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Breaking News, Top Alerts of August 9

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 09, 2018 18:54 IST ]
Live Breaking News August 9

Live Breaking News August 9

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 of August 9: 

02:55 pm: Supreme Court adjourns hearing in Female Genital Mutilation case to August 20 (reports ANI)

02:51 pm: On a petition dealing with protection and conservation of natural springs in Uttarakhand, NGT directs state government to form a team of qualified persons to conduct a survey of hot springs; directed to restore them (reports ANI)

02:45 pm: NGT allows access to administrative block in Tuticorin plant, next hearing on August 20. Central Pollution Control Board and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to submit report on pollution figures within 10 days (reports ANI)

02:39 pm: Two arrested as Government Railway Police (GRP) recover 3.5 kg opium during a search operation in Punjab's Ludhiana; investigations underway (reports ANI)

02:26 pm: Case registered against 100 unidentified persons for hindering government's work in Muzaffarpur shelter home case. A woman had thrown ink on the accused in the case, outside a court in Muzaffarpur (reports ANI)

02:21 pm: A delegation of Opposition parties met President Kovind today and submitted a memorandum stating "we appeal and urge upon you to ensure that not a single Indian citizen is excluded from the NRC list in Assam (reports ANI)

02:19 pm: Dozens dead, wounded in attack on bus carrying children in Yemen (reports AFP)

01:37 pm: 

01:14 pm: 

12:59 pm: Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next week to prepare for a leaders' summit (reports The Associated Press)

12:55 pm: People in my village used to travel on foot to transport patients for treatment, we had never seen electricity: Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha

12:52 pm: I studied in a primary school and always feared the flood situation in my district: Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha 

12:51 pm: I have lead an extremely simple life and used to sit under the trees to study while I was young: Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha 

12:47 pm: I am thankful to all those who spoke about me and to those who voted for me for these elections: Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha

12:45 pm: Arun Jaitley ji marked his presence in the House today and I pray for his speedy recovery: Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha

12:44 pm: Harivansh Narayan Singh addresses the Rajya Sabha after being elected as the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, says I am grateful to each member of the House

12:42 pm: Sonia Gandhi comments on Harivansh Narayan Singh being elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, says 'defeat should not be misunderstood as lack of unity in the Opposition'

12:39 pm: 20 dead due to flooding and landslides following heavy rains in Kerala (reports ANI)

12:27 pm: Supreme Court asks other hotels and resorts in Nilgiri elephant corridor area to submit documents of approval to collector within 24 hours. Court says elephants national heritage; expresses displeasure over illegal constructions in protected Nilgiri elephant corridor area (reports PTI)

12:26 pm: Supreme Court directs Tamil Nadu government to seal within 48 hours, 11 resorts and hotels constructed in Nilgiri elephant corridor in violation of law (reports PTI)

12:05 pm: I am confident that Harivansh Ji will take forward the prestige of the House and that the House will function more effectively from now on: Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha

12:04 pm: I appreciate Harivansh Ji's ways of not criticising anyone during his speeches: Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha 

12:03 pm: Harivansh Ji has always spoken in the House with complete preparadness, even during his initial years: Union Minister Arun Jaitley

12:02 pm: I congratulate Harivansh Ji for winning the elections of Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha: Union Minister Arun Jaitley

12:01 pm: Union Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the Rajya Sabha 

12:00 pm: I also want to congratulate BK Hariprasad Ji for being a part of the election for Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha: PM Narendra Modi in the Rajya Sabha​ 

11:56 am: Working closely with Chandra Shekhar Ji, Harivansh Ji knew in advance that Chandra Shekhar Ji would resign. However, he did not let his own paper have access to this news. This shows his commitment to ethics and public service: PM Narendra Modi in the Rajya Sabha​ 

11:54 am: Rs 750 crore deposited by JIL before us shall be transferred to NCLT, Allahabad: Supreme Court (reports PTI)

11:53 am: JIL, Jaiprakash Associate Ltd or their promoters shall not participate in fresh bidding for JIL, says Supreme Court (reports PTI)

