Hello and welcome to Monday’s live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While tension has escalated between India and Pakistan with the former scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi on August 9, is still on life support and said to be “critical”. Here in this segment, News Nation brings you live news from all corners of the world. The latest stories will appear in our live blog below – so keep scrolling down.
Here are the LIVE updates:
08:23 am: Uttarakhand: Two choppers have taken off for Arakot of Mori in Uttarkashi with communication equipment and ropes for rescue operations following cloud burst. Three medical teams have also reached the spot.
07:20 am: 10 dead and 20 injured after a bus collided with a canter truck near Nimgul village in Maharashtra’s Dhule late last night.
Maharashtra: 10 dead and 20 injured after a bus collided with a canter truck near Nimgul village in Dhule, late last night. pic.twitter.com/7i49q3z3pT
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2019
07:08 am: National Highway (NH) 3 between Manali and Kullu partially damaged following heavy rainfall across Himachal Pradesh.
06:55 am: Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount ‘violations’.
06:41 am: I am not scared of being arrested.I’ll surrender in next 3-4 days. I haven’t been to that house in last 14 yrs so there’s no question of keeping AK-47 there, says Independent MLA from Mokama, Anant Singh, who went missing following recovery of an AK-47 from his residence on August 16.
06:30 am: A sigh of relief for Hong Kong as weekend protest ends without violence.