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Despite ban, India's Daughter goes viral online

The banned documentary of Leslee Udwin was uploaded on YouTube and aired by BBC on Wednesday ahead of its original schedule of March 8. The controversial film India's Daughter — focussing on......

Over 100 killed in Baghdad bombings

Carnage in Baghdad, ahead of Eid. IMAGE: The devastation caused by a suicide car bomb attack in the Karrada shopping area in Baghdad. Photographs: Khalid al Mousily/Reuters Over 100 people have......

Trump thinks Paris is in Germany... and this guy wants to be US president

Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, has triggered an online rage with his tweet after a man wielding a meat cleaver tried to enter a police station in France......

UK allows parents to block 'radicalised' teens' passports

Amid growing incidents of British children travelling overseas to join the Islamic State, Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday unveiled tough new measures, allowing parents of teens at risk of......

Pak PM, army chief discuss India's 'terror funding'

Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday discussed with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif India's alleged involvement in funding terrorism in the country, a media report said. According to......

BBC World plans MBA courses for Indian students

BBC Worldwide would offer two online MBA scholarships from a world-ranked business school in London to mark the launch of BBC Learning in India. Scholarship students would begin their study in late......

How the I&B minister can clean up the media

The growth of a credible, objective news media business in India requires political will and a belief in free speech, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. On an hour-long Facebook interaction last week,......

BBC's success mantra in the digital age

'We're still of the camp that editors run news organisations. Having said that, we have a lot of technology and business people high up in the decision making.' One of the six TV studios in the......

Net neutrality: Lessons from cable TV

A look at the havoc carriage fees have wreaked in TV is a good way to appreciate the benefits of net neutrality, notes Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. What do cable television and the debate around net......

Women's taxi services are struggling to make ends meet

Ironically, amid these struggles, interest in these taxi services has grown, as concerns over women's safety have escalated. Image: Viira Cabs. Photograph, Courtesy: Viira Cabs    ......

The new Iron Man is a Black girl!

Comic book maker Marvel has revealed a 15-year-old black girl will be donning the famous armour of Iron Man in an upcoming episode of the series. Civil War II sees Tony Stark hang up his......

Benedict Cumberbatch marries Sophie Hunter

The Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch and his pregnant fiancee Sophie Hunter secretly tied the knot on Valentines Day in presence of family and close friends. The 38-year-old......

Missing Bond actor Paul Bhattacharjee found dead

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! British Indian actor Paul Bhattacharjee, who played the role of a doctor in James Bond film Casino Royale, has......

Madhumita on directing her second Tamil film

Madhumita made her debut as a film maker with the Tamil film Vallamay Tharayo. The film ran for 100 days. She also won a Tamil Nadu state award for it. While the movie was a......

MJ's death reports crash Web sites

The reports of Michael Jackson's death sparked a massive surge in online traffic around the globe, leading to crashing of various sites including Google. When news of the iconic performer's death......

Revelations by tennis players on fixing approaches come thick and fast

After startling claims, on Monday, by the BBC and online BuzzFeed News accusing tennis authorities of failing to deal with 16 players repeatedly flagged up to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) over......

Here's what you need to know about betting in tennis

Suspicious bets mostly around tennis in 2015, report says IMAGE: (Picture for representational purpose only) Germany's Angelique Kerber plays a backhand. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images......

Thai player gets 18-month ban for corruption

Unranked Thai player Jatuporn Nalamphun has been suspended for 18 months and fined $5,000 after being found guilty of betting on tennis matches and not cooperating with the investigation, the......

Two umpires banned, four investigated over corruption - ITF

Two tennis umpires were banned, one for life, last year for breaches of the sport's code of conduct for officials, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday. Four other umpires are......

Doubles players at Aus Open questioned by officials over fixing report

IMAGE: Poland's Lukasz Kubot (in picture) and his mixed-doubles partner Andrea Hlavackova were interviewed by officials over claims of match-fixing by their opponents during their first round......
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Former BBC director general Mark Thompson just made an ominous prediction about the broadcaster's future

BBC Mark Thompson. Former BBC director general Mark Thompson thinks the British broadcaster is going to have to make some "serious" on-screen... ...

http://www.techgig.com/tech-news/editors-pick/Former-BBC-director-general-Mark-Thompson-just-made-an-ominous-prediction-about-the-broadcaster-039-s-future-64227
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 26

Aug 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat,according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.3... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-aug-26-news-equity-qi0lujhjbecgg.html
EU to help make online films, TV shows more available across borders

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission wants to make it easier for broadcasters like the BBC and Germany's ZDF to make shows available online... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INentertainmentNews/~3/BDdO3ILwcwY/eu-copyright-idINKCN11025O
Linux is 25 years old today

When I look back to the year 1991, I remember many things. Manipuri language got included in the 8th schedule. I was in 8th standard in Don Bosco,... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2016/08/linux-25-years-old-today/
Brazil Finally Wins Olympic Soccer Gold And Everybody Is In Tears

Emotions ran high as Brazil won its first-ever Olympic gold medal for men’s soccer Saturday. Neymar scored Brazil’s final penalty kick... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/08/21/brazil-tears-olympic-soccer-rio-2016_n_11636496.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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