Policeman killed in Maoist attack at Ambedkar event

A policeman was killed when Maoists opened indiscriminate fire on him at a function on Thursday in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district to mark the 125th birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution, police said. The attack came at the function which was addressed by former Maharashtra legislator Deepak Atram in Mauje Chhallewada village in Gadchiroli. His police bodyguard, […]

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Myntra’s Mukesh Bansal invests in fitness startup Cult

Mukesh Bansal, the former head of Flipkart’s commerce platform and Myntra’s co-founder, is backing a startup Cult as he looks to track the theme of fitness. He has invested an undisclosed amount in the Bengaluru-based firm that is focused on training programs without using traditional gym equipment. The investment in Cult comes within days of Bansal announcing a new venture […]

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2,100 Indian Sikhs arrive in Pakistan to attend Baisakhi festival

More than 2,100 Indian Sikhs arrived here on Tuesday to take part in Baisakhi Festival at Gurdwara Hasan Abdal in Rawalpindi district of Pakistan’s Punjab province. “More than 2,100 Sikh Yatrees arrived here today via Wagah Border on three special trains,” Evacuee Trust Property Board spokesman Amir Hashmi said. He said special measures have been adopted to provide security to […]

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Pakistan approves controversial Cyber Crime Bill

The controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 has been approved by Pakistan’s National Assembly (NA).The bill approved on Wednesday, must also be approved by Senate before it can be signed into law, Dawn online reported. The draconian bill – which has been criticised by the information technology (IT) industry as well as civil society for curbing human rights – […]

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Sushma Swaraj Wasn’t Allowed To Tour Foreign Countries Because I Wanted Her To Help Indians Distressed Abroad: Modi

Calling it his masterstroke, Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally raised curtain from one of the darkest kept secret of recent times. Indians always wondered why our ‘Foreign Minister’ wasn’t allowed to visit ‘foreign’ countries, while Modiji continued with his never-ending international tour juggernaut. Now we know why he did this, it had a well thought purpose! Sushma Swaraj cries as […]

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