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Daily Newsletter | Sunday, July 09, 2017
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Here’s how schools of faith, mobiles are radicalising Kashmir
Last month, in a south Kashmir mosque, Mufti Shabir Ahmad Qasmi fiercely defended former Hizbul commander Zakir Musa’s call for Islamic jihad. For the first time, a cleric was exhorting believers to support Kashmir’s most wanted terrorist, who had recently aligned ideologically with al-Qaida.
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G20 leaders move forward on Paris deal, sans US 
The divide between the United States and rest of the world on the Paris Agreement on climate change was further formalised on Saturday with the G20 declaration in Hamburg taking note of the US intent to withdraw from the global deal.
‘Had ‘major influence’ on counter-terror tallks’
India said that it had “a major influence” on counter-terrorism discussions at the G20 Summit with PM Modi raising the key issue with the European leaders. The joint statement on fighting terror was to be an annexure to the G20 declaration, but India pitched for it to be a separate statement.


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Now, Delhi residents can get surgery performed for free in 48 private hospitals
Residents of Delhi who are unable to have surgeries at any government hospital in the city can now get free surgery in 48 private hospitals without having to worry about huge bills. The bills, for which no upper limit has been set, will be paid by the Delhi government.


Redmi Note 4 becomes the most-shipped Xiaomi smartphone in India
The revenue growth came as the company shipped a record high of 23.16 million devices in the quarter ended June globally, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun said in a letter to employees on Friday.
Data bundling with smartphones is back, but it’s different this time
Experts say the latest bundling tie-ups could work as it’s a win-win for all the parties — handset players, telcos, and of course, customers.
Axis Bank is front runner in the race to buy FreeCharge
FreeCharge was acquired by Jasper in 2015 in a deal estimated at $400-450 mn in what was then the largest acquisition in the Indian startup landscape.


Indian eves play draw with South Africa in HWL Semis
Brilliant goal-keeping by Savita saw India hold hosts South Africa 0-0 in their first match at the Women’s Hockey World League Semi Final in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic into Wimbledon last-16 for tenth time
Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic roared his way into the fourth round with a 6-4, 6-1, 7-6(2) defeat of unpredictable Latvian Ernests Gulbis on Centre Court. Djokovic will play France’s Adrian Mannarino for a place in the quarter-finals.
Asian Athletics: Sudha wins gold, India still tops medal tally
India clinched one gold through Sudha Singh in women’s 3000m steeplechase event and four other medals to maintain their numero uno position on the third and penultimate day at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Saturday.


RBI amends its order on bankruptcy proceedings
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended its directive asking banks to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against 12 companies which have failed to repay loans over Rs 5,000 crore as on March 2016.
‘Enforcing zero liability norms will be challenging’
The RBI’s new norms require that on being notified by the customer, the bank shall credit the amount involved in the unauthorized electronic transaction to the customer’s account within 10 working days of notification by the customer.
GST fraud: Finance Ministry provides helpline number
Since the roll out of GST, the government has come up with a slew of measures aimed at troubleshooting the hiccups in the implementation of the new tax regime. The latest step taken in this regard is launch of a helpline to deal with ‘unscrupulous elements posing as GST officers’.


Amy Jackson topless picture is a sight for sore eyes
Actress Amy Jackson Instagram account is full of sensual and sultry pictures that it is sure to turn anyone into a loyal follower. The 25-year-old actress set temperatures soaring with another smouldering topless picture from a photoshoot in Ibiza.
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Court puts ‘Neerja’ producers on notice
Neerja Bhanot’s family had filed a case of “criminal conspiracy” against the makers of ‘Neerja’ last month, adhering to which the Punjab and Haryana High Court has now put them on notice.
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