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UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2018 06:17 PM IST
Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley today, to prevent separatist-called protests on the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru. A police official said that restrictions have been imposed on the orders of district magistrates under section 144 in downtown (Old City) Srinagar and north Kashmir’s Sopore town. (Dar Yasin / AP)
PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump “expressed concern” over the crisis in the Maldives in a phone call on Thursday that seemed intended to signal to the Indian Ocean nation of islands that it needed to fix the crisis without involving other countries with or without any stake in the situation. (Jonathan Ernst / REUTERS)
A dance teacher of a prominent girl’s school in West Bengal’s capital Kolkata was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually harassing a Class 2 student for the last six months, police said. The accused was charged under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act after the girl’s mother lodged a complaint with the police. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)
Telugu Desam Party (TDP ) MP from Chittoor, N Sivaprasad( C) along with other members from Andhra Pradesh protested demanding special package for the state, during the budget session of Parliament in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)
Indra Nooyi, business leader and the chairman of PepsiCo, will be the first independent female director of the International Cricket Council. Nooyi will join the world cricket body’s Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC independent chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment on Friday. (Gian Ehrenzeller / Keystone / AP)
Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as minimum temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point. The minimum temperature was -3.5°C in Srinagar, while it was -5.8°C and -5.5°C in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, respectively. Kargil was the coldest town at -14.5°C while Leh recorded -11.2 °C. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi gets a selfie clicked with spectators during the India Art Fair 2018 at Okhla NSIC Grounds, New Delhi. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley today, to prevent separatist-called protests on the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru. A police official said that restrictions have been imposed on the orders of district magistrates under section 144 in downtown (Old City) Srinagar and north Kashmir’s Sopore town. (Dar Yasin / AP)

PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump “expressed concern” over the crisis in the Maldives in a phone call on Thursday that seemed intended to signal to the Indian Ocean nation of islands that it needed to fix the crisis without involving other countries with or without any stake in the situation. (Jonathan Ernst / REUTERS)

A dance teacher of a prominent girl’s school in West Bengal’s capital Kolkata was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually harassing a Class 2 student for the last six months, police said. The accused was charged under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act after the girl’s mother lodged a complaint with the police. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

Telugu Desam Party (TDP ) MP from Chittoor, N Sivaprasad( C) along with other members from Andhra Pradesh protested demanding special package for the state, during the budget session of Parliament in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

Indra Nooyi, business leader and the chairman of PepsiCo, will be the first independent female director of the International Cricket Council. Nooyi will join the world cricket body’s Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC independent chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment on Friday. (Gian Ehrenzeller / Keystone / AP)

Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as minimum temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point. The minimum temperature was -3.5°C in Srinagar, while it was -5.8°C and -5.5°C in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, respectively. Kargil was the coldest town at -14.5°C while Leh recorded -11.2 °C. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi gets a selfie clicked with spectators during the India Art Fair 2018 at Okhla NSIC Grounds, New Delhi. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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India news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s top news across the country from restrictions in parts of Kashmir on the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, to the arrest of a school teacher for allegedly sexually harassing a Class 2 student in Kolkata.

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