The government has given in-principle approval to the recommendations of a committee that stressed the need of technology, among other measures, to strengthen security along India’s 3,323km border with Pakistan.
Calling for global isolation of Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj said that "countries that nurture, peddle and export terror should have no place in the comity of nations." Swaraj said PM Modi had extended the hand of friendship to Pakistan, but in return they gave India Pathankot and Uri.
Ashok Pradhan, a four-time BJP MP from Khurja and now a senior Samajwadi Party functionary, has been booked in a rape and attempt to murder case after a 24-year-old woman embroiled in a marital dispute filed a police complaint against him. The woman has also named her husband, parents-in-law, sister-in-law and one more person in the complaint.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
New Zealand delayed the inevitable with good resistance in the morning session, India broke down NZ’s defence to register a thumping 197-run win 14.3 overs in to the second session. Ashwin claimed 6 for 132 in the second innings.
India cruised to an emphatic 197-run victory over New Zealand in the 1st Test match of the three-match series and the victory was made sweeter as it came in India's 500th Test match. TOI Sports picks five takeaways from India's Kanpur win.
The Rupee opened substantially lower at 66.75 as compared to last weekend's close of 66.65. However, notwithstanding the massive slide in domestic bourses, it made a smart recovery towards the tail-end trade to touch a high of 66.60 before ending at 66.61, showing a gain of 4 paise, or 0.06%.
With eight years and a hat-trick of hits behind him, filmmaker Neeraj Pandey explains why he bets his money on stories that don’t have precedents and tricks to not glorify the subject in a biopic as he gears up for 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story'