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Science Centre, state differ over Hindi on Metro
Author: 0 Centre, state differ over Hindi on Metro

Pravin Shetty, leader of pro-Kannada group Karnataka Rakshana Vedike. Days after Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) covered up Hindi signboards on two recently-inaugurated metro stations in the city, the language row in Karnataka seems to have taken a turn for the worse.

Science The Milky Way's fastest stars could have escaped from nearby galaxies
Author: 0 The Milky Way's fastest stars could have escaped from nearby galaxies

A hypervelocity star can result from a binary star system . Until now, researchers succeeded to identify only 20 hypervelocity stars. A group of researchers from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom dug into data taken from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to build computer simulations of runaway stars escaping from the LMC to the Milky Way.

Science Knights of the Frozen Throne is Hearthstone's next expansion
Author: 0 Knights of the Frozen Throne is Hearthstone's next expansion

Knights of the Frozen Throne adds a new card type: the Hero card. Previously, the developer has split up major expansions with smaller "adventure" sets that added around 40 cards each. You can check out the full announcement (short as it was) in the video below. Traditionally, two-cost minions are some of the most important and most heavily weighed in Hearthstone decks; it's possible a card like this could push players to explore new strategies, or it could just end up ignored because ...

Science Privacy watchdog sues Trump's election committee over voter data
Author: 0 Privacy watchdog sues Trump's election committee over voter data

In total, 44 other states and the District of Columbia told Kobach they would not provide certain types of voter information . CNN, however, reported Tuesday that 44 states have defied the commission's request to provide personal voter information - including name, age, party and even the last four digits of Social Security numbers.

Science Facebook Reportedly Working On A Live Group Video Chat App
Author: 0 Facebook Reportedly Working On A Live Group Video Chat App

Houseparty , a video chat app, was created by Ben Rubin . In this app, a user gets notified whenever his friends have the app opened. One source mentioned in the report claimed that Bonfire is basically a Houseparty clone. If Facebook is indeed trying to clone Houseparty , this would certainly be in line with the company's new mission statement to "give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together".

Author: 0 Neuberger Berman Group LLC Boosts Position in ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV)

About 13.22M shares traded. Mercury General Corporation (NYSE:MCY) has risen 6.61% since July 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Its up 24.91% from 41.12 million shares previously. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $10.53. JP Morgan initiated the shares of DVA in report on Wednesday, September 16 with "Neutral" rating.

Science Massive iceberg set to break away soon from ice shelf in Antarctica
Author: 0 Massive iceberg set to break away soon from ice shelf in Antarctica

The Larsen C ice shelf sits along the Antarctic Peninsula and is the fourth-largest ice shelf in Antarctica . Project MIDAS researchers measuring the speed of the ice's movement in late June found that the far end of the iceberg moved at a speed of 33 feet (10 m) a day between June 24 and June 27, which is the fastest rate of ice movement ever recorded on the Larsen C ice shelf.

Science Destiny 2 open beta begins on July 18th
Author: 0 Destiny 2 open beta begins on July 18th

Destiny 2 Beta will be releasing this month, July 18th. New Legends Will Rise on September 6. Of course, those who pre-order will gain early access to the beta on PlayStation 4 July 18 and on Xbox One July 19. As far as what the beta will entail, however, here's what you can expect out of it. For PC gamers you will have to wait slightly longer, until August for you to play with the mouse and keyboard.

Science High Court raps govt over Munnar encroachment
Author: 0 High Court raps govt over Munnar encroachment

The Kerala government has transferred Devikulam Sub Collector Sriram Venkitaraman out from his posting. Sriram Venkitaraman will now be the Director of the Employment Exchange. However, the party will not go for open criticism or public fight over the transfer. The removal of Venkitaraman, who took on "land mafia" in Munnar in Idukki district, an ecologically fragile town, has raised many eyebrows.

Science Telangana / TS 10TH Supplementary Results 2017 Declared Today @results
Author: 0 Telangana / TS 10TH Supplementary Results 2017 Declared Today @results

The Advanced Supplementary Examination for SSC fail students were conducted by the Board in June and the declaration of results will end the wait for the students. If any student has complaint about result he can send the complaint within 15 days in writing to FBISE office. Check TS SSC Supplementary Result 2017 at bse.

