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'One Touch Response' is a private emergency service, which maintains its own security force to help customers in distress, and claims to have signed up over 10,000 paying customers since it was launched two years ago.
Ashwani Lohani, an Indian Railway Service Officer, has been appointed Air India Chairman and Managing Director.
In a neck-and-neck electoral race, ruling BJP won 1,443 out of the total of 3,351 wards while opposition parties including Congress and Independents won 1,908 wards in the Rajasthan civic body polls, results for which were announced on Thursday.
Kashmiri separatists Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Yasin Malik, Shabir Shah and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who were among those invited by the Pakistan High Commission for a meeting with national security advisor Sartaj Aziz ahead of India's talks with Pakistan, were placed under house arrest on Thursday for a couple of hours. They were later released after the government faced criticism for its action.
While addressing his supporters at a rally in Patna, Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is known as much for his goofy charm as for his political shrewdness, decided to mimick Modi's speech peppering it with comments of his own that had his followers howling with laughter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all set to announce the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen during his Independence Day speech from Red Fort but could not do so after a last-minute attempt by the PMO to reach an agreement failed, according to former Army chief Gen V P Malik.
Shiney Ahuja, gearing up for his comeback film after serving out his 2-year jail sentence, says he "...doesn’t want to put anything behind because it doesn’t solve any purpose..."
In a first of its kind study, the women have unequivocally voiced their dissent against the discriminatory practice of triple talaq with 92.1% seeking its ban.
Women are registering to vote in national elections for the first time in the history of Saudi Arabia.
Search engine giant Google Inc and e-commerce behemoth Amazon are among those in talks with the Tata Group to buy its data centre business, worth at least $650 million.
Off The Front Page
A Pakistani court today (August 20) banned the release of Bollywood movie “Phantom” in the country on a plea filed by JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed against it alleging that the film, set on post-26/11 attacks, contains “filthy propaganda” against him and his outfit.
Top Delhi college principal, Valson Thampu, screamed into a television camera declaring that "I am Dawood Ibrahim" and added that he "liked" being hounded by the media.
A contest allows space enthusiasts from around the world, to add their names to a microchip headed for Mars, aboard Nasa's InSight Mars lander, which is slated to launch next year.
Omkar Goswami says that Narendra Modi's denial of OROP can grievously affect his prime ministership.
Trilochan Sastry says that better access to finance is what India's agricultural food processing industry needs.