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India Post Payments Bank to be converted into small finance bank

New Delhi: The postal department said it has decided to convert the India Post Payments Bank into a small finance bank, enabling it to offer small loans to customers. Besides, the department looks to open one crore accounts for IPPB in 100 days. The decisions were taken at the annual Heads of Circles Conference held at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir from July ... Read More »

Mobile internet gets slower in India. Average download speed less than 11 Mbps

New Delhi: India witnessed a dip in mobile speeds in April 2019 with its rank remaining at 68th position in fixed broadband speeds globally and has decreased in ranking to 121 in mobile speeds, Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, said on Monday in updates to its Speedtest Global Index for April 2019. While India has maintained its position in fixed broadband ... Read More »

NR Madhava Menon, father of modern legal education in India, passes away

Professor NR Madhava Menon, a towering personality in modern Indian legal education, passed away on Tuesday night at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. He was 84. Madhava Menon founded the National Law School of India in Bengaluru, National University of Judicial Sciences in Kolkata and the National Judicial Academy in Bhopal. He was the first head of all these institutions. ... Read More »

Stalker alert: 1 in 3 women who use mobiles in India face harassment, receive inappropriate calls

The survey paints a grim picture of the extent of harassment women face via their phones. It has also compiled women’s responses on what effect such calls had on them and what steps, if any, did they take to prevent such calls. Apart from calls with intentions of malicious harassment, the women also received unsolicited calls — that aren’t classified as harassment ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Arrests: Tencent India Attempting to Find a ‘Reasonable Solution’

Days after the Rajkot police had arrested 10 people for playing PUBG Mobile, Tencent India has finally commented with its plans to engage with the authorities to lift the PUBG ban in states like Gujarat. The company claims its on the side of its burgeoning player base. Odd when you consider its silence regarding events leading up the arrests which ... Read More »

India Is No Lesser Than Any Other Country In Education: Princess Of Sharjah

India is no lesser than any other country in education: Princess of Sharjah COIMBATORE:  Princess of Sharjah, Sheikha Hend Bint Faisal Al-Qassemi Monday lauded the Indian higher education system and medical institutions, saying it was on par with those abroad. She said Indian talents have found pride of place in global companies and space agencies like Google and NASA. At ... Read More »

Deloitte to provide education, skills training to 10 mn girls, women by 2030 in India

Professional services firm Deloitte Sunday said it will provide education and skills trainingto 10 million girls and women in India with an aim to equip them to find a meaningful work. The exercise will be carried out under its global initiative WorldClass, Deloitte said in a statement. The initiative aims “to support 10 million girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development,” it ... Read More »

Pulwama attack: D-Sport suspends broadcast of Pakistan Super League in India

Till February 14, the day the attack took place, the channel’s Twitter handle was almost exclusively posting updates about the tournament. D-Sport, the official broadcaster of the Pakistan Super League in India, has suspended its broadcast of the tournament in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. “We have suspended broadcast from of the league,” said an official from the broadcaster. ... Read More »

Honor 8X, Honor Play, and more phones with up to Rs. 5,000 maximum discount on Amazon India: Deals listed here

The Honor sale brings in exclusive discount offers on Amazon.in and gets a number of deals and offers on its mobile phone devices – Honor 8X, Honor Play, Honor 8C and Honor 7C. Honor View20 with punch-hole display. Chinese smartphone maker, Honor, e-brand under the Huawei group, has announced the onset of Honor Days Sale. The sale has already kicked ... Read More »

Smartphone Makers Seek Export Incentives to Grow India Production

A worker arranges battery charger circuit boards at a mobile phone battery manufacturing plant in Noida Smartphone makers in India are calling for export credits on devices and tariff cuts on machinery imports as part of measures they say will make Asia’s third-biggest economy a global smartphone manufacturing hub. The Indian Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA), whose members include some ... Read More »