Rise of the machines: Will a robot take your job?

Rise of the machines: Will a robot take your job?

LONDON: A once-distant future of flying cars, household robots and talking appliances is rapidly approaching and no one is sure what to expect. Technology companies developing innovative artificial intelligence (AI) applications promise a life made easier as machines take over everyday tasks from making coffee to driving to work. People, they say, will be free […]

Sultan Moiuddin bags 14 gold medals, tops Maharashtra MBBS finals

Sultan Moiuddin bags 14 gold medals, tops Maharashtra MBBS finals

NASHIK : A Muslim Student, Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat ali from Dr. Vasant Pawar Medical College Nashik topped the Maharashtra MBBS Final Exams and bagged 14 gold medals. He bagged nine medals in various subjects of final year, while he also got five medals as a consolation prize. This is the pride moment for Dr. Vasant […]

Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Last week, as Karnataka observed Tipu Sultan Jayanti, the social media universe exploded with right-wing rage. A photograph with the tag ‘the real Tipu Sultan’ was circulated on Twitter and Facebook, accompanied by vitriolic comments. In fact, the photo was of a Zanzibari slave trader named Tippu Tip who lived between the 19th and 20th centuries. Nobody […]

5-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Teacher Inside Madarsa In Thane

5-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Teacher Inside Madarsa In Thane

THANE: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by a teacher inside a madrassa in Mumbra area near Thane, following which the accused was arrested, the police said today. “The 35-year-old accused, who hailed from Bihar, raped the girl a number of times last week. He was arrested last night,” CM Mujwar, Inspector at Mumbra […]

Funding Islamophobia: $206m went to promoting ‘hatred’ of American Muslims

Funding Islamophobia: $206m went to promoting ‘hatred’ of American Muslims

Inciting hate toward American Muslims and Islam has become a multimillion-dollar business, according to a report released on Monday. Released by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (Cair) and University of California Berkeley’s Center for Race and Gender, the report names 74 groups it says contribute in some way to Islamophobia in the US. Of those groups, it says, the primary […]

A creeping quiet in Indian journalism?

A creeping quiet in Indian journalism?

There is a creeping quiet spreading across India’s otherwise loud and lively journalism. Front pages, websites, and news programs are brimming with stories, but “people are afraid”, one editor told me recently in Delhi. “We come under a lot of pressure” says a journalist from Chennai. “I have never experienced anything like this” is how […]