1. The Great Indian Hanging: In death, Yakub Memon exposed our enormous hunger for the macabre
     Published by First Post on 2015-08-02 at 08:17:55

On second thoughts, Yakub could have insisted on live telecast of his own death. Maybe nobody told Yakub that his ailing mother won't be able to make it to the 'phansi yard' of the Nagpur jail in time and he was wasting his last wish. 
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2. 2 Gurgaon School Boys Arrested, 2 Others Missing After Allegedly Raping Classmate
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-02 at 07:23:14

Gurgaon has seen a steady rise in rape cases and sexual crimes recently.

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4. Landslides Bury Entire Manipur Village, Kills At Least 20
     Published by New Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 04:43:51

Landslides Bury Entire Manipur Village, Kills At Least 20

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6. Bollywood takes the legend of Dasrath Manjhi, the mountain man to masses
     Published by ABP Live on 2015-08-02 at 09:20:47

Jitan Ram is the second from Bihar's community of Manjhis that chief minister Nitish Kumar vacated his chair for.

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7. Why InMobi may be India’s most innovative company
     Published by Economic Times on 2015-08-02 at 07:05:08

"That has been one of the keys to our growth — making sure we get the right people in from the beginning. If you get that right, you hire amazing people, they'll be fine, and they'll do amazing things"  Laszlo Bock, HR head, Google, at a Forbes Reinvent...

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8. Dear Rajnath Singh: ‘Hindu terror’ is exactly the right word for Abhinav Bharat extremists
     Published by First Post on 2015-08-02 at 08:57:53

Home Minister Rajnath Singh should have pondered deeply over the various types of violence his own ministry tackles before lecturing the Lok Sabha on the inappropriateness of coining the term “Hindu terror”.
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10. An Express RTI application: 27 MPs overstayed at the Ashok, bills not cleared by LS Secretariat
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 04:18:04

The Lok Sabha MPs together ran up a bill over Rs 5.69 crore by overstaying.

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11. Conflicting Reports Over ‘Killing’ of Cecil The Lion’s Brother in Zimbabwe
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-02 at 03:53:11

Uncertainty surrounded the fate of another lion from Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park Saturday after a conservation group reported that Jericho, brother of the lion slain by American dentist Walter Pal...

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12. New Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour oversaw IC-814 ops at Kandahar
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 04:08:05

Mansour handled the hijacking along with its foreign minister, Wakil Ahmad Muttawakil, and Kandahar corps commander Akhtar Muhammad Usmani.

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13. Insufficient material against MP judge Justice S K Gangele accused of sexual harassment: Panel
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 03:36:55

It has said that the case of the “complainant herself in regard to the three alleged incidents (of sexual harassment) is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions”.

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14. My Sincere Services to Congress Not Appreciated: Sashi Tharoor
     Published by New Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 03:02:05

My Sincere Services to Congress Not Appreciated: Sashi Tharoor

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15. Breastfeeding catching on globally
     Published by Times of India on 2015-08-02 at 00:53:37

In developing countries, rates of exclusive breastfeeding of infants up to six months of age has increased by 9%, from 34% around 1995 to 43% around 2011, according to data compiled by Unicef.

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16. How Indian startup SmartVizX is using virtual reality in real estate & product design
     Published by Economic Times on 2015-08-02 at 07:05:27

By Jyoti Pande Lavakare  There's a new kid on the technology block, and it is beginning to take the world by storm. Facebook was among the first to place its bets on it over a year ago, and now Microsoft, Google, Sony, Samsung and HTC are fast following s...

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17. Step children of Swachh Bharat: How manual scavenging still thrives in Delhi
     Published by India Today on 2015-08-02 at 08:28:10

Manual scavenging attracts imprisonment for up to one year and a fine of Rs 2,000 on individuals or organisations who hire such labour under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993. But surprisingly, no...

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18. NDA’s Uniform Civil Code Closer to Being Reality
     Published by New Indian Express on 2015-08-02 at 04:43:51

NDA's Uniform Civil Code Closer to Being Reality

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19. Leave FTII to Rahul Gandhi: Why BJP should yank funding and create its own institutions
     Published by First Post on 2015-08-02 at 08:25:22

Institutions of higher learning, especially those dealing with the social sciences and the creative arts, tend to be political. If the BJP wants to refashion them in its own mould, it would be better off creating its own institutions
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20. BJP cautious on Yakub Memon’s execution ahead of Bihar elections
     Published by ABP Live on 2015-08-02 at 09:28:45

The BJP has decided to tread "cautiously" on Yakub Memon's execution and is yet unlikely to use it in its pre-poll discourse in Bihar.

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