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Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+ Start Receiving a Software Update Ahead of Release: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ are reportedly receiving a software update ahead of their August 23 availability. The new update is said to be rolling out in European markets, and it carries the version number N97*FXXU1ASH5. It brings along improved fingerprint recognition, stability of camera, touch screen performance, and August Android Security patch. The Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

PM lists space, education as new areas of cooperation with Bhutan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday outlined a new blueprint for cooperation between India and Bhutan, identifying space, education, and health as areas that would add a fresh dimension to ties dominated so far by cooperation in the hydel power sector. The Prime Minister invited more students to visit India for studies in traditional areas such as Buddhism and newer areas ... Read More »

Buy Bajaj Finance; target of Rs 3860: Prabhudas Lilladher

We initiate coverage on Bajaj Finance (BAF) with a BUY given formidable franchise in consumer financing, strong growth momentum in rural finance and expected uptick in mortgage business post spin off in step down subsidiary. BAF has emerged strong in the recent NBFC rout given 1) <2% GNPA and 65-70% PCR across cycles, avg. 40% positive ALM gap in short ... Read More »

Google promises to increase use of recycled plastic in gadgets

Google has ramped up efforts to curb its environmental impacts, with fresh promises yesterday to increase its use of recycled plastics and slash emissions from product shipments. In a pair of pledges outlined by Google’s sustainability chief Anna Meegan, the tech giant promised that by 2022 all ‘Made By Google’ products will contain recycled plastic, and that by 2020 all product shipments will ... Read More »

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 »

Gag on media freedom: Journalists condemn finance ministry restricting entry of journalists into North Block

After the finance ministry put in place restrictions on media from entering the North Block, a tug of war has ensued between Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and reporters. According to the new rules, the finance ministry issued a notice which read, “Entry of media persons, including those holding a PIB accredited card will be on the basis of prior appointment.” ... Read More »

The best Apple HomeKit gadgets of 2019

HomeKit is Apple’s platform for smart home gadgets, and it comes baked into every iPhone and iPad that the company sells. To take advantage of it, just download Apple’s free Home app, then pair it with your HomeKit-compatible smart home gadgets. It doesn’t matter if it’s lights, locks, plugs, cameras, thermostats, sensors, shades or whatever — the Home app can handle ... Read More »

Number of bank fraud declines to 6,735 in 2018-19, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. During 2018-19, as many as 6,735 ... Read More »

Reliance Home Finance falls 7% on extending maturity of NCDs of Rs 400cr

Shares of Reliance Home Financeshed 7.3 percent in the early trade on July 1 after the company extended maturity on certain NCDs of Rs 400 crore. The company in its press release dated June 29 said that in view of the continuing severe liquidity crisis in the sector, the maturity of certain NCDs of Rs 400 crore has been extended till October 31, ... Read More »

Is Education 4.0 the future of learning?

The basic purpose of education and training is to empower an individual to lead successful life and contribute best to himself, family, society, nation and to humanity Every child is a born genius. He is gifted with potential in certain areas. He comes with a “right to earn a successful life” and the education system must enable him to do ... Read More »