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#10:51 PM

DRI intercepted two persons with 6.14 Kg of gold with foreign markings on them, valued at 1.79 crore, from a train en route to Chennai.- ANI

#10:42 PM

2008 Malegaon Blast: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur moves NIA court seeking discharge.- PTI

#10:38 PM

SBI tells Bombay HC it's ready to reimburse Rs 6 lakh to a senior citizen for importing cancer medicine for his wife, who worked at the bank- PTI

#10:35 PM

Allahabad HC refuses to unseal more than 1,000 illegally- constructed flats in Greater Noida project that were sealed 15 days ago.- PTI

#10:34 PM

Gujarat: Rajkot's Alfred High School, where Mahatma Gandhi studied for seven years, closed down; to house a museum depicting his life.- ANI

#10:26 PM

Sasikala has filed a review petition in Supreme Court against her conviction in a DA case.- ANI

#10:10 PM

Maharashtra: 12 security personnel injured in a landmine blast by Naxals in Gadchiroli's Bhamragarh.- ANI

#10:01 PM

Abbas voices hope for 'historic' peace deal under Trump- AFP

#9:53 PM

Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace: "We will get it done"- AFP

#9:28 PM

Ordinance on NPA resolution will empower RBI to issue direction to banks to effectively resolve NPAs: FinMin sources.- PTI

#8:45 PM

Child actor Sunny Pawar, best known for his performance in Oscar-nominated film Lion, chosen for Rising Star Award in UK.- PTI

#8:42 PM

Humans must leave Earth in 100 years to survive: British physicist Stephen Hawking- PTI

#8:35 PM

Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency arrests 30 Indian fishermen.- PTI

#8:34 PM

India's mythological TV dramas like Mahabaharat, Devo ke Dev Mahadev and Nagin are a big hit in China.- PTI

#8:32 PM

Britain's's House of Commons officially dissolved ahead of June 8 snap polls.- PTI


#8:30 PM

China's first domestically-built large passenger jet to make maiden flight on May 5.- PTI

#8:27 PM

Venezuela unrest death toll hits 31: prosecutors- AFP

#8:23 PM

Argumentative Indian permissible in our civilization,but intolerant Indians don't find place in Indian ethos/culture/civilization: President- ANI

#8:23 PM

CCEA gives nod to continuing subsidy to states for sale of 1 kg of sugar to 2.5 crore AAY families via ration shops.- PTI

#8:22 PM

Govt has raised Rs 5419 cr tax demand on individuals who had undisclosed offshore accounts with HSBC of which Rs 337 cr has been recovered.- PTI

#8:17 PM

Maharashtra: Three police personnel injured in an encounter with Naxals in Gadchiroli's Bhamragarh- ANI

#8:17 PM

British PM May says Brexit 'threats' timed to affect June election- AFP

#8:09 PM

Delhi govt raises by a year upper-age limit for admission to entry-level classes for EWS & disadvantaged group categories- PTI

#8:09 PM

Cabinet clears ordinance to amend Banking Regulation Act to resolve NPA crisis; President's nod likely soon, say top sources.- PTI

#8:04 PM

Govt to send site-survey team for IIM off campus in Kashmir Valley; off-campuses are extension of main campus,IIM-Jammu already- PTI functioning

#7:53 PM

The denial itself carries no credibility: Arun Jaitley on Pakistan denying role in mutilation of Indian soldiers- ANI

#7:52 PM

Cabinet has also approved disability pension for defence pensioners- ANI

#7:50 PM

Cabinet approves modifications in the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations on pay and pensionary benefits: FM Jaitley- ANI

#7:44 PM

Central Govt and ITDC will exit from Ashoka Hotels in Bharatpur,Guwahati and Bhopal. Total equity will be of State Govts:Arun Jaitley- ANI

#7:42 PM

Cabinet has approved Vijayawada Airport as International Airport: FM Jaitley- ANI

#7:04 PM

Actor Akshay Kumar receives Best Actor award for his role in the film Rustom: National Film Awards- ANI

#7:01 PM

Cabinet approves National Steel Policy 2017, also clears policy for use of domestic steel products by govt agencies: Sources.- PTI

#6:58 PM

Actor Sonam Kapoor receives special mention award for her role in the film Neerja: National Film Awards- ANI

#6:50 PM

China denies having plans of mediating between India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue; says it should be settled bilaterally.- PTI

#6:43 PM

Cant say what the combination will be; pray they perform well; good its right after IPL boys will be in form: Irfan Pathan- ANI

#6:39 PM

ICICI Bank net profit for fourth quarter of 2016-17 jumps to Rs 2,024.64 crore, from Rs 701.89 crore a year ago.- PTI

