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Harassed at Facebook for criticising lack of diversity, alleges ex-employee

Sophie Alpert who headed a key open-source project called React at Facebook, alleging she was harassed by colleagues after criticising the lack of diversity at the company.

SC urged to appoint ombudsman for Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul comments row

With the Special Bench deciding to adjourn the case till next week, the duo will not be able to feature in the upcoming limited-overs tour to New Zealand as well.

India to train 45 countries in nano-satellite making

The programme allows India to share its knowledge and expertise in space sector to other countries that can benefit from it," said ISRO Chief K.Sivan.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim, 3 others sentenced to life imprisonment in journalist murder case

Ram Rahim's life imprisonment will begin after the completion of the 20-year jail term in the rape cases for which he was convicted earlier.

Singapore's low-cost airline Scoot to expand service to 3 new cities in south India

In a statement, Scoot said the three new routes to Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam are due to be transferred over from sister airline SilkAir.

US airport to be renamed after boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer made the announcement on Wednesday, just a day before Muhammad Ali would have turned 77.

NGT tells Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 crore by Friday, warns of punitive action

The Tribunal warned that if Volkswagen fails to pay the stipulated cost within 24 hours, its India head may be arrested and all his properties may be seized.

Suspend Senior Advocate tag of Chidambarams till trial is over: Journo writes to CJI

The Pioneer’s J Gopikrishnan wrote to the Chief Justice of India seeking his intervention in the alleged misuse of position by former Union minister and his wife.

Only 13 pc Indian schools RTE-compliant: Why this may not reflect education quality

Experts say that while the 10 criteria used in the govt study are important – not all of them are essential. For instance, whether a school has a headmaster’s room of a specific size is not reflective of quality of education.

Jet Airways actively considering resolution plan to infuse capital, reduce debt

The revelation comes after reports suggested that a rescue deal has been sealed between the cash-strapped airline and its partner, Etihad Airways.