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25 Oct 2019
How hackers can use smart lights to steal your information
In the age of smart homes, buying a smart light bulb is pretty normal.
17 May 2019
Indian techie denied H-1B visa; Silicon Valley firm sues government
An IT company based in Silicon Valley has filed a lawsuit against the United States government for denying an H-1B visa to an Indian techie.
19 Feb 2019
Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds
In an apparent case of 'murder-suicide', an Indian-American couple from Hyderabad was found dead in their home in Texas with gunshot wounds.
01 Feb 2019
Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 16 years after her death
Seven astronauts were killed today 16 years ago, after their space shuttle disintegrated on entering the Earth's atmosphere, 16 minutes away from landing. Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian-origin to space-travel, was one of them.
27 Dec 2018
IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO
Rajesh Subramaniam, an Indian-American IIT-Bombay graduate, has been named the President and CEO of US-based multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express.
31 Oct 2018
#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue
On Wednesday, all eyes were on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled the world's tallest statue, the 522-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Patel, on an island on the Narmada near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
05 May 2018
American who shot dead Indian-origin Srinivas Kuchibhotla jailed for life
The US Navy veteran who shot dead Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas City last year has been sentenced to life.
17 Mar 2018
Celebrating Kalpana Chawla on her 56th birth anniversary
Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian-origin to space-travel, was born today in Karnal, Haryana.
01 Feb 2018
Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 15 years after her death
Seven astronauts were killed today 15 years ago, after their space shuttle disintegrated on entering the Earth's atmosphere, 16 minutes away from landing. Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian-origin to space-travel, was one of them.
19 Dec 2017
This method could "dramatically" reduce cost for high-speed Internet!
In a breakthrough in fiber optics field, researchers discovered a method for reducing cost and energy consumption of high-speed internet connections.
28 Nov 2017
QS Rankings: IIM Ahmedabad at no. 49; full list here
The Harvard Business School in the US has topped the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2018, leaving behind other high-ranking institutes around the world.
08 Sep 2017
A pen, capable of identifying cancer in seconds!
29 Jun 2017
Trump Effect? Wipro says 50% workforce in US are locals
Software giant Wipro announced that over 50% of the company's employees in the United States are locals.
26 Jun 2017
Study: Mere presence of a smartphone can reduce brain power
Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin, USA, have concluded that the mere presence of a smartphone can hinder your ability to concentrate on a task, thereby significantly reducing your brain power.
23 Sep 2016
Iran sentences U.S. permanent resident to 10 years in prison
A U.S. permanent resident named Nizar Zakka, after being detained in Iran for over a year, was sentenced to a $4.2 million fine and 10 years in an Iranian prison.
02 Aug 2016
'Campus Carry' law passed in Texas
50 years after the infamous University of Texas shootings, the Texas State Government has ratified the 'Campus Carry' law which allows students to carry concealed licensed handguns on college campuses.