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Quora has been hacked with 100 million users information

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
After hacking of Marriott Starwood hotels, now turn of the question and answer website Quora has been hacked with 100 million user information.This week Monday night, Quora announced that “a malicious third party” gained access to its systems and swiped the account information of nearly 100 million users. This information includes personal information, like your name and email address, as well as details about the actions on Quora, its also show data or link you attached with Quora account.So What Actually Happened?Quora is still investigating about this breach, but CEO of quora Adam D’Angelo says that “On Friday (November 30) ... Read More

What will be the consequences if you hide some secrets from your parents?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
As children, we tend to hide many secrets from our parents due to obligations or even voluntarily. There are some good secrets that can be kept and there can be some ugly secrets as well.The problems and issues begin once these ugly secrets get revealed through some channel to your parents. It can create umpteen no. of problems for yourself and your parents. Some of them are as follows:Remaining under constant fearWhen children keep too many secrets hiding from the parents, they feel guilty at some point or the other of not maintaining the required transparency.There might be some secrets ... Read More

How can an ordinary man contribute to women’s safety?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 14:01:16
Wise men say that charity begins at home and there is no denial in this point. Mahatma Gandhi had once claimed – ‘Be the Change you want to see in this world’. If we wish to create a safe space for our women in all walks of life, then men have to be equal participants in creating a gender inclusive society. But the major question remains is that how one simple and ordinary man can start this bring positive change.Here are a few small steps with which men can start contributing towards women safety -A Lonely Woman Is Your Responsibility ... Read More

How can management ensure working women’s safety on their premises?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 14:02:08
Women in today’s world are taking major positions in different sectors and are performing extraordinarily well in their work roles. The contribution of women is extremely crucial for the inclusive economic development of the country. The principle of Gender Equality is enshrined in our constitution and the feminist movement in the late 1970s strengthened the concept. If we want women to succeed in their work lives, it is important to create a safe atmosphere for a woman to give a holistic contribution. Let's know how:Infrastructure FacilitiesIt is extremely important to keep the infrastructure facilities extremely strong in any workplace. Proper ... Read More

How can women be responsible for their own safety?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 10-May-2022 09:18:12
God helps those who help themselves. While, it is a moral duty of each and every individual to lend a helping hand to others, there are many instances where we have to help our own selves and these are mostly concerned with our safety and protection. Women today are becoming more and more vulnerable to security issues, which is actually a serious problem in our country.It’s time again that women free themselves from the clutches of bondage and become the harbinger of power (Shakti) who has worshiped a Durga in this country yet women live under constant fear and threat. ... Read More

When does a man stop thinking that woman is vulnerable and can be exploited?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:46:08
There are different gender issues that continue to exist in our country and this, later on, magnifies into major issues like dowry, domestic violence, sexual abuse, etc. The mindset of men in our society is the root of all the causes. It is important to change the mindset of men in order to make them stop thinking that women as a sensitive gender is vulnerable and can be exploited by men in our society.The following insight helps us evaluate how to make a man stop thinking this point as it is also a continuous process and cannot happen at one ... Read More

How does wearing a helmet while riding a bike save our lives?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 04-May-2022 07:44:47
Riding a Motorcycle at high speeds is the dream of every young boy or girl. It will be a lot of fun and gives a sense of freedom to ride a bike on an open road.Keeping the fun and usefulness of the transport apart, it poses a high risk to ride a bike on the road. There are serious dangers involved and a threat to life when you take to the road. As the motorcycle does not provide structural protection that a car does, drivers have to look after their safety by using safety gear.The most important safety gear being ... Read More

What will you do if you find a girl being teased by a policeman and you are alone there?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 02-May-2022 07:18:20
"Anatomy is destiny, " wrote Sigmund Freud. This quote encapsulates the implications faced by taking birth as women and the way women are perceived by men due to their physicality.We have been hearing about eve teasing and physical molestations of women happening around every corner of the country round the clock. We look up to the police to help us in this situations. What if policeman starts teasing a woman? Where shall we go and what shall we do?If I am standing alone at the bus stop and see one girl being teased by a policeman, I would capture the ... Read More

How can Indian prisons be made secure?

Om Sharma
Updated on 04-May-2022 11:34:01
That depends on whose security you’re referring to here – the security of the prisoners serving time in these prisons or the security infrastructure of the prisons in ensuring that no prisoner can escape and no subversive element from outside can illegally get access to an inmate inside the prison.Prisoners and their Track RecordWell, on either count, there are prisons that have an excellent track record in ensuring compliance on all these parameters and there are prisons that are notorious for being the playground of the worst criminals serving their sentences. It all depends on the overall political environment of ... Read More

How can we reduce traffic in Cities?

Om Sharma
Updated on 25-Apr-2022 12:00:51
All of us encounter the ever-increasing traffic in cities, especially in the peak hours (Morning & Evening). However, by following a few easy steps we can avoid the ever-increasing load of traffic from the roads of our major cities and have easy driving.Bring Changes in Road Layout and AppearanceDrivers are forced to decelerate to negotiate them if physical traffic calming measures are taken. The following measures are part of this and help in curbing trafficStep:1Make the entrance of a street narrowStep:2Developing a chicaneStep:3Speed-breakersStep:4Enforcing a 20 mph speed limitThe psychological traffic calming methods include plants, trees and artworks help narrowing and ... Read More