Education

DU Admissions: On the lookout for best college? Here’s the deserving ones and why

As the admission season sets in, every Delhi University (DU) aspirant dreams of making it to the best college in the varsity — be it the faculty, the infrastructure or the societies. Each college has something that the students can boast about. But which one really is the best? We …

Education

Campus Calling: Get your campus lingo on point before you join Delhi University

Imagine it is your first day in college. And as you walk into the campus, you feel out of place because of a conversation that flows like…‘DU se khaas expect nahi kiya tha, but it is Lit AF bro! Logon ki bhi OK report hai’ etc, and you have everything …

MOBILE

Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Go on Sale in the Country Today via Amazon India

Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review), the popular budget smartphone from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, will go on sale via Amazon India at 12pm IST on Thursday. It will be available in Dark Grey and Gold colours. Launched in India in March, the Redmi 4A is available in only variant: 2GB RAM …

Social Media

Facebook to Keep Wraps on Political Ads Data Despite Researchers’ Demands

Facebook said it would not disclose information about political campaign advertising or related data such as how many users click on ads and if advertising messages are consistent across demographics, despite arguments from political scientists who want the data for research. Details such as the frequency of ads, how much …

Finance

Government To Launch National Data Repository On June 28

New Delhi: The government will next week launch India’s maiden National Data Repository (NDR) that will assimilate, preserve and upkeep country’s vast sedimentary data for future use in oil and gas exploration and production. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will on June 28 launch the NDR, …

News Updates

Government Working On New Industrial Policy

New Delhi: The government is working on a new industrial policy with a view to promoting and developing frontier technologies, innovation and enhancing competitiveness of domestic products. “With the changing manufacturing scenario, introduction of new technologies, innovation, R&D, artificial intelligence and automation, there is a need to completely revamp the …

Finance

RBI Move On Insolvency Proceedings Credit Positive: Moody’s

New Delhi: Moody’s Investors Service on Monday said the initiation of insolvency proceedings on 12 large loan defaulters is credit positive for Indian banks as it will improve their overall asset quality. The Reserve Bank last week said it has identified 12 large loan defaulters who account for 25 per …

Finance

RBI Governor Cited ‘High Uncertainty’ On Inflation For June 7 Policy Review

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel cited “high uncertainty” on inflation while holding the key interest rate for a fourth successive policy review, according to minutes of the June 7 meeting of Monetary Policy Committee released on Wednesday. It was the first time that a Monetary Policy Committee …

MOBILE

Flipkart Dream Phone Sale Offers: Discounts on iPhone 7, Moto Z, Google Pixel, and Other Deals

Another day, another e-commerce sale. Flipkart is hosting a three-day sale on select smartphones by Apple, Samsung, Google, and Moto. Named #OwnYourDreamPhone, the new Flipkart sale starts just a day after a similar Amazon sale ended. These consecutive sales are not only because of the hyper-competitive environment in the e-commerce …

MOBILE

Apple’s Internal Briefing on Product Secrecy Leaked, Employees Urged to ‘Keep Mouth Shut’

A fresh report claims to shed light on Apple’s increased efforts in keeping product secrecy and preventing leaks before launches. Apple is said to have been hosting internal briefings within the campus among employees educating them about the importance of product privacy, measures it is taking to ensure less leaks …