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Breaking News Nov 8: Aligarh schools up to Class 8th to be shut tomorrow and day after due to rising air pollution

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 08, 2017 23:54 IST ]
Live Breaking News Nov 8
Live Breaking News Nov 8

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News of November 8:

11:52 pm:

11:27 pm: Protesters gather in Barcelona’s Sants station in support of imprisoned Catalan independence leaders (Reuters)

11:16 pm: AK 47, one 303 rifle, swords and ammunition recovered from a car in Assam's Nagaon, four accused flee from the spot (ANI)

11:15 pm: Delhi: Air Quality of Delhi's Lodhi Road area-prominent pollutants PM 10 and PM 2.5 in 'severe' category (ANI)

10:03 pm: Andhra Pradesh: Two minor girls allegedly raped by two men including an auto-rickshaw driver in Visakhapatnam's Araku, complaint lodged with police. One accused in police custody, another on the run (ANI)

10:02 pm: Uttar Pradesh: District Magistrate directs schools up to Class 8th in Noida to be shut tomorrow and day after, due to severe smog conditions (ANI)

09:45 pm: Woman allegedly gang-raped in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, files complaint with police. Investigation underway

09:44 pm: 30 children injured in collision between a bus and truck in Rajasthan's Sikar (ANI)

09:14 pm: Central Industrial Security Force apprehends a passenger with 122 gms heroin during pre-embarkation security check (frisking) at Chennai Airport (ANI)

09:07 pm: Hyderabad: Cyber Cell of Rachakonda arrests two persons for harassing and uploading personal photos of a woman on Facebook, seizes two mobile phones and two internet routers from their possession. Both confessed to the crime (ANI)

09:02 pm: EU envoys approve arms embargo, sanctions on Venezuela (AFP)

08:43 pm: Article 370 can never be repealed, if it happens then the situation can spiral out of control, says Dr. Farooq Abdullah (ANI)

08:25 pm: Uttar Pradesh: Aligarh District Magistrate directs schools up to Class 8th in the region to be shut tomorrow and day after, due to severe smog conditions (ANI)

08:23 pm: Air pollution: All government and private schools to remain closed in Punjab from November 9 to 11 (ANI)

08:19 pm: Transport Department to start preparing for odd-even scheme directed Lt. Governor Anil Baijal. He also directed Municipal Corporations, DDA and SDMs to strictly enforce prohibition on open burning (ANI)

08:17 pm:

08:15 pm: DPCC, SDMs, Municipal Corporations and Industries Department to strictly enforce ban on use of electricity generator sets with exceptions as defined by DPCC for essential services: Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Delhi pollution (ANI)

08:13 pm: Municipal Corporations, DDA and DMRC to enhance parking fees by four times, directed Lt. Governor Anil Baijal in a high level meeting with all the stakeholder departments/agencies in view of severe air pollution (ANI)

08:10 pm: Two-wheelers will be exempt if odd-even measure comes into effect in Delhi: Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on air pollution (PTI)

08:03 pm: Election Commission reserves order in AIADMK two leaves symbol case, all parties have to file written submissions by November 13 (ANI)

08:02 pm: Minor allegedly molested in Bijnor by a shopkeeper, victim admitted to hospital, case registered (ANI)

07:59 pm: Delhi govt ready to roll out odd-even scheme if air pollution levels persist in 'severe plus' category for 48 hours, says Transport minister (PTI)

07:54 pm: Family, lawyers of Pradyuman demand apprehended Class XI boy be tried as adult and given strict punishment (PTI)

07:47 pm: We realized it has become a pan India network, they were in the process of converting the currency. More than 36 crore seized: AK Mittal, NIA on J&K terror funding case (ANI)

07:46 pm: Raipur Court rejects bail application of journalist Vinod Verma in Chhattisgarh extortion case (ANI)

07:42 pm: Senior National Badminton Championships: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to clinch women's singles title

07:41 pm: We also reiterate our commitment to fight against all forms of terrorism and violence: MEA (ANI)

07:40 pm: Strongly condemn missile attack reportedly targeting Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) airport. We are deeply concerned at any escalation of violence that threatens the safety and security of innocent people: MEA (ANI)

07:37 pm:

07:36 pm: Sacked Zimbabwe VP in exile, vows to defy Mugabe (AFP)

07:24 pm: Decision on odd-even plan in Delhi to be taken tomorrow: EPCA (ANI)

07:23 pm: Entry of trucks except those carrying essential commodities banned in Delhi: EPCA (ANI)

07:22 pm: EPCA announces 'severe plus' or emergency conditions in Delhi; bans civil construction and demolition activities due to air pollution (ANI)

07:10 pm: Spain's Constitutional Court annuls Catalan independence declaration (AFP)

07:09 pm: We were against the implementation of GST because the Government's version was not right: Rahul Gandhi (ANI)

07:03 pm: We will not let Padmavati release unless we are fully satisfied with the film and objectionable scenes are removed: Diya Kumari, BJP MLA, Rajasthan

