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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 18 Jan 2017, 11:06:11 PM
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#11:03 PM

Nuclear weapons should be completely prohibited': Chinese President Xi Jinping at UN: AFP

#10:56 PM

Meeting underway in Delhi between Congress and RLD leaders on seat sharing in upcoming UPpolls: ANI

#10:49 PM

Zimbabwe pastor in court over Mugabe death prophecy: Reuters India

#9:36 PM

CBI registers Public enquiry in appointment of Saumya Jain, daughter of Satyendar Jain, as advisor to Delhi govt's Mohalla Clinic project:PTI

#9:35 PM

Punjab: Police seized 1270 cartons of alcohol in Ludhiana from 3 cars. Excise Dept informed: ANI

#9:34 PM

Ivory Coast's main port closed due to soldiers' mutiny: port staff: AFP

#9:13 PM

Planet shatters heat record for third year in a row: US scientists: AFP

#9:03 PM

Security spokesman in northern Mexico's Nuevo Leonstate says 3 people gravely injured in school shooting, no confirmed deaths: ReutersIndia

#8:57 PM

CBI registers Preliminary enquiry against Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia in connection with alleged irregularities in @TalkToAK_ campaign: PTI

#8:54 PM

U.S. Departmen of Justice sues New York City for denying police job to man with HIV: Reuters India

# 8:53 PM

Obama commutes sentence of Wiki Leaker Manning: AFP

#8:52 PM

British Fgn Min Boris Johnson, Diplomatic Advisor to French Prez Jacques Audibert meet PM Narendra Modi who pitched for enhancing ties:PTI

#8:51 PM

HM Rajnath Singh met Nagaland CM TR Zeliang and Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh in Delhi: ANI

#8:50 PM

From 2017-2018, benchmarks on learning levels of students from class I to VIII to be included in rules, implemented: Prakash Javadekar: PTI

#8:47 PM

Delhi: Police apprehended 3 people with old currency notes worth Rs 3 lakh in Geeta Colony: IT officials informed: ANI

#8:36 PM

Delhi: Student of Daulat Ram College allegedly molested by employee of Indian Overseas Bank located inside college; accused arrested: ANI

#8:35 PM

Kohima: NIA searched govt offices;documents showing transfer of funds from govt depts to terror orgs like NSCN-K recovered & seized: ANI

#8:28 PM

Death toll from botched Nigeria air strike soars to 70, as agencies warn more could die without urgent help

#8:26 PM

We will move & adopt resolution in ensuing Assembly session for removal of ban against jallikattu: V K Sasikala: PTI

#8:21 PM

I am sure he(ND Tiwari) doesn't even know he has joined BJP. Ask him alone in a room and you will get the answer: Manishi Tiwari, Nephew: ANI

#8:15 PM

Afghanistan's first female orchestra set to take Davos: AFP

#8:02 PM

UK Supreme Court to issue Brexit ruling on Tuesday: AFP

# 8:00 PM

IndiGo plane with 186 passengers, crew from Delhi to Dibrugarh diverted to Kolkata due to technical snag, makes emergency landing: PTI

#7:50 PM

After blockade due to snowfall, one way traffic from Jammu towards Srinagar to be restored from tomorrow on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway (ANI)

#7:37 PM

Govt to take steps to prohibit transaction of benami properties, unaccounted wealth stored in form of gold: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu (ANI)

#7:17 PM

Suicide bomber in explosives-laden vehicle attacks camp in #Mali, killing more than 50, wounding more than 100: AP

#7:15 PM

We are shocked, I think he has been misled into joining BJP by some who have vested interests: Manish Tiwari,nephew of ND Tiwari

#7:10 PM

Tamil Nadu: Police deployed in Chennai as protests in support of Jallikattu continue: ANI

#7:08 PM

5-member selection-cum-search panel headed by Union Health Secy C K Mishra narrows down to around 10 names for post of AIIMS Director: PTI


Mali suicide attack kills 40 fighters: AFP


Germany general election, in which Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek 4th term, to be held on September 24: AFP


'Medium danger' avalanche warning issued for some districts of J&K, people advised not to venture into vulnerable areas: PTI

