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Both indices had hit their earlier highest levels on May 5, when the NSE index had touched 9,377 and Sensex, 30,177. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 22.35 points or 0.24 percent to 9,307.65 points. "Financial services stocks were also seen rallying reflecting markets' expectations for further strength in equities", said Anand James, Chief Market Strategist, Geojit Financial Services in a note.
  • What you need to know about joining the March for Science

    What you need to know about joining the March for Science

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    We've seen it in Canada, with a decade of cuts to research funding and scientific programs, muzzling of government scientists and rejection of evidence regarding issues such as climate change. Those on the right use the word "scientism", to imply that science is just another ideology with its own partisan biases, steering too many away from truth and fostering an unfamiliarity with basic facts.
  • Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

    Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

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    Wright said Facebook now faces questions about why no one reported the video for hours. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Officers went after him, even bumping his vehicle to try to get it to stop. Godwin's family has forgiven Stephens and said they hold no animosity toward him.
  • Nintendo Planning to Release an SNES Mini This Year

    Nintendo Planning to Release an SNES Mini This Year

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    Earlier this month, Nintendo provided the following statement regarding the end of production: We understand that it has been hard for many consumers to find a system, and for that we apologize. One scenario often evoked is that the disappearance of the NES Mini is to make way for other memories consoles, including the Super Nintendo Classic Edition .
  • Nokia 6 Android 7.1.1 update now rolling out!

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    BTW, did we mention that Nokia 6 is now one of the very few phones to run Android 7.1.1? In addition, once the update is installed, the Nokia 6 will offer support for 3G / 4G in standby. It waited a while before releasing new Nokia phones that are powered by Android this time. The Nokia 6 is quite durable as evidenced by scratch and burns tests.
  • Syria's Assad claims USA 'fabricated' chemical attack, despite consensus

    Syria's Assad claims USA 'fabricated' chemical attack, despite consensus

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    Its findings, expected in 3-4 weeks, will be passed to a joint United Nations-OPCW investigation tasked with identifying individuals or institutions responsible for using chemical weapons . Lavrov said he emphasized the need for a wide-ranging OPCW probe during Wednesday's talks in Moscow with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, suggesting that Western nations, Russian Federation and some regional powers could dispatch additional experts to join the investigation.
  • Listen to Kendrick Lamar's new album Damn

    Listen to Kendrick Lamar's new album Damn

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    There are also credits for The Alchemist, 9th Wonder, and BADBADNOTGOOD, among others. The album was just released and it's a no-brainer that it will be going to number one on the Billboard 200 with the next chart. DAMN . follows To Pimp A Butterfly (2015) and good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012), both pieces so ambitious and varied, richly envisioned and perfectly executed that Lamar could have retired a legend based on them alone.
  • 93-year-old man dies trying to rescue dog from icy pond

    93-year-old man dies trying to rescue dog from icy pond

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    The incident was filmed by a CTV Edmonton news crew who were at the lake filming a news report. Good samaritans try to help great white shark in Santa CruzThey both made it out safely but were soaked and shivering. "It's a split second thing", MacIver said to CTV. According to a witness, William Graf was going out onto the ice to rescue his dog and was unable to get out of the water while attempting to save his dog.
  • Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in 'unprecedented' b

    Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in 'unprecedented' b

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    Scientists say this year the middle third is the hardest hit, leaving just a portion of the reef undamaged. In research on last year's bleaching event, the scientists have said that more than 90 percent of a 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) stretch of the reef had sustained some form of damage.
  • Thompson stuns Sock to give Australia 1-0 Davis Cup lead

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    Jordan Thompson has scored the biggest win of his career over top-ranked American Jack Sock to give Australia an unexpected 1-0 lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final in Brisbane . The victor moves on to play the victor between Italy and Belgium. "Wearing the green and gold, there's no greater honour", Thompson said in his on-court post-match interview.
  • ABC7 now available on Amazon Fire TV

    ABC7 now available on Amazon Fire TV

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    It also brings the retail giant's voice-activated digital assistant - Alexa - to TV sets, potentially eliminating the need for consumers to buy a stand-alone Amazon Echo device, first released in 2014 and which has sold millions of units worldwide.