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1. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited the family of slain police officer Feroz Ahmad Dar at Sangam and conveyed her sympathies to the bereaved family.

2. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party proposed Bihar governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind's name for India's next president on Monday, a move being seen as part of the party's outreach towards the country's backward castes.

3. The Jammu and Kashmir government today appointed 19 officers as executive magistrates to maintain law and order and coordinate with police in Rajouri district.

4. Jammu and Kashmir is likely to miss the Centre's July 1 deadline for rolling out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) across the country.

5. The Congress on Monday spurned the BJP's appeal for consensus on its choice for president and said the opposition would take a call on contesting the election after a meeting on June 22.

6. The historic Central Hall of Parliament will host a midnight function on June 30 to launch the sweeping tax reform of GST, reminiscent of India's tryst with destiny on the midnight of August 15, 1947.

7. Indians flying abroad won't have to fill out departure cards come July 1 as the Union home ministry has decided to discontinue the practice to save on time.

8. The Supreme Court today granted Sahara chief Subrata Roy 10 more working days to deposit Rs 709.82 crore out of the promised Rs 1,500 crore and extended its interim order granting him bail till July 5.

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9. The widening and upgradation work on 170 kilometers on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway has been completed at a cost of Rs. 5011 crore while as work is in full swing on the balance portion of the Highway, including some tunnels and by passes.

10. Hafeez Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) said it will launch a campaign in "solidarity" with the people of Kashmir on July 8, the day when Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed last year.


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