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New iPhone 6S Details Hint At Radical iOS 9 Changes

What do you want from Apple’s next iPhone? It could be a larger (or smaller) screen, crazy camera, bigger battery or a finish with more grip. Either way chances are that “more RAM” is not top of your list, but it should be.<p>Breaking from Technews and the wonderful resource that is the Asian supply …

Mobile Technology

Liverpool v Chelsea: 10 defining moments - Telegraph

The NSA knew North Korea hacked Sony because it hacked North Korea first

The US government recently took the rare step of directly blaming North Korea for the crippling hack of Sony in retaliation for its satire film, <i>The Interview</i>. But how could it be so sure in the face of doubters, who said another hacking group disguised as North Korea, or a malcontent insider were …

7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

A ship full of marine scientists is floating over the deepest part of the world: the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. They're sending down probes to study life in one of the most hostile environments on the planet.<p>This week the researchers are targeting the two deepest spots in the trench — the …

Snailfish sets depth record at more than 8,000 metres below surface of Pacific

Scientists have discovered the world’s deepest-dwelling fish during research in the depths of the Pacific.<p>They captured video footage of a type of snailfish at depths of 8,145 metres (26,700ft). They also discovered several new species on the trip to the Mariana Trench in the Pacific, as well as …

BJP, govt put onus on Opposition for re-conversion law

As a controversy over forced religious conversions by some Sangh Parivar outfits raged, the BJP and the government on Sunday put the onus on the …

Valsad Conversions Spark Anger

<b>New Delhi:</b> Saffron groups came under fire today after the mass religious conversion at Gujarat's Valsad, with Christian groups and the opposition …

RSS to press ahead on conversions in challenge to PM Modi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The head of India’s most powerful Hindu group vowed to press ahead with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that has stalled parliament and threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic reform agenda.<p>Mohan Bhagwat, chief of …

Appeal Delayed Against Bail For 26/11 Mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

<b>Islamabad:</b> A Pakistani government prosecutor said Monday he had been forced to delay his appeal against a court order which grants bail to the …

Five charts that explain India’s healthcare crisis

In its recent assessment of the Indian economy, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) identified India’s poor health …

India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains, putting at risk key disease control initiatives in a country whose public spending on health is already among the lowest in the world.<p>A paramedic distributes free …

India treats its mentally disabled worse than animals

India cannot ignore the way it treats its citizens with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities anymore.<p>The Indian method of treating its mentally disabled is so flawed and cruel that those affected by it live a life “worse than animals” when left on their own or at mental institutions, says a …

Mental Health

Assam violence: Centre orders all-out operations against NDFB militants

<b>New Delhi:</b> An all-out offensive will be launched against NDFB militants jointly by police, paramilitary forces and army in the wake of the group …

India

Assam attacks: PM Narendra Modi sanctions Rs 2 lakh each for kin of deceased

PM sanctioned ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to seriously injured persons.<p>By: | New Delhi …

India

Death toll in Assam mounts to 79, Rajnath to visit violence-hit areas

Retaliatory attacks ringed villages in Assam on Thursday at a time military helicopters scoured remote areas in line with the Centre's promise of …

Extremism

Assam rebels kill scores on night of brutal attacks in Indian state

Separatist group blamed for deaths of 56 people, including 12 children, dragged from homes and shot at point-blank range<p>Violence in the restive Indian state of Assam has killed 68 people, including 12 children, authorities have said, as separatist rebels intensified a long-running campaign in the …

NIA to probe NDFB(S) mass killing in Assam: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday ruled out any dialogue or talks with the National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songbijit) and …

In Village Worst Hit by Assam Violence, Houses Burn, Hundreds Flee

<b>Balidonga, Assam:</b> The houses here are all empty; their inhabitants have fled. Most of the houses have been burnt down.<p>Balidonga, a village in …

10 yrs on, new GPS security layer to upgrade tsunami alert system

Warning system that picks up earthquake signals early in place since 2007.<p>Written by | New Delhi |<p>Seven years after it built and operationalised an …

India

10th anniversary of tsunami is marked with tears

PERELIYA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.<p>Vivid and terrifying memories …

Natural Disasters

What role did weather play in disappearance of AirAsia Flight QZ8501?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The passengers and crew aboard AirAsia Flight QZ8501 expected to land in Singapore at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, after a flight of just over two hours.<p>They departed Juanda International Airport in Indonesia's East Java early that morning, but amid increasingly bad weather one of the pilots …

India tsunami couple find joy in helping orphans

<b>Karibeeran Paramesvaran can never forget 26 December - it is his birthday, but he has not celebrated it for the past 10 years.</b><p>On Boxing Day morning in 2004 at 8am, he and 10 of his relatives had walked down to Nagapattinam beach, just 600 metres from his house.<p>His children - daughters Rakshanya, …

Boxing Day

AirAsia flight QZ8501: no distress call, no red flags and no sign of wreckage

AirAsia’s flight QZ8501 took off from Juanda international airport in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, at 5.35am, shortly after sunrise on Sunday. The plane seated 180 but only 155 passengers were on board, allowing a few to stretch their legs into empty adjacent seats. The flight was …

Missing AirAsia plane: strange parallels with MH370

The mysterious disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501 is the second case of its kind this year after MH370 vanished in March<p>The disappearance of an AirAsia flight between Indonesia and Singapore has, perhaps inevitably, prompted comparisons with the unsolved case of the missing Malaysia Airlines …

Airplanes

Bangalore blast could be a dummy run for a bigger attack, say experts

<b>New Delhi:</b> Was the bomb explosion outside the Coconut Grove restaurant on Church Street, Bengaluru, on Sunday a trial run for bigger strikes?<p>While …

India

The Survivors of Bangalore Bomb Blast: MBA Student, 2 Techies

<b>Bengaluru:</b> In holiday season, the revelry in the heart of Bangalore in the city's business district is not to be missed, said Karthik, an MBA …

Bengaluru blast likely retaliation for pro-IS tweeter Mehdi arrest: CM

There are striking similarities between Sunday night's blast outside a restaurant in Bengaluru's central business district and explosions on a train …

In Pitures: MS Dhoni's journey as Test captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement after the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at Melbourne on December 30, 2014. Australia beat …

MS Dhoni: India’s one-day genius who rarely seemed to care for Test cricket

India’s captain announces his retirement from the longer format that he never really loved, especially in series away from home • Was Dhoni overburdened by India captaincy? • How Twitter reacted to MS Dhoni’s Test retirement • The smalltown boy whose team transformed world cricket<p>Our first sight of …