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Pervez Musharraf's treason trial to be held daily from 9 October; case has to be taken to logical conclusion, says judge
World

Pervez Musharraf's treason trial to be held daily from 9 October; case has to be taken to logical conclusion, says judge

The special court hearing Pervez Musharraf's treason case will conduct daily proceedings from 9 October. The court has asked the interior ministry on the procedure to produce the former president in court.

Ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan writes to Lok Sabha MPs over 'frequent disruptions'
Politics

Ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan writes to Lok Sabha MPs over 'frequent disruptions'

Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament slated to begin 18 July, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has expressed concern over the frequent disruptions of Parliament, saying divergence of opinion and dissent should be within the established norms.

Tremors in Gujarat Congress following resignation of MLA Indranil Rajyaguru, 17 Rajkot corporators threaten to quit party
India

Tremors in Gujarat Congress following resignation of MLA Indranil Rajyaguru, 17 Rajkot corporators threaten to quit party

Congress workers protested in Ahmedabad and Rajkot on Tuesday following appointments of nine district presidents and three city presidents.

Facebook vows to train one million people and small business owners in digital skills across the US by 2020
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Facebook vows to train one million people and small business owners in digital skills across the US by 2020

Facebook said it also plans to train more US businesses on how to use Facebook and Instagram to build and grow their businesses.

College student in Kolkata stripped naked, tortured for inquiring about students union expenses
India

College student in Kolkata stripped naked, tortured for inquiring about students union expenses

A first-year student in Kolkata was allegedly stripped naked and tortured by ex-students in his college. The incident occurred at the St Paul’s Cathedral Mission College.

Reddit surpasses Facebook to become the third most visited online platform in the US
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Reddit surpasses Facebook to become the third most visited online platform in the US

On an average, users spend 15 minutes and 10 seconds on Reddit daily, in comparison to 10 minutes and 50 seconds on Facebook.

Punjab AAP leader seeks Sushma Swaraj's intervention to rescue 31 Indians stuck in Saudi Arabia, UAE
India

Punjab AAP leader seeks Sushma Swaraj's intervention to rescue 31 Indians stuck in Saudi Arabia, UAE

Punjab AAP leader Harjot Singh Bains on Thursday sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's intervention to rescue 31 Indians stuck in Saudi Arabia

Google News Initiative launched along with an easier way to subscribe to news in its bid to fight fake news
News & Analysis

Google News Initiative launched along with an easier way to subscribe to news in its bid to fight fake news

Google said it plans to spend $300 million over the next three years to improve the accuracy and quality of news appearing on its platforms.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses range of issues amid tensions in bilateral ties
India

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses range of issues amid tensions in bilateral ties

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale visited Beijing on Friday and held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and discussed a range of issues amidst continuing tensions in bilateral ties

'I don't want my nephew on a social network,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook; calls for limits on use of tech in schools
News & Analysis

'I don't want my nephew on a social network,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook; calls for limits on use of tech in schools

Tim cook said that one should prefer learning coding if asked to choose between a foreign language or coding.

ABVP member killed in Kannur: BJP seeks ban on SDPI, says will approach Centre if Kerala govt fails to act
India

ABVP member killed in Kannur: BJP seeks ban on SDPI, says will approach Centre if Kerala govt fails to act

The BJP in Kerala on Saturday pressed for its demand to ban on SDPI, after four members of the outfit, the political wing of Popular Front of India, were arrested in connection with the killing of an ABVP activist in Kannur.

Bloomberg Media and Twitter launches a mobile-first global news network called TicToc
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Bloomberg Media and Twitter launches a mobile-first global news network called TicToc

Bloomberg Media is the consumer-facing media organisation of Bloomberg, the multi-platform media company for business and finance.

Max Hospital employees burn Arvind Kejriwal's effigies, claim they lost their jobs due to govt action
India

Max Hospital employees burn Arvind Kejriwal's effigies, claim they lost their jobs due to govt action

Employees of Max Hospital in New Delhi, whose licence was cancelled by the Delhi government, burned effigies of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Google announces new Android Go update for devices with 1 GB RAM or less; to launch Oreo Go on 6 December
News & Analysis

Google announces new Android Go update for devices with 1 GB RAM or less; to launch Oreo Go on 6 December

Google has claimed that the average app running on Android Go would be 15 percent faster and would occupy 50 percent less space on the device.

How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy
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How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy

Mobile technology giants have been making it happen, with their Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) that have been strengthening the human-machine relationship.

Tencent has become the first technology firm from China to be valued over $500 billion
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Tencent has become the first technology firm from China to be valued over $500 billion

Crossing the $ 500 billion mark now places the 19-year-old company Tencent in the same league as that of Microsoft, Facebook, Alphabet, Apple, and Amazon.

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah talk about corruption but fail to respond to Shahzada model: Congress
India

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah talk about corruption but fail to respond to Shahzada model: Congress

Congress on Friday said it is unfortunate for the country's politics that those facing corruption charges were talking of fighting the menace

Rahul Gandhi, Digvijay Singh greet PM Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday
India

Rahul Gandhi, Digvijay Singh greet PM Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday extended birthday greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

AAP leaders taken into preventive custody during protest march to Amarinder Singh's house
India

AAP leaders taken into preventive custody during protest march to Amarinder Singh's house

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, including legislators and an MP, were detained by the Chandigarh Police after they tried to march towards the official residence of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: NHRC seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt in four weeks
India

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: NHRC seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt in four weeks

In the wake of the shocking deaths of children in Uttar Pradesh's Baba Raghav Das (BRD)Medical College due to lack of oxygen, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Yogi Adityanath government