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At least 19 killed, 24 wounded in knife attack outside Tokyo
The police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a suspect, Kyodo reported. [...]
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Knife attack in Japan claims 19 lives, sees 20 injured
At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the differently-abled in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan. The post Knife attack in Japan claims 19 lives, sees 20 injured appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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BJP owes explanations after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims: Congress
Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Monday said the BJP owed an explanation to the people of Punjab in view of Navjot Singh Sidhu's claims that he was asked by the party to "stay away" from the state. The post BJP owes explanations after Navjot Singh Sidhu’s claims: Congress appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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LS Speaker orders for a 9 member panel to look into the ‘video row’ sparked by Bhagwant Mann
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday set up a nine-member panel dominated by the BJP to probe the alleged breach of Parliament security by AAP's Bhagwant Mann and "advised" him not to attend the House till the issue is resolved The post LS Speaker orders for a 9 member panel to look into the ‘video row’ sparked by Bhagwant Mann appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Congress
Congress on Monday blamed "internal differences" within BJP for the non-passage of GST Bill. The post Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Congress appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Nitish to be the chief guest of rebeL BSP leader’s rally sparking off speculations of a tie-up
Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar will be the chief guest at BSP rebel RK Chaudhary's rally on Tuesday, fanning speculations of a tie-up between his party and the latter's Bahujan Samaj Swabhiman Sangharsh Samiti for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The post Nitish to be the chief guest of rebeL BSP leader’s rally sparking off speculations of a tie-up appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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AAP leader Ashutosh hits out at BJP; says Modi inviting ISI to Pathankot a bigger security breach
Backing his party MP Bhagwant Mann over the Parliament video issue, AAP leader Ashutosh on Monday said he wanted to "expose" the lucky draw system of choosing questions in the House and asked if the act involved bigger security breach than Prime Minister Narendra Modi "inviting ISI to Pathankot air base". The post AAP leader Ashutosh hits out at BJP; says Modi inviting ISI to Pathankot a bigger security breach appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Leaked HTC Nexus Sailfish build file hints at Snapdragon 820 SoC
  HTC is rumoured to be manufacturing both Nexus devices this year and a leak by Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, suggests that the smaller of the two devices (codenamed Sailfish/S1), might be powered by a Qua... [...]
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Withings launches its connected health devices in India
  Withings has launched its range of connected health devices in India, with prices starting at Rs. 9,999. The devices include Wi-Fi scales, activity trackers, blood pressure monitors, and more. All the... [...]
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Bangladeshi child labourer 'tortured to death' at textile mill
Police hunt for mill managers after illegal underage worker Sagar Barman, nine, dies from internal injuries Police in Bangladesh have arrested a spinning mill worker for allegedly torturing a nine-year-old boy to death with an air compressor, the second such claim in less than a year, officers said.Sagar Barman, who worked at a textile mill in Rupganj town, just south of Dhaka, died of internal injuries in a hospital in the capital late on Sunday. His family alleges that eight workers were involved in forcing the compressor into the boy’s rectum and turning on the machine. Related: Rana Plaza collapse: 38 charged with murder over garment factory disaster Related: Bangladeshi organisation offers a lesson on ending child labour | Anna Leach Continue reading... [...]
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S H Raza’s journey
The elation of Independence, however, had been dismantled by the ravages of the Partition and for Raza it led to extreme isolation as his family members decided to leave for Pakistan. (Source [...]
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Raja-Mandala: Frontrunner’s dilemmas
Unlike many leaders in the Republican party who refused to endorse Trump, Sanders has backed Clinton and emphasised the importance of defeating Trump. (Source: Reuters) On the face [...]
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Dalit rape victim dies, angry DCW lashes out at Delhi police
New Delhi, Jul 25: A 14-year-old Dalit rape victim who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and was forced to drink a corrosive substance, died at a hospital here on Sunday, prompting an anguished DCW chief to lash out at the Centre and [...]
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No political party is bigger or above than Punjab for me: Navjot Singh Sidhu
New Delhi/Amritsar, July 25: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday, July 25 revealed the reason why he resigned as the Rajya Sabha MP. 52-year-old Sidhu, who had quit as the Rajya Sabha MP on July 18, told media that he was [...]
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Bradford woman's death in Pakistan investigated after 'honour' killing claims
MP Naz Shah demands autopsy after Samia Shahid’s husband says he believes her family killed her for marrying ‘outsider’Police are investigating the death of a British woman in Pakistan after her husband claimed she was the victim of an “honour” killing for marrying a man from outside the family allegedly against her parents’ wishes.Samia Shahid, a beauty therapist from Bradford, died on Wednesday while visiting relatives in Pandori village near Mangla Dam in northern Punjab, the Foreign Office confirmed. Continue reading... [...]
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Jugnoo files patent for feature that allows users to book rides offline
  Jugnoo has announced a feature that allows users to book a ride even when there is low or no internet connectivity. The feature uses an SMS and the company has also filed a patent for the system. When... [...]
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Renault Lodgy World Edition launched
The Lodgy Stepway World Edition is available in both 85hp and 110hp option. Prices start at Rs 9.74 lakh. [...]
