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Scorpene leak: Data in Pakistan, China hands may negate submarines' usefulness for Indian Navy

Scorpene leak: Data in Pakistan, China hands may negate submarines' usefulness for Indian Navy

Over 22,000 pages of classified data related to six Scorpene-class submarines being built by French company DCNS in India have been leaked, The Australian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

India chasing growth via urbanisation; but will it pat off?
India chasing growth via urbanisation; but will it pat off?

Earlier this year, I traveled a few hours north-east of Beijing. Here, the distance between Beijing (municipality) and the coal-belt region of Shaanxi (province) is palpable. The countryside plays...

From Kumbh Mela to Ganesh Visarjan: When tech nets spirituality
From Kumbh Mela to Ganesh Visarjan: When tech nets spirituality

How some city authorities depend on a host of technologies—closed circuit cameras, drones, tracking devices—to maintain safety and security during mega holy gatherings

TECHNOLOGY

Vivo launches 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone in India
Vivo launches 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone in India

The device has 16GB of internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via micro-SD card and runs on Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and houses 2,000mAh battery.

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LIFESTYLE

Endorsing piracy akin to endorsing terrorism: Producer Ritesh Sidhwani
Endorsing piracy akin to endorsing terrorism: Producer Ritesh Sidhwani

Piracy is eating into the profits of Hindi films lately, and for Bollywood producer Ritesh Sidhwani, it's no laughing matter. He says endorsing piracy is akin to supporting terrorism and he is all for stricter laws to curb the menace.

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COMMODITIES

Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang

Crude prices edged lower on Thursday as brimming US and Asian fuel inventories returned investors' attention to a large global supply overhang, cutting short a price rally and restricting Brent crude futures to below the $50 a barrel mark.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 25 Aug )This Week ( 21 Aug - 27 Aug )

SAGITTARIUS It's surprising how much your attitudes to money are bound up with fears and feelings about emotional security. I told you yesterday how cash complaints could come between you and a colleague or partner. Now is the… read more