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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of March 11

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: March 11, 2018 22:06 IST ]
Live Breaking News March 11
Live Breaking News March 11

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:

Live Breaking News of March 11:

09:23 pm:

09:16 pm: Prime Minister Modi will receive French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi tomorrow morning (ANI)

09:14 pm: PM Narendra Modi met President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh at Rashtrapati Bhavan & held bilateral meeting with him earlier today on the sidelines of #InternationalSolarAlliance (ANI)

09:06 pm: A committee of 6 ministers comprising Chandrakant Patil, Pandurang Fundkar, Girish Mahajan, Vishnu Savara, Subhash Deshmukh and Eknath Shinde to look into the matter of farmers' demands: Maharashtra CMO sources (ANI)

09:05 pm: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane and entrepreneur Rajeev Chandrasekhar are also among BJP's Rajya Sabha candidates (PTI)

08:58 pm: Marine Le Pen proposes France's far-right National Front party changes name to 'National Union' (AFP)

08:54 pm: PM Narendra Modi met President of the Republic of Seychelles, Danny Antoine Rollen Faure at Rashtrapati Bhavan & held bilateral meeting with him earlier today on the sidelines of International Solar Alliance (ANI)

09:00 pm: Our affection & feeling for Mauritius is symbolic of our shared aspirations for Africa & for Indian Ocean Region. Our people bring us together. Mauritius is among largest participating countries in Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme: President Ram Nath Kovind (ANI)

08:53 pm: India is a buzzing hub of technology start-ups. This sector, among others, has made India an attractive destination for investment. There has been a sharp rise in FDI in the past three years – from US$ 36 billion in 2013-14 to US$ 60 billion in 2016-17: President Ram Nath Kovind (ANI)

08:42 pm:

08:41 pm: The Bharatiya Janata Party Central Election Committee has decided the following names for the ensuing Biennial Elections to the council of  states (Rajya Sabha) of different states (ANI)

08:25 pm: First people from India arrived in Mauritius 200 years ago. In 1834, first indentured labourers from India reached these shores. From those early challenges, Indian community has come a long way. It has contributed to making Mauritius a model for this region: President Kovind

08:24 pm: This is my second state visit after assuming office as the President of India. It is not without reason that both my visits have been to Africa. It is a special continent for us in India, and Mauritius is a special country: President Kovind

08:24 pm: President Kovind addresses large public gathering at Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Port Louis; congratulates the people and the government of Mauritius on its 50th anniversary of Independence

08:22 pm: Bihar CM NItish Kumar announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 Lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased of the incident where 8 were killed after the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in was hit by a truck in Samastipur's Mushrigharari (ANI)

08:17 pm: 26th Annual General Meeting & Governing Council Meeting of Navy Foundation was held at Swarn Jyothi Auditorium, Visakhapatnam under chairmanship of Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff today (ANI)

08:15 pm: BJP's Lohardagga district Treasurer Pankaj Gupta shot dead in Piska Nagri. More details awaited (ANI)

07:59 pm: The 121 countries have already signed the agreement. Other countries are in the process of going through it: K Nagaraj Naidu, MEA Joint Secretary #InternationalSolarAlliance (ANI)

07:59 pm: Focus was on capacity building. We offered our help & assistance to them. Focus was also on climate change, technology, renewable energy & development co-opeartion: Raveesh Kumar, MEA Spox on bilateral meeting with African nations on the sidelines of #InternationalSolarAlliance (ANI)

07:56 pm: Prime Minister announced Solar Technology Mission at the International Solar Alliance summit: TS Tirumurti Economic Relations Secretary (ANI)

07:48 pm: Congress fields Nasir Hussain, L Hanumanthaiah and G.C. Chandrashekar as candidates for Rajya Sabha (ANI)

07:31 pm: Terrorists hurl grenade in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam, no injuries reported (ANI) 

07:31 pm: Just now I have spoken to District Collector. He communicated that 10-15 students have been rescued. They are coming down from the hill. Operation continues.: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's tweet on forest-fire in Tamil Nadu (ANI)

07:06 pm: RJD fields Manoj Jha and Ashfaque Karim as candidates for Rajya Sabha (ANI)

07:01 pm: Winning or losing is part of the game, we just focus on giving our best. Each match is important & we've to play good cricket in each match. Our focus will be on entire Australian team & not on a particular player: Harmanpreet Kaur on ODI Cricket Match between India & Australia (ANI)

06:41 pm: The student who hurled a shoe at the former PM Nawaz Sharif, identified as Talha Munawwar, was detained & handed over to police, two other suspicious persons also arrested from the event (ANI)

06:30 pm: UK health officials say some limited contamination in restaurant, pub after nerve agent attack on ex-spy (AP)

06:21 pm: Eight killed after truck hits auto-rickshaw in Bihar's Samastipur (ANI)

06:13 pm: 2 killed, 3 injured after car hits traffic signal pole in New Delhi (PTI)

 06:12 pm: Lok Sabha bypolls: Gorakhpur records 43 percent polling, Phulpur 37.39 percent, say EC officials (PTI)

05:30 pm: Rajinikanth arrived at Shivkhori cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi (ANI)

05:17 pm: Members of Indo-French club offer prayers in Varanasi for good relations between India & France (ANI)

05:16 pm: Kanpur: Fire breaks out in godown built inside a house in Ashok Nagar due to short circuit; later doused by 2 fire tenders (ANI)

05:14 pm:

05:13 pm: In Gujarat they asked some hard questions. I think the next opportunity to ask questions is coming in Karnataka: P Chidambaram in Bengaluru (ANI)

05:12 pm: We should begin to ask hard questions. Unless more & more people ask questions to the present govt it will continue to live in denial. They know there is a dearth of jobs. They deem selling 'pakoras' as jobs. That is like adding salt to wounds: P Chidambaram in Bengaluru (ANI)

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