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#11:55 PM

Former world No.1 Serbian player Ana Ivanovic announces retirement from tennis via Facebook

#11:44 PM

Israeli prime minister's office denounces `skewed' Kerry speech, says it `obsessively' focuses on settlements. (AP) 

#11:30 PM

Election Commission orders FIR against Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve for poll code violation - PTI

#11:13 PM 

Kerry urges Israel, Palestinians to agree on 1967 lines with territory swaps (AFP) 

#10:55 PM

Jerusalem should be 'capital of two states' says US Secretary of State John Kerry 

#10:30 PM

70 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area) due to fog/other operational reasons, 33 rescheduled.

#10:18 PM

London stocks hits highest-ever closing level (AFP) 

#10:10 PM

US designates Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba's student wing Al-Muhammadia Students as a terrorist organisation. (PTI) 

#9:53 PM

Forest fire broke out in Darhal Tehsil of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri earlier today, later doused. (ANI) 

#9:52 PM

 NHRC issues notice to Telangana Chief Secretary over the death of a child after falling in a hot vat of Mid Day meal in Nalgonda (PTI) 

#9:48 PM

Police recover nearly 2,000 tortoises being smuggled from West Bengal, worth Rs 60 lakh in international market, from UP's Sultanpur; 2 held (PTI) 

#9:42 PM

Bhubaneswar: Birds being culled after outbreak in Odisha (ANI) 

#9:37 PM 

Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet approves appointment of S P Vaid as DGP (ANI) 

#9:34 PM

Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab to remain in jail in separate case (AFP) 

#9:29 PM

Baseless things said, conspiracy to malign the image of sports. I won't step down at any cost till these things are exposed: Abhay Chautala (ANI) 

#9:28 PM

How did Vijay Goel say there are criminal charges against me?Taking legal opinion on it.Will 100% send notice to him for this:Abhay Chautala (ANI) 

#9:26 PM

IOA is an independent body, with what authority is he (Vijay Goel) sending IOA a showcause notice?: Abhay Chautala (ANI) 

#9:20 PM

Dylann Roof tells judge he won't call witnesses or present evidence to try to spare his life for church massacre (AP)

#9:18 PM

Hyd:Telangana Health Min CL Reddy inaugurated '102-Vehicle Services' for pickup & drop of pregnant women & Neonatal Children in tribal areas (ANI) 

#9:07 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee today approved the appointment of Anil Baijal as the Lt.Governor of Delhi (ANI) 

#9:01 PM

ED Chennai arrested 2 ppl involved in exchange of old notes to new currency notes of about Rs6 cr to J Sekhar Reddy,under provisions of PMLA (ANI) 

#8:58 PM

Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa confirms death sentences of 8 hardcore terrorists for killing 45 Shia Ismaili Muslims & an activist. (PTI) 

#8:55 PM

A new draft proposal, circulated among NSG member states early this month, could pave way for India's entry into the elite club: sources (PTI) 

#8:53 PM

Telangana Govt will build Mallanna project and other projects at any cost: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao in assembly (ANI) 

#8:44 PM 

Mumbai crime branch sends the matter to Income Tax department where 4 people were detained with Rs 50 lakhs, 47lakh being in Rs 2000 notes (ANI) 

#8:39 PM

India & Pakistan need to engage in dialogue which is the best way to defeat extremism & to improve strained ties: Pak Foreign Secy (ANI) 

#8:38 PM

Number of e-tickets sold during 09-11-2016 to 08-12-2016 increased to 28,176 from 2807 during 09-10-2016 to 08-11-2016: Data released by GoI (ANI) 

#8:37 PM

Chennai: Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa files complaint with police against AIADMK cadres for assaulting her husband at the party HQ (ANI) 

#8:36 PM 

J&K High Court orders release of hardline leader , who has been in preventive custody since April 2015.(PTI) 

#8:34 PM

5 people get new lease of life from organs, including liver, kidneys & eyes, harvested from a brain-dead man in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore (PTI) 

#8:33 PM 

British ex-professional road and track racing cyclist Bradley Wiggins announces retirement (AFP) 

#8:27 PM

Israel approves four-storey settler building in east Jerusalem: NGO (AFP) 

#8:24 PM

Central Government sanctions of Rs 200.00 Crores for the Tirupur Dyeing Industry - ANI

#8:21 PM

Four dead, three seriously injured after a truck rammed into three vehicles in Odisha's Bhawanipatna- ANI

#8:18 PM

United Naga Council (UNC) says "will intensify stir against creation of seven new districts, this has affected Naga areas - ANI

#8:09 PM

Asha Ranjan(wife of deceased journalist Rajdeo Ranjan)got death threats to withdraw writ petition from SC: Kislay Pandey,Asha's lawyer to ANI

