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Jul 22, 2014

MH17 tragedy: Why flyers should not worry about ‘rogue’ missiles

But as things stand, anti-missile technology - mostly electronic jamming capabilities that jam infrared missiles - are already in use onboard aircraft like Air Force One #Boeing 777 #Buk launchers #HowThisWorks #Israel #Malaysia Airlines #MANPADs #MH17 #missile #Russia #Ukraine #World

Jul 18, 2014

An Air India flight was near MH17: Technology nails Indian Ministry’s lie

The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation in a release issued minutes ago claims there was no Air India flight near the ill-fated Malaysian plane MH17 at the time of the incident. #ConnectTheDots #Indian aviation ministry #Malaysia Airlines #Malaysian flight #MH17 #Ukraine

Jul 3, 2014

The Mumbai Metro leak is not a big deal at all

Quartz India was quite dramatic saying, "....the newest mass transit system in India’s financial capital—built by a consortium led by billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure—has spectacularly failed in the face of Mumbai’s legendary monsoon rains." #Anil Ambani #Metro train #Mumbai metro #Mumbai Metro leak #water leakage in Mumbai Metro

Jun 14, 2014

Shocking! Mumbai Metro security uses 1857 era guns fit for museums

The state government security agency in charge of security on the Mumbai Metro is using guns of the kind that are not only completely inappropriate for urban situations, but are beyond obsolete and similar to guns which were used in the Indian uprising of 1857. #Metro #Mumbai #Mumbai metro #Security #Security on Mumbai Metro #ThatsJustWrong

Jun 13, 2014

Aspiring Mumbai cops die of heat stroke because of sheer negligence

The reason this happened was because not enough water bottles are provided and many suffer heat strokes. Is it asking for too much for police authorities to perhaps postpone such events when weather authorities have warned of heat waves? #Eastern Express Highway #Heat #heat stroke #Mumbai #Mumbai Police #NewsTracker #Recruitment

Jun 12, 2014

Vishal Sikka as CEO: Infosys will not be the same again

The big question is, can a technology genius who drove a new technology trend as CTO within an established and respected enterprise applications major like SAP play the role of a business leader at a troubled services company? #Business #Cognizant #India #Infosys #Narayana Murthy #SAP #Vishal Sikka

Jun 9, 2014

All you need to know about Mumbai’s newly launched metro

Fares and ticketing, engineering and social media, here is the complete A to Z of the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Mumbai Metro that is to be inaugurated today. #Congress-NCP #HowThisWorks #inauguration #Maharashtra government #MMOPL #MMRDA #Mumbai #Mumbai metro #Prithviraj Chavan #Reliance Infrastructure

Jun 4, 2014

The moral of Gopinath Munde’s death: Wear your rear seat belt

Perhaps we need to pay closer attention to those rear seat belts too. And while we're at it perhaps more Indians need to look at cars with airbags. #car accident #Car crash #Car safety in India #Gopinath Munde #Gopinath Munde's death #InMyOpinion #Seat-belts

Apr 24, 2014

How I was able to vote despite official apathy

Officials are going all out to ensure voters turn up to vote, but the process isn't as easy, as our editor found out. #Apathy #InMyOpinion #Lok Sabha elections #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Mumbai #Voter ID card #Voters list #Voting

Mar 9, 2014

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Kanishka tragedy redux?

While we can only speculate on what happened at this point of time, what does seem clear is that whatever happened was very sudden and catastrophic, leaving no time for the crew to react or even send a mayday call. Typically, this would most likely be a sudden structural failure that breaks the aircraft up. #bombs #Malaysia Airlines 370 #missing plane #Navy #OurObsession #South China Sea #terror
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