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  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 23:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: Delayed call on CBI probe dents CM Chouhan's image

    Though it’s yet to be seen how the high court takes its stand on chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s request for a CBI inquiry into Vyapam scam he announced on Tuesday, the damage has already been done to his image given his delayed decision on the inquiry, feel many in the ruling party.

  • Bavalan Pathmanathan
    Jul 07, 2015 20:13 IST

    Cricketer dies after being hit on chest in British Tamil League match

    A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while playing for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League.

  • RTI
    Jul 08, 2015 00:33 IST

    10 years of RTI: 39 activists dead, 275 harassed, says report

    When right to information activist Guru Prasad Shukla was beaten to death by fellow villagers last month, he became the 39th person to lay down his life for exercising the transparency law in its first decade. Another 275 people have reportedly been assaulted or harassed for invoking the law to raise uncomfortable questions before those in power.

  • Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput
    Jul 07, 2015 12:53 IST

    New pics: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput's real-life vivaah

    Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput got married in Gurgaon today in a morning ceremony. Only 30-40 guests were present at the wedding which took place at a close friend's house. A wedding reception will take place later today.

  • Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Brussels summit Greece crisis
    Jul 07, 2015 22:07 IST

    Greece arrives without debt plan, eurozone ministers 'angry'

    Greece did not come up with a "concrete proposal" at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday despite European pressure on Athens for a new debt plan.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 13:36 IST

    Will request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan

    Embattled Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he was ready for a CBI inquiry into the multi-layered scam in the state professional examination board (PEB), or Vyapam, which has become the biggest challenge for his third term in power.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 18:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his government’s credibility with people connected to the case dying mysteriously.

  • Turkish Airlines
    Jul 07, 2015 14:36 IST

    No bomb found on Turkish Airlines jet, takes off after 9 hours

    A Turkish plane made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat was reported on the aircraft. National Security Guard commandos were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International airport after 148 passengers travelling in the aircraft, headed to Bangkok, were evacuated.

  • Maggi
    Jul 07, 2015 13:50 IST

    Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets

    Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles, which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 07, 2015 12:16 IST

    BJP slams UP govt, police after Barabanki woman set afire dies

    The BJP on Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of promoting lawlessness in the state following the death of a journalist’s mother, who was allegedly set ablaze at a police station in Barabanki.

  • Sadananda Gowda
    Jul 07, 2015 13:07 IST

    Law minister Gowda calls Vyapam scam "silly issue", later retracts

    More than 2,000 people have been arrested and around 40 linked to Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam have died mysteriously, but BJP leader and Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda called the examination and recruitment scandal a "silly issue" on Monday , adding Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not respond over it.

  • Google Adwords
    Jul 07, 2015 11:30 IST

    Is Google's job ads algorithm sexist? New research hints so

    Companies such as Google and Facebook generate revenue by tracking user behaviour around the Web and delivering targeted ads.

  • SC, Supreme Court
    Jul 07, 2015 11:25 IST

    SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vyapam scandal, deaths

    The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and three whistle-blowers seeking an apex court-monitored CBI probe into the Vyapam scam and the string of mystery deaths related to the examination and recruitment scandal.

  • Air India flight
    Jul 07, 2015 00:53 IST

    Air India plane almost crashed on June 28, says flight test engineer

    Passengers on board Air India’s (AI) June 28 Bengaluru-Hyderabad flight (513) had a narrow escape as the pilot did a “touch and go” after bouncing on the runway during landing and seriously jeopardising flight safety, a retired Indian Air Force flight test engineer has said in a complaint to the airline.

  • Vyapam, MPPEB
    Jul 07, 2015 09:48 IST

    Constable questioned in MP Vyapam scam case found hanging at home

    A constable, who was questioned by authorities over alleged fraudulent recruitments made during a test conducted by the tainted MPPEB, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his official residence in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.