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Gurgaon reels under worst traffic jam

The Hindu - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Industrial hub Gurgaon witnessed its worst-ever traffic jam on the intervening night of July 28-29 as thousands of motorists were stuck on a stretch of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway - between Rajiv Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk, going towards Jaipur ...
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With Congress on board, GST Bill may be passed next week

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Bill to amend the Constitution paving the way for the rollout of the Goods & Services Tax (GST), which became a political football between the Congress and the BJP in the last few months, is all set to hit the goal post, with the main Opposition ...
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Flood fury: 26 dead in Bihar, 21 in Assam; over 40 lakh people affected in 2 states

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
PATNA/GUWAHATI: Twenty-six people have died and about 22 lakh were affected so far in Bihar floods with many rivers, including Koshi, flowing above the danger mark.
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After Wild Claim About PM Modi, Arvind Kejriwal Seeks 10 Days Of Silence | Delhi NYOOOZ

NYOOOZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
Highlights Delhi Chief Minister said PM Modi "may even try to have me killed" Kejriwal to head to Nagpur for vipassana (mediation course) Kejriwal says centre hounding his leaders with fake cases Arvind Kejriwal has decided to do some deep breathing.

Former BJP leader Dayashankar Singh arrested

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Former BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, whose abusive remarks against BSP chief Mayawati caused an outcry, was arrested on Friday in Bihar after being on the run for days, police said.
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Sheena Bora case: Court rejects Sanjeev Khanna's bail plea

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: A special CBI court today rejected the bail application of Sanjeev Khanna, one of the accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case.
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Rahul Gandhi defends choice of Sheila Dikshit as CM face for Uttar Pradesh

Daily News & Analysis - ‎54 minutes ago‎
According to Rahul, experience is also important in politics and Delhites are now appreciating the work done by Sheila Dikshit. Blowing the poll bugle in election- bound Uttar Pradeh, Rahul Gandhi on Friday defended anointment of Sheila Dikshit as ...
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Why ongoing controversy over Kerala CM's advisor Gita Gopinath is bogus

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's been a week since Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appointed Harvard economist Gita Gopinath as his financial advisor, but the controversy over her post refuses to go away with the senior-most CPM leader VS Achuthanandan also joining the ...
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Army takes possession of Adarsh Society building

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUMBAI; Complying with the Supreme Court order, the Indian Army on Friday took possession of the controversial 31-storied Adarsh Society building, an official said here.
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Two San Diego police officers shot; one suspect in custody

MarketWatch - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two police officers in San Diego, Calif., were shot late Thursday, according to the San Diego Police Department, which said on its Twitter page that it already has one suspect is custody.
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Prachanda assures China of implementing key bilateral deals

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
KATHMANDU: Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda today assured China of implementing key bilateral deals, including one that could end India's monopoly in transport to the landlocked country, reached during the previous regime would be honoured even after ...
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China will next bolster Pakistan Navy: Expert

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's military cooperation with Pakistan will involve bolstering the Pakistani navy next, an expert on China-Pakistan relations said on Friday, pointing to Pakistan's planned acquisition of eight submarines from China as one of the “biggest and most ...
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ICICI Bank net falls 25%, pressure on asset quality continues

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector lender, reported a 25 per cent fall in its net profit at Rs 2,232 crore in the June quarter, compared with Rs 2,976 crore in the same period a year ago.
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People will shift from bank deposits to other instruments, says Arun Jaitley

The Indian Express - ‎15 minutes ago‎
"It (bank deposit) is certainly safe, but then the whole concept of economic system that banking system pay high rate of interest for those deposits were no longer relevant.
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Flipkart to trim workforce to cut costs

Business Standard - ‎17 minutes ago‎
India's largest e-commerce player, Flipkart, is downsizing its workforce, as it looks to cut costs and better compete with global rival Amazon.
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Government staff to get Pay Commission arrears in one go in August salary

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Government has decided to pay its employees arrears arising from implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations in one go with the August salary.
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Xiaomi to launch Google Daydream-based VR headset soon: Report

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Xiaomi's presence at this year's Google I/O developer conference fuelled speculations about the Chinese tech giant partnering with Google to launch one or more products.
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Whatsapp on iOS doesn't delete your chats fully

The Indian Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
WhatsApp is not fully deleting your chats even after you delete your chats from the app, says a new post by iOS researcher Jonathan Zdziarski.
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2 million using free Wi-Fi at railway stations in India: Sundar Pichai

Times of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: About two million people are logging on to free Wi-Fi deployed by Google and RailTel at major railway stations across India every month, chief of the global search giant Sundar Pichai said.
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Facebook to celebrate birthdays with videos

