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Review: We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

An old king unwisely decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters based on whose declaration of love flatters him the most. The youngest, his favourite, refuses to play along and is disinherited. Thus begins King Lear, one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. As Lear comes to terms with the consequences of his actions and slowly goes mad, he learns that one must judge people by their actions and […]

Summer tips: Eat these foods for a healthy skin

It’s that time of the year when your skin needs extra care. One needs to be more cautious during the summer season as the scorching heat and UV rays of the sun can damage your skin. Though there are many expensive beauty creams and face washes available in the market, but eating a healthy and balanced diet, high in nutrition value can help keep skin problems at bay. Here are […]

Meet Xherdan, the grumpy-looking cat who is the latest internet sensation

Xherdan is not your average cat. With more than 6,000 followers on Instagram, it’s not difficult to see why this five-year-old feline has amassed such a massive following. “I eat a lot and everything. I love my family,” Xherdan, called the “naked cat”, says on his Instagram bio. The Canadian Sphynx cat is covered with wrinkles all over his body and has a permanent frown on his face. His features […]

Home Ministry takes down website as precaution after Defence Ministry site hack; Law Ministry site also down

The hack of the website of the Ministry of Defence seems to have spooked the Central government as a whole. A short while after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed the hack, the Home Ministry took down its site for a security upgrade. The Law Ministry’s website was also down, though it is presently unclear if it was done intentionally. A government spokesperson said the MHA site has been taken down […]

WORK LIFE CALIBRATION

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, But by the moments that take our breath away.” There is no perfect one size that fits all the balance in life that we all strive for constantly. Each ones terminology of work life calibration varies as each one of us individual has a different work style mode and personal life priorities. But the two utmost important elements of […]

12 “Must Know” Rights For Every Indian Woman

Since forever, women have been taught and rather restricted to follow and abide certain rules and regulations that require them to dress up reasonably, stay indoors during the night, not travel alone, not work till late, not make too many male friends and many more. India might be the only country where goddesses are worshipped while women are pestered and harassed at the same time. Although women have now become […]

Hanuman Jayanti celebrates the glory of strength, wit and devotion

SRI RAMA RAMA RAMETI RAME RAME MANORAME SAHASRANAMA TATTULYAM RAMA NAMA VARANANE Today, March 31, marks Hanuman Jayanti. As the name suggests, the festival is dedicated to the birth of Lord Hanuman. Celebrated on the 15th day of the Shukla Paksha (a period of 15 days during which the waxing of the moon takes place) in the Hindi month of Chaitra, Hanuman Jayanti is considered to be an important calendar […]

Facebook confirms it records call, SMS details on phones: Why, how and steps to turn it off

acebook dropped a bomb on Monday. It confirmed that its Facebook and Messenger apps collect details on the calls a user makes and SMS that are sent through a phone. Although, the company says that it does so after seeking explicit confirmation for it from users. Permission or no permission, it is important to understand for users what this means: It means when allowed, Facebook collects details of every call […]

Cyber agency CERT-In advises Internet users against vote preferences, Aadhaar details sharing on social media, mobile apps

India’s national cyber security agency has cautioned internet users about lurking data thieves and advised them against sharing details such as their vote preferences and Aadhaar details over social media platforms and mobile applications. As the debate over Facebook data breach disclosure intensifies, the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) has issued an advisory asking Facebook and all other social media users to “not share their personally identifiable information […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for new regulations to protect data privacy in light of 'dire' problems

Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for new regulations to protect data privacy. Cook spoke on Saturday at the China Development Forum in Beijing, responding to a question about Facebook’s handling of the Cambridge Analytical data harvesting scandal, according to Bloomberg. The consulting firm allegedly purchased profile data on 50million Facebook users from a personality quiz app in violation of the site’s terms of service. ‘I think that this certain […]