hi INDiA
South Asian Views On Global News - Update 24X7
Daily Archives

August 15, 2017

Apple changes Maps icon to show new spaceship campus

Since the announcement of iOS 11 in its Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple has been tinkering with app icons in the beta version of the operating system with latest changes being made in the Maps and the App Store.The Maps icon now has a sliver of the Cupertino-based giant's new spaceship campus, known as the Apple Park, The Verge reported on Monday. The other change was made in the App Store logo and replaced pen and brush to a series of lines that look like overlapping sticks. iOS 11 is still in beta and all…

Owners of two Goa beach shacks arrested on drug charges

Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) Owners of two popular beach shacks in North Goa's Anjuna village were arrested on Tuesday after a police raid found waiters and patrons at the establishments in possession of drugs, said police.Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Chandan Choudhury confirmed the arrests of Edwin Nunes, owner of Curlies shack, and Rohan Shetty of Club Nyex -- both cafes located in Anjuna, some 20 km from here. "They have been arrested under Section 25 of the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,"…

Crime against women, children matter of concern: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over crimes against women and children, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said women's police stations have been set up in seven districts of the state.The creation of such police stations in the remaining four districts was under consideration of the government, he said after unfurling the Tricolour and taking the salute at the Independence Day parade here. "Crimes against women and children have become a matter of concern and my government has taken several…

Patriotic spirit at Red Fort on 71st I-Day

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) With huge pride and love for the nation, thousands of Indians attended the Independence Day ceremony here at the historical Red Fort to celebrate the country's freedom.From flags painted on cheeks to flag design printed t-shirts, from Tricolour caps to suits, the message of the Indian flag -- sacrifice, peace and prosperity -- could be felt in every direction. Over 3,000 girls from government schools of Delhi -- clad in saffron, white and green -- formed a replica of the national flag. Prime…

Indian-origin man awarded $2.9mn after bad reference cost him job

Singapore, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin man here has got 4 million Singaporean dollars ($2.9 million) in damages from his previous employer after a scathing reference letter by them cost him the chance to get a new job.Ramesh Krishnan had accused AXA Life Insurance Singapore of defaming him while providing references on his work performance in 2012, the Strait Times reported on Tuesday. Justice George Wei noted on Monday that the stands of both parties had been "polar opposites" when it came to damages. Ramesh…
gtag('set', {'user_id': 'USER_ID'}); // Set the user ID using signed-in user_id.