Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Top Headlines: Live: Curfew imposed in 9 police station areas of Ahmedabad amid bandh call

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Live: Curfew imposed in 9 police station areas of Ahmedabad amid bandh call
How India plans to weaken Dawood, his syndicate
National security advisor Ajit Doval has a strategy to weaken Dawood Ibrahim and his syndicate. The plan is to identify D-Company's offshore assets and get them frozen, sources say.
Muslims pip Hindus in population growth: Census
The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10-year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, while Hindu population showed a decline by 0.7 per cent at 96.63 crore during the period, according to the latest census data on religion.
DDA yet to begin land acquisition for Dwarka e-way
Troubles for thousands of people who invested in various housing and commercial projects on Dwarka Expressway seem to be never ending.
'Pravasi Devo Bhava' mantra for rickshaw drivers
Treat passengers as god, the message is loud and clear for autorickshaw drivers in the city.
Singapore pledges $10m for NU library
Singapore has pledged $10 million for the construction of a central library at upcoming Nalanda University (NU), the construction of the building of which is expected to begin from December this year.
10 startups that may become billion-dollar firms
So which startups are next to reach the Unicorn level?
Facing call drops? PM Modi wants it to be fixed urgently
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked officials to address the issue of "call drops" on an urgent basis, saying it directly impacts the common man.
First look: Camera-phone hybrid Lenovo Vibe Shot
Lenovo organized a workshop to highlight the camera features of the Vibe Shot. Here's a preview of the phone based on the brief time we spent with it…
Virat Kohli will help India better overseas record: Adam Gilchrist
It is not often that you see India winning a Test overseas but Virat Kohli's penchant for taking risks could buck that trend, feels Adam Gilchrist.
Misra recollects old days ahead of Dhyan Chand honour
Set to get the prestigious Dhyan Chand award for lifetime achievement, Misra recollected the good old days when love for the game was paramount.
Infographic: The rise of Ajinkya Rahane in Test cricket
Ajinkya Rahane has not only emerged as a vital cog in the Indian Test batting order, but is also a force to reckon with as a fielder as well.
PM tells officials to fix call drop woes urgently
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has voiced serious concern over call drops and directed officials to resolve the problem urgently besides ensuring that it does not extend to the data connectivity.
China monetary easing puts pressure on RBI to cut rates
China's booster shot to its markets in the form of a 25 basis points interest rate cut coupled with a 50 basis point reduction in reserve requirement helped the rupee post its biggest gain against the dollar in 2015.
Early-stage funds boom may hit startups' follow-on rounds
Even as Indian e-commerce unicorns like Flipkart and Snapdeal have struggled to shore up their valuations this year, the euphoria around early-stage investing has remained intact - so far.
Actor replaces unknown co-star with a bombshell
Looks like this lesser known actress' career is simply not taking off.
'I am little obsessed with death now'
Nana Patekar, 64, may look stubborn to a few, but in reality he's just a bright man with a point of view.
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