Daily Archives: July 24, 2017

Olympic legend Michael Phelps races against CGI Great White Shark


Michael Phelps, the most celebrated Olympian in history and 28-time Olympic medalist was racing as part of the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. To avoid a celebrity being eaten on live television, the shark was computer-generated, with its time based on the speed of its real-life counterparts through the water. Because humans struggle to reach speeds of more than 5.5mph in ...

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I have received much more from the country than what I have given, says outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee


The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee received books and reports related to Rashtrapati Bhavan today (July 24, 2017) at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the eve of demitting office as the 13th President of India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that he was overwhelmed by a deep sense of gratitude to the people of India for ...

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Microsoft pulls the plug on MS-Paint in latest update


It is end of the road for MS-Paint one of the most popular software application developed by the software giant. The graphics editing software came pre-loaded within Windows for decades, but now be ready to say goodbye to Paint. Microsoft has listed the software as deprecated, before the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition. By ‘deprecation’, Microsoft means ...

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Bus union calls off strike after 6 days

In a major relief to commuters, the city bus association has called off their indefinite strike on Sunday after reaching a consensus with the transport department. The association went on an indefinite strike on July 18 demanding action against alleged violation of contract carriage permit conditions by Tempo Vikrams. They alleged that private bus operators were facing loses. The stir ...

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