India’s WPI eases to 5.09% in July

New Delhi, Aug 14 : India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 5.09 per cent in July from a rise of 5.77 per cent in June, official data showed here on Tuesday. The data on wholesale price index (WPI) furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed that the rate […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 coming to India on August 22

New Delhi, Aug 14 : After a successful global launch in New York on August 9, South Korean giant Samsung will unveil its flagship Galaxy Note 9 in India on August 22. Industry sources on Tuesday confirmed to IANS that the India launch — to be attended by top Korean executives — will be the […]

Kerala HC rejects Dileep’s request for abduction video

Kochi, Aug 14 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday turned down accused Malayalam actor Dileep’s demand for a copy of the video of the abduction of an actress and her harassment at the hands of the perpetrators who took her around in a vehicle in Kochi for two hours in February 2017. A lower […]

Hindu migrants from Pakistan living a life of homeless wanderers, courtesy Indian red-tapism

By Archana Sharma Jodhpur, Aug 14 : At a time when the world is battling one of its biggest refugee crises, India has its own share of the problem — thousands of Hindu migrants from Pakistan remain stranded at this Rajasthan transit hub. They have been awaiting their citizenship papers for years, despite submitting their […]

Guarantee no attack on critics of government: Umar Khalid to Modi

New Delhi, Aug 14 : A day after he survived an attack on his life in the heart of the capital, JNU scholar Umar Khalid on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assure in his Independence Day speech that critics of the government won’t be targeted. “Modiji, you had asked for suggestions for your […]

2 Pakistani soldiers killed on LoC

Srinagar, Aug 14 : The Indian Army said on Tuesday that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday, an Indian soldier was killed in the LoC’s Tangdhar sector in unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told […]