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Apple CEO Tim Cook slams new book on company

‘Haunted Empire’, a new book on Apple seems to have riled the company’s CEO Tim Cook. So much so that he has issued a statement to CNBC slamming the book. Here’s the full statement: “This nonsense belongs with some of ...

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Eat oats for better heart health, and beyond

A key morning breakfast food has just got better. The soluble fibre in oats helps lower total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or ‘bad’ cholesterol but scientists now say that the cardiovascular health benefits of oats goes beyond fibre. The phenolic ...

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Hot India beat England in World T20 warm-up

Suresh Raina has a special bond with England. In 2006, when he was still in his teens, he played critical knocks in the middle-order (Faridabad and Indore) and stitched key partnerships with MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh to carve a ...

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DGCA sees red at midair Holi dance by SpiceJet cabin crew

It was a ‘high’ spirited Holi celebration that had passengers cheering, but the aviation regulator is not amused. In fact, it’s making a song and dance over the issue. The directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday issued a ...

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Turmoil in BJP over Advani’s bid to shift to Bhopal

BJP appeared to be bracing for fresh turmoil in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls after L K Advani expressed disinclination to seek re-election from Gandhinagar in Narendra Modi-ruled Gujarat. Although the central leadership turned down the request and sought ...

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H-1B quota may be used up on Day 1

The demand for the US H-1B work visas for the coming year is expected to be so high that the quota of 65,000 is expected to be exhausted on the very first day they open for submission — April 1. Last year, ...

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Going to Varanasi to defeat Modi, Kejriwal says

Raising the pitch for his impending poll battle with Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he was not going to Varanasi to just fight an election but to defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate. “I ...

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Conflict with Russia has entered ‘military stage’, Ukraine warns

Ukraine warned on Tuesday its conflict with Russia had entered a “military stage” and authorized its troops to open fire in self-defence after suffering the first casuality since pro-Kremlin forces seized Crimea nearly three weeks ago. The dramatic escalation to ...

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Leaked 1962 war report triggers political slugfest, BJP targets Congress

The ill-conceived and ill-timed ‘Forward Policy’ of the then Jawaharlal Nehru government, without proper intelligence or adequate military preparation, was the root cause of India’s humiliating military debacle against China in 1962.There is nothing startlingly new in this conclusion, which ...

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