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Story Posted on 19-05-2017

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Edward Snowden, USA, Chelsea Manning, Julian Asange

How Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning's freedom shatters United States' hypocrisy and lies

Rape case against the WikiLeaks founder has been dropped, while the whistleblower has been finally set free after serving seven years in US prison.

SCI-TECH

 |  2-minute read
Outage, Twitter

Twitter was down globally, and all people did was make jokes about it

Of course, conspiracy theories had a field day.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Diplomacy, ICJ, The Hague, Pakistan

Don't start chest-thumping over Kulbhushan Jadhav's ICJ 'victory' just yet

It is high time we regulate peacetime espionage; we can make a beginning by giving the accused the right to consular access.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Hack

Wannacry: How to prepare for the next big cyber attack

Virtual risks do not get appropriate top management attention. This needs to change.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Stone pelters, Army, Kashmir

Wrong to say Kashmir crisis is going back to 1990s

It's not as threatening as made out to be by anti-India baiters and opposition politicians.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Broadband, Reliance, JioFiber

How India's broadband players plan to outdo Mukesh Ambani's JioFiber game

Competitors slashing prices is good news for consumers. | More bang for your buck.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Muslim women, Supreme Court, Triple Talaq, AIMPLB

AIMPLB must wake up to see its irrelevance

Faced with near-certain defeat in the Supreme Court, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has fallen back on the lamest of excuses.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Pakistan, India, ICJ, Kulbhushan Jadhav

Indian media shouldn't dare Pakistan to kill Kulbhushan Jadhav

In this game of political one-upmanship, the provisional legal points scored at The Hague might suffer a setback if we aren't careful.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  5-minute read
Ethics, Journalists, Indian media

When Indian media blamed the Portuguese for a bridge collapse in Goa

Like any good data entry operator, the scribe is typing out whatever is being fed by the administration.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Inflation, Taxation, GST Bill

If you're a millennial, GST will make all this more expensive for you

Mobile rates, insurance premiums, banking charges, internet, WiFi and DTH services are likely to get costlier.