Harassment on Mobile Apps

Chairperson of Karnataka Women’s Commission calls for a ban of TikTok. By Ajay Ramanathan Bangalore, April 9, 2019. The Chairperson of the Karnataka State Commission for Women Nagalakshmi  Bai noted that 70 to 80 percent of complaints registered were for harassment on mobile applications. Explaining why the harassment of women was particularly problematic, Bai remarked, […]

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Electric Vehicles May Not be the Future

The automobile industry in India is looking forward to making a future out of electric vehicles (EVs). By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, April 9, 2019: The Indian automobile industry is trying hard to match with other countries in the segment of electric vehicles,to make them  the new mode of transport. However, certain problems are making it hard […]

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The Thief Lurking In Your Device

Hackers are infecting devices with crypto-malware to steal computing power. By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, April 8, 2019 The world has been gripped by a new wave of cryptocurrency revolution. The advent of Bitcoin in 2009 has created new ways for people to do transactions globally. Bitcoins were primarily created as an alternative to the traditional […]

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Get Your Facts Straight!

Newly emerging websites help fact-check people’s questions. Fact-checking websites are coming up with new niche topics to help get people answers that they cannot get factually answered anywhere else. Websites like Check4spam has this exact game plan. Check4spam, a scientific and news checking website, only allows verified researchers and doctors answering questions on their website, […]

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Schools lack Digital Education

Some of the government schools in Karnataka do not provide computer education. By Riya Sethi Bengaluru, March 21, 2019: The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that aims at providing computer education and training students in ICT skills are not being properly implemented in schools. The scheme that was launched by the Karnataka State Government wanted […]

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The Risks of Mental Illness

A manual is planned to address the risk factors involved in non-communicable diseases. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, Mar. 7, 2019. Psychiatrists at the National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru,  are attempting to study the relationship between physical and mental illness. The study is directed towards designing a manual that would address […]

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Criminal Investigation Department armed to fight Cybercrimes

Chief Minister of Karnataka H D Kumaraswamy, in presence of Sudha Murthy, chairman of Infosys Foundation, inaugurated the Centre for Cybercrime Investigation Training & Research that has been set up at Criminal Investigation Department, in order to tackle the growing number of cybercrime cases in the city. The centre is set up as part of […]

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