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Scotland referendum: Top dailies say ‘No’, but who will Murdoch support?

Leading financial and other newspapers have encouraged their readers to vote against independence in the September 18 referendum, but there is much speculation which way the Rupert Murdoch-owned ‘The Scottish Sun’ will go on the contentious issue.

Now, new website to help you make decisions

The website developed by Cloverpop, a San Francisco-based company, allows people to use an interactive web experience to easily move past biases and relieve stress when faced with major decisions.

Jumping red light? Get slapped with Rs. 15,000 fine under proposed traffic law

Soon, motorists caught speeding, driving drunk or jumping red lights may not get away with a light fine and a few stern words from the traffic cop. The punishment would get harsher as the gravity of the offence increases. Poll: Do you think three-to-fifty-fold hike in fines will contain the menace of traffic violations and rash driving?

The battle within: Are US women joining the ISIS jihad in West Asia?

US law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as president Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants' recruiting at home.

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon to battle it out for Android One market

Competition in the booming multibillion dollar Indian smartphone market is further set to intensify with e-commerce giants Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal all set to launch Google's much-awaited sub-$100 (around Rs. 6,000) handsets on Monday.

Deepika Padukone's cleavage post a 'compliment'? Tweeple don't agree

After the enraged Finding Fanny star retorted to a Twitter post made by a daily regarding her cleavage, the news organisation replied to her, and it is safe to say that they left tweeple rather unamused.

England dog lovers raise £1.3 million for burnt shelter

Dog lovers have pulled out all stops to help a dog shelter in Cheshire in northwest England that went up in flames in a fire started by a teenager on Thursday. The outpouring of love has generated over £1.3 million in donation and led to traffic jams.

Netizens take a walk down scraps lane as Orkut shuts shop Sept 30

Google has announced that it will be shutting down it's social networking site Orkut on September 30. Orkut marked the dawn of social-networking for an entire generation in India, years before the netizens caught onto the Facebook fever.

Caller from UP demands release of Asaram; threatens to target AI flights

The Udaipur Airport was put on high alert after an anonymous caller threatened to disrupt Air India flights and create chaos across the country, if self-styled godman Asaram Bapu is not released within 15 days, police said Sunday.

Twitter, Facebook and email are more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol

Staying unplugged from the rest of the world is unimaginable, but the Jammu and Kashmir deluge made the nightmare a reality for many of us. Wonder why staying unplugged leaves us powerless? Because Twitter and Facebook are more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol!

Samsung accuses LG executives of damaging its products

Samsung Electronics Co. has accused senior executives of domestic rival LG Electronics Inc. of intentionally vandalizing its washing machines at retail stores in Germany and has asked for an official investigation.

I have breasts, you got a problem? Deepika Padukone tweets reaction to ‘news’ post

'Yes! I am a woman. I have breasts and a cleavage! You got a problem!!??' the actor tweeted on Sunday, taking on a 'news' post. The Finding Fanny actor was apparently enraged over a story on her 'cleavage show' in a story on a new website.

Pope breaks taboo by marrying off couples who lived 'in sin'

A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together 'in sin' were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.

UP goes Netherlands' way, cycling to be promoted in cities

Bicycle, the election symbol of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, will soon be part of a new development story inspired by the success of cycling in the Netherlands. A beginning is likely to be made from Noida.

What does Brandon 'Humans of New York' Stanton’s popularity signify?

Empathy is what sets him apart as a 'journalist'. A sense of realism is what’s unique in this 'artist'. You would agree that it’s not everyday that an independent writer-photographer lands up in Delhi’s Connaught Place and a large crowd gathers to listen to him. Truly something, right?
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