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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 27 Dec 2016, 11:41:33 PM

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#11:39 PM

Actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in 'Star Wars,' has died at age 60, daughter's publicist says- AP

#11:16 PM

Aadhar card mandatory for all who want to take entry pass for airports. From January 1 2017, CISF issues guidelines - ANI

#10:45 PM

Judge indicts former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez in corruption case- AP

#10:00 PM

Both(Kalmadi and Chautala) are facing serious corruption charges. We will seek a report and take appropriate action: Vijay Goel

#9:38 PM

Six attacks foiled in Belgium since November 2014 - AFP

#9:28 PM

Telangana govt to soon launch 'bike ambulances' to help patients in remote areas: Health Minister C Laxma Reddy - PTI

#9:10 PM

Fire breaks out in a residential building in Mumbai's Lower Parel area, 10 fire tenders rushed to the spot

#9:01 PM

Navi Mumbai: Police seized Rs 46 lakhs (new Rs 2000 notes) after conducting raids at a commercial firm in Kharghar; 3 arrested

#8:50 PM

Resolution for their appointment was moved by Joint Secy Rakesh Gupta & 150 people who were part of the meeting agreed to it: IOA Sources

#8:30 PM

Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala appointed life presidents of IOA(Indian Olympic Association)

#7:39 PM

Experts suggested steps to double farm income by 2022: Arvind Panagariya after NITI Aayog-economists meet

#7:32 PM

Pune: Chakan police arrested 2 persons and seized 70 Cobras and 45 Russell's Viper snakes along with 25 ml venom

#7:22 PM

Rs 52.62 lakhs in new currency recovered from a gang of 14 people in Mandya district of Karnataka

#7:16 PM

Israel says 'reducing' ties with nations over UN vote - AFP

#7:14 PM

Both pilots of 9W 2374 flight de-rostered till probe complete, and have to be present for enquiries: Jet Airways

#7:08 PM

PM Narendra Modi attended an interactive session with economists organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme “Economic Policy – The Road Ahead" - ANI

#7:02 PM

Sudip Bandopadhyay of TMC summoned by CBI on December 30 in chitfund case: PTI

#6:59 PM

Centre confirms of H5 N1 strain of avian influenza virus in Keranga village of Khorda district in Odisha - ANI

# 6:57 PM

TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay summoned by CBI on 30 Dec in connection with a chit fund scam case: ANI

# 6:49 PM

Yes massive clean up. Kudos to Govt for this massive exercise. Clearing arrears: Kiran Bedi on government cancelling FCRA licences of 20,000 out of 33,000 NGOs for violation of laws. 

# 6:46 PM

Hyderabad: Telangana CM #KCRao & Min #KTRamaRao met ministers &asked them to promote handloom sector by gifting them hand woven clothes: ANI

# 6:40 PM

China hopes India's testing of nuclear-capable #Agni5 missile complied with #UNSC rules, safeguarded S Asia's strategic balance: PTI

# 6:37 PM

Wildlife experts have warned that the #Cheetah is headed towards extinction and only 7,100 are left in the wild

# 6:35 PM

72 snakes, including deadly Russell's vipers & cobras, seized from a Pune flat where they were kept for extracting & selling venom; 2 held: PTI

# 6:32 PM

Former Pakistan dictator PervezMusharraf claimed that he hadn't sought any assistance from ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to exit country - PTI

# 6:28 PM

Not eligible this year,can go next year but not thinking of awards, happy with response: Aamir Khan on whether Dangal should go for Oscars

# 6:26 PM

Norwegian authorities have reiterated that Child welfare cases are handled in accordance to the Norwegian Child Welfare Act: Norway Embassy - ANI

#6:04 PM

Indian Ambassador visited Norwegian authorities earlier today to discuss the child welfare case: Norway Embassy- ANI

#5:55 PM

Only 13,000 NGO now legally valid as govt cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 out of 33,000 such organisations for violation of laws - PTI

#5:46 PM

Chennai: Matter of bail petition of businessman Sekar Reddy&4 others(arrested for illegal money transactions)reserved for 30 Dec by CBI Court -ANI

#5:32 PM

Maoists kill tribal man, abduct another at Kudumuluguma in Odisha's Malkangiri on suspicion that they were police informers: Police - PTI

#5:27 PM

Maharashtra govt to create new ministry for welfare of Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes OBCs & Special Backward Classes: Officials - PTI

#5:22 PM

91% of the pickpockets held by CISF in DelhiMetro in 2016 were women: Official data - PTI

