Mercury crosses 41 degree Celsius for third day

At 41.5ºC, Hyderabad crossed the 41ºC-mark for the third consecutive day on Friday. Nizamabad recorded the highest in the state at 44.9ºC, followed by Adilabad at 44.1ºC. Medak was 43.6ºC while Nalgon-da and Ramagundam recorded 43.4ºC. The Met department has predicted that dry weather will continue with no significant change in temperatures. Fore-cast for the coming two days is clear […]

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Electrical brain stimulation enhances creativity

Safe levels of electrical stimulation can enhance your capacity to think more creatively, according to a new study. Researchers from the Georgetown University Medical Centre (GUMC) in US used Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to stimulate an area of the brain known to be associated with creativity in combination with giving test subjects verbal cues to think more creatively. “We […]

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Don’t judge the Delhi odd-even policy on its impact on pollution alone

What is the biggest advantage of the odd-even scheme being introduced in Delhi for the second time? Reduced air and noise pollution? Reduced traffic congestion on roads and all the accompanying benefits of diminished road accidents, road rage and parking hassles? A boost to auto sales in the city? Promotion of egalitarianism, as the scheme applies to several “very important […]

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Delhi Metro staffer stabbed at Rajendra Place metro station, Rs 12 lakh looted

A Delhi metro staffer was stabbed and Rs 12 lakh was looted from Delhi’s Rajendra Place Metro Station early Monday morning, news agency ANI reported. The incident took place at around 5.30 am, and police are examining CCTV footage available for further details. The control room, where the ticket counter is located, was reportedly targeted. The metro stations across the […]

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Whatsapp Brings Full Encryption to All Messages, Including Voice, Text, File & Videos

Jan Koum, co-founder of Whatsapp left Ukraine (then USSR) when he was 16 years old, and relocated to USA with his family. One of the primary reasons for this migration was the fact that Ukrainian citizens were not able to talk among themselves. The existing Government was so strict in surveillance, that they recorded and heard every conversation happening between […]

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