Top news of Jan 12: Amritsar Narcotics Control Bureau recovers over 50 lk opium tablets, arrests one

Updated On : 13 Jan , 2017 , 02:06 PM
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#10:49PM

Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina was announced the BJP candidate for Amritsar Lok sabha by elections-ANI

#10:14PM

Amritsar: Narcotics Control Bureau arrests one person and recovers about 50 lakh tablets containing opium-ANI

#9:47PM

Meeting(between PM Modi, Mallikarjun Kharge and CJI Khehar) on next CBI director issue to be held at January 16th at 6 pm-ANI

#9:46PM

US charges Fiat Chrysler with cheating emissions standards-AFP

#9:36 PM

Jawan Balveer Singh (who shot 4 jawans) had returned from leave & had not asked for leave again,was no issue regarding his leave: CISF -ANI

#9:20 PM

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan admitted to Paras Hospital in Patna after complaining of breathlessness-ANI

#9:15 PM

Delhi: State Govt schools to extend winter break for KG to 5th classes till January 19 due to cold weather-ANI

#9:06 PM

This position requires several leadership qualities, I feel I will grow into the role over period of time: N Chandrasekaran - ANI

#9:05 PM

 SaritaDevi becomes the first #Indianboxer to turn professional: ANI

#9:04 PM

 Its a huge honour to head the group, the common man always says Tata toh humaari company hai: N Chandrasekaran - ANI

#8:59 PM

SouravGanguly dismisses reports of him stepping down from post of  Cricket Association Of Bengal (CAB) president: ANI

#8:54 PM

 Former England soccer manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72: Reuters India

#8:52 PM 

 Even on Raising Day, senior officers preferred to celebrate with the men in field, to boost their morale in difficult operational areas: CRPF

#8:51 PM

 Gujarat: Colourful kites swarm Surat skies as the city hosted the Kite Festival

#8:50 PM

 CRPF is highly sensitive to welfare of its Jawans. Regular efforts are made for redressal of their grievances at several levels: CRPF- ANI

#8:49 PM

 U.S. stocks off to worst start in 2017 after Trump speech: Reuters India

#8:48 PM

 Federal monitors say 42 percent of California has emerged from 5-year drought after heavy rain and snow: AP

#8:47 PM

 Tata group is at inflection point; efforts will be to help it progress with ethics, that it has been built on: N Chandrasekaran

#8:45 PM

 Gujarat govt signs Rs 77,000 crore MoU with Railways for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: PTI

#8:44 PM

 Delhi govt-run schools to extend winter break till January 19 amid cold weather conditions: Govt: PTI

#8:43 PM

Poonch(J&K): Two AK47 rifles,14 magazines,392 rounds ,23 grenades &propaganda material recovered from two terrorists killed on Wednesday: ANI

#8:40 PM

Misuse of money, inflow of drugs big challenge in Punjab, says EC as it completes 2-day review visit to state ahead of assembly polls: PTI

#8:39 PM

Want to thank the Board & Mr. Ratan Tata for their confidence in me to lead this institution: N Chandrasekaran

#8:33 PM

I am proud to have been part of Tata family for over 30 years & assuming this position is privilege: N Chandrasekaran

#8:31 PM

MP to observe 'Anandam' programme in bid to help the needy: CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan: ANI

#8:30 PM

Cyprus deal 'close,' but don't expect 'miracles': UN Security General Antonio Guterres: AFP

#8:28 PM

Mexico, US clash over wall as tough trade talks loom: AFP

#8:27 PM

Humbled and honoured to be chosen to lead a truly great institution that occupies a unique position in hearts of people:Rajesh Gopinathan

#8:26 PM

Dr. AK Bansal shot at in Jeevan Jyoti Hospital in Allahabad, referred to PGI in critical condition: ANI

#8:24 PM

Amazon writes to EAM Sushma Swaraj, expresses regret at hurting Indian sensibilities, pulls offending item: MEA

