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April 11, 2018 8:19:13 am

The programs are general-purpose facial analysis systems, which can be used for a range of face-perception tasks such as matching faces in different photos, assessing characteristics like gender, age and mood, and face classification.

Akal takht, Nanak Shah Fakir, Nanak Shah Fakir ban, Supreme Court order, Amarinder Singh, Indian express news
April 11, 2018 8:30:08 am

Kamaldeep Singh Brar explains the controversy over ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’, a film SGPC now wants banned; SC ruled in favour of its release Tuesday.

April 12, 2018 7:19:06 pm

Amid a standoff between the Bengal State Election Commission and BJP over the withdrawal of a notification that had extended the last date for nominations in panchayat polls, Indian Express explains an SEC’s role and powers.

Pinarayi Vijayan Thomas isaac controversy
April 10, 2018 9:39:45 am

Southern states meet over new population yardstick, various performance-based incentives.

MHA report on Tihar jail violence
April 10, 2018 9:51:58 am

With SC pulling up states & Union territories for absence of an action plan, a look at how overcrowded the jails are and what govts are doing about it

April 10, 2018 1:10:47 am

The scientists carried out AMS carbon-dating of tiny ostracod fossils to assess the ages of different layers and measured the isotopic composition of oxygen and deuterium in gypsum from these layers.

April 9, 2018 6:21:57 am

Recent re-entries of a Chinese space station and an ISRO vehicle throw the spotlight once again on the debris in space.

Vijay Raghavan, principal scientific advisor, PSA, goi, indian express
April 9, 2018 12:36:14 am

VijayRaghavan, who took charge last week, is a chemical engineer and molecular biologist, a Padma Shri winner, and former director of National Centre for Biological Sciences.

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April 9, 2018 10:02:42 am

UIC’s Alexander Mankin and Yury Polikanov found ODLs act on the ribosome — the molecular machine that makes proteins cells needed to function — of bacterial cells.

Narendra Modi will be the first prime minister to visit tribal district Bijapur, one of the most backward regions of the country. (File)
April 9, 2018 12:51:05 pm

The Law Commission has agreed with the proposal to bar a person from contesting more than one seat at a time but has not endorsed the alternative proposal that winning candidates also shoulder the cost of ensuing by-elections.

Soft hands and hard bargaining: What to watch in Modi-Oli meeting
April 6, 2018 7:35:38 am

Nepal PM in India: On Saturday, after their talks in Hyderabad House, KP Sharma Oli and Narendra Modi will push a button to virtually lay the foundation stone of the 900 MW Arun III hydroelectric project that the Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam will build at a cost of $ 1.5 billion.

April 6, 2018 10:18:01 am

Booming Indian antelope populations threaten crops in many areas. Farmers are reluctant to strike against them, so the herds have only feral packs to fear.

How a US-China trade war can hit Indian market
April 6, 2018 10:23:46 am

Inflation may compel the US Federal Reserve to hike interest rates, and this may lead to capital outflow from emerging markets as American investors look to chase better returns back home.

April 6, 2018 10:33:51 am

In study that raises questions about the way people learn to read and write, university students flounder with common print form of letter 'g'.

April 5, 2018 8:29:11 am

The Gujarat Assembly has issued an order restricting the number of unstarred questions an MLA can ask to three per week. Is that unusual?

April 5, 2018 8:10:32 am

Several state Assemblies have attempted to enact their own laws along lines of Maharashtra’s MCOCA, but have been thwarted by the central intervention. The Indian Express examines the issues in the disagreement over jurisdiction in fighting terrorism and organised crime in the states.

April 5, 2018 5:32:19 pm

Barely a month and a half after the court passed its order on the sharing of waters, the Cauvery will be back before judges — where it has been in some form or another since 1990.

April 4, 2018 1:25:23 am

The PIB accreditation card has two important advantages. First, in certain events involving the President and Prime Minister, and other Ministers, only PIB accredited journalists are allowed entry. Second, accreditation allows a journalist to protect her sources.

April 4, 2018 8:43:51 am

Before this week, governments have pushed the narrative of ‘fake’ or ‘false’ news earlier in 1982, 1988, and 2017. The circumstances and fallouts of attempts at putting curbs on journalists have several similarities. A recall of the battles for media freedom in India.

April 3, 2018 1:22:01 am

While it would be unfair to prejudge some of the cases now in the spotlight, there is a possibility of the debate on the ugly side of capitalism — under attack in the West — playing out in India as well.