Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt passes away

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: September 24, 2018 12:30:21 pm Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt, best known in Indian cricket fraternity as Jagmohan Dalmiya’s mentor, passed away Monday after suffering from acute lung infection. Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989 after a six-year stint as the vice-president of the parent body from 1982-88. […]

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WhatsApp hires US-based grievance officer for India

Written by Karishma Mehrotra | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2018 12:03:29 pm WhatsApp hired a US-based grievance officer for India in August and informed the IT Ministry of the hire two weeks ago. The company updated their website with the contact for the officer, Komal Lahiri. A senior IT ministry official confirmed with […]

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Magic Leap wants to sell the army combat-capable AR devices

By: Bloomberg | Published: September 22, 2018 7:35:14 pm Magic Leap Inc is pushing to land a contract with the US Army to build augmented-reality devices for soldiers to use on combat missions, according to government documents and interviews with people familiar with the process. The contract, which could eventually lead to the military purchasing […]

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Google asks employees to delete China search engine memo: Report

By: IANS | San Francisco | Published: September 22, 2018 9:24:28 pm In its bid to suppress a memo revealing information about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, Google has sent an email to employees asking them to delete the sensitive document, The Intercept reported. Authored by a Google engineer familiar […]

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Competition in India has increased, many juniors are doing well, says gold medalist Neeraj Chopra

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: September 23, 2018 7:21:23 am Asian Games gold medalist Neeraj Chopra hopes to breach the 90-m barrier next year, says ‘consistent’ performance has led international athletes to take him seriously, talks about avoiding pressure, negativity from social media and switching to non-vegetarian food, and admits he […]

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Day after injury on Jet flight, man plans complaint against airline

The loss of pressure was due to a manual glitch after the cabin crew did not put the bleed switch on to normalise pressure at higher altitude. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 22, 2018 6:42:05 am A day after a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur returned to Mumbai to make an emergency landingt after […]

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Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster with scores missing

In an address to the nation, President John Magufuli declared four days of mourning and warned against politicizing the disaster. By: Reuters | Dar Es Salaam | Published: September 22, 2018 12:04:30 am Rescuers in Tanzania have retrieved at least 136 bodies a day after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, the top police official said, but scores […]

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Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border

Uganda’s health ministry said on Thursday it was preparing to deploy vaccinations against the virus should it spread to its territory. By: Reuters | Goma | Published: September 21, 2018 9:47:26 pm Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda, a country so far clear of the deadly virus, authorities in […]

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Imran Khan can be face for peace or voice for hostility depending on Pakistan Army: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said the Army in Pakistan has ruled directly for 32 years and indirectly for the other 38 years. By: Reuters | New York | Published: September 21, 2018 2:19:10 pm Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoorsaid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has a “fairly clear level” of military backing and could be a “wonderful face” for peace or an “effective […]

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