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#10:41 PM

EC gives nod to Combined Commanders conference in Dehradun, says visit of dignitaries should not be combined with any public meeting - ANI

#10:33 PM

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

#10:22 PM

Michael Pence sworn in as the vice president of the United States - ANI

#9:14 PM

England batsman Alex Hales to miss the remainder of England’s tour of India due to injury to his right hand - PTI

#8:56 PM

Election Commission transfers 13 DMs and 9 SSPs in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh - ANI

#8:44 PM

21-year-old JNU student allegedly sexually assaulted by two men in south Delhi's Green Park area: Police

#7:57 PM

Union Environment and Law ministries give nod to Jallikattu ordinance - ANI

#7:45 PM 

Pune Investigation Directorate conducted searches on more than 37 Jewellers in 16 cities(Maharashtra) detecting irregularities:IT sources- ANI

#7:35 PM

Heat of Income tax investigation prompted many to opt for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY): IT sources- ANI

#7:25 PM

14 kg gold recovered from a car in Punjab's Ludhiana - ANI

#7:16 PM

Environment Ministry gives its observations to proposal sent by TN govt for lifting jallikattu ban, returns it to MHA for final decision - PTI

#7:10 PM

Gagan Hazarika, senior commander of banned ULFA(I), arrested today by National Investigation Agency. Sent to NIA custody for 6 days - PTI

#7:05 PM

22 Panchayat Ghars fully or partially damaged in Kashmir during over 5 month-long unrest in the Valley: State govt - PTI

#7:00 PM

SP names candidates for 210 Assembly seats in UP, including state minister Azam Khan - PTI

#6:51 PM

Top Bihar officials tell Patna HC that participation of students & teachers in human chain programme tomorrow will be voluntary - PTI

#6:48 PM

Madras HC rejects PIL seeking enactment of special law with conditions by Centre & Tamil Nadu govt for holding Jallikattu - PTI

#6:39 PM

Maharashtra emerges as key tourism source market in India for Australia. Records 25% growth in footfalls for year ending Sept 2016 - PTI

#6:32 PM

Indian Navy to display elite Marine commandos, models of submarines Kalvari & Khandheri & warship Chennai during Republic Day Parade. - ANI

#6:15 PM

Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav to release SP's election manifesto on January 22 - ANI

#5:32 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Goods train derails in Hoshangabad; resulting in huge traffic at nearby NH-69 - ANI

#5:06 PM

Samajwadi Party releases another list of 18 candidates after it had declared 191 earlier - ANI

#4:50 PM

But India has a lot more than just cricket. We need to map sports persons at District level to identify talent: PM Modi - ANI

#4:46 PM

We need institutional arrangement that enables excellence in sports because I am sure every government wants to popularise sports: PM Modi - ANI

#4:30 PM

BCCI matter: Supreme Court fixes the next date of hearing for January 24 - ANI

#4:15 PM

RLD to contest all 403 UP Assembly seats in alliance with JD(U) & some smaller parties: UP RLD chief Masood Ahmad

#4:00 PM

BCCI-Lodha panel matter: Amicus Curiae submits 9 names for the post of the administrators in the BCCI, in a sealed cover - ANI

#3:40 PM

UP Congress chief Raj Babbar leaves for Delhi from Lucknow, no meeting was held with Samajwadi Party leaders - ANI

#3:12 PM

RBI Guv also informed PAC that Demonetisation has short term impact on GDP and it will have a positive impact in mid and long term: Sources - ANI

#3:00 PM

RBI Guv informed PAC members that they are in talks with service providers and banks to reduce transaction costs: Sources

#2.44 PM

Imphal court sentences BJP leader N Biren Singh's son N Ajay Singh to 5 years imprisonment and levies Rs 50,000 fine in a 2011 murder case- ANI

#2:18 PM

We all have to come together. All we are asking is for Supreme Court to show sensitivity in this issue: Ganesh Venkatraman, Actor on Jallikattu-ANI

#2:14 PM

Security forces defused a 5-kg tiffin bomb planted by Maoists in Dantewada district- ANI

#1:54 PM

RBI Governor told PAC that efforts are on to normalise situation in rural areas and situation in urban areas is almost normal-ANI

#1:53 PM

CM Akhilesh Yadav is looking into details of Cong alliance, he'll take final decision. By evening things might be clear-Naresh Agrawal, SP-ANI

