• Bollywood legend Sridevi mourned by fans in Mumbai

    Bollywood legend Sridevi mourned by fans in Mumbai

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    Over the last few years, Sridevi had been grooming her older daughter, Janhvi Kapoor, for her debut Bollywood film slated for release later this year. She passed away in Dubai on Saturday night due to "accidental drowning". "Based on the findings and results of the police procedures and post-mortem report, prosecutors will decide on the next step", said the source.
  • This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday

    This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday

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    The images, which can be accessed on the YouTube feed from above when the asteroid passes, will be taken with a 41-inch robotic telescope at Tenagra Observatories , in Arizona, the USA. However, the asteroid will come within just 70,000 miles of Earth which is extremely close. NASA classifies any object which is 492ft wide and propagates in an orbit within the distance of 4.6 million miles from Earth as "near-Earth" asteroids or NEA and there are over 17,774 NEA.
  • Facebook will no longer split your newsfeed in two

    Facebook will no longer split your newsfeed in two

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    That is still the priority, but separating the two groups completely isn't the way to accomplish that. "In surveys, people told us they were less satisfied with the posts they were seeing, and having two separate feeds didn't actually help them connect more with friends and family".
  • Release Date Announced For Detroit: Become Human

    Release Date Announced For Detroit: Become Human

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    Set in a dystopian vision of the near future, Detroit: Become Human tells the story of three androids - Kara, Connor and Markus - as they struggle to process human emotions they've never felt before. Quantic Dream stresses that your actions as you play Detroit: Become Human will reflect heavily as you continue on. Entire scenes can be skipped based on actions.
  • Storm Emma sweeps north over Europe to meet blizzard from the east

    Storm Emma sweeps north over Europe to meet blizzard from the east

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    The situation is extremely serious , with the heavy snow and plummeting temperatures posing a real risk to life across the United Kingdom and Ireland . Scotland was downgraded from a red to an amber warning this morning. A 75-year-old woman was also found dead in a snow-covered street in Leeds. - The Royal Air Force was drafted in to help relief efforts in snow-hit Lincolnshire.
  • New Character Brigitte Joins the Overwatch Roster

    New Character Brigitte Joins the Overwatch Roster

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    Brigitte becomes the seventh support class character in the game, but she incorporates some traits of a tank as well, making her an intriguing hybrid that is a bit more offensively capable than other supports. This move allows her to shut down all sorts of dives, particularly against characters like Genji and Tracer who would be looking to pick off a pesky support.
  • Scientists Now Know When the First Stars Formed in the Universe

    Scientists Now Know When the First Stars Formed in the Universe

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    If the signal stands up to scrutiny, the detection simultaneously opens up a new line of cosmological inquiry and offers a few conundrums to tackle. Despite the obstacles, astronomers were confident that finding such a signal would be possible, thanks to previous research indicating that the first stars released tremendous amounts of ultraviolet light .
  • Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May

    Average temp in North India to be above normal from March-May

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    Overall the temperature anomaly patterns shows an increase in the magnitude of anomalies from south-eastern to north-western India, implying temperature rise is likely to be more in the north than in the southern parts of India. "Studies also indicate increasing trends in the frequency and duration of heat waves over the country, which can be attributed to increasing trends in the greenhouse gases and the warming of the sea surface temperatures over the equatorial Indian and Pacific oceans", ...
  • Gilu Joseph's breast feeding cover photo goes viral

    Gilu Joseph's breast feeding cover photo goes viral

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    There have been numerous incidents where women have been shamed, humiliated, and even assaulted for breastfeeding in public. She says in the cover story,"Whatever criticism this picture elicits, I will celebrate happily, as it is for all the mothers who want to breastfeed openly", She was quoted as saying.
  • Hangouts Chat on G Suite is now available for all

