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Defence experts dub Pakistan's response to David Coleman Headley's deposition as 'funny'

India.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Indian defence experts on Wednesday taunted Pakistan's 'expected fabricated' response on David Coleman Headley's deposition, calling it funny.
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How radio signal spurred Siachen avalanche survivor Lance Naik Hanumanthappa's rescue operation

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: A day after a massive ice-wall avalanche hit an Army post in the northern part of Siachen Glacier on February 3, rescue teams established "radio contact" with one of the 10 trapped soldiers.
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French Foreign Minister Fabius resigns

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced on Wednesday he was leaving the government ahead of a wider reshuffle that President Francois Hollande hopes can help bolster his chances for the 2017 presidential elections.
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Cipla's Q3 net rises 4.6% to Rs 343cr

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mumbai: Drug major Cipla's net profit increased 4.6% to Rs 343 crore in the third quarter ended December 2015, on the back of higher sales at Rs 3,107 crore.
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PM Narendra Modi to soon launch smart card for 40 crore unorganised workers

Economic Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon launch a smart card scheme for over 40 crore unorganised workers in the country to provide them various social security benefits like insurance and pension.
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Signing memorandum for Afzal Guru's mortal remains was political compulsion: Cong, PDP MLAs

The Indian Express - ‎12 hours ago‎
A year after they signed memorandum seeking return of mortal remains of Afzal Guru, the Congress and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators call signing of the memorandum a political “compulsion”.
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Chhattisgarh HM Ramsewak Paikra and three others injured in road accident

Daily News & Analysis - ‎5 hours ago‎
Paikra, his aide Rakesh Tiwari, guard Sanjay Singh and the driver sustained injuries, he added. Chhattisgarh's Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra and three others were injured when their SUV vehicle collided with a pick-up van in the state's Balrampur ...
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Valid ground for reservation in private sector: BJP

Zee News - ‎5 hours ago‎
New Delhi: The recommendations of a central panel for 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in private sector jobs on Wednesday evoked favourable reactions from parties with the ruling BJP noting it can be done after creating a conducive atmosphere.
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Nigeria's army accuse 2 soldiers of arming Boko Haram

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nigeria's army has arrested two soldiers allegedly caught trying to ferry a large quantity of arms and ammunition to Boko Haram Islamic extremists, a spokesman said.
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Japan Announces Fresh North Korea Sanctions After Rocket Launch

NDTV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The South Korean and Japanese moves came a day after Shinzo Abe and South Korean President spoke on the phone. (AFP File). Tokyo: Japan announced fresh sanctions against North Korea on Wednesday for its latest rocket launch, including a total ban ...
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UAE's PM appoints women as ministers for happiness, tolerance in new cabinet line-up

Firstpost - ‎9 hours ago‎
Dubai: The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday named women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female for youth affairs.
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Dollar defensive as Yellen sticks to script, yen centre stage

Reuters India - ‎56 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY The dollar was broadly lower early on Thursday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave investors no reason to change their minds that the next rate hike will be a long time coming.
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Jaitley likely to pare disinvestment target

Business Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to announce a relatively realistic disinvestment target of Rs 50,000-55,000 crore in the Union Budget for 2016-17, much lower than the current financial year's target of Rs 69,500 crore.
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Australia to look for ways to ship cheap gas

Times of India - ‎52 minutes ago‎
CANBERRA: Australia is willing to look at a regulatory framework for facilitating supply of gas at lower prices for India's gas-fired power stations, which may hold the key to the success of Narendra Modi government's 100 GW (giga watt) solar dream ...
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Why allow FDI only in marketplace e-comm? Need of the hour is to open up retail sector

Firstpost - ‎13 hours ago‎
New Delhi - When the government goes around in circles over drafting policy for any sector, smart businessmen usually find a way to circumvent prevailing laws.
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Facebook director loses face after 'racist' Free Basics tweet

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: Big shot Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, also one of Facebook's directors, caused a rumpus on Twitter on Wednesday with his adverse comments on India's decision to prohibit differential pricing of data services.
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US regulator says Google car could be its own driver

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO: The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver.
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Vodafone launches 4G service in Mumbai

