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Apple iPhone 6 SE box spotted; is that it this year?

Is there an Apple iPhone 6 SE going to be announced at the big launch next month? Images of the upcoming iPhone’s box have been leaked and shows the ‘6 SE’ branding instead of the iPhone 7. If these images are to be trusted, this will be the third consecutive year when Apple’s flagship will carry the number six in its Read More

Kurdistan Workers’ Party claims deadly suicide bomb attack on Turkish police

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Friday claimed a deadly suicide bomb attack on Turkish police in the southeastern town of Cizre that left 11 officers dead and wounded dozens more. “Our sacrifice team staged a comprehensive action action in Cizre that left dozens of police dead,” said the PKK, which is known for exaggerating tolls. In the statement on its website Read More

Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar among world’s highest paid actors, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in Forbes’ list too

Four Bollywood stars made it to the Forbes’ list of world’s top 20 highest-paid actors and their names are Shah Rukh Khan (number 8 with $33 million in earnings), Akshay Kumar (number 10 with $31.5 million), Salman Khan (number 14 with $28.5 million) and Amitabh Bachchan (number 18 with $20 million). The list was topped by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Read More

A Flying Jatt review: Tiger Shroff film is electric blue-clad promo of Swachch Bharat

A Flying Jatt movie cast: Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez, Gaurav Pandey, Amrita Singh, Kay Kay Menon, Nathan Jones A Flying Jatt movie director: Remo D’Souza A Jatt superhero who bumbles and fumbles? Who behaves like a little boy around his formidable ‘bebe’, and is all shy and tongue-tied around a hot babe? Who has, haha, a fear of heights? Sounds Read More

Huawei becomes the latest OEM to integrate Truecaller as default dialer app

Truecaller has announced that its users are making more than half a billion monthly phone calls through the app. The company says the usage is being tracked via company’s default dialer app. In order to achieve further scale, Truecaller is announcing a new partnership with Huawei. Huawei has announced that its flagship smartphones will come preloaded with Truecaller app as Read More

Haji Ali dargah and entry of women: All your questions answered

The genesis of the conflict lies in a campaign launched by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), which works for empowerment of Muslim women, in the implementation of the Sachar Committee report. Before starting the campaign, activists of the group decided in June 2012 to offer prayers at the Haji Ali Dargah, a 585-year old shrine of Sayyed Peer Haji Read More

Asked to remove pugree at US embassy, BJP MP refuses to take visa

A BJP member of the Lok Sabha refused to take the US visa after he was asked to remove his pugree at the US Embassy for security reasons, asserting that his turban was a matter of his “traditional honour” which he cannot remove. Virendra Singh, a three-time Lok Sabha MP and presently representing Bhadohi (UP), said the US embassy had Read More

Kerala government, would you kill off violent people too like the stray dogs?

The Kerala government has issued an order for the culling of “dangerous” stray dogs by means of “special medicine”. The order comes in light of the demise of an elderly woman who was attacked by a pack of stray dogs and succumbed to injuries. While the speed with which the government acted on this could have been a result of Read More

Abhijeet was arrested in July for offensive tweet, confirms Mumbai Police

The Mumbai Police on Friday confirmed that singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya was arrested by BKC cyber police on July 26 and immediately released following a complaint by Aam Aadmi Party  National Executive Member and Spokesperson Preeti Sharma Menon. Menon had filed a complaint with the Cyber cell after the singer abused journalist Swati Chaturvedi on Twitter. The FIR was filed on Read More

Burkini ban defended by French Prime Minister, some in cabinet wary

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended a ban on burkinis in more than a dozen coastal towns on Thursday, saying France was locked in a “battle of cultures” and that the full-body swimsuit symbolised the enslavement of women.  Photographs of armed police ordering a Muslim woman on a beach in the Mediterranean city of Nice to partially disrobe went viral Read More