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23rd July News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

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Kabul Published on: July 23, 2016 19:00 IST

National News

IS claimed bombings rip through mass demonstration in Kabul; 61 dead, 207 wounded

Kabul: At least 61 people have died in as many as three suicide bombings claimed by the dreaded terror outfit Islamic State (IS) that today struck Dehmazang Circle in Afghan capital Kabul close to where hundreds of demonstrators gathered, an official from the Public Health Ministry said. Read more

No trace of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft, Manohar Parrikar conducts aerial survey of search operations

Massive search and rescue operations are on in war footing in the Bay of Bengal, about 300 kilometers East of Chennai, to locate the missing Indian Air Force aircraft AN-32. Read more

Congress sounds poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh, launches ‘27 saal UP behaal’ bus yatra

The Congress party today launched its poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh with party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi flagging off a three-day bus yatra ‘27 saal UP behaal’ from the party headquarters here. Read more

Judith D’Souza, Indian woman kidnapped in Kabul, rescued: Sushma Swaraj

Judith D’Souza, who was abducted from Kabul six weeks ago, has been rescued, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted this morning. Read more

J&K: Mehbooba govt transfers DIG South Kashmir, SSP Anantnag

Mehbooba Mufti government today transferred two senior police officers from South Kashmir range, which was worst hit by violence following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani. Read more

International News

Munich shooting: Attacker commits suicide after killing nine people

German police said on Saturday that the man who killed nine people and injured several others in a shooting rampage at Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping centre in the Munich city has committed suicide and was likely the lone shooter. Read more

India first country to contribute to UN Trust Fund for victims of sexual exploitation by peacekeepers

India has become the first country to contribute to the  UN Trust Fund for sexual exploitation victims. India has made a contribution of $100,000 to the trust fund that has been set up by the United Nations for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers,The United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) announced that India provided $100,000 for the Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. Read more

Pak-based terror groups target India's interests in Afghanistan: Envoy

Coming down heavily on Pakistan for being safe haven for terror groups, Afghan Permanent Representative at the UN, Mahmoud Saikal, said that LeT, Taliban, JeM, al-Qaeda and others target India's interests and goals in Afghanistan. Read more

Business News

Karbonn confirms Android One smartphonesd launching in Q1 next year

Karbonn Mobiles has confirmed it will be introducing new Android One-based smartphones early next year. Karbonn's Managing Director Pradeep Jain said the company is in talks with Google for Android One, and we might see some Android One smartphone launches in Q1 of next year.

What’s New on the Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Everyone’s excited about the next Android operating system update, and it’s officially called Nougat. It’s not Nutella, Nectar or Nuts, but Nougat.But if you have a Samsung Galaxy, or any model for that matter, you might want to delay your excitement further. Despite being one of Google’s first OEMs, Samsung rarely gets first dibs on Android updates. Some even described the company as crappy, when it comes to rolling out newly released operating systems.

Entertainment News

Sultan vs Kabali: And the winner of first day collections between Salman and Rajinikanth is….

Where superstar Rajinikanth is involved, it is quite obvious to expect wonders at the box office. His latest release ‘Kabali’ and the frenzy surrounding it is another testimony of the star power. We already know how his craze is unmatched and have since yesterday hearing all weird things his fans did to catch the first day screenings of the show. Read more

SRK has written a beautiful poem for girls and you need to read it right away

If you thought that superstar Shah Rukh Khan can’t go beyond flashing his boyish smile and hands out gesture to notch up his charm, you are mistaken. Because the King Khan just did something which will make get him more brownie points in eyes of women. Read more

Rs 350 cr is what Rajinikanth’s Kabali has earned on first day proving that only ‘Thalaivar’ rules!

In what is enough to gauge your eyes out of shock and surprise ‘Kabali’ has achieved the unattainable. This Rajinikanth starrer has earned Rs 350 crore on the opening day of its release worldwide. This information was shared by the makers of the movie in a statement released to the press. Read more

Sports News

‘I always wanted to bat in the top seven’: Ravichandran Ashwin

After smashing his third Test hundred, Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said that he always bat at number six for the team. Ashwin (113 off 253) struck his third Test ton, as he along with skipper Virat Kohli took India to 566 for eight declared on day two of the first Test against the West Indies. Read more

‘Extremely satisfied’ to score double ton after forgettable debut: Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli said that he is ‘extremely satisfied’ with his first maiden Test double ton against West Indies in the first Test match here.Kohli said that the feat has helped him wipe off the memories of his disappointing debut tour to the Caribbean in 2011 when he had struggled with the bat. Read more