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New WhatsApp feature notifies you when your texts have been read

WhatsApp rolled out a new feature overnight, modifying the existing in-app notifications. Where a double tick used to represent that a message has …

Modi wishes Anand for World Championship match

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished India’s chess wizard Viswanathan Anand “good luck” for his World Championship match against reigning …

India to appoint new defence minister in cabinet expansion

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will appoint a new defence minister, a senior party official and another source told Reuters on Thursday, in a move that would allow the current minister, Arun Jaitley, to focus on his main job of steering the economy out of troubled waters.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

Flipkart Pulls Ad for 'Rs 32 Lakh' Book

<b>New Delhi:</b> This might not be the most expensive book ever, but Antonia Cyn's "Foretold" costs quite a packet, at least in Flipkart. The price - a …

What you need to know about life on the International Space Station

In an unfortunate turn of events, Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded a few seconds after launch last week. The rocket was thankfully unmanned, but it was intended to ferry critical supplies to astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station. Luckily, crew members currently …

Motorcycle Storage Designs from Around the World, Part 1: Shelters

Motorcyclists know the thrill of the open road... and those without garages know the hassle of securing motorcycle covers to their bikes in inclement …

Portable

Five questions for the creator of Google's modular smartphone

It's been just over a year since Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division announced Project Ara, a full-scale effort to produce the world's very first modular smartphone. The team has been working hard and fast to get a unit on the market before the end of its two-year mission, and …

Flipkart Recasts Top Management, CFO Krishamurthy Quits

<b>New Delhi:</b> In significant top management level changes at Flipkart, interim CFO Kalyan Krishnamurthy is leaving the firm and Fashion Head Mukesh …

21 arrested for Wagah suicide attack

At least 21 people, including a suicide-bomber, were arrested on Monday and explosives and a suicide vest recovered from Wagah border area as entire …

OnePlus One 64GB Variant Set to Launch at Under Rs. 25,000

The OnePlus One smartphone, touted by the company as the 'flagship killer', will reportedly be priced under Rs. 25,000 in India for its 64GB …

Google Calendar gets smarter and prettier

As part of the Google's continued push forward with Lollipop, Calendar is getting a major (and long-overdue) upgrade. Obviously that includes a Material Design facelift (which we can only assume will come to the web app eventually), but it also includes a metric ton of new features. The most …

LITTI CHOKHA

3-D-Printed Lampshades Project Mesmerizing Patterns Using Ancient Cartography Methods

Stereographic projection is a mapping technique that allows a spherical object to project a pattern onto a 2-D surface. Mathematical concepts and physical models of stereographic projection have been around since ancient Greece, when Ptolemy and others used it to visualize their maps of the stars. …

3D

Bengaluru: Woman gangraped by robbers in front of husband, mother-in-law

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by knife wielding robbers in the presence of her husband and mother-in-law at her residence in Bengaluru, …

Extension plea of top scientists rejected, govt bats for younger directors

The government has struck down a request by the DRDO to grant four of its top scientists a service extension with the Prime Minister stepping in …

India

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

List of phones that will get Android Lollipop. Check if yours is here

Last night Google started rolling out Android Lollipop aka Android 5. In the coming weeks and months, there are a number of phones and tablets that …

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