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'We Have to Keep Proving Ourselves,' Says India's First Transgender TV News Anchor

Padmini Prakash, India's first transgender TV news anchor<p><b>Coimbatore:</b> India's first transgender television news anchor Padmini Prakash is making waves …

Transgender

Alibaba IPO makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined

We'd heard that the US IPO for Chinese company Alibaba could be among the biggest ever, and it did not disappoint. Closing at a stock price of $93.89, it raised $21.8 billion for the company and is the biggest IPO in US history. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, it could become the biggest ever (topping …

Tourist held up at gunpoint films it all on GoPro

It's never wise to wander parts of foreign towns that might not be entirely safe.<p>Alexander Hennessy, however, seems like a fearless traveler.<p>Still, wandering through the La Boca district of Buenos Aires on his bike may not have been the best idea. For he was accosted by a man on a motor bike who …

Buenos Aires

MIT can turn your smartphone into a different kind of second screen

Sure, we've seen apps that let you easily share files between your phone and PC. No biggie there. But the demo we're about to show you is a tad more sophisticated than that. Over at MIT, two teams of researchers have developed a smartphone system called THAW, which allows you to share files and use …

Sony's SmartEyeGlass to Take on Google Glass by Next March

Even though wearables have caused a lot of excitement in the tech scene, there has been barely any competition matching up to Google Glass. And it …

India’s new wave of comedians laugh in the face of taboos

Varun Grover, one of India’s leading standup comedians, was recently performing in Udaipur, a modest city in the country’s north. He began, as he usually does, with a series of jokes lambasting India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, and his government. The crowd guffawed.<p>But when he moved on to …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …