LIVE news updates: 15 mountaineers have been inducted to search for AN-32

15 mountaineers have been inducted by Mi-17s&ALH with all equipment.

LIVE news updates: 15 mountaineers have been inducted to search for AN-32

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12 Jun 2019, 7:42 PM

15 mountaineers have been inducted to search for AN-32

15 mountaineers have been inducted by Mi-17s&ALH with all equipment. They are yet to reach the crash site due to inclement weather and terrain. Team will be camping overnight due to difficult terrain&weather; will close in to the crash site June 13

12 Jun 2019, 8:07 PM

Two dead in storm; Flash floods in Baramulla

Heavy rains have led to flash floods in parts of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir while a storm in Bandipora district left two women dead, officials said Wednesday.

There was also fresh snowfall in Sonamarg and other higher reaches of Kashmir on Wednesday.

Shareefa Begum, 33, and 18-year-old Mubeena Bano died after a tree fell on them during a storm Tuesday night at Chandaji in Bandipora district, they said.

12 Jun 2019, 8:03 PM

HC declines to interfere in St Stephen's interview process (20:00)

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to interfere in the interview process of a panel on admission of Christian students in all subjects in Delhi University's St Stephen's College.

Justice Anu Malhotra said she did not find anything wrong in the interview process as the institute seeks to maintain its own identity. "I do not consider it appropriate to stay the interview process," she said.

The court was hearing a plea of three teachers -- N.P. Ashley, Abhishek Singh and Nandita Narain -- who are members of the college's governing body and had objected to the decision taken by the Supreme Council of the college at its meeting on May 13.

12 Jun 2019, 7:53 PM

Pakistan loses 2nd wicket

Babur Azam {30(28)} caught by Richardson delivery by Coulter-Nile

56/2 after 10.5

12 Jun 2019, 7:46 PM

43 children die of AES in Bihar

12 Jun 2019, 7:46 PM

Triple talak bill to be introduced in next session

The government will bring a bill in the Parliament against triple talaq to make it an offence punishable with imprisonment of up to three years and fine.

The Union cabinet approved the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 which will be introduced in the coming session of the Parliament.

It will replace the ordinance promulgated in February this year

12 Jun 2019, 7:44 PM

Cabinet approves Jammu Kashmir Reservation Bill, 2019, as relief for persons in J&K

12 Jun 2019, 7:43 PM

Cabinet approves extension of President's Rule in J&K for 6 months

12 Jun 2019, 7:42 PM

Journalist Prashant Kanojia released on bail

12 Jun 2019, 7:17 PM

Pakistan loses 1st wicket

Fakhar Zaman {0(3)} c Richardson b Pat Cummins

Pakistan at 2-1

12 Jun 2019, 7:15 PM

Journalist Prashant Kanojia released on bail from Lucknow jail.

12 Jun 2019, 6:49 PM

Student beaten to death by classmates in UP, 5 held

In a shocking incident, five students have been arrested after they allegedly crushed one of their classmates to death under their bikes. The incident took place in Malobar village in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

The mobile phone footage taken by another student shows the victim, Ranjit Singh, stripped to his underwear as other pupils beat him with rods.

Singh reportedly had an altercation with his classmates after he tried to sit in the front row while attending a coaching class near Malobar village.

12 Jun 2019, 6:44 PM

CRPF jawans martyred in Anantnag are: Nehru Sharma, Const. Satinder, Const. M .K Kushwa 116 Bn CRPF ( B Coy.)

12 Jun 2019, 6:44 PM

Student beaten to death by classmates in UP, 5 held

In a shocking incident, five students have been arrested after they allegedly crushed one of their classmates to death under their bikes. The incident took place in Malobar village in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

The mobile phone footage taken by another student shows the victim, Ranjit Singh, stripped to his underwear as other pupils beat him with rods.

Singh reportedly had an altercation with his classmates after he tried to sit in the front row while attending a coaching class near Malobar village.

