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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 21 Apr 2017, 11:29:43 PM
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#11:26 PM

I assure people our police will treat all equally. Vacant posts will be filled soon: Sulkhan Singh, newly appointed UP DGP - ANI

#11:01 PM

Aligarh Muslim University students protested against vice-chancellor's meeting with Hindu Mahasabha to hold debate in campus - ANI

#10:46 PM

MP: Relatives of girls thrashed two policemen in Guna, after they were challaned for triple-riding & riding without helmets; 2 men arrested - ANI

#10:36 PM

11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela capital: Reports AFP quoting officials - ANI

#10:21 PM

Meerut (UP): Police officials met Kashmiri students at Subharti University, assured security after anti-Kashmiri hoardings appeared in city. - ANI

#10:18 PM

6 held in UP Thursday for suspected links handed over to families for de-radicalisation, 4 others to be produced in court: Police - PTI

#10:12 PM

, ex-BJP MP & Babri mosque case accused, says it was he, & not , who incited frenzied mob to pull down the shrine - PTI

#9:59 PM

Ongoing militant attack on Afghan military base kills dozens, probably more than 50 people: Reports Reuters quoting US military spokesman - ANI

#9:58 PM

Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya students, agitating over exam date, manhandle dean & attack journalists injuring 6 of them.  - PTI

#9:49 PM

Before discussing the issue (of merger), discussion on conditions will not be fair, something good will fine: O Panneerselvam - ANI

#9:48 PM

A day after ED questioned him, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister meets Cong president at her residence in Delhi - PTI

#9:44 PM

MCD polls: 272 wards, 13K booths (3,284 sensitive & 1,464 hypersensitive), over 1.3 cr eligible voters, more than 1.1 lakh first-timers - PTI

#9:37 PM

Cong rubbishes reports of its leader quitting party, accuses BJP of spreading "such rumours, canards".  - PTI

#9:36 PM

BCI recalls agitational programs including that of May 2, satisafied by assurance given by Law Min: MK Mishra, Bar Council of India chairman - ANI

#9:30 PM

Cong will decide on after taking into confidence all allies as also other all Opposition parties:  - PTI

#9:18 PM

Punjab cuts down on VIP security, including for CM, by whopping 2K personnel; govt to deploy them to improving policing, law-and-order - PTI

#9:09 PM

writes to 3 lakh members asking them to promote generic drugs; calls for stronger laws to eliminate spurious & substandard medicines - PTI

#9:04 PM

56,000 police and paramilitary personnel to provide security cover for the   - PTI

#9:03 PM

Three women Maoists arrested in a joint operation by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh police in Gadchiroli.

#8:55 PM

Bar Council of India calls off proposed nationwide protest from May 2 as assures no law on them will be made sans consulting them - PTI

#8:54 PM

OPS faction announces team to hold negotiations with EPS,to be headed by KP Munusamy.Mafoi Pandiarajan,V Maitreyan to be a part among others - ANI

#8:45 PM

Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat has been issued fresh summons to appear before the SIT on April 24, in an alleged illegal mining case. - ANI

#8:42 PM

Shimla (HP): Residents of Totu blocked NH205 protesting less water availability in the area. Protesters say water scarcity is routine here. - ANI

#8:41 PM

to conduct review of performances of institutions providing vocational education under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay  - PTI

#8:38 PM

Showroom manager arrested by police for filming a girl in a changing room in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. FIR registered, mobile seized. - ANI

#8:32 PM

, currently working with TCS, appointed as Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission under the  - PTI

#8:27 PM

AAP chief joins chorus, says all "good" people should join hands to take on BJP. - PTI

#8:19 PM

Mumbai police registers FIR against Hyderabad man who allegedly sent hoax mail about possible hijacks at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports - PTI

#8:14 PM

Delhi HC dismisses plea of BJP candidate , whose nomination from Bapraula in Ward 24S was rejected by EC.  - PTI

#8:11 PM

Total 12 IPS officers have been transferred in Uttar Pradesh - ANI

#8:09 PM

UP ADG (Law & Order) also transferred in the first major reshuffle involving IPS officers by the Adityanath govt. - PTI

#8:04 PM

Seven IAS Officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh - ANI

#8:02 PM

Maharashtra: Nagpur markets see new varieties of mangoes Madhuri & Mallika, named after Bollywood actors Madhuri Dixit & Mallika Sherawat - ANI

#7:26 PM

retains top spot among receiving nations despite a significant 8.9% drop in remittances in 2016, says . - PTI

#7:24 PM

HC asks Delhi Commission for Women to disburse March salary to its 97 employees whose appointments are under scrutiny. - PTI

#7:48 PM
National carrier lowers age limit to 60 (from 63) for travel concession (50% discount) under its scheme for senior citizens 

