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New Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings ambient display, other changes

As part of its Concept for Android program, Sony has pushed out a new update to participating Xperia X units. Arriving as version 38.3.A.0.94, the update brings along several changes, including ambient display. The ambient display feature allows your phone screen to wake up whenever there’s a new notification. The feature can be enabled/disabled through the ‘Ambient display’ option in ... Read More »

CBSE won’t apply its 3 Indian language plan for Class 10 Board exam till 2020

A senior official said that “even if the new plan is approved by the ministry and CBSE starts working on the scheme it would not” happen before 2019-20. RELATED STORIES Congress MP raises issue of student suicide in RS NEET UG 2017 Urdu Row: Students organisation to file petition in SC Civil aviation ministry approved mechanical and avionics aircraft courses ... Read More »

NEET score to be used for NISH admissions 2017

Candidates applying for admission to BASLP should have passed government recognised 10+2 examination or an equivalent examination securing a minimum of 50 per cent marks. NISH admission 2017 RELATED STORIES Kerala: Vice-Chancellors to discuss student harassment in self-financing institutions DU to introduce fresh admission criterion in upcoming session DU plans to launch mobile app to monitor student attendance Kashmir: Interactive ... Read More »

5 tips by PM Modi for students preparing for Classes 10 and 12 Board exams

To encourage the student in battling anxiety just a few months ahead of exams, PM Modi extended moral support by saying that students should find pleasure in exam by contemplating it as fun activities. Narendra Modi RELATED STORIES DU to introduce fresh admission criterion in upcoming session DU plans to launch mobile app to monitor student attendance Kashmir: Interactive session ... Read More »

Over 10,000 people screened for diabetes in Mumbai

IANS | Jan 29, 2017, 01.29 PM IST Over 10,000 people screened for diabetes in Mumbai Over 10,000 people were screened for diabetes and its health implications during a diabetes mela held here on Saturday. The medical camp inaugurated by Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde, was organised to check the health status of the people here living with the risk ... Read More »

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child (Getty Images) For would-be-mommies, inclusion of sweet potatoes, carrots, and dark leafy greens in their diet are a must, as a study warns that deficiency of vitamin A in the womb or just after birth can have a detrimental effect on the brain development of the fetus or ... Read More »

NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses

After the centre has decided to select students for medical courses on the basis of NEET, BJP in Puducherry strongly supported the same. The government also appealed through a resolution to the centre to let Puducherry continue to select students through CENTAC. NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses RELATED STORIES UPSC CDS (I) 2016: ... Read More »

Gears of War 4 adds multiplayer crossplay for Windows 10, Xbox One gamers

Microsoft’s ambitious Play Anywhere initiative, which lets PC and Xbox gamers game together, made unexpected strides on Friday, when it was announced that Gears of War 4’s crossplay will expand beyond cooperative mode to include multiplayer competition. The feature, however, will be limited to Social Quickplay, rather than competitive ranked matches, Microsoft said. So your dreams of a “Super Bowl” ... Read More »

Five arrested for hacking into ATMs and stealing $3.2 million

Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Asia have arrested five members of an international cybercriminal group that specialized in hacking into automated teller machine (ATMs). The investigation began in early 2016, according to Europol. Three suspects were arrested in Taiwan, one in Romania, and one in Belarus. Most of them had multiple citizenships and could travel easily between countries, the ... Read More »

High-level committee meeting discussed the modalities of setting up of five universities for minorities

While some panel members suggested that institutions should be completely autonomous, some members suggested that the varsities should be mainly for minorities. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar Political changes in the US and UK have reduced the numbers of Indian students UP Class 10 Boards ... Read More »