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Top News Highlights: Two CRPF jawans killed in J-K; Mehbooba warns Centre not to break PDP

Top News Highlights: Mehbooba Mufti warns Centre; Justice Rajan Gogoi's RNG lecture; Hima Das creates athletics history; Soorma movie release.

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Former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre not to try breaking the PDP and “create divisions” saying the outcomes will be dangerous this time. “If Delhi tries to dismiss the voting rights of people as in 1987 and if it tries to create divisions, then I believe that just like a Salahuddin and a Yasin Malik were born in 1987. If they try the same thing now and interfere. . . if it tries to break PDP, then outcomes will be very dangerous,” Mehbooba said.

Other top stories for the day are – Pakistan’s former cricketing superstar and prime ministerial hopeful Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan has termed him as a man who led “a bizarre life” of “sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll” in her autobiography; 18-year-old Hima Das created athletics history; and Soorma movie review.

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Govt wants to tap WhatsApp texts, it will be like creating a surveillance state: SC

Taking a strong note of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data, the Supreme Court on Friday said the government wanting to tap citizens’ WhatsApp messages is “like creating a surveillance state”, according to PTI. The top court has sought the government’s response in the matter within two weeks. Read More

Jharkhand coal scam: Court orders framing of additional charge of abetment of bribery against Naveen Jindal

A special court in Delhi on Friday ordered framing of an additional charge of abetment of bribery against industrialist and former Congress parliamentarian Naveen Jindal and others in a case pertaining to allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand. Read More

J-K: Two CRPF jawans killed in militant attack in Anantnag

At least two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were killed and one injured after some "vehicle-borne militants" attacked the forces' camp at Achabal town in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday. One civilian was also injured in the attack. Also Read 

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Mehbooba Mufti warns Centre: 'Don't try to break PDP, consequences will be dangerous'

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre not to try to break PDP create divisions. She said, “If Delhi tries to dismiss the voting rights of people as in 1987 and if it tries to create divisions, then I believe that just like a Salahuddin and a Yasin Malik were born in 1987. If they try the same thing now and interfere. . . if it tries to break PDP, then outcomes will be very dangerous.” Read More

Nawaz Sharif likely to be arrested on landing in Pakistan today

Lahore is on lockdown ahead of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return from London. On arrival, he and his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif are likely to be arrested. Sharif has been awarded a 10-year sentence by an anti-corruption court in connection with the Panama Papers investigation, while his daughter is facing a 7-year sentence. The duo were visiting Sharif’s wife, Kulsoom, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in London. Follow LIVE updates

Soorma movie review

Diljit Dosanjh as Sandeep Singh is spot on. And that is the film’s biggest triumph. Whenever Dosanjh is on screen, we are with him, as he goes through Singh’s arc—the struggle to please a vicious bully of a local coach (Hussain) who gets his jollies from beating up young players, the falling in love with the bright-eyed Harpreet ( Pannu), who is an equal dab hand with the stick and who wants to play for India as much as he does, the shocking incident on a train which leads him to paralysis, and the tough, painful journey back to the field.

Hima Das gives India its first world gold medal on track

Just 18 months after running her first competitive race — an inter-district meet in Sivasagar, Assam — 18-year-old Hima Das has created athletics history. The daughter of a rice farmer from Dhing village in Nagaon district, she got India its first ever track gold at a global event by winning the 400 metre final at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Read More

Imran Khan led 'a bizarre life' of 'sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll', says ex-wife in autobiography

Pakistan’s former cricketing superstar and prime ministerial hopeful Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan has termed him as a man who led “a bizarre life” of “sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll” in her autobiography. The book that Pakistan was waiting for is finally out, two weeks before a make-or-break election for Khan. Reham has also claimed in her book that the 65-year-old Khan cannot read the Quran, believes in black magic, and had confessed that he has “some” illegitimate Indian children. Read More

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Top New LIVE updates: Noisy judges needed, says Justice Gogoi; Hima Das creates athletics history; Soorma movie release

Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the 3rd Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

On January 12 this year, Justice Gogoi, along with three of his Supreme Court colleagues, Justices J Chelameswar (now retired), Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph, had held an unprecedented press conference making public a letter they had written to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in November. In the letter, they had raised questions on various issues pertaining to the functioning of the court, particularly the allocation of cases.

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