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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 20 Mar 2017, 11:37:22 PM
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#11:20 PM

Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma resigns as mayor of Lucknow

#10:30 PM

White House says 'no evidence' of Trump collusion with Russia -AFP

#10:20 PM

IRF Case: NIA has so far examined 60 persons, including family members of Zakir Naik, some of his business associates,employees,staff of IRF -ANI

#10:05 PM

Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district -ANI

#9:55 PM

Three persons arrested in Hyderabad with demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 amounting to Rs 1,35,80,000 -ANI 

#9:40 PM

CBI arrests CMD, EPIL SPS Bakshi and four others from Delhi in an alleged bribery case of Rs. 10 lakh -ANI

#9:25 PM

Hyderabad: IAS officer's son under custody for his alleged involvement in death of his father’s car driver after police verifies CCTV footage -ANI

#9:15 PM

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Pranab Mukherjee today -ANI

#9:10 PM

UPGovt releases order relieving non-govt advisors, chairmen, deputy chairmen& members in corporations, committees & depts from their duties -ANI

#9:00 PM

ICC appoints Ankur Khanna as the new Chief Financial Officer, he will join ICC at the end of March -ANI

#8:45 PM

NSA chief denies asking British intel to spy on Trump -AFP

#8:40 PM

FBI's Comey: no information to support Trump charges of wiretaps -AFP

#8:35 PM

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal surrenders before the Tihar jail authorities

#8:30 PM

J&K: Reasi and Kulgam police apprehended a terrorist from Thakrakote district, Reasi (Jammu) in a joint operation

#8:20 PM

27RR and Bandipora Police (J&K) arrest a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist , One  AK-47 rifle, one magazine and 20 live bullets recovered

#8:10 PM

Our Consulate officials met Father Mathew in the hospital. #Police arrested attacker, charged him with attempt to #murder: @SushmaSwaraj

#7:58 PM

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal approaches Tihar jail authorities, reports to concerned Jail Superintendent regarding surrender say sources

#7:50 PM

Bill Gates again world's richest man, as Trump slips to 544th, according to Forbes -AFP

#7:41 PM

Plane crashes in South Sudan airport, injuring several people -ANI

#7:37 PM

We have always considered Ganga as our mother, and a mother is a living person, HC order substantiated this fact. Uma Bharti -ANI

#7:33 PM

Yogi Adityanath administered a cleanliness pledge to Govt officials. Officials pledged to give their 100 hours annually for the cause -ANI

#7:28 PM

HC entitled Gangaa all rights available to humans; brought to court's notice, New Zealand gave such rights to a river: MC Pant, adv

#7:20 PM

HC entitled Gangaa all rights available to humans; brought to court's notice, New Zealand gave such rights to a river: MC Pant, adv

#7:15 PM

NATO chief Stoltenberg to visit US for first time since Trump elected: official

#7:08 PM

OilIndia to buy back up to 4.49 crore shares at Rs 340 apiece for a total consideration of Rs 1,527.01 crore

#7:05 PM

UK to formally trigger Brexit on March 29 -AFP

#7:01 PM

Union Minister Uma Bharti reacts on no red beacons for Punjab, Uttar Pradesh Ministers

#6:57 PM

 Bihar: SSB rescued 6 & 9 children resp. in 2 different operations at Narkatiyaganj & Bargania Railway Station at West Champaran & Sitamarhi

#6:55 PM

GoI has decided to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with the State Bank of India for greater banking services outreach to women

#6:41 PM

Mozambican footballer killed in crocodile attack

#6:39 PM

BJP Parliamentary Party meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow at 9.30 am

#6:35 PM

Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Jean-Paul Duminy withdraws from the upcoming edition of IPL due to personal reasons -ANI

#6:30 PM

CBI registers 4 FIRs against unknown persons in connection with 2014 case of alleged theft of 30kg gold from IGI Airport Customs Dept -ANI

#6:25 PM

Swiss bank UBS to be tried in France over tax fraud

#6:19 PM

We performed 'grah Praveshh pooja' & prayed for betterment of state :Rohit Mishra,Priest from Gorakhnath Temple at CM's residence in Lucknow -ANI

