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Breaking News, Top Alerts of August 12

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: August 12, 2018 16:48 IST ]
Live Breaking News Aug 12

Live Breaking News Aug 12

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News, Top Alerts of August 12:

02:17 pm: State Police, NDRF, Army and other forces are working with the same motive - to help the people of the state. The PM called us and said that any more help needed, will be provided to us: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (reports ANI)

02:14 pm: 33 people have died in the floods, 6 are missing. Such a destruction has never before been witnessed in the state. The entire state has come together in these circumstances and we are ready to do whatever is necessary: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Kerala floods (reports ANI)

01:43 pm: Rakshabandhan is coming, we have exempted Rakhis from GST and ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, have also exempted all kinds of statues, handicrafts, handlooms. All these things are our heritage and we have to hold on to them with respect: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal (reports ANI)

01:06 pm: 

12:49 pm: Mobile internet services restored in Srinagar city after it was cut off during encounter between terrorists and security forces in Batmaloo area today morning (reports ANI)

12:15 pm: CISF nabs a Brazil national carrying cocaine (in the form of capsules) weighing about 457 gms worth approximately Rs.2.5 crore concealed in plastic talcum powder boxes, filled with powder at CSI Airport, Mumbai (reports ANI)

11:18 am: 10 hospitalised following Manchester shooting (reports Russian Media)

11:17 am: Road near Munsiyari in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh closed after after a landslide (reports ANI)

11:08 am: Union health minister JP Nadda arrives at Delhi's AIIMS to meet former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee 

10:32 am: Talks of an alliance are underway with parties including with BSP, nothing is final as yet: Charan Das Mahant,Congress MP on Chhattigsarh elections (reports ANI)

10:00 am: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's condition is critical, he is on ventilator support. Chatterjee was re admitted to hospital on August 10 following kidney ailments (reports ANI)

09:54 am: National Highway near Kheri in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur re-opened after it was closed following a landslide (reports ANI)

09:17 am: National Highway near Kheri in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur closed following a landslide, clearance of boulders and debris underway (reports ANI)

08:31 am: CBI releases accused Brajesh Thakur's son after questioning, he had been detained yesterday in Muzaffarpur shelter home case (reports ANI)

07:33 am: UPDATE: 1 cop killed, 3 security personnel injured in encounter with militants near Batamaloo in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar (reports PTI)

07:25 am: On a specific information about presence of terrorists in a hideout, an operation was launched in Srinagar's Batmaloo leading to exchange of fire, one SOG boy martyred, one JKP and 2 CRPF jawans sustained injuries, operation continues: J&K DGP SP Vaid​ (reports ANI)

06:47 am: Four to five Army jawans reportedly injured in encounter with terrorists near Batamaloo area in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar 

06:16 am: One arrested under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act yesterday for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl on her way back from school in UP's Bahraich (reports ANI)

05:35 am: Three detained for "planning attacks" ahead of Mali vote (reports AFP)

05:34 am: Nobel Prize-winning writer VS Naipaul dies at 85 (reports The Associated Press‏)

05:32 am: Encounter breaks out between terrorists and security forces near Batamaloo area in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar (reports ANI)

05:28 am: UN says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps (reports Reuters)

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