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Black, Hispanics Keen to Learn Computers Than Whites: US Google Report

Google has released new findings after a joint study with Gallup that investigates the demographic inequities in K-12 computer science (CS) education in two reports, Diversity Gaps in Computer Science: Exploring the Underrepresentation of Girls, Blacks and Hispanics and Trends in the State of Computer Science in U.S. K-12 Schools. They surveyed 16,000 nationally representative groups of students, parents, teachers, ...

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Police Pressurized Kanhaiya Kumar to Extract Statement: NHRC

In a report that will have adverse impact on India’s image abroad, the country’s National Human Rights Commission said on Friday that Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was subjected to psychological pressure. If proved, India may face flak from the US and European countries and Kanhaiya may even become one of the Nobel Peace Prize nominees. The ...

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Google All Set to Release 2 Nexus Smartphones in October — 5.2-Inch LG Angler and 5.7-Inch Huawei Bullhead

Google will be releasing not one but two Nexus devices this year manufactured by LG and Huawei each. The one made by LG is codenamed Angler and Huawei one is dubbed Bullhead. According to Android Police, the Nexus phones will be out by October 2015. Those expecting a tablet from Google, only time will tell whether Google will in fact ...

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China Takes Note of India’s Mangalyaan, Ranks it as 6th ‘Leading Space Power’

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan has made the world sit up and take congnisance of other space majors and China too has taken note of the accomplishment by mentioning it in its annual report released recently. The report by the Beijing Institute of Space Science and Technology said the US, Europe, Russia, China, Japan and India are the leading powers ...

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Rajasthan Royals Admits Player Approached for Match Fixing

A Rajasthan Royals cricketer was approached for fixing 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the team management said on Friday. The Royals reaction comes in after the Indian Express reported on Friday that the Mumbai-based Royals player was approached by his Ranji Trophy teammate “with an offer of money if he followed a pre-decided pattern of play”. The player refused ...

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Telangana reports 50 more swin flu cases

  Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Fifty new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, officials said Saturday. With this, the number of swine flu cases in the state has mounted to 290. Government-run hospitals in Hyderabad have sent blood samples of 100 more people for H1N1 tests to the Institute of Preventive Medicine (IPM) here. Nizam’s Institute of ...

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One in 6 smartphones hacked by cyber attackers: Study

One in six smartphones in the world have faced cyber attacks by hackers, reveals a new study. About 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software, it noted. Experion, a global information services firm, said the cyber attacks range from phishing emails to session ...

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10 bird sanctuaries in India critically need urgent uplift: Report

Two important bird and biodiversity areas in Maharashtra are among 10 across India that are in serious danger of being lost forever due to unsustainable developmental pactices, a new study warned Saturday. The report, titled ‘Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas: A Global Network for Conserving Nature & Benefitting People’, was prepared by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) in association with ...

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