Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Top Headlines: India-born Sundar Pichai is new CEO of Google

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Tuesday, August 11, 2015
India-born Sundar Pichai is new CEO of Google
India-born Sundar Pichai was named CEO of Google on Tuesday by the company's founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin in course of a re-organization that created a mother company called Alphabet.
Lok Sabha set for slugfest over LaMo today
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's outburst against Parliament being held to ransom to the whims of one party took Congress by surprise on Monday and opened the doors to a possible discussion on 'Lalitgate' and foreign minister Sushma Swaraj.
Was Gujarat riots 'Mangal raj', Nitish asks PM
CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday raised the issue of Gujarat riots of 2002, hours after PM Modi warned about the return of "jungle raj" in Bihar if JD(U)-RJD alliance were to come to power after the assembly elections, while addressing a rally at Gaya.
8 months on, Coimbatore struggles with water woes
Even after eight months, residents of Amman Kulam who were shifted from Valankulam tank bund said that they were not provided with adequate drinking water facilities.
Lengthy queue mars grievance redressal day in Trichy
The weekly grievance redressal day meeting at the district collector office has increasingly become inconvenient for the needy people due to the cumbersome process and official apathy.
Man, parents arrested for dowry death in Chennai
A man and his parents have been arrested by the Ambattur police for dowry harassment leading to the death of his wife.
13 tech jobs that pay at least $130,000
There's little doubt that most technology jobs -- whether that of building software or managing a network or securing IT hardware and software -- are in demand and pay well.
OnePlus 2 review: A worthy successor
We spent some weeks with the new OnePlus 2 to find out if its a worthy successor to the OnePlus One.
7 best smartphones, tablets for work under Rs 20,000
We take a look at some of the best smartphones and tablets you can buy under Rs 20,000 for work...
England's 2005 side better than 2015 version: Pietersen
England's 2005 Ashes-winning side were better than the team that sealed a series victory over Australia with a game to spare in Nottingham on Saturday, according to Kevin Pietersen.
Planned India-Pakistan series in 'real danger': Shaharyar
"There is a real danger at this time to the series. But I plan to go to India to get a clear answer on the prospects of the matches being held in December," Shaharyar Khan said.
European Tour: Spain thrash India 4-1 in series opener
Indian team failed to keep their winning momentum in European Tour as they suffered a crushing 1-4 defeat at the hands of Spain in their opening match of 3-game series.
Subrata Roy moves SC afresh for release from jail
After exhausting several options in the last one-and-a-half years to get out of jail, Sahara chief Subrata Roy made a last-gasp attempt to secure his freedom by appealing to the Supreme Court's duty to "do complete justice" under Article 142 of the Constitution.
Rahul Yadav in funding talks with Paytm owner
Rahul Yadav, former CEO of Housing.com, who is also known as the bad boy of Indian startups, might be chilling in Ladakh but the 26-year-old is also busy with investment talks for his new venture - so far kept under wraps.
Car sales up 17% on smart pricing, highest in 3 mths
Car sales grew 17% in July, the highest since April, boosted by a lower base and aggressive pricing by manufacturers.
Ajmal Kasab was just a pawn: Kabir Khan
Except for Ajmal Kasab, a foot soldier brainwashed into doing what he did, the masterminds are still roaming freely and have not been brought to book.
Arshad-Naseeruddin jodi back again
The beloved uncle-nephew pair of Ishqiya and Dedh Ishqiya — Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi — will be back together for the third time in a forthcoming film that is slated to start in September.
Junior B, Rishi Kapoor's bullying tales
Rishi Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan are playing father and son in Umesh Shukla's upcoming film All Is Well.

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