Author Archives: Loknath Das

AIIMS 2017 paper leak: CBI registers case, Delhi High Court directs Centre and AIIMS to file replies

The CBI on August 16 told the Delhi High Court that it has registered a case on the alleged leak of question paper for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination held this year, from an institute in Ghaziabad. The submission was made before a before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, which was hearing a ... Read More »

Ghost, the open source blogging system, is ready for prime time

Four long years ago John O’Nolan released a content management system for bloggers that was as elegant as it was spooky. Called Ghost, the original app was a promising Kickstarter product with little pizzazz. Now the app is ready to take on your toughest blogs. O’Nolan just released version 1.0 of the software, a move that updates the tool with the best ... Read More »

More than 100,000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress

More than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training to help them cope with the pressure of exam and build up their self-esteem, the Prime Minister announces today. Theresa May will unveil plans to make a new mental health awareness course part of the National Citizen Service programme for teenagers in a bid to reduce the levels ... Read More »

New Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars to Launch in India in 2017-18; Vitara Brezza Petrol, S-Cross Facelift, New Swift, Ciaz Facelift & Suzuki Vitara

India’s leading car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki started year 2017 with a bang. The company first launched the Maruti Suzuki Ignis in January, followed by the launch of Baleno RS and new Maruti Suzuki Dzire in March and May 2017 respectively. All these cars are highly successful in India with the Ignis clocking over 50,000 bookings while the DZire is already breaking the sales charts in the Indian market. ... Read More »

Google Home hands-free calling is here, but doesn’t yet have caller ID

OK Google, phone Home. First announced at I/O in May, Google is ready to launch hands-free calling via its voice-activated Home speaker, letting you get in touch with anyone in the U.S. or Canada without lifting a finger—and for free. Starting Wednesday, you’ll be able to use your Home speaker to place a call to virtually any person in your contacts or ... Read More »

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam After widespread protest by medical students in the state to not have NEET in Tamil Nadu and after multiple visits by ministers from the state to Centre, finally Union Minister Nirmala Sitaraman’s promise to exempt Tamil Nadu might become a reality soon. Medical students in shock: TN government ... Read More »

Deal: HTC 10 goes for €290 on eBay Germany

The HTC 10 went into the “old but gold” category after the U11 came out. It’s still a capable smartphone with a great camera and its Snapdragon 820 chipset still has plenty of oomph. Plus, it’s last call for those wanting a metal HTC, the company switched away to glass for the U-series. There’s an offer on eBay for €290 while HTC’s official site ... Read More »

Motorola Stream Wireless Earbuds Launched With Charging Case

HIGHLIGHTS The in-ear headphones have been launched just in UK as of now The Stream wireless earbuds feature IP54 sweat and water resistance The in-ear headphones come with a case that can also charge them Motorola has launched its new Stream wireless in-ear headphones, making them available first in the UK at GBP 79.99 (roughly Rs. 6,650). Notably, unlike most other ... Read More »

CBSE Class 10 Compartment Exam results 2017 likely to be declared on 17 Aug, check results at cbseresults.nic.in

The CBSE Class 10 Compartment Exams were held from 17 July onwards for the students who failed in one subject. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to declare the results of Class 10th Compartment Examination 2017 on Thursday on its official website cbseresults.nic.in. According to Rama Sharma, PRO, CBSE, the plan is to release ... Read More »

Explore These 3 Approaches to Create Your Own Pension Fund

Like flip phones and floppy disks, pensions are largely a thing of the past. According to an analysis from global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson, the percentage of Fortune 500 employers offering a defined benefit pension plan to new hires dropped from roughly 50 percent in 1998 to just 5 percent in 2015. Today’s workers are more often offered a ... Read More »