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Why should I resign? You resign: Katju to Jethmalani over timing of charges

Firstpost - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, who now heads the Press Council of India, had on Monday triggered a massive controversy by alleging that three chief justices of India made "improper compromises" during the UPA's first tenure in allowing an ...
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Enough Evidence to Prosecute Dayanidhi Maran, Centre tells CBI: Sources

NDTV - ‎40 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: The Centre has reportedly told the Central Bureau of Investigation that there is enough evidence to chargesheet former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in the case of a kickback or quid pro quo in the sale of telecom firm Aircel to the Maxis Group ...
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For Apple, iPhone Roars and iPad Whimpers

Wall Street Journal
54 minutes ago
Written by
Daisuke Wakabayashi
Apple is gearing up for its biggest initial run of iPhones - up to 80 million units - for the model that is commonly known as the iPhone 6. The WSJ's Ramy Inocencio talks to Daisuke Wakabayashi about why it took Apple so long to go bigger with its screens.
Apple Sold 35.2M iPhones in Q3, Despite iPhone 6 Expectations - by Michelle Maisto
Apple posts record jump in Q3 net profit on strong iPhone sales
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Apple released their earnings today, and their staggering sales figures continue on a trend pleasant to Wall Street. Their sales figures, however, didn’t make such an impact. The bread-and-butter of Apple, the iPhone/iPad duo, have slumping sales.
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Preity Zinta: 5 low points of her life

Times of India - ‎37 minutes ago‎
As per a report in PTI, Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede ...
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In Memoriam: The 29 IDF soldiers who gave their lives to protect Israel

Jerusalem Post - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Israel mourns the deaths of the 29 soldiers and officers killed in action in Operation Protective Edge; one soldier remains missing in action.
Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
Israelis firmly behind Gaza operation as military losses mount (+video)
Meirav M.
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'The European Union has issued a strong condemnation of Hamas’ attacks on Israel and human rights abuses within Gaza. A statement published after a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers condemned “the indiscriminate firing of rockets into Israel by Hamas and militant groups in the Gaza Strip, directly harming civilians.” 'The EU also condemned “calls on the civilian population of Gaza to offer themselves as human shields” – a sign of recogni...
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Amarnath Yatra under threat of terror attacks, says govt

India Today - ‎10 hours ago‎
There are intelligence inputs which suggest threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed today. "There are intelligence inputs about the plan of terrorists to target Amarnath yatra and the same has been shared with security ...

Judiciary reeling under the burden of pending cases

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
India's judicial system is reeling under the burden of pending cases and it seems just increasing the number of judges and courts will not do.
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Maharashtra government issues resolution on extending slum regularisation

IBNLive - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a Government Resolution (GR) extending the slum regularisation date from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2000.
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Meet the five CMs of Uttar Pradesh; not even one of them is Akhilesh

Firstpost - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav has a very simple explanation for rising incidents of crime against women, and crime in general, in Uttar Pradesh: it is a big state and therefore, by proportion, the number of such incidents is the ...
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The importance of Ben Gurion airport to Israel (+video)

Christian Science Monitor
39 minutes ago
Written by
Dan Murphy
After a reported Gaza rocket strike near Israel's Ben Gurion Airport, the US suspended commercial flights to and from Tel Aviv.
Gaza conflict: US suspends flights to and from Israel over rocket fears as death ...
'FAA makes these decisions for the safety of United States citizens '
Alex Grossman
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FAA Statement - Notice to Airmen Issued for Ben Gurion International Airport   For Immediate Release July 22, 2014 Contact: Kristie M. Greco  Phone: (202) 267-3883 FAA Statement–Notice to Airmen Issued for Ben Gurion International Airport At 12:15 EST on July 22, 2014, the FAA issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) informing U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for a period of u...
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Widodo Targets Indonesian Growth Unseen Since Asia Crisis

Businessweek - ‎53 minutes ago‎
“We must address shortcomings in infrastructure, manufacturing, and then we need to invest more in strong human capital,” Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, 53, said in an interview at his rented house in central Jakarta.
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Obama stays low-key on Ukraine, waits for Europe to take bigger role

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama waves from Air Force One before departure at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. He was flying to Seattle for a three-day West Coast trip and will attend at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
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Typhoon deaths rise to 151 as China reports more

Washington Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
BEIJING - The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China's south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday, increasing the overall toll to 151 people dead in three countries just before a second storm approaches land.
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Why govt nod for six new airlines will only add more troubles for aviation sector

