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Honor’s first ‘Make in India’ Holly 3 goes on sale

The device is priced at Rs 9,999 and will be available in Black, White and Gold colour option. Huawei’s Honor has announced the sale of its recently launched Honor Holly 3. Company’s first ‘Make in India’ smartphone, Honor Holly 3 is launched in Black, White and Gold colors colors at a price of Rs 9,999 is available on Flipkart and Amazon and the Honor store. The smartphone comes with a…

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How Pakistani actors work in India

While Bollywood has, in recent years, proved an attractive step up for some Pakistani actors, says Ranjita Ganesan, it has not prompted them to pack their things and relocate to Mumbai. While Bollywood has, in recent years, proved an attractive step up the ladder for a fresh crop of Pakistani actors, it has not prompted them to pack their things and relocate to Mumbai. Despite the promise of success, the…

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Is split captaincy way forward for India? Here are Dhoni’s thoughts…

Asserting that Indian cricket is different from that of other teams, limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has asserted that instead of following the West, emphasis should be put on what is good for the team and how it could be turned into a successful one. “About the split captaincy, I think we look at the West a lot. I remember about a few years back, we were talking about…

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Why news TV channels changed their tune

‘The media today is completely free from the government-induced fear factor.’ ‘It is only scared of the public backlash and its TRP ratings,’ say Sudhir Bisht. Something important happened last month which should have normally gladdened the hearts of all media men and women. The Supreme Court nudged the Rajasthan government to look into the concerns raised by the Rajasthan Patrika, the leading Hindi daily in the state, on the…

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The kind of soldier who carried out the surgical strikes

How do you get to wear the prized maroon beret and the treasured Balidan badge? Veena Sandhu looks at the gruelling training para commandos undergo to become a part of the elite force equipped to carry out surgical strikes.“When you are on a cross-border mission, you remember nothing — neither family nor friends. But yes, there are flashes when your mother comes to mind,” says an officer who has, in…

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Is he going to be the next CM of Punjab?

If ‘Raja’ Amarinder Singh can address the issues of health and education, he is certain to coast to victory, reports Aditi Phadnis. The previous time ‘Raja’ Amarinder Singh became chief minister (2002-2007), the verdict was not unambiguously in his favour. In the 2002 assembly elections, the Congress won 62 seats out of 116, only three more than the majority mark of 59. This had never happened before in Punjab. Whether…

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Why India’s reset of its Russian relationship is important

‘One lesson to emerge out of the Modi-Putin summit is that India can be more self-confident that it possesses inherent strengths to leverage its interlocutors to influence Pakistani policies,’ says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. India-Russia relations were destined to get an upgrade at Goa on Saturday, October 15, at the annual summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin. The expected happened. The recent Russian-Pakistani military exercise played…

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Instagram Finally Arrives on Windows 10 Desktops, Tablets

Instagram has finally been made available to Windows 10 desktop and tablet users. To recall, Instagram first made its way to Windows 10 Mobile platform though was limited to mobile devices. Users can now download Instagram for Windows 10 PCs from the company’s Windows App Store. Much like the mobile version of the app, Instagram for Windows 10 tablets will allow users to capture, edit, and share directly from the…

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Google Smartwatch tipped to debut in 2017 with Android Wear 2.0

Back in July, we were treated to a few renders of an upcoming Google Smartwatch. We weren’t sure when they would land but that may have been cleared up to a degree today thanks to a new leak. There isn’t a lot of time left in 2016 for new smartphones and mobile gadgets to be announced. While there are always a few surprises out of left field, things are definitely…

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Video: Xiaomi Redmi Pro Review

Xiaomi’s Redmi Pro is the beginning of what’s likely to become a staple in Xiaomi’s yearly releases henceforth. Sitting somewhere in between the Redmi Note and Mi line of phones, the Redmi Pro’s base model features a MediaTek Helio X20 2.0GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and retails for around $224. For just $30 more ($254) you can get the upgraded model that comes with a faster MediaTek…

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 Gets Banned on all US Flights

The BoomGate drama continues, as today we just got word that the unfortunate Samsung Galaxy Note7 got banned on all US flights starting from tomorrow. If you can’t let go your precious droid just yet, well, today’s piece of news should be a strong incentive, as your life with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 just became infinitely more difficult, i.e. you’ll not be able to board your smartphone when flying US companies. Now,…

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Shilpa Shetty’s emotional message for her dad will touch your heart!

Shilpa Shetty pens emotional note for father Actress Shilpa Shetty wrote a heart touching poem paying tribute to her father Surendra Dejoo Shetty. The actress’ father died on October 11 due to cardiac arrest, at his residence in suburban Andheri. “Our Hero, Loving and kind in all his ways…Upright and just to the end of his days…Sincere and true, in his heart and mind…Beautiful memories, he left behind…A link in…

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