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Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar, FIFA World Cup kicks off, other top stories of the day

Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Veteran journalist and Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office at Srinagar’s Press Colony. His two Personal Security Officials (PSOs) were also injured in the attack.

 

T.N. MLAs’ disqualification case: Madras High Court delivers split verdict

The Madras High Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to AMMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran. The matter will now be heard by a third judge.

U.N. rights report on Kashmir violates India's sovereignty: MEA

India on Thursday rejected a United Nations Human Rights Office report that alleged widespread rights abuse by the Indian armed forces on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and called for an international investigation into such 'instances'.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony - Live Updates

The 21st edition of the quadrennial football extravaganza - the FIFA World Cup - is all set to be flagged off at 7: 00 p.m. on Thursday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

We have built airports in areas where previous govts. failed to build roads: Modi

The Prime Minister was in Chhattisgarh on Thursday to dedicate the modernised Bhilai Steel Plant unit to the public and lay the foundation stone for a permanent campus of the country’s 23rd Indian Institute of Technology in Bhilai.

Assam lynching: sister of Abhijeet Nath’s fiancée recounts phone call with alleged ‘killer’

A week after businessman Abhijeet Nath was lynched by a mob in a central Assam village, the sister of his fiancée has recounted how the killers were allegedly casual about having bludgeoned him to death along with his friend, audio engineer Nilotpal Das.

WPI inflation at 14-month-high of 4.43% in May

Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43 per cent in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as vegetables.

Soldier abducted by suspected militants in Kashmir

Aurangzeb, a resident of the Pir Panjal Valley, who was on his way to home, apparently for Eid, was abducted by suspected militants in south Kashmir on Thursday, police sources said.

Pakistan SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls

Pervez Musharraf’s hope of staging a political comeback by contesting the July 25 polls was quashed on Thursday when Pakistan’s Supreme Court withdrew the conditional permission given earlier to the former dictator after he failed to appear before it.

Four killed in monsoon havoc in Kozhikode district

Four people, including a nine-year-old girl, were killed as the southwest monsoon hit the hilly regions in Kozhikode district of Kerala on Wednesday night and early hours of Thursday, leaving a trail of destruction.

Who is Fernando Hierro, Spain’s new World Cup coach?

Fernando Hierro had an illustrious career as a footballer, especially from 1989 to 2003 when he made over 500 appearances and won five La Ligas with Real Madrid C.F.

‘Goli Soda 2’ review: the fizz is gone

After a promising first half, Goli Soda 2 becomes too loud and too aggressive for its own good.

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