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Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Korea displace India to go atop table

If one thought South Korea’s shocking win over defending champions India in the opening encounter of the Kabaddi World Cup was a fluke, think again. The Koreans had another happy outing on Sunday, defeating Argentina 68-42 on the third day of the tournament here. The victory gives South Korea an edge over India and Bangladesh in Group A to qualify ... Read More »

Women’s World Cup semifinal: Japan into final after England defender Laura Bassett scores injury time own goal

An injury time own goal from England defender Laura Bassett put Japan into the World Cup final with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday, setting up a title rematch with the United States. The US, who lost the 2011 final to the Japan on penalties, booked their ticket to Sunday’s championship game in Vancouver with a 2-0 win over top ranked Germany on Tuesday. Bassett’s attempted sliding ... Read More »

53% Indians hooked to internet every hour beat global average

Fifty-three per cent of Indians are connected to the internet every waking hour, which is higher than the global average of 51 per cent, a new international study has found. “The continuous online connectivity is becoming a phenomenon in India with 53 per cent of respondents in the country saying they are connected to the internet every waking hour,” said ... Read More »

Solar tsunami used to measure Sun’s magnetic field

Washington, July 13: A solar tsunami observed by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the Japanese Hinode spacecraft has been used to provide the first accurate estimates of the Sun’s magnetic field.Solar tsunamis are produced by enormous explosions in the Sun’s atmosphere called coronal mass ejections (CMEs). As the CME travels out into space, the tsunami travels across the Sun ... Read More »

India ahead of US, Japan in PC security: McAfee

India may have low penetration of computers, but it is ahead of countries like US, Japan and Singapore when it comes to basic PC protection, says a report by security software maker McAfee. It conducted a global study across 24 nations, analysing data from voluntary scans of an average of 27-28 million PCs per month to determine a global estimate ... Read More »