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Is India ready for mass facial recognition system to combat crime?

The Narendra Modi government is preparing to install country-wide facial recognition system in an effort to tamp down crime rate.


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Bisibele bath to rava idli: How Bengaluru’s MTR mixed tradition and innovation perfectly

MTR today does not want to change its core product – even though, ironically, its founders kept innovating in early 20th century to make it what it is today.

Why this woman in Colombia didn’t develop Alzheimer’s despite being at great risk for it

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Boris Johnson’s makeover with Brexit ‘foundation’ and US’ ‘Paris pullout’

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

That’s not his name: 5 things you do not know about Leonardo Da Vinci

500 years after Da Vinci's death, the largest exhibition of his work is being held in Paris. It has taken years to organise, but has not been free of controversy.

Bans can’t banish north India’s toxic air. It needs creative solutions and perseverance

The air crisis needs many creative solutions, including technology and citizen participation. SC order to pay farmers not to burn stubble is the first step.

Why opening up science & encouraging communication is key to scientific progress

The theme of World Science Day this year — ‘Open Science, Leaving No One Behind’ — talks giving society greater access to research.

If India blocked Sidhu from Kartarpur, he would’ve become hero: Imran in viral video

In the video, Khan can purportedly be heard indicating the PM Modi-led government would not deny Sidhu permission to attend the historic event.

Why Nitin Gadkari could be the answer to BJP-Sena stalemate in Maharashtra

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Fauji: The show that launched a broody, chain-smoking SRK on the path to Bollywood glory

From nearly going to jail to babysitting duty on set, a behind-the-scenes look at the show that catapulted Shah Rukh Khan to stardom.

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