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‘You’re hired!’: Internet salutes Twitter employee who pulled plug on Trump

Like the Christmas truce in the first world war trenches, for 11 serene minutes it seemed like peace and harmony had broken out on earth with the sudden suspension of Donald Trump’s Twitter account. It soon emerged that the outage was not because the tech company had taken action against the US president for occasionally threatening nuclear war, nor that Trump ... Read More »

DU should give consideration to BA application of student who lost father in blast: HC

DU should give consideration to BA application of student who lost father in blast: HC DU’s SOL has been asked by the Delhi HC to consider the admission application of Rishab Sharma, who lost his father in a bomb blast. Representative image DU’s School of Open Learning (SOL) has been asked by the Delhi High Court to consider the application ... Read More »

Who is the worst at driving while on the phone?

According to police, older drivers are the worst offenders for texting while driving. Do you get frustrated when you see someone texting while driving or talking on the phone behind the wheel? A lot of us would point the blame at younger drivers, the generation who are obsessed with their phones. But police suggest that might not be the case. ... Read More »

The Muslim Law Board has proposed a social boycott of men who use triple talaq – but is this legal?

The Supreme Court is expected to pronounce its verdict on the constitutional validity of triple talaq soon, having concluded hearings in the case on Thursday. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board – an NGO that claims to represent India’s Muslims – is doing all it can to convince the court not to ban the practice. In one of its ... Read More »

Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks

Scientists found that positive emotions and success at learning in math mutually reinforce each other. Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks RELATED STORIES India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says CM CBSE 2017 queries? Here are the contact ... Read More »

Warranties- the who, what and why of getting one

What is a warranty? India is on the cusp of car purchasing freedom. Personal transport has become the norm these days and with so many models on offer, there is something for everyone these days. So the dream is now possible for everyone and even more so thanks to a variety of financing options now available. But what happens once ... Read More »

Meet Raghuram Rajan’s teacher who now works for tribal people of Madhya Pradesh

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was once the student of ex-IIT Delhi professor Alok Sagar, who left his prestigious IIT job in 1982 to serve the tribal people of Madhya Pradesh. In brief: Know about this noble person The Professor did his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and also pursued Master’s from IIT Delhi. After completing PhD from Houston University, Texas, ... Read More »

Inspiring testimonies of students who battled hardships to get into IITs

even as most folks give up at the face of adversities, there are a few who take the demanding situationshead on and emerge positive. case in point being Rajanikant Nayak, son of a widow each day salary earner, who regardless of all thebarriers, managed to crack the JEE superior. The list of detrimental circumstance that the tribal boyfaced is unending, ... Read More »

Microsoft’s fascinating GigJam service is open to anyone who wants an invite

Anyone can get into the private beta of MIcrosoft’s new GigJam productivity service, which is aimed at helping teams of people collaborate in real time over the Internet, the company announced Thursday. GigJam combines data from a variety of services including Microsoft’s own Office 365, Trello, Dropbox, and Salesforce. Users can then bring that information into a shared workspace, allowing ... Read More »

Battle of the VR systems: Who will win?

Sony’s announcement of the pricing and release date of the PlayStation VR, a virtual reality (VR) gaming system, has set the scene for tough competition among tech giants offering VR products. A report by market researchers SuperData estimates VR gaming software and devices generating $5.1 billion in revenue in 2016. This week, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed the ... Read More »