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    Three terrorists gunned down in Kashmir; militants kill 2 persons

    Three terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag, while militants killed a migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh and an apple trader from Punjab in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir where normal life remained affected for the 73rd consecutive day on Wednesday since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.The Jammu and Kashmir Police...

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    First all-woman spacewalk set to take place this week

    The first all-woman spacewalk is set to take place this week itself as NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) on October 17 or October 18.The spacewalk will last approximately six and a half hours, according to NASA."@Space_Station update: our first all-female spacewalk with @Astro_Christina and...

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    No possibility of diplomatic engagement with India, says Pak Foreign Minister

    Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday ruled out any possibility of diplomatic engagement with India after New Delhi revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Qureshi said Pakistan was not against meetings with India but time was not proper for it.Tension between India and Pakistan escalated after...

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    LIVE News Updates: Two apple traders shot dead by terrorists in J&K's Shopian

    Meenakshi Gupta repatriated to parent cadre, to hold post of Dy CAGThe government has approved the repatriation of Indian Audit and Accounts Service officer Meenakshi Gupta to her parent cadre for enabling her to join the post of Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General, according to an official order Two Punjab based apple traders shot dead by terrorists in Shopian,...

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    North Korean leader Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain

    North Korean state media on Wednesday released a series of pictures of its leader Kim Jong-un where in he can be seen riding a white horse on a snow covered mountain considered sacred in the country."The beloved oldest leader, Kim Jong- un, climbed the mountain" read the caption with the eight photographs accompanying an article published by the state-owned KCNA agency.The...

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    Both India, Pakistan are 'friendly neighbours' of China, says country's Foreign Minister

    India and Pakistan are friendly neighbours of China, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said as he hoped that the two countries can properly manage and control differences and improve their strained ties.Briefing China's official media on the outcome of President Xi Jinping's visit to India last week for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

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    Will not vacate office following eviction notice from admin: JNUSU

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Wednesday said it will not vacate its office following an eviction notice by the university administration.Dean of Students (DoS), Professor Umesh Kadam, had sent a notice to the students' union on Tuesday asking them to vacate it. The JNUSU was not notified last year due to non-compliance with the Lyngdoh Committee...

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    Pakistan to remain in FATF's Grey List till February 2020

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided, in principle, to keep Pakistan in its Grey List till February 2020, directing Islamabad to take extra measures for complete elimination of terror financing and money laundering, according to media reports on Wednesday.The FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other...

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    SC asks J-K administration to place before it orders imposing restrictions

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place before it the administrative orders imposing communication and other restrictions in the state following the abrogation of provisions of Article 370.A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana questioned Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the administration, as to why the administrative...

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    'Green' crackers seem unlikely to sparkle this Diwali

    Not all the fire crackers that people would burst this Diwali will be 'green', as the sector regulator, the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO), has approved only one such product for manufacture, a fire cracker maker in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi said."Out of the 400 odd items that the industry makes, only one item - a single sound cracker - has been approved by PESO till...

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