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    US nuclear force still using 1970-era floppy disks: report

    Washington: The US may have the world’s latest and powerful weapons but its nuclear force still use obsolete floppy disks designed in the 1970s to coordinate some of its operational functions, says a new watchdog report.

  • Richa Chadha reveals some best kept secrets of show biz

    Ted X is a platform that helps people share ideas that will motivate and inspire others. Richa Chadha who made her Bollywood debut with the film OYE LUCKY! LUCKY OYE in 2008 has come a very long way. She gave an excellent performance in her recent film Sarabjit and is going to be seen in Cabaret opposite Gulshan Devaiah. Richa was invited by Tedx recently as she one of the youngest and

  • Taiwan angry over ’emotional’ female president comments

    Taipei: Outraged Taiwanese took to the Internet today to slam sexist comments by a Chinese analyst who said the island’s new president practises “emotional” politics because she is a single woman. The scathing attack Tuesday from a member of China’s organisation overseeing relations with the island comes amid heightened tensions between Beijing and Taipei after the election of Taiwan’s first female leader, Beijing-sceptic Tsai Ing-wen.

  • Why some galaxies have become barren

    New York: Scientists have discovered that hot interstellar winds powered by supermassive black holes in certain galaxies are fuelling a kind of “galactic warming” that is sapping the ability of these galaxies to form stars.

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    ‘Sarbjit’ like stories need ears: Aishwarya

    New Delhi: Though Omung Kumar-directed ‘Sarbjit’ made an average business in the Box-Office, it has been highly appreciated by the critics for its content and performance.

  • Obama says world leaders ‘rattled’ by Trump

    Ise-Shima (Japan): US President Barack Obama today said that global leaders are “rattled” by some of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s policies, blasting the ideas as demonstrating “ignorance” of how the world works.  Trump, the billionaire US real-estate mogul and reality TV star, has dominated headlines since launching his presidential campaign last year with a mix of incendiary comments and policy stances seen as insulting Mexicans, Muslims and women, among others.

  • Humans ‘punish’ automated assistant for bad advice

    New York: People are less likely to return to an automated advisor like a robot or a smartphone-based assistant if given bad advice over a human advisor under the same circumstances, researchers have found.

  • First robot mobile goes on sale in Japan

    Tokyo: The world’s first robotic mobile phone RoBoHon, a pocket-size walking and dancing robot, started sale on Thursday in Japan.

  • Hiroshima trip will underscore very real conflict risks: Obama

    Ise-Shima (Japan): Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima will underline the dangers of warfare and the need to work towards peace, the US president said on the sidelines of the G7 in Japan, today. Obama, who will Friday become the only sitting US president ever to visit Hiroshima — the site of the world’s first nuclear bomb — said the August 6, 1945 attack was “an inflection point in modern history”.

  • Download these free web apps to multi-task better

    New York: A team of researchers has listed some web apps that help people work collaboratively and complete shared tasks online, often over long distances.

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    PIL moved in SC challenging NEET ordinance

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court was moved on Thursday, challenging the NEET ordinance exempting Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Punjab for this year from the ambit of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical colleges.

  • Pak to verify all identity cards after Mansour slip up

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to verify its computerised national identity cards after it was left red-faced over the revelation that Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was registered as a citizen under a false name. Mansour was targeted by drones operated by US special forces in Balochistan’s Noshki district on May 21 when he headed towards Quetta in a rented car.

  • New method to make climate change prediction more accurate

    New York: A team of researchers has uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution that can help them create accurate models to predict global climate change.

  • People who boast about their drink at addiction risk

    Toronto: Some people keep drinking because of the pleasure they derive when discussing about their drink — like how it tastes, smells and looks, says an Indian-origin researcher, adding that like animals, humans can also be conditioned to associate environmental cues with rewards that can lead to alcohol addiction.

  • GAIL reconfigures Rs 12,000 cr Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline

    New Delhi: Country’s biggest natural gas transporter GAIL India Ltd has reconfigured the Rs 12,000 crore Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline, which will connect Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s political constituency Varanasi to the gas grid, to link the Dhamra terminal.