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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 14 Mar 2019, 12:08:06 PM
Top stories of March 14, 2019.

New Delhi:

Hours before the UN Security Council is to take up a resolution on listing Jaish-e-Muhammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, China on Wednesday hinted that it may once again block the move, saying only "the solution that is acceptable to all sides" is conducive to resolve the issue. The United States issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max aircraft, a decision a number of countries, including India, have taken following the second deadly crash of the plane in less than five months in Ethiopia. "All those planes are grounded immediately," US President Donald Trump told reporters at the White HouseStay hooked here for all the latest from India and around the world through the day.

In Uttar Pradesh, SP-BSP will have joint election rallies during the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, said former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.

BCCI case: Supreme Court orders that those member cricket associations which have any grievances with regard to the release of funds have to be heard by Amicus Curiae P S Narasimha, and he will make appropriate recommendations to CoA.

India successfully carried out trial of the Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MP-ATGM) being developed for infantry troops of the Army. The DRDO carried out the trial of the missile with 2-3 km strike range last night in Rajasthan desert.

Tamil Nadu Bishops’ Council wrote earlier this week to State Election Commission seeking change in polling date in TN & Puducherry. The letter states that 'polling date (18th April) coincides with Maundy Thursday & it would not be conducive for the people of Christian community.'

Whatever had to be done after 26/11 Mumbai attacks was not done by previous govt: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Congress leader and Maharashtra LoP Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil in Mumbai: Sujay (son) did not consult me before joining BJP. About my resignation from the post of Leader of Opposition, I would say that I will follow whatever my party leadership asks me to do.



Two contractual workers died and four contractual workers suffered severe burn injuries in fire that broke out yesterday at an ONGC well at Nandej near Gujarat's Ahmedabad while repair and maintenance operations were being carried out.

Former Congress MLA Dr. Umesh Jadhav who submitted his resignation to Speaker of Karnataka assembly on 4 Mar: Still my resignation has not been accepted. I have given them one more reminder. It is not an intentional delay. It will be accepted in a day or two. I have joined BJP.



Bihar BJP election committee meets in Patna.



Bengaluru: TTV Dhinakaran arrives at Parapanna Agrahara Central Prison Jail to meet VK Sasikala.



Karnataka: Election Commission officials demonstrated the use of EVM & VVPAT, at a mass marriage function in Hatti village of Koppal district, on couples' request. Guest at the wedding also participated in the public awareness campaign.



Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat conferred with Param Vishisht Seva Medal by President Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, today.



Supreme Court will hear after Holi break a plea seeking fixation of criteria for minimum education qualification and maximum age limit for candidates contesting polls.

Himachal Pradesh: Bodies of 2 jawans have been retrieved on the 23rd day of operations underway to rescue six Army men trapped at an avalanche site since Feb 20 at Namgya, Kinnaur. Bodies of 4 of the six missing Army personnel have already been recovered. Rescue operations have been concluded.

Rahul Gandhi in Thrissur: In 2019, when we come to power, we've decided to take a big decision of Minimum Guarantee Income. With Guaranteed Minimum Income, anybody who earns less than minimum income line will be given money by GoI to bring them up to minimum income line.

Rahul Gandhi at ‘Fishermen's Parliament’ in Kerala's Thrissur: I want to give you your own amplifier so that when you feel something, your voice is immediately heard in Delhi. In my view, there is only one amplifier that will solve your problem, that is your own ministry in Delhi.

Gujarat: Chhabil Patel, the main accused in Jayanti Bhanushali murder case, has been arrested by police from Ahmedabad airport.

Supreme Court asks West Bengal to file reply on GJM leader Roshan Giri plea seeking court protection to let him participate in the upcoming general elections.

Andhra Pradesh: Jana Sena Party (JSP) has announced its first list of 4 MP candidates and 32 MLA candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha & assembly elections in the state.

A team of Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested a sharp shooter of Neeraj Bawana gang who was wanted in many cases.

Punjab: Indian delegation arrives at the integrated check post at Attari-Wagah Border. They will be meeting a delegation from Pakistan for discussions over Kartarpur Corridor today.

Rajnandgaon: In a joint operation, District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Chhattisgarh task force unit busted a Naxal hideout in the jungle of Nakti Ghati in Gatapar police station area yesterday. Arms & ammunition in large quantity along with Naxal literature recovered.

Delhi: Enforcement Directorate has summoned Congress worker Jagdish Sharma, in connection with an investigation under PMLA. He has to appear before ED at its Jamnagar House office today.

Sensex rises over 150 points, Nifty above 11,350 in opening trade.

Deputy Commissioner for Excise Department, Basavaraj (Karnataka): We carried out search operation on 12 Mar at 18 locations in Shivamogga circle & seized 7526.160 litre of illegal liquor valued at Rs. 35,21491 & two bikes. Seven people sent to judicial custody.

US Embassy Spokesperson: With respect to China, the United States and China share a mutual interest in achieving regional stability and peace, and a failure to designate Masood Azhar runs counter to this goal.

US Embassy Spokesperson: As UN sanctions committee deliberations are confidential, we don’t comment on specific matters, but we will continue working with the sanctions committee to ensure that the designations list is updated and accurate.

Andhra Pradesh: In three separate incidents, police has seized Rs 16 lakh unaccounted cash from a man travelling in a bus from Kadapa to Prodduturu, Rs 4.5 lakhs in cash recovered from a car near Viswanathapuram village and sarees worth Rs 5 lakhs seized, in Kadapa district.

SoftBank, others in talks to invest $1 billion in Uber's self-driving unit: Reuters

Gail India called on U.S. liquefied natural gas producers to offer more flexibility contract terms as the state-owned gas distribution gas company hunts for supplies from the middle of the next decade: Reuters.

Andhra Pradesh: Police have seized Rs 19 lakh of unaccounted cash from a car in Visakhapatnam

Madhya Pradesh: A woman was allegedly gangraped in Kotma, Anuppur on 12 March. SN Prasad, SDPO Kotma says, "Case under relevant sections of the IPC has been registered. We are on the lookout for the accused and accessing CCTV footage of the area."

The US Senate has dealt a stinging bipartisan rebuke to Donald Trump’s foreign policy and his alliance with Riyadh, voting to end support for the bloody Saudi-led war effort in Yemen. Lawmakers in the Republican-controlled chamber approved on Wednesday a historic curtailment of presidential war powers that directs Trump “to remove United States Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting the Republic of Yemen” within 30 days.

British MPs have voted to reject the possibility of the UK leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement in place, a move set to delay the March 29 Brexit deadline. British Prime Minister Theresa May had tabled a government motion against a no-deal Brexit within the March 29 deadline, which was passed by the House of Commons with a majority of 43 votes as 321 MPs backed it and 278 opposed it on Wednesday.

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First Published : 14 Mar 2019, 07:28:36 AM

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