#7:54 PM

I welcome Anil Baijal as the Lt.Governor of Delhi: EAM Sushma Swaraj

#7:31 PM

Israel Cabinet minister calls John Kerry's planned Mideast speech a 'pathetic move,' further heightening tensions.(AP) 

#7:26 PM 

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Northern Command Headquarters at Udhampur and forward areas of White Knight Corps

#7:20 PM

Post deomonetisation recovery in raids (Karnataka&Goa) so far is 34 crore cash seized, of which new currency is 22 crore:IT Dept (ANI) 

#7:06 PM

IT raid at Sri Ram Medical Store in Bemetara in Chhattisgarh. Old notes worth more than Rs 70 lakhs and jewellery recovered. Raid underway (ANI) 

#6:54 PM

Aise hi log hain jinho ne khelon ko hamare desh mein barbaad kar rakha hai: Pargat Singh,Former Hockey Captain on Kalmadi/Chautala IOA issue (ANI)

#6:52 PM

ED Kolkata and Delhi team raided Parasmal Lodha's locker at Allahabad bank in Alipore today (ANI) 

#6:47 PM

Congress national conference in Delhi on January 11. CWC members, MPs and senior leaders to attend (ANI) 

#6:42 PM

A 40-year-old Tunisian man detained in connection with Berlin truck attack. (AFP) 

#6:39 PM

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes near Tokyo, Japan (ANI) 

#6:30 PM

India eases visa  process for Bangladeshis (PTI) 

#6:20 PM

West Bengal: Bus accident on NH 60 under Birbhum district.25 people are injured and have been rushed to nearby hospital (ANI) 

#6:07 PM

5 day ED remand to Kotak Mahindra Bank manager of KG marg branch by Delhi's Saket Court (ANI) 

#5:56 PM

Voluntarily he is stepping down and will not hold the post till his name is not cleared by court: Hitesh Jain,Counsel for Suresh Kalmadi (ANI) 

#5:40 PM

Tomorrow's meeting is only to elect a new General Secy, it has no other mandate:C. Ponnaiyan,AIADMK on whether Sasikala Natarajan will be CM (ANI) 

#5:36 PM

CBI has arrested an Income Tax officer from Visakhapatnam, B Srinivasa Rao while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000 (ANI) 

#5:15 PM

Bahrain court releases activist Rajab, adjourns trial: judicial source (AFP) 

#4:51 PM

Second black box from crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea (AFP) 

#4:50 PM

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to former Madhya Pradesh CM Sunder Lal Patwa in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (ANI) 

#4:35 PM

Congress is in panic over overwhelming support by people to PM's Demonetisation  move. They're trying to create confusion: Venkaiah Naidu (ANI) 

#4:29 PM

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh announces 3-day state mourning in the memory of former Madhya Pradesh CM Sunder Lal Patwa (ANI) 

#4:26 PM

President Mukherjee accepts resignation of Najeeb Jung as Delhi Lieutenant Governor. Anil Baijal's name has been proposed for the post now (ANI) 

#4:22 PM

If Suresh Kalmadi & Abhay Chautala don't resign or are removed as life presidents,our dealings with IOA won't continue:Vijay Goel,Sports Min (ANI) 

#4:20 PM

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Bhopal to pay his tribute to former Madhya Pradesh CM Sunder Lal Patwa who passed away after a heart attack. (ANI) 

#4:04 PM

Will send IOA a show cause notice. Won't be dealing with them on any issue until both Kalmadi & Chautala are removed: Vijay Goel, Sports Minister (ANI)  

#3:38 PM

Sensex sheds 2.76 points to end at 26,210.68; NIFTY inches higher by 2 points to 8,034.85. (PTI) 


Ratan Tata reaches Nagpur to meet Mohan Bhagwat - ANI


We have declared list of 325 candidates for upcoming 2017 assembly polls, 78 seats still remain: Mulayam Singh Yadav - ANI


Chennai: Suspended AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa's lawyer attacked outside party office by AIADMK workers


There are 4 ways of dealing things in future – AEPS or Aadhar Pay, mobile phones, swiping & bank transactions: AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu - PTI


There will be new version of USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data): AP CM Chandrababu Naidu after meeting with NITI Aayog


For AEPS or Aadhar Pay, only merchant must have smartphone, we need to just add biometric system. Consumer need not have: AP CM Naidu


Sealdah Ajmer Exp train derailment: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announces Rs 50,000 for critically injured & Rs 25,000 for those sustained minor injuries - ANI


As of today only 4 banks had mechanism of Aadhar card based payment,we will request all the banks to start Aadhar card based payments: AP CM - ANI


ECI issues instructions to the poll bound 5 States on actions required once Model Code of Conduct comes into force - ANI


This is nothing but political revenge; this can’t stop TMC; We’ll stand by our people: WB CM Mamata Banerjee on CBI summoned Sudip Bandyopadhyay