#7:45 PM

Not possible to learn about India's culture, tradition & heritage without knowledge of Sanskrit literature in detail: Rajnath Singh

#7:40 PM

MadhyaPradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced ex gratia of Rs. 4 lakhs for the next of kin of those killed in Chhindwara fire -ANI

#7:35 PM

CBI has plotted this, CBI has become strong willed under our govt. : Vinay Katiyar on Babri case -ANI

#7:25 PM

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh orders review of arms, ammunition licenses in the state to check violence, lawlessness -ANI

#7:20 PM

Himachal Pradesh: 60 students admitted to Shimla's Indira Gandhi Medical College after food poisoning.

#7:10 PM

A naxal commander, carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, surrendered before CRPF with a country-made gun today -ANI

#6:59 PM

14 dead after fire broke out at a ration store in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district, three seriously injured - ANI

#6:46 PM

Service charges not mandatory, but optional. Its upto people if they want to offer tip.Guideline issued today,was sent to PMO: Ram V Paswan - ANI

#6:42 PM

Two youths arrested in connection with thrashing of J&K students at Mewar University in Rajasthan's Chhittorgarh. - ANI

#6:41 PM

The prices mentioned already include service charge. If someone wants to offer tip they can.But its optional,not mandatory: Ram Vilas Paswan - ANI

#6:37 PM

Jet Airways 9W234 Amsterdam to Toronto flight returned to Amsterdam due to tailstrike, all passengers deplaned - ANI

#6:27 PM

Rain and hailstorm in Uttarakhand's Munsiari and Berinag. - ANI

#6:23 PM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh leaves after meeting Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi. - ANI

#6:05 PM

Four dead and 10 injured while making bombs in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

#6:00 pm

Rajasthan Cong meets Gov #KalyanSingh, demands #CBI probe into the killing of #PehluKhan in Alwar allegedly at the hands of #cowvigilantes

#5:55 PM

CBI registers a case against then AGM & others for causing an alleged loss of Rs. 58.04 crore (approx) and conducts searches

#5:52 PM

NIA files chargesheet in RSS worker Rudresh's murder case in Bengaluru NIA Court against 5 people: NIA Sources (file picture)

#5:50 PM

Accused convicted for criminal conspiracy offences, conspiracy of terror acts, membership, supporting activities&raising funds for terror org

#5:40 PM

ISIS related case: NIA Special Court, New Delhi convicted two accused persons, awarded 7 years Imprisonment & fine to both.

#5:30 PM

Date for filing of declaration under PMGKY extended up to May 10

#5:20 PM

PM Narendra Modi will hold a meeting of CMs and Deputy CMs of BJP-ruled states on April 23 in Delhi.

#5:10 PM

Mumbai: A bank building catches fire in Fort area, four fire tenders on spot, more details awaited. -ANI

#5:00 PM

Service charge in hotels, restaurants totally voluntary, not mandatory: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan after govt nod for guidelines.

#4:45 PM

SEBI court quashes non-bailable warrant against Sahara chief _ANI

#4:40 PM

26 hostages, including members of Qatar's ruling family, released after 16 months in captivity in Iraq: Reports AP quoting Iraqi officials -ANI

#4:30 PM

Chhattisgarh: Five Maoists including a woman surrender in Bijapur

#4:25 PM

Case registered by UP ATS as most of the accused belong to UP: NIA Sources

#4:20 PM

Specific input was provided by intelligence agencies & NIA in connection with terror module busted by UP ATS & other states ATS: NIA Sources

#4:10 PM

Elon Musk on mission to link human brains with computers in four years: report 

#4:00 PM

Trump administration may change rules that allow terror victims to immigrate to U.S - ReutersIndia

#3:50 PM

Trump: Paris attack to have 'big effect on presidential election' -AFP

#3:40 PM

Got formal invite from them (Sasikala camp) for appointing committee, will nominate committee by end of day: Ma Foi K Pandiarajan, OPS camp -ANI

#3:30 PM

Mamata urges regional parties to unite, slams divisive BJP -ANI

#3:20 PM

Delhi Income Tax team conducting searches at NV Distilleries group. Ex Union minister Shivraj Patil's son is one of the directors of the firm -ANI

#3:10 PM

Sensex drops 57.09 points to end at 29,365.30; Nifty closes at 9,119.40 -ANI

#3:00 PM

Indian Navy successfully test-fires land attack version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile - PTI

#2:42 PM

Two French officials tell the AP that Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police, then freed.- AP

#2:39 PM

Appeal against Salman Khan's acquittal in Arms Act case to be heard on July 6- PTI