#8:16 PM

Centre and CBI are trying to malign me because I raised demonetisation issue in Parliament: TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay: ANI

#8:12 PM

Rajesh Gopinathan to be the next CEO of TCS: ANI

#7:37PM

Ludhiana: Police detained one person from railway station with foreign currency worth Rs 22 Lakh 61 thousand (20500 Euro & 42800 Dirham).-ANI

#7:11PM

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar to be the next Mumbai Cricket Association President. Post was vacant after Sharad Pawar resigned. -ANI

#7:07PM

TCS chief N Chandrasekaran is Tata Sons' new Chairman, in place of Cyrus Mistry:Source-  PTI 

#7:06PM

Mumbai: Fire in a scrap yard in Mankhurd area. 12 fire engines at spot. More detail awaited.-ANI

#7:06PM
ECI directs Cabinet Secretary to Govt of India to ensure compliance of instructions on display of Hoardings & Photographs by all concerned .-ANI

#7:00PM

Football: Former England manager Graham Taylor dead at 72-AFP  

#7:00PM

Himachal Pradesh: Two Students of NIT Hamirpur hailing from Mandi district gone missing in Shikari area of the districts-ANI 

#6:45PM

Kolkata Police tells RSS that it cannot give permission for a rally on January 14. Asked to fix alternative date.-ANI 

#6:37PM

Manipur: One dead and two injured after militant fired on a car in Noney village near Imphal- ANI
 

#6:32PM

Support from youth in the fight against corruption convinces me that it is possible to bring a positive change in the nation: PM Modi-ANI

#6:28PM

Request media that it (Jawan's video) shouldn't be hyped. No such problem, better not to hype issue :IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi.-ANI
 

#6:27PM

Please guide those around you on increased cashless transactions. Corruption & black money adversely affects the progress of our nation: PM-ANI 

#6:25PM

IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi on Jawans' food quality: We make sure their food is of high quality. We look after our Jawans, facilities by Govt are adequate -ANI

#6:18PM

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa after his MiG 21 T-96 solo sortie in Barmer(Rajasthan) on Thursday-ANI 

#6:15PM

ADG BSF visited Poonch, 29 Battalion, Mandi Mandir BSF Camp where jawan Tej Bahadur was posted and shot the video, earlier today.-ANI 

#6:14PM

Haryana: PM Modi speaking via video conferencing at inauguration of 21st National Youth Festival in Rohtak -ANI

#6:12PM

MD of TCS Natarajan Chandrasekaran leaves from Bombay House after meeting of Tata Sons ends-ANI

#6:08PM

Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu met Rahul Gandhi. Meeting lasted for more than 30 minutes.-ANI

#5:52PM

Mechanism to be put in place by 16th Morning & rate(within RBI capping)will be based on the negotiations b/w OMCs & Banks:Petroleum Minister -ANI

#5:51PM

Unanimously decided in meeting that consumers & dealers will not bear burden of MDR on Debit Card Transactions at pumps:Petroleum Minister-ANI

#5:50PM

Petrol pumps to accept payments via debit and credit cards after January 13, said All India Petroleum Dealers Association in a release. News Nation 

#5:47PM

Chhattisgarh: Two naxals surrendered before police in Narayanpur district.-ANI 

#5:45PM

India's industrial output rose 5.7 percent in November from a year earlier, mainly driven up by a surge in capital goods production, government data showed on Thursday.

#5:42PM

December 2016 Consumer Price Index at 3.41 percent. November was 3.63 percent-ANI

#5:30PM

India A defeat England by 6 wickets. Ajinkya Rahane top scores with 91 

#5:20PM

CBI has arrested a Sub-Inspector,Railway Protection Force in Pune for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 2,000 from the complainant.-ANI 

#5:20PM

Delhi Court sends Khoirom Ranjeet (chief of a terror group in Manipur) to 7 days police custody. His aide sent to 2 days police custody.-ANI 

#5:15PM

12th of January is no ordinary day.Swami Vivekananda's powerful thoughts continue to inspire several minds: PM Modi-ANI 

