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Doctor, Engineer four arrested by ACB while taking bribe

Garhwa, Sep 20: The Anti Corruption Bureau arrested four government officials and employees including an engineer and a doctor from separate districts of the state while they were caught accepting the bribe red handed. ACB sources said that the people … read more

Lifestyle

Are you buying the right leather shoe?

If the right choice is made while buying a pair of leather shoes and they are maintained well, they can last for quite long. Check the texture, insole and lining of the shoe, say experts. Ishaan Sachdeva, Director at Alberto … read more

Business

Google acquires HTC’s Pixel team for $1.1bn

San Francisco: Ending months of speculations, Google on Thursday announced to acquire part of the Taiwan-based HTC Corporation’s mobile division team for $1.1 billion. Certain HTC employees – many of whom are working with Google to develop its Pixel smartphones – … read more

Feature

Assam’s Devadasi dance experiences a slow revival

By Azera Parveen Rahman  Guwahati: In a small town called Pathsala, about 60 km from this principal town of Assam, a mission has been underway for more than half a century. The task at hand is not easy — revival of … read more

Bollywood

Not performing at Bieber concert: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai:  After singer-composer Kailash Kher voiced his disagreement on Sonakshi Sinha’s performing at Justin Bieber’s maiden concert in India, the actress says she is not performing at the pop star’s concert. “Firstly, I am not performing at the Bieber concert. It … read more

Offtrack

Why jokes are funny? Ask quantum theory

Toronto:  Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 789. Whether this pun makes you giggle or groan in pain, your reaction is a consequence of the ambiguity of the joke. Thus far, models have not been able to fully account for … read more