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Daily Newsletter | Friday, August 26, 2016
Chilli-based PAVA shells can be replacement for pellet guns
An expert panel of the home ministry is exploring whether pellet guns can be replaced with newly-developed PAVA shells, a chilli-based non-lethal munition which temporarily incapacitates the targets and renders them immobile for several minutes.
Scorpene: New set of leaked documents released
'The Australian' newspaper on Thursday uploaded on its website a new set of documents detailing Indian Scorpene submarine's underwater warfare system.
`What if Sheena's vanished' Peter told Rahul
Phone conversations between Rahul and his father Peter Mukerjea, also an accused, and his stepmother, Indrani, appears to place Mukerjea in a corner in the Sheena Bora murder case. In one of the conversations, Peter tells Rahul: “What if she (Sheena) has disappeared, why are you making all this fuss“.
7 upcoming video games worth waiting for
Here are 7 hot upcoming video games that we think you’d love to play. Read on, and find out which ones you’ll be getting your hands on.
Smartron review: Attractive looks, average performance
Taking a look at the Indian smartphone market, it’s easy to see that Chinese manufacturers all but dominate the budget segment.
5 'most-secure’ smartphones in the world
For the security buffs, here are 5 smartphones that claim to offer the best in smartphone security.
Our performance in Rio was satisfactory: Roelant Oltmans
His wards might have failed to break the medal jinx at the just-concluded Rio Olympics, but Indian men hockey team's chief coach Roelant Oltmans says their results in the quadrennial extravaganza were satisfactory if not ideal.
Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer
Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer.
BWF Rankings: Saina drops to 9th spot, Sindhu remains at 10th
Saina Nehwal dropped four points to be ninth, while compatriot PV Sindhu remained in the 10th spot in the BWF rankings despite getting a silver in the women's singles competition at the recently-concluded Olympics in Rio.
RBI lets banks issue masala bonds
Reserve Bank on Thursday announced a slew of changes in fixed income and currency markets such as allowing lenders to issue 'masala bonds' and to accept corporate bonds under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF).
Patanjali becomes 3rd largest FMCG seller at Future Retail
Baba Ramdev promoted Patanjali Ayurved has become the third largest seller of FMCG products at the shelves of Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail. "The number one is HUL followed by P&G and Patanjali is at number three at our place," Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani said.
Sebi relaxes restrictions on over 250 entities
Sebi has eased curbs on over 250 entities against whom the regulator had taken action in three different cases of alleged misuse of stock market platform for tax evasion and suspected money laundering activities.
‘No need to objectify women to grab attention’
Daler’s latest, a semi-rock song with Punjabi robustness, 'Raj Karega Khalsa' (A Flying Jatt), is a duet with his son-in-law Navraj Hans. This is the first time that they will be singing together.
Kareena Kapoor on Ranbir-Katrina break up
Actor Ranbir Kapoor recently made headlines when he finally opened up about his breakup with the gorgeous Katrina Kaif.
Manoj, Prithviraj join Taapsee in 'Baby' prequel
We had earlier reported that Taapsee Pannu will play the leading role in the prequel of Neeraj Pandey’s 'Baby' and Akshay Kumar will be doing an extended cameo in it.
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