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Aug 31, 2018
Banks to remain open in September first week contrary to social media buzz that claimed it will be closed for six daysBanks will largely remain open in the first week of September and there will be no impact on the functioning of ATMs, contrary to social media buzz that claimed banks across India will be closed for six days during the week.
Dec 25, 2017
North American defence agency that monitors North Korean missiles also tracks Santa Claus' delivery routeAs it has done every year since 1955, a Canadian and American defence agency is tracking Santa Claus' path around the globe in his reindeer-powered sleigh.
Jan 27, 2017
Girlfriend, boyfriend rental app in demand in China as Lunar New Year holidays approachAs millions in China head home to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday with their families, 24-year-old Luoluo is busy answering messages on a mobile app from desperate men looking to hire an instant girlfriend whom they can present to mom and dad.
Dec 19, 2016
Analysts expect Virtual assistants to top holiday sales as Smartwatches push wearablesVirtual assistants are set to pummel virtual reality headsets in the fight for consumer dollars this holiday season, while smartwatches drive wearable sales.
Jul 05, 2016
Eid not on 6 July? Central govt offices in Delhi to be closed on Thursday, not WednesdayAll central government offices in the national capital will remain closed on 7 July due to Eid-ul-Fitr festival.
Dec 25, 2015
US toddler takes midnight tour of Salzburg in stocking feetA 3-year-old American girl wandered away from her family's hotel in Salzburg, Austria, around midnight Christmas Eve and investigated the city streets on her own, wearing only a nightshirt and socks.
Dec 24, 2015
Grumpy Old Man says: Keep your e-cards, your flickering candles and all that gooey festive sentimentI will smack the next person who sends me a flipping e-card with a candle that goes flicker, flicker and then bursts into a flaming and incandescent ‘Happy New Year’ greeting. I already have seven of them so clearly this is one that’s top of the trending cards. Go away. I will smack you even if I have to catch a flight to find you.
Dec 18, 2015
Obama says no specific, credible terror threat over holidaysPresident Barack Obama said Thursday that U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials have received no specific, credible information suggesting a potential terrorist attack against the United States. He said Americans must be vigilant this holiday season.
Dec 16, 2015
There's a new crop of coding toys for techie tykesNot everyone is excited about pushing first-graders to learn the nuts and bolts of how computers work. Some critics believe that too much technology too early can interfere with a child's natural development; others warn that pushing advanced concepts on younger kids could frustrate them and turn them off computer science completely.
Dec 03, 2015
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