Top news of Feb 17 | J&K: Minister Imran Raza Ansari submitts his resignation to CM Mehbooba Mufti

Updated On : 2017-02-17 22:17:17
Top News Breaking News And Latest Updates Of February 17
Top News Breaking News And Latest Updates Of February 17
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#10:15 PM

Trump administration denies it is considering using National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants: US media

#9:54 PM

J&K: Minister Imran Raza Ansari has also submitted his resignation to CM Mehbooba Mufti-ANI

#9:20 PM

41 fighters executed in Syria jihadist infighting: monitor

#8:57 PM

Narcotic Control Bureau seizes seven packets of Heroin near Kakar border in Punjab

#8:20 PM

Princess Cristina of Spain cleared in tax fraud case, husband gets jail sentence of six years

#7:48 PM

J&K: Basharat Bukhari who had been given new portfolio of Minister for Horticulture in today's reshuffle sends letter of resignation to CM

#7:28 PM

Pakistan military attacked Afghan border police post 6th battalion in Lalpora, post burnt and destroyed: Bilal Sarwary-ANI

#7:15 PM

J&K: Grenade lobbed at police party at Pohru Nowgam near Srinagar, 2 policemen injured-ANI

#6:45 PM

Government cuts tenure of SEBI Chairman-designate Ajay Tyagi by two years; gives him a tenure of three years now

#6:45 PM

Indian Navy signs first contract under Buy And Make (Indian) category for Surface Surveillance Radars (SSR)

#6:30 PM

Afghan officials say Islamic State group attacked army posts in an eastern province last night, killing 17 soldiers:AP

#6:28 PM

We are making all efforts to ensure that peace is established in Nagaland and that Govt work continues smoothly:Ram Madhav,BJP

#6:18 PM

Meeting of MoS PMO Dr.Jitendra Singh, BJP Leader Ram Madhav and Nagaland MP Neiphiu Rio underway,they are also in touch with Nagaland CM

#6:14 PM

They doctored the 55-second CD and so Yeddyurappa & I have challenged Congress to show the entire 1hour convo: Union Min Ananth Kumar

#6:00 PM

Maharashtra: RBI imposes monetary penalty of Rs 2 lakh on Janata Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd., Wai, Distt Satara for violation of RBI's instructions

#5:38 PM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urges China to help rein in North Korea

#5:32 PM

Our position is consistent. Apart from India,other non-NPT state parties are also making applications: China on India's NSG membership

#5:28 PM

Whether last year's application by India or this year's by the relevant country, our position is consistent:China on Masood Azhar

#5:12 PM

DMK MLAs meeting headed by MK Stalin starts in Chennai HQ ahead of tomorrow's TN Assembly floor test-ANI

#5:10 PM

Spanish court acquits King Felipe VI's sister in fraud case

#5:01 PM

PriyankaGandhi takes dig at PM @narendramodi's comment that he is UP's adopted son, questions why it needs adopted son when it has own sons-PTI

#4:40 PM

According to party rules, he (Madhusudanan) has no power to remove General Secy (VKSasikala): Tamil Nadu Minister KA Sengottayan

#4:30 PM

West Bengal: Border Security Force seized Rs 2 lakh worth fake notes of Rs 2000 in Malda-ANI

#4:15 PM

O Panneerselvam writes letter to TN Police requesting them not to arrest Amma supporters who are peacefully protesting against current Govt-ANI


Sensex jumps 167.48 points to end at 28,468.75; Nifty surges 43.70 points to 8,821.70


2008 Malegaon blast case: Arguments in Sadhvi Pragya bail application matter in Bombay HC adjourned till 20 February 2017


Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra election rally in Raebareli: Read More 


Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to address election rally in Raebareli - ANI


TamilNadu Minister KA Sengottayan appointed as floor leader of TN Assembly: AIADMK - ANI


J&K: Stone pelted and Pakistani flags raised near Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers in a protest in Srinagar - ANI

#3:15 PM

Delhi HC stays till Monday parole release of UP don Mukhtar Ansari for poll campaigning; EC moved HC opposing the relief.-ANI

#3:14 PM

Death toll rises to 7 in at village in Maha's distt; Villagers boycott local body polls in protest.-ANI

#3:07 PM

CM thanks PM for congratulating him on taking up the state's top post.-PTI

#2:56 PM

Noida (UP): Police arrests Webwork Trade Pvt Ltd director Anurag Garg in connection with a Rs 200 crore-scam.-ANI

#2:44 PM

TN Political crisis: team members meet Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal; urge him to have secret ballot for confidence vote. [Read Full copy here]

#2:42 PM

Tillerson, Wang in highest-level US-China meet since Trump election: AFP

#2:11 PM

J&K: SOG Baramulla arrests one local terrorist of Hizbul Mujahideen in Pattan; Further details awaited.