Moneycontrol.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
The operator also said it will offer free upgrades to 4G and extra data for Vodafone Red customers for a month. Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3.
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Search trends point to higher user awareness on online safety: Google

Livemint - ‎4 hours ago‎
Hyderabad: Indian Internet users are increasingly becoming conscious of their online safety, Google Inc. said after an analysis of trends on the world's biggest search engine.
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2002 hit-and-run case: Victim's kin question Salman Khan's acquittal

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: After the Maharashtra government, the family of the victim in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan approached the Supreme Court Wednesday challenging acquittal of the actor by the Bombay HC and also sought compensation.
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Watch: Singer Hard Kaur randomly abuses Sunny Leone

Daily News & Analysis - ‎5 hours ago‎
Is there some new trend where one has to abuse Sunny Leone? The former adult star, who has got support from the denizens of Bollywood but after Rakhi Sawant, singer Hard Kaur was seen abusing the actress.
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Film promotions seems begging more and marketing less, says Karan Johar

Daily News & Analysis - ‎6 hours ago‎
Karan thinks the lesser the time one takes between releasing a film and promoting it, the better. Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar believes that current film promotions seem like begging rather than marketing a movie.
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Bhuj ado about nothing: Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan should focus on their films, not tolerance levels

Firstpost - ‎17 hours ago‎
Aamir and Shah Rukh Khan may not be the best of friends in real life. But they keep running into each other in unexpected places. Like Bhuj.
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T20 ticket sales from today

The Hindu - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Sale of tickets for Sunday's Twenty20 match between Sri Lanka and India to be played at the ACA-VDCA stadium here, will commence at eSeva Centres in the city on Thursday morning.
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I-League: Bengaluru FC thrash Shivajians 4-1

Daily News & Analysis - ‎5 hours ago‎
Runners-up Bengaluru FC notched up a crushing 4-1 win over DK Shivajians in an I-League encounter at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
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Ashish Nehra: Injury-prone bowling star stays away from team's football sessions

Zee News - ‎6 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Ashish Nehra has had a career plagued with injuries and now he has come to a stage where he doesn't leave anything to chance, so much so that he stays from the customary game of football while the Indian team is training.
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India beat Pakistan to sweep team gold medals in squash

Times of India - ‎9 hours ago‎
GUWAHATI: The Indian men and women players covered themselves with golden glory by beating Pakistan in both the team finals at the South Asian Games on Wednesday.
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Kolkata Municipal Corporation to launch app for climate and disaster alerts

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
The set-up of the climate change cell has been supported by the UK under a two-year UK-Kolkata Municipal Corporation Programme of 1 million pound technical assistance on low carbon and climate-resilient Kolkata.
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NASA releases new space tourism posters

Financial Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
The US space agency NASA is not only full of scientists but it is also home to artistic dreamers and thinkers who once again stormed the internet with the release of new space tourism posters.
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New film transistor paves way for flexible electronics

Pune Mirror - ‎3 hours ago‎
The transistor is conducive to miniaturisation - a common requirement in electronics and a feature TFT displays lack. It also boasts power-handling capabilities ten times greater than commercially manufactured transistors.
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How robots can reduce drug experiments

Business Standard - ‎11 hours ago‎
Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have created a robotically-driven experimentation system to determine the effects of a large number of drugs on many proteins, reducing the number of necessary experiments by as much as 70 percent.
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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in foetus study | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO Researchers on Wednesday reported new evidence strengthening the association between Zika virus and a spike in birth defects, citing the presence of the virus in the brain of an aborted foetus of a European woman who became pregnant while ...
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Baby's asthma risk rises if mom-to-be uses paracetamol

Times of India - ‎13 hours ago‎
Babies are likely to have an increased risk of developing asthma if their mothers during pregnancy take paracetamol, a common painkiller, warns a new study.
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Eat walnuts to shed flab, cut cholesterol

Economic Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Eating a walnut-rich diet can be effective in losing weight and improving cholesterol level, finds a new study. The research also showed that a diet containing walnuts, which are primarily comprised of polyunsaturated fats, positively impacts ...
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Men and women may be wired to behave differently: Study

Times of India - ‎14 hours ago‎
Structural differences in the brain may relate to male and female behaviour differences such as men being more likely to be better at learning and performing a single task at hand and women being more likely to exhibit superior memory and social ...
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