Science Hill parties decide to continue shutdown in Darjeeling
Author: 0 Hill parties decide to continue shutdown in Darjeeling

Summary: On June 17, three GJM supporters were killed in alleged police firing when clashes broke out between the police and GJM supporters. "The police and central forces are patrolling the streets", a senior police official of Kalimpong said.

Science Halo 5 4K Update Confirmed For Xbox One X
Author: 0 Halo 5 4K Update Confirmed For Xbox One X

There's no release date on the games but 343 promises to have more information very soon. Notice here that they said "true 4K", meaning that Halo 5 will be running at 2160p natively, and not through some kind of checkerboarding technique.

Science Pokémon Go Fans: Get Ready to Monster Hunt Around Chester
Author: 0 Pokémon Go Fans: Get Ready to Monster Hunt Around Chester

Running from 9PM UK time tonight until 9PM UK time on 24th July, all Pikachu found in the wild will be wearing this hat. Pokémon Go has celebrated events with special Pikachus in the past, like when their was a Santa hat-wearing Pikachu over the holidays, so this one-year anniversary Pikachu will give collectors another reason to go out and hunt.

Science LeEco boss has assets frozen over unpaid debts
Author: 0 LeEco boss has assets frozen over unpaid debts

The Shanghai High Court has ordered to block 1.237 billion yuan (US$182) worth of assets belonging to three LeEco affiliates as well as Jia and his wife due to the company's failure to pay interest on a bank loan, according to Global Times .

Science New Snapchat update will let you add links to your snaps
Author: 0 New Snapchat update will let you add links to your snaps

These features are now unique to Snapchat , but it may be only a matter of time before Instagram copies them, too, as the two platforms are often mirroring each other. Tap "On-Demand Geofilters " in settings to get started. Create a Geofilter for your wedding, event, or graduation right inside Snapchat - and starting at $5.99! Snapchatters can now link to external websites through their snaps using a just-launched feature called Paperclip - one that many users have been wanting ...

Science Xbox One X Performance Benchmarked
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Fortunately, a new report from Digital Foundry has indicated that early adopters of the Xbox One X should see favorable results immediately. This number is just.17 teraflop shy of the full-blown RX 580 which depending on the model now retails for a price tag of about 35k in India.

Science How to Install OxygenOs 3.5.9
Author: 0 How to Install OxygenOs 3.5.9

The update is the fourth one since the launch of the phone globally. Weighing in at 59MB, the new firmware brings optimizations and improvements to the Wi-Fi connectivity, voice calling, battery consumption while video recording, as well as tweaks to the vibration motor.

Science Mental Health Advocates Try to Stop Virginia Execution of William Morva
Author: 0 Mental Health Advocates Try to Stop Virginia Execution of William Morva

In 2006, Morva was in Montgomery County Jail, awaiting trial, when he overpowered a deputy sheriff during a trip to the hospital. Jeaneen Sutphin is the mother of Eric Sutphin, the sheriff's deputy killed by William Morva in 2006. "He has not accepted a visit from me or spoken to me in many years", said Davison, a senior attorney at the Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center.

Science India and Israel pledge to combat terrorism
Author: 0 India and Israel pledge to combat terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs 11-year-old Moshe Holtzberg , one of the survivors of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, in Jerusalem , Israel on Wednesday. Modi did however meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in New Delhi in May. "I am honoured to be in Israel on this exceptional visit". He said that he lionize Indian culture, history, and democracy a lot and values their adherence towards progress.

Science NASA developing first planetary defence mechanism
Author: 0 NASA developing first planetary defence mechanism

It's called the DART (short for Double Asteroid Redirection Test ), and the agency is finally moving forward with its plan to design and hopefully build the hardware that it needs to save humanity's bacon. "A binary asteroid is the flawless natural laboratory for this test", said Tom Statler, program scientist for DART at NASA Headquarters. The design process is being headed by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

Science Call for ban on child sex robots
Author: 0 Call for ban on child sex robots

Already, four United States companies are selling an assortment of the randy androids, aimed at both men and women, with names including Roxxxy Gold and Harry Harddrive. Its report found there are benefits to the devices but called for a ban on sex robots being marketed as potential "cure" for paedophiles and rapists - warning this could normalise such behaviours.

Science Cuphead Is a Xbox One, PC Exclusive
Author: 0 Cuphead Is a Xbox One, PC Exclusive

Purely speculation, but one would have to assume something went on between the developer and Sony. On NeoGAF , StudioMDHR discussed the game's exclusivity, who owns the IP and what the immediate future holds for the highly-anticipated game.

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