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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 27 Feb 2017, 10:10:45 AM
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#11:18 PM

#11:12 PM

Trump says two states not only solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict- AFP 

#11:07 PM

Trump calls on Netanyahu to 'hold back' on settlements- AFP 

#11:01 PM

Trump says both sides must compromise for Israeli-Palestinian peace- AFP 

#10:58 PM

Trump says Iran will never be allowed a nuclear weapon - AFP 

#10:47 PM

Trump welcomes Benjamin Netanyahu to White House- AFP

#10:37 PM

Allahabad HC's Lucknow bench seeks response from Centre, MCI & CBSE on procedure adopted for setting 25 years as upper age limit for NEET- PTI 

#10:19 PM

We are in the beginning of era where data is the new oil. India, in this resource, will have advantage: Mukesh Ambani at NASSCOM's ILF event- ANI 

#9:59 PM

India has got potential. Govt has given priority&support to IT industry: Nitin Gadkari at NASSCOM's India Leadership Forum, earlier today- ANI 

#9:34 PM

Senate votes to block Obama-era rule preventing mentally impaired Social Security recipients from buying guns- AP 

#9:30 PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a telephone conversation today

#9:19 PM

Delhi: NIA arrested one person belonging to Kerala for his involvement in the terrorist conspiracy ISIS module- ANI 

#9:16 PM

#9:07 PM

Foreign Secy S Jaishankar to travel to #Dhaka on two-day visit from Feb 23, to hold discussions on bilateral issues- PTI 

#9:04 PM

Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha accorded 'Z' category VIP security cover of armed central paramilitary commandos by the Centre- PTI 

#9:02 PM

NATO allies must pay more or US will 'moderate its commitment': Pentagon Chief Mattis- AFP

#8:57 PM 

Parents of Dec16 Gangrape victim request civic authorities to affix daughter's real name to Nirbhaya Science Museum in Delhi 

#8:49 PM

O Panneerselvam reaches Raj Bhavan to meet Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao - ANI 

Read more at: Live updates in Tamil Nadu political crisis

#8:44 PM

Telangana government signed two MoUs on setting up of skill development facilities in Hyderabad, earlier today - ANI 

#8:22 PM

EC writes to Cabinet Secy saying PM's pictures on Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna website are violation of MCC, asks for their immediate removal- ANI 

#8:10 PM

BSF seizes 100 fake Rs 2,000 notes from Malda district in WB, the biggest such haul from Indo-Bangla border region post demonetisation -PTI 

#8:08 PM

Top US aerospace, defence firms pledge to boost Make In India campaign of PM Narendra Modi - PTI 

#8:06 PM

No land transaction or construction in #TughlaqabadFort area: Delhi HC- PTI 

#8:04 PM

Edappadi Palanisamy reaches Raj Bhavan to meet Governor- ANI 

#7:58 PM

Court heard VK Sasikala's appeal and referred it to Jail authorities, she has been given a cell that will be shared with 2 other inmates- ANI 

#7:53 PM

Auction of 10 vacant slots on Doordarshan DTH platform, DD Free Dish, earns public broadcaster an amount of Rs 65.5 crore- ANI 

#7:51 PM

No decision on making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of patients at AIIMS: Union Health Secretary C K Mishra- PTI 

#7:47 PM

2-member team of ElectionCommission to arrive in Punjab to assess strongroom security- PTI 

#7:44 PM

Government urges HCs to take suo motu action for release of #undertrial prisoners after they complete half of their likely term- PTI  

#7:42 PM

Final arguments in the blackbuck poaching case against Salman Khan will begin in the trial court in Jodhpur on March 1- PTI 

#7:39 PM

India dismisses protest against visit of a Taiwanese parliamentary delegation- PTI 

#7:36 PM

Foreign tourists with e-visas to get free #SIM cards on arrival- PTI  

#7:31 PM

Defending champions Hyderabad will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening match of the 10th edition of .- PTI

#7:23 PM

UPSC chairperson gets three-fold hike in monthly salary -PTI 

#7:20 PM

#7:18 PM

Cabinet cleared the proposal for merger of State Bank of India with its five subsidiary banks- ANI 

