By most accounts, the long take is a means to enhance viewer involvement with what is playing out on the screen, an experience that would have been interrupted if there were frequent cuts from one scene to another.
In a new study in the journal Nature, Harvard University researchers describe the mechanism that causes greying under stress. In short: stress activates certain nerves, which permanently damages stem cells that generate pigments in hair follicles.
The amendment to the Citizenship Act redefines the way migrants from three countries can become Indian citizens, linking this to their religion. What are the concerns about it nationwide, and why has it faced such fierce resistance in Assam? How does it relate to government’s plans for an all-India NRC?
Quantum supremacy is a milestone that has been long sought in computing, and now Google has announced it has reached it. A look at the science behind the concept, and what was really achieved and how much remains.
In the wisdom of the 1980s, “Assamese first” was the identity we wore on our sleeve. A logician might find the idea questionable — each one of us was all his identities simultaneously — but what the phrase conveyed was tied with emotion.
Assam NRC explained: The final NRC is scheduled on August 31. Those left out will have a series of options for appeal, which is a long haul. Only after that will the question of deportation come up, if at all.