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Londoners offer accommodation, free rides and help in wake of terror attack

Londoners took to social media to offer free accommodation and rides to anyone caught up in the terror attacks on Saturday night.<p>The offers of help from the public mirrored what happened in Manchester last week.<p>People offered to order Ubers to anyone caught up in the attack, to drive them to their …

Google engineer: LG G5 and HTC 10 are not USB Type C compliant

You may remember the name Benson Leung from when the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X launched at the end of 2015. At the time, he set out to review as many Type C chargers and adapters available on Amazon to separate the true Type C compliant accessories from the non-compliant, helping buyers avoid …

Mobile Technology

Dark side of Chile: the director who went on the trail of paedophile priests

When Pablo Larraín was growing up Catholic in Santiago, he was struck by how physically close he found himself to the priests. In the confession box, he could tell what the padre had eaten for lunch, or that he wore a new cologne.<p>Larraín is now 39, a successful director of acclaimed films, a …

South America

12 Best DC Animated Movies of All Time

by Casey Haney<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Together, DC and Warner Bros. have created some of the greatest animated comic book films to date. Really setting the …

Justice League

Critics are calling the latest 'Divergent' a huge franchise movie failure

The franchise headed by Shailene Woodley set in a dystopian future is crawling to the finish line with nowhere near the popularity, among critics or audiences, of Lionsgate's other YA franchise, "The Hunger Games."<p>In "Allegiant," Tris (Woodley) goes beyond the giant wall encircling Chicago to see …

Netflix just saved this all-star animated movie that was mysteriously pulled from theaters

Based on the famous French children's book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the film was set to be released by Paramount in the US on March 18, but in a shocking move, the studio pulled it a week before its opening.<p>The streaming giant has now bought the domestic rights to the movie and will release it …

Animation

Astronomers discover largest solar system

<b>Astronomers have discovered the largest known solar system, consisting of a large planet that takes nearly a million years to orbit its star.</b><p>The gas giant is one trillion kilometres away, making its orbit 140 times wider than Pluto's path around our Sun.<p>Only a handful of extremely wide pairs of …

Universe

Congress and the Pentagon May Kill SpaceX’s Competition

Sen. John McCain has resumed his crusade against United Launch Alliance (ULA), the Pentagon’s primary space launch contractor, and its importing of …

Monstrous Cosmic Gas Cloud Set To Ignite The Milky Way

When we think about our galaxy, most people think about the stars in the sky, the grand, sweeping spiral arms, the disk-like plane of our Milky Way filled with dust, and the bulge in the galactic center. All of this combines to make up our run-of-the-mill home, complete with some 400 billion stars …

Universe

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

Time For School

The World Education Forum is a test of our commitment to children.<p>Written by |<p>We live in a world where every seventh person is illiterate. Six crore …

Africa

Mother seeks groom for her son in India's first gay personals advert

Message looking for husband for activist Harish Iyer subverts tradition after India re-criminalised homosexuality in 2013<p>In all but one word, the advertisement was like thousands of others published in the still hugely popular matrimonial section of newspapers across India every week.<p>“Seeking …

India

'Made in India' plan: iPhones could soon be manufactured in Maharashtra

Apple's signature smartphone - iPhone - may soon be manufactured in Maharashtra as the State government is reportedly keen on attracting companies …

India

Why falling in love is similar to being drunk

A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk<p>Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love.<p>But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk, and not just the more pleasant …

Love

The new tech changing airport security

Queuing to be searched at the airport is a major downside of going on holiday. What is the airline industry doing to improve it? Katia Moskvitch investigates.<p>A young woman approaches airport security in a pair of stiletto boots, designer sunglasses, and a big wide belt that matches her fashionable …

Flying

'No Insult to India, PM Told Ministers', Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to NDTV

<b>New Delhi:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told some of his cabinet colleagues that his remarks abroad - cited as an insult to India by the …

Britain Goes to the Polls

Film Review: Piku

<i>Piku,</i> led by Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, is the movie equivalent of having a warm bowl of chicken soup on a nippy night. It may be comfort …

Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon can’t heat up the tepid Hot Pursuit

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara are no Thelma and Louise. They’re no Lucy and Ricky, either, although Vergara’s comedic persona contains elements …

Sonam Kapoor plans to 'surprise everyone' with her 5th Cannes appearance this year

May,07 2015 18:12:40 IST<p><b>Mumbai:</b> Actress Sonam Kapoor will be celebrating her fifth year at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival and says that …

Bollywood

Karan Johar: Mom was horrified!

He featured in bit parts in several films, but Karan Johar makes his full-fledged acting debut as <i>Bombay Velvet</i> villain Kaizad Khambatta, thanks to …

IPL 2015: Piyush Chawla Spins His Web To Help Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Delhi Daredevils

Piyush Chawla took 4 for 32 as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in the Indian Premier League.<p>Kolkata:<p>Continuing their supremacy …

Pele Hospitalized After Prostate Surgery: Latest Details and Reaction

Brazilian soccer legend Pele, one of the most influential and beloved athletes of the 20th century, has been hospitalized in Sao Paulo after having surgery for a prostate condition.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Pele Expected to be Released on Saturday<p>Friday, May 8<p>BBC Sport reported that Pele is expected to …

Brazil

Why Microsoft is calling Windows 10 'the last version of Windows'

"Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10." That was the message from Microsoft employee Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at the company's Ignite conference this week. Nixon was explaining how …

Jet Airways launches express cargo service

Jet Airways has launched FAST-TRACK, a premium express cargo service on its domestic network for customers needing urgent shipment of air cargo in a …

UK election result boosts pound, shares; US jobs data eyed

TOKYO (AP) — British shares and the pound jumped higher on Friday, leading gains globally, after election results showed the Conservative Party has …

Stock Markets

Alibaba's Net Profit Drops 49%; New CEO Named

China e-commerce leader Alibaba Group said, whose once-hot stock price has dropped about a third from its peak after listing in New York last year, said today net income in the quarter ended March 31 dropped by 49% from a year earlier to $463 million.<p>The company said the decline was in connection …

Alibaba Group

What India can learn from Nepal

With large parts of a small country flattened by an earthquake, Nepal once again comes across in Indian eyes as a small country that can get by only with a little help from friends.<p>Nepal is this conflict-ridden poor country that hasn’t been able to frame a new Constitution for eight years now, has …

India

PM Modi to Time magazine: You don’t need dictatorship in India, democracy is in our DNA

Not a single bullet has been fired for over a quarter of a century now. This essentially goes to prove that both countries (India and China) have …

India