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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 08 Mar 2017, 12:06:26 AM
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#10:57 PM

Chabahar will no doubt help Afghan, Central Asia, Iran & India & we don't mind at Pak & China using Chabahar, its better they use it: Hossein S - ANI

#10:56 PM

The relations between India & Iran are not against everyone, they are for everyone: Hossein Sheikholeslam, Advisor to Iranian Foreign Min: ANI

#10:18 PM

Op still on. We thought initially that there is one youth inside,but there are two. Trying to arrest them: ADG

#10:13 PM

Olympics: Patrick Baumann replaces Frankie Fredericks as IOC 2024 Games chief: AFP

#9:45 PM

Complaint received by Delhi Police of a hit-and-run case near Moti Bagh Chowk by a Mercedes this evening, injured was rushed to hospital: ANI

#9:30 PM

US hits China's ZTE with $1.2 billion in fines for violating Iran, North Korea export controls: AFP

#9:29 PM

8 injured, no casualty. Till date 40 incidents including events of sabotage reported in 2017 as compared to 45 incidents in 2016: Anil Saxena

#9:20 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks to DGP UP Javeed Ahmed and takes stock the ongoing operation in Lucknow

#8:58 PM

Ceasefire announced in Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Russia: AFP

#8:57 PM

Europe has launched a 4th satellite for its Copernicus project to track changes in forest cover and air pollution: AFP

#8:56 PM

ATC officials caught an IndiGo pilot for a false announcement of flight delay on March 3 in Chennai. Flight was delayed for 3 minutes: ANI

#8:45  PM

2 terror suspects held in Kanpur, one in Etawah: ADG Daljit Chaudhary

#8:43 PM

Maharashtra assembly unanimously passes a bill for Bal Thackeray Memorial in Dadar: ANI

#8:42 PM

Ahmedabad: PM Modi addresses supporters near Ahmedabad airport: ANI

#8:40 PM

India is victim of terrorism emanating from #Pakistan, Indian forces never indulge in unprovoked firing: Union minister #KirenRijiju: PTI

# 8:31 PM

Army Jawan uploads video criticising Sahayak or buddy system and 'poor amenities' including food, which he said is only to keep them alive

#7:59 PM

Maharashtra: 3 wagons of goods train derailed at Saphale on Up line.Restoration work on,to be completed in 3-4 hrs: Western railway PRO: ANI

#7:40 PM

Delhi: MoS I&B, Rajyavardhan Rathore met a delegation of UNESCO, discussed issues of mutual interest: ANI

#7:26 PM

A restrained Op managed by senior officers.Need few more hours to finish the Op.Want to investigate the suspect in detail: ADG

#7:24 PM

When our boys are killed in US then why does PM Modi remain silent? Because PM Modi does politicis of deceit: Rahul Gandhi: ANI

#7:01 PM

More than 8,000 documents were released on Tuesday as part of ‘Vault 7’, a series of leaks on the agency Wiki Leaks

#7:00 PM

Wiki Leaks has published what it claims is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the CIA

#6:54 PM

Safety and security of Indian fishermen is of serious concern,matter raised with Sri Lankan Govt & they assured us of thorough probe:MEA: ANI

#6:53 PM

As per existing understanding between Sri Lanka and India, firing on Indian fishermen is totally unacceptable: Gopal Baglay,MEA: ANI

Also Read: Fisherman's killing: India raises issue with Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe

#6:51 PM

Shared info with central agencies,encounter going on in UP. This ws major terror attack,motive under investigation- B Singh,Home Min,MP: ANI

#6:50 PM

Matter taken up at high levels with Sri Lankan govt through our High commission in Colombo: Gopal Baglay, MEA on killing of Indian fisherman

#6:48 PM

German court rejects Syrian refugee's "fake news" case against Facebook: AFP

#6:47 PM

Singer George Michael died of natural causes: coroner: AFP

#6:45 PM

Sagarmala project to see Rs 8-lakh crore investment, usher in port-led development in country: PM Modi

