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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 24 Apr 2017, 11:33:12 PM
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#11:18 PM

US issues 271 sanctions in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons: AP - ANI

#10:29 PM

Comprehensive study of building-height restrictions near will be carried out, Civil Aviation Minister  - PTI

#10:26 PM

Ex-IAS officers write open letter to , demand "justice" for who was killed allegedly by in  - PTI

#10:20 PM

Tripura: A woman sold her eleven-day-old son for treatment of her ailing husband in Teliamura town in Khowai district - ANI

#10:19 PM

Union minister condemns attacks by , says they have "no business, no right to take law into your hands" - PTI

#9:47 PM

AAP leader warns of launching if the MCD exit poll results, which predicted a BJP-sweep, come true. - PTI

#9:43 PM

Naxal attack: HM Rajnath Singh to visit Raipur tomorrow  - ANI

#9:22 PM

Animal rights group urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban all meat products from menu at government meetings and events. - PTI

#9:22 PM

Occasional hiccups in ties due to border issue: Union Minister says in US. - PTI

#9:07 PM

Chhattisgarh: CRPF revises death toll to 25 (earlier death toll was 26) in Sukma Naxal attack - ANI

#9:03 PM

: revises death toll to 25 (earlier figure was 26).  - PTI

#8:59 PM

enhances capability at Halwara base (Punjab) close to Indo-Pak border, deploys additional Sukhoi MKI fighter jets.  - PTI

#8:59 PM

Indian national 's sentencing through Pakistan's kangaroo court will not help the cause of peace in the region:. - PTI

#8:54 PM

Most acts of terrorism across the world will have some : . - PTI

#8:54 PM

Largest paramilitary force sans regular chief for nearly 2 months; ADG holding charge in additional capacity - PTI

#8:54 PM

1 year extension given to Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha, extension to be given from 12.6.16 - ANI

#8:54 PM

People in Varanasi pay tribute to 26 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in a naxal attack in  - ANI

#8:46 PM

Navi Mumbai Police arrested 18 people in a Cryptocurrency scam (digital currency); case registered, investigation on. - ANI

#8:43 PM

24 people, including 12 security personnel, injured in clashes between stone-pelting students & law-enforcing agencies in  - PTI

#8:38 PM

Allahabad HC grants bail to ex-UP minister , who has been in jail in connection with the  - PTI

#8:30 PM

Odisha govt advances summer vacation in schools by a week, both govt & private schools closed till June 17 from tomorrow.  - PTI

#8:28 PM

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh holds emergency meeting after 26 CRPF personnel lost their lives in a Naxal attack in . - ANI

#8:19 PM

Ludhiana Court summons Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh in a case filed by IT Department - ANI

#8:16 PM

TN braces for called by DMK-led opposition parties tomorrow in support of drought-hit farmers, govt says normalcy won't be affected - PTI

#8:08 PM

Cabinet Secretary given one-year extension: Official sources.- PTI

#8:06 PM

Enquired about the medical condition of CRPF personnel injured in . Pray for their speedy recovery and well being: Chhattisgarh CM - ANI

#8:03 PM

Sri Lankan Navy sailor, YPNR Weerasinghe (39),�dies while undergoing diving training at Naval base at Kochi. - PTI

#7:54 PM

: Toll goes up to 26 - PTI

#7:55 PM

3 CRPF personnel injured in a naxal attack in Daltonganj in Jharkhand - ANI

#7:47 PM

By predicting a BJP-sweep in exit polls, ground being prepared for a "rigged" results, says AAP's  - PTI

#7:41 PM

Strongly condemn attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh; condolences to families of deceased & prayers for injured: Pranab Mukherjee - ANI

#7:36 PM

WB Chief Minister condemns naxalite attack on personnel. - PTI

#7:38 PM

It is totally false and mischievous to allege that an Ordinance was passed in this regard :Venkaiah Naidu on DMK alleging Hindi imposition - ANI

#7:37 PM

Parliamentary Committee on Official Language only recommendatory & not mandatory: Venkaiah Naidu on DMK alleging Hindi imposition- ANI

#7:36 PM

Its a very unfortunate incident, I will talk to CM Raman Singh for more details: HM Rajnath Singh  - ANI

#7:33 PM

order to pay Rs 97 cr for ads totally wrong, we will challenge it in the court, tells PTI - PTI

