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Fears of lynch mobs and violence if Modi wins re-election

Fears of lynch mobs and violence if Modi wins re-election

World
By Siobhan Robbins, news correspondent, in India India is in the grip of election fever, with 900 million registered voters preparing to go to the polls.The general election will be the world's largest democratic exercise, with voting beginning on 11 April. Voters are electing lawmakers for the 545-member lower house of parliament, or Lok Sabha.The country is so large that voting will take place in seven phases over five weeks, with initial results expected on 23 May. Image: Supporters of Narendra Modi listen to one of his election rallies Under the banners of national security and Hindu nationalism, current prime minister Narendra Modi is hoping for another landslide victory with the Bharatiya Janata Par...
God of War wins best game at Bafta Awards

God of War wins best game at Bafta Awards

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device Action-adventure game God of War has won the sought-after Best Game prize at the 15th annual Bafta Games Awards.The game is rooted in ancient mythology and stars Kratos, the former Greek god of war, and his son Atreus.Fortnite, released in 2017, was named best evolving game.Despite receiving six nominations, UK-made western adventure Red Dead Redemption 2 walked away empty-handed at the glitzy ceremony in central London. Media playback is unsupported on your device The first God of War game was released in 2005. This eighth instalment in the series, developed by Santa Monica Studio, sees its iconic lead character Kratos - son of Zeus - as a struggling si...
Wolves 2-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants five wins for top-four spot

Wolves 2-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants five wins for top-four spot

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United need to win five of their last six league games to finish in the top four of the Premier League, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.A 2-1 loss at Wolves left United fifth, two points behind third-placed Arsenal, level with Tottenham who are fourth and one point clear of Chelsea in sixth.However, United have now played one game more than the three London clubs. "We needed 15 points from seven games, now it is 15 from six - we don't have room for many losses," said Solskjaer. "It is harder than it was before...
British-Canadian AI expert Geoffrey Hinton wins Turing Award

British-Canadian AI expert Geoffrey Hinton wins Turing Award

Technology
British-born artificial intelligence (AI) expert Geoffrey Hinton has won the Turing Award, sometimes referred to as "the Nobel Prize of computing".Mr Hinton, who now lives in Canada, shares the award with Yoshua Bengio and Yann LeCun - two other proponents of deep learning, a popular form of AI."The three of us have been the people who most believed in this approach," he told BBC News. "It's very nice to be recognised now that it is fashionable."A deep neural network uses many layers of artificial neurons, loosely mimicking the structure of animal brains. Such AI is increasingly used in products that people use every day - from smart speakers to Facebook. Deep learning is also seen as a promising, though not flawless, tool for th...
Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

Valtteri Bottas wins Australian GP after Lewis Hamilton overtake

Sports
Valtteri Bottas dominated the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after overtaking world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton.The Finn took the lead at the start from Hamilton, who made a slow getaway from pole position, and even took the new bonus point for the fastest lap.Hamilton was left far behind, and had to concentrate on holding off Red Bull's Max Verstappen for second place. Verstappen passed Sebastian Vettel for third on a sobering day for Ferrari. "Why are we so slow?" Vettel asked his team at two-thirds distance. "We don't know at the moment," came the reply. It was an exchange that summed up Ferrari's entire weekend.It was a weekend which began in mourning following ne...