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Breaking News, Top Alerts of August 23

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

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 23, 2018 16:17 IST ]

Live Breaking News August 23

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 August 23: 

2:49 pm: Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: Patna High Court raps CBI for not presenting the investigation report in Court on time​

2:47 pm: Parel Fire Case: Developer of Crystal Tower Abdul Razak Ismail Sopariwala sent to police custody till 27th August by Bhoiwada Court. A fire had broken out in the Tower yesterday. 

2:31 pm: West Bengal: A blast has occurred at TMC party office in Makarampur of West Midnapore district. One party worker dead, 5 injured. A police team is present at the spot. Investigation is underway.

2:03 pm: Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and its other judges have decided to contribute voluntarily to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.

1:45 pm: Supreme Court issues notices to Election Commission of India (ECI) and Madhya Pradesh state Election Commission on the petition of senior Congress Leader Kamal Nath seeking transparency in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh state Assembly elections.

1:23 pm: BJP to hold National Executive meeting on September 8 and 9 in Delhi.

12:52 pm: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar sanctions Rs 5 Crores as Goa Govt’s contribution towards Kerala CM’s relief fund for Kerala flood relief operations.

12:47 pm: Indian tennis player Ankita Raina wins bronze in Women's Singles semi final. India has won 4 gold, 3 silver and 9 bronze medals.

12:34 pm: India's Rohan Bopanna & Divij Sharan beat Japan's K Uesugi & S Shimabukuro to enter Tennis Men's Doubles final.

12:12 pm: India's Rohan Bopanna & Divij Sharan beat Japan's K Uesugi & S Shimabukuro to enter Tennis Men's Doubles final.

12:01 pm: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman receives Defence Minister of China General Wei Fenghe at the South Block.

11:55 am: Lal Ji Tandon sworn-in as the Governor of Bihar.

10:20 am: Nine people killed after a car rolls down a hill near Rohtang at Raninallah, in Himachal's Kullu district.

9:50 am: An earthquake of Magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale hits the Andreanof Islands and the Aleutian Islands at 0905 Hrs (IST) in Alaska, USA

9:40 am: Nifty breaches 11,600 mark for the first time; Sensex surges 201.88 pts to hit all-time high of 38,487.63. 

9:29 am: Voters queue up outside a polling booth in Meghalaya's South Tura as polling is underway for the by-election in the constituency, following resignation by its MLA Agatha K Sangma.

9:25 am: Kuldip Nayar was an intellectual giant of our times.Frank and fearless in his views, his work spanned across many decades. His strong stand against the Emergency, public service and commitment to a better India will always be remembered. Saddened by his demise. My condolences, tweets PM Modi

9:10 am: 20 people injured in a clash which broke out between two groups in Samudragarh town in West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman district yesterday after morphed images of members of a family were allegedly posted on social media.

9:01 am: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan conducts an in-person review of the functioning of relief camps in Chengannur

8:53 am: Enforcement Directorate has attached properties worth Rs 6.875 Crore of Utsav Securities Pvt Ltd, Avail Financial Services Ltd & Sital Leasing and Finance Ltd controlled by Jain Brothers-Surendra Kr Jain & Virendra Jain against whom investigations are being done under PMLA, 2002.

8:45 am: UGC(University Grants Commission) has issued a notice to Vice Chancellors of all universities requesting to ensure strict adherence to the advisory issued in Nov'16 for banning junk food in colleges to 'set new standards for healthy food & reduce obesity levels in Young Learners'

8:44 am: President Ram Nath Kovind has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley.

8:39 am: Veteran journalist Kuldeep Nayyar passed away last night in a Delhi hospital. He was 95 years old.

8:05 am: Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges "jihad" in purported new recording, reports AFP

7:47 am: Police busted an inter-state online fraud gang and arrested 8 persons, including 3 women, in UP's Aligarh.

6:39 am: Anil Singh, Purwa MLA in Unnao alleges he is being given life threatening calls via social media from last 2-3 months.

6:32 am: Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges "jihad" in purported new recording, reports AFP

6:20 am: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will conduct today an in-person review of the functioning of relief camps. CM will visit the camps in Chengannur, Kozhencherry, Alappuzha, North Paravoor and Chalakudy.

6:00 am: PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat today. He will distribute certificates to beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin in Valsad and launch several projects in Junagadh. PM will also address convocation of Gujarat Forensic Science University later in the day. 

 

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