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Facebook changes privacy settings amid data scandal

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In full-page advertisements in British and USA newspapers this week Zuckerberg said the app built by a university researcher "leaked Facebook data of millions of people in 2014". He complained that Facebook's content guidelines and corporate policies contradict Playboy's values and that the platform "in our opinion continues to be sexually repressive". Read More »

SC bans Khap Panchayats interference into marriages

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The court was ruling a 2010 petition by NGO Shakti Vahini against khap panchayats and seeking directions to the centre and state governments for preventing honour crimes. The apex court observed that khaps , which subscribed to honour killings "without the slightest pangs of conscience", appeared to harbour the notion that "they are a law unto themselves or they are the ancestors of Caesar or, for that matter, Louis the XIV". Read More »

Virginia having tough time shaking the flu this season

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Throughout this season, "Influenza A" was the dominant strain, but now, "Influenza B" is making its rounds. For the past five years, the state has seen about three months of flu activity, according to the Virginia Department of Health. This is because the strain of the flu virus that becomes widespread each year, also changes every year. She added that this second wave of B-cases is not unexpected, but it's not yet known what this flu wave will look like. Read More »

Super Eagles will impress against Serbia, says Onazi

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This will prove the first meeting between Nigeria and Mladen Krstajic's Serbia, who were also table-toppers in their World Cup qualifying group, setting up what promises to be an intense meeting between the teams, despite its billing as a friendly. Read More »

Scientists Identify Potential New Human Organ Called Interstitium

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Importantly, the finding that this layer is a highway of moving fluid may explain why cancer that invades it becomes much more likely to spread. Scientists have long known that more than half the fluid in the body is found within cells. " This finding has potential to drive dramatic advances in medicine, including the possibility that the direct sampling of interstitial fluid may become a powerful diagnostic tool ", Theise said. Read More »

Nokia 1 with Android Go Edition for Rs 5499 launched in India

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The affordable smartphone houses a quad-core processor along with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. In terms of specifications, the device a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display. For connectivity, there's 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It is fueled by a 2,150mAh battery. Read More »

The Trump Administration Will Put A Citizenship Question On The 2020 Census

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It's required by the Constitution and used to determine the number of seats each state has in the House as well as how federal funds are distributed to local communities. This question will lower the response rate and undermine the accuracy of the count, leading to devastating, decade-long impacts on voting rights and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funding. Read More »

SC issues notice to Centre, respondents on Polygamy, etc

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A constitution bench will hear petitions on the matter. The five-judge constitutional bench earlier held the triple talaq as unconstitutional in its verdict by a majority of 3:2 past year. The top court also allowed Muslim Women Resistance Committee, Kolkata to file an application for impleadment as a party in the hearing. Sameena got married in 1999 and had two sons from the wedlock. Read More »

Buhari Attends APC Caucus Meeting With Other Party Leaders

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He said, "The President's statement completely betrays a risky political intolerance and utter disdain for the rule of law and constitutionally guaranteed freedom of speech and opinion of citizens in a democracy". "However, despite the delay tactics, it was resoundingly defeated when the polls finally held". "The Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal committed against candidate Buhari by the PDP in 2015 in which billions of naira was paid out to the Israelis and other hackers has shown that ... Read More »

Immigration Debate: Trump says work will start on border wall Monday

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The bill expected pass in the senate on March 23 ahead of a government shutdown deadline. Trump had tweeted earlier Friday that he was considering using the veto, saying that recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program "have been totally abandoned by the Democrats". Read More »

FSU coach Hamilton regrets tone of postgame interview

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Hamilton told Jacobson the question didn't make sense and the game was over , then almost walked away from the interview before stepping back toward the microphone. Now the odds of FSU winning at the point were not good, but they weren't impossible either. But Hamilton's response to a reporter's questions after the game proved even more puzzling. Read More »

PM Abbasi says PSL to portray positive image of Karachi

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On the same tour, terrorists attacked the Sri Lanka team convoy at Lahore that March. On March 3, 2009, the bus taking the visiting cricketers to play the third day of the second test was sacked upon by 12 gunmen near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Read More »

Mohammed Shami Did Not Get 'Injured' in Road Accident

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Shami has endured a rough few weeks and was in the news after his wife lodged a police complaint accusing him of adultery and domestic violence. Shami has denied all the allegations. There is no such injury which can hamper his participation in IPL". Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan's allegations have left the country in shock. Read More »

Man charged in connection with burglary of Gronkowski's home

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Police say the suspects took things from Gronkowski's Foxboro home, including an Apple watch, a Rolex watch, two 19th-century rare coins and firearms. Gronkowski's calm call to 911 went viral after he returned from Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota to find that his house had been broken into and several items, including multiple guns, had been stolen. Read More »

Wedding Bells for Sonam Kapoor? Reports confirm venue, dates

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Sonam's fans are yet to accept the news wholeheartedly as the Kapoor family has not issued any statement regarding the reports . As per the reports by a leading portal, Mumbai Mirror, they both have visited London and now Sonam is in Austria for a five-day spa retreat and she is staying at her favourite resort. Read More »

Meat Cooked At High Temperature Can Lead To High Blood Pressure

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Chan School of Public Health in Boston, said in a statement. The study that calls grilled meat unhealthy suggests that there is more risk for people who eat beef, chicken and fish prepared at higher temperatures. However, the study only identifies a trend and can not prove that eating grilled meat actually triggers high blood pressure. While the research didnt pin down why this happens, he said other studies suggest cooking meats at high temperatures can lead to the creation of ... Read More »

INX Media Case: Karti Chidambaram Gets Anticipatory Bail Till April 16

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The court also said that Karti shall not leave the country without its permission and asked him to appear before the investigating officer on being summoned. Declines his plea for early hearing of his bail plea. According to CBI, alleged irregularities were committed in giving INX Media clearance to receive Rs 305 crore in foreign investment.The court also cautioned Karti not to contact the prosecution witnesses or temper with evidence or criminally intimidate any witness in any manner.The ... Read More »

Recall on Kidde dual sensor smoke alarm

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The cap can cover one of the smoke sensors and compromise its ability to work correctly, the CPSC said in a statement. The alarms are distributed by Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc. The Charlottesville Fire Department offers free smoke alarms to City of Charlottesville residents. This defect could cause the alarm to not detect any smoke. Read More »

Bizarre 'alien' skeleton was of human foetus

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The remains have been under study for almost five years, and now, immunologist Garry Nolan , PhD, and Atul Butte , MD, PhD, director of Institute for Computational Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco , have found several genes containing a range of detrimental mutations that caused the fetus's bone development to go awry. Read More »

Nation celebrates Pakistan Day 2018

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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena also attended the parade as guest of honour. On the evening of 23 March, Pakistan Day Reception was held at Hotel Hyatt Regency. "With these actions, Pakistan's neighbour has put the regional peace at stake", he said referring to cross-border ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

Karnataka notifies minority tag to Lingayats, amid protests

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Instead, by choosing to accuse the Congress Government of splitting the Hindu religion, BJP is now in a Catch-22 situation. The move, predictably, has created a political kerfuffle ahead of elections in the state. The committee further made a decision to urge the Prime Minister as well as the Home Minister to provide a separate religious status to the "Veerashaiva Lingayats". Read More »

World Water Day celebrated

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UN-Water also indicates that around 1.9 billion people live in potentially severely water-scarce areas. Moreover, unlike most human rights a litre of water enjoyed by one person can not be consumed by anyone else! This is one of the reasons why at the World Economic Forum 2015, experts on the Mena region stated that water crisis is "the greatest threat to the region - greater even than political instability or unemployment". Read More »