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20:16 pm India vs England: India are at 270/3 at Tea on day 3

19:14 pm Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik loses Bronze medal match of 62 kg women’s freestyle wrestling

18:58 pm Atal ji had a multifaceted personality. Besides being an ‘ajatshatru’ he was a great poet, journalist & politician who never let the party deviate from the path of its ideology: BJP President Amit Shah at the prayer meeting for Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Delhi

17:52 pm Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins a gold medal in 50kg freestyle

16:43 pm Atal Ji’s life was for the people of India. In his youth itself he had decided that he wanted to serve his fellow Indians. He entered politics when only one party dominated the political discourse: PM Narendra Modi at Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s prayer meeting in Delhi.

15:16 pm Asian Games 2018: Shooter Lakshay wins silver medal in men’s trap shooting

14:23 pm Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat moves into finals of 50kg

12:53 pm On meeting with Japanese Defence Minister,PM Modi said, Defence Cooperation is a key pillar of the relationship between India&Japan and welcomed strengthening of various defence dialogue mechanisms b/w two countries,& enhanced linkages between the armed forces of India and Japan.

12.00 pm: Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu called a review meeting on Kerala floods with Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh and other senior officials of Rajya Sabha and Vice President Secretariat and decided to donate a month’s salary for relief measures.

11.45 am: Regional CRPF Wife’s Welfare Association in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore flagged off relief materials consisting of dry rations, clothing, medicines, sanitary items in 12 trucks with Rapid Action Force (RAF) team to Kerala’s Thrissur and Chalakudy.

11.40 am: Mumbai: Shrikant Pangarkar arrested by Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) under the Explosive Substances Act, Explosives Act and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act from Jalna yesterday. being produced before a court.

11.30 am: Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today.

11.30 am: Mob lynching case: Supreme Court has sought a detailed affidavit from the Rajasthan government within a week, while hearing a contempt petition filed by Tehsheen Poonawala.

11.25 am: Mumbai: Body of one Avinash Bali has been found in MIDC area (Chakala Industrial Area) of Andheri. He was the prime witness in 2013 Amboli double murder case.

11.20 am: Delhi’s Patiala House Court allows Shashi Tharoor’s application seeking to visit family of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan (who passed away recently) abroad. Court also granted him permission to visit United Nations Headquarters to seek aid for Kerala Floods.

11.15 am: All MPs and MLAs of Shiv Sena to contribute their one month salary to Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

11.10 am: Kochi: Passengers are at INS Garuda Kochi Naval Air Station as commercial flights service begins at the station due to flooding of Cochin International Airport.

11.00 am: There’ll be no electricity in homes. Carpentry, plumbing would be gone. We need hundreds of thousands of electricians, plumbers, carpenatrs to rush to Kerala. We don’t need clothes/food.Ppl with technical capabilities are reqd to put life back into Kerala:KJ Alphons.

10.50 am: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north, reports AP quoting Afghan officials

10.40 am: It’s a historic day as the airport is back into civil operations.Substantial work done to ensure all facilities are available&support is given for aircraft to operate. We’ve segregated parking bays so that unhindered operations take place: Commodore RR Iyer, CO, INS Garuda #Kochi

10.35 am: Today we have close to a million people in relief camps. District collectors are working as coordinators & providing supplies. Central forces are providing amazing service to Kerala. Biggest heroes are fishermen,they came in 600 boats&are rescuing people:Union Minister KJ Alphons

10.20 am: Delhi’s Patiala House Court grants bail to Vikramaditya Singh, son of former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh in connection with disproportionate assets case, on a personal bail bond of Rs 50,000. Court fix 19th September for the next hearing

10.15 am: Andhra Pradesh: Flooding in parts of Krishna district as heavy rain continues to lash the region

10.05 am: Kerala: A ‘Thanks’ note painted on the roof of a house in Kochi from where the Naval ALH piloted by Cdr Vijay Varma had rescued two women on August 17.

10.00 am: Kerala: Indian Coast Guard continues relief and rescue operations across the state.

9.55 am: Mumbai: 55 doctors from JJ Hospital, 26 doctors from Pune’s Sassoon hospital and paramedical staff leave for Thiruvananthapuram in two Air India aircraft for Kerala Flood Relief.


9.50 am: Asian Games 2018: Indian Shooter Deepak Kumar wins silver medal in Men’s 10m Air Rifle event

9.45 am: Four Japan athletes booted from Asian Games in prostitute scandal, reports AFP

9.15 am: Delhi Police Special Cell has detained 2 people in connection with attack on JNU student Umar Khalid by an unidentified gunman outside Delhi’s Constitution Club on Aug 13. A video had gone viral in which they had claimed responsibility for the attack: Sources


8.50 am: Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: CBI has questioned former Bihar social welfare minister Damodar Rawat who was connected to Brajesh Thakur (accused in the case).

8.45 am: Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: FIR registered against former Bihar Minister Manju Verma and her husband under Arms Act. CBI had conducted a raid at 12 locations including her Patna residence on 17 August and had seized 50 cartridges.

8.40 am: Asian Games 2018: Shuttler PV Sindhu beats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-18, 21-19 in Women’s Team Quarterfinals (Badminton)

8.35 am: Karnataka: Clearance work underway at Sakleshpur – Mangalore railway track that was damaged due to landslides and heavy rainfall in the area.

8.30 am: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MPs to donate their one month salary to #Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.

8.20 am: Muzaffarnagar Shelter Home case: CBI has questioned former Bihar social welfare minister Damodar Rawat who was connected to Brajesh Thakur (accused in the case).

8.15 am: Muzaffarnagar Shelter Home case: FIR registered against former Bihar Minister Manju Verma and her husband under Arms Act. CBI had conducted a raid at 12 locations including her Patna residence on 17 August and had seized 50 cartridges.

8.00 am: Kerala: First commercial flight lands at INS Garuda Kochi Naval Air Station after Cochin International Airport got affected due to floods.

7.55 am: Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot pay tribute to former prime minster Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.

7.45 am: Delhi: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Robert Vadra pay tribute to former prime minster Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.

7.30 am: Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ was successfully flight tested in Pokhran, yesterday. The weapon system was tested for its full range.

7.15 am: Hyderabad: Ganesh idol of Khairatabad that had reached the height of 60-feet in 2014, is decked up ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. Founder of Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav says,”This year height of the idol is 57 ft. Around 150 ppl are working since May&the idol will be completed by Sep 6″

7.00 am: Gujarat: Ahead of #RakshaBandhan,a sweet shop in Surat is selling sweets worth Rs 9,000 per kg.A customer says,”As I entered the shop I was amazed.People in the shop have informed that these sweets are good for health. I wish them luck&hope people of Surat are benefited with it.”

6.50 am: People belonging to Sikh community in Kochi prepared food&provided it to relief camps. The coordinator said,”From last 3 days we are serving food to more than 1000 people. We’re preparing food inside Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha in hygienic conditions.” (19.8.2018)

6.40 am: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy conducted an aerial survey of Kodagu’s Harangi dam yesterday.

6.30 am: Kerala: Chandra, resident of Vandiperiyar in Idukki dist & a tailor by profession, lost his house in the floods; says ‘I have been living here for 3 yrs. Now I don’t have a home. I’m in a relief camp. I don’t know what will happen once they send us out of the camp.