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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 24 May 2017, 11:02:15 PM
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#10:37 PM

Amit Shah spoke of Centre giving additional Rs 20,000 Cr annually to State, I challenge him to show even Rs 200 being given: Telangana CM - ANI

#10:31 PM

PM Narendra Modi spoke to UK PM Theresa May and expressed solidarity with UK after the terror attack in #Manchester - ANI

#10:13 PM

NATO to join anti-IS coalition: diplomatic source - AFP

#10:11 PM

Alert sounded in border belt of #Kathua district of J-K after reports about sighting of 3 armed men moving in suspicious manner: Police. - PTI

#10:08 PM

#ThounaojamLoyangambaMeitei, a part-time daily wage-earner, comes 4th in #Manipur class XII examinations. - PTI

#10:06 PM

Death toll due to #diarrhoea outbreak in 6 villages in Mathura mounts to 14: official. - PTI

#10:05 PM

Fifth man arrested in #ManchesterArenaAttack probe, reports AFP quoting police - ANI

#10:01 PM

#AAP asks #ElectionCommission to reconsider terms set for next week's #EVM challenge. - PTI

#9:59 PM

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath appeals people of Uttar Pradesh to not to pay heed to inflammatory speeches. - ANI

#9:57 PM

#AssociatedJournals announces its plan to resume publication of its #Urdu newspaper #QaumiAwaz along with its digital version. - PTI

#9:57 PM

Uncertainty over class XII results, #CBSE likely to challenge #DelhiHC order on moderation policy. - PTI

#9:54 PM

Many east-bound trains, including #PoorabiaExpress, #SatyagrahaExpress & #SadbhavnaExpress, will be shifted to Anand Vihar railway station. - PTI

#9:49 PM

J&K CM @MehboobaMufti meets Guv #NNVohra, discusses law & order, shelling along the #LoC, infiltration attempts by militants & other issues. - PTI

#9:47 PM

Govt approves signing of a pact between the health ministries of #Spain and #India on cooperation in the field of #organtransplant services. - PTI

#9:42 PM

Jakarta blast is suspected suicide bombing, 1 policeman dead: police - AFP

#9:38 PM

#American national arrested for allegedly carrying 5 live cartridges of 38 bore caliber at #Amritsar airport. - PTI

#9:35 PM

Union minister @MVenkaiahNaidu launches a scheme to make villages in #Rajasthan open defecation free. - PTI

#9:33 PM

Over 30% #Indians suffer from various kinds of #thyroid disorders, which most often causes weight gain, hormonal imbalances: Survey. - PTI

#9:29 PM

Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal to launch farmer outreach programme tomorrow by holding meetings on #LPP that was recently notified by #AAP govt. - PTI

#9:28 PM

#InternationalYogaDay event in Lucknow on June 21 is likely to witness participation of #Muslims in the presence of PM @narendramodi. - PTI

#9:26 PM

#Centre will hold a run on May 26, exclusively for youth residing in slums in Delhi; #MaryKom to flag off. - PTI

#9:22 PM

Cut-offs for admission to postgraduate medical courses through #NEET 2017 will be reduced by 7.5 percentile points, says the health ministry - PTI

#9:19 PM

PM @narendramodi reviews handling of grievances related to #postalservices. - PTI

#9:17 PM

#Army officers are free to take decisions in a "war-like" zone, says Defence Minister @arunjaitley, referring to situation in #J&K. - PTI

#9:17 PM

Mumbai: Indian cricket team leaves for United Kingdom ahead of #ChampionsTrophy2017 - ANI

#9:08 PM

Government approves setting up of an #AIIMS in Kamrup in #Assam which will offer super-speciality healthcare to people in the region. - ANI

#9:08 PM

Requested that exemption should be given from NEET to both govt & private medical colleges: TN CM E Palaniswami after meeting PM Modi - ANI

#8:54 PM

Five police killed in second Kenya roadside bomb, says governor - AFP

#8:51 PM

Two blasts at transport terminal in Indonesian capital: police - AFP

#8:49 PM

Explosion in Indonesia's east Jakarta near bus station reports Reuters quoting police - ANI

#8:43 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Saharanpur Divisional Commissioner & DIG sacked, K S Emmanuel becomes new DIG - ANI

