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Sitajakhala Dugdha Utpadak Samabai Samiti members throwing milk in Killing river, in protest against policies harming their interest, near Jagiroad on Friday. – UB Photos
Former Kejriwal minister Kapil Mishra joins BJP
NEW DELHI, Aug 17: Former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government and disqualified MLA Kapil Mishra alongwith AAP women's wing chief Richa Pandey joined the BJP here on Saturday. ...

2G mobile internet services restored in parts of Jammu
JAMMU, Aug 17: Low-speed (2G) mobile internet services have been restored in five districts of Jammu region after remaining suspended for a fortnight, officials said on Saturday. ...

Landline services in 17 exchanges of Kashmir restored
SRINAGAR, Aug 17: Landline services in 17 exchanges of the Kashmir Valley were restored on Saturday, officials said. ...

Over 3,000 temporary jobs cut due to slowdown: Maruti Suzuki
NEW DELHI, Aug 17: Over 3,000 temporary employees have lost jobs with the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) due to the ongoing slump in the automobile industry, a top company executive has said. ...

Indian diaspora demands action over violent Kashmir protests in UK
LONDON, Aug 17: Members of the Indian diaspora took to social media to question police preparedness for pre-planned anti-India protests led by British Pakistani groups, a day after violent clashes outside the Indian High Commission in London. ...

Flood toll at 241 in 5 states, water receding from several parts of Kerala, Maharashtra
JAIPUR/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/BHOPAL, Aug 17: The death toll in five flood-affected states rose to 241, with authorities retrieving seven more bodies in Kerala as floodwaters receded from several parts of the worst-hit state, while five casualties were r ...

India’s ‘No First Use’ policy may change
JAIPUR/NEW DELHI, Aug 16 - Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India remained ‘firmly committed’ to the doctrine of ‘No First Use’ for nuclear weapons but what happens in future depends on the circumstances. The Defence Minister said this o ...

NRL records highest ever revenue of Rs 18,511 crore
GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - The Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has recorded the highest ever revenue from operations of Rs 18,511 crore during the year 2018-19, registering a growth of 16.25 per cent over the previous year. However, the profit after tax fo ...

Imran dials Trump, other UNSC members on Kashmir
ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK, Aug 16 - With Pakistan being kept out of the UN Security Council deliberations on Kashmir, its Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday dialled the US and was also trying to reach out to the other members of the Permanent Five (P-5), i ...

FIR on Bhupenda’s Bharat Ratna
GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - An FIR was lodged with the Dispur police alleging that the whereabouts of the certificate and the medallion awarded posthumously to Dr Bhupen Hazarika as part of Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of the country, were not kno ...

Modi leaves for 2-day visit to Bhutan today
NEW DELHI, Aug 16 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the India-Bhutan partnership today is of a special character and substance and forms an important pillar of India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy. ...

Govt to protect all genuine Indians residing in State: CM
GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in his Independence Day speech on Thursday, said that the high-level committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord would go a long way in securing constitutional safeguards for the people. ...

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