Tuesday, 2 August 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: PM Modi to pick Gujarat CM today; Rupani, Nitin Patel frontrunners

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, August 03, 2016
PM Modi to pick Gujarat CM today; Rupani, Nitin Patel frontrunners
BJP chief Amit Shah has called a meeting of the party's parliamentary board on Wednesday to appoint the new chief minister of Gujarat, amid indications that state party chief Vijay Rupani may have emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Anandiben Patel.
Army to get steep-dive BrahMos for China front
The NDA government has given the final go-ahead for the Army to induct and deploy an advanced version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with “trajectory manoeuvre and steep-dive capabilities” for mountain warfare, in the northeast as a conventional deterrent against China.
Unwell Sonia returns to Delhi, taken to hospital
A bout of high fever forced Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to cut short a successful roadshow in PM Modi's constituency here on Tuesday. The rally attracted thousands and enthused party members.
RSS cadres ready to adopt new dress code
The new dress of volunteer will be comprised of black cap, white full sleeve white shirt, canvas belt, brown shocks, black shoes and brown trouser.
Dog takes away stillborn baby from govt hospital
In a shocking instance, a dog took away the body of a stillborn from the labour room of the Satna district hospital in Madhya Pradesh.
In pics: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone
Samsung has launched its much-awaited Galaxy Note 7 phablet, which the company claims is the ‘world’s most intelligent smartphone’. Galaxy Note 7 brings several new features to the company’s Note series. It is the first Galaxy Note phablet to be IP68 water and dust resistant and comes with an iris scanner.The Galaxy Note 7 will be available starting August 19, and come in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx colours. Here’s the all-new Galaxy in pics.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with iris scanner, octa-core SoC launched
Samsung says the Galaxy Note 7 will be available starting on August 19, and will arrive in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx.
Samsung launches Gear VR for Note 7, Gear Fit 2 and IconX earbuds
Samsung, besides launching the Galaxy Note 7, also launched an updated Gear VR, Gear Fit2 activity tracker and IconX wireless earbuds.
Rain gives WI time, India six wickets away from win
Due to on and off showers, only 15.5 overs of play was possible on Day 4, during which India reduced the West Indies to 48/4 and solidified their chances of moving 2-0 up in the series.
Inderjeet fails B sample test, Rio hopes virtually over
Inderjeet has been provisionally suspended and served a second notice by NADA. He will have to appear before the NADA Disciplinary Panel for a hearing and he will be given a chance to present his case before the panel.
Stan Wawrinka out of Rio Olympics with back injury
World number four Stan Wawrinka withdrew from the Rio Olympics with a back injury on Tuesday, dealing another body blow to the tennis tournament which has been hit by a series of high-profile pull-outs.
BSE rolls out new services on mutual fund platform
Leading stock exchange BSE on Tuesday said it has introduced two new services -- Systematic Transfer Plan and Systematic Withdrawal Plan -- on its mutual fund trading platform.
Now, anti-dumping duty on steel import from 6 nations
India is expected to impose an anti-dumping duty of up to USD 557 per tonne on imports of certain steel products from six countries, including China, Japan and Korea.
US dollar ends marginally lower against rupee
The rupee on Tuesday closed marginally up by 1 paisa at 66.73 a dollar, advancing its gains for the sixth straight session against the US dollar.
'Will not rest till the truth is out'
"I will not rest till the truth is out," says Jiah Khan's mother Rabia.
Manoj: Want my daughter to watch 'Budhia Singh'
"Budhia is not only endearing but inspiring as well", says Manoj Bajpayee.
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