headlines this morning : PNB recovers Rs 278 cr. from poor account holders as
to expel Indian envoy; partially closes airspace
top civil and military leadership has decided to expel Indian High Commissioner
Ajay Bisaria and suspend bilateral trade with India in the wake of New Delhi’s
move of revoking special status for Jammu and Kashmir.
visits J&K, interacts with Kashmiris over lunch
the government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status
to Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was spotted on
Wednesday having lunch with local residents here, in a bid to show that normalcy
was slowly returning to the Valley.
visits US cities shaken by mass shootings
Donald Trump has visited emergency workers in El Paso, Texas — one of two cities
shaken by mass shootings that took 31 lives.
Steelers stage comeback against Patna Pirates
consecutive losses, Haryana Steelers staged a big comeback, beating Patna
Pirates 35-26 in Patna on Wednesday. Raider Vikash Kandola starred for the
visiting team, scoring 10 points.
launches 8-inch Galaxy Tab A in India
Wednesday launched an eight-inch Galaxy Tab A with dual speakers and thinner
bezels in India, starting at Rs 9,999.
recovers Rs 278 cr. from poor account holders as penalty
National Bank (PNB) has recovered Rs 278.66 crore as penalty in the financial
year 2018-19 from the poor account holders for not maintaining the minimum
leaders slammed Pakistan
General Secretary Ram Madhav, former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha
and NDA ally Janata Dal (United) slammed Pakistan for downgrading diplomatic
ties with India over the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, saying
it was India’s internal matter.
promoting communalism – M. K. Stalin
President M. K. Stalin on August 7 said the BJP led government at the Centre is
promoting communalism in the garb of patriotism and his party will fight it.
million population locked down in Kashmir – Shah Faesal
experiencing an “unprecedented lockdown” with its entire eight
million population “incarcerated like never before”, Kashmiri IAS
officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal said on the massive security arrangements
in place after the Centre scrapped specialstatus for J&K.
scam: ED moves court seeking non-bailable warrant against Ratul Puri
Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court today seeking issuance of
Non-Bailable Warrant (NBW) against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief
Minister Kamal Nath, in connection with a money laundering case related to the
AgustaWestland chopper scam.
lower lending rates from August 10
of a steeper 35 basis points reduction in the repo rates by the Reserve Bank,
the State Bank of India announced a 15 basis points reduction in its lending
University opens hostel doors early for J&K students
In Kolkata, Jadavpur University has decided to provide accommodation to the new entrants from Kashmir Valley in its hostel immediately on a priority basis.