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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 08 Mar 2017, 11:34:56 PM
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#10:37 PM

Kansas Governor writes to PM Modi, expresses regret at the incident: MEA Spokesperson - ANI

#09:23 PM

All of us should be united & ready to face the onslaught of ISIS. Such tricks are being used by our neighbour: V Naidu on  - ANI

#09:21 PM

Our neighbour is aiding, abetting, training, funding terrorism. India has to be alert: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on  - ANI

#09:05 PM

ŠKODA warranty states that manufacturer is not responsible for any aftermarket fitments to the vehicle:Skoda on Ludhiana incident - ANI

#09:04 PM

The car specifications have been altered by the customer which has led to invalidating the ŠKODA warranty: Skoda statement - ANI

#08:59 PM

Virat Kohli receives the Polly Umrigar award from former Indian cricketer Farokh Engineer - ANI

#08:55 PM

No obstruction in services at booking counters at New Delhi, Old Delhi & Nizamuddin railway stations on March 13  - PTI

#08:54 PM

All booking counters will resume service from 2 PM till 10 PM on March 13  - PTI

#08:53 PM

Majority of booking counters under Northern Region, including in Delhi, to remain closed from 8 AM - 2 PM on March 13  - PTI

#08:53 PM

Sri Lanka & India agree to release fishermen held in each other's custody after a high-level discussion post killing of an Indian fisherman - PTI

#08:49 PM

J&K: Divisional Administration issued an avalanche warning for next 24-hours for avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley and Kargil district - ANI

#08:36 PM

Government makes Aadhaar must for availing crop insurance policies from kharif sowing season onwards. - PTI

#08:30 PM

We have more than 10 crore small or Jan Dhan accounts.To manage this huge number, there is a cost:SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya - ANI

#08:16 PM

ICC says it will not be taking any action against Virat Kohli and Steve Smith

#07:07 PM

Even when husband and wife go for shopping, man spends money as he chooses, but wife spends what the husband allows her: JS Khehar, CJI - ANI

#07:05 PM

Birth of a son is celebrated in the family, but birth of a daughter is not seen as jubilant JS Khehar, CJI - ANI

#06:55 PM

1700gm gold worth ₹49 lakh seized in 3cases at Delhi Airport;in one case gold recovered frm passenger's sandals&from one's rectum in another - ANI

#06:44 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback writes to PM Narendra Modi, expresses profound regret at terrible act of violence agnst #Indians. - PTI

#06:38 PM

Imphal: Blast near Kasturi Bridge in Imphal Bazar at 6.15pm; 8 injured out of which 2 are critical -ANI

#06:32 PM

Shiv Sena's Hemangi Worlikar elected BMC Deputy Mayor with 166 votes. - ANI

#06:18 PM

UK budget sharply hikes 2017 economic growth forecast - AFP

#06:14 PM

Three terror suspects arrested from Pipariya (MP) yesterday have been sent to Police remand till 23 March by local court. - ANI

#06:06 PM

NGT warns officials appearing in matters related to river Ganga cleaning of strict consequences if they try to pass the buck on others - ANI

#06:03 PM 

Gujarat: Minor disruption at Swachh Shakti 2017 in Gandhinagar as a woman sarpanch from UP who tried to meet PM Modi was stopped by security

#06:00 PM

Indian Coast Guard apprehends 10 Sri Lankan fishermen & 2 boats, 50 miles South East of Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu) - ANI

#05:45 PM

45 grams gold and foreign currency also recovered: Daljit Chaudhary, ADG on Lucknow Terror Operation - ANI Read More

#05:35 PM

8 pistols, more than 600 cartridges, bomb making instruments, pellets, timers, wires etc recovered: Daljit Chaudhary, ADG on Lucknow Terror Operation - ANI

#05:30 PM

Voting for seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh elections ends - ANI

#05:20 PM

Hyderabad : CBI arrests a Superintendent of Central Excise from Basheerbagh, & a private person in alleged bribery case of Rs.4 lakh. - ANI

#05:18 PM

PM Narendra Modi announces scheme for giving loans up to Rs 1 crore to small & marginal fishermen for buying modern boats. - PTI

#04:58 PM

hands Faisal Awan & Ahsan Khursheed over to Jammu-based army corps to facilitate handing over to Pakistan: NIA spokesperson. - PTI

#04:53 PM

Congress protests in Raipur, Chattisgarh demanding shutting down of liquor shops on state highways. - ANI

#04:52 PM

4 killed in gunbattle with security forces in jungles of district of Bihar. - PTI

