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  • Germanwings A320 plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz searched internet for suicide methods

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 106

    Berlin: Andreas Lubitz, the German co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing himself along with the other 149 people on board, researched methods of committing suicide on the internet the night before the tragic flight, the prosecutor's office of Dusseldorf city announced on Thursday. The information

  • Ban on Togadia may create division on religious lines: Bhuniya

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 33

    Kolkata: Senior Congress leader Manas Bhuniya on Thursday said the ban on the entry of Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia into West Bengal might create a division on religious lines. Bhuniya, a former state Congress leader, said: "No ban can resist a leader who is followed by many for his ideals on Hindu nationalism," adding whether such a ban would

  • Breach in Nikki Tawi river poses danger to crops in Jammu

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 26

    Jammu: A breach in the Nikki Tawi River due to incessant rains in the state has posed danger to a large portion of crops in Suchetgarh area of Jammu, an official said here on Thursday. "The Minister for public health, engineering, irrigation and flood control, Sukhnandan Kumar visited Jassore village in Suchetgarh today where Nikki Tawi river has damaged

  • Man disabled in road accident gets over Rs 10 lakh compensation

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 52

    New Delhi: A man who suffered physical disability after being hit by a rashly-driven car has been awarded a compensation of over Rs 10 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed United India Insurance Company Ltd, insurer of the offending car, to pay Rs 10,60,791 to Shahdara resident Rakesh Kumar, who was on his motorcycle

  • Pranab Mukherjee hails Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 35

    Barasat: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday lauded Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission for its service to the society especially in education sector as he inaugurated a new building of Sarada Ma girls' college run by the mission Ma girls' college is a fitting tribute to the immortal ideas of Shri Ramakrishna and Ma Sarada Devi who tried to educate people

  • Single window clearance for tourism projects: J&K CM

    2 April, 2015 4:08 PM 50

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday announced a "single window" for project clearance in a time-bound manner to fast-track approvals for laying high-end tourism infrastructure in the state. "There is a need to promote 'Business with Ease' and the Single Window will facilitate creation of high-end facilities with global

  • Google Releases An Androidify Commercial Just For India Highlighting 5.1 And Android One

    2 April, 2015 4:02 PM 14

    Google's animated commercials filled with dozens of avatars from the Androidify app are always fun to watch. The latest ad specifically targets the booming smartphone market in India, by showing off the Android One series of low-cost devices and highlighting their recent upgrade to Lollipop 5.1. (Breathe it in, One owners: you get 5.1 before the Nexus

  • Viber 5.3 update: group admin, support for Android Wear devices

    2 April, 2015 4:00 PM 42

    With the amount of conversations we have going on with other people, mostly in a group context and on various platforms, having a handle on these can sometimes be a pain. If you rely on Viber for a lot of these group conversations, then the latest update to the free messaging app should help you out a little because you now have group admin features

  • How your smartphone could become a ‘Star Trek’–style Tricorder

    2 April, 2015 3:46 PM 201

    In two months, new technology could turn your smartphone into a “Star Trek”-style Tricorder - making the stuff of science fiction a reality. This tech, soon to be revealed in Israel, works with your phone to scan any object and reveal its chemical composition. In “Star Trek”, Starfleet personnel famously use a handheld scanning device called the Tricorder

  • 5 best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your Samsung Galaxy S6 from damage

    2 April, 2015 3:44 PM 10

    Samsung's done a lot to improve the build quality in its new Galaxy S6 phone but, even so, it still needs protecting on the road Cheap and cheerful, the £5.99 FlexiShield clips on to the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S6 without adding bulk, aiding grip and protecting it from bumps and scrapes. Slightly raised from the screen, the FlexiShield can also keep the Quad-HD