Top news of May 20 | Policeman in Kashmir decamps with four Self-Loading Rifles and ammunition

20 May 2017, 10:18 PM
Top news breaking news and latest updates of May 20
Top news breaking news and latest updates of May 20

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:

#10:10 PM

Telangana continues to reel under severe heatwave,with 44-46°C temperature; 178 deaths reported due to sunstroke yet to be confirmed.

#10:00 PM

When I decided to do this movie, first thought was that 1st screening should be for Indian Armed forces: Tendulkar

#9:50 PM

A policeman in Kashmir decamps with four Self-Loading Rifles and ammunition, more details awaited.

#9:40 PM

A toddler miraculously escapes 'death' after being run over by a car in Bengaluru

#9:30 PM

I would like to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP to justify this first, before questioning Qureshi and the UPA: Surjewala,Cong

#9:15 PM

Over 3,500 people were killed in Bhopal Gas Tragedy in Union Carbide, whose advocate is Arun Jaitley: RS Surjewala,Cong on Khawar Qureshi

#9:00 PM 

Delhi: Woman attacked with knife by her former driver in Malviya Nagar, causing severe injuries. Case registered u/s 307, culprit arrested.

#8:50 PM

US, Saudi agree on arms deals worth almost $110 billion: White House

#8:40 PM

Indian Navy dispatches a ship & an aircraft to help Maldives locate a landing craft, with 6 people on board, which went missing 2 days ago. _PTI

#8:30 PM

J&K: Two terrorists attempting infiltration in Nowgam killed. Two soldiers lost their lives in ongoing operation -ANI

#8:20 PM

NIA questioned separatist leader Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate regarding the hawala and terror funding issue -ANI

#8:10 PM

Muslims 'terrorists' for BJP: Cong. defends Khawar Qureshi _ANI

#8:00 PM

Saudi says all 'on board' to extend oil cuts for nine months: Bloomberg

#7:50 PM

Baloch Republican Party holds anti-Pakistan-China protest in London, UK

#7:40 PM

CRPF and District Reserve Group, in a joint operation, arrested 18 naxals involved in an attack in Sukma's Burkapal

#7:30 PM

CRPF and District Reserve Group, in a joint operation, arrested 18 naxals involved in an attack in Sukma's Burkapal

#7:20 PM

Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced after he admitted to entering country on fake passport, involvement in terror activities: Sartaj Aziz

#7:10 PM

#Uttarakhand Badrinath highway opens for light vehicles, stranded cars with passengers made to cross area of landslide with police escort

#7:00 PM

Lucknow (UP): Special Investigation Team & FSL team recreate the crime scene, at the spot where IAS officer Anurag Tiwari was found dead -ANI

#6:50 PM

ICJ has not given any order regarding consular access for #KulbhushanJadhav, says Pak PM's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz -PTI

#6:40 PM

Government may have to enact law to ban triple talaq if Muslim community fails to "change" the practice, says Union minister #VenkaiahNaidu.

#6:20 PM

Syed Ali Shah Geelani suspends separatist leader Naeem Khan from Hurriyat Conference, in the wake of a sting operation. - ANI

#6:10 PM

Centre had allocated Rs 990 crore in 2016-17 under Border Area Development Programme, '17-18 it is increased to Rs 1100 cr:HM Rajnath Singh - ANI

#6:08 PM

There is a perceptional difference on issue of Indo-China boundary between both nations,dialogue is on&relationship with China is good: HM - ANI

#6:03 PM

Where on one hand our security forces protect our borders, people living in border areas are a strategic asset for us: HM Rajnath Singh

#6:00 PM

Home Ministry working on 27 roads, construction work of which will be completed by 2019-20, approval process for 48 other roads has begun:HM - ANI

#5:59 PM

Infrastructure development work on Indo-China border reviewed in meeting today: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Gangtok - ANI

#5:55 PM

West Bengal: BSF seized 35 kg white colour powder suspected to be Methaqualone, in Border Out Post Tarali of 76 Bn - ANI

#5:45 PM

Khawar Qureshi in 2004 had replaced Harish Salve as the senior counsel for Government of India, when UPA Govt was there: Aman Sinha, BJP - ANI

