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‘Heidi’ in Hindi: A translation brings the classic children’s book to new readers. Will they care?

“Yeh kaam sooraj karta hai,” Dadu bole. “Jab woh pahado ko good night kehta hai, woh apni sabse sundar kiraney un par barsaata hai, ki ve use bhoole na, jab tak ki woh subah aakar dobara unse nahi milte.”  “This is the sun’s work,” said Grandpa. “When it says good night to the mountains, it shines its most beautiful rays ... Read More »

Honda to Roll Out 6 New Cars Over Next 3 Years

Representative Image :Honda Logo. (Photo: Siddharth Safaya/News18.com) Japanese car maker Honda buoyed by strong growth in the domestic market has planned to roll out six new launches over the next three years, a top official said yesterday. During the period April-October 2017, the company witnessed a 17 percent rise in sales as compared to last year. “Honda Cars India Ltd ... Read More »

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless ... Read More »

Even in the brave new world of education, you can’t beat discipline and rigour

Moral education can help bring the nation together. Reem Mohammed / The National These are exciting times for the UAE education sector. As this newspaper reported last week, the country’s schools will follow a new common education system in a major shakeup. The changes are the result of directives from President Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai and ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launched, OnePlus 5 in a New Avatar, Nokia 6 Registrations Close, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has three RAM and storage options Nokia 6 registrations close of Amazon India ahead of this week’s sale OnePlus 5’s new variant is now available in India The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A was finally unveiled in China and it will go on sale via Mi.com and JD.com from Tuesday. The first smartphone to launch in the Note 5 ... Read More »

Lookers downgrades UK new car market expectations for 2017

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The chief executive of Lookers , one of Britain’s biggest car dealership chains, has downgraded expectations for the new car market, forecasting UK demand to drop by around 3 percent this year. New car registrations have fallen since April, the longest run of decline since 2011, and are down 2 percent year to date, hit ... Read More »

Amazon Said to Be Looking at New Food Technology for Home Delivery

Amazon.com is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion US grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year, officials ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna First Drive Preview

The mid size sedan segment ‘was’ pretty much one of the most popular segment in the Indian automotive scene, however of late the limelight has been stolen by compact SUV’s and hatchbacks that pretend to look like SUV’s. In a bid to bring the excitement back into the sedan segment, manufacturers are loading their cars to the gills with high ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna vs rivals: Specifications comparison

Hyundai is gearing up to launch its all-new Verna in India on August 22, 2017. The new Verna will replace the previous-gen car (Codename: RB) that was launched in India way back in 2011. As the upcoming 2017 Verna goes up against the Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and Volkswagen Vento in the mid-size sedan segment, we’ve done an on-paper comparison ... Read More »

New Technology Brings Skeletal Tracking to Multi-Player Virtual Reality Experiences

Virtual reality in movie theaters and malls is about to get a whole lot more realistic, thanks to new tracking technology introduced by OptiTrack this week. The company, which is already supplying tracking solutions to The Void and other location-based VR startups, introduced a new whole-body VR tracking solution at SigGraph in Los Angeles Monday that could be one more step towards making loction-based virtual ... Read More »