Times of India - ‎13 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Facebook has plans to make your birthday celebrations more engaging. The social media giant is rolling out a feature called Birthday Recap Videos, which like the Memories video feature, has a preset birthday theme including birthday-related ...
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The BFG movie review: The Big Friendly Giant never seemed friendlier

The Indian Express - ‎7 hours ago‎
The BFG is a winsome tale from Roald Dahl, a writer who hardly went in for easy, simple pleasures. Steven Spielberg is a director whose heart lies in such delights.
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Irrfan Khan denies signing film opposite Kangana Ranaut

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
National Award winning actress Kangana Ranaut will begin shooting for Ritesh Batra's directorial venture in March, after she wraps up her project ' Jhansi Ki Rani.
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Jiiva and Kajal Aggarwal are having a blast shooting the last schedule of Deekay's Kavalai Vendam!

Bollywood Life - ‎3 hours ago‎
The team of Kavalai Vendam headed by director Deekay is currently on its last leg of shooting. As of now, they are reportedly shooting an introductory song that requires them to be in seven hours!
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Pirates and Panthers to fight it out for the crown

The Hindu - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Defending champion Patna Pirates survived a scare from a spirited Puneri Paltan to post a 37-33 win in the men's semifinals of the STAR Sports-ProKabaddi League Season-4 here on Friday.
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Doping disgrace: 687 Indian athletes banned since 2009

Economic Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: India's Rio hopes may have taken an early beating with two high-profile athletes, wrestler Narsingh Yadav and shot putter Inderjeet Singh, finding themselves in the dope net but this could be just be the tip of the iceberg.
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Narsingh Yadav Doping Row: No Clarity on Verdict Date - ‎3 hours ago‎
After the conclusion of the two-day hearing on Narsingh Yadav's dope positive case on Thursday, the National Anti-Doping Agency counsel had said that the verdict would come either on Saturday or Monday.
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The trouble with the Olympic Games | Sport | The Guardian

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
As Rio nears - and in light of the Russian doping scandal, London's debatable legacy and the craven prostrations of prospective future hosts - the Olympic ideal ...
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Rio 2016: Russian weightlifters banned from Olympic Games

BBC Sport - ‎1 hour ago‎
Russia's weightlifting team has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences. Individual sport federations must rule on whether Russians can compete in Rio following the country's doping scandal.
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2016 Rio Olympics date and everything you need to know about the games

CBS (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The 2016 Rio Olympics are just a week away, so whether you like it or not the bulk of the sports conversation will shift to the games over the next couple of weeks. If you're like most Americans you haven't thought about the Olympics in four years, so ...
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before ...

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Exclusive: Mangar Makur Chuot's Australian coach says South Sudan's selection process for the Games has been corrupted.
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Cockroach 'milk' could be the superfood of the future

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The humble cockroach could provide the superfood of the future. An international group of scientists has discovered that the “milk” produced by a species of cockroach has great nutritional value and could become a food supplement for human consumption.
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Scientists Develop Innovative Technology That Purifies Water Using Nothing But Sunlight - ‎10 hours ago‎
Scientists have found a novel way to purify drinking water quickly and efficiently using graphene oxide and sunlight, an advance that may be a game changer for countries such as India.
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New artificial leaf creates fuel using CO2, sunlight

Business Standard - ‎9 hours ago‎
Scientists have developed "artificial leaves" - potentially game-changing solar cells that cheaply and efficiently convert atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel using sunlight.
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Scientists are one step closer to cracking the cosmic case of a dwarf planet's disappearing craters

Business Insider - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ceres is a 4.5 billion-year-old dwarf planet living in the clamorous asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's the largest object in this asteroid belt and throughout its long life, it should have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks ...
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Protein that can predict ovarian cancer early identified

Times of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
Researchers have identified a protein that can help detect the earliest signs of ovarian cancer which begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries) and is usually difficult to diagnose because it grows virtually unseen into the abdominal cavity.

6-yr-old Omani girl treated for genetic disorder in Delhi

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A six-year-old girl from Oman who developed a rare genetic disorder, characterised by distinctive malformation of the skull and facial region, has been given a new lease of life after a breakthrough surgery at a Delhi hospital.
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Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in US | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
ORLANDO, Fla. Florida authorities on Friday reported what is believed to be the first evidence of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but ...
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How social media is helping breast cancer patients with treatment decisions

Economic Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, Women who engaged on social media after a breast cancer diagnosis expressed more deliberation and satisfaction about their treatment decision, says a study.