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US lawmakers write a letter to Indian Ambassador for encouraging Indian Government to open Jammu-Kashmir for journalists to report

6 lawmakers in the US have sent a letter to Harsh Vardhan Shringla the Indian Ambassador in the US, saying that the Indian Government should open Jammu-Kashmir to the domestic and international journalists for reporting on-ground situations in the valley after the revocation of article 370. The letter also said that the Indian Government isn’t portraying the real situation of the region and it should give evidence of political normalcy in the region and release all the political detainees. Do you think the US should stop interfering in the internal matters of India? Src: https://bit.ly/2MM5RbU

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The Union Government orders to stop farm stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana for three weeks

The Union Government, in order to ensure the quality of the air in Delhi and NCR, has ordered the States of Punjab and Haryana to immediately stop farm stubble burning for a period of three weeks. Center also has put forth the policy of incentivizing the use of threshers in the two states and use mulching as an alternative for stubble burning. This action was taken to bring down emissions and control air pollution before the arrival of winters. Src: https://bit.ly/2Pkzym7

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Uttar Pradesh: Girl throws acid on boy’s face after he refuses to marry her

In Aligarh city of Uttar Pradesh, a girl threw acid on her boyfriend after he refused to marry her. As per the media report, the victim’s mother stated that his son had stopped talking to her a month ago but she was pressuring him to get married and has been harassing by calling him every day. As per media reports, the incident occurred when the victim stopped at a shop near his house. Police have filed a complaint against the girl under section 326 A (voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid). Src: https://bit.ly/2WegCGU

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Odisha Government releases new letter to clarify its take on the fiscal health of the banks in the state.

The Odisha Government has issued a new letter clarifying that they don’t have any concern with the fiscal health of any particular bank. Also, the letter says that the earlier letter was meant to stop the opening of unnecessary bank accounts to transfer the Government funds from one bank to another, after the RBI expressed a concern over a letter from Odisha Government that advised the Governmental Departments of the state to stay careful with the deposits they make in the banks in the state which fall under RBI’s domain pointing at their fiscal health. Src: https://bit.ly/344Af70

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