#5:39 PM

Harish Salve told me that in Dabhol matter,he was appearing initially.When Cong govt came,he was replaced by Khawar Qureshi: Aman Sinha, BJP - ANI

#5:20 PM

2 youths who had come to meet their female FB friends beaten up allegedly by Bajrang Dal activists in Muzaffarnagar _ANI

#5:05 PM

There was paucity of time earlier, we'll strengthen our legal team: #SartajAziz  #KulbhushanJadhav

#4:54 PM

There was paucity of time earlier, we will strengthen our legal team for the next time: Sartaj Aziz, Foreign Affairs Advisor, Pak - ANI

#4:30 PM

#Iran's Prez #HassanRouhani wins re-election against hardline challenger #EbrahimRaisi -PTI

#4:20 PM

One dead, two injured and 35 rescued safely from a bus that met with an accident at Jogeshwari–Vikhroli Link Road in Powai.

#4:10 PM

2 killed & 15 wounded in attack on New Kabul Bank branch in Gardez city, province in : Afghan media

#4:00 PM

Babri Case: RV Vedanti, Champat Rai, BL Sharma, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das& Dharamdas granted bail on bond of Rs 20,000 by Spl CBI court, Lucknow

#3:50 PM

Uttar Pradesh Government miserably failing, especially on the law and order front: Mayawati, BSP Chief

#3:40 PM

IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq: officials - AFP

#3:40 PM

Manipulation of EVMs at manufacturing stage is totally ruled out due to stringent security measures taken: CEC Nasim Zaidi

#3:30 PM

All future elections will be held with VVPAT along with EVMs across polling stations, to bring in transparency: Naseem Zaidi, CEC

#3:22 PM

Policy expected to be implemented in a few selected segments-fighter aircraft, submarines and armoured vehicles

#3:20 PM

DAC finalizes broad contours of a policy aimed at engaging the Indian pvt sector in the manufacture of high-tech defence equipment in India. -ANI

#3:10 PM

I have ensured that families of CAPF soldiers killed in action get at least Rs 1 Crore compensation: HM Rajnath Singh -ANI

#3:05 PM

HM Rajnath Singh visited the Indo-Tibetan Border Police post at Nathu La and interacted with the ITBP jawans posted in the area -ANI

#2:32 PM

J&K: A group of terrorists intercepted near LoC in Handwara sector of Kupwara district. More details awaited. - ANI

#2:31 PM

Iran's state TV declares incumbent President Hassan Rouhani winner of presidential election - ANI

#2:22 PM

I will ensure that family of each martyred paramilitary jawan gets at least Rs 1 cr compensation: Home Minister @rajnathsingh - PTI

#2:18 PM

AIADMK 'Two leaves' symbol case: Delhi court reserves its order on bail plea of Sukesh Chandrasekhar (alleged middleman) - ANI

#2:08 PM

Kerala: Police found suicide note of Naval cadet,alleging harassment by 2 senior cadets; case of abetment to suicide registered against both - ANI

#1:40 PM

Ex-AMU scholar #GulzarAhmedWani acquitted of terror charges by Barabanki court in 2000 #SabarmatiExpressTrainBlast case: Defence counsel. - PTI

#1:42 PM

Delhi: Election Commission gave a demonstration of polling process, with EVM and Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) - ANI

#1:39 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Lizard found in mid-day meal at Anganwadi, in Katni's Vijayraghavgarh; 8 children fall ill, shifted to hospital - ANI

#1:14 PM

Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Nathula on India-China international border and interacted with the Army officers posted in the area. - ANI

#1:04 PM

Indore(MP): Fire broke out at a three-storey building in Ranipura area; fire being doused - ANI

#12:53 PM

A 20-year-old Indian-origin #CornellUniversity student was found dead after going missing this week. - PTI

#12:46 PM

Decided that IOA will check bio-data&expertise of contingents&then clear names, earlier it was done under good faith: Sports Min Vijay Goel - ANI

#12:33 PM

It was a courageous step, no doubt about it:Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on girl who chopped off genitals of inmate from Panmana Ashram - ANI

#12:23 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred at around 11:19 am in Chamba; no loss or damage reported. - ANI

