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Range Rover Velar to break covers on 1st March 2017

New Delhi: Luxury SUV manufacturer Land Rover in a statement confirmed that it will add a new SUV in ints Range Rover family of SUVs and will be named as Range Rover Velar. The SUV was created in 1970 when ...

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Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead

NEW YORK: Samsung’s product showcase Sunday is notable for what’s missing: a new flagship phone. Instead, Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone — an indirect casualty of the unprecedented September recall of ...

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Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

SAN FRANCISCO: Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight. Suddenly, Regan could read ...

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TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

NEW YORK: Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies. The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had ...

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Float crashes, injuring 20 people at Rio’s Carnival parade

RIO DE JANEIRO: A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 20 people, including three people reported in serious condition, but organizers proceeded with the show. The incident involved the last ...

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‘Moonlight’ wins best picture Oscar, beating ‘La La Land’

LOS ANGELES: “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, beating favorite “La La Land” for the movie industry’s most prestigious award. But in a highly unusual mishap, presenter Warren Beatty first, mistakenly initially announced that musical “La La ...

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2nd Meeting of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Executive Committee

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in a sabda says, the Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty Sultan ...

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Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony and 6-A-Side Futsal Championship

His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah has attended a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony and a 6-a-side Futsal Championship in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam’s 33rd National Day. Both events were among the activities ...

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Book Festival and Empowering Reading Culture Carnival 2017

Producing an informative, educated, knowledgeable, high quality and visionary community as stipulated in the Wawasan Brunei 2035 is among other things the objective of Brunei Book Fair and Empowering Reading Culture Carnival 2017. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major ...

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Kayuhan Semangat Hari Kebangsaan In Conjunction with the 33rd National Day

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday morning graced the ‘Kayuhan Semangat Hari Kebangsaan’ cycling event organised in conjunction with the ...

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