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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 24 Jan 2017, 11:21:20 PM
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#11:09 PM

East Mosul Iraqis crave stability as army defeats Islamic State: Reuters India

#11:00 PM

58502 Kirandul-Visakhapatnam passenger train will short-originate from Jagdalpur on 26Jan & 27Jan: East Coast Railway

#10:58 PM

Due to security reasons 58501 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train will short terminate at Jagdalpur on 25 & 26Jan: East Coast Railway:ANI

#10:53 PM

CRPF plans high-tech 'App' for #grievanceredressal: AFP

#10:24 PM

BJP released list of 40 campaigners for #Uttarakhand legislative assembly elections 2017: ANI

#10:22 PM

Congress central election committee issues list of 5 candidates for ensuing #Uttarakhand legislative assembly elections: ANI

#10:20 PM

US President #DonaldTrump says he will announce Supreme Court nominee 'sometime next week': AFP

#9:58 PM

US President #DonaldTrump signs orders reviving #Keystone, Dakota pipelines: AFP

#9:53 PM

Israel plans 2,500 new settlement homes in occupied West Bank: Reuters India

#9:50 PM

Total Rs 84 crore 21 lakh seized by police & IT dept in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh since Model code of conduct came into effect: ANI

#9:29 PM

Russia envoy says draft of new Syria constitution handed to rebels: AFP

#9:28 PM

Committee on digital payments recommends promotion of contactless payments for travelling in buses and suburban trains in metro cities: ANI

#9:27 PM

Committee on digital payments led by Andhra Pradesh CM #NChandrababuNaidu recommends levy of tax on cash transactions of 50,000 & above: ANI

#9:10 PM

US President Donald Trump urges U.S. automakers to make big push for new plants: Reuters India

#9:08 PM

Heavy pollution prompted emergency measures across Europe on Tuesday: AFP

#8:59 PM 

Senate committee approves #BenCarson, US President #DonaldTrump's nominee for housing secretary: AP

#8:56 PM

PLO calls for international action over #Israeli settlements: AFP


SC terms as 'lowest point' in its history use of unparliamentary word by senior counsel last week while assailing #BCCI case verdict: PTI

#8:55 PM

Do not use pictures of President, Vice President in election posters: EC to parties: PTI

#8:54 PM

777 police, paramilitary personnel awarded police medals while 100 decorated for gallantry on the occasion of Republic Day: PTI

#8:53 PM

Getting passport, especially in hinterland, will be easier as External Affairs Min and Dept of Post join hands for better facilitation: ANI

#8:52 PM

Centre sanctions 3000 additional posts for displaced #Kashmiri youth, 6000 transit accommodations for migrant employees in Valley: J&K govt: PTI

#8:51 PM

Panel suggests subsidy of Rs 1,000 for #smartphone purchase to non-income tax assessees and small merchants: PTI

#8:51 PM

Naidu panel recommends abolition of merchant discount rate (MDR) to make digital payments cheaper than cash: PTI

#8:50 PM

Naidu-led panel recommends tax levy on cash transactions of Rs 50,000 and above: PTI

#8:49 PM

BSP released list of 40 campaigners for 3rd phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh UP polls: ANI

#8:39 PM

Pulwama(J&K): Terrorist attack police & CRPF patrolling party, lobbed grenade & open fire. One policeman injured. More details awaited: ANI


Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visited Eastern Command earlier today-ANI

#8:06 PM

Citing feeling of dejection, an association of around 3,000 IRS officers claim certain decisions of GST Council not in national interest: PTI

#8:03 PM

 Six dead in Italy helicopter crash: AFP

#8:02 PM

 Delhi: IGI Airport customs seized 10 gold bars weighing 1872 gms. Two persons arrested: ANI

#8:01 PM 

 Syria rebels blame regime, #Iran for 'no notable progress' at talks:  AFP

#7:47 PM

Priyanka Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Congress's list of 40 star campaigners for UP Assembly polls: PTI

