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Newsbytes: National

SC refuses separate NEET merit list for State syllabus Gen. V.K. Singh victimized me: Army Chief tells SC
students
In an unusual development that could cause severe discomfort to the
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass an interim Union government, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Dalbir Singh has
direction to the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the accused Minister of State General V.K. Singh of levelling “false, baseless
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to publish and imaginary” allegations against him when the latter was heading the
separate merit lists for CBSE students and their Army.
counterparts who studied under the State syllabus in the With his affidavit before Supreme Court filed earlier this week, the COAS
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) held on July has not only revealed the appalling power struggle within the Indian Army
24 for undergraduate medical and dental courses in but also placed the Narendra Modi government in a quandary since his
private colleges all over the country. serious allegations are made against a member of the council of
ministers.
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Newsbytes: National

Sedition case filed against Amnesty International

Acting on a complaint filed by ABVP on Saturday, police have Bihar Assembly ratifies GST Bill in special session
charged Amnesty International India under Section 124A of the
IPC. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was passed on Tuesday in a
one-day special session of the Bihar legislature, while 3 MLAs of
The police on Monday filed cases, including one of sedition, Communist Party of India-Marxist and Leninist (CPI-ML) boycotted the
against the organisers of a programme held on Saturday that bill and staged a walkout from the House. Participating in the debate,
sought to project the human suffering of the Kashmir conflict. legislators of both ruling and Opposition parties underlined the benefits
Acting on a complaint filed by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi of the bill for the state.
Parishad (ABVP) on Saturday, the J.C. Nagar police charged With the GST Bill passed in the House, Bihar became the second state
Amnesty International India under Section 124A of the Indian after Assam to adopt it, while neighboring Jharkhand is scheduled to
Penal Code, which defines sedition as brings or attempts to convene a special session of the state assembly to ratify the bill on
bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite Wednesday.
disaffection towards the Government of India.
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titled “Impact of chemical fertilizers and high level committee. is the only way out as the of the implementation of the Seventh Pay country’s growing demand for food cannot be met Commission's recommendations from August 1.ece . say farm experts Parliament’s Standing Committee on Agriculture Centre to set up 'Anomaly Committee' for may have expressed concern at the unscientific and implementation of 7th pay commission excessive use of pesticides in agriculture that pose a threat both to the environment and human health. through organic farming. but excessive and Pay Commission recommendations. combined with an 'Anomaly Committee' to settle issues arising out safe agricultural practices.Newsbytes: National Can’t avoid pesticides. unscientific use of pesticides caused tremendous harm to the environment and affected human .thehindu.” the panel said fertilizers and pesticides multiplication factor as well as anomalies which changed the face of agriculture by enhancing have crept in following implementation of the new production and productivity. population indirectly. The centre on Wednesday announced setting up of But experts say their judicious use. Read More Read More http://www.ece 7th-pay-commission/article9002123. http://www. pesticides-say-farm-experts/article9003989. This announcement came following concerns by In its recently presented report in Parliament for unions of employees over the delay in setting up the 2015-16.com/news/national/centre-to.thehindu. assured by the Group of pesticides on agriculture and allied sectors in the Ministers to review the minimum wage and country.com/news/national/cant-avoid- set-up-anomaly-committee-for-implementation-of.

open fire with rifles. and efforts were being options available with the CRPF. challenge-says-cji-t-s-thakur-2985733/ Read More: http://indianexpress. news-india/vacancies-in-judiciary-a-national- . its personnel will be forced Raking up the judges appointment issue once to fire bullets in extreme situations. which can cause again.Newsbytes: National Kashmir: If not pellet guns.” the CRPF said in an affidavit submitted to http://indianexpress. which may cause more Read More: fatalities.com/article/india/india-news- india/if-not-pellet-guns-will-be-forced-to-fire-bullets- in-extreme-situations-crpf-tells-hc-2985300/ . Friday said vacancies in the judiciary.com/article/india/india- the High Court on Wednesday. CRPF personnel made to persuade the government to expedite would have no recourse in extreme situations but to the matter. Chief Justice of India T S Thakur on more fatalities. says CRPF to HC The CRPF has informed Jammu and Kashmir High Vacancies in judiciary a national challenge. Court that if pellet guns are banned as a says CJI T S Thakur crowd control measure. this (pellet gun) is withdrawn from the national challenge. will be forced to fire bullets in extreme situations. especially state High Courts have become a “In case.

