Catch all the latest news updates here.Dairy farmers in Odisha’s Bhadrak spilled milk on the road as a mark of protest against Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (OMFED) for refusing to accept their milk citing poor-quality.(Source: ANI)Retired IPS Officer Farooq Khan appointed as advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik.(Source: ANI)Balasaheb Thorat has been appointed as the President of Maharashtra Congress. He replaced Ashok Chavan.(Source: ANI)An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter Scale hit Ukhrul of Manipur at 8:39 pm today.(Source: ANI)Man died after being trapped between the gates of a Metro train at Park Street Station, Kolkata.The incident happened around 6:40 pm, the Metro service has been currently suspended.(Source: CNN News18)Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday directed the NDRF and all the agencies dealing with flood rescue and relief operations to remain on high alert so that they are able to handle any situation that arises.Heavy rains and floods have affected Assam, Bihar and Meghalaya. While six people lost their lives in Assam, five died in Meghalaya and two in Bihar."The home minister has directed the NDRF (National Disaster Relief Force) and all officials concerned to remain on high alert to deal with any situation arising out of the floods," Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told reporters here.(Source: PTI)A 12-year-old boy drowned in a pit dug for a Coastal Road Project at Mumbai’s Coastal Road, Worli Sea Link today. He was admitted to nearby hospital by locals where he was declared brought dead.(Source: ANI)At least five persons were killed and three others injured, when their SUV rolled down into a gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.The vehicle, which was on its way from Ukhral to Alinbass village, skidded off the link road and rolled down into deep gorge, the officials said.(Source: PTI)The National Investigation Agency conducted searches at the house and office of Syed Mohammed Bukhari in Chennai. The searches were also at the houses of Hassan Ali and Harish Mohammed in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam.A case was filed against them for conspiring to wage war against the Government of India by forming terrorist gang Ansarulla.(Source: ANI)Rachakonda 'Operation Smile' team along with Balapur police conducted raid at six locations in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy District where bangles were being manufactured, and rescued the 52 children working as bonded labour.(Source: ANI)Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has cleared a proposal for the recruitment of 3,835 posts of 'patwaris' (revenue officials) in the state.The previous government had approved the hiring of 2,000 revenue officials, but no recruitment was done, according to a statement.The chief minister has given sanction for additional 1,835 posts, taking the total number of recruitment to 3,835, the statement said.(Source: PTI)BJP National General Secretary (Organisation), Ramlal, removed from the post and appointed Akhil Bharatiya Sahsampark Pramukh of RSS.V Satish likely to replace him as BJP National General Secretary (Organisation).Two children lost their lives in Bihar's Kishanganj due to heavy rains which affected six districts.The districts include Sheohar, Sitamarhi, North Champaran, Jaynagar in Madhubani, Araria, and Kishanganj.(Source: ANI)IED module was busted in Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Shopian on Saturday. Two persons have been arrested and incriminating material recovered.Further investigation is underway.(Source: ANI)The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday set 18 September as the date for hearing the appeal of jailed former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in the Al-Azizia case.The IHC also set the same date to hear the National Accountability Bureau's appeal against Sharif's acquittal in the Flagship Investment case, the Express Tribune reported.(Sourve: PTI)BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said that 107 West Bengal MLAs from CPM, Congress and TMC will join BJP.We have their list prepared and they are in contact with us.(Source: ANI)Three persons, including two women, were killed in a massive fire at a hardware factory in the national capital on Saturday, police said.According to Delhi Fire Services officials, the fire broke out at a rubber-plastic factory in Shahdara's Jhilmil Industrial Area around 9 am.Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Meghna Yadav said two women and a man were killed in the blaze.The deceased were identified as Manju, Sangeeta and Shoaib, she added.(Source: PTI)A private bus travelling from Delhi to Jammu overturned on the national highway after hitting a road divider in Kurukshetra on Saturday, 13 July, killing two persons and injuring 33 others, police said.After turning turtle, the bus caught fire and many passengers jumped out of it by breaking the windowpanes, police said.The victims were identified as Gita Devi, 74, and Hardeep Singh, 40, both from Delhi, they said.