Thursday, 22 September 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Army upgrades operational readiness along LoC, fine-tunes contingency plans

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Friday, September 23, 2016
Army upgrades operational readiness along LoC, fine-tunes contingency plans
The Army continues to steadily upgrade its “operational readiness” all along the 778-km Line of Control, with redeployment of troops and some “forward movement” of ammunition and fuel dumps, even as it “refines” a variety of contingency plans in conjunction with the IAF.
Scan database, identify Uri attackers: India to Pak
India said on Thursday that Pakistan should scan its national database to identify and verify the terrorists who attacked the Army camp at Uri by testing the “irrefutable evidence” it was willing to provide Islamabad by way of fingerprints and DNA samples.
"F-16s flying over Islamabad," Pak journo tweets
Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar booked for fraud
Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh and his brother have been booked for allegedly providing a false bank guarantee to get a dealership for selling tractors.
Quota march: After marches across Maharashtra, 1 crore Marathas to storm Mumbai
Agitating Marathas are planning a show of strength in Mumbai after organising large rallies in different parts of the state. At a high-level meeting of prominent Maratha lawmakers in Mumbai on Tuesday, an action plan was drafted to mobilise more than one crore Marathas for a procession in Mumbai.
Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus price details revealed, goes up to Rs 92,000
The iPhone 7 Plus 32GB, 128GB and 256GB will cost Rs 72,000, Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 respectively
Apple slashes prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
WhatsApp privacy policy challenged in Delhi High Court: 5 things to know
A public interest litigation in the Delhi High Court (HC) challenges the change in WhatsApp's privacy policy.
I have never compromised with my training: Devendra Jhajharia
Devendra Jhajharia's success - made tougher against the backdrop of financial disabilities - is testament to his willpower and physical prowess. Jhajharia delivered a record throw of 63.97m in the men's javelin throw F46 event in Rio.
Santner, Boult surprise India on opening day
New Zealand mounted a superb comeback lead by left -arm spinner Mitchell Santner (3/77) and pacer Trent Boult (3/57) to restrict India to 291 for nine at close of play on Day 1.
Turning points: Kohli falls to Wagner's short ball
Here's a recap of the key moments from Day 1 of the first Test match between India and New Zealand at Green Park, Kanpur.
Vodafone gets Rs 47,700cr from its UK parent
In the largest foreign direct investment in the country since Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power in 2014, Vodafone Plc, Europe’s biggest mobile service provider, has infused Rs 47,700 crore ($7.5 billion) in its Indian arm.
Sensex paces up 266 points as Federal holds fire
Market benchmark Sensex rebounded by 266 points on Thursday to close at over two-week high of 28,773.13 and the NSE Nifty went past the 8,800-mark, tracking upbeat global cues after the US Federal Reserve left rates unchanged.
PIC: Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara is a fashionista
Kareena Kapoor Khan's 36th birthday bash appeared to have been a gala affair, if the pictures from the party were any indication.
'Pink' to create legal awareness now
'Consent’ and ‘No’ are current buzzwords thanks to Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu-starrer 'Pink'.
German webzine ranks MSG trailer in top trailers list
An eminent German webzine has put the trailer of Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan’s upcoming film, 'MSG — The Warrior: Lion Heart', in its list of Top 15 trailers of the week.
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