Friday, 7 October 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Pak army build-up intensifies on LoC, civilians pulled back

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Saturday, October 08, 2016
Pak army build-up intensifies on LoC, civilians pulled back
The Pakistan army build-up across the LoC, coupled with pulling back of civilian population further inside PoK, was more prominent in Jammu region than the Kashmir valley, latest intelligence reports said.
IS terrorist had planned lone wolf strikes in India
If 31-year-old Subahani Haja Moideen, trained by IS's military wing for three months, had his way, he would have been the first "lone wolf" attacker in India.
High-profile perfumer found murdered in Goa flat
A 39-year-old photographer turned perfumer, Monika Ghurde, was found dead in her rented flat in Goa's Sangolda. Ghurde, nicknamed the First Lady of Smell, was discovered naked on the bed with her hands tied to the back of the bed.
L-G dissolves Waqf Board, Khan to challenge order in court
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today dissolved the Delhi Waqf Board constitute by the Kejriwal government and referred to the CBI the matter related to "irregularities" in the body, setting the stage for another round of confrontation between the AAP dispensation and the Centre.
Perfume specialist found dead in Goa flat
A reputed perfume specialist and daughter of a late Mumbai judge, Monica Ghurde was found murdered in her first floor flat at Sangolda on Thursday.
Government withdraws village evacuation orders
Finally there is much respite in the entire border belt of Punjab after government reversed its nine day old orders of evacuation of village falling within ten kilometre range of international border with Pakistan following Indian army’s surgical strikes along LoC to avenge Uri terrorist attack.
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.
Never expose your weaknesses: Sachin Tendulkar
His more than two decades long career is a stuff of legends and handing out tips on chasing success, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said one should be smart enough to hide weaknesses against rival bowlers.
Kabaddi WC: India stunned by South Korea in opener
India suffered a shock defeat in the inaugural match of the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup as they were upstaged 32-34 by South Korea on Friday.
SC bars BCCI from releasing funds to state bodies
It said the state cricket bodies will not disburse funds already given to them by BCCI without passing a resolution to implement SC ordered reforms. The court also said that the board will not release more money to any association without filing of an affidavit saying it will implement SC reforms.
Sebi proposes ban on social media stock tips
Coming down hard on fraudulent investment advisers, regulator Sebi on Friday proposed to ban unauthorised trading tips through SMSes, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms, as also games, competitions and leagues relating to securities market.
Now, IT cos can become GST Suvidha Providers
The framework that will permit IT/ITeS/BFSI companies to become part of the new tax structure has been laid out by Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), a company which will provide government and tax payers the required IT backbone for smooth implementation of GST.
Rupee flat against buoyant dollar; US jobs data in focus
The rupee managed to recoup all its early losses and ended nearly flat at 66.68 against the strong US dollar in an extremely thin and lethargic trade. Forex market sentiment remained cautious as many currency traders preferred to stay on the sidelines and avoided taking any long positions ahead of the US jobs report.
No Pakistani presence in IFFI, DIFF film festivals this year?
Organizers say that though the invites have been sent out to Pakistani artists, it’s up to the Indian embassy in Pak to clear visas & the I&B ministry to clear the movies.
PIC: Navya Naveli Nanda's latest style statement is spot on!
Starlets of popular Bollywood celebrities have become the eye-candy of masses since pictures of the gorgeous lasses started making their way to the social media.
LOC drawn within Bollywood over Pak Artists’ Ban
After the MNS asked Pakistani artists in India to leave the country, viewpoints on the subject have been sharply divided within Bollywood.
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