12 Jun 2019, 6:37 PM

Australia bowled out at 307

After dismissal of Starc at 3{(6)}

Australia 307-all out in 49 overs against Pakistan in Taunton. Warner 107, Finch 82, Amir 5/30

12 Jun 2019, 6:37 PM

Australia loses 9th wicket

Alex Carey bowled out by Amir {20(21})

307/9

12 Jun 2019, 6:30 PM

Australia loses 8th wicket

Pat Cummins c Sarfaraz b Hasan Ali {2(6)}

302/8

12 Jun 2019, 6:27 PM

Gunshots heard at the site of Anantnag terrorist attack

Gunshots heard at the site of Anantnag terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in which 3 CRPF personnel have lost their lives & 2 have been injured, SHO Anantnag also critically injured. 1 terrorist has been neutralized in the operation

12 Jun 2019, 6:22 PM

Australia loses 6th wicket

Wahab Riaz dismisses Nathan Coulter-Nile for two runs, Australia: 299/7 in 46.2 overs

12 Jun 2019, 6:15 PM

Australia loses 5th wicket

Marsh 23 { (26)} dismissed by Amir caught by Malik

12 Jun 2019, 6:05 PM

Bar Council of India condemns the murder of President of UP Bar Council Darvesh Yadavv

12 Jun 2019, 6:04 PM

Australia loses 5th wicket

Osman Khwaja 18 { (16)} caught by Wahab at Amir’s delivery

Australia 277/5

12 Jun 2019, 5:49 PM

Australia loses 4th wicket

David Warner 107{ (111)} caught by Imam on Shaheen’s delivery

Australia 242/4

12 Jun 2019, 5:35 PM

David Warner hits century

David Warner hits century against Pakistan in World Cup 2019

12 Jun 2019, 5:34 PM

2 more children die of hypoglycemia in Bihar's Muzaffarpur; toll now 43

Two children died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, which is reeling under an outbreak of brain fever, taking the toll this month to 43, although a top state health official maintained that the casualties were not related to the outbreak but were caused by hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia causes abnormally low level of sugar in the blood or deficiency of sodium or potassium in the body, the official said.

According to a release issued by the Muzaffarpur district administration, two children died at the SKMCH hospital here where a total of 117 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) have been reported since June 1.

12 Jun 2019, 5:27 PM

Australia loses third wicket

Glenn Maxwell {20 (10)} bowled out by Shaheen

Aus: 223-3

12 Jun 2019, 5:27 PM

1 died and 2 injured after a an aluminium panel falls on them in Mumbai

1 person died and 2 people were injured after aluminium cladding panel on the east side facade of Churchgate new station building, Mumbai fell, due to strong winds & rains. Matter to be investigated.

12 Jun 2019, 5:13 PM

Terrorists attack police party at KP road in Anantnag, 3 CRPF personnel die, 2 injured

12 Jun 2019, 5:08 PM

Australia loses second wicket

Steve Smith {10(13)} caught out by Asif on the delivery of Hafeez

Aus: 188-2

12 Jun 2019, 4:51 PM

Australia scores 122 runs in 25 overs against Pakistan with loss of one wicket

David Warner: 62(62)

Steve Smith: 6(5)

12 Jun 2019, 4:49 PM

Two sisters allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Two minor sisters were allegedly raped by four men at gunpoint on Tuesday evening, police said.

According to a complaint, the sisters aged 13 and 15 years were gang-raped at Kaserwa village by the four men while they went to look for their mother near a sugarcane field, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Alok Sharma said Wednesday.

The four men allegedly threatened to shoot the girls if they cried for help or revealed the incident. They have been booked and efforts are underway to nab the accused, Sharma said.

12 Jun 2019, 4:46 PM

Mumbai International Airport: Flight delays of over 20 minutes reported at Mumbai airport due to bad weather

12 Jun 2019, 4:43 PM

Newly elected UP Bar Council president Dawresh Yadav shot dead in Agra court

President of UP Bar Council Darvesh Yadav shot dead in Agra. She was elected as the President of UP Bar Council two days back.

12 Jun 2019, 4:37 PM

Australia loses first wicket

Aaron Finch {82(84)} caught out by Hafeez on the delivery of Mohammed Amir

12 Jun 2019, 4:26 PM

Australia scores 122 runs in 20 overs against Pakistan with no loss of wickets

David Warner: 43(45)
Aaron Finch: 66(76)

Mohammed Amir: 4-2-11-0
Wahab Riaz: 4-0-21-0

12 Jun 2019, 4:16 PM

Economic Advisory Council will examine in detail the estimates made in Dr. Arvind Subramanian’s paper and will release point to point rebuttal

Government of India on former CEA Arvind Subramanian's comments on GDP growth: These are certainly issues that Dr. Subramanian must certainly have raised while he was working as CEA, though by his own admission, he has taken time to understand India’s growth numbers and is still unsure.

