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National News- Pakistan openly trying to provoke and fuel tensions in Valley: Mehbooba Mufti Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at latter’s official residence, 7, RCR in national
India TV News Desk New Delhi August 27, 2016 19:19 IST
India TV News Desk

National News-

Pakistan openly trying to provoke and fuel tensions in Valley: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at latter’s official residence, 7, RCR in national capital. The two leaders discussed the current situation in the Valley, which has been under curfew for last 49 days following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Read More

National Herald Case: Notice issued to Sonia, Rahul by Delhi court on Swamy’s plea

A notice has been issued to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and others accused in the National Herald case by a Delhi Court. Read More

Nawaz Sharif appoints 22 special envoys to raise Kashmir issue before UN, vows to 'expose abuse of rights'

Needling India once again on the Kashmir violence issue, Pakistan today nominated 22 parliamentarians as special envoys to be despatched to world capitals to highlight the problem. Read More

Fire breaks out at govt-run Murshidabad hospital, two dead

A major fire broke out at government-run Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital this afternoon, killing two persons. Read More

J&K govt to act against 400 ‘troublemakers’ fuelling protests in valley: Report

The Jammu and Kashmir government headed by Mehbooba Mufti is planning to take action against 400 local leaders who are fuelling protests in the Kashmir valley. Read More

International News-

President Obama believes time has come for NSG to take up India’s membership bid: US

The US President Barack Obama believes that the time has come for the Nuclear Suppliers group(NSG)  to take up India’s bid to join the 48-nation group. Read More

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury killed: Police

Mastermind of the Dhaka cafe attack along with two other militants were killed on Saturday during a raid in the Bangladeshi capital. Read More

Business News-

Bengaluru food start-up introduces two special dishes to honour Raghuram Rajan

Zzungry, a Bengaluru-based food company, has decided to honour the outgoing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan in its own ‘unique’ way. Read More

Oyo’s ‘relationship mode’: Now unmarried couples can book private rooms

Oyo Rooms, the hotel aggregator, is coming up with their new ‘relationship mode’ that allows unmarried couples to book rooms in some of their properties. Read More

Entertainment News-

Watch: The promo of Bigg Boss 10 is out and Salman Khan promises ‘history will be made’

Bigg Boss, one of the highly awaited shows of Indian television is back. The first promo of the show was unveiled on social media a while ago and has piqued a lot of interest. In the promo, superstar Salman Khan features as an astronaut. Read More

Read: 'Papa' Shahid posts adorable tweet about arrival of ‘beti’

The wait has finally ended for star couple Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput. According to report in DNA, the actor’s wife has given birth to a girl on Friday evening at the Hinduja Healthcare Hospital in Mumbai. The report has it that baby weighs 2.8 kgs and was born at around 7:56 PM. Read More

Sports News-

Dhoni and co. to play debut match on USA’s soil against world T20 champions

India to play against West Indies in their maiden international game in the US in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. Read More

USA a ‘special’ market for cricket: MS Dhoni

USA is a "special" market for cricket and there is no reason why the game can't be successful here, asserted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the eve of India's first international match on American soil. Read More