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Honda WR-V launched in India at Rs 7.75 lakh

Honda WR-V launched in India at Rs 7.75 lakh

The two petrol variants are priced at Rs 7.75 lakh and Rs 8.99 lakh while the diesel trims are tagged at Rs 8.79 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi). India is the first country to manufacture and launch the Honda WR-V in the world. The petrol mill is a 1.2-litre i-VTEC that delivers close to 90 horsepower or 110 Nm of torque, and it comes with a 5-speed manual transmission. Read More

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Several injured in attack at German train station; 2 arrests

Several injured in attack at German train station; 2 arrests

According to reports in the German press, at least five people were wounded; the extent of their injuries were not yet known. However so far police have not given any indication as to the motivation or identities of those involved. "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf ". "We were standing on the track, waiting for the train", a station attendant told the German newspaper Bild . Read More

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Nintendo Hopes Switch's Release Will Bring Players Back to Miitomo

Nintendo Hopes Switch's Release Will Bring Players Back to Miitomo

That Breath of the Wild was Switch's most popular software during its launch weekend came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the game. The Nintendo Switch packs a lot of possibilities in a relatively small package, but even after the system's seemingly successful launch, we still don't have a strong indication of whether or not it will be the success Nintendo is looking for. Read More

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China to raise defence budget by around 7%

China to raise defence budget by around 7%

Gen. Wang Hongguang, a retired deputy commander of the former Nanjing Military Command, called for a 12 percent increase of the Chinese defense budget in view of USA defense spending plans. The analyst said it is very likely that the United States would use China's defense budget increase as a "pretext" for expanding its activities in the South China Sea. Read More

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GST Council clears draft laws

GST Council clears draft laws

However, the Council on March 2 said that it would insert an enabling provision in GST draft bill before tabling it in Parliament for a peak tax rate of 40 per cent. With the two key legislations cleared by the council, the government now proposes to seek parliamentary approval once the budget session resumes on March 9. Read More

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Spotify Hi-Fi music tier tipped with lossless audio

Would you pay an extra 5 to 10 dollars for lossless audio on Spotify? However, Spotify has been facing some thought competition recently from alternate services like Google Play Music, Tidal or Pandora. That's on top of Spotify Premium's $9.99 per month price; users could be spending as much as $20 per month for access to higher fidelity audio. The new Spotify HiFi will cost between $5 and $10 more a month than the current Spotify Premium, the company is apparently A/B testing the pricing ... Read More

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Georges St-Pierre Slight Favorite To Beat Michael Bisping

Georges St-Pierre Slight Favorite To Beat Michael Bisping

Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is set to return to UFC after more than three years away from the octagon. Bisping, who is now recovering from an injury, defended his belt in 2016 vs. White said there wasn't a date slated for fight because of the numerous hurdles St-Pierre has to clear before he can make his return. St-Pierre is required to undergo four months of enrollment in the USADA testing field before he is allowed back to active competition, hence the delay. Read More

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U R good to go: FCC gives unlicensed spectrum approval

Doubtlessly, once the switches are flipped on the base stations and LTE-U compatibility begins to spread, some users will at least consider unlawfully unlocking the capability by modifying their existing devices. "T-Mobile already has more capacity per subscriber than AT&T and Verizon, and the addition of LTE-U will only extend that lead and further improve the Un-carrier's blazing-fast speeds", it said. Read More

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Dodge Challenger Demon Truth Remains Hidden

Dodge says the Challenger SRT Demon's completely revised suspension is comprised of quick-reacting front springs, soft front rebound shocks and high compression rear shocks. Dodge also claims that the SRT Demon is the first-ever factory production vehicle with mechanical/electronic drag-race-specific suspension tuning. "Demon combines the best of both mechanical and electronic tuning to deliver maximum launch force while still maintaining precision directional control". Read More

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Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

Firtash denies the charges. Firtash has been a business associate of President Trump ally Paul Manafort . But when the warrant was issued, the tycoon was already under house arrest in Austria over the United States allegations. "Mr. Firtash, a Ukrainian, is charged concerning a project in India that was never completed - a project entirely outside of the Unites States that had no effect on the United States and in which the United States has no legitimate interest". Read More

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LG G6 Latest Leak Reveals Shiny Jet Black Finish

Now Business Insider has shared an image which is claimed to be the "near-final version" of the LG G6 smartphone. Expect to hear all about the LG G6 at the MWC 2017. The design of the phone in the photo appears to be same as the one shown in the renders earlier - a metal unibody chasis, a dual camera at the rear with the fingerprint sensor and speakers at the bottom edge. Read More

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OH mother who taped son to wall on Facebook Live faces charges

A Reynoldsburg woman who reportedly taped her 2-year-old son to the wall and filmed it has been arrested, police say . Her son was taken into custody by Franklin County Child Services. "Now sit still, you can see the TV from there, you'll be all right". You can't cook or none of that because they running around? In an encounter with a local news reporter, Shayla Rudolph's demeanor was much different than what was displayed in the Facebook Live video in which she bragged about taping her ... Read More

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NHTSA closes Tesla Autopilot probe, finds Autosteer reduced crashes

A federal regulator has closed a six-month investigation into whether Tesla's Autopilot played a role in recent crashes, finding that it could not "identify any defects in design or performance". Tesla addressed some of these concerns in a September update that it claims will better incorporate the use of radar and makes changes to the way in which drivers must keep their hands on the wheel. Read More

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SpaceX to launch first rocket since Falcon 9 explosion

SpaceX to launch first rocket since Falcon 9 explosion

PST or 5:54 p.m. UTC. The 10 satellites are the first of 70 that SpaceX plans to launch into orbit as part of Iridium's next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT . Banks , was pre-positioned in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of miles offshore. There would be at least six SpaceX Falcon 9 launches a year and a dozen of Falcon 9 launches. Read More

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China's 2016 exports down 2% in yuan terms: Customs

China's 2016 exports down 2% in yuan terms: Customs

December exports fell by a more-than-expected 6.1 percent year-on-year while imports were slightly above forecasts, growing 3.1 percent on high demand for commodities. 13) underwhelming trade data (link in Chinese) for the full year in 2016. "We will pay close attention to foreign trade policy after Trump is inaugurated president", he said. Read More

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