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  • Life comes to grinding halt due to strike in Kashmir
  • Omar mocks PDP, BJP; says they took cue from Bollywood movies to craft 'divorce'
  • Thousands participate in International Yoga Day fete in Telangana
  • New Zealand PM gives birth to girl
  • Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy
  • Twelve killed as tractor-trolley hits jeep in Morena
  • Ten godowns destroyed in fire at Mumbra
  • Thousands perform Aasanas to mark the 4th International Yoga Day in Karnataka
  • Yoga 'biggest mass movement' that has shown world path from illness to wellness: PM
  • Yoga has taught entire world to remain healthy
  • Yoga has become “Health Hamper for World’s Wellness”: Naqvi
  • EPS urges PM to take steps to repatriate 21 TN fishermen stranded in Iran
  • Geelani, Mirwaiz put under house arrest in Srinagar
  • US identifies N Korea missile test site it says Kim committed to destroy
  • High action in offing at National Racing Championship this weekend
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Spain's PM says could use constitutional powers to stop Catalan independence

Spain's PM says could use constitutional powers to stop Catalan independence

MADRID, Oct 8 (Reuters) The Spanish government could use constitutional powers to suspend Catalonia's autonomy and prevent the region from splitting from Spain, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in an interview to newspaper El Pais published late on Saturday. Asked if he was ready to trigger the article 155 of the constitution, which enables him to sack the regional government and call a fresh local election, Rajoy answered: "I don't rule out absolutely anything that is within the law ... Ideally, it shouldn't be necessary to implement extreme solutions but for that not to happen things would have to be changed." Rajoy also said he planned to leave in Catalonia the extra 4,000 police officers the government had shipped in to region for an independence vote on Oct. 1 until the crisis was over. The conservative prime minister added he would not call a snap national election as a result of the political crisis and ruled out using mediation to resolve it. REUTERS JW0501

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Charlottesville organiser plans Washington DC rally

21 Jun 2018 | 1:55 PM

New York, June 21 (UNI) The organiser of last year's "Unite the Right" event in Charlottesville has won approval to hold a rally in Washington DC, a BBC News report said on Thursday.

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Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

21 Jun 2018 | 1:49 PM

Washington, June 21 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to "keep families together" in migrant detentions, a BBC News report said on Thursday.

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UN celebrates first Int'l Day of Yoga

UN celebrates first Int'l Day of Yoga

21 Jun 2018 | 12:16 PM

United Nations, Jun 21 (UNI) Over 100 people, including diplomats and UN staff, performed yoga at UN headquarters to celebrate the first ever International Day of Yoga.

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Pokhrel to officiate PM's duties during Oli's China visit

21 Jun 2018 | 9:54 AM

Kathmandu, Jun 21 (UNI) Nepal Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel will look after the administrative duties of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, as the acting PM, during the latter’s visit to China.

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Renowned humourist Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi to be laid to rest in Karachi

21 Jun 2018 | 8:39 AM

Islamabad, June 21 (UNI) Renowned writer and humourist Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi, who passed away after a protracted illness, will be laid to rest in Karachi Thursday afternoon.

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