(Source: PTI)A Superintendent of Police was removed from his posting and a Circle Officer suspended in the wake of an alleged custodial death in Churu district last week, officials said.According to a Department of Personnel order late Friday night, Churu SP Rajendra Kumar is awaiting posting orders while Sardarshahar Circle officer Bhanwarlal has been suspended.Nemi Chand Nayak was arrested in a theft case on 6 July. He died at a hospital under police detention the same night, said Additional SP, Churu, Omprakash.(Source: PTI)Special Task Force (STF) team recovered 235 kgs of marijuana worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested two smugglers from Meerut’s Sarurpur police station limits.Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund's recent USD 6 billion bailout package for Islamabad.Saturday's strike is happening in shopping malls and wholesale commodity markets, small shops and electronics stores.In the country's commercial hub, Karachi, divisions among retailers made the strikes less effective.(Source: PTI)A day after the Nagaland government's assurance of not taking any hasty decision while preparing the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN), the NSCN-IM has alleged the state's move to implement RIIN is "contradictory" to the inherent rights of the Nagas."It is politically motivated to suit the interest of the groups advocating for the '16-Point Agreement'. The Nagaland state does not and will not represent the national decision of the Naga people. It was formed purely to divide the Nagas," the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) said in a statement on Friday.(Source: PTI)India-Pakistan meeting on Kartarpur Corridor will be held tomorrow at 9:30 am at Wagah.(Source: ANI)Flash floods killed a Dutch tourist in a popular cave located in the rugged Mulu National Park on Malaysia's Borneo island, an official said on Saturday, as a search continues for a missing guide.Local fire and rescue chief Law Poh Kiong identified the dead man as 66-year-old Peter Hans Hovenkamp from Utrecht in the central Netherlands.(Source: AFP)Two persons died when a double-decker bus collided head-on with a car in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said on Saturday.The accident occurred in Faridpur on Friday when the car was going to Lucknow, the police said.(Source: PTI)The death toll from the Nepal floods caused by the monsoon rains reached 28 with over 16 persons still missing, officials said.(Source: PTI)In Nagpur Vidarbha M Sahu, Deputy Director, IMD said, “Farmers facing acute water crisis. Rains not expected in coming 5 days as weather conditions are not favourable. Light rains expected only at 1-2 locations. Rainfall rate is 28% lesser than the normal rainfall rate.”(Source: ANI)At least 26 people, including many foreigners, were killed and 56 have been injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said.(Source: Twitter)In Gurugram, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Gopichand Gahlot joins BJP, in presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.(Source: ANI)The repair works that begun a few days ago on one of the four minarets of the iconic Taj Mahal facing the Yamuna at the rear will be completed by 15 September, ahead of the World Tourism Day, officials said.(Source: PTI)China said it would impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China’s sovereignty and national security.(Source: Hindustan Times)Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema has said that Khalistan is not an issue anymore in Punjab.Cheema accused Pakistan's spy agency, the ISI, for trying to revive the issue by backing few individuals in other countries.(Source: ANI)CISF personnel detected cannabis weighing about 910 gms concealed in slippers and worth approximately Rs 7 lakhs, at Kannur International Airport in Kerala. The passenger Ajas Valiyaballath and the seized substance was handed over to Narcotics Control Bureau.(Source: ANI)Pakistan and Afghanistan have resumed the transit treaty negotiations, which collapsed in 2015 after Kabul insisted on including India in the talks, according to a media report.(Source: PTI)Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, BSP supremo Mayawati Saturday pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this "dreadful disease".(Source: PTI)Malaysian rescuers have found the body of a German hiker a day after he was reported missing during sudden flash floods in a popular national park.(Source: AP)The US military says an American service member has been "killed in action" in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member's identity or circumstances surrounded the death.(Source: AP)Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik skipped the official function at the Martyrs' graveyard here and instead deputed his advisor for paying homage to the people killed in firing by forces of Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh on this day in 1931.