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Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after another submarine fire, govt quickly … – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: In an unprecedented step, Navy chief Admiral Devender Kumar Joshi resigned on Wednesday, owning “moral responsibility” for warship and submarine accidents over the last six months, including the latest mishap on board submarine INS …Indian navy chief resigns after accidentFinancial TimesNavy chief, defence ministry were at odds over accidentsHindustan TimesVery sad […]

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LG to offer its first smartwatch this year – Washington Post

Washington PostSEOUL, South Korea — LG Electronics Inc. says it will launch a computerized wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance.MWC 2014: Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 at Unpacked event todayFirstpostThe phones of MWCCNETLG to launch new […]

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Developing Countries Obsessed With Social Media – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s use of the Internet, particularly social media is quite limited compared to the social media obsession found in developing …17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the USLiveScience.comFacebook birthplace US ranks low […]

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Scarlett Johansson ends relationship with Oxfam over SodaStream endorsement – Daily Mail

Daily MailScarlett Johansson has ended her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticised over her support for an Israeli soda maker company that operates in the West Bank. A statement released by Johansson’s spokesman on Wednesday said the …Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role over SodaStream rowBBC NewsScarlett Johansson steps down as Oxfam’s global ambassadorIndian […]

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Ukraine Leader Offers Compromise Before Vote on Cabinet (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekAnti-government protestors look towards police lines from a wall of tires on Grushevskogo Street in Kiev on Jan. 27, 2014. Photographer: Rob Stothard/Getty Images. Ukraine’s leader offered a compromise to the opposition before a vote on ousting the cabinet …Ukraine crisis: MPs to vote on scrapping anti-protest lawBBC NewsRight-Wing Thugs Are Hijacking Ukraine’s Liberal UprisingTIMEUkraine […]

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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’: What Should He Do Next? – MTV.com

MTV.comWith his planned Western shelved for now, here are seven suggestions for Tarantino’s next film. By Josh Wigler. Thanks to a “betrayal” and a script leak, Quentin Tarantino will not direct “The Hateful Eight” as his next movie, as was previously planned. Instead …Quentin Tarantino upset over leaked scriptColumbus DispatchQuentin Tarantino scraps ‘Hateful Eight’ after […]

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Batman vs. Superman release stalled till 2016 – India Today

India TodayThe release date of the upcoming superhero movie ‘Batman vs. Superman’ has been delayed till May 6th, 2016, it has been revealed. According to Variety Magazine, the delay was caused after ‘Pan’, which is a new take on the Peter Pan story, took the …‘Batman vs. Superman’ Film DelayedRollingStone.comProduction delayed on Superman-Batman movieDetroit Free […]

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Inside Hollande’s love triangle – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe French are entertained by the antics of President François Hollande, but will his new lover, Julie Gayet, become first lady, and will Valérie Trierweiler, his spurned former mistress, seek retribution? Old flame: François Hollande with Valérie Trierweiler.Hollande heads to political strongholdBusiness RecorderFrench press review 18 January 2014RFIThe French merely pretend not to care […]

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Movie Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a game of intrigue – India Today

India TodayKenneth Branagh, iconic actor-director from the stables of the Royal Shakespeare Company, sure is on a wild, wild Hollywood trip. After redefining Norse legend with his 2011 blockbuster Thor, Branagh is now out to give Tom Clancy’s world of espionage a …‘Jack Ryan – Shadow Recruit’ review: It’s mediocre and unimaginativeIBNLive‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’: […]

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India’s Top Court Upholds 153-Year-Old Law Criminalizing Gay Sex – Bloomberg

BloombergIndia’s top court upheld a 153-year-old colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, leaving it up to lawmakers to amend the legislation in a setback for homosexual rights in the world’s second-most populous country. The ruling by a two-judge bench of the …Court Restores India’s Ban on Gay SexNew York TimesIndian Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Gay LawVoice […]

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China Prepares to Launch Moon Rover Mission – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Preparations to launch China’s first robotic expedition to the moon’s surface entered their final hours on Sunday as engineers filled fuel tanks of a rocket that will carry the Chang’e 3 spacecraft and “Jade Rabbit” rover. World Twitter Logo.Anticipation builds for China’s first moon rover missionHindustan TimesWhy China is fixated […]