” Ms. Minister Delcy Rodriguez on Thursday. Read more: http://indianexpress. while in Delhi for one day to hand preserving global access to effective over the invitation letter from President Nicolas infection-fighting drugs. Maduro to the government. for Venezuela.thehindu. is aimed at so. 21 for the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance. Thursday’s issue of Science. We are hopeful he will come.Newsbytes: National New proposal to limit antibiotic use.com/article/lifestyle/he Read more: alth/new-proposal-to-limit-antibiotic-use. Rodriguez where they will map out a plan for told The Hindu. . http://www. said visiting Foreign crisis of drug-resistant “superbugs”. which appears in “India is a founder of the Non-Aligned movement. The proposal.com/news/national/nam- wants-countries-to-set-targets-2985561/ principles-more-relevant-now/article9004538. it would be really important to heads of state set to convene September have Prime Minister Modi there. global health experts are Venezuela is counting on Prime Minister Narendra calling on world leaders to set specific Modi’s attendance at this year’s Non-Aligned country-level targets limiting antibiotic Movement (NAM) meeting in September. ‘NAM principles more relevant now’ wants countries to set targets For the first time.ece . despite consumption in order to combat a looming reports he is unlikely to.

Based on the request by the government of India. announced that the whole of Mumbai “humanitarian grounds” through the territory of would be under closed-circuit television monitoring Bangladesh till September 2016.Newsbytes: National Delhi inks MoU with Dhaka to carry petroleum goods to Tripura Maharashtra launches crime tracking system Bangladesh and India yesterday signed a On the occasion of the 70th Independence Day. officials said. the government of Bangladesh has granted permission Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. reports UNB. System' through 42 cyber labs inaugurated simultaneously here on Monday. Read more: http://www. memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the route Maharashtra launched the country's first permit for carrying petroleum products from Assam to comprehensive 'Crime Criminal Tracking Network Tripura through Bangladesh territory.business-standard. while launching for the movement of petroleum products on the CCTNS.html .com/home/printnews/5 Read more: 6497 http://www.theindependentbd. by October. while similar projects are underway in other major cities like Pune and Nagpur.com/article/news- ians/maharashtra-launches-crime-tracking- system-116081500649_1.

All India inaugurated this Sunday. in Pune. Superintendent of Police Dr. by city-based Primove Engineering Private Limited.com/article/india/india-news.com/article/india/india-news- http://indianexpress. Jhaljit and State Protocol Officer Rehanuddin the problem of disposal of agricultural waste was a Choudhury. was received by State Chief Secretary Oinam Nabakishore. major concern in the country. manipur-2988550/ inaugurated-in-pune-on-sunday-2969150/ . where she CNG which can be used in automobiles as fuel. residue for generation of CNG was considered as A. india/najma-heptulla-sworn-in-as-governor-of- india/countrys-first-bio-cng-plant-to-be. said the idea of using agricultural Ningthoujam Jeoffrey.K. Khaute. Heptulla.Newsbytes: National Country’s first bio-CNG plant to be inaugurated Najma Heptulla sworn in as Governor of Manipur in Pune on Sunday Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla was on India’s first bio-CNG plant is all set to be Sunday sworn-in as the governor of Manipur. along with Director General of Police Santosh Gondhalekar. Imphal West Deputy Commissioner development.M. Commissioned Radio News tweeted. director. research and L. arrived at this plant will use agricultural residue to generate the Imphal Airport on Saturday afternoon. The Manipur Governor designate. Read more: Read More: http://indianexpress.

com/Politics/uWsU1dinfL2eu Read more: qEp0eSajI/Urjit-Patel-succeeds-Raghuram. Bihar.thehindu.livemint. The choice of Patel will ensure department predicted more showers and continuity at the RBI since he has been the sounded heavy downpour alert for some deputy governor in charge of monetary policy. Rewa district.Newsbytes: National 27 killed as rain lashes three States Heavy rain in Madhya Pradesh. In a note released on 18 June. http://www.com/news/national/many- Rajan-as-new-RBI-governor.ece?w=alauto . Urjit Patel has been named as the 24th governor even as rivers continued to be in spate in of the Reserve Bank of India. Collector Rahul Jain said. districts on Sunday. Rajasthan and Urjit Patel to be the next Governor of RBI Uttarakhand since Friday claimed 27 lives. Patel will take over from Raghuram Rajan when Fifteen deaths were reported in Madhya the latter leaves office after his term ends on 4 Pradesh since Friday evening as the Met September.html killed-as-rain-lashes-three- states/article9012801. Read more: http://www. Rajan informed Three Indian Air Force aircraft dropped food the staff of the Reserve Bank that he will return packets and medicines in flooded areas of to academia after his term ends in September.

