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 July 16:
5:10 pm: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha & manager Asanka Gurusinha suspended for both the Tests vs South Africa and the first four ODIs after pleading guilty to "conduct contrary to spirit of the game" during his side's tour of Windies earlier this year
5:00 pm: US President Donald Trump hopes for 'extraordinary relationship' as his meeting with Russia President Putin begins in Helsinki
04:33 pm: Petroleum Ministry tells the Supreme Court that it is in favour of the ban on import of Petroleum coke, but the Environment Ministry is yet to take the final call.
04:30 pm: CBI files charge sheet in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Srinagar, against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and other accused in the multi-crore J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) scam.
04:10 pm: Workers of Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna set ablaze a truck of Rajhans Milk Shop in Washim's Malegaon. Driver later escaped the fire without any injuries. The organisation is demanding price hike for milk farmers.
#WATCH: Workers of Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna set ablaze a truck of Rajhans Milk Shop in Washim's Malegaon. Driver later escaped the fire without any injuries. The organisation is demanding price hike for milk farmers. #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/LOSyim9oLj— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2018
03:50 pm : Russian President Vladimir Putin lands in Helsinki for historic summit with US President Donald Trump.
03:32 pm: Delhi: A bus got stuck in a waterlogged road under Minto Bridge following heavy rainfall earlier today, passengers had been rescued safely.
Delhi: A bus got stuck in a waterlogged road under Minto Bridge following heavy rainfall earlier today, passengers had been rescued safely. pic.twitter.com/TNazFUGzFj— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2018
03:31 pm: Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi.
Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi; Visuals from Gol dak khana area pic.twitter.com/1Y8hrwDDla— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2018
2:40 pm: Interpol Washington has responded to India's request, on last Wednesday, that Mehul Choksi is not in US. India has written back to Interpol for seeking further details of whereabouts of Mehul Choksi: Govt Sources
2:28 pm: Odisha: Water enters houses in Bhubaneshwar. Locals say,"We request the govt to look into the matter. It is not something new, heavy rainfall leads to water logging due to the bad drainage system in the area. Although it is a smart city there are no facilities here."
2:13 pm: #WATCH Moments after a portion of tent in PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Midnapore collapsed during his speech today. PM later met the injured in hospital. #WestBengal
2:07 pm: Several injured after a portion of tent in PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Midnapore collapsed during his speech today. PM later met the injured in hospital. #WestBengal
2:01 pm: #WATCH A portion of tent in PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Midnapore collapsed during his speech today. PM instructed the SPG personnel to look after the people and attend to the injured. PM later met those injured, in hospital. #WestBengal
1:56 pm: A portion of the tent in PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Midnapore collapsed during his speech today. PM instructed the SPG personnel to look after the people and attend to any injured. #WestBengal
1:21 pm: The syndicate operating here is just for the sake of votebank and for just to stay in power. It alienates the rest of the people of West Bengal:PM Modi in Midnapor e
1:17 pm: The real face of 'Ma Mati Manush' is for everyone to see. There is ' murder your opponents' syndicate operating here. Nothing can happen in West Bengal without the permission of this syndicate. Even doing 'Puja' has become difficult here: PM Modi in Midnapore
1:03 pm: Main Mamata didi ka abhaari hun kyunki maine dekha ki aaj mere swagat mein unhone itne jhande lagaye aur isliye bhi ki swayam haath jod karke PM ke swaagat ke liye apne hoarding laga liye: PM Modi in West Bengal's Midnapore
1:03 pm: Maharashtra: Heavy rain lashes Pune, visuals from Kondhwa.
1:00 pm: All parties in the state have supported the demand for special status for Bihar. We will keep forward our demand as we have our own logic in demanding special status: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
12:54 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on women’s reservation bill, states, "I write to you to request your support to ensure the passage of the women's reservation bill in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament."
12:49 pm: We have been demanding special status for Bihar since '06. The report of 14th Finance Commission indicated that special status is not required so we are pursuing the matter & will put it forward before the 15th Finance Commission: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
12:27 pm: Wholesale inflation is at 5.77% for the month of June as compared to 4.43% for the month of May
11:40 am: Russia targeted by '25 million cyber-attacks' during World Cup: President Putin (AFP)
11:35 am: Supreme Court seeks reply from the government on the PIL filed by Wasim Rizvi seeking ban on green flags with crescent and star, resembling national flag of Pakistan.
