Kashmir’s serial stone pelter, Chhota Geelani killed

stonepelterOn Thursday the Kashmir Valley witnessed the death of a 27 year old stone pelter who went by the alias Chhota Geelani. Tauseef Ahmed Wani a serial stone pelter was killed during protests near the Kakapora police chowki in Pulwama on Thursday A resident of Tengpuna village in Pulwama, Wani had 10 FIRs registered against him at various police stations and had twice been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA).

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My way or the highway, Chandrababu Naidu tells those who don’t vote for him

ChandrababuDo not travel on roads or enjoy pensions given by, if you do not like my government is what Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had to say.

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Fall of the Great Mosque: Why does the ISIS destroy historic structures

nurimosqueThe Great Mosque of al-Nuri at Mosul has fallen and the Islamic State is engaged in a blame game with the US forces over who destroyed the ancient structure. The fact is that the region has lost yet another historic structure and there is no stopping this madness.

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Cooperative banks can deposit with RBI old notes within 30 days

1000The Union Finance Ministry has allowed district central cooperative banks (DCCBs) to deposit old currency notes with the RBI within 30 days and receive credit for the same.

Next President of India: Divided Opposition meet today to decide on candidate

oppThe Opposition is set to meet to decide on its candidate for the next President of India. The meet is being held a day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar endorsed his party’s support for the BJP’s Ram Nath Kovind.

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Kenneth Juster to be next US ambassador to India

ken2Kenneth Juster, senior White House official will be the next US ambassador to India. The decision was made following a one month search which saw several India-Americans in the race.

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Aadhaar mandatory for TB patients availing cash benefits

aadharTB or tuberculosis patients availing cash assistance from the government would need to register with the Aadhaar data base by August 31. On June 16 a gazette notification was issued in which it was said that an individual eligible to receive the benefit under the Scheme is, hereby, required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication.

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Why an RTI on Subhas Chandra Bose may not be entertained

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Information relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose can be accessed on the official website set up by the government. This would ideally mean that the centre will not provide any more information on Bose under the Right to Information Act.

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Amidst fierce stone pelting, Army guns down 3 terrorists in J&K

stonepSecurity forces have gunned down three terrorists in an encounter at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out at Kakpora in Pulwama late Wednesday night. The operation went on for over six hours before three terrorists were killed. The forces have also recovered 3 AK-47 rifles.

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Decoding the life of an Indian spy, from communication to the grand escape

spy.jpgThe life of a spy is not easy at all. While it seems exciting as very James Bond like, the harsh reality is that, ” when your cover is blow, you are on your own.” OneIndia spoke with several officials in the Intelligence Bureau and Research and Analysis Wing to go deep into the life of a spy.

A disclaimer: Before we begin the article, I would like to put out a disclaimer, the methods and techniques keep changing the ones mentioned below give a broader picture on how a spy operates.

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