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Daily Newsletter | Friday, August 04, 2017
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Migrating to United States likely to get easier for educated Indians
Under the new legislation proposed by two Republican Senators and backed by President Trump, the educated elite will have first dibs on permanent residency — also called Green Cards — coveted by many prospective immigrants that usually and eventually results in citizenship.
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China talks tough, but hope of Doklam thaw
Amid signs of the thinning of its troops on the Doklam plateau and India’s willingness to reciprocate, China on Friday escalated its rhetoric over the standoff, warning India of “serious consequences” if it did not pull back its troops.
Sushma slams Rahul for meeting Chinese envoy
Referring to Rahul’s meeting with Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui, she asked how “a leader of the largest opposition party deemed it necessary to get his facts from the Chinese (rather than from the govt)”. This led to Congress protesting that it was quite normal for ambassadors to meet political leaders.


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Man arrested for raping, impregnating underage daughter
The rural district police have arrested a 45 year old man on charges of raping and impregnating his 15 year old daughter. The police have refused to divulge the identity of the accused as they want to protect the identity of the victim.
Shutdown enters 50th day, GJM demands withdrawal of police
No incident of violence was reported from the area since last night, but the police and security personnel kept up their vigil.
Every second swine flu case in UP is from Lucknow
City’s swine flu burden registered a jump here on Thursday as 20 new cases were reported. With this the total number reached 81.


Samsung W2017 flip phone with dual display launched in China
South Korean consumer electronics giant has launched its flip phone Samsung SM-G9298 in China.
Karbonn Aura Note Play smartphone launched at Rs 7,590
Domestic smartphone maker Karbonn has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of Aura Note Play smartphone.
Now, send money using Skype
All Skype users will now be able to transfer money to their contacts using the app.


2nd Test: Pujara, Rahane tons put India in charge
Pujara’s 13th Test century knock, combined with another solid hundred from Ajinkya Rahane, allowed India to milk the advantage of batting first on a dry surface and post 344/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test in Colombo.
Sardar, Jhajharia recommended for Khel Ratna
Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh and Paralympic gold-medalist and world record holder in F46 javelin thorw Devendra Jhajharia have been recommended for this year’s the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Talking Points: Milestone man Cheteshwar Pujara
TOI Sports highlights the major passages of play that highlighted Day 1 of the second Test between India and Sri Lanka at SSC, Colombo.


Wholesale price of onion rises 80% in a day in Nashik
The average onion prices at Lasalgaon wholesale market spiralled from Rs 1,270 per quintal to Rs 2,300 per quintal – a jump of 81% — between Wednesday and Thursday, registering a 20-month high.
Tatas explore sale of telecom assets to RIL
India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group has explored selling its struggling telecom and related assets to the country’s most valued company Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) even as Bharti Airtel remains a strong contender to acquire them.
Interest rates to slowly become reasonable: Arun Jaitley
Jaitley said the government has taken steps to offer stable interest rates to investors so that they are not lured into chit fund schemes, which attract investors by offering a meagre 1-1.5 per cent interest rate higher than what is given by banks.


Dilip Kumar in ICU, condition no better: Hospital
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital late Wednesday, is in ICU now.
Ranbir’s beefed up look will surprise you
Ranbir Kapoor, who was last seen in Anurag Basu’s ‘Jagga Jasoos’ opposite Katrina Kaif in a cute and school-boy avatar, is undergoing a lot of physical transformation for the upcoming Sanjay Dutt biopic.
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