Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014
Communal clashes rock Kathua, Army called in

Jammu, Jul 28 (PTI) Mobs went a rampage setting afire kiosks and damaging property as communal clashes, sparked by an alleged act of sacrilege, erupted today in Kathua district, prompting authorities to call in Army. There were reports of an incident of cow slaughter by some miscreants in Janu village in the district, officials said. As the news spread like wild-fire, protesters hit the streets setting afire kiosks and damaging shops, triggering communal clashes, they said. Top police officials, including DIG Jammu-Kathua range Shakeel Beigh, rushed to the scene and brought the situation under control.
‘Fight’ over mandate in Zadibal constituency continues

NC leadership indecisive over announcing ticket in favor of sitting MLA   

Srinagar, July 28:  Political tussle over the nomination of candidate for upcoming assembly elections in Zadibal constituency fail to die down as the executive body of delegates had overtly opposed the candidature of the sitting MLA saying his under par performance will lead to the loss of National Conference (NC) with huge margin. Kashmir Images has learnt that the party high command has taken the issue seriously with NC Provincial President, Nasir Aslam Wani assuring the new face Nazir-ud-Din Baba that the issue will be amicably settled after taking all the stake holders on board.
Alastair Cook delighted to return among runs

SOUTHAMPTON, July 28 (PTI): England captain Alastair Cook was a relieved man after finally striking form to end a prolonged lean run even though he was disappointed not to get a 100 on the opening day of the third Test against India in Southampton. Cook missed out on his 26th Test century by just five runs but the English skipper said even though it was frustrating he was delighted to get out of poor form. Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 while youngster Gary Ballance (104 not out) hit his second successive century as England reached a comfortable 247 for two against India on the opening day.
Rupee slips 3 paise to 60.13 vs dollar
Rupee slips 3 paise to 60.13 vs dollar

MUMBAI: The rupee on Monday ended lower by 3 paise to end at nearly a one-week low of 60.13 against the American currency on month-end dollar demand from importers and banks. The rupee resumed lower at 60.12 per dollar as against last weekend’s level of 60.10 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market. It hovered in a range of 60.08 per dollar and 60.17 per dollar before ending at 60.13 per dollar, a marginal loss of three paise or 0.05 per cent. Monday’s closing is the rupee’s weakest since July 22 (60.24). In three straight days, rupee has now fallen by 8 paise.
Eid Mubarak

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