Headlines of Friday 25th August 2017

Headlines of Friday 25th August 2017

  • Right to privacy is “intrinsic to life and liberty”: SC
  • In Ram-RahimVerdict, Internet, mobile, train and transportation services are hold for next 72 hours in Haryana and Punjab.
  • Mr. Nandan Nilekani appointed Infosys’ non-executive Chairman. As Seshasayee quit and CEO Vishal Sikka resigned from board.
  • Mr. Rajiv Bansal appointed as Chairman and MD of Air India for next 3 months. He succeeded Ashwani Lohani.
  • Mr. Ashwani Lohani appointed as Railways Board Chairman. He succeeded Mr. AK Mittal.
  • Mr. Ajay Vipin Nanavati is appointed as non-official director/non-executive chairman of Syndicate Bank for three years. 
  • The ‘Anna Datas’ of the country should be free from worries: PM Narendra Modi addressing BAIF, Pune golden jubilee celebrations.
  • A two-day Meeting of Heads of Governments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States begun at Choplon Ata in Kyrgyz Republic. Home Minister Shri. Rajnath Singh represented India.
  • Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will Inaugurate First Videsh Bhavan in Mumbai.
  • The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). Now they will jointly conduct capacity building exercises in the fields of broadcasting and telecommunications regulation.
  • UP by-elections will be held on 15th September 2017. 
  • Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd (EPDCL) and Southern Power Distribution Corporation Ltd. (SPDCL) in Andhra Pradesh are become the first state-owned distribution companies in India to accept payments through Bharat QR.
  • KBC (Kaun Banega Croepati) Season 9 will begin airing from August 28 at 9 pm on Sony TV: Amitabh Bacchan.
  • Indian shutller PV Sindhu entered quarter finals beating Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan in 2017 BWF world badminton Championship at Glasgow, Scotland. 
  • Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat bow out of World Wrestling Championships.
  • Srikanth eases into quarter-final of World Badminton Championships.
  • Ericsson, China Unicom launch Gigabit LTE network in China.
  • Genpact launched ‘Genpact Cora’, an Artificial Intelligence based platform.
  • Ericsson reported Data Traffic per smartphone user in India will be reach 11 GB per month By 2022. 
  • Microsoft Launched Project Brainwave for Real-Time Artificial Intelligence.
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8.
  • VFS Global has completed the acquisition of UK-based visa service provider TT Services (TTS).
  • A two-day Meeting of Heads of Governments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States begun at Choplon Ata in Kyrgyz Republic. Home Minister Shri. Rajnath Singh represented India.
  • Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case, attempted suicide in Tihar jail last night.
  • Passengers may soon be able to access the internet while flying over Indian air space.
  • The BJP is open to a dialogue with separatists in Kashmir but it would have to be within the constitutional framework.
  • North Korea yesterday fired a submarine-launched missile that flew about 500 km towards Japan.
  • World’s longest airship crashes in England during 2nd test flight.
  • Afghanistan: 13 Killed in Attack on American University in Kabul
  • Colombian Government & FARC Rebels Sign Peace Accords
  • Clinton Slams AP Article About Her Meeting with Foundation Donors
  • British Brexit Leader Campaigns with Trump in Mississippi
  • Trump Appears to Question His Mass Deportation Plan
  • Biden Visits Ankara Amid U.S.-Backed Turkish Offensive into Syria
  • Report: Assad & ISIS Have Carried Out Chemical Weapons Attacks
  • Report: Baltimore Police Are Secretly Surveilling City from Above
  • Report: NYPD Broke Rules in Muslim Spying After 9/11
  • Kashmir: Indian Troops Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 1
  • Ethiopian Silver Medalist Who Staged Olympic Protest Fears Returning Home.

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