#6:10 PM

Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am, Tomorrow

#6:05 PM

ED attaches assets worth Rs 18.37 Crores of Islamic Research Foundation and others under PMLA in Zakir Naik case -ANI

#5:58 PM

Chetan Cheeta's Blood Pressure & other vitals are stable,he is taking food orally;Condition is stable & gradually improving-Medical Bulletin

#5:55 PM

Chhattisgarh : 5 Naxals arrested by police and CRPF from Mirtur and Basaguda area of Bijapur district- ANI

#5:50 PM

Punjab: CBI arrests Pankaj Kumar, Technical asst, Food Corporation of India (Malerkotla) while taking bribe of ₹ 1 lakh from a complainant -ANI

#5:40 PM

EAM Sushma Swaraj speaking in Rajya Sabha, about attacks on Indians that took place in US -ANI

#5:35 PM

All kinds of possibilities that he will play the next test match: Captain Virat Kohli on Mohammed Shami

#5:30 PM

30-35grps involved in creating panic by circulating fake news to instigate ppl hv been identified.65 ppl called for enquiry: SSP Pulwama,J&K

#5:22 PM

I was taken to a place quite far from Karachi, with my face covered.I was offered food, they prepared tea for me and biscuits:Asif Nizami

#5:18 PM

CBI has registered preliminary inquiry into Narada sting operation that purportedly showed TMC leaders taking bribes -ANI

#5:15 PM

EU says 'everything is ready' for Brexit trigger

#5:08 PM

NGT cancels environmental clearance given to Neutrino project in Theni district of Tamil Nadu

#5:05 PM

UK to begin Brexit with EU notification on March 29: spokesman -AFP

#5:00 PM

Went to the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj to offer prayers.Also went to Data Darbar. We were kept in VIP rooms, SHO took my details: Asif Nizami -ANI

#4:55 PM

Name plates of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath & Deputy Chief Ministers Dinesh Sharma, Keshav Prasad Maurya put up in Lucknow's Lok Bhawan -ANI

#4:45 PM

Mass cheating at a Ballia school during Class 10th Mathematics exam of the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Board examinations

#4:40 PM

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bihar cancels LLB degree of Delhi's former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar -ANI

#4:32 PM

Hriday Narayan Dikshit to be Speaker of UP Assembly (Sources)

#4:29 PM

I will go to Pakistan again and spread the message of love: Nazim Nizami who had gone missing in Pakistan

#4:28 PM

I will go to pak again and spread the message of love: Nazim Nizami who had gone missing in Pakistan

#4:20 PM

Lucknow: UP CM Yogi Adityanath during meeting at Lok Bhawan asked officials to read the BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' properly & implement it

#4:15 PM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath directs all Govt officials to provide details of their movable & immovable properties and income tax within 15 days 

#4:10 PM

Delhi: EAM Sushma Swaraj met the two Sufi clerics, Syed Asif Nizami and Nazim Ali Nizami who had gone missing in Pakistan -ANI

#4:05 PM

Goa portfolio allocation: Town & Country Planning Department given to Vijai Sardesai, Francis D'Souza gets Urban development -ANI

#4:00 PM

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar keeps Home,Finance,Personnel,GAD,Vigilance,Transport departments, allots PWD to Sudin Dhavalikar -ANI

#3:57 PM

UP Govt officials reach with BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' in the meeting chaired by UP CM after they were directed to bring the same in meeting -ANI

#3:54 PM

DG Police has assured that 400 extra armed police personnel will be deployed in various hospitals: Mumbai Mayor on doctors protest -ANI

#3:50 PM

SpaceX Dragon reusable cargo ship returns to Earth -AFP

#3:48 PM

Mumbai Mayor V Mahadeshwar appeals to protesting doctors to resume work by evening,if not then authority will take legal action against them -ANI

#3:40 PM

Lucknow: CM Yogi Adityanath holds meeting with senior officials of all depts in Lok Bhawan. Dy CMs KP Maurya, Dinesh Sharma also present --ANI

#3:35 PM

Uttarakhand: HC recognised river Ganga as the first living entity of India

#3:31 PM

Coimbatore blogger murder case: Third accused in the case, Samududeen has also surrendered before court -ANI