#8:48 PM

A worker of the ruling #PDP in J&K shot at by militants in #Srinagar: Police. - PTI

#8:43 PM

Death #toll in #Uttarkashi bus #accident rises to 24 after three more bodies recovered today. #Uttarakhand. - PTI

#8:30 PM

Man carrying knife arrested near #BuckinghamPalace in London as Britain raises its terror threat level to "critical" after #Manchesterattack - PTI

#8:28 PM

Pakistani parliamentary panel on national security expresses dissatisfaction over government's response on #KulbhushanJadhav's case at #ICJ. - PTI

#8:18 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Germany, Spain, Russia and France from 29th May to 3rd June 2017. - ANI

#7:57 PM

J&K: Terrorists hurl grenade on CRPF and SOG camp in Shopian. One civilian injured - ANI

#7:54 PM

#Madras HC directs #MedicalCouncilofIndia, #CBSE & Union health ministry to file counter affidavit on June 7 on the #NEET issue. - PTI

#7:38 PM

350 Indian #fishermen convicted by Pakistani court, to be repatriated. - PTI

#7:36 PM

We are very happy that he saved lives of so many people for the nation. Assam is proud of him: Swarna Gogoi,mother of #Majorgogoi - ANI

#7:32 PM

J&K: 68th “Kargil Yom-e-Fateh” was celebrated to mark liberation of Kargil from Pakistan in 1947. - ANI

#7:30 PM

Ace shuttler @Pvsindhu1 has been selected in BWF Athletes' Commission with 129 votes in her favour. #Badminton.- PTI

#7:13 PM

Delhi: Fire in Connaught Place's 'Garam Dharam' restaurant, three fire tenders at the spot - ANI

#7:12 PM

Military solutions to be provided by military officers,how to handle a situation must be left to them: Arun Jaitley - ANI

#7:08 PM

9 powerlifters and 6 bodybuilders were found dope positive, suspended: National Anti-Doping Agency Director General Navin Agarwal - ANI

#6:47 PM

Delhi Govt has called a one-day session of Delhi Assembly on May 31 - ANI

#6:44 PM

Cabinet has approved policy to give preference to #MakeInIndia in public procurement: Union Minister Arun Jaitley - ANI

#6:37 PM

Union Minister Arun Jaitley briefs media after Cabinet meeting - ANI

#6:32 PM

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt is in India to promote his latest film, the Netflix satire "War Machine". - PTI

#6:32 PM

Madurai bench of Madras HC grants interim stay on release of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination results. - ANI

#6:28 PM

Around 250 people in a remote #Rajasthan village claim getting #Aadhaar cards with identical date of birth, #January1, with different years. - PTI

#6:27 PM

Update on SU-30 missing aircraft search ops:C-130 aircraft with electro-optical payload, ALH&Chetak helicopters tasked for this mission - ANI

#6:23 PM

#Cabinet approves hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18. - PTI

#6:23 PM

#Tibetans look to India with great hope, 17th #Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje said. - PTI

#6:20 PM

16 civilians dead in US-led coalition strikes near Syria's Raqa: monitor - AFP

#6:18 PM

Cabinet approves abolition of Foreign Investment Promotion Board. - PTI

#6:07 PM

#LawCommission suggests #ElectronicTagging of people accused of grave crimes to lower pressure on overcrowded jails, check those evading law - PTI

#6:02 PM

UP: Saharanpur DM NP Singh also sacked over inability to control violence in the wake of clashes between two communities in the area. - ANI

#5:58 PM

Blast is from below the structure which usually happens in case of IED Blasts & not explosion from artillery fire: Army Sources on Pak video - ANI

#5:56 PM

Video from Pak claiming to destroy Indian post is fake as Indian posts hv walls thick enough to withhold fire of Recoiless Gun: Army Sources - ANI

#5:46 PM

#Centre appoints 5 members to #NationalCommissionforMinorities after all its 7 members retired between Sep 2015 & Mar 2017. - PTI

#5:38 PM

Spain's Supreme Court confirms Lionel Messi sentence over tax fraud: Judicial source - ANI

#5:37 PM

Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade after #ManchesterBombing - AFP

#5:34 PM

Report confirmed that substance was Meldonium,athlete suspended: DG NADA on Meldonium found in athlete's room during raid conducted in April - ANI

