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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Kashmir violence: Protesters snatch 70 police guns, build armoury

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Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Kashmir violence: Protesters snatch 70 police guns, build armoury
Security forces are bracing for the first Friday prayers after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani against the backdrop of growing evidence of a secessionist plot to raise an arsenal with arms snatched from security forces.
New tactics: Terrorists use mob as sheild to attack
As a fresh cycle of violence is witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, the security agencies are noticing a switch in tactics, with terrorists now taking shelter behind stone-pelters to lob grenades at security personnel, increased terror activity in outlying areas of towns and a new sense of belligerence among protesters.
After Wani, Ghaznavi is Hizbul's new commander
Four days after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, the banned terrorist organisation appointed Mehmood Ghaznavi as its new commander. Syed Salahuddin, Hizb's supreme commander based in POK, made the announcement while addressing the command council meet on Tuesday.
Swathi's father identifies Ramkumar as techie's killer
Eleven days after the dramatic arrest of P Ramkumar in the Swathi murder case, two witnesses -- Swathi's father and a bookseller on the Nungambakkam railway platform -- have identified him as the software engineer's assailant.
Hyderabad Muslims divided over Zakir Naik
At a time when popular tele-evangelist and Islamic Research Foundation president Dr Zakir Naik finds himself in the eye of a hurricane, Muslims and Muslim organisations' opinion of the now controversial preacher is divided. While some maintain that he is being isolated and vilified by wrongly connecting him with terrorism, others accuse him of propagating an extremist ideology.
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It's stupid! Liberal FDI didn't let Flipkart become India's Amazon: Shankar Sharma
Had e-commerce been walled off from foreign competition, India would have had a fair chance of giving birth to its own Amazon and Alibaba, says Sharma.
HP Spectre review: It's all about the looks
The crown jewel of HP’s current line-up of laptops – HP Spectre, has finally made its way to India.
Kumble will teach players how to win big moments: Sachin
Sachin Tendulkar, alongside another former captain Sourav Ganguly, was part of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) that selected India's highest wicket-taker and former Test captain for the coaching job.
Sreejesh to lead Indian hockey team in Rio Olympics
Seasoned midfielder Sardar Singh has been snubbed by Hockey India as goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will lead the 16-member Indian men's hockey team at the upcoming Rio Olympics, starting August 5 in Rio de Janeiro.
Amir doesn't deserve a second chance: Pietersen
Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen has joined the bandwagon of players who believe Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir should be banned for life as he was involved in the infamous 2010 spot-fixing scandal.
Former CVC to help banks clean up rising NPAs
The government has set up a committee headed by former chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) Pradeep Kumar to work with banks on settlement of non-performing assets (NPAs) as it sought to put in place an action plan to clean up the books of lenders
Mustang drives in with Rs 65 lakh tag
Mustang, the legendary brand from Ford, which last year was the largest-selling sports coupe in the world with sales of over 1.1 lakh units, made its India debut on Tuesday with an entry price of Rs 65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Irrfan’s 'Madaari' fights piracy, defers release by a week
Irrfan’s 'Madaari' recently made a strong statement against piracy by swapping its release date with 'Great Grand Masti'.
Vivek Oberoi: I don’t dwell in the past,I believe negativity helps no one
Despite a frenetic schedule while promoting his upcoming adult comedy, 'Great Grand Masti' (GGM), he ensures that he spends time with his son Vivaan Veer.
Fawad Khan never saw good looks as his strength
While most actors in B-town might feel otherwise, singer-turned-actor Fawad Khan does not consider good looks as one of his strengths.
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