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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 gets official teaser, will be the bigger Mi 6

Xiaomi’s co-founder Lin Bin is at it again, teasing the maker’s upcoming smartphones. In his latest post on Weibo he asks if we want the Mi Mix 2 or a larger version of the Mi 6. The teaser comes accompanied by an image of the Mi Note 3. So the Mi Note 3 may be the other device Xiaomi will launch at the September 11 event for ... Read More »

Super Soco review, price, specs and details: Could this be the Tesla of motorcycles?

The first time I rode a moped, I immediately crashed it into a parked car near my house. Just ramped up onto the pavement like Steve McQueen and smashed into a Fiesta, causing several pounds worth of damage. I was 15 years of age, which is so long ago now that no policeman can arrest me for it. The second ... Read More »

New curriculum could be ‘disastrous’, says education expert

One of Scotland’s leading experts on education has warned that the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) could be “disastrous” for school pupils. Prof Lindsay Paterson, from the University of Edinburgh, said the programme lacked “academic rigour” and was “dumbing down” education. He also said the programme, introduced in Scotland’s schools in 2010, could widen the attainment gap, not close it. The ... Read More »

New curriculum could be ‘disastrous’, says education expert

The Curriculum for Excellence was introduced in Scotland’s schools in 2010 One of Scotland’s leading experts on education has warned that the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) could be “disastrous” for school pupils. Prof Lindsay Paterson, from the University of Edinburgh, said the programme lacked “academic rigour” and was “dumbing down” education. He also said the programme, introduced in Scotland’s schools ... Read More »

Quiz on ASEAN to be organised for students to mark association’s 50th anniversary

New Delhi How much do you know about the Association of South East Asian Nations or ASEAN? Students can test their general knowledge by participating in a quiz being organised by the Thai Embassy on September 1 from 9 am to 1 pm. The winning team will be awarded Rs 50,000. The ASEAN Quiz is open to all students of grades ... Read More »

Why tracking your stolen mobile phone may be tougher than ever

NEW DELHI: Once it was true that your mobile phone’s IMEInumber could help police trace it in case it was stolen. The unique number is no longer a comfort. Crooks now have devices that can change the IMEI numbers, and to the concern of police, such tools are easily available in the grey market. IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, is a unique ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Likely Be an Amazon India Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy Note 8 is set to launch on Wednesday It will likely be exclusively sold on Amazon India The phablet is tipped to be priced around EUR 1,000 Samsung is set to unveil its next phablet in the Galaxy Note series on Wednesday. The Galaxy Note 8 has been pretty much detailed in every way over the many ... Read More »

WBJEEM NEET second round seat matrix to be published today at wbmcc.nic.in

The seat matrix round two will be published today at 6 pm at wbmcc.nic.in. The West Bengal government had released the WBJEEM notification on July 7 inviting students who qualified NEET to fill application forms for admission to undergraduate medical and dental seats. The choice filling will begin today and will continue till August 20. On August 23, the authority will ... Read More »

Age-related frailty may be delayed with proper lifestyle

According to a review, published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, age-related frailty may be a treatable and preventable health problem, just like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Source: Thinkstock) Frailty, often assumed to be an inevitable part of ageing, may be prevented or delayed by a proper lifestyle and adequate physical, mental and social activities, researchers say. “Societies are ... Read More »

Age-Related Frailty May Be Delayed With Proper Lifestyle

Frailty, often assumed to be an inevitable part of ageing, may be prevented or delayed by a proper lifestyle and adequate physical, mental and social activities, researchers say. “Societies are not aware of frailty as an avoidable health problem and most people usually resign themselves to this condition,” said Jerzy Sacha from University Hospital of the University of Opole in ... Read More »