News Alerts! Asian Games 2018:  Neeraj Chopra wins a gold medal in men’s javelin throw final

18: 41 pm Asian Games 2018: India’s Neeraj Chopra wins a gold medal in men’s javelin throw final

17: 38 pm Asian Games 2018: Dharun Ayyaswamy wins silver medal in men’s 400m hurdles

16: 40 pm Mumbai: Fire breaks out in a building near Premier Talkies in Parel. 4 fire tenders rushed to the spot, more details awaited

15:05 pm A convoy of 350 members of Afghan security forces were ambushed while on their way to Maimana city, capital of Faryab, from Ghormach district in Chahar Shanebe Tepa area, today. Clashes ongoing, officials confirm: TOLO News

14: 15 pm Murshidabad: Police recover 70 crude bombs in Maheshthali village under Samserganj police station, further investigation underway.

14: 11 pm West Bengal: Police seize nearly 3000 bottles of duplicate liquor worth Rs 10 lakhs (approx) and Rs 58,000 in cash in Siliguri’s Phansidewa ; 8 people arrested, further investigation underway

13: 37 pm Asian Games 2018: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore for sprinter Dutee Chand for winning a silver medal in women’s 100 m final

12:57 pm 2002 Godhra train burning case: Two accused found guilty, three acquitted by special SIT court in Ahmedabad.

12:41 pm Asian games 2018: PV Sindhu reaches the finals after beating Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi

11.45 am: Supreme Court today issued a notice to #WhatsApp, IT and Finance ministry and sought a detailed reply from them within four weeks as to why a grievance officer in India has not been appointed yet by Whatsapp.

11.15 am: Asian Games 2018: Saina Nehwal loses to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying in Badminton Semi-finals, gets Bronze medal.

10.50 am: Meghalaya: Chief Minister and National People’s Party(NPP) leader Conrad Sangma wins South Tura assembly bypoll seat

10.15 am: If a ‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ gets stuck anywhere in world, they are confident that govt will save them. Relief is just 1 tweet away. What was never a priority in embassies, has become top priority now. PM has made overseas Indians proud&MEA made them confident: EAM Swaraj in Vietnam.

10.05 am: Supreme Court will today hear only lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay’s fresh plea against 35A, main hearing in the case likely to be heard on August 31.

9.30 am: Mumbai: Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu at the listing ceremony of ‘Amaravati Bond 2018’ at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

8.15 am: Ahead of the all party meeting called by the Election Commission later today,Congress has once again appealed to EC that the next Lok Sabha polls be held on ballot paper: Sources

8.00 am: West Bengal: 56-year-old Manoj Acharjee, arrested in Siliguri’s Naxalbari last night with fake Nepalese currency worth 8 lakhs.

7.30 am: Supreme Court to today hear petition seeking scrapping of Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir, three weeks after the case was adjourned.Jammu and Kashmir had moved application and sought to defer hearing of the case, citing upcoming panchayat and urban local body polls

7.15 am: Permanent Indus Water Commission scheduled to meet on 29-30 August in Lahore. 9 member delegation from India to be lead by Indus Water Commissioner PK Saxena and from Pakistan the Acting Commissioner for Indus Waters, Syed Mehr Ali Shah: Pakistan Media

7.00 am: K’taka CM issued statement y’day on Defence Min’s visit to Kodagu;states ‘…unfortunate that Defence Min had to go through certain inconveniences…Time for all of us to forget small differences,forgive each other&join hands for rehabilitation of flood affected people in Kodagu’

6.30 am: Ahmedabad’s Odhav area where a four-storey building collapsed last night. 3 people have been rescued, at least five still feared trapped under the debris. Rescue operation is underway.

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