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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 22 Jun 2017, 11:59:58 PM
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Twitter is buzzing with news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here are the latest updates from the micro-blogging site in one scroll:

#11:30 PM

 Afghanistan to hold elections in July next year: Reuters India

#11:22 PM

 US clears sale of 22 Guardian Drones to India: sources

#10:44 PM

Sohan Lal, who was in Pakistan's jail since 2014, has returned to India. Pakistan rangers have handed him over to BSF

#10:35 PM

US President Donald Trump says he does not have tapes of meetings with ex-FBI chief James Comey: AFP

#10:24 PM

US sanctions against Moscow "threaten whole relationship", says Russian foreign minister: AFP

#10:17 PM

Presidential Poll: Take decision on best interest of country; based on cherished values, principles, ideologies: Meira Kumar to electorate: PTI

#10:04 PM

3 more alleged farmer suicides in Madhya Pradesh since yesterday over debts; 20 such deaths in state since June 8: PTI

#10:00 PM

India to launch third spacecraft in Cartosat-2 series - dedicated satellite for defence forces - from Sriharikota spaceport tomorrow: PTI

#9:58 PM

MP BJP leader announcesRs 10L reward for anyone who cuts Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's tongue for hailing Pak's win over India: PTI

#9:47 PM

Decision is to impose small levy on visitors, who will go from India, to meet Indian workers: MEA on Saudi Arabia's family tax issue: ANI

#9:24 PM

 It is not an evacuation. There is no need for an evacuation from Qatar. Indians there are safe and secure: @MEAIndia - ANI

#9:21 AM

Hockey World League Semi-Final: India loses 2-3 to Malaysia, crashes out of tournament

#9:19 PM

Karnataka: Farmers celebrate loan waiver announcement by the state government in Bengaluru: ANI

#9:18 PM

Washington's UN envoy Nikki Haley urges action on Venezuela crisis that has left 74 people dead since April: AFP

#8:48 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Debt-ridden farmer, Shyam KumarYaduwanshi, allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Chhindwara's Umreth: ANI

#8:23 PM

Delhi: Shailesh Kumar, husband of Misa Bharti, questioned by Income Tax dept for 9 hrs. He was questioned regarding his Bijwasan property: ANI

#8:16 PM

Will never reveal dressing room details, will always maintain sanctity of dressing room: Virat Kohli. KUMBLE vs KOHLI - PTI

#8:15 PM

Respect Anil Kumble 's decision to "step out", says skipper Virat kohli.  - PTI

#8:14 PM

Colombian rebel group National Liberation Army (ELN) announces plans to free two Dutch journalists: AFP

#8:13 PM

Afghanistan and Ireland confirmed as full members after a unanimous vote at ICC full council meeting: ANI

#7:57 PM

 Presidential election: This unity represents coming together of diverse forces. Going to contest election as their representative- Meira Kumar

#7:53 PM

 Express gratitude to 17 opposition parties who selected me as Presidential Election candidate: Meira Kumar

#7:29 PM

According to 'Power for all' city-based #BPL families should be provided electricity connection: Shrikant Sharma at the Cabinet Meet: ANI

#7:21 PM

Kulbhushan Jadhav files mercy petition to Pak Army chief seeking forgiveness for espionage, terrorist & subversive activities, claims ISPR

#7:19 PM

Presidential Poll: Decided to support Ram Nath Kovind after taking everything into consideration: KC Tyagi, JDU, Meira Kumar:ANI

#7:15 PM

Presidential Poll: Meira Kumar, UPA nominee more capable and popular than #NDA candidate: #BSP supremo #Mayawati

#7:14 PM

Home Minister Rajnathsingh's Mongolia visit, scheduled for July, postponed as he suffers hair-line fracture in the left ankle

#6:57 PM

J-K: Two soldiers martyred, one armed intruder killed, another injured in Poonch, operations are in progress

#6:56 PM

J-K: Two Indian soldiers martyred in attack by Pakistan's BAT

#6:48 PM

In September/October, I'll meet my fans. Whenever I'll decide to enter politics, I'll answer all questions: Rajinikanth: ANI

#6:38 PM

Presidential Poll: Will meet Nitish Kumar. Ask hm to think, shouldn't do historical mistake: Lalu Prasad 

#6:35 PM

India eyes breakthrough on U.S. surveillance drones ahead of PM @narendramodi trip: Reuters India

#6:23 PM

CBI files supplementary charge sheet against ex-UP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha & former IAS officer Pradeep Shukla in NRHM case: PTI

#6:12 PM

Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American Airlines

#6:11 PM

Union Cabinet approves constitution of Indian Naval Material Management Service (INMMS) as an Organized Group ‘A’ Engineering Service: ANI

#6:10 PM

Union Cabinet passed a resolution expressing gratitude to CMs of tates and others for their cooperation in introduction of GST: ANI

#6:09 PM

Cabinet apprised about a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Armenia, on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space: ANI

#6:08 PM

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and SriLanka, for cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy: ANI

#6:00 PM 

North Korea slams 'psychopath' US President Donald Trump as tensions soar following death of US student Otto Warmbier: AFP

