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Kashmir unrest: Police nabs 500 youth; curfew, protests continue in Valley
The 27th day of the Kashmir unrest was marked with the police nabbing nearly 500 youth from across the Valley, while curfew and protests continue. [...]
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Rajnath Singh at Saarc meet in Pakistan, barely shakes hands with counterpart Nisar Ali Khan
The ongoing strain in Indo-Pak relations was evident at the Saarc Interior/Home Ministers' conference, when Home Minister Rajnath Singh came face-to-face with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan for the first time on Thursday, and the two leaders barely shook hands. The post Rajnath Singh at Saarc meet in Pakistan, barely shakes hands with counterpart Nisar Ali Khan appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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LEGEND! As expected, Rahul Dravid's reaction to Virat Kohli's photo with him is pure class
Expectedly, the post went viral on social media and even grabbed the attention of the man himself. [...]
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Parliament LIVE: We will try to implement GST as soon as possible, says FM Arun Jaitley
All the political parties assured Lok Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of extending their "full support" in smooth functioning of Parliament in the Monsoon Session. The post Parliament LIVE: We will try to implement GST as soon as possible, says FM Arun Jaitley appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Subramanian Swamy silent on GST, says conflict between his scholarly commitment and party loyalty
Swamy would refrain from commenting on the merits of the GST legislation because of a conflict between his scholarly commitment to economics and loyalty to the party. The post Subramanian Swamy silent on GST, says conflict between his scholarly commitment and party loyalty appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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India votes in favour of sweeping tax reforms
Goods and services bill will close tax loopholes, tax more businesses and replace complex laws with uniform systemIndia’s parliament has passed a historic tax reform that will transform its $2tn (£1.5tn) economy, bringing the country’s 1.25 billion consumers into a single market for the first time.The goods and services bill, which could come into force by next April, will close tax loopholes and tax more types of businesses, which were previously left unregulated by the old legislation. Related: Tax on junk food in Kerala leaves Indians with a bitter taste Continue reading... [...]
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Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai criticises foreign-led combat against Taliban
Hamid Karzai says commanders who ask US military ‘to bomb Afghanistan are not representing the Afghan people or their interests’International efforts to help Afghan security forces regain control of territory taken by the Taliban are doing more harm than good, the former president of Afghanistan has warned.Hamid Karzai spoke to the Guardian after a bloody week in Helmand, as the Taliban captured large swaths of territory where hundreds of British and American soldiers died. Related: Afghan forces lose ground to Taliban despite delayed US troop withdrawal Continue reading... [...]
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Just Bengal
Most recently, Mamata Banerjee was the last speaker at the Inter-state Council meeting chaired by the prime minister. File Photo/Agencies History, memory and nostalgia didn’t stan [...]
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GST bill a 'game-changer' for India's economic growth: USIBC
Washington, Aug 4 The US India Business Council has termed the passage of GST bill by the Indian Parliament as a "game-changer", saying it is a significant milestone in efforts to improve the country's ranking in World Bank's ease of doing [...]
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Night traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu, Aug 4: Night traffic resumed on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway after remaining closed due to protests in Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.Randeep Kumar, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Ramban told reporters that the traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was [...]
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Lenovo Yoga 710 convertible laptop launched at Rs. 85,490
  Lenovo has launched the Yoga 710 convertible laptop in India. Priced at Rs. 85,490, the laptop sports a 14-inch FHD display that can rotate 180 degrees. The device is powered by a sixth generation Int... [...]
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Lenovo announces special launch day offers for Vibe K5 Note
  enovo has announced special launch day offers for those who purchase the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. The company will be giving customers the chance to purchase the ANT VR headset, the TheatreMax Gaming Cont... [...]
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In China, a stirring and a new question
Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and the New York Times are among the sites already banned in China. Illustration by: C R Sasikumar For the five years that this column has been in [...]
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View From The Right: Praising Bangladesh
Within a month of the terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh killed nine Islamic extremists, it notes. Compiled by Ashutosh Bhardwaj The editorial in Organiser compares the state of aff [...]
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Manufacture, Sale and Distribution of 439 Drugs prohibited in India
New Delhi, August 2 The government today said it has prohibited the manufacture, sale and distribution of 439 drugs in the country. {image-jpnadda-26-1461674460.jpg www.oneindia.com} "The government has so far prohibited/restricted/ suspended 439 drugs for sale, sale and distribution in the country. [...]
