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Telling Numbers: Computer Science, Chemistry power India in QS Rankings

The Computer Science departments of 17 Indian institutes have been ranked among the world top 200 in 2019, with those of IIT Bombay (in pic) and IIT Delhi featuring in the top 100. (File) In the latest World QS rankings, Indian universities have excelled in Computer Science, followed by Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy. The Computer Science departments of 17 ... Read More »

HP computer stranded in space

Two HP servers sent up to the International Space Station in August 2017 as an experiment have still not come back to Earth, three months after their intended return. Together, they make up the Spaceborne Computer, which operates on the open-source Linux system and has supercomputer processing power. They were sent up to see how durable they would be in ... Read More »

WB Board Exam 2019: Bringing electronic gadgets will lead to registration cancellation in HS

Representational Image KOLKATA: Any examinee getting caught by bringing electronic gadgets inside the exam venue in higher secondary examinations beginning Tuesday runs the risk of losing his registration forever. Such a decision taken by the West Bengal Higher Secondary Council will mean sealing the fate of the candidate as s/he will be forbidden from appearing in HS exam any further. After allegations of question ... Read More »

2019 Triumph Street Scrambler: Five reasons why the updated motorcycle can be a hit in the Indian market

Triumph Motorcycles India launched the 2019 Street Scrambler on February 14 for a starting price of Rs 8.55 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Ever since its introduction in 2017, Street Scrambler has been one of the company’s most loved bikes. The new Street Scrambler comes in with several updates to deliver powerful performance and better ride quality. The modern technology made available ... Read More »

5 Ways in Which the Indian Internet Will Change in the Next 5 Years

The internet has become an integral part of our lives. We rely on it for entertainment, news, communication, and information. Declining data rates, increasing speeds and incessant technological modifications have done more in the last 3 years than what was done in the last 25. As India metamorphoses into an Internet state, the next 5 year will bring the kind of change ... Read More »

61% regret starting late in saving for child’s education: HSBC Value of Education survey

As many as 44% still want a foreign education for the child, according to a recent HSBCValue of Education survey. Average money spent over the course of a university degree Parents: Rs 3.61 lakh Students: Rs 7.77 lakh Funding gap: Rs 4.15 lakh Sacrifices made by parents to support child’s education Took less expensive holidays: 60% Took fewer holidays: 59% Reduced or ... Read More »

How to Recover a Stolen Computer From an Ex-employee in 7 Easy Steps

As many as 60 percent of employees who are laid off, fired or quit admit to stealing company data. Sometimes they download information on their way out the door. Sometimes they email information to a personal email account. And sometimes they simply fail to return a company laptop or other device that contains the data. In the latter case, according ... Read More »

No computer in 82% rural schools: Survey

Poor condition of a government school in the Phalian Mandal area on the outskirts of Jammu. File photo Vikas Sharma Tribune News Service Jammu, The state has failed to upgrade the infrastructure in schools run by it. The problem, however, seems to be more in rural areas, where students are deprived of many facilities. This has been revealed in the ... Read More »

Where Is the Data to Study the Internet in India?

Social science researchers who want to study the internet in India using data mining and analytic techniques are challenged by constraints in access, and the availability of big data. Even when such data is available, it is often behind a paywall or organised in a manner that makes it difficult to interpret.  India is ranked at 127 among 201 countries in terms ... Read More »

Yamaha Bikes To Get ABS In February

Gallery With ABS and CBS set to become mandatory from April onwards, Yamaha is set to update its motorcycles with the essential safety net soon. As of now, only the Saluto RX and Saluto 125 are equipped with UBS (Unified Braking System, which is Yamaha’s term for CBS). The rest of the portfolio have neither CBS nor ABS as of now. But according to our sources, ... Read More »