Thursday, 3 November 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Chinese troops stop canal work in Ladakh, but Army says no incursion

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Friday, November 04, 2016
Chinese troops stop canal work in Ladakh, but Army says no incursion
Even as ties with Pakistan remain tense, Indian and Chinese troops have been in a stand-off since Wednesday in Ladakh’s Demchok area — a region bordering Tibet and site of previous Chinese incursions — over construction of an irrigation canal.
IAF lands C-17 jet near Indo-China border
Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday landed its largest transport aircraft, C-17 Globemaster, at the advanced landing ground (ALG) at Mechuka in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Mechuka is very close to the China border.
No tie-up without Akhilesh, Cong, RLD to Mulayam
SP boss Mulayam Singh Yadav’s efforts to put together a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ in UP before assembly polls appears to have run into rough weather with erstwhile ‘Janata Parivar’ constituents JD(U) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) wary of alliance with SP unless UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is on board.
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.
England in India: A brief Test history, Part 2
A look at bilateral series between India and England, on Indian soil, between 1976-77 to 1984-85.
Thakur, Shirke putting England tour in jeopardy: Lodha source
The source made it clear that the England Test series will be in a limbo if BCCI president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke don't file their compliance report and appear in person before the panel.
Kumble's support for DRS was instrumental: ICC GM Allardice
Kumble, in his capacity as chairman of ICC's Cricket Committee, had gone to MIT where the engineers worked on the upgraded technology of DRS, which largely helped him convince BCCI to come on board for the England series.
India to keep wheat import tax at 10%, private imports seen at 3 million tonnes
India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, lowered the import tax on the grain to 10 percent from 25 percent in September, helping private traders such as Cargill, Louis Dreyfus and Glencore to import large quantities to combat a looming shortage.
Gradually come down to 1 or 2 rates of GST: India Inc
India Inc on Thursday suggested the government to gradually come down to "one or two" rates of the Goods and Services Tax. "GST rates structure can be absolute limit of four rates as suggested by the government, and over time, the Government should commit to converge to one or two rates," CII said.
Rupee weakens by 4 paise against US dollar
Ending its two-day rally, the rupee today closed down by 4 paise at 66.75 per dollar on Thursday due to fresh demand for the US currency from corporates and banks amid capital outflows from stock markets.
Why Sana Khaan asked Gurmeet Choudhary to ‘stay away’ while filming intimate scenes
Every individual has his/her own quirks, and Sana Khaan is no different.
Father and daughter bonding in 'Shivaay’ leaves the audience teary-eyed
Ajay Devgn’s Diwali release 'Shivaay', an action adventure drama that has been woven around the tale of a father’s love for his daughter, is tugging at the audience’s heartstrings.
Ranveer-Deepika indulge in PDA at a luxury car showroom
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh thought of the perfect way to crush nasty break-up rumours!
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