#7:32 PM

I will also talk to the Union Home Minister and Prime Minister as well: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh  - ANI

#7:30 PM

I will hold a meeting with senior officials and ascertain further details on this incident: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh  - ANI

#7:29 PM

Delhi excise dept asks all distributors to maintain a week's stock of all approved liquor brands in order to ensure "uninterrupted supply" - PTI

#7:22 PM

NC chief urges the Centre to immediately begin talks with all stakeholders, including Pak, for peace in Kashmir - PTI

#7:22 PM

Pak envoy to PTI: No breach of bilateral pact by not giving consular access to , who is on death row in PaK - PTI

#7:04 PM

Death toll of CRPF personnel in Naxal attack rises to 26  - ANI

#7:02 PM

Sincere condolences to families of CRPF personnel martyred in the attack in Sukma.We salute sacrifice&courage of our bravehearts:R Gandhi - ANI

#6:56 PM

We are proud of the valour of our CRPF personnel. Sacrifice of martyrs will not go in vain. Condolences to their families: PM Modi  - ANI

#6:55 PM

Attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh is cowardly & deplorable. We are monitoring the situation closely: PM Modi - ANI

#6:47 PM

Deeply pained,their sacrifice should not go in vain.Classic case of mindless killing, no place for such things in democracy: V Naidu  - ANI

#6:37 PM

Spoke to MoS Home Hansraj Ahir about attack in Sukma, he is going to Chhattisgarh to take stock of the situation, tweets HM Rajnath Singh - ANI

#6:36 PM

Extremely pained to know about killing of CRPF personnel in Sukma. My tributes to the martyrs & condolences to their families: HM - ANI

#6:29 PM

Govt committed to ST status to 6 Assam communities- Moran, Muttock, Tai Ahom, Koch-Rajbongshi, Sootea and Tea Tribes, says  - PTI

#6:28 PM

Uttar Pradesh will be an open-defecation free state by October 2018: Chief Minister  - PTI

#6:27 PM

They were around 300 & we were around 150, we kept firing. I shot 3-4 Naxals in the chest: CRPF constable Sher Mohammed injured in  - ANI

#6:26 PM

First Naxals sent villagers to trace our location, then almost 300 Naxals attacked us. We also fired and killed many: CRPF's Sher Mohammed - ANI

#6:22 PM

90 CRPF jawans were part of the road opening party when they were attacked by Naxals.Weapons of jawans have also been looted  - ANI

#5:54 PM

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh CM has cancelled his engagements in Delhi and has rushed for Raipur where he will hold a meeting later today - ANI

#5:42 PM

Chhattisgarh: Bastar IG Vivekanand Sinha and DIG Sunderraj leave for Sukma - ANI

#5:38 PM

Jawans injured in CRPF-Naxals encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma shifted to hospital in Raipur. - ANI

#5:31 PM

CRPF-Naxals encounter in Sukma: Death toll of CRPF personnel rises to 12, 6 jawans injured  - ANI

#5:29 PM

Patna,Chennai,Guwahati,Thiruvananthapuram,Jaipur,Lucknow airports to be tag free after trial run from 24th to 30th April: CISF - ANI

#5:28 PM

INS Mumbai, INS Trishul & INS Aditya entered Toulon, France on a goodwill visit during overseas deployment in the Mediterranean. - ANI

#5:26 PM

Reliance Industries reports 12.3 pc rise in March quarter net profit at Rs 8,046 cr. - PTI

#5:26 PM

Earlier Cong used to win every poll. They were zero in work, hero in polls. Similar is case with BJP today, mouthpiece  - PTI

#5:24 PM

We are not imposing Hindi but promoting it like any other language, Union MoS (Home) - PTI

#5:22 PM

: Chhattisgarh CM cuts short his New Delhi visit, rushes to Raipur.  - PTI

#5:13 PM

6 more airports- Patna, Chennai, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Jaipur, Lucknow- to go handbag tags-free; trial begins - PTI

#5:10 PM

Cypriot President arrives in India tomorrow on five-day visit, to meet Prez Pranab Mukherjee & PM  - PTI

#5:08 PM

: Seven CRPF troops critically injured, being evacuated.  - PTI

#5:03 PM

Chhattisgarh CM calls emergency meeting later today after 11 CRPF personnel lost their lives in an encounter with Naxals in Sukma - ANI