#7:10 PM

Space agency isro planning to launch 2 satellites, including 1 meant for the benefit of SAARC nations, in March and April this year-PTI 

#7:06 PM

ED attaches investments worth Rs 135 Crore in Mutual funds etc of FTIL in NSEL scam. Total attachment in the case now is Rs 2191 Crore.- ANI 

#7:00 PM

VK Sasikala sent to jail by Bengaluru court - PTI 

Get more updates from Tamil Nadu political crisis here

#5:56 PM

Till 5pm 68% voter turnout recorded in 69 constituencies that went to polls in Uttarakhand till 5pm- ANI 

Get more info about polling here 

#6:49 PM

5 new judges appointed to Supreme Court, working strength goes up to to 28; President Pranab Mukherjee signs their Warrants of Appointment- PTI 

#6:47 PM

'Everything must be done' to preserve Mideast two state solution: UN chief- AFP

#6:43 PM

Till 5pm 65.5% voting percentage has been recorded in Uttar Pradesh and the counting is still on, says Election Commission- ANI

#6:32 PM

Four cars in Sasikala's convoy damaged in vandalism near central jail: Police- PTI 

#6:28 PM

PM's picture on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna website violative of model code: EC- PTI 

#6:04 PM

US President Trump denies talk of Russian connection as 'non-sense'- AFP 

#6:01 PM

Gold imports in January drop 30 per cent to USD 2.04 billion- PTI 

#5:59 PM

January exports rise 4.32 per cent to USD 22.11 billion- PTI 

#5:51 PM

Nestle Q4 net profit down 8.66% to Rs 167.31 crore; sales up 16.17% to Rs 2,261.28 crore- PTI 

#5:45 PM

NATO is 'fundamental bedrock' for US: Pentagon chief Mattis- AFP 

#5:39 PM

68% voting in #Uttarakhand till 5 pm- ANI 

#5:35 PM

Government projects a record 271.98 million tonnes of foodgrain production in 2016-17 on back of good monsoon- PTI

#5:32 PM

US President Donald Trump may be a blessing in disguise for domestic IT industry to focus on home market: Mukesh Ambani- PTI 

#5:25 PM

ambassador to Afghanistan , dies of injuries sustained in Afghan blast.- PTI 

#5:20 PM

Two Security personnel martyred in encounter with Maoists in Kondagaon area in Chhattisgarh - ANI 

#5:08 PM

Those who obstruct our ops during encounters &are not supportive will be treated as overground workers of terrorists: Army Chief Bipin Rawat- ANI 

To read more click here 

#5:02 PM

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat pays tribute to security personnel who lost their lives in encounters with terrorists in J&K yesterday- ANI 

#5:00 PM

2 people killed and 18 injured in a suicide attack in Hayatabad area of Peshawar (Pakistan): Pak Media- ANI 

#4:57 PM

#4:49 PM

EU Parliament approves landmark Canada trade deal- AFP 

#4:39 PM

Encounter underway between security forces & Maoists in Kondagaon- ANI 

#4:21 PM

Delhi HC today reserved order on the bail plea of LIC agent Anand Chauhan in money laundering case- ANI 

#4:13 PM

DGCA suspends Air India's senior pilot A.Kathpalia for 3 months as he failed a breath analyser (BA) test.- ANI 

#3:58 PM

54.27 percent voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in second phase of polling- ANI 

#3:48 PM

Sensex tanks 183.75 points to close at 28,155.56; Nifty falls 67.60 points to 8,724.70 - ANI 

#3:43 PM

53% voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in  - ANI 

#3:38 PM

Such groups visited India in past as well: MEA on visit of Taiwanese academics,business persons & legislators to India- ANI 

#3:13 PM

SC does not frame legal issues in ongoing #Centre-AAP govt battle on Delhi's governance; says to be decided by larger bench.

#3:12 PM

SC refers to constitution bench a batch of pleas of Delhi govt against HC verdict holding LG as administrative head. - PTI

#3:09 PM

SYL Canal Issue: The Supreme Court has posted the matter for further hearing on 22 February.

