Corruption Culture Democracy Environment Globalisation Governance Government Life Media Optimism Politics Radicalization Regional Relationship Technology Terrorism Urbanisation World

The Linkages Between Indo-US and Indo-Afghan Relations

It is a pertinent question as to how India-Afghanistan relations stagnated[i] from the days of the Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Karzai government in 2011 to the current days of relative disengagement and marginalization of India compared to other big players of the region. The question is aggravated if it is considered that neither country has made a hostile or negative move towards the other during this period. Yet, Afghanistan’s new leadership has resumed its ‘competitive yet brotherly’ relationship with Pakistan as the US withdrawal becomes imminent. The complications of a dialogue with Pakistan are all too evident with the Taliban

Read more
nuke
Corruption Government Infrastructure Politics Politics Radicalization Science Technology World

Pakistani Nuclear Politics: Slippery Slope which strengthens Military Gum Boots

According to me, mainstreaming a nuclear Pakistan with a nuclear deal at current stage is a slippery slope which will only strengthen the military gum boots in Pakistan. A new report by the Carnegie-Stimson[1] collaboration proposes that Pakistan consider the following five nuclear weapon-related initiatives: • Shift declaratory policy from “full spectrum” to “strategic” deterrence. • Commit to a recessed deterrence posture and limit production of short-range delivery vehicles and tactical nuclear weapons. • Lift Pakistan’s veto on Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty negotiations and reduce or stop fissile material production. • Separate civilian and military nuclear facilities. • Sign the Comprehensive

Read more
Featured Technology

Are we about to enter the ‘golden era’ of technology?

When we talk about technology, are we on the edge of a golden era? Will the advancement in technology serve as the tool that has an impact on the society over the next 20 years? Technology will soon have a dramatic impact on the man-machine interface and be a part of ushering in a golden era of technology. When we look at the new era of technology we should not limit it by extending it to a certain criterion but broaden our horizons and look at it in the way to see the world around us in new ways. Since

Read more
YouTubevsFacebookVsSnapchat
Digital Media Digital Media Featured Marketing Opinion Social Media Technology

3 essentials of Digital Video. Or the long, short (and silent) off it!

Tides always creep up unknowingly. And over the last decade whenever I have had a chance to talk about digital trends – I have realised that they are very much like tidal waves that take marketers by surprise. So I thought it’s best to start with sharing some context on digital video and let you decide if you want to spend the next five minutes to immerse yourself in this new world. * 80% of ALL Internet traffic will be video in around 2 years (source: Cisco) * Watchtime has grown 50% YoY for 3 years consecutively globally and 80%

Read more
Technology

ZenFone 2 Deluxe & Zenflash – power packed performances!

ZenFone 2 Deluxe is a 5.5-inch smartphone. It has 72% screen-to-body ratio which is powered by a 64-bit 2.3GHz Super Quad-Core Intel Atom Z3580 processor, and is the world’s first smartphone with 4GB of dual-channel DDR3 RAM. ZenFone 2 Deluxe features LTE Category 4+ for download speeds up to 250Mbit/s, and a 60ms touch response time.     ZenFone 2 Deluxe has 13MP PixelMaster camera with its f/2.0-aperture lens.The picture quality is very impressive especially the depth of the picture and with zero shutter lag and Low Light mode is good too. Backlight (Super HDR) mode lets you see clearly

Read more
Technology

7 Boon And Curse of Mobile Banking Facility

Mobile banking facility is provided by a bank or other financial institution to allow its customers to conduct a financial transaction remotely with a mobile device like a mobile phone or tablet. Mobile banking facility differs from mobile payments, which involves the use of a mobile device to pay for goods or services at the point of sale or remotely. The earliest mobile banking facility services used SMS banking. With the introduction of smart phones with WAP support enabling the use of the mobile web in 1999, the European banks started offering mobile banking to their customers. Mobile banking refers

Read more
Featured Fiction Gaming Technology Video Games Youth Pulse

Assassin’s Creed

Assassins creed series was pretty swell some years back, not that its bad now, but still it was really really good for its first few games and assassin’s creed 2 is probably best game in this celebrated series. Long before it became the annual rehashed game series on the lines of Call of Duty, when developers actually were given a decent window to develop a game, they came up with Assassins Creed 2. In 2007 when Assassins Creed was launched as a fresh new IP, immediate parallels with Prince of Persia were drawn which was true to a certain extent

Read more
Technology Uncategorized

How to Promote Your Android Apps/Games for Free

For small businesses, it’s almost always a tough to Promote their Android Apps/Games in Free or in very less budget . Some of the Apps or Games which are very good but due to low budget or very minimal presence : They lost somewhere. In this Digital time, one have to very active and creative .. Some of the tips i have gathered , lets get into that: 1.First of all, Do SEO : Identify the best ” Target Keywords” for your App/Game.and also see on which keywords your app is coming in search. Try searchman tool for SEO &

Read more
Featured Technology Top Uncategorized

Review of Barnoparichay – The App

In this age of mobile phones when most of the kids are addicted to devices forcing parents look for a way out, we have come up with an app that can help parents turn this habit into something productive. We have developed a Bengali (national language of Bangladesh and widely spoken in north east India) learning app Barnoparichay which makes learning fun. Demo videos: I believe that Bengalis living in Bengal, India or abroad can use this app to teach Bengali to their kids and pass on the rich literary heritage of Bengal to the new generation. Features of Barnoparichay

Read more
Phicomm-Passion-P660-Review
Lifestyle Reviews Technology Top

Phicomm Passion P660 – Power packed device at Rs.10,999

Phicomm Recently launched their new phone in India. Called as Passion 660, this one looks like a power packed device. I got hands on with the device. Lets start with the Design. Phicomm is pretty light and slim at 7.3 mm and does have premium finishing and does not look plastic. The screen size is 5-inch display that is bigger than iPhone 6. The display of Phicomm Passion 6 is 5 inch FHD with crystal clear 441 PPI and has 3rd gen corning gorilla glass display that is sturdy. It also has wearable and antiscrach painting that does not leave

Read more