Restore peace in J&K, avoid casualties, Rajnath tells officials

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a high-level review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir and instructed security officials to restore peace and normalcy in the state at the earliest. He cautioned that the casualties of both the civilians and security personnel in the violence-hit state should be minimum. […]

Christians condemn Patanjali’s ‘holy Cross’ commercials

Mumbai, Aug 16 : The Indian Christian Voice (ICV) on Tuesday condemned yoga guru Baba Ramdev for a TV commercial which depicts the holy Cross while urging Indians to boycott all foreign products. While the Christian community has no objections to Baba Ramdev’s boycott call, it is unhappy over the use of the holy Cross […]

Badal acknowledges AAP ‘mushrooming’ in Punjab

Ludhiana, Aug 16 : After being in denial that the AAP had no standing in Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday admitted that the young party was now “mushrooming” in the state. Addressing a gathering to mark the martyrdom day of revolutionary Karnail Singh Issru, who died during the liberation of Goa from […]

ABVP seeks arrest of Amnesty officials over anti-India slogans

Bengaluru, Aug 16 : About 200 ABVP activists protested here on Tuesday seeking the arrest of Amnesty India representatives for organising an event where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. As the activists marched towards the Police Commissioner’s office to submit a memo, police blocked them at Raj Bhavan. When the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) […]

Messenger app Hike raises $175 mn through funding

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Instant messenger app Hike on Tuesday announced that it raised financing of over 175 million led by Chinese company Tencent Holdings and Taiwanese electronic manufacturing company Foxconn Technology Group. This has led to the value of the company amounting to close to around 1.4 billion, with existing investors Tiger, Bharti […]