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Daily Newsletter | Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Road construction part of China’s expansion strategy, say experts
China’s aggressive road building exercise into Chumbi valley in the strategically located tri-junction between India, Bhutan and China, the source of the current stand-off between the two neighbours, is part of Beijing’s plans to gain strategic advantage in the region, say experts.
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China’s road to Sikkim flashpoint with India
The Indian defence establishment is opposed to China’s attempts to construct a road on the Doklam plateau leading right up to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction, which has emerged as the major flashpoint in the ongoing face-off between the two armies in the remote border region.
Mansarovar yatra goes on via Uttarakhand route
China’s declaration on Tuesday that no Indian pilgrims will be allowed to proceed on the Kailash Mansarovar yatra till the Sikkim border row is resolved may have stalled the yatra through the Nathu La pass​ in Sikkim, but the pilgrimage is proceeding smoothly through the other route in Uttarakhand taken by pilgrims to reach the revered lake


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Ballabgarh killing: Four more including 50-yr-old arrested
Four persons, including a 50- year-old man, were arrested today in connection with the stabbing of a Muslim youth onboard a Mathura-bound train, an incident which had led to led nation-wide outrage.
Rains bring respite from sultry weather in Delhi
Rains lashed the national capital on Wednesday bringing much needed respite from sultry weather conditions experienced over the last few days, but also caused waterlogging and traffic jams in several areas.
Odisha homeguards forced to kneel down, photo goes viral in social media
Four homeguards, including a woman were forced to kneel down for not wearing khaki uniforms in Mayurbhanj district, sparking widespread resentment among their colleagues.


Moto E4 smartphone to launch in India soon: Report
It seems that Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to launch its Moto E4 budget smartphone in India. Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom has tweeted that the smartphone will soon launch in India at a price of Rs 8,700.
Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note smartphones get Android Nougat update in India
Lenovo has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for its K6 Power and K6 Note smartphones in India.
Xiaomi launches three new Mi Ecosystem products
Chinese technology giant Xiaomi has launched three new products under its Mi Ecosystem. Launched in China, these include Mi Laser Projector, Ninebot Plus and Mi Ultrasonic toothbrush.


Tendulkar convinces Shastri to apply for Team India coach’s post
Former India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar stepped in this week to finally resolve the matter surrounding appointment of India’s new coach in place of Anil Kumble, following which cricketer-turned-commentator Ravi Shastri finally agreed to send in his application for the role.
70 plus Niranjan included in Committee on Lodha reforms
The BCCI on Wednesday in a surprise move decided to include former Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) president Niranjan Shah as ‘Special Invitee’ in the newly formed committee which will study the Lodha Panel Reforms.
Narsingh questions Sushil’s appointment as national observer
Suspended wrestler Narsingh Yadav has objected to Sushil Kumar’s appointment as a national observer, raising conflict of interest allegations in a letter to the Sports Ministry.


Finance ministry starts notifying provisions of GST acts, amends rules
These include those relating to tax invoice, credit and debit notes, accounts and records, returns, payment of tax, refund, assessment and audit, advance ruling.
Consumption to propel India’s GDP growth: Nomura
According to Nomura, consumption has recovered from the demonetisation “shock” and while external demand has moderated slightly, it remains supportive of growth. Moreover, there are signs of a pick-up in central government investment.
Ice cream, tobacco makers canot opt for GST composition scheme
As per the Finance Ministry, manufacturer of ice cream, and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa, shall not be eligible to opt for composition levy under the Act. Also makers of tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes will not be able to opt for the scheme.


Watch: Priyanka sizzles at ‘The Defiant Ones’ premiere
The actress was recently spotted at the red carpet premiere of ‘The Defiant Ones’ in New York. ​
Lipstick Under My Burkha: Controversies
As the film gears up for its release, here’s a look at the times it made headlines.
Pic: Katrina Kaif dishes out some weekday wisdom
Katrina Kaif has posted yet another picture and this time, the actress goes philosophical.
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