iPhone 6 Plus v/s Samsung Galaxy Note 4

New Delhi, 17 Oct (ANI): The two major smartphones of 2014 are out and now we know how the specifications look like for the iPhone 6 Plus and the Galaxy Note 4. So which phone takes the best shot? Let's take a look Galaxy Note 4 has a 5.7-inch screen with a Quad HD Super AMOLED display wherein iPhone 6 Plus, the screen size is 5.5-inches. Clearly the Note 4 is ahead where the number of pixels goes.iPhone 6 Plus has an A8 chip which supports 64-bit architecture and comes with the M8 motion co-processor with memory space of 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB in comparison to Samsung galaxy Note 4 which has 2.7GHz Quad Core Processor and internal 32GB memory expandable to 64 GB.Camera resolution is higher for Galaxy Note 4 at 16 megapixels with OIS. It also has 3.7 megapixel front camera which has wide-selfie mode where in Apple has again got stuck to the 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.2 megapixel front camera.Note 4 is launched at a price of Rs 58,300 where as Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus starts at Rs 62,500 for the 16 GB followed by 64GB at Rs 71,500 and the 128 GB version at Rs 80,500. Oct 17, 2014

Congress stage protest against state govt over rise in dengue cases in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Oct 17 (ANI): Workers of Congress party on Friday protested against the government of Madhya Pradesh for they say it has failed to curb the rising cases of dengue in the state. Reportedly, central city of Bhopal is in the grip of the worst dengue outbreak it has seen in the last five years. The total dengue cases reported in Bhopal is 343 of which 23 cases were registered on Thursday. The six major cases are from Kolar area. The District President of Congress party, PC Sharma said they demand immediate treatment for the patients. The state health ministry has instructed the nursing homes to test the platelet counts and people with below 10,000 should be provided quick aid. Oct 17, 2014

Three accused arrested in Gurgaon north-east student assault case

Gurgaon, Oct 17 (ANI): Three accused in the Gurgaon north-east student assault case were arrested by the Gurgaon Police on Friday. Gurgaon east DCP Nazneen Bhasin said that the police was able to arrest the accused in a very short span of time. She added that the accused were inebriated and violent and ethnic racial element was there in the attack. Three north-eastern youths were allegedly beaten up on Thursday by local goons in Sikandarpur village of Gurgaon. The goons tried to force the youth into drinking alcohol after refusing which they were badly beaten up. Oct 17, 2014

Najeeb Jung appeals people not to use noisy and polluting crackers

Aligarh, Oct 17 (ANI): Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday appealed to the people not to use crackers which make a lot of noise or which cause too much of pollution. Jung said that no body can be forced into not using crackers but the government has made this appeal in order to make the festival environment friendly. Oct 17, 2014

Asian Games bronze medalist shooter meets Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Asian Games bronze medal winner in shooting Chain Singh met Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Friday. Jitendra Singh said that it is a matter of pride for the country that a boy from the underprivileged state of Jammu and Kashmir where sports facilities are not advanced has emerged as a national star. Oct 17, 2014

Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market

Apple begins selling its latest iPhone in China, nearly a month after other major territories, due to a licence delay by regulators. But it faces a tough battle with rivals led by Samsung. Duration: 00:43 Oct 17, 2014

Charity hands out immune-boosting vitamins in Ebola-hit areas

A charity working in Ebola-hit areas under quarantine is giving out vitamins to help boost people’s immune systems. U-Foundation Liberia say they have treated 53 communities across two counties and is moving to other areas in Liberia. Duration: 01:18 Oct 17, 2014

NSG defuses explosives found in Burdwan district of West Bengal

Burdwan, Oct 17 (ANI): Commandos of National Security Guard (NSG) defused over 40 hand grenades and bombs that were found in Burdwan district of West Bengal on Friday. A joint team of the NSG and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday recovered the ammunition in large quantities from a house in the district. Apart from grenades, the team recovered five socket bombs also from the house of one Rizwan Sheikh. This recovery comes after two suspected militants were killed and another was injured in the explosion which occurred on October 02 at a house in Khagragarh area of the district. The involvement of militant outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba and Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami are being suspected in the blast. Meanwhile, in another such incident, around 100 crude bombs were detected and diffused in Kaliachak block of Malda by CID Bomb Squad members. Oct 17, 2014

India successfully test fires nuclear cruise missile 'Nirbhay'

New Delhi/ Chandipur, Oct 17 (ANI): India on Friday successfully test fired the indigenously developed nuclear capable sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' at the Integrated Missile Test Range near Balasore in Odisha. Proving a host of technologies and bridging the critical gap in the country's arsenal, the missile was test fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur for a distance of about 1,000 km. Cruise missile 'Nirbhay' can strike targets more than 700 kms away. This was the second test firing attempt. The missile had failed in its debut attempt which was made last year. Security Expert US Rathore said that the test fire of the cruise missile 'Nirbhay' was very important for India. Cruise missile 'Nirbhay' has good loitering capability, good control and guidance and high degree of accuracy. Oct 17, 2014

Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case: Court reserves quantum of sentence till Monday

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): In the Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang-rape case, a Delhi court on Friday set October 20 to give its sentence to five men who had been found guilty of abducting and gang-raping a call centre employee in Delhi in 2010. After hearing arguments on quantum of sentence from prosecution and defence, additional sessions Judge Virender Bhat reserved his order on sentence for convicts Usman, Shamshad, Shahid, Iqbal and Kamruddin. Oct 17, 2014

BSE closes points 109.19 up on Oct 17

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 109.19 points up to stand at 26,108.53. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 31.50 points up to stand at 7,779.70. EMAMI LTD and ANDHRA BANK were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.96% and 6.04% along with Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd and NCC with an increase of 5.71% and 5.29% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include CMC and ATUL with a decrease of 15.07% and 11.02% along with HCLTECH and TCS with a decrease of 9.06% and 8.93% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 120.30 points at 17,021.25 while the banking sector is up 437.47 points at 18,240.22 and the reality sector is up 13.60 points at 1,429.64.The Indian currency is up 0.49% at Rs 61.53 per dollar. Oct 17, 2014