Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on October 14, 2016, to address the Shaurya Samman Sabha.Press Information Bureau

Here are some stories from International Business Times India to start your day with:

1. PM Modi at Shaurya Samman Sabha: Indian Army does not speak; it shows courage and valour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday was met with thunderous applause as he praised the Indian Army for its achievements, saying that it does not speak, but perform acts of courage and valour. He also said that the army's biggest strength and weapon was its determination and willpower, which it derives from the country's population. Read more...

2. How Isis has started turning readily available gadgets into deadly weapons

The debate on whether technology is a boon or a bane will continue because miscreants keep using helpful gadgets for dreadful purposes. Now, people will no longer look at commercially available drones with excitement after its misuse by the Islamic State group - also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis). Read more...

3. Brain chip revives paralysed man's sense of touch

Nathan Copeland, 28, who suffered from paralysis caused by a car accident, regained his senses with the help of a brain chip which is referred to as Brain Computer Interface (BCI). Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) devised the BCI. This amazing technology aids Copeland in experiencing touch sensations with the help of a robotic hand, which his brain controls. Read more...

4. PV Sindhu to pocket Rs 8 crore as Bank of Baroda brand ambassador

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, who gave the country a silver medal from the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Bank of Baroda. The 21-year-old is set to pocket a whopping Rs 8 crore from the three-year deal. After getting glory for India from Olympics 2016, cash rewards and plethora of gifts are being bestowed on Sindhu from various quarters. Read more...

5. Shruti Haasan doesn't mind being called a 'bitch:' Find out why

Women are familiar with the word 'bitch' which has been used as an abusive word for long. But actress Shruti Haasan wants to change this age-old perception and give the word a new meaning. She and Culture Machine's digital channel 'Blush', have come out with a new video called 'Be The Bitch'. Read more...

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