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Google Chrome tests out a more personal New Tab page

On Dev builds, it uses Google Now to guess at interesting ‘Articles for you.’ A recent change to the Chrome Dev build on Android could indicate a new feature coming to the browser soon. Android Police points out that users are seeing a Google Now-powered content list on their devices, and I was able to pull it up easily after installing the test version of the app on my device….

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World’s ‘largest aircraft’ takes off for its first flight

The world’s “largest aircraft” has embarked on its maiden flight, four days after a previous attempt was abandoned due to technical issues. The Airlander 10 — part plane, part airship — yesterday took to the skies amid cheers and applause from crowds gathered at an airfield in Cardington, central England. The successful flight comes 85 years after another airship — the ill-fated R101 — took off from the same airfield…

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Explained: Repechage rule that helped Sakshi Malik win bronze in wrestling

Sakshi had lost her quarterfinal bout but got a fresh lease of life when her Russian conqueror reached the final, allowing the Indian to compete in the repechage round. (Reuters) Sakshi Malik scripted history on Wednesday by becoming the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal and only fourth female athlete from the country to climb to the podium at the biggest sporting event in the world…

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Salman Khan announces Rs. 1 lakh for Indian athletes at Rio Olympics

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Wednesday said he would handout cheques of Rs1.01 lakhs to the Indian athletes representing the nation at Rio Olympics. The 50 year-old actor took to his twitter handle to make the announcement. “As a gesture of appreciation for our Olympic athletes, I will present each one with a cheque of Rs1, 01, 000,” Khan tweeted. He said the government has been supportive of…

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Flippy App Lets You Star in Famous Celebrity Videos

We idolise celebrities, but what if one gets a chance to feature in their famous music videos or scenes? Flippy – an app by Meograph – is aimed at doing just that. This Dubsmash-like video creating app, exclusive for iOS, lets you wear celebrity bodies as you lip sync to their songs or dialogues. You can also read the full review of Flippy here.

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Cool gadgets to gift your sister this Raksha Bandhan

1/11Cool gadgets to gift your sister this Raksha Bandhan   With Raksha Bandhan just around the corner, brothers all around the country might be thinking hard about what to gift their sisters. Not a problem, as we’re here to help. Here are 10 cool gadgets that will make perfect gifting items for sisters and make this Raksha Bandhan even more memorable for them. 2/11Smartwatches 0 Smartwatches are equipped with numerous…

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WhatsApp update brings voicemail, call back, and secret font to Android and iOS

The new features are already available on both app stores, and show up when a WhatsApp call is disconnected. Sometime after Android received the features in July for its beta app, WhatsApp for Android and iOS are both officially getting the callback and voicemail update. With WhatsApp version 2.16.229 on Android and 2.16.8 on iOS, you can now leave a voice message when a contact doesn’t pick up a call….

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Rio 2016: Sports Minister Vijay Goel quashes reports of misusing accreditation and rude entourage

Indian Chef-de-Mission Rakesh Gupta also backed Goel’s claim After being pulled up by the Rio Olympic organisers, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel has rubbished being part of any controversy in the ongoing prestigious quadrennial event saying that he has been following all the rules and regulations and is fully committed to the spirit of the Games. Earlier, the Rio Olympic Organising Committee, in a scathing letter to India’s chef-de-mission Rakesh…

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Anushka Sharma’s wedding look from Sultan decoded

Anushka Sharma’s wedding sequence look from the forthcoming film Sultan has been styled by Diva’ni. Actress Anushka Sharma’s wedding sequence look from the forthcoming film Sultan has been styled by Diva’ni, the country’s first cinema-inspired fashion brand that is set to open its doors in Pakistan this month. The look is part of a special sequence in the song Sachi Muchi from the Salman Khan-starrer Sultan, which is releasing on…

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Explain No Helmet No Petrol Rule, Kerala Transport Minister To Official

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A Kerala minister has sought an explanation from a top official on the proposed rule that from August 1 riders of two wheelers not wearing helmet will not get fuel at petrol pumps. “Things will be discussed, but one thing is certain: Any rule that brings inconvenience to people will not be taken up,” Transport Minister AK Saseendran told reporters on Friday. Transport Commissioner Tomin P. Thachenkery said earlier…

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Volkswagen Tiguan SUV To be Launched in India in 2017

Volkswagen took the wraps off the new generation of the Tiguan in September last year and we could clearly see the resemblance between it and the Cross Coupe GTE. We’ve already driven the car and have told you that Volkswagen has big plans to bring it to India. While it was first thought that the car will make it to India in 2016, VW has pushed the launch of the…

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