on Friday reiterated their decision to strike T. A worried Narendra Modi government is engaged in Government sources said that for almost a year- talks with the BMS to dissuade its leaders not to be and-a-half — from August 2014 to December 16.thehindu. The Group of Ministers led by went into a deep freeze mode and vacancies piled Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to up as litigation challenging the National Judicial hold a meeting with BMS leaders on August 22. Read more: trade-unions-firm-on-september-2-nationwide-strike.ece judicial-appointments-govt/article9008974. Central trade unions. them. except the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor After facing repeated salvos from Chief Justice Sangh. Read more: http://www. Thakur over delay in judges’ appointments. Appointments Commission (NJAC) laws dragged on in the Supreme Court.com/news/national/central.S.com/news/national/didnt-stall- call/article9011486.Newsbytes: National Central trade unions firm on September 2 nationwide strike call Didn’t stall judicial appointments: Govt.ece . work on September 2.thehindu. http://www. part of the strike as it would be a matter of 2015 — the entire judicial appointments process embarrassment. 2016 in support of their long the Centre on Friday said it had no role in stalling pending demands.

up from the 12 developments. rangers-to-open-more-lines-for- Cavusoglu met Ms. with Pakistan accusing July 16 coup attempt. contact/article9008981. the Turkish side briefed about the Read more: role of Fethullah Gulen-led organisation [FETO]. now.com/news/national/turkey- briefs-india-on-gulen-network/article9008662. the forces guarding the borders of the exchange between the visiting Turkish Foreign two countries have decided to open more lines of Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and External Affairs communication. have decided to add four additional telephone terrorist attacks in Turkey and the internal lines for enhanced communication. posted along the international Coup attempt “There were discussions on the border.” http://www. Rangers to open more lines for contact Turkey on Friday reached out to India over its concerns about the network of Sufi leader Even as India and Pakistan are engaged in a bitter Fethullah Gulen. Minister Sushma Swaraj.thehindu. The discussion on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi of crossing the line on Gulen network was the highlight of wide-ranging Balochistan. Swaraj. which it holds responsible for the confrontation over Kashmir. including the recent coup attempt.Newsbytes: National Turkey briefs India on Gulen network BSF. the Pakistan Rangers. In this context.ece Read more: http://www.thehindu. Pak.com/news/national/bsf-pak- sources confirmed to the media after Mr. India’s Border Security Force and their counterparts.ece .

“ Business .

Newsbytes: Business 3. following Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)’s decision Hike Ltd.com/article/companies/hike-joins- unicorn-club-raises-175-mn-from-tencent- foxconn-116081600516_1. and its name is Hike. According to the company. on Tuesday said that it has joined the UK.4 billion. billion-dollar valuation club by raising $175 million RBS announced last week that it will not pursue its largely from Chinese Internet giant Tencent plan to separate and list a new UK standalone bank.com/business/Industry/wipro- infrastructure-engineering-to-acquire-israel-firm- Rea More: http://www.html \ . its latest round pumps up its valuation to $1. http://www. which runs the messaging app Hike to cancel the project to set up a separate bank in the Messenger.000 jobs India has a new unicorn. for which Infosys was a key Taiwan.thehindu. It has raised $250 Read More: million till date.ece standard.000 jobs to get affected post RBS project Hike messaging app raises $175 million.business. givon/article8929342. joins scrap: Infosys unicorn club Infosys has said it will ramp-down about 3. technology partner. Holdings Ltd and Foxconn Technology Group of Williams & Glyn (W&G).

http://www. although they intend to move order to finalize these arrangements. Some of the issues associated immediately accepting corporate bonds as a with interconnection are agreed between TSPs while collateral at the central bank’s Liquidity Adjustment other protocols are determined by the regulator (TRAI) in Facility (LAF) window.com/Money/JudgJq9SnxGetcFk heart-of-reliance-jio-vs-coai/ 54ByoN/RBI-Sebi-make-another-bid-at-deepening- corporate-bond-marke. This was one measure important issue that needs to be decided by the regulator that analysts felt could help the market leapfrog. Telecom service the country’s corporate bond market. Read More: Read More : http://thewire.livemint. is the IUC. One such in that direction eventually.in/58883/who-pays-who-getting-to-the.html . paper and technical arrangements with each other to The regulators. Sebi make another bid at deepening Who Pays Whom? Getting to the Heart of Reliance corporate bond markets Jio vs COAI The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in The banking and capital market regulators are its released last week tackles the subject of proposing a series of measures to try and deepen interconnection usage charges or ‘IUC’. have stopped short of facilitate interconnection.Newsbytes: Business RBI. which providers (TSPs) enter into commercial consultation continues to remain shallow despite years of effort. however.

