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Major News and Events of 01 February 2016

What Happened on 01 February 2016

Panasonic India launched new headphones

Panasonic India has unveiled two new headphones. As per media reports, the two new headphones include the Panasonic HD5, which is a hi-res headphone and BTD5 – a Bluetooth headphone. The Panasonic HD5 hi-res headphone costs Rs 9,490, while the BTD5 bluetooth headphone will be priced at Rs 6,490.

Maruti Suzuki reports decline of 2.6 percent in sales in January

Carmaker Maruti Suzuki India has reported a decline of 2.6 percent in total sales during January at 1,13,606 units against 1,16,606 units in the same month during the year 2015. Media reports quoted the company as saying the domestic sales had marginally risen by 0.8 percent to 1,06,383 units compared to the 1,05,559 units during January 2015.

Teen killed by train trying to take selfie outside Chennai

A student died while trying to take a selfie just outside Chennai. As per reports, 16-year-old Dinesh, a class 11 student, was run over by a speeding train while trying to take a selfie with the train in the background. Dinesh, who was on his way back from a zoological park in the area, was accompanied by a group of friends.

Cow slaughter: NSA invoked against expelled BJP leader

The government of Madhya Pradesh has invoked the National Security Act against Anwar Mev, an expelled BJP leader. As per media reports, Mev was detained for allegedly slaughtering a cow at his home. The arrest took place after the carcass of a cow was recovered from Anwar’s home in Maniyarpura locality located in Tonkkhurd Nagar town of Dewas district.

Governor asks PDP and BJP to decide on alliance by tomorrow

NN Vohra, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, has asked the PDP and the BJP to clarify by tomorrow evening if they would again be forming the government in J&K. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who is expected to succeed as the CM of the state and has refused to take oath more than three weeks after the death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has given the hint that she would like fresh elections in the state.  

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