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Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming
science

Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

When the algae bloom in a large area simultaneously, it turns the snow bright green and it can be spotted from space.

Sonny Mehta, Alfred A Knopf editor and publishing giant, passes away at 76; brother-in-law Naveen Patnaik expresses grief
Life

Sonny Mehta, Alfred A Knopf editor and publishing giant, passes away at 76; brother-in-law Naveen Patnaik expresses grief

Sonny Mehta studied at the Sanawar School in India and the Sevenoaks School in UK, where he won an open scholarship to Cambridge University. The son of a diplomat, he is credited with starting the Paladin and Picador publishing houses.

Indian states demand payment for ecosystem services: An idea whose time has come
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Indian states demand payment for ecosystem services: An idea whose time has come

Himalayan states in India are demanding payment for ecosystem services such as clean water and pristine forests, based on the idea of natural capital whose time has come.

Super 30: Anand Kumar shows film's trailer to UK Asia Summit audience at Cambridge University
Entertainment

Super 30: Anand Kumar shows film's trailer to UK Asia Summit audience at Cambridge University

Not only did Super 30 uphold his own struggles, noted Anand Kumar, but it also broached more profound issues like equitable opportunities for the privileged and common people alike

Writer Annie Zaidi wins $100,000 Nine Dots Prize for 'Bread, Cement, Cactus', exploring concepts of home, belonging
Life

Writer Annie Zaidi wins $100,000 Nine Dots Prize for 'Bread, Cement, Cactus', exploring concepts of home, belonging

Annie Zaidi's essay Bread, Cement, Cactus that won her the Nine Dots Prize combines memoir and reportage to explore concepts of home and belonging rooted in her experience of contemporary life in India

Climate repair: Cambridge Centre to explore refreezing Poles, dumping iron in oceans
science

Climate repair: Cambridge Centre to explore refreezing Poles, dumping iron in oceans

Cutting carbon emissions alone won't be enough to prevent damaging climate change, scientists warn.

Google Doodle celebrates Lucy Wills whose work changed prenatal care for women forever
science

Google Doodle celebrates Lucy Wills whose work changed prenatal care for women forever

Wills was a haematologist whose discovery changed preventive prenatal care for women everywhere.

IIT-Indore makes world university ranking debut, surpasses IIT-Bombay; IISc retains spot as India's highest ranked institution
India

IIT-Indore makes world university ranking debut, surpasses IIT-Bombay; IISc retains spot as India's highest ranked institution

India's highest ranked institution remains the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, followed by IIT Indore, IIT Bombay and IIT Roorkee.

Google Doodle marks the birthday of Georges Lemaitre, founder of Big Bang theory
News & Analysis

Google Doodle marks the birthday of Georges Lemaitre, founder of Big Bang theory

Lemaitre had accurately estimated a numerical value which was later known as the Hubble Constant.

Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms
Business

Misuse of khadi mark by Fabindia adversely affects interests of artisans; KVIC has strong case against erring firms

KVIC has a strong case to prevent the misuse of the khadi mark by companies in India, on the ground that KVIC owns the khadi trademark in India.

Indian-origin student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in Cambridge UK, told to 'go back home'
World

Indian-origin student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in Cambridge UK, told to 'go back home'

The shocking media footage shows Advani being told to "pipe down", before going on to make the comment 'Brexit, go home'

Researcher at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica data breach apologises; says he thought he did nothing wrong
News & Analysis

Researcher at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica data breach apologises; says he thought he did nothing wrong

Facebook has been embroiled in scandal since revelations that Cambridge Analytica misused personal information from as many as 87 million Facebook accounts.

Facebook and Indian elections: Zuckerberg’s assurance of fair polls isn’t arrogance, social media will impact voting patterns
News & Analysis

Facebook and Indian elections: Zuckerberg’s assurance of fair polls isn’t arrogance, social media will impact voting patterns

Services such as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Google and its many apps, and others do not provide end-to-end encryption by default.

Facebook and the deviousness of big data behemoths mining your digital life; it's time to be very afraid
News & Analysis

Facebook and the deviousness of big data behemoths mining your digital life; it's time to be very afraid

When Facebook states it will "ensure fair elections in India", it is NOT a statement of arrogance - it is an honest admission of the POWER they hold.

Funeral of British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking set to take place in Cambridge
World

Funeral of British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking set to take place in Cambridge

The funeral of legendary British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will be held Saturday in a private ceremony at a church near the Cambridge University college that was his academic home for more than 50 years.

Thousands are expected to arrive in Cambridge for Stephen Hawking's funeral
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Thousands are expected to arrive in Cambridge for Stephen Hawking's funeral

There will be no public access to the church because the funeral has been designated as a private service for family, friends and colleagues.

Stephen Hawking warned against AI and its growing dominance over humanity
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Stephen Hawking warned against AI and its growing dominance over humanity

Hawking kept on saying in the past that that development in AI has been so great that the machines will one day be more dominant than human beings.

SC allows Karti Chidambaram to visit UK, asks him to file undertaking in three days
India

SC allows Karti Chidambaram to visit UK, asks him to file undertaking in three days

The bench, however, made it clear that its order, permitting Karti Chidambaram to go abroad, will not be cited befoe any court of law as precedent

Sheepish facial recognition: Sheep can recognise Barack Obama, Emma Watson from photographs
World

Sheepish facial recognition: Sheep can recognise Barack Obama, Emma Watson from photographs

A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognise human faces from photographs on computer screens.

Cambridge University website crashes as enthusiasts flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis
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Cambridge University website crashes as enthusiasts flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis

The 75-year-old's doctoral thesis is the most requested item in Cambridge University's library.