#5:16 PM

We resolved to implement Housing scheme by eliminating political corruption to meet desires of poor people in the state: KC Rao Telangana CM - ANI

#5:13 PM

Vaiko's MDMK leaves People's Welfare Front, the alliance it formed with CPI(M), CPI and VCK last year - ANI

#5:10 PM

MDMK exits People's Welfare Front, an alliance of CPI(M), CPI and VCK formed last year prior to the 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly elections - PTI

#5:00 PM

Toxic liquor kills 24 on Christmas eve in Pakistan - AFP

#4:44 PM

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan slams Mayawati for linking ED raids to her Dalit origins, says being Dalit's daughter is no licence for graft - PTI

#4:42 PM

Whether India can develop this ballistic missile,relevant resolutions of the UNSC have clear rules:China Foreign Ministry on Agni-5 - ANI

#4:37 PM

Tata Sons files legal notice against former chairman Cyrus Mistry - Reuters India

#4:35 PM

Former prime minister of Sri Lanka Ratnasiri Wickremanayake passes away aged 83 after brief illness - PTI

#4:32 PM

Surat: ED registers case under PML act against Kishore Bhajiawala,Jignesh Bhajiawala and two others - ANI

#4:21 PM

Srinagar: Core Group Kashmir met at Badami Bagh Cantonment to draw out the security strategy for winters - ANI

#4:15 PM

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Headquarters Army Training Command at Shimla, on a farewell visit- ANI

#4:06 PM

Maharashtra Cabinet to setup a separate ministry for development of OBCs - ANI

#3:56 PM

Sensex up by 406.34 points, currently at 26213.44; Nifty at 8032.85 - ANI

#3:50 PM

Petition filed in Chennai HC by AIADMK cadre seeking 3 member bench to investigate Jayalalithaa's death; petition to be heard tomorrow(ANI)

#3:48 PM
ED teams from Delhi and Kolkata conduct raids at Parasmal Lodha's residence and office in Kolkata (ANI)

#3:45 PM
This is a fearless government, they do not care about anything: WB CM Mamata Benerjee 


They do whatever they feel like, federal structure totally destroyed. It is not emergency, it is super emergency: WB CM -ANI 


DeMonetisation is a mega scam, biggest one after independence: WB CM Mamata Banerjee-ANI


The PM should come out with the "real" reason for demonetisation, answer who is responsible for sufferings of poor people: Rahul Gandhi -PTI


Demonetisation has made no impact on blackmoney; it is an attack on financial independence, poor people, says RahulGandhi  -ANI 


Tata Sons slaps legal notice on CyrusMistry for alleged confidentiality breach by making public sensitive.-PTI


Ahmedabad Sessions Court rejects interim bail plea of Tehmul Sethna, CA of Mahesh Shah (who declared Rs 13,860 crores cash -ANI 

#3:35 PM

All opposition parties will make a common minimum agenda programme: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee 


DeMonetisation is a mega scam, biggest one after independence: WB CM Mamata Banerjee


30 Dec is about to come and the situation is the same. The motive of DeMonetisation has failed completely: Rahul Gandhi 


West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives at Constitution Club for opposition meet -ANI 


J&K: Gunshots heard near Jablipora village in Bijbehara of Anantnag district. Details awaited.-ANI 

#3:00 PM

Kerala: 38 students of Govt. College(Attingal) injured in bus accident in Kozhikode, while returning from Mysuru in the morning. 2 critical.-ANI 

#2:49 PM

Delhi: Leaders arrive at Constitution Club for opposition meet -ANI 

#2:16 PM

Gujarat batsman Samit Gohel creates World Record for highest score by an opener in first-class cricket. -PTI

#2:11 PM

UttaraKhand is lacking in the race of development. It needs two engines, while one is at centre and the second engine will be placed at Uttarkhand if BJP comes into power, says Modi -News Nation    


In one stroke fake notes, terrorism, human trafficking, drug mafia were dealt with after demonetisation announcement on Nov 8, says Narendra Modi- ANI


I know you have faced a lot of inconvenience but despite that the nation came forward to fight against corruption: PM Modi demonetisation. -ANI


I am highly indebted to the nation who are facing problems during this clean-up process but still supporting it. -News Nation 


Iran opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi quits after 6 years' house arrest -AFP


We were clear that from Day 1, our Jawans must get their due; We said #OROP will be a reality: PM Modi -ANI