#3:03 PM

Chetan Cheeta (injured in Bandipora encounter) underwent brain surgery at AIIMS in Delhi, continues to be on ventilator & is very critical. - ANI

#2:47 PM

ED attaches assets worth Rs.17.17 Crores under PMLA, in Coal Block case against Govind Das Daga of M/s Central Collieries Co Ltd (Nagpur) - ANI

#2:46 PM

lodges diplomatic protest with for hosting a parliamentary delegation. - PTI

#2:28 PM

Irom Sharmila revealed that a BJP leader suggested her that she would need Rs. 36 cr to contest polls&if she cant produce Centre can provide - ANI

#2:27 PM

Russia's Lavrov to meet US' Tillerson Thursday: foreign ministry -AFP

#2:26 PM

Christian governor in narrow lead in Jakarta poll, to go to run-off: private pollsters - AFP

#2:19 PM

Congress complains to EC regarding allegations made by Irom Sharmila that she was offered 36 crore to contest election. - ANI

#1:48 PM

US shift on two-state solution 'doesn't make sense': Palestinians - AFP

#1:47 PM

Opposition played all types of games in last three months, raking up issues like and , says PM.

#1:46 PM

SP-Cong alliance will shatter your dreams, PM tells election rally in UP's Kannauj. - PTI

Read More | PM Modi in Kannauj: 'What is 'UP' in Uttar Pradesh are crime rates, corruption and riots'

#1:37 PM

I would like to thank people of Odisha for their unprecedented support during panchayat elections: PM Modi - ANI

#1:37 PM

BJP was never strong in Odisha but the results of the local-level polls show the support for BJP is increasing across the state: PM Modi - ANI

#1:31 PM

What our ISRO scientists have achieved today will ensure that their names will be written in golden letters forever: PM Modi in Kannauj - ANI

#1:21 PM

Allahabad HC notice to Mayawati, her father Prabhu Dayal and brother Anand in a land use change case in Noida - ANI

#1:16 PM

On complaint of Madurai MLA S Saravanan, kidnapping case filed against & K Palanisamy in Kuvathur Police Station - ANI

#12:53 PM

Brahmos to get extended range of 450km and its1st test to be conducted on Mar 10; Brahmos with a range of 800km to be ready in 2.5 yrs: DRDO - ANI

#12:45 PM

BJP spread hatred, alleges Akhilesh Yadav in Unnao rally - ANI

#12:38 PM

Voting for second phase is underway and we are getting reports that Cycle is leading: Akhilesh Yadav in Unnao - ANI

#12:13 PM

Two arrested after they threatened a doctor with a gun in Anand Vihar's GTB Hospital. - ANI

#12:07 PM

22% voter turnout recorded in Uttarakhand till 11 AM. - ANI

Read More | Uttarakhand polls: 14 per cent polling recorded till 10 AM

#11:42 AM

24.14% voter turnout recorded till 11 am in the second phase of Uttar Pradesh elections. - ANI

Read More | Uttar Pradesh polls: 24.14% voter turnout recorded till 11 am in second phase of UP Polls; voting underway

#11:29 AM

Relatives ransacked CMRI hospital in south Kolkata after a 16-year old Saika Praveen died allegedly due to negligence in treatment - ani

#11:07 AM

Habeas Corpus plea of BSF jawan Tej B Yadav's wife disposed off by Delhi HC as she had already met him in Jammu in acc with judicial orders - ANI

#11:00 AM

BSF Farakka seized 100 fake currency notes of Rs 2000 from Malda's Baisnabnagar Indo-Bangla border area earlier today. - ANI

#10:42 AM

Supreme Court orders to shift Mohammad Shahabuddin from Siwan (Bihar) to Tihar Jail, Delhi & ordered to conduct the trial through video conferencing - ANI

#10:40 AM

We do not intend to pass any order on this. We are not going to change anything in the judgement:  in Sasikala DA case - PTI

#10:36 AM

mentions before Supreme Court seeking more time to surrender, but SC refuses to give more time - ANI

