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New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 March 2019, 06:30 PM
Latest News March 8 (File Photo)
Latest News March 8 (File Photo)

From the ensuing Lok Sabha Elections 2019 to the strained ties between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Internet is buzzing with the latest and breaking news from across the globe. March 8 is significant as nations across the world on Friday will observe Women's Day, when women are being recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. Meanwhile, India has signed the much-awaited USD 3 billion nuclear-submarine deal with Russia for the Indian Navy for a period of 10 years. Trouble found former JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar over his alleged objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In other news, movie buffs are waiting eagerly for Captain Marvel, the first female superhero stand-alone Hollywood fiction, to hit the theatres. Moving on to sports, India will take on Australia in the third ODI of the 5-match series for an unassailable 3-0 lead in Ranchi.

Here are the latest news and updates in just one scroll:

  Mar 08, 2019  15:14 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches several development projects, in Kanpur.

  Mar 08, 2019  15:13 (IST)

Rahul Gandhi in Koraput: A few days ago Air Force attacked Pak, our people were martyred. For 70 years HAL is manufacturing aircraft for Air Force, Indian youth make aircraft for Air Force. PM talks of patriotism but he takes money from Air force and gives it to Anil Ambani.

  Mar 08, 2019  15:01 (IST)

A teenager who allegedly lobbed a grenade at the Jammu bus stand, killing two men, is under 16 years of age and he told interrogators that he was paid Rs 50,000 by a Hizbul Mujahideen militant for it.

  Mar 08, 2019  14:29 (IST)

Aircel Maxis case: Interim protection of P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram extended till March 25 by Delhi's Patiala House Court.

  Mar 08, 2019  14:28 (IST)

Gujarat: Congress MLA Jawahar Chavda tenders his resignation to Speaker Assembly Rajendra Trivedi.

  Mar 08, 2019  14:17 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh: Indian Airforce airlifted over 50 people, including 2 serious patients, to Bhuntar from snow-covered Udaipur and Stingri region of Lahaul-Spiti district today. Those who were stuck in Kullu were also dropped back to different locations in Lahaul-Spiti.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:42 (IST)

Kerala Police has arrested Shafeek Al Qasimi, former Imam of Tholicode Jama ath, on charges of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:42 (IST)

US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:41 (IST)

BCCI: Team India is sporting camouflage caps today as a mark of tribute to the loss of lives in Pulwama terror attack and the armed force and to encourage countrymen to donate to the National Defence Fund for taking care of the education of the dependents of the martyrs.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:40 (IST)

Maharashtra: PNB Scam accused Nirav Modi's bungalow in Alibag, Raigad district demolished by authorities.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:39 (IST)

India vs Australia Third ODI: India wins the toss, opts to bowl first against Australia in Ranchi.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:39 (IST)

Alleged bribing of election commission official to get the two leaves symbol for Sasikala led AIADMK faction: Delhi High Court grants interim relief to TTV Dhinakaran by staying the proceedings against him in Patiala House court. Next date of hearing is 20 March.

  Mar 08, 2019  13:38 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi, earlier today.

  Mar 08, 2019  12:59 (IST)

Kummanam Rajasekharan resigns as Governor of Mizoram. Professor Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam has taken the additional charge of Mizoram, reports ANI.

 

  Mar 08, 2019  12:02 (IST)

Samajwadi Party releases the first list of 6 candidates for Lok Sabha polls. Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest from Mainpuri.

  Mar 08, 2019  12:01 (IST)

Supreme Court refuses to entertain pleas seeking direction to link Voter ID cards with Aadhaar card. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asks advocate Ashwini Upadhyay to approach the Election Commission which will pass an appropriate order on the plea.

  Mar 08, 2019  12:01 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi: Recently it has been decided to give permanent commissions to women in some sectors of armed forces. When our jawans display valour, it is not only the men who are filled with pride, daughters also feel that given a chance they will also do the same.

  Mar 08, 2019  10:54 (IST)

Supreme Court’s Constitution Bench refers Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for court appointed and monitored mediation for a "permanent solution".

  Mar 08, 2019  10:26 (IST)

Maharashtra: Authorities continue demolition of PNB scam accused Nirav Modi's bungalow in Alibag, Raigad district.

  Mar 08, 2019  10:26 (IST)

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor.

  Mar 08, 2019  10:25 (IST)

Madhya Pradesh: 3-day annual meeting of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha begins in Gwalior.

  Mar 08, 2019  10:24 (IST)

Grenade attack at Jammu bus stand yesterday: One more person succumbs to his injuries at the hospital. Death toll rises to two.

  Mar 08, 2019  08:25 (IST)

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Annual Player Contracts 2018-19: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah have been placed in Grade A+.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:45 (IST)

Western Railway: Due to technical failure near Mahim railway station, all UP through and DOWN through trains will be running late today by about 15-20 minutes.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:29 (IST)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat appoints industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani as a member of Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:28 (IST)

President Ram Nath Kovind promulgates Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teacher's Cadre) Ordinance 2019.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:28 (IST)

A 'Shahid Vatika Kendra' in Uttarakhand's Haldwani introduced at Forest Research Centre with 42 plants, as a mark of respect for the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in Pulwama attack.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:27 (IST)

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu arrives in Costa Rica; received by Acting Foreign Minister, Lorena Aguilar and Costa Rica's Minister of the Presidency, Rodolfo Piza.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:26 (IST)

Bihar: BJP leader Titu Badwal lodged a complaint against former JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar at a court in Kishanganj on March 6 over alleged objectionable remarks he made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4.

  Mar 08, 2019  07:26 (IST)

Air India to operate 12 international, 40 domestic flights with the all-women crew on Women's Day 2019.

First Published: Friday, March 08, 2019 07:23 AM
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