#6:58 PM

Pakistan's most wanted terrorist & Lashkar-e-Jhangvi's chief Asif Chotu who carried bounty of Rs 30 lakh was killed along with 3 aides: PTI

#6:58 PM

Fakkar Baba, an octogenarian Mathura priest, is all set for his 16th poll fight in past 4 decades all on sole plank of cow slaughter ban:ANI


Exgratia given to next of kin of 77 soldiers killed in J&K since January 2015: CM Mehbooba Mufti: PTI


No compensation paid to next of kin of slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani or his brother Khalid Muzaffar Wani: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti: PTI

#6:55 PM

Senior IAS officer K Narasimha sacked in "public interest" by govt for alleged non-performance: PTI

#6:54 PM

Have you seen respect being given to my father by Congress? He's totally forgotten:Rohit Shekhar,son of #NDTiwari: ANI

#6:38 PM

Madras HC says it will not "interfere" on issue of protests in Chennai against jallikattu ban, holding that SC seized of matter

#6:37 PM

Day after Bhangarclashes over PGCIL sub-station construction, WB CM #MamataBanerjee ask cops toidentify 'outsiders' who provoked people:PTI

# 6:36 PM

DGCA tells NGT that all planes operating from India r compliant with noise standard requirements laid down by ICAO to operate globally:PTI

# 6:35 PM

Jammu: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti young martial arts players from the state; actor Javed Jaffrey also present: ANI

# 6:28 PM

Scramble to treat the wounded after a botched Nigeria air strike killed at least 52 civilians, aid workers: AFP

#6:27 PM

SC agrees to accord day-to-day hearing to pleas on rehabilitation of oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project on Narmada river: PTI

#6:26 PM

HC asks AAP govt, cops to frame comprehensive policy on e-rickshaws plying in #Delhi & consider Centre's suggestion for capping numbers:PTI

#6:25 PM
SC is reeling under mounting arrears which have risen to whopping 60,938 till last Sept despite rise in judges' strength from 8 to 31: PTI

#6:24 PM

Decrees passed in SYL canal dispute between Punjab & Haryana cannot be flouted, SC warns, asking them to strictly implement its orders:PTI

#6:22 PM

Centre should promulgate ordinance revoking ban on #jallikattu. We will adopt all legal measures to banPETA: Sasikala Natarajan, AIADMK:ANI

#6:21 PM

On basis of investigation we suspect a possible window of misuse across the country was plugged by certain cooperative banks: IT Sources -ANI

#6:20 PM

Surveys conducted in Pune & Mumbai in certain co op banks detect unexplained difference b/w SBNs reported & physical stock found:IT sources

#6:18 PM

IT department detects excess reporting of old specified bank notes (SBNs) to RBI by certain Cooperative Banks: IT sources -ANI

#6:09 PM
Tamil Nadu: People in Chennai continue their protests in favour of bull-taming sport Jallikattu: ANI


Hyderabad: Police register a rape case against Film Producer Karim Morani: ANI

#6:06 PM

HimachalPradesh: Roads leading to Chaupal area of Shimla remain closed after 12 days of snowfall; efforts on to open roads: ANI

#5:42 PM

DRT to pronounce tomorrow order on pleas of SBI-led consortium of banks for recovery of over Rs 9,000 cr from Vijay Mallya: PTI

# 5:38 PM

Stepping up campaign for total alcohol ban in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar says no licence will be given to any liquor making unit from next FY: PTI

#5:37 PM

Gambia President Jammeh declares state of emergency, just days before due to step down, citing foreign interference: AFP


Punjab Cong chief Captain Amarinder Singh files nomination from Lambi Assembly seat, home turf of CM Parkash Singh Badal: PTI

#5:35 PM

RBI Guv Urjit Patel is learnt to have told a par panel on #noteban that discussions between the bank & govt on it began early last year: PTI

#5:34 PM

PM Narendra Modi met UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson in Delhi: ANI

#5:33 PM

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam requests youth and protesters to give up their protest: AIADMK jallikattu: ANI

