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Showing posts from September, 2015
India-Africa ICT Expo 2015 launched in KenyaAhead of the India Africa Forum Summit in New Delhi in October, India launched the first Indo-Africa ICT Expo here in the Kenyan capital under the theme of "India: Your Partner for Technology Next".
Russell Crowe to star in historical drama 'In Sand and Blood'Actor Russell Crowe will star in the survival drama "In Sand and Blood", set in Africa in the early 19th century.
24x7 power to backward areas Centre's prime focus: Piyush GoyalUnion Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the government was committed to provide round-the-clock electricity supply at affordable prices to backward and rural regions of the country.
Tech increases savings, productivity in mineral explorationA technology to speed up the process of analysing mineral exploration, saving time and money has been developed by Australian scientists.
Fences not the solution to migration says Pope FrancisBarriers like razor-wire erected by Hungary on its border with Serbia in a bid to keep out migrants are not sustainable, Pope Francis has said.
Smriti Irani launches ranking framework for higher educational institutions
Serena Williams continues to lead women's singles tennis rankingsUnited States tennis player Serena Williams, with 11,500 points, continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world singles rankings released on Monday.
Demi Lovato broken over great-grandfather's deathSinger Demi Lovato is devastated and heartbroken after the demise of her great-grandfather.The “Cool for the Summer” singer has asked fans to pray for her great-grandmother after her beloved great-grandfather grandparent passed away aged 88, reports
Matt Damon wants to go to Mars "The Martian" actor Matt Damon has joked he wants to go to Mars to escape the everyday stresses of family life.
Meryl Streep says career affected her friendshipsActress Meryl Streep says she regrets spending less time with her friends due to her busy career.The "Mamma Mia" actress shared that due to her busy career and her "civic concerns", her relationship with close friends suffered a lot, reports
System to identify malicious links in Twitter URLs
Computer scientists from Cardiff University have created an intelligent system to identify malicious links disguised in shortened URLs on Twitter.

Microsoft launches public cloud services from local data centresRedmond-based technology major Microsoft on Tuesday launched its public cloud services from local data centres which will aid business and organisations to fuel inclusive growth and spur innovation.

Salman Khan back as Prem, sports 'desi' lookSuperstar Salman Khan on Tuesday literally teased his fans with an initial poster of his forthcoming collaboration with Sooraj Barjatya, "Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo". Back as a character named Prem, the actor sports a truly desi look in tune for the film's Diwali release. 
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) finds flowing water on MarsIn the first-ever definitive signs of the presence of liquid water -- and possibly life -- on the Red Planet, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured strong evidence for seasonal flows of liquid salty water on the Martian surface.
European Union signed key agreement with China on 5GThe European Union (EU) on Monday announced that it has signed a key agreement with China on 5G network.
How Bieber gives 'goosebumps' to Gomez?Singer Selena Gomez doesn’t get tired of hearing her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber talk about their past relationship, and sometimes, she gets goosebumps hearing him say good things about her.
PM Narendra Modi at SAP Centre says "Will live and die for my country".I will live and die for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave this assurance to cheering Indian community at the SAP Centre here and said there was no allegation of corruption against him.
Chinese president Xi Jinping wraps up US tripChinese President Xi Jinping left here for Beijing on Monday after concluding his first state visit to the US and first appearance at the UN headquarters.
Modi wraps up US visit; meets Obama, pushes for UNSC reformPrime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his five-day US visit, ending with a summit meeting with US President Barack Obama that focused on climate change and gave another push to India's demand for reform of the UN Security Council at a separate UN summit on Peacekeeping.
Enormous mistake not to work with Syrian regime, says President Vladimir Putin
Salman dodges question on AishwaryaActor Salman Khan dodged a query about his former girlfriend Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's special appearance on his show during a press event for upcoming TV show "Big Boss".
Cuoco, Sweeting 'seemed miserable' on date nightsActress Kaley Cuoco and tennis player Ryan Sweeting reportedly "seemed miserable" before their decision to part ways, even during romantic nights out.
Athiya Shetty turns brand ambassador for Maybelline New York
Rebecca Hall marries morgan SpectorActress Rebecca Hall married actor Morgan Spector in Saugerties, here over the weekend.
Guyana and Venezuela would return their ambassadors to their respective missionGuyana and Venezuela have agreed to return their respective ambassadors to their posts and hold talk to resolve the long-running border dispute that flared up recently following the discovery of oil in disputed waters.
New 'super-material' discovered by Chinese scientistsChinese scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet strong as metal, the media reported on Sunday.
Mark Zuckerberg changes Facebook profile picture to support 'Digital India'Ahead of his interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg changed his profile picture to support 'Digital India'. Within minutes, Modi too changed his picture to thank him.
Salman finds Sylvester Stallone 'amazing' in 'Creed' Sylvester Stallone looks "amazing as always" in the trailer of his upcoming film "Creed", says Bollywood hero Salman Khan, who finds the Hollywood action star inspirational.

Google Chief Executive Sunder Pichai says India fastest growing start-up nationGoogle Chief Executive Sunder Pichai on Sunday described India as the "fastest growing start up nation in the world"."India is the fastest growing start up nation in the world. Sunder Pichai @google at the Digital India Dinner," ministry of external affairs spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.
Kenny Rogers to retire after next tourVeteran country singer Kenny Rogers has announced that he's going on a massive world tour before retiring.While promoting his "Once Again It's Christmas" album on "Today" show on Friday, he shared his retirement plans, reports
Selena Gomez drinks pickle juiceSinger-actress Selena Gomez's guilty pleasure is a jar of pickles! She said that she may even bring out a pickle cookbook, reports
George Clooney's mansion re-fit 'irritates' neighboursActor George Clooney's mansion revamp is driving his neighbours "mad", says a resident.The 54-year-old star and his wife Amal, 37, are spending as much as 10 million pounds to revamp their property in the affluent area of Sonning Eye in Oxfordshire, South East England.
PM Narendra Modi meets Bhutan PM, Sri Lanka president
Gyllenhaal, Cumberbatch to star in 'The Current War'?Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Benedict Cumberbatch are in talks to play George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison in the “The Current War”.
'Snakeskin' photos reveal Pluto in dazzling details
New “snakeskin” mystifying images of Pluto sent by NASA's New Horizons probe have revealed a multitude of previously unseen topographic and compositional details.
Dunga calls up Oliveira for World Cup qualifiersBrazil coach Dunga has called up Ricardo Oliveira for World Cup qualifiers next month against Chile and Venezuela, a media report said on Friday.
Sania-Martina reach Guangzhou Open semis
Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis comfortably entered the women's doubles semi-finals with a straight sets victory at the $250,000 Guangzhou Open here on Thursday.
Sourav to be new CAB president: MamataFormer Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly will take over as the new president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Thursday.
Brangelina look for new home in BritainActor Brad Pitt is reportedly house hunting in the same English village where the oscar winning actor George Clooney lives.
Fighting India go down to IranThe Indian basketball team produced a superb fight-back before going down 66-88 to defending champions Iran in their second Group A match at the 28th FIBA Asia Championship here on Thursday.
Dayananda Saraswati's demise personal loss: PM Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the death of spiritual leader Swami Dayananda Saraswati, calling it a "personal loss".
Adele turned down 'millions' to record 'Spectre' song