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Daily Newsletter | Monday, August 29, 2016
50% of states likely to give nod to GST by early September
With half the state legislatures expected to ratify the Constitution amendment bill to roll out goods and services tax (GST) by early September, the Centre is now moving to the next stage — deciding on the contentious issue of fixing the rates — so that the ambitious reform initiative is in place by April.
Pathankot attack: US gives new info on Pak hand
It was found that Jaan was using a FB account connected to the same mobile number which the attackers called from Pathankot after abducting Punjab police SP Salwinder Singh.
Are you angry with me? Mufti asks pellet victim
A day after suggesting a three-pronged action plan to resolve the tension in Kashmir valley, Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti visited a teenage girl, who had lost her vision to pellet injuries, at Safdarjung hospital here on Sunday.
In UP, patients battle fever in open air 
In a pathetic display of the lack of health infrastructure in UP, quacks are allegedly treating men, women and children in pitiable, unhygienic conditions as the state turns a blind eye to them.
Car seller kidnapped by buyers during test drive
A friend of the victim, Muhammad Taskeen Uzzama, said Taskeen, a resident of Hussain Nagar in Bardhaman agreed to give a test drive of his Maruti Ertiga (WB 38 AB 9700) to two men who called him (for it) after they came across the advertisement on
Man carrying wife’s body on shoulders reflects Odisha's healthcare
The Kalahandi district headquarters hospital at Bhawanipatna, from where Dana Majhi managed to sneak out unnoticed carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders, has 32 doctors, which is around 44% of the sanctioned strength of 72.
6 tips to protect your smartphone from hackers
It is time you secure your mobile phone so that you are safe from thieves (in case the phone is lost/stolen) and also cyber attacks.
12 biggest Android smartphone launches of August
So for those of you who are in the market for a new smartphone, here are 12 of the biggest launches (so far) to make things easier.
Sony MHC-V44D home audio system review: Perfect for house parties
Sony's newest home audio system, the MHC-V44D, claims to provide best-in-class music output anytime and anywhere.
2nd T20I abandoned as India lose series against West Indies
West Indies won the series 1-0 by virtue of their dramatic one-run victory on Saturday. The result though have no impact on the standings of the two teams in the ICC T20I rankings as India remained at second ahead of West Indies.
'Dhyan Chand should've got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin'
Former greats on Sunday revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.
PM Narendra Modi hosts National Sports awardees
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the National Sports awardees, including Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu and bronze winner Sakshi Malik, at his 7 Race Course Road residence here.
Sebi mulls over relaxed norms for REITs, InvITs
To make domestic capital markets more attractive, regulator Sebi has lined up wide-ranging relaxations to its norms for REITs and InvITs and an easier set of listing rules for startups. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will consider these regulations in its board meeting next month.
Will Smith joins Akshay-Twinkle's 'Rustom' celebration
The recent mehmaanzawazi extended to the Hollywood superstar Will Smith by Akshay Kumar doesn't come across as a surprise.
Watch: Varun Dhawan's sweet gesture for his mom
Varun Dhawan is a doting son and those having any qualms about it should definitely give this video a watch as the actor recently did something very endearing for his mother.
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