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  • New powerful cameras for Raspberry Pi device launched

    Bengaluru: After launching the low cost, credit-card sized computer “Raspberry Pi3” in February, its manufacturer element14 on Thursday unveiled two new upgraded cameras for the device.

  • Short-term language learning ups mental agility

    London: One week of learning a new language can boost your mental skills, suggests a new research adding that benefits could also be maintained with regular practice. Tests carried out on students of all ages revealed that acquiring a new language improves a person’s attention in just a week. Improvements in attention were found in both groups participating in intensive courses after a week, but only those learning a second language were

  • Waluscha De Sousa running high on ‘Fan’ praise

    New Delhi: Waluscha De Sousa, who forayed into Bollywood opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan through “Fan”, is basking in all the appreciation coming her way post the movie’s success. She says the positive feedback acts as a motivational boost for her.

  • Video shows British family getting attacked in Thailand

    Bangkok : An elderly British couple and their son were savagely attacked during a family vacation in Thailand in the latest blow to the country’s image as a welcoming tourist paradise. Police said today they have arrested three alleged attackers and are looking for one more. A video of the attack, which was captured by overhead security cameras and posted this week on social media, has stirred shock and outrage over its

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    Reliance Entertainment to back Big B’s ‘TE3N’

    New Delhi: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment along with Endemol, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures, will be producing, marketing and distributing megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s upcoming film “TE3N”.

  • We are ‘ready to deliver history’, says Rio 2016 chief

    Athens: The city of Rio de Janeiro is “ready to deliver history” when Brazil becomes the first South American country to host the Olympic Games in August, Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman has said.

  • Male peacocks shake feathers to attract females

    Toronto: As male peacocks shake their long feathers in courtship, the iridescent eyespots remain nearly stationary and captivate females, according to a new study. Courtship displays can signal the relative physical quality of males vying for females. A male peacock, for example, entices peahens by raising and vibrating his long train feathers, said Roslyn Dakin from the University of British Columbia in Canada. The vibrations both make the feathers rattle and make

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    Saina enters Asia Championship quarters, Sindhu falls

    Wuhan: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal produced a clinical performance as she progressed through to the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event at the Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

  • Pak on lookout for suicide bombers from Afghanistan

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities are looking for a group of suicide bombers who allegedly entered from Afghanistan to target different locations , a media reported said today. The tip-off came after the deadly bombing in Kabul last week which killed 64 people and for which Afghanistan blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network. The Dawn reported that as many as 11 suicide bombers entered from Afghanistan some 22 days ago, and two of them blew

  • Divyanka Tripathi bags maximum honours at Star Parivaar Awards 2016

    Mumbai: Actress Divyanka Tripathi had a golden time at the star-studded ceremony of the Star Parivaar Awards 2016 where she won as many as six trophies including categories like Favourite Bahu, Favourite Maa and Favourite Patni among others for her role of Ishita Bhalla in popular TV show “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”.

  • ‘The Jungle Book’ crosses Rs.150-crore mark in India

    New Delhi: Disney’s “The Jungle Book”, which brings an enchanting story of a boy straight from an Indian jungle, is having a golden run at the Indian box office. The Hollywood film has minted over Rs.150 crore in the country since its release.

  • Supporting Salman because he is promoting sports

    Mumbai: Scriptwriter Salim Khan has once again defended son Salman Khan’s appointment as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent, saying he cannot be called unfair as he did not support the superstar in other controversies.

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    AgustaWestland: Why no CBI raids against Cong, asks Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on AgustaWestland chopper deal and wondered why CBI raids have not been conducted against Congress leaders in connection with the case.

  • Vijay Group’s 100 Acre Township Taking Shape at Neral

    Mumbai: The Next Real Estate Destination in the Making Once known as a junction to go to Matheran via the toy train, a town that lacked infrastructure and connectivity, today, Neral boasts of various development plans, government offices, budding social infrastructure and vast commercial and branded residential townships, making it one of the fastest developing districts of uptown Mumbai.

  • Thyrocare IPO fully subscribed

    Mumbai: The initial public offering (IPO) of diagnostics company Thyrocare Technologies has been fully subscribed by one time till afternoon trade on the second day of the offer today.

  • Brain map to help decode inner thoughts

    New York: Scientists have built a “semantic atlas” or a brain map that identifies areas that respond to words having similar meanings. The finding can help give voice to those who cannot speak such as victims of stroke, brain damage or motor neuron diseases. The atlas shows in vivid colours and multiple dimensions how the human brain organises language.  While mind-reading technology remains far off on the horizon, charting how language is