On digital economy things are moving very positively, NITI Aayog has presented best practices of different countries: AP CM


NITI Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya and AP CM brief media after meeting of CMs - ANI


Mumbai (Maharashtra): Fire breaks out at The Hub Mall in Goregaon; 6 fire tenders at the spot; flames under control - ANI


Sealdah-Ajmer Exp train derailment: UP CM announces Rs 50,000 for critically injured passengers & Rs 25,000 for those who sustained minor injuries - ANI


Turkish state media says Turkey, Russia have reached agreement on terms of cease-fire plan for Syria: AP


GOI invites comments/suggestions from public on Report of Committee on Digital Payments in 15 days of hosting Report on website: Fin Ministry - ANI


Government invites comments of stakeholders and public on Report of the Financial Redressal Agency by 31st January 2017: Finance Ministry - ANI


Afghan MP Fakuri Behishti wounded and bodyguard killed in an IED blast in Kabul city: TOLO News


Cabinet approves Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism affected areas - ANI


Professor in economics in US university Viral V Acharya appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI. -PTI  


Name of the Ordinance is 'The Specified Bank Notes Cessation of Liabilities Ordinance' : Sources -ANI 

Can't believe chargesheeted ppl are made presidents of IOA.Happy that Sports minister issued strong statement on it,must act now:Ajay Maken 


Rahul Gandhi should first answer who benefited from the 'mota maal' in VVIP Chopper scam: BJP-ANI 


Govt introduces new norms in sexual harassment cases in workplace; enquiry to be completed within one month of complaint  -News Nation


40 Kgs gold robbed from a Muthoot Finance branch in Hyderabad-ANI

Rs 25 lakh in denomination of Rs 2000 recovered from Indian national departing to Dubai at Mumbai airport; person arrested, case registered. -ANI 


Rahul Gandhi demands doubling of MNREGA wages and Income Tax, Sales Tax rebate for small businessmen and shopkeepers.


With reference to ongoing probe of said a/cs,bank already suspended services of its employee Ashish Kumar(arrestd by ED)-Kotak Mahindra Bank -ANI 


Saddened on the passing away of Sunder L Patwa. He was a hardworking & dedicated leader whose good work as MP CM will be remembered: PM Modi -ANI


Jammu & Kashmir HC directs state government to immediately release separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat from preventive custody-ANI

PM Modi should reveal the list of people who deposited more than Rs 25 lakh in their bank accounts 2 months before Nov 8: Rahul Gandhi -ANI 

PM Modi has performed demonetisation yagna for 50 families; many ppl have suffered &for this loss,govt should give compensation-Rahul Gandhi -ANI 

Prime Minister should tell how much blackmoney have been recovered post demonetisation.-News Nation  

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses media over demonetisation issue -ANI

Till charges are proved we must give him his due. Former Air Force Chief is like an extended family member and we should stand by them: Raha -ANI 

We believe that law of the land should be followed and once the probe is complete we will abide by whatever the Court decides: Arup Raha -ANI 

#11:05 AM
In AW101 case where investigation agencies have found evidence, I believe, as a result our former Air Chief was put into custody: Arup Raha -ANI 


We've been able to sign various cases in lst 2 1/2 yrs including Rafale which will b in India,operational within nxt 3 yrs to 5 1/2 yrs-Raha-ANI


Our main focus was on capability building and operational preparedness: Air Force Chief Arup Raha-ANI 


We have done reasonably well in looking after the sub conventional threat like terrorism & other conventional threat-Air Force Chief Arup Raha-ANI 


Madhya Pradesh Govt announces 3-day state mourning after the demise of former MP CM Sunder Lal Patwa. -ANI


Second setback was missing of AN32,despite efforts we couldn't trace it.We're helping their families;one of worst memories in my career-Raha- ANI

#10:47 AM

Pathankot was the first setback, we have learnt lessons and are better prepared now: Air Force Chief Arup Raha 

10: 42 AM

#Cong will stand with people and defeat ideology of Narendra Modi and RSS that spreads 'anger' and 'hate', says RahulGandhi (ANI)

10:40 AM

#Financial assistance under rules being made available to victims of Sealdah Ajmer Express train derailment: Anil Saxena,Indian Railways Spokesperson (ANI)

10: 38 AM

#Sealdah Ajmer Express train derailment: NDRF team reaches the accident spot near Kanpur; 2 dead, 28 injured. Rescue operations underway  (ANI)

10: 29 AM

#Air Intelligence Unit seized foreign currency worth Rs 43,97,350 from 3 passengers at Mumbai airport, last night - (ANI)

10: 20 AM

#New Delhi-Lucknow Gomti Express, Delhi- Azamgarh Kaifiyat Express, Anand Vihar-Rewa Express cancelled on Wednesday due to operational reasons - (ANI)

