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Daily Newsletter | Saturday, October 07, 2017
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Hanging cruel, opt for less painful option, says Supreme Court
Observing that a convict facing death must die in peace and not in pain, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine whether execution of death sentence by hanging could be replaced by other less painful procedures like by injecting lethal injection or shooting.
GST gets simpler for small businesses, exporters
The GST Council tweaked rules on Friday to make life simpler for small businesses and exporters and also cut rates on 27 products, including man-made yarn, which was a key demand of the textiles sector, in a bid to mollify those complaining about the new tax regime.
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Mumbai police share details of Chhota Shakeel cases with Thane cops
Thane police had sought this information to see whether they can invoke the stringent MCOCA in the Thane case in which Dawood’s younger brother, Iqbal Kaskar, has been arrested.
Sasikala reaches Chennai to meet ailing husband
AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, who was granted emergency leave by the Karnataka prisons department on Friday to meet her ailing husband N Natarajan, arrived in Chennai around 6:15. Sasikala is travelling to Chennai from the Bangaluru prison by road.
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Watch: Samsung phone explodes in man’s pocket
Another video of a Samsung smartphone exploding has gone viral on social media. And mind you, the device this time is not the ill-famed Galaxy Note 7 but Samsung Grand Duos.
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This is how Apple CEO Tim Cook remembered Steve Jobs on his death anniversary
The company has named the auditorium at its new Spaceship campus Apple Park as Steve Jobs Theater. Apple recently launched its latest edition of iPhones, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and the tenth anniversary iPhone, iPhone X, at this auditorium.


FIFA U-17 World Cup: India go down 0-3 to USA
India showed heart but lacked in skill and quality with a much superior United States of America handing them a sound 3-0 thrashing in the opening encounter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday held at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
U-17 World Cup: PM Modi graces India vs USA match
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday graced Indian football’s historic moment when he greeted players of both the teams before the kick off India’s opening FIFA U-17 World Cup match against USA.
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Bumrah looking forward to learn from Nehra
India pacer Jasprit Bumrah is excited about the return of Ashish Nehra in the team and is looking forward to pick the veteran pacer’s brain during the T20 series against Australia, beginning on Saturday.


PMLA: Gems, jewellery dealers exempt from reporting requirement
Under the PMLA, every reporting entity is required to maintain record of all transactions of value exceeding Rs 10 lakh, all cross border wire transfers of more than Rs 5 lakh and all purchase and sale of immovable property of Rs 50 lakh or more.
To go 100% electric, auto companies have to change machinery, take risk: Transport Minister
“The cost advantage of e-vehicles is so huge that once companies make quality affordable cars available, people would buy it because it’s economically viable.”
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It’s a wrap for Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Aiyaary’
Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee along with the cast and crew of the crime drama ‘Aiyaary’, celebrated the wrap of their film with a grand bash.
Siddharth Roy Kapur to work with ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ director RS Prasanna for next
Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has teamed up with none other than ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ director RS Prasanna for an upcoming project. Sidharth loved the film which got a thumbs up from fans and critics alike, and is now looking forward to working with him.
Kareena grooves to ‘Chammak Challo’ in Dubai
The actress flew to Dubai for a promotional event where she was requested to show off some of her dance moves
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