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Dantewada naxal attack is poll related and took place despite a high alert
Dantewada, Oct 30: In a horrific incident, two policemen and a cameraman from national broadcaster, Doordarshan were killed in a naxal attack at Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. While the probe into the incident got underway, preliminary investigations say that the incident [...]
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I-League: Neroca aim to bounce back against Gokulam Kerala
Neroca have so far won both their I-League head-to-head encounters against Gokulam but the visitors go into the game with a draw against Mohun Bagan in their opening encounter which should give them more confidence than their hosts. [...]
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A
  The tablet market has changed a lot in the past year thanks to 2-in-1 devices like the Surface Pro and other windows-based convertibles. While they do offer the laptop level computing and productivity... [...]
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Doordarshan cameraman, 2 cops killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Oct 30: The crew of national broadcaster Doordarshan and two cops were killed after Naxals carried out an attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. The DD Cameraman who was martyred in today's attack has been identified as Achyutanand Sahu. The attack [...]
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Jaitley blames RBI for bad loans as govt-central bank rift comes out in open
Jaitley blames RBI for bad loans as govt-central bank rift comes out in open [...]
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'No one wants the terrorists back': signs of Rohingya erased in Rakhine state
In Myanmar, the government is destroying Rohingya villages and the physical evidence of the killings that took place there All along the rutted road running from Inn Din village to Maungdaw town in northern Rakhine state, the blackened, headless trunks of palm trees punctuate the lush landscape. A year after Myanmar’s military launched a campaign of murder, rape, and arson to drive out the the Rohingya, the charred trees are the only visible reminders that the stateless, Muslim population once lived there. Soon, even these may be erased.In Inn Din, as in other parts of Rakhine state, the Myanmar government is demolishing areas where thousands of Rohingya lived before fleeing to Bangladesh. Bulldozers and backhoes are parked beside new, blue-roofed homes, built by a government agency chaired by state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Related: ‘Tied to trees and raped’: UN report details Rohingya horrors Continue reading... [...]
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Malegaon blasts case: Purohit's plea rejected, all seven accused charged for terror conspiracy
Mumbai, Oct 30: Rejecting prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's to defer the framing of charges, the NIA court on Tuesday (October 30) charged all the seven accused for terror conspiracy. Lt Col Prasad Shrikant [...]
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC asks AAP govt about status of jobs for victims' kin
New Delhi, Oct 29: The Delhi High Court Monday sought the AAP government's response to a PIL alleging non-compliance of a 2006 circular of the Centre directing that the children or other family members of those killed in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots [...]
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Municipality office set on fire in Shopian
Shopian, Oct 29: A municipality office in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian was set on fire by unidentified people days after controversial local body elections in the state. No loss of human lives have been reported. Unidentified men set the building [...]
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Chhattisgarh polls 2018: BJP releases 3rd list of candidates for 11 seats
New Delhi, Oct 29: BJP released the third list of candidates for 11 seats for the upcoming Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh. In the first list, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced 77 candidates for the upcoming election to Chhattisgarh's 90-member Assembly. [...]
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OnePlus Type-C Bullets
  OnePlus has finally decided to kill off the 3.5mm headphone jack with its OnePlus 6T smartphone and to lessen the blow, the company announced their new Type-C Bullets earphones. These earphones are th... [...]
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Loan sharks are circling for poor Indian debtors failed by microfinance | Navjot Sangwan
A growing body of research suggests that micro-credit, the darling of international development, costs borrowers dearIt’s still a week or so until Diwali, but the market in Thol, a village in northern India, is already bustling with shoppers perusing cheap Chinese-made electronics, sweets, presents and decorations.“Diwali shopping season seems to start earlier every year,” says Rashmi, 36, who opened a small sweet shop last year with a loan from a local microfinance institution that is repayable in weekly instalments. A recent increase of her existing loan allowed her stock up ahead of Diwali. Continue reading... [...]
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Sri Lankan political crisis could lead to bloodbath, says speaker
Calls for parliament to reconvene to pick prime minister as two stake claim on the rolePressure is mounting on Sri Lanka’s president to allow parliament to decide between two men claiming to be the country’s lawful prime minister, amid warnings that the constitutional dispute could lead to a “bloodbath”.President Maithripala Sirisena announced on live TV on Friday that Ranil Wickremesinghe, with whom he had governed in a fragile coalition since 2015, had been dismissed. In his place he has appointed the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. Related: Sri Lanka's political crisis: everything you need to know Continue reading... [...]