#2:11 PM

Everything is not going on very well, I am here to consult leaders & work out the solution: Governor Padmanabha Acharya-ANI


SC bench orders registration of FIR against UP minister Gayatri Prajapati for gang rape and sexual harassment case.-ANI

#1:41 PM

People are angry with PM due to his wrong policies, in such situation BJP have not yet dared to project a CM face in UP: Mayawati in Fatehpur-ANI [Read Full story here]

#1:33 PM

Army Chief's remark shwed worry¬ warning;It was appeal that you shouldn't come toward line of firing bt Cong showing it otherwise: JSingh-ANI

#1:25 PM

Cong falling under its own weight,hence out of frustration,it's indulging in kind of jargon that's unheard of in history of democracy-JSingh-ANI

#1:14 PM 

Members from camp meet Assembly Speaker , a day ahead of the confidence vote.- PTI

#1:11 PM

TV actor sent to three-day police custody in a graft case. - PTI

#1:03 PM

Non-statutory letters to be sent to those who did not respond to SMS, e-mail queries sent by I-T Dept on deposits made. - PTI

#1:02 PM 

More than 99 pc of 7 lakh respondents accept data on deposits are correct: Official sources. - PTI

#12:59 PM

More than 7 lakh people respond to queries raised through SMS, e-mail on bank deposits made after demonetisation - PTI

#12:59 PM

SC dismisses ICEGATE's petition seeking SIT probe into alleged phone tapping of top politicians, bureaucrats & others by Essar b/w 2001-06.-ANI

#12:56 PM

Gujarat: Gas cylinder explodes after fire breaks out at a godown in Ahmedabad's Ranip; No loss of life reported.-ANI

#12:51 PM

and appointed as Non-Official Directors in Indian Overseas Bank and Punjab National Bank.-ANI


DMK has made it very clear that we'll not be against/for it; we'll not be participating: Kanimozhi, DMK on Assembly floor test-ANI

#12:46 PM

Delhi Government has to submit a comprehensive status report with reasons behind the incident by 19th April 2017, the next date of hearing-ANI

#12:46 PM

Delhi High Court seeks status report from Delhi Govt's Social Welfare Department into the reported deaths of 11 patients in Asha Kiran.-ANI

#12:30 PM

 E Madhusudanan also removes #VKSasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran & S Venkatesh from their respective party posts-ANI

#12:28 PM

: AIADMK Presidium Chairman E Madhusudanan removes from primary membership of the party-ANI

#12:27 PM

Supreme Court adjourns the hearing in Uber India's challenge to Competition Commission of India's (CCI) inquiry to March 1.-ANI

#12:25 PM

Delhi Court sends actor Anuj Saxena to 3day police custody in connection wth graft case involving sr bureaucrat BKBansal&family suicide case-ANI

#12:03 PM

Mumbai: AIU recovered 2100 grams gold valued at Rs. 63,71,400 concealed in pockets of trouser. One person arrested.-ANI

#12:00 PM

NGO Satta Panchayat Iyakkam withdraws application from SC seeking a stay on the appointment of Sasikala as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu-ANI

#11:53 AM

NRHM scam against Ex Min Babu Singh Kushwaha: SC issues notice to UP and the CBI, sought detailed reply from both the parties by February 24-ANI

#11:52 AM

DMK working president MK Stalin to chair party MLAs meeting today at 4 PM.-ANI

#11:40 AM

I have Netaji's blessings, people's support, have nothing to say on that: Shivpal Yadav on Akhilesh's comment on him in Etawah-ANI

#11:13 AM

5 SC judges takes oath: Justice Sanjay K Kaul, Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, Justice S A Nazeer, Justice Navin Sinha & Justice Deepak Gupta-ANI  [Read full story here]   

#11:12 AM

CRPF jawan injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur -ANI

#10:58 AM

No cash shortage as printing presses of , have ensured normalcy within a few weeks of demonetisation: FM Arun Jaitley.-PTI

#10:51 AM

Pakistan-Afghanistan Border closed with immediate effects till further orders due to security reasons: ISPR-ANI

#10:46 AM

If ever a research is done on ,a chapter would talk about printing speed, also keeping secretive printing done in advance:FM

#10:37 AM

Making comments is the easiest thing during demonetisation and remonetisation, and the most difficult job is to implement it: FM Jaitley

#10:30 AM

Afghan embassy officials given list of 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan, says ISPR: Pakistan media.-ANI

#10:24 AM

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami tells ANI: No plans to visit Bengaluru today, will go to Kuvathur resort to meet the MLAs.-ANI

#9:51 AM

School bus overturns at Dehar village in Sundernagar area in Himachal Pradesh, over 25 children injured, rushed to hospital. No deaths reported

#9:34 AM

Income Tax department raids a jewellery store owner's residence & shop and a hotel in Gwalior suspecting major evasion of tax - ANI

#9:19 AM

Chaos at Ankara Esenboğa Airport as AI 130 LHR-Bombay flight made med emergency landing at Ankara Airport yday, over 200 passengers stranded - ANI

#9:08 AM

PRJA's Irom Sharmila rides a bicycle to file nomination for Thoubal Assembly seat in Manipur assembly polls against CM Okram Ibobi. Sharmila filed nomination on behalf of People's Resurgence & Justice Alliance, covered a distance of about 20 kms from Imphal on her bicycle-ANI

#8:16 AM

Kim's ( North Korean leader’s half-brother) family must provide DNA sample before body released: Malaysia police-AFP

#8:13 AM

Pakistan’s most dangerous groups actively contest Karachi’s turf & resources, says a report released by think tank International Crisis Group-ANI

#7:55 AM

These days weddings are more about showing off your wealth, this needs to be checked:Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan on her private member's bill-ANI

#7:39 AM

Strict supervision must be done on cleanliness,hygeine during food preparation. Order enquiry, nobody should be spared: Kiran Walia,Congress-ANI

#7:35 AM

Nine students at a government school in Delhi hospitalised after they consumed a midday meal in which a dead rat was allegedly found.-ANI

#7:27 AM

SC to hear a plea seeking directions to Centre for issuing policy to promote, propagate national anthem, national flag & song.-ANI

#7:20 AM

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Hathgaon of Fatehpur & Raebareli where Priyanka Gandhi will accompany him.-ANI

#2:00 AM

Donald Trump says `nobody that I know of' on campaign staff contacted Russian officials:AP

First Published : Friday, February 17, 2017 07:10 AM
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