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‘Toxic’ named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries announced that it has chosen "toxic" as its annual "Word of the Year", arguing that it was "the sheer scope of its application that has made it the standout choice".

Education News

KIFF 2018: Exhibition reminds of ‘Aparadhi’, first Indian film to use artificial light

The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival celebrating 100 years of Bengali cinema, has laid out an exhibition showcasing the interesting, lesser-known details of the industry.

Entertainment News

Twitter now lets you see top tweets in updated Search tab

Twitter is rolling out an update for iOS users in the US where they can see tweets they care about the most in the search tab via new "sections".

Industry News

Unicef-India appoints Hima Das as country’s first youth ambassador

The United Nations Children's Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country's first ever youth ambassador.

Sports News

India’s transition to low carbon economy still short, claims report

India's sectoral policies were still falling short of being consistent with the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, but the country's ambitious policy on renewable electricity was a promising sign, a report said.

Economy News

Jammu and Kashmir: After fresh snowfall, weather likely to improve today

There has been fresh snowfall in Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Peer Ki Gali, Drass, Gurez and other mountainous areas of the state while light rains lashed the plains.

India News

India ranks second largest in international reservoir for the US higher education, nearly 2 lakh students studied in 2017-18

Their numbers continued to grow, with a 5.4 per cent increase in 2017-18 over the previous academic year, according to the Open Doors report from the State Department and the Institute of International Education.

Education News

Over 600 immigrants arrested at US border in 48 hours

They entered the country illegally near the border crossing of San Luis, where, according to the federal agency, there is an "outdated" border wall infrastructure that allows migrants to cross.

World News

20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria

The IS militants were killed as the US-led coalition has been pounding the IS-held areas in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour province as a prelude to a campaign to dislodge IS from its last strongholds in eastern Syria

World News

Theresa May gets backing from cabinet for Brexit deal

May delivered her message outside 10 Downing Street after an emergency meeting of her cabinet that overran by more than two hours, Xinhua reported.

World News

Odisha gets investment proposals worth Rs 3,900 cr in IT, electronics sector

The Odisha government has secured investment proposals worth over Rs 3,900 crore in the electronics manufacturing, telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) sector during the ongoing investors' summit, a state Minist

Industry News

Samsung Galaxy A9, world’s first four-camera phone, said to launch on November 20 in India: Expected price, specifications

The much-anticipated Galaxy A9 with an industry first, four-camera rear system will arrive in India on November 20, the company said on Wednesday.

Industry News

Samsung Galaxy J6+ Review: Can it replace the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

In an attempt to fend off competition from Chinese smartphone players in India, Samsung has been aggressively refreshing its mid-range smartphone portfolio in the country.

Industry News

Odisha to provide free smartphones to 6 lakh women Self Help Groups

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to provide smartphones to six lakh women Self Help Groups (SHGs) free of cost under Mission Shakti programme.

India News

INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala expels son Ajay Chautala as family fued grows

Taking a strong stance on the growing family feud within the INLD, party supremo Om Prakash Chautala expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the primary membership of the party for "anti-party activities".

India News

Windows 10 October Update rollout resumed after a month of bugs

After a delay of more than a month, Microsoft has finally begun rolling out Windows 10 October 2018 Update, after being hit by bugs that caused the company to pull the update offline.

Industry News

Sri Lankan Parliament passes no-trust vote against PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's Parliament on Wednesday passed a motion of no-confidence against new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his controversially appointed government, a day after the Supreme Court stayed a presidential decree dissol

World News

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa Voice Remote, Echo Sub, and Kindle Paperwhite now available in India: Price, features

Amazon on Wednesday announced that its "Fire TV Stick 4K" with Alexa Voice Remote, sub-woofer "Echo Sub" and e-reader "Kindle Paperwhite" have started shipping in India from November 14.

Industry News

How Facebook aids in promoting alcohol abuse

Alcohol advertisements on social media sites such as Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink if the ads contain pro-drinking comments from users, according to a research.

Industry News

Snapchat made more interactive with two new features

Photo-messaging app Snapchat has introduced two new features -- "Friendship Profiles" and "Bitmoji Stories" in an attempt to make the app more interactive and fun.

Industry News

Donald Trump names Indian-American Neomi Rao to prestigious judgeship

US President Donald Trump has announced that he is nominating an Indian-American woman, Neomi Rao, to the senior judgeship that was vacated by Brett Kavanaugh when he was elevated to the Supreme Court.

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Google Safety Center with 9-language support now in India

The center has a wide range of tools and resources, right from basic security guidelines to information on important topics like data security, privacy controls and important tips for ensuring a family-friendly experience on

Industry News

NASA InSight mission to Mars: When, where and how to watch spacecraft landing

As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms, including on Y

Lifestyle News

Apple putting people above technology, Steve Jobs would have been proud of it, says co-founder Steve Wozniak

Had Steve Jobs been alive he would have been very proud of Apple and its focus on putting people above technology, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said.

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Delhi weather today: Rainy Wednesday morning in NCR, more downpour expected

It was a rainy morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above season's average.

India News

Jammu Kashmir Weather: Rain, snow to continue till Thursday

Fresh snowfall and rains occurred in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, as the Met forecast scattered rains and snow to continue till Thursday.

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