#1:49 PM

We've been spearheading various protests on jallikattu.Appreciate efforts by youths.Statement of TN CM has come as a relief: MK Stalin, DMK-ANI

#1:47 PM

First submarine is Kalvari, second is Khanderi and third one will be Vela: Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta, Asst Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines)-ANI

#1:45 PM

We plan to induct 2 scorpene submarines this year & launch third one into Indian waters: Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta,Asst Chief of Naval Staff-ANI

#1:35 PM

We'll fight on 300 plus seats, number of seats to be given to Congress is subject to adjustment and discussion let alliance happen-Kironmoy Nanda,SP-ANI UP

#1:30 PM

We plan to give 54 seats to Congress may give 25-30 more to them after discussion which is around 80 or so: Kironmoy Nanda, National VP SP-ANI

#1:00 PM

Requested SC to not give judgement on Jallikattu for a week as situation is already very aroused and SC agreed: AG Mukul Rohatgi-ANI

#12:53 PM

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council unanimously passes resolution on respectable return of Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir-ANI

#12:51 PM

AIADMK MPs to meet President Pranab Mukherjee tomorrow at 2 pm Jallikattu-ANI

#12:50 PM

RBI Governor Urjit Patel gives explanation to Public Accounts Committee (PAC) members, assures cash situation will normalise soon: ANI Sources

#12:41 PM

Delhi: AIADMK MPs meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh urging promulgation of ordinance in support of Jallikattu-ANI

#12:40 PM

Bengal Global Business Summit 2017: Rakesh Bharti Mittal announces investment worth Rs 3-4000 crore more in West Bengal in the next 3 years-ANI

12:38 PM

HM said we'll process matter quickly&see that within 1-2 days everything can be cleared & TN can pass ordinance: M. Thambidurai, on Jallikattu-ANI

#12:37 PM

Bengal Global Business Summit 2017:Sanjiv Goenka announces investment worth Rs10000 crore in West Bengal over next few years in FMCG sector-ANI

#12:32 PM

Hassan Rumi gets ticket from Kanpur Cantt in place of Atiq Ahmad-ANI

#12:20 PM

Samajwadi Party releases list of 191 candidates. Shivpal Singh Yadav gets ticket from Jaswantnagar-ANI

12:12 PM

Delhi: Police seized a truck loaded with 7200 quarter bottles of liquor, worth Rs 4 lakh from Shahdara, which was being transported to UP-ANI

#11:58 AM

Pansare-Dabholkar murder case:CBI files a report in Bombay HC,HC directs CBI not to make details of report public without court's permission-ANI

#11:48 AM

Govt wont pressurise any student or teacher to participate in Human Chain event:Bihar Govt to Patna HC on Human Chain to promote Alcohol Ban-ANI

#11:05 AM

Postponment of budget plea: Petitioner sought more time to file reply, court fixed the matter for further hearing till Jan 23rd, Monday-ANI

#10:58 AM

Supreme Court agrees not to pass any interim or any order for a week on the Jallikattu issue-ANI

#10:50 AM

Based on FIR received from CBI, Gandhinagar, case was registered against Jignesh Kishorebhai Bhajiawala by ED & investigation was initiated-ANI

#10:48 AM

DMK leader and MP Kanimozhi takes part in 'Rail Roko' protest at Chennai Egmore railway station in support of Jallikattu-ANI

#10:45 AM

UP: Two officials of the Education department have been suspended, in connection with yesterday's Etah school bus accident case-ANI

#10:40 AM

UP: Two FIRs have been registered in Etah school bus accident case, against school admin and truck, bus driver. Magisterial enquiry ordered

#10:35 AM

AG mentioned before CJI Court that Jallikattu judgement should be deferred till next week as Union & State Govts. are trying to solve issue-ANI

#10:30 AM

FIR registered against actor Rati Agnihotri and husband in Mumbai for electricity theft of 49 lakhs, electric meter of their flat was rigged-ANI

#10:23 AM

Sania Mirza & Barbora Strycova (Czech) advances to round 3 after defeating S Stosur(Aus)& Zhang(China) by 6-1,6-4 in Women’s Double-ANI

#10:22 AM

Chennai: DMK Working President MK Stalin taken into preventive custody for halting a train as protest in support of Jallikattu-ANI 

#10:20 AM

Not as yet: :AG Mukul Rohatgi on if Centre has sought his opinion on Jallikattu-ANI

