TECH
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Apple may discontinue iPhone X around mid-2018: Report

More sluggish-than-expected response may lead Apple to discontinue the first-generation iPhone X around mid-2018.

Samsung Galaxy A8+: A review on the new flagship killer

Samsung has introduced the Galaxy A8+ for Rs 32,990 for 6GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage.

Facebook realises Internet can harm democracy

Facebook is striving hard to make its platform sanitised from fake news and echo chambers.

HEALTH

Major breakthrough in cancer treatment

Photodynamic Therapy works on the concept of targeted drug delivery.

Does marijuana reduce pregnancy?

Marijuana use does not lower pregnancy chances, suggest study.

Why some people are more creative?

A Harvard study revealed that creative brains are wired differently.

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Depression may shorten head, neck cancer patients' lives

The research found that the patients should be screened and treated for depressive symptoms at the time of diagnosis.

Travel
Assamese girls perform Bihu, a traditional folk dance of Assam. (AP)

Spotlight on traditional fashion, food, music at Assam fest

The fourth edition of the fest commenced on Friday at the Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra.

'2017 saw more self-drive women travellers than men'

Self-drive tours are expected to surge in popularity in 2018.
 

Butterfly effect

For a life that rarely goes beyond a couple of weeks, the dagger moves were overwhelming.

Navigating Napier

The art deco city is located on the East coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

Food

Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Veganism has gained popularity in Israel and is a growing trend.
 

Burger boys on bullet bikes

Hyderabad brothers Arun and Krishna Varma get BBQ on the road, but with a twist

In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 photo, small yellow and red 'drop tomatoes' are spawning new recipes at a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel. The “drop tomato” is about the size of a blueberry and Israel’s Kedma company in the southern Arava desert says it is the smallest one ever developed in Israel, perhaps even in the world. (Photo: AP)

Introducing 'drop tomato': Israeli company's tiniest cherry tomato

They say bigger is better, but in the succulent world of cherry tomatoes, one Israeli company is going smaller than ever before.

Books
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Upcoming book to focus on the rich heritage of Indian jewellery

The book presents a unique perspective into Indian aesthetics and iconography, offering insights into the role of jewellery in everyday life, festivals and religion.

How state-run banks were in denial mode on NPAs

A must-read for students of Indian finance, written in a witty style.

Tripathi vouches for 'Padmaavat'

Tripathi watched the movie in a pre-release screening.
 

Pakistani Taliban claims PM Bhutto's assassination

The book says suicide bombers were tasked to carry out the attack on Bhutto on December 27.

Spirituality

When hurt traps us

Train your heart to compress negativity and express positive energy.

Never give in to despair

Behind each problem, there is a means to surmount it.

The visit of a sage with a strange request

At the end of the yagna, a divine being appeared out of the yagna vedi, bearing a gold bowl.

Constituents of our physical bodies

Tatwabodha gives us a total analysis of this whole universe, god and its constituents—human beings in the most clear manner.