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HTC appoints Faisal Siddiqui as new South Asia chief

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has appointed Faisal Siddiqui as new regional President of HTC South Asia. He will replace current president Jack Yang, who is leaving the company for personal reasons. Currently, Faisal Siddiqui is Vice President and head of HTC India. As president of HTC South Asia he will lead company and work to ..

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Eminent South Indian filmmaker K. Balachander passes away

Eminent South Indian filmmaker and Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Kailasam Balachander passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was 84. About K. Balachander He was a multi-lingual filmmaker and has directed many films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. His film career spanned over 45 years and made his debut in 1965 with the Tamil ..

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Rajinder Khanna appointed as RAW chief

Rajinder Khanna is appointed as new chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). His name was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will replace incumbent chief Alok Joshi as he is to retire on 30th December. Mr. Khanna will have two years tenure from date ..

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India’s Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha appointed member of UN panel on peacekeeping

Lieutenant General (retd) Abhijit Guha of Indian Army has been appointed as a member on a five-member UN expert panel on peacekeeping that will advice the international body on how to use new technologies and innovations in that field. Guha has recently completed a term as director of the office for peacekeeping strategic partnerships in ..

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Uttar Pradesh Govt. to launch helpline for women in every district

The UP government which is facing criticism from all quarters over resent assaults and killing of two teenage girls in Badaun district, has directed authorities to launch a helpline in every district of the state to deal with women harassment complaints. The helpline would be monitored by the SSPs and SPs. The inquiries into the complaints of harrassment ..

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