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More cricketers, matches under scanner in spot-fixing probe

Hindustan Times  - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The role of more players whose names cropped up during interrogation of the arrested cricketers and bookies in the T20 league spot-fixing scandal could be probed, Delhi Police said on Friday, as six bookies were held in Tamil Nadu in connection with ...
 
 

Pervert who put chastity lock on wife gets 10 years in jail

Indian Express  - ‎2 hours ago‎
A man, who put a 'chastity lock' on his wife in a cruel, self-devised way, was awarded 10 years' rigorous sentence by the court here today though the victim had retracted her statement during the trial.
 
 

Liyaqat's bail raises hope of fair trial: PDP

Press Trust of India  - ‎3 hours ago‎
Srinagar, May 17 (PTI) Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said grant of bail to Hizbul Mujhaideen militant Liyaqat Shah by a court in Delhi makes it obvious that charges slapped against him by Delhi Police were not true.
 
 

Movie review: The Great Gatsby

India Today  - ‎2 hours ago‎
You can never fault Baz Luhrmann on style. His cinema may work (Moulin Rouge) or fail to work (Australia), the mood could be of joy or sorrow, but each frame is invariably a toast to life, served with flair.
 
 

High fiscal deficit forces S&P to affirm negative outlook on India

Hindu Business Line  - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The Government's flurry of reform measures and the Finance Ministry's hard sell to global credit rating majors its intention to control the deficit appear to have gone in vain.
 
 

Angelina Jolie and the bravery of choosing not to have ovaries removed

The Guardian  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Link to video: Angelina Jolie reveals she has had a double mastectomy. To understand just how brave Angelina Jolie is, consider what she did not write in her op-ed in The New York Times: her decision to have a mastectomy and forgo, at least for now, ...
 
 
 

BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi's charge on Food Security Bill

Daily News & Analysis  - ‎1 hour ago‎
BJP claimed the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act is more inclusive as it provides foodgrains to 90% of the population unlike the Centre's Bill which covers only 67%.
 
 

CBI should move SC against acquittal of Pappu Yadav: Yechuri

Business Standard  - ‎2 hours ago‎
CPI(M) today demanded that CBI should "swiftly and effectively" move the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court order acquitting former RJD MP Pappu Yadav in a murder case.
 
 

ICSE results: Girls outperform boys in Class X and XII exams

NDTV  - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: Girls have once again outperformed boys in this year's ICSE Class-X and ISC Class-XII examinations, the results for which were declared today.
 
 

Stalin's son surrenders Hummer before CBI

Indian Express  - ‎33 minutes ago‎
DMK leader M K Stalin has surrendered his imported Hummer before CBI which was on its trail as it was allegedly one of the illegal vehicles imported by a Hyderbad based businessman in violation of cutoms laws.
 
 
 

Blasts kill 15 near Pakistani mosques

CNN International  - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Blasts targeting two mosques in northwestern Pakistan on Friday have left 15 people dead and others injured, a police official said.
 
 

Russia sends 'killer' missiles to Syria to help Assad regime

Times of India  - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: Russia has sent advanced anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said on Thursday.
 
 

Bomb blasts rock Iraq; at least 49 dead, 82 injured

Zee News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Baquba: At least 49 people were killed and many others injured when two bombs went off near a Sunni mosque and another blast ripped through a Sunni funeral procession here on Friday, security officials said.
 
 

53 killed in heavy rains in China

Times of India  - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING: At least 53 people were killed and several others reported missing in rain and hailstorms in south China, state media reported today.
 
 
 

Boeing says Air India can redeploy all Dreamliners this month

NDTV  - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Mumbai: Boeing said on Friday that it will ready the remaining four grounded Dreamliners of Air India within this month and also deliver the seventh 787 to the national carrier by end of the month.
 
 

Rupee slips on oil import demand

Hindu Business Line  - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The rupee closed weaker at 54.88 against the dollar on strong demand for the American currency from oil importers and a weaker euro.
 
 

ITC posts Rs 1928-cr standalone profit in Q4

Hindu Business Line  - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A file picture of ITC Chairman Y.C.Deveshwar during a press meet in Chennai. Photo: V. Ganesan. Kolkata, May 17: ITC Ltd has reported a standalone net profit of Rs 1,928 crore in the fourth quarter of FY2013 against Rs 1,614 crore in the comparable quarter ...
 
