Wednesday, 13 July 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: After South China Sea ruling, China's Arunachal claim in choppy seas

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Daily Newsletter | Thursday, July 14, 2016
After South China Sea ruling, China's Arunachal claim in choppy seas
The South China Sea award, which demolished China’s historical claims regarding the “nine-dash line”, could have implications for the India-China territorial dispute in Arunachal Pradesh. China analyst Claude Arpi said the verdict of the international court could be important for India
China warns of war in SCS, faults tribunal panel
Tuki could be asked to prove majority in a week
Stung by the setback in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre promptly moved for swift restoration of the Nabam Tuki-led Congress government in Arunachal amid indications that he may be asked to prove his majority within a week. The BJP leadership is confident that Congress does not have the numbers.
Male teacher for girls’ school? 50 minimum age
At fifty, one barely sees age as an advantage. But the Haryana government's new transfer policy for teachers prefers 50-year-old male teachers, or those even senior, for senior girls' schools.
Trains reach Chennai early, delayed to meet timetable
For the past 20 years, K Madhavan has been commuting between Chennai and Trichy on the Rockfort Express.
Stray dogs found feeding on newborn in suburb
Police on Wednesday recovered the body of a newborn on Lenin Street in Chitlapakkam after residents complained of stray dogs feeding on it .
5 alternatives to GoPro action cameras
No matter how much you want it, taking your DSLR (or even smartphone) with you while going on an adventure trip is generally not a good idea.
5 offline Android and iOS games to add to your collection
With smartphones now in almost everyone’s hands, the demand for gaming has absolutely rocketed. But, often we find that games require an internet connection to work, which might not always be available.
6 hot smartphones worth waiting for
Here's a quick look at a few of the most interesting phones expected to be launched in India in the coming months.
Ready for boring long spells on slow wickets: Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin has said that the slowish tracks in the Caribbean will be a big challenge for the spinners and he is ready to bowl "boring lines all day" during the upcoming four-Test series against the West Indies.
Kohli boost for Duleep Trophy this year?
In a boost to domestic cricket, top Test cricketers Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan along with Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin and Mohammad Shami could play this year's Duleep Trophy.
Sikh man kicked out of queue at Wimbledon
The unnamed tennis-lover took to Facebook last week to voice his anger at being thrown out and claimed it was an act of racism, cases of which have reported a rise in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU).
Govt to sell 15% stake in NBCC, eyes Rs 1,706 crore
The Centre approved 15 per cent disinvestment in state-owned construction company National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited, hoping to garner Rs 1,706 crore from the stake sale. The government holds 90 per cent stake in the company, which has a market capitalization of Rs 14,274 crore.
Bank of England mulls rate cut to cushion Brexit blow
Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking its toll on the British economy, raising speculation that the Bank of England will decide to reduce its main interest rate to a record low. Bank governor Mark Carney has already indicated that some sort of stimulus will be offered.
Essar to invest up to Rs 1,000cr by FY18 in Bengal
West Bengal is set to get Rs 700-1,000 crore investment in ramping up coal-bed methane (CBM) production from Essar Oil at Ranigunj but it could jump significantly if shale opportunity opens up. The company expects to reach production of three million scmd by mid of next financial year 2017-18.
'Cinema cannot please everyone'
I don’t disregard the views of the Censor Board says Aftab.
Ranveer's funny reaction to Parineeti's song
For those who have seen the latest item number starring Parineeti Chopra and Varun Dhawan, here's something for you and those who haven't, go watch it now.
'Gadar' kid Utkarsh to make his Bollywood debut
Anil Sharma, announces the launchpad of his son Utkarsh Sharma, with 'Genius'. Utkarsh was previously seen as a child artiste in 'Gadar - Ek Prem Katha' in which he played Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel's son, Jeetey.
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