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Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina was announced the BJP candidate for Amritsar Lok sabha by elections-ANI


Amritsar: Narcotics Control Bureau arrests one person and recovers about 50 lakh tablets containing opium-ANI


Meeting(between PM Modi, Mallikarjun Kharge and CJI Khehar) on next CBI director issue to be held at January 16th at 6 pm-ANI


US charges Fiat Chrysler with cheating emissions standards-AFP

#9:36 PM

Jawan Balveer Singh (who shot 4 jawans) had returned from leave & had not asked for leave again,was no issue regarding his leave: CISF -ANI

#9:20 PM

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan admitted to Paras Hospital in Patna after complaining of breathlessness-ANI

#9:15 PM

Delhi: State Govt schools to extend winter break for KG to 5th classes till January 19 due to cold weather-ANI

#9:06 PM

This position requires several leadership qualities, I feel I will grow into the role over period of time: N Chandrasekaran - ANI

#9:05 PM

 SaritaDevi becomes the first #Indianboxer to turn professional: ANI

#9:04 PM

 Its a huge honour to head the group, the common man always says Tata toh humaari company hai: N Chandrasekaran - ANI

#8:59 PM

SouravGanguly dismisses reports of him stepping down from post of  Cricket Association Of Bengal (CAB) president: ANI

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 Former England soccer manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72: Reuters India

#8:52 PM 

 Even on Raising Day, senior officers preferred to celebrate with the men in field, to boost their morale in difficult operational areas: CRPF

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 Gujarat: Colourful kites swarm Surat skies as the city hosted the Kite Festival

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 CRPF is highly sensitive to welfare of its Jawans. Regular efforts are made for redressal of their grievances at several levels: CRPF- ANI

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 U.S. stocks off to worst start in 2017 after Trump speech: Reuters India

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 Federal monitors say 42 percent of California has emerged from 5-year drought after heavy rain and snow: AP

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 Tata group is at inflection point; efforts will be to help it progress with ethics, that it has been built on: N Chandrasekaran

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 Gujarat govt signs Rs 77,000 crore MoU with Railways for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: PTI

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 Delhi govt-run schools to extend winter break till January 19 amid cold weather conditions: Govt: PTI

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Poonch(J&K): Two AK47 rifles,14 magazines,392 rounds ,23 grenades &propaganda material recovered from two terrorists killed on Wednesday: ANI

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Misuse of money, inflow of drugs big challenge in Punjab, says EC as it completes 2-day review visit to state ahead of assembly polls: PTI

#8:39 PM

Want to thank the Board & Mr. Ratan Tata for their confidence in me to lead this institution: N Chandrasekaran

#8:33 PM

I am proud to have been part of Tata family for over 30 years & assuming this position is privilege: N Chandrasekaran

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MP to observe 'Anandam' programme in bid to help the needy: CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan: ANI

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Cyprus deal 'close,' but don't expect 'miracles': UN Security General Antonio Guterres: AFP

#8:28 PM

Mexico, US clash over wall as tough trade talks loom: AFP

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Humbled and honoured to be chosen to lead a truly great institution that occupies a unique position in hearts of people:Rajesh Gopinathan

#8:26 PM

Dr. AK Bansal shot at in Jeevan Jyoti Hospital in Allahabad, referred to PGI in critical condition: ANI

#8:24 PM

Amazon writes to EAM Sushma Swaraj, expresses regret at hurting Indian sensibilities, pulls offending item: MEA

#8:16 PM

Centre and CBI are trying to malign me because I raised demonetisation issue in Parliament: TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay: ANI

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Rajesh Gopinathan to be the next CEO of TCS: ANI


Ludhiana: Police detained one person from railway station with foreign currency worth Rs 22 Lakh 61 thousand (20500 Euro & 42800 Dirham).-ANI


BJP MLA Ashish Shelar to be the next Mumbai Cricket Association President. Post was vacant after Sharad Pawar resigned. -ANI


TCS chief N Chandrasekaran is Tata Sons' new Chairman, in place of Cyrus Mistry:Source-  PTI 


Mumbai: Fire in a scrap yard in Mankhurd area. 12 fire engines at spot. More detail awaited.-ANI

ECI directs Cabinet Secretary to Govt of India to ensure compliance of instructions on display of Hoardings & Photographs by all concerned .-ANI


