TechM frontrunner to buy media solutions firm BORN
Tech Mahindra is likely to sign the deal for $120 million in a couple of weeks, they said.
Exaggerated drug ads to bring fines, stringent charges
Ministry sets up panel to suggest stronger criminal procedures against violators. At p...
China removes its top official in Hong Kong in first major change after pro-democracy protests
Wang Zhimin, the director of its liaison offic...
China targets tech giants in app privacy crackdown
The industry ministry said 41 apps failed an examination following orders in July to ensure they comply with user data rules.
A football decade, defined by characters
It is hard to think of a decade in which football has changed so much, so quickly, as the 2010s. There is plenty of material for all manner of nostalgic essays about how it all happened, and what it all meant: tactically, financially, off the field and on.
Telcos bat for user privacy and local control over data
Top executives from the telecom industry, at a panel discussion on the second day of the India Mobile Congress 2019 on Tuesday backed user privacy in the 21st century when storage of data and the way it is used is of paramount importance.
Twitter removes 5,929 Saudi accounts it deems state backed
In a blog post Friday, Twitter said the removed Saudi accounts were amplifying messages favorable to Saudi authorities, mainly through "aggressive liking, retweeting and replying." While the majority of the content was in Arabic, Twitter said the tweets also amplified discussions about sanctions in Iran.
Uzbekistan – freedom of speech given high significance in ongoing reforms
In the recent past journalists of the country did not have much space to freely express themselves, social media was blocked and bloggers could only write about non-political topics.
Neither Sinicisation nor Nehru's secularism the way forward: Book by RSS leader J Nandakumar
Calling the Chinese model of dealing with minorities, "ruthless, violent and inhuman," Nandakumar says, in his book, "Communist China adopted the Sinicization project to address the minority issue..Religious, ethnic, cultural minorities are forced to adopt the general lifestyle of the Han Chinese.
State government should have shown my ministries’ work too, says Pilot
Pilot had put out a series of tweets on Sunday night highlighting the achievements of his departments in the last one year. On several occasions, in the last one year, the rivalry between Gehlot and Pilot has come to the fore and both have not hesitated in speaking against each other.
Cabinet expansion in Maharashtra on December 30
Cabinet expansion of Maharashtra government will take place on December 30 with thirty-six ministers taking oath that day. Currently the Uddhav Thackeray-led cabinet has six ministers besides chief minister Thackeray. The swearing-in is likely to take place at the Vidhan Bhavan.
Ananya Pandays initiative So Positive wins Initiative of the Year
Ananya Panday’s initiative 'So Positive' wins Initiative of the Year Ananya Panday has been the toast of the awards season for her debut film, Student of the...
Qassem Soleimani, a general who became Iran icon by targeting US
Relatively unknown in Iran until the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Soleimani's popularity and mystique grew out American officials calling for his killing. By the time it came a decade and a half later, Soleimani had become Iran's most recognizable battlefield commander, ignoring calls to enter politics but becoming as powerful, if not more, than its civilian leadership.
India-China military ties 'improving', thanks to Modi, Xi efforts: PLA
Providing an upbeat picture of the relations between the two militaries, which shared arduous and at times testing ties guarding the 3,488-km long LAC, Defence spokesman Col Wu Qian said the just concluded joint counter terrorism drills in India "showed the determination" of the two sides to protect the regional stability besides fighting terrorism.
SIT to probe anti-CAA clashes in Kanpur
Owing to the recent agitation and violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for conducting a fair probe into the cases of violence. The SIT would be better equipped to deal with the electronic gadgets to track down the culprits.
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