Top Headlines: Make In India projects come undone; defence plans worth Rs 3.5L cr stuck

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Daily Newsletter | Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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Make In India projects come undone; defence plans worth Rs 3.5L cr stuck
Bureaucratic bottlenecks, long-winded procedures, commercial and technical wranglings, coupled with the lack of requisite political push and followthrough, have ensured that no major “Make in India” project in defence has actually kicked off in the last three years.
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China plans 1,000km-long tunnel to Xinjiang
China’s top leadership is considering digging a 1,000-km long tunnel, which if completed would be the world’s longest by a huge margin, to divert the waters of the Brahmaputra from Tibet to its dry Xinjiang region.


Gujarat assembly elections: Patidar, Congress leaders fail to reach deal on quota issue
After the meeting, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leaders said they will hold another round of discussion by November 7 to resolve the issue.
After 14 days of protest, SRFTI students start shifting to their allotted rooms
After 14 days of protest by students of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), the situation on campus partially returned to normalcy on Monday.
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Install Vivekananda’s statue, Rajasthan govt tells colleges
Rajasthan higher education department has directed the government colleges to install statues of Swami Vivekananda on their campuses which don’t have any statute of ‘Inspiring Icons’.


1MORE iBFree Bluetooth in-ear water-resistant headphones launched at Rs 3,999
US-based consumer electronics audio company 1More has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of iBFree Bluetooth in-ear headphones in India.
Vodafone to offer 84GB data for 84 days at Rs 496, check details here
One of India’s leading telecom operator Vodafone has rolled out an offer for its new prepaid users.
Daddy, story of a gangster-turned-politician
From the rough streets & back alleys of Central Mumbai comes a true story of Arun Gawli. Watch now!
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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 received a permanent price cut in India
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi’s phablet Mi Max 2 has received a permanent price cut in India.


BCCI draft constitution submitted in Supreme Court
A draft constitution of the BCCI was submitted in the Supreme Court in a sealed cover on Monday, incorporating suggestions of the Justice RM Lodha panel on reforms in the cash-rich cricket body.
Manoj strikes gold, Shiva settles for silver at Boxing Nationals
Manoj Kumar claimed his second successive National Championships’ gold but Shiva Thapa settled for a silver on an eventful day of summit clashes in the premier domestic boxing event on Monday.
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Close shave at SAI: Arrow pierces neck of 14-year-old archer
A 14-year-old archer from Sports Authority of India (Bolpur) had a close shave after an arrow pierced through the right side of her neck during a practice session this morning.


Realty investments up 100% in top 6 cities, says survey
With favourable changes in the legislative environment, India’s six major cities — Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, New Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad — have recorded 100% increase in investments in real estate sector at $2.87 billion during July 2016-June 2017, according to a survey by Cushman and Wakefield.
Deposit Rs 750cr by Dec end to get bail: SC to Unitech MD
The top court directed the jail authorities to facilitate Chandra’s meeting with his company officials and lawyers so that he could arrange money for refunding the home buyers as well as for completing the ongoing housing projects.
Anil Ambani hands over majority stake in RCom to banks
With some of its deleveraging plans, which included a merger with Aircel, collapsing, cornered RCom on Monday presented a fresh plan to recast its Rs 45,000 crore debt to lenders that includes converting Rs 7,000 crore of debt into equity by banks and handing over majority stake to them.
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Katrina Kaif secretly meets Akshay Kumar to discuss ‘Kesari’?
Katrina Kaif is certainly on a career-high at present, given her films lined up opposite all three Khans of Bollywood- Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan.
Deepika’s reply to Alia for praising ‘Padmavati’ trailer
The ‘Padmavati’ actress got wind of Alia’s comments and she had the cutest reply.
Pic: Chunky Panday’s birthday wish for daughter
The young girl is growing up to be a really gorgeous woman and as she turns 18 today, father Chunky Panday has the sweetest message for her.
Penny Dreadful-a horror series, is now online
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