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Daily Newsletter | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
At least 44 killed, over 100 injured in Pak police academy attack
At least 20 people were killed in an overnight raid by militants on a police academy in southwest Pakistan, officials said early Tuesday, after declaring a military counter-operation was finished.
Why is Amar Singh so important to Mulayam?
The businessman with the reputation of being Mulayam’s “crisis manager”, Amar Singh is, for a change, at the centre of the Samajwadi Party storm.
SP crisis: Mulayam invokes 'obedient son' Modi
The acrimony in the SP first family delivered an unexpected spin-off for BJP, with SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav citing Narendra Modi as the role model of an obedient son who respects mother and visits her even after becoming PM.
Neighbour on the run after raping minor
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 34-year-old neighbour at Haiderpur in Shalimar Bagh on Sunday evening. A case has been registered under sections of rape and POCSO Act but the youth is still absconding. The girl has been hospitalised.
The choke’s on and here to stay after Diwali
Brace for severely poor air quality this Diwali, primarily due to two reasons: one, pollution levels are already high because of massive agricultural-residue burning in neighbouring states and, two, weather conditions are unlikely to be favourable for dispersion of pollutants emitted on Diwali.
JNU hostel body chief adds new twist to the case
Even as JNU student Najeeb Ahmad continues to be missing, charges are flying thick and fast. Now, J Alimuddin Khan, president of JNU’s hostel union, has stirred a fresh controversy by claiming that it’s wrong to blame ABVP squarely for the violence at Mahi-Mandvi hostel.
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.
BCCI calls off tender process to award IPL media rights
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday night, called off the Indian Premier League media rights tendering scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, and put the onus on the Justice RM Lodha Committee, saying it was now for the court-appointed panel to oversee a fair and transparent bidding process.
India retain same squad for final two NZ ODIs
Suresh Raina was on Monday ruled out of the remaining two ODIs against New Zealand after failing to recover from viral fever as India decided not to make any change to the squad that has taken a 2-1 lead in the ongoing five-ODI series.
Sandeep, Ritu bag gold in National Wrestling C'ship
Rio Olympian Sandeep Tomar and Ritu Phogat were among the gold medal winners in their respective weight categories at the ongoing Senior (men's and women's) National Wrestling championship at Gonda, Uttar Pradesh.
Tata Sons disbands GEC set up by Cyrus Mistry
On a day Cyrus Mistry was ousted as the chairman of Tata Sons, the Group Executive Council (GEC) set up by him has been disbanded. Soon after making public the departure of Mistry, Tata Group's website removed all the details related to the GEC, including profile of the members.
Bharti infratel's consolidated net profit jumps 31%
Telecom tower firm Bharti Infratel on Monday reported close to 31 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs 773.80 crore for the quarter ended September 30 compared with Rs 591.60 crore for the same period a year ago.
Why 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' was a smooth sail for Karan Johar
Karan Johar effortlessly gets the biggest names on board and welcomes their creative inputs.
Tusshar Kapoor settles legal wrangle with 'Mastizaade' producers
Tusshar Kapoor's court case with the producers of Mastizaade settled.
Sidharth Malhotra-Alia Bhatt mix work with pleasure!
Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt spent time at a movie studio
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