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Halloween 2018: First-ever multiplayer interactive game Doodle
Bengaluru, Oct 30: The search engine giant Google dedicated doodle to Halloween day on Tuesday. Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day. The annual Halloween Doodle marks [...]
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Mumbai ODI: MS Dhoni falls a run short to enter 10k ODI club for India
The 37-year-old cricketer managed to score 23 runs off 15 balls in an innings comprising of two boundaries.   [...]
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More outsiders making it to the list of Congress causing resentment in Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi, Oct 29: All the criterion made by Congress president Rahul Gandhi for the ticket distribution for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections seems to have gone for the toss as information is coming in that a big number of tainted and [...]
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Tata Sons terminates Suhel Seth's contract as consultant after #MeToo allegations
New Delhi, Oct 29: The impact of #MeToo has also been seen in the corporate and advertising world with several resignations and investigations underway. [How the #MeToo bug has hit the high and mighty] Tata Sons, the holding company [...]
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Hurt some good hearts: DMK rues Rajinikanth article
Hurt some good hearts: DMK rues Rajinikanth article [...]
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Sri Lanka's political crisis: everything you need to know
A dysfunctional ruling coalition has fallen apart, the president has sacked the prime minister and parliament has been suspendedWhy is the Sri Lankan government in turmoil?The nation’s president and prime minister come from traditionally opposing parties that formed a surprise coalition in 2015 to oust the then-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who many feared was becoming too powerful. Related: Sri Lankan minister's bodyguards open fire on protesters Related: Sri Lanka faces crisis as two stake claim to be lawful prime minister Continue reading... [...]
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Congress ticket sought for slain gangster Anand Pal’s mother to Contest Assembly elections
New Delhi, Oct 29: The issue that had sparked anger of the Rajput community in Rajasthan against the Vasundhara Raje government is haunting it once again with mother of the slain gangster Anand Pal likely to contest either as an independent [...]
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Jaish snipers launched in Valley to introduce element of surprise
Jammu, Oct 29: Jaish-e-Mohammad has a new weapon in the Valley. The sudden surge of snipers belonging to the terror outfit has left the security agencies worried. The first sniper attack took place on September 18, when a CRPF [...]
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7th Pay Commission: When will new fitment factor be announced
New Delhi, Oct 29: The wait for good news regarding the 7th Pay Commission would continue for some more time. However Central Government employees can be assured that the issue is not dead and there will be good news soon as [...]
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Tharoor’s scorpion on shivling remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology
New Delhi, Oct 28: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came all guns blazing on Rahul Gandhi and demanded his apology for the Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's statement,"Modi is like a scorpion sitting on a Shivling." "While Rahul Gandhi who claims [...]
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Amit Shah's Sabarimala remarks provocative, court should take cognisance: BSP
Lucknow, Oct 28: BSP president Mayawati Sunday condemned BJP chief Amit Shah's remarks on the Sabarimala verdict, saying the court should take cognisance of the "irresponsible and provocative statement". In a statement here, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo [...]
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Sri Lankan minister's bodyguards open fire on protesters
One person killed and two injured in violence amid growing constitutional crisisOne person has died and two were injured after the bodyguards of a Sri Lankan government minister opened fire on a crowd amid a deepening constitutional crisis in the island nation.Arjuna Ranatunga, the petroleum minister and a former Sri Lankan cricket captain, was trying to enter a government agency in the capital, Colombo, at about 3pm on Sunday when he was confronted by supporters of the president, Maithripala Sirisena. Continue reading... [...]
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Four highly-trained snipers active in Kashmir since Sep: Security officials
Srinagar, Oct 28: Sniper attack by Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists has emerged as a new source of worry for security agencies in Kashmir with three personnel having been killed since mid-September, prompting the law enforcement agencies to re-calibrate their strategy to thwart such [...]
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PM Modi building 'Make in India', Mahagathbandhan busy in 'Breaking India': Amit Shah
Hyderabad, Oct 28: BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday attacked the Congress and other opposition parties saying while Modi ji is building 'Make in India', is busy in 'Breaking India'. Addressing the BJP workers during the ‘Vijay Lakshya -2019, [...]
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ISL: FC Goa thrash Pune City 4-2 in intense clash
The game saw six goals in the first 35 minutes with the teams reduced to 10 men each towards the final whistle.  [...]
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