18 August 2019
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National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah is spending his time watching Hollywood films and working out at the gym while under detention at the government guesthouse at Hari Niwas Palace, on Srinagar’s Gupkar Road, sources said. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is spending her solitary days at a JKTDC-owned hut at Chashme Shahi reading books.

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Most Indian diplomats can be excessively restrained in their conduct, and measured in their responses to a fault, but India’s Permanent Representative to UN Syed Akbaruddin was anything but that when he turned the UN press stakeout into an almost gladiatorial contest with hostile journalists, many of them Pakistanis raring to have a go at […]

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The income-tax department is set to adopt ‘non-threatening’ language that asks whether an expense has been accounted for or not rather than the more intimidating officialese that quotes I-T sections under which a notice has been issued. The proposed changes are part of an overall strategy to position the I-T department as a non-adversarial agency.

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The authorities lifted restrictions on the movement of people in 35 police station areas of the Valley on Saturday and made landline phones operational by resuming services at 17 out of 96 telephone exchanges. More than 23,000 landlines in the Valley were functional by the evening. Shops and business establishments in Kashmir, however, remained closed […]

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India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy was evident on Saturday with PM Modi and Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering holding wide-ranging talks in Thimphu to further energise ties and Modi declaring that India was honoured to have a friend like Bhutan. The two countries signed 10 MoUs after the talks in the field of space research, aviation, IT, […]

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Life started limping back to normal in the Jammu region on Saturday after the authorities eased restrictions in five more districts imposed early this month as a precautionary measure following scraping of the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

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Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was on Saturday nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia. Deepa’s name was added for the Khel Ratna by a 12-member selection committee on the second day of the two-day meeting.

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