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#9:52 PM

Hyderabad residents got respite from scorching heat as rain lashed parts of the city earlier today.- ANI

#9:44 PM

Heat wave intensifying, don't know how much more temperatures will rise in coming days. Water provided is not sufficient: Resident,Gulbarga- ANI

#9:43 PM

Water crisis hits Karnataka's Gulbarga amidst soaring temperatures: Tankers arrive once every two days for residents of Garib Nawaz Colony.- ANI

#9:37 PM

White House says in 'best interest' of Syrians for Assad not to lead- AFP

#9:32 PM

Russia IDs metro bomber as St Petersburg mourns 14 dead- AFP

#9:29 PM

UN Security Council to meet Wednesday on alleged Syria chemical attack- AFP

#9:28 PM

Syria army 'categorically denies' chemical attack- AFP

#9:13 PM

Five killed and 22 critically injured after collision between bus and a tractor in Odisha's Baripada.- ANI

#9:12 PM

Argentina ex-president Kirchner faces fresh graft charges: judge- AFP

#8:55 PM

One person possessing 14 kgs smuggled gold valued at Rs. 4.1 Crore arrested by DRI near Dumdum Railway Station in Kolkata.- ANI

#8:53 PM

UN says stalled Cyprus peace talks to resume- AFP

#8:49 PM

Decisions made are laughable, people have been deceived: Naresh Agarwal, SP on loan waiver for small and marginal farmers by UP Govt- ANI

#8:43 PM

Congress Parliamentary strategy meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow morning in Parliament.- ANI

#8:38 PM

Promises made during elections fulfilled in first(UP)cabinet, matter of pride.Maharashtra CM should do this too:Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray- ANI

#8:36 PM

Congress issues three-line whip in Rajya Sabha for next two days- ANI

#8:20 PM

UN commission says investigating Syria 'chemical' attack- AFP

#8:18 PM

Syria attack believed to be chemical, from the air: UN envoy- AFP

#8:15 PM

Five killed and 22 critically injured after collision between bus and a tractor in Odisha's Baripada.- ANI

#8:13 PM

26 illegal slaughter houses were closed: Siddharth Nath Singh, UP cabinet minister- ANI (Read more)

#8:10 PM

Actor Vinod Khanna hospitalised on March 31 after severe dehydration. He is better now, doctors looking to discharge him soon says family- ANI

#8:08 PM

UN envoy calls for accountability over 'horrific' Syria attack- AFP

#8:03 PM

GST bill to be discussed in Rajya Sabha tomorrow- ANI

#8:03 PM

CBI arrests BSNL microwave project AGM, GC Bidika while accepting Rs 1 lakh bribe from complainant.- ANI

#8:00 PM

French President Francois Hollande accuses Syria's Assad of chemical weapons 'massacre'- AFP

#7:56 PM

Spotify signs global licence agreement with Universal- AFP

#7:55 PM

BJP issues a whip to its Rajya Sabha members, asking them to remain present in the house for next two days.- ANI

#7:54 PM

Kolkata:Woman allegedly raped for several months by a man, files complaint;Police registered case under IPC sections 376, 506, 509, 313&354d- ANI

#7:54 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Bus carrying pilgrims overturns near Ranital in Kangra district; 2 dead & 40 injured; injured being shifted to hospital.- ANI

#7:50 PM

We have waived off NPA worth Rs 5,630 crore: Siddharthnath Singh, UP- ANI

#7:42 PM

Farmers loans worth Rs 30,729 crores waived off by Uttar Pradesh Govt for small and marginal farmers- ANI

#7:40 PM

We have waived off farmer loans worth Rs 30,729 crores :Siddharth Nath Singh, UP cabinet minister.- ANI

#7:30 PM

Anri-Romeo squads doing great work across the state: Shrikant Sharma, UP- ANI (read more)



#7:27 PM

5000 wheat buying centres to be set up, to be monitored by CM: Shrikant Sharma, UP- ANI (read more)

#7:26 PM

Farmers to get Rs 10 more than minimum support price per quintal: Shrikant Sharma, UP- ANI (read more)

#7:13 PM

Odisha: A Rath Yatra procession held in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Ram Navami earlier today- ANI

#7:09 PM

Gas attack report a 'false accusation': Syria security source- AFP

#7:07 PM

NCAA says state of North Carolina will again be considered for championship hosting after "bathroom bill" repeal.- AP

#6:55 PM

T20 series against Sri Lanka to be Mashrafe Mortaza's last.- ANI

#6:55 PM

Syria 'chemical' attack perpetrators must be 'held to account': UK - AFP

#6:54 PM

Chemical watchdog 'seriously concerned' by alleged Syria gas attack- AFP

#6:49 PM

Bangladeshi cricket team captain Mashrafe Mortaza has announced his retirement from T20 Internationals.- ANI

#6:27 PM

Sri Lanka released 38 Indian fishermen, to be handed over to Indian Coast Guard at International Maritime Boundary Line: Gopal Baglay, MEA- ANI

