Monday, 12 September 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Karnataka burns as Cauvery stir kills one, curfew imposed in Bengaluru

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Daily Newsletter | Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Karnataka burns as Cauvery stir kills one, curfew imposed in Bengaluru
One person was killed and three others were injured in police firing in Bengaluru as the Cauvery water dispute took a violent turn on Monday following a Supreme Court order to Karnataka to release 12,000 cusecs of water from the river to Tamil Nadu till September 20.
Govt clamps down on Kashmir valley for Eid
A grenade attack by terrorists in Anantnag's Sherbagh police station killed one civilian and left 14 people including three cops critically wounded shortly after the state government decided to impose curfew in all 10 Kashmir districts to prevent any outbreak of violence.
Apex court reads the riot act to K'taka, vandals
The Supreme Court gave an earful to Kannadigas violently protesting against its September 5 order for release of 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu and slammed the Congress regime in Karnataka for succumbing to rowdyism and seeking review of the order.
This Eid, goats come with combo offers, free home delivery
The trend of buying and selling goats on the web is relatively new to the country, but the online buzz around it seems to have increased this year, with breeders from small cities and towns also joining the bandwagon.
Christian woman accused of 'desecration' hacked to death
According to sources as many as three persons were involved in the incident who knocked at her door at around 12.30AM on Monday and when she opened the door they pulled her out of house and started thrashing her with sickle. He said police have registered a case and started investigations.
Apple reboots car project; lays off employees
Apple is rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, just as other big tech companies appear ready to plow ahead with competing efforts.
Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Bang for your buck
The Taiwanese tech giant recently expanded its 2-in-1 line-up in the country by launching the Acer Switch Alpha 12. The convertible comes with a detachable keyboard and a stylus, enabling it to easily double up as a tablet. Bearing a price tag of Rs 53,990, the Switch Alpha 12 is set to compete against the likes of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and HP Elite x2. So, if you are a Windows user wanting to get an affordable 2-in-1, the Switch Alpha 12 might be the one. And to help you decide whether it’s indeed worth buying or not, here’s our full review of the Acer Switch Alpha 12.
Rio Paralympics: Deepa Malik wins silver in shot put
Deepa Malik created history as she became the first Indian women athlete to win a medal at the Paralympic Games, clinching the silver medal in the women's shot put - F53 event at the Rio Paralympics on Monday.
BCCI seeks ICC's mediation on Lodha, world body refuses
In an escalation of their confrontation, the ICC on Monday disclosed that it has refused to bail out the BCCI in its tussle with the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee over implementing the reforms.
Want to use this silver to support disabled women: Deepa
Shot putter Deepa Malik, who on Monday became the maiden Indian woman Paralympic medalist when she clinched silver at the 2016 Rio Games, said she wants to use the medal to support women with disabilities in India.
Adani, Essar get DRI notice for overvaluing imports
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has issued show-cause notices to the Adani Group and the Essar group companies for inflating the value of capital goods imported for power plants. DRI is also expected to issue show-cause notice to ADAG's Reliance Infrastructure.
ICICI Bank to offload another 6% in insurance arm in next 3yrs
Set to dilute 12 per cent stake in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance through an IPO, the country's biggest private sector lender ICICI Bank has said it will offload another 6 per cent in the insurance arm over the next three years.
Indirect tax mop-up rises 27.5% to Rs 3.36 lakh crore till August
Net indirect tax collections in the April-August period grew 27.5 per cent to Rs 3.36 lakh crore on the back of surge in excise collections.
Norah Jones on music: I am open to anything
Norah Jones talks about singing alongside legends, writing political songs and managing tours while being a hands-on mom.
Kangana calls ‘Rangoon’ a cinematic orgasm
Kangana had an interesting choice of words when she was asked about the upcoming war drama
Why Ranbir-Katrina’s ‘Jagga Jasoos’ is delayed
Reasons behind the delay have often been linked to Ranbir and Katrina’s break-up.
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