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Curbs in Kashmir to go, detentions to be reviewed

Aug 16 2019

Restrictions in J&K placed after the axing of Article 370 will be lifted in a phased manner from tonight, Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam announced. All schools in the Kashmir Valley will reopen after the weekend, he told the media.

Hindus cite archaeology to show Ayodhya site was place of worship

Aug 16 2019

On the seventh day of the Ayodhya hearing, the Hindu parties cited evidence based on an archaeological report to state there was a massive structure at the Babri Masjid site dating back to 2nd Century BC which was public in nature and that the structure would be a temple or 'mandap' with pillars.

PM inspired stimulus package may come as early as this weekend

Aug 16 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun to focus on the beleaguered economy haemorrhaging in an ugly manner. In his meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her team, the PM has argued for quick alleviation measures.

Pak summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

Aug 16 2019

Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the LoC that led to killing of two civilians.

Have Grown Up Being A Cinephile: Arjun Kapoor

Aug 16 2019

Actor Arjun Kapoor, who has come up with a digital property called "Arjun Recommends", says he has grown up being a cinephile and a binge-watcher seeking good content to watch.

India To Build Closer Ties With Baltic Nations With Naidu Visit

Aug 16 2019

In keeping with the government's priority to boost ties with small nations, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit the three Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from August 17-21 in the first such high-level trip from India.

Govt has limited scope to provide stimulus: Report

Aug 16 2019

Amid buzz of talks between the Finance Ministry and the Prime Minister's Office over a stimulus to revive growth, a report has said that the government has limited scope to provide a fiscal stimulus given the fiscal constraints.

Myanmar Ready For Repatriation Of Over 3,600 Rohingya

Aug 16 2019

Myanmar said on Friday it was prepared for Bangladesh to repatriate more than 3,600 Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Rakhine state two years ago after a military-led crackdown against the Muslim minority.

ONGC investing Rs 83,000 cr in 25 projects

Aug 16 2019

Diversified energy major ONGC is investing around Rs 83,000 crore in 25 major projects. "15 of these projects are under execution and will directly contribute to oil and gas production," said ONGC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Shashi Shanker on Thursday.

Hero MotoCorp stops production for 4 days

Aug 16 2019

Hero MotoCorp, the country's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, on Friday said that their manufacturing facilities will be closed for four days (August 15 to 18) owing to "demand scenario".