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  • Websites, Twitter feeds suspended after US government shutdown 03-10-2013 02:07 PM

    New Delhi: Following a partial US government shutdown on October 1, a bunch of US government websites and Twitter feeds have been suspended including that of NASA and USGS. The White House web page is also not being updated due to the federal government shutdown. The USGS website clearly states,...
  • Just bought a new Android phone? 10 free apps that you must install 28-08-2013 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: Riding on the success of Android, smartphone sales have overtaken that of feature phones. But the sad part is that most users do not make the most of their phones, many are not even aware of how to. There is a lot beyond the social networking, image editing...
  • Explained: How Facebook's updated News Feed works 07-08-2013 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to increase user activity on the News Feed, Facebook has announced an update to its News Feed ranking algorithm, that brings up significant posts and make them reappear at the top of the News Feed. Facebook believes, at times, people miss the important stores as...
  • News briefs: Welfare dept organises “breast feeding week” in Indore 02-08-2013 11:43 PM

    A programme was organised to celebrate the Breast feeding Week by the woman and child welfare department under the supervision of district programme officer. The women were educated on the benefits of breastfeeding. The programme also had a session with gynecologist who interacted on woman health issues and benefits of...
  • Feedly: The best alternative to Google Reader 01-07-2013 12:52 PM

    New York: On July 1, we say goodbye to Google Reader, a handy tool for bringing headlines and articles from your favourite websites into a single place. With Reader, I've been able to see at a glance all the updates from various news services, blogs and company websites I follow....
  • Google Reader to be shut down today 01-07-2013 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Google Reader, one of the world's most popular RSS readers, will retire today and will not be available anymore. Google announced in March that it would close down Google Reader, a handy tool for bringing headlines and articles from your favourite websites into a single place, on July...
  • Review: Feedly, the best Google Reader alternative 20-06-2013 01:17 PM

    New York: On July 1, we say goodbye to Google Reader, a handy tool for bringing headlines and articles from your favourite websites into a single place. With Reader, I've been able to see at a glance all the updates from various news services, blogs and company websites I follow....
  • Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked 30-04-2013 11:08 AM

    London: The Guardian newspaper said Monday that its Twitter accounts have been hacked, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website that several of its feeds on the social media site were broken into over...
  • UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked 30-04-2013 07:51 AM

    London: The Guardian newspaper says its Twitter accounts have come under a cyberattack, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website on Monday that several of its Twitter feeds were broken into over the weekend....
  • 30 Minutes: Irom Sharmila's 10-year fast 18-09-2011 12:25 PM

    On this episode we bring you the struggle of Manipur's iron lady Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for the last ten years fighting for the repeal of AFPSA. ...
  • Facial recognition in use after riots 12-08-2011 02:56 PM

    London: Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior police chief told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers feeding photographs of suspects through Scotland Yard's newly updated face-matching program. Chief Constable Andy Trotter of the British...
  • Breast-feeding babies staves off asthma risk 24-07-2011 12:51 PM

    London: Breast-feeding a baby for six months post birth can stave off their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, says a scientific study. The study looked at the impact of the duration of breast-feeding and the introduction of alternative liquids or solids in addition to breast milk. Generation...
  • Babies can be fed solid food before 6 mths 15-01-2011 02:36 PM

    London: New mothers have been told to breastfeed their babies for six months only to prevent allergies, food aversion and even obesity but now research says babies can be safely given solid foods at least eight weeks earlier. Researchers have questioned guidelines issued in 2001 by the World Health Organisation,...