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Belgium to invest 7 bn euros to counter extremist content online (06:26)
Brussels, June 27 (IANS) Belgium is to spend 6.8 million euros ($7.6 billion) on a so-called supersoftware to identify terrorists who browse web pages with extremist content, a minister said.

Nepal to shift to smart driving licences (18:34)
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Nepal is moving forward to replace around two million paper-based driving licences with smart driving licences within a year, an official said.

GSTN releases three videos to guide people to register themselves (16:42)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) To help the people register themselves to the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) portal smoothly, GST Network (GSTN) has released three videos just after the opening of the portal, a company statement said here on Monday.

India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050: Former AEC chief (Interview) (15:34)
By Sirshendu Panth
Moscow, June 26 (IANS) Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.

Australia plans to weed out terrorists on social media (15:02)
Canberra, June 26 (IANS) The Australian government on Monday said it plans to make it legal for social media websites to hand over vital information about suspected terrorists or militant operations.

Breakthrough made in drought-resistant crops development (14:12)
Canberra, June 26 (IANS) A team of Australian researchers believes that they have made a breakthrough in developing drought-resistant crops after being able to "close the pores" on leaves.

Flipkart teams up with HP, Intel, Microsoft for laptops (14:04)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday announced that it has collaborated with HP, Intel and Microsoft so that consumers can buy HP Intel Core i3 Windows 10 laptop for Rs 36,000 at Rs 999 per month by availing a 36-month EMI option.

Positive on India-made SE iPhones, app developers: Tim Cook to Modi (With Images) (13:56)
New Delhi/Washington, June 26 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook is reported to have told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his company is positive about the production of the iPhone SE in Bengaluru.

Subdued sentiment dampening rentals in IT hubs: Assocham (12:30) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) With IT sector witnessing subdued sentiment amidst pressure on hiring and annual pay rise for employees, the country's software and services hubs such as Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and Noida-Gurgaon are expected to see 10-20 per cent reduction in housing rents over the next three quarters, an Assocham paper said here on Monday.

New Apple leak 'confirms' iPhone 8 design change (12:26)
New York, June 26 (IANS) As the launch date of iPhone is nearing, a new leak has reportedly "confirmed" the iPhone 8's brand new design.

Google Pixel 2 smartphones codenames revealed (11:50)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Google Pixel 2 smartphones have been code-named 'Taimen' and 'Walleye' and the bigger variant will have a 5.99-inch display, a new leak has said.

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches (09:32) IANS Photo Service
Los Angeles, June 26 (IANS) SpaceX has completed two back-to-back successful missions this weekend, the company's quickest launch turnaround yet, the media reported.

US state government websites hacked with pro-IS message (07:10)
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Several government websites in the US state of Ohio were apparently hacked to broadcast an anti-government and pro-Islamic State (IS) message, the media reported.

Dream of developed India will be fulfilled: Modi tells Indian diaspora (Lead) (03:16) IANS Photo Service
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Addressing the Indian diaspora here as the "members of family", Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised of a developed India in their lifetime.

Hacking group believes NASA will announce discovery of aliens (16:42)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Anonymous -- the loose collective of hackers and online activists -- claims that the US space agency NASA is all set to announce the discovery of alien life, the media reported.

Don't wait for last day to file returns, cautions GSTN Chairman (13:58)
By Meghna Mittal
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Despite the GST Council giving a one-month extension in filing returns under the new indirect tax regime, businesses should start uploading invoices much earlier, says Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) Chairman Navin Kumar.

New design improves flexible wearable electronics' performance (12:18)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that can rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy.

Mysterious Mars-sized object lurking at edge of solar system (11:06)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found evidence of an unknown, Mars-sized "planetary mass object" lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.

Bioengineers create durable device for diabetes monitoring (10:58)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, at The University of Texas have developed a durable and versatile wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds in microscopic amounts of perspiration.

Engineer develops drone capable of planting 1bn trees (08:52)
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) An Australian engineer has revealed a plan to combat deforestation by developing drones capable of planting one billion trees every year.

Gunfight in Srinagar between security forces, militants (08:10)
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A gunfight started on Sunday between the security forces and holed-up militants in Srinagar, police said.

British Parliament hit by cyber-attack (00:54)
London, June 25 (IANS) The British Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, officials at Westminster said.

Only online applications for Haryana TCP department: Official (17:40)
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) The Haryana Town and Country Planning (TCP) department has asked all clients, developers and applicants to apply only through online mode for any work concerning the department, a senior officer said on Saturday.

'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September (17:32)
New York, June 24 (IANS) In an apparent move to take on its biggest rival Apple, South Korean tech giant Samsung could launch its most expensive Galaxy phone to date -- Note 8 -- device in September, not in August as earlier predicted, the media reported.

Samsung speeds up VR business in US (16:40)
Seoul, June 24 (IANS) In a bid to boost its virtual reality (VR) business in the US, Samsung Electronics Co has recruited experts and joined up with new partners, a media report has said.

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