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Jealousy Behind Wives on Retail Spree? It’s Retail Therapy, Say Researchers

Jealous wives who are upset with their husbnads giving more attention to someone else, whether a co-worker or a neighbour, can be dealt with a retail therapy, says a researcher from Singapore. Researcher Xun (Irene) Huang tried to probe whether these feelings of jealousy motivated consumers to buy things that were more likely to recapture the attention of their partners. ...

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UP Election 2017: Mulayam Singh Yadav to Contest Against Son Akhilesh

As the Election Commission decided to keep the Samajwadi Party symbol cycle in abeyance, neither of the two father-son groups can use it in electioneering but father Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said he would contest against his son, unfolding an open war. Mualaym Singh also said his son is indulging in communal politics, distancing Muslims as his list of ...

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Why Gandhi Slippers? Quote Replaces Gandhi Face Now; Is Amazon Sensible to Indian Sentiments?

  As Indian PM Narendra Modi replaced Gandhi’s face on Khadi calendar of 2017, the US e-commerce giant Amazon has gone a step ahead to sell slippers with Gandhi face on them, ridiculing the face of India. Called ‘Gandhi flip flops’, Amazon describes them as “foam rubber flip flops” with Gandhi face and priced $16.99 (Rs.1,200). This is the second ...

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‘Nenu Local’ audio launch on January 14

The audio launch of the film, "Nenu Local" starring Nani, which has its tunes scored by the rockstar Devi Sri Prasad, is set for audio release on Sankranti, January 14, 2016 in Hyderabad. Telugu actor Nani’s last five films – Yevade Subramanyam, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, Krishnagaadi Veera Prema Gaadha, Gentleman, Manju – managed to strike a chord with the audiences ...

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Tax Exemption for ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ Opposed in AP, Telangana

Critics and leaders of several Telangana associations have come out openly condemning the tax exemption given to Nandamuri Balakrishna’s 100th film ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ projecting it as a historical film. The movie, based on history of the Satavahana dynasty founder and emperor, considered first among the Andhra or Telugu rulers in the region. The location of the film was also at ...

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Reliance Jio to Shock 4G Phone Market with Rs.999 VoLTE Phone

Reliance Jio, which has already upset the contours of telecom service providers’ market in India, is foraying into the manufacturing segment of 4G phones, which may not be surprising but the price at Rs.999 per handset is indeed, and even more shocking. These phones with 4G LTE or VoLTE-enabled will also feature free voice calls. It is reported that there ...

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Will Reliance Jio be Gamechanger in 2017?

Reliance Jio, remained the most searched keyword by mobile users, way ahead of cricketer Virat Kohli and bollywood star Salman Khan, according to 2016 mobile trends by Alibaba group firm UC News. "Reliance Jio is the ‘Hottest Keyword’ of 2016 with 116 million page views in both Hindi and English content," UC News report said. When Reliance Jio launched its ...

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Pentagon Tests Perdix Micro-Drone ‘Swarm’ Technology

U.S. military has successfully tested more than 103 micro-drones released from 3 F/A-18 Super Hornets, in what it said the largest-ever test for the cutting-edge "swarm" technology. The swarm of 103 Perdix micro drones, too small and of battery-powered were launched from three separate Super Hornets at China Lake in California, by the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office, or SCO, in ...

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Seven Tech Predictions for 2017 by Dell

Dell honcho Jeff Clarke has put out a post on the company website providing an insight into the seven 2017 predictions in the field of technology based on the firm’s poll with tech experts. The 2017 Predictions include Breakout creative workstations, IoT officers and a self-healing future. "No doubt some of these will change the way you do business, from ...

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When Dev Patel Missed Golden Globe Award 2017…

London-born actor Dev Patel known for his role in Slumdog Millionaire, was able to make it in nominations as the Best film supporting actor for playing Saroo Brierley in the film Lion, though he failed to make it finally. But it is time to reckon the young actor for his future chances of winning an Academy or Golden Globe Award ...

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Weather Warning Issued: Cold Wave Spell Hits HP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP

With the eastward movement of the current Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over north Pakistan and neighbourhood, dry northwesterly cold winds at lower and middle levels will hit the plains of northwest India from 10th night to 13th January morning, said the Indian Met Department. “Under these circumstances, the prevailing minimum temperatures over plains of northwest ...

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Now Download New Railways IRCTC Connect App to Book Tickets Instantly

The online train booking agency, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), has rolled out a new app making it far easier to book train tickets without hardships faced while booking online in the current format. Revamping the IRCTC Connect the new app called “IRCTC Rail Connect” will provide additional features to book tickets on the go with a ...

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Hassan BJP Leader Holds Protest Against MFIs

Hassan in Karnataka saw several women under the local BJP leader Agile Yogish stage protest in front of the Deputy Copmmissioner’s office raising slogans against microfinance institutions for demanding repayment of loans they have taken. The women alleged that the representatives of microfinance institutions were harassing them for loan recovery, which was denied by the representatives of the Association of ...

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NCC Camp for Republic Day Parade 2017 in Full Swing

The NCC Republic Day (RD) Camp 2017 began at the NCC Camp, Carriappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt on 01 January 2017. In the run-up to the Republic Day 2017 the Director General NCC Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht briefed the media here today to highlight major programmes of NCC during this month-long camp. Lt Gen Vashist highlighted the major achievements of ...

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EC Issues Media Coverage Dos & Don’ts

In view of the schedule for general election to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand, the Election Commission has issued media coverage by print or television or cable TVs during the period under Section 126 of Representation of the People Act, 1951. The section prohibits displaying any election matter during the period of 48 hours ...

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Comet or Mystery Object Visting Earth Next Month?

NASA’s NEOWISE mission has already found some celestial objects traveling towards Earth and may be flying by in our neighborhood, and definitely a comet that can be seen with binoculars next week. An object called 2016 WF9 was detected by the NEOWISE project on Nov. 27, 2016. It’s in an orbit that takes it on a scenic tour of our ...

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New Human Gut Organ Mesentery Found

A new human organ called mesentery that was previously thought to be part of the abdomen was found to be a fragmented structure made up of multiple separate parts by Irish scientists. Lead researcher J Calvin Coffey, professor at University of Limerick (Ireland), said the mesentery is an undivided structure. It is a fold of the peritoneum attached to the ...

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