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Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Donald Trump triumphs as GOP nominee, completing stunning climb
Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a November faceoff with Democrat Hillary Clinton.
IAF planned to bomb targets in Pak during Kargil
The Indian Air Force had drawn up extensive plans to bomb tactical as well as strategic targets deep inside Pakistan during the 1999 Kargil conflict, while the Navy had the Karachi harbour in its cross-hairs. But the orders to execute the plans never came from the then NDA government.
SAD attacks Sidhu, Capt retracts 'open door' offer
The public spat between Navjot Sidhu and Shiromani Akali Dal took an ugly turn after Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal accused him of being "ungrateful" to the BJP. Meanwhile Congress state chief Capt Amarinder took a U-turn on his earlier comments on Sidhu, saying he is welcome into the party fold.
59 kg of seized gold missing from IGI airport vault
Regular cases of gold missing from the high security vault of the customs at Indira Gandhi International Airport seems to be more than just random thefts.
263 roads across U'khand closed due to rain, landslide
The incessant rains which started on July 15 and continued for three days led to landslides at several locations across Uttarakhand which has resulted to road blockades at 263 locations – that also includes some places where roads have been damaged.
Here's how to chat with new font on WhatsApp
The developers have silently rolled out a new feature on the WhatsApp Android app which allows user to type in a new font, which is similar to Fixedsys in Windows.
Revealed, the third variant of iPhone 7 launching this year
The iPhone 7 Pro also has smart magnetic connector in the lower back panel. We assume it may be used specifically with some battery accessory.
India must win big against West Indies to retain second spot
Top-ranked Australia and second-ranked India will have to complete comprehensive wins in their upcoming away Test series against Sri Lanka and the West Indies, respectively, to not lose crucial points in the ICC team rankings.
In Mohd Kaif, Chhattisgarh gets inspirational leader
Mohammad Kaif became the first captain of Chhattisgarh — the newest entrants in Indian domestic circuit. The former India middle-order batsman might just be the kind of leader Chhattisgarh needs.
IOC studies 'legal options' on Russia ban from Rio Olympics
Russia's participation in the Rio Olympics was still in the balance on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would "explore legal options" for banning the country from the Games.
HDFC masala bonds issue to pave way for others: Moodys
The success of the first Masala Bond issued by a domestic finance company, by home loan major HDFC which raised Rs 3,000 crore last week, is likely to spur government-backed finance cos to tap this route to raise money from abroad without taking currency risks, global ratings major Moody’s said.
Wipro Q1 net profit dips 6.7% to Rs 2,059 crore
Country's third-largest software services firm Wipro on Tuesday posted 6.7 per cent decline in its net profit at Rs 2,059 crore for the quarter ended June 2016. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 2,207.4 crore in the year-ago period, Wipro said in a statement.
All you need to know about ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’
'Happy Bhag Jayegi' stars Abhay Deol, Diana Penty, Momal Sheikh, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Sheirgill.
Anurag Kashyap plays cupid for 'Makdee' actress
‘Makdee’ actress Shweta Basu Prasad found love in the arms of upcoming filmmaker Rohit Mittal, all thanks to ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ director Anurag Kashyap.
Will Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan avert a BO clash?
Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan; (inset) Ritesh Sidhwani and Rakesh Roshan
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