#5:33 PM

Bhuvneshwar did terrific job for Hyderabad (in IPL), there are lots of good death bowlers in world: Steve Smith in London #ChampionsTrophy - ANI

#5:30 PM

Policeman's wife found dead at their house in #Mumbai's #SantaCruz area, murder case registered: Police. - PTI

#5:28 PM

Frenchman Stephane Cottalorda to be India's first foreign coach for women boxers. - PTI

#5:28 PM

7 people killed in a jeep-truck collision on the Ahmednagar- Aurangabad road in in #Maharashtra's #Dhangarwadi: Police. - PTI

#5:23 PM

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat writes letter of commendation for Major Gogoi - ANI

#5:22 PM

#Maratha community says it'll hold its 'biggest' silent march in #Mumbai on August 9 to press for various demands, including #reservation. - PTI

#5:20 PM

70-year-old man charred to death in #fire at his house in #Bhopal in the wee hours: Police. - ANI

#5:10 PM

Provisional attachment of properties under #benami #law in over 240 cases; their market value is about Rs 600 cr: Income-Tax dept. - PTI

#5:02 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Saharanpur SSP SC Dubey sacked over inability to control violence in the wake of clashes between two communities in the area. - ANI

#4:53 PM

I-T dept summons RJD chief #LaluPrasad's daughter #MisaBharti and her husband in a benami assets probe case. - PTI

#4:49 PM

NIA files first chargesheet in Mysuru Court blast case against 3 accused persons before the NIA special court, Bengaluru. - ANI

#4:38 PM

Shopian: J&K bank's security guard foils attempt of bank loot by throwing chilli powder in eyes of terrorists who tried to snatch his weapon - ANI

#4:22 PM

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has resigned: Nepal Media - ANI

#4:14 PM

Himachal Pradesh: 2 passengers dead& 8 injured after a mini bus overturns in Solan's Darla Moad; injured sent to hospital for treatment. - ANI

#4:10 PM

I would never play for redemption, I only play to keep winning: Virat Kohli - ANI

#4:06 PM

Competitiveness of the tournament is much higher as only top teams are in it: Virat Kohli #ChampionsTrophy2017 - ANi

#4:00 PM

Virat Kohli addressing media in Mumbai ahead of #ChampionsTrophy2017 - ANI

#3:58 PM

Babri Masjid Case: Special CBI Court grants bail to former Shiv Sena MP Satish Pradhan on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 - ANI

#3:58 PM

Delhi: Animal rights activists protest during TN CM's visit, allege that 170 cows were being held captive in Trichy - ANI

#3:42 PM

#Sensex falls 63.61 points to end at 30,301.64; #Nifty down 25.60 points at 9,360.55. - PTI

#3:27 PM

Italian coastguard says 20 migrants have died in latest Mediterranean tragedy - AFP

#3:25 PM

Hyderabad: V Mohan Abhyas,son of a Samosa seller secured All India Rank 6 in JEE Mains examination, tops AP Engineering, Agri & Medical CET - ANI

#3:23 PM

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami writes to PM inviting him to unveil portrait of J Jayalaithaa in TN Legislative assembly in July 2017 - ANI

#3:03 PM

Three men arrested over Manchester attack: police - AFP

#2:59 PM

Shuaib Pottanikkal,accused in Ahmedabad and Kadalundi blast cases arrested on May 22 from Karimnagar airport- ANI

#2:48 PM

Duterte warns he may expand martial law to other parts of Philippines- AFP

#2:43 PM

Islamist militants in south Philippines beheaded local police chief: Duterte- AFP

#2:34 PM

Policemen thrash an SP worker inside a police station in Badaun(UP)- ANI

#2:32 PM

Delhi: Two dead, five injured after a DTC bus crashed into a E-rickshaw and an auto in Azadpur; driver absconding- ANI

#2:26 PM

Complaint with Lokayukta agnst 4 IAS officers over harassment I underwent by senior officers;sought appointment with CM:K Mathai, KAS officer- ANI

#2:03 PM

Jaipur: Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad busted a fake Army recruitment racket; 4 people arrested, Rs 1.79 crore seized- ANI

#1:55 PM

Manchester attacker 'likely' travelled to Syria: French minister- AFP

#1:54 PM

An annual joint Human Assistance&Disaster Relief exercise of Armed Forces,State&Central govt agencies was conducted by Indian Navy at Karwar- ANI