06:51 pm: 10 dead, 15 injured after a truck runs over people standing on NH-7 in Punjab's Bathinda, due to smog (ANI)

06:46: In our factories and homes today, I saw a talent that can compete very well with China: Rahul Gandhi addressing traders in Gujarat's Surat (ANI)

06:38 pm:

05:47 pm: I suggested demonetisation to Government back in 2009 when I was a member of National Security Advisory Board. My belief was that until we take a huge step, corruption won't come down: Rajiv Kumar, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman (ANI)

05:40 pm: This can lead to more chances of breathing difficulty, cough, chest tightness, people with underlying asthma, heart failure/problems will have worsening of the disease/symptoms: AIIMS Director on Delhi air pollution (ANI)

05:39 pm: High levels of pollution leading to high chances of Cardiorespiratory diseases, this can further lead to increased emergency visits and higher deaths: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on Delhi air pollution (ANI)

05:35 pm: We welcome Rahul Gandhi in Surat, the more he comes here, the more support for BJP will be consolidated: Dr. Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO on Gujarat elections (ANI)

05:24 pm: Gurugram Court sends class 11th student arrested in connection with Pradyuman murder case to three-day CBI remand (ANI)

05:22 pm: China's Xi expects 'positive and important' results during Trump visit (AFP) 

05:21 pm: CBI has not yet given a clean chit to the Pinto family: Pradyuman's family lawyer (ANI)

05:17 pm: Today is a black day only for hoarders and those who support black money. For rest of the country, its a day of celebration: Chhattisgarh CM Dr.Raman Singh on demonetisation (ANI)

05:13 pm: We still believe there was a larger conspiracy, CBI should file a chargesheet soon, says lawyer of Pradyuman's family (ANI)

05:12 pm: We demand strict punishment for him, he should be tried as an adult and hanged, says lawyer of Pradyuman's family, on class 11th student arrested (ANI)

05:06 pm: Ammunition, other materials have been recovered from six naxals that were killed by security forces in Chhattisgarh yesterday (ANI)

04:41 pm: All arrangements made with regard to EVM storage, transportation, strong room. Three tier security to be in place: ADGP (law and order) on Himachal Pradesh elections

04:37 pm: Over Rs 1.3 crore cash, more than 2,35,000 litres of liquor seized till now. We want electoral process to be free, fair, transparent and inclusive: Chief Electoral Officer, Himachal Pradesh

04:28 pm: HS Prannoy beats Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in Badminton Nationals final to win the men's singles title

04:21 pm: NIA Special Court sends all nine accused to NIA custody till November 21, in the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case

04:18 pm: Delhi police suspends assistant sub-inspector Bhagwan Singh after he was arrested for terror funding

04:15 pm: Supreme Court stops a two-judge bench's decision to examine the Memorandum of Procedure issue on the appointment of judges

04:14 pm: Kolkata court sentences Bangladeshi man to imprisonment till death, for raping nun during dacoity at convent in WB's Ranaghat town, two years ago

04:12 pm: Senior National Badminton Championship 2017: HS Prannoy beats Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 to win title

04:06 pm: CBI seeks six-day custody of the juvenile student in Pradyuman murder case

03:45 pm: Sensex falls 151.95 points to close at 33,218.81; Nifty slips 47 points to 10,303.15

03:25 pm: Bullet ridden body of a civilian Ghulam Mohuddin found on the outskirts of Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir (ANI) 

02:56 pm: Congratulations Mary Kom, icon of Manipur and of India, for winning the gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship.You make us prouder with every punch, tweets President Kovind

02:49 pm: Kolkata court sentences Ranaghat nun rape convict to imprisonment till death (PTI)

02:10 pm: 

01:51 pm: Indian's Sonia Lather (57kg) settles for silver medal at Asian Boxing Championships (PTI)

01:27 pm: Air quality in Delhi is worsening, have directed all schools to remain closed till Sunday: Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia (ANI)

01:27 pm: GST with 5 slabs cannot work, we asked maximum slab to be put at 18pc but we were not heard. The point is very simple, GST needs reforms: Rahul Gandhi in Surat (ANI)

01:26 pm: We have to find out who is at fault and take action but action has to be taken: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Indigo assault issue (ANI)

01:25 pm: Mary Kom wins gold in Asian Boxing Championship's 48 kg category by defeating North Korea's Kim Hyang-Mi

01:24 pm: After thorough investigation based on scientific evidences incl. inspection of scene of crime, forensic analysis, analysis of CCTV and call records, CBI apprehended the student: CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal on Pradyuman murder case (ANI)

12:19 pm: President Donald Trump arrives in China for first official visit amid regional tensions on trade, North Korea (AP)

12:12 pm: Vijay Mallya Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) violation case: Delhi's Patiala House Court orders Mallya to appear before it by December 18th; to be declared as a proclaimed offender if he fails to appear (ANI)

12:09 pm: If Rahul Gandhi was in any other party he would've been shown the way out, wherever he steps in Congress loses elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad (ANI)

