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The Aaadhar Effect: Say bye to your privacy

'In 1984, George Orwell dreamt up the concept of a dictatorship that worked on surveillance.''The reality of 2017 goes a long way beyond everything that Orwell imagined.' says Devangshu......

Found in translation: Orwell gets a fresh start in his birthplace

In a bid to popularise the literary work of legendary British author George Orwell in his birthplace Motihari in Bihar, state authorities have now decided to get some of his most well-known books......

Orwell's birthplace in India to be restored

George Orwell, a giant of 20th century English literature who shot to fame with his novels Animal Farm and 1984, will be honoured at his birthplace in Motihari, Bihar, where his father Richard was......

WikiLeaks reveals how CIA hacks YOUR phones, TVs

WikiLeaks has released what it termed as the biggest-ever leak of confidential documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, claiming the America's premier spy agency partnered with foreign......

2016: The year of the trolls

Internet trolls kept the social media abuzz in 2016 and spared none -- be it Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, cricketer Mohammad Shami or even ‘Saifeena’ -- unleashing posts and memes that......

Want to invest? Know your zoology first!

'All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.' -- George Orwell, Animal FarmA zoo is a place we typically visit only during two phases of our life: one when we are kids, other......

'Insiders' vs 'outsiders' at RBI

The real issue at the RBI is reconciling the problem of staff denied promotion with the management's desire to promote excellence, says A Seshan.  There is a debate currently on within the......

Why we must welcome FDI in retail

It is a myth that FDI in retail will kill at local kirana stores, instead it will help us immensely, says S Pushpavanam. Foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail has been permitted whether......

Steve Jobs: The CEO as auteur

Mr Jobs's place in management history is assured for being the model CEO who spent his waking hours obsessing about making their products 'insanely great', says Ajit Balakrishnan.While much of the......

Steve Jobs: The role model CEO

Like Alfred Hitchcock, the 'micro-manager' of film-making, auteur CEO Steve Jobs lifted the modern firm out of the Industrial Age and brought it into the Information Age, says Ajit Balakrishnan.......

The day art went up in smoke

When I read George Orwell's seminal 1984 and the concept of thoughtcrime -- musings for which the State can throw you in prison -- I shuddered. When I heard from a senior colleague how she had been......

Review: Tom Hanks' Electric City is intriguing

AnkurPathakfeel theamazing animation, complemented by a good voice over makes Electric City worth a watch. Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has launched an inventive direct-to-web animated series called......

V For Vendetta prevails

Despite wanting to have nothing to do with the film, Alan Moore will no doubt be dragged out in every discussion of the film, and the ideas penned by him dissected for the pop culture machine.......

Three cheers for cricket?

There is a controversial change in the way world cricket revenues will be shared among member countries. India, Australia and England will corner a big chunk and in exchange is expected to provide......

Djokovic, Sharapova race into last 16 at Aus Open

World number one Novak Djokovic looked like a man in a hurry as he thrashed Nicolas Mahut 6-0, 6-1, 6-1 in 74 minutes on Saturday to reach the Australian Open last 16. Mahut, who was involved in......

Those Sunny days

Cricketing ignoramuses, reared on a diet of watching batsmen plundering runs against poor teams and listless bowlers on batting paradises, tend to believe that opening the innings is damn easy.But......
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Orwell's '1984' back in theaters in stand against 'alternative facts'

Nearly 200 independent movie theaters across the United States on Tuesday will screen the film of George Orwell's "1984" novel about a dystopian... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-orwell-s-1984-back-in-theaters-in-stand-against-alternative-facts-2381459
Say bye to your privacy

'In 1984, George Orwell dreamt up the concept of a dictatorship that worked on surveillance.''The reality of 2017 goes a long way beyond everything... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-aaadhar-effect-say-bye-to-your-privacy/20170325.htm
WikiLeaks reveals how CIA hacks YOUR phones, TVs

WikiLeaks has released what it termed as the biggest-ever leak of confidential documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, claiming the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/wikileaks-reveals-how-cia-hacks-your-phones-tvs/20170308.htm
Museums Share Their Creepiest Possessions In Twitter Challenge

Is there a painting or object that makes your toes curl in an art gallery or a museum? Share it tomorrow for #museum101 !... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/15/museums-creepiest-items_n_14778584.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
London stage adaptation of '1984' to come to Broadway

The hit London stage adaptation of George Orwell's novel "1984" is all set to come to Broadway. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-london-stage-adaptation-of-1984-to-come-to-broadway-2311864

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