Sunday, 9 November 2014

Mistrust mars US-Pakistan ties

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PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet: Manohar Parrikar new Defence Minister and ...

Economic Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried out the first expansion of his council of ministers on Sunday inducting former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar and former NDA minister Suresh Prabhu, both known for their administrative acumen, as well as BJP ...

Shiv Sena skips function, won't back BJP if it takes NCP help

Times of India - ‎28 minutes ago‎
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday asked his party's MPs to keep away from the swearing-in of Union ministers in New Delhi and said a BJP government in Maharashtra propped up with NCP support was unacceptable ...

Islamic State Leader's Fate Unclear After Latest Strikes

Bloomberg - ‎5 minutes ago‎
U.S. and Iraqi officials are working to determine if recent airstrikes may have injured or killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was targeted along with other senior members of the Sunni extremist group.

Berlin balloons soar away in tribute to fall of the wall

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The East German officer who gave the order to open the Berlin Wall. Berlin: More than a million Germans and people from around the world have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the event that more than any other marked the end ...

iSpirt launches an index to track the value of software product companies

Economic Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
BENGALURU: India's top 30 business-to-business software product companies are now worth around $6.2 billion (about Rs 37,500 crore), employing nearly 18,000 people, according to a newly-launched half-yearly index tracking these companies.

Dhawan, Umesh lead India's series-clinching win over Sri Lanka

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
HYDERABAD: Sri Lanka once again kneeled in front of India's domination on Sunday, losing the third ODI by six wickets and with it the chance to stay alive in the series, which India now lead with a winning 3-0 margin.

Ahir honoured for pursuing coal block irregularities

Deccan Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
For Hansraj Ahir, a berth in the Union Council of Ministers is considered a reward for doggedly pursuing irregularities in coal block allocations which proved to be the nemesis of UPA-II.

The new art of communal violence: Here's how to manufacture the perfect riot

Firstpost - ‎17 hours ago‎
New Delhi: The communal tension in Trilokpuri in East Delhi, Bawana in the West, Majnu ka Tilla in the North and Okhla in the South in recent weeks reveals a crucial development in the art of engineering communal trouble for immediate benefit: ...

Rajasthan MPs rewarded for defeating UPA ministers

Deccan Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two MPs from Rajasthan - Sawar Lal Jat and Rajyavardhan Rathore - have been inducted into the Union Cabinet as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers on Sunday.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy: The 'fighter' pilot

Hindu Business Line - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Narendra Modi took over as Prime Minister in May, it was surprising that Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the man who defeated Rabri Devi in Lalu Prasad's pocket borough in Saran, Bihar, did not find a place in his Cabinet.

Leader should belong to people of all communities: Azam Khan

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kanpur: In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Sunday said a leader should belong to people of all communities and treat every one as equal.

2 Million Catalans Vote in Mock Independence Poll

ABC News - ‎6 minutes ago‎
About 1.6 million people in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia voted Sunday in favor of breaking away from the country and carving out a new Mediterranean nation in a mock independence poll, but more Catalans stayed away either because of the ...

Muscat talks utter glimmer of hope for tough final nuclear deal

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUSCAT, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- The trilateral meeting that involves the United States, Iran and the European Union (EU) started in Muscat, the capital of Oman, on Sunday to discuss core issues on Iran's nuclear program.

Mistrust mars US-Pakistan ties

Arab News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Relations of very few countries in the world have been as mercurial as that of the US and Pakistan. Despite some ugly episodes, the uncomfortable alliance between these two states has survived to protect their mutual interests in the global arena.

AirAsia India joins fare war, puts one-way ticket at Rs. 699

Hindustan Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
AirAsia India on Sunday joined the domestic fare war launching a week-long sale offer for its entire network with one-way tickets with prices as low as Rs.

Hind Motors offers VRS at Uttarpara

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎2 hours ago‎
Calcutta, Nov. 9: Hindustan Motors today declared a voluntary retirement scheme for its employees at the Uttarpara factory. The makers of the Ambassador car, which shut down its plant in May, has 2,600 workers.

