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  • 10:38 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Pune Police arrests three persons for possessing pangolin in Kharadi bypass

    Three arrested in possession of pangolin in Kharadi bypass area of Pune, today. The pangolin was brought from the Konkan area of Maharashtra by accused persons with the intention to sell it. Case registered under relevant sections, further investigation underway.

  • 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Passenger interrogated for unusual behavior in Lucknow airport

    Piyush Verma, a passenger was interrogated for displaying unusual behaviour at the Lucknow Airport, today. During interrogation he said there is a bomb on a Chennai bound IndiGo flight, that was scheduled to depart at 7:25 pm. All authorities have been alerted, and the flight has been held up. Actions being taken as per the established procedure. 

  • 9:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol meets PM Modi in Delhi ahead of Kartapur corridor inauguration

    Actor-turned-politician and Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on November 8.

    The meeting has come after Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal announced that PM Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 8 at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

  • 7:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    I have asked officials for reports on TV Show Big Boss, says Prakash Javadekar

    Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on being asked if there is any order to ban TV show Big Boss. He said: "I have asked Ministry officials for a report on what is being shown (on the Big Boss show). We will be getting the report this week." 

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Indian Army organises 'Know your Army' fest in Hasimara

    A 'Know Your Army' fest was organised by Army unit in Hasimara on 11 and 12 October, for students and youth of the area. The exhibition showcased weapons and equipment being used by the Indian Army. An exhibition football match was also held between the Army unit and locals.

  • 6:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    President Xi Jinping arrives in Kathmandu

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Kathmandu, he was received by Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari.

  • 6:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Four killed, three injured in Brooklyn shooting

    Four killed and three injured in a shooting in Brooklyn early on Saturday. As the per the authorities, no arrests have been made. 

    The investigation is underway.

  • 6:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Home Minister Amit Shah addresses at 26th NHRC foundation day in Delhi

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed the people at the 26th National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) foundation day celebration in New Delhi. He said: "There has not been a bigger violation of human rights than against those who are victims of terrorism and naxalism."

  • 5:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We have done more than Congress-NCP in Vidarbha, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis addressed the crowd at 'Maha Janadesh Sankalp Sabha' in Akot (Akola). He said: "What we have done for Vidarbha in these 5 years is much more than the 15 years of Congress-NCP government."

  • 5:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    India-Kazakhstan joint Military Exercise underway

    12-day India-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise KAZIND 2019 is underway in Pithoragarh. The exercise will conclude on 14 Oct, 2019.

  • 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Economy of the country is sound, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar said: "On 2nd October, 3 movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta told that the day saw earning of over Rs 120 crores, a record by 3 movies. The economy of the country is sound, that is why there is a return of Rs 120 crore in a day."

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBDT conducts search actions on several partnership firms in Namakkal

    Income Tax Department, conducted a search action on 11 October, in the case of a business group based in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu. The group is mainly into the running of educational institutions, and coaching institutes for competitive exams. 

    The group comprises several partnership firms & a trust controlled by a closely-knit group of individuals. Search action covered 17 premises including residential premises of the group's promoters. Premises are located in Namakkal, Perundurai, Karur and Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

    Unaccounted cash of about Rs 30 crores has been found & seized. Based on preliminary findings, the undisclosed income of the group is estimated at more than Rs 150 crores. The search is still in progress. 

  • 5:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    One ITBP jawan killed due to avalanche near Gangotri I peak

    One ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) jawan, Head Constable Nurbu Wangdus dead after one ITBP expedition team was hit by an avalanche near Gangotri I peak (21890 ft) yesterday morning near Gangotri. 

  • 4:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

    Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said that PM Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 8, at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur.

  • 4:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    ED attaches BPSL's properties worth ₹ 4025.23 crores under Money Laundering case

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached immovable properties of around ₹ 4025.23 crores of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) in a bank fraud case, under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA)

  • 4:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    NSSO report on unemployment is false: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that NSSO report on unemployment is false. 

    Prasad further said, "I gave you 10 relevant data, not one is present in the report. We never said we will give government jobs to everyone. Few people tried to mislead in a planned fashion."

