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California town sets up ‘goat fund me’ page to finance four-legged firefighters

The Nevada City council sees goats as a first wave to tackle problematic vegetation, with humans following up to clear away larger foliage before the wildfire season. Photograph: AP A California town threatened by the sort of wildfires that recently wiped out a neighbouring community is appealing for an unusual type of help: a crack team of goats. Nevada City has launched ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Says Snooping Powers For Agencies Came Up Under Congress

After the opposition came down heavily on the government for empowering several investigating agencies to intercept and monitor data on computers, Union minister Arun Jaitley defended the move saying that the authorisation was given under rules framed during the UPA regime in 2009. “Converting India into a police state isn’t going to solve your problems, Modi Ji. It’s only going ... Read More »

Computer Baba, Expelled From His Sect, May Set Up New Akhada

omputer Baba said he will mobilise saints and seers of India from December 22 to 30 in Allahabad (FILE) Indore:  Religious leader Computer Baba, who was recently expelled from the Digambar Ani Akhada, said he is mulling to set up a new “akhada“, or sect, when the Kumbh Mela takes places in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Computer Baba, a friend-turned-critic ... Read More »

Our Honor Magic 2 video review is up

Xiaomi beat Honor to the full screen slider game by a few days back in October when it announced the Mi Mix 3 ahead of the Honor Magic 2. And yet Honor strikes back with a much cooler name – Magic is Magic, after all. The two devices seem to share the exact same display panel, which is partly to ... Read More »

BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans Revised to Offer Up to 3.5TB Data to Compete With Jio GigaFiber

HIGHLIGHTS The FTTH plans were previously revised in July The costliest FTTH plan is priced at Rs. 16,999 Jio GigaFiber recently saw an official public launch BSNL FTTH (Fibre to the Home) broadband offerings have been revised to now offer more data at faster speeds, in a possible attempt to take on Jio GigaFiber, for which registrations began recently on August 15. Four ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Sale Today on Flipkart and Mi.com, Both Variants Up for Grabs

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 It comes in 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM variants The smartphone will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India today at flash sales scheduled for 12pm IST. The popular Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone comes in two variants, 4GB RAM ... Read More »

For High Fixed Deposit Returns Up To 9%, Choose Small Finance Banks, Non Banking Financial Companies

Mahindra Finance, offers interest rate on fixed deposit at 7.95 per cent for a 15-month fixed deposit. For individual depositors, a bank fixed deposit (FD) is considered the safest form of investment, especially with a large commercial bank such as State Bank of India (SBI). The income from the bank FD is not only safe, but also accessible at any ... Read More »

Vivo X21 With Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor Up for Pre-Bookings in India

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo X21 is now available for pre-bookings in India Vivo is charging Rs. 2,000 as an advanced pre-booking amount There is a bunch of exclusive pre-booking offers Vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint scanning has become available for pre-bookings in India ahead of its formal launch on Tuesday, May 29. Pre-bookings are live through Vivo’s online store, and the company is charging ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and Mi.com websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »

Google Home Will Now Let You Wake Up to Your Favourite Music

HIGHLIGHTS New feature wakes you up to your favourite songs or radio station You can also choose music from streaming services like Spotify or Pandora Assistant will help you keep up with TV shows Google is rolling out a new feature to Google Home devices that will let you set the music of your choice as an alarm to wake you up in ... Read More »