Top news of June 19 | 126 migrants missing in Mediterranean after shipwreck: IOM Agency

19 June 2017, 11:36 PM
Top news breaking news and latest updates of June 19
Top news breaking news and latest updates of June 19

Twitter is buzzing with news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here are the latest updates from the micro-blogging site in one scroll:

#11:01 PM

Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi seeks CBI probe into alleged PG medical admission scam in Puducherry: ANI

#11:00 PM

At least 126 migrants missing in Mediterranean after shipwreck, according to IOM agency: AFP

#10:59 PM

EU, UK agree priorities, timetable for Brexit talks, according to a statement: AFP

#10:58 PM

Delhi police registers FIR in Cabinet Secretariat fake letter matter after receiving complaint from under secretary: ANI

#10:57 PM

Punjab govt to enact new Lok Pal legislation with powers to initiate action on complaints against CM, Ministers & bureaucracy at all levels: ANI

#10:56 PM

PM Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement: ANI

#10:55 PM

Both leaders exchanged views on developments of mutual interest, specifically climate change: ANI

#10:54 PM 

Fire at French nuclear reactor, safety body says no sign of radiation concerns: Reuters

#9:57 PM

Punjab government announces free textbooks for students of govt schools & pre-primary classes (Nursery & LKG) from next academic session:ANI

#9:47 PM

47-yr-old man, arrested at Finsbury Park, charged with a terror offense over mosque attack: London Metropolitan Police - ANI

#9:40 PM

Presidential Poll: NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind reaches BJP president Amit Shah's residence: ANI

#9:35 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists attack at an Army patrol party in Pulwama, one civilian injured in retaliatory firing by Army: ANI

#9:34 PM

PresidentialPoll: Office of President of India is above political considerations & BJD aims to keep it like that: Naveen Patnaik, Ram Nath Kovind: ANI

#9:33 PM

Presidential Poll: BJD has decided to support the candidature of Ram Nath Govind: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik: ANI

#9:13 PM

Irrigation dept executive engineer registers #FIR in alleged scam in Gomti Riverfront Development project,8 officers of dept named in FIR: ANI

#8:49 PM

IT Dept has seized benami properties of Misa Bharti, her husband Shailesh Kumar and Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav

#8:47 PM

Wanted Naxalite Jai Singh Kunjam, carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh, has been killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district: Police: PTI

#8:40 PM

China's 1st indigenous communications Satellite for live radio, TV broadcasts fails to enter preset orbit: PTI

#8:39 PM

Presidential Poll: NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind met PM Narendra Modi

#8:38 PM

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder announces total waiver of entire crop loans of 8.75 lac small and marginal farmers: ANI

#8:30 PM

WB govt sends report on Darjeelingunrest to Centre, demands 250 women paramilitary personnel; Home Ministry dispatches half the number: PTI

#8:29 PM

Presidential Poll: Bihar Governor and NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind arrives to meet PM Modi: ANI

#8:22 PM

Hotels and restaurants on highways can now serve liquor, Punjab Cabinet passes amendment: ANI

#8:09 PM

Cuban Foreign minister says #Cuba will not send fugitives back to #US: AFP

#8:08 PM

Car exploded on hitting police van on Champs-Elysees, driver armed: probe sources

ALSO READ: Paris: Suspected attacker rams car into police van, terror probe on

#7:48 PM

Car crashes into police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees, no casualties: official - AFP

#7:46 PM

Presidential Poll: But if it is for the development of the nation then we may support: Uddhav Thackeray: PTI

#7:45 PM

Presidential Poll: If someone is trying to make a Dalit President with purpose of gaining vote bank then we are not wth them: Uddhav Thackeray

#7:42 PM

It is significant step to enhance India-Afghanistan trade ties, will also think of more trade routes even road: SM Abdali, Afghan Envoy: ANI

#7:40 PM

Paris police say security operation underway in Champs Elysees shopping district: AFP

#7:39 PM

Delhi HC asks CBSE to place before it decision to scrap Reevaluation policy, says if board erred in totalling it could do in evaluation: PTI

