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Facebook bans personality quizzes

Facebook banned apps from running personality quizzes of the kind that spurred the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal in an attempt to strengthen the social media platform’s privacy and security.

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WhatsApp Pay to go live soon

Facebook is upbeat on the growth of digital payments in India and is actively working on launching WhatsApp Pay soon, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said.

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Realme 3 Pro released

Prajyot Mainkar   Realme 3 Pro launched in India at a starting rate of `13,999. The phone comes with 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

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A breakthrough in neuroscience

Nandkumar M Kamat   NRI Croatian scientist Nenad Sestan has stunned the world by ‘reviving’ dead brains. The 47-year-old scientist is a professor of neurosciences, comparative medicine,

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Uncut diamonds need good polishing

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES   “Whenever you keep score in love, you lose.” If we take this quote to the playing fields of Goa where young boys are being trained the basics of football in various grass root programs– the score of the love these boys have for the ball tells a story of big wins for the game.

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IPL rewards performance, rejects emotion

With performance the only currency, only a few India players are in business this IPL. MSD is the brilliant finisher, coolly taking on bowlers in the death overs. Hardik Pandya has inherited Dhoni’s skills and is no less destructive while closing games. Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant have made decisive contributions.

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Inside India’s Hogwarts

Lavina Mulchandani Hindustan Times   You  probably wish you could make some of your colleagues disappear. But there’s only one place where you get to actually do that kind of thing (legally, at least).

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Writing a new world

Dhrubo Jyoti   When Baby Haldar’s ‘Aalo Andhari’ came out in 2002, it was a bombshell. A searing narration of how she was sold off at 13, raped, and then eked out a living as a domestic worker, stealing time to write between work, the book catapulted Haldar into literary stardom.

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