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Saudi Dismisses Link To Hack Of Amazon Owner Bezos

The Saudi embassy in Washington on Tuesday dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an account of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "We call for an investigation on these claims so that we can have all the facts out."........Read more

Pehlu Khan lynched in 2017, Rajasthan police files chargesheet against him

The Rajasthan Police has filed a chargesheet against Pehlu Khan, two years after he was lynched by a mob of cow vigilantes in Alwar. It has been filed against Pehlu Khan, his sons for transporting cattle allegedly without permission in Rajasthan. They were transporting cows that they had bought at a cattle fair in state capital Jaipur to their home in Haryana. Khan and his sons were stopped on the Jaipur-Delhi National Highway by cow vigilantes and were severely beaten up. The police chargesheeted Khan's sons Irsad (25) and Arif (22) under sections 5, 8 and 9 while charges have been framed against the deceased under section 6 of the Rajasthan Bovine Animal (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act, 1995.........Read more

IAF officer set to face criminal case for missile that downed Mi-17 chopper

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has removed the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Srinagar Air Base, the senior-most officer of the base, for circumstances related to the crash of an Mi-17 helicopter near Srinagar on February 27 after it came under friendly fire, even as a Court-of-Inquiry (CoI) continues to investigate the matter.........Read more

Praful Patel first Indian to be FIFA Executive Council member

The All India Football Federation President Praful Patel is set to become first Indian to be elected as a member in the FIFA Executive Council for a four-year term.........Read more

North Korea Goes Back on Promise to Trump, Rebuilds Missile Site Instead of Dismantling It

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of the facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit.........Read more

South African police raid Bank of Baroda in corruption investigation

An elite South Africa police unit raided offices of Bank of Baroda on Friday and seized documents as part of an investigation into state corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, a police spokesman said.........Read more

Protests erupt in Kashmir after CRPF jeep runs over man in Srinagar 

Violence erupted in Srinagar on Saturday as security forces allegedly fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at hundreds of people who had come to attend the funeral march of a man who was run over by a paramilitary vehicle the previous day.........Read more

This Chandigarh police officer sings traffic rules to drivers and pedestrians

Bhupinder Singh, a head constable of Chandigarh Police with a very special talent for singing, uses his skill to inform citizens of traffic laws in a most unusual way. Singh is known to croon about traffic rules and road safety to pedestrians and drivers on the streets of Chandigarh. Each of his songs, all of them self-written, features a unique message on road safety. His latest song (above) is a message against incessant and unnecessary honking.........Read more

Asus Zenfone AR review: There is more here beyond AR and VR

This is a pretty good Android phone overall with good features and dependable performance. Given its good design quotient with faux leather back and metallic sides, along with the subdued Zen UI and high quality camera, I would suggest that you should consider this phone as a good all-round Android option.........Read more

Religare says it suffers cyber attack

Several units of India's Religare financial services group suffered a cyber attack, but its systems, operations and sensitive client information were secure and unaffected, Religare, which offers a broad range of financial services including equities and commodity trading under holding company Religare Enterprises Ltd, added the attack was of "medium severity," and that "necessary damage control steps" had been taken.........Read more

Use these online office suites to get your work done anywhere

While these apps don't have quite as many features or formatting options as the programs you can install for Windows and macOS, they do work in any modern browser, and can be accessed from anywhere, with no installation required—perfect for working on the go or across machines.........Read more

Aspirin May Cut Preeclampsia Risk in Pregnant Women

Women who take low dose of aspirin daily during the first trimester of pregnancy can significantly decrease their risk of developing preeclampsia, a condition characterised by high blood pressure that can cause premature birth, maternal and foetal death, a study showed.........Read more

H1B visas: US to start accepting applications for 2018 from 3 April

The US will start accepting applications for H1B visas for the fiscal 2018 from April 3 amid the uncertainties surrounding the work visa programme, the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals.........Read more

Study finds naps may help preschoolers learn

Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children.........Read more

Sourav Ganguly Lacked Transparency in Ticket Allocation: Biswarup Dey

Former Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) treasurer Biswarup Dey on Monday launched a fresh tirade against the Sourav Ganguly led Cricket Association of Bengal alleging discrepancy in ticket distribution for the India-England ODI on January 22.........Read more

NRAI blasts Indian shooters, coaches and federation in review report for Olympic Games failure

Unsparing on the under-performing shooters, coaches and the national federation, the Abhinav Bindra-led NRAI review committee chastised the Rio Olympics flop show while recommending a systematic overhaul.........Read more

Tamil Nadu observes state-wide bandh over Cauvery dispute

Tight police security in Tamil Nadu as one-day strike has been called by farmers associations and political parties today over the Cauvery river water issue.........Read more

Adobe Unveils New Virtual Reality, Character Animation And 3D Innovations At IBC 2016

