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    Android Creator Working on AI-Based Smartphone To Take on iPhone

    The man who gave us the AndroId has now moved on to what could be the next big thing. Andy Rubin, who co-founded Android and then sold it to Google in 2005, is working on a mobile phone with edge-to-edge display. Adding further gloss to this device will be an artificial intelligence-based software, similar to Siri, Google Assistant and Cortana. The game-changing phone's going...

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    IMF Cuts India's Growth Rate Estimate to 6.6% Due to Note Ban

    The shortage of cash that followed the government's decision to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes from circulation may have cost India the title of the fastest growing major economy in the world. Forecasts released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday show that the Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.6 percent in fiscal 2017 - a one percentage point...

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    Akhilesh Wins SP's 'Cycle' Symbol: Timeline of Events

    The Yadav Pari-War saga saw another twist, intensifying the crisis within the Samajwadi Party after the Election Commission on Monday announced its decision to grant the disputed 'cycle' symbol of the Samajwadi Party to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. The decision comes less than a month before the staggered Uttar Pradesh assembly election starts on 11 February and was...

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    We Stopped a Conspiracy to Kill Amma in 2011: Sasikala's Brother

    If there is one story that has marred Sasikala's reputation among the people of Tamil Nadu, it is the one by Tehelka that claimed that she was suspected of trying to poison Jayalalithaa in 2011. Though there never has been any proof of the same and Jayalalithaa herself maintained a stoic silence on the issue, the controversy has dominated many conversations. Now,...

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    "Zaira Doesn't Need to Apologise For Anything," Says Geeta Phogat

    Zaira Wasim, who played the younger Geeta Phogat in the Aamir Khan-starred Dangal, recently faced a lot of flak on social media for meeting the Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Following the outburst on social media, Zaira Wasim posted an apology letter to everyone who were offended and displeased by her actions. However, the 2010 Commonwealth Games...

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    Jallikattu Doesn't Violate Individual Rights, Banning It Does

    As day broke on 16 January, thousands of people gathered in different parts of Tamil Nadu, with the intention of breaking the law banning Jallikattu. In little-known villages and towns, the few hundred men and women who had gathered let bulls loose as a mark of protest, and then turned to TV cameras to proudly declare that they had defied the Supreme Court order. At Alanganallur, one...

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    'Dangal' Girl Zaira Wasim Deletes Controversial Open Letter

    Actress Zaira Wasim, who played the younger Geeta Phogat in the recent blockbuster Dangal, had posted a rather mysterious open letter on her Instagram account on Monday afternoon. The young 16-year-old shot to fame for her part in the Aamir Khan film, and was also recently invited to meet the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehboob Mufti along with her family. Zaira's open letter...

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    Here's How 'Dangal' Girl Zaira Wasim Was Trolled Online

    Dangal's Zaira Wasim, the young Kashmiri girl who played the younger Geeta Phogat had put up a social media post on Monday afternoon, apologising for hurting people and requesting that she not be seen as a role model by the Kashmiri youth. Though Zaira later deleted her post from Instagram, the media had already picked it up and there was widespread speculation about what exactly...

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    Dalit Identity Continues to Haunt Rohith Vemula Even After Death

    "We are all Rohiths, kill us" was among the hundreds of posters that were put up at the University of Hyderabad campus last year. On the evening of 17 January 2016, the body of Rohith Vemula, a research scholar, was found hanging from a ceiling in a room at one of the university hostels. He was among the five research scholars who had been expelled from the hostel on...

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    Rishi Kapoor Opens Up About His Rivalry With Amitabh Bachchan

    When the candid and frightfully honest Rishi Kapoor pens an autobiography, you can bet that the book will soon become a collector's item. The actor's tell-all titled Khullam Khulla will soon hit the stands and a peek into the book reveals that the veteran Kapoor has opened his heart out in over 200 pages in this engaging memoir. In this exclusive excerpt to The Quint, we...

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