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New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 August 2019, 06:36 PM
Breaking News August 11 (File Photo)
Breaking News August 11 (File Photo)

Hello and welcome to Sunday's live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has left for China to co-chair the second HLM meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, former Congress president and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi will be paying visit to the flood-hit Kerala. Here in this segment, News Nation brings you live news from all corners of the world. The latest stories will appear in our live blog below - so keep scrolling down.

Here are the LATEST news:

6.00 pm: 

5.45 pm: Vijayawada: A 20-year-old man Altaf died at Vijayawada Railway Station today after a girder (used for building framework of large buildings) fell on him. More details awaited.

5.30 pm: 

5.15 pm: 

5.00 pm: Rajinikanth in Chennai, earlier today: My heartfelt congratulations to Amit Shah for Mission Kashmir operation. The way you conducted it, especially the speech you delivered in Parliament was fantastic. Amit Shah ji and Modi ji are like Krishna-Arjuna combination.

4.45 pm: Vijayawada: A man beheaded his wife on the road & then went to police to surrender, in Satyaranayana Puram area. Passers-by who saw him walking with the head shouted but he went to a nearby canal & threw it there, leaving the body abandoned on the road.

4.30 pm: Uttarakhand: Portion of Badrinath National Highway near Mayapur in Chamoli blocked after boulders fell on the road, today.

4.15 pmKerala: Rahul Gandhi reaches at a relief camp in Boodanam Church in Nilambur, Malappuram and meets flood-affected people. He is in his Lok Sabha constituency, Wayanad, to review the flood situation.

4.00 pm: Gaurav Singh Superintendent of Police (SP) Kullu: A significantly decomposed body of an unidentified man has been recovered from Beas river in Manali. Post-mortem to be conducted by forensic experts in Mandi tomorrow.

3.45 pm: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of Belagavi district. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddiurappa was also present.

3.30 pm: 

#03:13 pm: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi reaches Wayand amid flood fury across Kerala.

#02:22 pm: Zomato food delivery executives in Howrah are on an indefinite strike protesting against delivering beef and pork.

#01:30 pm: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today released the book 'Listening, Learning and Leading' on Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu's two years in office.

#01:11 pm: Flight operations from the Kochi international airport have been resumed.

#01:05 pm: School students and security force personnel hold parade practice in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba ahead of Independence Day.

#12:37 pm: Bahujan Samaj Party and JJP will contest Haryana assembly elections together. Read Full Story Here

#12:19 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to attend the prayer meeting of late Former EAM and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, on 13 August in Delhi.

#12:04 pm: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Ubha village of Sonbhadra on 13 August.

#11:50 pm: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan: 60 deaths have been confirmed till today in the state. Click Here To Know More

#11:35 am: Water-level in Tamil Nadu's Hogenakkal waterfall increases after water is released from Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Karnataka.

#11:23 am: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds a meeting with representatives from the real estate sector and home buyers in Delhi.

#11:15 am: 12th batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims return to India via Lipulekh Pass on the India-China border, after completing the pilgrimage.

#10:18 am: NASA says speaking computers will become reality due to Sanskrit: HRD minister Pokhriyal.

#09:50 am: 9 bodies have been recovered so far in the incident of landslide that occurred at Kearala's Kavalappara, Nilambur in Malappuram district on August 8.

#09:46 am: Happy to see Sonia Gandhi back in the saddle, says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

#09:40 am: Typhoon Lekima death toll in east China rises to 28.

#09:34 am: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel carry out rescue and relief operations in Maharashtra's Sangli district.

#09:13 am: Due to flooding, land slides and trees and boulders falling on railway tracks caused by heavy rains, and consequent disruption of rail traffic, following changes have been made in train services in Kerala.

#08:43 am: Various government departments in Odisha have been instructed to submit a report on assessment of damage to public properties due to recent flood and heavy rain within a week.

#08:24 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will do an aerial survey of the flood affected areas of Belagavi district, Karnataka today.

#08:00 am: In the wake severe flooding, several number of NDRF/SDRF/Teritorial Army/Navy/NGO teams and boats are deployed in parts of Maharashtra: Divisional Commissioner Office, Pune.

#07:52 am: China 'badly' wants to make deal with US, says President Donald Trump.

#07:50 am: Kerala Rains: Spillway Gates of Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad were opened, yesterday.

#07:46 am: Parts of Gujarat's Rajkot flooded due to incessant rain in the region.

#07:41 am: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit his flood-ravaged constituency of Wayanad today.

#07:30 am: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will travel to China on a three-day visit ahead of the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in India in October.

First Published: Sunday, August 11, 2019 07:48 AM
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