10: 18 AM

Air Intelligence Unit seized foreign currency worth Rs 43,97,350 from 3 passengers at Mumbai airport, last night. Case registered under FEMA -(ANI)

10: 12 AM

#PM said he’s performing a yagna against black money & corruption; Demonetisation yagna being performed for 1% super-rich ppl: Rahul Gandhi - (ANI)

10:09 AM

#What is the Congress?. It means listening to you, understanding others. It made us understand the meaning of freedom: Rahul Gandhi - (ANI)

10: 08 AM

#2 killed, 43 injured in Ajmer-Sealdah express train derailment in Kanpur Rural district - (PTI)

10: 06 AM

Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi speaking at the 132nd foundation day of Indian National Congress - (ANI)

10: 04 AM

#Former Madhya Pradesh CM Sunder Lal Patwa passes away at 92 after suffering a heart attack - (ANI)

10:02 AM

Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the 132nd foundation day of Indian National Congress - (ANI)

9: 59 AM

#Number of injured increases to 43 in Sealdah-Ajmer Express train derailment accident: Kumar Ravikant, DM, Kanpur Dehat - (ANI)

9: 56 AM

#Sanjeev Gautam, 1995 batch IRS officer (Custom & Excise), sent to the parent department: Sources - (ANI)

9: 50 AM

#CBI Sanjeev Gautam (DIG) removed from former Director General Corporate Affairs B K Bansal suicide case: Sources - (ANI)

9: 32 AM

#Passengers being rescued. Alternate arrangements being made for those who want to continue with their journey-Kumar Ravikant,DM,Kanpur Dehat - (ANI)

9: 31 AM

#ED arrests private bank manager in Delhi in connection with money laundering case post Demonetisation - (PTI)

8: 40 AM

#2 dead, 28 injured after 15 coaches of Sealdah-Ajmer Express train derailed near Kanpur (UP): Zaki Ahmad, Kanpur IG

8:35 AM

#ED arrests Manager of Kotak Mahindra Bank, KG Marg branch, Delhi in connection with Paras Mal Lodha & Rohit Tandon cases - (ANI)

8: 29 AM

#2 persons killed, 26 injured in Ajmer-Sealdah express train derailment: Kanpur IG - (PTI)

8: 22 AM

#Sealdah-Ajmer Express derails: 24 passengers hospitalised, no casualties so far. SP Rura & Kanpur Dehat DM at accident spot: Daljeet Chaudhary (ADG Law&Order)

8: 20 AM

#Australian supermaxi Perpetual Loyal wins the grueling Sydney-Hobart race in a record time (AFP)

8:19 AM

15 coaches of Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed between Rura-Metha near Kanpur. Rescue and relief ops underway - (ANI)

8:05 AM

#Uttar Pradesh: Thick fog cover shrouds Varanasi city, visibility affected - (ANI)

8:02 AM

#Ex gratia will be paid to injured . All passengers are being provided with necessary assistance to ensure least inconvenience: Suresh Prabhu - (ANI)

8:00 AM

#As per preliminary reports 15 coaches of the train got derailed. The first 5 & last 3 coaches were intact. Anil Saxena, Indian Railways Spox - (ANI)

7: 59 AM

#There could be some minor injuries because of the derailment which is being attended. Rescue and relief operations underway- Anil Saxena - (ANI)

7:56 AM

Sealdah-Ajmer Express derails: No indication of casualties as of now.Ambulances&med relief team has reached spot- Anil Saxena, Indian Railways Spox - (ANI)

7: 52 AM

#Thorough investigation will be carried out to ascertain the cause: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu - (ANI)

7: 51 AM

#Have directed senior officials to reach the site immediately. Immediate medical help being provided to the injured: Suresh Prabhu - (ANI)

7: 50 AM

#Personally monitoring the situation in wake of unfortunate derailment of Sealdah-Ajmer express near Kanpur: Union Railway Min. Suresh Prabhu - (ANI)

7:49 AM

Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed between Rura-Metha at about 5:20 AM, 50 kms from Kanpur: Ministry of Railways - (ANI)

7: 39 AM

#Cabinet meeting scheduled to take place, later today - (ANI)

07: 31 AM

#Earthquake tremors of 4.2 magnitudes felt in Andaman Islands at around 2:51 AM - (ANI)

07: 23 AM

#Thirteen coaches of Ajmer-Sealdah express derail near Rura railway station in Kanpur Dehat district, 15 injured: Railways - (PTI)

07: 12 AM

#14 coaches of Train no 12988 Ajmer-Saeldah express derail near Kanpur. Several injured. Rescue team rushed to the spot - (ANI)

07: 00 AM

#14 coaches of Saeldah-Ajmer express derail near Kanpur - (ANI)

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First Published : 28 Dec 2016, 06:59:00 AM