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Higher Education Grants to Minority Students Saw Significant Dip in Last 5 Years, Govt Data Reveals

New Delhi: In what is likely to impact the morale of students from minority communities pursuing higher education in the country, a data provided by the government shows there has been a significant decrease in the number of scholarships granted and in the number of students who have benefited from these grants in the last five years. The allocation of scholarships ... Read More »

PNB fraud case: Mehul Choksi’s location revealed to CBI, ED at the last moment

Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi are at the centre of the $2 billion fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB). New Delhi: A day after PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi was traced to Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean islands, persons familiar with the developments said investigating agencies, including the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate, were ... Read More »

Samsung Leader in 4G LTE Device Shipments in India Last Year: CMR

With 21 percent market share, Samsung retained the top spot in the 4G LTE device shipments in 2017 while Chinese handset maker Xiaomi stood second with 18 percent share, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. The 4G LTE shipments in India grew 80 percent in 2017 Year-on-Year (YoY), with total shipments reaching 148.3 million units, according to CMR’s annual “4G LTE ... Read More »

Last day of Christmas is here

The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster When did you see your first Easter egg of the season? I can remember carol singing in a supermarket on Christmas Eve watching the staff strip the Christmas display and starting to put up the Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns display. Some of my fellow carol singers were horrified, while I turned ... Read More »

IGNOU OPENMAT: Last date for submitting application forms extended to 21 August

Admission to IGNOU’s MBA courses is done through OPENMAT (OPEN Management Aptitude Test) entrance test held twice a year. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended deadline for submission of entrance test application forms for OPENMAT to 21 August, a release said on Wednesday. Admission to the varsity’s management programmes is done through OPENMAT (OPEN ... Read More »

Spousal Report Review: One of the last ‘real SUVs,’ the 2017 Toyota 4Runner is a purpose-built tool with a single fatal flaw

Looking the part of a capable off-roading SUV, the 2017 Toyota 4Runner Limited has a chrome-dipped face and big 20-inch wheels. Nothing screams adventure quite like a 2017 Toyota 4Runner. One of the few truck-based, body-on-frame SUVs left, the 4Runner is built for serious off-roading rather than suburban shuttling. More refined than a Jeep Wrangler, larger and more accommodating than a Jeep Grand ... Read More »

6-Year-Old Girl Gets Christmas in July After Cancer Made Her Miss Celebrations Last Year

A 6-year-old girl is celebrating Christmas in July after cancer forced her to miss the festivities last December. Agatha King, 6, was one of 20 children invited to the holiday-themed celebrations in London, England, earlier this month, where they took turns riding sleighs, playing in the snow and meeting Santa Claus. “We colored in pictures of the snow globes. There were ... Read More »

Netflix Offers Offline Option at Long Last

Customers have been asking for a way to view content on airplanes or other locations where Internet service might be unavailable or expensive, noted Eddy Wu, director of product innovation at Netflix. Among the shows already available for download are Orange is the New Black, Narcos and The Crown. The service will be available under all plans and available for ... Read More »