#3:30 PM

Subramanian Swamy says he has independent information that Indian clerics who went missing in Pakistan were working against country -ANI

# 3:22 PM

First thing that our govt has achieved is good dialogue with ppl who were engaged in blockade & convincing them to lift it: Ram Madhav, BJP - ANI

# 3:06 PM

NIA issues another notice to Zakir Naik asking him to appear at NIA Headquarter on 30 March - ANI

# 3:05 PM

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad filed their nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha by-polls - PTI

# 3:04 PM

Najeeb Ahmed case: Patiala House Court defers order to 27 Mar on plea by students against police's move to conduct lie detector test on them - ANI

# 2:56 PM

FIR registered, 5 teams have been formed to arrest the accused: UP ADG (Law&Order) Daljeet Chowdhary on BSP leader murder case

#2:45 PM

I thank my team,it is not my success it is success of Modi Ji, BJP and people of Manipur: CM N.Biren Singh after floor test win in Assembly-ANI

#2:42 PM

Indian Deputy High Commissioner summoned by Pak Ministry of Foreign Affairs over alleged killing of a woman in LOC firing: Sources-ANI

# 2:19 PM

Ind vs Aus 3rd Test, Day 5: At Tea Australia are 149 for 4, trail India by 3 runs - ANI

# 2:08 PM

Two slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad sealed by Nagar Nigam authorities

# 1:52 PM

Jeweller shot dead in Agra, by unknown assailants; Police registers case, efforts to nab culprits on - ANI

# 1:42 PM

Coimbatore blogger murder case: Second accused Saddam also surrenders in court - ANI

# 1:40 PM

During BJP govt,it was compulsory for ministers,MLAs to provide details of their properties annually.Will implement it again: Uttarakhand CM - ANI

# 1:36 PM

Law on Gauvansh Sanrakshan, which was brought during our govt, will be effectively implemented: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat - ANI

# 1:34 PM

He needs to sort himself first, then give suggestions to others: Digvijaya Singh on UP CM advising ministers to refrain from unnecessary comments - ANI

# 1:27 PM

We will go to court on EVM issue within 2-3 days: Mayawati, BSP - ANI

# 1:24 PM

Heavy air strikes pound rebel positions in east Damascus as Syrian government forces push back a rebel assault: Monitoring group - AFP

# 1:10 PM

Lifetime ban on convicted candidates contesting elections case: EC tells SC it endorses all relevant portions of petition filed by petitioner - ANI

# 1:09 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm - ANI

#1:09 PM

Nobody needs to be frightened, we are nationalist and will fulfill promises made to people, says Sakshi Maharaj on UP government - ANI

# 1:02 PM

BJP lead by CM N. Biren Singh won floor test with the support of 32 of the total 60 MLAs in Manipur assembly - ANI

#12:57 PM

BJP wins floor test in Manipur assembly - ANI

#12:30 PM

There is a newspaper Ummat (in #Pakistan) which has printed false statements (of the two clerics being RAW spies) & photos: Nazim Nizami: ANI

#12:21 PM

Norway unseats Denmark as world's happiest country: Reuters India

#12:19 PM

Vodafone and Idea brands to operate separately post the merger as both are very strong: Colao: PTI

#12:18 PM

Goa has a temporary Govt. Its a corrupt alliance.The #BJP here had been completely rejected by people during polls: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena:ANI

#12:16 PM

Money for buying 4.9 pc of Vodafone stake (Rs 3,874 cr) will come from promoters and not from Idea: Birla

#12:15 PM

The merger makes possible synergies of USD 10 billion: Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao: PTI

#12:13 PM

Vodafone will hold 45.1% in the combined entity. Aditya Birla Group 26% and IDEA's minority shareholder 29.9%

#12:09 PM

I am pleased and honoured to be the chairman of new company: Kumar Mangalam Birla after Vodafone India-IDEA merger

#12:05 PM

Safety of people is of prime importance. There will be zero tolerance towards crime: Shrikant Sharma, UP minister: ANI

#11:54 AM

Kumar Mangalam Birla to be Chairman of the merged company, Vodafone to appoint CFO: PTI