#6:23 PM

Pune: Man & woman, both 22-yr old, found dead in forest area of Lonavla yesterday; case filed against unknown persons- ANI

#6:21 PM

Russian investigators identify a 22 year-old Kyrgyz-born man as the suicide bomber in the St. Petersburg subway blast.- AP

#6:19 PM

Russian investigators confirm metro bomber as Akbarjon Djalilov- AFP

#6:17 PM

Kerala: 8 journalists from Mangalam TV who honey-trapped then minister AK Saseendran surrendered before investigation team; being questioned- ANI

#6:06 PM

Brazil court meets to rule on whether Temer election valid- AFP

#6:06 PM

There is no confirmation on her arrest: Ludhiana commissioner of police Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh on Rakhi Sawant- ANI

#6:04 PM

Non bailable warrant had been issued by Ludhiana court against Rakhi Sawant, Ludhiana police has gone to Mumbai:Ludhiana police commissioner- ANI

#6:02 PM

Ishant Sharma, unsold at the IPL players' auction, has been picked by Kings XI Punjab- ANI

#5:42 PM

We of course expect intl community & organisations to enforce international mechanisms:MEA on remarks of Nikki Haley reg India-Pak relations- ANI

#5:41 PM

We of course expect intl community & organisations to enforce international mechanisms:MEA on remarks of Nikki Haley reg India-Pak relations- ANI

#5:39 PM

Russian military says 'no strikes' near Syrian town Khan Sheikhun- AFP

#5:38 PM

The Dalai lama arrives in Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh.- ANI

#5:38 PM

Government's position for bilateral redressal of all India-Pakistan issues in an environment free of terror and violence hasn't changed: MEA- ANI

#5:37 PM

Pakistan should stop abetting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and let peace return to the state: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti in Dooru, Anantnag- ANI

#5:30 PM

Army personnel apprehended by police at Srinagar airport after live cartridge of INSAS rifle was recovered from him. He was to go to Mumbai- ANI

#5:29 PM

Syria attack 'calls into question' peace process: opposition- AFP

#5:18 PM

Assad regime bears responsibility for 'awful' Syria 'chemical' attack: EU's Mogherini- AFP

#5:07 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Air coolers installed for animals at Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal due to intense heatwave.- ANI

#4:59 PM

France calls for UN Security Council meet on Syria 'chemical' attack- AFP

#4:59 PM

Erdogan tells Putin 'inhuman' Syria chemical attack could endanger peace talks: sources- AFP

#4:57 PM

Lucknow: UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Dy CM KP Maurya and UP Minister Shrikant Sharma arrive for first Cabinet meeting. - ANI

#4:55 PM

Delhi Daredevils batsman Shreyas Iyer to miss a few initial matches of IPL 10 due to chickenpox.- ANI

#4:48 PM

Maharashtra: 15 year old girl allegedly raped by a police constable in Nashik. Accused arrested under section 376 and sections of POCSO.- ANI

#4:46 PM

'Pink Star' diamond fetches record $71.2 million in Hong Kong- AFP

#4:42 PM

1 person killed in a fire that broke out at a godown near Sunlight Colony in Jeevan Nagar earlier today.- ANI

#4:33 PM

Nikki R Haley(Permanent Rep of the US to UN) speaks on if Washington would make any effort to get India&Pak to engage in peace talks.- ANI

#4:28 PM

ED attaches assets worth Rs 61.61 Crore of Jagjit Singh & others of drug racket in Punjab. Total attachments in the case now is over 95 Cr.- ANI

#3:59 PM

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in Delhi, discussed security in border areas.- ANI

#3:59 PM

Rocket slams into hospital in northwestern Syria as doctors treat victims of a suspected chemical attack. - AFP

#3:54 PM

We will look at it like, more trade arrangements & engagement between two countries with UK post exit from EU: Union Minister Arun Jaitley- ANI

#3:48 PM

We’ll provide a special dispensation: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on those impacted by SC order of banning liquor shops on highways.- ANI

#3:47 PM

Extradition request for Vijay Mallya been made by India.Will be proper for ministries to discuss it: UK Chancellor of Exchequer P Hammond- ANI

#3:40 PM

Bombs hit hospital treating Syria 'gas attack' victims- AFP

#3:37 PM

Rakhi Sawant arrested by Punjab Police.She is arrested over case filed against her for making derogatory remarks on Valmiki.- ANI

#3:36 PM

J&K: Police in Kashmir arrests miscreants who misused cyber space to threaten professionals & govt functionaries and harm their reputation.- ANI 

#3:13 PM

Fire broke out in Jim Corbett National Park's Jhirna, Bijrani & Sarpduli range; fire was later controlled.- ANI 

#3:01 PM

U.S. hints at Trump acting as mediator between India-Pak- ANI 

#2:57 PM

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at slums in Vatsala Tai Naik Nagar, Chembur area- ANI 

#2:47 PM

Syria 'gas attack' death toll rises to 58: monitor- AFP 

#2:42 PM

ED attaches Rs 5 crore of fixed deposits under PMLA of Madanlal Jain in Afroz Fatta case.- ANI 

