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 2017-09-21 04:40 

NDTV

Parrot Goes Online Shopping After Mimicking Owner... +

A pet parrot managed to place an online shopping order by mimicking its owner on Amazon's Alexa voice-controlled system. The Sun reported that Buddy the parrot ordered a $13.50 set of gift boxes....

 2017-09-21 04:40 

Business Standard

The history of the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya... +

After independence, the Rohingya asked for the promised autonomous state, but officials rejected their request...

 2017-09-21 04:38 

Gadgets 360

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BlackBerry, Delphi Partner on Self-Driving Car Operating System... +

BlackBerry said its operating system would help guard against cyber attacks, malware and system malfunctions - critical concerns for self-driving vehicles....

 2017-09-21 04:36 

Hindustan Times

Mumbais rains they are a changin: Six days accounted for 40% of citys rain this year... +

Experts say recent monsoons saw few days of intense downpour contributing to almost half of the citys annual rainfall and that this could be the pattern now on...

 2017-09-21 04:36 

Business Standard

Matrimony.com makes a quiet debut; lists at par against IPO price of Rs 985... +

The stock slipped below its issue price at Rs 950 after listing at pat against its IPO price of Rs 985 per share...

 2017-09-21 04:35 

Hindustan Times

Jake LaMotta, the Raging Bull boxing legend, dead at 95... +

Robert De Niro, who won an Oscar playing Jake La Motta in the 1980 classic Raging Bull, led the tributes to the boxing legend, saying in a statement: Rest in......

 2017-09-21 04:33 

Business Standard

Cheque books, IFSC codes of 6 subsidiary banks invalid from Sept 30: SBI... +

SBI is also examining customer feedback over non-maintenance charges of monthly balance in their accounts...

 2017-09-21 04:31 

livemint

Amazon preps for a heated race against Flipkart as holiday sales kick off... +

Amazons four-day Great Indian Festival Sale kicks off today as it overlaps with Flipkarts Big Billion Days Sale...

 2017-09-21 04:31 

Hindustan Times

Malala, you inspire women like me all over the world: Priyanka Chopra... +

Actor Priyanka Chopra, who is currently in UN, met Nobel Laureate Malala Yousufzai and the actor is in awe of her....

 2017-09-21 04:31 

Business Standard

Divisive politics ruining India's reputation abroad: Rahul Gandhi in US... +

In his speech, he described the Congress as a 'party of the NRIs', citing leaders of the freedom movement who returned to India to lead the party...

 2017-09-21 04:31 

Business Standard

I-T raids on Coffee Day Enterprises and its promoter V G Siddhartha... +

Siddhartha is the son-in-law of former Karnataka chief minister S M Krishna...

 2017-09-21 04:30 

Hindustan Times

AAP Gurdaspur candidate Khajurias gunman starts firing indiscriminately near Pathankot; no casualty... +

The commando reportedly fired 16 rounds from his SLR but was controlled by his colleagues who handed him over to the police. Area residents thought the firing was part of an army......

 2017-09-21 04:29 

Gadgets 360

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Tesla Reportedly Working With AMD to Develop Self-Driving Car Chip... +

AMD spin-off GlobalFoundries Inc Chief Executive Sanjay Jha said his company is working directly with Tesla, according to the CNBC report....

 2017-09-21 04:28 

New Indian Express

[ Telangana ]

Bathukamma celebrations kicks offon a colourful note in Telangana... +

Women, dressed up in their best and carrying colourful flowers, headed to colony parks and apartment cellars to celebrate the first day of Bathukamma, the annual floral festival of Telangana....

 2017-09-21 04:27 

Business Standard

Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality... +

The earthquake toppled dozens of buildings, tore gas mains and sparked fires across the city and other towns in central Mexico...

 2017-09-21 04:26 

The Quint

IT Raids Houses, Offices of BJP Leader SM Krishna’s Son-in-Law... +

Krishna’s son-in-law is also the owner of Cafe Coffee Day....

