Russian Spacecraft With US Grandpa Onboard Docks at Space Station

A Russian spacecraft carrying three crew to the International Space Station, including a US grandfather who is poised to enter the record books, has successfully docked with the orbital outpost, Nasa said. The crew docked at 0309 GMT Saturday some 407 kilometers (253 miles) above the Pacific Ocean, off the western coast of Peru, according […]

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Asus Zenwatch 2: Attractive price tag

The Asus ZenWatch 2 is the second installment in the ZenWatch series. It has a stainless steel body which makes it look elegant yet simple at the same time. The ZenWatch 2 is thin, and in turn, comfortable to wear unlike many others available in the market. The one I got my hands on had […]

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Will Colgate repeat history and emerge as a winner?

The Colgate-Palmolive India (Colgate) scrip has lagged the Sensex over the past year as well as in the month gone by. In fact, it made a new 52-week low of Rs 791 on Friday, and there are multiple reasons for this. The first was the news about its parent Colgate-Palmolive undergoing restructuring and increasing the […]

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It’s the end of earnings downgrades for cement

After a few subdued quarters, cement prices have shown an uptick. Prices rose to Rs 280 per 50-kg bag, from Rs 210-220 a bag in December 2015-January 2016. Analysts at Religare attribute it to the pickup in infrastructure activity and normalisation in supplies. In West, too, prices are up Rs 20-40 per bag, with prices […]

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Amazon Says Its ‘Tatkal’ Service Will Help People Sell More Products

E-commerce major Amazon’s studio- on-wheels service, Tatkal, would enable hundreds of sellers sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business, a top official of the company has said. Stationed in the city for two days, Amazon Tatkal, which was recently launched, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help […]

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3D Images of Syria Archaeological Treasures Go Online

3D reconstructions of some of Syria’s most spectacular archaeological sites go online Tuesday after a big push to digitalise the war-torn country’s threatened heritage. French digital surveyors have been working with Syrian archaeologists to map some of the country’s most famous monuments after Islamic State jihadists sparked international outrage by blowing up two temples in […]

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Online Service With Data on Stolen Vehicles Across Country Launched

A new online service with complete data on stolen vehicle across the country was launched in New Delhi on Friday. The service, Vahan Samanvaya, launched by Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, will help police and public trace the database of stolen vehicles. It was launched at a function organised to celebrate […]

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‘Part of $100 Million Hacked From Bangladesh Bank Recovered’

Bangladesh’s central bank said Monday that part of almost $100 million (roughly Rs. 675 crores) allegedly stolen from a reserve account in the United States last month has been recovered. Suspected Chinese hackers stole the money from the foreign exchange account in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on February 5, according to a […]

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Marissa Mayer Hopes to Stay in Job Even if Yahoo Changes Hands

Marissa Mayer is hopeful of keeping her job leading Yahoo Inc. even if the struggling Web pioneer changes hands. Under pressure from investors and facing a potential proxy fight, the chief executive officer has pledged to do what’s best for shareholders as Yahoo reviews alternatives for separating its core Internet business from a stake in […]

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