thehindu. regardless of whether they had any intention of http://www. My colleagues almost always responded with a associate banks and the Bhartiya Mahila Bank. Bikaner and Jaipur (Rs 10 each) and 22 shares of SBI for every 10 shares held in State Bank of Finally. during which I would ask my colleagues The board of State Bank of India (SBI) approved around the world to provide information by particular a swap ratio for the merger of its three listed deadlines.Newsbytes: Business How to deal with a fellow worker who can’t say ‘No’ When I worked as a global media coordinator for the SBI sets swap ratio for merger with associates United Nations several years ago. it is rude to say no. So some people would say yes to anything I Read More: asked.eces Read More: http://www.com/business/Industry/sbi. my South African boss had to explain what would Mysore and State Bank of Travancore. delivering. but all too often. the deadlines came and The deal involves allotting 28 shares of SBI (of went without the requested material.ece?theme=true . I organized biweekly conference calls. leaving me Re 1 each) for every 10 shares in State Bank of bewildered and upset. sets-swap-ratio-for-merger-with- associates/article9003807.thehindu.’ never have occurred to me: In many cultures.com/news-service/how-to-deal-with- a-fellow-worker-who-cant-say- no/article8925194. resounding yes.

Newsbytes: Business Food lifts WPI inflation to 23-month high Wholesale price inflation accelerated to a 23-month high of 3.com/business/Economy/food- lifts-wpi-inflation-to-23month- high/article8995398.62 per cent in June. according to official data. driven mainly by higher food prices. according to experts.6 per cent in July.ece .thehindu. The pace of price gains as measured by the wholesale price index more than doubled in July from 1. leaving the Reserve Bank of India even less elbow room to cut benchmark interest rates at its next meeting. Read More: http://www.

also wanted tightening of norms for credit rating agencies by mandating them to strictly adhere to timely public disclosure of defaults. Read More: http://www. Finance Ministry.Newsbytes: Business Panel suggests corporate bond index.ece . The panel. comprising nominees from Reserve Bank. and making it mandatory for large corporates to tap this market for funds beyond a threshold. markets watchdog SEBI as also insurance and pension regulators IRDAI and PFRDA.com/business/markets/panel-suggests- corporate-bond-index-easier-norms-for-fpis/article9003894. easier norms for FPIs With an aim to develop corporate bond market in India. an expert panel today suggested easing of norms for foreign investors.thehindu. a corporate bond index on the lines of Sensex or Nifty.

on the 48th spot.com/business/cipla-godrej- recognised-in-fortune-change-the-world- list/article9007658.thehindu. the only Indian companies in the list. world for the good and having a positive social impact With this. the total penalty. now stands at a cumulative $2. disallowing recovery of cost incurred. The Fortune 2016 ‘Change the World’ list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact Read More: through activities that are part of their core business http://www. e-imposes-380-million-additional-penalty-on- ril/article9003896.com/business/Industry/centr strategy.ece .ece Read More: http://www.2.500 crore) on Reliance India’s pharmaceutical giant Cipla and consumer Industries and its partners for producing less goods conglomerate Godrej have been recognised by than targeted natural gas from eastern offshore Fortune magazine in a list of global firms changing the KG-D6 fields.76 billion.Newsbytes: Business Centre imposes $380 million additional penalty on RIL Cipla. for missing Cipla is ranked 46th in the list of 50 followed by Godrej the target in five fiscal years beginning April 1. which is in form of through their activities. 2010.thehindu. Godrej recognised in Fortune ‘Change the World’ list Government has slapped an additional penalty of $380 million (around Rs.

