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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Away from the border, tears and cheers greet train from Pakistan

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Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Away from the border, tears and cheers greet train from Pakistan
The bi-weekly train originates from Lahore, enters India via Punjab, and terminates at Delhi.There were 184 people on-board on Tuesday - 84 Pakistanis, and the rest Indians.
PM Modi won't attend SAARC meet in Islamabad
Cross border terrorism and interference in the internal affairs of member-states had forced India to rule out participating in the Saarc summit, an official statement said.
MFN status to be another small cut to bleed Pak
Sources said the government may not consider withdrawal of MFN status and instead move the WTO over Pakistan not granting similar status to India.
Good morning, Gurugram. The name's official
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday the Union government has accepted its proposal for the Mahabharata-inspired name change on Tuesday.
Cops set to clear Akhlaq family of cow slaughter charge
Exactly a year ago, Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched for allegedly storing beef at home. But police never found any meat at his place in Dadri’s Bisada village, where he was killed, that night.
155 govt schools in Tamil Nadu on verge of closure
Voicing concern about closures of government primary schools in Tamil Nadu, members of the Samakalvi Iyakkam, a child rights movement, urged the state government not to close or merge schools citing poor strength.
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.
India v New Zealand: Gambhir recalled in place of injured KL Rahul
Opener Gautam Gambhir was on Tuesday recalled to the Indian Test side for the next two games of the ongoing three-match Test series against New Zealand. The veteran batsman replaced KL Rahul, who sustained a hamstring injury during the first Test.
Thakur slams Patil for spilling beans about Sachin Tendulkar
BCCI boss Anurag Thakur slammed former selection committee chief Sandeep Patil, who recently disclosed that the selection panel would have dropped Tendulkar before he eventually quit international cricket and that it had also considered removing Dhoni from ODI captaincy ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
Eden track will not turn much, says Sourav Ganguly
"The pitch is not going to turn ... there is too much moisture and this is the first match of the season. So unless something happens in the last two days, I don't see a lot of turn in the pitch," said CAB president Sourav Ganguly.
Possible to meet April deadline for GST: Jaitley
Lauding the progress achieved so far on GST implementation, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday exuded confidence that it is "reasonably possible" to meet the April 1 deadline to roll out the new indirect tax regime. "GST progress showed that we have the stamina for reforms," he added.
Monthly returns to be mandatory under GST
The tax department on Tuesday came up with two more draft rules and their formats on GST returns and refunds requiring assessees to file monthly returns and specifying procedure for claiming refunds of taxes, interest and fees.
Dhoni recommended Sushant for the biopic
When the makers of 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' were shortlisting actors for the biopic, Mahendra Singh Dhoni recommended Sushant Singh Rajput for the role.
Lata Mangeshkar: Rare pictures that define her
Decades ago, a stage performance by a singer ruled high, not on glamour but pure melody and music.
Saiyami Kher admits to being in love
The actress confesses that she’s in a relationship.
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