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News Digest: A smart, speedy recap of the day's headlines

Published Aug 10, 2019, 8:23 pm IST
Updated Aug 10, 2019, 8:23 pm IST
Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.
 (Photo: File)
  (Photo: File)

Mumbai: Have you missed any news today? Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.

Sigh of relief for Kashmiri: A couple of phones in the DC office are the only means of communication open for Kashmiri people to speak to people outside the state from 10 am to 5 pm.


Read: Sigh of relief: Families in Kashmir allowed to talk to their children

Trump's photo sparks controversy: A photo of US President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradled a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter.

Read: Trump’s thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy

Andhra to be role model for India: Jagan Mohan Reddy stressed on these aspects, highlighting that with the backing of the people of the state, his government could "stand as a role model for the rest of the country".

Read: Andhra could be role model for rest of the country: Jagan Mohan Reddy

PM to feature on Discovery show: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the middle of a crisis, was an example of calm and cheerfulness, said the host of ‘Man vs Wild’ and adventure junkie Bear Grylls ahead of the premiere of his special episode with the Prime Minister.

Read: 'PM Modi was calm in crisis,' says Discovery's 'Man vs Wild' host Bear Grylls

ML Kattar stirs controversy:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday stoked controversy saying that people from Haryana could now get brides from Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 35A, under which Kashmiri women would lose property rights if they marry a person from outside Jammu and Kashmir.

Read: 'Haryana people could now get brides from Kashmir,' says Manohar Lal Khattar

Hafiz Saeed's trial: An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan will take up the terror financing charges against Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jammat-ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed on September 2, an official said on Friday.

Read: Pak court to take up terror financing charges against Hafiz Saeed on Sept 2

Arun Jaitley's health update: Senior BJP leader and former finance minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after her complained of palpitations and restlessness and is “haemodynamically stable”.

Read: Venkaiah Naidu visits Jaitley at AIIMS, says he is responding to treatment

Raj Thackeray on Article 370: Latching onto the clampdown imposed in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Friday claimed that Maharashtra might similarly be disintegrated using force.

Read: 'Today it's Kashmir, tomorrow it can be Mumbai': Raj Thackeray slams Centre

Congress-CPI(M) join hands for assembly polls: The Congress and the CPI(M) have sealed a seat adjustment for the upcoming bypolls in three Assembly segments in West Bengal to stop the march of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress in the state.

Read: Cong, CPI(M) share seats for Bengal bypolls after Lok Sabha debacle

Kim Jong-Un's beautiful letter to Trump: United States President Donald Trump on Friday said he received a "beautiful" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on the ongoing military exercises between the US and South Korea.

Read: Kim wrote 'very beautiful letter' on US-S Korea military exercises: Trump

Congress dissents over Centre's Article 370 move: After the Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday in his tweet had backed Centre’s abrogation of Article 370 move, he, however, has received a large support from many party leaders in Madhya Pradesh.

Read: Cong leaders back Jyotiraditya Scindia for his stand on Centre's J&K move

Russia backs India on Jammu and Kashmir decision: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia on Saturday endorsed India's move of abrogating Article 370 and bifurcating Jammu and Kashmir, saying the exercise was "carried out within the framework of the Constitution of the Republic of India."

Read: 'Carried out within Constitution': Russia backs India's J&K move

Cochin airport to resume its flight operations soon: Cochin International Airport in Kerala will resume flight operations from Sunday noon, which were stalled since Friday due to heavy rains in the state, airport officials said on Saturday.

Read: Flight operations at Cochin International Airport to resume 12 pm tomorrow