#10:19 AM

Prevention of cruelty act also taken into account, this will take a day or two:AG Mukul Rohatgi on Jallikattu-ANI

#10:18 AM

Central, state talking to each other, mulling over several options.They'll try & find out a way so that cultural rights can be saved also:AG-ANI

#10:16 AM

TN CM met PM on Thursday, we know a lot of unrest is going in Tamil Nadu, Central Govt conscious of the position: AG Mukul Rohatgi-ANI

#10:15 AM

Will meet Environment Minister Anil Dave,will also try and meet Home Minister also, trying our best: Union Min Pon Radhakrishnan on Jallikattu-ANI

#10:10 AM

Govt should keep an eye on PETA because they are interfering unnecessarily in our traditional things:Union Min Pon Radhakrishnan Jallikattu-ANI

#9:57 AM

Three dead, 20 hurt after car ploughs into Melbourne shoppers says Australia police: AFP

#9:50 AM

We are going to make America great again: Trump tells supporters-PTI

#9:39 AM

Enforcement Directorate arrests Surat based businessman Kishore Bhajiawala under Prevention of Money Laundering Act-ANI

#9:37 AM

India's Rohan Bopanna & Uruguay's Cuevas lost 2nd round match against Australian pair A.Bolt & B. Mousley by 6-2,6-7,4-6 in Australian open-ANI

#9:31 AM

Chennai: DMK workers hold 'Rail Roko' protest over Jallikattu issue, halt a train at Mambalam railway station. MK Stalin also present-ANI

#9:28 AM

Chennai: DMK workers break barricading in Mambalam, while protesting in support of Jallikattu-ANI

#9: 27 AM

TN CM says within 2 days ordinance will be brought & jallikattu will be organised, we won't leave Marina Beach till it's done: Protester-ANI

#9:26 AM

Chennai: DMK Working President MK Stalin joins DMK's protest in support of Jallikattu in Mambalam-ANI

#9:05 AM

Protest against US President-elect Donald Trump outside Trump Tower in New York-ANI 

#8:49 AM

There are full chances that Jalikattu will be organised within 1-2 days, therefore we urge protesters to withdraw immediately: TN Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

#8:48 AM

To take up the draft of the amendment further with the Union Govt, I have deputed senior officials of the state to work with Centre: TN Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

#8:46 AM

TN Govt sent draft of amendment to MHA this morning. I believe draft would be approved in 1-2 days which will pave way for Jalikattu: TN CM-ANI

#8:45 AM

We urge protesters to withdraw their protest immediately: Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam


Had detailed discussion with constitutional experts regarding amendments to be enacted on Jalikattu law by the state: TN CM-ANI

#8:33 AM

Six dead after collision between a tempo and a car on National Highway 8 in Valsad, Gujarat-ANI

#8:32 AM

Not a bull fight, its embracing the bull. You should see how bull also loves the sport & engages itself: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Jallikattu-ANI


Mathura (UP): 19-year-old Prerna Sharma creates Guinness World Record, memorises 500 random numbers with a timing of 8 minutes 33 seconds-ANI

#8:14 AM

DMK leader and MP Kanimozhi to hold 'Rail Roko' protest at Chennai Egmore railway station in support of Jallikattu on Friday-ANI

#8:08 AM

Members of South Indian Artists association, Nadigar Sangam to come out in support of Jallikattu on Friday, AR Rahman to also remain present

#8:07 AM

Massive protest continues at Chennai's Marina Beach, schools across Tamil Nadu to remain closed for Friday in support of Jallikattu

#8:01 AM

DMK to launch state wide 'Rail Roko' protest on Jallikattu issue,party's Working President MK Stalin to protest at Mambalam Railway Station-ANI

#7:37 AM

Srinagar: Roads being cleared after snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir; power disruption, traffic jam problems being faced by the residents-ANI

#7:31 AM

As intense cold and snowfall continues to hit J&K, Poonch witnesses a rise in the demand for traditional fire pots known as ‘Kangris‘-ANI

#7:13 AM

Mumbai: Fire broke out at a godown in Kurla's Mohammad Estate area late last night, was later contained-ANI

#7:12 AM

Dense fog cover engulfs Delhi, trains and flights running late due to the prevailing conditions-ANI

#7:11 AM

8 International and 14 domestic flights (6 arrival & 8 departure) delayed at Delhi's IGI Airport due to prevailing fog conditions-ANI

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First Published : 20 Jan 2017, 07:05:00 AM

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