How to Save GIFs From Twitter to Your Phone or Computer

If you’re asking yourself, what is a GIF? It is an image file type that stands for Graphics Interchange Format. These images can be animated or static. In recent years, they have become commonplace on social media and in digital communication as they can convey short video clips in image form. Here’s an example: I’m constantly saving GIFs to my phone or laptop in order to send as reactions or to express something that words just can’t quite capture. Most of the time, I save GIFs from Twitter; however, you may have noticed already the…

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B Chandrakala: How a ‘dabangg’ IAS officer landed into illegal mining quagmire

Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Bhukya Chandrakala, 38, who has been accused of corruption in the illegal mining case being probed by the CBI, was known as a ‘dabangg’ (fearless) officer popular on social media before her fall from grace. The alleged scam dates back to 2012-16 when the Samajwadi Party was in power under Akhilesh Yadav. Chandrakala, a 2008-batch IAS officer, was best known for taking action against her subordinates, mostly due to her widely-circulated videos in which she went on surprise inspections, pulling up civic officials over lack…

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Inside Project Athena: How Intel and PC makers are creating the ultra-responsive laptops of tomorrow

A little less than eight years ago Intel helped usher in the era of thin-and-light notebook PCs, then called ultrabooks. Now, Intel and a number of its partners are ready to take the ultrabook to the next level with “Project Athena,” in a multi-year roadmap they’re unveiling here at CES. Intel executives say the have the support of partners including Acer, Asus, Dell, Google, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung and Sharp. Yes, Google. You’ll eventually see “Athena”-specced Chromebooks, too. What Project Athena notebooks will eventually be branded as hasn’t been formally decided yet,…

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Inside Project Athena: How Intel and PC makers are creating the ultra-responsive laptops of tomorrow

A little less than eight years ago Intel helped usher in the era of thin-and-light notebook PCs, then called ultrabooks. Now, Intel and a number of its partners are ready to take the ultrabook to the next level with “Project Athena,” in a multi-year roadmap they’re unveiling here at CES. Intel executives say the have the support of partners including Acer, Asus, Dell, Google, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung and Sharp. Yes, Google. You’ll eventually see “Athena”-specced Chromebooks, too. What Project Athena notebooks will eventually be branded as hasn’t been formally decided yet,…

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra Surely Knows How To Burn Extra Calories; Watch The Full Video Here

The famous Bollywood actress and an entrepreneur, Shilpa Shetty Kundra is well known for her super-fit body. Her super fit and toned body, slim waistline and constant glow on her face is all because of the healthy eating and regular physical exercise. Apart from the several other workouts, the stunning actress always includes yoga in her fitness regime. The best part about the actress is she never follows any fad diet or resort to dieting in order to lose weight. Her Instagram account is a proof that the actress eats…

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How To Make The Perfect Sunny Side Up

              Sunny Side Up. You see it on your breakfast table almost every other day. You also see a version of it on your favourite cooking show. But why is it that you always end up with an oozing yolk, and they get it right each time they crack open an egg over the pan? You have the same egg in hand, you have cracked it in the same way, but your yolk just refuses to stay firm in its place. The sunny side up can be perfected with the…

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Quick Take | Gandhi family critic, Raghuram Rajan fan: How CEA Krishnamurthy sees the world

Much has been made of the support given to demonetisation by Krishnamurthy Subramanian, the government’s new Chief Economic Advisor. To be sure, he did write in his columns that demonetisation was a revolutionary act and that the poor were not the worst affected. He had disparaging things to say about the policies of the Gandhi dynasty, just before the elections to the Uttar Pradesh state assembly. He also wrote about the rise of crime in Uttar Pradesh under Mayawati and the Samajwadi Party, again just before the elections there. But…

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How to make massive open online courses more effective?

While MOOCs attracts and connects millions of learners from different parts of world, in India there are many private organizations that provide MOOCs for both free and a minimum charge. The government of India in 2014 introduced a platform ‘Swayam’ to make ‘distance learning online education’ accessible to a larger audience, especially the most disadvantaged. The objective of the initiative was to achieve three principles of the education policy, access, equity and quality. The success of MOOCs depends on several factors-self motivation of the individual, internet penetration, infrastructure accessibility, evaluation…

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