Explosion: Three persons were killed and 11 injured in an explosion at an unlicensed firecracker unit in Chengam at Tiruvannamalai district, Fire and Rescue sources said at Chennai on Friday. pti
HC notice: The Uttarakhand High Court issued a notice to the state government asking
it to explain under what laws seven former CMs  of the state were being provided free housing and other facilities. pti  
ICAO Council: India has been re-elected to the new Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as one of the states making the largest contribution in facilitating global air navigation. pti
Manipur strike: A 12-hour strike has been called in Manipur on Monday by a local organisation to protest  the alleged failure of the government to stop the erection of fencing by Myanmar in undemarcated areas.     pti
Tunda custody: A Delhi court allowed a plea of Hyderabad Police seeking custody of LeT bomb expert Abdul Tunda in connection with a case lodged against him in 1998 for war against India.    pti
BJP on Cong: The BJP in Arunachal criticised the Cong, saying it appears to be in the grip of a stone-laying mania, as it has not actually gone beyond the foundation stone laying ceremony for several projects.     pti
Conferencing appeal: A local Muzaffarnagar court has refused the proposal of district authorities for hearing cases of BJP MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana through video conferencing and wanted them in court.     pti
Maid case: The placement agent, who had provided the domestic help to a 50-year-old multinational woman executive, allegedly involved in the Vasant Kunj maid battering case, has been
arrested.     pti
Kanda surrenders: Former Haryana Minister Gopal Kanda on Friday surrendered before a Delhi court upon expiry of his month-long interim bail in the Geetika Sharma suicide case. He is in
custody.     pti
Anti-Sikh riots case: The SC made it clear that trial proceedings against Cong leader Sajjan Kumar and others in the killing of six during the anti-Sikh riots will go on during pendency of their plea before it.     pti
Ramdev: Central Excise sleuths on Thursday raided the firms of yoga guru Ramdev located in Uttarakhand and claimed to have detected evasion of excise duty of over Rs 20 crore.      pti
High alert: The UP govt has put on high alert Ayodhya and other religious places in the state after IM&’s Yasin Bhatkal’s revelation that a most wanted terrorist, Tahseen Akhtar, was planning to target them.         pti
CPI protest: Over a hundred CPI supporters, led by senior leaders D Raja and AB Bardhan, courted arrest in New Delhi on Friday as part of a protest against the UPA government’s economic policies.     pti
DD official: A senior Doordarshan official against whom a sexual harassment complaint had been made by a colleague has been put under suspension after a preliminary probe found a prima facie case was made out.     pti
Riots report: The National Commission for Minorities has submitted its report into the communal violence in Muzaffarnagar to the Union government, its chairman Wajahat Habibullah said. ptiI