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Jammu and Kashmir: An Army jawan killed as Pak violates ceasefire

In Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, an Indian Army jawan has been killed as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward post and villages along the Line of Control (LoC). The deceased soldier has been identified as Lance Naik Sandeep. According to the media reports, in Nowshera sector, the firing across the border started during which the soldier sustained serious injuries. Src:

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PM Modi's attitude towards Karnataka is disgraceful: Siddharamaiah

Karnataka former CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah slammed PM Narendra Modi for ignoring Karnataka at the time when heavy rains and floods have wreaked havoc in the state. Siddaramaiah tweeted, "None of the previous govt or PMs, including Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had ignored Karnataka during natural calamities. But the attitude of Narendra Modi towards Karnataka and BS Yediyurappa, in spite of 25 MPs, is disgraceful". He further wrote, "The Central govt is still sleeping even after seeing the severity of floods and the damages caused due to floods. PM Modi should visit this place, conduct a scientific survey and release Rs 5000 Cr". Src:

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In Bhutan, PM Narendra Modi aims to increase ties amid China's efforts to strengthen ties with Bhutan

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan today morning for a two-day visit, in a bid to diversify India’s partnership with Bhutan. He aimed to strengthen ties with Bhutan and expressed his admiration for the Bhutan PM in a tweet. PM Modi was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Dr. Lotay Tshering, and also received a guard of honor at the airport. His visit comes in the backdrop of China's effort to pursue stronger diplomatic ties with Bhutan. India will now provide Rs 400 crore for a Bhutanese trade support facility to counter China's efforts. Src:

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Defence Minister's remarks on nuclear policy ambiguous: Congress

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi stated that everybody stands backs the nation and the govt as far as "defence, sovereignty, and nuclear policy" are concerned. He further said, "However, with this somewhat ambiguous statement, the Defence Minister either intends to keep us guessing or seeks to announce a change in policy...The country will be happy to know what the new policy is. But it should not be in ambiguous half-phrases but a full one paragraph declared policy". Singh added that the Congress will welcome the new policy and will stand behind it. This came after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated that India follows 'no first use' policy regarding nuclear weapons and what happens in the future will depend on circumstances. Src:

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