#2:27 PM

"Baahubali" actor Sathyaraj expresses "wholehearted regret" over his Cauvery dispute remarks.- PTI

#2:23 PM

'Maatr' presents a harsh reality without any gloss: Raveena Tandon- PTI

#1:58 PM

Hindu Makkal Katchi had filed a case against Kamal Haasan alleging that he had defamed Hindu religion by making remarks about Mahabharata- ANI

#1:56 PM

RSS-Mahatma Gandhi remark matter: Hearing in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi court adjourned to July 28 after Rahul Gandhi did not appear today- ANI

#1:55 PM

Mahabharat row: Valliyoor court summons actor Kamal Haasan to appear on May 5th.- ANI

#1:39 PM

Registered case after complaint of Andhra Pradesh assembly secy & arrested a person for objectionable content against AP assembly: Guntur SP- ANI

#1:31 PM

Committee formed by TN CM also includes ministers C Sreenivasan, KA Sengottaiyan and D Jayakumar among others- ANI

#1:29 PM

7 member committee formed by CM Palanisami headed by MP R Vaithiyalingam to hold merger talks with O Panneerselvam faction- ANI

#1:16 PM

There is no hope from BJP, the only hope for people of Delhi is AAP: Arwind Kejriwal- PTI 

#1:11 PM

BJP is trying to cover up its corruption in Delhi municipal corporations by projecting PM's name ahead of civic polls: Arwind Kejriwal- PTI

 #1:09 PM

Delhi HC rejects plea seeking direction to state ECs and ECI to use only second generation EVMs with VVPAT in upcoming civic poll in Delhi- ANI

#1:07 PM

Special court awards 7-yr jail term to 2 men after they plead guilty of conspiring to raise funds & recruiting people for ISIS.- PTI

#1:02 PM

Madras HC quashes lawsuit against actor Tamil actor Dhanush.- PTI

#1:00 PM

Irrfan Khan is not a pretentious actor, says filmmaker Saket Chaudhary.- PTI

#12:54 PM

In December 1999 Air India flight IC-814 with 176 passengers and 15 crew members on board was hijacked and taken to Kandahar- ANI

#12:50 PM

Andhra Pradesh: Tulluru police has arrested a person for criticising CM Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh in a Facebook post- ANI

#12:37 PM

Punjab and Haryana High court had sentenced Momin to life imprisonment and he had challenged it in the Supreme Court- ANI

#12:37 AM

IC 814 Hijack case: SC granted leave and admitted appeal filed by one of the convicts Abdul Momin- ANI

#12:35 AM

I would continue to speak for the welfare of Tamil people, I don't care even if i don't get work in the industry: Sathyaraj- ANI

#12:32 AM

AIADMK party symbol matter: EC grants time to Sasikala & OPS factions till 16th June to submit more documents and details- ANI

#12:32 AM

Passenger train derails in Bidar district in Bengaluru, 1 injured.- PTI

#12:28 PM

6 killed, 13 injured as minibus rams into truck in Sangli district in Maharashtra.- PTI

#12:28 PM

Every policy of ours and its implementation has to be outcome centric: PM Modi- PMO (read

#12:24 PM

The push for reform comes from political leadership but the perform angle is determined by officers & Jan Bhagidari transforms: PM Modi- PMO

#12:22 PM

Kannada groups had threatened to stall Baahubali 2 film release over actor Sathyaraj’s remarks on Cauvery water issue- ANI

#12:15 PM

Deputy Director of FBI visited NIA HQ on April 3. We had discussions regarding David Headley: NIA Spokesperson to ANI

#12:13 PM

A spirit of ownership is essential. Let us believe that through this set up we can bring a positive change in people's lives: PM Modi- PMO

#12:07 PM

E-governance, M-governance, social media- these are good means to reach out to the people and for their benefits: PM Modi- PMO

#12:07 PM

Fake PAN cards were used to divert funds to shell companies, says the Attorney General while justifying the Centre's move on Aadhar.- PTI

#11:55 AM

With changing times, a need may arise that we may have to change our working style. From regulator, we need to be an enabling entity: PM Modi- ANI

#11:53 AM

DGP J&K S P Vaid reaches Jammu BJP office to meet Ram Madhav- ANI

#11:51 AM

Earlier, Government role from healthcare to wanting to set up an industry, was very strong. Things are changing since 15 years: PM Modi at the 11th Civil Services Day function- ANI

#11:47 AM

Delhi HC refuses to hear PIL seeking direction to Govt that triple talaq and polygamy shouldn't apply to Hindu women married to Muslim men.- ANI

#11:44 AM

India wins elections to two subsidiary bodies of a UN organ focussed on social and economic issues.- PTI

#11:37 AM

Nampally Special Court grants permission to Swami Aseemanand to go out of Hyderabad to appear in Haryana's Panchkula court- ANI