#04:48 PM

Around 56 pc voting till 4 PM in last phase of . - PTI

For more details read:  Assembly elections 2017 Live: Final phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Manipur begins

#04:38 PM

Ajmer blast case: Swami Aseemanand acquitted, three people found guilty - ANI

#04:31 PM

Requested ICC to take cognizance of fact that Steve Smith in his press conference admitted to ‘brain fade’ at that moment:BCCI - ANI

#04:30 PM

Kohli’s action was supported by Umpire Nigel Llong who rushed to dissuade Steve Smith from taking recourse to inappropriate assistance: BCCI - ANI

#04:29 PM

Mr. Virat Kohli is a mature and seasoned cricketer and his conduct on the field has been exemplary: BCCI - ANI

#04:28 PM

After due deliberation and seeing the video replays, we steadfastly stand with the Indian Cricket Team and Captain Virat Kohli: BCCI - ANI

#04:19 PM

Delhi Police files forensic report in case of RK Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment. Next date of hearing is 14 July. - ANI

#04:15 PM

'Germany must decide if Turkey is a friend or not': Cavusoglu - AFP

#04:15 PM

INLD leader Ajay Chautala's DA matter: Decision on transfer of case to another judge deferred till 15 March by a Delhi court. - ANI

#04:02 PM

Jammu & Kashmir: Heavy rainfall, hailstorms hits Udhampur - ANI

#03:54 PM

Gandhiji also said cleanliness is more important than political freedom. You can imagine the commitment he had towards cleanliness: PM - ANI

#03:53 PM

2019 we will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He always said India lives in the villages: PM Modi - ANI

#03:52 PM

Faisal Awan & Ahsan Khursheed, arrested by NIA for terror attack at Uri Brigade Hqrs on Sep 18,2016 have been released, as NIA found no evidence - ANI

#03:44 PM

ShivSena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected as Mayor of Mumbai

#03:38 PM

PM Narendra Modi gives away Swachh Shakti 2017 awards at a conclave of women Sarpanchs in Gandhinagar, Gujarat - ANI

#02:44 PM

Killing of Indian fisherman by SL Navy a grave human rights violation; strong feeling Centre nt forthcoming to protect them: Stalin to EAM - ANI

#02:25 PM

South Korea's highest court says it will rule on impeached president's fate on Friday. - ANI

#01:54 PM

Gaya(Bihar): Security forces eliminated four Naxals and recovered four weapons in Baskatwa area. - ANI

#01:34 PM

Reject any commentary tht suggests our integrity was brought into disrepute or systemic unfair tactics are used:J Sutherland,CEO,Cricket Aus - ANI

#01:24 PM

Voter turnout of 67% recorded till 1 pm in second & final phase of voting in

#01:20 PM

Interior Ministry spokesman says fighting still on b/w security forces & attackers at hospital in Kabul, reports TOLO news - ANI

#01:17 PM

Finance Ministry to move Cabinet for approval of GST Laws (CGST, IGST & SGST) on 22 March: Finance Ministry Sources - ANI

#01:14 PM

Paraphernalia shows terrorists' links with ISIS,they sent a photo to handler via social media;came frm Lucnkow-MP CM  - ANI

#01:13 PM

Timer was used; terrorists nabbed;congratulate officials,was possible due to coordination of Police & ATS-MP CM on Bhopal-Ujjain train blast - ANI

#01:09 PM

Australia's all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ruled out of the remaining tour of India due to recurrence of a shoulder injury. - ANI

#01:03 PM

Delhi government presents Rs 48,000 crore for 2017-18 - PTI

#01:02 PM

Clean India mission has become mass movement, over 100 districts across the country have become open defecation free (ODF): PM Narendra modi - PTI

#12:58 PM

Uttar Pradesh: 2 officials of National Investigation Agency (NIA) reach site - ANI

#12:58 PM

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ruled out of the remaining two Tests against India due to a shoulder injury - PTI

#12:58 PM

James Sutherland, Chief Executive of termed allegations against as "outrageous". - ANI

#12:57 PM

MNS corporators are absent during Mumbai Mayor's election in BMC house - ANI

#12:56 PM

Govt makes mandatory for poor women to get free cooking gas () connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana . - PTI

#12:46 PM

Maharashtra ACB will now investigate Bhosari land scam complaint against BJP leader Eknath Khadse. - ANI

#12:45 PM

BJP corporators extend support to Shiv Sena's BMC Mayor Candidate Vishwanath Mahadeshwar - ANI

#12:36 PM

J&K: During checking at Srinagar's Bemina bypass crossing last night, Police busted Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit & arrested 3; arms&ammo seized - ANI

