Author Archives: Loknath Das

Big Square Enix PC Game Sale: Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, And More

  It’s a good time to be a PC gamer, because you can almost always find a sale going on somewhere. Right now on the Humble Store, Square Enix has dropped prices on its games by up to 85%. That means you can get great deals on series like Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Just Cause, and more. There’s no end date listed, ... Read More »

In 2018, A PC Game Is Being Made In DOS

MS-DOS, the text-based operating system people used to use before Windows took over the planet, was how PC games were played in ancient times. It’s been dead for decades, but one developer figures 2018 is as good a time as any to make a brand new game for it. Having raised $100,000 in a Kickstarter, David Murray is hard at ... Read More »

Weekend PC Game Deals: A chance to build your own Telltale and Daedalic bundles

Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals from all over the internet are gathered into one place, every week, for your consumption. So kick back, relax, and hold on to your wallets. The Humble Store has introduced another Build Your Own Bundle this week, and the games up for grabs are from Telltale. The offer has 19 games from the ... Read More »

Huawei Nova 3i Price, Specifications, Launch Date Spotted in Leaks

HIGHLIGHTS Nova 3i could be a new variant of the Nova 3 It is said to be powered by Kirin 710 processor It is expected to be priced between CNY 1,999 and CNY 2,199 Huawei Nova 3i, is expected to launch soon as another variant of the Nova 3. Earlier this week, the Chinese manufacturer launched the Nova 3 in China as the ... Read More »

Apple Launches $300-Million Clean Energy Fund for China Suppliers

Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores) over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive. The US giant said it and 10 initial suppliers would jointly provide the money for the China Clean Energy Fund, aimed at helping the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Sale Today on Flipkart and Mi.com, Both Variants Up for Grabs

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 It comes in 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM variants The smartphone will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India today at flash sales scheduled for 12pm IST. The popular Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone comes in two variants, 4GB RAM ... Read More »

Sharp B10 and Aquos C10 leak ahead of their European debut

Last year at IFA Sharp announced that it would finally be ready to officially offer smartphones in Europe in the second quarter of this year. That timeframe then turned into late June, but Sharp missed it as you’re probably aware. Still, the first phones should reach European shores soon, and two of them have been outed today. The Sharp Aquos C10 is ... Read More »

IISc, 2 IITs among 6 in govt’s ‘institutes of eminence’ list

According to the latest world university ranking by UK-based agency Quacquarelli Symonds, IIT-Bombay has a global ranking of 162, the best among Indian institutions, followed by IISc (170) and IIT-Delhi (172). New Delhi: The centre on Monday announced the names of six “institutes of eminence”, three each from the public and private sectors, as part of its plans to create world-class ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

IIMs face fresh threat to autonomy as HRD ministry seeks more control

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. The HRD ministry is deliberating whether the government should have a say on the appointment of an IIM chairman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The government is framing rules to partially control how the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) function to curb potential misuse of the powers accorded to the board of the elite B-schools under the ... Read More »