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Gaurav Gupta, who is known to imbibe elements of fantasy, flight and mythology in his garments, extends his signature style to his Mumbai flagship store, which opened on November 14, at Kala Ghoda. Gaurav Gupta with Shraddha Kapoor at a fashion show The store is both fantastical and futuristic in concept. So while wrought-iron angels are stationed at the entrance door of the store, once inside, thick, grey, motion-sensored curtains — which are draped...

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Alienware’s knockoff Steam Machine finally ships, but it’s not the gaming PC you’re looking for

There was a lot of hype surrounding the impending launch of Valve’s Steam Machine platform, but much of the excitement dissipated when the first wave of machines were delayed until 2015. Now, Alienware is going in alone, and shipping its own consolized gaming PC with an Xbox 360 controller and a custom 10-foot interface. It’s certainly an interesting gambit from Dell, but this offering is...

Assassin’s Creed Unity runs poorly and is stuffed full of bugs, on consoles and PC

After an absurd 12-hour gap between the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity and the end of the review embargo, one thing is clear: this game is a hot mess. It’s limited to 900p on consoles, it suffers from poor draw distance, the frame rate sees dramatic dips, and there are some truly hideous...

Analyzing Nvidia’s new AA: Can MFAA improve image quality without a frame rate hit?

Nvidia has released the Game Ready 334.75 WHQL graphics driver, with optimized support for World of Warcraft’s latest Warlords of Draenor expansion, Far Cry 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, and The Crew. Alongside those new titles comes support for a new capability that...

This tiny $100 box lets you really feel the bass, even using headphones

We don’t experience music solely with our ears — we have the capacity to sense it all over our bodies. Feeling the bass thud in your chest at a concert or at a movie theater is a vital part of the experience, and we often miss that in the home environment. So,...

After anonymous complain alleges bribery by pharma companies, MCI summons 300 doctors

After anonymous complain alleges bribery by pharma companies, MCI summons

In one of the biggest exposes of the unholy nexus between doctors and pharmaceutical companies, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has summoned about 300 doctors from across the country to depose on an...

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Man tests positive for Ebola, kept in isolation in Delhi

India has quarantined a man who was cured of Ebola in Liberia but continued to show traces of the virus in samples of his semen after arriving in the country, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that the Indian national tested negative for Ebola in tests conforming to World Heath Organisation guidelines but was quarantined...

Patient with Ebola symptoms being monitored in New York

New York: A person showing symptoms of Ebola has been subjected to medical tests at a New York hospital, after returning from the Ebola-hit country of Mali. The patient, who has not been publicly identified, has been put in quarantine...

British charity Diabetes UK launches a ‘Measure Up’ programme

London: Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the world and the abdomen is the most obvious risk factor. The British charity Diabetes UK has launched a ‘Measure Up’ programme to keep this in check. Dr Kamlesh Khunti,...

3D-printed model to help treat complex heart disorders

Washington: A 3-dimensional printed model of the heart, combined with standard medical images, may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, scientists say. Most heart surgeons use 2D images taken by X-ray, ultrasound...

Rahul addresses Election Rally in Kashmir

In view of the ongoing assembly polls in the Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Ghandi addressed an election rally in North Kashmir’s Lolab valley today.   While addressing the election gathering Rahul attacked the Bhartia Janta Party of creating a divide in India. Rahul said that...

End dynastic rule in Kashmir Modi

End dynastic rule in Kashmir  Modi

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday exhorted people in this Jammu and Kashmir town to unshackle themselves from the yoke of dynastic rule and promised to make the state...

Won t be cowed down by BJP s intimidating tactics Mamata says

Kolkata:  A day after the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam, who will stay in jail till November 26, party chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday...

Obama s visit to India is not the first one Manish Tewari

Ludhiana:  Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that US President Barack Obama’s visit to India is not the leader’s first visit to the country, and added leaders from different countries...

Intel will combine PC and mobile divisions: A bold move that might spell the end for Atom

Intel will combine its PC and mobile chip divisions, according to an email sent yesterday by CEO Brian Krzanich to employees. The merger, which is very interestingly timed, is expected to complete at the beginning of 2015. There’s no word on how this might affect Intel’s future PC and mobile products,...

Firefox drops Google as global default search provider, switches to Yahoo

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For almost the entirety of Firefox’s 12-year history, Mozilla — and thus Firefox — has been primarily funded by a lucrative deal with Google. Since 2004, Google has been paying Mozilla around $100...

Corning unveils new Gorilla Glass 4, can now survive drops 80% of the time

Corning has unveiled Gorilla Glass 4, a new and improved version of the Gorilla Glass that, when it adorns the front of your new smartphone or phablet, can survive drops of 1 meter onto a rough, hard...

High-resolution audio: Is 2015 the year it takes off?

In the last 15 years, as digital music has slowly but surely extinguished the analog flame, the focus with digital audio has always been on enabling easy access, portability, and manageability of the...