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    Two rare archival interviews with the formidable vocalist.

    Photo Credit: via YouTube 35.2K Total Views Known for his unbelievable virtuosity, superb intonation, unpredictability, and above all, a unique tonal quality, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (1901-1968), doyen of the Patiala gharana, took the world of Hindustani music by storm in the 1940s. Though inimitable, he left behind a stylistic legacy that has impacted several […]

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    What history proves: Indian mosques barring women is only a recent trend

    Photo Credit: Ruchika Sharma 19.9K Total Views Recent protests against an age-old ban on the entry of women in the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar distrct and in Mumbai’s Haji Ali dargah have sparked a debate on restrictions on women in places of worship. On Monday, a group of Muslim women moved the Supreme […]

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    Isis Develops ‘Alrawi’ Encrypted Messaging App for Android: Report

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) militant group has reportedly created an encrypted Android messaging app to enable secure communications between its members. Dubbed Alrawi, the app aims to make it harder for security agencies and governments to intercept the communications of Isis members. The app, first discovered by counterterrorism network Ghost Security […]

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    Mad Street Den Launches Vue.ai, a Visual Recommendation Platform for Fashion Portals

    Chennai-based AI startup Mad Street Den, launched Vue.ai on Tuesday, which it said is the world’s first AI-based platform for fashion retail e-commerce powered by visual intelligence. Vue.ai enables fashion startups to provide visual recommendations and visual search features on web and mobile, along with a host of deep learning and data-science driven features like […]

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    Flipkart Invests in Parenting Social Network Tinystep

    Tinystep, a parenting social network, Tuesday said it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Flipkart. The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team, Tinystep said in a statement. The funding will also be utilised to further accelerate the company’s growth and […]

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    Delhi Government Launches App to Make Citizens ‘VAT Inspectors’

    To boost Delhi government’s tax collection and bring in transparency, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siodia Monday launched ‘DVAT BILL’ app and said that people can play an important role in governance through this mobile application. The software has been developed by Delhi government’s Trade and Taxes department. Sisodia, who also holds finance portfolio, said that […]

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    Nazara to Publish Mobile Games for Amar Chitra Katha

    Aside from having a deal for games based on Chhota Bheem and Zeptolab’s Cut the Rope, Nazara Games will be publishing games based on Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle’s extensive roster of well-known characters. “We would like to see gaming revenues contribute anything between five and 10 percent of our total revenues in two years […]