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Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone

Economic Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
ATHENS: Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the ...
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Manipur ambush: Key member of NSCN(K) nabbed by NIA

Daily News & Analysis - ‎3 hours ago‎
This is the first breakthrough achieved by NIA which was handed over the probe in the case within a couple of days of the attack. The investigating agency had deputed a team of experts, led by a Deputy Inspector General, to the spot.
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Vijender turns pro, breaks coach's heart

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHANDIGARH: India's lone Olympic medallist in boxing, Vijender Singh, has turned professional. The 29-year-old signed a lucrative multi-year promotional agreement with Queensberry Promotions on Monday that will see the Bhiwani lad fight a minimum of ...
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Vyapam Case: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya hints at SIT probe into deaths

Economic Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: The alarmingly large number of deaths of witnesses and others involved in the multi-crore Vyapam scam has prompted BJP general secretary and currently minister for industry in Madhya Pradesh, Kailash Vijayvargiya to suggest the possibility ...
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Secondary education reduces HIV risk for girls

Times of India - ‎11 hours ago‎
Longer secondary schooling reduces the risk of contracting HIV, particularly for girls, shows a study. Students with longer secondary education had an eight percent lower risk of HIV infection, about a decade later, from about 25 percent to about 17 ...
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Judge orders contempt case against Elvis

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
HYDERABAD: Justice B Siva Sankara Rao of the Hyderabad High Court on Monday dismissed the recusal petition filed by nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson in the cash-for-vote case and ordered the launch of contempt proceedings against the legislator.
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IPL-6 spot fixing: Delhi court defers framing of charges to July 25

The Indian Express - ‎16 hours ago‎
The order on framing of charges in the IPL-6 spot fixing case in which suspended cricketers Ajit Chandila, S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and others, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel are accused, was on Monday ...
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Justice Katju wants Supreme Court to quash Parliament's resolutions against him

Daily News & Analysis - ‎5 hours ago‎
Katju has sought quashing of resolutions passed against him by Lok Sabha on March 12 and Rajya Sabha on March 11. Justice Markendey Katju, former apex court judge, today moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of resolutions passed against him ...
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Egypt's Top Prosecutor Hisham Barakat Dies After Convoy Is Attacked

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
CAIRO—Egypt's top prosecutor died Monday from wounds suffered when a bomb exploded earlier in the day near his motorcade as it traveled through an upscale Cairo neighborhood, state television said.
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In turf war with Afghan Taliban, Islamic State loyalists gain ground

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
SURKH DEWAL, Afghanistan, June 29 (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials said, wresting areas in the east from rival Taliban insurgents in a new threat to ...
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Tunisia attack: Faces of two 'dangerous terrorists' hunted in connection with ... - ‎2 hours ago‎
A manhunt was launched last night for two 'dangerous terrorists' wanted in connection with the Tunisian beach massacre. On-the-run Mohamed bin Abdallah and Rafikhe Tayari are believed to have assisted crazed Seifeddine Rezgui in his beach rampage ...
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Explained: Capital outflows, pressure on Rupee, but no big India damage likely

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
While greater clarity on the impact on India is contingent upon how events unfold in the run-up to the July 5 Greek referendum, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi conceded on Monday that an increase in interest rates in Europe could trigger investment ...
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Forecasts for BSE Sensex trimmed, but rise seen into 2016 - Reuters poll | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎2 hours ago‎
BENGALURU India's benchmark stock index, the BSE Sensex, is set to climb this year, although not by as much as forecast three months ago, and it will be up about 18 percent in a year's time even if U.S.
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NITI Aayog to Push India's Cyber Defence System

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kolkata: NITI Aayog would give a policy push to build India's cyber defence system, its member V K Saraswat said on monday. "NITI Aayog will give a policy push to build the country's cyber defence system for enhancing national security," Mr Saraswat ...
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Sebi bars 239 players for misusing SME platform to launder money, evade taxes

Economic Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
MUMBAI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has barred 239 individuals and entities from accessing the securities market for misusing the small and medium enterprises(SME) trading platform of exchanges to launder money and to evade ...
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Guess what! Faster internet soon to become a reality

Hindustan Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
A man scratches his face as he uses a computer at an internet cafe in Hefei, Anhui province. Credit: Reuters/Stringer. Share. In a major breakthrough that can make the internet superfast and cheap, researchers have successfully increased the maximum ...
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Smartphone users in India addicted to communication apps, says Ericsson study

The American Bazaar - ‎3 hours ago‎
BENGALURU: A new study conducted by Ericsson says that smartphone users in India are addicted to communication apps, spending at least 47% of their time messaging through apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Hike and Skype.
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Facebook Lite for Android launched in India

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
Facebook on Monday launched a new version of its app for Android phones in India. Aimed at emerging markets, Facebook Lite is a lighter version that has been optimised for slower data connections.
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Xiaomi teaser hints at a probable Redmi Note 2 launch tomorrow

Firstpost - ‎9 hours ago‎
Xiaomi has taken to its social media pages and hinted to reveal something 'jaw-dropping' on June 30 for fans. As the post states that its 'note-worthy', we should expect the launch of the Redmi Note 2 in India.
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Actress Preeti Gupta slams leak of nude photos as violation of privacy

Daily News & Analysis - ‎6 hours ago‎
Actress Preeti Gupta's nude photos were leaked last week. Gupta, who recently acted in the film Unfreedom, spoke out about the leak, calling it a violation of her privacy.
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Shah Rukh on Salman: 'We have now become friends'

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan both have a movie coming out next Eid with Raees and Sultan respectively, but according to King Khan there is no clash since he and Salman are now friends.
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FIR lodged against Sunny Deol, makers of 'Mohalla Assi' in Barnala

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
BARNALA: Trouble for Sunny Deol starrer film 'Mohalla Assi' escalated on Monday as an FIR was registered here against Sunny Deol, and director, producer and other actors of the film for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of people.
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Rahane to lead second-string India in Zimbabwe | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI India rested regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and a host of other senior cricketers on Monday and put Ajinkya Rahane in charge of a second-string squad for next month's tour of Zimbabwe for three one-dayers and two Twenty20 ...
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It's another challenge for me, says Harbhajan

Times of India - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: It's been an exciting last two months for Harbhajan Singh following a return to Test cricket and the senior off-spinner is now looking forward to the challenge of bowling in the limited-overs format.
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ED to seek details on Lalit Modi's financial transactions from 3 countries

Economic Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate, which is probing charges of money laundering against former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, has decided to send letters rogatory to three countries, seeking information on financial transactions and the private ...
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Valuable lessons learnt from pool matches, says van Ass

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
Indian coach Paul van Ass is imploring his wards to be fast learners and take the lessons from the preliminary round into the encounter against Malaysia in the Hockey World League Semifinals.
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Scientistst find rats 'dream' of paths to a brighter future

Livemint - ‎9 hours ago‎
The researchers monitored brain activity in rats, first as the animals viewed food in a location they could not reach, then as they rested in a separate chamber, and finally as they were allowed to walk to the food.
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The one in which a blue whale was washed ashore - ‎8 hours ago‎
Quite unexpectedly, a gigantic blue whale was washed ashore at the Alibaug beach in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, just 120 km away from Mumbai, recently.
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Too much of male attention harms gorgeous females!

Economic Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
MELBOURNE: Too much male sexual attention harms attractive females, according to a study on fruit flies. The study showed that male harassment of females hampered the species' ability to adapt to new environmental conditions.
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Lab-Made Terraforming Organisms Could Make Life on Mars Possible

GOOD Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is probably as close to a cadre of comic book-ish “Mad Scientists” as we're likely to get in the real world.