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Newsflicks: Digital India is buffering Computer literacy for India's students will remain a luxury, given that two out of every five computers are showpieces, with three out of four schools without even a power connection to run computers.

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Newsflicks: Will India be able to host the olympics?Not on the evidence of spends in previous games. London 2012, for example, cost a modest $15 billion

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Newsflicks: Train of discount = Rs 1,600 crThat is the potential revenue the Indian Railways gave away in concessions last year

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Newsflicks: The real virtual threatBoth cyber attacks and convictions have gone up in recent times. A look at the menace

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Newsflicks: Job hunting season beginsAppraisals over, increment letters despatched, disgruntled employees are now updating their CVs in the hope of better prospects

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Newsflicks: Why it's tough 'taxing with love'Despite the PM'S directive to taxmen, it's tough to bring love and tax together.

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Newsflicks: 14 years and countingThe Gulbarg society massacre case may drag on for even longer as the accused are likely to appeal to higher courts

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Newsflicks: Young India prefers old leadersWhen it comes to politics, we seem to rely on wisdom and experience. For example, the Left's star campaigner in Kerala was nonagenarian V.S. Achuthanandan.

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Newsflicks: Judged by salaryThe chiefs of the Indian armed forces may soon earn more than their US counterparts. This is in terms of purchasing power parity, but they aren't the fi rst to best their American peers. A look at the salaries of Indian judges over the years and how they compare with that of their counterparts elsewhere.

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Newsflicks: Outdoor activityGovernment numbers show that a large percentage still prefer open defecation

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Newsflicks: Water sports Sports grounds need heavy maintenance. And water- lots of it

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Newsflicks: Enough already!Sponsors are feeling the cricket overkill. And that's good news for kabaddi and football

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Newsflicks: Death by degreesThe India Meteorological Department predicts more heatwaves this summer than last year

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Newsflicks: Virat or Sachin?Is Virat 'Sachin 2.0'? or is he even better than the Little Master?

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Newsflicks: Indians don't love horsesIndians don't love horses or donkeys or dogs, as their utility decreases over time

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Newsflicks: Art of killingA cultural festival on its floodplains is just the latest assault on the river that has been dying a slow death.

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Newsflicks: Maid in RajasthanThe desert state sets a minimum wage limit for domestic workers-a first in the country.

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Newsflicks: Smart cities dumb megacitiesThe Central govt has announced a list of 20 urban areas to be developed as smart cities; but what about Delhi and Mumbai?

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Newsflicks: How Indian is the world?India boasts the largest number of people migrating to foreign countries: A diaspora of 16 million. So then, how Indian is the world?

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Newsflicks: Let's be good samaritansThe government is soon going to notify standard operating procedures for protection of people who help accident victims, making it binding on all. Will it bring the change?

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The world's most common natural disaster is...For the period 1995-2015, the percentage of occurrence of natural disasters, by type, are:

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Your bank in your palmMobile banking has outpaced Net banking thanks to the spread of smartphones; and the chequebook isn't finding too many new fans

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How India spends its moneyDebit cards are increasingly the currency of choice vis-a-vis credit cards, even though cash still rules.

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Myanmar's road to democracyA look at the country's historic election that may finally end military dictatorship.

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Same CM, same challengeAs Nitish Kumar gets another term as the CM of Bihar, the challenges remain the same.

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Billion dollar saleA look at e-commerce sales during India's festive season.

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Dalit and damnedCases of oppression against Dalits aren't one-off; data shows that they continue to suffer at the hands of upper castes.

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Meat of the matterAs the beef controversy continues to simmer, we look at the global meat consumption pattern.

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Manipuris are risk takers... Goans play it safeContrary to popular perception, Punjabis and Gujaratis are not as entrepreneurial as Manipuris, Assamese and Biharis.

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Newsflicks: Growing equal sharing unequalIndia and China are the world's fastest-expanding large economies. But who's been better at sharing the benefits of that growth with its people?

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Needed: Women MPsNot even 30 per cent of the world's lawmakers are women; for India the number is even lower

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Newsflicks: Gujarat's like BiharGujarat's like Bihar when it comes to caste politics.