#NewsInTweets: Police Raid Printing Presses In Kashmir, Editors Condemn Media Gag

Posted on July 17, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Police raid media houses in Kashmir, stop newspaper printing. News editors have condemned this media gag. This is the first time since 1990 since such a crackdown has happened in the state. J&K government spokesperson said it is a “temporary measure to address an extraordinary situation”.

2. 17 die after consuming spurious liquor in UP.

3. After Arunachal Pradesh trust vote, Pema Khandu to be sworn in as new CM today.

4. Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch shot dead by her brother, allegedly over ‘honour’.

5. Narendra Modi pitches ‘Team India’, an initiative for Centre and states to work better together.

6. 9 die due to heavy rain in Uttarakhand.

7. Hockey player Ritu Rani says allegations of poor performance and attitude against her are false. She was recently taken off the team that’ll represent the country in Rio Olympics.