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  • Won't allow any forcefeeding, says Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila August 21, 2014

    Imphal: Post her release based on the lack of evidence as cited by a Manipur court, Irom Sharmila has said that she will not allow any attempt to forcefeed her. "I will not take any force feed this time. I will not allow any medical set up. I don't feel...
  • Forcefeeding row: Government says it will respond by tomorrow July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it will respond on the issue of Shiv Sena MPs forcefeeding a fasting Muslim after ascertaining full facts by Friday. The Congress, Samajwadi Party and Left members raised the issue when Rajya Sabha met for the day saying 24 hours have passed since the...
  • Prithviraj Chavan promises probe into Shiv Sena MP force feeding Muslim on Ramzan July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a Shiv Sena MP was caught on camera force feeding a Muslim catering staff member at Maharashtra Sadan who was on fast for Ramzan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has promised a probe into the incident. CNNIBN has accessed the complaint letter of the caterer,...
  • Websites, Twitter feeds suspended after US government shutdown October 3, 2013

    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, "Due...
  • Just bought a new Android phone? 10 free apps that you must install August 28, 2013

    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 August 7, 2013

    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 they...
  • News briefs: Welfare dept organises breast feeding week in Indore August 2, 2013

    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 July 1, 2013

    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. Although...
  • Google Reader to be shut down today July 1, 2013

    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 June 20, 2013

    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. Although...
  • Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked April 30, 2013

    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 the...
  • UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked April 30, 2013

    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. It...
  • Facebook puts focus on photos in new News Feed redesign March 8, 2013

    Menlo Park: Facebook introduced the biggest change in years to its popular newsfeed on Thursday, with a new look and focus on photos that is expected to make the social network more ad-friendly and may entice users to spend more time on the website. The changes to the newsfeed, whose look...
  • Facebook tries to stay hip with jazzier News Feed March 8, 2013

    Menlo Park: Facebook doesn't want to be dismissed as an Internet has-been before its social network even enters its adolescence. In an effort to remain hip, it is infusing the focal point of its website with a more dynamic look and additional controls designed to empower its 1 billion users to...
  • Facebook unveils new News Feed inspired by newspapers and mobile March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook has announced a new version of Facebook, which has been designed to reduce clutter and focus more on stories from the people you care about. Facebook has introduced the concept of multiple feeds. To make sure users are seeing all the stories they want to see, the...
  • Highlights: Facebook unveils the new look for News Feed March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook on Thursday unveiled the new look for its New Feed. The new News Feed looks clean, but it will be interesting to see the reactions of users. Facebook has announced the rollout of the new Facebook News Feed starting today. Here are some highlights of the event: -...
  • Facebook ready to unveil a new version of News Feed March 7, 2013

    New York: Amid chatter of "Facebook fatigue," real or imagined, the world's biggest social networking company is getting ready to unveil a new version of News Feed, the flow of status updates, photos and advertisements its users see on the site. Facebook Inc. is hosting an event at its Menlo Park,...
  • Live blog: Facebook new newspaper-inspired News Feed unveiling March 7, 2013

    Facebook is all set to unveil a new look for its popular "news feed" today at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. The event will be Facebook's second high-profile product event this year, following the rollout of its social search feature in January. Live updates from the event. ...
  • Live blog: What's new in Facebook News Feed March 7, 2013

    Facebook is all set to unveil a new look for its popular "news feed" today at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. The event will be Facebook's second high-profile product event this year, following the rollout of its social search feature in January. Live updates from the event. ...
  • Facebook to show new look for news feed today: Here is what to expect March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook is all set to unveil a new look for its popular "news feed" today at its Menlo Park, California headquarters. The event will be Facebook's second high-profile product event this year, following the rollout of its social search feature in January. After the company announced to launch...
  • Facebook to showcase new look for news feed on March 7 March 2, 2013

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc will unveil a new look for its popular "newsfeed" next week, the latest move by the Web company to revamp key elements of its 1 billion member social network. Facebook will showcase the newsfeed makeover at a media event on March 7 at its Menlo Park, California...
  • Instagram now lets you browse your photo feed on a web browser February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to make Instagram even more accessible to the growing community, Instagram has now announced that users can now browse their Instagram feeds on the web just like you do on your mobile device. Users just need to go to Instagram.com and log in. Instagram...
  • Pakistani factories using dead dogs in chicken feed December 26, 2012

    Islamabad: Reports of dog and donkey meat being used to prepare chicken feed in factories in Lahore has caused an outrage among residents in the Pakistani metropolis. The factories in question are located in Bhobattian Chowk and Karol Ghatti areas, Geo News reported. Apart from using meat in chicken feed, the factories...
  • Facebook set to bring video ads to news feed: Report December 19, 2012

    Washington: Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new application in the first half of next year that would stream video advertisements in users' news feed, Ad Age reported, citing several industry executives who have been briefed on the company's plans over the past few weeks. Video ads would be available...
  • Google kills AdSense for Feeds and other services September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Continuing its "spring cleaning" session, Google has announced to shut down some more services including AdSense for Feeds and Classic Plus. "It is really important to focus or we end up doing too much with too little impact. So today we're winding down a bunch more featuresbringing the...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of good work September 9, 2012

    For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government schools across the country. ...
  • Akshaya Patra serves billionth meal to school kids September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government schools across the country. And now, it has reached an important milestone. The foundation just served its billionth meal in August. From a very modest beginning, the foundation now covers most...
  • US mom sues over breastfeeding videoturnedporn August 10, 2012

    Fair Lawn (US): A US woman is suing after the breastfeeding instructional video she made with her monthold daughter was combined with pornographic footage and posted online. "It was terrifying," said MaryAnn Sahoury, who said she had seen an opportunity to help women who had trouble getting their babies to nurse. Last...