Archive for March 1st, 2018

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets extension as his birthday bouquet

NEW DELHI March 1: Today begins a new chapter for Amitabh Kant, the man behind ‘Make in India’ project. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved an extension of Kant’s tenure till June 30, 2019, with effect from March 1,2018 which happens to be his Birthday.  His…

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ISL: Goa enhance playoffs chances with 5-1 rout of ATK

Margao, March 1  FC Goa thrashed ATK 5-1 here on Wednesday to enhance their chances of a playoffs berth by moving to fourth position in the points table of the Indian Super League (ISL).

Manuel Lanzarote (15th, 21th) scored a quickfire first-half brace as Sergio Juste (10th), Ferran…

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Eye-wearable Google Glass not dead yet

London, March 1 Remember Google Glass? The failed eye-wearable Augmented Reality (AR) device could make a comeback as the AR technology improves, a top company executive has hinted.

According to a report in The Telegraph, Rick Osterloh, Head of Google’s Hardware Division, said hi-tech glasses were “very…

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Twitter rolls out Bookmarks feature globally

San Francisco, March 1  Twitter has launched its Bookmarks feature globally that will give its over 300 million users a new way of saving tweets they like and might want to revisit and share.

With our new “share” icon on every Tweet, the users will be able to bookmark a…

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Fukushima radiation levels ‘dangerously’ high: Greenpeace

Tokyo, March 1 Greenpeace on Thursday said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation almost 100 times greater than safe levels.

The survey said that in the towns of Namie and Iitate, located between 10 and 40 km…

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Partly cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, March 1 It was a partly cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.9 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average.

“The sky will remain partly cloudy with mist or shallow fog in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department…

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Why Kim Kardashian will never try vampire facial again

Los Angeles, March 1  Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said to her fans the one treatment she wishes she’d never had is the vampire facial.

The 37-year-old shared how she “massively” regrets injecting her face with her own blood as part of vampire facial, reports…

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I’m well, have no heart ailment: Rajkumar Santoshi

Mumbai, March 1 Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Thursday said he is well and has no heart ailment, contrary to media reports. His is, however, admitted to a hospital here for routine tests.

“I am well and have no heart ailment. I had gone to Nanavati Hospital for a routine check…

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‘Pari’ is not like ‘usual’ Indian horror films

Mumbai, March 1 Anushka Sharma-starrer “Pari” is not like the usual horror films in India, says the film’s co-producer Prernaa Arora.

“‘Pari’ is not like the usual horror films in India with creaking doors, ear-shattering background score and crashing chandeliers. This is a totally different take…

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Moon to have 4G network in 2019

Berlin, March 1  The moon will have its first 4G cell phone network in 2019, the network builder Vadafone has said.

The German branch of the multinational telecommunication company has teamed up with Nokia to do the mission, London-headquartered Vadafone said in a statement on Tuesday.

The network is…

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