Saturday, August 22, 2015

Top Headlines: Prospects of NSA talks dim as Pakistan rejects Indian advisory

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Saturday, August 22, 2015
Prospects of NSA talks dim as Pakistan rejects Indian advisory
The prospect of an Indo-Pak thaw in the form of NSA-level dialogue all but ended on Friday with Islamabad rejecting an advisory from India asking Pakistani NSA Sartaj Aziz not to meet Hurriyat leaders here.
'Hostile state': US curtails aid to Pakistan
Pakistan's bottomfeeding on American aid is about to end unless it terminates its policy of covertly using terrorism to further its frontiers, the Obama administration has conveyed to Islamabad.
N Korea at UN threatens military counteraction
North Korea threatened Friday to launch a "very strong military counteraction" if South Korea refuses to halt propaganda broadcasts, in a warning delivered at the United Nations.
Safe sky corridor to link Kolkata, Mumbai
From September 17, Kolkata and Mumbai will be connected by a swanky new highway in the sky that will not only reduce flight time, but also make the journey safer and smoother.
Mentally-ill man keeps bus stand in Dindigul litter-free
A mentally-challenged man has become an ambassador of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-hyped Swacch Bharath mission albeit at the bus stand in Battalagundu in Dindigul.
Dengue cases on rise in Gurgaon, one dead
The number of patients suffering from dengue fever is on the rise here, with one person having already succumbed to the viral disease, Gurgaon authorities said on Friday.
6 things you didn't know you could do on Facebook
Facebook is constantly updating its service, adding new features or tweaking old ones. A lot can slip through the cracks even if you are scrolling through your friends' updates several times a day. Here are a few such tips and tricks.
Why Ashley Madison scandal is much more than a hack
Husbands and wives across the world are being confronted with their partners' extramarital affairs after a catastrophic leak at adultery website Ashley Madison.
Facebook-backed group slams Donald Trump over H-1B stance
An advocacy group backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has slammed US presidential aspirant Donald Trump for his proposed immigration policy.
2nd Test: Bowlers help India keep noses ahead
Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Amit Mishra exploited the spinning conditions well to keep Sri Lanka to 140/3 in reply to India's 393
After Saha resistance, Silva keeps India at bay
TOI Sports looks back at some key moments from day two of the Colombo Test between Sri Lanka and India.
Nico Rosberg fastest in Belgium despite tyre blowout
Rosberg was fastest for Mercedes in Belgian GP despite an explosive, high-speed tyre blowout that had German wrestling to keep car out of barriers.
Uber may hit $11bn in 2015 bookings, $26bn in 2016
Uber Technologies' global bookings are projected to rise nearly threefold to $10.8 billion this year and reach $26.1 billion the next, according to a recent presentation for potential investors.
IndiGo, Tata Motors locked in court battle over trademark
The airline's parent Interglobe Aviation faces an ownership title risk as Tata Motors has claimed that the carrier's use of the IndiGo name is an infringement of its trademark.
India no. 2 investment country 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.
When Sooraj sat on Salman's shoulder
Bollywood has many Godfathers, but Salman Khan is unique. He is launching two newcomers Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty in his upcoming entertainer Hero.
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