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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Terrorists attack Army, BSF camps in Baramulla, one jawan martyred

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Daily Newsletter | Monday, October 03, 2016
Terrorists attack Army, BSF camps in Baramulla, one jawan martyred
One BSF jawan was martyred while another was injured when terrorists on Sunday night targeted a BSF and adjoining Army camps in Baramulla, barely four days after the Indian Special Forces smashed seven terror launch pads during a surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC).
Baramulla updates: 'Situation under control'
Wait & watch, says govt as Pak asks for proof
The government is likely to take a decision soon on releasing “clinching evidence” of the surgical strikes carried out by the Army on terror launchpads based in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, amid indications that the Army has shared footage of the same with the government.
Nine killed after bus falls into river in Madhya Pradesh
Nine people were killed and several others injured when a bus fell into a river near Vidisha district in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday afternoon. The bus carrying 24 passengers fell into the Sapan River – around 60 km from the district headquarters – after hitting the railing along the river, superintendent of police (SP) Dharmendra Chaudhary told TOI.
Fire guts iconic Jyoti Cinema in Kolkata
A major portion of the property that once housed Jyoti Cinema was gutted in a midnight fire that blazed for two and half hours and took 26 fire tenders and over 150 odd firemen to douse it only by around 4am on Sunday. By that time, residents of the three adjacent buildings had evacuated their homes and were out on the footpath carrying their valuables like ornaments and money stuffed in clothes and bedsheets.
Salman's support to Pak artists: Posters burnt in Agra
Activists of Hindu Jagran Manch, Braj region, burnt posters of Salman khan and a Pakistani actor, Fawad Khan, to protest against former's support to Pak artists.
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.
Kolkata Test: Rohit puts India in front with sizeable lead
Rohit took a giant stride towards cementing a place in the Test side with a knock of 82 when India direly needed someone to bat through. India finished on of 227/8 at stumps on Day 3, stretching their lead over New Zealand to 339 runs.
I am not under pressure, it only comes from media: Rohit
Rohit Sharma said the relaid Eden Gardens wicket kept the Indian batsmen on their toes right throughout the match and the willow-wielders could not afford to "relax" even for a moment. Rohit made 82 off 132 balls to guide India to a healthy 339-run lead over New Zealand at the end of the third day.
No need for pink ball to bring in spectators: Virender Sehwag
The cricketing world may see the introduction of pink ball as the way forward for the game, but former India opener Virender Sehwag feels that the Test format need not be "changed" so as to make it more popular. He said every young cricketer always want to play the longer version of the game.
RBI likely to adopt wait-and-watch approach
The newly-constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel is unlikely to lower rates at its maiden policy review on Tuesday as it awaits more supporting data on inflation, experts said.
Spectrum auctions open to moderate response
The country’s biggest spectrum sale opened to a moderate response on Saturday as cash-strapped telecom companies completely avoided aggressive pitching and made no bids in the supposedly-lucrative 700 MHz band that saw no takers.
Maruti Suzuki's September passenger vehicle sales log 31% growth
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today reported a 31.1 per cent growth in its passenger vehicle sales in September at 1,49,143 units, riding on its highest-ever domestic sales. The company had sold a total of 1,13,759 units in September 2015.
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