Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Top Headlines: Several passengers feared dead as two trains derail in Madhya Pradesh

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Several passengers feared dead as two trains derail in Madhya Pradesh
Several passengers were feared dead when two express trains on Tuesdaynight derailed while crossing a bridge on swollen Machak river near Harda in Madhya Pradesh, senior district officials said.
Govt backs down, asks to block only child porn
Within four days of banning 857 websites deemed to be pornographic and having been accused of moral policing for it, the government reversed the order on Tuesday, making an exception only for websites engaged in child pornography.
Porn DVD sales up, prices hit the roof
A day after the internet service providers blocked more than 800 pornographic websites, a number of cities across the country reported a spike in the cost of underground sale of porn DVDs, the demand for which headed north.
2 explosions rocked the district and sessions court in Kanpur
Two days ahead of the Lawyers' Association election, two explosions rocked the district court within span of minutes here today, but no one was injured in the incident, police said.
Parents arrested in Mumbai for using minor kids to smuggle gold
The air intelligence unit of customs detained two minor kids along with their parents after they found that kids had concealed 3.3 kg gold worth Rs 75 lakh in their pants on early Tuesday.
The protectors of Delhi's 'beautiful women'
In school, while being taught about the reign of Sher Shah Suri, we read the eminent historian Akbar Khan state that "a decrepit old woman might place a basket full of gold ornaments on her head and go on a journey, and no thief or robber would come near her, for fear of the punishment which Sher Shah inflicted."
Only child porn websites will be banned: RS Prasad
The ministry of communications and information and technology, in its order of July 31 under section 79(3)(b) of the IT Act 2000 had banned 857 websites terming their content "immoral and indecent".
65 Android apps & games you shouldn't download
With over a million apps to choose from, Android users are indeed spoilt for choice.
Android One (second-generation) review: Falls way behind competition
Does the Lava pixel V1 smartphone achieve what its predecessors failed at? We try to find out in our review…
My aim is to break Jack Nicklaus' record: Shubham Jaglan
Woods is his idol and India's boy wonder Shubham Jaglan says his aim is to "become World No. 1" some day and break Nicklaus' record of winning Majors.
Sachin Tendulkar heaps praise on paceman Lasith Malinga
Appreciating speedster Malinga, Tendulkar said the Sri Lankan is a world-class bowler and that it was a fantastic experience to play with him in the IPL.
Bajrang, Babita qualify for World Wrestling Championship
Asian Games and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Bajrang has qualified in the 61 kilogram free style category for the 2015 World Wrestling Championship to be held in Las Vegas in the US.
Reliance Group plans $1bn aerospace park
The Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Group has selected Mihan near Nagpur in Maharashtra for developing India's first smart city for the defence sector.
Fiat to make Jeep in India, SUV to cost Rs 15L
It's good news for lovers of the famed American SUV brand Jeep. Fiat Chrysler, the parent of the brand, is planning to make India a hub for a low-cost right-hand SUV under Jeep brand, which could cost you around Rs 15 lakh.
Diageo's net margin dips 200bps on USL
United Spirits (USL), the maker of McDowell's No 1 whiskey and Celebration Rum, was a drag on Diageo's margins for the full year results and will continue to be so next year as well, the world's largest drinks company said last weekend.
What made Salman sing the title song of 'Hero'?
We all know that Salman Khan is multi-talented.
Estranged couples who can't stand each other
For every estranged Bollywood couple that is willing to forgive and let live, there are an equal number of couples who've split up and cannot stand the sight of each other.

Celebs who opted for an arranged marriage
All the buzz about Shahid Kapoor's wedding has stirred the media and broken millions of hearts.
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