#6:42 PM

8 highways in Gujarat totalling 1,200 km will be converted into National #Highways at an investment of Rs 12,000 cr: PM Modi: PTI

#6:41 PM

The suspect is firing intermittently, but we have stopped firing: IG ATS Lucknow

#6:41 PM

Police is doing their work well, they are on alert: Hansraj Ahir, MoS Home on terrorists' involvement in Bhopal-Ujjain train explosion: ANI

#6:40 PM

In order to arrest him alive, we used chilli bombs but he has not come out yet. He is firing intermittently: IG #ATS

#6:39 PM

DMK is not justifying the crime; requesting based on the TN State Assembly & Cabinet resolution: MK Stalin, DMK leader: ANI

#6:39 PM

The suspect has weapons, ammunition but he is alone , no hostage and nobody else present there: IG ATS Lucknow

#6:38 PM

The moment we knocked door, the suspect locked room and then we heard a sound of cocking of pistol: IG ATS #Lucknow

# 6:37 PM

Had received information about a suspect present in Thakurganj involved in terror case, we conducted raids:IG #ATS

#6:35 PM

Request Central govt to consider & release 7 convicts who hv completed mr than 25 yrs in jail in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case:MK Stalin:ANI

#6:26 PM

Suspect holed up by security forces in Lucknow's Thakurganj area, nearly 20 rounds fired, ambulance called in

#6:11 PM

We thought of this bus port because the benefits of good infrastructure have to reach the poorest of the poor: PM Modi in Bharuch: ANI

#6:10 PM

NIA issues notice to Zakir Naik, asking him to join investigation at NIA headquarters, New Delhi, on 14th March: ANI

#6:08 PM

The development journey of the nation is getting new strength through these projects: PM Modi in Bharuch,Gujarat: ANI

#6:07 PM

Bharuch: PM Modi to dedicate a four-lane extradosed bridge over the Narmada at Bharuch on NH-8 and Petrochemicals Complex of OPAL: ANI

#6:01 PM

It was a IED blast, 3 arrested from Pipariya: Makrand Devaskar, IG Law & order, MP

#5:59 PM

UP police was tipped off by central intelligence agencies, one arrest made in Kanpur: ADG

# 5:54 PM

MP's IG Law & order Makrand Devaskar confirms Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion that took place today was terrorist attack: ANI

Also Read: Video | Blast in 59320 Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train near Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh, 9 injured; compensation announced | See pics inside

#5:47 PM

The name of suspected terrorist arrested from Kanpur is Faizan

#5:44 PM

Terror suspect linked to Ujjain train blast holed up in building in Lucknow, UP ATS operation on: Daljit Chaudhary

#5:34 PM

Court to pass the order on Yasin Bhatkal's application on 25 March: ANI

#5:32 PM

Ludhiana:Car owner in unique protest agnst Skoda for nt being able to provide adequate repair services,pulls car with help of donkeys:ANI

#5:20 PM

Delhi court reserves order on Yasin Bhatkal’s plea seeking direction to superintendent of Tihar jail not to keep him in solitary confinement

#5:19 PM

Hope to arrest him soon, will interrogate thereafter: Daljit Chaudhary on suspect present in Thakurganj building

#5:15 PM

We are suspecting presence of only one suspect inside the building, input came from outside state: Daljit Chaudhary

#5:14 PM

The suspect inside the building is possibly from Lucknow, we suspect that he has weapons: Daljit Chaudhary

#5:13 PM

One suspect arrested frm Kanpur, 2nd one is inside a building in Thakurganj. He hs not come out yet:Daljit Chaudhary

#5:12 PM

Had received inputs abt presence of some suspects in Kanpur &Lucknow, our senior officials searched: ADG (Law & Order) Daljit Chaudhary

