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In the study, participants had several advantages over ordinary people in everyday life.(Unsplash)

Researchers design masks more realistic than human faces

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:18 PM IST
According to the research, 20% error rate observed in the study likely underestimates the extent to which people would struggle to tell an artificial face from the real thing outside of the lab.
The government of one of China’s top technology hubs is making effort to exert greater influence over the country’s massive private sector.(Bloomberg)
The government of one of China’s top technology hubs is making effort to exert greater influence over the country’s massive private sector.(Bloomberg)

China steps up government presence at Alibaba, private giants

Bloomberg | By Lulu Yilun Chen
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 10:03 AM IST
Hangzhou, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, is assigning government affairs representatives to facilitate communication and expedite projects, the city government said on its website.
Over the past six years, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has been able to solve just 866 cases of chain-snatching out of the 2,084 registered cases on suburban local trains.
Over the past six years, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has been able to solve just 866 cases of chain-snatching out of the 2,084 registered cases on suburban local trains.

Chain-snatching cases: GRP detection rate falls to 27.8%

By Megha Sood
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 02:44 AM IST
Of the 334 cases registered in 2018, the GRP managed to detect only 93 cases. In 2017, the GRP had detected 150 out of 367 registered cases in 2017 and 129 of 317 registered cases in 2016.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Before polls, cops put people with criminal record under the scanner(Bloomberg)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Before polls, cops put people with criminal record under the scanner(Bloomberg)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Before polls, cops put people with criminal record under the scanner

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2019 12:20 AM IST
The police said that more than 3,039 people were questioned on Friday and their details were sent to their respective areas for cross-checking.
It is generally believed that cities, especially larger cities, report higher rates of crime than small cities and rural areas.(HT File)
It is generally believed that cities, especially larger cities, report higher rates of crime than small cities and rural areas.(HT File)

A sense of communal living helps moulding safer cities

By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 04:33 PM IST
In many cases, crimes against women and children are committed by people known to them and therefore, reporting is uneven.
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