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Breaking News, Top Alerts of July 26

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: July 27, 2018 6:19 IST ]
Live Breaking News July 26

Live Breaking News July 26

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 July 26 

02:48 pm: Govt issued notice to WhatsApp, since in most such horrible incidents the preceding factor was rumours on Whatsapp. In response, Whastapp took steps to increase friction in propagation of content by reducing forwards to 5 and indicating whether message is forwarded: RS Prasad (reports ANI)

02:22 pm: At least 18 people injured after fire breaks out at an under construction office building in Tokyo's western suburbs (reports The Associated Press)

02:20 pm: The Govt is cognizant that social media platforms are being used as vehicles of weaponization against India's strategic interests, economic stability and Govt is committed to take suitable action to deter this: Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT Minister in Rajya Sabha (reports ANI)

02:14 pm: Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara (reports ANI)

01:59 pm: Delhi High Court seeks a complete record from Centre on re-development of 7 South Delhi colonies, on the consideration of granting environment clearance to redevelopment of residential project and continued the ban the axing of 16,500 trees. Delhi High Court observes that the redevelopment project will lead to rise in traffic problem and increase pollution (reports ANI)

01:53 pm: 34-year-old man dies after being electrocuted in Indirapuram's Shipra Suncity in Ghaziabad, UP. Body sent for postmortem (reports ANI)

01:32 pm: Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit up nearly 27% to Rs 1,975.3 crore; net sales at Rs 21,810.7 crore (reports PTI)

01:27 pm: Four arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, for their involvement in killing of police constable Farooq Ahmed on February 25 (reports ANI)

01:23 pm: Special PMLA court summons Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi on Sept 25 and 26 respectively under new fugitive economic offender law in the PNB scam case (reports PTI)

01:19 pm: West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to change the state's name from West Bengal to 'Bangla' (reports ANI)

12:09 pm: Blast outside the US embassy in Beijing was a very low intensity blast. No reports of fatalities or injury, investigations underway. Visuals from the incident spot (reports ANI)

12:06 pm: Supreme Court asks Center and Uttar Pradesh government to identify specific officers and authority in charge of maintenance of the Taj Mahal and the redevelopment of the Taj Trapezium Zone (reports ANI)

11:48 am: Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution Bench begins hearing in women's entry in Sabrimala temple case (reports ANI)

11:42 am: Bombay High Court rejects bail applications of accused Sunil Shitap and interior designer Ranjeet Agale in the 2017 Mumbai Ghatkopar building collapse case. 'Serious complicity has been brought on record and thus they don't deserve to be released on bail,' observes court (reports ANI)

11:37 am: "There has to be one authority which takes charge. It seems that authorities have washed their hands off the Taj. We are in a situation where a vision document is prepared without the involvement of the ASI," observes Supreme Court justice Lokur (reports ANI)

11:36 am: Supreme Court slams Uttar Pradesh government for filing the draft vision document over preservation and restoration of Taj Mahal, says "why have you filed a draft? Are we supposed to correct it?" (reports ANI)

11:31 am: Imran is largest single party but without majority by himself. He'll depend on independents and small parties' support, almost certainly MMA - which will follow military instructions which means if he does things military considers out of line, support can be pulled: Shashi Tharoor (reports ANI)

11:29 am: I think it was completely predictable. For the last year also we have been hearing that the military wants a change, they want to get rid of Nawaz Sharif and his party and that they see Imran Khan as the most pliable potential: Shashi Tharoor on Pakistan elections (reports ANI)

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11:25 am: Blast near US Embassy in China's Beijing (reports ANI)

11:24 am: There have been reports that People's Liberation Army of China carried out transgressions in various areas along Actual LoC, but such transgressions took place in areas where we've different perception of Actual LoC: GOC, Northern Command (reports ANI)

11:23 am: India Army is fully prepared to take on any challenge along the Actual Line of Control and the Line of Control: Ranbir Singh, GOC, Northern Command (reports ANI)

11:18 am: Naxals uproot railway track in Dantewada's Kamalur, Chhattisgarh. Naxal pamphlets stating 'make Bastar bandh successful' seen at the site (reports ANI)

11:14 am: Five injured, three go missing after a vehicle falls into Kalpganga river in Uttarakhand's Chamoli. Police and rescue team present at the spot (reports ANI)

11:01 am: Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan writes to PM Modi stating, protests by Dalit groups on August 9 could be more aggressive than April protests. Paswan in his letter also demands Justice AK Goyal be sacked as NGT Chairman. Justice Goyal was the judge who had ruled against SC/ST Act (reports ANI)

10:54 am: Pakistan general elections: As per latest unofficial trends on Geo news, PTI leading on 119 seats, PMLN on 61 seats and PPP on 40 (reports ANI)

10:20 am: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar orders Chief Secretary, Principal Home Secretary and DGP to hand over the investigation of Muzaffarpur shelter home case to the CBI (reports ANI)

10:11 am: Pakistan general elections: As per latest unofficial trends on Geo news, PTI’s Imran Khan wins NA-53 Islamabad 2 with 92,891 votes (reports ANI) 

09:56 am: Road caves in Vasundhara area of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, following heavy rain (reports ANI)

09:50 am: Three-storey building collapses in Mubarakpur area of Greater Noida, UP. Three rescued safely, no injuries or casualties reported. A basement adjacent to the building was being constructed (reports ANI)

09:25 am: Meteorological department issues heavy rain warning for the next 36 hours in Uttarakhand, including Char Dham Yatra route (reports ANI)

09:21 am: Sensex rises 116.74 points, opens above 36,000; Nifty at 11161.20

09:09 am: Pakistan general elections: As per latest unofficial trends on ARY news, PTI leading on 114 seats, PMLN-63 seats and PPP on 42 (reports ANI)

08:59 am: Delhi Police Crime Branch writes to CBI's Central Forensic Science Laboratory in the Burari mass suicide case, demand psychological postmortem to be conducted (reports ANI)

08:56 am: 10 killed in suicide blast targetting NDS forces in Afghanistan's Kabul city (reports Afghan media)

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07:43 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend 10th BRICS Summit at Johannesburg, to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (reports ANI)

07:16 am: Fire breaks out on the fifth floor of a block of flats at Inglewood Road in London's West Hampstead. 15 fire engines, nearly 100 firefighters fighting the blaze (reports Reuters quoting London Fire Brigade)

06:29 am: Japan executes additional sarin attack cult members (reports AFP)

06:28 am: As per the latest unofficial trends on ARY news, PTI is leading on 111 seats and PMLN on 63 seats (reports ANI)

06:26 am: Prisoner serving life imprisonment in Visakhapatnam Central Jail in Andhra Pradesh allegedly committed suicide inside jail on Wednesday night (reports ANI)

06:25 am: United States President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker join hands to eliminate trade tariffs (reports ANI)

06:24 am: Two arrested for possessing fake currency with face value of over Rs 7 lakh in the denominations of Rs 500, 200 and 100 from Osmanpura in Maharashtra's Aurangabad (reports ANI)

06:19 am: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea is still making nuclear material (reports The Associated Press)

06:16 am: Class 7 student in Hyderabad's Musheerabad allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday after he was barred from entering school over delay in payment of fees; case registered (reports ANI)

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