The Economic Advisory Council will examine in detail the estimates made in Dr. Arvind Subramanian’s paper and come out with a point-to-point rebuttal in due course.

12 Jun 2019, 4:12 PM

Chief Judicial Magistrate sends journalist Prashant Kanojia's release order to Lucknow jail

12 Jun 2019, 4:10 PM

UP: Three teenagers swept away by river current, one body found

A 14-year-old boy drowned and two other teenagers were missing after they were swept away by river current while taking a holy dip on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police said.

The body of Divyansh (14) was recovered while a search is on for Shivam (15) and Mithun (15), Additional Superintendent of Police Gyanjay Singh said.

The incident took place this morning at Shiasar ghat under Arwal police station area, he said. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the loss of lives.

12 Jun 2019, 4:09 PM

Australia scores 87 runs in 15 overs against Pakistan

David Warner: 40(59)
Aaron Finch: 38(36)

Mohammed Amir: 4-2-11-0
Wahab Riaz: 4-0-21-0

12 Jun 2019, 3:55 PM

15 mountaineers have been inducted by Mi-17s and ALH, with all equipment in search for AN 32 Aircraft

15 mountaineers have been inducted by Mi-17s and ALH, with all equipment - 9 from IAF mountaineering team, 4 from Army and 2 civilian mountaineers. Some have reached the crash site and some are still tracking.

AN 32 aircraft crash site in Arunachal Pradesh showing the probable crash point of the aircraft. It shows how close the plane was to clear the hill but could not, probably due to blockage of view due to clouds.

12 Jun 2019, 3:53 PM

HC finds nothing against Navlakha, extends protection from arrest

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday observed that it prima facie found nothing against civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha, who is accused of having links with Maoists.

The court also extended the protection from arrest granted to Navlakha till the next date of hearing.

A division bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre was hearing a petition filed by Navlakha seeking to quash the case lodged against him by Pune police after the Elgar Parishad conclave on December 31, 2017 that allegedly triggered violence at Koregaon-Bhima village in Pune the next day.

12 Jun 2019, 3:47 PM

Australia scores 56 runs in ten overs against Pakistan

David Warner: 27(21)
Aaron Finch: 22(39)


Mohammed Amir: 4-2-11-0
Wahab Riaz: 1-0-3-0

12 Jun 2019, 3:41 PM

Water enters houses situated near Fort Kochi & in Chellanam area, following heavy rainfall in the city

12 Jun 2019, 3:32 PM

Rahul Gandhi was, is and will remain Congress president: party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Rahul Gandhi was, is, and will remain the Congress president, party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit the post.

Surjewala made the remarks after senior Congress leaders met informally under the guidance of AK Antony and discussed the party's strategy and preparation for the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.

12 Jun 2019, 3:25 PM

Chhattisgarh CM writes to PM requesting him to include Chhattisgarh Forest Rights Act 2006 leaseholders in 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to include Chhattisgarh Forest Rights Act 2006 leaseholders in 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna'.

12 Jun 2019, 3:25 PM

Australia scores 27 runs in five overs against Pakistan

David Warner: 11(6)
Aaron Finch: 15(24)

12 Jun 2019, 3:25 PM

Five-year-old boy dies from Ebola in Uganda: health official

A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP on Wednesday, in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

"The boy who tested positive for Ebola in Kasese yesterday passed on last night in the isolation unit," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

"The minister for health (Ruth Aceng) will be briefing the country about the death of the boy and arrangements to bury the body." The official said the child was likely to be buried Wednesday.

Uganda's health ministry on Tuesday said that the mother of the child was a Congolese citizen married to a Ugandan.

12 Jun 2019, 3:19 PM

UK High Court denies bail to diamond merchant Nirav Modi

UK judge says there’s substantial ground to believe that Nirav Modi will fail to surrender

12 Jun 2019, 2:48 PM

PM not to fly over Pakistan while travelling to Bishkek: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not fly over the Pakistani airspace while travelling to Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Wednesday to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the External Affairs Ministry said.

It said the prime minister will fly over Oman, Iran and several Central Asian countries countries to reach Bishkek.

India requested Pakistan to let Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace when he travels to Bishkek. Pakistan accorded an "in principle" approval to India's request.

