On September 15, the intelligence agencies had alerted the Army about the presence of a group of eight Lashker-e-Taiba terrorists across the LoC in Pakistan, waiting for an opportunity to infiltrate into Uri with specific plans to hit the Army base.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations. In his speech, he raked up the Kashmir issue and said peace between India and Pakistan would be impossible without resolution of the Kashmir dispute. Here are ten key points from his speech.
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.
Sandeep Patil also clarified that there was no truth to the perception that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was instrumental in getting rid of some of the seniors in the Indian team like Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh.
India's celebrated skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named the captain of reputed cricket magazine Wisden's all-time India Test XI. Dhoni, currently India's captain for one-dayer and T20 teams, also remains the wicket-keeper.
Moving ahead with sale of Sahara assets to recover money, regulator Sebi on Wednesday lined up 13 land parcels of the beleaguered group for an e-auction next month at a total reserve price of about Rs 1,400 crore.
Defying firm global trend, equities fell for a second straight session as the BSE Sensex gave up its early gains to end lower by 16 points at 28,507.42 amid caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy decision.