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#11:29 PM

Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Pallanwala sector of Jammu. Many war-like stores seized.- PTI

#11:27 PM

Shah Rukh Khan launched song 'Radha' of upcoming movie Jab Harry Met Sejal, in Ahmedabad.- ANI

#11:27 PM

Saudis, allies have prepared list of demands for Qatar, US says- AFP

#11:07 PM

Kenneth Juster, top aide of US President Donald Trump, set to be America's new ambassador to India: White House- PTI

#11:03 PM

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends four Tamil Nadu fishermen along with one Boat near Delft island- ANI

#10:43 PM

One officer of 50 Rashtriya Rifles injured, in encounter with terrorists in New Colony Kakapora of Pulwama (J&K)- ANI

#10:40 PM

CBI 'quick to raid' offices of Opposition parties but 'turns a blind eye' to allegations against Centre or BJP- ruled states: AAP- PTI

#10:36 PM

Chhattisgarh: IEDs planted by naxals at 11 locations on Dhanora-Orchha road in Narayanpur to target police party, defused by security forces- ANI

#10:30 PM

Indian Army started field trials of Ultra Light Howitzer M-777 guns in Pokhran range of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district.- ANI

#9:44 PM

One dead, 30 farmers injured after a vehicle overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad; being treated in a hospital.- ANI

#9:39 PM

J&K: 50 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Op Group Pulwama and 183 CRPF battalion involved in the encounter with terrorists. More details awaited- ANI

#9:35 PM

Encounter between security forces & terrorists in New Colony Kakapora of Pulwama, 2 Lashkar terrorists believed to be trapped- ANI

#9:15 PM

Farmers agitation: MP Govt suspends the then Mandsaur SP OP Tripathi & Collector Swatantra Singh, for not being able to control situation- ANI

#9:06 PM

NK Sinha to take over as new secretary in information and broadcasting ministry; incumbent Ajay Mittal secretary DoPT- ANI

#9:00 PM

World Bank Executive Director Subhash Chandra Garg to take over as Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs- ANI

#8:52 PM

Fire broke out at a textile mill in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur today; situation now under control.- ANI

#8:50 PM

Rajiv Gauba to be the new home secretary from September 1: official announcement.- PTI

#8:33 PM

Have decided to support NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy- ANI

#8:29 PM

JDU's support to Ram Nath Kovind clearly speaks of his wider acceptability among non- NDA parties:Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu- ANI

#8:24 PM

Presidential polls: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut & Anandrao Adsul to take part in Ram Nath Kovind's nomination on June 23rd- ANI

#8:11 PM

C S Karnan taken to hospital for medical check-up after he complained of chest pain- PTI

#8:11 PM

Philippine school hostage crisis over, all safe: military- AFP

7:49 PM

FBI official says shooter acted alone in shooting of congressman at baseball field; no terrorism involved- AP

#7:43 PM

Congress leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar met Party President Sonia Gandhi, at her residence in Delhi- ANI

#7:37 PM

UN Security Council unanimously welcomes Sahel force- AFP

#7:04 PM

GST effect: AC, 1st class train fares to go up as service tax revises to 5% from 4.5; e.g a Rs 2000-ticket now will cost Rs 2010 from Jul 1- PTI

#7:04 PM

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind meets LK Advani at his residence in Delhi- ANI

#7:04 PM

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind meets LK Advani at his residence in Delhi- ANI

#6:40 PM

JDU will support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind; skip opposition meet on Presidential Poll on Thursday: Party spokesperson K C Tyagi.- PTI

#6:29 PM

While Baba Ramdev led a record number of people in performing yoga at Ahmedabad, just 30-40 takers at his village- PTI

#6:07 PM

Team India will get the new head coach before its tour to Sri Lanka: CK Khanna, Acting BCCI President- ANI

#5:48 PM

K'taka: Police arrested 4 persons including police constable with Turkish currency Lira worth Rs 75 Cr frm Chitradurga,service pistol seized- ANI

#5:38 PM

Death toll from Central Africa Republic clashes rises to around 100, local officials tell AFP- AFP

#5:32 PM

A Hindu cannot be a terrorist, no term like 'Hindu terrorism' says Haryana Minister Anil Vij- ANI

#5:32 PM

Jharkhand: Police conducted special search operation in Naxal affected area near Bichlidag in Latehar, 2 dumps of IEDs & weapons recovered- ANI

#5:04 PM

SEBI relaxes lock-in requirement norms for real estate, PE funds during initial public offers- PTI

#5:03 PM

Delhi: Misa Bharti leaves from Income Tax office post questioning, after her property was attached by IT department- ANI

