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Traders protest against ‘harassment’ from Sales Tax officials

Srinagar, Aug 28, JKNN/CNS: Hundreds of traders from Maisuma, Gowkadal, Red Cross Road and Exchange Raod Saturday staged a demonstration near Akhara Building in Summer Capital Srinagar to protest against what they called harassment by officials of the Sales Tax department.
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12 Army men wounded inside Army training camp

Pulwama, Aug 28, : At least 12 Indian Army personnel were injured when a shell went off with a big bang during a training exercise at Army’s pre-induction school inside an Army base here in Khrew area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The critically wounded seven soldiers were airlifted for advanced treatment soon after the ‘accidental’ blast.
Stresses need for greater awareness about traffic rules

Govt to ensure better road infra to reduce road accidents: Altaf Bukhari

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 29: Minister for R&B, Gardens, parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has said that Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syed is committed to take necessary possible steps to minimize the number of road accidents in the State. He said the Government will improve the conditions of road for the smooth movement of vehicular traffic across the State.
Jaitley: decision on land ordinance in 48 hours
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday kept up suspense on whether the controversial land acquisition ordinance will be re-promulgated, saying a decision would be taken in the next 48 hours. “Wait for next 48 hour
Car in which Sheena was killed traced
The Mumbai Police said here on Saturday that the car in which Sheena Bora was murdered allegedly by former INX Media CEO Indrani Mukherjea, along with her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyamvar Pinturam Rai, three years ago had been traced.
Cost of money has to come down to achieve 8-10% growth: Arun Jaitley
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that cost of money has to come down if India has to achieve 8-10 percent growth. "If we have to jump to 8 percent plus or 8-10 percent growth bracket than all the stalled projects (have to be revived) and cost of capital have to go down," Jaitley said.
Over Rs 22000 crore deposited in 17.5 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts: Finance ...
New Delhi: The Government has said that Rs 22,000 crore have been deposited in over 17.5 crore bank accounts within a year of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, the largest financial inclusion scheme in the world.
Microminds
Nowhatta Shuts Against Nocturnal Police Raids
Nowhatta and adjoining areas of old city Saturday observed a shutdown against the overnight arrests of young boys by the police. Reports said that police raided few households during the dead of night and dragged many youths out of their homes. There were reports of clashes as well.

Farooq calls for end to shelling, says border dwellers deserve better deal
JAMMU AUGUST 29- Calling for an immediate end to shelling from across the border, National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said the terrified border dwellers along Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir were braving the situation with fortitude notwithstanding human loss and freezing of normal activity.

Mohamed Fahmy's fate borne of poor decision-making the world over:
The Mohamed Fahmy saga has reeked of bad judgment almost from the beginning. The odours come from multiple places, including Cairo, Doha and Ottawa. They comingle. They confuse. Put a sniffer dog on the story, he’d end up sneezing explosively and chasing his tail.

Thai police arrest suspect in Bangkok bombing
Bangkok, Thailand Thai police have arrested a suspect in a bombing that killed 20 people and wounded scores more at a shrine in Bangkok this month, authorities said Saturday.

 

Sports

Pujara finds his touch with a battling century
 Think for a moment how Cheteshwar Pujara would have felt when he came in to bat. He was out of touch — there wasn’t a three-digit score in 22 innings — and then, when presented with a chance to rediscover himself, he was out of place, coming in as an opener instead of his customary No. 3 position.
Salman urges PCB to allow him resume playing first class cricket
 LAHORE: Pakistan’s former captain Salman Butt has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption officials and legal advisors to reconsider the reintegration and rehabilitation plan for the disgraced trio. Salman met the PCB’s anti-corruption officials and legal advisors on Friday and requested them to allow him to resume playing first class cricket from September 2.
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