Adobe revealed a series of innovations coming soon to Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud in advance of IBC in Amsterdam. Keeping pace with high-velocity content demands across both new and traditional platforms, Adobe will showcase advancements in VR, 3D, motion graphics and character animation supported by tools to deliver, measure and monetize TV and film content across multiple screens. At IBC, Adobe will demonstrate these advancements at Stand 7.G27 in the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center and at over 107 partner booths from September 9-13........Read more

Physicists propose first method to control a single quanta of energy

(Phys.org)—Physicists have proposed what they believe to be the first method to control the transport of energy at the level of single energy quanta (which are mostly phonons). They show that it's theoretically possible to control the flow of single energy quanta through a quantum magnet using lasers with carefully controlled frequencies and intensities.........Read more

Haryana Minister Stirs Controversy, Donates Rs 50 Lakh to Dera Chief

Dera Sacha Sauda MSG Stadium is giving a lot of encouragement to sports. In order to further promote the sports culture in Haryana, I have decided to give Rs 50 lakh from my personal fund. We will form a Sports Council after passing a bill in this session that will operate at different levels in the state. It will focus on Sports Performance at different levels," Vij said.........Read more

Drones: The Latest Tool for Criminals to Smuggle Drugs Inside Jails

Police said they recovered two drones carrying mobile phones and drugs near London's Pentonville prison and have set up a special task force - Operation Airborne - to catch offenders trying to get contraband into the jail.........Read more

Why PM Modi's Bold Gambit on Balochistan May Boomerang

Modi’s attempt to draw parallels between Kashmir and Balochistan may be a gamble, but is both historically flawed and could end up back-firing. By invoking Balochistan from the ramparts of the Red Fort, Modi has thrown out of the window a long standing principle in diplomacy.........Read more

Punjab Gau Rakshak Dal chief held for assaulting, sodomising cattle traders

Satish and his two aides were booked after videos of their assaulting cattle traders were found on social media.........Read more

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Cobrapost Expose: Operation Shuddhikaran (COVER STORY)

Although it did not make headlines, 31 poor tribal girls, all minors, from Assam brought to Delhi on June 11 last year have ended up in RSS-run schools in Gujarat and........Read more

Turkey shuts scores of media outlets, sacks generals

Turkey discharged 149 generals yesterday in the wake of the failed military coup this month. It also ordered the closure of dozens of media outlets.........Read more

Legendary playback singer Mubarak Begum dies at 80

Legendary Singer Mubarak Begum died after prolonged illness at her residence in suburban Jogeshwari (Mumbai) late on Monday. She was 80.........Read more

Uber to Deliver Ice Creams at Your Doorstep

All that one needs to do is open the app on July 15, set the location, and request the flavour from the 'Ice Cream' option.........Read more

Iran has killed 4000 homosexuals; many others do so regularly. Islamic leaders call for such killings. What’s so surprising about Orlando?

There is no way for Muslims to say that the killings in Orlando were not representative of Islam. In at least 10 Muslim countries, homosexuality is punishable by death. [Source: Washington Post; 4,…........Read more

An exclusive look inside Microsoft’s plan to turn your Xbox into a PC

It was a rare sunny day in Seattle and Phil Spencer seemed very pleased. Sitting across from me in a meeting room at Microsoft’s sprawling Redmond campus, the head of Xbox smiled as he talked,...........Read more

Rajnath Singh smells 'conspiracy' behind Mathura violence, says Centre ready for CBI probe; toll rises to 29

The death toll in the clashes between the police and encroachers of Jawahar Bagh has risen to 29 with two more persons succumbing to their injuries even as police registered 45 cases against the occupants.........Read more

Interview: Nextbit CEO Tom Moss on Why Robin Would Fly in India

Nextbit CEO Tom Moss discusses with us the technology powering the Robin, and why the bandwidth and connectivity issues in India are actually no roadblocks in the way the phone functions.........Read more

Original Zika virus papers found, dating from 1940s to 1960s

Handwritten original research documents relating to the first known identification of the Zika virus have been uncovered at the University of Glasgow's Archive.........Read more

Cabinet clears Ordinance to defer NEET

Three weeks after medical aspirants took the first phase of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), the Union Cabinet is has decided to bring in an Ordinance, setting aside Supreme Court order........Read more

Life in jail worse than hell: Why Subrata Roy now wants freedom at any cost - Firstpost

Last month, at a seminar in New Delhi, Arvind Datar, senior advocate of Sebi on the Sahara case, confessed having serious problems selling properties of the Lucknow-based conglomerate. In fact, Datar called it “a herculean task”. The Sebi counsel was referring to the 60 properties whose title deeds Sahara offered to Sebi in 2013 but …........Read more

How Facebook plans to take over the world

Social network went from digital directory for college kids to communications behemoth – and it’s planning for prosperity with its global takeover........Read more

Discovery of 4,500-year-old female mummy sheds light on ancient Peru

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50........Read more

175 countries sign Paris Climate Agreement

The historic agreement on climate change on Friday marked a milestone, with a record 175 countries, including India, signing it. But world leaders made ot clear that more action is needed, and quickl........Read more