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Wishes to meet all stakeholders
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The situation in Kashmir Valley has improved significantly over the past year and some green shoots of peace are visible, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said today as he expressed willingness to meet every stakeholder to resolve long-standing issues.

Myanmar's action amounts to ethnic killing: UN
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Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today asked Union home minister Rajnath Singh to pass an order for a time-bound deportation of illegally settled Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims from the Jammu region.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will set the future direction of the special strategic and global partnership between the two countries when they meet this week, the ministry of external affairs said on Monday.

Refers to Swami Vivekananda's 9/11 speech, links right to chant Vande Mataram with cleanliness as duty
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today batted for innovation and promoting skills among the youth and asked them to work for a modern India.

Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today paid homage to Swami Vivekananda on the occasion of the 125th year of his historic address at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago.

Bengaluru

The SIT probing the murder of Gauri Lankesh has been strengthened with 40 additional support staff as investigators continue to grope for clues, six days after the senior journalist was shot dead, sparking a national outrage.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India attaches the highest priority to its ties with Afghanistan and promised strong support to the trouble- torn country's fight against terrorism "imposed" on it.

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BJP President Amit Shah today told his party workers to pull up socks and prepare for the 2019 assembly elections with the aim of capturing power in West Bengal.

NEW DELHI

A 73-year-old man from Madurai in Tamil Nadu has approached the Supreme Court seeking a ban on the internet-based suicide game 'Blue Whale challenge' that has been linked to the deaths of several children worldwide.

Dehradun

Enthused by the success of its pilot project on operationalising an early earthquake warning system in Uttarakhand, IIT-Roorkee is planning to deploy the first-of-its-kind system across all seismic-prone major cities of the north India.

Mumbai

A baby boy born to a 13-year-old rape survivor died barely 48 hours after his birth at a government hospital here, doctors said.

Mumbai

The Congress launched the first chapter of the newly formed All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) in Mumbai, saying this was the party's attempt to connect with the rising number of aspirational professionals.

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to pass an order for a time-bound deportation of illegally settled Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims from the Jammu region.

Srinagar

Security forces today killed two unidentified militants in an overnight encounter in Kulgam district of Kashmir while the third was caught alive, police said.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today fixed on September 18 the appeal of the CBI challenging the Madras High Court order staying government's look-out circular against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, in a graft case.

Mumbai

The Shiv Sena today alleged the Rohingya Muslim community posed a "threat to the integrity and security" of Myanmar, prompting "strong action" by the country's government.

NEW DELHI

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today set on a march across the country to mobilise action against sexual abuse and trafficking of children.

Srinagar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today the assurance given by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh should silence all the "noises" against Article 35A of the Constitution.

New York

While the US contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days.

Miami

Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm early today as it marched up the US state of Florida's northwestern coast, with its eye located about 40 kilometers northeast of the vulnerable Tampa area.

Cairo

At least 10 terrorists were killed today by the Egyptian security forces during a raid at their hideouts in a densely populated central Cairo neighbourhood, a security official said.

Cairo

Actor Priyanka Chopra, on her maiden visit to a Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian capital of Amman, is appalled by their plight and said the world should be inspired by their resilience.

Beijing

China has not detected an abnormal rise in radiation along its borders with North Korea and ended its 8-day emergency monitoring following Pyongyang's most powerful nuclear test to date, the government said today.

Gurgaon

Two top officials of the Ryan International School have been arrested while the acting principal detained for questioning in connection with the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old boy in school premises, the police said today.

Hisar

Government doctors today held a two- hour pen-down strike here and warned of a statewide shutdown if the Haryana government did not address their long-standing demands of higher allowances and other issues.

Bengaluru

The Karnataka BJP today said if Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is holding the RSS and right-wing ideology responsible for the killing of journalist -activist Gauri Lankesh, he should furnish evidence to back his allegations.

Gandhinagar

The BJP's election in-charge for Gujarat, Arun Jaitley, and co-in charge Nirmala Sitharaman today met members of the state party's core group here today to chalk out strategy for the Assembly polls due later this year.

JAIPUR

The district administration relaxed curfew for two hours this evening after reviewing the law and order situation in the violence-hit areas of the city.

Gorakhpur

Former head of anaesthesia department at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College Dr Satish today surrendered in a local court here in connection with a case related to the death of children in the hospital last month, police said.

Chennai

Popular Tamil actor Vijay today met the family of Anitha, who allegedly committed suicide over National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) recently.

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