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Daily Newsletter | Saturday, December 09, 2017
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Gujarat phase-1: Over 2cr voters to give verdict on development today
Nearly half of Gujarat will go to the polls on Saturday in the first phase of elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state covering 89 assembly seats across Saurashtra and south Gujarat regions.
EC: All checks & balances in place for EVM, VVPAT
Election Commission has assured political parties and voters that all possible security protocols as well as checks and balances are in place to prevent any misuse of electronic voting machines and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs).
India admitted to another non-proliferation regime
India was on Thursday admitted as a member of the Wassenaar Arrangement – a global grouping that regulates transfer and access to conventional weapons and dual-use technologies. Next, India expects to be included in the Australia Group as well, leaving NSG as the last non-proliferation regime that it expects to enter.



Samsung to slash price of Galaxy smartphones on this date
In a first, Samsung India will cut the prices of some of its Galaxy smartphones ahead of Christmas as part of “Happy Hours” sale on on December 12.
Facebook Messenger Instant Games get new features
Exactly one year back Facebook introduced Messenger games and on this occasion the company has rolled out new games and features. Presently, the platform has 70 games and more than 100 developers across the globe.
Asus Zenfone 4 smartphone to get Oreo update this month
Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus confirmed in August that it will roll out Oreo update for its Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 series of smartphones.


HWL Final: India go down fighting 0-1 to Argentina in semis
Olympic champions Argentina converted their lone penalty corner of the night to edge past hosts India 1-0 and enter their maiden final of the Hockey World League Final on Friday.
Showdown with Triple H biggest match of my career: Mahal
He’s been here before, as WWE Champion earlier this year. But Saturday’s showdown against the ‘King of Kings’ Triple H at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, the highlight bout of the much-awaited WWE Live India Tour, carries a different resonance for WWE Superstar Jinder Mahal.
HWL Final: Netherlands beat England 1-0 to end on high
Amidst heavy rain, Netherlands beat England 1-0 in the 7th/8th Place classification match at the Hockey World League Final on Friday evening. Mirco Pruijser (42′) scored the only goal of the match in trying conditions.


Government vs RBI: Deputy governor explains Kishore Kumar style
The IIT-Bombay alumnus’ resume is studded with several achievements, but what you won’t find there is the fact that during his B-school days in New York, he had started an Indian film music band called ‘Surbahaar’.
Sensex up 300 points, market closes positive
In Friday’s early trade, both the benchmark indices consolidated on Thursday’s positive sentiment and then extended the gains throughout the day. FMCG stocks were the major drivers of the Street with the Nifty FMCG sub-index surging more than 2 per cent during the day.
GDP growth to rise to 7.5% in ’18: Morgan Stanley
According to global financial services major Morgan Stanley, corporate return expectations and balance sheet fundamentals are improving, and a strengthening financial system should be able to meet investment credit demand.


Kangana Ranaut: A superstar is trying to put me behind bars
Kangana Ranaut may have gone off the spotlight for shooting her forthcoming film ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’ but the actress makes sure to brush up on the current affairs from time to time.
Alia Bhatt and her BFFs
Just a few years post stepping into the world of showbiz, Alia Bhatt has become a name to reckon with.
Kapil responds to Farah Khan’s “mannerless” tweet
Comedian-turned-actor Kapil Sharma is known for his infamous spats with many big-wigs from the industry.Well, it looks like he just added one more to the list
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