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All the Songs on Sia’s New Christmas Album, Ranked

I know what you’re thinking: It’s not even Thanksgiving yet! It’s too early for a Christmas album! Maybe that’s why Sia decided to call hers Everyday Is Christmas, to get ahead of the Christmas-in-November criticisms. (And yes, the title should probably  be “every day,” not “everyday,” but let’s not be grammatical Grinches about this.) As she explained in an interview with Zane Lowe, Sia ... Read More »

Prince Charles backs $10 million new education bond for marginalised children in India

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla attend a cultural event at the British Council in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: AFP London: Britain’s Prince Charles, on a two-day visit to India, has given his backing to a new development bond for India to provide education to marginalised children in the country. The $10 million education development impact bond (DIB) has ... Read More »

Netflix to finance new shows from $1.6bn bond sale

Netflix borrowed $1.6bn on Monday to fund its investment in original movies and television shows as bankers wrapped up the company’s biggest bond sale. The deal, following stronger than expected subscriber growth in the third quarter, will help finance a growing $7bn to $8bn budget for original content next year as the streamed entertainment provider behind shows such as Stranger Things and House of Cards expands its ... Read More »

‘Kul Geet’ is Kurukshetra University’s very own new national anthem

After 60 years of its establishment, Kurukshetra University finally got its own anthem after Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki released the same at the inaugural function of the varsity’s national-level youth festival ‘Ratnawali’ on Tuesday. As per an HT report, the anthem ‘Kul Geet’ has been jointly sung by Munish Kumar and Suchismita, teachers in the varsity’s music department. ‘Vedbhoomi ... Read More »

Renault Captur Review: Hot New Compact SUV Driven!

The much-awaited Renault Captur compact SUV has been unveiled, and I got my hands on it for a drive in lush green Goa. This allowed me a mix of tight and narrow country roads, spurts of thick traffic, winding hilly bits and yes – rough broken roads too. The Captur is launching in October, but Renault has opened bookings for ... Read More »

The Swift Life is a new social network for Taylor Swift fans

Imagine a social media where you share thoughts, songs, images and messages with people who share the same interests as you. Now imagine the same, but tailored (or should we say taylor-ed) for Taylor Swift fans. Yes, the pop-singer is launching her social media called The Swift Life, partnering with Glu – a company previously known for its cash-milking apps ... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Origins, Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, and Other Games Release This October

If you thought September was a great month of gaming, things are just hotting up as we hit the peak release month of the year. October is the time we usually see all the top-end AAA titles release every year, and 2017 is no different. With the Xbox One X release set for early November, expect an arsenal of 4K-optimised ... Read More »

Christmas is more popular search term than the new iPhone – and it’s only September

The festive season beat other contenders for most searched term, including ‘curtains’ and ‘lingerie’ Selfridges The summer holidays may barely be over, but thousands of Brits are already thinking about Christmas, according to the latest data from two of the country’s biggest retailers. “Christmas” was the biggest search term on the John Lewis website in the week ending 10 September, beating ... Read More »

New Study Shows Youth Sports Are In Big Trouble

  Photo by Keith Johnston/Pixabay. Are we helping kids stay active? The answer is a resounding no, according to a newly released study from the Sports & Fitness Industry Associationand the Aspen Institute. While almost 45% of kids ages 6 to 12 played a team sport regularly in 2008, according to Aspen data, that number has been on a steady decline and has now ... Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Apple Watch LTE, New AirPods Launch on Tuesday Tipped by Leaked iOS Firmware

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone model might be called the iPhone X The company is expected to unveil two more iPhone models on Tuesday Apple is also expected to refresh TV, Watch lineups and introduce Animoji A series of leaks this weekend seem to have spilled the beans on what Apple plans to unveil on Tuesday, its major September event that it has traditionally ... Read More »