#7:46 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Higher reaches in Kinnaur district receive snowfall: ANI

# 7:45 PM

Israel approves 2,500 West Bank settler homes: defence ministry - AFP

#7:44 PM

If necessary, Ordinance can be brought to allow conduct of traditional buffalo race #Kambala, says Karnataka CM #Siddaramaiah: PTI

#7:42 PM

ECR rewards patrolmen Ramesh Prajapati & Manzoor Alam who noticed slab on tracks & got it removed averting accident. Sonepur Division: PTI

#7:36 PM

Committee of CMs on digital payments presented its interim report to PM on Tuesday. CMs of AP, Maharashtra, MP & Sikkim were present: ANI

#7:29 PM

Oscar Nominations: The musical ‘La La Land’ leads receives 14 nominations: AP

#7:27 PM

Political parties received Rs 7,833 cr funding from unknown sources between 2004-05 & 2014-15, which is 69% of thr total income: Report: PTI

#7:25 PM

Kingfisher Airlines allegedly diverted Rs 254 crore of Rs 900 crore IDBI loan for 'personal use': CBI charge sheet: PTI


 Desist from seeking votes in the name of #religion & caste as such appeals fall within ambit of model code, EC warns political parties: PTI

#7:14 PM

DU students move Delhi Commission for Women against circular by Miranda House banning taking of selfies, combing hair in college corridor: PTI

#7:12 PM

Oscar'17 nominations for best picture: Arrival, La La Land, Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures, Lion, Moonlight, Fences, Hell Or High Water: PTI

#7:08 PM

Delhi: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan met National Bravery Award recipient Mohan Sethy from Odisha: ANI

#6:59 PM

Hyderabad: Telangana CM KC Rao chairs review meeting of Mission Bhagiratha for village-level contractors in the state: ANI

# 6:58 PM

Oscar nominations: Dev Patel nominated for the best actor in a supporting role for Lion @TheAcademy: PTI

#6:57 PM

Preliminary probe launched into allegations of irregularities against Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal: Delhi Police

#6:55 PM

Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu,MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan&Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis attend demonetisation committee meeting in Niti Aayog - ANI

#6:50 PM

Purnia (Bihar): DRI recovered one bottle of #snakevenom weighing around 900 gms, valued at Rs 3 crores (approx). Two people apprehended:ANI

#6:49 PM

In Bihar's Rohtas, villagers inform cops about illegal manufacture of liquor; accused allegedly beat up 6 girls in retaliation: PTI

#6:48 PM

CM should be "young at heart", even if slightly "elder": Defence Min Manohar Parrikar amid speculations of return to Goa if BJP wins: PTI

#6:47 PM

Unidentified miscreants fire at  trucks carrying essentials in Manipur's Tamenglong district, security forces retaliate; no casualty: PTI

#6:46 PM

Case registered over 'misleading pictures' showing 2 militants killed in Ganderbal encounter being dragged by a vehicle: J&K police: PTI

#6:45 PM

Vintage cars connoisseurs move #NationalGreenTribunal seeking its nod to organise a car rally in Delhi in February: PTI

#6:43 PM 

 Tigress electrocuted due to electric wire fence laid by villagers to save crops in MP's Shahdol district, 5 persons arrested: PTI

#6:42 PM

 BJP rakes up Ram temple issue before 1st phase of UP polls on Feb 11, says "grand" temple will be built in Ayodhya if it comes to power: PTI

# 6:40 PM

 Actor Rimi Sen joins BJP before assembly elections, says, "I am inspired by PM Modi and will fulfil all responsibilities given": ANI

#6:25 PM

NHRC issues notices to Chief Secy, DGP TN & Chennai Police Comm over media reports of police excesses on protesters in Chennai during jallikattu (ANI) 

#6:09 PM

Actor Rimi Sen joins BJP ahead of upcoming assembly elections (ANI) 