#5:07 PM

Suspected terrorist in Lucknow encounter has been identified as Saifullah

#4:59 PM

Pakistan returns them as and when caught by them. Last year they had returned 20 Chinese. These will be dealt as per law: Dr Ma Xiangwu: ANI

#4:59 PM

There are about 320 Chinese in #Pakistanterroristcamps: Dr Ma Xiangwu, Functionary, Communist Party of China, Peoples Republic of China: ANI

#4:53 PM

Fear that noteban will wipe out growth has been proved wrong by latest GDP figures which indicate India is on path of development: PM Modi:PTI

#4:52 PM

No Oppn party raised inflation issue during campaigning in 5 states; this means govt hs been successful in controlling it: PM Narendra Modi:PTI

#4:44 PM

No victims in French Alps avalanche: ski resort: AFP

#4:43 PM

I have sought legal opinion and once it is available, I will take legal step in this regard: Girish Chandra Tripathi: ANI

#4:41 PM

Had I not been Vice Chancellor of BHU,they would nt hv targeted me: Girish Chandra Tripathi on reports of hispresence at Modi's roadshow:ANI

#4:34 PM

Shots fired by suspected terrorist at security forces in Thakurganj area of Lucknow, operation still underway

Also Read: UP ATS holes up suspected terrorist in Lucknow; encounter underway in Thakurganj area

#4:33 PM

We intercepted d truck on specific info; have educated ppl abt such incidents&asked them to inform police:Zubair A Khan, SSP, J&K Police: ANI

#4:32 PM

Olympics: Frankie Fredericks quits as head of IOC 2024 Games commission amid corruption probe: AFP

#4:30 PM

Mumbai: The passenger had concealed the #goldbars by sticking it on his foot soles, six gold bars on each foot. Case has been booked: ANI

#4:29 PM

We observed that, told match referee also & umpires that they have been doing this for last three days & this has to stop: Virat Kohli: ANI

#4:29 PM

AIU officers intercept passenger on arrival from Singapore, at Mumbai airport with 12 gold bars of 100 gramseach valued at Rs.36,45,600: ANI

#4:27 PM

Police recovers large amount of banned drugs from a truck in Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir: ANI

#4:23 PM

Five suspects detained in a joint operation by Madhya Pradesh police and state ATS from Hoshangabad. More details awaited: ANI

#4:21 PM

Encounter underway between suspected militant and ATS in Lucknow

#4:17 PM

The match was very emotional for us and is by far the sweetest victory for the team: Virat Kohli

Also Read: India vs Australia Bengaluru Test: Ashwin's 25th 5-wicket haul spins India to 75-run win in 2nd Test, series level

# 4:09 PM

Govt will provide full support, police will take action, it will be before u in few days: UP CM on Gayatri Prajapati case: ANI

#4:08 PM

Strong feelings of GOI abt d unprovoked firing & non-adherence to earlier agreements on issue shld be conveyed in no uncertain terms:TN CM:ANI

Also Read: Sri Lankan Navy opens fire on group of 6 Indian fishermen for crossing IMBL,1 killed

#3:58 PM

Avalanche hits French ski slope, engulfing many skiers: police - AFP

#3:57 PM

I request SL Commissioner to India be summoned forthwith: TN CM E Palanisamy writes to PM Modi on killing of Indian fisherman by SL Navy:ANI

#3:55 PM

ED questions Zakir Naik's sister Nailah Noorani in connection with a money laundering case: PTI

#3:54 PM

CBI registers case against DGM,AGM of Union Bank of India&3 proprietor/Directors of Pvt firms&others for alleged violation of RBI guidelines

#3:53 PM

You have started giving fodder to cows that is great, but it should always get fodder. We keep cows at home: UP CM

Also Read: UP elections 2017: Samajwadi Party will emerge victorious, says Akhilesh Yadav

#3:49 PM

Sensex drops 48.63 points to end at 28,999.56; #Nifty falls 16.55 points to 8,946.90: PTI

