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Delhi: Official suspended for misrepresentation of facts about school

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia ordered a vigilance inquiry against officers responsible for filing an affidavit and asked that the document to be withdrawn and replaced with the fresh affidavit. In picture, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (File Photo) RELATED STORIES 14 out of 20 IIMs are running without a director: HRD Ministry How educated is VK Sasikala? Delhi ... Read More »

Windows 10 Build 15019 may be about games, but its many bugs could spoil the fun

The gaming-focused Windows 10 Insider build that Microsoft promised earlier this week, with Game Mode, Beam livestreaming and other features, is rolling out—but with some game-breaking bugs, unfortunately. What’s officially known as Build 15019 for the Insider Fast Ring also includes a number of more general improvements, including a version of Edge that will read your ebooks aloud and a ... Read More »

60% women unaware about age to begin heart screenings: Study

IANS | Jan 23, 2017, 05.41 PM IST 60% women unaware about age to begin heart screenings: Study (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Sixty per cent of women in US think of heart screenings as necessary only after age 40, whereas health experts recommend that screenings should begin in the 20s, a study has found. According to the American Heart Associationrecommendations, screenings ... Read More »

New details emerge about Intel’s super-small Euclid computer for robots

Euclid — screen capture+ Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First, came its Compute Sticks and then its credit-card-shaped Compute Cards. But nothing’s quite like the mysterious Euclid, which is a self-contained computer the size of a thumb designed to be the brains and eyes of a robot. More details have emerged about the computer, which was announced ... Read More »

Why India needs to worry about the antibiotic resistance threat

NN | Antibiotic use has a downside — the more often these drugs are used, the more quickly bugs outsmart them. The recent death in US of a woman due to a superbug, likely contracted in India, has reignited the debate over antibiotic resistant bacteria. Here’s why this threat is real. Stay updated on the go with Times of India ... Read More »

Equal abortion rights about to become a reality

In an unprecedented move, the health ministry recently announced that it’s planning to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, which came into effect in 1971. This act has been long deemed as restrictive for being rigid on certain aspects. For example, a woman can get an abortion only within 20 weeks of her pregnancy, which makes it difficult ... Read More »

7 things about nipples you must know

7 things about nipples you must know (Image Courtesy: Pixabay) Nipples come in different shapes, sized and colors They could be brown, pink, dark, big, small, and they are all normal. Areolas, the colored skin around the nipple, can also be dark or light, as small as a mustard seed or as large as a round clock. Nipple-gasms are not ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »

Honor sends press invites for December 16 event, it’s about Magic

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor yesterday released a teaser about a Magic smartphone, purported as a Mi Mix competitor. We were promised more information on December 7 and indeed Honor gave us a few more info bits. Honor is now officially inviting the press for a special event on December 16. The star of the show will be the Magic smartphone, a ... Read More »

Federal Reserve is preparing investors to think about 2017 hikes, former Fed advisor says

Wall Street is already expecting a Federal Reserve rate hike in December, and now the central bank is indicating it wants investors to turn their focus to next year, former Dallas Fed advisor Danielle DiMartino Booth told CNBC on Wednesday. “They are shifting the goal post for, I think, the investing public to begin to concentrate on what kind of ... Read More »