#5:32 PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam to meet PM Modi tomorrow to urge ordinance on Jallikattu: AIADMK: ANI

#5:27  PM

Union Minister Smriti Irani had asked DU not to disclose her educational qualification to an RTI applicant: CIC told: PTI

# 5:19 PM

HSBC will likely switch jobs to France on Brexit: CEO - AFP

#5:16 PM

Man buries himself in sand in support of #jallikattu on Marina beach in Chennai: ANI

#5:11 PM

NationalCompanyLawTribunal (NCLT) dismisses contempt petition filed by family firms of Cyrus Mistry against Tata Sons: ANI

#5:10 PM

Iraq military: Troops have "full control" of eastern Mosul: AP

#5:09 PM

RBI Governor should resign: Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress: ANI

#4:46 PM

33 killed, several dozen injured in explosion at northern Mali camp, says local official: AP

# 4:45 PM

West Bengal BJP Vice President Jay Prakash Majumdar arrested for fraud in connection with TET exams, has been sent to 3 day police custody:ANI

# 4:44 PM

RBI's autonomy is lost, it has now become a rubber stamp of the Government: Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress: ANI

#4:36 PM

3 large earthquakes hit central Italy in an hour: AP

#4:35 PM

Iraq's military says troops now have 'full control' of eastern Mosul after routing IS from that part of the city: AP

#4:32 PM

Second shooting in 2 days on #Mexico's Mayan riviera, leaving a total of 9 dead in major tourist destination: AFP

#4:31 PM

The gold seized at Delhi airport weighed 938 grams is in the form of 118 cut pieces with a market value of Rs 26.96 lakhs  ANI

#4:29 PM 

Delhi airport custom officials seize gold from an Indian passenger who came from Bangkok. Gold was concealed in sandal sole: ANI

#4:21 PM

Nor he could tell us when system will be normal;RBI officials were defensive: Saugata Roy(TMC),Standing Committee on Finance member: ANI

#4:17 PM

India's NSG bid, designating of JeM chief Masood Azhar as terrorist by UN shouldn't be stumbling blocks in developing ties: China - PTI

#4:14 PM

The RBI Governor couldn't tell us how much money has come back to the banks: Saugata Roy(TMC), member of standing committee on finance: ANI

#4:13 PM 

State television: Gambia's Parliament votes to extend leader's term of office for 3 months: AP

#4:12 PM

Rs 9.2 lakh crore new currency notes have been put into the system since demonetisation: Sources: PTI

#4:11 PM

RBI Guv Urjit Patel to Standing Committee on Finance panel members Rs 9.2 lakh crore in new currency introduced: Sources: ANI

#4:07 PM

German monitors say 2 large earthquakes have hit in the area of central Italy that has seen a series of tremors: AP

#4:06 PM

Suicide attack on pro-govt militia camp in Mali kills 37 fighters: UN source - AFP


'I don't like tweeting': #DonaldTrump - AFP


Union Cabinet gives nod to repeal 105 old laws: Law Minister #RaviShankarPrasad - PTI


SYL Canal issue: Punjab govt sought more time to file reply. #SC asks both parties (Punjab & Central govt) to file reply in 3 weeks: ANI


SYL Canal issue: Next date of hearing 15 February: ANI


SC stays Allahabad HC's order which ordered demolition of Haldwani Railway colony; asks petitioner to file fresh plea with HC: ANI


Kerala: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized 2.76 kg Gold (concealed in 2 mixers)valued 84 Lakhs, from a passenger at Calicut Airport-ANI


Policymakers must act now to check inequalities as there is no silver bullet to fix this problem: IMF chief. -ANI


Sources: On questions about how much old money has returned and how much new money is printed, there was no reply by Fin ministry officials-ANI


FinMin officials told Standing committee panel that discussions #demonetisation started early 2016: Sources-ANI


presentation on Feb 1 a done deal; no specific announcement for -bound states to be made, say top sources.-PTI


No crisis between India and Sri Lanka as long as cricket is played between them: .-PTI


Mumbai: Congress leaders RS Surjewala, Ashok Chavan Sanjay Nirupam & others detained by Police while protesting over demonetisation-ANI


