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Amit Shah holds meeting with top security brass

Amit Shah holds meeting with top security brass

New Delhi, Aug 04:  Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a meeting with top security officials and is believed to have discussed the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The hour-long meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other senior officials. The situation in […]

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Imran Khan holds NSC meeting amidst spike in Indo-Pak tension

Imran Khan holds NSC meeting amidst spike in Indo-Pak tension

Islamabad, Aug 04:  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee to hold consultations with the country’s top civil and military leadership over the sudden spike in tensions with India. Khan called the meeting after the army alleged that India used cluster bombs to target the civilian population […]

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Indian Army asks Pak military to take possession of bodies of its personnel

Indian Army asks Pak military to take possession of bodies of its personnel

New Delhi, Aug 04:  The Indian Army has offered to the Pakistan military to take possession of bodies of its personnel who were killed when it foiled an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said Sunday. The sources said here that the Pakistan Army has […]

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Omar, Mehbooba, Sajad placed under house arrest

Omar, Mehbooba, Sajad placed under house arrest

Cong leader, CPI(M) MLA say they have been arrested

Srinagar, Aug 4: Congress leader Usman Majid and CPI(M) MLA M Y Tarigami claimed they were arrested on Sunday night as Kashmir remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment. However, no official confirmation was immediately available. Police officials said National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah, Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and chairman of […]

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Israel greets India on friendship day with 'yeh dosti' song

Israel greets India on friendship day with 'yeh dosti' song

PM says bond between countries eternal

New Delhi, Aug 4: Israel greeted India on friendship day with a Twitter message that featured popular Bollywood song “yeh dosti” from the movie Sholay, drawing an equally warm response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who asserted that the bond between the two countries is “strong and eternal”. “Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India! May our ever strengthening […]

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Cong president: Deora proposes Pilot or Scindia for top job

Cong president: Deora proposes Pilot or Scindia for top job

Mumbai, Aug 4: Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora on Sunday proposed the names of Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia for the post of party’s national president. Deora told PTI he agreed with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the new Congress president should be young, capable and possess electoral, administrative and organisational experience, and a […]

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Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

Guwahati, Aug 4: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the present times are witnessing “belligerent and reckless behaviour” by a few individuals and some groups. He, however, expressed optimism that such developments are just “exceptions” and will be defeated by the strong traditions of the country’s legal institutions. “I am hopeful that […]

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ISRO releases first set of earth pictures taken by Chandrayaan 2

ISRO releases first set of earth pictures taken by Chandrayaan 2

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Space agency ISRO on Sunday released the first set of pictures of the earth captured by Chandrayaan 2, the country’s second Moon mission launched a fortnight ago. The pictures were captured by L 14 camera on board Chandrayaan II. The pictures show the earth in different hues. “Earth as viewed by […]

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30 killed in two separate mass shootings in US

30 killed in two separate mass shootings in US

Washington/Houston, Aug 4:  At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in two separate mass shootings within 24 hours in the United States, the latest in a string of mass shootings in America. Ten people, including the shooter, were killed and at least 16 others injured on early Sunday in Dayton’s Oregon district, […]

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Priyanka Gandhi as Cong president will be a 'unifying force': Karan Singh

Priyanka Gandhi as Cong president will be a 'unifying force': Karan Singh

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Amid growing voices calling for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to lead the Congress following Rahul Gandhi’s resignation, veteran leader Karan Singh has said she will be a “unifying force” and will enthuse cadres if she takes on the mantle of party president. He also said the Congress has “definitely been harmed” due […]

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