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Top 5 headlines at 1pm on Oct 11: Grenade blast in Kashmir; Jayalalithaa's health; Big B's birthday and more

A Grenade Blast Rocked Kashmir's Shopian District On Tuesday Morning. According To Reports, The Blast Has Injured 3 CRPF Jawans And 8 Civilians. Here Are The Top 5 Stories Of The Hour.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 11 Oct 2016, 01:21:40 PM
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A grenade blast rocked Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday morning. According to reports, the blast has injured 3 CRPF jawans and 8 civilians. DMK on Monday said the Tamil Nadu government “lacked proper direction” with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa still in hospital and urged the Governor and the Centre to take appropriate action.  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday stated that India has a right over entire Kashmir, including Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan. Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 75th birthday on Tuesday, October 11. The superstar may have turned 74, but he has always been strong in every phase of his life. here are the top 5 stories of the hour: 

1. Jammu and Kashmir: Grenade blast injures 3 CPRF jawans, 8 civilians in Shopian district

A grenade blast rocked Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday morning. According to reports, the blast has injured 3 CRPF jawans and 8 civilians. The alert Indian Army has cordoned off the area and the search operation is on. More details awaited. Another terrorist attack in Pampore area near Srinagar was still underway at the time of this report. Three terrorists were holed up inside J&K Entrepreneurship Development Institute since Monday. 

2. With Jayalalithaa in hospital, Tamil Nadu govt is directionless, says DMK president M Karunanidhi

DMK on Monday said the Tamil Nadu government “lacked proper direction” with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa still in hospital and urged the Governor and the Centre to take appropriate action. Referring to the Cauvery row, DMK President M Karunanidhi said the upper riparian state Karnataka was “least bothered” about implementing the Supreme Court directives on water release to Tamil Nadu, even as farmers here were keenly watching what the Centre, state and the apex court had to say on the matter.

3. RSS Chief speaks on Modi govt's surgical strikes; cow protection on foundation day


Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday stated that India has a right over entire Kashmir, including Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan. Speaking at the foundation day and Vijaydashmi ceremony function in Nagpur, RSS Chief Bhagwat praised the Narendra Modi government for giving a befitting reply to terrorists in Kashmir through surgical strikes. 

4. Live Cricket Score, India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 4

109 runs, two wickets and the lead mounting to an envious 385. The game seems to be slipping away from the control of the visitors. Not because of the lack of effort for they tried everything in their capacity to slow down the pace of the game but the only thing that seems to be getting slower is this track. Persisting with quick bowlers in unhelpful conditions, spreading out fields.

5. Time to show solidarity with Indian soldiers, Amitabh Bachchan tells public on birthday

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 75th birthday on Tuesday, October 11. The superstar may have turned 74, but he has always been strong in every phase of his life. We can see his heroics on the screen, next in Sarkar 3 and Aankhein 2, slated to release in 2017. The star has a huge fan following even now. And this is evident year after year as hoards of people turn at his residence for just a glimpse, birthday or not birthday. Recently, he shared a picture of his fans outside his residence on twitter. 

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First Published : 11 Oct 2016, 01:16:00 PM

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