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Daily Newsletter | Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Emirates trims US flights after Trump administration curbs
Emirates, Dubai govt-owned carrier and West Asia’s biggest airline, is cutting flights to the US due to a drop in demand caused by tough US security measures and Trump administration’s attempts to ban travellers from Muslim-majority nations.
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Babri case: Advani, Joshi, Bharati to face trial
In a serious setback to BJP veterans, the Supreme Court resurrected criminal conspiracy charges against L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharati and others in the 25-year-old Babri Masjid demolition case and set a two-year deadline for conclusion of trial.
At least 6 dead as fire guts Noida building
Of the 40 staffers in the company, Excel Greentech Pvt Ltd, around 15 were inside the building when the fire started at 1.30am and blazed for four hours. The others had stepped out for lunch.


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Delhi reels under heat wave, mercury soars to 44 degree Celsius
The national capital on Wednesday reeled under a heat wave with the mercury soaring to 44 degrees in some parts of the city.
Woman constable strangles live-in-partner
In a shocking incident, in Saharanpur a woman constable, Rashmi Kumari, allegedly strangulated her colleague and live-in partner, constable Lalit Kasana, for putting pressure on her not to get married after she recently got engaged, according to police sources.


Facebook F8: Instagram gets offline mode on Android
The profiles that users have visited before too will be visible, as well as the cached versions of the Explore tab and their own profile pages. The ‘offline mode’ feature is expected to be especially useful in emerging nations where internet connecti…
Pornhub’s new app lets users add Snapchat-like filters to their nudes
The app requires Android 5.0 Lollipop and later OS version to run. Pornhub says that the app is safe and won’t be accidentally shared anywhere.
Google accidentally sends ‘confidential Googlers-only OTA’ to some Pixel XL users
It looks like the search giant has mistakenly rolled out an Android update meant for beta testers, to general Pixel XL users.


IPL: Williamson, bowlers trump Daredevils
Needing 192 to win, Sunrisers Hyderabad finished on 176 for 5 with Siddharth Kaul bowling a magnificent final over, conceding just eight off it and winning the match for his side.
I always focus on playing my natural game: Pathan
He wants to finish games like he did for the Kolkata Knight Riders against Delhi Daredevils but Yusuf Pathan won’t change his flamboyant style of batsmanship.
China Grand Prix Gold: Kashyap, Harsheel Dani into last 16
In his comeback to competitive badminton after a three-month absence, 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Parupalli Kashyap has beaten Thailand’s Suppanyu Avihingsanon 21-16, 21-17 to enter the final 16 of the 2017 China Grand Prix Gold.


4 major private airports need Rs 27,000cr for capacity expansion
The four private airports — New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru — cater to nearly 55 per cent of the country’s total air traffic.These airports are operating at near-full capacity and will need to spend heavily on expansion through 2021, said the report by ratings firm Crisil.
China, EU keen to push message of free trade, engagement
Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged closer cooperation, at a time of global uncertainty, highlighting their common interests in peace and security and pushing a message of free trade and open engagement.
Sensex logs first gain in five days
The 30-share index opened higher at 29,369.90 buoyed by forecast of a normal monsoon and advanced to a high of 29,388.25 but succumbed to profit-booking and slipped to 29,241.48, before concluding 17.47 points, or 0.06 per cent higher at 29,336.57.


Sonu Nigam shaves off his head, insists that he’s not anti-Muslim
Sonu Nigam addressed the media at his house to clear his stand over the issue. The singer also invited celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim to cut his hair, in response to a West Bengal cleric’s fatwa offering Rs 10 lakhs to shave off Sonu’s head.
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