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Smartphones may soon replace your passports

Mar 30

Soon it will be possible for you to travel through an airport without documents of any kind, not even the passport. Britain-based commercial banknote printer and passport manufacturer, De La Rue, is working on a technology that can store “paperless passports” in smartphones. The technology may spell the end for paper passports by allowing you […]..Read More

Women cannot be barred from entering Shani Shingnapur temple: Bombay HC

Shani Shingnapur temple
Mar 30

The Shani Shingnapur temple, in Ahmednagar district, has always had heavy restrictions on women entering the place of worship. Last year, a woman had stepped onto the platform where the Shani idol is situated post which the villagers carried out purification of the temple. The ordeal sparked nation-wide debate on age-old traditions forbidding women to […]..Read More

Pandey replaces Yuvraj in India’s squad for ICC WT20 matches

Mar 30

India’s left-handed batsman, Yuvraj Singh, has been ruled out of the ongoing World T20 tournament after twisting his ankle while batting in a T20 match against Australia in Mohali. The ICC confirmed that Manish Pandey has been approved as a replacement player for Yuvraj Singh in India’s squad for the tournament. Pandey has so far […]..Read More

Not a 15 second anymore! Instagram videos to last for a minute

Mar 30

Packed with new features, Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram will release its iOS and Android update today. In new version, Instagram brings to you fun, flexible and creative ways to create and watch videos. And this time, the videos will be longer – one minute long to be precise. Earlier, only advertisers could create minute-long videos […]..Read More

Vijay Mallya offers Rs. 4000 crore as part payment against bank debts

Vijay Mallya offers 4000 crore as part payment against bank debts
Mar 30

Liquor Baron Vijay Mallya, had recently left the country after failing to repay over Rs. 7000 crore he owed to Indian banks. Mallya allegedly moved to his family home in U.K after leaving India. Both the public and media had criticized Mallya for ‘absconding’ from the country without settling his dues. Mallya ignored interview requests from […]..Read More