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Daily Archives: 11th May 2018

Rape, Death Threats Cannot be Allowed on Twitter, Says Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar has slammed the management at Twitter and said that rape and death threats should not be allowed or go unnoticed on the micro-blogging site.

Lalu Gets 6-week Provisional Bail

The Jharkhand High Court has granted six-week provisional bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal Supremo Lalu Prasad on medical grounds.

Quick Heal Technologies Appoints Nitin Kulkarni as CFO

Quick Heal Technologies, the leading provider of IT Security products and solutions on Friday appointed Nitin Kulkarni for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company.

HC Confirms Life Term to 14, Acquits Four in 2002 Gujarat Riots Case

The Gujarat High Court on Friday confirmed lifetime imprisonment to 14 convicts and acquitted four others in connection with ode massacre case of 2002 Gujarat riots.

Basketball Without Borders Camp Coming Back to India

The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on Friday announced that Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia 2018 will be held from May 30 to June 2 at the NBA Academy India in New Delhi.

Swaraj Meets Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Myanmar's first State Counsellor (Myanmar) Aung San Suu Kyi met in Naypyidaw on Friday as a part of her two-day visit to the South-Asian country.

Aadhaar Like Unique Identification for Addresses

The eLoc pilot project has already been approved for two postal pin codes in Delhi and one in Noida. It is a private company called MapmyIndia that will be executing the project for the Postal Department that comes under the Ministry of Communications. MapmyIndia is also going to partner with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) and its National Satellite Imagery Service called Bhuvan to access mapping coordinates.

Haryana Government Tells SC it Will not Disrupt Supply of Water to Delhi

The Haryana Government on Friday tells Supreme Court that it will not disrupt or stop the supply of Yamuna water to New Delhi till the court decides the case.

Policybazaar.com and Paisabazaar.com Sign Actor Akshay Kumar as Brand Ambassador

ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd., which owns India's leading insurtech brand, PolicyBazaar.com, and India's largest marketplace for lending products, PaisaBazaar.com, has roped in actor and mass icon Akshay Kumar as its brand ambassador.

Couple Charred to Death in Delhi House Fire

A senior couple was charred to death after their house caught fire in New Delhi's Sudarshan park area on Friday.

SC Dismisses Petition Seeking Probe Into Sridevi’s Death

Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the petition seeking a probe into Bollywood actress Sridevi's death.

Room for Improvement Exists, Says Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Sandeep

Despite becoming the first team to confirm their place in the playoffs of the ongoing 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Sunrisers Hyderabad pace bowler Sandeep Sharma has said that there is still a room for improvement going into another clash.

Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot can now jog

Boston Dynamics released a new video showing off its Atlas robot maturing into jogging like a human.

Google’s Human-mimicking Duplex Voice AI Will now Identify Itself

After critics labeled Google's almost human-sounding voice AI Duplex as 'horrifying', the search giant has announced that the software will identify itself to humans before a conversation begins.

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Activist’s Death Sparks Protests in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday carried out a rally in Pakistan's Muzaffarabad city, demanding justice for its activist, Naeem Bhat, who was killed in police firing on March 16 this year.

Interpol Red Notice for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz UC Chairman Over Alleged Murder

The Interpol on Friday issued a red notice to a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz UC chairman for allegedly killing a journalist.

In Poll-bound Karnataka, it is a Social Media Battle Too!

Modern society's most disruptive force - social media has transformed how we go about our everyday lives.

Unnao Rape Victim, kin Demand Death Penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime.

Nadal, Thiem to Resume Clay-court Rivalry in Madrid Quarterfinals

World number one Rafael Nadal and Austria's Dominic Thiem will renew their clay-court rivalry when they lock horns in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open here on Friday.

Gary Kirsten Cricket Scouts 6 Finalists in Delhi for Personalised Training

The one-day talent scout conducted by Gary Kirsten Cricket in the national capital saw the selection of six promising candidates for further training.

Now, Play Youtubes HDR Video on Iphone X

Until now, only Android devices were able to playback YouTube's rich high dynamic range (HDR) video.

Amazon Wants Alexa to Play In-house Doctor

Amazon is reportedly looking at adding new abilities to its Alexa digital assistant which will allow it to potentially suggest you some health and wellness measures.

Facebook is Slyly Withdrawing Free ‘Internet’ From Developing Countries

Facebook has slyly stopped providing free of cost 'internet' to people of developing countries that were earlier provided with it under their Internet.org scheme. This is after the social media platform was called out from various quarters for helping spread hateful and ethnic cleansing related content like during the time of Rohingya Muslims' genocide in Myanmar.

