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  • Frenchwoman, ex- Mexico governor end fight over child custody

    6 April, 2015 4:31 AM 51

    Mexico City: A Frenchwoman and her ex-husband, a former Mexican governor close to his country`s president, have resolved a high-profile, three-year-old child custody battle that threatened to turn into a diplomatic headache. Maude Versini told AFP on Sunday that she and her husband signed an agreement allowing her to take her three children to France

  • Bangladesh Islamist loses final appeal against hanging

    6 April, 2015 4:31 AM 7

    Dhaka: Bangladesh`s highest court Monday rejected a final appeal by an Islamist leader to overturn his death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, clearing the last legal hurdle to his execution. The review petition is "dismissed", Chief Justice S.K. Sinha ruled at the Supreme Court, upholding Mohammad Kamaruzzaman`s original

  • Samsung enjoys more customer loyalty than Apple

    6 April, 2015 4:25 AM 43

    New Delhi: We all love our smartphones and gadgets, but how loyal are we towards the company that has manufactured them? Would we consider buying our next smartphone from the same company or defect to its rival? Customer loyalty goes a long way in defining how a company is being received by its customers over a period of time and is indicative of the brand

  • LG UX 4.0 revealed ahead of LG G4 debut end of April

    6 April, 2015 4:25 AM 14

    It seems that LG really wants to build up the image of the LG G4 piece by piece. Once again confirming that its smartphone will indeed make its first public appearance at the end of the month, the OEM announces another crucial part of that puzzle, this time the user experience or UX. Now at version 4.0, LG's user interface is now touted to be even more "human-centered"

  • PM Modi to launch India's first national air quality index today

    6 April, 2015 3:59 AM 11

    New Delhi: A World Health Organization study shows that 13 Indian cities figure among the 20 most polluted cities of the world. In an effort to tackle the menace of air pollution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch the first national air quality index in ten cities across the country. The index will inform the public about the level of pollution

  • HTC Desire 826 launched at Rs. 25,990

    6 April, 2015 3:48 AM 6

    With stunning surround sound audio, and with bold design, colors and materials NEW DELHI, INDIA: HTC has announced the HTC Desire 826 with stunning surround sound audio, and with bold design, colors and materials. HTC combines dual front-facing stereo speakers, a finely tuned sound profile and Dolby’s decoding technology to deliver an end-to-end multi-channel

  • Gionee Elife S7: First impressions review of the new slim (5.5 mm) smartphone

    6 April, 2015 3:47 AM 21

    Hyderabad: Within a month of its global release at MWC 2015, Gionee has introduced in India the Elife S7, a phone that swanks both a thin design and a large display. While the company continues to maintain a slim profile in its new phone, the Rs 24,999 price tag does appear to be a little thicker for this new flagship when compared to the competitively

  • Brazil to send police back into Rio slum after boy`s death

    6 April, 2015 3:39 AM 16

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil will send more officers back into a Rio de Janeiro slum amid public outcry over a 10-year-old boy killed during a police shootout, officials said Sunday. Police say Eduardo de Jesus Ferreira died during a shootout between officers and drug traffickers, but his family insists he was killed by police. Tensions have been high since

  • Russia hosts Syria talks but key opposition absent

    6 April, 2015 3:39 AM 52

    Beirut: Talks on ending the Syrian civil war open in Moscow on Monday, but with key opposition figures absent, little progress is expected on resolving the shifting conflict. Instead, the discussions are expected to focus on humanitarian issues and serve as a way for Russia, a main backer of the Syrian regime, to build its profile as a potential mediator

  • The next Apple TV won't play 4K video

    6 April, 2015 3:20 AM 18

    New Delhi: A disappointing piece of information for Apple TV lovers who had high hopes that the tech giant's next TV will have the capability to support 4K video playing- the 4th generation Apple TV is unlikely to offer the high-definition video resolution that gives a more immersive viewing experience. Even as the idea of having 4K support in the next Apple