  • 4:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra: Two minor girls sexually assaulted by minor boy

    Two minor girls were sexually assaulted by a minor boy in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. The case came into light after one of the girls was taken to a hospital by her father. The case has been registered under POSCO Act.

  • 4:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Man held for Manchester stabbings arrested under Mental Health Act

    The man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after three people were stabbed in Manchester city centre on Friday has been detained under the UK’s Mental Health Act.

    Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the 40-year-old man, who was taken into custody after the incident at Arndale Shopping Centre, was assessed by specialist doctors and then re-arrested under the Mental Health Act later on Friday.

  • 3:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Young girls perform garba with cobras, case registered

    A case registered against 5 persons in connection with a viral video in which young girls were seen performing Garba holding cobras at an event on 6 Oct. 5 accused, including a 12-yr-old girl, produced in court.

  • 3:16 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Alka Lamba joins Congress

    Alka Lamba, MLA from Chandni Chowk joins Congress in the presence of party leader, PC Chacko.

  • 3:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    ED identifies properties of Iqbal Mirchee

    The ED has identified benami properties of Iqbal Mirchee (10 properties in Mumbai, 1 property in UAE & 25 Properties in UK). ED will start the process to attach the properties in India & Letters Rogatory will be sent to UK and UAE to attach the properties.

  • 3:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    5-7 people injured in Grenade attack in Srinagar

    A grenade attack has been reported in Srinagar's Hari Singh Street. Around 5-7 people were injured in this attack. The security forces have reached the spot. The area has been cordoned off. 

  • 2:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    More than 200 people test positive for dengue in J&K

    As many as 222 people have been tested positive for dengue in Jammu and Kashmir this year, a health department official said on Saturday, asserting that there is no need to panic as necessary measures are in place to deal with the vector-borne disease.

    Last year, the total number of dengue patients in the state was 214, while no one has died due to the disease in the last four years, the official said.

    At 75, Jammu district accounted for the maximum cases followed by Samba (73), Kathua (24) and Rajouri (22).

  • 1:52 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Chinese President Xi Jinping departs for Nepal

  • 1:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Kashmir issue not raised in meeting between PM Modi and President Xi

    Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has confirmed that the Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed in the recently concluded 2-day informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. 

    "I, very catagorically would like to state that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir was nor raised or discussed by either side in the meetings between PM Modi and President Xi. India's stand on Kashmir is quite clear for the world to see."

  • 1:34 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    MEA press briefing on Modi-Xi informal summit

    Highlights from the 2-day informal summit between PM Modi and Chinese President Xi

    • Chinese delegation has just left the venue.
    • The two leaders had 6 hours of interaction.
    • Both leaders have conveyed appreciation to the Tamil Nadu government for excellent arrangements. 
    • Both leaders have agreed that informal summits should continue in the future
    • Chinese Vice Premier, FM Nirmala Sitharaman to meet soon.
    • President Xi welcomed investments from India into Chinese sectors. 
    • President Xi brought up a point that two countries should engage more in security and defence cooperation.
    • 70th anniversary of India-China relations next year will be celebrated by 70 events, 1 event each week in either India or China. 
    • P to P contact needs to be enhanced, said PM Modi. 
    • There was some discussion on global issues.
    • Both sides discussed climate change.
    • Both sides discussed regional issues including Afghanistan.
    • Chennai Connect followed up with Wuhan Spirit.
    • Both agreed it is important to deal with issues like terrorism and radicalisation. 
    • The public in both countries need to be brought into the relationship, both leaders agreed. 
    • Prior to his departure, President Xi conveyed to PM Modi that he was happy and satisfied with his visit and looks forward to hosting PM Modi for the follow up visit in China. 
  • 1:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Hand-woven silk portrait of Xi Jinping gifted by PM Narendra Modi to the Chinese President

  • 12:52 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    4 feared missing as boat capsizes in UP village

    Four persons are feared missing after a boat capsized in Ghaghra river in Chapra Poorvi village under Dhanghata police station area in adjoining Sant Kabirnagar district on Saturday, police said.