World needs reality check,says
on capitalism debate; asserts India on track to grow faster.-PTI 


Cabinet has given its approval for amendment in Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme to further incentivize Electronic Sector.-ANI


Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to package for supporting Micro & Small Enterprises.-ANI


Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of Repealing & Amending Bill, 2017 to repeal 105 Acts-ANI


Cabinet has given approval for establishment of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Jharkhand, outlay Rs. 200 cr-ANI


The credit guarantee trust’s assets will be increased to Rs 7500 crores by government : FM Jaitley-ANI


Companies are - New India Assurance ,United India Insurance, Oriental Insurance , National Insurance & General Insurance: FM Jaitley-ANI


CCEA has given in-principle approval for listing 5 PSU Insurance companies in stock exchanges: FM Jaitley-ANI


Foreign Secretary says both India and China should be sensitive on matters relating to sovereignty.-PTI


RBI Governor Urjit Patel reaches Parliament Annexe to brief Standing Committee on Finance -ANI


Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das present right now, RBI Governor Urjit Patel to join shortly-ANI 

Standing Committee on Finance panel raised maximum questions on who took the demonetisation decision, also on autonomy of RBI-ANI 


Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized-Reuters 


Delhi HC refuses to restrain govt from going ahead with its 2-day commencing today.-ANI


Sushil Kumar Shinde, Shankersinh Vaghela and Bharatsinh Solanki detained by police in Ahmedabad during Cong protest against demonetisation.-ANI


We will make sure that demand is reintroduced: Jacques Audibert, Diplomatic Advisor To Pres,France on resolution against Masood Azhar in UN-ANI


All he (Arvind Kejriwal) has done in his life to achieve something is throw a shoe at the Finance Minister:Captain Amarinder Singh-ANI


We will make sure that demand is reintroduced: Jacques Audibert, Diplomatic Advisor To Pres,France on resolution against Masood Azhar in UN-ANI 


I will defeat Badal (Parkash Badal) for sure, I am here to beat him: Captain Amarinder Singh after filing nomination from Lambi -ANI


Malout (Punjab): Captain Amarinder Singh files his nomination from Lambi. -ANI


Two member NIA team likely to reach Bihar's Motihari today to enquire about the possible Pakistan link in Kanpur train accident: Sources-ANI


Not a personal fight, just want youth of Punjab to walk on the right path. It was important for me to come into the system and fight: Sidhu-ANI


Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu files nomination from Amritsar East-ANI 


Delhi High Court defers hearing till Jan 25 on CBI plea seeking cancellation of bail to Ex IAF chief SP Tyagi & 2 others in Agusta case-ANI


Delhi: ND Tiwari and his son Rohit Shekhar join BJP in presence of party president Amit Shah -ANI 


Assam: Congress protest against outside RBI office in Guwahati, Former CM Tarun Gogoi also takes part.-ANI


Miners to SC: Companies losing out on business & thousands are jobless. SC to hear miners' plea on Feb 20, next date of hearing in the case-ANI


Essel Mining Company, Sarda Mines and others move Supreme court seeking permission to resume mining in Odisha.-ANI

Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari & his son Rohit Shekhar reaches BJP national president Amit Shah's residence.-ANI 


We'll decide on the further action once we receive the copy of the order: Lawyer of Vishnoi Samaj on Salman Khan acquitted in Arms Act case-ANI


India's and Czech republic's Barabara Strycova win their 1st round 's doubles match in straight sets at the  -PTI


Salman Khan acquitted in the Arms Act case after the prosecution failed to provide conclusive evidence: Salman Khan's Lawyer-ANI


Rajasthan: Salman Khan's sister Alvira Khan leaves Jodhpur CJM Court after the Court acquitted the actor in the Arms Act case.-ANI


SalmanKhan acquitted in Arms Act case #verdict -NewsNation


Rajasthan: Salman Khan reaches Jodhpur CJM Court, Court to pronounce its verdict on Arms Act case.-ANI


Minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh in last 24 hours: Keylong: -7.5°C, Kalpa: -7.4 °C, Manali: -4.0°C, Shimla: 0.6°C and Bhuntar: 1.0°C-ANI


