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PUBG Mobile Ban: ‘Health Reminder’ Spotted In-Game, Limits Play Time of Indian Users

Gujarat government issued a directive in January to ban PlayerUnknown’s Battleground mobile game in several districts, citing an addiction amongst players. The PUBG ban later resulted in the arrest of 10 people in Rajkot for playing the game. The game makers have been looking at ways to avoid the ban and the arrests, and its first attempt is by sending ... Read More »

Here Is a Photo of Glenn Close Dressed As a Sheep at Paul Schrader’s Christmas Party

In his first Facebook missive posted after A24 lifted his ban from the site, First Reformed writer-director Paul Schrader took aim at the Oscars (“awards I don’t even respect”), complained about seeing his fellow directors too many times at awards-season parties (“I never need to see them again”), and casually mentioned that he’d “spent Christmas eve with Glenn Close and my family in Xmas costumes.” At ... 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 »

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 »

HRD introduces 70-point grading index to assess quality of school education in states

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states. “We have decided that a state performance grading will be done wherein the states will be marked out of 1,000 scores on 70 parameters,” HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. This will give the correct picture of ... Read More »

Who Will Lead In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence?

China flag in the center of circuit board, Artificial intelligence of digital illustrationGetty Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence (AI) point to significant geopolitical disruption in the years ahead. Much as mass electrification enabled the rise of the United States and other advanced economies, so AI is poised to reshape the global order. Forecasts suggest that AI will add a massive ... Read More »

Yuvraj Singh, Hazel Keech, Ashish Nehra Get Together Ahead Of Christmas. See Picture

Yuvraj Singh and his wife Hazel Keech celebrated a pre-Christmas bash with former India cricketers Ashish Nehra and Ajit Agarkar, who were accompanied by their wives Rushma Nehra and Fatima Ghadially, respectively. In a picture shared by Rushma on Instagram, all the three cricketers were seen posing for a group selfie in front of a decorated Christmas tree in Budapest, ... Read More »

Almost All Of Facebook’s 139 Million Users In Africa Are On Mobile

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria, visiting the Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) .Facebook Facebook has 139 million users a month in Africa in 2018, 98% of whom connected via mobile. The figures released by the world’s largest social media network confirm trends that Africa is a mobile-only continent. Facebook hasn’t released figures for a number of years, and hasn’t broken down these ... Read More »

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update brings new Google Assistant shortcut, plenty of fixes and improvements

T-Mobile’s version of the OnePlus 6T has consistently been receiving software updates at a different (read:later) pace than the unlocked model. Today a new one has started making its way to those units sold by the magenta carrier. It’s a 110MB download that enables activating the Google Assistant by holding the power button for 0.5s. If you turn this on ... Read More »

Trump administration stymies release of salary, loan debt data from certain colleges, advocates say

Susan Goldman | Bloomberg | Getty Images File photo of an ITT Technical Institute campus in Anaheim, California. At a recent conference on financial aid, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said that every school should help its students graduate with high-quality career prospects and little debt. Students should be equipped, she added, with information that allows them to be responsible consumers. ... Read More »