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Motorola Moto G7 passes FCC, it’s closer to launch than expected

Even though it seems a bit too early for the Moto G7 to be coming around, Motorola might think otherwise as an FCC filing just came in, hinting of a nearing launch. After all, the Moto G6 series have been announced earlier this year. We could also potentially see the next mid-rangers as early as January or February. It’s all ... Read More »

FIFA U-17 World Cup: WB students will get 5000 free passes for each match

India is eagerly waiting to hold the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Kolkata’s Salt Lake Stadium from October 8, and for the students of the state, the West Bengal government is doing its best to make it an event to remember. A senior official from the WB Education department stated that they are making arrangements to provide the school and ... Read More »

Parliament passes bill to allow 11 lakh RTE teachers time till 2019 to acquire required qualification

Eleven lakh teachers appointed till March 2015 under the Right to Education (RTE) Act will now get time till 2019 to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for firming up their appointments as Parliament today passed a bill in this regard. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Rajya Sabha by voice vote. ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

Meizu M5s passes 4.25M registrations in a day

Meizu announced the M5s on Wednesday. The phone has a 5.2” 2.5D IPS display with HD resolution and a Mediatek MT6753 chipset with an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU. There are two versions with different internal storage – one for CNY799 ($115) with 16GB and a CNY999 ($145) one with 32 GB. With such prices we shouldn’t be surprised that the registrations ... Read More »

J Jayalalithaa passes away: IIT Madras postpones campus placements to December 8

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras postponed the ongoing campus placements to December 8, following the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. IIT Madras postpones campus placements to December 8 RELATED STORIES J Jayalalithaa passes away: Schools, colleges shut down in Tamil Nadu CAT 2016: How candidates reacted post exam 17 SSA employees suspended by Arunachal Pradesh ... Read More »

Huawei NCE-AL00 passes through TENAA with 13MP camera, 4,000mAh battery

A new Huawei smartphone has been certified by Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA. Dubbed NCE-AL00, the device is powered by an octa-core 1.5GHz processor and sports a 5-inch HD display. It comes with 3GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a large 4,000mAh battery. In terms of camera, the phone features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP ... Read More »

Rajya Sabha passes much-awaited IIT (Amendment) Bill: Jammu and Tirupati to also get IITs

Finally, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, August 2 approved the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016 by voice vote. In a major announcement, IIT campuses will also be set up in Jammu and  Tirupati. (Read: IIT Act introduced in Lok Sabha: Bill to bring 6 new IITs, ISMs) Key notes from the debate on bill: IIT campuses will also be ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 flip phone passes through TENAA

One of the many perks but also responsibilities that comes with being on top of the mobile food chain is catering to all sorts of colorful and niche markets. One such niche is clamshell device that the Korean giant still develops mainly for its home and other neighboring Asian markets. Even though it runs Android, the tactile feel of the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On5 (2016) passes through FCC

The SM-G5700, which was spotted on Zauba late last month and is alleged to be the 2016 iteration of Samsung’s Galaxy On5 (SM-G550) smartphone from last year, has been certified by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), suggesting that it could be launched sooner than later. For those who aren’t aware, the device has already been spotted on benchmarking websiteGeekbench, ... Read More »