In reality, the budget for OROP is over Rs 10,000 crore. Why did they (Congress) betray the Jawans: PM Modi -ANI


My army jawans were demanding OROP for the last 40 years, the party that ruled the country then never thought of their demands: PM Modi-ANI 


My govt took the initiative & said that we will electrify villages within 1000 days. Over 12,000 villages have already been electrified: PM Modi -ANI

#1:43 PM

Tourism is the biggest asset of Uttarakhand.If facilities are provided,then which family in the country wld not want to come here?: PM Modi -ANI


I assure you that whenever you will come for Kedarnath,Badrinath yatra, you will remember this Govt& Nitin ji like Shravan is remembered: PM -ANI 

#1:40 PM

Previous governments came who couldn't even provide basic necessities


You have overwhelmed me; I can see so many people & am happy that women have joined this rally in large numbers -ANI


I can clearly see that Uttarakhand cannot wait any longer for the development: PM Modi -ANI 


This Char Dham project is tributes to those killed in Kedarnath flood tradegy. -News Nation 


Uttarakhand: PM Narendra Modi addressing Parivartan Rally in Dehradun-ANI 


Opposition parties (INC, TMC, DMK, RJD, JD(S), JMM, IUML and AIUDF) will hold a joint press conference over demonetisation issue at 3 PM. -ANI

After years of conflict, Egypt eases pressure on Gaza. 


 A  three-membered team sent to Goa from Delhi for the investigation of JetAirways accident at Dabolim airport: AAIB Chief


Four accused arrested in connection with US national gang rape case sent to 2-day judicial custody by Delhi's Patiala House Court. -ANI 


Why is PMO India shying from an independent and a thorough probe into the Birla-Sahara Papers?: Sheila Dikshit -ANI 

#12:59 PM

Comedian Ricky Harris from "Everybody Hates Chris" dies. -AP

#12:57 PM

Although IT comes under Centre, they have their own officials;such searches have been conducted in past: MK Stalin,DMK on P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI 


Bhopal (MP): Cabinet approves 7% Dearness Allowance (DA) for six lakh government employees as a New Year gift.

#12:15 PM

Russia's defense ministry says it has found a flight recorder from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday. -AP

#12:10 PM

BJP is misusing the state machinery to malign the name of BSP party-BSP Chief Mayawati -ANI


Uttarakhand: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Dehradun for the inauguration of Char Dham Project. -ANI '

#12:00 PM

Review Meeting of Niti Aayog commences. DEA Secy Shaktikanta Das, Hansmukh Adhia, Revenue Secy among Secretaries of top ministries present -ANI 

#11:57 AM

Following Standard Operating Procedures, Caption-in-Command took the decision of switching off the engine & reported incident to ATC: IndiGo - ANI

#11:56 AM

The IndiGo flight 6E-769 (Lucknow – Delhi) while taxing in at Delhi airport today morning, observed another aircraft in front of it: Indigo -ANI 

#11:55 AM

China plans to land probes on far side of moon, Mars by 2020. -AP 

#11:47 AM

Everyone is equal before law, whosoever does wrong will be punished: Arjun Meghwal, MoS Finance on P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI 


While taxiing, crew observed another aircraft on same taxiway in opposite direction;Acting promptly,crew immediately intimated ATC: SpiceJet -ANI 

#11:35 AM

SpiceJet flight SG 123 operating Delhi-Hyderabad was following ATC instructions at all times at the Delhi airport: SpiceJet -ANI 


I continue to remain TN ChiefSecretary as no transfer orders have been given to me: #PRamaMohanaRao. -ANI


I'm going to the people's court: P Rama Mohana Rao on I-T dept raid at his residence -ANI


They found Rs 1,12,320 in my house, gold that belongs to my wife & daughter & silver articles and ornaments of God around 20-25 kg: PRM Rao -ANI

#11:09 AM

I am being targeted; I have fear, my life is in danger: Former TN Chief Secy P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI 


If madam had been alive, would this happen to Tamil Nadu? What about people's security?: P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI 

#11:04 AM

If they wanted to search my house, they could have transferred me. How much time does it take for a CM to transfer CS?: P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI

#11:03 AM
Isn't this unconstitutional assault? Where's the state govt? Who's permission did CRPF get to enter my house?: P Rama Mohana Rao - ANI

#11:02 AM
Where is State Govt?. What role or business does GoI,CRPF have to enter Chief Secy's chamber?Did they get CM's permission: P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI


They did not have any search warrant against me. The search warrant had name of my son: Former TN Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao


