Top Headlines: Trump ‘proud’ of military as US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan

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Daily Newsletter | Friday, April 14, 2017
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Trump ‘proud’ of military as US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan
The United States dropped “the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said.
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5 things to know about ‘the mother of all bombs’
NEW DELHI: The United States on Thursday dropped biggest ever non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan to target its ISIS tunnels.
No compromise on Jadhav sentence: Pak army
The Pakistan army brass decided after a discussion on Thursday that there would be no compromise on the issue of the death sentence awarded to retired Indian Navy commandant Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Pak army’s media wing, said in a statement.

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ED conducts searches on CAs, tax professionals in Delhi
Professionals in Karol Bagh, Laxmi Nagar, Model Town, Azadpur, Dilshad Garden and few other areas were raided by the Enforcement Directorate.
Report on Yamuna floodplains damage biased: Art of Living
This report is completely flawed, unscientific and biased,” the spiritual group headed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said in a statement, said AoL.
SC asks Haji Ali Dargah Trust to remove encroachments by May 8
SC also made it clear that no other court other than the apex court will entertain the petition relating to the removal of encroachment around the shrine.

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WhatsApp to government: Will cooperate in blocking sexually offensive videos
US-based instant messaging application firm WhatsApp Inc today told the Supreme Court that it would cooperate and assist the panel, which is finding ways to block sexually offensive videos on social sites.
H-1B visas helped Americans, claims US study
H-1B work visas – the most sought after by Indian IT professionals – had a “positive effect” on innovation and increased the overall welfare of Americans, a new study has found, amidst uncertainty over the regulations of such visas by the Trump admin…
Apple has hired a secret team for treating Diabetes
Apple has hired a team of biomedical engineers as part of a secret initiative, initially envisioned by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors to treat diabetes, CNBC reported citing three people familiar with the matter.

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IPL Match Highlights: KKR beat KXIP by 8 wickets
Kolkata Knight Riders registered their second victory of the season in their first home game in Match 11 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens on Thursday by chasing 171 in just 16.3 overs
Singapore Open: Sindhu, Srikanth, Praneeth in quarters
Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, runner-up at this year’s Syed Modi Grand Prix, advanced to the quarter-finals of the singles events at the Singapore Open Super Series.
With my comeback, focus will be on chasing: Kohli
A shoulder injury sustained during the Australia Test series ruled Kohli out of the first two games while AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle played a game each as RCB opted to set targets in the first two games.

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RBI may wind up, merge banks short of capital
Banks with unsound financials face the prospects of a merger or winding up, or even risk their board and management being sacked by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Infosys’ Vishal Sikka gets only 46% of variable pay
This might please those who felt Vishal Sikka has been given an unduly high salary — the Infosys CEO has received only 46% of his target variable compensation for 2016-17.

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