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 people across India get into celebratory mood with the festivity of Ganesh Chaturthi, tensions continue to escalate with neighbouring Pakistan over the abrogation of Article 370 early in August. 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 LIVE Updates:
07:00 pm: India Meteorological Department (IMD): Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places especially in Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Pithoragarh, Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Nainital districts during next 12 hours.
06:30 pm: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a 12-hour bandh tomorrow in Barrackpore from 6 am to 6 pm, to protest against the attack on MP Arjun Singh.
06:00 pm: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO): The final and fifth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully today at 1821 hours IST (India Standard Time).
05:30 pm: Highest ever 49,29,121 e-returns filed in a single day on August 31: CBDT.
05:00 pm: India's gross GST collections slipped below Rs 1 lakh crore to Rs 98,202 crore in August, according to official data released by Revenue Department on Sunday.
04:30 pm: Ambassador of Uzbekistan to India, Farhod Arziev: India and Uzbekistan have wide scale cooperation which covers all areas of bilateral dialogue including economics, humanitarian, education and many others. 2 Indian universities, Amity and Sharda, are opening their branches in Uzbekistan this year
04:15 pm: Rani, the Royal Bengal tigress gave birth to five healthy cubs three weeks ago at Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru.
03:45 pm: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch at around 1 pm, today. Indian Army is retaliating.
03:15 pm: West Bengal: BJP MP Arjun Singh says,"I was attacked and my car has been vandalised. People were protesting peacefully. Police Commissioner Manoj Verma lathicharged on my head and abused me verbally. My residence is also being attacked."
02:45 pm: Congress should be 'ashamed' of Rahul Gandhi's comments on Kashmir: Amit Shah. Read Here
02:30 pm: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on former PM Manmohan Singh's remarks: Is Dr Manmohan Singh saying that 'instead of indulging in political vendetta they should consult sane voices?' Has he said that? All right, thank you, I will take his statement on it. That is my answer.
02:15 pm: India-Pakistan's third meeting regarding Kartarpur corridor to be held on 4th September, at Attari: Pakistan Sources.
02:00 pm: Air Asia flight I5-778 was delayed this morning after Air Traffic Control spotted a dog entering the runway. The flight which was sheduled to take off around 8:25 am, later departed at 9:15 am following multiple security clearances.
01:45 pm: Former ward councillor Nageshwar Rai was shot dead by unknown assailants at Chitragupta Nagar in Patna, earlier today. Police at the spot.
01:30 pm: Sri Lankan Navy apprehend 4 Indian fishermen from Mandapam in Ramanathapuram district earlier today. Interrogation underway.
01:15 pm: J Prasada, Congress: There should be a nationwide discussion on population control, a law should be made for the same. If country has to move forward, concrete steps have to be taken. I demand the govt that whatever laws have to be brought in on this issue, should be brought in.
01:00 pm: BJP MP Arjun Singh's car was allegedly vandalised by Trinamool Congress workers near Shyamnagar Railway Station, North 24 Parganas. Arjun Singh says,"They were trying to capture our party office. When I went to check, my car was vandalised. Police was also at the spot".
12:45 pm: Bandaru Dattatreya, former Union Minister on being appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh: I am thankful to PM Narendra Modi as well as Home Minister Amit Shah. They have given this responsibility to me as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh and I will work as per the Constitution.
12:30 pm: A case has been registered against the managment in connection to the Dhule Chemical Factory Explosions that left 12 persons dead and 58 others injured yesterday.
12:15 pm: Arif Mohammad Khan on being appointed as Governor of Kerala: It's an opportunity to serve. Fortunate to be born in a country like India which is so vast and rich in diversity. It's a great opportunity for me to know this part of India, which forms boundary of India and is called god's own country.
12:00 pm: Walls of a chawl at MHB Colony in Malad, Mumbai collapsed earlier this morning, following a cylinder explosion. 4 people injured, 1 dead.
11:30 am: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar holds a roadshow in Mahendragarh.
11:00 am: Rashtrapati Bhavan announced appointment of new governors in five states across India. Know More
10:30 am: Evacuations begin as fierce Category 4 Dorian strengthens en route to Florida. Click Here For Details
10:00 am: Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Congress' Digvijaya Singh's statement on BJP: He gives controversial statements to stay in news. He and his leaders speak Pakistan's language. Pakistan quotes Rahul Gandhi. As far as BJP-RSS is concerned, the entire world, entire country knows their patriotism.
09:30 am: Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane assumed the charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff today. Before this appointment, Naravane was heading the Eastern Command of the Indian Army.
09:00 am: The state of economy today is deeply worrying. Last quarter's GDP growth rate of 5% signals that were in midst of a prolonged slowdown. India has potential to grow at a much faster rate but all round mismanagement by Modi govt has resulted in this slowdown: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Read More
08:30 am: A 50-year-old ward boy was arrested yesterday for allegedly molesting a 30-year-old woman who was kept on ventilator at the ICU of a hospital in Hyderabad. The woman had come for delivery of her child at the hospital and was kept on ventilator after her condition turned critical.
08:00 am: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh says, "Bajrang Dal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are taking money from ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence). Attention should be paid to this. Non-Muslims are spying for Pakistan's ISI more than Muslims. This should be understood".
07:30 am: Moderate to heavy rainfall recorded in last 24 hours in Mumbai and around Mumbai. Panvel recorded 13 cm rainfall. Latest satellite picture indicates active west coast move towards south Konkan and further. Conditions are likely to prevail for next 2-3 days, says IMD Mumbai.
07:00 am: People at Pandhurna in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district participate in the traditional 'Gotmar Mela'. At least 168 people were injured in the 'mela' where two villages, Pandhurna and Sawargaon, participate in the stone pelting against each other.
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh: People at Pandhurna in Chhindwara district participate in the traditional 'Gotmar Mela'. At least 168 people were injured in the 'mela' (fair) where two villages, Pandhurna and Sawargaon, participate in the stone pelting against each other. (31.08.19) pic.twitter.com/JW1p8vKW5M— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2019
06:30 am: A doctor allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the building of Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital complex in Delhi yesterday. Police is investigating the case.