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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 16 Mar 2017, 11:39:45 PM
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#11:10 PM

Assam: BSF seized fake currency notes of Rs. 2000 denomination amounting to 4.4 lakh from International Boundary under Dhubri district -ANI

#10:55 PM

Generosity of Akshay Kumar is highly commendable.This gesture will inspire others to come forward&help families of martyrs: HM Rajnath Singh -ANI

#10:33 PM

Trump picks Boeing executive Shanahan to become Pentagon's No.2 -AFP

#10: 24 PM

UN warns against 'abrupt funding cuts' stemming from US budget -AFP

#10:15 PM

Hope adequate measures can be taken that something like this never happen to filmmaker again in our land: K Johar on Padmavati set vandalism

#9:55 PM

No serious concerns regarding India captain Virat kohli's shoulder injury, says BCCI

#9:29 PM

IBM to integrate MedyMatch technology to help spot brain bleeding -Reuters

#9:23 PM

Turkish cargo ship sinks off Libya, seven missing: navy

#9:15 PM

"Now is not the time": British Prime Minister Theresa May rejects Scottish independence vote -AFP

#9:05 PM

China assures Pak Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa that it completely understood geo-political, economic & security situation in the region -PTI

#8:50 PM

Delhi court summoned Rajya Sabha member Anil Kumar Sahani in an alleged Leave Travel Concession case, asked to appear in court on April 3

#8:34 PM

Uttarakhand: 8 died, 6 injured as car fell into a gorge in Salt area of Almora district, police on the spot -ANI

#8:20 PM

Need to rebuild the Congress, says former MP Priya Dutt -ANI

#8:10 PM

Virat Kohli being treated with ice packs at the moment. He fell on his right shoulder while fielding: BCCI

#7:55 PM

Eight injured in School shooting in France -ANI

#7:40 PM

Akshay Kumar donated Rs 1.08 cr, 9 lakh each to families of 12 CRPF men who lost their lives in an attack by Maoists in Sukma, Chhattisgarh -ANI

#7:23 PM

Delhi LG rejects CM Arvind Kejriwal's demand for paper ballot instead of EVMs in MCD polls, says change not feasible due to time constraint

#7:10 PM

Next meeting of GST Council on 31st March at 5 pm in Delhi: FM Arun Jaitley

#7:05 PM

Two senior clerics from Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Asif Nizami and Nazim Nizami missing in Pakistan

#7:00 PM

Law relating to registrations, invoices and returns have already been approved: Arun Jaitley after GST Council meet

#6:50 PM

Goa: NCP issues showcause notice to its MLA and former Goa CM Churchill Alemao for supporting BJP in floor test

#6:45 PM

State GST and Union Territory GST cleared by GST Council today: Finance Ministry Sources

#6:43 PM

Erdogan accuses EU of launching anti-Islam 'crusade' over headscarf rulling

#6:38 PM

US Prez DonaldTrump proposes $1.1 tn Budget, requesting massive $54 bn increase in Defence and substantial cut in foreign aid -PTI

#6:33 PM

Since 1948 we are saying that Pak has divided POK into Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, it's a part of India: Ram Madhav, BJP -ANI

#6:29 PM

Delhi HC disposes off pleas seeking to nullify the notification for delimitation of wards for the upcoming Delhi Municipal polls -ANI

#6:25 PM

French govt issues nationwide alert after reported shooting at high school in southern town of Grasse: AP

#6:15 PM

Pakistan Navy successfully tests land-based, anti-ship Missile: Navy spokesperson -PTI

#5:58 PM

There are lots of technical securities in the Indian EVMs, they can never be tampered with: KJ Rao, Former Advisor to Election Commission

#5:53 PM

West Bengal: BJP workers allegedly attacked by TMC workers in Dinhata, Cooch Behar

#5:45 PM

Sidhu gets Local govt, Tourism & cultural Affairs, Archives & Museums; Manpreet Badal gets Finance ,Planning & Employment Generation

#5:30 PM

Kangra(HP): Two leopards escaped from Gopalpur zoo on Wednesday, rescued by Wildlife department and police