#7:38 PM

The flight, which carried 60 tonnes of cargo (mainly ‘hing’) from #Afghanistan, was flagged off in #Kabul by President Ashraf Ghani: ANI

#7:35 PM

Decision to establish an Air Freight Corridor was taken in meeting between PM Modi and President Ashraf Ghani in September 2016: ANI

#7:33 PM

First air freight corridor flight between India & Afghanistan (Delhi-Kabul) arrived in Delhi: ANI

#7:28 PM

Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Gabonese counterpart Pacôme Moubelet Boubeya: ANI

#7:18 PM

Presidential Poll: Bihar Governor and NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Delhi, will meet PM Modi: ANI 

#6:50 PM

Chhattisgarh: Reportedly 3 more Naxals were killed, their bodies are yet to be recovered: ANI

#6:49 PM

Chhattisgarh: 1 Naxal with reward ofRs. 5 lakh on his head killed in encounter with BSF & STF in Kanker's Koyalibera,1 SLR, ammo recovered

#6:34 PM

Four suspected jihadists killed, five arrested after Mali resort attack: AFP

#6:32 PM

Girl gang-raped, thrown off train in Bihar's Lakhisarai district; govt forms SIT to probe the incident - PTI

#6:31 PM

Vehicular traffic in inner circle of Connaught Place to be closed between 11 PM tonight & 11:30 AM on Jun 21 for Yoga Day preparation: NDMC

#6:30 PM

Presidential Poll: Someone of the stature of SushmaSwaraj or Lal Krishna Advani should have been Presidential nominee: Mamata Banerjee

#6:29 PM

Presidential Poll: YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh announces support to NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind: PTI

#6:28 PM

Delhi court sends ex-BSNL officer to 3 years in jail in graft case, says corruption by public servants needs to be dealt with sternly: PTI

#6:27 PM

Delhi: Union Min S Prabhu & D Pradhan inaugurated Bolagarh-Nayagarh (Odisha) railway line, station building, pax halt via video conferencing

#6:26 PM

Arunachal Pradesh: Army rescued 200 civilians, including 50 children, who were stranded due to massive landslides in West Kameng district: ANI

#6:08 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: 3G and 4G internet services restored in Kashmir valley: ANI

#6:00 PM

Virat Kohli among three Indians in the ICC Team of the Champions Trophy. Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed named its captain: PTI

#5:49 PM

Presidential Poll: It's not good to get into unnecessary controversy, we want everyone to support Ram Nath Kovind: M Venkaiah Naidu: ANI

#5:57 PM

Exclusive| Presidential Poll, Ram Nath Kovind to News Nation TV: 'My best wishes for prosperity and development of people of Bihar


Russia says it will treat US-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates, as targets after US downed Syrian jet: AFP

#5:34 PM

Presidential Poll: NCP will attend #UPA members' meet on June 22, Delhi to decide their presidential candidate: NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik: ANI

#5:31 PM

PresidentialPoll: I thank the people of Bihar for their support: Ram Nath Kovind: ANI

#5:21 PM

Russia halts incident-prevention hotline with US in Syria: AFP

#5:20 PM

Presidential Poll: ShivSena to support Ram Nath Kovind for President: Reports

#5:09 PM

Sources says that the deal has been signed in #Paris, on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show: ANI

#5:08 PM

Before PM Modi's visit to US on June 25, Lockheed Martin ties up with TATA to produce F16 fighter planes in India: ANI

#5:06 PM

Presidential Poll: Under his leadership, #India will prosper and the backward class will get justice: Nitin Gadkari on Ram Nath Kovind: ANI

#5:03 PM

J&K: CM MehboobaMufti visited residence of police officer Feroz Ahmad Dar, who lost his life in Achabal terrorist attack: ANI

#4:58 PM

Actor Anupam Kher illuminates the UN building in New York in preparation of International Day of Yoga: PTI

#4:57 PM

GST Bill has been passed in Punjab assembly: ANI

#4:52 PM

Prez polls: We r also of opinion that it wld have been better if NDA hd named some non-political Dalit person as President nominee: Mayawati - ANI