    Hangouts Chat on G Suite is now available for all

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    The company introduced this software in March 2017. However, to this day, it is not available to companies registered Google's Early Adopter Program. "No longer are chat rooms just for conversations", said Mike Sorvillo, product manager, Hangouts Chat and Wesley Chun, developer advocate for G Suite , wrote in a blog post.
  • Amazon is acquiring doorbell videocamera startup Ring

    Amazon is acquiring doorbell videocamera startup Ring

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    Financial terms of the deal are not yet public, but Reuters reports that the sale price was more than $1 billion. But this isn't the first time Amazon has taken notice of Ring: The online giant invested in the start-up two years ago through its Alexa fund, which provides venture capital for products that use voice technology.
  • MWC 2018: ASUS unveils new AI-powered Zenfone 5, 5Z smartphones

    MWC 2018: ASUS unveils new AI-powered Zenfone 5, 5Z smartphones

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    The bunny ears - on either side the notch - in the case of the ZenFone 5Z and the ZenFone 5 , for now, can show different sides of the pull-down notification menu. The M1 also comes with dual SIM slots and one MicroSD slot that can be used to expand storage up to 256GB. Talking about the cameras, there is a 12MP + 8MP dual camera setup on the rear with dual pixel PDAF, OIS, and 120-degree wide-angle view.
  • 2nd Status Red Weather Warning Issued In Kildare

    2nd Status Red Weather Warning Issued In Kildare

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    This is flawless if you're stuck because of the snow & the storm. All schools and third level institutions in Tipperary are to close tomorrow and Friday as blizzard like conditions and snow storms prepare to hit Munster . Temperatures are forecast to fall to as low as minus 7 degrees on Thursday. It looks like those in Leinster and Munster will be housebound for another few hours on Friday but will this be the last red warning we see today? Taoiseach Leo Varadkar sought to ...
  • Slovak police detain seven in investigation into journalist's murder

    Slovak police detain seven in investigation into journalist's murder

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    This is an undated photo released by Aktuality.sk on Monday Feb. 26, 2018 of Slovakia's investigative journalist Jan Kuciak . The bodies of Kuciak and Kusnirova, both 27, were found with gunshot wounds on Sunday evening in their newly bought home in Velka Maca-40 miles east of the capital Bratislava.
  • Origin of the moon called into question by groundbreaking new study

    Origin of the moon called into question by groundbreaking new study

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    But the more colourful idea put forward by a team of United States planetary scientists suggests that instead the moon grew from a "seed" within the Earth, which at the time consisted of a cloud of vaporised rock . A few years ago, Simon Lock , a graduate student at Harvard University , stumbled upon a potential solution. " Over time, the whole structure shrinks, and the moon emerges from the vapour ", Lock said.
  • SanDisk unveils world's fastest microSD card with 400GB of storage

    SanDisk unveils world's fastest microSD card with 400GB of storage

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    This kind of high speeds become essential when you have to record videos at 8K resolution or while recording super-slow-motion videos where the read-write performance of the microSD cards is benchmarked. Western Digital is also demonstrating the future of flash memory card technology with Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe)-enabled cards, created to deliver the performance required for the next wave of data and content-intensive applications.
  • Weinstein Company reportedly says it will file for bankruptcy

    Weinstein Company reportedly says it will file for bankruptcy

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    Talks to sell the Weinstein Company's assets have collapsed, according to reports in the USA media, leaving board members no choice but to prepare for bankruptcy. After months in limbo, it seems the final credits may be rolling for The Weinstein Company and its disgraced co-founder, Harvey Weinstein . The company's board said it would have to file for bankruptcy protection following the collapse of revived talks to sell to an investor group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet, a former ...
  • To Take on Jio, Airtel Rs

    To Take on Jio, Airtel Rs

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    On the other side, if you are searching for the daily data plan, Airtel's Rs 999 plan is the best option. Alternatively, you can recharge with the Rs. The plan, however, comes with half the validity of 90 days only. Country's leading telecom operator Airtel has now introduced a new long-term plan for its prepaid customers.