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Hyundai Creta S+ Diesel AT launched at INR 13.56 Lakhs
Makes 1.6 Diesel AT variant more affordable. Hyundai has quietly launched the more affordable version of the Hyundai Creta Diesel AT variant, which is based on the S+ grade. It’s priced at INR 13.56 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), making it around Rs. 1.06 lakh less expensive than the Creta SX+ Diesel AT. So far, the Creta Diesel AT variant was only available in the top-end SX+ grade (pictured). This follows the launch of the petrol AT variant (only in SX+), and comes at a time when there is an increasing demand for SUVs equipped with automatic gearbox. So far, it was only available in the top-end SX+ grade. With the diesel variant now available in the more affordable S+ grade, more prospective customers can join the diesel AT bandwagon. Compared to the SX+ grade, customers will miss out on features such as projector headlamps, dual tone grille, push button start, automatic climate control, and rear wiper in the S+ grade. Regardless, it comes standard with a 7 inch touchscreen audio system with 6 speakers, bluetooth streaming, 1GB HDD, dual airbags, ABS and foglamps. Compared to the SX+ grade, customers will miss out on features such as projector headlamps, dual tone grille, push button start, automatic climate control. Also Read: Hyundai Creta – Review The Creta Diesel AT is packs a 1.6-litre CRDi four cylinder engine coupled with a Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT). It churns out 128 PS and 26.5 kgm (256 Nm) of torque, and is paired to a six-speed automatic torque converter. According to reports, there appears to be a two month waiting period for the Creta S+ AT currently. Hyundai Creta – Image Gallery [...]
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Renault Lodgy World Edition launched in India at INR 9.74 lakhs
Special edition gets a Red livery. Renault India has launched the Renault Lodgy World Edition in the country, following its debut at the Auto Expo 2016. It’s priced at INR 9.74 lakh and INR 10.40 lakh (both ex-showroom Delhi) for the 85 PS and 110 PS variant, respectively. The Renault Lodgy World Edition had made its debut at the Auto Expo 2016 last February. Based on the rugged Lodgy Stepway, the Renault Lodgy World Edition introduces a unique Fiery Red exterior paint job with white pinstripes, a roof-mounted spoiler and exclusive 15 inch Nepta alloy rims. Inside, it gets orange accents and highlights on the center console, instrument cluster, HVAC vents, seats and floor carpets and an exclusive “World Edition” badging on one of the spokes. The World Editon doesn’t introduce any mechanical changes. It continues to be powered by a 1.5-liter K9K diesel engine capable of 85 PS or 110 PS and is paired to a 5-speed or 6-speed manual transmission. The ARAI-rated fuel efficiency of the Lodgy 110 PS stands at 19.98 km/l. Based on the rugged Lodgy Stepway, World Edition introduces a unique Fiery Red exterior paint job with white pinstripes Also Read: Renault Lodgy RxZ Diesel (110 PS) – First Drive Review The Lodgy is Renault’s first MPV to launch in the Indian market. Based on the Duster, the Lodgy hasn’t managed to replicate the success of MPVs like the Maruti Ertiga and Toyota Innova in the market. This month, Renault India had slashed the prices of the Lodgy by INR 96,000 in order to boost sales of their sole MPV, although it is only for the 85 PS variant. Renault Lodgy World Edition – Image Gallery [...]
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Malaria drug shows promise in cancer treatment
Malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head and neck cancer. A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range [...]
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Motorcycle-ambulances help saves lives in Chhattisgarh forests
Help arriving in the form of a motorcycle ambulance. When eight months pregnant Sukmi’s water broke she was in Ongnarpal, a village deep in the jungle of Chhattisgarh where fo [...]
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Empowering women through JAM
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar If you thought there is no prize for guessing what JAM (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile in policy parlance) stands for, then you are mistaken. Using a la [...]
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Harsimrat Kaur writes to RS Chairman for action on Jairam, Renuka
New Delhi, July 24 Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has written to Rajya Sabha Chairman seeking "stern action" against Congress MPs Jairam Ramesh and Renuka Chaudhary, accusing the duo of humiliating her in the House. {image-harsimrat-kaur-badal-speaks-18-1468841242.jpg www.oneindia.com} Referring to the sequence [...]
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News flash: Navjot Singh Sidhu to address a press conference today
Bengaluru, July 25: Blast in Ansbach, Germany. Bavaria's top security official says attacker a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum. Get all the latest news updates of the day: {image-navjotsidhu-25-1469421539.jpg www.oneindia.com} 10.08 am: Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa gives privilege notice against [...]
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Indian-origin man jailed for taking upskirt videos of women
Nantha could have been jailed up to one year. A 34-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for six months for taking upskirt videos of nearly 60 women in public places, a media r [...]
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Prisma, Snapseed and VSCO: The top photo-editing apps compared
Prisma claims it turns your photos into works of arts using styles of Munk and Picasso. (Source: Nandagopal Rajan) (Image resized for web) Prisma app might be just a month old, but [...]
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Pokemon GO craze: What it means for advertising and app revenue models
A few weeks into its launch, Pokemon GO has already surpassed all expectations in terms of revenue generation and its impact on Nintendo stock prices. A few weeks into its launch, P [...]
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Popslate 2 case brings a second screen to the rear of your iPhone
Popslate 2 has a 5-inch screen that also acts as an e-reader and has an integrated battery pack. Popslate has launched its second E ink iPhone case called Popslate 2. The iphone cas [...]
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