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Sushil Chandra, former IRS officer, appointed as Election Commissioner

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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 14 Feb 2019, 11:34:07 PM
Top stories of February 14, 2019.

New Delhi:

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to address her first press conference at UP PCC office in Lucknow today. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Kerala today. Akhilesh Yadav will make an attempt to visit Prayagraj after being stopped by the Yogi government on Tuesday. The world is celebrating the day of love today --- Valentine's Day! Rain lashed parts of Delhi-NCR early in the morning today. The Supreme Court is likely to rule on several contentious issues regarding the extent of authority ofthe the Delhi government versus that of the lieutenant governor (L-G) on administrative matters.

Sushil Chandra, former IRS officer, appointed as Election Commissioner.

Six flights diverted from Delhi airport due to bad weather

Six flights have been diverted from the Delhi airport due to bad weather between 9.30 am and 12 noon on Thursday, airport officials said. “Four flights have been diverted to Jaipur. Two flights have been diverted to Lucknow due to heavy rains,” an official said. The flights that were diverted to Jaipur were of Air Astana, Jet Airways, Indigo and GoAir, they said. “One flight of Vistara and one flight of IndiGo were diverted to Lucknow,” the official added. 

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Thursday granted interim bail to Rajeev Saxena in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland money laundering case. He was also asked to furnish two sureties of Rs 5 lakh each. The case will be heard next on February 22. The Enforcement Directorate did not oppose the plea because of Saxena’s medical condition.

INX Media case: Next date of hearing in the case is February 28, Indrani Mukerjea may be called to appear in-person in Delhi court on hearing on her plea to become a witness in the case.

Jharkhand: Security forces have apprehended one Maoist who was injured during encounter in the forest area of Chiribera village in Chaibasa, today; Search operation underway.

Sensex falls below 100 points in Dalal Street in opening trade on Thursday.

IED bomb found outside a school at Imphal's Canchipur in Manipur, security forces present at the spot.

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation that would require President Donald Trump to withdraw US military assistance from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Three persons were arrested after a gunrunning racket was bust by the East district police. Four pistols, 7 country-made guns and 52 cartridges recovered.

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First Published : 14 Feb 2019, 07:26:13 AM