#5:18 PM

Football: Madagascan Ahmad elected president of African football body

#5:10 PM

Chattisgarh: 2 Naxals killed in an encounter that took place near Kukrajhor, district Narayanpur -ANI

#5:06 PM

Maharashtra: About 1.5 crores looted from a SBI cash van in Dharavi by four persons, investigation on -ANI

#5:03 PM

INDvsAUS 3rd Test, Day1 : Australia at 299/4 with skipper Steven Smith scoring an unbeaten 117

#5:00 PM

One hurt in letter bomb at IMF's Paris office: sources -AFP

#4:57 PM

Queen gives Royal Assent to the Brexit bill, authorising Prime Minister Theresa May to start talks to leave the EU - PTI

#4:54 PM

Trump proposes 31 percent cut to Environmental Protection Agency budget -AFP

#4:52 PM

Have not got any reply from him, have no hopes for the same. Don't want to comment on him: Vishvajeet Rane on Rahul Gandhi -ANI

#4:50 PM

Chetan Cheeta's condition is improving, shifted to normal ward from ICU & off ventilator since 5 days: CRPF -PTI

#4:48 PM

So far, no one could demonstrate that EVMs used by us can be tampered with or manipulated: Election Commission 

#4:47 PM

ED files charge sheet in a Jammu court against two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in a case of money laundering & terror financing -ANI

#4:45 PM

NIA gets custody of three accused arrested from Uttar Pradesh in connection with Ujjain Train Blast case: Agency spokesman -PTI

#4:40 PM

PM Modi and Amit Shah to attend swearing-in ceremony of new Uttarakhand CM and ministers in Dehradun on 18 March -ANI

#4:23 PM

ED files prosecution complaint against Mubarak Ali & Inayatullah Wani associated with Hizbul Mujahideen under PMLA in a terror funding case -ANI

#4:20 PM

Cant comment on news reports,but entire state of J&K is&will remain integral Indian part:MEA on Pak to declare Gilgit Baltistan 5th province -ANI

#4:14 PM

No merit in claims that EVMs can be tampered with, such allegations are wild and baseless: EC

#4:12 PM

A woman and two kids dead after section of a masjid fell in Amroha's Mohalla Chakli area -ANI

#4:10 PM

Will work on programmes mentioned in the manifesto from Monday, will take up most of the issues in first cabinet meeting: Punjab CM

#4:06 PM

Ind vs Aus 3rd Test: Steven Smith scores his 19th century

Click Here: Live Cricket Score, Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test, Day 1: Aussie skipper Steven Smith scores 19th Test century

#4:05 PM

Indian Oil Corp buys its first Hibernia crude from Canada's Suncor

#4:03 PM

Chandigarh: Captain Amarinder Singh takes charge as the Chief Minister of Punjab

#4:02 PM

Uttarakhand: BJP legislative party to meet tomorrow in Dehradun

#4:00 PM

BJP UP Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya hospitalised due to chest pain, low BP

#3:51 PM

Chetan Cheeta's(injured in Bandipora encounter) condition improving but still critical. Off ventilator but still in ICU: Medical bulletin

#3:50 PM

Uphar cinema matter: Delhi Court refuses to pass order on police's plea demanding Ansals get judicial permission before leaving country -ANI

#3:45 PM

Sensex surges 187.74 pts to close at 29,585.85; Nifty climbs 68.90 pts to hit new closing peak of 9,153.70 - PTI

#3:35 PM

Russia denies official involvement in 'any' cybercrimes -AFP

#3:30 PM

Goa: MLA Vishvajeet Rane submits his resignation as MLA and from Congress party. Pro tem speaker asks him to rethink

#3:25 PM

NIA arrives for investigation at the house where terrorist Saifullah was killed during Lucknow encounter -ANI

#3:15 PM

West Bengal: Mother, Father and son give 12th board exams together in Nadia District -ANI

#2:59 PM

Food, drink giants plot fightback as India looks to tighten rules - Reuters

#2:51 PM

Ghulam Nabi Azad should take responsibility and resign for UP polls loss. Local leaders were ignored by him: Naseeb Pathan,Congress - ANI

#2:50 PM

Congress VP Shri Rahul Gandhi, shall travel there today to be with her and accompany Congress President on the return journey. - Randeep Surjewala

#2:50 PM

Congress President,Smt. Sonia Gandhi, is traveling abroad for a health check-up - Randeep Surjewala

#2:41 PM

Delhi HC dismisses as infructuous the plea by some students challenging JNU admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses. - PTI

#2:40 PM

Police on Thursday arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in Srinagar after they tried to stage a protest. The three were scheduled to hold a joint press conference at Geelani’s residence for which the authorities denied them permission.

