A survey by research firm IDC showed that the global sales of smartwatches have decline by 32% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2016. The survey showed total sales of 3.5 million units, and decli... [...]
The Indian Government has reportedly approved a three-year exemption from the 30% annual local sourcing norms required for foreign single-brand retail companies with “cutting-edge technology&rdq... [...]
The Viking-1 robot probe of Mars has detected nitrogen and argon gases in the atmosphere of the red planet in sufficient abundance to make scientists more optimistic that life could flourish there, the project’s director said. While not providing enough [...]
PM Modi gave the idea of having simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi floated a very pertinent idea of having simultan [...]
New Delhi, July 21: Atrocities against Dalits have been increasing since Independence, and the caste system in India has a "Taliban-like attitude", Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav said on Thursday in the Rajya Sabha.Yadav also demanded a ban on a cow [...]
New Delhi, Jul 21: Congress leader Anand Sharma today alleged that the government was blocking the appointment of judges as it was "very angry" after the Supreme Court's decision in the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), a charge strongly refuted by [...]
The US Department of Justice have announced that they have apprehended the alleged owner of Kickass Torrents (KAT), one of the most popular torrent websites. Artem Vaulin, 30, was arrested in Poland,... [...]
Pokemon Go is incredible, enough said. The game has dug up our fond, childhood memories, brought us out on the streets, made us interact with people we never thought we would, and given us a world tha... [...]
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Rashtriya Sahara, in an editorial on July 11, writes: “The present situation in the Kashmir valley has created great problems for the Mehbooba Mufti government.
The people are pained and angry because of the perception that, in [...]
New Delhi, July 21: Taking a dig at Modi Government, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday warned his deputy Manish Sisodia to 'be prepared' against CBI actions. Kejriwal's comment came to fore following after the inauguration of new building of [...]
New Delhi, July 21: A week after four Dalit men were brutally assaulted by cow protection vigilantes in Gujarat, the central government on Thursday urged the states to effectively implement constitutional safeguards for the Scheduled Castes to create crime-free environment against [...]
Marin Cilic revealed about the split on his Facebook page on Thursday. (Source: File)
Marin Cilic has split with coach Goran Ivanisevic after nearly three years of cooperation that [...]
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Hyperbole surrounding Udta Punjab — the recent film highlighting the drug menace in that state, obscures certain realities. There seems to be a sens [...]
Kolkata, July 21: Expressing concern over the rise of 'cow protection' vigilantes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted the peoples' "right to choice" and warned against the bid to "saffronise everything".Addressing a party rally in the city, the [...]
Kolkata, July 21: Eminent musician and former Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Kabir Suman on Thursday made a passionate appeal to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for releasing political prisoners lodged in jails across the state.Participating in the Trinamool's annual Martyr's Day [...]
Rahul Gandhi today met the family of boys who were assaulted in Una, Gujarat and promised them financial help. [...]
Odisha government finally formed a task force to investigate the deaths of as many as 19 children due to malnourishment. [...]
CHICAGO As U.S. public health officials try to determine whether Zika has arrived in the country, doctors are establishing guidelines on how to care for the rising number of babies whose mothers were infected with the virus during pregnancy. Florida this week said it is investigating a case of Zika not related to travel to an area where Zika is active, raising the possibility of local transmission.
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CLEVELAND Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gets his best chance to date on Thursday night to lay out his rationale for why Americans should choose him over Democrat Hillary Clinton, trying to close out a raucous convention on an upbeat note. Trump, a New York businessman who has never held elective office, needs a strong performance to improve his chances of getting a boost in opinion polls from the four-day Republican National Convention as Democrats prepare for their own, more scripted version next week in Philadelphia.
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Playing in his 42nd Test, Kohli took 73 innings to reach the milestone. [...]
The international sports tribunal rejected an appeal by Russian athletes against a Rio Olympics ban amid mounting pressure for action over state-run doping in Russia. [...]
The group, made up of Brazilians, allegedly declared loyalty to the Islamic State organization and discussed buying weapons. [...]
19 tribal children have lost their lives in past three months due to alleged malnutrition in Jajpur, Odisha
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The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 with the new HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar asserting that the NDA government is committed to ensure "quality education" for all.
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The day four of Parliament's Monsoon Session saw the passage of National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
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Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Skype on certain older operating systems, including its own, Windows Phone. The company said that the service will no longer be supported on device... [...]
Noble Skiodo has launched its 4K UHD LED smart TV in India at Rs. 49,000. Called the Noble 42KT424KSMN01, features surround sound, built in wifi, and an exclusive sports mode. The TV supports Android... [...]
As the north Indian city’s real estate market has developed over the years, so has its residents’ dislike of bathing, apparently. Gurgaon resident Namrata Mehta documents the city’s discarded bathtubs on the website Broken Toilets Continue reading... [...]