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Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

Facebook Says Digital India Initiative Is a Key Growth Enabler for It

Digital India is certainly a big opportunity for both economic growth and innovation and the growth Facebook is witnessing in the country is a clear example of that, a top company executive said on Wednesday. According to Kevin Martin, Vice President for Mobile and Global Access Policy at Facebook, the government’s digital initiative has opened several opportunities when it comes to innovate ... Read More »

Profitability of gold finance cos improves, says Crisil

Profitability of gold loan financiers has surged back to the peak levels seen before the regulatory tightening. Mumbai: Gold finance companies saw return on assets rise to 2012 levels to 4% in financial year 2016-17 due to companies moving to periodic collection of interest on the loans and lowering of product tenures, said rating company CrisilBSE 0.48 %. “Profitability of gold loan financiers ... Read More »

Turkey coup suspects to wear brown uniforms, Erdogan says

Turkey’s president says all suspected coup plotters and “terrorists” will have to wear an almond-brown uniform when they appear in court. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said jumpsuits would be worn by those accused of involvement in the July 2016 coup plot. Other “terrorists” would wear jackets and trousers. That term is used for followers of US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen and ... Read More »

Nokia 5 Users Report Dolby Equalizer Issues, HMD Global Says Fix Incoming: Report

  Nokia 5 smartphone has been launched in multiple countries, including India, and now users are reporting of a strange equaliser issue on their units. Apparently, users are unable to open the Dolby Equalizer settings when in certain music apps like Google Play Music or Spotify. HMD Global was quick to respond on the issue, and has confirmed that it is working on ... Read More »

NEET 2017: MBBS counselling will not be postponed, says MCI

In a WhatsApp message to media, Kiran Bedi said that the MCI has clearly stated in its letter that the Puducherry government had only one option: “to follow the MCI schedule.” Representative Image With Medical Council of India (MCI) rejecting the request made by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy’s for postponing the counselling dates for medical admissions under management quota ... Read More »

New report says Asus Zenfone 4 will be unveiled next month

According to a new report out of Taiwan, the Asus Zenfone 4 will be officially unveiled in August. Specifically, the report says the new series – which also includes Zenfone 4 Pro, 4 Selfie, and 4V – will be made official in Taiwan on August 17. This may not the first time we’re hearing about August unveiling for the Zenfone 4 series ... Read More »

Symantec Says 96 Percent of Indians at Risk While Using Public Wi-Fi Networks

HIGHLIGHTS Consumers are unable to resist a strong, free Wi-Fi network 73 percent of Indians will do or swap something for a strong Wi-Fi signal 31 percent use public Wi-Fi for viewing explicit or suggestive content A whopping 96 percent of Indians put personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi for checking bank accounts, sharing personal photos and videos, ... Read More »

Are school teachers spreading the stress burnout contagion to each other? Study says yes

If you are a teacher facing a burnout, chances are this has been passed on you buy your colleagues or the negative school environment. teacher burnout A new study has discovered that the burnout feeling among teachers which is a low and stressed state of the mind, could be contagious. The Michigan State University study found that there is a ... Read More »

ZenFone 3 Laser units in Canada not able to make 911 calls, Asus says working on a fix

Asus has issued a formal statement following reports that the Canadian variant of its ZenFone 3 Laser smartphone is unable to make 911 calls. The Taiwanese company has said that it’s working to fix the issue. “On July 6th, 2017 we were made aware that there had been a reported case of a ZenFone 3 Laser device in Canada being unable to ... Read More »