#5:05PM

PM Modi inaugurates via video conferencing, Ramayan Darshanam Exhibition and Bharatmata Sadanam at Vivekananda Kendra in Kanyakumari-ANI 

#5:00PM

Jawan who shot 4 other CISF jawans in Aurangabad has been handed over to local police. Enquiry ordered to ascertain the reason/causes: CISF-ANI
 

#5:00PM

Excessive use of paper currency a detriment to society; advantageous for India to move to less-cash economy: FM.-PTI
 

#4:59PM

French court orders release of arrested former Kosovo PM-AFP

#4:51PM

NATO chief says outside attempts to influence elections 'unacceptable'-AFP 

#4:47PM

A high-level Indian defence team to visit France next week to review the ongoing production of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft-PTI

#4:45PM

NGT issued notice to MOEF and CPCB,ask them why not notification which exempts consent under Air act & Water act etc, should not be quashed.-ANI

#4:45PM

MS Dhoni thought it is right time for Virat to take over. The bonhomie & bond they have will only help Virat grow as a leader: Anil Kumble-ANI

#4:42PM

It is phenomenal what he has been able to achieve as a captain and we all know how valuable he is as a player, says Anil Kumble on MSDhoni -ANI

#4:36PM

Nursery admission matter: Two petitions have been moved by association of private schools and two by parents.-ANI

#4:37PM

Nursery admission matter: Delhi HC renotified matter for tomorrow. Four petition have been moved before the Court.-ANI 

#4:34PM

Delhi police seized a suspicious bag containing Rs 12 lakh (new currency notes) in Gandhi Nagar Police Station area -ANI
 

#4:33PM

Benjamin Netanyahu calls Paris peace conference a 'fraud' -AFP

#4:30PM

Belgium charges two new suspects over Paris attacks: prosecutor-AFP

#4:25PM

2 terrorists arrested (a man & a woman) who travelled from Nepal to meet their associate in Delhi. The duo was here to expand their network-Sanjev Yadav DCP Spl Cell-ANI 

#4:17PM

Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh):10 persons including 3 women injured in a car-jeep collision-ANI 

#4:07PM

Schools in Noida shut till January 15 due to cold wave: Noida DM -ANI
 

#4:04PM

Saudi airline flynas in $8.6 bn Airbus deal: shareholder. -AFP
 

#3:57PM

From 14th January our new dept 'ministry of happiness' is beginning work. This is a unique initiative: Shivraj Singh Chauhan,MP CM -ANI

#3:56PM
Minimum temperature recorded at -­0.5°C at Narnaul (Haryana), -1.1 degree Celsius at Ganganagar (Rajasthan), 0.0°C Bhiwani (Haryana): MeT dept -ANI

#3:46 PM

Congress releases next list of 23 candidates for upcoming Punjab assembly elections-ANI

#3:45 PM

Manali recorded minimum temp of -6.6 degree Celsius, Shimla shivers at -3.2 degree C while Amritsar recorded 0.9 degree Celsius:MeT dept-ANI

#3:40 PM

Expect that you being reputed political leader/MP shall be more circumspect in your public utterances during elections: EC to Sakshi Maharaj-ANI

#3:38 PM

EC censures you(Sakshi Maharaj) for violating the MCC provisions and SC decision referred to: Election Commission-ANI

#03:25 PM

CISF DG and IG leave for Aurangabad (Bihar), where a CISF jawan shot 4 other jawans -ANI

#03:22 PM

Punjab: Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal files nomination from Jalalabad for upcoming Assembly polls - ANI

#03:20 PM

India, Europe are both victims of terrorism, precisely because of democracy& freedom: French Min for Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault in Delhi- ANI

#03:15 PM

It is together that we will respond to the threat of international terrorism:French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault in Delhi- ANI

#03:10 PM

Bihar: 2 jawans injured after being shot by a CISF jawan succumb to injuries. Total 4 jawans have lost their lives- ANI

