UDF calls for hartal on October 16
Kerala has many firsts to its credit. But soon, Kerala will hit a ton in hartals with the October 16 blockade called by the United Democratic Front . The adage, 'Gods own Country' may well be changed to 'Strikes own Country' if the trend continues. Read more
Aarushi murder case
the Allahabad High Court has struck down the ruling of the CBI court that convicted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008. The couple were awarded life sentence by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on November 26, 2013, a day after their conviction. Nupur and Rajesh are serving their sentence in Ghaziabad's Dasna jail. Read more
Veteran speedster Ashish Nehra has decided to retire from competitive cricket after the first T20 International against New Zealand at his home ground, Feroz Shah Kotla, on November 1. According to a senior BCCI official, the 38-year-old Nehra has intimated his decision to chief coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli.
Facebook's new lower-cost VR headset
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new virtual reality headset called "Oculus Go". It's awesome for watching movies or concerts, playing games, or just hanging out with your friends in VR. Zuckerberg also wants one billion people to join VR.