Sunday, August 23, 2015

Top Headlines: NSA level talks: Pakistan cries off pre-midnight deadline

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Sunday, August 23, 2015
NSA level talks:
Pakistan cries off pre-midnight deadline
The jinxed India- Pakistan NSA-level talks on terror finally collapsed on Saturday evening, with Islamabad pulling out of the engagement alleging that India had "unilaterally" killed the dialogue by imposing pre-conditions: a charge which was promptly rejected by New Delhi.
Separatists Shah, Lone detained at Delhi airport
Shah had come to Delhi with his two associates for a proposed meeting with Pakistan National Security advisor Sartaj Aziz, who is scheduled to reach Delhi on Sunday.
Don't carry Viagra on Haj, says advisory
As Haj pilgrims have begun to take off on their pilgrimage to Mecca, the things that pilgrims have been advised not to carry include Viagra, sexual oils and creams.
Noida: Rs 5k fine for letting mosquitoes breed
The rising number of dengue cases across the city has prompted the Noida Authority to levy steep fines on people whose houses are found to be breeding spots of the dengue-spreading Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Just 45% of Bengaluru cares to make a choice
Once again, citizens of the IT City showed how apathetic they are to choosing their civic representatives. Just 45 per cent of the nearly 74 lakh electors cared to vote in Saturday's fiercely fought BBMP elections.
Politics on as panel postpones call on water cuts in Pune
The city's political class on Saturday failed to decide on implementing an imminent water cut, thus prolonging the decision by 15 days in a hope that the rain gods may return with full vigour.
15 most important execs under Google CEO Pichai
The recent restructuring has made India-born Sundar Pichai the new CEO of the new, leaner Google. Here's a quick look at who reports directly to Pichai, based partly on reports by The Information.
Samsung Galaxy A8 review
The Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone has a gorgeous display, ultra-thin body, great looks, decent camera, and great battery life, but is bogged down by its average performance.
India emerges as No. 2 investment destination for Amazon
India has added new customers at the fastest rate for Amazon in its history of operations in multiple countries, the company's head of international consumer business, Diego Piacentini, told TOI.
India strengthen grip on Colombo Test
India lead Sri Lanka by 157 runs, mainly thanks to Amit Mishra's 4/43 and the repair work done by Ajinkya Rahane and Murali Vijay after the early loss of KL Rahul
Talking points: India take control despite Mathews ton
TOI Sports looks back at some key moments from day three of the Colombo Test between Sri Lanka and India.
Virender Sehwag joins Haryana Ranji team
Out-of-favour Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has finally decided to make a shift from Delhi to Haryana for the forthcoming domestic cricket season.
German Linde Group to invest $200m in Andhra
Germany's Linde Group plans to invest $200 million in freezing of sea food and adding value to exports in Andhra Pradesh, which tops in fisheries production in India.
India's foreign reserves grows by $1.8bn
After two weeks of consecutive falls due to plunging gold prices and international currency devaluations, India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves gained $1.08 billion in the week ended August 14.
Govt hikes onion maximum export price to $700/tonne
The government today hiked the minimum export price of onions sharply by $275 per tonne to curb shipments and boost domestic supply to control spiraling retail prices that have touched up to Rs 80 per kg.
Top 10 Salman Khan's selfies!
We take a look at some of Salman Khan's best selfies.
Anil Kapoor: Dimple Kapadia hates me
Despite being dressed in a pair of casual jeans and a tee, Anil Kapoor (ageless?) looks jhakaas as he sits down to eat a wholesome lunch.
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