owner Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd to purchase a 7.livemint.com/Companies/bL1jZZdOhjoSkDsxK4 5vDJ/Singtel-to-buy-739-stake-in-Bharti-Telecom- Thailans-Into.39% more in Bharti Telecom for $659 Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) is million throwing its weight behind blockchain and getting ready to launch core banking software Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) said on based on the underlying technology behind Thursday that it had signed an agreement with its majority virtual currency Bitcoin.html . South-East banking platform.Newsbytes: Business TCS throws weight behind blockchain Singtel to buy 7. K46FQVb2hxhyN/TCS-throws-weight-behind- blockchain. local rival Infosys Ltd launched a blockchain framework for Finacle. Incidentally. where consumers Read More: are switching to smartphones from feature phones at a http://www.51 million. Asia’s largest telecom company. has in India. the world’s second largest mobile-phone market. its core The deal will strengthen the foothold Singtel.com/Companies/bXjPtlHZR rapid pace.livemint.39% This will make India’s largest software exporter stake in Bharti Telecom Ltd. the holding company of only the second large company globally to do India’s largest telco Bharti Airtel Ltd. for $659.html Read More: http://www. earlier this year. so.

ece?homepage=true isps/article9008533. Currently. which have opened their offices in the GIFT Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has started a City has raised USD 650 million as of end June. which have functional offices at the administratively. the Telecom “Banks.com/economy/gift- http://www.Newsbytes: Business GIFT City banks get off to a roaring start mopping TRAI moots spectrum usage charge for small up $650 mn ISPs Country’s maiden international finance centre.5 lakh per When contacted.thehindubusinessline. the operators will have to cough up a fiscal year alone.com/info-tech/trai. an Yes Bank official said the lender’s year for using 5MHz of spectrum. internet service providers (ISP). city-banks-get-off-to-a-roaring-start-mopping-up-650- moots-spectrum-usage-charge-for-small. Read More: Read More: http://www. If TRAI imposes IFSC branch has mopped up USD 400 million this usage charges. fee based on their annual revenues. but refused to share client details.thehindubusinessline. debate on whether to impose spectrum usage Primarily.ece?homepage=true . has got off to a good start with financial services players mopping up over USD 650 In a move that would hit broadband users of smaller million in forex funds through the Centre as of June. ISPs pay a flat fee of around ₹3. centre. this has been mopped up by Yes Bank and charge on ISPs which operate on airwaves allocated Federal Bank. GIFT City in Ahmedabad. mn/article9014256.” GiftCity chief executive and managing director Ajay Pandey told PTI here.

“ TECHNOLOGY .

which will compete with apps like FaceTime and The Domain Naming System. for Android and iOS users. Tech giant Google has launched its video calling ending the almost 20-year process to hand over a app.com/sci.thehindu. crucial part of the internet’s governance.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/us- http://www. Google Duo.ece apples-facetime-skype/article8994369. DNS. aims to take the “complexity out of their relevant servers. video calling“.NEWSBytes: Technology Google launches Duo to take on Apple’s FaceTime. Read More Read More http://www. system/article9003591. internet’s most important components. Skype US set to cede control of domain naming system Now you can see a live video of the caller before The US is set to cede power of the Internet’s naming you answer. The video calling app. set-to-cede-control-of-domain-naming- tech/technology/google-launches-duo-to-take-on. is one of the Skype.ece . which was first announced Key component by Google three months ago at its I/O developer It pairs the easy-to-remember web addresses with conference. system to a non-profit organization on October 1.

Read More: Read More: http://www. invention-purifies-water-in-minutes-using-the- 7th-gen-core-processors-faq/ sun/ .cnet. Kaby Lake.cnet. It's a tiny water-purifying tablet Intel's 7th-gen Core processors. more capable Department of Energy's SLAC National computers. University's Institute for Materials and Here's everything we know so far. obviously! Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford But Kaby Lake isn't your typical chip upgrade. What The device comes from scientists at the does that mean? Faster. Energy Science. about the size of half a postage Intel's 7th-gen Core processors. They're the successor to Intel's the sun's rays. known as powered by the sun. It measures 1 centimeter by 2 What's a Kaby Lake? centimeters. maybe? Nope. are right around the corner.visible light from has to offer.com/news/intel-kaby-lake. NEWSBytes: Technology Tiny Stanford invention purifies water in minutes using the sun Intel's next-gen Kaby Lake processors Is that a piece of bark in your drink? A bug. presumably stamp. and decontaminates water fast using a the latest and greatest CPUs the company readily available resource -.com/news/tiny-stanford- http://www. 6th-gen "Skylake" processors from 2015.

