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Eurekalert Hacked, Usernames, Passwords Stolen

EurekAlert, a science press release service by the American Association for the Advancement of Science has been hacked and the usernames and passwords of several media users have been stolen. In a message on the website, AAAS director Ginger Pinholster said, “An aggressive September 9 attack on the EurekAlert! website compromised registrants’ usernames and passwords, and resulted in the premature ...

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Arvind Kejriwal vs Yogendra Yadav: Hugged Lalu But Not His ‘Corruption’

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday clarified that he merely hugged Lalu Prasad Yadav at Nitish Kumar’s swearing-in ceremony, but vowed not to hug the RJD leader’s ‘corruption’. "At Nitish Kumar’s swearing-in, Lalu Yadav shook my hand, pulled and hugged me. I did not take any initiative," the Aam Aadmi Party leader explained in an after-thought. He further said ...

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No Job for Muslim Boy? Not Surprising in ‘Vegetarian’ Nation!

In a country whose ancient civilization has deep roots in exclusive policy than inclusive beginning with the Manu system to modern Hindutva, it should not come as a surprise that an MBA graduate has been denied job. While many private companies surruptitiously deny jobs to the Muslim candidates unless they are from rich and foreign-education background, it should not come ...

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Fabindia CCTV Case: Goa Image Goes for Toss Globally

Four employees of Fabindia were released on bail by a Goa court on Saturday, as Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar ruled out any mischief and the company issued an apology to union HRD minister Smriti Irani over the alleged CCTV snooping at a store in the coastal state. But there was fresh trouble for the boutique chain as the media unearthed ...

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Why No Indian Varsity Figures in Times 100 World Rank Universities?

UK media Times ranking of universities lists no Indian university in the top 100 so-called prestigious universities but the non-suspect Harvard University of the US is on top as usual and followed by Britain’s Cambridge and Oxford universities this year. The annual Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2015, lists the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of the US in the ...

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Twitter apologizes, says timeline issue resolved now

Social media website Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it has fully resolved the issue of delayed tweets on users’ timelines on Monday night from 1651 PST to 1830 PST on Monday (from 0051 GMT to 0230 GMT Tuesday). Users of Twitter, which sends out tweets of 140-character messages, have complained of the delay in sending the messages by over ...

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Hate Speech: Forgive Sadhvi Niranjan, Resume Work, Urges Modi

Amid controversy that still hogs limelight over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged parliament to resume the work and forgive the minister for her remarks. Modi said, “The Minister concerned apologised. She is a first time member and comes from a rural background. When a colleague in Parliament apologises, it is upon our learned ...

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Hate Speech: Opposition Seeks Resignation of Niranjan Jyoti

A day after the Congress party questioned the “culpable silence” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Minister Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Modi warned all his ministers and MPs against using derogatory language and said it won’t be tolerated. The controversy came up ahead of Delhi Assembly polls after Union Minister Jyoti said, “Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar ...

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Microsoft CEO Nadella’s Gross Pay $80 Million, $64 Mln More From Last Year; Good Karma?

Microsoft CEO Indian-American Satya Nadella, who hails from Hyderabad has earned $11.6 million in 2014, but thanks to his “good Karma” he would be earning $80 million now. Nadella’s earnings come from Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise operations division before he became CEO in February, the Seattle Times reported citing company’s pre-statement filed on Monday with the regulator US Security and ...

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New York Times Apologises for Cartoon on India’s Mars Mission

In response to the complaints and criticisms received from the readers, New York Times has issued apologies for its offending cartoon on India’s Mars mission, on Monday. The controversial cartoon has depicted a man knocking the door of a room, with a cow, at the “Elite Space Club.” The cartoon was illustrated by Singapore based cartoonist Heng Kim Song. Readers ...

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iOS 8.0.1 Bugs Hit iPhone 6, Apple Apologizes Again

Apple has once again apologised after an update to its iOS 8.0.1 on the iPhone 6 models hit some new iPhone 6 devices unable to make or receive calls, while it was actually menat to fix other bugs related to Touch ID fingerprint feature. The fix has disconnected the devices to networks such as EE in the UK, Vodafone in ...

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