Thursday, 29 September 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: With strike across LoC, India calls Pakistan's nuclear bluff

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Daily Newsletter | Friday, September 30, 2016

With strike across LoC, India calls Pakistan's nuclear bluff

Pakistan defence minister Mohammad Khwaja's threat to use "tactical" nuclear weapons is not just a case of political hyperbole.

Pakistan crossed the line, India crosses LoC

In a stunning reprisal for the Uri terror attack that breached decades of self-imposed restraint, India conducted “surgical strikes“ on seven terrorist “launch pads“ across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday.

Post strikes, IAF techies ready with packed bags

HAL's brass met its staff across units - Sukhoi, MiG, Mirage, Jaguar and other helicopter platforms - for 40 minutes on Thursday."This followed the midnight meeings in Delhi.
Irked neighbour harasses airhostess for feeding strays
An act of compassion towards stray dogs in her area did not turn out too well for a Jet Airways airhostess who was subjected to a neighbour’s harassment for over a month and a half before the police swung into action.
Orange tigress set to get a 'white' partner in Udaipur
The Sajjangarh Zoological Park at Udaipur will get its first white tiger in Rama, a five-year-old adult cat from Chennai, on Thursday .The park presently has an Orange Bengal tigress Damini who was left alone after the death of a male tiger, Monu, a year ago.
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.

New Zealand take tips from Sourav Ganguly​ ahead of second Test

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly and CAB chief was seen having a friendly chat with New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan and another support staff who were paying a lot of attention to the former left-hander.

India beat Pakistan to enter U-18 Asia Cup hockey final

Indian men's hockey team registered a comprehensive 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final of the under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament on Thursday.

I feel Virat Kohli will break all records: VVS Laxman

"The reason I mentioned a lot of Virat (Kohli) is because he knows his strengths and backs them. He is a conventional cricketer and has got strong basis," said VVS Laxman while delivering the Dilip Sardesai memorial lecture.

Interest rates on small savings schemes cut by 0.1%

The PPF will fetch interest rate of 8% in the third quarter of the current fiscal as against 8.1% in the previous three-months period. Interest rate on Kisan Vikas Patra has been brought down to 7.7% from 7.8%. As a result, the KVP will now mature in 112 months instead of 110 months.
Sensex rallies 181 points on OPEC deal, F&O expiry
Market benchmark Sensex surged over 181 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,800-mark on Thursday after global markets cheered a surprise deal by OPEC to cut oil production for the first time in eight years.
Rupee good run continues, gains 3 paise against dollar
Continuing its good run for the sixth day at a stretch, the rupee appreciated by 3 paise to 66.43 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on continued selling of the greenback by exporters and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market.
Kangana Ranaut: Nobody talks about my abs or diet
We all know about Kangana Ranaut’s fearless attitude and how the lady never minces words when it comes to speaking in public.

Saiyami Kher: Today love is more like barter

But she holds her own with pride and confidence as Mirza’s exceptionally beautiful other half, Sahiban.

Bollywood celebs and the career they never had

Here's a list of some of Bollywood's biggest stars and the career they lost out on. Take a look! You may be even shocked with a few.
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