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Solid listing: AU Small Finance Bank ends near day’s high, up 51% over issue price

AU Small Finance Bank made a solid debut on the BSE on Monday, rising as much as 52.23 percent over its issue price of Rs 358. However, the trading on National Stock Exchange delayed by three hours due to technical glitch at the exchange. The stock closed at Rs 541.20 on the BSE, up 51.17 percent with volumes of 3.92 ... Read More »

DU Admissions 2017: Minnows throw up big surprises in first cut-offs

Delhi University’s first cut-offs sprang a few surprises, with Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa (SGTB) College declaring the highest cut-off for subjects across most streams. At 99.66%, the highest cut-off is for BSc (Hons) Electronics. In humanities, for Political Science (Hons), the cut-off has been pegged at 99%, followed by 98.75% for English (Hons). For both BCom programme and BCom ... Read More »

Five to Try: Duolingo gets fluent in Japanese, and Farming Simulator 18 digs up fresh fun

Got the urge to learn something new? How about Japanese? It’s a daunting language for English speakers to learn, but popular app Duolingo just added a step-by-step course this week, letting you learn in tiny chunks wherever you are. That long-awaited update leads our list of this week’s most enticing Play Store pick-ups, and it’s followed by Farming Simulator 18, ... Read More »

Inclusive Finance: China Opens Up Credit To More People — But Risks Must Be Controlled

China has been promoting inclusive finance in recent years, striving to reach less affluent individuals and small companies. This is because people in rural areas, smaller and medium sized companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals without a credit history are often unable to obtain financing and are forced to turn to the curb market for often very high interest loans. Last week, ... Read More »

Cowboys OTAs: Dak Prescott Shows Up To Camp Stronger And Faster

Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images Last year at this time, fourth-round rookie quarterback Dak Prescott was sitting at the kids table. Buried on the depth chart behind Tony Romo and Kellen Moore, Prescott was just a young player trying to prove himself. Then, over the next few months, fate would intervene and yada yada yada, he was the starting quarterback ... Read More »

Saharanpur Dalit-Thakur violence: Here’s why UP blocked WhatsApp, social media

  Just last week, a message circulated on WhatsApp spooked Jharkhand villagers, mostly unsuspecting tribals, into believing that their children may be targeted by abduction gangs. The result: Seven people were lynched in 24 hours over the rumours. Why is the instant messaging app that is used by 160 million people – India is its largest market – facing such ... Read More »

Soda, pizza and salty food up liver disease in kids: Study

Children who regularly intake fructose present in soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt may be be prone to liver disease, researchers warn. According to a study, led by researchers from Bambino Gesu Hospital in Italy, dietary fructose increases serum uric acid concentrations. Both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be high in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Google turns up the integration between Home, Play Music with new personalized playlists

One of the greatest features of having a voice-powered speaker in our homes is the ability to play a song when the moment strikes. Google Home has always included support for Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora, and TuneIn, letting you fill your house with music just by asking, but now it’s making its own service a whole lot smarter. Subscribers to ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities. The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of ... Read More »

Samsung revs up Galaxy S8 production

Samsung is expecting a strong demand for its Galaxy S8 and S8+ so it has boosted its initial production by nearly 40% compared to the Galaxy S7. The former flagship’s initial batch was 12M units, but this time around Samsung is increasing that number by 40%. The total shipments are expected to reach 60 million units. That number is noticeably ... Read More »