News alerts: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis gets threatening letters from Maoists

07:10 pm: Upendra Kushwaha (Rashtriya Lok Samata Party Chief) has no place in NDA. If he wants to talk to us then we have no problem: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD #Bihar

06:30 pm: Under-construction building near Vayu Sena Bhavan on Krishna Menon Marg in collapses; rescue team at the spot

06:30 pm: We have decided to give financial assistance of Rs 5.5 lakh per family for West Pakistan Refugees settled in the state of JammuAndKashmir. Nearly 5764 families will be benefited from this decision: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Jammu

05:30 pm: We are always concerned about our PM’s security. Maoism & extremism has now been reduced by many folds. Maoists are just fighting a lost battle: HM Rajnath Singh on Pune Police intercepting internal communication of Maoists planning a ‘Rajiv Gandhi type’ assassination of PM Modi

05:05 pm: Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain dead at 61, committed suicide, reports CNN

3: 07 pm: Fire broke out in 4 godowns in Valsad’s Vapi area. 5 fire tenders present on the spot. No casualties reported.

1:47 pm: Two letters from Maoist organisations received, threatening Maharashtra CM & his family members. Both letters mentioned the recent Gadchiroli encounters where several Maoists were gunned down. Police is investigating: Maharashtra Home Ministry Sources.

12:40 pm: FDI in India increased to USD 61.96 billion in 2017-18 from USD 60 billion in the previous fiscal: DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek.

10:20 am: Jammu & Kashmir: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti and MoS PMO Jitendra Singh arrive in Kupwara

9:29 am: Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorists attacked Army patrolling party in Haril area of Kupwara district. Area cordoned off, search operation underway (Visuals deferred by unspecified time)

9:00 am: Kanpur: People allege 4 patients died due to failure of air conditioning system at ICU ward of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College. Principal GSVM says, “2 deaths occurred due to cardiac arrest & other 2 due to chronic illness; AC plant to be repaired soon.”

8:21 am: Price of non-branded Petrol in Delhi-Rs 77.42, Kolkata-Rs 80.07, Mumbai -Rs 85.24 and Chennai-Rs 80.37. Prices of non-branded Diesel in Delhi-Rs 68.58, Kolkata-Rs 71.13, Mumbai-Rs 73.02 and Chennai-Rs 72.40.

6:69 am: Thunderstorm/rain likely to occur today in some areas over Lucknow, Hardoi, Sitapur, Barabanki, Unnao districts and adjoining areas: Meteorological Centre, Lucknow

4:18 am: JammuAndKashmir: District Police of Rajouri hosted an Iftar party for the people living in the region.

4:11 am: United States immigration authorities say they are temporarily transferring 1600 detainees to federal prisons,

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