‘Gandhi’ director Richard Attenborough is dead

Attenborough was one of Britain's leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director

London: Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film ‘Gandhi’, died at the age of 90 on Sunday, media reported on Monday. Attenborough was one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director Attenborough was one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming More...

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It also found that people spend more time with apps than with websites
By IANS On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Facebook the leader but Google apps hot favourites

New York: Social networking website Facebook is the most used app, but Google apps dominate the top 10 slots when it comes to selecting from over two million apps available in the Apple and Google stores. It also More...

The new arrangement is aimed at easing the heavy load Haj pilgrims carry during travel
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Haj pilgrims to get sacred water cans on arrival

Riyadh: Indian nationals will be provided sacred Zamzam water cans on their arrival in India from the Haj pilgrimage under a new agreement finalised between the Haj Committee of India and Saudi Arabian Airlines, More...

There is need for soul searching on what is holding back good governance in institutes of higher learning
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Pranab asks IITs to improve quality of education

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday asked the IITs to explore ways to improve the country’s quality of higher education so that India can become a global supplier of skilled manpower. There is More...

Among the apps they easily hacked were Gmail, CHASE Bank and H&R Block
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Researchers hack into Gmail with 92 percent accuracy

Washington: A team of US engineers has developed a method that allows them to successfully hack into apps including Gmail up to 92 percent of the time. Among the apps they easily hacked were Gmail, CHASE Bank and More...

Normalcy was restored at 4.53 pm after the entangled wire was removed
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Thousands stuck as snag hits Delhi Metro

New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Thursday when train services on one of its lines were affected for over an hour, an official said. Normalcy was restored at 4.53 pm after the entangled More...

Parrikar blamed a police clerk for the error
By IANS On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Goa CM apologies, but slams media over ‘Negro’ issue

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday apologised for using the word ‘Negro’ to describe an unidentified jailed African native, but lambasted the media for making a national issue out More...

The programme "Digital India" was approved at a meeting of the union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
By IANS On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Cabinet approves programme to make India digitally empowered

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday announced a special programme to transform India into a digitally empowered society. The programme “Digital India” was approved at a meeting of the union cabinet More...

Sujatha Singh will be in Pakistan on August 25 for talks with her counterpart Aizaz Ahmad
By IANS On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Pakistan envoy’s invite to separatists draws flak

New Delhi: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit’s invitation to Kashmiri separatist leaders for meetings before the foreign secretary-level talks sparked off controversy Sunday with the Congress objecting to it and More...

Sharks can detect magnetic fields as they have miniature volt sensors in their mouths
By IANS On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Sharks new threat to Google cables underseas

New York: There is a new threat to Google fibre-optic cables at the ocean floor: Sharks. Sharks can detect magnetic fields as they have miniature volt sensors in their mouths The company has invested in two major More...