National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrests Congress legislator in Manipur, Yamthong Haokip in missing arms case

7.31 pm: National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrests Congress legislator in Manipur, Yamthong Haokip in missing arms case: Official statement

4.58 pm: An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits the Andaman Islands: USGS

3.56 pm: 7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border region: USGS

12: 50 pm: On a petition filed by ten differently-abled table tennis players, Delhi HC directs Secretary, Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, GoI, to consider selection of petitioners in final contingent of Asian Para Games 2018 & try to pass an order in this regard within a week.

12:27 pm: Fodder scam: Jharkhand High Court asks Lalu Prasad Yadav to surrender by August 30; his request for 3 months bail extension on medical grounds has been rejected by the court.

12:14 pm: Kerala Floods case: Supreme Court orders to maintain water level at 139.99 feet in Mullaperiyar Dam till August 31.

11:54 am: Asian Games 2018: Hina Sidhu bags bronze in Women’s air pistol shooting.

11:45 am: Asian Games 2018: Tennis Men’s Doubles-Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan win gold medal after defeating Kazakhstan pair in the finals 6-3 6-4.

10:31 am: Kerala: Thomas Mar Athanasios, the Metropolitan of the Chengannur diocese of the Orthodox Syrian Church, found dead on railway track near Ernakulam South station.More details awaited

9:55 am: Karnataka: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits flood and landslide affected areas in Kodagu. Sreevidya P.I, Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu district also present.

9:00 am: Veteran stage and screen actor Vijay Chavan, who won acclaim in theater and film for his comic roles, passed away on Friday morning. He was 63-years-old. Further details awaited.

8:38 am: Scott Morrison has been picked as Australia’s new prime minister, reports AFP

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