News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 11, 2019, 06.23 PM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

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Story highlights

Top developments of the day.

Authorities ease restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Eid 

The authorities on Sunday eased restrictions imposed in Kashmir valley to facilitate people ahead of Eid.

People were seen rushing to essential stores and bakery shops which were partially open. 

North Korea says no talks with South due to drills, Kim oversaw test of 'new weapon': Report

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected Saturday's test of a new weapon, state media KCNA said on Sunday, as a senior diplomat dismissed the possibility of inter-Korean talks in protest against South Korea-US military drills.

Around 300 telephone booths established in Jammu and Kashmir: Report

The civil administration informed about the measures taken for the general public and employees of Jammu and Kashmir, the statement from the Raj Bhavan said.

Norway mosque shooting to be investigated as possible act of terrorism: Police

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an "attempted act of terror", Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.

Sports Bill will be a reality soon, says Kiren Rijiju to WION

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that Sports Bill will be a reality soon and added that he will ensure that it covers all sports bodies.