Monday , 22 October 2018

National News

Palatadcho Munis bags national award

NEW DELHI: Bollywood marked its stamp on the 57th National Film Awards as Amitabh Bachchan won the best actor award for his performance in Paa and Aamir Khan-starrer 3 Idiots was adjudged the best popular movie but it was Malayalam drama Kutty Srank which walked away with five awards, including the best feature film.

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All-party delegation to visit J&K

NEW DELHI: The all-party meeting on Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday decided to send a delegation of political leaders to the state to assess the ground situation but failed to arrive at a consensus on the issue of withdrawal or dilution of the contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

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All-party meeting on Kashmir today

NEW DELHI: Groping for a response to deal with Kashmir unrest, the Centre on Tuesday looked to build a consensus at Wednesday’s all-party meeting to kick-start a political process and deliberate on a phased withdrawal of AFSPA on which the Armed Forces still voiced reservations.

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17 killed in Kashmir violence

SRINAGAR: Fresh violence erupted in Kashmir on Monday leaving 17 dead, including a policeman and over 70 injured, with mobs torching several government properties and a private school, some of the trouble triggered by a television report alleging desecration of the Quran in the US.

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