Ratan Chakraborty takes charge as Tripura Assembly Speaker

Almost three weeks after Rebati Mohan Das resigned citing ‘personal reasons’, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ratan Chakraborty took charge as Speaker of Tripura Assembly on Friday. Das had submitted his resignation to Deputy Speaker Biswabandhu Sen on September 2. According to officials, the nomination papers of only Chakraborty were submitted until Thursday, following which, he was elected […]

CBI files FIR in Mahant Narendra Giri’s death case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered the First Information Report (FIR) in connection with the case of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president Mahant Narendra Giri’s death under mysterious circumstances. The CBI FIR mentions the name of suspect Anand Giri, the disciple of the deceased seer. For investigation of […]

Google rolls out new features that allow users to control phones with face gestures

American tech giant Google has rolled out two new features for people with speech or physical disabilities. Through the recently-released features, users can now operate their Android-powered smartphones hands-free. As per TechCrunch, ‘Project Activate’ and ‘Camera Switches’ let users perform tasks like speaking a custom phrase or navigating using a switch interface, through facial gestures alone. ‘Camera Switches’ […]

Afghans dying at border as tensions intensify between Taliban, Pakistan

Amid tensions between the Taliban and Pakistan, Afghans are dying at Spin Boldak after Islamabad restricted entry at the key international intersection only to Pakistani or Kandahar identification cardholders. Earlier this month, a rush toward the entry checkpoint of the Pakistan border resulted in the death of at least one person. However, those patrolling the boundary on the […]

Narendra Giri death case: CBI takes over investigation, team to visit Prayagraj

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday took over the case of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president Mahant Narendra Giri’s death under mysterious circumstances and constituted a team to investigate the matter. Sources told ANI that a CBI team that also includes forensic experts will reach Prayagraj for a thorough investigation […]

Mobile remote launched by Google for Android users

American technology giant Google has launched a new Google TV feature that will allow users to use their Android mobile devices as remotes for those moments when their streaming box’s wand disappears without a trace. According to The Verge, android mobile remote support for Google TV arrived on Thursday after the company initially announced […]