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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Set to Launch in India on October 10

Mi MIX 2, the second-generation bezel-less smartphone by Xiaomi, will be launched in India on October 10. The Mi MIX 2 India launch date was announced by Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who had earlier confirmed that the handset will be released in the country soon after its unveiling in China without mentioning a date. According to a teaser shared by the company, the Xiaomi ... Read More »

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts The IITs and central universities have been asked by the HRD Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers.   Representative image The IITs and central universities have been asked by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers. Students ... Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Set to Launch in India: Price, Best Offers, and Everything Else You Should Know

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will go on sale in India at 6pm IST Both iPhone 8 models will be available in 64GB and 256GB variants Flipkart, Amazon, Jio are offering deals on the new Apple smartphones The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have officially been released in India by Apple and Jio at an event in Mumbai, which Apple CEO Tim ... Read More »

Piramal Housing Finance to raise Rs 400 cr via Commercial Paper

Ajay Piramal, chairman, Piramal Enterprises Piramal Housing Finance, which began operations last month, will lift its first market borrowings through Rs 400-crore commercial paper, a short-term money market instrument.   Rating agency ICRA has assigned ‘A1+’ rating to the housing finance company’s commercial paper.   ICRA said the company enjoys operational synergies with its parent Piramal Finance Ltd, thanks to PFL’s experience in real estate lending and the large ... Read More »

The Purpose of Education—According to Students

Radio Atlantic recently examined a question that underpins many, if not most, debates about education in the U.S.: What are public schools for? Increasingly, it seems, American parents expect schools to first and foremost serve as pipelines into the workforce—places where kids develop the skills they need to get into a good college, land a good job, and ultimately have a leg up ... Read More »

Railway board asks book stalls at the platform to sell books on India Culture, morals

According to a report in PTI, “Zonal railways shall ensure that all MPS must display and sell books pertaining to Indian tradition, culture, values, morals and history.” Furthermore, the report stated that multipurpose stalls will have all miscellaneous, curio stalls, bookstalls and chemist stalls. Book stall policy of 2004 The stalls will keep books on varied subjects like literature, history, children’s literature, ... Read More »

How to transfer music to an iPhone without using iTunes

*Representative image For some reason, there is this weird notion about using iTunes. People automatically assume that it is difficult to use even before giving it a shot. Once you get used to it, you’ll know it is one of the most convenient media players out there that actually organises your files. But having said that, iTunes is also one ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Microsoft to Host Windows Mixed Reality Event on October 3: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The event will be held on October 3 in San Francisco Microsoft will introduce new Mixed Reality headsets These headsets have been made by Acer, HP, Dell, and Lenovo Microsoft appears to be hosting a Windows Mixed Reality event. The tech giant is reported to have sent out press invites for an event on October 3 in San Francisco, giving ... Read More »