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Last-minute appeal to stay Yakub's hanging, hearing at 2am

Hindustan Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
A file photo of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon entering the Tada court. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo). Share. President Pranab Mukherjee dismissed Yakub Memon's mercy petition and the Supreme Court upheld his death warrant on Wednesday but the ...
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Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is dead, a pious enigma

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL One of the most wanted men in the world for over a decade, Mullah Omar was also one of the most elusive. There are no clear photographs in existence of the tall, one-eyed leader of Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents, and only a handful of ...
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IS document 'rubbish', says Indian home ministry

Business Standard - ‎5 hours ago‎
India's home affairs ministry on Wednesday termed "rubbish" the alleged IS document which hinted that the terror group was preparing to attack India to provoke confrontation with the US.
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Louis Berger bribery case: Goa cops quiz ex-CM Digambar Kamat

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
The sleuths also questioned former PWD minister Churchill Alemao for second time in two days. Alemao, who was quizzed for over seven hours yesterday, was grilled for two hours today.
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GM to invest $1 billion for 'make in India' push

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
With an aim to put its troubled past behind it, General Motors, the world's third-largest carmaker, on Wednesday announced a major overhaul of its near two-decade old operations in India.
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Kalam death: In his hometown, hundreds turn up to bid farewell

The Indian Express - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Kalam's body was brought from New Delhi to Madurai in an Indian Air Force aircraft, accompanied by Union Ministers Manohar Parrikar and Venkaiah Naidu.
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Deadlock in Parliament likely to continue

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: No signs of end to the over weeklong deadlock in Parliament is in sight despite the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resuming proceedings tomorrow after two days in the wake of the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.
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Now Pappu Yadav gets 'Y' category security

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has been given 'Y' category security, over a week after former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was accorded the top 'Z-plus' security cover by the Centre.
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MH370 speculation after flight wreckage washes up on Reunion Island

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Debris that appears to be from a large plane has reportedly been found off the east coast of Africa, raising the possibility it could be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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The unavoidable rush to politicize the killing of Cecil the lion

Washington Post - ‎28 minutes ago‎
There are few things that can galvanize our national attention like an American trophy hunter in Africa. It's right below "What Color Is This Dress" but above "This Woman Wrote a Powerful Message to Her Haters on a Receipt.
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France to boost ties with sanction-free Iran

Zee News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tehran: Iran and France will deepen bilateral political and economic relations in the "near future", once the historic nuclear agreement is implemented, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Iranian counterpart Mohamad Javad Zarif said on ...
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Russia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17 - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
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SpiceJet in talks with Boeing, Airbus for $11 billion jet deal | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI Budget airline SpiceJet Ltd (SPJT.BO) is in talks with Boeing Co (BA.N) and Airbus Group (AIR.PA) to acquire about 100 new narrow-body jets, its chief financial officer said on Wednesday, in a deal that would be worth about $11 billion at ...
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Cabinet Approves Rs. 20000-Cr Infra Investment Fund: Report

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved creation of a Rs. 20,000-crore National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), a sort of sovereign fund, for development of infrastructure projects, including the stalled ones.
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Cyrus Mistry tells Tata Group to go digital

Livemint - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Mumbai: Stressing on the need for the Tata Group companies to adopt a digital approach for businesses, Cyrus Mistry, chairman of Tata Sons, on Wednesday laid out several initiatives that will have to be taken by the group companies to achieve its 2025 ...
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Sensex ends 104 points up, above 27500; Jet Airways surges 19%, Sun TV up 11%

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day up 104.20 points, 0.38 per cent, at 27,563.43 ahead of expiry of July futures and options (F&O) contracts on Thursday.
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Windows 10 Experience Comes to iPhone, Android Devices

ABC News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Microsoft really wants to make Windows 10 omnipresent in the lives of its users. With the release of Windows 10 today, Microsoft is emphasizing a computing experience that can move seamlessly between the PC and almost any smartphone, including iPhone ...
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Facebook testing LinkedIn-style personality tags on profile pages

Mashable - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Facebook is quietly testing a new feature that lets users tag friends with a word and phrase that describes their personality or interests.
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Another 50000 Lenovo K3 Note sells within 10 seconds on Flipkart

The Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
In the fourth flash sale on Flipkart today, Lenovo has announced that it has sold 50,000 units of its latest K3 Note smartphone withon 10 seconds.
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R Balki's next starring, Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, titled 'Ki and Ka'

Daily News & Analysis - ‎7 hours ago‎
The film will also see a special appearance by Balki's favourite Amitabh Bachchan, with whom he worked in all his three releases Cheeni Kum, Paa and Shamitabh.
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Check out why Shah Rukh Khan loves this fan-made Raees trailer

Firstpost - ‎7 hours ago‎
An SRK fan club recently made a fan video of the official Raees trailer and Shah Rukh Khan loved it so much, he suggested they finish the remaining schedule of the film.
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Why did Rishi delete his message to Huma on social media?

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rishi Kapoor never shies from taking off on himself or his Bollywood colleagues. On Tuesday, along with his birthday wish to Huma Qureshi: "Happy Happy Birthday dear Huma Qureshi.
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Watch: Brothers' anthem, with smoking hot Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra

Firstpost - ‎10 hours ago‎
While watching the trailer for Dharma Productions' Brothers, starring Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra, chances are your first reaction will be amazement at how effortlessly both actors turn into fighters.
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The Ashes 2015: England bowler James Anderson responds to Lord's ... - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Even the greatest need a little support and advice sometimes. James Anderson has had nine days to stew over Lord's where he failed to take a wicket for the first time in 64 Test matches.
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I hoped to play a bit longer with Kohli: Karun Nair

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
CHENNAI: Top scorer Karun Nair rued that he missed out on the chance to play alongside India Test skipper Virat Kohli, who "unfortunately got out" cheaply during India A's first innings against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' match.
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It would be good for cricket if Pakistan and India play, says Azhar Ali

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Azhar Ali pointed out that at the end of the day decision on cricket ties between the two countries was not for the players to make.
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Climate talks: Heads of state may not attend high-level segment of COP21 in Paris

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Heads of state may not be part of concluding round of talks during the crucial Paris climate summit in December unlike the Copenhagen conference which failed to clinch a deal despite presence of almost all top political leaders there during ...
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Rising sea level poses threat to Bengal Tiger: IUCN

Press Trust of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
Kochi, Jul 29 (PTI) Rising sea levels caused by climate change threaten to wipe out Sundarbans? a large mangrove forest area shared by India and Bangladesh --and thus world's beautiful Bengal tigers, according to a leading conservation organisation.
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Washington Is Finally Getting What It Deserves As It Sinks Into The Sea

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
New research indicates that Washington, D.C., is rapidly sinking into the ocean, news that might not make the rest of the country all that sad.
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Soon cheaper, efficient metal-based solar cells may be available

Financial Express - ‎Jul 26, 2015‎
In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have revealed a new method which could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells. By: ANI | July 27, 2015 12:23 PM.
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Alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity may help predict Alzheimer: New Study

Daily News & Analysis - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new study suggests that alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes are associated with smaller regional brain volumes that may be early indicators of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
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Proton therapy to bring about a sea change in cancer treatment, experts say

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
CHENNAI: If all goes well over the next two years, cancer patients will have a more focused form of treatment called proton therapy which will also improve clinical outcomes.