#12:29 PM

Pune's Bundgarden Police tells complainant Hemant Gavande,no cognisable offence can b made against Ekanath Khadse&othrs in alleged land scam - ANI

#12:22 PM

Further hearing on 11 Apr. Anand Chauhan has also moved several miscellaneous applications on which a reply has been sought from Tihar Jail. - ANI

#12:21 PM

HP CM Virbhadra Singh's DA case: Delhi Court completes scrutiny of documents related to CM's LIC agent Anand Chauhan's money laundering case- ANI

#12:08 PM

Doctors say 2 were killed & 15 injured in attack on Kabul's Sardar M.Daud Khan Hospital, reports TOLO News -ANI

#11:58 AM

Voter turnout of 22.84% recorded till 11 am in 7th phase of polling - ANI

For more details read:  Live Updates | UP polls 2017, Phase 7: BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi casts his vote, 22.84 per cent polling till 11 AM

#11:52 AM-ANI

India’s Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have become first pair of spinners to jointly top in ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers. - ANI

#11:06 AM

5 suicide bombers targeted army hospital in Kabul. One bomber detonated his explosive at main entrance gate, reports TOLOnews - ANI

#11:02 AM

Forest fire that broke out on 5th March in Sikkim's Reythang continues to rage; it has now spread to Rabdentse forest.- ANI 

#10:58 AM

No relief to Gopal Ansal in Uphaar fire tragedy case from SC, he had sought more time to surrender- ANI 

#10:49 AM

Uttarakhand: IT department raids house of Udham Singh Nagar's Deputy Collector, DP Singh in Rudrapur.- ANI 

#10:41 AM

Panneerselvam and supporters stage a hunger strike at Chennai's Rajarathinam Stadium, demanding CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death- ANI 

#10:38 AM

Jammu Srinagar National Highway closed due to fresh snowfall at Jawahar Tunnel- ANI 

#10:31 AM

Explosion and gunfire reported in Kabul, reports Media- ANI 

#10:27 AM

NIA team reaches Bhopal for investigating Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion that took place yesterday.- ANI 

#10:22 AM

More than 100 crude bombs recovered from a house in West Bengal's Malda, yesterday. - ANI 

#10:17 AM

Higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh receive snowfall; visuals from Kufri - ANI

#10:03 AM

10.43% voting recorded till 9 am in the 7th phase of UP elections 2017 - ANI

#9:53 AM

West Bengal: One killed, two injured in a mysterious bomb blast last night in Malda's Paharpur village near NH 81, investigation underway - ANI

#9:49 AM

PM Narendra Modi visits Somnath Temple in Gujarat, offers prayers - ANI

#9:48 AM

PM Narendra Modi offered tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue in Somnath, Gujarat. - ANI

#9:46 AM

Apna Dal leader & Union Minister Anupriya Patel casts her vote at polling booth no. 335 of Mirzapur, says "we will win all 40 seats". - ANI

#9:31 AM

8 pistols,650 rounds of ammo,50 fired rounds,explosives materials,gold,cash, passports&SIM cards recovered.Tracking 2 more perons: IG ATS UP - ANI

#9:14 AM

: Three persons have been apprehended from Kanpur and nearby area: DGP UP Javeed Ahmad 

For more details read:  Live updates | Lucknow terror encounter ends as suspected ISIS terrorist Saifullah killed by UP ATS in Thakurganj, pics of his room released

#9:06 AM

Delhi police arrests businessman Savneet Singh in Paschim Vihar Mercedes hit and run case, that claimed life of a 17- year old boy. - ANI

#8:45 AM

ISIS Khorasan module terrorist gunned down in Thakurganj operation that lasted for nearly 10 hrs - ANI

#8:15 AM

Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Somnath Temple today, will also address a public meeting near Triveni Sangam.

#7:07 AM

Okram I Singh casts vote at polling booth 35/41 at Athokpam Makha Leikai PO in Thoubal, PRJA's Irom Sharmila also contesting from this seat- ANI

#7:00 AM

Final phase polling begins for assembly elections in UP & Manipur covering 40 & 22 constituencies respectively. - ANI

#7:00 AM

Final phase polling begins for assembly elections in Manipur covering 22 constituencies, CM Okram Ibobi Singh casts his vote - ANI

#6:45 AM

Lucknow: Thakurganj operation ends, ISIS Khorasan module terrorist gunned down - ANI

#6:37 AM

Final phase polling to conclude assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur covering 40 and 22 constituencies respectively. - ANI

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First Published : 08 Mar 2017, 07:38:00 AM