Day: October 6, 2020

Pranab Mukherjee stayed away from modern gadgets, late night parties



Pranab Mukherjee, Narendra Modi are posing for a picture: Former President Pranab Mukherjee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi


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Former President Pranab Mukherjee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

About Pranab Mukherjee, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh once told me that he was like Dhrupad Sangeet. If you don’t understand Dhrupad or if your ears are not trained to listen to Dhrupad, then it will be difficult for you to enjoy the music.

The analogy with Dhrupad gives the impression that Mukherjee, senior Congress leader and former President was a dreary person, who stayed a thousand hands away from so-called modern gadgets, modern lifestyle, late night parties and instead remained engrossed in politics and reading — a person from whom people might have heard, when they went to him, about Congress politics before Indira Gandhi.

It also happened, when someone went to his place, that he would narrate details of the first Congress session and explain how, from there, the party got transformed. So many times listening

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Two Are Accused of Hacking U.S. Websites With Pro-Iran Messages

Two men have been indicted on charges stemming from the hacking of dozens of websites based in the United States, actions that the federal authorities said were taken in retaliation for the death in an American drone strike of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani of Iran.

The men, Behzad Mohammadzadeh and Marwan Abusrour, were charged with conspiracy to commit intentional damage to a protected computer and intentional damage to a protected computer, according to the indictment, which was dated Sept. 3 and unsealed on Tuesday.

Mr. Mohammadzadeh, a citizen of Iran who the authorities believe is about 19 years old, and Mr. Abusrour, who is about 25 and whom the indictment identifies as “a stateless national of the Palestinian Authority,” are believed to be in their home countries.

The indictment, announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, did not identify or describe the approximately 51 websites that

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EDITORIAL: Bill would help close state’s internet divide

Categories: Editorial, Opinion

The coronavirus crisis exposed a lot of unexpected holes in our preparedness for various problems —everything from not having enough intensive-care hospital beds to running short of toilet paper.

With regard to educating our youth and accessing health care, we realized we don’t have enough broadband access to serve everyone. Worse, we don’t even know exactly where the gaps are in coverage or how bad the problem is.

Inadequate or nonexistent high-speed affordable internet access is particularly a problem for many students and their teachers at home trying to fulfill their educational goals.

It’s particularly a problem for New Yorkers needing to communicate with medical professionals through tele-health.

It’s particularly a problem when it comes to helping our ravaged economy recover from the crisis because the new at-home worker doesn’t have adequate internet service and businesses can’t meet the needs of their growing base of internet customers.

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IMIDRO seeking modern technology through co-op with universities

TEHRAN- Iran’s determination for strengthening domestic production requires enjoying modern technology and knowledge, which has put all related organizations in the way of achieving high technology.

The mining industry, as one of the major sectors which play a significant role in helping the country achieve its goal of self-reliance, should obviously enjoy technical knowledge in different areas.

In this due, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), as the country’s major state-owned holding active in the mining sector, has put applying modern technology a top agenda of its activity, and cooperation with the country’s renowned universities is one of the organization’s main approaches to this end.

IMIDRO Head Khodadad Gharibpour has stated that his organization supports the research projects required in the industry, saying that paying attention to the scientific subjects and modern technology through cooperation with the universities is seriously followed up by IMIDRO.

In line

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7 Canons of Optimising Your Website’s Speed & Performance

If your WordPress website is suffering from poor performance, it could be time to give pace a chance. Optimising WordPress is a huge talking point online given the prowess of the website building platform. With over 35% of the internet powered by WordPress, the secrets of getting the most out of the platform are highly sought after. 

Your website performance and speed could directly affect the levels of traffic you welcome as well as your sales or conversions. So it’s important to dedicate some time towards looking at how to get the most out of WordPress. 

With this in mind, let’s go through some of the best tips and tricks for how to power up your WordPress and win more satisfied visitors in the process. 

The Importance of Pace

Achieving a high-performance WordPress site can sometimes involve changing the look of your website. You may love your landing page with

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