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How hackers can use smart lights to steal your information

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.

Indian techie denied H-1B visa; Silicon Valley firm sues government

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.

Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds

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.

Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 16 years after her death

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.

IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO

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.

#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue

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.

American who shot dead Indian-origin Srinivas Kuchibhotla jailed for life

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.

Celebrating Kalpana Chawla on her 56th birth anniversary

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.

Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 15 years after her death

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.

This method could "dramatically" reduce cost for high-speed Internet!

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.

QS Rankings: IIM Ahmedabad at no. 49; full list here

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.

A pen, capable of identifying cancer in seconds!

08 Sep 2017

A pen, capable of identifying cancer in seconds!

Trump Effect? Wipro says 50% workforce in US are locals

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.

Study: Mere presence of a smartphone can reduce brain power

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.

Iran sentences U.S. permanent resident to 10 years in prison

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.

'Campus Carry' law passed in Texas

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.