 2017-09-21 04:25 

Hindustan Times

India gets bye in first round for 2018 Davis Cup... +

The Indian tennis team has got a bye in the first round of Davis Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania....

 2017-09-21 04:25 

Business Standard

Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus India launch date hits grey market sellers hard... +

Apple has updated its marketing and sales strategy to make an impact in India...

 2017-09-21 04:22 

Gadgets 360

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CCleaner Breach Used by Hackers to Attack Tech Companies: Cisco... +

That suggests the breach was far more serious than initially described by Piriform, maker of the infected CCleaner utility and now a part of Prague-based Avast Software....

 2017-09-21 04:20 

Hindustan Times

Shocking the world: Seven times leaders stole the show at the UN... +

Donald Trump is just the latest world leader to grab headlines at the world body....

 2017-09-21 04:20 

Business Standard

Too much information? Over 80% children have online presence by age of 2... +

This is the world of sharenting where the average parent shares almost 1,500 images of their child online before their fifth birthday...

 2017-09-21 04:16 

Hindustan Times

2 civilians injured as Pakistan Rangers shell Indian villages, BSF posts in J&K... +

The latest act of unprovoked firing by Pakistani border guards also left six cattle dead and over 25 injured in Jeora Farm village....

 2017-09-21 04:15 

NDTV

'Divisive Politics Ruining India's Image Abroad', Says Rahul Gandhi In US... +

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, addressing a gathering at Times Square in New York, said "divisive politics is ruining India's reputation of peace and harmony abroad."...

 2017-09-21 04:11 

Hindustan Times

MNS chief Raj Thackeray to launch his Facebook page... +

After the inauguration, Thackeray will also conduct a Facebook Live, and answer citizens queries....

 2017-09-21 04:11 

Business Standard

Novartis India surges 7% as board mulls share buyback... +

So far in 2017, the stock under-performed the market by falling 24% as compared to 22% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex till Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 04:10 

livemint

WHO report highlights lack of treatment options for antibiotic-resistant infections... +

WHO report highlights a lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance...

 2017-09-21 04:10 

Business Standard

Implement UNSC resolution on Kashmir: Pakistani PM Abbasi in New York... +

Abbasi exuded confidence that the resolution will help address the contentious issue...

 2017-09-21 04:09 

Hindustan Times

Now, Khattar-led Haryana govt to collect caste data of all employees... +

Jat quota issue: Withdraws 55-year-old order that barred using religion and caste of employees in official records....

 2017-09-21 04:08 

NDTV

An Ancient Chinese Fishing Community Washes Ashore... +

Along southern China's snaking rivers, an ancient fishing community that once lived and worked exclusively on the water has been finding its way to land...

 2017-09-21 04:07 

Hindustan Times

HC asks Mamata govt not to create communal rift: What happened in Durga idol immersion case... +

The Calcutta high court asked the West Bengal government to provide a concrete ground for its decision to stop the immersion of Durga idols after 10pm on September 30......

 2017-09-21 04:07 

Hindustan Times

Google buys HTCs Pixel smartphone team for $1.1-billion... +

Deal bolsters Googles hardware capabilities as it focuses on niche devices like the Pixel series...

 2017-09-21 04:04 

Hindustan Times

Is authentic leather burning a hole in your pocket? Heres a stylish alternative... +

Synthetic leather is a great choice for college students and fashionistas on a budget alike. Read on for reasons you can ditch the real deal for artificial leather....

 2017-09-21 04:04 

New Indian Express

[ Telangana ]

TPCC vice presidentSridhar Babu joins Nerella victims hunger strike in Karimnagar... +

D Sridhar Babu said acts of injustice are continuing against Dalits, tribals and weaker sections in the state due to the government’s attitude towards them....

 2017-09-21 04:04 

Business Standard

The end of the world is coming, just not this Saturday... +

Real apocalypse may not be a single catastrophic event but a slow series of events that feedback with each other to remake a planet, no longer liveable to the majority of life...

