Author Archives: Loknath Das

5 Best Free Blogging Platforms

Are you looking for a free platform to launch a website or blog? Then, you are in luck because we’ve got a list of free blogging platforms where you won’t be paying for your domain name and hosting space. Note that, though these sites are free to use, you won’t have full control over your sites whereas in self-hosted sites you have to ... Read More »

How opening schools to real competition can improve education

In the quality of overall education, SA ranks in the bottom six in the world, while in maths and science SA is second-last, says the writer. Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN The investigation of Vodacom by the Competition Commission for alleged abuse of dominance raises an obvious question about the quality of education in SA: if a telecoms monopoly is bad for ... Read More »

Electric Cars You Can Buy in India by 2020

The future is electric, like it or not. The Indian government has also laid out a plan to sell only electric cars in India by 2030. However, there is still a lot of work that companies need to do before more electric vehicles can show up on Indian roads. At the moment, there are only two passenger cars – the Mahindra ... Read More »

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikesand Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and biodegradable yarn. Asics isn’t generally uttered in the same breath as those sorts of bleeding edge offerings, but the running shoe company has just debuted a pretty compelling new take on the manufacturing process. The new technique, developed alongside Taiwan’s Tayin Research ... Read More »

Honor 6C Pro With 5.2-Inch Display, Android 7.0 Nougat Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has launched yet another mid-range smartphone The new addition to its mid-range lineup is Honor 6C Pro It is the bigger sibling to the Honor 6C launched earlier this year Huawei has quietly launched the Honor 6C Pro smartphone in Russia, the bigger sibling of the mid-range Honor 6C the company launched earlier this year. Even as the Honor 6C Pro looks identical ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Diwali Sale’s Mobile Offers: Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart’s Big Diwali Sale is from October 14 to October 17 The company is offering a Buyback Guarantee at Rs. 99 HDFC cards get 10 percent instant discount during the sale Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Variant With 6GB of RAM, 128GB Storage Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS A new variant of Nokia 8 is now being sold in Finland The new variant sports 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage The Nokia 8 model launched earlier this year had 4GB of RAM A new variant of the flagship Nokia 8 smartphone with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage has gone on sale in Finland, hinting that ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

Archos launches the Diamond Omega with bezel-less 18:9 screen

Earlier this year Archos launched two phones that looked suspiciously like nubia devices by ZTE. Today a new device appeared on the French company’s website and guess what – it is a rebranded ZTE nubia again. The Archos Diamond Omega comes with an 18:9 bezel-less screen and two front-facing cameras, just like the ZTE nubia Z17S, announced yesterday. The Diamond Omega has ... Read More »

Board Exams: HRD Ministry instructs Boards, States to refrain from spiking of marks

From next year, spiking of marks in class 10, 12 class board exams will no more be allowed according to the human resource development (HRD) ministry’s new advisory. State Boards along with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been asked to abide by the same. Exception As per HT report, however, school boards will continue with a moderation policy to ... Read More »