Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

German carmaker Audi is offering a free software upgrade for 850,000 diesel cars in order to improve emissions. Audi said the upgrade would “improve emissions behaviour in real driving conditions further beyond existing legal requirements”. The carmaker added it was convinced the programme would counteract possible bans on diesel cars. In recent days, rival German carmakers Mercedes and Daimler issued recalls involving three million vehicles. The Audi recall affects cars fitted with six- and eight-cylinder diesel motors meeting the Euro 5 and Euro 6 emissions criteria, including some models made…

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5 Things You Should Never Give up When Preparing for IIT JEE

5 Things You Should Never Give up When Preparing for IIT JEE

Indian Institute of Technology is the most prestigious engineering institute in India, and it is the most sought out college by students who want to become engineers. Securing a seat in IIT requires one of the most dedicated preparation. Along with exceptional arduous work, one must be agile and focused during their preparation. Since the syllabus is vast, and competition is challenging, one must stay focused and not lose hope during their journey. Several students opt for tuitions, reference books, and coaching institutes while preparing for JEE exam. However, a…

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Scanning Modes In EaseUS Data Recovery Software

Scanning Modes In EaseUS Data Recovery Software

People think that their data is more secure in files as comparison to paper file. It is need of everyone to use laptop or computer for their work to store data in forms of files. But, fact is that your data is secure in laptop or computer till laptop is working properly. If you have done any small change in any hardware or software part of the computer, then there is chance of corrupting your data. Data stored in laptop may be of document file, excel file, audio, video, graphics,…

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China announces tighter regulations for online news

China announces tighter regulations for online news

The Chinese government has issued new regulations tightening its control over online news content. Companies that publish, share or edit news will need a government licence, and senior editors must be approved by the authorities. Other staff will be required to undergo government training and assessment, and receive official accreditation. The legislation will bring online news providers into line with traditional news media operating in the country. From 1 June, when the rules come into force, they will be expected to follow “information security protocols”, including “emergency response” measures such…

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Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed

Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed

At least 16 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The car blew up in the city’s southern Madina district, officials say. The blast – which ripped through shops and food stalls – is the first major attack in the capital since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed earlier this month. No group has claimed responsibility, although al-Shabab militants are likely to be the prime suspects. On Saturday a senior al-Shabab commander vowed to target the president’s…

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‘Sweden, who would believe this?’: Trump cites non-existent terror attack

‘Sweden, who would believe this?’: Trump cites non-existent terror attack

Donald Trump appeared to invent a terrorist attack in Sweden during a campaign-style rally in Florida on Saturday, inviting questions that he may have confused the Scandinavian country with a city in Pakistan. With thousands of supporters gathered in an aircraft hangar in Melbourne, Florida, Trump used his speech to talk about migration in Europe and linked it to terror attacks in Brussels, Nice and Paris. He then added Sweden to the list, incorrectly stating that an attack had happened there on Friday. Trump told supporters: “We’ve got to keep…

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Iraqi forces launch large-scale push to retake western Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi forces launch large-scale push to retake western Mosul from ISIS

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to retake the western half of Mosul and dislodge Islamic State militants. It is the latest phase in a 4-month-old offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of the operation on state TV, saying government forces were moving to “liberate the people of Mosul from Daesh oppression and terrorism forever,” using the Arabic acronym for ISIS. He called on security forces to deal with civilians properly and to respect human rights. Iraqi forces declared eastern…

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Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS

Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS

Iraqi government forces have seized several villages as they move towards an assault on the last area held by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. Hundreds of military vehicles, backed by air power, rolled across the desert towards IS positions early on Sunday. The progress on Sunday in the south of the city, the second biggest in Iraq, takes them within striking distance of Mosul airport. Fears have been voiced about the safety of many thousands of trapped civilians. The offensive was formally announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider…

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Thousands Evacuate As Water Overwhelms Tallest Dam In The US

Thousands Evacuate As Water Overwhelms Tallest Dam In The US

They started releasing 100,000 cubic feet per second of water to allow the lake to drop by 50 feet and prevent a potentially massive wall of water from pouring into surrounding communities. The California Department of Water Resources initially announced Sunday that the auxiliary spillway of the tallest dam in the US was expected to fail. “Failure of the auxiliary spillway structure will result in an uncontrolled release of flood waters from Lake Oroville,” an advisory from the National Weather Service said. “This is not a Drill. This is not…

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Did Adele give a Grammy to Beyonce?

Did Adele give a Grammy to Beyonce?

Adele has apparently turned down the Grammy award for best album, saying Beyonce deserved it more. The pop star was given the night’s top honour for her multi-million selling record 25, but told the audience, “I can’t possibly accept this award”. “I’m very humbled and I’m very grateful, but Beyonce is the artist of my life”. Adele’s victory over Beyonce is certain to boost complaints that the Grammys habitually overlook black artists. Grammys 2017: As it happened In pictures: Red carpet and performances All the winners and nominees Adele fluffs…

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