#03: 08 PM

Naam Tamilar Katchi party workers organise Jallikattu despite SC's ban; later detained by Police-ANI

 

#03: 03 PM

BJP's CEC to take place on 15 & 17 January to decide candidates for upcoming Assembly polls

#03:00 PM

Bihar: 2 jawans injured after being shot by a CISF jawan succumb to injuries. Total 4 jawans have lose their lives-ANI

#02:58 PM

 Supreme Court dismisses plea filed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan challenging the proposed Whistle Blower Act-ANI

#02:52PM

No law&order issue,a big evnt must've been discussed with authorities.Election is priority, for now Guetta's concert cancelled-IGP Bengaluru- ANI

#02:44PM

SC hinted that if Sahara Group does not pay the amount to SEBI by February 6, Subrata Roy might be sent to jail -ANI

#02:37PM

Hollywood actor Vin Diesel & Deepika Padukone arrived in Mumbai, earlier today, to promote their upcoming film XXX: Return of Xander Cage- ANI

#02:26PM

CBI raids at offices & residences of BJD MP Rabindra Jena, BJD MLA Pravat Biswal and BJD leader Saroj Sahu in seashore chit fund scam - ANI

#02:07 PM

On India's surgical strikes, French Minister says every country has a right to defend itself in the face of terror threats- PTI

#02:14PM

CISF jawan opens fire on four colleagues in Bihar's Aurangabad  in alleged fratricide, 2 killed: Official

#02:01PM

David Guetta concert not cancelled.Told organisers fix different date due to APMC polls. No law & order problem: SP Bengaluru Rural to ANI

#01:51PM

David Guetta concert not cancelled due to APMC polls, told organisers to come with diff date. No law&order problem-SP Bengaluru Rural- ANI

#01:50PM

Muktsar (Punjab): Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal files nomination papers from Lambi for assembly elections - ANI

#01:38PM

Rajnath Singh, Om Mathur, Keshav Prasad Maurya & Yogi Adityanath present in the UP BJP leaders' meeting at Amit Shah's residence in Delhi -ANI

#01:37PM

J&K: 1 jawan of CRPF 180 battalion injured as his service rifle misfired; jawan admitted to hospital;incident took place in Tral at 1220 hrs

#01:36PM

Supreme Court directed Unitech Builders to provide a sum of Rs 2 crores to 39 flat buyers of it's Vista housing project in Gurugram- ANI

#01:35PM

UP BJP leaders' meeting underway at BJP national president Amit Shah's residence in Delhi - ANI

#01:24PM

 DMK announces state wide protest in Tamil Nadu over Jallikattu - ANI

#01:22PM

Ex- RJD MLC Anwar Ahmed's premises in Sabzibagh being raided by IT in Patna - ANI

#01:15PM

Sahibabad (Uttar Pradesh): Police arrested 3 persons and seized Rs 31.65 Lakh in demonetised currency - ANI

#01:14PM

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh): Police arrests 2 persons with Rs 3 crore in new currency notes from Indirapuram area - ANI

#01: 01 PM

ADG BSF visited Poonch, 29 Battalion, Mandi Mandir BSF Camp where jawan Tej Bahadur was posted and shot the video

#12: 45 PM

Congress releases first list of candidates for upcoming Assembly elections in Goa

#12:40 PM

UP: Police busted an illegal arms racket in Jalaun; 1 rifle and 12 pistols seized; 3 persons arrested

#12:25 PM

He raised issues already being discussed, we've already taken these up with 7th pay commission: Durga Prasad DG CRPF on CRPF Jawan's video - ANI

#12:06PM

PIL filed by ex-serviceman in Delhi HC seeking status report of all paramilitary forces in India over allegations of BSF Jawan in his video - ANI

#12:04PM

SC orders Delhi HC to hear Sonu Sardar's appeal and dispose it in two months; Sardar is accused of killing 5 persons of a family in 2004 - ANI

