Jitendra Singh, MoS Prime Minister's Office: As the parliament has unanimously agreed, let us free Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and merge it with India. Let us pray to the almighty that we get the chance to see this in our lifetime.
Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is on Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) support, in critical stage at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Cardio-Neuro Centre, Delhi. On urge for dialysis to start: Sources at AIIMS.
PCB received an email about possibility of an attack on Indian team in West Indies. The PCB, acting responsibly, has passed the information to the International Cricket Council.
Big news by @sohailimrangeo; PCB received an email about possibility of an attack on Indian team in West Indies. The PCB, acting responsibly, has passed the information to the International Cricket Council. pic.twitter.com/2y5Es3JWpL
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) August 18, 2019
Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma: We have taken action against some people who have scripted wrong stories & rumours. Today, police have already been tasked to collect details of all such people who have been active & participating in spreading of wrong information.
Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is admitted.
Gibraltar rejects US demand to detain Iranian oil tanker: AFP news agency.
Office of the District Magistrate, Shimla: In view of heavy rains in the district, it has become necessary to order closure of all educational institutions in Shimla district.
Office of the District Magistrate, Shimla: In view of heavy rains in the district, it has become necessary to order closure of all educational institutions in Shimla district. #HimachalPradesh pic.twitter.com/uhn2AP6jtt
— ANI (@ANI) August 18, 2019
Tamil Nadu: MDMK General Secretary & Rajya Sabha MP, Vaiko admitted to a hospital in Madurai.
Mumbai, August 18: In a major fire that raged for more than five hours at AIIMS, India's premier medical facility has finally been brought under control, said Delhi Fire Service Director, Vipin Kental. The cooling operation is underway currently, said the fire service director. The fire staff will be in the hospital for some more time to monitor the situation. The fire, which broke out late afternoon in the hospital and caused extensive damages to the first, second and third floor of the PC Block was doused by approximately 6:25 pm on Saturday.
In another news, Bihar's Independent MLA Anant Singh on whom Police had conducted a raid and recovered an Ak-47 earlier this week, fled from his residence when Police reached to arrest him. Police said, "We did talk to his wife but she did not divulge details, we will take further action accordingly." MM Kalburgi Murder Case: SIT Files Chargesheet Against Six Accused Persons
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of rationalist and writer M M Kalburgi filed a fresh chargesheet in the case. In the chargesheet, the six accused in the case have been charged with murder. The Supreme Court had earlier in the year transferred the probe into the killing of the rationalist to the SIT investigating the murder case of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh after Karnataka government said there were "common links in the two cases."