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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of April 17

India TV provides breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world from Twitter and other sources of information.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 18, 2018 0:24 IST ]
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Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News Of April 17:

12:24 am: New India is waiting for you, now we even have a direct flight from India to Sweden: PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:21 am: We have decided that we will set a new phase of India's transformation on October 2 this year, which is Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary: PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:19 am: Today the government of India is focussing on ease of living: PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:18 am: At least 12 members of marriage party killed as mini-truck carrying them falls into Sone river in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district (PTI)

12:16 am: Entrepreneurs are being given great opportunities in the country: PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:14 am: The women of India have now been provided with clean cooking gas: PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:12 am: India has now made its place in top 100, when it comes to 'ease of doing business': PM Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:11 am: Technology has developed in India and the common man has today gained access to the workings of the government in the form of transparency: PM  Narendra Modi in Stockholm

12:09 am: The space program of India is cost-effective along with being of a very high quality: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:07 am: The nations of the world look up to India today, we have helped Nepal when it witnessed the deadly earthquake: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:05 am: The people of the country voted for us 4 years ago and we have been making continuous efforts since then, to allow India make its place in the world: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:04 am: Today, the Central government in India is leaving no stone unturned to take the country to new heights of development: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:02 am: Indians may vary each other in terms of languages and cultures, but we are all knit together because of our Indian spirit: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:01 am: The people of India have taken forward the Indian culture despite staying on a foreign land and I am thankful to all Indians: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

12:00 am: Swedish PM Stefan Löfven received me at the airport yesterday and also dropped me to the hotel. This is a respect for all the Indians and not just for me: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

11:59 pm: I thank the authorities and the people of Sweden for the warm welcome they have given to me: PM Narendra Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Stockholm

11:57 pm: The Indian community in Sweden is vibrant and it contributes to our culture and economy. Today is a special day for India-Sweden relations: Swedish PM Stefan Löfven at the Community Programme

11:50 pm: IPL 2018, Match 14: Mumbai Indians (213/6) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (167/8) by 46 runs. Kohli 92*, Krunal 3/28, McClenaghan 2/24

11:47 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses the Indian diaspora in Stockholm (ANI)

11:28 pm: Case registered against 16 people for pelting stones at a marriage procession of a Dalit man in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain; forcing him off the horse in Mahidpur on April 14 (ANI)

11:26 pm: Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for employees (The Associated Press)

10:55 pm: Security forces arrest 9 Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma (ANI)

10:52 pm: We have taken initiative to establish start-up from India in Sweden, its is called Intel-lapse and Agri-tech. This is a unique opportunity for us to collaborate more and exchange ideas and innovate: Prajeet Patel, Nordic-India Centre for Engagement in Sweden (ANI)

10:37 pm: Three men shot at by bike-borne assailants over alleged land dispute in UP's Kanpur; police investigation on (ANI)

10:36 pm: There will be talks on wide range of subjects. Terrorism is a huge cause of concern for both India and UK, cooperation on security will strengthen. There is a cooperation between two countries on economic offenders: YK Sinha, Indian High Commissioner to UK (ANI)

10:35 pm: Action should be under the review petition submitted by the govt in the Supreme Court over the SC/ST Protection Act, says Madhya Pradesh Home minister Bhupendra Singh (ANI)

10:33 pm: 

10:31 pm: Fire breaks out in two garments shops in Gulab Shah Market in Mumbai's Kurla West, Maharashtra  (ANI)

10:30 pm: PM's visit to UK is important, he is coming at a time when UK is leaving the EU and hosting Commonwealth heads of govts soon. Idea is to make it more relevant to its member states. India is a leading member, expects it to play a leading role: Indian High Commissioner to UK (ANI)

10:18 pm: A Southwest Airlines plane makes an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport with what appears to be a damaged engine (The Associated Press)

09:55 pm: IPL 2018, Match 14: Mumbai Indians score 213/6 in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Wankhede. Rohit 94, Lewis 65, Umesh 2/36

09:35 pm: Law Commission of India calls for opinion over simultaneous elections from all stakeholders including political parties and public (ANI)

09:26 pm: 78-year-old man murdered in Delhi's Rajouri Garden area, police investigation underway (ANI)

09:19 pm: At least 10,000 rally in Armenian capital against new PM (AFP)

09:16 pm: BJP asks its ministers in Jammu and Kashmir government to resign, to bring in new faces in CM Mehbooba Mufti's Cabinet: Sources

09:04 pm: Surat rape case victim has been identified. She is from Andhra Pradesh and went missing in October last year. Parents of the victim have arrived in Surat, their DNA test to be conducted soon: Satish Sharma, Police Commissioner, Surat (ANI)

08:22 pm: 

07:49 pm: Fire breaks out at a car service centre in Kutch district's Gandhidham in Gujarat  (ANI)

07:48 pm: 

07:45 pm: EU backs opening Albania, Macedonia membership talks (AFP quoting foreign policy chief Mogherini)

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