Android O Update Promised for Entire Asus ZenFone 3, ZenFone 4 Series

Asus on Thursday revealed its new ZenFone 4 series smartphones at an event in Taiwan. The company alongside also confirmed that the Android O update will be made available for the entire new ZenFone 4 models as well as last year’s ZenFone 3. Marcel Campos, Head of Global Content Marketing at Asus confirmed the news while announcing the new ZenFone 4 series. He added that the Asus ZenFone 4 models which include ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone Selfie Pro, ZenFone 4, and ZenFone 4 Pro will be running ZenUI 4.0 out-of-the-box. The supported handsets will receive Android O…

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Instagram Direct now lets you reply with a photo or video

It definitely seems like Facebook-owned Instagram is adding at least one new feature every week, sometimes even more often than that. Today’s addition has to do with Direct, the part of Instagram’s that’s essentially a one-to-one messaging service. Starting with Instagram version 10.34 (which should already be available for Android and iOS in the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store, respectively), you can reply with a photo or video to specific photos, videos, and reshared posts in Direct. Interestingly, your reply will automatically include a sticker of what you’re…

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AIIMS 2017 paper leak: CBI registers case, Delhi High Court directs Centre and AIIMS to file replies

The CBI on August 16 told the Delhi High Court that it has registered a case on the alleged leak of question paper for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination held this year, from an institute in Ghaziabad. The submission was made before a before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, which was hearing a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged illegalities and irregularities during the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS entrance exam held on May 28 this year. The…

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Lip-smacking Bombay Pav Bhaji delight

It is that time of the year when rain showers take up much of the month-long weather forecast. It is the best time to enjoy hot and spicy food. Pav bhaji is a Mumbai street food that you can relish as a rainy day snack or meal. It is a spicy mixed vegetable curry prepared with special blend of spices and served with soft pavs toasted with loads of butter. Try this irresistible, mouth-watering dish. Serves: 8; Preparation time: 20 minutes; Cooking time: 60 minutes Ingredients: Large potatoes           : 4 (boiled) French beans     …

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On a Platter: Kashmiri Dum Aloo

The popular vegetarian dish – Kashmiri dum aloo in royal gravy – is one of the best Indian main courses for parties and get-togethers. Include this irristible curry with potatoes stuffed with cottage cheese, dry fruits and fresh cream in your weekend menu. Savour the dish with chapatti or lachcha paratha. Serves: 4; Preparation time: 30 minutes; Cooking time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients: Potatoes – 4 large, Tomatoes –10 large, Onion – 1 Ginger – 1” piece, Garlic –  4 flakes, Green chillies -3 Few Coriander leaves, Cottage cheese – 100 grams Fresh yogurt – 1 cup, Fresh cream – 4 tbsp, Besan – 1 tbsp Cashew nuts – 24, Raisins – 12,…

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How to make Besan Dhokla

Besan Dhokla is an exceptional Gujarati food. Be it a small town or a big city, one could find it at a good snack and sweet shops for sure. Made of besan, it can be segregated in various sizes, styles, boiled or fried. Often served with sweet tamarind chutney, these soft, sweet-namkeen tasted dhoklas are relished by the taste buds of people of all ages. Try it this weekend. Health-conscious people can also have it without a guilt. Serves: 6; Preparation time: 30 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients: Besan 2 cups, Citric…

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Google Home hands-free calling is here, but doesn’t yet have caller ID

OK Google, phone Home. First announced at I/O in May, Google is ready to launch hands-free calling via its voice-activated Home speaker, letting you get in touch with anyone in the U.S. or Canada without lifting a finger—and for free. Starting Wednesday, you’ll be able to use your Home speaker to place a call to virtually any person in your contacts or business across the U.S. or Canada, but there’s a catch: The recipient won’t know who’s calling. Since Google Home uses its own number to place the call, the recipient will…

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Mediatek to announce Helio P23 and Helio P30 on August 29

MediaTek started sending invites for an announcement of two new processors – the Helio P23 and the Helio P30. Details and specifications are expected to be unveiled at an event in Beijing on August 29. Thanks to a tip we got, there are already rumors about the chipsets. The Helio P23 is going to be built on the 16 nm process and will feature an octa-core CPU. The SoC is rumored to support 2K resolution and dual camera setups. It is also expected to have Cat.7 connectivity and LPDDR4X memory….

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ANDHERI AIMS FOR A ZERO WASTE LIFESTYLE ON I-DAY

Shatadal housing society in Andheri has been successfully composting for three years 50 housing societies were distributed compost tumblers to encourage recycling of waste. As the country celebrated its 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, 50 societies in Mumbai’s western suburbs pledged to join the fight against city’s mounting waste predicament and vowed to recycle and reduce their waste. Thousands of residents from in and around Andheri gathered at a function in the presence of megastar Amitabh Bacchan, and took it upon themselves to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle and rid their…

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Call the fashion cops: ‘Jorts-wearing bandit’ hits St. Louis

Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call “the fashion police.” St. Louis County Police dubbed the suspect the “jorts-wearing bandit” in a tweet on Monday, and included a photo. The tweet says the suspect’s “disregard for the law is as offensive as his disregard for fashion trends.” Officer Ben Granda said the unarmed suspect approached a cashier at a Walgreens store in Lemay with merchandise on Aug. 8, and then overpowered her when she…

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