#6:35 PM

Govt mulling uniform security platform for all airports; out of 98 airports, 59 guarded by CISF, some like Srinagar & Imphal by CRPF- PTI

#6:30 PM

Cong terms AAP as "B-team of the BJP", says Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia, "hand-in-glove" with RSS.- PTI

#6:21 PM

14 foreign nationals nabbed from different parts of Hyderabad for allegedly overstaying after the expiry of their visas: Police- PTI

#6:19 PM

Odisha to demand more forces, better communication facilities from Centre at May-8 meet with HM Rajnath Singh to tackle Maoists effectively- PTI

#6:14 PM

Fire breaks out in Antriksh Bhawan at Kasturba Gandhi Marg in Delhi. More details awaited.- ANI

#6:12 PM

Four BAT (Pakistan's Border Action Team) actions have been foiled in recent months. Army has made new plans to foil BAT actions: Sources- ANI

6:12 PM

Around 15 terror camps are active near LoC, which are sending trained terrorists to launch pads: Sources- ANI

#6:12 PM

Moderate Hurriyat conf says "explosive" Kashmir issue has become "nuclear flash point", presses Centre to initiate "meaningful dialogue"- ANI

#6:10 PM

Karnataka BJPMLC allegedly posts pornographic photographs on Whatspp group for sharing info with govt officers, media; apologises- PTI

#5:53 PM

Army test fired Brahmos Block- III missile from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, yesterday.




#5:41 PM

India's Vikas Krishna Yadav, Shiva Thapa and two others qualify for World championships by entering Asian Boxing Championship semifinals.- PTI

#5:34 PM

Madhya Pradesh Assembly passes GST Bill unanimously- PTI

#5:30 PM

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests suspected ISI agent from Faizabad.- PTI

#5:18 PM

National Conference's Omar Abdullah met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi- ANI

#5:12 PM

Over 100 tortoises seized from Ajmer-Kishanganj Garib Nawaz Exp at Katihar railway junction, 1 held, Railway police say- PTI

#5:10 PM

J&K Police declares Rs 5 lakh reward for info on terrorist behind Kulgam cash van robbery that claimed lives of 5 Policemen&2 bank officials- ANI

#4:59 PM

Kerala govt files modification petition in SC seeking clarification on order to reinstate TP Senkumar as state Police chief- ANI

#4:58 PM

Karnataka govt caps film ticket prices at Rs 200; makes it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Kannada & regional cinema during prime time- PTI

#4:52 PM

Geeta & Raju Mahali, Naxalbari Tribal family who hosted BJP chief Amit Shah during his West Bengal visit last week, join TMC- PTI

#4:52 PM

4 out of 7 men arrested for ransacking Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari's residence given bail by Patiala House Court on bail bond of Rs. 25,000- ANI

#4:50 PM

Chhattisgarh: CM Raman Singh met villagers, schoolchildren in Baloda Bazar during the ongoing 'Lok Suraj Abhiyan'- ANI

#4:49 PM

Supreme Court to continue hearing Aadhar matter tomorrow.- ANI

#4:45 PM

Rashtriya Swachchta Kendra, which will monitor progress of Swachh Bharat Mission, to come up at Rajghat: Rural Devp Min NS Tomar- PTI

#4:39 PM

JK Police identifies militant behind Kulgam incident in which 7 people including 5 cops were killed; Rs 5 lakh reward also announced.- PTI

#4:38 PM

Rahul Gandhi spoke to Akhilesh Yadav and Sonia Gandhi spoke to Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav on presidential polls: Sources- ANI

#4:37 PM

Congress president and vice president to meet Mayawati and WB CM Mamata Banerjee soon on upcoming presidential polls: Sources- ANI

#4:32 PM

Telugu TV artist Pradeep Kumar committed suicide at his house in Alkapuri colony in Hyderabad, say police; he was 29- PTI

#4:30 PM

Egyptian national Eman Ahmed until recently believed to be world's heaviest woman, to be discharged from Saifee Hospital tomorrow- PTI

#4:29 PM

SC upholds capital punishment for 55-year-old man convicted for raping and stoning to death a four-year-old girl.- PTI

#4:29 PM

J&K: Another bank looted today by terrorists in Pulwama, this time in Nehama Kakapora area.- ANI

#4:08 PM

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Dongri, 4 fire tenders on spot; more details awaited- ANI

#4:04 PM

SP leader Shivpal Singh threatens to form new front if Akhilesh Yadav doesn't hand over the party's rein to Mulayam Singh Yadav- PTI

#4:04 PM

Ask what do we achieve from looting of banks & killing of soldiers? Appeal to youth of J&K to help us ensure peace in the state: J&K CM- ANI

#4:00 PM

Review petition of Vasant Dupare who was given death sentence for rape and murder of a minor in 2008 dismissed by Supreme Court- ANI

