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News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk New Delhi 21 Aug 2016, 19:22:03 PM IST
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National News-

Won’t let Kashmir troublemakers get away easily, warns Arun Jaitley; promises development in state

Gearing up to dismiss the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, the central government today gave an outline of its strategies. In order to bring normalcy in the disturbed state, the government will confront all those indulging in violence along with making efforts to develop the valley, a task which was “denied” for the last 60 years. Read More

Rio 2016: Setback for India as Yogeshwar Dutt loses freestyle 65kg qualification bout

Churning out a heartbreak for India, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt lost his men's Freestyle 65 kilogram qualification match 0-3 against Mongolia's Mandakhnaran Ganzorig at the Rio Olympics today. Read More

Congress slams Mohan Bhagwat’s statement on Hindu population

Congress today attacked Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat for his statement regarding Hindu population saying "what else can be expected from him. Read More

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC, three militants killed in Kupwara

In an infiltration bid foiled along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Kashmir by the Indian Amry, three militants, who were involved in an attack on a BSF post in the area two days ago, were killed. Read More

Oil tanker owners suspend supplies to Kashmir, Ladakh, claim to be attacked by mobs

Following an indefinite strike called by oil tanker operators on Sunday, the supply of petroleum products has been stopped in Kashmir. The oil tanker owner association has alleged that their tankers and staff were being targeted by the mobs in valley. Read More

International News-

Turkey: At least 50 killed in suspected suicide bombing by IS

At least 50 people were killed and over 90 were injured in a suspected suicide attack in an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey on Saturday night. Read More

Australians on vote on same-sex marriage plebiscite in February 2017

Australians will reportedly be asked to vote in February 2017 on whether they want same-sex marriage to be legalised. Read More

Business News-

Appointment of Urjit Patel as new RBI Governor to boost Indian equity markets

The appointment of Urjit R. Patel as the new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor is expected to give a positive boost to the Indian equity markets during the upcoming week. Read More

Tax rate can be lowered only when tax payer base increases, says FM Arun Jaitley

The country can have a lower tax regime only when the tax payer base increases and tax evasion comes down, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday. Read More

Entertainment News-

1 year, 3 superhits: Akshay scores hattrick as Rustom joins Airlift, Housefull 3 in 100 cr club

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's latest release 'Rustom' has entered the glorious 100 crore club. With this feat, Khiladi Kumar has scored a hattrick of 100 crore films in a single year as his previous two releases, 'Airlift' and 'Housefull 3', also made it to the coveted club. Read More

This is what happened when Rishi Kapoor was offered a major role in Pakistani comedy film!

Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was recently offered a role in the sequel of the Pakistani hit comedy film 'Jawani Phir Nahi Ani'. This was revealed at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, where Rishi Kapoor himself confirmed it. Read More

Sports News-

Know how Hyderabad is organising a grand welcome for silver medallist P.V. Sindhu

Delighted with P.V. Sindhu’s memorable performance at the Rio Olympics, Hyderabad is all set to give the Olympic gold-medallist a grand welcome upon her arrival on Monday. Read More

Rio 2016: Neymar’s dominant spot-kick leads Brazil win Olympic football gold

Neymar delivered Brazil’s first Olympic man’s football gold medal in a 5-4 shootout victory over Germany in a thrilling final at the Maracana stadium on Saturday. Read More