Delhi: United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson arrives in India for a two-day visit-ANI


Moradabad: A truck rammed into a tempo carrying school children; over 12 children injured; rushed to hospital.-ANI


We don't decide to provide security on our own, if State Govt recommends, we'll support-Rijiju on if security will b provided to  -ANI


Rs 64.38 crore (approx) in Cash,liquor worth Rs 6.23 and over Rs 2 crore worth narcotics seized from 5 poll bound states till 17th Jan: EC-ANI


We established an early contact with the Trump transition team and see a strong conversion of interests and concerns : Foreign Secy-ANI


Frm 2008 onwards India has broden its footprint & intensified its investment, trade& technical activities in unprecedented manner:Jaishankar-ANI


The implementation of sustainable goals is a formidable enterprise but one which holds significant promise: Foreign Secy J Jaishankar-ANI


Terrorism remains most pervasive & serious challenge in Int'l security; developing a global response is a highest priority: Foreign Secy-ANI


Rajasthan: Jodhpur Court to pronounce its verdict in the Salman Khan Arms Act Case today, sister Alvira Khan reaches the Court.-ANI


Delhi: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar speaking at 2nd Raisina Dialogue-ANI


Swami Prasad Maurya unhappy with BJP over distribution of tickets;to decide on party affiliation after candidates list is announced-Sources-ANI


Jammu and Kashmir: Normal life disrupted due to continuous snowfall in Srinagar.- ANI


Aircel-Maxis deal-Hearing in Special CBI court on framing of charges against ex-telecom Min Dayanidhi Maran,his brother&2 others deferred to Jan24-ANI


BJP Central Election Committee meet to take place tomorrow at 11 AM to finalise remaining list of candidates for UP & Uttarakhand polls.-ANI


WB: Rapid Action Force deployed in Bhangar,South 24 Parganas,aftr 2 people lost their lives,many were wounded in protest agnst power project-ANI 


Chhattisgarh: Naxals killed sarpanch of Masenar village in Dantewada district-ANI


Anti-Terrorism Squad(ATS) team reaches Bihar to probe into the Kanpur train accidents, after 3 ppl were arrested in the connection.-ANI


Jodhpur High Court to pronounce its verdict in the Salman Khan Arms Act Case, today.-ANI


Navjot Singh Sidhu to file his nomination from East Amritsar constituency later today-ANI


Captain Amarinder Singh to file his nomination from Lambi, today. -ANI


Earthquake tremors of magnitude 3.7 felt in Aizwal, Mizoram at around 7:16 AM.-ANI

#8:58 AM

Earthquake tremors of magnitude 3.0 felt in New Delhi at around 7:16 AM (ANI) 

#8:49 AM 

Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari and his son Rohit Shekhar to join BJP later today (ANI) 

#8:31 AM

BJP gives adjournment motion in Telangana Assembly over shortage of teachers, facilities and other issues in State govt schools (ANI) 

#8:16 AM

5 bogies of a goods train derailed near Hubli station. No casualties; traffic movement affected. Cause of derailment being probed. (ANI) 

#8:04 AM

Karnataka: For the past 6 years, a canteen in Hubli, Roti Ghar, serves lunch for just Rs 1 (ANI) 

#7:53 AM

Haryana: A car carrying 4 people met with an accident near Gurugram; all escaped unhurt (ANI) 

#7:46 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: Patnitop turns white as the region witnesses incessant snowfall (ANI) 

#7:21 AM

People light bonfire to battle cold wave conditions as mercury dips below 8° C in the national capital (ANI) 

#7:15 AM

Congress to hold protest march from Jantar Mantar to RBI office at 12.30 pm as part of Jan Vedna campaign against demonetisation (ANI) 

#7:13 AM

35 trains arriving late, 8 rescheduled and 1 cancelled due to foggy weather conditions (ANI) 

#7:11 AM

2 International and 9 domestic flights from/to Delhi delayed due to fog/operational reasons (ANI)

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First Published : 18 Jan 2017, 07:46:00 AM