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5 timepieces that carry a piece of history

A startup in India is planning to launch watches made using parts of a fighter jet.A look at some timepieces that carry a piece of history.MACH 1 (MIG-21): Bangalore Watch Company will launch 21 pieces of mechanical watches that will have parts made from the fuselage of a decommissioned MIG-21, the first supersonic fighter jet of the Indian Air Force. The MACH 1 collection will cost Rs 48,930-52,430, according to the company’s website.

View: How we are motivated by Kama and propelled by Yama

One motivates us with desires and aspirations, while the other propels us to uphold our obligations and responsibilities.

Playing cards to win whimsical Lakshmi

The whole idea of Lakshmi being whimsical and continuously moving is a reminder that money has value only when it is circulated.

A look at the global fight over fake food

In 1999, a compromise was reached with certain vegetable fats being allowed and Cadbury rebranding its flagship Dairy Milk brand as a ‘family milk bar’

This company had shown keen interest to invest in Himachal Pradesh during the visit of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to Germany.

Helmet maker Steelbird offers to set up plant in Jammu & Kashmir

This will help the Kashmir Valley kickstart a new industrial revolution and employment for the citizens, said Steelbird in a statement welcoming the government's move.

Man vs machine: How AI is taking over human bastions of complex strategy games

Dota 2: Multiplayer online battle arena game with more than 100 unique characters.AI champion: OpenAI FiveBots play 180 years’ worth of gameplay against itself every day; defeat OG, the champion team.Starcraft II: Science-fiction real-time strategy game – one of the most complex ever.AI champion: AlphaStar (Deepmind)Uses deep neural network trained on raw game data; beats world’s strongest player Grzegorz “MaNa” Komincz.

Kerala man abandons pet dog, leaves bizarre note attached to collar

A dog was found abandoned by its owner in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram for having an "illicit relationship" with a dog next door.

JNU security guard cracks university’s entrance exam

A security guard at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to study at the college after he cracked an entrance exam of the prestigious university. Ramjal Meena, who is securing the fences of JNU since 2014, has cleared the entrance examination for the admission into BA Russian (Hons). “I come from a village in Rajasthan. I was a bright student but I couldn't continue my education due to financial constraints. Later, I completed my graduation through distance education & now I am pursuing my post-graduation. As I started working here in JNU from 2014 I got the inspiration to study more, it was then I decided to continue my education,” Meena told ANI about his struggles and passion to complete his education.

Watch: Unique ‘Cricket Ganesh’ temple attracts enthusiasts in Chennai

A cricket enthusiast in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai has built a ‘Cricket Ganesh’ temple where the Ganesh idols could be seen in different cricketing avatars. Ramakrishnan, who is the founder of temple, said he is a Ganesh devotee, and always wanted to set up a temple of Hindu god since there was no Ganesh temple in his society in Anna Nagar East. Ramakrishnan named the temple ‘Cricket Ganesh’ following India’s famous test victory against Australia in Kolkata.

Orient Electric launches EyeLuv LED lights to address the impact of invisible flicker on human eyes

Orient Electric launches EyeLuv LED lights to address the impact of invisible flicker on human eyes

The new range which has flicker-control technology reduces the harmful invisible flicker present in LED light that causes various health complications.

DTDC ties up with Asendia

DTDC ties up with Asendia

Chakraborty said the services through the tie-up will cater to major players such as eBay and Amazon in India but also to MSMEs that sell to customers abroad.

India Inc's true champions get ready to grab the spotlight

India Inc's true champions get ready to grab the spotlight

A young, upwardly mobile India seeks growth and change, and we believe that India can build shared prosperity for its 1.25 billion citizens by transforming t...

Behind Libra, Facebook's new digital currency

Behind Libra, Facebook's new digital currency

Although Bitcoin has gotten a lot of attention, it isn't widely used. For one thing, its value fluctuates wildly, meaning that $100 in bitcoins today might be worth $300 a month from now - or $2.50. Only a handful of merchants accept bitcoins as payments.Facebook is hoping to keep the libra's value stable by tying it closely to established currencies. Unlike most other cryptocurrencies, the Libra will be backed by real-world bank deposits and government securities in a number of leading currencies.Facebook is also recruiting partners ahead of time. Lyft, Uber and Spotify already have joined the Libra group. They will likely accept libras when the system launches. They'll also help fund, build and govern the system. That'll make Libra less of a free-for-all than Bitcoin. Facebook says Libra will embrace regulation, but it isn't providing many details on how.With most cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, anyone can lend computing power to verify transactions and to prevent anyone spending the same digital coin twice. With Libra, the verifications will initially be managed by its founding companies, such as Facebook and PayPal. Facebook believes the closed approach will mean better security.

Global addiction: Selfie facts and moments from around the world

Global addiction: Selfie facts and moments from around the world

93 million selfies each day (as of 2015).82% of youth between 18 and 34 in US are selfie takers (as of 2018).259 people have died taking selfies, half of them from India (2011-2017).Selfitis is the compulsive need to take selfies.Source: Google, Statista, AIIMS

Terrarium: The new clean and green idea

Terrarium: The new clean and green idea

It’s called a terrarium and it’s being pitched as the next thing for air purification, apart from providing some degree of relief for dwellers in their concrete jungles.

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