NEWSBytes: Technology Disrupting Distribution How carbon nanotubes could give us faster processors and longer battery life When Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was launched globally.visible light from the sun's rays. It Nope. CEO and resource -. a logistics start-up that builds robotic solutions.ece?homepage=true . It measures 1 centimeter by 2 retailers — to meet customer expectations as centimeters. “The only way you can Read More: do two-hour deliveries is if you set up automated https://techcrunch. maybe? the book within two hours of the order being placed. But today. Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory In the age of instant gratification. Drones may help and decontaminates water fast using a readily available in the future. management system fueled by big data.com/2016/08/20/how-carbon- warehouses which are closer to market. It's a tiny water-purifying tablet powered by the could do so thanks to its predictive demand sun. it’s getting harder and Stanford University's Institute for Materials and and harder for companies — especially e-commerce Energy Science. and its 69 The device comes from scientists at the Department of ‘fulfilment’ centres across the country. shoppers want stuff here and now.” nanotubes-could-give-us-faster-processors-and-longer- battery-life/ Read More: http://www. Snapdeal arranged deliveries of Is that a piece of bark in your drink? A bug.thehindubusinessline.com/catalyst/disrupti ng-distribution/article9002795. co-founder of Grey Orange. about the size of half a postage stamp. as Samay Kohli. says.

Read More: https://techcrunch. our online identity today What’s going on with the business intelligence extends into almost every touch point of our (BI) and Hadoop space? Should we run for the lives. to streaming music on a commute. far away from the BI and big data space we wake up. Then Hortonworks (HDP) announced a revenue With increased mobility. released earnings and missed their forecast by the only one — to protect our online identity. before it implodes? to doing one last email check before hitting the pillow at night. their stock dropped 5 percent. constantly plugged in. From checking social media as soon as hills. The password has big data and analytics space. $0. our digital identity allows us to What were we thinking? consume. NEWSBytes: Technology Reimagining the ecosystem for identity verification Is big data in big trouble? What’s in a name? When it comes in the form We recently saw two critical developments in the of a password. Tableau (DATA) long been the safeguard — and in many cases. everything.05.com/2016/08/19/is-big-data-in. Read More: big-trouble/ https://techcrunch. connect and transact as we move through the day. and our need to stay miss that sent the stock into a downward spiral.com/2016/08/19/reimagining- the-ecosystem-for-identity-verification// .

STARTUPS .

is likely to down its shutters.com/info- http://www. soon/article9008535. tech/askmebazaar-may-down-shutters- worlds-third-biggest-tech-startup-hub.ece?homepage=true study/article9014365. while Hyderabad and Chennai are also quite sources said Askme has asked its 4.000-odd popular among budding tech entrepreneurs. according to a report.500. Askmebazaar. Askme’s parent. sector. India has moved up to third The Malaysian investment firm. “In the employees to look out for other opportunities. done by Assocham in association with Astro Entertainment. also revealed that said on Friday it would review its investment in the Bengaluru is host to the largest share of technology company in the absence of profits. followed by Delhi NCR and The company denied it was shutting down.ece?homepage=true . more than 47. Read More: Read More: http://www. with the US and the UK One of the top 10 players in the Indian e-commerce occupying the top two positions. technology driven start-ups.thehindubusinessline. Astro. NEWSBytes: Startups India world’s third biggest tech start-up hub: Study Askmebazaar may down shutters soon India is home to the third largest number of technology driven start-ups in the world. start-ups in the country. owns around position with the US occupying the top position with 95 per cent of Getit Infomedia.com/economy/india. Thought Arbitrage Research Institute. the majority owner of Askme.000 and the UK with over 4. The study. but Mumbai.thehindubusinessline.

America in her veins. Read More: Read More: https://yourstory. she went to France to do her MBA with and female co-founders. and one of closed. biased-startup-ecosystem/ seedcamp/https://yourstory. NEWSBytes: Startups This queen of seed funding has Europe under Gender-biased Indian startup ecosystem her feet.com/2016/08/gender- https://yourstory.com/2016/08/reshma-sohoni. Later. and India in her — only 21 of 670 funded startups in 2016 soul run by women Reshma Sohoni is the Co-founder and managing Eight months into 2016 and 670 funding partner of Seedcamp. as it happens. while the rest 83 a return ticket to the US but. in love with Europe and decided to stay. a First Round Funds based deals worth $2 billion have been in London with over 200 investments. Approximately 14 moved to the US with her family when she was percent has gone into startups with male 10. She was born in India and mere three percent. she fell percent went to those founded by men. Guess what percentage of these the authors of the European Startup Manifesto. deals were bagged by startups with women the document to support startups promoted by the co-founders or a solo woman founder? A European Union.com/2016/08/reshma- sohoni-seedcamp/ .

