Thursday, August 13, 2015

Top Headlines: Terminator redux? Robot kills a man in a factory at Haryana's Manesar

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Thursday, August 13, 2015
Terminator redux? Robot kills a man in a factory at Haryana's Manesar
This one's straight out of a Terminator film. Sharp welding sticks jutting out of the robotic arm of a machine pierced a worker killing him at a factory here on Wednesday.
Lead level in Maggi acceptable: US food regulator
As a ban continues in India on Nestle's Maggi noodles, the US health regulator USFDA has said its tests have found the lead level in the popular instant food within acceptable levels for US consumers.
'Heart, lung ailments claim 5.8m Indians per year'
With increasing prevalence of life-style diseases in India, one out of four Indians is at risk of dying from non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular ailments or cancer before the age of 70, according to estimates of various global and domestic organizations.
Mumbai man held for duping sr citizen of Rs 3L
A 30-year-old Dahisar resident was arrested by the Kandivli police on Wednesday for duping a senior citizen of six tolas of gold jewellery and Rs 2.88 lakh in cash.
Woman, hubby get life for killing mother
A sessions court on Wednesday sentenced a woman, her husband and a friend to life imprisonment for killing her 55-year-old mother over a property dispute in 2013.
Night landing facility at Saifai airstrip soon
The night landing facility at the air-strip in Saifai in Etawah is expected to be operational soon so that aircraft can land and take off at night.
Independence day: Best gadget deals
In recent times, Indian Independence day has become one of those occasions when e-commerce websites offer deals and discounts.
This Google search had only one answer: Sundar Pichai
Explaining Sundar Pichai's elevation, Larry Page said he (Pichai) has really stepped up since October of last year, when he took on product and engineering responsibility for Google's internet businesses.
Indians bag 86% of H-1B visas: Study
Most of the H-1B visas granted by the US government for workers in computer jobs are for people from India, according to new data.
1st Test: Dhawan, Kohli build on Ashwin's success
Central to India's dominant performance was the exceptional work from Ashwin, who took 6/46, his best figures outside of India.
Indian archers in gold medal hunt at World Cup - Stage 3
Indian mixed recurve team of Mangal Champia and Deepika Kumari stormed into the final to assure themselves a medal in Archery World Cup - Stage 3.
Talking points from India's dominating day at Galle
TOI Sports looks back at some key moments from day one of the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and India.
Govt increases import duty on steel
A day after devaluation of the Chinese yuan, the government on Wednesdayannounced a 2.5% increase in customs duty on flat and long steel products, amid a growing clamour for protectionism from the metal industry, which is passing through a rough phase due to a crash in global prices and over capacity in countries such as China.
Spectrum sharing gets govt nod
The government moved in to create efficiencies in the telecom sector as the Cabinet approved the sharing of airwaves between operators on Wednesday, a measure that can lead to an improvement in the quality of mobile services across the country.
Expense control boosts Bosch profit by 12%
Auto parts supplier Bosch said its net profit for the first quarter rose 12%, helped by lower depreciation, a control on expenses and higher treasury income.
Shraddha Kapoor at no.1 in Times Celebex
Shraddha Kapoor and Varun Dhawan, the lead pair of ABCD 2, take the top two positions in Times Celebex powered by zoom for the month of June 2015.
Hrithik Roshan in Bhushan Kumar's Aashiqui 3?
We have seen time and again how our Bollywood films are almost incomplete without our songs.
Sridevi: 6 Reasons we love the Chandni girl
Shashi's character is Sridevi's most loved roles till date in Bollywood. But there are more reasons than one for our love of the actress.

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