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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Despite violence, Centre stands by decision to kill Hizbul terrorist

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Sunday, July 10, 2016
Despite violence, Centre stands by decision to kill Hizbul terrorist
Even as it moved to reinforce security forces to tackle violent protests in south Kashmir, an unfazed Centre remained confident that the elimination of the most-wanted terrorist, and recruitment icon of jihadis in the Valley, Burhan Wani — was a big gain for counter-insurgency operations.
Centre rushes 1,200 Paramilitary troops to J&K
Thousands of men angrily punched the air with their fists, women sobbed hiding their faces with headscarves and boys took pictures and videos with their smartphones as Hizbul Mujahideen’s new-age icon Burhan Wani was buried in Kashmir Valley’s biggest funeral procession — some 30,000 reportedly turned up — in 26 years of insurgency.
Congress hints at dropping key GST demand
The gap between Congress and the government over the GST bill might be narrowing. The main opposition has indicated that it might relax a key condition - the tax rate being written into the Constitution amendment - as long as there are firm legal commitments to a rate that Congress views as reasonable and viable.
Road mishaps claim three lives every day in Jaipur
: Three people die and 15 get injured in road mishaps every day in Jaipur city alone. In the first six months of this year, 377 people have died and 1,172 suffered injuries on city roads, according to the figures provided by the state police.
7 popular Android apps you should avoid installing
These days, there literally is an app for everything.
19 waterproof gadgets to use this rainy season 
Here are some of the gadgets that can be used without you having to worry about them getting drenched in water, accidentally or otherwise.
Apple iPhone 8's rumoured specs include an OLED display
According to reports, the iPhone 8 is expected to come along with an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) edgeless display.
Serena wins 7th Wimbledon, record-equalling 22nd major title
World number one Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final.
Lewis Hamilton takes pole for British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton left it late to grab pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Sunday, ahead of Mercedes team-mate and fierce championship rival Nico Rosberg.
Mohammad Amir should have been banned for life: Swann
Graeme Swann has hit out at Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir, saying that the latter who was earlier involved in a spot-fixing scandal should have been banned from the sport to protect the integrity of the game and help inspire youngsters.
ThyssenKrupp defends merger talks with Tata Steel
German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp has defended its merger talks with Indian rival Tata Steel saying the consolidation of the sector was necessary due to "difficult economic situation". Tata confirmed that it was in talks with its German competitor and others to create a large European steelmaker.
'A peaceful night’s sleep means true success'
How can giving a few lines to my colleagues or taking a few of theirs make or break my career?
Pic: Saif-Rani’s daughter from ‘Ta Ra Rum…’ now
Remember the sweet and cute ‘Princess’ from ‘Ta Ra Rum Pum’ who played Rani Mukerji and Saif Ali Khan’s daughter?
Ranbir and Alia unite in London for ‘Dragon’
Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Ayan Mukherji recently got together to discuss their much-awaited superhero film temporarily titled ‘Dragon,' in London.
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