#4:51 PM

Prez polls: As he is a Dalit we r positive on his name, but only if oppn doesn't announce popular dalit name:Mayawati, Ram Nath Kovind:ANI

#4:39 PM

There r other big #Dalit leaders in India. He( #RamNathKovind) ws leadr of Dalit Morcha of #BJP, so thy made him candidate: Mamata Banerjee

#4:38 PM

Presidential elections: Bihar Governor and NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind to meet PM Modi today

#4:37 PM

Presidential election: Opposition will meet on 22nd June, only then we can announce our decision: Mamata Bannerjee, Ram Nath Kovind: ANI

#4:33 PM

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May describes mosque attack as "sickening" attempt to destroy freedom of religion, other liberties: AP

#4:32 PM

Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza: AFP

#4:31 PM

Supreme Court grants 10 more working days to Sahara chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 709.82 cr with the Sahara-SEBI refund account: ANI

#4:29 PM

Prez polls: He has done exemplary work (as Bihar guv), worked with impartiality, maintained ideal relationship with state govt: Nitish Kumar

#4:25 PM Letter attributed to Cabinet Secretariat on digitalisation of Land Records & subsequent linking of the same to AADHAR: Govt sources: ANI

#4:22 PM

Presidential poll: Matter of happiness for me personally. As far as support is concerned, can't say anything right now: Nitish Kumar:ANI

#4:16 PM

We support Ram Nath Kovind ji for next President of India, CM KC Rao had informed Narendra Modi about it already: K Kavitha,TRS

#4:15 PM

Supreme Court extends parole of Sahara India's Subrata Roy till July 5: ANI

#4:05 PM

Opp parties are meeting on 22nd. Only once in history of independent India has president of India been elected uncontested:#SYechury: ANI

#4:02 PM

At least 79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire: London police

#3:40 PM

Mumbai: A 29-year-old actor Anjali Shrivastav allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan at her house in Andheri West: ANI

#3:30 PM

Presidential polls: It's not appropriate to talk about the candidate at this moment: Ghulam Nabi Azad

ALSO READ: Ram Nath Kovind set to become India's 2nd Dalit President

#3:28 PM

Presidential polls: Congress will have another meeting on 22nd June regarding the matter, all leaders will be present: Ghulam Nabi Azad

# 3:20 PM I am sure Ram Nath Kovind, a farmer's son, will make exceptional #President & continue to be voice for poor, downtrodden: PM Modi

#3:00 PM

Delhi: 3 ppl involved in cricket betting yesterday arrested from a Guest House in Civil Lines; 10 mobiles, 2 laptops, 2 LCDs recovered: ANI

#2:54 PM

NGT asked road transport ministry & BRO to give undertaking that road construction project will not be started till zonal plan is approved. - ANI

#2:45 PM

#Indians flying abroad will not be required to fill departure cards from July 1. - PTI

#2:42 PM

WB minister Partha Chatterjee & home secy to participate in an all-party-meeting on 22 June called by state govt, in Siliguri Darjeeling - ANI

#2:33 PM

#PresidentialPoll Meeting of Opposition parties to be held on 22nd June - ANI

#2:33 PM

Britain, European Union begin #Brexit negotiations - ANI

#2:30 PM

Telangana CM and TRS Chief KC Rao extends support to NDA's presidential candidate #RamnathKovind after speaking to PM Modi - ANI

#2:29 PM

PM Modi has spoken to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar,AP CM Chandrababu Naidu and TN CM E Palaniswamy #RamnathKovind - ANI

#2:29 PM

A 17-year-old American #Muslim girl killed after leaving #Virginia mosque in US: authorities. - PTI

#2:25 PM

#GorkhaJanmuktiMorcha expresses "displeasure" with Centre and questions absence of Darjeeling BJP MP #SSAhluwalia at the time of crisis. - PTI

#2:24 PM

WB CM Mamata Banerjee urges all concerned parties, stakeholders to attend all-party meeting called by state govt in #Siliguri on June 22. - PTI

#2:14 PM

#RamNathKovind will be NDA's presidential candidate; PM Modi himself informed Cong chief Sonia Gandhi: @AmitShah. For more updates, click here

#2:06 PM

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been decided as NDA candidate for Presidential Poll 2017. 

