the operation.
5.45 pm: P Sundar Raj, DIG Anti-naxal operations: 7 naxals killed in an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) & Special Task Force in Tiriya, Bastar. 1 INSAS rifle, Four 303 rifles and other arms and ammunition recovered.
5.30 pm: Badlapur: Rescued passengers from Mahalaxmi Express leave for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) via a special train.
5.15 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to hold BJP Legislative Party meeting at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, tomorrow.
#WATCH Maharashtra: IAF Mi-17 helicopter rescued 9 people, stranded atop a building in Kalyan, today. They were rescued and dropped at Mumbai airport. (Video Source: Indian Air Force) pic.twitter.com/8eKMLhHVWs— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
4.50 pm: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi says President Ghani has dissolved the High Peace Council: TOLOnews
4.45 pm: Haryana: Map of India allegedly blackened by miscreants in State Girls' Senior Secondary School in Manesar, Gurugram. Amit Khatri, DC, says, "It is an ongoing investigation. There are no major issues in school, there is a proper gate & demarcation of walls."
4.30 pm: Assam State Disaster Mgmt Authority: As on today,1716 villages in 18 dist Dhemaji,Sonitpur,Darrang,Baksa,Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Goalpara, Kamrup,Kamrup(M),Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat&Cachar are flooded affecting a population of 21,68,134.
4.00 pm: Delhi Court grants interim protection to Ratul Puri (in file pic) from arresting till 29 July in connection with AgustaWestland money laundering case. Court has also asked Ratul Puri to join the investigation today at 5 pm at ED office.
3.50 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers prayers at Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple in Melukote, Mandya.
3.45 pm: Kalraj Mishra, the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, called on PM Narendra Modi today.
3:10 pm: Vehicular movement stopped on National Highway-37, Imphal-Silchar stretch in Noney district due to a landslide.
2:55 pm: India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai: Due to the strengthening of monsoon currents and the formation of low-pressure area over North West Bay of Bengal, the rainfall intensity is very likely to increase over North Konkan during next 48 hours.
2:45 pm: We've appointed a Working President for Mumbai(Eknath Gaikwad), Milind Deora ji & he will work together.There was a confusion that since Milind Deora ji submitted his resignation he is not working, it's incorrect,his resignation hasn't been accepted: Mallikarjun Kharge
2:30 pm: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized approx 6 kg foreign origin gold biscuits from Saraighat Express and arrested four persons.
2:10 pm: Security forces are tagging all Amarnath Yatra bound vehicles with Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to track movement of the vehicles of the pilgrims.
2:00 pm: First batch of Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters to arrive at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), today. They will arrive on-board an Antonov AN 224 Transport Aircraft.
First batch of Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters to arrive at Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), today. They will arrive on-board an Antonov AN 224 Transport Aircraft. pic.twitter.com/Jmne9JBB79— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
1:55 pm: Bengaluru Commissioner of Police, Alok Kumar: Section 144 (prohibits assembly of more than 5 people in an area) to be imposed from 6 am 29 July to 30 July midnight within 2 km radius area of Vidhana Soudha.
1:35 pm: India Meteorological Department (IMD): Raigad, Thane, Palghar and some of parts of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra to witness scattered heavy rainfall, and extra heavy rainfall at isolated places, today and tomorrow.
1:10 pm: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits Siddhalingeshwara Temple in his native village Bookanakere in Mandya.
Karnataka: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits Siddhalingeshwara Temple in his native village Bookanakere in Mandya. pic.twitter.com/pTP6ywbNEG— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
1:00 pm: Protesters vowed to defy a police ban on Saturday and rally against suspected triad gangs who beat up pro-democracy demonstrators last weekend.
12:35 pm: GST Council has decided to reduce GST rate on Electrical Vehicles from 12% to 5% and on EV Chargers from 18% to 5% from 1st August 2019. GST Council also approved exemption from GST on hiring of Electric Buses by local authorities.
12:20 pm: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits his native village Bookanakere in Mandya; says, "It is my duty to visit my birthplace. This is the place where I was born and brought up. I will visit my home and a temple as well."