#3:46 PM

Delhi: Fire broke out in North Block due to underground cable; fire now under control- ANI

#3:44 PM

India has sufficient evidence that Pakistan army was involved in mutilation of Indian soldiers: MEA India- PTI

#3:40 PM

Sensex falls 26.38 pts to end at 29,894.80; Nifty sheds 1.85 pts to 9,311.95.- PTI

#3:39 PM

Some NGO had invited Pak school children, and we then advised the NGO that this is not the right time for such exchanges: Gopal Baglay,MEA- ANI

#3:35 PM

Syria rebels suspend participation in Astana peace talks: opposition- AFP

#3:32 PM

Delhi's Patiala House Court adjourns Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh's DA case to 6 May.- ANI

#3:31 PM

MFN status to Pak is an obligation, from WTO. All members have to extend to each other, its with others also not just Pak: Gopal Baglay,MEA- ANI

#3:27 PM

Army test fired Brahmos Block- III missile from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, yesterday.- ANI

#3:25 PM

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia says Kumar Vishwas will be party's in-charge for Rajasthan; the state goes to polls next year.- PTI 

#3:24 PM

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India beat Japan by 4-3 in their fourth match of the tournament - ANI

#1:39 PM

That may result in breakdown of negotiations between BCCI, ICC & other cricket boards: COA to BCCI on ChampionsTrophy: ANI

#1:38 PM

Not in interests of Indian cricket for BCCI to take any drastic step: Committee of Administrators to BCCI on Champions Trophy: ANI

#1:34 PM

Author JK Rowling apologises for killing popular Harry Potter character Professor Severus Snape in Deathly Hallows: PTI

#01:31 PM

Madhya Pradesh assembly unanimously passes GST bill- ANI

#01:15 PM

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge takes charge as Public's Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament-ANI

#01:02 PM

ED arrests owner of Zoom Developers Vijay Choudhary under PMLA, for involvement in a scam of forgery with a bank, with amount up to ₹2650 cr-ANI

#12:53 PM

India summons Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit in connection with the beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pak forces.

#12:44 PM

Cow vigilantes matter: Supreme Court adjourns the matter for six weeks. The Karnataka government today filed a reply in the case.- ANI

#12:43 PM

Soldiers Mutilation: GoI demands that Pak take immediate action against its soldiers and commanders responsible for this heinous act: MEA-ANI

#12:39 PM

Foreign Secy summoned Pak High Commissioner, conveyed India's outrage over mutilation of bodies of 2 Indian soldiers on May1,demanded action-ANI

#12:32 PM

USD 770 billion entered in 2005-2014: Report.-PTI

#12:29 PM

Uttarakhand: PM Modi inaugurated Patanjali Research Institute at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar- ANI

#12:27 PM

Rose valley scam: ED officer Manoj Kumar, who was the nodal investigating officer in Rose Valley scam surrenders before court: ANI

#12:26 PM

North Korea state media confirms arrest of US professor: AFP

#12:25 PM

Army jawan commits suicide in Rajouri along LOC: PTI

#12:24 PM

China-sponsored AIIB approves USD 160 million loan fr power project in Andhra Pradesh, first credit from the bank for an Indian project:PTI

#12:23 PM

Gave martyr Prem Sagar's family cheque of Rs 20 lakh&another of Rs 6 lakh to be given soon. UP CM to visit family in 13 days: UP Min SP Sahi: ANI

#12:22 PM

Pakistan seeks joint mechanism with India and Afghanistan for watershed management and trans-boundary aquifer sharing: PTI

#12:21 PM

Delhi: Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit leaves MEA

#12:20 PM

MEA summons Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit regarding Indian army soldiers' mutilation case: ANI

#12:05 PM

5 J&K policemen suspended in connection with last night's incident where terrorists decamped with rifles frm court complex #Shopian: ANI

#12:04 PM

Lucknow: Family of rape accused #GayatriPrajapati arrives at #RajBhawan to meet UP Governor Ram Naik regarding Prajapati's rape case: ANI

#12:03 PM
Bihar: Four arrested from #Gaya's Sherghati in a 2016 loot case: 2,26,000 cash, gold worth Rs 2 crores & 34 live cartridges recovered: ANI

#12:02 PM

Supreme Court grants Tamil Nadu govt time till Monday to submit a detailed report in the case: ANI

#12:01 PM

TN Min K Kamraj land cheating case: SC asked TN govt, was the minister above the law & why state govt had not filed an FIR yet?: ANI

#12:00 PM

ED arrests owner of Zoom Developers Vijay Choudhary under PMLA, for involvement in scam of forgery with a bank, with amount up to ₹2650 cr

