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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Surgical strikes may be repeated if needed, Army briefs MPs

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Daily Newsletter | Saturday, October 15, 2016
Surgical strikes may be repeated if needed, Army briefs MPs
The Army confirmed to political parties during a briefing to the defence standing committee on Friday that its units crossed the Line of Control over a “wide arc“ and that the surgical strikes could be repeated if the ground situation warranted such a course of action.
They pelt stones, but Army still helps them: Modi
Praising the armed forces for their role in humanitarian assistance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Army had worked unstintingly during the floods in Jammu and Kashmir two years ago without complaining.
Pak army calls 'Dawn' story a security breach
Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif chaired a corps commanders meeting on Friday, expressing "serious concern over the feeding of false and fabricated story of an important security meeting held at PM house".
UP teen who delivered baby refuses to marry rapist
For a girl who dropped out of school after her class V exams as her father could not afford her education expenses, the teenage girl who gave birth to her rapist’s child on Thursday after courts refused her the permission to abort is as brave as she is spunky.
Mangaluru airport stands 3rd in customer satisfaction survey
Airports Authority of lndia (AAI) carries customer satisfaction survey through an external agency in all 52 airports owned by AAl. Mangaluru lnternational Airport is also one of the airport under this group.
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.
Ranji: Maharashtra's Gugale and Bawne in record stand
Opener Gugale and No 4 Bawne added an unbeaten 594 against Delhi in their second round fixture of the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. Their stand for the third wicket has eclipsed the long-standing record of 577, set by Vijay Hazare and Gul Mohammed for Baroda v Holkar in the 1946-47 season.
We'll continue to play aggressive cricket in ODIs: Rahane
"Aggressive intent" was the key behind India's overwhelming success against New Zealand in the Test series and the hosts aim to continue playing the same brand of cricket in the upcoming five-match ODI series, Ajinkya Rahane said.
ICC, BCCI to discuss usage of DRS during England series
ICC general manager Geoff Allardice will reportedly travel to India to persuade the BCCI to adopt the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) in the upcoming five-match Test series against England which starts on November 9.
Sensex recovers 30 points on lower inflation
Investor sentiment received a boost with positive domestic macro-economic data, a firming trend in global markets with upbeat Chinese inflation data easing investor concerns over global growth and the health of the world's second-biggest economy influenced trading sentiment.
Rupee recovers 23 paise to end at 66.71 against dollar
The rupee on Friday staged a smart recovery from its three-week low against the US currency to close up by 23 paise at 66.71 on heavy corporate dollar sales as well as easing inflationary pressure.
Ajay Devgn selected 'Shivaay' crew from across the globe
While it’s known that Ajay Devgn’s 'Shivaay' stars two foreign actresses Erika Kaar and Abigail Eames in pivotal roles, not many know that foreign technicians constitute the majority of his crew as well.
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