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BJP raking up Ram Temple issue as no 'vikas' to highlight: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Criticising the government both at the Centre and in the state, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray said on Wednesday that the failure of …

India

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’: India Recoils at Girl’s Assault

NEW DELHI — For months, the police say, a group of men took turns raping an 11-year-old girl.<p>In the gated community in Chennai, India, where the girl lived with her parents, the men gave her soft drinks laced with drugs, the police said. They filmed themselves raping her, brandishing knives and …

India

Want to understand Islamic extremism? The answer isn’t in Islam — it’s in the Cold War.

Recent years have witnessed a surge of interest in political Islam and jihadist violence. An array of commentators have sought to link contemporary groups such as al-Qaeda and the Islamic State to classical Islam — drawing a straight line from the prophet Muhammad to Osama bin Laden and Islamic …

Geopolitics

Muslims living in China's 'little Mecca' allege conspiracy to deliberately eradicate Islam

Share Email<p>The Muslim residents of north-west China’s Linxia region, nicknamed as ‘little Mecca’ have alleged that there is a deliberate effort to …

Religion

Containers or virtual machines: ​Which is more secure? The answer will surprise you

IBM Research has created a new way to measure software security, Horizontal Attack Profile, and it's found a properly secured container can be almost …

Information Security

Haqeeqat’s grand battle sequences on 1962 India-China war are unmatched in cinema history

<b>Ahead of Vijay Diwas, ThePrint looks back at Chetan Anand’s classic ‘Haqeeqat’, which remains India’s best war film.</b><p>Chetan Anand’s film <i>Haqeeqat</i> on …

India

Nawaz Sharif's choice of prison over exile has made him a defiant icon over Pak generals

<b>Sharif’s imprisonment will not end his political career and will outlast the retirement of generals and colonels who plotted his downfall.</b><p>Nawaz …

Pakistan

Ram temple construction to begin before polls: Amit Shah

Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said that construction of a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya will …

India

First machine learning method capable of accurate extrapolation

Understanding how a robot will react under different conditions is essential to guaranteeing its safe operation. But how do you know what will break …

Machine Learning

India's Latest Data Leak Is So Basic That People's Aadhaar Number, Bank Account, And Father's Name Are Just One Google Search Away

Even Truecaller doesn't reveal this much.<p>Imagine being able to hack someone's personal data simply by entering their mobile phone number into a …

India

The forgotten British-Asian physician who changed modern medicine

Before Frederick Akbar Mahomed, the world did not know that human life could be prolonged by reducing blood pressure. The 19th century doctor from Brighton, England, did pioneering research into nephritis and hypertension, and helped introduce the British Medical Association’s collective …

Medicine

RSS – India's Hindu nationalists spread their wings far and wide

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is the ideological mentor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP party. It is increasingly playing an …

India

India’s plan to tweak its citizenship law will fundamentally alter the country – Quartz

Citizens of India’s northeastern states have been protesting vigorously against a proposed new citizenship regime that they claim will “destroy their culture” in the region. The protests have been diverse and dramatic—petitions, hunger strikes, effigy-burning, and a rebel militant group threatening …

India

Propaganda Kings : 10 times The Wire indulged in wilful and malicious lies

Even if the rock is not there, these folks, if given their way, will create a waterfall.

India

Intercaste marriages and grooms who pay their way: welcome to the new India

Greater openness to intercaste marriage and an increased willingness among men to help with wedding costs point to the emergence of a more liberal generation in India, a study of young people’s attitudes in the country has found.<p>A “pulse of the nation” survey of 130,000 18- to 35-year-olds, carried …

India

Was Sanjay Dutt a terrorist?: It’s grey, says Rajdeep Sardesai as he recalls Mumbai’s ’92-’93 trauma

Definitions of criminality, justice, and possibly even who is seen as a terrorist, may depend on social status and just who is available to stand up …

India

The man who paves India's roads with old plastic

At 73, Dr Rajagopalan Vasudevan is roughly as old as the mass production of plastic. But that is not the reason why the chemistry professor has a soft spot for the much-maligned material.<p>“Plastic isn’t the problem,” the venerable scientist says in his office in the southern Indian city of Madurai. …

Pollution

"India Has Taken Quantum Jump In Wrong Direction Since 2014": Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen also said that due to moving backwards, the country is now second worst in the South Asian region.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>Eminent economist Amartya Sen …

India

Indian Muslims want better representation in politics, finds study by UN-recognised institute

<b>Finds minimal rise in literacy levels of Muslims since Sachar, calls for better numbers in forces</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> While Muslims in India want increased …

India

Goa allows dirty coal handling facility to restart so it can study how bad the pollution actually is

Months after it banned JSW group’s operations for flouting air quality laws, state pollution board has given it a fresh permit.<p>Goa’s pollution …

India

'Even Lord Ram can't stop rape incidents', says Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA

Hack:<p>A BJP MLA from Bairia district, Surendra Narayan Singh has triggered yet another controversy by saying that 'even Lord Ram would not have been …

India

Scientific publishing is rigged — at our expense

If ‘money makes the world go round,’ then the world of scientific publishing has proved to be no exception to the rule.<p>When the first scientific journal, The Royal Society’s <i>Philosophical Transactions</i>, came rolling off the press in 1665, it was paid for with a subscription model. In time, journals …

Laissez-Faire

How the BBC and ITV are fixing delays on World Cup live streams

The 2018 World Cup has been one of anguish – and not just for fans of losing teams. The tournament is one of the first where millions of people have …

Set-Top Boxes

Shekhar Gupta omits role of Hindutva forces in Bombay violence while criticising Sanju

<b>His hypocrisy has not just crept into the Indian political marketplace, but has been legitimised by policy makers and journalists.</b> <br>Many things went …

India

Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

Project Management

Islam Will Collapse If Prayer In Mosque Not Recognised, Top Court Told

Muslim parties are attempting to persuade the three-judge bench hearing the sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Temple land dispute case to refer the case to …

Islam

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

QR codes

Murderous mob — 9 states, 27 killings, one year: And a pattern to the lynchings

Murderous mob — 9 states: The Indian Express investigates the circumstances of each death related to child-lifting rumours to find a common plot: …

India

The 13 Types Of Data

Data is a thorny subject. For a start, we’re not sure how we are supposed to refer to it, that is – data is the plural of datum. Strictly speaking we should talk about data that ‘are’ not ‘is’ available to support a theory etc. The Guardian newspaper discussed the debate here and appeared to …

Big Data