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Insurance penetration in India grows just 1% in last one and half decade; These six charts explain why
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Insurance penetration in India grows just 1% in last one and half decade; These six charts explain why

Despite healthy growth, India’s share in the global insurance market was meagre 2.0 percent during 2017

Dell sued for not disclosing financial details related to its plans to go public
News & Analysis

Dell sued for not disclosing financial details related to its plans to go public

Activist investor Carl Icahn who owns 9.3 percent of shares sued Dell Technologies.

Elon Musk's tweet to turn Tesla private makes bankers sceptical over funding
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Elon Musk's tweet to turn Tesla private makes bankers sceptical over funding

None of the six major US banks has offered to lend the necessary amount to Musk, and they learned about the plans on Twitter.

Singapore’s worst cyberattack could be the work of a state-linked group says govt
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Singapore’s worst cyberattack could be the work of a state-linked group says govt

Hackers started stealing personal details of patients who visited Singapore’s outpatient clinics.

WhatsApp's building an India-based team to combat fake news circulation
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WhatsApp's building an India-based team to combat fake news circulation

The messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news that has incited mob fury.

TRAI chief RS Sharma cannot be prosecuted for disclosing his Aadhaar card details: Here's a look at reasons why
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TRAI chief RS Sharma cannot be prosecuted for disclosing his Aadhaar card details: Here's a look at reasons why

Aadhaar challenge has now been followed by a UIDAI warning against the disclosure of Aadhaar numbers.

Gave Aadhaar dare as an ordinary citizen of India, says Trai Chairman RS Sharma
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Gave Aadhaar dare as an ordinary citizen of India, says Trai Chairman RS Sharma

RS Sharma, former UIDAI director general, has been an ardent supporter of the Aadhaar programme.

Facebook updates its ‘Stories’ feature; now you can share your stories with public
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Facebook updates its ‘Stories’ feature; now you can share your stories with public

This feature of Facebook is similar to Snapchat and Instagram's stories and can be modified by tapping the 'more' button on the top right.

The first Asian public planetarium, MP Birla renovated after a gap of 52 years
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The first Asian public planetarium, MP Birla renovated after a gap of 52 years

Asia's first public planetarium, the MP Birla Planetarium here, has been upgraded after 52 years with the latest hybrid projection system from German optical giant Zeiss.

Samsung completes the investigation of Note 7 explosions; sends the report to regulators
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Samsung completes the investigation of Note 7 explosions; sends the report to regulators

Samsung Note 7 scandal is the most significant events that stunned not only the tech world but made sure that the impact was felt outside the tech community.

Startup ecosystem is lucky to have Tata's support and backing, startup world expresses support
Startup

Startup ecosystem is lucky to have Tata's support and backing, startup world expresses support

Amid the corporate war raging within Tata Sons, which has also highlighted Ratan Tata's work as angel investor in startups after his earlier retirement in 2012, startup founders have come out in strong support of the Tata scion.

Putin denies knowledge of hackers who breached US Democratic Party servers
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Putin denies knowledge of hackers who breached US Democratic Party servers

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he did not know who was behind the hacking of U.S. Democratic Party organizations but the information uncovered was important, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday.

Technology to help construction projects to be completed on time
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Technology to help construction projects to be completed on time

A team of researchers at a Canadian university has developed an advanced 4-D technique to avoid costly delays often associated with massive public infrastructure projects.

Have either Kabir Bedi or Pooja heard of this magical thing called a phone?
Entertainment

Have either Kabir Bedi or Pooja heard of this magical thing called a phone?

Pooja Bedi drew interesting parallels on Twitter likening her father's newest wife to an ‘evil stepmother’ and a 'wicked witch' airing her dirty laundry in public.

That's how you do it: US cop, teen battle it out in viral dance-off video
World

That's how you do it: US cop, teen battle it out in viral dance-off video

US public was captivated by footage of a teenager being flipped over her desk and dragged across the classroom, another video was going viral too.

AAP's latest directive to babus: Meet public for an hour daily to address complaints
Politics

AAP's latest directive to babus: Meet public for an hour daily to address complaints

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today held a meeting with senior officials and directed them to meet with public between 12 noon and 1 PM every day, a senior official said.

Fadnavis's 50,000 Mumbai 'sisters' demand toilet facilities for women
India

Fadnavis's 50,000 Mumbai 'sisters' demand toilet facilities for women

Fadnavis's 50,000 Mumbai 'sisters' demand toilet facilities for women

Black money list: Congress accuses BJP of fooling people over issue
Politics

Black money list: Congress accuses BJP of fooling people over issue

Daring the government to make public names of all those having foreign bank accounts, Congress on Wednesday alleged that BJP had "befooled" the public on the issue during the election campaign and questioned as to what happened to its promise of bringing back blackmoney.

Bang Bang: Noise pollution does not begin and end with Diwali
Life

Bang Bang: Noise pollution does not begin and end with Diwali

Does that loud Diwali firecracker gives the honking car and the sputtering generator a noise pollution pass?