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Micromax is the No. 1 Smartphone Sellers in India

Samsung is no longer  the No. 1 smartphone marketer in India. Our own budget phone manufacturer Micromax now owns that crown being the first local brand to do that. In a report published on February 3, Canalysis says that during the months October- December, Micromax has a market share of 225 where as Samsung has […]

Kolkata turns first WiFi enabled metro city in India

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Kolkata (Web Team): The West Bengal capital, Kolkata, has turned into India’s first WiFi enabled metro city. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday evening informed through her Twitter account. The CM tweeted “All my WiFi friends, I am tweeting using #WiFiKolkata. So proud to be first WiFi Metro city in India. Congratulations to […]

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Swine flue: Death toll reaches 68 in Rajasthan as one more succumbs to H1N1 virus

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Jaipur(PTI): One more person succumbed to swine flu in Rajasthan, taking the toll to 68 this year, an official of the state medical and health directorate said today. The person succumbed to the H1N1 virus at Ajmer yesterday, the official said, adding that 437 of 1,388 persons were tested positive for the virus. Out of […]

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Mizoram Congress Committee slams Narendra Modi, BJP for calling people of north-east ‘immigrants’

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Aizwal(PTI): Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly making false statement about visiting the state, and criticised BJP for calling people from the north east as ‘immigrants’ in its vision document. In a strong-worded statement, the PCC alleged that Modi, in his yesterday’s campaign speech in Delhi had said […]

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Ishrat Jahan Fake encounter case: Suspended IPS officer PP Pandey gets bail

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Ahmedabad(PTI): Suspended IPS officer PP Pandey was today granted bail by a special CBI court here in the 2004 case of fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others after remaining in jail for 18 months. Special Judge KR Upadhyaya granted bail to Additional Director General of Police Pandey on executing a personal bond of […]

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Delhi(PTI): The Dera, which has a considerable following in the Delhi’s neighbouring states Harayana and Punjab, claims to have about 20 lakh followers in Delhi alone out of which 12 lakh are voters. Image source: Controversial rape-accused guru Ram Rahim aims for internet fame with ‘rock’ bhajan Dera Sacha Sauda headed by Gurmeet Ram Rahim […]

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Sahara’s Chief Subrata Roy’s get-out-of-jail deal is mired in mystery

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New Delhi(Reuters): Sahara’s troubles started in 2011 when it was found by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator, to have illegally sold billions of dollars of bonds to investors. After a legal battle that reached the Indian Supreme Court, Sahara was ordered to refund investors the money. Subrata Roy, the […]

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Delhi Church attacks: Police cracks down on protesters; several detained

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New Delhi(ANI): Joint CP of Delhi Police Mukesh Meena said, ” We have detained some protesters, legal process will be followed.” Cracking down on the protest against the attacks on churches in the national capital, the police on Thursday detained some agitators while assuring that the due legal process will be followed. Shouting slogans for […]

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Indian Famous Islamic Preacher Dr Zakir Naik wins prestigious King Faisal award

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Riyadh(PTI): Dr Zakir A Naik, a non-Arabic Indian Islamic scholar and a renowned authority on comparative religion, has won the prestigious King Faisal International Prize for his service to Islam. Mecca Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and KFIP Secretary-General Abdullah Al-Othaimeen announced the names of this year’s winners on Tuesday in Riyadh, Arab News reported. The […]

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ICC struggles to hold a corruption-free World Cup

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London(AFP): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, David Richardson feels organising a safe and corruption-free World Cup will be their greatest challenge during the two-month long mega-event. The ICC World Cup will kick start with hosts Australia and co-hosts New Zealand taking on England and Sri Lanka respectively on February 14 in Melbourne and Richardson […]

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