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Nisaba at GCPL helm

GCPL's net sales during the period under review was up 12.51 per cent to Rs 2,480.17 crore as against Rs 2,204.36 crore of the corresponding quarter of the pr...


Mpumalanga residents urged to avoid Mananga area after lions escape

SANParks would like to reiterate the police call for residents to be extra vigilant and report any sighting of these risky predators to the authorities on 08001...


China's Xi Jinping takes center stage as host of Obor summit

The state-run China Development Bank announced in 2015 it had set aside $890 billion for more than 900 "One Belt, One Road" projects across 60 countries in gas,...


Tillerson says US won't be rushed on climate change policies

Nor does it explicitly state that human activity is causing climate change. In turn, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu noted a few days before that North A...


US judge rejects Uber bid to move Waymo case to arbitration

Uber recently tried using Levandowski's employment contract with Waymo to force the case into private arbitration as the contract is said to contain comprehensi...


Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes overseas

Sworn in earlier today, South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in has promised to "urgently" tackle his nation's serious foreign policy problems, with an eye on ...


Xamarin Live Player lets developers streamline iOS app development from a PC

We first learned of Microsoft's plans to bring Visual Studio to the Mac past year in November, but it is not until Build 2017 that the software giant announced ...


Belt and Road echoes historical Silk Road

The Belt and Road Initiative was introduced in 2013 aiming to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient ...


EU judge says Uber could be obliged to obtain permits

But the ECJ has now ruled that European Union law does not allow a member state to take decisions which block the legal rights of a family member of an European...


Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

Shares tumbled almost 24 per cent in after-hours trading to $US17.58, wiping some $US5 billion from Snap's market capitalisation in the latest reversal after ...


Automotive: Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

Separately, VW's US unit said on Thursday it had named a KPMG LLP director, Stephanie C. Davis, as its chief compliance officer.Volkswagen said Davis has worked...


Microsoft's New Mixed Reality Controllers Look Very Familiar

The Windows team is also spreading the love happening in Windows 10 to incorporate support for even older popular 3rd party programs such as iTunes and Spotify ...


Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

A South Korean presidential spokesman said the Chinese leader - who initiated the phone call on Thursday - "explained the reasons for Beijing's strong and repea...


Amazon Officially Unveils Its New 'Amazon Echo Show' With Video Calling

Amazon's Echo Show allows you to make voice and video calls, with video calling resembling FaceTime. Amazon is also running a special offer that'll get you $1...


OnePlus releases official OnePlus 5 teaser

The Samsung and Sony phones run on the same Snapdragon 835 SoC, but appear to score a lower 6375 and 5824, respectively, in the multi-core test. Read: OnePl...


The Next Update Patch For Mass Effect Andromeda Releases Tomorrow

In a recent earnings call however, publisher EA announced that the project has been pushed back. "In terms of the new IP, the choice to move the new IP and what...


Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Despite the vast capabilities of the Alexa-powered Amazon Echo speaker , it's been missing one simple skill that Apple's Siri can easily handle: the ability...


Apple Quietly Acquires Sleep Monitoring App Beddit

It collects data right from the basics like heart rate, sleep time, movement in sleep to tracking snoring habits, respiration during sleep as well as room tempe...


OnePlus has officially discontinued the OnePlus 3T with 128GB of storage

Tech website Tweakers , however, says the discontinuation may not be linked to the OnePlus 5 launch directly. Yesterday, the OnePlus website listing of the O...


Young Kashmiri Army officer killed by militants (Second Lead)

Meanwhile, clashes broke out during the funeral proceedings of Fayaz as villagers pelted stones at the army and policemen who were present at the funeral, accor...


In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case

The tragic incident has divided a largely rural community, officially numbered at a little over 2 000 people, along strict racial lines - black against white - ...


Bharti Airtel's shares jump 8.58% despite weak Q4 performance

The results highlight the turmoil in the world's second-biggest cellphone market following the entry late a year ago of Reliance Industries' new network operato...


The OnePlus 5 will debut this summer

After revealing the next OnePlus phone will be called the OnePlus 5, the flagship-killing firm has dropped a teaser, hinting it'll be out this summer. OnePlus...


Facebook faces technical issue, shuts down for sometime

Outages were reported across Queensland and even as far away as New Zealand and Malaysia. DownDetector .com said, the outage, which also appeared to be affec...


Instagram launches mobile web sharing to pursue global growth

Photo sharing app Instagram just rolled out a massive update bring core features of the app to its mobile website . It's also adding a lightweight version of t...


Austrian court: Facebook must delete hate posts overseas too

Strengthening the earlier ruling, the Viennese appeals court ruled on Friday that Facebook must remove the postings against Greens leader Eva Glawischnig as wel...


Chrome makes it easier to download web pages when your connection dies

This offline feature could pull in a major population of casual readers, because they do not need a standalone app to save articles or a webpage. If you run int...


Scientists in South Africa reveal more on human-like species

Retrieved from an underground chamber in South Africa , fossils of this species were thought to be anywhere from 900,000 to at least 1.8 million years old (SN:...


Nubia brings M2 Lite to India for Rs 13999

However, all the smartphones mentioned above have much better hardware than the Nubia M2 Lite, sans the selfie camera. Jumping straight to the specifications ...


Lack of diversity in ALP ad a 'bad oversight'

While others just accused the ad of being plain racist. "Clearly it was dropped to Channel Nine to be shown last night". "I think anyone who sees it knows e...


The Three Reasons Why Trump's Tax Cut Plan Is A Mistake

Highway Trust Fund for road building and maintenance has raided $143 billion from other parts of the government since 2008, the previous year revenue from the f...


Administration names likely judge nominees

The nominations are lifetime appointments. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen was nominated for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, while Minnesota...


Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

That compares with the 6.77 trillion won average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg . From the previous quarter, the profit increased 7.35 percent. Though Sa...


Microsoft laptop takes aim at Google

According to The Verge , the Windows 10 S is essentially Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS, which is meant to simplify Windows for low-end hardware, particular...


Locker room was rooting for me to beat Sharapova - Bouchard

She added: "And I think she's been playing really well in her so-called comeback, if you want to call it that". A lot of players had come up to me in private ...