Month: February 2018

ISIS Speading To New Regions, US Warns Its Law Enforcement Partners

Washington:  The United States warned judicial and law enforcement officials from around the world of the dangers posed by an increasingly de-centralised ISIS group spreading to new regions. At a two-day conference in Washington that concluded Wednesday, the US State Department designated seven ISIS-linked groups as terrorist threats – underlining

Maneka Gandhi Introduces New Bill To Address Issue Of Illegal Brothels

New Delhi:  Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that although she does not know how “illegal” brothels are running in the Capital and elsewhere in India, but a new legislation her Ministry is bringing would help address the issue. Terming the ‘Trafficking of Persons (Prevention,

Pakistan Says Ban On Its Artistes In India “Unfortunate”

Islamabad:  Pakistan on Wednesday criticised India for “anti-Pakistan prejudice” as the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association (IMPPA) upheld its ban on Pakistani performing artistes. “It is unfortunate that art and cinema, which bring people together by acting as cultural bridges, are being held hostage to hate and xenophobia,” Foreign Office

Amazon Prime Video will now show pay-per-view UFC fights

If you’re a UFC fan you’ll now have another place to watch fights – Amazon Prime Video. The online retailers just announced that starting with UFC 222 on March 3rd, all pay-per-view UFC fights will be available to buy and watch on Amazon prime. Fights can be preordered and also

Virtualitics grabs another $7M in funding to drive its VR data visualization platform

After raising $4.4 million last March, Virtualitics has closed a $7 million Series B round led by Centricus with participation from The VR Fund. The startup is building a sort of “Excel for VR,” that lets people see data in a more immersive and collaborative way. “[B]usiness intelligence platforms need to