Indian Electronics Manufacturer, Micromax Mobile just launched its latest smartphone, the Canvas Spark with Android Lollipop for just $79.
Indian smartphone company, Micromax Mobile, which started the trend for more useable budget Android handsets, has just released its latest model running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Canvas Spark priced at Rs. 4,999 ($79).
Micromax released the Canvas Spark (Q380) at a Gurgaon, India event Wednesday, after a brief gap following its previous model, the Canvas Selfie. Powered by a 1.3GHz quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor, it has 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 32 GB. more >>
A new church attack has been reported in Agra, India, where vandals damaged four statues of Mother Mary, wrapped a dog chain around one of them, and removed the head of a baby Jesus statue.
"The intruders intended to hurt our religious sentiments as they placed the head of child Jesus Christ in the hand of Mother Mary and attached a dog chain to the neck," said Father Moon Lazarus, the head St. Mary Church, located in the Pratabpura area in the city of the Taj Mahal.
The attack is said to have occurred early in the morning around 3:30 a.m., according to Hindustan Times, with the window panes of the priest's car inside the church premises also being broken. more >>
Motorola is trying its best to bank on the success of its previous devices such as the Moto G, the Moto X, and the Moto E.
In the competitive Indian market, the phone manufacturer wants to become relevant with the latest version of its super affordable budget phone.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the Motorola Moto E 4G was just unveiled in the Asian subcontinent, and costs only Rs. 7,999 or about $128. more >>
A Hindu extremist leader in India has called on Christians and Muslims in the country to be forcefully sterilized in order to control their growing populations, and called for Hindu gods and goddesses to be placed in churches and mosques.
"The population of Muslims and Christians is growing day by day. To rein in this, Centre will have to impose emergency, and Muslims and Christians will have to be forced to undergo sterilization so that they cannot increase their number," said Sadhvi Deva Thakur, vice president of All India Hindu Mahasabha, according to Fides News Agency.
Thakur called on Hindus to have more children to increase their population, and said that "idols of Hindu gods and goddesses should be placed in mosques and churches." more >>
The year began with two high quality devices from Xiaomi – one is a higher-end midranger that packs last year's best specs, while the other is a top-notch smartphone that will certainly be a target of Android lovers everywhere. Unfortunately, since the event in January, there are still no exact Xiaomi Mi Note Pro release dates or announcements.
However, that may change soon.
According to a report by NDTV, the Chinese manufacturer has teased an upcoming press event in India on April 23. more >>
Six people have been arrested after a group of Hindu extremists attacked a cathedral in central India, breaking down doors and smashing windows. The attack, which was caught on CCTV cameras, was aimed at Christians who are being accused by the extremists of converting people into Christianity.
"We arrested six men last night in connection with the vandalism. We are trying to identify more people ... there may be more arrests," senior state police official HC Mishra said, according to AFP.
The attack on the cathedral in Madhya Pradesh state apparently took place on Friday night, police said. The right-wing Hindu Dharma Sena group has accused the church of converting close to 200 local tribal people into Christianity, though it has denied involvement in the attack. more >>