#1:58 PM

Valsad(Gujarat): Member of Municipal Corporation throws her bangles at Gujarat Dy CM Nitin Patel during an event,accusing him of corruption - ANI

#1:27 PM

Supreme Court issued notice to Centre & MCI seek their response within 3 weeks on petition filed by Maulana Jauhar University. - ANI

#1:23 PM

It's a heinous crime,necessary action being takn,accused cannot be spared:Bihar CM on woman allegedly raped&thrown off a train in Lakhisarai - ANI

#1:00 PM

Supreme Court refused to stay Delhi HC's order in connection with payment of Rs 60 crore to a lender of Delhi Airport Metro Express Private - ANI

#12:57 PM

#WestBengal: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters hold a protest rally in Darjeeling, over #Gorkhaland demand - ANI

#12:52 PM

UK sees 'happy' Brexit outcome for both sides: Boris Johnson - AFP

#12:48 PM

CBI Lawyer says "will argue for extreme punishment for all convicts Mumbai 1993 blast case" - ANI

#12:45 PM

Delhi: Fire breaks out in an underground cable at Delhi Police crime branch inter-state cell, in Chanakyapuri; 3 fire tenders on the spot - ANI

#12:44 PM

1993 Mumbai blasts case: Abdul Wahab Khan had made an application & sought 2 weeks time to prepare arguments on quantum of sentence - ANI

#12:37 PM

Defence lawyer Abdul Wahab Khan moved application before TADA court to examine three witnesses for defence of his client Feroz Khan - ANI

#12:32 PM

They haven't decided on a name yet,even when Arun Jaitley ji rang me, he didn't have a name for presidential candidate:Bihar CM Nitish Kumar - ANI

#12:30 PM

CBI team reaches Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi for investigation into the case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed. - ANI

#12:27 PM

BJP Parliamentary Board meeting begins at party headquarter in #Delhi - ANI

#12:22 PM

#PresidentialPoll PM Modi arrives at party HQ for BJP Parliamentary Board meeting #Delhi - ANI

#12:13 PM

Raised RK Nagar bypoll bribery issue,TN CM said, investigation ordered,didn't gv proper answer:MK Stalin on DMK&Cong's walkout from Assembly - ANI

#12:08 PM

#I-T department all set to use Rs 1,500 cr of tax refund due to Cairn Energy to settle part of tax liability: Sources. - PTI

#12:06 PM

His (Rajinikanth) response was good, he says he wants to do something for TN and country. He will consider joining politics: Arjun Sampath - ANI

#12:03 PM

MP: Family beaten by Jogni Toll plaza employees in Rewa district after they protested against demand of toll tax above mentioned rates - ANI

#12:02 PM

#PresidentialPoll Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj & Venkaiah Naidu arrived at party HQ for BJP Parliamentary Board meeting #Delhi - ANI

#12:02 PM

Missing J&K constable Samir Bhatt case: Supreme Court asks Jammu and Kashmir police to file a fresh status report by July 17th in the case. - ANI

#12:00 PM

We are all backing Rajinikanth, appeal that he should come into politics and give good things to TN:Hindu Makkal Katchi leader Arjun Sampath - ANI

#11:41 AM

We urge journalists here to wield the power of pen & experience they have garnered in the field and join the cause of Kashmir: Abdul R Makki - ANI

#11:32 AM

One of the masterminds of Mumbai attacks Abdul Rehman Makki addresses press in Faislabad, calls on them to foster unrest in Kashmir. - ANI

#11:25 AM

#PresidentialPoll BJP President Amit Shah arrives at party HQ for BJP Parliamentary Board meeting scheduled to take place at 12 noon #Delhi - ANI

#11:17 AM

Andhra Pradesh: Gold, land documents & Rs 42,000 in cash recovered by ACB in raids at various locations of Gajuwaka Sub-registrar D Venkayya - ANI