12:10 pm: NDRF on Mahalaxmi Express rescue: So far, 117 people (female and children) rescued.
12:00 pm: We call ‘Mother India’, we don’t call ‘Father India.’ That’s the importance given to women. They are 50% of the population. Women should get reservation in Parliament too&after giving reservation, give them funds, functions and functionaries: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in Mumbai.
11:50 am: A team of National Disaster Relief Force rescues passengers of Mahalaxmi Express.
11:30 am: One kanwariya was killed and another four were seriously injured after two bikes crashed into each other on the Delhi-Dehradun national highway near Barla village, police said on Saturday.
11:20 am: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds GST Council meeting through video conferencing at Ministry of Finance. Minister of State (Finance) Anurag Thakur also present.
11:15 am: Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation: According to CPRO, Central Railway, 700 passengers are on-board the train. NDRF team and Navy chopper are conducting rescue operation.
#UPDATE Mahalaxmi Express rescue operation: According to CPRO, Central Railway, 700 passengers are on-board the train. NDRF team and Navy chopper are conducting rescue operation. pic.twitter.com/SoOzBbcfWV— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
11:20 am: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inspected the new Emergency block at Safdarjung Hospital, today. He also inspected the pharmacy at the hospital.
11:00 am: Top Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Munna Lahori killed in encounter in South Kashmir: Officials.
10:40 am: A team of National Disaster Response Force arrives at the location where Mahalaxmi Express is held up between Badlapur and Wangani with approx 2000 passengers on-board.
10:30 am: Three boats for rescue have reached the spot where Mahalaxmi Express is held up between Badlapur and Wangani with around 2000 passengers: Brijesh Singh, Directorate General of Information and Public Relations (DGIPR), Maharashtra
10:10 am: Mahalaxmi Express held up between Badlapur and Wangani with around 2000 passengers. Railway Protection Force & City police have reached the site where the train is held up. NDRF team to reach the spot soon.
#WATCH Maharashtra: Mahalaxmi Express held up between Badlapur and Wangani with around 2000 passengers. Railway Protection Force & City police have reached the site where the train is held up. NDRF team to reach the spot soon. pic.twitter.com/0fkTUm6ps9— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
9:45 am: Recently, National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a fine of Rs 1 Crore on Grasim Industries for storing large stocks of Mercury.
9:35 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend Kargil Vijay Diwas commemorative function at Delhi's IGI Stadium, later today.
9:20 am: Amit Chauhan, a Sub-inspector in City Patrol Unit of Uttarakhand Police saved a 'Kanwariya'who climbed atop cable bridge in Haridwar yesterday, says, "The man was intoxicated,had he fallen he would have died. Without waiting for the rescue team to arrive I myself rescued him"
Uttarakhand:Amit Chauhan,a Sub-inspector in City Patrol Unit of Uttarakhand Police saved a 'Kanwariya'who climbed atop cable bridge in Haridwar y'day,says"The man was intoxicated,had he fallen he would have died. Without waiting for the rescue team to arrive I myself rescued him" pic.twitter.com/gJefDYG4ER— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
9:05 am: We've taken cognizance of the incident. We will request the Lok Sabha Speaker to take action against him. A member of parliament who can't respect women is not worthy of being in the Parliament: Chairperson, Bihar Women Commission on Azam Khan's statement on BJP MP Rama Devi.
9:00 am: Severe waterlogging in Chembur area following continuous rainfall in the city. Indian Meteorological Department predicts intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy falls at few places in city and suburbs.
#Mumbai: Severe waterlogging in Chembur area following continuous rainfall in the city. Indian Meteorological Department predicts intermittent rain with heavy to very heavy falls at few places in city and suburbs pic.twitter.com/nAAhtDAYaw— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2019
8:50 am: All schools in Dehradun district to remain closed today, due to heavy rainfall warning.
8:45 am: Mumbai International Airport PRO: Operations are normal at the airport.
8:35 am: Janta Dal (Secular) leader GT Devegowda after JDLP meet, yesterday: We all decided to be intact with the party. Some JDS MLAs suggested HD Kumarswamy to give outer support to BJP govt and some other MLAs suggested to be in opposition and to strengthen the party.