  • 12:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Modi, Xi at exhibition on artefacts and handloom at Taj Fisherman's Cove hotel

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Post paid mobile phones functional from Monday 12 noon in the remaining areas of J&K

  • 11:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    I enjoyed the conversation with my friend: Xi Jinping

    We are really overwhelmed by your hospitality. Me and my colleagues have felt that very strongly. This will be a memorable experience for me and us. It will have a far-reaching impact for the Chinese people. Chinese media has posted a lot of articles on friendly India-China relations. For the past one year the informal summit continues to bring progress in India-China relations. We have made the right decision to have this kind of summit and we can continue with such summits. China and India are important neighbours. Mr Prime Minister, you and I have engaged in candid conversation as friends, heart to heart discussions on bilateral relations. I am happy and have enjoyed our conversations and i look forward to more of such conversations. I hope our conversation today will bring more such meetings.

  • 11:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Chennai Connect: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives opening statement

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given his opening summit at the second informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kovalam.

    There have been deep cultural and trade relations between China and the state of Tamil Nadu. For most part of the last 2000 years, India and China have been economic powers. The first informal summit between India and China last year in Wuhan led to fresh stability in our relations and gave a fresh momentum. Strategic communication between our two countries has also increased. 

    The Wuhan summit instilled a new momentum and trust in our relations and today's 'Chennai vision' is the start of a new era in India-China relations.

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Delegation-level talks underway

    India-China delegation-level talks are underway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are leading the talks. Opening statements from the two leaders are expected shortly.

  • 11:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    YES BANK's YES SCALE Launches YES SCALE Bizconnect for MSME Associations

    YES SCALE Business Solutions already deployed in 30+ institutions enabling INR 100 crore+ CASA inflow for the Bank within a month of the launch. The Bank aims to onboard 200+ institutions in the current FY.


  • 11:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    India appeals against referee in World Women’s Boxing Championship semifinal

    India has appealed against the referee's decision which stated that Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey defeated Mary Kom

  • 11:18 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    PM Modi, Xi Jinping to make opening statements soon

  • 11:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Mary Kom wins bronze medal in World Women’s Boxing Championship semifinal

    Mary Kom takes bronze medal after losing to Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in the World Women’s Boxing Championship semifinal. 

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    MP CM Kamal Nath on Jyotiraditya Scindia's remark,'loans of only Rs 50,000 have been waived off'

    He is right. We had said we'll waive off Rs 50,000 in first installment. Next we will waive off upto Rs 2 lakh. I agree that it was a promise of Rs 2 lakh. I believe public trusts their leader.


  • 10:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    PM Modi and Xi Jinping at Taj Fisherman's Cove hotel in Kovalam

  • 10:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    PM Modi-Xi Jinping begin 50 minute 'tête à tête'

    PM Modi and Chinese President Xi have begun their one-on-one conversation which is expected to last for 50 minutes.

  • 10:15 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Xi Jinping reaches Mamallapuram, welcomed by PM Modi

    Xi Jinping has reached the Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa​. He was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • 10:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Shiv Sena releases manifesto for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls

  • 9:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Bengaluru-based journalism student becomes British Deputy High Commissioner for a day

  • 9:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi photos from Mamallapuram beach

  • 9:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping schedule for today

    0950 hrs 
    Arrive Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa

    10:00 am - Tete-e-Tete
    Venue: Machan, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa
    Photo Op: Officials Only

    10:50 am - Delegation Level Talks
    Venue: Tango Hall, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa
    Photo Op: Officials Only

    11:45 am - Lunch hosted by Prime Minister 

    12:45 pm - Depart for Chennai International Airport

    01:30 pm - President Xi will leave for Nepal

  • 8:18 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Members of the Chinese diaspora gather outside ITC Grand Chola Hotel in Chennai

    Members of the Chinese diaspora gather outside ITC Grand Chola Hotel in Chennai where President Xi Jinping is staying. The Chinese President will meet PM Modi later today in Kovalam


  • 6:53 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    President's call to address healthcare challenges

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday called for a multi-pronged approach to address the healthcare challenges due to the triple burden of communicable, non-communicable and emerging diseases in the country.

    "Though we have achieved a lot over the years, we are challenged by communicable, non-communicable and emerging diseases. We need to improve access to health services for the people," said Kovind at a foundation stone-laying event in Karnataka's Varuna village near Mysuru.

