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Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | AFP | Venice

Venice braced itself for more rising waters on Thursday as Italy's government prepared to take emergency measures for the canal city struck by an exceptional tide this week. Venetians awoke to sirens indicating that the high waters were expected to exceed 130 centimetres (50 inches), enough to bring the salty dirty...

'Friends' reunion special in early planning stages

'Friends' reunion special in early planning stages

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | IANS | Los Angeles

"Friends" stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are in discussions to appear in a reunion special. Several sources say that the stars and the creators of the comedy (David Crane and Marta Kauffman) from Warner Bros. TV are in talks to reunite for...

Two Palestinians killed in new Israeli strike: Gaza ministry

Two Palestinians killed in new Israeli strike: Gaza ministry

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | AFP | Gaza City

Two Palestinians were killed in new Israeli air and missile strikes on Gaza early Wednesday, the territory's health ministry said, taking the death toll from a two-day flare-up to 12. Israel launched deadly strikes against commanders of Palestinian militant group  Islamic Jihad early Tuesday triggering a wave of tit-for-tat rocket salvoes...

Facebook bug shows iPhone camera open in background

Facebook bug shows iPhone camera open in background

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

In yet another Facebook bug, several iPhone users were left shocked as the moment they opened the social networking app, the phone's camera got automatically turned on in the background. Multiple users on Tuesday posted that while going through their Facebook feed, they observed the camera running in the background. Facebook Vice...

Apple AirPods Pro now in India for Rs 24,900

Apple AirPods Pro now in India for Rs 24,900

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Apple on Wednesday brought its wireless AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation feature for Rs 24,900 to India. AirPods Pro will be available through Apple Authorised Resellers on Apple devices running iOS 13.2 or later, iPadOS 13.2 or later, watchOS 6.1 or later, tvOS 13.2 or later, or macOS Catalina 10.15.1...

Robert De Niro to be honoured with 2019 SAG Life Achievement Award

Robert De Niro to be honoured with 2019 SAG Life Achievement Award

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

Hollywood veteran and double Oscar winner Robert De Niro will receive the Life Achievement Award from Screen Actors Guild (SAG) at the 26th edition of the ceremony next year. According to a press release issued on Tuesday, the actor has been named the 56th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG...

Arjun Kapoor clocks 11 mn followers on Instagram

Arjun Kapoor clocks 11 mn followers on Instagram

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Actor Arjun Kapoor thanked his fans for their love after he crossed the 11 million follower-mark on Instagram. The 34-year-old actor on Tuesday expressed gratitude toward his tribe on the photo-video sharing platform. "Thank you for your love," wrote Arjun. His bio reads: "Son, Brother, Friend & Actor (All 4 work in progress)...

Sub-committee meets before Pak Cabinet's decision on Nawaz Sharif's travel abroad

Sub-committee meets before Pak Cabinet's decision on Nawaz Sharif's travel abroad

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

A special sub-committee was meeting on Tuesday before the Pakistan Cabinet's decision on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's travel abroad for medical treatment. The 69-year-old Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo agreed on Friday to go to the UK for treatment, heeding doctors' advice and accepting his family's request. He was scheduled...

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