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28 Sep 2016South Korea
Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB
Sources have stated that Balochistan separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti's plea for asylum in India is currently being vetted by Indian intelligence agencies at the behest of the Home Ministry.
28 Sep 2016Punjab
'Range De Basanti' conference held on Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary
Barnala, Punjab, was witness to the 'Range De Basanti' conference held on 27th September, 2016, to celebrate the 109th birth year of Bhagat Singh.
Gurgaon is now officially 'Gurugram'
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that Gurgaon would now officially be Gurugram, as the Centre approved the name change, 6 months after it was put forth.
Uri attack: Modi to skip SAARC summit in Pak
As Indo-Pak tensions escalated over the Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the SAARC Summit in Islamabad scheduled for November this year.
28 Sep 2016Indus River
Revocation of Indus Water Treaty an "act of war": Aziz
Pakistan's Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, informed the Pakistan senate that revocation of the Indus Water Treaty would be considered an "act of war".
Bangladesh to fence its borders with India, Myanmar
Major General Aziz Ahmed, Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), said they have decided to erect barbed wire fencing along their border with India and Myanmar.
27 Sep 2016India
Kejriwal to be Irom Sharmila's political mentor
Irom Sharmila has sought the advice of Arvind Kejriwal in eliminating the Congress rule in Manipur for next year's assembly polls.
27 Sep 2016Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Former bureaucrat facing CBI probe commits suicide
BK Bansal, Former Director General (Corporate Affairs Ministry) who was being investigated by the CBI in a corruption case, allegedly committed suicide along with his 25 year old son, at their East Delhi residence.
27 Sep 2016Sikkim
Cleanest Indian state Sikkim free from open defecation
Sikkim has recently been declared the cleanest Indian state in the 2016 'Swachh Survekshan Gramin' report.
26 Sep 2016Indus River
Meeting on Indus Waters Treaty: Key decisions
In order to review the Indus Waters Treaty, Modi met with NSA Advisor Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S Jaishankar and senior PMO officials.
26 Sep 2016Madhya Pradesh
Highly-qualified girl from MP seeks euthanasia from PM
Laxmi Yadav, a specially-abled girl from Madhya Pradesh, wrote to PM Modi seeking euthanasia after being rejected for employment across the state.
26 Sep 2016India
Congress CMs push for 18% GST
The Congress high command has ordered all Congress Chief Ministers to push for an 18% cap on GST rates in the upcoming meeting of the GST council on 17 October.
26 Sep 2016Supreme Court Of India
CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll
The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.
26 Sep 2016Sriharikota
ISRO's PSLV on longest ever mission
On 26 September 9:12 AM, ISRO successfully launched a PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.
25 Sep 2016India
India v Pakistan: Tensions escalating - A war possible?
The Uri attack on 18 Sep'16 by alleged Pakistan-backed terrorists has resulted in a lot of clamor in India.
25 Sep 2016India
Wheat, potato, palm oils face reduced import duty
Import duties of wheat and potato were brought down by 10% whereas a 5% drop was brought in the import duty of crude and palm oils.
25 Sep 2016Samajwadi Party
Kairana row: NHRC validates BJP MP's exodus claims
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) released an investigation report validating the exodus claims made by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hukum Singh in Jun'16.
Long range air-to-air MICA missile successfully fired
On 24th September, 2016, the Indian Air Force (IAF) fired a MICA missile obtained in the recent past.
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on Agusta SIT
On a PIL filed by Swaraj Abhiyan, SC issued a notice to the Centre seeking its stand on an SIT probe into AgustaWestland.
India signs Rs.58,000 crore Rafale deal with France
India has signed the final Rafale fighter plane deal with France for 36 planes at the cost of Rs.58,000 crore.
Rains flood Mumbai suburbs; IMD says more to come
Many low-lying areas were flooded in the Mumbai suburbs after heavy rainfall.
Rahul to appear in Guwahati court over another defamation case
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to appear before a Guwahati judicial magistrate on 29 September over another defamation case filed against him by the RSS.
23 Sep 2016Indus River
India playing offense to contain Pakistan
Under mounting pressure to hit back at Pakistan after the audacious Uri attack, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup suggested that India was not averse to revisiting the 'Indus Waters Treaty' (The Treaty).
Centre, States agree upon April 1 deadline for GST
The Centre as well as states agreed to complete deliberations in the GST council so that the GST can be rolled out on 1 April, 2017.
23 Sep 2016Mumbai
Police release sketch of Uran suspect
The Navi Mumbai Police have released a sketch of one of the terror suspects who was allegedly spotted by school children near Uran.
Liquor ban, CCTV unacceptable in dance bars: SC
The Supreme Court allowed three dance bars in Maharashtra to operate without CCTV cameras and serve alcohol until 1.30 AM.
22 Sep 2016Mumbai
Armed men spotted at Uran's Naval Base
According to a group of school children in Uran, near Mumbai, men dressed in black were spotted with arms on the morning of 22nd September, 2016.
22 Sep 2016Mumbai
Black money disclosure deadline close; tax raids across cities
With the deadline for payment of tax and penalty under the income disclosure scheme (IDS) fast approaching, raids have been conducted targeting small businessmen.
World reacts to Uri attack, Pak isolated
In the wake of the Uri attacks world leaders expressed solidarity with India on the issue.
59% areas in India vulnerable to moderate to severe earthquakes
Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Venkaiah Naidu released a seismic zone map developed by the National Disaster Management Authority and the Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council.
HRD Ministry wins support from IIMs on expansion plans
IIMs across India have agreed to the HRD Ministry's proposal to increase enrolment numbers from next year onwards.
21 Sep 2016Delhi Police
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police
Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia lashed out at the Delhi Police over the gruesome murder of a 21 year old woman in broad daylight.
21 Sep 2016Karnataka
Blow for Karnataka as SC calls for Central Cauvery Board
In a major setback for Karnataka, a Supreme Court bench has ordered the Centre to set up a centrally administered Cauvery Water Management Board to regulate the use of Cauvery water between states.
21 Sep 2016DNA
NIA begins investigations; probes insider role
NIA investigations have begun in the aftermath of the deadly Uri attacks.
21 Sep 2016India
Cabinet approves Railways, General budget merger
The Union Cabinet approved the merger of the Railways budget and the General budget, putting an end to the separate presentation of the Railways budget in Parliament.
21 Sep 2016Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair
On 19th September, 2016, the Finance Ministry welcomed applications for the post of Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
20 Sep 2016Indian Army
Sharif discusses Kashmir with John Kerry
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif brought up the Kashmir issue during discussions with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington.
20 Sep 2016Indian Army
Indian Army kills 10 terrorists in Uri
Two days after 18 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on the army base in Uri, Indian Army killed 10 terrorists on 20th September, 2016.
20 Sep 2016Supreme Court Of India
Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi
Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.
20 Sep 2016DNA
Uri attack raises questions about security lapses
The fidayeen attack on Uri which left 18 soldiers dead and 20 critically injured is being blamed on major security lapses.