  • 6:52 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    J&K government issues orders for administrative secretaries

    Jammu & Kashmir Government: All administrative secretaries shall remain available at Srinagar on the “appointed day (October 31),” for the formation of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Union Territory of Ladakh.

    India Tv - Jammu and Kashmir government order

    Image Source : ANI

    Jammu and Kashmir government order

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Pink vehicles launched in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu and Kashmir: To mark International Girl Child Day, District Administration, Rajouri in association with the Motor Vehicle Department launched six pink vehicles under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,' Scheme.

    India Tv - Pink vehicles launched in Jammu and Kashmir

    Image Source : ANI

    Pink vehicles launched in Jammu and Kashmir


  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    US postpones next tariff hike after talks with China

    The US has agreed to suspend its next tariff hike on Chinese imports after two days of trade talks in Washington, reports said. US President Donald Trump said negotiators had reached a "phase one deal" that would include increased agricultural purchases and address financial services and technology theft, the BBC reported on Friday.

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Tea garden workers' bonus issue resolved

    The stalemate overpayment of bonus to workers in 87 tea gardens of Darjeeling, famous for producing the world-famous brew, ended on Friday, with the West Bengal government and the Tea Planters Association of Darjeeling hills agreeing to provide 20 per cent bonus. The decision was arrived at during a tripartite meeting at Kolkata's New Secretariat Building.

    The meeting decided that 60 per cent of the bonus will be paid within the next ten days and the remaining amount in November.

  • 6:46 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    BSNL expects to garner more marketshare after Jio move

    Crisis-ridden Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is hoping to boost market share, following Reliance Jio's decision to charge 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to mobile phone networks of rival operators. The state-run telecom operator is also expecting to get 4G spectrum soon, company officials said.

    "We see a silver lining. We expect 3-4 per cent gain in market share from our current levels due to Jio's announcement," BSNL Bengal Circle CGM Ramakant Sharma told reporters.

    At present, BSNL has a market share of about 6 per cent in the Bengal circle, which he expects to increase to 10 per cent. It enjoys a marketshare of 12 per cent nationally.

  • 6:46 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Doyen of Indian animation industry Ram Mohan dies

    Ram Mohan, known as the father of Indian animation industry, died on Friday, family sources said. He was 88. He had started his career at the Cartoon Films Unit, Films Division of India, Government of India in 1956. In 1968, Mohan left Films Division and joined Prasad Productions as chief of their animation division.

    In 1972, he established his own production company, Ram Mohan Biographics, which worked on commercials, and the animated feature Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992), which he co-directed in collaboration with Yugo Sako from Japan.

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    US announces deployment of additional 3K troops to Saudi Arabia

    The United States has announced to deploy additional 3,000 troops to Saudi Arabia in view of the "increased threat perception" due to drone attacks on oil facilities. The US has blamed Iran for the attacks. "Today, an additional 3,000 troops will flow to Saudi Arabia," Special US Envoy for Iran Brian Hook told reporters at the State Department.

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet, "The United States is deploying additional forces and military equipment to Saudi Arabia to enhance its defensive capabilities and to help restore deterrence against Iranian aggression."

    Pompeo said the Iranian regime should either "change its behaviour" or "watch its economy collapse".

  • 6:44 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Resolution celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's legacy introduced in US House

    Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary and legacy. "Mahatma Gandhi is one of my personal heroes," Krishnamoorthi said after introducing the resolution on Friday.

    The resolution was cosponsored by a bipartisan group of 14 other lawmakers.

    "Gandhi's dedication to public service is an inspiration, and even when faced with incredible hardships and injustice, he never wavered in the fight for freedom, dignity and equality for all," he said.

  • 6:43 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Pakistan must end support to terror groups: US Senator

    Pakistan must end support to the Taliban and other terror groups, a top American senator said a day after meeting Pakistani leadership in Islamabad.

    "Pakistan has an important role to play in stabilising Afghanistan, engaging in robust counterterrorism efforts and strengthening the global economy," said Senator Maggie Hassan said on Friday after concluding her trip to Pakistan and landing in India for meetings with the Indian leadership.

    US Senators Hassan and Chris Van Hollen met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and officials from the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

  • 6:11 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Kevin McAleenan resigns

    Acting United States Homeland Security Chief Kevin McAleenan resigns, says President Donald Trump

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