#4:41 PM

Gujarat: BJP President Amit Shah visited birth place of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Nadiad- ANI

#4:39 PM

Govt allows banks & post offices to exchange old 500 & 1000 notes with RBI in next 30 days provided these notes were collected by Dec 30,2016- ANI

#4:37 PM

CBI books IIT Goa Director B K Mishra for allegedly possessing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 1.14 cr- PTI

#4:29 PM

People suffering from tuberculosis will have to mandatorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme- PTI

#4:24 PM

Punjab: Farmers protest on the issue of Farm Loan Waiver & implementation of Swaminathan Report on NH-1 in Ludhiana.- ANI

#4:24 PM

Romania government falls after six months in power: official- AFP

#4:20 PM

SEBI tightens rules for P-notes; to charge fee from issuers of these instruments but not considering complete ban.- PTI

#4:18 PM

Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech- AFP

#4:15 PM

Markets regulator SEBI eases norms for acquisition of distressed assets of listed companies.- PTI

#4:10 PM

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha gives a 12-hour window on June 23 to various schools in Darjeeling hills to evacuate students.- PTI

#4:10 PM

May presents laws in Queen's Speech to take Britain out of EU- AFP

#4:07 PM

9-yr old girl dies after being crushed under a gate of Lok Bhavan (Chief Minister's office) in Lucknow during construction work- ANI

#3:38 PM

Sensex ends 13.89 points down at 31,283.64; Nifty falls 19.90 points to 9,633.60.

#3:26 PM

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip, 96, in hospital: palace.- PTI

#3:24 PM

Arrested former HC judge C S Karnan brought to Kolkata from Chennai.- PTI

#3:08 PM

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel performed Yoga on the banks of river Indus, at nearly 12000 feet, in Ladakh - ANI

#3:04 PM

108 ambulance service providers told that no ambulance was requested. I'll investigate the matter: Dr. P N Chaturvedi, CMO - ANI

#3:03 PM

Hardoi: Brother carried sister,who had burn injuries,on shoulders from Distt Hosp after failing to get ambulance; later took private vehicle - ANI

#2:43 PM

Delhi:Misa Bharti reached Income Tax office for questioning earlier today,aftr IT dept attached her property & served her summons previously - ANI

#2:42 PM

Belgian federal magistrate says attack suspect is of Moroccan nationality and wasn't wanted for terror offenses. - AP

#2:17 PM

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah announces farm loan waiver for short term loans upto Rs. 50000, applicable only to cooperative banks loans - ANI

#2:14 PM

Delhi: Woman died after husband stabbed her multiple times, in Dilshad Garden, son injured while trying to save his mother. - ANI

#2:03 PM

Jharkhand: Police conducted a special search op in Naxal affected area near Bichlidag in Latehar, 2 dumps of IEDs & weapons recovered. - ANI

#1:59 PM

J&K: Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed due to various landslides in Ramban area - ANI

#1:58 PM

Keeping inside campus means we have to keep them occupied. Planning to evacuate school to Siliguri by Friday: Fr. Shajumon CK, Principal - ANI

#1:56 PM

CBSE told Delhi HC review petition will be listed for hearing before Odisha HC on Friday& a committee formed to oversee process of marking. - ANI

Petition at Delhi High Court challenging CBSE's decision to disallow re-evaluation of board exam papers - ANI

#1:52 PM

We are safe inside. We used to have one exam a day, after the strike, we are forced to take 2 exams a day: Utsav Thapa, student - ANI

Strike in Darjeeling forces 528 boarding students of 128-year-old St. Joseph's School to stay on campus,day scholars unable to attend school - ANI

#1:32 PM

West Bengal: Posters demanding put up by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters in

#1:13 PM

We have decided to support : Ratnesh Sada, JDU MLA after JDU meeting in Bihar's Patna - ANI

#1:08 PM

Chhattisgarh: Maoist commander arrested in Bijapur in a joint op by Police & CRPF; bombs and detonators also seized. - ANI

#1:02 PM

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha indefinite strike continues in , heavy security deployed - ANI

#12:45 PM

South and North commissioners appeared before HC today. EDMC commissioner got exemption as he is out of the country. - ANI

#12:41 PM

Delhi High Court slams Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North, South & East) for failing to manage sanitation and garbage management in Delhi - ANI

#12:39 PM

1993 Mumbai blasts case: Special TADA court imposes fine of Rs. 2000 on accused Feroz for calling witnesses to court but not examining them. - ANI

