Indian Army ends Pampore operation
Pakistan has violated ceasefire over 60 times since the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control on the night of September 28.Reuters

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4. Shyam Benegal to produce film with Fawad Khan amid ban on Pakistani artistes working in India

Amid prevailing tensions between India and Pakistan and the ban on Pakistan artistes working in India, filmmaker Shyam Benegal is planning to produce a film based on Indo-Pak relation, apparently in an attempt to promote peace. Titled Ye Raaste Hai Pyar Ke, the film will be based on two musicians who set out on a tour to both the countries. Read more...

5. Tiger Woods injury update: American puts off scheduled comeback to get back to his best

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