#6:00 PM

Wriddhiman Saha’s maiden double ton helps Rest of India clinch Irani Cup (ANI) 

#5:50 PM

Jet Airways puts off duty pilots of its B737-800 plane, with 168 people onboard, whose tail hit runway while landing in Dhaka on Jan 22:PTI

#5:47 PM

Bharti Airtel Q3 consolidated profit plunges 54 pc y-o-y to Rs 503.7 crore; revenue dips 3pc to Rs 23,363.9 cr: PTI

#5:43 PM

Russia, Iran, Turkey back participation of #Syria armed rebels at Geneva talks: AFP

#5:42 PM

 Emergency response helicopter crashes in central Italy: media reports - AFP

#5:41 PM

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to 'trilateral mechanism' to ensure Syria truce: AFP

#5:40 PM

'Casting aspersions' on #ElectionCommission will work against Delhi CM #ArvindKejriwal: ex-CEC S Y Quraishi: PTI

#5:39 PM

Details of donation received by electoral trusts & their further distribution to political parties are not personal information: #CIC: PTI

#5:38 PM

Swami Prasad Maurya to contest from Padrauna and Surya Pratap Shahi to contest from Pathardeva for BJP #UPpolls: ANI

#5:29 PM

BJP releases list of 67 candidates for upcoming assembly elections in UP: #UPpolls - ANI

#5:25 PM

UP will shine under ‘youth icons’ Akhilesh and Rahul: #RobertVadra - ANI

#5:24 PM

Vijay Mallya loan default case: Court to hear the bail application of all 9 accused on 30th Jan: ANI

#5:20 PM

Vijay Mallya loan default case: Special CBI court sends all 9 arrested accused to Judicial custody till 7th Feb: ANI

#5:14 PM

Nursery admission case: Hearing deferred till Jan 30 in #DelhiHC. Delhi government's counsel cited the previous judgements in the case: ANI

#5:10 PM

PM Modi receives crown prince of Abu Dhabi #MohammedBinZayedAlNahyan at Delhi airport


PM Modi greets crown prince of Abu Dhabi #MohammedBinZayedAlNahyan at Delhi airport

#5:02 PM

Brussels airport bombers targeted US, Jews: probe - AFP

#5:01 PM

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi #MohammedBinZayedAlNahyan reaches #Delhi: ANI

#4:55 PM

Saudi Arabia warns that computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned: AP

#4:54 PM

Railway Min. directed DG RPF to probe & take strict action: Mohd Jamshed (Member,Traffic Railway) on a man who died in Vadodara #Raees : ANI

#4:53 PM

 Chairman of selectors #MSKPrasad makes it clear that @wriddhipops is #India's first choice keeper in #Test matches: PTI

#4:52 PM

 All India Football Federation @IndianFootball launches first ever Indian Women's League to be held from Jan 28 to Feb 14: PTI

#4:50 PM

 Delhi: #Metroservices on #Violetline (Badarpur - Mandi House) running late due to a technical glitch. More details awaited: ANI

#4:48 PM

SAD releases #manifesto for #Punjabpolls; promises farm debt waiver fr small farmers, 20 lakh jobs fr youth,mega complexes fr industry: PTI

#4:47 PM

 Khoirom Ranjeet (chief of a terror group in #Manipur) and his associate sent to Judicial Custody till 31st Jan by #PatialaHouseCourt: ANI

#4:40 PM

Army,J&K Police&CRPF in joint op eliminated 2 foreign terrorists of LeT: Col Sandeep Sirohi Commandant, 5 RR #GanderbalEncounter: ANI

#4:36 PM

ED questions officials of #IRF, an NGO headed by controversial Islamic preacher #ZakirNaik, as part of its money laundering probe: PTI

#4:35 PM

Pakistan conducts successful test of SSM #ABABEEL, range 2200km: Radio Pakistan

#4:33 PM

PM Narendra Modi to receive the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi #Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at Delhi airport: ANI

