Tuesday, 20 September 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: US lawmakers move bill to designate Pakistan as a terrorist state

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Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, September 21, 2016
US lawmakers move bill to designate Pakistan as a terrorist state
Ban ki Moon keeps Kashmir out of UNGA speech
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon refrained from taking up Pakistan’s repeated requests to intervene in Jammu & Kashmir. In his opening statement, he dwelt on areas of concern in the world like Syria and West Asia. But there was no mention of India-Pakistan or J&K.
ED: PoK men in Italy fund unrest via separatists
A chargesheet filed by ED says an Italian remittance firm, Madina Trading, at Corso Garibaldi in Brescia, Italy, has been used by two Hurriyat separatists to accept money from some PoK-based men now living in Italy.
7 schoolchildren killed as bus falls in canal
Seven children were killed and 17 others injured when a school bus fell into a canal at Mahawa border out post near Attari border today.
Mumbai man spots crack on track, averts major accident
An eagle-eyed 23-year-old averted a major mishap at Kurla station after he spotted a crack on the railway track.
'Sex worker' killed for refusing marriage offer
A 25-year-old woman, alleged to be a sex worker, was stabbed to death by a man on Monday after she refused to marry him.
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.
We have not demanded turners, says Anil Kumble
India's chief coach Anil Kumble asserted that the team has not asked for a rank turner for the first Test beginning on Thursday besides saying that focus this long home season will only be on cricket irrespective of the conditions.
Mohammad Kaif clarifies he is not a sharpshooter
It all started with a picture that showed a banner "cricketer mo. kaif ko insaaf do (give justice to Mohammad Kaif)." And then some Twitter users expressed disappointment and disbelief with Kaif - the cricketer - becoming a sharpshooter.
Rushiraj Barot wins gold at ISSF Junior World Cup
Indian shooters continued their impressive show at the ISSF Junior World Cup with Rushiraj Barot striking gold in the junior men's 25m rapid fire pistol event on day three of the competition on Tuesday.
Jio hits out at Airtel, says 10 crore calls failing a day
With 10 crore calls from its network to users of operators like Airtel failing per day, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Tuesday hit out incumbent operators for not making operational new interconnections in last 15 days despite repeated reminders.
India to clock 8 pc growth over next few years: S&P
Backed by broadening of domestic consumption base, S&P Global Ratings on Monday projected India to clock a "steroid-free" growth of 8 per cent over the next few years. S&P said India's structural reform agenda has maintained strong momentum and should propel growth higher.
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reportedly ended their two-year marriage.
Sooraj Pancholi: I too deserve a fair trial
While it remains to be seen if UK-based forensic expert's findings in the Jiah Khan case will affect the proceedings, Sooraj Pancholi talks about how he deserves a fair trial and he wants justice to be done
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