Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets, "It is a special day for Indian badminton! Delighted that Sai Praneeth brings home a Bronze from the BWF World Championships 2019. This is a significant accomplishment and we all salute his tenacity as well as untiring efforts."
It is a special day for Indian badminton!
Delighted that @saiprneeth92 brings home a Bronze from the BWF World Championships 2019. This is a significant accomplishment and we all salute his tenacity as well as untiring efforts.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2019
France: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the G7 Summit in Biarritz.
— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2019
Israeli strikes near Damascus hit Hezbollah post: Nasrallah.
IND vs WI: Ajinkya Rahane scores his 10th Test Century. India (297, 308/4), lead West Indies (222) by 383 runs.
Ashes 2019: England Beat Australia by 1 Wicket to Level 5-Match Series 1-1.
Patna: Tej Pratap Yadav, son of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, dressed up as Lord Krishna on Janmashtami, yesterday.
— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2019
Six accused persons in the Bulandshahr violence case in which Inspector Subodh Kumar was killed last year, were welcomed with garlands after they were released on bail, yesterday.
#WATCH Bulandshahr: Six accused persons in the #BulandshahrViolence case in which Inspector Subodh Kumar was killed last year, were welcomed with garlands after they were released on bail, yesterday. pic.twitter.com/PtuR2eHBsh
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 25, 2019
New Delhi, August 25: Thousands of devotees thronged to various temples across the country on Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. On Saturday, devotees fasted throughout the day while prayers were offered all night and religious hymns were sung in the temples as part of the festivities. One of the main highlights of the fun-filled festival was the 'dahi handi' events. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Lord Krishna was born at the midnight and is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Stay tuned at LatestLY for the live breaking news and updates from India and across the world. Krishna Janmashtami 2019 wishes, greetings, WhatsApp sticker messages, Facebook Gokulashtami images, GIFs, Kanha photos and SMS.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit the Shreenathji Temple here today before departing to attend the G7 summit in Biarritz. He had earlier made a special first purchase using the RuPay card in the UAE on Saturday to offer 'prasad' at the temple here in Manama on Sunday. The transaction was made at what appears to be an Indian sweets shop.
Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away at AIIMS in Delhi on Saturday, will be cremated at the Nigam Bodh Ghat on Sunday. Jaitley's mortal remains were brought to his residence in Kailash Colony, South Delhi on Saturday evening. Delhi Police barricaded the area around the residence and the security is expected to be beefed up further in view of the expected increase in VVIP and VIP movement.
On Saturday night, several explosions were heard over the skies in Damascus. Local media reported that Syrian air defences were repelling 'enemy targets' over the capital city, Sputnik reported while quoting SANA Agency. An Israeli military spokesman later claimed that Iranian forces were struck near Damascus by Israeli aircraft to avert a drone attack on Israel.