"The government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP aircraft to Bishkek. A decision has now been taken that the VVIP aircraft will fly via Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries on the way to Bishkek," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

12 Jun 2019, 2:40 PM

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan wins toss, chooses to field against Australia in Taunton

12 Jun 2019, 2:25 PM

India's second mission to moon Chandrayaan-2 to be launched on July 15: ISRO Chairman K Sivan

12 Jun 2019, 2:21 PM

Exchange of fire occurred between police and Maoists at Gummaregula village

Visakhapatnam Rural: Exchange of fire occurred between police and Maoists at Gummaregula village. Police recovered 3 rifles,15 kit bags and a landmine from the spot. Police conducting combing operation at Andhra Pradesh- Odisha Border.

12 Jun 2019, 1:51 PM

WATCH: Clashes during BJP rally in Kolkata between police and BJP workers as they protest against TMC govt

Kolkata police baton charge at BJP workers on Bepin Behari Ganguly Street. They were marching towards Lal Bazar protesting against TMC govt.

As the BJP activists jostled to reach the Bowbazar crossing in the city, police resorted to firing tear gas shells and water cannons to disperse them.

In retaliation, the saffron party workers raised slogans and hurled stones and bottles at the officers. Some of the party workers were seen holding a sit-in demonstration in the area in protest.

12 Jun 2019, 1:36 PM

Sun Weidong has been appointed as the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to India

12 Jun 2019, 1:16 PM

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters try to reach parliament

Police used pepper spray and batons to beat back umbrella-wielding protesters who tried to reach Hong Kong’s parliament as demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill turned violent.

Police used tear gas, pepper spray and batons to disperse crowds of black-clad demonstrators -- most of them young people and students -- calling for authorities to scrap the Beijing-backed law.

Hong Kong stocks also tumbled as the city was rocked by the massive protest against government plans for a controversial extradition law. The Hang Seng Index tumbled 1.73%, or 480.88 points, to 27,308.46.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.56%, or 16.34 points, to 2,909.38, and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.64%, or 9.83 points, to 1,528.40.

12 Jun 2019, 1:15 PM

Pune cops search Stan Swami's house in Ranchi, seize gadgets

Pune police conducted a search at social activist Father Stan Swami's residence at Ranchi in Jharkhand on Wednesday and claimed to have seized some "electronic devices and other material".

According to the police, the raid was conducted as part of the ongoing probe in the Elgar Parishad case in which nine activists were earlier arrested for their alleged links with Maoists.

"Our team conducted a search at Swami's residence in Ranchi as part of the ongoing probe into the Elgar Parishad case. So far, we have seized some electronic devices and other material from his residence," a senior police official said. Swami has not been detained so far, he added.

12 Jun 2019, 1:01 PM

Discharge appeal filed by Pragya Singh Thakur, Samir Kulkarni and Lt Col Prasad Purohit to be heard on July 29

Malegaon blast case: Discharge appeal filed by Pragya Singh Thakur, Samir Kulkarni and Lt Col Prasad Purohit kept for final hearing from July 29 by Bombay High Court.

12 Jun 2019, 12:53 PM

Union minister Piyush Goyal to be deputy leader of Rajya Sabha: Sources

12 Jun 2019, 12:46 PM

SC refuses to entertain plea of sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for examining witnesses in a 1989 custodial death case

Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by the former IPS officer, Sanjiv R. Bhatt seeking a direction to summon some witness for examination in a trial against him in 30-year custodial death case.

12 Jun 2019, 12:37 PM

Angry locals protest after boiler blast kills 2 in Maha

Angry locals protested outside a hospital in Buldhana district of Maharashtra after a boiler blast at a food processing company there left two persons dead and as many others injured, police said on Wednesday.

Some labourers were engaged in welding work when the boiler at the private food processing unit, located in Khamgaon area here, exploded around 6.30 pm on Tuesday, police inspector Santosh Tale said.

The impact of the blast was so severe that the workers were thrown out of the premises, killing two of them and injuring as many others, he said. The injured persons and the bodies were later taken to the City Hospital where angry locals gathered and demanded action against the food company officials, he said.

12 Jun 2019, 12:33 PM

SpiceJet Dubai-Jaipur SG 58 flight with 189 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at Jaipur airport

SpiceJet Dubai-Jaipur SG 58 flight with 189 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at Jaipur airport at 9:03 am today after one of the tires of the aircraft burst. Passengers safely evacuated.

