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Tinder adds 23 new gender identity options for Indian users

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday announced it has added 23 new gender options for users in India to allow them to add information about the orientation they believe represents them most authentically.

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Murder accused Kerala cop Harikumar commits suicide

Harikumar, who was the Neyattinkara Deputy Superintendent of Police, has been on the run since November 5 night when he pushed electrician Sanal Kumar, following an altercation. Kumar fell on the road and was crushed by a spe

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Snapchat’s Vice President of content Nick Bell steps down

Photo-messaging app Snapchat's Vice President of content Nick Bell has stepped down from his position without any specific reasoning, after five years of serving the company.

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RIP Ananth Kumar: State funeral for departed minister later today, Cabinet condoles demise

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday condoled the demise of Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar, who died in Bengaluru the previous day due to multiple organ failure.

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Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech

In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.

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Telangana Assembly elections: Congress-TDP alliance releases first list of candidates

After keeping all waiting, the main opposition Congress and its TDP ally in Telangana has finally released their first lists of candidates for the December 7 assembly elections.

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Google probing ‘malicious’ attack on its internet traffic, disrupted services

After several users complained that they were either unable to access Google services like YouTube on Tuesday, the tech giant confirmed the root cause of this was "external" and under investigation.

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Delhi NCR weather today: Air quality remains ‘very poor’, IMD predicts thunder showers

Delhi NCR weather today: It was a misty morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

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India emerges as leading seed hub in Asia

India has emerged as a major seed hub in Asia, with four Indian seed companies featuring in top 10 of the first ever "Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia".

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WhatsApp selects 20 teams to curb fake news globally, including India

The Indian government has also directed WhatsApp to take necessary remedial measures to prevent proliferation of fake and, at times, motivated/sensational messages on its platform.

Industry News

Biggest ever robot exercise in the history of the UK army gets underway

The exercise aims to test technologies in surveillance, long-range and precision targeting, enhanced mobility and the re-supply of forces, urban warfare and enhanced situational awareness.

Lifestyle News

Turkey insists audio of Jamal Khashoggi killing shared with French intelligence

A spokesperson for the Turkish presidency told EFE that "On October 24, a representative of the French intelligence listened to the audio record and received detailed information about it, including a transcript of this recor

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Syria, Iran accuse US of hindering political solution to Syrian crisis

The remarks were made during Assad's meeting with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister's Special Assistant for Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari in the capital Damascus.

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Stan Lee, co-creator of The Avengers, Spiderman, passes away at 95

He co-created iconic fictional characters such as Spider-Man, X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, and many more. 

Entertainment News

Wall Street closes with heavy losses, Dow Jones down 2.32%

Almost all market sectors ended the day in negative territory with tech stocks falling 5.54 per cent, discretionary consumer goods by 2.31 per cent, energy 2.14 per cent and both finance and industrials by 1.99 per cent.

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WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

Furthermore, WhatsApp warned that any backups that hadn't been updated in over a year would also be automatically removed from the Google Drive storage.

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Centre withdraws its nominees from IIM Boards

The Union government on Monday approved the process of constitution of Board of Governors for the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in accordance with the IIM Act 2017.

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Google, Facebook, Twitter say will do more to fight fake news in India

Ahead of the 2019 general elections in India, Facebook was teaming up with global news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) to do fact checking

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Soldier killed, another injured in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Poonch

An Indian Army soldier was killed and another injured on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan, forcing strong Indian retaliation.

Defence News

PM Narendra Modi pays respects to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Bengaluru on Monday night and paid respects to Union Minister Ananth Kumar at the latter's residence in the city's southern suburb where his body has been kept for public to pay homage.

India News

India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite on Wednesday

Subject to weather conditions, India's heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) is set to put into orbit the communication satellite GSAT-29 tentatively on Wednesday, the Indian space agency sai

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Astonishing! 69 per cent Pakistanis don’t know what Internet is: LIRNEasia

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) did not react to the findings of the report that contradict its claims of maximum teledensity in the country

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World’s first four-camera phone Samsung Galaxy A9 could launch in India this month

Samsung Galaxy A9 will come with larger and wider 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display for the immersive viewing experience.

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Big milestone! Xiaomi says it sold over 8.5 million devices during festive season

Xiaomi achieved the Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of $1 billion between October 9 and November 8 by selling products across categories like smartphones, Mi LED TVs, wearables, Mi Routers

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Accenture acquires US-based Intrigo Systems

Founded in 2009, US-based Intrigo Systems would help Accenture clients build digital supply chains that manage cross-functional business decisions, collaborate with suppliers in real-time and simplify compliance, the company

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No threat but need to be alert in Punjab, says Army chief Bipin Rawat

Referring to the 'Referendum 2020' campaign started by separatist and pro-Khalistan elements from other countries, General Rawat said that the governments (centre and Punjab) were fully aware of this and were taking appropria

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