Personal Data Protection Bill 2018: How grey area on state interest will give govt freedoms that private entities will not enjoy

Written by Sharmila Nair | Updated: July 31, 2018 6:02:01 pm The new Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 reflects the lopsided nature of the government’s interests for Digital India. The recommendations of the Justice Srikrishna Committee stated that a new data protection law would need to balance innovation and privacy due to various technological advancements […]

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Kerala: Idukki reservoir level rises, orange alert in three districts

One of the largest arch dams in Asia, the Idukki reservoir’s maximum storage level is 2,403 ft. On Monday night, the storage level reached 2,395 ft, prompting the government to sound the alert. By: Express News Service | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: July 31, 2018 6:14:26 am As the water level in Kerala’s Idukki reservoir came closer its full […]

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New Zealand turn down offer to tour Pakistan due to security reasons

By: Sports Desk | Updated: July 31, 2018 5:39:24 pm New Zealand Cricket has declined a tour offer from Pakistan Cricket Board to tour the sub-continental country for a T20I series later this year. The NZ board turned down the request owing to security concerns in the country. However, New Zealand will still play Pakistan […]

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Honor Note 10 with 6.95-inch AMOLED display, 5000mAh battery launched in China: Price, specifications

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 31, 2018 4:59:56 pm Honor Note 10 has been launched in China, featuring a 6.95-inch AMOLED display, a massive 5000mAh battery, and GPU Turbo support. Honor Note 10 has been priced at 2799 Yuan (or approx Rs 28,089) for the model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, […]

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Tokyo 2020 ceremonies to focus on rebirth

By: Reuters | Tokyo | Published: July 31, 2018 5:06:07 pm The opening and closing ceremonies at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will reflect themes of ‘reconstruction’ and ‘re-birth’ that have run through preparations for the Games, newly-appointed creative director Mansai Nomura said on Tuesday. Over the last two decades, the opening and closing ceremonies of […]

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Singing sensations in Bollywood movies. What is the recipe for their success?

With Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Rajkummar Rao starrer Fanney Khan releasing on August 3, one cannot help but be reminded of the movies which dealt with music or musicians as its central theme. So, how many times has the Hindi film industry done this in the past? Written by Anvita Singh | New Delhi | Updated: July […]

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Govt names three nodal officers for Taj Mahal’s preservation

The Agra Divisional Commissioner who is also the Chairman of the TTZ will be the officer responsible for maintenance and issues concerning the Zone, while the Joint Secretary will be the one responsible on behalf of the Centre. By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: July 31, 2018 3:57:28 am The Attorney General on Monday told […]

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Indian-American Seema Nanda becomes CEO of Democratic party

Noting that everything is at stake with this year’s midterms, Seema Nanda said Democrats are investing in state parties, putting organisers on the ground in all 50 states, and mobilising 50 million voters by November through their nationwide ‘IWillVote’ campaign. By: PTI | Washington | Published: July 30, 2018 8:01:46 am Indian American Seema Nanda, who took over […]

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Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe’s removal

Zimbabwe election will see 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time Mugabe ally, face 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer and pastor who is vying to become Zimbabwe’s youngest head of state. By: Reuters | Harare | Published: July 30, 2018 8:40:23 am Zimbabweans go to the polls on Monday in the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe, […]

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