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Omar attacks Modi's reference to Balochistan in I-Day speech

Srinagar : A sarcastic former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said it was time for India to sort out Pakistan's Balochistan problem since the government was already doing "such a good job" in Jammu and Kashmir with fresh six killings.

"Six protestors dead in Kashmir in 24 hours (since Monday) but WTH (what the hell) let's go sort out Balochistan since we are doing such a good job in Jammu and Kashmir at the moment," Abdullah tweeted.

Social media helps bring aid to Assam's flood-affected

By Azera Parveen Rahman

Jorhat (Assam) : In this age of social media, no event can remain ignored for long and the floods in Assam are no exception.

Every year, floods hit the northeaster state, ravaging districts and affecting lakhs of people. This year, the devastation was on a bigger scale, with many calling it the worst floods in the last two decades. Even as people and animals grappled to survive, help came from across the country. And social media played a big role in that.

15000 students salute national flag during Independence Day celebration at Jamia Islamia Ishaatul Uloom, Akkalkuwa

By A Mirsab,,

Nandurbar: In an exceptional display of huge gathering at a function for Independence Day celebration, more than 15000 students of Jamia Islamia Ishaatul Uloom, Akkalkuwa in Maharashtra remained present during flag hoisting, saluted it and participated in various programs held on the occasion.

Police reforms must to battle communal mindset: Ex-top cop

By Mohd Asim Khan

New Delhi : India needs to carry out police reforms at the earliest to rid young recruits of the poison of communalism when they sign up, a retired senior police officer has said.

Security forces should also be made accountable if and when communal riots erupt, retired Director General of Police Vibhuti Narain Rai said.

"In police training, the focus is primarily on physical and arms training," Rai told IANS. "There is hardly an attempt to address a person's psychological fears or to make him a better human being.

Four killed in Kashmir clash

Srinagar : Four persons were killed and seven others injured on Tuesday when a mob clashed with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district, police said.

Security forces opened fire to bring the situation under control at Aripanthan village which resulted in the death of one person on the spot, a senior police officer told IANS.

The mob attacked security forces with stones.

The three other victims succumbed to their injuries in the hospital, the officer added.

Sedition case against Amnesty International over Kashmir event in Bangalore

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Banglore: In a significant move, the Bangalore police on Monday filed an FIR against Amnesty International India, the global human rights watchdog, on charges of sedition, unlawful assembly and promoting enmity between two groups.

The JC Nagar police have booked a case against Amnesty, following a complaint by an ABVP member on August 13, on the day the human rights group organised “Broken Families”, an event on alleged rights violations in Kashmir.

From Nehru till today, Kashmir is India's mistake: Mehbooba

Srinagar : Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed the central leadership from Jawaharlal Nehru to incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mess in Jammu and Kashmir and asked India and Pakistan to join hands because only a dialogue -- and not confrontation -- will solve the problem.

Mehbooba said people of her state were not to be faulted for the turmoil that has rocked the Kashmir Valley in the past five weeks.

Let’s enjoy our freedom

By Muddassir Ahmad Qasmi for,

AMU Centre at Malappuram celebrated Independence Day

By TCN News,

Kerala: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Centre Malappuram at Kerala celebrated 70th Independence Day with full Joy and fervor. The celebration started with flag hoisting in the morning followed by national anthem.

Indian Americans’ mark Independence Day celebration by solemn pledge to protect pluralism

Indian American Muslim Council organizes celebratory event in Florida; participate in protests against targeting of Dalits and minorities in the name of cow protection

By TCN News,