Football: Former England manager Graham Taylor dead at 72-AFP  


Himachal Pradesh: Two Students of NIT Hamirpur hailing from Mandi district gone missing in Shikari area of the districts-ANI 


Kolkata Police tells RSS that it cannot give permission for a rally on January 14. Asked to fix alternative date.-ANI 


Manipur: One dead and two injured after militant fired on a car in Noney village near Imphal- ANI


Support from youth in the fight against corruption convinces me that it is possible to bring a positive change in the nation: PM Modi-ANI


Request media that it (Jawan's video) shouldn't be hyped. No such problem, better not to hype issue :IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi.-ANI


Please guide those around you on increased cashless transactions. Corruption & black money adversely affects the progress of our nation: PM-ANI 


IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi on Jawans' food quality: We make sure their food is of high quality. We look after our Jawans, facilities by Govt are adequate -ANI


Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa after his MiG 21 T-96 solo sortie in Barmer(Rajasthan) on Thursday-ANI 


ADG BSF visited Poonch, 29 Battalion, Mandi Mandir BSF Camp where jawan Tej Bahadur was posted and shot the video, earlier today.-ANI 


Haryana: PM Modi speaking via video conferencing at inauguration of 21st National Youth Festival in Rohtak -ANI


MD of TCS Natarajan Chandrasekaran leaves from Bombay House after meeting of Tata Sons ends-ANI


Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu met Rahul Gandhi. Meeting lasted for more than 30 minutes.-ANI


Mechanism to be put in place by 16th Morning & rate(within RBI capping)will be based on the negotiations b/w OMCs & Banks:Petroleum Minister -ANI


Unanimously decided in meeting that consumers & dealers will not bear burden of MDR on Debit Card Transactions at pumps:Petroleum Minister-ANI


Petrol pumps to accept payments via debit and credit cards after January 13, said All India Petroleum Dealers Association in a release. News Nation 


Chhattisgarh: Two naxals surrendered before police in Narayanpur district.-ANI 


India's industrial output rose 5.7 percent in November from a year earlier, mainly driven up by a surge in capital goods production, government data showed on Thursday.


December 2016 Consumer Price Index at 3.41 percent. November was 3.63 percent-ANI


India A defeat England by 6 wickets. Ajinkya Rahane top scores with 91 


CBI has arrested a Sub-Inspector,Railway Protection Force in Pune for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 2,000 from the complainant.-ANI 


Delhi Court sends Khoirom Ranjeet (chief of a terror group in Manipur) to 7 days police custody. His aide sent to 2 days police custody.-ANI 


12th of January is no ordinary day.Swami Vivekananda's powerful thoughts continue to inspire several minds: PM Modi-ANI 


PM Modi inaugurates via video conferencing, Ramayan Darshanam Exhibition and Bharatmata Sadanam at Vivekananda Kendra in Kanyakumari-ANI 


Jawan who shot 4 other CISF jawans in Aurangabad has been handed over to local police. Enquiry ordered to ascertain the reason/causes: CISF-ANI


Excessive use of paper currency a detriment to society; advantageous for India to move to less-cash economy: FM.-PTI


French court orders release of arrested former Kosovo PM-AFP


NATO chief says outside attempts to influence elections 'unacceptable'-AFP 


A high-level Indian defence team to visit France next week to review the ongoing production of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft-PTI


NGT issued notice to MOEF and CPCB,ask them why not notification which exempts consent under Air act & Water act etc, should not be quashed.-ANI


MS Dhoni thought it is right time for Virat to take over. The bonhomie & bond they have will only help Virat grow as a leader: Anil Kumble-ANI


It is phenomenal what he has been able to achieve as a captain and we all know how valuable he is as a player, says Anil Kumble on MSDhoni -ANI


Nursery admission matter: Two petitions have been moved by association of private schools and two by parents.-ANI


Nursery admission matter: Delhi HC renotified matter for tomorrow. Four petition have been moved before the Court.-ANI 


Delhi police seized a suspicious bag containing Rs 12 lakh (new currency notes) in Gandhi Nagar Police Station area -ANI


Benjamin Netanyahu calls Paris peace conference a 'fraud' -AFP


Belgium charges two new suspects over Paris attacks: prosecutor-AFP


2 terrorists arrested (a man & a woman) who travelled from Nepal to meet their associate in Delhi. The duo was here to expand their network-Sanjev Yadav DCP Spl Cell-ANI 


Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh):10 persons including 3 women injured in a car-jeep collision-ANI 


Schools in Noida shut till January 15 due to cold wave: Noida DM -ANI


Saudi airline flynas in $8.6 bn Airbus deal: shareholder. -AFP


From 14th January our new dept 'ministry of happiness' is beginning work. This is a unique initiative: Shivraj Singh Chauhan,MP CM -ANI

Minimum temperature recorded at -­0.5°C at Narnaul (Haryana), -1.1 degree Celsius at Ganganagar (Rajasthan), 0.0°C Bhiwani (Haryana): MeT dept -ANI

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Congress releases next list of 23 candidates for upcoming Punjab assembly elections-ANI

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Manali recorded minimum temp of -6.6 degree Celsius, Shimla shivers at -3.2 degree C while Amritsar recorded 0.9 degree Celsius:MeT dept-ANI

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Expect that you being reputed political leader/MP shall be more circumspect in your public utterances during elections: EC to Sakshi Maharaj-ANI

#3:38 PM

EC censures you(Sakshi Maharaj) for violating the MCC provisions and SC decision referred to: Election Commission-ANI

#03:25 PM

CISF DG and IG leave for Aurangabad (Bihar), where a CISF jawan shot 4 other jawans -ANI

#03:22 PM

Punjab: Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal files nomination from Jalalabad for upcoming Assembly polls - ANI

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India, Europe are both victims of terrorism, precisely because of democracy& freedom: French Min for Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault in Delhi- ANI

#03:15 PM

It is together that we will respond to the threat of international terrorism:French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault in Delhi- ANI

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Bihar: 2 jawans injured after being shot by a CISF jawan succumb to injuries. Total 4 jawans have lost their lives- ANI

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Naam Tamilar Katchi party workers organise Jallikattu despite SC's ban; later detained by Police-ANI


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BJP's CEC to take place on 15 & 17 January to decide candidates for upcoming Assembly polls

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Bihar: 2 jawans injured after being shot by a CISF jawan succumb to injuries. Total 4 jawans have lose their lives-ANI

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 Supreme Court dismisses plea filed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan challenging the proposed Whistle Blower Act-ANI


No law&order issue,a big evnt must've been discussed with authorities.Election is priority, for now Guetta's concert cancelled-IGP Bengaluru- ANI


SC hinted that if Sahara Group does not pay the amount to SEBI by February 6, Subrata Roy might be sent to jail -ANI


Hollywood actor Vin Diesel & Deepika Padukone arrived in Mumbai, earlier today, to promote their upcoming film XXX: Return of Xander Cage- ANI


CBI raids at offices & residences of BJD MP Rabindra Jena, BJD MLA Pravat Biswal and BJD leader Saroj Sahu in seashore chit fund scam - ANI

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On India's surgical strikes, French Minister says every country has a right to defend itself in the face of terror threats- PTI


CISF jawan opens fire on four colleagues in Bihar's Aurangabad  in alleged fratricide, 2 killed: Official


David Guetta concert not cancelled.Told organisers fix different date due to APMC polls. No law & order problem: SP Bengaluru Rural to ANI


David Guetta concert not cancelled due to APMC polls, told organisers to come with diff date. No law&order problem-SP Bengaluru Rural- ANI


Muktsar (Punjab): Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal files nomination papers from Lambi for assembly elections - ANI


Rajnath Singh, Om Mathur, Keshav Prasad Maurya & Yogi Adityanath present in the UP BJP leaders' meeting at Amit Shah's residence in Delhi -ANI


J&K: 1 jawan of CRPF 180 battalion injured as his service rifle misfired; jawan admitted to hospital;incident took place in Tral at 1220 hrs


Supreme Court directed Unitech Builders to provide a sum of Rs 2 crores to 39 flat buyers of it's Vista housing project in Gurugram- ANI


UP BJP leaders' meeting underway at BJP national president Amit Shah's residence in Delhi - ANI


 DMK announces state wide protest in Tamil Nadu over Jallikattu - ANI


Ex- RJD MLC Anwar Ahmed's premises in Sabzibagh being raided by IT in Patna - ANI


Sahibabad (Uttar Pradesh): Police arrested 3 persons and seized Rs 31.65 Lakh in demonetised currency - ANI


Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh): Police arrests 2 persons with Rs 3 crore in new currency notes from Indirapuram area - ANI

