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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: India to acquire Japanese US-2i aircrafts worth Rs10,000 crore

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Daily Newsletter | Saturday, November 05, 2016
India to acquire Japanese US-2i aircrafts worth Rs10,000 crore
India has revived the stalled project to acquire a dozen Japanese US-2i amphibious aircraft, worth around Rs 10,000 crore, ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo on November 11-12 to further cement the bilateral strategic partnership.
'Most Indians fighting for IS based in Raqqa'
Islamic State group’s fighter Subahani Haja Moideen, an Indian who trained in Iraq in 2015 and met some of the Paris attackers, has informed Indian intelligence agencies that most youngsters from India who joined IS are based in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the self-proclaimed caliphate.
Pak army replacing Rangers amid border tension
In what seems to be a sign of escalating tensions, Pakistan army personnel are being increasingly deployed along the 190km international border in Jammu at border outposts and camps usually manned by the Pakistan Rangers.
Delhi smog: MCD schools to remain closed tomorrow
Schools running under the three municipal corporations of Delhi have been ordered to be closed on Saturday in view of the heavy smog, the worst the national capital has faced in 17 years.
CFSI presents second edition of National Children's Film fest in Jaipur
The Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) has announced the second edition of three-day National Children's Film Festival (NCFF). Coinciding with Children's Day, the three-day fest will be held from November 14 to 16 in Jaipur on the theme of the festival being 'Make in India'.
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.
After England, Rohit Sharma may miss Australia series as well
Rohit had sustained the injury on October 29 and if the treatment requires a surgery, it will rule him out for 10-12 weeks, which means he will not be able to make a comeback in the series against Australia.
Djokovic out of Paris, Murray two wins from number one
Marin Cilic dumped a struggling Novak Djokovic out of the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday to pave the way for Andy Murray to become the new world number one. Cilic had lost all 14 previous meetings with Djokovic.
ISL: Delhi go top of the table with 2-0 win over Kerala
Second-half goals from Kean Lewis and Marcelinho helped Delhi Dynamos beat Kerala Blasters 2-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in match 30 of the Indian Super League on Friday. With this win, Delhi went top of the table with 13 points.
Rupee recoups losses against US dollar
The rupee on Friday recovered by 5 paise against the US currency to end at 66.70 on stray dollar selling by banks and exporters even as stock markets continued to decline. The benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled over 156 points to end at 27,274.15, while broder Nifty shed 51 points to 8,433.75.
Sensex plunges 156 pts; caution ahead of US polls
Spooked investors remained hesitant for the fifth session in a row amid uncertainty over US election result, pulling Sensex 156 points to near four-month low of 27,274.15. The session saw pharma stocks tumbling following reports of a likely US probe against Indian pharma companies making generic drugs.
India Gate photogs try to sell ‘Selfie with John’!
It was around 12:30pm on Thursday afternoon when the tourists and locals visiting India Gate got a pleasant surprise at the Rajpath lawns. Before they knew it, John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha, both dressed in olive green Force 2 T-shirts and military-print trousers arrived to pay their respects to martyrs.
'Kahaani 2' delves into Vidya Balan’s past and present
Four years after 'Kahaani' impressed critics and audiences alike with its taut script and Vidya Balan’s powerhouse performance, its sequel is set to release next month.
Kareena Kapoor Khan: I’m very ambitious, I just don’t show it
Royalty glows. More so with preggy blush. And mommy-to-be Kareena Kapoor Khan is industry blue-blood. Wedded to a real McCoy Nawab. A Khan. And now, a young Turk is on the way.
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