The stories covered in the section will consist of politics, sports, entertainment, education, and society. From the Indian army foiling the attack by Pak’s BAT to rumors building up in Kashmir valley, check out Top Stories from 3rd August 2019.

Indian Army Foils Pak’s BAT Operation

Indian army on Saturday said that it has successfully foiled a BAT (border action team) operation by Pakistan army in Jammu & Kashmir’s Keran sector. They also added that 5-67 terrorists or SSG Commandos were killed in unsuccessful BAT operation. The LOC has witnessed 1600 ceasefire violations already this year.

India Win By 4 Wickets Against West Indies

The Indian Cricket Team has defeated West Indies in the first T20 of West Indies Tour. Navdeep Saini shined for India with the ball while the batsmen had to labor hard in the chase. Navdeep Saini in his International debut helped India restrict the West Indies for only 95. However, India suffered six casualties along the way as the chase was completed in the 18th over. The match was played in Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

Governor Assured Us No Move To Repeal Article 370 or 35-A, Says Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah met J&K Governor SP Malik on Saturday and was assured that no moves are planned on repealing Article 370 and 35-A. However, the former J&K Chief Minister was adamant on receiving a confirmation from the Centre.

MLA Pens Open Letter To Bollywood

Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa wrote an open letter to Bollywood saying that he wishes Bollywood stars had the guts to say sorry to the nation for breaking their trust. Sirsa has condemned the video shared by Karna Johar on Instagram and expects an apology from the stars.

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Too Many Reforms Led To Slow Growth Rate

NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant has blamed the introductions of too many reforms which led to the current slowdown in the Indian economy. He added that reforms like GST, IBC, RERA are a huge set of reforms and the next set of reforms should revolve around sectors like oil and gas, mining, coal. Amitabh Kant was present in Bloomberg NEF Summit in New Delhi.