11:51 am: I am happy that the Leader of the Rajya Sabha, Shri Arun Jaitley is present today: PM Narendra Modi in the Rajya Sabha

11:50 am: I would like to congratulate Harivansh Narayan Singh ji on being elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman: PM Narendra Modi 

11:49 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Rajya Sabha 

11:48 am: 

11:47 am: Police register case after terrorists torture youth to death in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam. The youth was abducted by militants yesterday and succumbed to his injuries after he was admitted to a hospital 

11:44 am: NDA Candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman with 125 votes, UPA's BK Hariprasad gets 105 votes (reports ANI)

11:43 am: NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman 

11:27 am: NDA's Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election defeating UPA's BK Hariprasad

11:25 am: Voting for election of Deputy Chairman for Rajya Sabha begins 

11:23 am: Argentine Senate rejects measure to legalize elective abortion for pregnancies up to 14 weeks (reports The Associated Press)

11:22 am: Magnitude 6.2 quake in Lombok has no tsunami potential (reports Reuters quoting Indonesian agency)

11:15 am: Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake felt in Indonesia's Lombok island, buildings collapse (reports Reuters)

11:13 am: 

10:56 am: Union Minister Arun Jaitley arrives in Parliament ahead of election for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman 

10:55 am: Israel strikes 140 Gaza targets in response to 150 Hamas rockets (reports Russian Media)

10:52 am: Supreme Court gives full membership to Mumbai Cricket association, Vidarbha and Railways in the BCCI case. The court also dumps the 'one state one vote' policy for Maharashtra and Vidarbha​ (reports ANI)

10:51 am: Supreme Court approves draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications (reports PTI)

10:39 am: We are confident of our win and election result is a foregone conclusion: Harivansh Narayan Singh, NDA's candidate for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairma (reports ANI) 

10:36 am: BJP issues a three line whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the house today. Voting for Deputy Chairman is to take place today (reports ANI)

10:14 am: Buses of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation not plying as a precautionary measure in Pune amid Maharashtra bandh called by Maratha Kranti Morcha to press their demands for reservation (reports ANI)

09:59 am: Five people have been stripped of their Australian citizenship for fighting alongside the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria (reports AFP)

09:51 am: Five dead after falling into a septic tank in Bihar's Motihari (reports ANI)

09:49 am: We are very confident that we have the required numbers, opposition is united: BK Hariprasad, Congress Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman candidate (reports ANI)

09:34 am: Two killed, several injured after miscreant fires with a “high-powered” weapon in Philadelphia; suspect on the run (reports Russian Media)

09:30 am: Internet services suspended in 7 tehsils of Pune district as a precautionary measure amid Maharashtra bandh call for Maratha reservation (reports ANI)

09:23 am: Sensex rises 95.97 points to 37,983.53 in opening trade; Nifty at 11466.10

08:50 am: Total five terrorists gunned down in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla (reports ANI)

08:32 am: Two dead in landslide in Iritty, Kannur district of Kerala following heavy rain (reports ANI)

08:14 am: 

07:21 am: US to slap new sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack in Britain (reports PTI)

06:45 am: New York becomes first major US city to issue temporary cap on Uber, Lyft and other ride-share drivers (reports The Associated Press)

06:44 am: Pro-government assembly in Venezuela strips two opposition lawmakers of immunity, accusing them of ties to drone attack (reports The Associated Press)

06:42 am: River 'Sarayu' in UP's Ayodhya touches 93.210-metre mark, flowing 48 cm above the danger mark of 92.703 metres (reports ANI)

06:40 am: Nine arrested after Tripura Police raided a banned contraband factory in Agartala's AD Nagar (reports ANI)

06:39 am: Shopkeeper in Delhi shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants in Ghazipur yesterday (reports ANI)

06:38 am: Two injured in collision between a car and an auto-rickshaw at Mumbai's Eastern Freeway (reports ANI)

06:37 am: Thailand grants citizenship to stateless members of the football team rescued from a cave in July (reports AFP)

06:34 am: Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state (reports ANI)

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