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Archive for March, 2018

Why India shouldn’t be fearful of big data

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:45

How minutely can you profile a voter? Alexander Nix, former CEO of the now infamous Cambridge Analytica, tried to answer the question when he boasted, just before the 2016 American presidential election, that his company had “somewhere close to 4 or 5,000 data points on every adult in the United ...

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How India is behind Russian espionage’s growth into its transnational form

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:45

They are Russians, and highly unscrupulous people. I — I do not want to consort with them without a witness.”Those words could come from any number of politicians, businessmen, sports personalities and media figures across world today. Russophobia is rampant, way it hasn't been since the Cold War, the dread ...

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Cart of wars: How Walmart is getting ready for a brusing battle with Amazon in India

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:45

When you are late to a party, you have to make a grand entrance. When Walmart's investment in Flipkart does get announced, it will be a deal that will change the landscape of the Indian retail sector. According to a person with direct knowledge, talks are progressing towards Walmart's taking ...

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Class 10 student used father’s email ID to write to CBSE chief: Police

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:43

Delhi Police have received details of the e-mail address which was used CBSE chairperson was sent a mail about the Class 10 mathematics paper being leaked. The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has got a reply from Google with the details of the tip-off mail, an official privy to the ...

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Indore building collapse: 1 dead, rescue ops on

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:24

At least one person was killed and many were feared trapped in the debris of a four-storied hotel that collapsed late night near Sarwate Bus Stand in Indore on Saturday. Stay tuned for live updates.

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Struggling Djokovic splits with coach Agassi

Saturday, March 31, 2018 17:14

Former world number one Novak Djokovic has parted company with head coach Andre Agassi after struggling to rediscover his form following a long elbow injury layoff.

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India slowly building military muscle on the China front

Saturday, March 31, 2018 16:57

India is no longer the India of 1962, with weak defences along the border, paltry number of troops deployed in isolated and uncoordinated forward posts, and poor military command and control structures that virtually collapsed at the first sign of a Chinese invasion all those years ago.

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You won’t believe how many US visa seekers will face social-media screening

Saturday, March 31, 2018 16:51

By Sewell ChanNearly all applicants for a visa to enter the United States — an estimated 14.7 million people a year — will be asked to submit their social-media user names for the past five years, under proposed rules that the State Department issued Friday.In September, the Trump administration announced ...

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EPL: Manchester United ease back into second place ahead of Liverpool

Saturday, March 31, 2018 16:47

Manchester United quickly regained second place in the Premier League with a routine 2-0 home win over Swansea City on Saturday, hours after Liverpool deposed them with a 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace.

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I still respect Smith the batsman: Rahane

Saturday, March 31, 2018 16:37

Steve Smith may have been disgraced for his role in the ball tampering scandal in South Africa but newly appointed Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane said that he still respects him as a world-class batsman.

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