SBI's Bhattacharya Most Powerful Indian Woman in Business: Fortune

NDTV - ‎11 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Arundhati Bhattacharya, the chairperson of State Bank of India (SBI), has been named as the most powerful woman in business in India by Fortune magazine.

Microsoft releases new Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Baxter Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software applications for iPhones and iPads, part of the company's push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world.

Twitter Joins Hands With WAM To Stop Gendered Harassment

WallStreet OTC - ‎6 hours ago‎
WAM After garnering huge support and success in the online FBrape campaign, the Women, Action and the Media, popularly known as WAM have turned to Twitter to help curb any kind of gendered sexual harassment faced by the women in the virtual world.

Rang Rasiya review: Nudity is justified but weak script, choppy editing make film ...

Firstpost - ‎16 hours ago‎
In a scene in Ketan Mehta's Rang Rasiya we see Raja Ravi Varma (Randeep Hooda) paint a picture of his muse, Sugandha (Nandana Sen) as the goddess of Knowledge, Saraswati.

Sushant Divgikar eliminated from 'Bigg Boss 8'

Press Trust of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mumbai, Nov 9 (PTI) Mr Gay India Sushant Divgikar is the latest contestant to be eliminated tonight from the eighth season of the celebrity reality show 'Bigg Boss'.

Twinkle Khanna joins Twitter, Akki and Kjo welcomes her

Bollywood Mantra - ‎9 hours ago‎
The latest celebrity to join the social networking site Twitter is Akshay Kumar's beautiful wife and designer Twinkle Khanna. Twinkle debuts on Twitter with a unique user name 'Mrs Funny Bones'.

Neither dark, nor depressing

The Hindu - ‎10 hours ago‎
Naa Bangaru Talli is a film not many had heard of before the announcement of National Awards this year. The film bagged the National Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for 2013, its lead actress Anjali Patil (more popular now as Fanny from Finding ...

'The Real Housewives' creator sued for USD 5 million

Zee News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Los Angeles: Two of the producers of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' have filed a lawsuit worth USD 5 million against the show's creator and network for excluding them from the series' profits.

With four wickets on D-Day, Umesh Yadav paces it just right

Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
As far as cricketing moments go, it is a rather odd delivery to remember. But Tinu Yohannan squaring up England's Mark Butcher on a distant winter morning in Mohali just got stuck in this correspondent's mind like a gum to the boot.

India complete 3-1 series win in Australia

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
India claimed an impressive 3-1 win to clinch an emphatic four-match field hockey series victory over top-ranked Australia in Perth late Sunday.

West Indies tour withdrawal 'unacceptable': ICC

Herald Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
CRICKET'S governing body has vowed to take steps to prevent a repeat of the damaging West Indies cancellation of their tour of India last month.

Chowrasia has the last laugh

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
Not even in contention for the better part of the day, S.S.P. Chowrasia was the last man standing when it mattered in the $300,000 Panasonic Open here on Sunday.

The Higgs Boson “God” Particle May Still Be Undiscovered

SavingAdvice.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Higgs Boson particle - also known as the “God” particle - was discovered two years ago. Or was it? The European Organization for Nuclear Research or CERN reported to have discovered the Higgs Boson particle on July 4, 2012.

Cry for support for dementia caregivers

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎Nov 8, 2014‎
New Delhi, Nov. 8: India's rising population of patients with dementia will require governments, health care providers, and communities to accelerate efforts to provide support to families and caregivers of the patients, a report released today has said.

New transformation technique to repair damaged tissue

TheHealthSite - ‎11 hours ago‎
The method appeared to improve blood flow, oxygenation and nutrition in injured areas. Fibroblasts - cells that cause scarring and are plentiful throughout the human body - can be coaxed into becoming endothelium, an entirely different type of adult cell that ...
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