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Samsung India’s Biggest Smartphone Vendor in Q1, China’s Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo Round Up Top 5: Counterpoint

Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. According to findings by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung continued to retain the top spot, followed by Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo (that also includes Motorola) occupied the other three spots. Together, all these ... Read More »

Technology must amplify the best of humanity Microsoft India’s former chairman

Bhaskar Pramanik, 65, capped a corporate career spanning 45 years with six years at Microsoft India, from where he retired last month as chairman. A science fiction fan and lover of awkward acronyms for action plans, Pramanik remains optimistic about technology for the good of all. He tells Forbes India that disruption is taking place at the bottom of the ... Read More »

India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless

The school has been opened at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur under the initiative undertaken by All Loktak Lake Fisherman’s Union with the support of an NGO – People Resources Development Association (PRDA). In picture, Loktak floating elementary school ( Image source- .facebook.com/vishwanath.waikhom) RELATED STORIES Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says ... Read More »

India’s first transgender college principal Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay resigns citing social stigma and non-cooperation

It has been identified that social stigma, gender biasness, and non-cooperation of the teachers were the primary reasons that prompted Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay to take such a step. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay RELATED STORIES Student Islamic Organisation writes to MCI to conduct NEET in Urdu IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti ... Read More »

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would also result in the firm ... Read More »

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest ... Read More »

India’s CSIR ranks 12th among the best government institutes of the world

The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has secured 12th position among the best government institutions in the world, according to a report. Who holds the first position? Out of 746 institutions, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research was ranked first followed by Chinese Academy of Science, China. The institutes were ranked by a prestigious Scimago Institutions rankings that ranks ... Read More »

Ford EcoSport emerges as India’s most exported car

The Ford EcoSport has been one of the popular choices for local car buyers. As per data released by Society of Indian Automobiles Manufacturers (SIAM), the compact SUV has claimed the top position in terms of export in the financial year 2016. Last financial year, the Nissan Micra was the top exported car from its Indian facility. As per the ... Read More »

India’s E-Commerce Accounts for Below 1 Percent of Retail Sales: Gartner

India accounts for less than one percent of the total retail sales despite being the fastest digital commerce market in Asia, growing at 40 percent each year, according to research firm Gartner. “India represents a $7 billion (roughly Rs. 45,841 crores) digital commerce market, growing at more than 40 percent every year. “Currently, B2C commerce leads the market in India, ... Read More »