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Day: November 15, 2017

25 secret WhatsApp tricks you really need to know
ENGLISH, Technology

25 secret WhatsApp tricks you really need to know

    There are over a billion WhatsApp users worldwide right now. The bad news? Even your mum knows what the two blue ticks mean. From disabling the last seen feature to bookmarking important messages, these are the 25 tricks you need to know to be a WhatsApp ninja. 1. Banish the blue ticks of tyranny Life can be stressful enough without feeling under pressure to reply to WhatsApps as soon as those two blue ticks give you away. Fortunately there’s a workaround. In the Settings menu, go to Account, then Privacy and turn off Read Receipts. The only snag is you’ll no longer get them for other people either. 2. Find out your BFFs In the year 2017, friendships aren’t measured on loyalty or time, it’s all about how much data you’ve shared. Head to Data and Storage Usage in the Settin...
Grandparents may pose cancer risk to children
ENGLISH, Life Style

Grandparents may pose cancer risk to children

    A grandmother feeds a biscuit to her granddaughter. File pic Grandparents pose a potential health risk to children and may even put them at risk of cancer, scientists say. The increased risk comes from the greater likelihood that grandmothers and grandfathers will spoil youngsters with treats. They are also more likely to expose them to second-hand tobacco smoke - a major cause of cancer, researchers say. Despite meaning well, grandparents were found to have a harmful effect on their grandchildren's health. Lead author Dr Stephanie Chambers, of the University of Glasgow's public health sciences unit, said: "While the results of this review are clear that behaviour such as exposure to smoking and regularly treating children increases cancer risks as children grow into adult...
Mad Brexit date law faces revolt
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Mad Brexit date law faces revolt

    British Prime Minister Theresa May is heading for a showdown with her own Tory party over what one member of Parliament called her mad plan to write the date of Brexit into British law. Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve was cheered by several of his senior colleagues Tuesday in the House of Commons in London as he said he’d vote to stop May’s proposal to enshrine the date of withdrawal March 29, 2019 in statute. Such a law would force Britain out of the EU and also out of hundreds of other treaties, even if no deal has been reached on a future trading relationship, he said. I will vote against it absolutely no ifs, no buts, no maybes about this, no arm-twisting, nothing that can be done to me in the intervening period to change my mind, Grieve told lawmakers. He descr...
After the coup, Zimbabwe under the control by the Army: President Robert Mugabe called on the danger due to first lady
Africa world, ENGLISH

After the coup, Zimbabwe under the control by the Army: President Robert Mugabe called on the danger due to first lady

    Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital's streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster. The night's action triggered speculation of a coup, but the military's supporters praised it as a bloodless correction. Armed soldiers in armored personnel carriers stationed themselves at key points in Harare, while Zimbabweans formed long lines at banks in order to draw the limited cash available, a routine chore in the country's ongoing financial crisis. People looked at their phones to read about the army takeover and others went to work or to shops. In an address to the nation after taking control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting ...
Bangladesh’s first robot restaurant launched
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Bangladesh’s first robot restaurant launched

    Bangladesh’s first-ever robot restaurant was launched in capital Dhaka on Wednesday. The programme was arranged jointly by Robot Restaurant and a China-based robot-making organisation HZX Electronic Technology Company at its own auditorium in Dhaka. The Robot Restaurant and the robot-making organisation organised a press conference on Wednesday on the occasion of launching programmne of the restaurant. Located at busy city street in Family World Convention Center 2/6 Asad Gate, Mirpur Road, Dhaka near Bangladesh Prime Minister’s official residence, Robot Restaurant invites all classes of people to experience and enjoy robotic service. This is a restaurant first of its kind in Bangladesh, foods will be served to customers by robots, said the organisers, said a pres...