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SBI ties up with Escorts to finance farmers for purchase of tractors

MUMBAI, OCT 23:   State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Escorts Limited to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts Tractors. The aim of the tie-up with Escorts Limited is to promote, market and make accessible, organized finance facility at competitive interest rates to farmers, who wish purchase POWERTRAC and FARMTRAC Tractors manufactured by ... Read More »

UP Board exam will be held under CCTV surveillance in 2018: Deputy Chief Minister

Every year, Uttar Pradesh (UP) board examination authorities witness cases of mass cheating. In order to curb this, Yogi Adityanath-led UP govt is mulling significant changes to the state’s education system. Exams under CCTV surveillance: In a major change, the government would conduct examinations under the watch of CCTV cameras, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said in a recent PTI report. Further, ... Read More »

The best PC games we gave up on

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” Here at PC Gamer we have very much taken W.C. Fields’ advice to heart. With ever-expanding Steam libraries and another sale always on the horizon, it’s never been easier to walk away from a game in search of new ... Read More »

Samsung reportedly bought up almost all available Snapdragon 845 chips

A rumor by the fairly reliable @ice suggests we may have a repeat of the first half of the year when Samsung hoarded all available supply of Qualcomm’s top chipset, leaving other makers to search for alternatives (like the 821) or delaying their H1 flagships. Allegedly, Samsung has done it again and bought up “most” of the initial batch of ... Read More »

Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Computer science remains a man’s world in Israel, leaving women at a big disadvantage for jobs in the country’s booming high-tech sector. Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Israel’s universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was just half that (29%), according to figures compiled for the Council for Higher ... Read More »

New Philips S310X pops up on TENAA

Philips has been keeping a rather low profile on the smartphone scene lately. In fact, to the best of our knowledge, the Dutch company’s last Android handset release dates back to the end on 2015. This might change soon, as a mysterious Philips S310X recently passed through the TENAA Chinese certification authority. Typically, this is indicative of an imminent release, ... Read More »

Sony’s smartphone shipments for Q1 FY2017 stood at 3.4 million, profits up

Sony has revealed its financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2017, and it’s largely good news. Total smartphone shipments stood at 3.4 million, which is up from the 3.1 million figure the company reported in the same period last year. Although mobile revenues were down (which the company says was due to “change in product mix of ... Read More »

GST effect on bike prices: Motorcycles up to 350cc get cheaper, electric & bigger capacity bikes become expensive – All you need to know

GST or Goods and Service Tax has kicked in from today midnight in India. Under the new set of taxes, prices of various items see a revision. The two-wheelers are not untouched by this and hence, will now have to go through some significant changes in their prices. Many buyers are still confused at the moment as to which bikes will get ... Read More »

Budgetary allocation for education should go up to 10 %: AIMSS

Members of All India Mahila Samskrutik Sanghatan taking out a rally in Dharwad on Tuesday. The budgetary allocation for education need to be enhanced to a minimum of 10 % of the total budget to ensure quality education to all, especially women, said All India Mahila Samskrutik Sanghatan (AIMSS) State vice-president M.N. Manjula. Addressing a rally organised in connection with ... Read More »

Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy: Bill introduced for institute’s set up in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh may soon be home to a petroleum university in Visakhapatnam under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. Tuesday’s Lok Sabha session witnessed the introduction of a bill that would provide the set up of the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in the state. “The curriculum of the institute is proposed to be a specialised one and would include ... Read More »