#11:15 AM

#Chennai Hindu Makkal Katchi leader Arjun Sampath and General Secretary Ravikumar meet Rajinikanth at his residence. - ANI

#11:10 AM

ACB conducting raids at various locations of Gajuwaka Sub-registrar D Venkayya; raids on at Visakhapatnam, Tirupati & Rajamundary - ANI

#10:52 AM

MP: Family beaten by Jogni Toll plaza employees in Rewa district after they protested against demand of toll tax above mentioned rates - ANI

#10:17 AM

We had suggested that President should be a political personality, & not anyone from non pol background: Naresh Agrawal,SP #PresidentialPoll - ANI

#9:55 AM

Bihar: We are carrying out the investigation and will arrest the accused soon- Pankaj Kumar, SDPO - ANI

#9:52 AM

Bihar: Girl in critical condition after being allegedly raped & thrown from a train at Kiul Railway Stn in Lakhisarai, admitted to hospital - ANI

#9:49 AM

#PresidentialPoll BJP has called its MPs, MLAs to Delhi for signing of nomination papers, process of which begins today. - ANI

#9:40 AM

London police say one person died and 8 injured when van hit crowd near Finsbury Park; Counter Terrorism Command investigating - ANI

#9:35 AM

London police say one person died when van hit crowd near Finsbury Park; Counter Terrorism Command investigating - ANI

#9:28 AM

Delhi: New-born allegedly declared dead by doctors at Safdarjung Hospital, found to be alive by family just before the burial - ANI

#9:20 AM

Sensex up by 122.68 points, currently at 31,179.08. Nifty at 9,622.80 - ANI

#9:09 AM

Violent protest won't be tolerated. My ministers are monitoring the situation: Mamata Banerjee,West Bengal CM #DarjeelingUnrest - ANI

#9:08 AM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives at Kolkata airport, to leave for her Netherlands visit. - ANI

#9:06 AM

Rajasthan: Silver coins dating back to year 1904 - 1919 found near banks of the Banganga river in Bharatpur’s Bhusawar - ANI

#8:59 AM

Birthday greetings to the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. I pray for his long and healthy life, tweets PM Narendra Modi - ANI

#8:49 AM

Rajasthan: Case registered against unknown persons for killing 10 peacocks in Bhilwara district's Mandalgarh - ANI

#8:39 AM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gives nod for CBI investigation into Gomti River Channelisation Project scam - ANI

#8:13 AM

#PresidentialPoll BJP Parliamentary Board meeting scheduled to take place at 12 noon, today. - ANI

#8:07 AM

#WestBengal: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as Toy Train services affected amid indefinite strike called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha - ANI

#7:52 AM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik inspected preparations of Yoga Day celebrations,to be attended by PM at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground - ANI

#7:40 AM

#London: Casualties after vehicle hits pedestrians, one person arrested: Police at the scene of incident at Finsbury Park - ANI

#7:33 AM

2 brothers, suffering from mental illness,tied to a wooden pole for alleged child theft and thrashed in #Odisha's Baripada. Investigation on - ANI

#7:22 AM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik attend full dress rehearsal for Yoga Day celebrations, at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground - ANI

#7:16 AM

#Darjeeling: Indefinite strike called by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha enters into eighth day #Gorkhaland - ANI

#7:12 AM

Muslim Council says van that struck pedestrians in London ran over worshippers leaving Finsbury Park mosque: AP - ANI

#7:12 AM

#Haryana: Rain lashes Faridabad, bringing respite from soaring temperatures - ANI

#7:04 AM

#Gujarat: Baba Ramdev holds Yoga camp in Ahmedabad ahead of #WorldYogaDay2017 - ANI

#7:02 AM

#Delhi: Rain lashes parts of the national capital - ANI

#6:59 AM

Earthquake of Magnitude 4.4, occurred at 4:05 am in Imphal (Manipur) - ANI

#6:15 AM

One arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London causing "a number of casualties." (AP) - ANI

#6:12 AM

Vehicle hits pedestrians in London, several wounded: police- AFP

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