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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Govt heeds states & Cong as it launches final GST push

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Thursday, July 28, 2016
Govt heeds states & Cong as it launches final GST push
A day after a crucial meeting with states on the goods and services tax, the Modi government moved swiftly to incorporate the deliberations in the Constitution amendment bill, while addressing one of three demands raised by Congress.
Donald Trump challenges Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails
US presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday that he had "nothing to do with Russia" after Democrats accused Moscow of trying to help the Republican nominee win the November general election.
Driver returns, says Salman killed chinkaras
The main witness in the chinkara poaching cases against Salman Khan has questioned the actor's acquittal by the Rajasthan high court. Harish Dulani, on whose testimony alone the case was built, served as Salman's driver during the alleged hunt in 1998.
Couple found dead in West Bengal resort
Bodies of a couple were recovered from a resort near Murti River in Jalpaiguri district on Wednesday evening. According to police a 52 year old man came with a woman on Wednesday morning and booked a room at Murti River resort describing them as husband and wife.
EAMCET-2 paper leaked: Telanglana CID
In a major breakthrough, the officials of Telangana Crime Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday declared that Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET-2) paper was leaked and at least 29 students got undue benefit by accessing question paper prior to the exam.
Flipkart-Jabong deal: 10 things to know
Marking one of the biggest mergers in India's online shopping space, Flipkart-owned Myntra has acquired fashion e-tailer Jabong. Here are some key details about the deal.
Apple to launch iPhone 6SE in September: Report
Apple will be launching iPhone 6SE in September instead of the much-rumoured iPhone 7, so claims a report on German website The report, which cites supply-chain sources in China, claims that Apple has already produced packages with the 'iPhone 6SE' branding.
BlackBerry DTEK50 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow launched
BlackBerry claims its DTEK50 is not like any other Android smartphone as it comes with company’s own “enhancements”. The smartphone features functions like BlackBerry Convenience Key, BlackBerry-style pop-up widgets, BB device search, Instant Actions, Gesture Controls, and a smart keyboard.
NADA adjourns hearing, Narsingh's fate to be known on Thursday
Narsingh Yadav's Olympic fate will be known on Friday after the National Anti-Doping Agency's disciplinary panel adjourned its hearing on the dope scandal surrounding the wrestler even as he failed a second dope test and lodged a police complaint against two fellow grapplers.
Inderjeet Singh's June 29 sample is clean: Sources
The dope sample of shot putter Inderjeet Singh taken on June 29 during National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Hyderabad has returned clean but the case relating to his earlier 'A' sample which came out positive still stands.
Vikas all set for Rio, no wildcard for Neeraj Chopra: AFI
Doubts over ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda's participation in the Rio Olympics were dispelled when the AFI confirmed that the Mysorean, a two-time Olympian, is recovering well from a nagging thigh injury at his training base in the US.
Exchanges welcome hike in foreign shareholding limit to 15%
Top stock exchanges NSE and BSE on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to increase the foreign shareholding limit in bourses to 15 per cent, terming the move as being in sync with the spirit of globalization.
Drop in last minute fares only to fill empty seats: AI
Government-run Air India on Wednesday rejected the charge that it was driving air fares down by offering cheaper ticket prices for the last minute travel against the industry's practice of increasing them manifold.
Airtel’s Q1 net slides by 31% on higher capex, interest outgo
Bharti Airtel, the country’s top telecom operator, reported a 31% decline in net profit as higher capex costs and greater interest payments dented margins. A growth of 62% in data revenues helped offset the declines as the company also witnessed a fall of 6% in average revenue per user (ARPU) in the voice business.
'Sex used to help sell films, but not anymore'
The actor talks about his upcoming film 'Fever', which also features Gauahar Khan.
Brett Lee’s love scene runs into Censor trouble
The former Australian pace bowler-turned-actor’s love scene with Tannishtha Chatterjee in his debut, 'UnIndian', has got the red signal from the Censor Board.
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