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The National Stock Exchange Nifty ended in red at 9,630 points after hitting 9,698.85 in the morning session, just 2 points shy of touching 9,700-mark. Shares of Fortis Healthcare crashed about 13 per cent after Malaysia's healthcare services provider IHH Healthcare Berhad on Thursday (22 June) said it is not close to "concluding any negotiations" to buy controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare.
  • Apple unveils watchOS 4, launching this fall

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    Apple Watch , tied for No. 1 in IDC's wearable device tracker for the first quarter, is getting more functionality via Watch OS 4. Apple debuted watchOS 4 alongside iOS 11 , its new HomePod speaker and macOS High Sierra at its WWDC developers conference yesterday.
  • Diego Costa not going to China

    Diego Costa not going to China

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    This season we were champions and we want to start next season like champions". "Sometimes it is all about the coach's decision". I think I have shown you that I have exactly the same commitment. As well as Arsenal moving ahead of Manchester United as the most successful team in the history of the FA Cup , Saturday's win also secured Wenger's spot as the competition's best manager.
  • DJI Says its New Spark Is the Flying Camera for Everyone

    DJI Says its New Spark Is the Flying Camera for Everyone

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    One of the major selling points of this little guy is a new feature called "Gesture Mode", which allows you to control its movements with hand gestures. With the remote controller accessory, you can switch to Sport Mode and see Spark's speed potential of up to 31 miles per hour (50 kph). Spark has inherited the autonomous flight modes and sensing technology features from some of its previous versions.
  • Graco Recalls Over 25400 Child Car Seats

    Graco Recalls Over 25400 Child Car Seats

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    A top manufacturer of child vehicle sear products is recalling harness restraints. "While waiting for a replacement kit, consumers may continue to use My Ride 65 convertible auto seats", said Danielle Clark, a spokeswoman for Graco's owner, Newell Brands.
  • North Korea's latest launch heralds mass production of "cold launch" missiles

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    North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as ideal by leader Kim Jong Un. DPRK are the initials for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing yesterday: "The (UN) Security Council has clear stipulations prohibiting ( North Korea ) against using ballistic missiles and China opposes this as ...
  • Playmate Dani Mathers to Face Body-Shaming Charges in Court

    Playmate Dani Mathers to Face Body-Shaming Charges in Court

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    When 2015 Playmate of the Year Dani Mathers chose to Snapchat a body-shaming pic of a naked woman at her gym last summer, Mathers faced more than fan disappointment on account of her privacy-invading act. "Mathers' social media accounts have since been deleted". Just this month, however, Ms Mathers tweeted that she had "never body shamed a person in my life".
  • Massive 'sea monster' carcass washes ashore in Indonesia

    Massive 'sea monster' carcass washes ashore in Indonesia

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    Asrul Tuanakota, 37, was the first person to spot the unknown creature but initially believed it was a stranded boat. As per Mashable , a local military command is keeping watch on the carcass, while residents have asked authorities to help remove the remains so it doesn't contaminate the surrounding area.
  • Sensex, Nifty hit lifetime highs on normal monsoon forecast

    Sensex, Nifty hit lifetime highs on normal monsoon forecast

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    The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 29,915.12 points, traded at 29,919.08 points (at 12.45 p.m.) - up 60.28 points or 0.20 per cent from the previous day's close at 29,858.80 points. The rupee gained marginally at 64.52 to the United States dollar on Thursday in early session. Lupin surged the most by climbing 2.32 per cent, followed by Bharti Airtel (1.91 per cent) ahead of its quarterly earnings tomorrow.
  • Rallies for Workers, Immigrants Rights Mark May Day Around the World

    Rallies for Workers, Immigrants Rights Mark May Day Around the World

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    Police were telling people to leave the area or risk arrest after canceling a permit obtained for the May Day event. According to Reuters, several thousand also assembled in Washington's Dupont Circle to take part in a rally procession to Lafayette Square, across the street from the White House.
  • Moto Z2 Play specs may not feature a large battery

    Moto Z2 Play specs may not feature a large battery

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    The biggest problem with tablets is that they are mostly just larger version of our phones, and an experience tailored for the big screen could propel interest again. Unfortunately, the source didn't provide any information on the device's other specifications like processor, storage or RAM. Apart from these two aspects of Motorola's upcoming tablet, no other details are known as of now.
  • Mysterious Flash Of Light Was Likely A Meteor

    Mysterious Flash Of Light Was Likely A Meteor

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    The Eta Aquarid shower occurs every year roughly late April to mid-May, and offers stunning views of "shooting stars" in the night sky. The meteor shower, which was created by debris from Halley's Comet , will travel across Earth in May, according to NASA , but will be most visible this weekend.
  • Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy

    Mugabe insists Zimbabwe not fragile despite plunging economy

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    The Zimbabwe President made this known at the World Economic Forum, now taking place in South Africa. "We have resources, perhaps more resources than [any] other country in the world", he said. "We are now a basket case, thanks to decades of Zanu PF misrule, rampant corruption and unprecedented dereliction of governmental responsibility", Gutu went on.
  • Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

    Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

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    Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus made its debut globally in the U.S. last month. Finally, the date is here, and it is official. The actual Indian retail price of the two devices is unknown at the moment and will be unveiled at tomorrow's event. The dual-camera setup, according to Kuo, will be the "most important upgrade" in the Galaxy Note 8. On the camera side of things, the things are unchanged from the previous year.
  • Adoree' Jackson Drafted By Titans In NFL First Round

    Adoree' Jackson Drafted By Titans In NFL First Round

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    Later in the evening, the Titans selected USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson with the 18th overall pick. Tennessee obtained the fifth pick in this draft as part of the trade that sent last year's No. Another smaller Division I school receiver, Taylor's production at WKU was off the charts, as he caught 184 passes and had 34 touchdowns in his final two years with the Hilltoppers.
  • China's Didi poised to be most valuable Asian start-up

    China's Didi poised to be most valuable Asian start-up

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    If that is true, then both the businesses would be placed in the same bracket. Didi is ranked amongst the best funded companies in China, with financial support provided by several state agencies, global venture firms and WeChat-operator Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • NASA's Cassini Orbiter Makes First 'Grand Finale' Dive

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    The spacecraft was oriented so its antenna would shield the scientific instruments from damage. "We won't know for a number of hours until Cassini gets in a position where it can radio back home, and so that's one of those things that keeps us on pins and needles".
  • Microsoft Considering Subscription Service for Single-Player Games

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    On MSFT reported that a listing for Microsoft's Project Scorpio has been spotted on the Spanish online store which lists the launch price of the console as 399.99 Euros or around US$430. But away from the updates, the biggest problem with the Xbox One's ecosystem, as it now stands, is its interface. One of the most unique things about Project Scorpio is that it'll run all existing Xbox One games better without any kind of upgrades, downloads or updates.