Microsoft makes MS Paint free on Windows Store after public outcry at its demise

Digital Spy | 2017-07-25

UPDATE: MS Paint has NOT been discontinued, it seems, as Microsoft has responded to the outpouring of nostalgic grief around the basic PC art program's demise after 32 years. Instead, it is shifting off the main Windows operating system and into the Windows Store – and it's free, too. In a...

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft stand up with Apple against Qualcomm

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-24

A conglomerate of technology companies including Alphabet’s Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has stood up with Apple in its fight against chipmaker Qualcomm. According to a report by the Reuters, the Computer and Communication Industry Association, of which, Google, Samsung, Intel,...


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Dollar recovers from 13-month low on strong PMI readings, Asia stocks tread water

Sify | 2017-07-25

By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar held above a 13-month low on Tuesday after readings on U.S. factory and services activity beat expectations ahead of the start of a Federal Reserve meeting later in the day, but Asian stocks were subdued with few catalysts to drive them. The...

Nikkei drops below 20,000, as stocks fall further on yen’s firmness

Japan Times | 2017-07-24

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, due to the yen’s firmness against the dollar, with the key Nikkei average slipping ... ......


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Jammu and Kashmir government bans sale of e-cigarettes

The Times of India | 2017-07-24

SRINAGAR: With an aim of discouraging the consumption of tobacco products by the public, the Jammu and Kashmir government today banned the sale of e-cigarettes in the state with immediate effect. "A complete ban has been imposed on the sale (including online sale), manufacture, distribution, trade,...

Worried about food-related hygiene this monsoon? Follow these 8 dos and don’ts

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-24

Monsoon brings with it an end to the scorching summer heat and a sigh of relief for everyone. It is also a time to be extra careful about infections, in particular, gastrointestinal...


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New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-23

Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus building for another educational institution in Basaha in the same district, for which India has extended NRs 66.44 million...

More education will lead to fewer child brides, healthier children

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-21

Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years – equivalent to the population of South Sudan – were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but fewer literate women were married as children or had children early compared to those who were illiterate, according to an...


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Roger Federer odds-on to be ATP year-end no 1

Sporting Life | 2017-07-19

Roger Federer is odds-on to finish the year as world number one for a record-equalling sixth time. Sky Bet offer 8/15 that the new Wimbledon champion, who turns 36 next month, will finish the 2017 season on top of the ATP rankings. Were he to do so, Federer would become the oldest world number one...

Federer tells young stars to up their game

LONDON - Roger Federer only just managed bed before breakfast after his latest Wimbledon triumph, but even that exertion could not throw him off his game. Fresh from a 5am night out, he was still able to deliver a few serious home truths to those further down the chain who so struggle to usurp him....

Giroud ready to fight for his place at Arsenal, says Wenger

The Times of India | 2017-07-25

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud wants to stay at the club and fight for his place despite the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Giroud struggled for opportunities at Arsenal last season, starting 11 league games after losing his spot to Alexis Sanchez in the lineup. The...

Pep Guardiola continues to overhaul Manchester City squad

Belfast Telegraph | 2017-07-25

Manchester City's summer spending spree may not be over despite reaching the £200million-mark with the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco. The 23-year-old became City's fifth major recruit of the summer on Monday in a deal understood to be worth in excess of £49million. His...

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SeaWorld’s last killer whale calf dies at San Antonio park

The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company’s San Antonio park, SeaWorld said....

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Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea?

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The Guardian | 2017-07-25

Diana, Our Mother review – William and Harry remember the hugs, 20 years on

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Wisconsin Company Begins Offering Microchip Implants To Employees

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Sunken Warship Found Off Iceland May Contain $130 Million In Nazi Gold

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Teenage Girl Livestreams Reckless Driving Crash That Kills Sister

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The Washington Post | 2017-07-25

Jared Kushner’s only excuse: He has no idea what he’s doing

Yet Trump entrusted him with arguably the most difficult portfolio ever assigned to a White House...

The Washington Post | 2017-07-25

John McCain is a man of supreme resolve and honor

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The Independent | 2017-07-25

The US-UK trade deal will leave a bad taste in British mouths

Chlorinated chicken is hardly the most appetising sounding of dishes, but it is now firmly on the...

The Washington Post | 2017-07-25

Every Republican health-care plan so far would cause great harm to the nation

Keeping an irresponsible campaign promise to eliminate Obamacare is not worth inflicting harm on...