#5:03 PM

11 personnel killed in in in Chhattisgarh. - PTi

#5:01 PM

Extremely unfortunate,hope govt will act with alacrity.Hope govt initiates appropriate action against ppl responsible for attack: M Tiwari - ANI

#4:55 PM

Maha to purchase power from nuclear plant in the state only if it's affordable, state govt functionaries say. - PTI

#4:50 PM

Will resign if my party asks: Ker min & CPI(M) leader whose remarks against women plantation workers triggered a row - PTI

#4:47 PM

11 CRPF personnel have lost their lives in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma - ANI

#4:42 PM

Hum sarkar se vinamrata se maang karna chahte hain ki sarkaar ki jo J&K ko lekar niti hai use woh sarvjanik karen: Manish Tiwari, Congress - ANI

#4:34 PM

PPD leader dead; was attacked by militants earlier in the day in Pinglena area of - PTI

#4:29 PM

Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union protests against China's move to "standardise" official names of six places in the state - PTI

#4:25 PM

Vice President leaves for five-day visit to Armenia, Poland - PTI

#4:18 PM

astronaut breaks US record for most days spent in space, surpassing Jeff Williams' record of 534 days aboard the . - PTI

#4:11 PM

unanimously adopts (GST) bill along with the Bihar taxation (Amendment) Bill. - PTI

#4:11 PM

There cannot be two parallel jurisdictions to deal with the same issue, says while transferring plea to . - PTI

#4:09 PM

transfers to NGT a 23-year-old PIL on pollution in . - PTI

#4:07 PM

: Former Goa Chief Minister gets interim anticipatory bail, appears before . - PTI

#4:04 PM

Danish musicians take their instruments underwater to create new sounds and provide a captivating new experience for their audiences. - AFP

#4:02 PM

President will embark on a two-day visit to Goa and Telangana beginning tomorrow. - PTI

#4:02 PM

Mumbai: AIU recovered 16 gold bars of 10 tola each totally weighing 1.865 kg valued at Rs. 56,00,000, three persons arrested. - ANI

#3:59 PM

SC directed Uttar Pradesh government to fill up the vacancies of 3,000 sub-Inspectors and 30,000 Constables. - ANI

#3:56 PM

TTV Dinakaran reaches Delhi Police Crime Branch for the third day, for questioning over 'Two leaves' symbol alleged bribe case. - ANI

#3:45 PM

Protesters raise anti-Pakistan army and anti-Pak Govt slogans during demonstration against forcible land grabbing by Pak army in PoK's Kotli - ANI

#3:44 PM

bounces 290.54 points to close at 29,655.84; reclaims 9,200-mark, climbs 98.55 points to 9,217.95. - PTI

#3:44 PM

: Seven CRPF personnel injured, four critical in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. - ANI

#3:37 PM

Protest in PoK's Kotli against forcible land grabbing by Pakistan Army - ANI

#3:33 PM

Gayatri Prajapati case: SC allowed plea of complainant, asked UP police to provide protection to victim's family members. - ANI

#3:22 PM

Chhota Rajan case: A Delhi Court also ordered arrest of three other convicts with immediate effect. They are currently out on bail. - ANI

#3:21 pM

Six personnel injured in attack by Maoists in district of Chhattisgarh: Officials. - PTI

#3:20 PM

After receiving copy of judgement, govt will do whatever it can legally to comply with court order: Kerala CM on SC order to reinstate DGP - ANI

#3:02 PM

Chhattisgarh: 10 kg of explosives planted by Maoists recovered in Dantewada. - ANI

#3:02 PM

India aims to cut petroleum imports as it boosts alternative fuel use -Reuters

#3:00 PM

Xi urges 'restraint' on N. Korea as US carrier nears -AFP

#2:59 PM

Lot of dumping&filling has been done here.Boundary of Bellandur Lake not clear, authorities asked to fix it:CEO,Lake Dev Authority,Bengaluru - ANI

#2:51 PM

Four CRPF personnel of 74 battalion including Inspector Raghuvir Singh injured in an encounter with naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.- ANI

#2:49 PM

Chhota Rajan and three others convicted in a fake passport case, by a Delhi court. Arguments on sentence to be heard tomorrow- ANI

#2:48 PM

New vending machine, designed by a student of Indian-origin, at US varsity offers morning after pills.- PTI

