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May 27, 2015

VHP now demands ban on river rafting in Ganges, says it leads to ‘many objectionable activities’

Riding the ban wave that has been sweeping the country under the new government, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has now demanded a ban on rafting in the Ganges. #ban #Haridwar #NewsTracker #Praveen Togadiya #Rishikesh #River rafting #VHP #Vishwa Hindu Parishad

May 27, 2015

Can anyone stop me from eating beef ? Kiren Rijiju dares Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Days after Naqvi said that those who want to eat beef can go to Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju slammed him and said that his colleague's statement was not "palatable". #beef #Beef ban in Maharashtra #BJP #India #Kiren Rijiju #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #Politics #TheySaidIt

May 27, 2015

CIOs to spend more than 25% of IT budget on innovation: Survey

CIOs have proposed to spend more than 25% of their IT budget on innovation — newer technologies such as cloud, mobility and analytics — to achieve their business objectives. #beef #Beef ban in Maharashtra #BJP #India #Kiren Rijiju #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #Politics #TheySaidIt

May 27, 2015

Did big boss Softbank say no? Housing.com deal talks with PropEquity fall through

Real estate portal Housing.com has called off negotiations to acquire online subscription-based real estate data and analytics platform PropEquity reportedly on the advice of Housing’s largest investor SoftBank Group. #DealWatch #Housing.com #PE Analytics #PropEquity #Samir Jasuja #SoftBank

May 27, 2015

‘My love is real': Kenyan lawyer offers 50 cows, 70 sheep, 30 goats to marry Obama’s daughter

A lawyer from Kenya apparently has taken fancy to Barack Obama's daughter Malia, and wants to ask for her hand in marriage #Kenya #livestock #Malia Obama #Obama #President #TheySaidIt #USA

May 27, 2015

Global smartphone growth to slow to 11.3% in 2015 as market penetration increases in top markets

IDC projects this to be the first year in which China's smartphone growth, forecast to be 2.5% in 2015, will be slower than the worldwide market. #2 lakh #Bombay High Court #cash security #Dubai #Indo-Arab Bollywood Awards #NewsTracker #Salman Khan

May 27, 2015

Madrasas are dens of vice and homosexuality: AMU professor’s alleged remarks spark uproar

An Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor has sparked controversy by allgedly calling madrassas "dens of vice and homosexuality". #Aligarh Muslim University #AMU #AMU professor #Homosexuality #India #Madrassas #Shareworthy #TheySaidIt #Waseem Raja

May 27, 2015

Kalyan Jewellers plans Rs 800 crore expansion, to set up 22 new outlets this fiscal

It plans to open 22 new outlets this fiscal, taking the total number of showrooms to about 101 from about 79 now #expansion plans #Klayan Jwellers

May 27, 2015

2G case: Ex-TRAI chief alleges Manmohan Singh warned of ‘harm’ if he didn’t co-operate

Former TRAI chairman Pradip Baijal claimed that Manmohan Singh had threatened him and even warned him of "harm" if he did not co-operate in the 2G case. #2G scam #BJP #Book #Business #Congress #Dayanidhi Maran #former PM #former Prime Minister #Former TRAI chairman #India #Manmohan Singh #Pradip Baijal #TheySaidIt #TRAI