Use technology to prevent leakage of documents It was New Delhi’s worst-kept secret: The ministry of petroleum & natural gas located in Shastri Bhawan leaked like a sieve. As did some other ministries, as unfoldĀ­ing events now seem to indicate. But now that a full-blow scandal involving organised pilĀ­ferage of official documents has come out…

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  My best time at Prithvi Theatre was when, as a 15-year-old, I saw its first festival in 1983. It celebrated five years of the theatre, and it was there I got to know Veenapani Chawla. She was part of the core team working with my mother on the festival. Soft spoken and demure, but…

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San Francisco-based Uber, which was valued $40 billion after the latest round of financing, has been a darling of investors and in the news for its freĀ­netic pace of growth. It is an ‘aggregaĀ­tor’ that connects passengers and taxi drivers at cheap rates and is completeĀ­ly mobile app-driven. The rape surviĀ­vor logged into the app…

Read More Uber’s operations in north India are run from a posh hotel in Gurgaon by a four-member team