#11:29 AM

In its last order Supreme Court has said that Aadhar card should not be made mandatory for Govt schemes- ANI

#11:27 AM

AG in SC: We found a no.of Pan cards being used to divert funds to shell cos,to prevent it the only option is to make Aadhar card mandatory.- ANI

#11:25 AM

Supreme Court asks Centre 'how can u make Aadhar card mandatory when we have passed an order to make it optional?'- ANI

#11:23 AM

Indian-American community in US launch White House petition to save Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav- PTI

#11:19 AM

Hoarding put up in Meerut asking Kashmiris to leave Uttar Pradesh- ANI

#11:09 AM

Dehradun: Property documents worth Rs 600 Cr found during IT raids conducted at premises of UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam's GM SA Sharma- ANI

#11:05 AM

Madras High Court Madurai bench quashes maintenance case filed against actor Dhanush by a couple from Melur(Tamil Nadu) - ANI

#11:01 AM

SC accepts Centre's submission that it is exploring ways to bring back Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom.- ANI

#11:00 AM

SC disposes of matter seeking a direction for ensuring repossession of Kohinoor Diamond- ANI

#10:58 AM

Meeting of Ram Madhav, J&K minister Haseeb Drabu, BJP leaders Avinash Rai Khanna and Satpal Sharma underway at BJP office in Jammu- ANI

#10:55 AM

Congress expels Barkha Singh from the party for six years for 'anti-party activities'.- PTI

#10:51 AM

Chennai: Madhavan,husband of Jayalalitha's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches his political party MJDMK- ANI

#10:48 AM

FM Jaitley raises issue of tightening of H-1B Visa by US; emphasizes contributions of skilled Indian professionals: Finance Ministry- ANI

#10:33 AM

Arkansas executes inmate, first to die under state's plan of multiple lethal injections before drug expires.- AP

#10:28 AM

German prosecutors say 28-year-old arrested on suspicion of bomb attack on Dortmund team bus.- AP

#10:22 AM

Need to sustain global growth momentum: IMF chief Christine Lagarde.- PTI

#10:16 AM

I appeal to all states,they should ensure safety of all Kashmiris anywhere in country.They are also equal citizens of India:HM Rajnath Singh- ANI

#10:01 AM

U.S. Supreme Court allows Arkansas to proceed with first execution since 2005.- AP

#10:01 AM

Protests in Puducherry Univ after BJP MP Tarun Vijay arrived for a program.Students protested against his remark on South Indians- ANI

#9:48 AM

Uttarakhand Education Minister Arvind Pandey recommends CBI probe of academic certificates of all 60,000 Govt school teachers in state- ANI

#9:43 AM

UP: Muslim Karsewak Manch members arrive in Ayodhya with a truck full of bricks as part of their campaign to build Ram Temple- ANI

#9:38 AM

1 engine&4 coaches were derailed.No injuries or casualties reported: Anil Saxena, Railways on Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed- ANI

#9:01 AM

CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury met Congress President Sonia Gandhi yesterday on upcoming presidential elections

#8:57 AM

BSP remove Naseemuddin Siddiqui as incharge of Uttar Pradesh. He has now been appointed the incharge of Madhya Pradesh- ANI

#8:26 AM

Arun Jaitley takes up H-1Bvisa issue with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, highlights important role played by Indian professionals in US- PTI

#8:21 AM

38 out of 45 people killed in bus accident in Chopal area of Himachal Pradesh identified.- PTI

#8:03 AM

Lucknow: Seven member Christian clerics delegation to meet CM Yogi Adityanath today- ANI

#8:01 AM

PM Narendra Modi to give away awards for excellence in public administration today at the 11th Civil Services Day function in Delhi- ANI

#7:52 AM

Bhil youth in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua appeal to Govt, offer to take on stone pelters in Kashmir with their traditional weapon the slingshot- ANI

#7:46 AM

Maharashtra: 17 year old allegedly gangraped in MLA hostel in Nagpur.Two people arrested- ANI

#7:35 AM

Delhi Police Special Cell arrests a person with 20 pistols in Harkesh Nagar area.More details awaited- ANI

#7:31 AM

Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger train derailed between Khalgapur and Bhalki stations in Karnataka. No injuries or casualties reported- ANI

#7:16 AM

Surat(Gujarat): Diamond businessman Laxmidas Vekaria gifts a scooter each to his 125 employees as an increment- ANI

#5:34 AM

Federal appeals court grants delay until 8:15 p.m. Central time to consider request to block Arkansas inmate's execution. - AP

#5:05 AM

Police officials say the chief suspect in Champs-Elysees attack was a 39-year-old from a suburb east of Paris. - AP

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