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India test fires BrahMos cruise missile

Bhubaneswar, May 21 :  India on Monday successfully conducted the first test of the BrahMos cruise missile aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years. The missile was test fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test … read more

Lifestyle

Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots

A new study suggests that being confined in a car or airplane for long hours may increase the risk of developing a condition called venous thromboembolisms (VTE), a blood clot that forms most often in the deep veins of the … read more

Business

Facebook CEO refuses to face-off with British parliamentarians

London, May 16 : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no plans as of now to face members of a British parliamentary committee probing the misuse of the firm’s data its practice of collecting user information, the media reported. In a … read more

Feature

Assam’s Devadasi dance experiences a slow revival

By Azera Parveen Rahman  Guwahati: In a small town called Pathsala, about 60 km from this principal town of Assam, a mission has been underway for more than half a century. The task at hand is not easy — revival of … read more

Bollywood

Not performing at Bieber concert: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai:  After singer-composer Kailash Kher voiced his disagreement on Sonakshi Sinha’s performing at Justin Bieber’s maiden concert in India, the actress says she is not performing at the pop star’s concert. “Firstly, I am not performing at the Bieber concert. It … read more

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Third-parties abusing ‘Facebook Login’ to steal users’ data: Report

San Francisco:  Several third-party trackers are abusing Facebook Login, exfiltrating users’ data including name, email address, age range, gender, locale and profile photo, a new security research report has claimed. The unintended exposure of Facebook data to third party JavaScript … read more