I was under house arrest. It is an unconstitutional assault on the office of Chief Secy; I'm still the Chief Secy of TN: P Rama Mohana Rao -ANI 


I want to tell what has been found in my house; have received the 'panchnama': P Rama Mohana Rao on IT raids conducted at his residence-ANI 


Situation was critical; nobody is helping, authority is not giving answers; Don’t know what to do: Abhishek, Jet Airways passenger -ANI


After incident took place,there was no one till 20-25 minutes;After that we saw some cars,they too took around 10 mins-Jet Airways passenger -ANI


Media makes it look like it’s nothing,bt it was terrible; Engine exploded,could've died; Going to complain-Stranded passenger at Goa airport -ANI 


Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, who is out of jail for a day, performs last rites rituals of her father -ANI

#10:15 AM

Money can be deposited in RBI bank even after December 30 and how would it be done an ordinace will come out on the same, says Arjun Meghwal, MoS Finance (ANI)

#09: 59 AM

Airline is planning to deploy wide-body B777 with capacity to seat 346 guests,to facilitate travel of its guests b/w Mumbai-Goa: Jet Airways (ANI)

#09: 50 AM

Amused to see 'Sheila distances herself from UP' speculations in media. Aligarh wasn't on my schedule; will be in Barabanki tomm: Sheila Dikshit (ANI)

#09: 42 AM

Two aircraft (Indigo and SpiceJet) came face to face at Delhi's IGI Airport; reported to DGCA. Probe underway. (ANI)

#09: 30 AM

One villager killed in Odisha, one abducted by Maoists from a rehabilitation camp near Malkangiri district (ANI)

#09: 20 AM

BSP Chief Mayawati to hold a press conference at 12 PM in Lucknow (UP) on ED probing the bank account of her brother (ANI)

#09: 17 AM

This is our firm stand and Indian Ambassador will convey this to the Norwegian authorities: EAM Sushma Swaraj (ANI)

#09: 15 AM

I refuse to accept foster parents can take better care of child than natural parents; want restoration of Aryan to his natural parents: EAM (ANI)

#09:12 AM

Our Ambassador in Norway is meeting Norwegian authorities today regarding Aryan (who was taken into custody by Norwegian authorities)-EAM (ANI)

#09: 10 AM

Goa runway opened & ops flights to be accepted throughout the day to make up for the lost time/ back log: Indian Navy Spokesperson (ANI)

#09: 02 AM

The airline is making alternate travel arrangements for its guests to/from Goa in order to minimize inconvenience: Jet Airways (ANI)

#09: 00 AM

All 154 guests & 7 crew members safe; We're closely working with the local airport authorities to resume normal operations: Jet Airways (ANI)

#08:42 AM

Jet Airways flight whilst taking off from HANSA runway 26 aborted take off & spun around 360 degrees. Runway will be usable by 9 AM, says Indian Navy (ANI)

#08: 28 AM

15 out of 154 passengers who were onboard Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 sustained minor injuries, being taken to hospital

#07:56 AM

Hopeful, the way entire opp fought against Govt together in House,they'll come&take part in meet today as well: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress On demonetisation (ANI)

#07: 48 AM

Manipur Blockade Suspension of mobile data services in the state extended for another week (ANI)

#07: 40 AM

Indrani Mukherjea out of jail for a day after Special CBI Court allows her to perform father's last rites (ANI)

#07:30 AM
8 International flights and 7 domestic flights from/to Delhi delayed due to foggy weather (ANI)

#07: 28 AM

Medical assistance is being coordinated to those injured by the Jet Airways team and the airport authorities: Jet Airways statement (ANI)

#07: 21 AM

We regret to inform flight 9W 2374 from GOI – BOM, with 154 guests and 7 crew, veered off the runway while aligning for takeoff: Jet Airways (ANI)

#07: 20 AM

Jet Airways flight 9W 2374 from Goa-Mumbai skidded off runway at Dabolim airport in Goa.All passengers safe. Airport closed til 12.30 PM (ANI)

#07: 15 AM

PM Narendra Modi will address the 'Parivartan Rally' in Dehradun of Uttarakhand (ANI)

#07:07 AM

Mumbai bound Jet Airways flight offloaded all its passengers at Dabolim airport (Goa) due to technical glitch. More details awaited (ANI)

#07: 02 AM

Delhi: 32 trains arriving late, 2 cancelled due to foggy weather (ANI)

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First Published : 27 Dec 2016, 07:00:00 AM