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Daily Newsletter | Sunday, July 23, 2017
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India 3rd largest terror target after Iraq and Afghanistan: US report
India has displaced Pakistan on a list of countries facing terror attacks in 2016, with higher fatalities and injuries than its restive neighbour, according to data compiled by the US state department.
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Aadhaar rebels find ways to avoid PAN linkage
In a quiet display of dissent, numerous taxpayers across the country have opted to file their tax returns manually, via snail-mail, rather than get an Aadhaar card.
Tree falls on ex-DD anchor, crushes her to death
A former Doordarshan anchor and yoga instructor Kanchan Nath, returning home from work in Chembur, has become the third casualty of a tree collapse this year in the city.


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Noida businessman attacked with blades, Rs 1.62 lakh robbed
A group of criminals attacked a local businessman with sharp weapons and allegedly robbed Rs 1.62 lakh in Bhangel, Noida. The incident took place on Saturday morning in his shop in the local market.
Farmers jump into Cauvery to protest water release to Tamil Nadu
Cops at T Narsipur in Mysuru district on Saturday used coracle and fire fighters to stop the farmers from getting deep into Cauvery river during protest against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.
Delhi: Man held for masturbating in front of German scholar
A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of a German woman, who is pursuing PhD from JNU, in southeast Delhi’s Greater Kailash, the police said.


Singapore’s visa rules to bring more pain for TCS, Infosys, HCL and Wipro
Singapore has sought to defend its visa regime, saying that one-third of its workforce is “already foreign” and it would be “mindless” to have open border without any policy framework to control the flow of people.
This Bengaluru-based firm might just be first to land a private spacecraft on the moon
Team Indus is a finalist in the Google Lunar X Prize competition that seeks teams to successfully land a 90% private-funded spacecraft on the moon.
Microsoft is using domain names in its legal fight against Russian hackers, here’s why
US Tech giant Microsoft is going after a Russian hacking group believed to be connected to the country’s intelligence agency GRU and behind several high-profile cyber attacks including on the NATO and the Hillary Clinton campaign.


Mithali Raj expecting plenty of runs at Lord’s
Both sides have impressed with the bat in this Women’s World Cup as India made 281 in their opening match, also against England, a month ago – a score they equalled in the semi-final victory over Australia.
Rahul Dravid unavailable for India’s overseas tours: Vinod Rai
While Vinod Rai admitted that they are trying to sort out Zaheer Khan’s contract issues as he is still associated with IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils, CEO Rahul Johri informed that the former speedster is likely to be available for India’s tour of South Africa.
Women’s HWL Semi-Final: India lose to Ireland, finish eighth
With India failing to seal the match, Ireland were never out of the match. They struck the equaliser in the 47th minute with a clinical variation in their penalty corner attempt that saw Kathryn Mullan finding a perfect deflection to put it past Savita.


75% of PANs not linked with Aadhaar
If you are one of those yet to link your PAN card with Aadhaar as directed by the Income Tax department, you are among the majority. Data tabled by ministry of finance in the Lok Sabha on Friday shows just 25% of PAN card holders had linked it with Aadhaar as on July 17.
Demonetisation, GST to make cash dealings tough: Jaitley
The impact of the demonetisation drive and the rollout of the goods and services tax (GST) will make it tough to deal in cash, leading to greater compliance, digitisation and widening of the tax base, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.


Kangana on nepotism: I would be a farmer if genes mattered
Kangana Ranaut has broken her silence on the nepotism debate, which hit the headlines when Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan brought it up, and said she would be “a farmer” if the point about family genes were true.
Watch: BTS video from ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’
Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar are geared up for their next release ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’. Both the actors are on a promotional spree to promote the venture for which they recently visited various cities to spread the word about their film. Interestingly, the makers have released a behind the scenes video of the movie.
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