Saturday, 8 October 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: India braces for 'big terror attack' as truce talks with Pak falter

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Sunday, October 09, 2016
India braces for 'big terror attack' as truce talks with Pak falter
Pakistan’s NSA, Nasir Janjua talked "de-escalation" with Ajit Doval last week, but at the top levels of the Indian government there is a growing belief Pakistan could retaliate against last week’s surgical strikes with a big terror attack in India in the coming weeks.
Valley erupts as pellets kill 13-yr-old boy
The death of a 13-year-old boy from pellet injuries allegedly sustained during a clash with security forces triggered a fresh wave of protests in Srinagar on Saturday. Junaid Ahmad Akhoon's death took the toll for Kashmir's three-month spell of unrest to 91.
Monika Ghurde's 'killers' caught on ATM cam
Goa police have identified two persons behind perfume researcher Monika Ghurde's murder, who were caught by CCTV camera at an ATM about 3km from the scene of the crime, withdrawing money with her card
Noida: They lived in flat, stole to go out on dates
Four youngsters, which took to crimes like chain-snatching and robbery only to splurge on their girlfriends, was arrested in Noida on Friday night.
Ten monkeys electrocuted in Mainpuri
A 72-year-old woman has been booked for the “death” of ten monkeys, who were electrocuted by a makeshift electric fence around her house in Krishnanagar area of Kishni Town, Mainpuri, on Friday night.
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.
3rd Test: Kohli ton steers India to 267/3 on Day 1
Riding on Virat Kohli's 13th Test century, and a dogged fifty from Ajinkya Rahane, India rounded off the day on a strong note at 267/3 against New Zealand in Indore.
Day 1 talking points: Gambhir's aggression, Rahane's milestone
In front of a capacity Indore crowd, Gautam Gambhir took just four deliveries to get off the mark and a lovely cut short off Trent Boult set the ball rolling. Also, Rahane became the 36th Indian to reach 2000 runs in Test cricket taking the total to 267/3 for India on Saturday.
Focus on positive intent not strike rate in Tests: Pujara
Pujara's 41-run knock in the ongoing third and final Test against New Zealand has already been overshadowed by skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten hundred and Ajinkya Rahane's 79 not out so far. Praising the batting of captain Kohli and Rahane, Pujara said their partnership has been crucial.
Sensex rebounds to end the week with modest gains
BSE benchmark Sensex rebounded from last week's sharp tumble, ending the current week with modest gains by 195.18 points at 28,061.14, while broader Nifty garnered 86.45 points to finish at 8,697.60.
China's forex reserves fall to 5-year low in September
China's mountain of foreign exchange reserves dropped around $19 billion in September to a five-year low, government data showed, with the central bank spending heavily to defend its currency against capital outflows.
India's foreign exchange reserves over $371 billion
India's foreign exchange reserves went up to $371.99 billion as on September 30, the Reserve Bank of India announced. According to data released by the RBI on Friday, the reserves stood at around $371.99 billion as on September 30, as against $370.76 billion as on September 23.
Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra top Times Celebex
Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra top the Gitarattan Educational Group presents Times Celebex powered by ZOOM list for the month of August 2016.
'Pak artists in an emotionally and politically twisted situation'
Singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, who was the first Pak artist to condemn the Uri attack, talks about why more artists from across the border are not speaking up on terrorism.
Pakistani singers’ concerts in Noida scrapped
​Both Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Shafqat Amanat Ali will not be performing in Noida anytime soon as organisers feel it would be “unwise to have Pakistani artists performing in Noida” in the current political climate.
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