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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: India outdoes China to regain Asian foothold

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Daily Newsletter | Thursday, September 01, 2016
India outdoes China to regain Asian foothold
Some adroit diplomacy and China's penchant on betting on the top man in countries it looks to influence has helped India regain lost ground in its neighbourhood with the wheel turning in Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
India powers past 6,000MW mark in nuclear energy
With synchronisation of the second unit of the Kudankulam power plant, India’s civil nuclear programme has reached a couple of landmarks: the Kudankulam project turned a page on protests and a legal challenge over its safety parameters in the Supreme Court, and India crossed the 6,000MW mark in nuclear power.
As soldiers watch, homemaker saves jawan’s life
Quick thinking by a homemaker from Kotkhai area of Shimla saved the life of a jawan who had lost his footing and plunged into a 50-foot-deep roadside ditch while trying to escape a pack of stray dogs.
Man chops wife into pieces
A man has been arrested for murdering his wife by chopping her body into pieces.The incident took place in Kocheri village on August 18, but came to light on Tuesday.Arun Magdum confessed to killing Akkutai Magdum, 49.
IFA 2016: Catch all the action
IFA is Europe's biggest gadget and technology trade show. Like every year, IFA 2016 too promises to see the launch of products that will set the tech agenda for the rest of the year.
Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch launched at IFA 2016
Powering the wearable device is a dual-core processor clocked at 1GHz, coupled with 768MB of RAM, which is more than the Gear S2’s 512MB RAM.
5 flagship smartphones likely to launch this week
The week is set to see a slew of smartphone launches, courtesy IFA 2016.
England transform from ODI flops to record-breakers
England were accused of failing to move with the times in ODIs, of focusing too much on Tests to the detriment of the shorter format, and of a short-sighted, conservative selection policy but on Wednesday they plundered a world-record total on way to a series-clinching victory vs Pakistan.
Lodha Panel asks BCCI to form Apex Council by Dec 15
The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee has given the BCCI a second set of timelines besides setting a December 15 deadline for conducting AGM and forming an Apex Council.
4th ODI: Australia beat Sri Lanka, clinch series
John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey's attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday.
CCI slaps Rs 6700 crore fine on 10 cement companies
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Wednesday imposed penalty of over Rs 6,700 crore on 10 cement companies including ACC, Lafarge, Ultratech, Jayprakash Associates, Binani and their trade association the Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) on charges of cartelisation in the sector.
India to ensure its airlines get slots in Dubai
India is going to link granting of slots to its airlines at constrained foreign airports to giving more flying rights or bilaterals to these countries. India will soon hold talks with Dubai for increasing bilaterals and the issue will come up in the deliberations, aviation secretary R N Choubey told TOI.
Magicbricks launches mobile app
In an attempt to help customers take informed decisions, realty portal Magicbricks has launched a mobile app — PropWorth, which will provide benchmark prices of houses in eight major cities, including Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune.
Watch: Salman-Katrina spell magic in one frame
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are back again in one frame and their fans cannot handle it.
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