Friday, 2 September 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: SC Judge rips into CJI-headed collegium, shuns selection meetings

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Saturday, September 03, 2016
SC Judge rips into CJI-headed collegium, shuns selection meetings
In a stunning revelation, the Supreme Court’s fifth-most senior judge, Justice J Chelameswar, told The Times of India on Friday that he has stopped attending meetings of the collegium headed by the Chief Justice of India as he finds its procedure and process “most opaque”, and the “majority gangs up” to shoot down genuine objections against undesirable candidates being chosen to be judges of higher courts.
Sidhu floats party with Pargat & 2 MLAs
As a batsman, Navjot Singh Sidhu loved hitting out against spinners. On Friday, however, the 53-year-old bowled a sharply-turning googly by floating a political outfit — Awaaz-e-Punjab — with three sitting MLAs, ending speculation about him joining Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab next year.
'Men more judicious, so can use triple talaq'
Sharia has granted the triple talaq mode of oral divorce to husbands because men are better at controlling emotions and, therefore, unlikely to take impulsive decisions, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said.
Reliance Jio 4G services: All compatible smartphones listed
Want to try Reliance Jio's new 4G data and free voice calls offer? Not sure which all smartphones the services will be available on? Here's a comprehensive list of smartphones supporting Reliance Jio's 4G services.
IFA 2016: Catch all the action
IFA is Europe's biggest gadget and technology trade show. Like every year, IFA 2016 too promises to see the launch of products that will set the tech agenda for the rest of the year.
7 laptops with long battery life
In today’s digitally connected world, laptops (or notebook computers) are almost as essential to our daily workflow, as smartphones are.
Ranji Trophy to be played at neutral venues from October 6
The 83rd edition of the Ranji Trophy will be played at neutral venues with debutant Chhattisgarh facing Tripura in Ranchi in the first match of the tournament on October 6.
Don't believe in looking too far into future: Rahane
He is expected to play an important role in the upcoming packed home season that include 13 Tests but Ajinkya Rahane doesn't want to look too far ahead as that attitude can clutter the mind.
Sindhu, Yogeshwar embody true spirit of sportsmanship
While USA women football goalkeeper Hope Solo called Sweden a ‘bunch of cowards’ after her team’s loss in Rio, Sindhu gave a warm hug to Carolina Marin after losing the gold medal match. Two different athletes, two entirely different gestures.
Raghuram Rajan leaves behind strong macros, lower inflation
Raghuram Rajan will leave the RBI richer by $91 billion when he hands the baton to his successor Urjit Patel on Sunday.
Buy property abroad in name of all remitters: RBI
Those looking to buy property in overseas destinations like Dubai will have less headroom to consolidate remittances from family members. The RBI has said that a property purchased overseas has to be in the name of all the members who are making the remittance.
Paytm to offer personal loans with 10 banks
The Alibaba backed digital payments and commerce platform Paytm will start offering personal loans to consumers in the next few months, a senior executive of the company said.
Anushka-Ranbir's ode to 'An Evening in Paris'
Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma play Bollywood junkies in filmmaker Karan Johar’s Diwali release 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.
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