#12:39 PM

Babri Case: Ram Vilas Vedanti, Champat Rai, BL Sharma, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das & Dharamdas reach Special CBI court in Lucknow to surrender - ANI

#12:14 PM

There hv been evidences that separatism in Kashmir is funded from Pak soil. Present Govt has decided to proceed with decisive action-MoS PMO - ANI

#12:08 PM

Landslide site in #Uttarakhand; all assistance & relief being given to stranded tourists; tourists being evacuated #Badrinath - ANI

#12:08 PM

Suspected #ISI agent held from #Jaisalmer in #Rajasthan, taken to Jodhpur for questioning; was on the radar of intel agencies for some time - PTI

#11:56 AM

Restrictions on assembly of people in #Nowhatta, #MR Gunj, #Safakadal PS areas in old Srinagar city to any prevent untoward incident: DM - PTI

#11:36 AM

Maha govt forms #GoodMorningSquads to curb open defecation; it may impose fine on those relieving in the open despite having toilet facility - PTI

#11:36 AM

First meeting of policy planning group on Kashmir,constituted by Sonia Gandhi underway at the residence of former PM Manmohan Singh in Delhi - ANI

#11:04 AM

Enforcement Directorate summons Narada channel's Mathew Samuel again, asks him to appear at Kochi ED office on May 24, in Narada sting probe - ANI

#11:03 AM

Indian Compound Men's Team wins gold at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai. - ANI

#10:55 AM

Continuously monitoring situation; evacuated 200-250 tourists. Situation is normal in Badrinath: Secy, Disaster Management Uttarakhand - ANI

#10:48 AM

Will cooperate with CBI,however IOA doesn't pay doctors they voluntarily offer services: Abhishek Pandey,Jt Secy IOA on CBI's PE against IOA - ANI

#10:46 AM

2 Pak nationals were detained over suspicion. Nothing suspicious found during interrogation by various agencies: SP Jaisalmer #Rajasthan - ANI

#10:44 AM

BJP National President Amit Shah arrives in Chandigarh for a 2-day visit - ANI

#10:27 AM

Delhi Cabinet reshuffle: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal allots new portfolios to ministers. 

#10:15 AM

Banda: 4 dead, 15 injured after a bus caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire on ramming into an electric pole. - ANI

#10:03 AM

Mumbai: FIR registered in Santa Cruz Police station against MLA Nitesh Rane & 2 others for extortion&threatening a restaurant owner(FilePic) - ANI

#9:40 AM

3-day special session of #MaharashtraLegislature to discuss and ratify Goods and Services Tax Bill begins at 11 am - PTI

9:35 AM

Kerala: Girl chopped off genitals of inmate from Panmana Ashram in Kollam, who allegedly molested her for last 6 yrs. Police case registered - ANI

#9:27 AM

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 jolts Himachal Pradesh's Chamba - ANI

#9:25 AM

Gujarat: Sprinklers and coolers installed for animals at a zoo in Ahmedabad to bring them respite from the prevailing heat wave conditions. - ANI

#8:48 AM

Our first priority is to always protect lives of citizens in every situation: DK Jha, In-charge,CRPF Zonal Training Center in Nagrota (J&K) - ANI

#8:29 AM

Rajasthan Govt has included Gurjars, Banjara (Baldia, Labana),Gadia-Lohar (Gadolia), Raika(Rebari, Debasi) & Gadaria(Gaadri, Gayari) in OBC - ANI

#8:13 AM

On second day of his visit to Sikkim Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Nathula. He will also visit the ITBP post at Lachung - ANI

#7:55 AM

No one was stranded,there were no unfortunate incidents,1800 tourists (against reported 15K) were affected: U'khand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat - ANI

#7:50 AM

Five people, including main accused, arrested in connection with the murder of two jewellers in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. - ANI

#7:36 AM

Bihar: Fire broke out in a building at Patna's Boring Road. 10 fire tenders at the spot; fire under control. - ANI

#7:16 AM

Election Commission to demonstrate working of EVMs & VVPATs and hold press conference at Delhi's Vigyan Bhavan, today. - ANI

First Published: Saturday, May 20, 2017 06:10 AM
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