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  • Review: Twitter's new profile redesign is bloated but rich in information 17-02-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: A few days ago Mashable assistant features editor Matt Petronzio spotted a major overhaul of his Twitter profile page and this morning it was my turn to be surprised with a super-sized Twitter profile. I would have thought it to be some CSS error, if I wasn't already...
  • Profile: New chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen 23-11-2013 11:54 AM

    A grandmaster at 13 and a world champion at 22 - Magnus Carlsen certainly knows how to breach a fortress with carefully planned and timed moves, that take him to an unarmed King and his throne. With his victory over five-time world champion from India, Viswanathan Anand, in Chennai, the...
  • Manmohan Singh turns 81: 20 Most hilarious tweets from detractors to PM 26-09-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Even though Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced his decision to not celebrate his 81st birthday in the wake of the twin terror attack in Jammu, nothing can deter his detractors from mocking him. From observing September 26 as 'Maun Diwas' (a direct jab at his reluctance to...
  • CLT20: Chennai Super Kings favourites to win their second title 20-09-2013 04:23 PM

    Despite their loss to Mumbai Indians in the IPL6 final and failure to bag their third IPL title, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will enter the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) 2013 as one of the hot favourites. The MS Dhoni-led side was the first Indian team to win the event in...
  • Navy Yard shooting suspect's past shows flashes of violence 17-09-2013 07:41 PM

    Signs that Aaron Alexis had a violent streak surfaced at least as far back as 2004, when he removed a gun from his waistband, chambered a round and shot out a man's car tires in a burst of anger triggered by what he said was "disrespect." What drove 34-year-old Alexis,...
  • Your Facebook posts hint at your feelings of self-esteem 15-09-2013 04:55 PM

    Washington: People with lower self-esteem are more concerned with what others post about them on Facebook and continuously monitor their wall, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. However, users with higher self-esteem are more interested in adding information to their personal profiles on the social network, researchers said. According...
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad out to impress once again 15-09-2013 09:24 AM

    After their spirited display in the sixth season of the IPL, the upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad will once again look to impress their fans when they start their campaign in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20). Hyderabad finished fourth in the IPL 6 points table after being eliminated by Rajasthan Royals,...
  • Youth arrested for making fake Facebook profile of woman 30-08-2013 08:28 PM

    Cyberabad Police have arrested a youth from Bangalore on the charge of creating fake profile of a city-based woman on Facebook and threatening her for rejecting his love proposal. N Santosh Kumar alias Kiran, working in a private company in Bangalore and a native of Pavagada in Tumkur district of...
  • Forensic experts explain how the dead will be identified in U'khand 26-06-2013 11:39 AM

    CNN-IBN's Subhajit Sengupta speaks to forensic experts who explain how the dead bodies will be identified in Uttarakhand through DNA profiling. ...
  • LK Advani: The rise and fall of BJP's 'Loh Purush' 10-06-2013 11:55 PM

    New Delhi: It's been a long and eventful journey for the Loh Purush (Iron Man). Lal Krishna Advani has held just about every position in the government and was responsible for building the party up from the grassroots. Today, as the Rath Yaatri of Indian politics resigned from all positions...
  • Is Modi BJP's biggest strength as well as its weakness? 09-06-2013 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: He has been called the "Hindu Hriday Samrat", "Maut Ka Saudagar" (Merchant of Death), Great Dictator and a "Polarising Politician" and yet Narendra Modi's election victories continue to pile up. The latest sweep in Gujarat by-elections has also bolstered his image as the supreme vote catcher - he...
  • Facebook may boost your self-esteem and affect your behaviour 02-06-2013 11:46 AM

    Washington: Having a profile on the social networking site Facebook may help boost your self-esteem and even affect your behaviour, a first-of-its-kind study has found. A Facebook profile is an ideal version of self, full of photos and posts curated for the eyes of family, friends and acquaintances, researchers said....
  • Hyderabad: Youth held for creating obscene Facebook profile of a woman 19-05-2013 09:46 PM

    Hyderabad: A youth from Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested on Sunday for creating a fake Facebook account of a female student and posting her morphed pictures, the police said. The youth, allegedly created a Facebook account of the girl and uploaded her morphed images along with obscene as...
  • Facebook makes changes to its photos uploader 21-11-2011 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: It seems like Facebook has decided to surprise its users at intervals. After launching the 'Subscribe' button and 'Smart Lists', followed by changes to 'News Feed', Facebook has now announced an update to photos uploader that makes it faster and easier to share photos on Facebook. Now, when...
  • Women can detect your hidden 'beauty' online 15-11-2011 04:16 PM

    London: Trying to woo a woman just by posting your best-looking snap alongside an online profile may not be the best idea after all -- a study has found that women can identify a physically attractive man just by reading his profile. According to the university study, good-looking men were...
  • 'Facebook dominates social sites in Southeast Asia' 15-11-2011 03:47 PM

    Jakarta: Facebook dominates social websites in Southeast Asia as more than 50 per cent of netizens have an active profile on it, a report said Tuesday. The report released by Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, said that 91 per cent of Indonesian digital consumers maintain an active profile...
  • Woman arrested for uploading obscene profile 09-09-2011 05:20 PM

    Pune: The Cyber Crime cell of the police arrested a 29-year-old woman techie who had created obscene profiles of a boutique owner and uploaded these on three adult websites. According to the suspect, she had done this because the boutique owner had provided her clothes which caused her disappointment when...
  • Father Joseph: religious profiling cause of concern 15-04-2011 12:42 PM

    Father Babu Joseph spokesperson of the Catholic Bishop's Conference said that if there is religious profiling in any state it is serious concern for the entire community. It should also be a cause for attention by the Central Government. ...
  • MP: Religious profiling against Christians? 15-04-2011 09:42 AM

    Bhopal: It's the clearest evidence yet that the BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government has sanctioned religious profiling of Christians. This letter from the Bhopal SSP to all police station heads is clear, ordering the police to gather details regarding population, work profile, source of funding & criminal activities of the community....
  • Could you become a Mubarak? 14-02-2011 06:48 PM

    Washington: Can an ordinary person turn into a despot like Hosni Mubarak? Perhaps not overnight, but power does have an effect on the psyche, psychologists say. It has been established that famous dictators like Saddam Hussein and Joseph Stalin share a personality profile marked by narcissism and paranoia. But, psychologists...
  • Indian Army to begin DNA profiling of troops 03-01-2011 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Army will start DNA profiling of its soldiers this year for their identification in case of mutilation of bodies during an operation, attack or mishap. "We will begin DNA profiling of soldiers from this year as the profiling centre and data bank are almost ready," Lieutenant...
  • Tech Toyz: Pep up your profile online 25-12-2010 07:33 PM

    On the celebrity special of Tech Toyz, catch tips to make your online profile look like that of a celebrity's. ...
  • Ramayan on Facebook: the gods stay connected 13-10-2010 04:29 PM

    The spirit of the festival season is in the air and here's what it would be like if the gods had Facebook to stay connected. ...
  • Biologist denied visa : Should media report this?

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    This week we did a story on Faiyaz Khudsar. Faiyaz is a wildlife biologist who has been working on reviving the Yamuna Biodiversity Park a...