#NewsInTweets: 23-Year-Old Kashmiri Killed In Pellet Firing, Protests Against CM Mufti

Posted on September 4, 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. J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti faces protests after 23-year-old killed due to pellet firing. This comes despite recommendations from the Centre to replace pellet guns with chilli-filled grenades.

2. Mother Teresa will be made an official saint of the Catholic Church today. She will be canonised in a ceremony at the Vatican led by Pope Francis.

3. Syed Salahuddin, chief of Hizbul Mujahideen has vowed to block any peaceful resolution on Kashmir.

4. USA and China have officially ratified the Paris Climate deal. This effectively brings together two of the world’s most notorious polluters.

5. The ED has attached assets belonging to Vijay Mallya worth over Rs. 6000 crore. This brings the total value of attached properties of the fugitive businessman to more than Rs. 8000 crore.

6. Former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar has been accused of raping the woman seen in a leaked video. This comes just days after video was leaked showing the two in a compromised position.

7. PM Modi and world leaders are in Hangzhou, China for the G20 summit.

8. Ola fires 250 employees citing ‘non-performance’ as it prepares to take on Uber.

9. A PIL has been filed in the Delhi HC against WhatsApp’s ‘deceptive’ new privacy terms. The eventual sharing of phone numbers with Facebook had become a cause of concern.

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