#5:59 PM

British PM Theresa May to unveil plans to 'protect EU citizens' rights post-Brexit: AFP

#5:49 PM

Police seized another illegal telephone exchange in #Latur (Maha). Total 6 exchanges seized till now, 5 in Maharashtra & 1 in Hyderabad: ANI

#5:32 PM

Meira Kumar of Congress to be Opposition's Presidential candidate: Sources

ALSO READ: Live: Sonia Gandhi announces Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate

READ: Presidential poll | Meira Kumar: Facts to know about opposition's candidate

#2:57 PM

CPEC project between China & Pakistan violates basic human rights in Balochistan-Baloch Republican Party's Abdul Nawaz Bugti at UN in Geneva - ANI

#2:54 PM

European Union official Donald Tusk keeps door open for Britain to stay in EU despite Brexit talks.- AP

#2:37 PM

Our first choice for Pres candidate is Gopal Krishna Gandhi otherwise Prakash Ambedkar.We'll discuss in oppn party meeting: S Yechury to ANI - ANI

#2:35 PM

2009 Roorkee acid attack case: Uttarakhand HC sentences the convict to 10 years imprisonment, announces Rs 5 lakhs compensation to victim - ANI

#2:31 PM

Australian Open Super series: P V Sindhu beats China's Chen Xiaoxin to reach quarterfinals - ANI

#2:23 PM

The situation is normal now. Both curfew and Section 144 will not be imposed in the area: Police Commissioner, Thane - ANI

Some villagers attacked a police team & DCP, who then used pellet gun on them,4 villagers injured,being treated: Police Commissioner, Thane - ANI

Some protesters turned violent&12 policemen injured; registering case of attempt to murder against protesters: Police Commissioner, Thane - ANI

#2:15 PM

At least 24 people killed and nearly 60 others wounded in Lashkargah car bomb blast: TOLO news.

#2:04 PM

15 ppl killed & over 50 wounded in car bomb blast in Lashkargah, capital of Helmand, reports TOLO news quoting local officials

#2:01 PM

Hyderabad: Central Zone task force held 2 persons & seized Rs 7 Cr demonetised currency notes - ANI

#1:56 PM

Hoshangabad (MP): Debt ridden farmer attempted suicide, later passed away during treatment; police on the spot - ANI

#1:54 PM

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class 10th results: Prem Kumar secures first rank with total 465 marks - ANI

#1:50 PM

Greater Noida (UP): Three accused of raping woman in moving car and throwing her in Greater Noida arrested, car also recovered - ANI

#1:40 PM

Had a good discussion with Swedish PM Stefan Löfven on the phone. I deeply appreciate Sweden's support for Make in India: PM Narendra Modi - ANI

#1:30 PM

K'taka assembly speakr KB Koliwad imposed 1-yr jail term&fine of Rs10,000 on 2 journalists for writing defamatory articles agnst legislators - ANI

#1:24 PM

Delhi: Shailesh Kumar, husband of Misa Bharti, appears before Income Tax Office. His statement is being recorded presently: sources - ANI

1:15 PM

Mumbai: AIU recovered 10 gold bars weighing 1160 gms valued at Rs34,80,000 concealed behind toilet mirror in a Jet Airways flight from Dubai - ANI

#1:06 PM

Terrorists attacked New Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargh, capital of Helmand province. No reports of casualties yet: TOLO news

#12:53 PM

Post-GST tax base will increase but can't predict by how much & as tax base increases revenue will also increase: Union Minister AR Meghwal - ANI

#12:27 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Protesting farmers from Sivani, Malwa and Banapur block railway track & stop trains, in Hoshangabad - ANI

#12:22 PM

2(of the 3 killed yesterday) terrorists were from my area, there was presence of 12, now 2 down and 10 more to go: Col Ajit Kumar, 50 RR - ANI

Army was not affected by stone pelting during ops as it was handled very well by Pulwama police:Col Ajit Kumar,50 RR on 3 terrorists killed - ANI

#12:18 PM

Large& vibrant Indian diaspora in ASEAN countries,recognize salience of further fostering of deep historical & cultural linkages: EAM Swaraj - ANI

#12:10 PM

Marshalls throw Aam Aadmi Party MLAs out of Punjab Assembly, several hurt: Sources

#12:04 PM

Delhi: GN Azad and Ahmed Patel meet Sonia Gandhi at 10 janpath before opposition meeting on - ANI

#12:02 PM

Notice given for an adjourned extra-ordinary general meeting of members of Delhi & District Cricket Association scheduled for July 4: DDCA - ANI

#11:55 AM

Police drops sedition charges against the 15 arrested in MP's Burhanpur for celebrating Pakistan's win against India on 18th June - ANI

#11:52 AM

On one hand Nitish ji takes initiative to form national 'Mahagatbandhan' , on the other hand supports NDA President candidate:RP Singh,RJD - ANI

#11:51 AM

Morena (MP): More than 21 peacocks found dead in Sumawali forest area; forest officials on the spot - ANI

#11:47 AM

Sheena Bora murder case: Hearing adjourned till 4th July in the special CBI Court, Mumbai - ANI

