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PIX: Online age brings down a 244-year-old ICON

The convenient gadget age of iPads and Kindles have probably shot down its bulkiest ancestor. The Encyclopedia Britannica, which has been in continuous print since it was first published in......

The real greatness of Indians is that we are consensual

Sanjaya Baru, former media advisor to prime minister Manmohan Singh, delivered the second H Y Sharada Prasad memorial lecture on media, business and government recently in Delhi. Sharada Prasad was......

Indian American girl wins Spelling Bee

In her fourth appearance at the annual spelling marathon, a supremely-confident Kavya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, breezed through to win the 82nd Scripps National Spelling Bee competition,......

It must be true...I read it on Wikipedia!

Six years after Wikipedia, the referencing portal, which allows users to edit information, was hosted by Jimmy Wales, it has become the butt of jokes for bringing 'democracy to knowledge.'"Who is......

Weaving it together: Web 2.0

Why don't you just change it, uncle, if you feel so strongly about it?" asked Rohit with a hint of irritation. He is my friend's son, all of fourteen years and having been brought up entirely in......

This cell phone also kills germs

There's a video playing these days at New York's Museum of Modern Art about a curvaceous cell phone called 'Morph'. Unlike your typical phone, this one's form-fitting: It wraps around your wrist......

Wikipedia planning search engine

As part of efforts to widen its reach and showcase the power of 'wikis,' online encyclopedia Wikipedia is planning a search engine that is intended to rival that of Google."Yes, Wikimedia......
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The Grand Democratiser Of Knowledge

Iwas on the internet, trying for an acc­urate definition of a millenial, when Wikipedia came to my rescue. It led me to a Time magazine cover... ...
Navneet Acquires Britannica's India Curriculum Division

Comments CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Mumbai-based... ...
Why Harvard's acceptance rate is down, explores Ritesh Jain

By Ritesh Jain Where does the average Indian spend his savings? On leisure travel? Come on, give me a break. An interesting research by Bloomberg... ...
After 244 years Encyclopedia Britannica to end print editions

Gujarat Global News Network, New Delhi Encyclopedia Britannica, one of the most scholarly of encyclopediaswill end its print edition from now.... ...
The many facets of 'Asura' Ravana

The celebration of Dussehra revolves around a common belief - that Ravana embodied the ills of this world and burning his effigy is symbolic of... ...

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