Wednesday, 16 November 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: It's like labour pain, a big joy on way for nation, govt on note ban

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Daily Newsletter | Thursday, November 17, 2016
It's like labour pain, a big joy on way for nation, govt on note ban 
The government put a strong defence of its decision on demonetisation on Wednesday, claiming PM Narendra Modi has delivered on his mandate to curb corruption and that the courageous move is a befitting response to criticism that it works for big business.
Strong tremors felt in Delhi, NCR
Strong tremors woke many in Delhi, and adjoining areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad, with a rude jolt on Thursday morning. The US Geological Survey reports the quake measured 4.2 on the Richter scale.
Army rejects Pak claim of killing Indian soldiers
Army on Thursday denied Pakistan's claim of killing 11 Indian soldiers in cross border firing. Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif had claimed that his troops killed at least 11 Indian jawans the day seven Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing by Indian troops.
Kolkata man gives alimony in big notes, jailed
A septuagenarian was sent to judicial custody by a family court at Kolkata on Tuesday after the man failed to pay the alimony amount to his wife in legal tender.The judge has ordered that the man would be set free only after he pays the entire amount to his wife.
This village of 10,000 people has just one bank and no ATMs
Three people died while standing in queues, three more killed themselves and one tried to set himself ablaze in Ghaziabad over the last 48 hours as frustration mounted in people unable to access their own money.
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.
2nd Test: Gambhir's career all but over, spotlight on Rahul
The spotlight was firmly trained on fit-again opener K L Rahul as senior pro Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday cut a lonely figure during the Indian cricket team's practice session on the eve of the second Test against England.
India to play Pakistan in Women's Asia T20: Sources
India has agreed to play against Pakistan in the women's Asia Twenty 20 Cup in Thailand, PCB sources have claimed.
Virat Kohli's 50th Test: Five defining performances
The second India v England Test match starting Thursday in Visakhapatnam will be a little bit special for one player - Virat Kohli, in his 50th game. Here's a look back at his five best knocks in the format.
Nepal Rastra Bank stops INR exchange
Nepal's central bank stopped all transactions and exchange of Indian currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations from Wednesday and requested RBI governor Urjit Patel to arrange exchange facilities for Nepalese holding banned Indian notes at the earliest.
Moody's affirms India's Baa3 rating, maintains positive outlook
Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday affirmed the Government of India's Baa3 issuer and senior unsecured ratings and maintained the positive outlook on the rating. Moody's has also affirmed India's P-3 short-term local currency rating.
SBI collects Rs 1,14,139 crore in deposits in last 7 days
The bank saw 240.90 lakh cash deposit transactions between November 10 and November 16 up to 7 PM, SBI said in a statement here today.
I’m nothing without you guys: Hrithik Roshan to fans in Noida
It’s raining stars in Noida this week. After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wowed shoppers on Saturday when she visited a city mall, it was Hrithik Roshan’s turn to meet Noida fans.
John Abraham: It’s sad, but men often find it difficult to take orders from women
It was an absolute riot when BT met the 'Force 2' duo for an interview.
Anubhav Sinha: Didn’t eat anything when I left Mumbai so I could eat chhole bhature in Delhi
When Anubhav Sinha landed in Delhi on Tuesday morning to promote 'Tum Bin 2', the first thing he did was eat chhole bhature.
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