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Daily Newsletter | Sunday, October 01, 2017
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After Doklam stand-off, China seeks a friend in India
After the Doklam stand-off ended and PM Narendra Modi and ChinaPresident Xi Jinping held a meeting, toasted as a success by both sides, there seems to be a conscious attempt by Beijing to build a favourable public opinion in India, suggesting the two nations can start a new chapter.
Mumbai bridge widening didn’t need any clearance
There was no reason why a small project costing just about Rs 12 crore sanctioned in the 2016-17 budget could not be implemented in 18 months, that too when Suresh Prabhu as railway minister had delegated the powers to general managers to take up such projects.
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Footpath to football: U-17 boys pin hopes on WC
Striker Aniket Jadhav’s father drives an autorickshaw in Kolhapur, but the journey to the Capital to watch his son play in the World Cup next month is proving a challenge.


VHP and Bajrang dal engage in celebratory firing on Dussehra
Men of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal engaged in celebratory firing on ‘Vijay-Dashmi’ on Saturday (September 30) morning.
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Only a third of iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus sold on Day 1 of launch
Long queues usually seen outside Apple exclusive stores & large retail chains were missing on Friday.
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Reliance’s buyback option on latest iPhones may boost Apple’s India presence
The offer, which comes during the Indian festive season when discretionary spending typically rises, assures customers buying iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X models through Jio that they will get back 70% of the cost after a year of use.


Shami & I must take more responsibility: Yadav
India speedster Umesh Yadav on Saturday admitted that being a senior bowler he needs to perform better in the death overs if he has to consistently feature in the playing XI in the limited overs cricket.
Fellaini strikes twice as United crush Palace 4-0
Manchester United provisionally went top of the Premier League after Marouane Fellaini scored two goals either side of Juan Mata’s opener and Romelu Lukaku’s record-equalling strike in a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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PCB to demand $70 million from BCCI as compensation
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants its Indian counterpart (BCCI) to pay approximately $70 million as compensation for not playing two “home” bilateral series.


Uber’s Kalanick names 2 new directors to company board
Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and former Merrill Lynch and CIT Group CEO John Thain were named as directors in a Friday statement attributed to Kalanick, rather than Uber Technologies. Kalanick said the board needs a full complement of directors to consider major potential changes to the board as well as voting rights within Uber.
Market suffer second straight weekly loss, plunge 638 points
The benchmark Sensex witnessed sharp losses for the second consecutive week, falling 638.72 points to end at 31,283.72, while the broader Nifty slid below the key 9,800-level at 9,788.60 on heavy FPI sell-off along with volatile rupee.
China factory activity rises to 5-year high
The official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released on Saturday rose to 52.4 in September, from 51.7 in August. It marked the 14th straight month of expansion for China’s massive manufacturing industry and the highest reading since April 2012, when it was 53.3.
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Shahid Kapoor is ready to support if wife Mira wishes to act
Gone are the days when Mira Rajput was recognised as Shahid Kapoor’s wife. The star wife is no less than a celebrity herself now. Shahid is also equally supportive of his darling wife.
Pic: Rani Mukerji celebrates Durga Pooja
In the ongoing celebration of Dussehra, the fans of Rani got to see a glimpse of her when one of her besties posted a picture with the actress on Instagram.
Pic: Ranbir enjoys his downtime with Gauri Khan
The actor decided to spend the festive season of Durga Pooja in Mumbai by first visiting his good friend Ayan Mukerji and then dropping by at Gauri Khan’s store for some shopping.
Don’t let your rivers die – Rally For Rivers
Today, India’s rivers are facing a grave crisis. They have depleted by over 40% since Independence
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