#1:47 PM

Both national parties are worried about my image and the growing public support for me: H D Kumaraswamy on money laundering allegations- ANI

#1:47 PM

Man killed as DTC bus rams into vehicles outside Azadpur metro station.- PTI

#1:40 PM

Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage- AFP

#1:40 PM

India to cooperate,find strategies to strengthen health systems,address TB,Malaria,tropical diseases&AMR: JP Nadda at World Health Assembly- ANI

#1:32 PM

Chhattisgarh: Encounter between Security forces and Maoists underway in Dantewada. One jawan critically injured- ANI

#1:12 PM

India Air Force categorically rejects Pakistan's claims of flying jet fighters over Siachen on the Indian side- ANI

#1:08 PM

Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others: minister- AFP

#1:07 PM

No information on missing Indian fighter jet near Sino India border in Assam, says Chinese foreign ministry.- PTI

#1:05 PM

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre,Delhi govt& Delhi University on plea seeking preference in admission in DU for students with Delhi domicile- ANI

#1:00 PM

A mosque in Kerala is using sign language to help hearing impaired people during Friday prayers.- PTI

#12:55 PM

HP: Bodies of Hav DB Pun,Hav G Gurung&Rfn R Sharma, lost their lives in counter infiltration Op in Naugam, brought for last rites,in Sapathu- ANI

#12:55 PM

Manchester attacker was known to security services: minister- AFP

#12:53 PM

IS claims first suicide attack in Somalia, kills 5- AFP

12:44 PM

Gunmen in southern Philippines take Catholic priest hostage: Church- AFP

#12:31 PM

Jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force made flights near Siachen Glacier today, forward operating bases made operational claims Pak media- ANI

#12:25 PM

A CRPF IG Rajnish Rai writes to Chief Secy Assam, alleges fake encounter by security forces in the state, saying 2 alleged terrorists shot- ANI

#12:20 PM

Singer Sonu Nigam bids adieu to Twitter.- PTI

#12:19 PM

Uttarakhand: Six people who were injured in Uttarkashi bus accident being taken to a private hospital in Dehradun.- ANI

#12:13 PM

Jammu & Kashmir : National Conference Women Wing holds a protest against rewarding of Major Gogoi by the Army, in Srinagar- ANI

#12:09 PM

Elderly French woman found dead in her Puducherry home- PTI

#12:08 PM

SC decides to hear on May 29, plea filed by Bihar liquor manufacturers seeking extension of May 31 deadline for moving stocks out of Bihar- ANI

#12:06 PM

Chhattisgarh: One naxal arrested after naxals triggered a 10 kg pressure cooker blast in Bijapur district; paraphernalia recovered- ANI

#12:06 PM

Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican- AFP

#12:06 PM

Weapons, grenades, communication equipment, war like store recovered with the terrorist's body, along Shamshabari Range in J&K: Sources- ANI

#12:05 PM

Army patrol along Shamshabari Range in Jammu and Kashmir recovered a terrorist's body in decomposed condition yesterday afternoon: Sources- ANI

#11:36 AM

Minor smoke reported from AC of a Delhi Metro at Rajiv Chowk, train evacuated at the station and passengers accommodated in the next train- ANI

#11:34 AM

20 dead, 6 injured treated & search Op on. Spoke to Railway Min to arrange a special bogie to bring back victims' bodies: MP CM Uttarkashi- ANI

#11:23 AM

IT raids are going on in the premises of Addl CEO Greater Noida Authority, Senior officer in UP govt health Ministry, RTO Mamta Sharma- ANI

#11:21 AM

Income Tax raids underway in six cities of Uttar Pradesh covering 15 locations and four officers of the state Government- ANI

#11:14 AM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami reaches 7, Lok Kalyan Marg to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi- ANI

#11:13 AM

Suhaib Pottanikkal, accused in the Ahmedabad serial blasts case arrested by Crime Branch from Kerala.- ANI

#11:08 AM

Islamabad High Court also ordered that police provide security to Indian woman Uzma till Wagah Border: Pakistan media- ANI

#11:06 AM

Uzma had submitted reply in Islamabad HC, reiterated to return to India. She alleged her Pakistani husband forced her to marry at gunpoint- ANI