12 Jun 2019, 12:17 PM

UP CBI raids Gayatri Prasad Prajapati’s Amethi residence in the illegal mining case

UP CBI raids Gayatri Prasad Prajapati’s Amethi residence in the illegal mining case. Prajapati was a minister in CM Yogi Adityanath’s government. CBI is conducting raids at 22 places in UP and Delhi.

12 Jun 2019, 12:15 PM

Former Madhya Pradesh minister Shivnarayan Meena passed away due to heart attack in Rudraprayag. He was on his way to Kedarnath Temple.

12 Jun 2019, 12:09 PM

After crash site located, team comprising of personnel from IAF, Army and civil mountaineers airlifted to another location

Defence PRO, Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh: After having located the crash site, a team comprising personnel from IAF, Army and civil mountaineers have been airlifted to a location close to the crash site.

12 Jun 2019, 12:02 PM

Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to address over 2,500 Cong workers at thanks-giving ceremony this evening: Party spokesperson

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday arrived here on a thanksgiving visit. This is their first visit to the constituency after it elected Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha polls.

District Congress spokesperson Lal Aash Kiran Pratap Singh the two leaders landed the Fursatganj airport after which their cavalcade reached Bhuyemau guest house. Priyanka Gandhi is likely to hold review meeting with district chiefs of the area at the guest house, he said.

12 Jun 2019, 11:55 AM

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra likely to hold review meeting with Cong district unit chiefs in Raebareli, says party spokesperson

12 Jun 2019, 11:32 AM

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath holds review meeting on law and order situation in the state

12 Jun 2019, 11:18 AM

Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd approaches SC for an urgent hearing on a petition filed against it

Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd approaches the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing on a petition filed against it, its Chairman and directors for alleged misappropriation of ₹98,000 crore of public money. SC says it would decide on urgent listing of plea later today.

12 Jun 2019, 11:17 AM

Triple talaq ordinance to be approved by cabinet today.

12 Jun 2019, 10:45 AM

Sonia Gandhi arrives in Raebareli

Sonia Gandhi arrives in Raebareli. This is her first visit to the constituency after retaining the seat in the Lok Sabha elections. Sonia Gandhi's daughter and Congress General Secretary of UP East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is also accompanying her

12 Jun 2019, 10:45 AM

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, respite from heat likely later in the day

It was a partly cloudy Wednesday morning in the national capital, with the minimum temperature settling at 31 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.

Delhiites may get some respite from the oppressive heat as gusty winds and thunderstorm are likely in the later half of the day, a Meteorological Department official said.

The maximum temperature would be around 42 degrees Celsius, he said.

Relative humidity was 47 per cent at 8.30 am, the official added.

12 Jun 2019, 10:00 AM

Sensex falls over 150 pts; banking, IT stocks drag

Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 150 points in early trade Wednesday dragged by losses in banking and IT stocks amid negative global cues.

The 30-share index was trading 158.33 points, or 0.40 per cent, lower at 39,792.13 at 0940 hours. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty was quoting 44.95 points, or 0.38 per cent, down at 11,920.65. Top losers include Yes Bank, Bajaj Auto, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, HDFC twins, Kotak Bank, TCS and Infosys, shedding up to 2.55 per cent.

12 Jun 2019, 9:41 AM

IAF lead massive ops underway in Arunachal to reach AN-32 crash site

The Indian Air Force, Army and the civil administration of Arunachal Pradesh started a massive operation on Wednesday to reach the site where the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force had crashed on June 3, a defence official said.

12 Jun 2019, 9:03 AM

Bihar: Nitish govt approves jail term for abandoning elderly parents

In cabinet meeting chaired by CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday, the Bihar government has stamped the decision to punish wards who abandon their elderly parents with a jail term.

12 Jun 2019, 8:33 AM

Cyclone 'Vayu': Centre issues advisories to Gujarat, Diu

The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday issued detailed advisories to Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu, requesting them to take all precautionary measures to ensure that no human life is lost in view of the cyclone "Vayu" which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday.

The advisory also aimed at minimising damage to vital infrastructure and ensuring early recovery of all essential services after the cyclone makes landfall, a Home Ministry statement said.

12 Jun 2019, 8:22 AM

Militant killed in gunfight in J&K's Sopore

One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Wednesday.

Police said security forces, after specific inputs about presence of militants, started a cordon and search operation yesterday afternoon in Wadoora Payeen village of Sopore town.

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