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Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna.......

Indira Gandhi: Fearlessness in the national interest

'Fearlessness, courtesy, humour, wide interests and wisdom, deep commitment to Indian science and technology, passion for the environment, objectivity and the ability to see many things through not......

Of Indira, Of India!

'It is from her that present-day political stalwarts continue to draw lessons on testing the limits of Constitutional democracy, and whose slogans even her party's staunchest opponents imitate even......

Ensure 'Padmavati' is not released without 'necessary' changes: Raje urges Irani

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, urging her to ensure that 'Padmavati' is not released without necessary changes to......

55 years ago: They fought to the last man for India

On November 18, 1962, 114 soldiers of the 13th Kumaon fought till the last man, and last bullet, in sub-zero temperatures, to beat back the huge Chinese army. We salute the Heroes of Rezang La.......

Sensex stays up for 4th day, spurred by RIL

The 50-share NSE Nifty settled up 28.15 points, or 0.27 per cent, at 10,326.90 after shuttling between 10,358.70 and 10,315.05. The Sensex on Tuesday kept its winning run going for the fourth......

4 reasons why agents mis-sell insurance policies

Dilip Kumar Jha explains what the buyers must do to protect their own interest.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com With mis-selling of insurance, especially life insurance, being rampant, the......

Sensex, Nifty stay afloat in volatile trade

The NSE 50-share after moving between 10,309.85 and 10,261.50 on alternate bouts of selling and buying, finished at 10,298.75, with paltry gains of 15.15 points, or 0.15 per cent. Key stock......

Missing flights has become a family habit

'I'm now hoping to fly tonight, with the office threatening to organise someone to escort me to the terminal at any sign that I might be dawdling -- because while I'm still here, there's a book......

DeMo@Ground Zero: 'No savings, no profits, only losses'

'After household expenses, we are left with nothing...''Sometimes I think it is better to shut the store...'Alison Saldanha/IndiaSpend reports on how demonetisation and now GST have hit small......

Bose: Dead/Alive: Pop-mythology series

'When Rajkummar Rao plays Bose with his tummy jutting out, Buddha Ears, his mouth puffed, and his talk straight, it feels more like an echo piece than a real person,' feels Sreehari Nair. Bose:......

PIX: Ed Sheeran arrives in Mumbai

Are you ready for the Divide concert? Amid heavy security and much fanfare, British singer Ed Sheeran landed in Mumbai on November 17, for his Sunday gig. A recent bike accident may have led to......

#InstaDiaries: Katrina's swag, Ekta Kapoor's BFF and a Bachchan birthday

Bollywood stars are having fun on social media. Photograph: Kind courtesy Abhishek Bachchan/Instagram Aaradhya Bachchan turns six and her family is celebrating. Her proud father Abhishek posted a......

Why the industry is cheering for Padmavati, Tiger Zinda Hai

We saw Judwaa 2, Golmaal Again!!! and Secret Superstar drive box office collections. Now, watch out for Padmavati and Tiger Zinda Hai in December. IMAGE: Padmavati. It's largely been a......

Is Nawazuddin's kiss' n' tell defensible?

The answer to the question would be: More or less, feels Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's memoir, An Ordinary Life, has been withdrawn after the controversy it generated. The......

La Liga: Barcelona to appeal Suarez, Pique yellow cards

IMAGE: Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez (right) received cards during their La Liga match against Leganes on Saturday. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters La Liga leaders Barcelona will appeal the yellow......

Dimitrov comes of age to win ATP Finals title

IMAGE: Grigor Dimitrov lifts the trophy after winning the 2017 Nitto ATP World Tour Finals in London. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his......

EPL PIX: Manchester clubs win again; Arsenal and Chelsea cruise

Images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday. IMAGE: Manchester City players celebrate after Kevin de Bruyne scored the second goal. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters......

PHOTOS: Sock stuns Zverev, Federer rolls on

Roger Federer battled back to beat Marin Cilic earlier to post a perfect round-robin record at the event for a 10th time at the ATP Finals. IMAGE: Jack Sock celebrates winning his match against......

Kohli's support for Dhoni remarkable: Ganguly

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday hailed current captain Virat Kohli’s......
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Sensex stays strong for 4th day, pharma in pink of health

Stock benchmarks made it four in a row as they closed higher today, fending off adverse political developments in Germany threatening to derail... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/nov/21/sensex-stays-strong-for-4th-day-pharma-in-pink-of-health/27413d72087482bdb5a45dfe204efc54
Sensex stays up for 4th day, spurred by RIL

The 50-share NSE Nifty settled up 28.15 points, or 0.27 per cent, at 10,326.90 after shuttling between 10,358.70 and 10,315.05. The Sensex on... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/how-the-markets-fared-on-nov21/20171121.htm
Cheque books to be banned?

In yet another controversial and disruptive move -- after demonetisation -- aimed at encouraging digital transactions and create a cashless India,... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/nov/21/cheque-books-to-be-banned/4a0e1e2e3f3eede823403087495301e9
A novel idea! Learning math through comics

This start-up took the 'novel' path to teach children mathematics.  Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Bengaluru-based education technology... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/education-a-novel-idea-learning-math-through-comics/20171121.htm
Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/aadhaar-is-based-on-unscientific-thinking-fallible-biometric-data/20171121.htm

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