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Mid-day meal to be provided in madrasas imparting mainstream education Students studying in madrasas imparting mainstream education, will be provided mid-day meals by the Centre. The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India designed to improve the nutritional status of school-age children nationwide. Mid-day meal to be provided in madrasas RELATED STORIES Visa issue ... Read More »

4 ways to block political posts on Facebook

If you thought that deluge of political rants, memes, and arguments in your Facebook feed would end with the 2016 Presidential Election, think again. If anything, the thrum of political debate has only grown louder since the final votes were tallied. Whether you participate in these posts, just seeing them is proven to be wearing and stressful , and can ... Read More »

The 2016 cord-cutter awards

Cutting the cable TV cord was a lot more challenging when I started writing a column about it more than two years ago. Most decent streaming devices cost $100 or more, and there was no way to get certain channels such as ESPN, HBO, and the NFL Network without a cable or satellite TV hookup. While last year was a ... Read More »

Students without certificates are more prone to cardiac arrest: Study

Students who leave school without a certificate are twice as likely to endure a heart attack than those who have a university degree, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Sax Institute in Australia. Cardiovascular representational image RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh: ‘Shikshak Samman Yojana’ to reward best teachers MS Dhoni’s Jharkhand school celebrates Golden Jubilee Illiteracy among school ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here’s everything we know so far

Editor’s note: This article is frequently updated to reflect the latest information available. It’s that time of year again. Rumors are flying about the latest Samsung flagship smartphone. Presumably to be called the Galaxy S8, it’ll attempt to revive Samsung’s burned edges from the Galaxy Note7 debacle. Here’s everything we have heard so far about what Samsung is putting together. ... Read More »

New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

When we reviewed Google’s Daydream View headset last month, we were enamored with the simple, affordable solution to virtual reality, but somewhat disappointed in the lack of content. Just a handful of games were available at launch, and while there were certainly some fun titles, it was missing a real killer app to showcase its full capabilities. Barely a month after ... Read More »

How to use Bing Saves to prepare for the holidays

RELATED VIDEO Paint 3D Hands-On: How Microsoft makes it easier to create (1:57) MORE LIKE THIS Microsoft Rewards is how Microsoft will pay you to use Edge, Bing and more Mobile Search Face-Off: Bing vs. Google vs. Yahoo Hands On With Bing, Microsoft’s New Search Engine VIDEO Nvidia Shield console hands-on: Powerful PC gaming in a $200 Android TV box ... Read More »

Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »

Google Play Newsstand gets a long overdue makeover

The latest version of the app finally gets up to speed with the latest Material Design visual guidelines. Credit: Derek Walter COMMENTS Derek Walter | @derekwalter Greenbot Nov 14, 2016 11:35 AM Google Play Newsstand is the long-neglected outlier of Google’s family of Android apps. It’s finally getting some attention that makes it looks like it belongs side by side ... Read More »

An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Since Friday morning, the assault has been disrupting access to popular websites by flooding a DNS service provider called Dyn with an overwhelming amount of internet traffic. Some of ... Read More »