11:32 am: Jammu & Kashmir: A landslide occurred near Himkoti on the new track to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, early morning today; No injuries were reported, the track has been temporarily closed for pilgrims.
11:18 am: Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired at 10.18 am from Odisha's Chandipur range launch pad.
11:02 am: There is conspiracy to divide the nation.This started after Rahul Gandhi's meeting with Muslim intellectuals. He is conspiring to destroy the Constitution.He must apologize to the nation. One law one nation will be accepted, not one nation two laws:Giriraj Singh on Shariat courts
10:58 am: Netflix 'Sacred Games' case: Delhi High Court says actors cannot be held liable for the dialogues. All 8 episodes have already been aired. Nothing new will be aired. Court to now hear the matter on Thursday.
10:50 am: Supreme Court to hear the appeal filed by Father Sony Varghese tomorrow, in connection with Kerala Church sex scandal case. He is one of the accused in the case.
10:32 am: Severe water-logging as heavy rain continues to lash Kerala.
10:28 am: Workers of Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna, a farmers' organisation, stopped vehicles near Pune early morning today, and prevented milk from being supplied to nearby cities. The organisation is demanding price hike for milk farmers.
10:25 am: Chandrababu Naidu left NDA. It wasn't a good decision. Jagan Reddy is also there and I appeal him to join NDA. Chandrababu Naidu left therefore there's no alternative to Jagan Reddy. If he joins I'll talk to PM and Amit Shah, there will be no problem for NDA: Union Min Ram Das Athawale
10:11 am: Girl committed suicide at Tilak Vihar police station yesterday: One Police Post Incharge and a woman police personnel have been sent to district lines. A Sub-Inspector and a Head Constable have been suspended. Investigation is underway.
9:42 am: Gang-rape of NGO workers in #Jharkhand's Khunti case: Police says, "We have arrested one more accused in the case. He had a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head. 3 accused were arrested in connection with the case earlier ."
9:34 am: Gang-rape of NGO workers in #Jharkhand's Khunti case: Police says, "We have arrested one more accused in the case. He had a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head. 3 accused were arrested in connection with the case earlier ."
9:16 am: One terrorist killed, 2 Army personnel injured during an ongoing encounter in Kupwara's Safawali Gal along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir; 1 AK-47 rifle recovered from the terrorist.
9:03 am: 77 goats were killed in lightning strike in Rajnandagaon's Patpar village in Chhattisgarh, yesterday.
8:42 am: State Disaster Response Force and fire department team rescue 55 people who were trapped in flood water following release of water from Vamsadhra river Gotta Barrage, in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam.
8:37 am: Police serves notice to All India Kisan Sabha's Dr Ajit Navle to not organise or participate in any protest in Maharashtra supporting demands by Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna, a farmers org that has threatened to block milk supply to Mumbai, demanding price hike for milk farmers.
8:24 am: Mortal remains of BSF personnel Lokendra Singh brought to his native village in Rajasthan's Sikar. He had lost his life when naxals opened fire on a BSF platoon in Partapur police station limits in Chhattisgarh's Kanker, yesterday
7:00 am: Man in Shamli allegedly gave triple talaq to wife after she gave birth to baby girl. Police register case.
6:41 am: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi arrives in Delhi to hold Foreign Office consultation with Ministry of External Affairs today.
6:36 am: Fake bomb was found in a factory in Rajkot's GIDC area yesterday. IG Rajkot range says,'Driver of the owner of this factory had spotted the bomb. After bomb squad defused the bomb we came to know that no explosive material was present in it. Further investigation underway' (ANI)
6:19 am: 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Hapur's Mukhteshwara village. Rajesh Singh, CO Hapur says, 'accused has been arrested. Case has been registered and further investigation is underway.'
6:07 am: Rain lashes parts of Mumbai.
6:00 am: Dalit groom takes out wedding procession after 80 years in Kasganj's Nizampur village under police protection. Bride says, 'Upper caste people in the village said that this has never happened & threatened to attack us. We're less scared as we've got police protection.'