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Can ChatGPT Cause A Global Catastrophe?

Suppose NLP is weaponised to influence policymakers to go the wrong way on climate change, or launch military attacks on neighbouring countries, warns Devangshu Datta. Illustration: Uttam......

Pak mosque suicide attack toll rises to 100; probe looks into security lapses

The death toll from the suicide attack rose to 100 on Tuesday after rescue workers retrieved more bodies from the debris of the devastated mosque inside a major police facility, as an investigation......

At least 61 killed, 150 injured in suicide blast at Pak mosque

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque packed with worshippers during afternoon prayers on Monday in the high-security zone in Pakistan's north-western Peshawar city, killing at least......

'Situation along border with China stable but ...': Eastern command chief

The situation along the eastern border with China is "stable" but "unpredictable" due to the absence of delineation of boundaries, said general officer commanding-in-chief of the Eastern Command,......

British Indian ex-minister Alok Sharma knighted; 30 more PIOs to be honoured

Alok Sharma, an Indian-origin former UK minister, has been knighted for his contribution to combatting climate change through his leadership at the COP26 summit by King Charles III in his first New......

'BharatPe board is charting out path for listing'

'The company's transition from an individuals-driven private firm to a board-driven listed public one will be carried out in a well-thought-through and well-executed manner.' IMAGE: BharatPe......

UPA's Antrix-Devas deal a 'fraud against country', says Sitharaman

The government will use the Supreme Court order calling the 2005 deal between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and privately-owned Devas Multimedia a fraud, to counter seizure of its properties,......

'Growth has revived in certain segments'

‘There are some high-frequency indicators where uptick is visible and some where it is not’ IMAGE: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das addresses the media after the monetary policy......

Why it is not so easy for a retail investor to make money in an IPO

Allotment could be low, and expected listing-day gains can quickly morph into losses if sentiment takes a turn for the worse, says Sanjay Kumar Singh. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com......

Over 15 single-use plastic items will be prohibited from Jul 1, 2022

The Centre has notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021, prohibiting manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single-use plastic (SUP) items,......

'I've done only 100 films'

'These days, the whole world is out there on the Net giving a lot of gaalis to the film industry.' IMAGE: 'If I was consumed by Hindi cinema, I wouldn't feel the need to write or paint or go on......

The world of Chaitanya Tamhane's Disciple

'Tamhane's densely composed shots achieve what a vacuously whizzing camera seldom does.''Like those Renaissance Paintings in which a bewitching lady is shown posing for a portrait, and daily life......

'A superstar's life is the most difficult one'

'Shah Rukh Khan is a born entertainer.''From five year olds to a 105 year old, Shah Rukh will charm and entertain everyone.''With Salman, a lot of people have come back intimidated.''But I enjoy my......

'I've seen him return checks worth crores'

'He was intelligent beyond belief and some of you can barely read.''And you know what? He didn't care about all of you or your dumb opinions then. He won't care any less now.''But I do.''Protecting......

No BCCI official spoke to curator before England Test

IMAGE: Virat Kohli and Joe Root at the Chepauk. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter A senior BCCI official on Monday rubbished insinuations that curator in charge of the track for the first Test......

BCCI forms committee for sexual harassment complaints

The presiding officer of the IC shall be a woman employed at a senior level at the Workplace.  IMAGE: Until now, the BCCI did not have a specific policy to deal with complaints of sexual......

Paralympian gold medallist Sumit was motivated by Neeraj

IMAGE: Devendra Jhajharia and Sumit Antil felicitated by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday. Photograph: Office of Mr Anurag Thakur/Twitter India para javelin thrower Sumit Antil has credited......

Shorts: Aus human rights body to probe gymnastics abuse complaints

Image used for representational purposes. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters Australia's human rights watchdog will conduct a review of the country's gymnastics program following complaints of physical......
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