#4:20 PM

The interim order of 13 April, 2015 allowed to continue till 10 February on #Jindal Power Limited's request for appeal: ANI

#4:14 PM

Charge sheet filed against ex-IDBI Bank chairman and 8 others in #Vijay Mallya loan default case: PTI

#4:13 PM

SamajwadiParty releases list of campaigners for 1st phase of elections in UP; Shivpal Yadav's name missing from the list #UPpolls: ANI

#4:11 PM

Mount Everest will be remeasured to determine whether a #2015earthquake knocked an inch off the world's tallest peak: AFP

#4:09 PM

Delhi High Court dismissed #Jindal Power Limited's plea seeking dumping of fly ash into Gara Palma IV/1 mine in #Chhatisgarh: ANI

#4:08 PM

Guided Pinaka rocket with enhanced range and accuracy successfully test fired from #Chandipur ITR: Defence sources: PTI

#4:07 PM

Vijay Mallya loan default case: #CBI produced 9 people arrested in the case before CBI court and asked for judicial custody: ANI

#4:06 PM

Vijay Mallya loan default case: #CBI files chargesheet against 11 (incl Kingfisher Airlines & Vijay Mallya) in special CBI court in Mumbai:ANI

#4:01 PM

Syria talks between government and rebel factions underway for 2nd day in Kazakhstan; UN envoy promises "outcome.": AP

#3:55 PM

RailwayMinister Suresh Prabhu orders probe into death of a man at Vadodara station during promotion of Sharukh Khan starrer Raees: PTI

#3:54 PM

UN warns that civilians in jihadist-controlled west Mosul are at 'extreme risk': AFP

#3:53 PM

Court ruling will not change Brexit timetable: DowningStreet: AFP

#3:52 PM

Man dies at Vadodara station during Raees promotion, Shahrukh Khan terms it 'unfortunate'

#3:51 PM

DRI Chennai seized 2 crude gold bars weighing 3 Kg, valued Rs.91,98,090 at Pallavaram bus stand on Monday. One person arrested: ANI

#3:50 PM

J&K: Arms, ammunition and paraphernalia recovered from two terrorists killed in Ganderbal encounter: ANI

#3:49 PM

SC allows BCCI to give 3 names after following due process to represent it in an ICC meeting to be held in first week of February: PTI

#3:47 PM

SupremeCourt says the names of administrator have to be given in sealed covers by BCCI and Centre by January 27: PTI

#3:46 PM

Cabinet clears a Pension scheme for senior citizens under which LIC will provide a guaranteed return of 8 per cent for 10 years: PTI

#3:45 PM

Supreme Court transfers Ganga cleaning and sewage treatment case to the National Green Tribunal (NGT): ANI

#3:42 PM

SC asked BCCI & AG to suggest names for appointment of administrators in BCCI in a sealed cover; next date of hearing on 30 January: ANI

#3:21 PM

Government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of parliament: British Supreme Court- AP

#3:17 PM

Congress releases list of campaigners for upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh; Priyanka Gandhi also on the list-ANI

#3:11 PM

Pragati Maidan to be redeveloped into world-class IECC (Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre) at a cost of Rs 2,254 crore

#3:09 PM

AG Mukul Rohatgi told SC that due to court 's order Cricket as a sport would be adversely affected in the international arena-ANI

#2:58 PM

Center likely to withdraw the January 7, 2016 notification on #Jallikattu case in Supreme Court-ANI

#2:50 PM

Care must be taken that inconvenience is not caused to people during promotions: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP Raees-ANI

#2:46 PM

Surajpur (Uttar Pradesh): Pankaj Singh files his nomination from Noida- ANI

#2:40 PM

Want to give some names as administrators in the cricketing body in a sealed cover, BCCI to SC

#2:09 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Allahabad High Court stays UP Govt's order to include 17 sub-castes in the SC category-ANI

