Tuesday, 4 October 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: India retains right to protect its interests, Doval tells counterpart

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Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, October 05, 2016
India retains right to protect its interests, Doval tells counterpart
Addressing the refrain that the Pakistani leadership was ready to cooperate with India to investigate the Uri attack, Doval is understood to have stressed that Pakistani inaction after the Pathankot attack had robbed any confidence India may have had.

India unwilling to give Pakistan any leeway

Despite signals from Pakistan exploring the possibility of “de-escalation” of current tensions, the Modi government is likely to insist on clear and verifiable action on terrorism, particularly in the context of the Mumbai, Pathankot and Uri terror attacks.

'4% inflation target is set for 2021, not early 2018'

Besides the reduction in the policy rate, a key announcement in Patel’s first policy was the decision to target domestic real rates in the range of 1.25-1.5% from 1.5-2.0% earlier. Patel also clarified that the inflation target was 4% (plus/minus 2%) over five years and not by early 2018.

Boy beats stepmom to death for Rs 50 in Ujjain village

A minor boy beat his stepmother to death upon her refusal to give him Rs 50 pocket money in Mahidpur area of Ujjain district.
India's first startup incubation centre at metro rail station will be in Bengaluru
The country’s first start-up incubation centre at a metro rail station will come up in Bengaluru.
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 can't run the game without money: BCCI
"BCCI does not take any money from outside whether it's central or state government. Banks were told not to release payments. It is unfortunate that such a situation has arisen," Anurag Thakur fumed.

Maria Sharapova's doping ban cut to 15 months

29-year-old Russian Maria Sharapova had tested positive for the banned medication meldonium during January's Australian Open, but the world's top sports court cut the initial two-year ban by nine months.

Test players must provide excitement: Virat Kohli

India must play exciting Test cricket to entertain the crowds, skipper Virat Kohli said after defeating New Zealand, amid waning interest in the game's longest form.
Petrol price hiked 14 paise a litre, diesel by 10 paise
Petrol will now cost Rs 64.72 a litre in Delhi from midnight tonight as against Rs 64.58 per litre currently. Diesel will cost Rs 52.61 per litre as against Rs 52.51 a litre at present.
India expects ArcelorMittal JV to start production in two years
Officials from the two companies are due to meet on Thursday to take forward talks about a proposed Rs 60 billion ($902 million) plant that will produce 1.2 million tonnes of steel per year to begin with, Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma told Reuters.
Sonu Sood: The rejections I faced made me stronger
Sonu Sood, who turns producer with 'Tutak Tutak Tutiya', talks about his journey so far and how his mother's letters motivated him to keep persevering during his struggling days.
Where there’s Rajjo, there’s Sonakshi Sinha!
Sonakshi Sinha has made some evident changes in her career choices. The actress, who once worked in action films as the hero’s ladylove, is now picking meatier roles.

PIL against '31st October', release date shifted

A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court against the film '31st October', which was to be released on October 7. The film is about what happens to a Sikh family in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination. The former PM was assassinated on October 31, 1984.
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