 

NIIT Technologies to hire 800 this year

Hindu Business Line  - ‎38 minutes ago‎
NIIT Technologies on Friday said the company will hire 800 people this financial year and invest Rs 100 crore in expansion of its Noida campus.
 
 

Fire in HPCL refinery, no casualties reported

Hindu Business Line  - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Fire rages on at one of the crude distillation units at HPCL's refinery on Thursday. - K.R. Deepak. Fire at HPCL Visakha refinery.
 
 
 

Google engineers: We're trying to fix Android fragmentation

CNET  - ‎1 hour ago‎
During a Google I/O fireside chat, a team of Google Android engineers acknowledged continuing fragmentation issues with Android's software.
 
 

HTC One Release Date: Verizon Model Could Be in the Works as HTC Doubles ...

Latinos Post  - ‎51 minutes ago‎
HTC is planning to double production of its popular flagship phone, the HTC One, a development that could indicate a possible deal with Verizon to finally carry the phone.
 
 
 

Film review: Aurangzeb is a hardcore gangster flick

Daily News & Analysis  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aurangzeb is a tight political drama that uses the nexus between cops and real estate mafia to weave a tale of deceit, treachery, double crossing and revenge.
 
 

My new film's a coming-of-age story in a complex world: Mira Nair

IBNLive  - ‎3 hours ago‎
Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is based on a novel of the same name by Mohsin Hamid, and stars Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in the pivotal roles.
 
 

Nargis Fakhri roped in for 'Main Tera Hero'

Times of India  - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Rockstar" actress Nargis Fakhri has bagged a "key" role in Varun Dhawan-starrer " Main Tera Hero". The movie, produced by Balaji Motion Pictures, will be directed by Varun's father David Dhawan.
 
 

French honour for Anurag Kashyap

IBNLive  - ‎3 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his efforts in the promotion of Indian cinema across the globe.
 
 

Sanjay Dutt reads religious books, wants to be moved from 'anda' cell

NDTV  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Actor Sanjay Dutt, sent to the Arthur Road Central jail here, spent a restless night reading spiritual books, while his lawyer today requested the TADA court to shift him from the high-security egg-shaped cell where he felt suffocated.
 
 
 

Delhi Police to widen probe; to question Rajasthan Royals owners, skipper ...

Daily News & Analysis  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Delhi Police have reportedly indicated that it could widen the probe of an ongoing case of spot fixing in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to include questioning of the owners of the Rajasthan Royals and the team's captain.
 
 

Adam Gilchrist to retire after IPL 6

IBNLive  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dharamsala: Almost a year to the day he announced that he had played his last game of cricket, former Australia wicketkeeper turned captain of Kings XI Punjab has confirmed that he will step away from the game at the end of IPL 6. Gilchrist revealed his ...
 
 

S Sreesanth has lost his right to be loved

Daily News & Analysis  - ‎11 hours ago‎
S Sreesanth is a man of excesses - overambitious, needlessly combative, wildly emotional, scarily religious and, at times, falsely patriotic.
 
 
 

Carbon aerogel 'world's lightest material' made by scientists

ANINEWS  - ‎6 hours ago‎
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A team of scientists in China has produced the lightest material ever made. Zhejiang University in China announced in a statement that the ultra-light substance, called carbon aerogel, has a density of 0.16 milligrams per cubic ...
 
 

Everest Ice Shrinking Fast, Scientists and Climbers Say

National Geographic  - ‎May 16, 2013‎
Everest isn't the same mountain it was when Jim Whittaker became the first U.S. climber to summit the peak in 1963. The world's highest peak has been shedding snow and ice for the past 50 years, possibly due in part to global warming, new research says.
 
 
 

GE Venture to Upgrade Hospital Equipment in India State

Wall Street Journal (India)  - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUMBAI—A consortium led by a joint venture of General Electric Co. and Wipro Ltd. will invest 1.5 billion rupees ($27 million) to upgrade and manage medical equipment in government-run hospitals in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.
 
 

Soon a detailed study on 'diabesity': Doctors

MorungExpress  - ‎5 hours ago‎
A study will be conducted across India to explore better therapy to control the double-barrel menace of diabetes coupled with obesity, doctors said Thursday.
 

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