Congress dilemma: Neither Ekla Chalo, nor whole heartedly in coalition

By announcing her own candidature from Rae Bareli, has Sonia Gandhi grounded Priyanka Gandhi quite as abruptly as she had taken off? Or, is it a function of post Pulwama demoralization that is causing the leadership to scale down aspirations? Is the Robert Vadra investigation beginning to tell? Pulwama or no Pulwama, my impression is […]

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Posters claiming Michael Jackson’s innocence on London buses

London, March 9  Posters claiming that late pop legend Michael Jackson was innocent of sexual abuse allegations have gone on display on London buses, after the documentary “Leaving Neverland” aired in Britain this week, the media reported on Saturday. In the four-hour documentary directed by Dan Reed, which aired in a slightly shorter format in […]

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Badla is nifty nugget Of noire

Film: “Badla”; Director: Sujoy Ghosh; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh; Rating: ****(4 stars) The phonetic distance between badla, the Hindi word for revenge that serves as the deliciously filmy title of this delicately drawn whodunit, and Badal, the name that the lawyer-protagonist is known by is easily bridgable. The craftily-plotted whodunit shows us […]

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Ramdev slams MNCs for HUL’s controversial tea ad

New Delhi, March 9  Patanjali Ayurved founder Baba Ramdev has slammed multinational corporations after an advertisement from FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) allegedly ridiculed Indian culture. Hitting out at the company on Twitter on Friday, the yoga guru-turned-entrepreneur also called for a boycott of HUL products. “What is the contribution of MNCs to India’s […]

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YouTube testing fact check pop up for sensitive searches in India: Report

San Francisco, March 9  YouTube is testing a fake content monitoring feature in India that pops up a “fact check” alert on searches for sensitive content. The feature will also highlight additional information on the subject from verified fact-checking partners of the platform.  “These panels will show up on search result pages rather than on […]

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Mass production of Apple AR-product by Q2 2020: Report

San Francisco, March 9 Apple’s first Augmented Reality (AR)-based product could go into mass production by the second quarter of 2020, famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes. “The analyst says that the AR glasses will essentially act as a display only with the actual computing, rendering, internet connectivity and location services coming from the iPhone in […]

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