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2017-11-25T11:19:14+05:30

Shiva’s Stare

Har Har Mahadev. That’s the name of the app developed by a team at Banaras Hindu University’s Institute of Medical Sciences to block pornographic websites, as well as others considered “ina­ppropriate”. After a user has downloaded and registered the app, any attempt to access such sites will result in devotional songs being played. Vijay Nath Misra of the neurology department said that it had taken him and his team six months to design it—an exempl­ary use of resources. “We hope the devotional songs that will play on the app will bring some level of change in the user. We will soon be adding devotional songs from other religions too,” he added.  He also plans for the app to redirect users to inspiring speeches made by figures such as Nelson Mandela, Rabindranath Tagore and Maha­tma Gandhi. Har Har Mahadev!


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