#2:27 PM

This is nothing against democracy, people who made Madhu Koda CM should not teach us politics: Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister - ANI

#2:20 PM

Even his father doesn't know where he is:Chandrakant Kavlekar,Congress Legislative Party leader on MLA V Rane absent during floor test - ANI

#2:17 PM

Tried to contact him but he was untraceable, he was with us since morning & signed on whip too:Chandrakant Kavlekar,Cong on MLA V Rane - ANI

#2:15 PM

We tried to find out if he was in the washroom,but could not find him Chandrakant Kavlekar,Cong on MLA V Rane absent during floor test - ANI

#2:12 PM

3rd test Day 1: Australia are 194 for 4 at tea. - ANI

#1:50 PM

The General Secretaries need to be the young people and the old experienced people should be in the Congress working committee: MS Aiyar - ANI

#1:28 PM

There is a need to bring change in Congress leadership: Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress - ANI

#1:24 PM

Mumbai Police arrested 4 people with Rs.2 crore in old 500 & 1000 notes from Bandra yesterday. - ANI

#1:18 PM

Shajapur Train Blast case: ATS produced 3 accused before district court. Court sends all accused on remand till March 27 to NIA  - ANI

#1:18 PM

Akhilesh Yadav to be Leader of Opposition in Uttar Pradesh Assembly 

#1:10 PM

Manipur CM N Biren Singh in a special meeting with cabinet ministers&MLAs discussed to get lifted indefinite economic blockade in the state. - ANI

#1:10 PM

Submitted memorandum informing that there is no split in party, we are all united: AIADMK delegation after meeting Election Commissioner - ANI

#1:02 PM

Najeeb disappearance case: Delhi HC expresses displeasure with Delhi Police crime branch and slams Delhi Police.Hearing adjourned till 10 Apr - ANI

#1:01 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 02:00 PM -ANI

#12:41 PM

Digvijaya's claims that they have numbers, debunked. Right from the beginning they didnt have numbers: Manohar Parrikar,Goa CM - ANI

#12:40 PM

We have proved before the people of India, we had support of 23 and we proved it on the floor of house: Manohar Parrikar,Goa CM - ANI

Read More | Goa Live updates: Manohar Parrikar wins majority in floor test with support of 22 MLAs in state assembly

#12:23 PM

Govt through diplomatic channels has consistently taken up the matter of Indian fishermen with govt of Sri Lanka: MEA Sushma Swaraj - ANI

#12:22 PM

Govt has broken its promise contained in the notification of 8th November as well as in the statements of Minister/RBI: P Chidambaram - ANI

#12:21 PM

Matters of apprehension of Indian fishermen consistently taken up with Sri Lanka govt: EAM Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha - ANI

#12:20 PM

Our govt attaches highest important to the welfare of the Indian fishermen: EAM Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha - ANI

#12:17 PM

Pak violating 1994 resolution-it says POK is a part of India. Pak wants to resolve issue but creating violence in India: N Singh, Dy CM, J&K - ANI

#12:17 PM

We will develop standards; if treatment is not done properly then tribunals will be set up to take the matter: JP Nadda in Lok Sabha - ANI

#12:16 PM

We are making policy patient-centric, making patient empowered regarding redressal and treatment: JP Nadda in LS on National Health policy - ANI

#11:48 AM

No stay on free offer; TDSAT asks Trai to re-examine Jan 31 letter that allowed Jio to continue free service, and revert in 2 weeks. - PTI

#11:44 AM

On the other side,very little volatility in Indian market;there has been pressure on Rupee to strengthen&that might continue: A Subramanian - ANI