#12:31 PM

J&K: Security forces begin Cordon & Search Ops in Bandipora's Hajin area. Forces suspect presence of terrorists. - ANI

#12:13 PM

Belgium has 'identified' Brussels train station bomber: interior minister - AFP

#12:13 PM

TMC's Iqbal Ahmed skips CBI summon. His lawyer submitted letter stating Ahmed undergoing treatment& CBI can question him on 22nd in hospital - ANI

#11:53 AM

AP: ACB raids premises of an engineer of Rural Electrical Co-operative Society, already arrested in bribery case,at Kasimkota, Visakhapatnam - ANI

#11:48 AM

Chennai: Justice (retd) CS Karnan being taken to Kolkata by West Bengal police. - ANI

#11:40 AM

DMK and Congress walk out of the Tamil Nadu assembly after the Speaker refused to reply on issues raised by MK Stalin - ANI

#11:34 AM

Barabanki (UP): Bharatiya Kisan Union workers protest against killing of farmers in at NH-28, perform 'shavaasana'. - ANI

#11:33 AM

DMK's MK Stalin raises Koovathur issue&vote of confidence issue in TN Assembly after which TN Guv sent letter to Speaker seeking explanation - ANI

#11:33 AM

Airbag maker Takata dives 25% on bankruptcy fears - AFP

#11:32 AM

Residents & labourers leave due to the indefinite strike called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha over . - ANI

#11:30 AM

Key Macron ally Francois Bayrou tells AFP he is quitting gov't - ANI

#11:12 AM

DMK working president MK Stalin introduces 'no-confidence motion' in the Tamil Nadu assembly. - ANI

#11:13 AM

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO: US media-ANI

#11:08 AM

Chhattisgarh: Two Naxals killed in an encounter with STF and DRG at Abujmarh, two .315 bore rifles recovered. - ANI

#11:06 AM

Diplomatic efforts underway to reinitiate dialogue between India-Pakistan to resolve Kashmir dispute, says UN chief: Pak Media reports - ANI

#11:01 AM

Former Calcutta HC judge justice moves SC seeking bail and suspension of six-month sentence awarded to him. - ANI

#10:39 AM

NDA presidential nominee to meet BJP senior leaders Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi today. - ANI

#10:13 AM

Encounter occurred between troops & terrorists in Mon, Nagaland last night. No casualties occurred. Operations continue:Eastern Command - ANI

#9:50 AM

Delhi: 8-year-old child died after falling into pit in ⁠⁠⁠Rohini's Avantika area, case registered under sections of death due to negligence. - ANI

#9:25 AM

Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, deposing Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz: Media reports. - ANI

#9:17 AM

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha indefinite strike continues in - ANI

#9:14 AM

He had major part in India becoming No.1 in tests,hope he continues association with us in other roles:CK Khanna,Acting BCCI Pres on Kumble - ANI

#8:31 AM

Bhopal: Congress workers do the 'Shavaasana' on to protest against farmers killed in police firing in Mandsaur,MP - ANI

#7:52 AM

Sopore(J&K) encounter: Two terrorists gunned down by security forces, two weapons recovered. Operation underway - ANI

#7:42 AM

Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort: US networks - AFP

#7:37 AM

LG Anil Baijal, CM Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu perform yoga in Delhi - ANI

#7:30 AM

Philippine police say Muslim rebels stormed a village in the south and are engaged in an ongoing gunbattle with troops. - AP

#7:15 AM

Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea - Reuters

#6:58 AM

Encounter underway in Rafiabad town of J&K's district, two militants holed up in a house: Police. - ANI

#6:54 AM

Delhiites, brave rains, stretch and twist to celebrate Yoga Day - PTI

#6:45 AM

PM Narendra Modi does Yoga in Lucknow's Ramabai Ambedkar maidan

#6:42 AM

PM Modi arrives at Lucknow's Ramabai Ambedkar maidan -ANI

#6:33 AM

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, Amit Shah and Baba Ramdev participate in a Yoga camp in Ahmedabad - ANI

#6:30 AM

International Yoga Day: PM Modi to reach venue amidst heavy rains

#6:30 AM

International Yoga Day: PM Modi not to perform yoga on stage, instead he will be doing it with the people

#6:16 AM

International Yoga Day: PM Modi scheduled to address the nation from Lucknow at 6:35 AM

#4:05 AM

Court document: Parents of Michael Brown reach settlement with Ferguson over 2014 police shooting of black 18-year-old. - AP

#3:47 AM

Encounter underway between security personnel and terrorists in J&K's Sopore. More details awaited - ANI

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First Published : 21 Jun 2017, 06:11:00 AM

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