Leela Prasad

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is a Senior Copy Editor at Indianexpress.com. He specialises in data-driven stories and social media.

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HTC Desire 630 4G LTE review: Stylish, but short
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

HTC Desire 630 4G LTE dual sim is not just another pretty face in the market, there is more to it than the eye candy on offer.

Behind Kiran Bedi’s threat to quit, a strong resolve to cleanup Puducherry
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Kiran Bedi had taken a keen interest in local civic issues, particularly grievances involving garbage removal

Kashmir, Balochistan rhetoric reaches crescendo post Modi’s Independence Day speech
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

The first domino fell during an all-party meeting on Kashmir, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted the same confrontational stance as his counterpart in Pakistan.

ifrogz Free Rein Reflect Bluetooth headphones: Don’t become a roadkill, use these
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

ifrogz Free Rein Reflect Bluetooth headphones are perfect for those running out on the roads.

Addicted to Pokémon Go? God save all you Charmander-loving, Meowth-hating fans!
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Pokemon Go hasn't even officially released in India and many have already started reliving Ash Ketchum's dream of 'catching them all'.

Itel it1511 review
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

itel's first big offering is a selfie phone, the it1511. Is this entry-level smartphone pretending to be a polished mid-segment piece? We find out.

Who is Theresa May?
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Theresa May, who backed the Remain campaign, will be tasked with negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union

Portugal vs France: Can Portugal be proud of this Euro 2016 win?
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Portugal might have won the Euro 2016 but is this something they can be proud of given the style of their play in the tournament?

Telangana to unfurl India’s largest Tricolour
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

The proposed height of the flagpole is 303 feet -- 10 feet more than the current tallest flagpole pole in Ranchi.

Railways to start trial runs of solar train in sunny Jodhpur
Fri, May 13, 2016

Annually, the Railways are hoping to reduce 239 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions by saving approximately 90,800 litres of diesel per rake.

In under surveillance China, a technology that gives cameras some brains
Sun, May 08, 2016

These cameras can track abnormal behaviour -- running away from a cash machine or lingering for too long -- and alert the authorities by sounding an alarm.

The Indian Iris, a unique startup that keeps an eye on govt schemes
Thu, May 05, 2016

The idea to build a comprehensive platform of this scale first took root in 2014 when Sindhu, a IIIT Bangalore graduate, read about Narayan Singh Rao's work for the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections.

How a Chinese cab service uses AI to purge the surge
Sun, May 01, 2016

In China, cab aggregator Didi Chuxing is betting big on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to make their algorithms predict demand and adjust the number of drivers in a locality for maximum efficiency.

BookMyShow to offer movie tickets on credit
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

Ashish Hemrajani, co founder of BookMyShow, said users will be allowed to book tickets and payback the amount within 30 days.

InFocus Bingo 50 #ExpressReview: Good enough for its Rs 7,499 price
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

InFocus Bingo 50 comes with 3GB RAM, a quad-core processor and Android M OS. Here's our review of this new budget smartphone.

As India goes south in FIFA ranking, it needs to look beyond northeast for solutions
Thu, May 05, 2016

The state of Indian football is in shambles. Its domestic league is on its last legs. Can India once again punch above its weight like the legends in the 50s?

North Korea nuclear test: A cancer that spread from Pakistan
Thu, May 05, 2016

In the summer of 1996, Korea had reached an agreement with Pakistan to trade their long-range missile technology in exchange for its the highly enriched uranium (HEU) program.

Can Star Wars ‘Force’ Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale and Deepika Padukone’s Bajirao Mastani into corner?
Sun, Dec 27, 2015

Sean Mclain in the Wall Street Journal reported that the studio wanted to avoid clashing dates with blockbuster Bollywood releases — Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale and Ranveer Singh’s Bajirao Mastani.

Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton’s first hurdle in 2016 presidential race
Thu, May 05, 2016

Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, has emerged as an alternative choice for Democrat voters in the presidential race.

Why Delhi must import ideas to tackle diesel emissions
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

The Supreme Court has shown the way, now it is time for Delhi residents to act.

Huawei reveals super-quick charging batteries: Provide 68% charge in two minutes
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Huawei shared the astonishing results in a video presentation at a Battery Symposium in Japan.

Modi image on Westminster: British MP raises issue in House, NGO says it got idea from 3D hologram campaign
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

An image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi holding a sword against the backdrop of a swastika on the Palace of Westminster.

Meizu m2 review: A budget phone with a decent camera option
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Meizu M2's design might not be original, the device does offer good features and specs for its price

San Francisco to New Delhi flight could mark beginning of Air India’s turnaround
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

Air India reported losses of Rs 1,800 crore till January this year on all international routes, according to an internal analysis.

Auto permits are back in Maharashtra, but pollution still an issue
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Maharashtra government announces one lakh auto permits despite pollution levels being slightly above the threshold limit in cities like Navi Mumbai and Pune.

Manchester United need to abandon Louis van Gaal’s philosophy
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

Manchester United, despite enjoying 60% possession, were reduced to passing sideways than probing for gaps behind the defence.

Mumbai toasts multi-crore property deals, but what about its homeless?
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Thousands sleep on the streets every night in Mumbai with the fear of coming under the wheels of an Audi or a BMW.

Manchester clubs turn to Anthony Martial, Kelechi Iheanacho for goals
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Manchester United's Anthony Martial and City's Kelechi Inheanacho announced their arrival with a bang this Saturday.

Despite the low price, Delhi doesn’t take to beer like Bucharest
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Delhi consumes beer 21 times less than what a person in Prague would wash down his pretzel with a beer everyday.

iBall Slide A2 Stellar review: At Rs 11,999, a decent buy for tablet-seekers
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Balancing price and features can be challenge, but iBall seems to have made the right moves with the Stellar A2

How Maggi row could hit desi hunger pangs in the US
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

While Indian authorities look at whether Maggi is good enough to be sold in the country, it seems the popular product has been a hot export out of India.

Tamil Nadu: In the land of the freebies, sadly power is never a poll promise
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

For a state grappling with power deficit, daily power cuts would mean that mixies, grinders, TVs and table fans cannot run on poll promises.

Narendra Modi vs the markets: Plotting key days from first year to BSE performance
Mon, May 25, 2015

The traders seemed to rally behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of reform and growth for much of the last 12 months as his government completes one year in power tomorrow

Web Edit: Mayweather vs Pacquiao lacked a punch
Sun, May 03, 2015

The richest fight in boxing history did not live up to its billing, but it did settle who the greatest of all was.

uberINTERCITY to connect Mumbai and Pune at Rs 3,999
Fri, May 01, 2015

The inter-city option is being lauched for a limited time period after sensing a demand from frequent travellers between the two cities.

Uber updates SOS button for India, will alert police in case of emergency
Fri, May 01, 2015

Uber has not set a time frame for the release but Kolkata or Delhi is expected to be the first city to receive the upgrade.