#2:42 PM

SC seeks Government's reply on a plea against coastal regulatory zone clearance to Kudankulam units.- ANI

#2:40 PM

PDP Pulwama district President Abdul Gani Dar attacked by terrorists today, has succumbed to his injuries.- ANI

#2:39 PM

Don't wait for conducive atmosphere, talk now. Talk to stakeholders, to Pak even if you are bitter with them:Farooq Abdullah on J&K Govt- ANI

#2:33 PM

German DAX stock market index hits new all-time high- AFP

#2:18 PM

One person arrested in connection with alleged thrashing of cattle traders in Delhi's Kalkaji- ANI

#2:11 PM

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar is my idol.I wanted to make something special on his birthday, made this huge Rangoli in 20 hours - Abhishek Satam- ANI

#2:10 PM

Actress Raveena Tandon says she has always had an "activist streak" in her but has no plans of joining politics.- PTI

#2:08 PM

PDP district president for Pulwama shot at; rushed to hospital: Police.- PTI

#1:57 PM

States should display at PDS shops the foodgrains subsidy borne by Centre and states: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan- PTI

#1:52 PM

Food Ministry favours hike in tur dal import duty from 10 per cent to 25 per cent- PTI.

#1:42 PM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi today- ANI

#1:40 PM

Karnataka:TDP MP N Kishappa's son vandalised Bagespalli toll gate after staff stopped his vehicle.Toll gate operators filed case with police- ANI

#1:40 PM

PM's appeal is only on paper. Kashmiri students beaten many times. This govt needs to implement laws & provide security: Asaduddin Owaisi- ANI

#1:38 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: PDP District president Pulwama Abdul Gani Dar attacked by terrorists, admitted to hospital. More details awaited.- ANI

#1:35 PM

First large-scale malaria vaccine trial for Kenya, Ghana and Malawi- AFP

#1:29 PM

Unitech's sector 70, Vista project in Gurugram: SC warns real estate major of coercive action if it fails to deposit interest amt by May 8- ANI

#1:23 PM

We have set target to declare 30 districts ODF (Open defecation free) till Dec 31, 2017 and entire UP till Oct 2018: UP CM Yogi Adityanath- ANI

#1:21 PM

US Defence Secretary Mattis makes unannounced Afghan visit: US official- AFP

#1:19 PM

Centre in its report to Supreme court says "each cow and its progeny across India should get a Unique Identification Number for tracking"- ANI

#1:16 PM

Each district should have a shelter home of capacity of atleast 500 abandoned animals.Will help reduce smuggling,Centre states in the report- ANI

#1:16 PM

Centre's report on the issue states "Responsibility of safety and care of abandoned animals is mainly of the State govt"- ANI

#1:12 PM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy raises demand for exemption from NEET at the Niti Aayog meeting.- PTI

#1:12 PM

Centre told the Apex court that a Committee headed by Joint Secy, Home Ministry was formed, which has given certain recommendations- ANI

#1:10 PM

Cow protection and smuggling of cattle across India-Bangladesh border: Central government submitted its report in the Supreme Court, today.- ANI

#12:56 PM

Clashes break out between protesting students and security forces in Srinagar college.- PTI

#12:51 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh views Kashmir situation with top security brass.- PTI

#12:46 PM

There is no rift between BJP-PDP, there is some issue regarding MLC election.We noticed lack of communication,will address it:Ram Madhav,BJP- ANI

#12:44 PM

Main concern is to bring normalcy in Kashmir within 1-2 months, have extended all support to the state: Ram Madhav, In-charge J&K Affairs- ANI

#12:41 PM

There won't be peace in J&K till there is BJP-PDP Govt. Governor's rule is never a solution, they should change their way: GN Azad,Congress- ANI

#12:32 PM

ITBP troops use snow scooters to patrol high-altitude Indo-China border in Uttrakhand- ANI

#12:31 PM

Next two,three months are really crucial for us.Spoke to HM regarding this,we need everyone's support for improving situation:Mehbooba Mufti- ANI

#12:28 PM

Never received order by Consumer Forum related to matter, received execution petition filed by Complainant &already complied by it: SpiceJet- ANI

#12:26 PM

Sambhal-Consumer forum issued bailable warrant to SpiceJet MD for ignoring its order to reimburse ticket's cost to man,not allowed to board- ANI

#12:23 PM


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First Published : 24 Apr 2017, 06:44:00 AM