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Oppo R11 Plus set for a launch in China

Oppo R11 Plus was announced earlier this month and will br available for sale from June 30. R11 Plus is a better version of R11 which is also available for sale in markets and is doing quiet well. The newly launched R11 Plus has been upgraded to attract consumers who want a smartphone with extra set of specs and will ... Read More »

Search is on in NW Montana for perfect Capitol Christmas tree for Washington, D.C.

LIBBY — The search for the perfect Christmas tree is on in the Kootenai National Forest. It’s not an easy task. This particular tree will stand somewhere between 60 feet to 70 feet tall. It will need to be arrow-straight and perfectly proportioned with dense cover from every angle. No one knows yet whether it will be spruce or fir ... Read More »

Sad day for sports fans as CTV Montreal lays off local sportscasters

Regular viewers of the news on CTV Montreal were surprised, perhaps shocked, when they tuned in Tuesday night and learned that there would be no more local sportscast. Host Paul Karwatsky made the announcement and said sportscasters Randy Tieman, Brian Wilde and Sean Coleman have all been fired. “The way I look at it, I’ve started my retirement,” said Tieman. ... Read More »

Maths likely to be made optional subject for Class 10 students

The bench has asked the education boards to take advice from experts on whether its suggestions can be acted upon. A bench of Justices V M Kanade and A M Badar, noted that a high percentage of students drop out of schools after the tenth standard as they are not able to clear Maths and language papers. In a bid ... Read More »

Small Businesses Unlikely to Hire for Finance Professionals

Numerous studies have found that many small businesses have a limited number of employees. And there seems to be a dearth of specialists within their ranks too. That’s especially true of finance professionals. Small Businesses and Finance Professionals New data from Indeed shows that only 22 percent of the finance jobs openings posted with the employment service were from small ... Read More »

Amazon to Buy US Grocer Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores under its brand The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017 Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion (approximately Rs. 88,300 crore), a strong move to expand its growing reach ... Read More »

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Gurgaon. Foodpanda has already been delivering its orders from some partner restaurants for two years now – accounting for nearly half the orders it receives. As part of the new development, restaurants can ... Read More »

Google My Business Website Builder Now Launched for SMEs in India

HIGHLIGHTS Google on Tuesday rolled out “Google My Business” website builder It will help SME in building a mobile optimised website instantly Google My Business can be used to build websites in 10 languages In a move to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leverage the power of Internet, Google on Tuesday rolled out “Google My Business” website builder, a ... Read More »

Bears and Bulls were the topics for Ernie Scatton’s 1st Sports Feed appearance

CHICAGO – They’ve been talking on the radio and podcasts for quite a long time. Now was the chance to bring this duo to the television screen. Sports Feed host Jarrett Payton and WGN Radio’s Ernie Scatton talk about a number of topics on a weekly basis for the “Down and Distance Podcast.” On Sunday, their conversation was on television ... Read More »

The Internet is changing civil wars. Watch out for these five trends.

South Sudanese refugees shelter from the rain at the Imvepi reception center in northern Uganda on June 6. (Ben Curtis/AP) There’s a new trend in civil wars. After declining in the 1990s, the number of active civil wars has significantly increased since 2003. Over the past 13 years, large-scale civil wars have broken out in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Chad, ... Read More »