Klips for 31st July

National 🇮🇳 | CCD owner VG Siddhartha dead, body found from Netravathi river
– He had gone missing since Monday leaving behind a letter apologising for his ‘failures’
Livemint: http://bit.ly/2yrYSg8
A timeline of events and the letter: http://bit.ly/2MrfKMs

Subir Gokarn passes away
– Gokarn was an economist and former RBI Deputy Governor
– He was 60yrs old
BS: http://bit.ly/2ytABpW

‘Triple Talaq Bill’ passed by Rajya Sabha
– 99 voted in favour, 84 against it and crucially 57 stayed away (including AIADMK, BSP and JDU) as also 8 Congress MPs were ‘missing’
– PM Modi said: ‘Parliament corrects a historical wrong done to Muslim women’
Hindu: http://bit.ly/2MtGJHg

Economy & Business 💰 | AbInBev banned in Delhi for 3 yrs for tax evasion
– The world’s largest brewer was found to have used duplicate bar codes on its beer bottles
– AbInBev owns popular brands like Budweiser and Hoegaarden
Reuters: https://reut.rs/2GDKJ3Y

Apple revenues from iPhone dip 12%, indicate move to services
– The iPhone now contributes less than 50% of overall revenues due to diversification
– China, where iPhone sales have been lagging, grew 17% in revenue terms for Apple
Bloomberg: https://bloom.bg/2yrc9G0

Tech 📱 | Pubg launches Lite version to attract low-end Android users
Livemint: http://bit.ly/2MqYQ0f

Opinion: Apple Should Cut iPhone Prices If It’s Serious About Services
– Google reported Pixel shipments doubled when the price was cut to $400
Bloomberg: https://bloom.bg/2ypXPxy

Interesting: Assam’s golden tea sells for ₹50000 per kg
– Manohari Gold tea fetched the price at an auction

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