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In the wake of DRS’ dodgy performance exacerbated by Dharmasena’s howlers during the recently concluded Ashes, it is reliably learnt that ICC is looking to fine tune the technology underlying the decision review system to make it 99.99% error free in normal situations (and 60% error free in case of Dharmasena). Accordingly, they have taken [...]

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Google Inc has requested the UPA to refrain from launching yet another scheme named after Shri Rajiv Gandhi. The request comes in the wake of mounting speculation that the Food Security Bill may be named after the late leader, thereby adding to the kitty of the thousand and odd central schemes named after one of [...]

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Disclaimer: For Object Oriented Programming aficionados :) Alok Themka, a Bangalore-based software engineer working at Infosys, was in for a different kind of code review today, when workers allegedly from Congress barged into his cubicle and demanded that he modify the definition of his C++ class ‘India’ by making ‘Vadra’ a private member, instead of [...]

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After Dharmasena, the Third Umpire for the ongoing 3rd Ashes Test, failed to see the yawning two and half mile gap between bat and ball even in super-slow mo while reviewing Khawaja’s erroneous dismissal, the ICC has decided to institute DRS for DRS to minimize not just on-field umpiring errors but also third umpire howlers. “We [...]

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In a stunning breakthrough of gargantuan proportions, DRDO has unveiled the world’s first secular robot. Powered by ‘dynamic secularisation’  technology, the robot, rather than blindly following the accepted definitions of secularism, adapts to the fast changing secular equations in India by parsing the secular utterances of leaders like L K Advani, Nitish Kumar, Jagdish Tytler, [...]

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In a stunning development, Chinese hackers breached the security of the DRDO website yesterday and possibly gained access to sensitive information. This attack, rumored to be the first of many more to come, has shaken up the authorities, who have since been frantically looking for appropriate solutions. Thanks to certain clever minds that entered into the fray, [...]

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In addition to the usual massive, way over the top, celebrations all over the state –  thousands of AIADMK workers distributing cakes and sweets to Amma cut-outs, performing paal-abhishekam for her life-size portraits, decorating every nook and corner of the state with large banners, staging blood donation camps, anna dhaanam (feeding the poor for free), [...]

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Applogize, the latest Android App to hit the market, was officially launched today at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, by the very person who inspired its conception and development, Congress MP and son of President Pranab Mukherjee, Abhijit Mukherjee. The app has been designed by Google’s ace software developer and MIT-educated IIT Madras-alumnus Avinashi [...]

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Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa was expelled yesterday from the Karnataka Janata Party, a party he had helped re-launch along with founder Padmanabha Prasanna, when he quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As with the breakup with BJP, Yeddyurappa is expected to encourage a certain fraction of legislators to come along with him this [...]

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In a major embarrassment to premier social networking site Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerburg has postponed the launch of the social networking giant’s latest offering “Graph Search” indefinitely, thanks to a critical customer bug detected by Janata Party President Dr.Subramanian Swamy. Facebook had earlier raised expectations and suspense all over the world with its announcement that it [...]

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