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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 bets big on massive display

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 bets big on massive display The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is internally backed by an impressive 5,300mAh battery equipped with fast charging support and parallel charge support. The phone is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage with microsd card slot. Xiaomi, India's beloved Chinese smartphone maker has garnered warm approvals from Indian fans in recent years. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launched in two variants in China: 4 GB R... [Full Article...]

Amid opposition protests, angry Mayawati says she'll quit RS

Amid opposition protests, angry Mayawati says she'll quit RS Naqvi said Mayawati has shown disrespect for the House and challenged the Chair. "No community is safe in Uttar Pradesh, but the condition of the Dalits is worse", she said. "I am not being heard, not allowed to speak", she added. Economic issues, especially alleged lack of jobs, are also likely to be taken up by the opposition parties to corner the government. [Full Article...]

Trump names Cobb as White House special counsel

Trump names Cobb as White House special counsel The disclosures do not say who Futerfas was hired to represent. The investigations into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and whether any members of the Trump campaign worked with Russian officials to hurt Clinton have hung over the White House for months and have proved to be a constant irritant to the president. [Full Article...]

Fastback joins Hyundai i30 line up

Fastback joins Hyundai i30 line up Hyundai claims these changes improve the car's aerodynamics and at the same time lower the car's centre of gravity. Hyundai has left no stone unturned in speccing the i30 with features that you'd usually find in cars from a segment or two above. [Full Article...]

Totti retires, to become Director at Roma

Totti retires, to become Director at Roma Di Francesco played with Totti at the Stadio Olimpico between 1997 and 2001 and took over the job as manager last month after Luciano Spalletti left. Totti made his debut as a 16-year-old in a 2-0 win against Brescia in 1993 and played under 16 different coaches during his 25 seasons at the club in the city where he was born. [Full Article...]

Angad Bedi training hard to go up against Salman Khan

Angad Bedi training hard to go up against Salman Khan Exciting, isn't it? About the intense fight and chase sequence, Ali was earlier quoted saying, "So far, we have captured some great action and stunt sequences with both Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif ". So he danced on Jag Ghoomeya and in the middle of the act, the song changed to Just Chill Salman and Katrina's film, from Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya. Katrina, known to have the flawless body, first s... [Full Article...]

Dutton the big victor, as he's handed new 'super-ministry'

Dutton the big victor, as he's handed new 'super-ministry' Despite this change, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that the reforms will also be used to strengthen the Attorney-General's oversight of Australia's intelligence community. Turnbull said that, given the challenges, "we need more enduring and better integrated arrangements for our domestic and border security - arrangements that will preserve the operational strengths and independenc... [Full Article...]

Korean bishops' conference leader backs South Korean peace goal with North

Korean bishops' conference leader backs South Korean peace goal with North If they were to go ahead, they would be the first high-level talks since 2015. North Korea will likely accept Moon's proposed talks on easing border animosities, as it's something that it's previously called for. Pyongyang has ignored all calls to cease missile tests and de-nuclearize and has continued to test the patience of its Asian neighbors, saying such programs are necessary to counter Uni... [Full Article...]

State lawmakers getting ready for special session

State lawmakers getting ready for special session Gov. Dan Patrick , as well as far-right super PACS like the "Conservative Republicans of Texas". When Gov. Greg Abbott announced his candidacy for re-election last Friday in San Antonio, one "supporter" waited through his speech for the most brilliant gotcha moment in recent Texas politics. [Full Article...]

Cigarette stocks tumble after Govt hikes cess on cigarettes

Cigarette stocks tumble after Govt hikes cess on cigarettes The GST Council's decision has affected most tobacco stocks, including the stock of Modi Group firm Godfrey Phillips India which fell 5.01 percent or 61.50 points at 1166 level. Accordingly, the tax burden on cigarettes will go up by Rs4.8-7.9 per 10 sticks, depending on their length and whether or not they have filters. Over 65 mm but less than 70 mm: The price will increase by Rs 0.792 per... [Full Article...]

Temps ease slightly before another wave of intense heat arrives

Temps ease slightly before another wave of intense heat arrives An excessive heat watch has been issued for Wyandotte County for noon Tuesday , July 18, through 8 p.m. Saturday , July 22, but the weather service said these watches and warnings could change later. Friday , it will be sunny and hot, with a high near 100, the weather service said. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. "The scorching heat wave is forecast to last the longest ... [Full Article...]

Area health department finds West Nile in local mosquitoes

Area health department finds West Nile in local mosquitoes Since 2004, 229 Butte County residents have contracted the virus and eight have died. As of Monday there have been no confirmed cases of West Nile virus in humans in Wisconsin this year. Wear insect repellent, dress in long-sleeve clothing, replace and fix window screens, and stay indoors during peak mosquito times. And report by calling your local health department to report sick or dead bi... [Full Article...]

S Korea seeks rare talks with DPRK

Tensions are now running high on the Korean Peninsula, after a year in which the North has carried out two nuclear tests and numerous ballistic missile tests despite worldwide condemnation and United Nations sanctions . North Korea's nuclear-capable missile arsenal includes an estimated 1,000 missiles, plus hundreds of thousands of conventional rockets aimed at US and its allies' military and civ... [Full Article...]

UAE's Emirates, budget carrier flydubai expand cooperation

UAE's Emirates, budget carrier flydubai expand cooperation Six years after Flydubai ceased contracting maintenance to Emirates Engineering, the no-frills carrier has agreed a new deal with its full-service neighbour. Described as an "extensive partnership agreement ", the airlines are joining forces so they can fly to a whopping 240 destinations using 380 aircraft by 2022 (so basically, their plan is to take over the world). [Full Article...]

President urged to extend martial law in Philippines

President urged to extend martial law in Philippines This recommendation is contained in the position paper they submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday. In the letter, the President is asking both houses of Congress to hold a joint special session on Saturday to approve the extension of martial law. [Full Article...]

Second Australian Greens senator forced to quit over dual citizenship

Second Australian Greens senator forced to quit over dual citizenship The party's co-deputy leader from Queensland was born in Canada. Both Greens are ineligible to stand for Parliament under Section 44 of the Australian constitution, which bars dual citizens from being elected unless they can show they have taken reasonable steps to sever foreign ties. [Full Article...]

Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned for day

He said former finance minister P Chidambaram had already said that the GST roll-out will be raised during the session in view of the fact that the law in its present form was not the law that was originally drafted by the Congress party. [Full Article...]

Civilian deaths increase in Afghanistan

Civilian deaths increase in Afghanistan The number of civilians injured in the same period fell one per cent to 3,581. The head of the UN's Afghanistan mission Tadamichi Yamamoto, said the human cost of the Afghanistan war, including death, destruction and suffering, is high. The devastating bombing was one of the worst since 2001, killing 150 and wounded 460 others. Among those killed was the husband of Naseema, 36, who like many A... [Full Article...]

UAE hacked Qatari Govt sites to plant false story

UAE hacked Qatari Govt sites to plant false story The Post did not identify the intelligence officials it spoke to for the report. "We need a regional solution and worldwide monitoring", said Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, in prepared remarks he was scheduled to deliver on Monday in London, Reuters reported . [Full Article...]

Disney's Star Wars land named Galaxy's Edge, includes resort

According to the Disney Parks blog , Galaxy's Edge "will allow guests to visit a remote trading port on the edge of wild space, where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life - and where guests will find themselves in the middle of the action". [Full Article...]


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