#1:42 PM

Guided Pinaka successful test fired from Chandipur on Tuesday-ANI

#1:32 PM

Centre will copy SP's plans in upcoming budget: Akhilesh Yadav

#1:30 PM

BJP promised for 'Achhe Din', Where are 'Achhe Din: Akhilesh Yadav

#1:25 PM

People have accepted that this time 'cycle' will win the elections: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav rally in Sultanpur-ANI

#1:22 PM

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav addresses a public rally in Sultanpur-ANI

#1:16 PM

Cabinet approves ratification of Second Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol on containing emission of Green House Gases-ANI

#1:14 PM

There has been no corruption allegations levelled against the Centre in the last 2 and a half years: HM Rajnath Singh-ANI

#1:03 PM

Cabinet approves construction of world class convention centre at ITPO-ANI sources

#1:03 PM

Two terrorists killed in Ganderbal encounter, 2 AK 47 recovered. Operation continues-ANI

#1:02 PM

Two terrorists killed in Ganderbal, J-K encounter-ANI

#12:26 PM

Top news of Jan 24 | Shiromani Akali Dal releases manifesto for upcoming Punjab Assembly Polls

#12:04 PM

Don't ban anything, I say regulate: Kamal Haasan on Jallikattu

#11:58 AM

If I was born in 1924, I would have sat in front of Mahatma Gandhi and asked for unity between India and Pakistan: Kamal Haasan-ANI

#11:36 AM

Kamal Haasan addresses media in Chennai over Jallikattu issue-ANI

#11:24 AM

US President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi to talk over phone, later on Tuesday-ANI

#11:05 AM

Its unfortunate, my prayers are with the family of the deceased (died during commotion): SRK at Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station-ANI

#11:02 AM

Shah Rukh Khan reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, Delhi- ANI

#10:45 AM

Infiltration bid foiled in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district, J&K. One infiltrator killed-ANI

#10:38 AM

SBI led consortium of banks move SC in Aircel-Maxis case. Banks want to be heard by SC before any decision on banning Aircel's 2G spectrum-ANI

#10:30 AM

Order on farming of charges in Aircel-Maxis case by Special CBI court has been deferred for the fifth time-ANI

#9:37 AM

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis enter quarterfinals of mixed doubles at Australian Open-ANI

#9:30 AM

Around 100 trucks containing petroleum products to be sent today to Imphal: Petroleum Min Dharmendra Pradhan on Manipur economic blockade

#9:25 AM

Closely monitoring situation, there won't be any problem in supply chain of petroleum products: Dharmendra Pradhan on Manipur economic blockade-ANI

#9:10 AM

J&K: Encounter underway in Khimber's Hadoora area in Ganderbal district between security forces and terrorists-ANI

#8:50 AM

Security tightened in Ludhiana ahead of the Punjab Elections2017, checks being conducted

#8:42 AM

Mike Pompeo sworn in as director of CIA shortly after being confirmed by Senate in 66-32 vote-ANI

#8:20 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: Feisty CRPF performing duties in Kashmir valley despite cold wave, deep sheath of snow-ANI

#8:02 AM

Supreme Court to read out the names to be appointed as administrators in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) matter-ANI

#8:01 AM

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is to attend the Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest, will meet PM Modi on Wednesday

#8:00 AM

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of UAE will be on a three-day visit to India from Tuesday

#7:30 AM

25 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 9 rescheduled and one cancelled due to #fog and other operational reasons-ANI 

#7:22 AM

11 International flights delayed at Delhi's IGI Airport(Arrival 10, Departure 1),9 domestic flights delayed(Arrival 3, Dep6) and 1 cancelled-ANI

#7:20 AM

Bus hit by a truck in Delhi Cantt area last night, 19 injured. Truck driver on the run-ANI

#7:10 AM

1 dies, 2 cops injured as crowd goes berserk after Shah Rukh Khan arrives at Vadodara station for promotion of his upcoming film-PTI

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First Published : 24 Jan 2017, 06:55:00 AM

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