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and more. 21-18. the 32-year-old Chinese legend took a in the pool. has won everything in sight With this win. the most decorated Five-time world champion Dan edged World No 11 Olympian ever.com/sport/other-sports/inside- wrestling_us_57b5d780e4b0fd5a2f41a3a1 an-olympians-testosterone- ordeal/article8991078. spanning 16 years. http://www.thehindu. Read more: http://www. who. to soak in and badminton competitions at the Olympic Games at savour. 11-21.ece . Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. providing students of the time defending champion Lin Dan of China in the biggest youth movement of the world with quarter-finals of the men's singles event of enough material.com/entry/sakshi. 3-1 head-to-head lead against the 23-year-old Indian shuttler. Read more: malik-india. A lot of encomiums have already come the way of Michael Phelps. in an international career Srikanth 21-6.huffingtonpost.Newsbytes: India at Rio Sakshi Malik Becomes The First Indian Woman To Win An Olympic Medal In Kidambi Srikanth bows out fighting against Wrestling defending champion Lin Dan in Rio Olympics quarter-finals The most glorious chapter in Olympic history in terms of an individual athlete’s endeavor has India's Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting to two- come to an end.

html Malaysia on Friday. defeat that likely brought the curtain down on his hallowed Games career. October 2016. Read more: http://www. Japan and Kenya.Newsbytes: Sports Not so Super: Lin Dan bats off retirement talk after Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen wins Olympic Games badminton bronze China’s Lin Dan.firstpost.scmp. Korea. Australia. Poland.com/sports/india-to-host-12- referring to his semi-final defeat to Lee Chong Wei of nation-kabaddi-world-cup-in-october-2926422. The double Olympic champion took the first set 21-15 but United Kingdom. regarded by some as badminton’s greatest-ever player. tired to lose the following two games 21-10. Read More: “I was pretty drained from yesterday’s match. Canada.” Lin said. 21-17 in a Bangladesh. Iran. batted off retirement talk after India to host 12-nation Kabaddi World Cup in leaving the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games empty-handed October on Saturday after losing the bronze medal match to New Delhi: India will host the Kabaddi World Cup in Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen. Pakistan.com/sport/other- sport/article/2006670/not-so-super-dan-chinas-lin-leaves- rio-de-janeiro-empty-handed . featuring South Africa. http://www.

something that I received with all my 2016-olympics/india-in-olympics- heart. her coach P Gopichand and all those who tuned into Neymar.intoday.Newsbytes: Sports PV Sindhu creates history. said he had told national coach Tite that he did not want to continue as Read More: captain.com/sports/rio- "It was an honour. 2016/badminton/PV-Sindhu-creates-history-wins- silver-medal-in- Read more: Olympics/articleshow/53774654. 15-21 to settle for silver. 12- Shortly after leading his country to a maiden Olympic 21. ranked No 1.indiatimes. lost to captain of the team. in a televised interview. http://timesofindia.html . tenth in the global rankings. 21-19. national team coach he wouldn't want to continue as Sindhu. wins silver medal in Olympics Neymar quits captaincy after leading Brazil to maiden PV Sindhu has won India's second medal of the Olympic Gold 2016 Rio Olympics. but it isn't the one she." he said. who scored the winning goal of Brazil in the Gold the gold medal women's singles badminton medal match against Germany in Rio. said he had told his match at the Riocentro on Friday wished for. gold. Neymar. Spain's Carolina Marin.cms http://indiatoday.in/olympics2016/story/neymar- quits-captaincy-after-leading-brazil-to-maiden-olympic- gold/1/745295.

