Saturday, 30 July 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: No rain mercy in eastern India, flood toll now 59

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No rain mercy in eastern India, flood toll now 59
The flood situation aggravated in Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar and West Bengal on Saturday with the toll reaching 32 even as another 27 people died in lightning strikes in Odisha.
Army has to fire, can't use lathi: Parrikar
800 Indians starve in Saudi; mantris sent to rescue
India has despatched V K Singh and M J Abkar, the ministers of state in the external affairs ministry, to negotiate with Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities on behalf of 800 out-of-work Indians who have been pushed to the edge of starvation.
11 states worst hit by floods, rains: Nadda
Union health minister J P Nadda on Saturday said 11 states have been hit the hardest by floods and rains this year.
Girl ends life after her video shared by boyfriend
Police arrested a 20-year-old youth on Saturday for allegedly abetting suicide of a girl college student. The girl ended life by jumping in Tapi river on Wednesday and her body was found on Friday.
Insas rifle belonging to SRP jawan stolen from Vatva
Senior police officials said the area is sensitive in nature and hence have formed different teams to find the weapon and the person who has stolen it.
10 hot Android smartphones that got price cuts recently
With numerous smartphone getting launched each month, brands always adjust prices to give slightly competitive edge to older smartphone models and also to clear inventories.
Asus ROG G752VY review: Beauty with brains
So is the Asus ROG G752VY an attractive proposition at the given price tag? Read our review below to find out.
Your WhatsApp chats never get deleted actually
After Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out end-to-end encryption, the popular messaging platform ensured users that their chats are secured from any unwanted third-party attention.
R Ashwin, KL Rahul seize advantage for India
R Ashwin picked up his 18th five-wicket haul, second of the series as India toppled West Indies for 196 on a lively Kingston surface. India replied well with opener KL Rahul's half-century and trail West Indies by 70 runs.
As it happened: 2nd Test: India v WI, Day 1
Live action from Day 1 of the second Test between West Indies and India in Kingston, Jamaica. West Indies won the toss and opted to bat. For India, KL Rahul replaces an injured Murali Vijay.
Verdict on wrestler Narsingh Yadav deferred to Monday
The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Rio Olympics participation was on Saturday prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal to Monday.
No losses of job, salary in SBI merger: Arundhati Bhattacharya
SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has said that there is no reason for the bank employees to be apprehensive of the upcoming mergers as there will be no losses of jobs or salaries in the process.
Fifteen banks ready to roll out UPI by July 31
At least 15 banks, both from public and private sectors, are ready to roll out the unified payments interface (UPI) starting July 31. The UPI system is a kind of e-payment which can be authenticated using mobile phones.
Gold tops Rs 31,000-level after 29 months
Gold prices spurted to Rs 31,340 per 10 grams, a 29-month high, by surging Rs 540 in the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas amid increased buying by jewellers at the domestic spot market.
Big B, Parineeti get a thumbs up for 'The BFG'
'BFG' gained momentum in India following reports that Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice to the Hindi version of the fantasy adventure along with Parineeti Chopra and Gulshan Grover.
Deepika Padukone hikes her fee for 'Padmavati'?
After a series of blockbusters and critically acclaimed performances, Deepika Padukone is unstoppable on the career front and there is no looking back for the actress.
Caterina: I wanted to be part of fanfare called Bollywood
Bond Girl Caterina Murino, who makes her Bollywood debut with Fever, says she is happy being part of Bollywood.
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