11:47 am: CBI will demand custody of juvenile student (accused); No clean chit to arrested conductor: CBI on Pradyuman murder case (ANI)

11:47 am: No sexual assault theory came out during our investigation: CBI on Pradyuman murder case (ANI)

11:46 am: During investigation, CBI has so far arrested 21 public servants and 26 private persons out of 307 accused found to be involved in these demonetisation cases (ANI)

11:46 am: CBI has registered 77 cases and 7 preliminary enquiries during post demonetisation relating to exchange of demonetised currency in various depts/agencies incl. banks, post offices, railways, insurance companies etc. Amount involved in these cases is around Rs. 395.19 Cr (approx)

11:45 am: Pradyuman Murder Case: Initial investigation revealed the child in conflict of law wanted to have the examination and parent teacher meeting in school postponed, says CBI (ANI)

11:44 am: CBI has apprehended a child in conflict with law, a student of senior class at Ryan International School (Sohna Road, Gurugram) in an ongoing case relating to murder of a 7-year-old boy (ANI)

11:44 am: Gujarat: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi arrives in Surat, will be interacting with traders during the day (ANI)

11:26 am: Karnataka: BJP and RSS workers protest at Bengaluru's Town Hall against Tipu Jayanti celebrations (ANI)

11:25 am: Jammu and Kashmir: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma met former CM Omar Abdullah at the latter's residence in Srinagar (ANI)

11:24 am: Chhattisgarh: One jawan injured during encounter between security forces (STF & District Reserve Group) and naxals in Sukma (ANI)

11:23 am: All India Football Federation (AIFF) approaches SC, challenging the Delhi HC order that quashed election of AIFF office bearers (ANI)

11:23 am: Odisha: Five members of a family run over by a train near Sambalpur district's Sarala Junction, last night. Locals say, the family members committed suicide (ANI)

11:22 am: ED approaches Delhi court seeking to declare Vijay Mallya a proclaimed offender in FERA violation case (PTI)

11:19 am: Odisha: Five members of a family run over by a train near Sambalpur district's Sarala Junction, last night. Locals say, the family members committed suicide (ANI)

10:38 am: They (CBI) arrested my son last night. My son has not committed the crime, he informed gardener and teachers: Father of student arrested by CBI in Pradyuman murder case (ANI)

10:37 am: Biggest achievement is that terrorism has been badly hit & the stone pelters which were in thousands have reduced because their cash flow has been cut: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on one year anniversary of Demonetisation (ANI)

10:36 am: Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju summons all stakeholders (airline staff and victim) in IndiGo assault issue (ANI)

10:36 am: PM10 is still at a dangerous level, but it is lesser than yesterday. Precautions recommended for 2 more days, try to stay indoors, do not go out for exercise or walks: Indian Medical Assoc Pres, Dr. KK Aggarwal on Delhi's smog situation.

09:54 am: Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh): Two dead, six injured in three separate accidents on National Highway 92 due to thick fog.

09:53 am: Truck rams into a check post in Madhya Pradesh's Morena. No casualties reported.

09:52 am: Rajasthan: 50,000 people slated to take part and sing 'Vande Matram' at an event organised in Jaipur by Hindu Adhyatmik and Seva Foundation along with Rajasthan Youth Board.

09:11 am: Uttar Pradesh: Bharatiya Janata Party workers in Varanasi celebrate the first anniversary of Demonetisation.

09:10 am: Ryan International School case: CBI arrests class 11th student in connection with Pradyuman's murder.

08:35 am: We are facing problems, I have been experiencing itching in my eyes and throat: Student at a school in Delhi's Teen Murti Road area.

08:34 am: I am wearing a mask as my throat is itching because of the smog: Raja, student at a school in Delhi.

08:26 am: Chhattisgarh: Marathon organised by Congress to observe 'black day' on one year anniversary of Demonetisation.

07:52 am: Demonetisation is a tragedy. We stand with millions of honest Indians, whose lives & livelihoods were destroyed by PM’s thoughtless act, tweets Rahul Gandhi.

07:48 am: Thick smog seen at Delhi's Dhaula Kuan area (ANI)

07:35 am: Air Quality of Delhi's Lodhi Road area, prominent pollutants PM 10 and PM 2.5 in 'severe' category.

07:33 am: In view of rampant air pollution people at a park in Delhi's Dwarka seen wearing masks during morning walk (ANI)

07:29 am: Smog canopies the national capital; early morning visuals from area around India Gate Delhi.

07:21 am: We BJP Karyakartas are fortunate to always receive the guidance of Advani Ji. His efforts have contributed richly to the building of BJP: PM Modi

07:21 am: Advani Ji is a political stalwart, a leader who has distinguished himself through hardwork and dedication towards our nation: PM Modi

07:21 am: Birthday greetings to respected Advani Ji. I pray that he is blessed with good health and a long life: PM Modi

07:10 am: Youth Congress protest outside RBI office in Delhi on one year of Demonetisation.

06:31 am: President Donald Trump has scrapped a surprise visit to the Korean demilitarized zone due to poor weather (AP)

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