” http://www.co. off. from the north eastern state Tripura.firstpost. India at the Olympic Games on Sunday. the men's Usain Bolt declared himself “the greatest” as he achieved hockey team and tennis pair of Sania Mirza and the unique sprint triple-triple that has long seemed his Rohan Bopanna crashed out on a dismal day for destiny.Newsbytes: Sports Dipa Karmakar finishes 4th Usain Bolt wins the 4x100m relay: Bolt completes the Gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the triple triple before declaring himself 'the greatest' and bronze by finishing fourth in the women's vault vowing 'this is the last one' event even as shuttler Saina Nehwal.and his emerged as one of the few shining spots on a ninth overall . and after his last ever Olympic race he said: “There you Read More: go.066 points after putting on a superb display in the eight-woman He had already said he would be “immortal” if he pulled it vault final. I am the greatest. outside a medal bracket with 15. 29.html Read more: http://www.as he anchored the Jamaican 4x100m relay disastrous campaign as she ended up just team to victory. 2956176. Bolt.uk/olympics/2016/08/19/usain-bolt- runs-the-4x100m-relay-live-what-time-is-rio-olympic-f/ . Dipa. won his third gold medal of Rio 2016 .telegraph. just as he did in London and Beijing.com/sports/rio-olympics- 2016-dipa-karmakar-finishes-4th-saina-nehwal- He adds the medal to the 100m and 200m golds he took stunned-on-disappointing-day-for-india- earlier in the Games.

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robbed at gunpoint in Rio had made up the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said so-called robbery following an incident in which they Islamic State (IS) was likely to have carried it out vandalized a gas station. Swimmers Damage Gas Station.bbc. amid reports of a suicide bomber targeting the party. could be heard across the city.com/news/world-europe-37146531 robbery-report/ .S.com/4457457/ryan-lochte-olympics. near the Syrian border. is known to Sunday morning by individuals posing as police have several IS cells. the authorities say. in an area popular with university Bentz. http://www.S. Gaziantep Brazilian Authorities Say A blast at an outdoor wedding party in the south Brazilian authorities suggested Thursday that Turkish city of Gaziantep has killed at least 30 the U. swimmers who claimed they were people and injured 94 more. Read More: Read More: http://time.Newsbytes: International Ryan Lochte Made Up Robbery Claim After Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in U. officers. that they were robbed after leaving a party early Gaziantep. Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen claimed students. Swimmer Ryan Lochte and teammates Gunnar The attack.

washingtonpost. he then wiped the blood and debris on the seat. Read More: https://www. a Syrian city that has been devastated by constant bombardment. Looking dazed. A man carried the boy away from the rubble after a suspected Russian or Syrian regime airstrike in the neighborhood of rebel-held Qaterji.Newsbytes: International The stunned. He placed him in an orange seat. bloodied face of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh sums up the horror of Aleppo The video shows a child after he was pulled from rubble in Aleppo.com/news/worldviews/wp/2 016/08/17/the-stunned-bloodied-face-of-a-child-survivor- sums-up-the-horror-of-aleppo/ . and the boy brushed his eye and face after the man walked away.

known as “burkinis.” offering support for The satellite launched into space from the Jiuquan several coastal towns that have banned launch base in northwestern China’s Gobi desert them from beaches.com/4453675/china-quantum-satellite- Read More: launch/ http://time.Read burkini is “not compatible with the values More: of the French Republic.com/4456282/france-pm- manuel-valls-burkini-ban/ .Newsbytes: International French Prime Minister Supports Local Bans on ‘Burkinis’ China’s Launch of a Quantum Satellite is a Major Step in the Space Race Full-body swimsuits worn by some Muslim women have been banned in three French China’s launch of the first quantum satellite Tuesday towns will push forward efforts to develop the ability to send communications that can’t be penetrated by French prime minister Manuel Valls has hackers. experts said.” http://time. will allow Chinese researchers to transmit test messages between Beijing and northwestern China Valls said Wednesday that wearing a as well as other locations around the world. entered the fray over full-body swimsuits.

Newsbytes: International Russian Warplanes Take Off From Iran to Chinese ships. during which Beijing warplanes have taken off from a base in Iran to displayed its latest-generation frigate at a time of bitter target Islamic State fighters in Syria. Syria — for its operations inside Syria before this .com/4453717/russia-syria-isis-strikes.com/news/international/chinese- iran/ ships-planes-hold-war-games-in-sea-of- japan/article9014610. http://www. territorial disputes with Asian neighbours. the military said. Russia has never used the territory Friday pitted a red army against a blue one in a of another country in the Middle East — except simulated bomber attack on a naval task force. Tuesday’s announcement marks a major The Defence Ministry said in a statement on its website development in the efforts against the Sunni late Saturday that the long-range exercises staged on militant group.Read More: Read More http://time. planes hold war games in Sea of Target ISIS in Syria Japan: Chinese planes and ships held war games in the Sea of Russia’s Defense Ministry says that Russian Japan last week.ece .thehindu.

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