Friday, August 21, 2015

Top Headlines: J&K govt's flip-flop dilutes Centre's tough stand on Hurriyat-Pakistan meet

Greek PM resigns, calls for early election
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will resign on Thursday to pave the way for early elections on Sept. 20, government officials said, hoping to quell a rebellion in his leftist Syriza party and seal support for a bailout programme.
92% of Muslim women want oral triple talaq to go
Should unilateral, triple talaq be banned? An overwhelming number of Muslim women in the country think so.
Child marriage: Tamil Nadu takes top spot in country
Tamil Nadu claims itself to be progressive on many fronts, but the NCRB data for 2014 suggests otherwise.
World's highest CNG station at Rohtang
Guided by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), winds of change are blowing atop Rohtang Pass.
Vehicle theft: Madurai tops TN cities
An astounding 389 vehicle owners lost their vehicles in the city in 2014, the highest number among all the major cities in the state.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow: 10 new features
After months of waiting, Google has finally announced that the next version of its mobile OS Android will be called Marshmallow.
Is Google lobbying against net neutrality in India?
It's worth pointing out that so far, Google has chosen to remain silent on the matter of net neutrality in India.
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ first impressions
Along with its flagship Note device, Samsung also launched Galaxy S6 edge+. We spent some time with the phone and here's a look at its strengths and weaknesses…
Talking points: Rahul makes most of dropped chance
TOI Sports looks back at some key moments from day one of the Colombo Test between Sri Lanka and India.
2nd Test: KL Rahul ton highlights India on even day
KL Rahul's 108 formed the backbone of India's 319, but a late strike from Sri Lanka has put the match in balance
CSK moves HC to quash Lodha Committee decision
CSK has knocked at the doors of Madras high court to stay and quash the Supreme Court-appointed Justice R M Lodha Committee's order.
Sebi bars 59 cos from market over illegal trades
Market regulator Sebi on Thursday banned 59 entities, including some high net worth individuals (HNIs) and RiddiSiddhi Bullions, one of the largest bullion trading companies, from the stock market for using the equity derivatives contracts on the exchanges for illegal trades to avoid taxes worth crores and also convert black money into white.
Renault-Nissan lays off 800 temps at Chennai plant
Renault-Nissan Automotive India has laid off around 700-800 temporary employees at its Oragadam plant near Chennai following a decline in sales.
Railway man Ashwani Lohani to be Air India CMD
A railway engineer credited with restoring the world's oldest working steam locomotive for running the Fairy Queen between Delhi and Alwar now has the unenviable task of reviving Air India.
All Is Well: Things to look forward to
All Is Well is all set to hit the screens this August. Check out as to why is the film worth a watch...
Celebs talk about their canine friends
Varun Dhawan seems to have got a new dog, or is having a gala time with a friend's pet.
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