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China urges Canada to release Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Vancouver

The Chinese embassy here has asked Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, who has been arrested in Vancouver at the request of US authorities.

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Facebook board defends COO Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook's board of directors has defended Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg's request to look into billionaire critic George Soros' alleged interest in tarnishing the image of the social networking giant.

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China aims at detailed 3D map of human brain

Chinese scientists are planning to draw the clearest yet three-dimensional map of the intricate neurons and blood vessels in the human brain.

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Data scandals fallout? Facebook loses tag of best place to work in US; this firm is #1, it’s neither Apple nor Google

Glassdoor's annual "100 Best Places to Work in the US" list : Facebook is now ranked No 7 -- scoring 4.5 out of a perfect 5.

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Stop illegal discounts, hoteliers warn: ‘MakeMyTrip, GoIbibo adopting unethical and exploitative business practices’

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) on Wednesday accused two major online travel aggregators (OTA) of allegedly offering illegal discounts that are harmful to hoteliers and customers.

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Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days, says study

A single workout session consisting of three 20-minute treadmill runs could activate neurons that are important regulators of blood glucose levels and energy balance as well as influence metabolism for up to two days, says a

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Twitter India in 2018: Sunil Chhetri’s call to amass stadium to support India’s football team gets 60,000 retweets

Twitter has shared the list of the hashtags, retweets, and tweets that remained in the trend this year

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Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC in Baramulla’s Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir

A soldier was injured on Wednesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

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Sensex 200 points down ahead of RBI policy

Broadly negative global cues and caution ahead of the RBI policy pushed the key indices during the afternoon session on Wednesday to trade over 0.5 per cent lower from their previous close .

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Review: Should you buy world’s first four-camera phone?

DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, decided to change his strategy for the Indian market this year.

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Odisha government to withdraw cases against Abhijit Iyer Mitra

The Odisha government on Tuesday said it would withdraw cases against Delhi-based defence analyst Abhijit Iyer Mitra, 41 days after he was arrested on charges of hurting sentiments of people of the state.

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Toxic air: Delhi air quality continues to remain ‘very poor’

It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed 'very poor' air quality with minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, the Met said.

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Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ set for major China release across 56,000 screens

The film, which features Rajinikanth in three different 'avatars', also stars Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey.

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Non-licensed businesses in Goa are drug havens, says Health Minister Vishwajit Rane

The coastline of Goa is filled with small businesses run by foreigners, many of them in partnership with local businesses.

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Facebook could soon lose several employees, here’s why

Only 53 per cent of Facebook employees said the company was making the world better, which is 19 per cent lower than last year.

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Bulandshahr violence: Mayawati blames UP government for ‘lawlessness’

The violence broke out after the recovery of some animal carcasses that right-wing groups claimed were of cows.

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उत्तराखंड में भूकंप के झटके, जान-माल के नुकसान की खबर नहीं

उत्तराखंड के उत्तरकाशी में मंगलवार सुबह भूकंप के झटके महसूस किए गए.

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Proud moment! This app developed by Indians wins iPad App of Year title

Froggipedia is an interactive learning Apple Augmented Reality (AR) app that helps explore and discover the unique life cycle and intricate anatomical details of a frog.

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Huge discounts on iPhone, Mac, other Apple products: How and where to avail

The company is offering discount on hardware, software, speakers and Apple's accessories, including products from third parties. 

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Samsung to launch its first 5G smartphone in first half of 2019

US telecom carrier Verizon and Samsung have announced to jointly launch one of the first commercial 5G smartphones in the US in the first half of 2019.

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Xiaomi leads global wearables market in Q3, Apple trails: IDC

Global shipments of wearable devices reached 32 million units in the third quarter of 2018 -- up 21.7 pEr cent from the previous year, according to IDC's "Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker".

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Google Pixel 3 getting this iPhone XS feature: How it will work in India

Google on Tuesday announced eSIM wireless service on its Pixel 3 smartphone with Reliance Jio and Airtel telecom carriers in India.

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Number of patents granted by India shot up by 50% in 2017, reports UN

The number of patents granted by India shot up by 50 per cent in 2017, keeping up a trend of steep increases, according to the UN's World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

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CIA Director to brief lawmakers on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel is slated to brief a small group of lawmakers Tuesday on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a congressional source.

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Polling begins for Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat poll’s 7th phase amid tight security

Voting was underway on Tuesday for the seventh phase of the panchayat polls across Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.

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SpaceX launches 64 small satellites in single mission

US-based private spaceflight company SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket carrying 64 small satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in the state of California on Monday.

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