#11:42 AM

It means there will be very little impact on India&Rupee in terms of capital outflows because export no.s have been good:Arvind Subramanian - ANI

#11:40 AM

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh): Two Naxals involved in murder, kidnapping and robbery arrested from Gangalur's Potampara - ANI

#11:39 AM

Anticipated with 100% probability; so no surprise that US Fed rate hike being seen as a dovish rate hike by the market: A Subramanian, CEA - ANI

#11:38 AM

I thank people of Punjab for showing faith in us, we will work for the state tirelessly: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh - ANI

#11:16 AM

BJP has used money power in Manipur, Goa; they have stolen the government: Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi in Chandigarh - ANI

#11:11 AM

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM launches 'Shivraj Singh Chouhan' mobile app to address public grievances and inform about government's work - ANI

#10:55 AM

PM at BJP Parliamentary Party meeting said youth should be made ambassadors of good work of the govt: Anant Kumar, BJP - ANI

#10:54 AM

Delhi HC: MHA has sufficient material for ban.Immediate action appears to have been taken in interest of integrity &public order maintenance - ANI

#10:51 AM

Delhi High Court dismisses plea of Zakir Naik led Islamic Research Foundation against immediate ban and freezing of accounts. - ANI

#10:42 AM

Kanker (Chhattisgarh): BSF arrests a Maoist from Koyalibeda area during search operation - ANI

#10:39 AM

As of now,I am with Congress party. I am going to vote for Congress: Vishwajeet Rane ,Congress on floor test - ANI

#10:24 AM

Navjot Singh Sidhu sworn in as a cabinet minister of Punjab govt - ANI

#10:19 AM

Congress' Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as CM of Punjab - ANI

Read More: Live | After Amarinder Singh swears-in as CM, Navjot Singh Sidhu takes oath for Punjab cabinet

#10:18 AM

Swearing in ceremony of Captain Amarinder Singh begins, Congress VP Rahul Gandhi & former PM Manmohan Singh also present - ANI

#9:58 AM

BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway in Delhi - ANI

#9:52 AM

PM Narendra Modi arrived for the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting in Delhi - ANI

#9:47 AM

Gradual approach in future increases augurs well for emerging markets: Das. - ANI

#9:36 AM

Trump budget plan proposes 28% cut in State Department funding - ANI

#9:35 AM

Trump budget plan reaffirms $54 bln, 10% rise in defense spending - AFP

#9:26 AM

up by 174.65 currently at 29,572.76; up by 55.30 currently at 9,140.10 - ANI

#9:00 AM

11-year-old girl allegedly molested by a teacher in a Govt school in Bhopal.Police register case under IPC section 376,342; teacher arrested - ANI

#9:00 AM

Australia wins the toss, elect to bat first

#8:35 AM

Goa: Accused in Irish woman death case, remanded to seven day police custody by Canacona court. - ANI

#7:40 AM

Allahabad: Uttar Pradesh board exams for class 10 and class 12 start today - ANI

#7:31 AM

Captain Amarinder Singh's wax statue made in Ludhiana, ahead of his swearing in as Punjab Chief Minister today. - ANI

#7:24 AM

But if its implemented, then people of the region will resist it on all levels: Jamil Maqsood,UKPNP's Foreign Affairs Secy - ANI

#7:22 AM

People of Pak occupied Kashmir have already showed their anger and anxiety towards this matter: Jamil Maqsood,UKPNP's Foreign Affairs Secy - ANI

#7:20 AM

Pak's plan is unrealistic on every level as it needs local consensus in the matter, which they can never obtain:UKPNP's Foreign Affairs Secy - ANI

#7:06 AM

India Vs Australia third test to take place in Ranchi today. - ANI

#7:03 AM

BJP led Govt in Goa headed by CM Parrikar, to face floor test today as a special Assembly session has been convened for the purpose - ANI

#6:59 AM

Capt Amarinder Singh to be sworn-in as Punjab CM for 2nd time, Guv VP Singh Badnore will administer the oath of office & secrecy - ANI

#6:12 AM

Trump vows to challenge travel ban block at Supreme Court if needed - AFP

#4:26 AM

Hawaii judge freezes Trump's revamped travel ban: court - AFP

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