News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jul 31, 2019, 08.50 AM(IST)

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Top developments of the day

CCD founder Siddhartha's body found on the banks of Netravati River in Mangaluru

The body of VG Siddhartha, founder of Café Coffee Day and son-in-law of former CM SM Krishna, has been found two days after he went missing,  reported news agency ANI.

Ahead of South Korea, US military drill, North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missilesintended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills.

Chinese province considers 'three-child policy' to halt population decline

China`s northeastern province of Liaoning is planning to loosen birth restrictions and allow some couples to have a third child in a bid to improve dwindling fertility rates and stop its workforce from declining.

Want to make high end computers in US, need tariff relief: Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday said that the desire to keep Mac Pro computer production in United States was behind the company's recent request for tariff exclusions.

CCD founder dead: Signature on note does not tally with Siddhartha's signature in annual reports, says I-T Department

The authenticity of the note allegedly written by founder-owner of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) V G Siddhartha, who is missing since Monday, is not known and the signature on it does not match with Siddhartha`s signature as available in his annual reports, said the Income Tax (I-T) Department on Tuesday.

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