#11:04 AM

Indian woman Uzma, who married a Pakistani man, has been given the permission to travel to India by Islamabad High Court: Pakistan media- ANI

#11:02 AM

Pakistani national sentenced for international wire fraud in US.- PTI

#11:00 AM

Sonu Nigam in a series of tweets says, he will be leaving Twitter soon- ANI

#11:00 AM

US Sikhs launch campaign to spread awareness about Sikhism- PTI

#10:58 AM

Voting underway in three municipal corporations of Bhiwandi, Malegaon and Panvel in Maharashtra.- PTI

#10:53 AM

Delhi: Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit evades questions on Indian Army's punitive fire-assaults on Pak posts- ANI

#10:44 AM

Rescue mission for the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force, halted for now due to bad weather conditions.- ANI

#10:38 AM

Income Tax department conducting raids on locations of bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh, more details awaited.- ANI

#10:31 AM

A 10 kg pressure cooker blast was triggered by naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, no casualties/injuries.- ANI

#10:31 AM

ED arrests B. Madan of Vendhar Movies under PMLA for cheating public of Rs 91 Crores in the guise of medical seats admissions.- ANI

#10:26 AM

Maharashtra: Seven dead after collision between a car and truck on Aurangabad road late last night.- ANI

#10:18 AM

China rejects Moody's debt downgrade as 'inappropriate'- AFP

#10:05 AM

Karnataka: Power supply disrupted after a tree fell on a electric transformer,following heavy rain&thunderstorm in Bengaluru's Anepalya area- ANI

#9:42 AM

Dehradun: ED also recovered foreign currencies of different countries worth Rs 15 lakh and Rs 51 lakh in Indian currency- ANI

#9:39 AM

Dehradun:ED conducted raid at departmental store & luxury items store; case registered against owners under Foreign Exchange Management Act- ANI

#9:24 AM

Mumbai: 26-year-old Lalita Benbansi, an acid attack victim gets married. She was attacked with acid by her cousins. in the year 2012.- ANI

#9:14 AM

Odisha: Three killed, 40 injured after a bus overturned in Konark (Puri)- ANI

#9:12 AM

Saharanpur: Injured being treated at a hospital after clashes broke out between two communities yesterday- ANI

#9:06 AM

My prayers & solidarity with those who lost their loved ones in unfortunate bus accident in Uttarkashi. May the injured recover soon:PM Modi- ANI

#9:04 AM

Ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs from PMNRF for the next of kin of those killed in the Uttarakhand accident,Rs. 50,000 for seriously injured- ANI

#9:01 AM

Former MLA and president of the Peace Party Dr Mohd Ayub arrested in a rape case, yesterday.- ANI

#8:43 AM

Hyderabad: Telugu actor Chalapathi Rao booked under section 354 a (IV), 509 IPC at Saroor Nagar Police Stn for controversial remark on women- ANI

#8:33 AM

UK's terror threat level raised to maximum after Manchester arena attack, says Prime Minister Theresa May; army deployed.

#8:11 AM

An elephant died in Odisha's Sambalpur yesterday due to heat stroke as the state is reeling under severe heat wave conditions.- ANI

#8:02 AM

Naxals trigger a blast in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, no casualties/injuries; DRG arrested a naxal attempting to flee the spot- ANI

#7:52 AM

Tom Cruise confirms on Australian morning talk show Top Gun 2 will begin shooting next year- ANI

#7:47 AM

West Bengal BSF and forest department in a joint operation in North Dinajpur, seized snake venom worth Rs 12 crores yesterday; one arrested- ANI

#7:40 AM

Gujarat: Seeking respite from searing heat as temperature hovers around 40 degrees Celsius, Surat residents flock to water parks.- ANI

#7:34 AM

24 arrested in connection with clash between two communities in Saharanpur so far: SSP S Dubey to ANI

#7:28 AM

Six Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended with one boat by Sri Lankan navy near Neduntheevu, last night.- ANI

#7:22 AM

Uttarakhand: Rescue operation underway near Uttarkashi's Dharasu, where bus carrying 29 pilgrims from MP,fell into river;22 bodies recovered- ANI

#7:12 AM

Moody's cuts China's rating on debt concerns- AFP

#4:59 AM

Martial law in southern Philippines could last a year: Duterte - AP

#4:59 AM

Qatar says state news agency hacked by 'unknown entity': official - AFP

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