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2017 Big Data Conference, Aug. 18-19

The Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications will be hosting a conference on Big Data from <b>August 18 – 19, 2017,</b> in Hall D of the Science …

Data Science

Free eBook: How Can You Leverage On Social Learning For Corporate Training

This free eBook How Can You Leverage on Social Learning for Corporate Training provides several insights on social learning and why this should be a …

Learning

DJ Humpback: Whales remix their old songs

Humpback whales are famous for their complex and mysterious songs, and scientists tuning into their sounds off the coast of Australia have discovered …

Electronic Music

DJ Whale, gaana sunao: Studies show giant mammal can learn songs and remix them

Humpback whales learn songs in segments - in a similar way to how humans acquire language skills - and can even remix them, a study has found.<p>"All …

Biological Species

Stand Up For Civility

Source: used with permission from wikimediaSadly and perhaps tragically, our culture and society seems to be getting more and more uncivil. We are …

Psychology

Video: This is why India's healthcare system is in danger

Qualified medical professionals are few and staffers are often performing tasks beyond their mandate.<p>by<p>Published Jul 13, 2017 · 09:00 am<p><i>We welcome</i> …

Learning

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

Rachel Happe writes in <i>10 Trends for the Future of Communities</i> quite a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams …

Management

Video: A cow fell into a pit at a cemetery. Muslims rushed to the rescue

It took them more than an hour-and-a-half of efforts to rescue the cow.<p>Who saves cows in India? A group of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh definitely did on …

Learning

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth movie will be about the Manson family murders

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence have reportedly been approached to star.<p>Quentin Tarantino had earlier said that he was going to retire after making …

Quentin Tarantino

Wimbledon: Angry Novak Djokovic calls for final set tie-breakers after marathon Nadal-Muller match

The world No 4’s fourth round match had to be rescheduled to Tuesday after Rafael Nadal and Gilles Muller played out a marathon encounter on …

Tennis

Qatar crisis: Hundreds of camels are dying because of thirst and heat at the Saudi Arabia border

Some farmers had to leave their animals behind after Saudi Arabia and other nations severed diplomatic ties with Doha.<p>Hundreds of camels have died in …

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United States says Qatar has signed deal to curb terrorism and terror funding

Qatar’s Foreign Minister said the agreement was ‘not related to the recent crisis and blockade’ imposed on it by its Gulf neighbours.<p>The United …

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Disney and Guy Ritchie cannot find actors to play Aladdin and Jasmine

They need actors of Middle-Eastern or Indian ethnicity who can act and sing.<p>In four months, up to 2,000 actors and actresses have auditioned and yet, …

Guy Ritchie

Sushant Rohilla suicide: Delhi HC criticises Amity Law University, says education system dehumanised

The bench said there was an ‘element of callousness’ in how Amity Law University handled the alleged suicide of Sushant Rohilla.<p>The Delhi High Court …

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Protests in J&K’s Srinagar against killing of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims, and other headlines

Other headlines: Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been confirmed dead, and the BCCI refuted reports of Ravi Shastri’s appointment Team …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Kritika Chaudhary murder: Two arrested for killing actor, she owed one of them Rs 6,000 for drugs

The police said the 27-year-old had owed one of the accused Rs 6,000 for drugs she had bought in July 2016.<p>The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested two …

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Cartoonist Mangesh Tendulkar dies at 83 in Pune

He had been suffering from cancer.<p>Renowned cartoonist Mangesh Tendulkar died at the age of 83 in Pune on Monday. He had been suffering from bladder …

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Kerala: Malayalam film bodies expel actor Dileep after his arrest in actress’ abduction case

Lawyer K Ramkumar said his bail application may be taken up tomorrow.<p>The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists in Kerala on Tuesday expelled actor …

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Ganguly stunned by COA’s urgent demand to name India coach, to speak with Kohli via conference call

The Cricket Advisory Committee wanted to wait till the India skipper returns before taking a final call on who replaces Anil Kumble.<p>The Board of …

Anil Kumble

Video: Emma Watson’s speech on feminism rightfully asks, ‘If not you, who? If not now, when?’

She talks about facing gender-based assumptions and presents her learning about feminism.<p>by<p>Published Jul 11, 2017 · 11:00 am<p><i>We welcome your comments</i> …

Learning

Bayern Munich sign James Rodriguez on loan from Real Madrid

The two clubs have agreed on a two-year deal until June 2019.<p>Colombian international James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan from …

Learning

Salman Khan and his family will compensate ‘Tubelight’ distributors for their losses

The compensation amount is reportedly in the region of Rs 60 crore.<p>First, the opening weekend figures were dim. Now, according to a report in <i>Mid-Day</i>, …

Tubelight

Video: Meet Pratima Devi, a street hawker who has dedicated her life to stray dogs

She takes care of at least 400 dogs that live in and around her shanty in New Delhi.<p>by<p>Published Jul 11, 2017 · 09:14 am<p><i>We welcome your comments at</i> …

Learning

Video: A stampede broke out at Adityanath’s ‘Janta Darbar’, women and children injured

People were waiting in line with their complaints when the barricades were suddenly removed.<p>Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath’s Janta Darbar on …

Learning

‘I don’t think anyone’s suggesting it is fair’: Andy Murray slams ‘Manic Monday’ scheduling

The defending champion called for two matches from the men’s and women’s division to be held at the Centre court.<p>Andy Murray slammed the “unfair” …

Tennis

Video: Want to travel abroad? This visa god claims to fulfill your dreams

A giant toy plane perched at the entrance of Sant Baba Nihal Singh Gurudwara is a sign of hope of hundreds of devotees.<p>The HBX online learning …

Learning

Earth’s six mass extinction is already underway with loss of wildlife population, says study

The study said animals were dying out because of human overpopulation and over-consumption.<p>The sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is already …

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Video: This Marathi spoof attacks India’s second-hand ‘I-Know-A-Politician’ VIP culture

The Bharatiya Digital Party reminds us how badly behaved the politically privileged are.<p>In the web series <i>Aaplya Bapach</i><i>i,</i> Marathi comedy group …

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West Indies fined for slow over rate in 9-wicket T20I win over India

Captain Brathwaite was fined 20% of his match fee, while his players received 10% fines.<p>West Indies cricketers were fined 10% of their match fee for …

West Indies

Video: Politicians who speak against the army should be finished off, says Rajasthan minister

The state’s forest minister, Rajkumar Rinwa, wants a law to ‘chop off’ such politicians.<p>Rajasthan Forest Minister Rajkumar Rinwa believes that …

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