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  • Nokia Treasure Tag: A $30 device that helps you find your keys, wallet 19-02-2014 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia has launched a new device - Treasure Tag - that helps you find your keys, wallet and other stuff. The gadgets measures 30 x 30 x 10mm (roughly the size of a match box) and weighs 13g. Attached to your keys, your bag, or even your wallet,...
  • Tripura: Manik Sarkar enjoys 'poorest CM' tag 17-12-2013 01:16 PM

    For Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, the tag of being the "poorest chief minister in India" comes not a bit embarrassing, but rather he is appreciative of it. "I enjoy reading these reports that describe my economic status. When people talk about this, I really enjoy," Sarkar told PTI. Sarkar's...
  • Pinterest launches location-based 'Place Pins' 22-11-2013 06:44 AM

    New York: Pinterest, the online pinboard for sharing everything from wedding china ideas to travel inspiration, is now letting users add location to their pins. San Francisco-based Pinterest says that its "Place Pins," were designed to "combine all the beautiful imagery of a travel magazine with the utility of a...
  • Tumblr removes porn content from search and tag pages 21-07-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: When Yahoo had acquired Tumblr in May this year, it confirmed that it wouldn't restrict controversial content from appearing on the site, but now the company has made changes to the way adult content appears on Tumblr. While the company won't ban users from uploading NSFW or nude...
  • Be proud of your body, says Jessie J 12-06-2013 09:27 AM

    Los Angeles: British pop star Jessie J has urged young girls to be proud of their body and ignore criticism. The 'Price Tag' hitmaker recently uploaded a series of snaps showing off her figure on the social-networking sites Twitter and Instagram, but was shocked by a flurry of negative comments...
  • Poonam, Pawar 'assets' target of Twitter jokes 05-09-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Twitteratti is at it yet again. The joke this time is on NCP strongman and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and starlet Poonam Pandey whose "assets" were the target of much hilarity on Twitter on Monday. Clearly, the hash tags '#IamPawar' and 'Poonam Pandey', when trending over 24...
  • 6 Facebook etiquettes for starters

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Ever since its inception in 2005 - Facebook has come a long way. A lot has changed in the interface, the applications have doubled and...

  • Tag clouding Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech 28-02-2011 02:32 PM

    While the experts analyse Pranab Mukherjee's Union Budget for the financial year 2011-12, we give a little tech twist to what the Finance Minister said in his speech. In his fifth Budget address in Parliament, Mukherjee's speech had in all 13,409 words. We got a tag cloud generator to crunch...
  • TVU: US assures of fair treatment to students 26-02-2011 10:38 AM

    Washington: The US has assured India that hundreds of Indian students affected by the closure of a California-based "sham" university would be given "fair and appropriate" treatment and their interests would be carefully considered. The assurance by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came in the form of a letter to...
  • US working hard to resolve TVU issue: Roemer 17-02-2011 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The US on Thursday said that it was 'working hard' to assist Indian students left helpless due to closure of California-based Tri-Valley University (TVU) and resolve the issue in a fair and just manner. "As a parent of four children, I can imagine what parents are going through....
  • Radio tags removed from 3 more TVU students 17-02-2011 07:54 AM

    Washington: The US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) has removed radio tags from three more Indian students of the now shut-down Tri Valley University (TVU) in California and also returned their passports. Susmita Gongulee Thomas, the Consul General, Indian Consulate San Francisco, said ICE have returned the passports of these...
  • ICE may reinstate TVU students' visas 06-02-2011 10:52 AM

    Washington: The US Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) has indicated that it is ready to consider reinstating the immigration status of those Indian students, who have lost their student visas due to the closure of a California-based 'sham' university. "We received a message from ICE today, in which they indicated...
  • US comments on radio tagging disturbing: Sibal 02-02-2011 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday termed as "disturbing" the comments of a US diplomat calling ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students in California as "very hip and happening." "Comments of the US official (on ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students) are disturbing...," Sibal told reporters...
  • Fake varsity: 2 Indians sent to detention centre 02-02-2011 12:24 AM

    New Delhi: Two Indian students duped by a "sham" American university and forced to wear radio tags were on Tuesday sent to a detention centre in the US after they complained about the movement monitoring device tied to their legs. The two students of the now-shut California-based Tri Valley University,...
  • Radio tags are modern and trendy: US official 01-02-2011 04:30 PM

    Hyderabad: The United States has defended the radio tagging of Indian students at the Tri Talley University by the authorities. A consulate official on Tuesday in a bizzare description said the radio tagging was 'trendy' and certainly preferable to wearing jump suits and sitting in prison. "This is very modern...
  • India raises concern over radio tagged students 01-02-2011 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: The parents of students who have been radio-tagged by US authorities have expressed anger against the management of the Tri-Valley University. The parents say that the students went to the sham university with valid visas and shouldn't be made scapegoats. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department Head...
  • Radio-tagging of TVU students justified: US 31-01-2011 09:07 PM

    Hyderabad: The United Staes on Monday justified the use of ankle monitors to electronically tag the movement of some Tri-Vally University (TVU) students. A statement issued by the US embassy says: “Use of ankle monitors is widespread across the United States and standard procedure for a variety of investigations, and...
  • Fake US univ: radio tags for Indian students 30-01-2011 06:53 AM

    New Delhi: Indian students at the Trivalley university, California now face virtual imprisonment. Indian students have been tagged to restrict their movements - his crime - he signed up for a course at the university which has now been de-recognised by the US. The Tri Valley University was shut down...
  • Fake US varsity: India disapproves radio-tagging 29-01-2011 11:47 PM

    Washington/New Delhi: After being duped by a 'sham' university in California, some of the affected Indian students have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles to the chagrin of the Indian community. India said the use of monitors was "unwarranted" and raised the issue with the US deputy ambassador...
  • Fake US varsity: duped students radio tagged 29-01-2011 06:43 PM

    Washington: After being duped by a California-based "sham" university, scores of Indian students in the US are now enduring the ignominy of being forced to wear radio collars around their ankles so that authorities can keep track of their movements. The students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, may also be deported...
  • RSS holds protests against Hindu terror tag 10-11-2010 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Hundreds of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists, led by their top leaders, on Wednesday staged protests in several places across India against the central government's alleged "political conspiracy" to link the group to terror activities. Protests were held in various state capitals and district headquarters, RSS spokesperson Ram...
  • SRK on IPL parties, new film, Twitter 19-05-2010 10:53 PM

    Shah Rukh Khan was in New Delhi on Wednesday to kickstart a unique road show for Tag Heuer. ...