Former Maharashtra ATS Chief Commits Suicide

Former Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) Chief Himanshu Roy committed suicide in Mumbai on Friday.

Security Beefs up for Friday Prayers in Gurugram

In view of the ongoing Gurugram namaz row, the city's authorities have appointed 76 duty magistrates to supervise the Friday prayers by the Muslims.

Bengal Safari may Soon get new Members as the Tigress is Pregnant

Get ready for 'special new arrival' of a tiger cub from Bengal Safari here, as Shila, the only female tiger in the Bengal Safari's tiger enclose is pregnant.

On National Technology Day, Microsoft Embraces The Year of Intelligence and Disruption

The pace at which human-machine technologies are evolving and getting seamlessly integrated into our lives is unimaginable.

Uma Shankar Paliwal Joins Enterslice Board

All signs are pointing toward the fact that India-based fintech, virtual CFO, and startup services company Enterslice is moving from quick success to quick success.

Google Doodle Celebrates Legendary Dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of legendary dancer and Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai.

Vice President Naidu Arrives in Peru

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday arrived in Peru on the third leg of his three-nation visit to Central America.

Turkish, Russian President Discuss Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Over Phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, over a phone call, discussed the prospects of the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday.

Russian National With Expired Visa Dies During Deportation

A Russian man, whose visa had expired, died on Wednesday night after he was taken to the foreigners' registration office for deportation procedures in Delhi.

Mahathir Sworn in as Malaysian Prime Minister

Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia after a five-hour long wait at the National Palace on Thursday night.

Li Keqiang Calls for new Progress of China-Japan Ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday said, as relations between China and Japan are now back to normal and that new progress and lasting stable development should be made.

Jakarta Mulls Export, Import Expansion Between Indonesia-Kabul

Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) on Wednesday said Afghanistan and Indonesia have agreed on expanding their economic cooperation in the coming years.

Indian Seema Suraksha Bal Tightens Rules for Nepali Residents

The Indian Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) has tightened the entry of Nepalis to India from Baridya district.

Chinese Military Aircraft Spotted Near Disputed South China Sea

A Chinese Y-8 military transport aircraft was seen on the disputed Subi Reef in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea.

8 Pakistan Muslim League-N Lawmakers Switch Loyalties

Six Members of the National Assembly (MNAs), two from Punjab and four from Balochistan and two others of Punjab Assembly quit Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) to join Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Balochistan Awami Party (BAP).

Rohit Thakur to Represent India in Roland Garros E-series in Paris

Mumbai's Rohit Thakur will represent India in Roland Garros e-Series- the eSports counterpart of the French Open to be held in Paris.

Rape Victim Faces Social Boycott in Rajasthan

A rape victim and her family in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh had to face social boycott after the victim refused to change her statement in the court against the accused.

Posting of Station House Officers in UP Will now Require District Magistrates’ nod

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Thursday has passed an order as per which it is mandatory for the Senior Superintendent of Police or the Superintendent of Police to take approval of the District Magistrates before posting a Station House Officers (SHO).

Naxal Killed in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon

A Naxal was killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon area.

MP Woman Chops off Tongue to Offer it to Deity

In an astonishing incident, a woman chopped off her tongue in Tarsama village of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district to offer it in a temple.

Man Held With Rs 8Lakh Fake Demonetised Notes

A 45-year-old man was arrested on Thursday with fake demonetised notes worth Rs. 8 lakh in New Delhi.

Maharashtra Jail Starts Radio Station for Prisoners

Ahmednagar jail in Maharashtra has come up with an innovative idea for rehabilitation and reformation of its inmates by launching an internal radio station.

SC Collegium Likely to Meet Today

The five-judge Collegium of the Supreme Court (SC) is expected to meet on Friday to take a decision on the Centre's objections on the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph as a judge of the apex court.

3 Over Ground Workers With Ammunition Held in Jammu and Kashmir

The security forces on Thursday apprehended three over ground workers (OGWs) from Baramulla's Bangla Bazar.

General Bipin Rawat’s Statement on Kashmir’s Azadi Draws Flak

“The British forces like the Indian forces had all the means and methods to keep India occupied. But yet they had to abdicate because the will and desire of the people to be free to choose their destiny and be masters of their fate is stronger than every military power”.

Kashmiris Condemn The Unfortunate Death of a Tourist

“Deeply saddened by the news of the death of a tourist due to stone pelting. Condemn such hooliganism and rowdiness. It is totally against our ethos of treating tourists as respected guests and brings a bad name to the people’s movement,”