#2:37 PM

Samajwadi Party's Women's Wing president Shweta Singh resigns from the party.- ANI 

#2:30 PM

Boeing Co. says it has signed a $3 billion deal with Iran's Aseman Airlines for 30 737 MAX airplanes- AP 

#2:07 PM

Delhi: Fire breaks out at a godown near Sunlight Colony in Jeevan Nagar: 8 fire tenders at the spot- ANI 

#1:52 PM

'14 dead' in Saint Petersburg metro blast: health minister - AFP 

#1:47 PM

Syrian opposition demands UN investigate 'gas attack'- AFP 

#1:34 PM

Two women bank staff members foil robbery bid by armed men, who were later thrashed by people in Gurugram, Haryana- ANI 

#1:24 PM

Three dead and 5 injured after falling off Tundla-Kanpur EMU train near Ghasara Railway station in Auriya; injured admitted to hospital- ANI UP

#1:12 PM

Death toll in Syria 'gas attack' rises to 35: monitor- AFP 

#1:10 PM

Geetha Johri appointed new DGP of Gujarat - ANI

#12:58 PM

Syria 'toxic gas' attack kills 18 civilians: monitor- AFP 

#12:50 PM

Mumbai: People pay tribute to Kishori Amonkar, renowned Hindustani classical vocalist who passed away last night, at the age of 84 - ANI

#12:45 PM

Jharkhand: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha &100 villagers arrested for taking out Navratri march through a restricted route in Hazaribagh's Mahudi - ANI

#12:30 PM

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh): Husband arrested for sending triple talaq message through postcard after wife lodged complaint- ANI

#12:12 PM

Madras HC directs TN Govt to waive loans of all farmers in cooperative banks; earlier TN govt waived loans of farmers owning up to 5acres land - ANI

#11:50 AM

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in Rajouri sector; Indian Army posts are retaliating; firing is presently on - ANI

#11:30 AM

St Petersburg attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan authorities- AFP 

#11:26 AM

No need to create 'artificial controversy': India on Chinese objection to the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh - PTI 

#11:21 AM

Weather change in Northern India: Light to moderate rains likely in J&K, Himachal Pradesh & Uttarakhand till 6 April, says Skymet- ANI 

#11:18 AM

Visit is purely religious in nature&there should be no political angle given to that: Union Min Kiren Rijiju on Dalai Lama's Arunachal visit- ANI 

#11:09 AM

ED arrests G D Reddy and K Liakath Ali in separate cases during follow-up action against shell companies- ANI 

#11:03 AM

Arunachal Pradesh: Preparations underway in West Kameng district's Bomdila for The Dalai Lama's visit this evening.- ANI 

#11:01 AM

Provisional tax collection figures for 2016-17: Direct tax growth rate is 14.2% and indirect tax growth rate is 22%.- ANI 

#10:59 AM

Provisional tax collection figures for 2016-17: Total net tax revenue grows at 18% to Rs 17.10 lakh crore, highest in last 6 years- ANI 

#10:49 AM

Jharkhand: Four sleeping labourers' children crushed to death by truck in Palamu's Hariharganj, last night, driver fled with truck- ANI 

#10:37 AM

J&K: Over 19,000 youth from Kashmir participated in the Army recruitment rally held in Kashmir's Baramula district- ANI 

#10:32 AM

I charge only the rich but for poor I work for free. All this is instigated by Mr.Jailtley who's afraid of my cross-examination- Ram Jethmalani- ANI 

#10:23 AM

More than 100 shops gutted after fire broke out at Sambalpur's Golbazar Mandi in Odisha. the situation now under control.

#10:06 AM

Kishori Amonkar's demise an irreparable loss to Indian classical music: PM Modi - ANI 

#9:59 AM

Was discussed; sanctioned Rs154cr but work didn't start due to laxity of last govt.Confident it'll start-Union Min M.Sharma on Ramayan museum- ANI UP 

#9:57 AM

Rajasthan PWD department to denotify State Highways to Urban roads to circumvent SC's liquor ban order at National and State Highways- ANI 

#9:04 AM

He (UP CM) told me- come to Lucknow we'll have meeting. Yes I'll certainly discuss Ram temple but this is unofficial meet: Subramanian Swamy- ANI 

#8:25 AM

Bihar: Naxal apprehended from Jamui's Manikthan village in a joint operation by CRPF, Bihar police & SSB; arms and ammunition recovered- ANI 

#7:47 AM

Donald Trump pledges 'full support' to Putin over Russia metro attack- AFP 

#7:40 AM

#7:33 AM

Dalai Lama to begin a week-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh, today- ANI 

#7:25 AM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to hold first UP cabinet meeting in Lucknow, today at 5 pm.- ANI 

#7:04 AM

UK tourism body calls for visa-free EU travel after Brexit- Reuters India 

#6:45 AM

Thousands rally in front of Congress in Asuncion to protest bid to lift ban on Paraguay President Horacio Cartes running for re-election- AFP 

#6:36 AM

Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules- Reuters India 

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 07:26:00 AM