#3:45 PM

SC asks Azam Khan to appear before Allahabad High Court to respond to bailable warrant issued against him in Engineers appointment case: ANI

#3:44 PM

Life imprisonment for 5 accused, including DU professor GN Saibaba. Vijay Tirke given 10 yrs imprisonment: ANI

#3:15 PM

ED officials question Nailah Noorani, sister of Zakir Naik in connection with money laundering case against Naik- ANI 

#3:01 PM

Hungary parliament approves detention of all asylum-seekers- AFP

#2:47 PM

China says will take measures against US missile system deployed in S. Korea, says US and Seoul will bear consequences.- AP 

#2:39 PM

China says will take measures against US missile system deployed in South Korea, says US and Seoul will bear consequences: AP

#2:26 PM

The Sri Lankan Navy has promised a full and thorough investigation: MEA on Indian fisherman shot dead by Sri Lankan Navy.

#2:24 PM

Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion:  ADG (intelligence) calls meeting. IG (intelligence), AIG (Law and Order) present in the meeting

#2:21 PM

PM Modi arrives in Surat, Gujarat for a two-day state visit.

#2:13 PM

Ind VsAus Second Test Day 4: Australia are 101 for 6 at tea. Need 87 more runs to win.


It is an unfortunate incident. This case has to be viewed very seriously: KC Rosakkutty, Chairperson, Kerala Women Commission

#1:49 PM

Maharashtra: DU professor GN Saibaba and 5 others convicted by Gadchiroli court under UAPA act- ANI 

#1:43 PM

We are investigating the reason of the blast; RPF and forensic experts on the spot: Anil Saxena, PRO, Indian Railways on train explosion- ANI 

#1:42 PM

We don't condone race-based abuse in any form: Suzannah Jessep, Acting New Zealand High Commissioner on Indian racially abused in NZ- ANI 

#1:30 PM

Delhi HC disposes off plea seeking action against cops for allegedly manhandling students & journalists in the Ramjas row - ANI 

#1:20 PM

Madhya Pradesh Govt announces Rs 25,000 compensation to injured and Rs 50,000 to critically injured persons in the passenger train explosion- ANI 

For more details and updates: CLICK HERE

#12:53 PM

Popular Bengali folk music singer Kalikaprasad Bhattacharya dies in a road accident at Palsit in West Bengal's Burdwan district.- PTI 

#12:49 PM

Most political parties in India are dominated by particular families and the aspiring India does not like that: Karti Chidambaram- ANI 

#12:41 PM

Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana workers throw onions, toor dal outside Maharashtra Assembly in protest alleging government apathy- ANI 

#12:40 PM

Contractual employees of the National Health Mission (NHM) protest in Srinagar,demanding to be made permanent,police use water canons- ANI 

#12:39 PM

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand): 600 Army jawans from India & Nepal participate in a 14 day joint war exercise; exercise to conclude on 20 March- ANI 

#12:36 PM

Hundreds of stage demonstration at Thangachimadam in Rameswaram to protest killing of an Indian fisherman by - ANI 

#12:24 PM

agrees to hear Azam Khan's plea today- PTI 

#12:23 PM

UP minister moves SC against bailable warrant issued against him by in a case related to state Jal Nigam.- PTI

#12:21 PM

Doctor who conducted foeticides at his hospital in  distt in Maharashtra arrested from Karnataka late last night: Police - PTI 

#12:10 PM

Panama papers leak case: Supreme Court fixed the next date of hearing as April 18- ANI 

#12:02 PM

Iraq says forces retake government HQ, bridgehead in Mosul- AFP 

#11:54 AM

CM Akhilesh Yadav to address the media in Lucknow at 2 pm today- ANI 

#11:49 AM

It is unfortunate that some people link 'Adhyatma' with religion. They are very different: PM Modi- ANI 

#11:46 AM

#11:42 AM

Panama papers leak case: SC asks Centre to file the 6 reports of various agencies in a sealed cover in four weeks- ANI 

