Q@9: RK Pachauri Sacked, Nitish-Lalu Alliance, Masaan, Gold Prices

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Gold hits a five-year low in India. (Photo: Reuters)

1. Pachauri Gets Just Dessert, but TERI Must Take the Blame for Delay

RK Pachauri, Director of TERI was sacked today, charged with sexual harassment.

TERI Governing Council’s interminable delay in giving the boot to R K Pachauri is most deplorable, writes Indira Jaising.


2. The Gripping and Uncertain Tale of Yakub Memon’s Surrender

Yakub Memon will be executed for his role in the 1993 Bombay blast in which 257 people died and more than 700 were injured.

Aviral Virk brings you the debate on whether the death convict should be given the death penalty or not.

3. Nitish and Lalu Are in Alliance but Speak in Different Languages

Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar have tied up before the assembly polls.

Badri Narayan Tiwari, writes but each has a distinct campaign style.


4. Movie Review: Masaan Deserves a Standing Ovation, Here’s Why

Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan was released on July 24, 2015.

The Quint’s review of the movie for you.

5. Remembering Mehmood: The King of Comedy

Ek Chatur Naar’ is unimaginable without Mehmood.

Rohit Khilnani remembers the King of Comedy on his death anniversary.


6. First Drug That Appears to Slow Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is one of the few dreaded diseases which have no known treatment.

Nikita Mishra tells you that dementia experts are cautiously optimistic that a new drug could slow the progression of dementia by one-third.

7. Gold’s Allure Up as Prices Sink, Buy a Wedding Ring at Least

Coordinated trading by algo traders at the Shanghai and New York stock exchanges led to fall in gold prices.

Shishir Asthana tells you why you should buy gold now.


8. Chandra Shekhar Azad Birth Anniversary Gaffe Unites BJP, Congress

Cong’s Ajay Maken and BJP’s Raman Singh posted Bhagat Singh’s photo.

Pallabi Chatterjee tells you that he posted it to mark the birthday of Chandra Shekhar Azad.

9. Amit Mishra Returns, Harbhajan Retained For India-Lanka Series

BCCI’s selection committee announced the 15-man test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka.

Mendra Dorjey welcomes the BCCI to our world.

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