Tag Archives: After

ISC 12th result 2017: Tathagat Bhatia secures AIR 2 after re-evaluation

ISC 12th result 2017: When the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced the result for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) class 12 exams 2017, 18-year-old Tathagat Bhatia had scored 98.5 per cent and was uncertain whether sending his paper for re-evaluation would actually help. He was pleasantly surprised when his score jumped to 99.25 per cent unpon re-evaluation, pulling him to ... Read More »

Youths ‘want education’ after Portadown girl’s death

Police have said a possible link to drugs is “one of our lines of enquiry” after the death of a teenage girl in County Armagh. The 15-year-old died in hospital after being taken unconscious from woodland beside the Corcrain estate in Portadown at about 18:00 BST on Saturday. She was a pupil at Craigavon Senior High School. On Sunday, police ... Read More »

Maybe the Internet Isn’t Tearing Us Apart After All

VIKINGMAIDEN88 IS TWENTY-SIX years old. She enjoys reading history and writing poetry. Her signature quote is from Shakespeare. I gleaned all this from her profile and posts on Stormfront.org, America’s most popular online hate site. I also learned that Vikingmaiden88 has enjoyed the content on the site of the newspaper I work for, the New York Times. She wrote an ... Read More »

WhatsApp’s privacy protections questioned after terror attack

Chat apps that promise to prevent your messages being accessed by strangers are under scrutiny again following last week’s terror attack in London. On Sunday, the home secretary said the intelligence services must be able to access relevant information. Her comments followed the discovery that Khalid Masood appeared to have used WhatsApp minutes before carrying out his killings. There are ... Read More »

Businessman claims child abuse pictures were sent to computer after he ‘searched nudist websites’

A businessman claimed more than 200 indecent images of children were sent to his computer after he accessed nudist websites. David John Pearson told police the pictures appeared on his computer around 2007 when he searched for reviews of nudist locations. The 58-year-old claimed most of the images had been deleted but some had remained on his system. They were ... Read More »

Nougat update for Huawei Honor 6X might not arrive in March after all

Earlier this month, Huawei confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 6X will start rolling out in March. That was indeed a pleasant surprise given that the company had earlier said the rollout would begin in Q2 this year. However, turns out that’s not the case. The source of the report has now clarified that the March time-frame is ... Read More »

After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar

Giving autonomy to IIMs is a “milestone” Javadekar said adding that while government will continue to provide funds for the development of these institutes but “sans government controls” In picture, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo) RELATED STORIES UP Class 10 Boards 2017: Date sheet released, exams to begin from March 16 Quality of education remain a challenge, but ... Read More »

Single National Engineering Entrance Test: Government to take final decision after consulting with states

Another key proposal which was discussed at the meeting pertained to making an exit test mandatory for students, who are passing out of college to assess their skill sets Government will take a final decision on holding of a NEET like single entrance examination after consulting with different states RELATED STORIES JNU: Academic registration finally allowed for 9 suspended students ... Read More »

Chandigarh school kids adopt ‘Wall of kindness’ campaign to look after the needy

Recently, a campaign named ‘Wall of Kindness’ was launched in Chandigarh with the efforts of an NGO, Yuvsatta . People can come and hang clothes or things to be given away on hangers or may nail them on the walls from where the needy can take them away. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Retired JNU professors condemn JNU administration for suspending ... Read More »

After Mate 9, Huawei Nova also gets new Obsidian Black color option

Launched back in October this year, the Huawei Nova is already available in three color options: Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver, Titanium Grey. Now, a fourth color has been added to that list: Obsidian Black. Yes, after the Huawei Mate 9, the Nova is now also available in Obsidian Black color. The new model is currently only on sale in China, ... Read More »