Tag Archives: From

Petrol Pumps to Shut on Sundays from 14th May to Reduce Fuel Usage

For the last financial year 2015-16, overall fuel consumption increased to 183.5 million tonnes from 165.5 million tonnes in 2014-15. According to a report at Business Standard, a major portion of petrol dealers around the country in the Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CIPD) have announced to close petrol pumps on Sundays from (14th) May 2017. CIPD has 25,000 petrol ... Read More »

Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council

President Trump’s controversial chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, was removed from the National Security Council on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. Bannon was put on the NSC’s “Principals Committee” as a check on former National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn to make sure Flynn carried through with a directive to depoliticize the NSC, a senior administration official told Fox News. “[Obama ... Read More »

This 21-year-old Delhi boy got a Rs 1.25 crore placement offer from Uber

21-year-old Sidharth, a computer science engineering student has been offered the job of a software engineer at the Uber’s San Francisco office. He will get an annual package of Rs 1.25 crore with other benefits. In picture, 21-year-old Sidharth ( Image source- HT) RELATED STORIES Assam to get three new medical colleges QS World University Ranking producers visit India to ... Read More »

The best cybersecurity advice from experts at RSA

Come to the RSA show, and you’ll find plenty of cybersecurity technology. The top vendors from across the industry are here, showing products for fighting ransomware, preventing data breaches and more. But even the best security software is useless if users and businesses aren’t taking the right steps to protect themselves. So we asked experts at the show for their ... Read More »

Puducherry seeks exemption from NEET: CM Narayanasamy

“We will not be able to accept NEET based selection as schools in the Union Territory are not fully equipped to adopt the CBSE syllabus, which is the criterion for NEET based selection for medical courses”, Narayanasamy said. In picture, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy (File photo) RELATED STORIES ‘Make national anthem compulsory in schools’: Government directs Supreme Court NAAC to ... Read More »

Tokyo wants to make Olympic medals from old smartphones

Japan will kick off a drive this week to collect old smartphones and other portable gadgets so that they can be turned into medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The project will be launched on Thursday by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with a goal of collecting up to 2 million used devices to recycle. Gadgets like smartphones contain small ... Read More »

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two exams 2017: Bar coding to be used in answer sheets Shahnaz Husain’s detailed interview makes its ... Read More »

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two exams 2017: Bar coding to be used in answer sheets Shahnaz Husain’s detailed interview makes its ... Read More »

School under serious allegations, Delhi High Court seeks response from government

Apart from receiving donation from the stake holders for admission, the school is also facing allegations on ground of fraudulent activities in connection with the scholarship amount given to poor students. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES IIM Bill 2017 expected to be tabled today at Lok Sabha JNU refuses media reports about reduction in academic seats Education for girls: HRD ... Read More »

What to expect from the new Hyundai Xcent

The Hyundai Grand i0 facelift has been launched for the Indian market bringing it back into the fight in the B-segment. The new range has been priced in the region of Rs 4.58 lakh to Rs 7.32 lakh and is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The launch of this car indicates that its compact sedan sibling, the ... Read More »