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  • Weekend Reading List: From the story of Android to why people are afraid to criticise Apple 3 days ago

    Our pick of 10 stories for this Weekend Reading List attempts to give you a wide range of reading with a bit of cinema, dollops of history and a pinch of security for that perfect blend. 1. The story of Android: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest computing...
  • 11 Indian-Americans in Forbes's list of best venture capitalists 5 days ago

    New York: Eleven influential Indian-American investors feature in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists with the "Midas" touch who are making big and early bets on the leading technology companies of on Friday and earning outsized returns for their investors. The Forbes 2015 Midas List represents...
  • India will be 1st country to have no duplicacy in voters' list March 21, 2015

    Kolkata: India is set to become the first country in the world to have biometric data and no duplicacy in the voters' list after linking of Aadhar card with voter identity card, Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday. "When we are able to seed the Aadhar figure (number) on...
  • Weekend Reading List: From recorrecting the myth of Steve Jobs to why news media should drop apps March 21, 2015

    The weekend's here and here are five recommended reads from the intriguing world of technology: The evolution Of Steve Jobs: Rick Tetzeli, revisits - and attempts to correct - the myth of Steve Jobs. The story of the Apple co-founder "can't be explained by a set of stereotypes that haven't changed...
  • Weekend Reading List: Why URLs won't die to 10 ways in which Google Play is better than Apple's App Store March 14, 2015

    It's weekend and finally we have some time to catch up on the good things we missed during a busy week. Below is a little list of eight read-worthy articles on other websites that we came across during the week. Why URLs won't die: Like it or not, the URL is...
  • Weekend Reading List: From abandoning Photoshop to walls that splash pee right back at you March 6, 2015

    This Holi weekend is one of those many long weekends this year that so many look forward to. And if you want to squeeze in some reading amidst the fun and frolic, this list should come in handy. Abandoning Photoshop: Photoshop has been around for 25 years now but then it...
  • Five Indian women on Forbes billionaire list March 3, 2015

    New York: Five Indian women have made it to the Forbes list of the world's billionaires that saw a record number of women this year, although they still account for just about 11 per cent of the total. The number of Indian women in this year's list witnessed an increase...
  • Aadhar card number to be added to voter list March 3, 2015

    Faridabad: To weed out bogus voting, Aadhar card number of the voter will now be added to voter list. District administration in Faridabad has launched a drive to collect the Aadhar card numbers of the voters and link it to electoral rolls. The administration has started the updation and rectification of...
  • Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 8th year; Bill Gates on top globally March 2, 2015

    New York: Mukesh Ambani has retained his position as the richest Indian for the eighth year in a row with a networth of US dollar 21 billion, while moving up one place on the global rich list that has been topped once again by software czar Bill Gates. ...
  • Weekend Reading List: From the history of sex.com to 300 awesome free things February 27, 2015

    The weekend's almost here and you might want to utilise the time you have on hand productively. What better than reading? We have shortlisted a selection of technology-related articles that could make your weekend a little more worthwhile. The history of sex.com, the most contested domain on the Internet: Sex...
  • Censor board withholds the list of objectionable words that was issued few days back February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: The central board of film certification has put on hold the list of 28 objectionable words that were issued by the chairman recently. Reports suggest that many board members disagreed with the chairman's move. One member showed examples of award winning books which have cuss words in them to argue...
  • Aditya Narayan finds CBFC's taboo-word list offensive; says it's an attack on freedom of speech and expression February 22, 2015

    Vadodara, Feb 21 (PTI) Music composer and singer Aditya Narayan feels that Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)'s ban on use of certain words in the films is an attack on the freedom of speech and expression. The list of 28 words which was leaked to the media recently has drawn...
  • Arvind Kejriwal correctly enrolled in voters' list: Election Commission February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kerjiwal is correctly enrolled in the voters' list for the upcoming Assembly polls in the national capital, the Election Commission told the Delhi High Court. The poll body made the submission before the bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru, which had on Monday sought its response on...
  • Oscars 2015: The full list of nominations January 15, 2015

    Stephen Hawking's biopic 'Theory Of Everything', Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', Linklater's 'Boyhood' won maximum nominations at the Oscars 2015. Here is the full list of nominatons. ...
  • Jennifer Aniston doesn't find divorce from Brad Pitt painful January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she did not find the divorce from ex-husband Brad Pitt painful. Aniston, 45, who is now engaged to actor Justin Theroux, was married to Pitt for close to five years, reported Us magazine. "I don't find it painful. I think it's a narrative that...
  • Azim Premji tops list of philanthropists by donating over Rs 12,000 crore in 1.5 years January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Wipro founder Azim Premji topped the list of the philanthropists as he donated over Rs 12,000 crore of his personal wealth in one and a half years. The 69-year-old Bengaluru-based industralist once again proved to be world's most generous person as donated as much Rs 12,316 crore of...
  • Congress declares first list of candidates for Delhi assembly elections January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Breaking with past practice, Congress today released its first list of 24 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls repeating all its eight MLAs and 12 others who were runner-ups in the 2013 Assembly election in which the party had suffered a setback. Usually the Congress list comes during the nomination...
  • Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Amitabh, Shah Rukh, Deepika feature in top ten December 12, 2014

    Salman Khan has just beaten friend and colleague Shah Rukh Khan and become the top celebrity of 2014 in a list by Forbes India. The 'Dabangg' actor has had two big releases in 2014 - 'Jai Ho' and 'Kick' and both have faired well at the Box Office which has...
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 American Music Awards November 24, 2014

    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Katy Perry, who was absent from Sunday's award show because of her world...
  • Who packed giraffes on a military plane for delivery to Qatar? Interpol releases a wildlife trafficking Most Wanted list November 23, 2014

    Nairobi, Kenya: Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you. The international police agency Interpol recently began a Most Wanted campaign of suspects who have carried out such environmental crimes as wildlife...
  • Selfie stick makes to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014 November 22, 2014

    Washington: The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014. "If 2013 was the year in which selfie became a buzzword, then 2014...
  • Congress's guest list influenced by its depleting fortunes: BJP November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which was left out of a conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised by the Congress, on Monday took a swipe at the opposition party wondering if their guest list was influenced by its "depleting fortunes" as even those who rejected Nehru's politics were a part...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: AAP releases first list of 22 candidates, includes controversial Somnath Bharti's name November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party released its first list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly elections with controversial former law minister Somnath Bharti's name figuring in it. Besides Bharti, three other former ministers Saurabh Bhardwaj, Satyendra Jain and Girish Soni have been fielded again. Somnath Bharti was embroiled in an escalating...
  • Cabinet expansion: List of newly-inducted ministers November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers with 21 ministers taking oath on Sunday. Three BJP leaders and a Shiv Sena leader were inducted as Cabinet ministers while the rest 17 were sworn-in as MoS. Here is the full list of new ministers: Cabinet ministers: Manohar...
  • Congress releases list of candidates for Jammu and Kashmir polls November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Salman Anees Soz, son of President of the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Saifuddin Soz, figured in the list of the 23 Congress candidates for the Assembly polls, announced by the party tonight. The US-educated Salman has been fielded from Baramullah, a segment of the Lok Sabha constituency...
  • Congress declares first list of candidates for Jharkhand Assembly elections November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday declared its first list of candidates nominated for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jharkhand scheduled to be held later in November. Rajesh Ranjan will be contesting from Mahgama constituency in Godda district, Sarfraz Ahmad from Gandey, Rajinder Prasad Singh from Bermo, KN Tripathi from Daltonganj,...
  • Black money details shared under tax treaty can't be shared even with courts: Swiss govenment October 31, 2014

    New Delhi/Berne: Amid a debate on disclosure of names of suspected black money holders, Switzerland Thursday said information exchanged under Swiss-India tax treaty cannot be disclosed "in principle" to a court or any other body outside the proceedings of a 'specific and relevant' case. The comments come at a time when...
  • 20 Keralites in Arabian Business '100 Indian Power List' October 28, 2014

    Dubai: As many as 20 entrepreneurs and professionals from Kerala have been named in the annual list of 100 powerful Indians in the Gulf countries with people from the southern state also bagging the top two positions. The 'Indian Power List', published by Arabian Business, a leading business magazine, has also...
  • University of Mumbai beats New York University, MIT in producing billionaires October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University of Mumbai has beaten prestigious varsities like the New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in producing maximum number of billionaires, according to Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014. Mumbai University is the only Indian university to feature in the list and is amongst...