Saturday, 29 October 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Army keeps promise, destroys 4 Pakistani posts in Keran sector

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Sunday, October 30, 2016
Army keeps promise, destroys 4 Pakistani posts in Keran sector
The Army on Saturday launched retaliatory fire assaults at Pakistan Army positions, inflicting massive damage across the border. The Army said at least four Pakistan Army posts were destroyed “in a massive fire assault” in the Keran sector alone on Saturday.
'Situation explosive in border area'
Arrested SP MP's aide was Pak spy for 20 years
Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Chaudhary Munawwar Saleem’s personal assistant was arrested on Saturday on charges of stealing Parliament-related documents and selling them to Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI.
For dalits, mum's the word to shed caste identity
On Saturday , Indian cricketers flaunted their mother's name on their T-shirts during the ODI in Vizag, saluting the first woman in their lives. After the Una atrocity , many dalit youths in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home ground Gujarat have started using their mother's name -not just to promote gender parity but also to put an end to caste discrimination.
Fire in Aurangabad crackers market; 200 stalls, dozens of 2 wheelers and cars gutted
A major fire in the main firecracker market in Aurangpura area in the heart of the city around 11.30 am reduced all the 200 shops and stalls to ashes, dampening the residents' mood to celebrate Diwali in a big way.
More than 5000 voters in 100 age-bracket in Madhya Pradesh; CM’s home turf leads the pack
There are more than 5,000 voters in the 100 age-bracket in Madhya Pradesh and a tehsil in chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s native district has highest number of centenarian voters, according to the 2016 voter-list prepared by Election Commission. Of 5,247 such voters, 183 are from Astha tehsil in Sehore district.
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.
5th ODI: Mishra five-for spins India to series win
Amit Mishra finished with 5/18, his second ODI five-wicket haul as India beat New Zealand by a whopping 190 runs at Visakhapatnam to clinch the five match ODI series 3-2. Mishra was named both Man of the Match and the Player of the series.
Asian CT: India beat Korea to set up title clash vs Pak
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh starred in front of the goal to help India beat South Korea in the penalty shootout and set up a mouth-watering title clash against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Asian Champions Trophy.
Dhoni describes bowlers performance as one of the best
Dhoni lavished praise on his bowlers for the resounding series-clinching win over New Zealand in the fifth and final ODI, describing the effort as "one of the best performances by the bowlers".
SBI to allot shares to govt for capital infusion
Country's largest lender SBI on Saturday said it will issue equity shares on preferential basis to the government for capital infusion of Rs 5,681 crore. Pursuant to the in-principle approval from government, the central board of directors of the bank on Saturday decided to offer and issue shares to the government, SBI said in a BSE filing.
Gold, silver glitter on Diwali demand
Gold price increased by Rs 160 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams on the eve of Diwali at the bullion market on Saturday on increased buying by jewellers to meet festive demand along with a firm global trend. Silver recaptured the Rs 43,000-mark per kg by gaining Rs 300 on increased offtake by coin makers and industrial units.
US dollar drops amid new FBI probe on Clinton emails
The US dollar declined against most major currencies on falling expectations for an interest-rate hike by year-end after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a plan to probe new emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra take No.1 position on Times Celebex
Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra top the Just Buy Live presents Times Celebex powered by ZOOM list for the month of September 2016.
Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon relish 'Bareilly ki barfi'!
Gorging on sweets is commonplace during festivals. But relishing freshly made barfis in Bareilly is an unmatched experience. Kriti Sanon and Ayushmann Khurrana got lucky!
Amyra Dastur's double meaning number with Saif Ali Khan
​Amyra Dastur, who was last seen in 'Mr X', will next be seen in Saif Ali Khan’s next with director Akshat Verma.
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