Punjab
High Court set aside appointment of Amrinders’ Principal Chief Secretary Suresh Kumar
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday set aside the appointment of Suresh Kumar, chief principal secretary, to Chief Minister Amrinder Singh.
Nation
Modi greets ISRO on 100th satellite launch
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the 100th satellite.
Nation
HC rejects plea seeking ban on coins with religious symbols
The Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking a ban on issue of coins with religious symbols embossed on them, saying it does not hamper the “secular fabric” of the country.
World
America bans entry of Indian officials in 96 Gurdwaras
America bans Indian official’s entry: 
J & K
Wisdom lies in actively working to find a political solution to the issue of J&K
From time to time we are rudely reminded that there is an issue concerning the state of Jammu & Kashmir. 
Pakistan
Benazir Bhutto had a premonition she would be killed, took steps to prepare for it
One Pakistani intellectual I have admired over the years is Kamal Azfar, eight years my senior at Government College Lahore whose articles in the college magazine Ravi I admired after I joined GC in 1959. 
Himachal
Chief Minister Jairam Thakur’s birthday celebration at Shimla
Jairam Thakur’s birthday celebration-Chief minister Jairam Thakur turns 53 today.