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Nationwide Monsoon Deficiency Falls But Key States Remain Dry

States which were carrying deficits like Gujarat and parts of Madhya Pradesh have now seen rainfall normalise. However, the rice and sugar belt of …

Uttar Pradesh

Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Mode Dated, Includes Guided Tours

The variety of historical settings of Assassin's Creed games has always been one of the highlights of the series, as it's fascinating to explore a dynamic, living recreation of Victorian England or Ancient Egypt. Previously, however, if you simply wanted to explore the cities and environments of …

Nike and PlayStation unite on these limited edition sneakers

The PG2 is designed in collaboration with basketball player Paul George<p>Nike has released a pair of PlayStation-themed shoes in collaboration with basketball player Paul George called the PG2. The PG2 is George’s second signature shoe (a follow-up to the PG1), and features light-up tongues bearing …

Shoes

Short Play: all the video games you can start and finish in a weekend

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Short Play: all the video games you can start and finish in a weekend<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>In our biweekly column, Short Play, we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. Because we know it can be difficult to find …

Lost Sphear Review

This RPG is so cluttered with homages to classics that it fails to create an identity of its own.<p>Creating an old-fashioned role-playing game that …

Tax cuts to boost U.S. economy, but benefits to be short-lived: Reuters poll

(Reuters) - The U.S. economy is likely to grow in 2018 at its fastest pace in three years, fueled by the biggest tax overhaul since the 1980s, a majority of economists said in a Reuters poll that also showed they expected the boost to be short-lived.<p>FILE PHOTO: Construction is seen in downtown Los …

Economics

PM Modi 'Took First Names, Responded To Every Point' At Davos CEOs' Meet

PM Narendra Modi key message at the opening session of World Economic Forum will be that India is open for business and its economy can contribute to …

India

Tom Alter Dies At 67. Rishi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor And Others Pay Tribute

Tom Alter lost his battle against skin cancer at his Mumbai residence on Friday night<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Noted actor Tom Alter lost his battle against skin …

The 12 Most Iconic 'Playboy' Covers of All Time

From Marilyn Monroe on the first issue in 1953 to record-holder Pamela Anderson's debut in 1989.<p>Here, some of the most iconic <i>Playboy</i> covers, from the debut issue fronted by Marilyn Monroe in1953 to cover record-holder Pamela Anderson's first appearance in 1989.

Jerry Seinfeld

Nokia's releasing the iconic 3310 in 3G, and Australia's getting it first

Don't worry folks, you'll get your dose of <i>Snake —</i> the resurrected Nokia 3310 is being released in 3G.<p>Earlier this year, we got a little excited about …

Dubai just tested its first flying taxi and it looks unreal

It is happening for real<p>The next time you want to hail a cab in Dubai, you may have to look up and not around. The city of superlatives just tested …

The 15 best states for job seekers in 2017

Everyone knows location is a big deal in the real estate world.<p>But it's also a crucial factor in the job search, too.<p>Personal finance site WalletHub …

Spectacular Fast and Furious car stunt live show is a £25m gamble

Producers of a show based on the film franchise are banking on there being enough petrolheads to fill arenas the world over<p>It will have a fuel tanker engulfed in flames bouncing across the arena, a jack-knifed lorry pursued by screeching Honda Civic EJ1s, at least two tanks, a souped-up Dodge …

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $20m to battle climate change and reveals what happened when he met Trump

Leonardo DiCaprio has announced he will be giving $20m to climate change charities and took a swipe at Donald Trump in the process.<p>The philanthropic …

Verizon is giving away free iPhone 8s, if you can find them

Verizon is offering up to $300 off an iPhone 8 when you trade in your old phone. Even better, the company is also giving away iPhones 8s. That is, if you can find them.<p>Verizon is hosting an iPhone giveaway through Friday, Sept. 22 only. The sweepstakes is a lot like a scavenger hunt with an …

Kalvari, first of six Scorpene-class submarines, handed over to Indian Navy

Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, was today handed over to the Indian Navy by shipbuilder Mazgaon Dock limited, paving way for …

Stanislav Petrov, 'the man who saved the world' from nuclear war, dies at 77

Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning at the height of the Cold War, has died. He was 77.<p>Petrov's German friend Karl Schumacher said Tuesday that Petrov died on May …

10 things you can’t do in Dubai

A British IT worker faces possible jail time after he was arrested in Dubai for sticking his middle finger up at another motorist.<p>Jamil Ahmed Mukadam, 23, made the rude gesture as he drove to Dubai International Airport in February, but wasn’t arrested until September 10, when he returned to the …

Respect territorial integrity while expanding connectivity: India, US and Japan post trilateral meet

The statement was in apparent reference to China’s One Belt, One Road project, which includes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that passes …

North Korea

Ahmedabad All Decked up to Welcome Abe After Hosting Xi Jinping in 2014

The 8km-long stretch from the Ahmedabad airport to the Sabarmati Ashram is decked up with cut-outs and images of PM Narendra Modi and Shinzo</b> …

Apple's new iPhones can fast-charge, if you have the right adapter

One of the biggest (and most widely predicted) improvements that Apple revealed at its event yesterday was the addition of wireless charging for the iPhone. The glass-backed phones will allow for Qi inductive wireless charging, which means that you can charge them using ubiquitous third-party …

Nokia 6 next flash sale on September 20, registrations now open on Amazon India

Nokia 6 went on its fourth flash sale today via Amazon India. Priced at Rs 14,999, the sale began at 12 PM IST and the smartphone went out of stock …

Kit Harington Just Responded to a Major 'Game of Thrones' Fan Theory

So, is Dany pregnant or what?<p>Now that Jon Snow and his aunt Daenerys Targaryen have had sex on <i>Game of Thrones</i> (It's fine! Incest is fine now, apparently!), everyone is wondering whether or not she's pregnant. You probably noticed that Daenerys spent literally <i>all</i> of Season 7 reminding everyone that …

TV Series

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: PM Modi’s flagship project set for takeoff

India’s ambitious High Speed Rail (HSR) project is now at the take-off stage, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo …

India

Tesla reveals smaller Supercharger stations made for cities

Fully charge your ride in 45–50 minutes<p>Tesla has set up nearly 1,000 fast-charging Supercharger stations around North America, but people who own its cars in big cities are still hard-pressed for convenient charging solutions. That’s hopefully about to change. Tesla announced today that it’s …

Airline staff fume over toxic air on planes

A growing number of flight attendants and pilots want answers from airlines about what they say is toxic air on board flights. They argue this is …