(Source: PTI)West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee has said that state-run and aided colleges should inform the government before appointing any guest lecturer.(Source: PTI)A policeman has been arrested after 750 grams of heroin were recovered from his possession in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.(Source: PTI)In Shirdi, three people of a family murdered, two others injured. The accused Arjun Panhale has been arrested. Police begin investigation.(Source: ANI)Three persons were killed and eight others suffered serious injuries when the private bus they were travelling in collided with a dumper, police said.(Source: PTI)In Tamil Nadu, National Investigation Agency (NIA) raids are underway at two locations in Chennai and two locations in Nagapattinam district. More details awaited.(Source: ANI)Five people dead after fire broke out in a rubber factory in Jhilmil area .(Source: ANI)Five Dead in Rubber Factory Fire in Delhi, Fire Tenders At SceneArmy Chief General Bipin Rawat at seminar on '20 years after Kargil conflict': Despite several odds including several operations conducted on arduous terrain and diplomatic necessities,, the valiant forces and nation was proud in achieving a resounding victory.He added, “Pakistan army time and again resorts to misadventure either through flawed proxy wars and state sponsored terror or intrusions. Indian Army stands resolute to defend our territory.Let there be no doubt that any misadventure will be repelled with a punitive response.”(Source: ANI)Fire breaks out in a rubber factory in Jhilmil industrial area. 26 fire tenders present at the spot.(Source: ANI)The Meghalaya Cabinet has approved a draft water policy to address water usages, issues of conservation and protection of water sources in the state.(Source: PTI)A 6-foot-long cobra rescued from an unused septic tank at Nanjundapuram Arm House in Coimbatore. It was later released in the forest.(Source: ANI)At least six people were injured and some buildings damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.(Source: PTI)Indonesia's president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions in the world's third-largest democracy.In a choreographed spectacle Saturday, President Joko Widodo and former special forces general Prabowo Subianto met at a new subway station in the capital Jakarta and rode together on the train.(Source: AP)The Haj Committee of India in Mumbai has organized a flagging-off ceremony for the pilgrims as the first Haj flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will depart tomorrow.(Source: ANI)At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said.Abdi Ahmed, a local district official, told The Associated Press that the death toll may rise as fighting continued inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunmen and security forces. He said gunfire is continuing inside the hotel.Aarti, Virender Sehwag’s has filed a complaint against her business partners alleging they took a Rs 4.5 crore loan by forging her signatures and later defaulting on payment.(Source: ANI)Nepal will raise visa fees for foreign tourists from 17 July, authorities have said.Citing the Department of Immigration (DoI), The Himalayan Times reported on late Friday that the decision to increase the foreign tourist visa fees was taken in May this year as the government had not raised the charges for almost a decade.(Source: ANI)In Delhi, a man named Ikrar Ahmed was apprehended by Delhi Police Special Cell near Tis Hazari. A pistol and 4 live cartridges recovered from him.He was wanted in several cases registered against the 'Namastey Gang' and several other cases of robberies in Delhi.(Source: ANI)Pro-Khalistan Pakistani leader Gopal Singh Chawla removed from Kartarpur Corridor Committee after India had raised concerns regarding his presence on the Board.(Source: Twitter)In Prayagraj, normal life gets affected at Sangam after water level of river Ganga increases following heavy rainfall.(Source: ANI)At least 17 people were killed in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal on Friday, home ministry officials said on 12 July.Three people died after their house got buried in a landslide in Kathmandu's Mulpani area.According to the Nepal Police, 17 people died while six are missing. Initial reports said that 400 families in Morang and 35 families in Bara have been displaced.(Source: PTI)Special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him.(Source: AP)Two arrested for allegedly poaching a blackbuck in Vaijapur, Aurangabad. Somnath Aamli. Forest officer says, "Case registered under relevant sections, three other accused are on the run. Further investigation underway.”(Source: ANI)A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Friday, police said.The victim Shofiul Hasan was travelling in his car when miscreants surrounded the vehicle, hurled bombs and fatally shot him in Hariharpara.Shofiul died on the spot. Police later reached the site of the crime and took possession of the body.(Source: IANS) We'll get through this! 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