Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service.
Many people in the disputed region were fearful about stepping outside and waited in their homes for news about what was going to happen next.
The rule would require expanded use of a verification system meant to confirm a person’s immigration and citizenship status and determine whether people are eligible for benefits.
The new rule will restrict uses of asbestos, a carcinogen, more than initially expected, but health advocates criticized it as falling short of the protections needed.
"Yellow vest" demonstrators clashed with riot police in the French city of Toulouse on Saturday as President Emmanuel Macron prepares a series of policy announcements aimed at quelling 22 consecutive weekends of anti-government protests.
Russian lawmakers approved a bill they said was about national security. Critics call it a step toward letting the government decide what people see online.
Next week, the robotic probe built by the nonprofit SpaceIL is to attempt to land on the lunar surface.
A Justice Department motion to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act gave Democrats an opening to press their health care agenda and move beyond the Mueller report.
Yemen's Houthi group said they were building their ballistic capabilities and their forces stand ready to strike Riyadh and Abu Dhabi if implementation of a U.N. peace deal in the port city of Hodeidah is breached.
With the March 29 deadline fast approaching, Parliament is expected to vote on Thursday to push back the date of departure from the European Union.