#11:46AM

NGT pulled up both MCD and Delhi Govt; seeks detailed report by tomorrow over budget allocated by govt for salaries of sanitation workers - ANI

#11:40

CRPF jawan injured in pressure bomb explosion in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh - ANI

#11:30AM

So Rahul Gandhi making derogatory comments against PM and trying to save his political legacy is natural: Smriti Irani,Union Textiles Min - ANI

#11:16AM

Himachal Pradesh: Normal life remains paralysed as Shimla remains covered under thick blanket of snow; 10 deaths due to cold wave till now -ANI

#11:15AM

Two persons killed by naxals on suspicion of being police informers, in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

#11:12AM

SC says draft of Jallikattu judgement has been prepared but not possible to deliver it before Saturday, when it is to be organised in TN- ANI

#11:10AM

Have released the list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls and 29 candidates for polls in Goa: JP Nadda - ANI

#11:08AM

Delhi: JP Nadda releases BJP's first list of candidates for upcoming Punjab polls- ANI

#11:06AM

2 terrorists arrested from Delhi's Mayur Vihar incl commander in chief of insurgent group KCP P Meitei,wanted in terror attacks in Manipur- ANI

#11:04AM

NGT on solid waste menace in the capital, "in tussle between govt & corporations, general public is made to suffer" - ANI

#11:04AM

Haryana: 2 Indian National Lok Dal workers dead, after unknown assailants opened fire at INLD leader Pradeep Godara's farm,last night - ANI

#10:51AM

He told me that he is being pressurised to take the complaint back, and apologise: Sharmila, Wife of Tej Bahadur Yadav, BSF jawan in video - ANI

#10:39AM

SC dismisses plea filed by Reliance Telecom and Bharti Airtel questioning Mar 2015 spectrum auction norms and sought fresh bidding in certain circles - ANI

#10:09AM

Mass 'Surya Namaskar' session in Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan attends -ANI

#10:07AM

Amazon removes offensive Indian-flag doormats from website in Canada after strong protest by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj -PTI

#09:37AM

They admitted he (Chandu Chavan crossed LoC inadvertently) is alive, & they will soon release him after enquiry: MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre - ANI

#09:31AM

The last time, which is two days back, when he spoke to Pak DGMO, they said enquiry is getting over and will soon release Chandu: MoS Defence - ANI

#09: 30AM

We are trying at the level of DGMO, so far the DGMO has spoken to the counterpart minimum 15-20 times: MoS Defence on Chandu Chavan- ANI

#09:15AM

Sanitation workers continue their strike for the 8th day outside East Delhi Municipal Corporation -ANI

#09:03AM

Second Scorpene class submarine Khanderi launched in Mumbai -ANI

#08:57AM

26 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 8 rescheduled and seven cancelled due to fog and other operational reasons - ANI

#08:54AM

Uttarakhand: People light fire in Haldwani as cold wave intensifies -ANI

#08:45AM

Sri Lankan navy apprehends two Indian nationals with a boat and 53 kg cannabis from Pudukkottai - ANI

#08:32AM

I am confident that the day is not too far when MDL (Mazagon Dock Limited) will build submarines for other nations as well: Subhash Bhamre - ANI

#08:29AM

Mumbai: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Subhash Bhamre at the launch of second Scorpene-Class Submarine Khanderi - ANI

#08:27AM

 Mumbai: India to launch second Scorpene-Class Submarine Khanderi today - ANI

#07:43 AM

Delhi witnesses severe cold wave conditions with a dip in temperature, people light fire to warm themselves -ANI

#07:28 AM

Tamil Nadu: Children's Traffic Park inaugurated in Coimbatore on Wednesday, to create awareness about traffic rules and regulations -ANI

#07:18 AM

Chhattisgarh: Five world records of Yoga being attempted by more than one lakh people in Bhilai, Baba Ramdev attends - ANI

#07:08 AM

26 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 8 rescheduled and seven cancelled due to fog and other operational reasons- ANI

First Published : Thursday, January 12, 2017 07:06 AM
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