Wednesday, 2 November 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Political war breaks out after ex-soldier's suicide over OROP

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Thursday, November 03, 2016
Political war breaks out after ex-soldier’s suicide over OROP
The suicide of retired Army man Ram Kishan Grewal over the OROP scheme led to the eruption of a political war. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was detained twice on Wednesday and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal found his movement restricted by police when they tried to meet Grewal’s family.
Need to probe if Grewal was incited: Govt
The government raised doubts on Wednesday over the suicide of ex-serviceman Ram Krishan Grewal and said that an investigation was needed to probe if the veteran was instigated to take his life.
NSG bid: India now pins hope on 2-stage formula
The special envoy appointed by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Rafael Grossi, is likely to propose a two-stage process to admit non-NPT members at the forthcoming meeting of the NSG consultative group in Vienna on November 11-12.
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.
Pandya handed maiden Test call-up, Gambhir retained for Eng series
The BCCI selectors sprung a surprise by including the uncapped all-rounder Hardik Pandya in India's 15-man squad for the first two Tests of the five-match series against England staring November 9 in Rajkot.
Maybe it is the end of my career: Saina Nehwal
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal who is on a comeback trail after undergoing a knee surgery has set her eyes for a return at the China Super Series Premier November 15, but the 26-year-old feels that her badminton career may be coming to an end.
Kiran More’s prediction about Pandya comes true
Former chairman of the senior selection committee Kiran More hit the right note when he had told TOI how Hardik Pandya could be groomed at home for Test matches outside of the subcontinent.
Gold price spikes to Rs 30,950; at 1-month high
Gold price on Wednesday zoomed to one-month high of Rs 30,950 per 10 grams, up Rs 250, tracking a solid trend overseas amid increased buying by domestic jewellers on wedding season demand. Silver ready went past the Rs 44,000-mark by jumping Rs 900 to Rs 44,100 per kg on speculative buying.
Zimbabwe to introduce new currency this month
Zimbabwe's president has formalized a law allowing the introduction of a new currency this month. The new bond notes, backed by a $200m Afreximbank bond facility, will be regarded as legal tender for all local transactions. It abandoned its own currency in 2009 after inflation hit 231 million per cent.
John and Sonakshi in Delhi today
'Force 2' stars John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha will be in Delhi today, on November 3, to visit the Amar Jawan Jyoti and pay tribute to soldiers who laid down their lives.
Rakesh Roshan is addicted to social media
Rakesh Roshan, who joined social media only recently — while promoting his upcoming production, 'Kaabil' — is already addicted to it.
Shruti Haasan quiet on Kamal Haasan and Gautami’s split
Shruti Haasan has always spoken her mind, even if it meant clarifying rumours about her personal life.
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