#10:30 AM

A Polish woman allegedly raped by an acquaintance in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj on the pretext of marriage. Police registered FIR. - ANI

#10:23 AM

Congratulations to for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites!: PM Narendra Modi - ANI

#10:14 AM

PM Narendra Modi has congratulated team for successful launch of 104 satellites: space agency chief A S Kiran Kumar. - PTI

#10:06 AM

Final majority, even within party, can only be on House floor; I expect in next 2-3days, position will b cleared&there'll be regular CM-MRohatgi

#10:01 AM

Guv now can either have composite floor test b/w heads of 2 rival grps&decide who'll be CM or if he finds that one grp has (Cotd): M Rohatgi - ANI

#10:00 AM

Separation of all 104 satellites confirmed: ISRO - ANI

Read More: ISRO creates history, breaks world record by successfully launching 104 satellites in single mission on PSLV-C37

#9:58 AM

TTV Dhinakaran appointed as Deputy General Secretary of AIADMK: AIADMK - ANI

Read More: Sasikala re-inducts her relatives Dinakaran, Venkatesh, who were expelled by Jayalalithaa

#9:55 AM

Pathbreaking verdict; this shows corruption in high places cannot work: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on  - ANI

#9:45 AM

10.75% voter turnout recorded in Uttar Pradesh till 9 AM. - ANI

#9:38 AM

MoS Finance Santosh Gangwar casts his vote at polling booth no. 60 in Bareilly with wife Saubhagya Gangwar - ANI

#9:28 AM

ISRO attempts a new world record by launching 104 satellites in a single flight of PSLVC 37 from Sriharikota(Andhra Pradesh) - ANI

#9:25 AM

6% polling percentage recorded in the first hour of the Uttarakhand polls. - ANI

#9:14 AM

BJP's Uttarakhand president Ajay Bhatt casts his vote at polling booth no. 130 in Ranikhet - ANI

#9:06 AM

Manoj Mhatre, a Congress leader in Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation, Thane (Maharashtra) shot dead last night by unidentified men. - ANI

#8:52 AM

Valentine's Day celebrated in a unique way in schools in Gujarat, students performed 'puja' of books & exchanged books - ANI

#8:37 PM

Schoolchildren set a world record by flying 7,730 paper planes in 1 minute with messages to shun tobacco at Moginand. - ANI

#8:22 AM

ISRO to attempt a new world record by launching 104 satellites in a single flight of PSLVC37 from Sriharikota today at 9.28 am - ANI

#8:18 AM

Former Union Min Jitin Prasada casts his vote at polling booth no. 162 at Shahjahanpur, Dr. Sudama Prasad Bal Vidya Mandir - ANI

#7:59 AM

Voting for 69 of a total of 70 assembly seats in Uttarakhand barring Karnaprayag begins. - ANI

#7:44 AM

Voting process which had been halted at Badaun Sadar constituency's S.K.Inter College-booth no. 183, now resumes. - ANI

#7:33 AM

Glitch in EVM machine halts voting process at Badaun Sadar constituency's S.K.Inter College-booth no. 183. - ANI

#7:23 AM

South Korea confirms Kim Jong-Un's half brother murdered in Malaysia - AFP

#6:59 AM

 Polling begins for 67 Assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the second of seven phases. - ANI

#6:43 AM

Security arrangements in place at a polling booth in Moradabad as 67 assembly constituencies will to go polls today - ANI


#6:31 AM

US will not insist on two-state solution in Mideast: White House official - AFP

#6:30 AM

18 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), four rescheduled and two have been cancelled due to fog and other operational reasons. - ANI

#6:25 AM

Voting in the Karnaprayag seat remains postponed, to be held on March 9 as the BSP candidate Kuldeep Kanvasi was killed in a road accident. - ANI

#6:23 AM

69 of a total of 70 assembly seats barring Karnaprayag to go to polls in the single phase assembly elections in Uttarakhand today - ANI

Government projects a record 271.98 million tonnes of foodgrain production in 2016-17 on back of good monsoon.

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First Published : 15 Feb 2017, 07:25:00 AM

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