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
The government has paid enough lip service in recent weeks on creating airport infrastructure, boosting regional connectivity and enhancing competition among existing airlines.
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Asia stocks rise as risk aversion wanes, Aussie spikes

Reuters India - ‎16 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tensions continued to ebb, while the Australian dollar spiked on stronger-than-expected inflation data.
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Thyrocare plans IPO in Feb to allow investors to exit

Business Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Leading diagnostic laboratories player Thyrocare Technologies today said it is coming out with an IPO in February 2015 to allow its private equity fund an exit route.
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Fifteen stocks in focus in Wednesday morning trade

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: Indian markets are expected to trade in a range on Wednesday, tracking positive trend seen in other Asian markets and SGX Nifty.
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Tata Coffee net profit down 34 per cent in first quarter

The Hindu - ‎9 hours ago‎
Tata Coffee, on Tuesday, reported a 34 per cent drop in its standalone net profit in the quarter ended June 30, while total income from operations during the period went up marginally by over four per cent.
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Xiaomi Mi 3 sold out on Flipkart within 40 minutes

Firstpost - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Xiaomi made a grand entry into the Indian market with the Mi 3, and had scored a jaw-dropping 1,00,000 registrations even before it went up on sale exclusively on Flipkart earlier today.
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Indians spend over 3 hrs on smartphones, up 57% over last two years

Daily News & Analysis - ‎3 hours ago‎
India is a nation of the 'young'. And the young are spending more and more time on the smartphone. The Ericsson ConsumerLab Report 2014, released on Tuesday, was based on a survey carried out in April-June 2014 among 4,000 smartphone users ...
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LG G3 review: At Rs 47990, a solid flagship Android smartphone

Firstpost - ‎46 minutes ago‎
They say all good things come to those who wait and it seems like the G3 was quite worth the wait after all. With a launch price of Rs 47,990 for the 16GB version, the G3 is here for to satiate your flagship hunger.
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Priyanka will unveil first trailer of 'Mary Kom' today

ARY NEWS - ‎4 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Bollywood brunette Priyanka Chopra will be unveiling the first trailer for her upcoming movie ' Mary Kom' on Wednesday (today).
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Big B, Dhanush caught in celebration mode on sets of 'Shamitabh'

IndiaGlitz - ‎10 hours ago‎
The shooting of R.Balki's next project 'Shamitabh' is going on in full swing with lead actors Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan enjoying their work and each others' company on sets.
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How India won only their second Test at Lord's in 28 years

IBNLive - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Ajinkya Rahane's century gave a dream start to what turned out to be a historic Test for India, ended by a breathtaking display of fast bowling by Ishant Sharma that sucked life out of England.
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Sindhu Hopes to Shine in Maiden Shuttle to Glasgow

The New Indian Express - ‎22 hours ago‎
HYDERABAD: The withdrawal of Saina Nehwal has opened a window of opportunity for PV Sindhu to prove her growing stature. In the absence of Saina, Sindhu will lead the Indian challenge in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.
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Mars orbiter has only 20% travel left

The Hindu - ‎8 hours ago‎
The first Indian Mars Orbiter spacecraft has to cover just 20 per cent of its journey to the red planet and about 60 days to go before it is put into an orbit around Mars on September 24.

Tracing the course of the Teesta on bicycles, Indian Army seeks inclusion in ...

Times of India
Jul 20, 2014
Written by
Jayanta Gupta
KOLKATA: Ever wondered how it feels to pedal a bicycle at an altitude of 19,000 feet even as your lungs cry out for that extra oxygen that isn't available in the rarefied atmosphere.
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Acid used for toilet cleaning may cause respiratory diseases

Jagran Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Almost 91 percent of doctors link acids used as toilet cleaners with respiratory and other health problem, states a survey by Indian Medical Academy.
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Celgene drug can drive HIV out of hiding, study claims

Fox News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding from cultured lymphocyte. The multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites of assembly and budding of virions.

First condom designed to kill HIV developed

Business Standard - ‎14 hours ago‎
A new condom capable of deactivating up to 99.9 per cent of HIV, herpes and human papillomavirus has been designed - and it could be available in Australia within months.
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Encephalitis kills three more in Bengal, toll now 61

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
Siliguri, July 22 (IANS) The raging encephalitis menace Tuesday claimed three more lives in northern West Bengal, taking the death count to 61 over the past 20 days, health officials said.