#11:37 AM

Chhattisgarh: Additional Constable Sukku Gota killed by Maoists in Bijapur District's Farsegarh Police Station limits. - ANI

#11:22 AM

36-40,000 farmers have committed suicide in last 3 yrs. Calling loan waiver fashionable is a disrespect to our 'anndaata': S.Yechuri, CPI(M) - ANI

#11:18 AM

J&K: Qazigund to Baramulla railway service suspended for security reasons after 3 terrorists were gunned down by security forces in Pulwama - ANI

#11:08 AM

Former prisoners say torture widespread at network of UAE-run prisons in Yemen where USA interrogated detainees - AP

#11:07 AM

Fresh suo moto FIR lodged against Bimal Gurung, wife Asha and other GJM supporters under section 302 120B - ANI

#11:05 AM

Amit Shah had a word with me and we have accepted his request and decided to support - O Pannerselvam - ANI

#10:55 AM

soars to all-time high of 31,450.32. - PTI

#10:50 AM

AIADMK's Pannerselvam faction extends support to NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind. - PTI

#10:47 AM

Thane farmer protest: Additional forces sent to the spot including riot control vehicles - ANI

#10:46 AM

Delhi: NDA Presidential nominee arrives to meet Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence - ANI

#10:41 AM

People in India whose heart & soul is with Pakistan should go to Pakistan or better be sent there:G Hasan Rizvi,National Comm for Minorities - ANI

#10:35 AM

Australia Open Super Series: Sai Praneeth beats China’s Huang Yuxiang in 2nd round of men's singles - ANI

#10:33 AM

Maharashtra: Farmers protest turns violent on Thane-Badlapur highway, protesting farmers say their land is being acquired by MoD - ANI

#10:33 AM

Loan waiver become fashion nw,loan shud be waived but in extreme situations only,it's not final solution; hv to take care of farmers:V Naidu - ANI

#10:27 AM

See what happened to Air India,govt has no business to be in business; govt needs to focus on healthcare,admin,edu & basic amenities:V Naidu - ANI

#10:24 AM

Australia Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth beats South Korea's Son Wan Ho 15-21, 21-13, 21-13 in 2nd round of men's singles - ANI

#10:16 AM

One more round of smart cities to be announced tomorrow, in Delhi :Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu in Mumbai - ANI

#10:10 AM

This was done just to identify families under BPL and NFSA scheme, we had got directions on this: Surendra Singh,CEO Zila Parishad Dausa - ANI

#10:04 AM

J&K:1st RR & SOG lay cordon in villages of Baghpora, Magraypora & Marhama in Anantnag aftr reports of terrorists hiding there; search Ops on - ANI

#9:45 AM

Constructed many PS, battalion HQ; raised infrastructure where we could get land;constructed new mess &barracks too:SP Vaid, DGP, J&K Police - ANI

#9:40 AM

Agra: Goods train met with an accident near Fatehabad station. Relief train dispatched from Agra Cantt. More details awaited. - ANI

#9:31 AM

Mumbai: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu launches India's largest municipal bond program - ANI

#9:27 AM

at 31,414.86, rises by 131.22 points - ANI

#9:21 AM

Srinagar(J&K): J&K police constructs new buildings with latest amenities and upgrades infrastructure at police stations for jawans - ANI

#9:05 AM

Debt ridden farmer in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar commits suicide by hanging himself, leaves behind suicide note - ANI

#9:00 AM

Have been stuck in for 8 days now, facing a lot of problems here, want to go to Siliguri but not able to get a vehicle: Tourist - ANI

Indefinite strike called by Gorkha Janmukti Morch, continues, tourists stranded. - ANI

#8:57 AM

Fodder scam case: Lalu Yadav appears before Special CBI Court in Ranchi - ANI

#8:52 AM

95 year old woman succumbs to injuries after being hit by a car in Mumbai's Mulund. Police begin probe,register case against unknown person - ANI

#8:40 AM

Opposition parties to hold a meeting later today - ANI

#8:30 AM

International community's foremost duty to ensure resurgent forces of terror do not find safe havens anywhere at any level:Syed Akbaruddin - ANI

Taliban,Haqqani Network,Al-Qaeda,Daesh,LeT,JeM are all terror orgs,should be treated like that without justification offered:Syed Akbaruddin - ANI

We must not differentiate between good and bad terrorists, or play one group against the other: Syed Akbaruddin,Indian Envoy in UN - ANI

Where are anti-Government elements in getting weapons, explosives,training & funding from?: Syed Akbaruddin,Indian Envoy in UN - ANI

#7:46 AM

UP: Minor raped and murdered in Aligarh. Locals lynch accused to death.Police begin investigation - ANI

#6:58 AM

Kakpora Pulwama encounter:Slain terrorists were from LeT and identified as Majid Mir, Shariq Ahmad and Irshad Ahmad. - ANI

#5:34 AM

Iraq PM says Mosul destructions mean IS admitting defeat - AFP

#4:25 AM

J&K: 3 terrorists killed in Kakpora Pulwama encounter,3 AK47 rifles and ammunition recovered - ANI

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First Published : 22 Jun 2017, 05:53:00 AM

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