1. Govt cuts funds for higher education IITs worst hit
     Published by Hindustan Times on 2015-01-15 at 00:23:24

The government has reduced funds for higher education to the tune of Rs 3900 crore in its revised budget estimates for the financial year 201415 The government has revised the figure to Rs 13000 crore as against Rs 16900 crore for the plan allocation

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2. US Court Dismisses Case Against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Riots
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 10:18:22

A US court has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failure to control the 2002 Gujarat riots, saying as a sitting head of government he is entitled to immunity.

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3. Former Australia pacer Brett Lee retires from all formats
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 09:26:41

Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee announced on Thursday his pending retirement from all forms of cricket after a 20-year career.

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4. In pics: Saluting bravery of the valiant soldiers at Army Day 2015 celebrations
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 09:44:09

The Indian Army on Thursday celebrated Army Day in New Delhi. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag paid a tribute to the martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti instituted at India Gate in the national capital before heading toward the ceremony.

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5. Snapshot: Aaradhya Bachchan looks adorable as she poses with cousin Vihaan Rai
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 01:06:33

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan's daughter Aaradhya's photo has been making the rounds on Twitter.

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6. World Cup: India, Pakistan in New Colours
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 09:42:20

India and Pakistan will be seen in new jerseys during the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

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7. Photo of the day: Arpita Khan tweets an adorable photo with ‘bhai’ Salman Khan
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 09:45:27

Salman Khan is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' in Jaipur.

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8. Gautam Adani’s coal project in Australia faces legal challenge
     Published by DNA India on 2015-01-15 at 09:16:53

An Australian environmental group launched a legal challenge against Adani Enterprises' $7 billion Carmichael coal mine project in the Galilee Basin, renewing the focus on a key issue in a rancorous election campaign in Queensland state. Conservative ...

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9. India, UK join hands against terror groups’ cyber jihad
     Published by India Today on 2015-01-15 at 09:51:08

After the recent emergence of cyber terrorism and IS operatives becoming active on social media, India is keen to take up the issue as it is proving to be roadblock for counter-terrorism agencies.

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11. RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75% with immediate effect
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 08:55:25

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said that  inflation is likely to be below 6 per cent by January 2016.

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12. Boko Haram ‘Killed Woman in Labour’ During Attack: Amnesty
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 08:25:42

Boko Haram fighters killed a woman as she was in labour during what is feared could be the deadliest attack in the militants' six-year insurgency, Amnesty International claimed today.

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13. Samsung Reportedly Talks to BlackBerry About $7.5 Billion Buyout
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 09:10:08

Representatives from the two companies met last week to discuss a potential transaction, a source said.

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14. ‘DRDO head should be younger’
     Published by The Hindu on 2015-01-15 at 08:31:59

Senior positions should not be held by persons on contract, says Parrikar

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15. Female Yazidi Captives Forced to Give Blood to Wounded Islamist Fighters: Survivor
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 07:46:05

Female Yazidi captives are being forced to donate blood to wounded Islamic State (IS) fighters, according to a pregnant teenager who escaped after being seized and held captive by IS militants.

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16. US Pair Break Record With Yosemite Free Climb
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 07:40:43

Two US free climbers reached the top of an iconic rock formation in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, after spending nearly three weeks inching up a sheer 900-metre (2,950-feet)-high cliff face.

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18. For Thousands in Rajasthan, a Court Decision on Whether They Can Contest Village Polls
     Published by NDTV on 2015-01-15 at 10:24:48

In Rajasthan, a court will today decide on a controversial government order that set educational prerequisites for contesting village polls.

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19. Snapshot: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma spotted together in Sydney
     Published by IBNLive on 2015-01-15 at 01:48:08

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma who have been hitting the headlines for their relationship were seen together in Australia.

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20. Bring a law to ban producing more than 2 children: Togadia
     Published by India Today on 2015-01-15 at 09:31:37

Togadia said it is necessary for each Hindu family to have a Scheduled Caste family as their friends.

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