#11:40 AM

PM Modi releases special commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math in Delhi- ANI 

#11:36 AM

USA issues travel warning to its citizens visiting South Asian countries - ANI 

#11:30 AM

Second test Day 4: India all out for 274, Australia need 188 runs to win - ANI

For more details and live updates click here 

#11:26 AM

Govt deeply concerned at the killing of an Indian fisherman. High Commissioner to Sri Lanka has taken up matter with Sri Lankan PM: Sources- ANI 

#11:22 AM

Capital sells stake to group for Rs 275 crore: Sources

#11:20 AM

#11:16 AM

TN Govt announces Rs 5 lakhs for the dead and 1 lakh for the fisherman injured in shooting by Srilankan Navy- ANI 

#10:51 AM

Finance Bill this year would be passed before 31st March, 2017 by Parliament: FM Arun Jaitley- ANI 

#10:45 AM

#10:34 AM

U.S. begins deploying THAAD anti-missile defence system in South Korea- ANI 

#10:28 AM

Malaysian prime minister says North Korea 'effectively holding our citizens hostage' by barring them from leaving.- AP

#10:27 AM

Case filed against Zila Panchayat officer for allegedly seeking sexual favours from head of a Self Help Group.Accused absconding- ANI 

#10:22 AM

#10:16 AM

says Indian to grow by 7.1 per cent in current fiscal, 7.7 percent in 2017-18.- PTI 

#10:14 AM

Malaysian official says country preventing N. Korean diplomats from leaving because Pyongyang "manipulated" murder case- AP 

#10:15 AM

High time Central Govt reacts strongly to this problem,can't be a mute spectator:MK Stalin on Indian fisherman shot dead by Srilankan Navy- ANI 

#10:12 AM

Malaysia says North Korean Embassy staff barred from leaving country, after Pyongyang blocked Malaysians.- AP 

#9:59 AM

Should be responsibility of a state to ensure its territory is not used for terror activities: MA Durrani,Ex Pakistan NSA- ANI 

#9:44 AM

Mumbai: Congress MLA Varsha Gaikwad registered a case against unknown persons after she received lewd messages on her mobile phone- ANI 

#9:37 AM

Uttarakhand: Indo-Nepal joint Military exercise 'Surya Kiran-X' begins today- ANI 

#9:30 AM

Congress to bring adjournment motion in Maharashtra Assembly today on farmers loan waiver and other issues related to farmers- ANI 

#9:20 AM

Malaysia's deputy prime minister says North Koreans are barred from leaving country, after Pyongyang (North Korea) blocked Malaysians: AP

#8:57 AM

Kerala: Six minors from an orphanage in Wayanad allegedly molested. Police have detained five people and registered case- ANI 

#8:40 AM

Chetan Cheeta (injured, Bandipora encounter)remains critical but stable;No fever present, broad spectrum antibiotics given:Medical Bulletin.- ANI 

#8:16 AM

Pyongyang bans Malaysians from leaving North Korea: KCNA- AFP 

#8:13 AM

In India we have an ambitious plan to use LNG as a transportation fuel, very soon we are going to notify:Dharmendra Pradhan in Houston(USA)- ANI 

#8:01 AM

British backpacker held captive in the Australian outback for weeks, subjected to beatings, rape, police say- AP 

#7:56 AM

UP STF has arrested 2 more people in Gayatri Prajapati case from Noida: ADG Daljit Chaudhary - ANI 

#7:37 AM

US deploys anti-ballistic missile defense system to S. Korea: US military- AFP 

#7:33 AM

Day after North Korea missile tests, US military begins moving equipment for missile defense system to ally South Korea - AP

#7:18 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to today release a special commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math- ANI 

#6:19 AM

North Korea missile launch was training exercise for strike on US bases in Japan: KCNA - AFP 

#5:37 AM

Appeals court clears the way for New Orleans to remove Confederate-era monuments- AP 

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