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Digest for domestic stories for week Sep 23- Sep 30, 2016


Uri: Security forces arrests two men from PoK who have been working for Pakistan-based terror outfit JeM and acting as guides for infiltrating groups along the Line of Control(LoC) in Uri sector in Kashmir, the Army says.

Kozhikode: Launching a blistering attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi warns its leadership that the Uri terror attack will not be forgotten and the sacrifice of 18 jawans will not go in vain.

New Delhi: Congress squarely blames the Modi government over Russia’s decision to go in for a military exercise with Pakistan for the first time, terming it as a “failure” of India’s foreign policy.


New Delhi: Reliance Jio accuses COAI of serving “vested interests” of incumbent operators and demanded an overhaul of voting rules, prompting the operators’ body to charge the Mukesh Ambani-led firm of being a “back door operator” that acquired licence through a front entity.

Srinagar: Markets across Kashmir opens and heavy rush of customers throngs shops as curfew was lifted from all parts of Kashmir.

Pathankot: Punjab Police and Border Security Force (BSF) carries out a joint search operation and flag march in villages near Indo-Pak border, amid a heightened vigil in the wake of the Uri attack a week ago.


New Delhi: Moving on fast track to meet the April 2017 GST rollout deadline, the tax department  comes out with draft rules relating to registration, invoice and payment which will be finalised by the GST Council on Friday.

New Delhi: Congress expresses deep disappointment over Sushma Swaraj’s address in the UN, insisting that the Modi government has “failed us again by its meek response” by not calling Pakistan a “terror state”.

Sitapur : A shoe was hurled at Rahul Gandhi by a man during his roadshow here, prompting the Congress vice president to blame the BJP and the RSS for the incident.


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November amidst heightened tension between India and Pakistan, India says.

New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) issues fresh orders attaching over Rs 94 lakh assets of suspended Gujarat-cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma in connection with a money laundering case.

New Delhi: Senior IFS officer Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha appointed as India’s High Commissioner to the UK succeeding Navtej Sarna.


Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation after the Uri terror attack, Pakistani troops targets Indian positions with small firearms along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

New Delhi: The government approves the proposal for ratification of the “historic” Paris climate deal which will be formalised on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, making India one of the key countries which would help bring the pact into force.

New Delhi: Apart from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan pull out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is not right for the successful holding of the meet, resulting in its collapse.


New Delhi/Islamabad: Indian Army rejects as “false and baseless” reports in a section of Pakistani media that eight Indian soldiers were killed and one captured by Pakistani military in retaliatory fire.

New Delhi: In a first, India carries out surgical strikes on seven terror launch pads across the LoC with the Army inflicting “significant casualties” on terrorists preparing to infiltrate from PoK, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Uri attack would not go unpunished.

New Delhi: Putting aside their differences, political parties comes together to hail the anti-terror surgical strikes carried out by Army across the LoC, with BJP saying it signals the “rise of new India” and Congress terming it as a “strong message” to Pakistan to stop aiding terrorism.


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a meeting to discuss the Cauvery river water sharing issue over which Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been at loggerheads.

New Delhi: Petrol price hiked by 36 paise a liter, the third increase in two months, but that of diesel was cut by 7 paise per litre in line with international trends.

New Delhi: In signs of fracture, the Centre and states disagrees on decisions reached at the first meeting of the GST Council on service tax assessment although reaches a consensus on area based exemption in the new tax regime.

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