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Odisha: Central team visit 'malnutrition' hit village
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3: A five-member team of the Union Health Ministry visited Nagada village in Odisha's Jajpur district on Tuesday to take stock of situation following the recent death of 19 children reportedly due to malnutrition. The team leader Joint Director [...]
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Merc inaugurates auto body repair training centre in Pune
Mercedes has invested Rs 2.65 crore to set up the training centre; course to focus on automotive crash and body structure repair related activity. [...]
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Bookings for 2016 Hyundai Elantra start in India
Market launch expected in early-September. Dealerships have begun accepting bookings for the 2016 Hyundai Elantra in India for a deposit of INR 25,000. Indian Autos Blog contacted at least three dealerships of Hyundai India who confirmed the start of bookings for the new Elantra. However, an email to Hyundai Motor India’s communications department went unanswered at the time of publishing this story. The new Elantra is expected to be manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in the outskirts of Chennai. Poised to launch in early-September, the new Elantra is expected to be manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in the outskirts of Chennai. It has been spotted testing on Indian roads multiple times, with camouflage covering up an evolutionary exterior influenced by Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The new Elantra is 20 mm longer and 25 mm wider than the outgoing model. Inside, the 2016 Elantra will feature a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation, automatic climate control, cruise control, rain sensing wipers and start/stop button. The new Elantra is 20 mm longer and 25 mm wider than the outgoing model. Also Read: Hyundai Creta Anniversary Edition’s features and prices revealed – Report Engine lineup will include a 2.0-liter MPI four-cylinder petrol engine with 149 PS (146.90 hp)/183 Nm of torque and a 1.6-litre four-cylinder CRDi VGT diesel engine that produces 136 PS (134.09 hp) and 306 Nm of torque. Transmission options are reported to be 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearboxes. 2016 Hyundai Elantra – Image Gallery [...]
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Did you know that dental root tip infection can up heart disease risk?
Dental root tip infections are connected with a high level of serum antibodies. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Untreated infection of the root tip of a tooth – which is common an [...]
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US-Indians raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Nepal
In the shattered neighborhoods of Kathmandu, down buckled, potholed dirt roads, similar stories emerge. (Source: Reuters) Indian-Americans, along with the small Nepali community, ar [...]
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Spectrum usage charge: Cabinet okays 3% SUC for September auction
The Trai had reconsidered its original proposal after the Union Cabinet, on June 22, had referenced back the SUC issue to the sectoral regulator for its opinion. The Cabinet on Wedn [...]
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Punjab polls 2017: I will decide my constituency, not Sukhbir, says Manpreet Singh Badal
MP Vijayinder Singla at the meeting in Lambi Wednesday. Express A day after Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal accepted the challenge of Congress leader and his estranged cou [...]
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RSS eyes religious fests for its ‘patriotism’ campaign
On their way from Haridwar, the RSS volunteers are distributing T-shirts along with the “Tiranga (The Tricolour)” to other kanwariyas and locals. Express Photo By Amit Mehra To [...]
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Recipe of the day: Badaami Murgh
Last-minute guests at home, kids fed up of boring food or picnic planning? We present you with a quick recipe that you can try at home without fretting about the ingredients (as they are normally available in every household). Get the chicken now. What ar [...]
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New device will find carcinogenic food fungus
Detecting highly carcinogenic toxins that occur naturally in most common crops, could soon be solved by groundbreaking research that exploits aflatoxins’ fluorescent properties. Aflatoxins are present in a wide range of foodstuffs, especially cereal [...]
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi movie review
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi movie review: As far as bucks-for-bangs goes, 13 Hours doesn’t disappoint. The attack on the US Consulate in this Libyan city that le [...]
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Follow these dos and don’ts when choosing your face wash, shampoo and eye cream
Avoid sulfates and paraben. (Source: Thinkstock Images) We all struggle with choosing the right skincare product. Most of us use over-the-counter products, without even reading the [...]
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Home Credit India, Gionee partner to offer buyers 0% interest on phones
  Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd and Gionee have partnered to offer users an easier way to purchase Gionee smartphones. Home Credit India is now offers a zero percent interest on the purchase of pho... [...]
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