1. Kudankulam Nuclear Reactor Starts Generating Electricity Commercially
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 08:57:11

A little after midnight India's largest nuclear reactor at Kudankulam started generating electricity on a commercial basis. The 1000 MW reactor made with Russian assistance had been limping, generatin...

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2. Modi stands for ‘Murder of Democratic India’: Jairam
     Published by India Today on 2014-12-31 at 09:42:29

"The country is now trapped in 'NAMO' or 'No Action, Message Only'," Ramesh said while reacting to the prime minister's recent jibe at the way the government system works through ABCD (Avoid, Bypass, Confuse, Delay). Modi had said it should be replaced by...

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3. ‘Spoilt brat’ Virat Kohli assumes India Test helm
     Published by IBNLive on 2014-12-31 at 09:32:12

Kohli has been tasked with leading a team that last won a Test series away from home back in 2011 against the West Indies.

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4. Don’t distort the past: historians
     Published by The Hindu on 2014-12-31 at 01:14:18

‘Unfortunately, even the PM has suggested that in the hoary past Indians had learnt plastic surgery of a kind far beyond what is now possible’

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5. Rhinoceros Poached in Assam’s Sonitpur District, Home Guard Killed
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 10:29:06

A female rhinoceros was shot and killed by poachers at the Rajiv Gandhi National Park in Orang in Assam's Sonitpur district early morning today.

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6. India Changes Rules, Middlemen Allowed for Defence Deals
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 09:41:55

A new policy legalizing middlemen in arms purchases, a source of massive controversies in the past, will be in place soon, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

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7. New Year’s gift: Petrol, diesel price cut likely | Now, get ATM cards at Post Offices
     Published by Economic Times on 2014-12-31 at 10:36:17

Price reductions may not be very sharp though even as India’s average crude oil import bill has fallen by $9-10 per barrel, officials said.

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8. 2-Year-Old Shoots, Kills His Mother at Walmart
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 08:28:50

Authorities say a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Walmart and her concealed gun fired.

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9. Obama Apologies After Golf Game Disrupts Army Couple’s Wedding
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 09:54:57

A military couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.

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10. BCCI Tried and Failed to Change Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Mind
     Published by NDTV on 2014-12-31 at 10:27:10

Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced a sudden retirement from Test cricket after the third Test against Australia at MCG on Tuesday

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11. Amit Shah discharged, court finds no evidence
     Published by The Hindu on 2014-12-31 at 07:51:40

Politically motivated cases, says CBI court

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13. Urban Maoists slip through government’s intelligence network
     Published by India Today on 2014-12-31 at 09:48:29

The Union home ministry has directed intelligence wings of states and also central intelligence agencies to track the activities of the front organisations of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) closely and gather evidence against them.

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14. Fog again affects rail, air traffic; 32 trains rescheduled, 80 cancelled
     Published by Times of India on 2014-12-31 at 05:09:41

The cold wave continued unabated in north India claiming five more lives in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 145 so far.

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16. Outrage over BJP MP’s remarks on farmers suicide
     Published by The Hindu on 2014-12-31 at 03:13:21

Farmers should be “let to die” if they are incapable of or cannot afford farming, Sanjay Dhotre said at a meeting. 

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17. Ownership of railways will remain with govt, reassures Suresh Prabhu
     Published by Times of India on 2014-12-31 at 04:40:04

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has reassured that ownership of railways will be with the government and it would not be privatized.

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18. Tsunami 10 years later: How the Nicobarese survived the killer waves
     Published by Times of India on 2014-12-31 at 07:32:33

The coconut was the only source of food and water to those stranded. It was the self-belief of the indigenous people that enabled their survival and recovery.

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20. NDA government bats for Sethusamudram project
     Published by India Today on 2014-12-31 at 07:26:45

The BJP-led Union government after winning the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and coming to power had made it clear that that Ram Sethu structure would not be demolished.

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