#11:34 AM

NGT asks Uttarakhand secy to be present in person on matter of widening of route to Gangotri, debris & cutting of trees on the route: ANI

#11:33 AM

Oil tanker overturned at Kolkata airport causing an oil spill, two injured: ANI

#11:32 AM

Internal security meet is underway at North Block, Delhi: ANI

#11:31 AM

We are getting adequate support from Governor: UP CM @myogiadityanath

#11:30 AM

We have to do a lot of work for UP: CM @myogiadityanath

#1:28 AM

MLA's should work without any pressure: UP CM @myogiadityanath 

#11:27 AM

UP CM @myogiadityanath addressing state MLA's

#11:15 AM

Internal security meet underway at South Block: HM Rajnath Singh, NSA Ajit Doval, IB Chief, RAW Chief, Home Secretary present: ANI

#11:14 AM

 Triple Talaq matter: Supreme Court today allows Salman Khurshid to be Amicus Curiae in the case: ANI

#11:13 AM

Mumbai: Catholic associations hold silent protest against BMC, after it demolished a century-old holy cross in Bazar Road area: ANI

#11:03 AM

CBI arrests Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) BB Rajendra Prasad, along with five others. More than 1.5 crore seized: ANI

#10:41 AM

Gujarat: A person from #Surat gives bond of Rs 200 cr to 10,000 girls of Patidar community, inspired by PM Modi's  'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao: ANI

#10:40 AM

Explosion in Kabul claimed 8 lives, reports Afghanistan media - ANI

#10:37 AM

Delhi Chief Minister @ArvindKejriwal meets @DrKumarVishwas, rift unresolved in AAP: PTI

#10:36 AM

Suicide bombing in Afghanistan on NATO convoy in Kabul kills 4, injures 22

#10:35 AM

FIR has been registered, we conduct an investigation into the matter: #MannSinghChauhan, SP City: ANI

#10:32 AM

Bulandshahr: FIR registered against 6 members of Hindu Yuva Vahini after allegedly killing a man over his role in elopement of a Hindu girl: ANI

#10:31 AM

Cloudy morning in #Delhi, the minimum #temperature is 24.4 deg Celsius

#10:30 AM

Underpenetrated in India but optimistic about future: Apple CEO Tim Cook: PTI

#9:53 AM

An assistant sub-inspector of Delhi Police suspended till completion of inquiry, in Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari's house ransacking case: ANI

#9:48 AM

MP: Robbers attempt to take away an ATM machine in Vidisha, fled spot after police chase, incident happened in the early morning hours: ANI

#9:44 AM

Civilian casualties reported as suicide bomber targeted NATO convoy near US embassy in Kabul: Afghanistan media -ANI

#9:37 AM

Two persons arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell, with 4 kg heroin. More details awaited: ANI

#9:24 AM

Srinagar (J&K): Coaching camp held for preparation for National Championship of Kayaking & Canoeing to be held in Gwalior later in May:ANI

#9:21 AM

Explosion reported in PD9 Massoud Square in Kabul city: Afghanistan media - ANI

#9:11 AM

PM Modi reaches Kedarnath temple

#9:10 AM

Uttarakhand: Portals of Kedarnath Temple to be thrown open for devotees today, @narendramodi to offer prayers shortly

#9:03 AM

Two-day 'Shikara festival', organised to promote tourism, kicked off in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday

#8:37 AM

NITI Aayog's proposal for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections is attempt to completely destroy regional leadership: Lalu Yadav: ANI

#8:24 AM

Maharashtra: One dead after fire broke out at a three-storey building in Pune's Shukrawar Peth in early morning hours, now doused: ANI

#8:21 AM

Uttar Pradesh: Last rites ceremony of BSF head constable Prem Sagar in Deoria, who lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan: ANI

#8:17 AM

PM Modi arrives in Dehradun, will visit Kedarnath temple shortly

ALSO READ: Live updates | PM Modi arrives in Dehradun, to visit Kedarnath as portals of shrine open today

#8:06 AM

Mathura: Panchayat members in Madora decide to impose Rs 21,000 fine on girls talking on mobile phones while walking on the streets: ANI

#7:53 AM

Etawah: SP MLA Shivpal Yadav undertook overnight strike in Baidpura police station against alleged policy atrocity on school bus driver: ANI

#7:40 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee will give away the 64th National Film Awards in Delhi on Wednesday: ANI

#7:39 AM

PM Modi will also inaugurate Patanjali Research Institute at Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar during Uttarakhand visit: ANI

#7:35 AM

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Mendhar's Mankote area in early morning hours of the day, intermittent firing still continuing: ANI

ALSO READ: Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mendhar's Mankote area

READ: J-K: Militants snatch service rifles of security personnel guarding court complex

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First Published : 03 May 2017, 06:31:00 AM