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Aug 1, 2015

Landmark Enclave Exchange: The road to improved India-Bangladesh ties begins

The implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh is set to commence at midnight. #Bangladesh #enclaves #India #LBA #midnight #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker

Jul 31, 2015

Nokia Networks differs from Ravi Shankar Prasad, says deal with MTNL on

On Thursday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had informed Lok Sabha that the deal between MTNL and Nokia Networks was put off by the latter. #Business #CompanyWatch #Huawei Technologies #MTNL #Nokia Networks #Ravi Shankar Prasad

Jul 31, 2015

Honest, old man finds Rs 90,000 on the streets, returns it to the police

The world isn't all that bad, there are a few good people out there. One poor, old man in Isanagar, who probably needs money more than most people, found Rs 90,000 cash on the road and he did not run away with it. He did not keep a cut. He went to a police station and returned the entire sum. #BuzzPatrol #honesty #India #Isanagar #Police

Jul 31, 2015

Fizzy is not healthy: The Coca Cola infographic tells us nothing we don’t already know

The Coca Cola infographic that is going viral on the internet tells us nothing we don't already know, that aerated drinks are not healthy. #caffeine #Coca-Cola #didyouknow #Health #Infographic #Nutrition #Shareworthy #soft drinks

Jul 31, 2015

Oliphans Capital invests $2 million in Prothom, manufacturer and exporter of toys

India is fast becoming very cost competitive vs China in terms of labour costs and we are very bullish on the toy industry – globally, says Jhaveri, Oliphans Capital. In Prothom, we see a beginning of manufacturing startups being funded in India. #Anish Jhaveri #Arun Chandrachud #Hasbro #Make In India #Oliphans Capital #Prothom

Jul 31, 2015

Google quietly paves way for new and improved Glass, aims at enterprise-only version

Wall Street Journal reports that Google is quietly distributing a new version of Glass, meant only for the enterprise, aimed at healthcare, manufacturing and energy. #Anish Jhaveri #Arun Chandrachud #Hasbro #Make In India #Oliphans Capital #Prothom

Jul 31, 2015

To cure wife’s ‘mental illness’, man in Agra rapes and murders four minor girls on tantrik’s advice

With tragic consequences, a man from Agra heeded the advice of a tantrik, and allegedly committed the rape and murder of four minor girls in the course of five years. #Child sexual abuse #NewsTracker #Tantrik #UP Police #Uttar Pradesh

Jul 31, 2015

Taliban gets a new chief: Mullah Mansoor appointment spells regional uncertainty

The choice of Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor as the new head of the Taliban is logical given his seniority and close relationship with the former leader Mullah Omar. However, Omar's now-confirmed death could translate into a depletion of support for Mansoor, and derail efforts to hold peace talks. Worse yet, an increase in defections to the Islamic State can only translate into more trouble for the region. #Afghanistan #al-Baghdadi #ConnectTheDots #ISAF #islamic-state #mullah mansoor #Mullah Omar #Taliban