Tag Archives: May

Demands for Grants, Finance Bill may escape scrutiny of Parliamentary panels

Almost half of the budgetary exercise is over, but Parliament is yet to see formation of department-related standing committees (DRSC). This means Demands for Grants and the Finance Bill will not be vetted by DRSCs as of now. The Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up the Finance Bill for consideration and passage during the week starting July 15. There ... Read More »

Trump Reignites War On Christmas In May, But Twitter Users Aren’t Having It

President Donald Trump offered yet another strangely out-of-season shoutout to Christmas on Wednesday night and once again took credit for people saying “Merry Christmas.” Speaking at an interfaith dinner ahead of Thursday’s National Day of Prayer, Trump said: “Now everyone’s very proud to be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again. There was a time when we went shopping and you wouldn’t see ‘Merry Christmas’ on the ... Read More »

WhatsApp Said to Be Bringing ‘Swipe to Reply’ Feature to Android; Dark Mode May Arrive Soon Too

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp will add Swipe to Reply feature in the Android app The feature is available on the latest WhatsApp beta version WhatsApp is said to be working on a Dark Mode WhatsApp is reportedly working to bring the Swipe to Reply feature to its Android app. The messaging app has had an eventful 2018 as it has been launching and testing new ... Read More »

NSE to delist Kingfisher Airlines, 17 others from 30 May

Kingfisher Airlines is the defunct airline of fugitive Vijay Mallya. NSE’s delisting move comes after BSE delisted over 200 companies from 11 May as trading in their shares remained suspended for over six months. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: National Stock Exchange has decided to delist Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines Ltd and Plethico Pharmaceuticals Ltd and 16 other companies from 30 ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 May Just Have Been Revealed in Its Entirety

With Oppo R15 launch done and dusted, all eyes are on the OnePlus 6. Oppo’s flagship smartphones provide a blueprint for what to expect from the next OnePlushandset. And with the Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition officially announced in China on Monday, we have an idea of what the OnePlus 6 might look like. OnePlus has often sourced designs from Oppo in the past, for instance, the OnePlus ... Read More »

Regular Cycling May Not Have A Negative Impact On Male Sexual Health: Study

Challenging previous studies that claimed cycling could take a toll on the sexual health of men, a new study has said that the common form of exercise and transportation may not have the harmful consequences as previously cited.Cycling is one of the most common and popular choice of transportation and workout across the world, and the latest study addresses the ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 may soon get a 4G variant

: HMD Global, the company that hold the license to manufacture Nokia branded phones, launched the re-imagined version of Nokia 3310 with 2G support. However, now it seems that the company will launch the 4G version of the device. According to Chinese certification website TENAA, the company will launch the 4G version of Nokia 3310 next year. The phone with model number ... Read More »

This anti-malaria drug may be new weapon against Zika virus in pregnant women

A new research might hold the solution to limiting the damaging effect of Zika. An anti-malaria drug could be the key. Called chloroquine, it has a long history of safe use during pregnancy, and is relatively inexpensive. “There is still an urgent need to bolster our preparedness and capacity to respond to the next Zika outbreak,” said co-senior author Alexey Terskikh. ... Read More »

Budget bike prices may jump Rs 5000-10,000 under BS-VI in 2020

Prices of all two-wheelers will sky rocket post implementation of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) in 2020 but the budget bike segment will perhaps be most impacted, making them unaffordable to a large section of the buying class. Meeting BS-VI emission standards is mandatory for all vehicle makers post April 1, 2020 and doing so will entail investing in electronic fuel ... Read More »

A healthy lifestyle may help reduce asthma symptoms

There is increasing evidence that asthma patients who are obese can benefit from a better diet and increased exercise. (Source: File Photo) Do you suffer from asthma? Daily intake of a healthy diet rich in protein, fruit and vegetables combined with proper exercise could help reduce symptoms and improve quality of life in people with the condition, according to a ... Read More »