 2017-09-21 04:02 

Hindustan Times

On Kareena Kapoors 36th birthday, here are her 10 best quotes with her 10 best pics... +

On Kareena Kapoor Khans birthday today, we celebrate with a list of her 10 best quotes from real life....

 2017-09-21 04:01 

NDTV

CAT 2017: Last Date Extended For Online Registration, Check Details... +

CAT 2017 will be held on 26 November....

 2017-09-21 04:00 

The Quint

Rajasthan’s Self-Styled Godman Booked For Raping Law Student ... +

The parents of the woman have been followers of self-styled Godman Falahari Maharaj for the past several years....

 2017-09-21 03:54 

Hindustan Times

Ex- Punjab CM Rajinder Kaur Bhattal to get back Rs 84 lakh penal rent she paid for overstay in govt house... +

In February this year, Bhattal had paid the penal rent to get the no-dues certificate from the state government to contest assembly polls on the Congress ticket from Lehra Gaga......

 2017-09-21 03:54 

Hindustan Times

Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA)runs cricket in the dumps | Opinion... +

Delhi &District Cricket Association (DDCA) cant be accused of competence but this season it reached a new level -- with Ranji Trophy just two weeks away, it is......

 2017-09-21 03:52 

Gadgets 360

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Flipkart Sale: Samsung Galaxy S7 at Rs. 29,999 and Other Great Deals... +

The second day of Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale brings discounts and offers on smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other electronics....

 2017-09-21 03:52 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Short-range nuclear weapons to counter Indian army's 'cold start doctrine': Pakistan PM Abbasi... +

The Pakistan premier sought to dispel the notion surrounding the country's alleged inability to handle its nuclear programmes properly....

 2017-09-21 03:51 

Hindustan Times

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho calls for end to League Cup... +

After watching Manchester United kick-off their defence of League Cup with a 4-1 win over second tier strugglers Burton at a well below capacity Old Trafford on Wednesday, Jose......

 2017-09-21 03:50 

NDTV

Short-Range Nuke Weapons To Counter India's 'Cold Start Doctrine': Pak PM... +

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today that his country has developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter the 'Cold Start doctrine' adopted by the Indian Army....

 2017-09-21 03:49 

NDTV

Germany Braces For Election Hacks, Fake News On Third-Time Lucky Bid... +

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germany's cyber defence nervously hopes it'll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling in the US and French votes...

 2017-09-21 03:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

What does it cost to keep the Rohingyas in India?... +

The little institutional support rendered to the Rohingyas is available only to those with UNHRC cards....

 2017-09-21 03:48 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

iPhone 7, MacBook Air, and Other Deals From Amazon Great Indian Sale... +

Amazon Great Indian Festival sale includes deals on popular mobiles. Amazon is matching Flipkart's sale price on the iPhone 7 and other products....

 2017-09-21 03:46 

New Indian Express

[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Facial recognition CCTVs at Tirumala temple to reinforce security... +

Days after Apple released iPhone X with facial recognition technology, Tirumala to have CCTV cameras with the feature to reinforce security at the shrine....

 2017-09-21 03:44 

Business Standard

US Fed winding down its balance-sheet won't dent sentiment: Robert F. Baur... +

With the US Federal Reserve (US Fed) deciding to wind down its $4.5 trillion balance-sheet starting October, US-based ROBERT F. BAUR, chief global economist, Principal Global Investors that has around $431 billion worth of assets under management tells Pu...

 2017-09-21 03:44 

Business Standard

North Korea shrugs off Trump threat to 'totally destroy' it as 'dog's bark'... +

Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said, 'If they are trying to shock us with the sound of a dog's bark they are clearly having a dog dream'...

 2017-09-21 03:44 

Business Standard

One more rate hike likely this year! Key takeaways from US Fed policy... +

Yellen said in a press conference that the central bank was ready to change the interest rate outlook if needed...

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