Wednesday, 20 July 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Anti-Mayawati rant, Gujarat stir leave BJP's Dalit outreach in tatters

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Thursday, July 21, 2016
Anti-Mayawati rant, Gujarat stir leave BJP’s Dalit outreach in tatters
BJP’s efforts to send a pro-Dalit message, reflected in the recent expansion of the Modi ministry with five SC leaders among 19 new ministers, were jolted by what were seen as slow responses of the Gujarat and Maharashtra governments to developing situations apart from the intemperate outburst against Mayawati.
3-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
What was need to kill Wani, PDP asks govt in LS
'Sabotage led to Bhopal gas tragedy'
Gas tragedy that killed thousands was sabotage, claimed the counsel of then production manager of Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) SP Chouhdary, during the hearing at Bhopal district court on Wednesday.
Demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan a mistake: Fadnavis
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has admitted that the procedure followed to demolish the Ambedkar Bhavan was flawed.
Woman delivers baby-boy ten days after marriage
A woman delivered a baby boy just 10 days after her marriage, but unlike other cases, she was not suspected of infidelity. Moreover, the woman’s husband and in-laws have accepted both mother and child.
New hack locates every Pokemon on Google Maps
The developer Ahmed Almutawa, as per a post on Reddit, was able to take out the raw data from the augmented reality game and lay it out on Google Maps.
TCS Q1 results: Hits and misses
Indian IT giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) kicked off its earnings season with first-quarter top-line growth along the expected lines.
Twitter now let’s anyone enjoy a ‘Celebrity’ status with verified accounts
By opening up account verification to everyone around the globe, Twitter aims to “help more people find great, high-quality accounts to follow, and for creators and influencers - no matter where they are in the world - to easily connect with a broader audience.”
1st Test: Aggressive India pose huge challenge for West Indies
The first of the four-Test series against West Indies starts Thursday in Antigua and marks a new innings for Kumble and gives Kohli's young Indian side a chance to set the tone for their heavy upcoming home season.
I always prefer playing five bowlers: Virat Kohli
India skipper Virat Kohli has declared that his side will look to play "attacking cricket", preferably with "five specialist bowlers" in order to set the tone for the four-match Test series against the West Indies.
IOC to decide on Russia Rio ban 'within a week'
The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it would decide "within seven days" on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over rampant state-run doping. The Games in Rio de Janeiro open on August 5.
'Rise in food prices confined to tomato, potato, onion'
Rise in vegetable prices is mainly restricted to increase in tomato, potato and onion rates and this has been occurring with almost alarming regularity, according to a report by SBI Research.
Difficult to assess the impact of 'Brexit' on India: Govt
It is difficult to immediately assess the impact of 'Brexit' on India and Indian community in Britain, the government told the Parliament on Wednesday.
Axis Bank cuts base rates by 10 basis points
Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, revised its base rate to 9.35% pa from 9.45% pa with effect from July 27, 2016.
Watch: Viral video of Mira Rajput calling her sister
You may have seen her ample number of times making public appearances next to her hubby but we bet you have never seen Mira Rajput this candid.
Iulia helping Salman with his farm house construction?
Salman Khan and his alleged girlfriend Iulia Vantur are taking things in their relationship to a whole new level.
A prequel to 'Baby' in the offing?
While it’s been reported that Akshay Kumar is playing a cameo in filmmaker Neeraj Pandey’s next production starring Taapsee Pannu.
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