#11:53 AM

Vodafone, Idea to have equal stakes in the merged entity over a period of time: chiefs of both companies: PTI

#11:52 AM

BJP's  Yumnam Khemchand Singh elected Speaker of Manipur assembly: ANI

#11:49 AM

Need stringent laws against people who assault doctors. No doctor causes harm to patient deliberately: Dr Vikas Mahatme, MP in Rajya Sabha: ANI

#11:30 AM

Yogi Adityanath will care for all sections of people & prove critics wrong. Will become one of the most successful CMs: Venkaiah Naidu: ANI

#11:12 AM

Uphaar cinema fire case: SC refuses to give more time to Gopal Ansal to surrender. He will have to undergo rest of the jail term: ANI

#10:58 AM

Delhi: The two Sufi clerics who had gone missing in Pakistan, return to India: ANI

Also Read: Nizamuddin Dargah head priest, nephew who went missing in Pakistan return to Delhi

#10:56 AM

Mohali (Punjab): Woman allegedly kills husband, dumps body in the car and absconds. Police investigation underway: ANI

#10:55 AM

GST supporting legislations to be introduced as money bill in #Parliament this week: PTI

#10:54 AM

Union Cabinet approves GST supplementary (IGST,UTGST,CGST) and compensation bills: ANI

#10:34 AM

Why has the bill not been passed yet? Why has it not become a law? We want to bring attention back to Women's Reservation Bill: Kanimozhi: ANI

#10:25 AM

The two Sufi clerics who will return from Pakistan and their families to meet EAM Sushma Swaraj on Monday: ANI

Also Read: Two missing Indian clerics are safe, will be back in Delhi soon, says Sushma Swaraj

Missing Indian clerics traced in Karachi, to return India on Monday

No clue on missing Indian clerics so far but Pakistan proactively pursuing the case: Nafees Zakaria

#10:13 AM

Lucknow: UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet senior officials of state ministries on Monday. He will also be meeting Governor at 5 pm: ANI

#10:12 AM

Tamil Nadu: Raids underway at Chennai port by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence to check counterfeit currency smuggling: ANI

#10:11 AM

Union Cabinet meeting begins in Parliament Library building: ANI

#9:51 AM

Lucknow: Principal Secretary Navneet Sehgal leaves after meeting CM Yogi Adityanath at VVIP guest house: ANI

#9:42 AM

We are making all emergency arrangements so patients do not suffer: Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital, Mumbai on resident doctors strike: ANI

#9:40 AM

Idea says board approves scheme of amalgamation of Vodafone India and its unit Vodafone Mobile Services with company: Reuters India

#9:39 AM

Lucknow: Home Secretary Debasish Panda and Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar also meet CM Yogi Adityanath: ANI

#9:38 AM

Srinagar (J&K): New technologies introduced by Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture, Science & Technology help give Apiculture a boost: ANI

#9:13 AM

Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi to lead protests on Monday demanding early passage of women's reservation bill: ANI

#9:07 AM

Union Cabinet to discuss the introduction of GST bill on Monday: ANI

#8:45 AM

Bastar (Chattisgarh): Two security officials injured in exchange of fire with Maoists on Sunday: ANI

#8:37 AM

Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in RRC Complex on Gandhi Road in Akola, 10 fire tenders at the spot: ANI

#8:36 AM

Delhi: A man, named Ishwar Sharma committed suicide after jumping in front of a train at Azadpur metro station; train route affected

#8:30 AM

Union Cabinet meeting to be held on Monday at 10 am in Parliament: ANI

#7:51 AM

Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh led BJP Govt to face floor test in Manipur assembly on Monday: ANI

#7:38 AM 

UP: BSP Leader Mohd Shami shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Allahabad: ANI

#7:28 AM

UP: Railway official, his wife and daughter murdered in Auraiya. Police investigation underway: ANI

#7:15 AM

Delhi Metro services to continue as usual on Monday, stations in Gurgaon, Noida & Faridabad will remain open: DMRC 

Also Read: Jat agitation called off: No traffic restriction in Delhi, NCR on Monday; Metro operations to be normal

#7:00 AM

CRPF jawan of CoBRA unit allegedly commits suicide at Sunabeda in Odisha's Koraput district: Police - PTI

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