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Nick, Joe Jonas get matching tattoos

New York , Aug 30

Singers Joe and Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers band fame got matching arrow tattoos before the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.

Chinese yuan strengthens

Beijing , Aug 30

The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 44 basis points to 6.6812 against the US dollar on Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Freedom from noise pollution will be true independence

New Delhi

Last week a person who gives out on hire his Dolby music truck for marriages and other functions used a vacant plot near our house to test his equipment. The heavy dose of bass that he blasted from his truck towards our house made me sick to the core. Such loud music is a common occurrence in cities and small towns of India, more so during the various religious festivals like Ganpati, Dussehra and the like. This noise pollution is further exacerbated by firecrackers during Diwali and marriage festivals.

LG X Screen: Smartphone that offers more than just two screens

New Delhi , Aug 29 LG Electronics is known for trying out fresh and innovative ideas with its smartphones to make them stand out in the crowd. Its flagship Rs 52,990 G5 -- touted as the world's first modular smartphone featuring a "slide-out" battery design and dual rear cameras -- is an apt example.

Clinton unveils plan to reform US mental health system

Washington , Aug 30
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton unveiled a plan to address mental health problems and provide better access to treatment for people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or suicidal tendencies.

Sushma, Kerry to co-chair India-US dialogue

New Delhi , Aug 30
Cyrus MistryCyrus Mistry

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead their respective sides at the 2nd India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here later on Wednesday to review the progress on decisions taken last time and identify new areas of cooperation.

Sushma, Kerry to co-chair India-US dialogue

New Delhi , Aug 30
Cyrus MistryCyrus Mistry

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead their respective sides at the 2nd India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here later on Tuesday to review the progress on decisions taken last time and identify new areas of cooperation.