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ADG BSF visited Poonch, 29 Battalion, Mandi Mandir BSF Camp where jawan Tej Bahadur was posted and shot the video

#12: 45 PM

Congress releases first list of candidates for upcoming Assembly elections in Goa

#12:40 PM

UP: Police busted an illegal arms racket in Jalaun; 1 rifle and 12 pistols seized; 3 persons arrested

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He raised issues already being discussed, we've already taken these up with 7th pay commission: Durga Prasad DG CRPF on CRPF Jawan's video - ANI


PIL filed by ex-serviceman in Delhi HC seeking status report of all paramilitary forces in India over allegations of BSF Jawan in his video - ANI


SC orders Delhi HC to hear Sonu Sardar's appeal and dispose it in two months; Sardar is accused of killing 5 persons of a family in 2004 - ANI


NGT pulled up both MCD and Delhi Govt; seeks detailed report by tomorrow over budget allocated by govt for salaries of sanitation workers - ANI


CRPF jawan injured in pressure bomb explosion in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh - ANI


So Rahul Gandhi making derogatory comments against PM and trying to save his political legacy is natural: Smriti Irani,Union Textiles Min - ANI


Himachal Pradesh: Normal life remains paralysed as Shimla remains covered under thick blanket of snow; 10 deaths due to cold wave till now -ANI


Two persons killed by naxals on suspicion of being police informers, in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli


SC says draft of Jallikattu judgement has been prepared but not possible to deliver it before Saturday, when it is to be organised in TN- ANI


Have released the list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls and 29 candidates for polls in Goa: JP Nadda - ANI


Delhi: JP Nadda releases BJP's first list of candidates for upcoming Punjab polls- ANI


2 terrorists arrested from Delhi's Mayur Vihar incl commander in chief of insurgent group KCP P Meitei,wanted in terror attacks in Manipur- ANI


NGT on solid waste menace in the capital, "in tussle between govt & corporations, general public is made to suffer" - ANI


Haryana: 2 Indian National Lok Dal workers dead, after unknown assailants opened fire at INLD leader Pradeep Godara's farm,last night - ANI


He told me that he is being pressurised to take the complaint back, and apologise: Sharmila, Wife of Tej Bahadur Yadav, BSF jawan in video - ANI


SC dismisses plea filed by Reliance Telecom and Bharti Airtel questioning Mar 2015 spectrum auction norms and sought fresh bidding in certain circles - ANI


Mass 'Surya Namaskar' session in Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan attends -ANI


Amazon removes offensive Indian-flag doormats from website in Canada after strong protest by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj -PTI


They admitted he (Chandu Chavan crossed LoC inadvertently) is alive, & they will soon release him after enquiry: MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre - ANI


The last time, which is two days back, when he spoke to Pak DGMO, they said enquiry is getting over and will soon release Chandu: MoS Defence - ANI

#09: 30AM

We are trying at the level of DGMO, so far the DGMO has spoken to the counterpart minimum 15-20 times: MoS Defence on Chandu Chavan- ANI


Sanitation workers continue their strike for the 8th day outside East Delhi Municipal Corporation -ANI


Second Scorpene class submarine Khanderi launched in Mumbai -ANI


26 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 8 rescheduled and seven cancelled due to fog and other operational reasons - ANI


Uttarakhand: People light fire in Haldwani as cold wave intensifies -ANI


Sri Lankan navy apprehends two Indian nationals with a boat and 53 kg cannabis from Pudukkottai - ANI


I am confident that the day is not too far when MDL (Mazagon Dock Limited) will build submarines for other nations as well: Subhash Bhamre - ANI


Mumbai: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Subhash Bhamre at the launch of second Scorpene-Class Submarine Khanderi - ANI


 Mumbai: India to launch second Scorpene-Class Submarine Khanderi today - ANI

#07:43 AM

Delhi witnesses severe cold wave conditions with a dip in temperature, people light fire to warm themselves -ANI

#07:28 AM

Tamil Nadu: Children's Traffic Park inaugurated in Coimbatore on Wednesday, to create awareness about traffic rules and regulations -ANI

#07:18 AM

Chhattisgarh: Five world records of Yoga being attempted by more than one lakh people in Bhilai, Baba Ramdev attends - ANI

#07:08 AM

26 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 8 rescheduled and seven cancelled due to fog and other operational reasons- ANI

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