Tag Archives: time

The Gold Rush: Will Newton ensure our chance to win the Oscar race this time?

I fail to understand the high-pitched annual fervour, of the electronic media in particular, in covering the Oscars. “Why don’t we win the Oscar? Where do we go wrong? What are the challenges faced by the Indian directors?” The same issues get churned year after year! I also fail to appreciate the fascination with these awards. Are we not mature ... Read More »

BSNL to Give 50 Percent Cashback on Talk Time Vouchers With ‘Dussehra Vijay’ Offer

BSNL is offering cashback of 50 percent this Dussehra on voice recharges as part of a new promotional offer. Apart from this, there will be a full talk time offer on recharge transactions carried via the state-owned telecom operator’s mobile app or website for a limited period. Both offers will be applicable for BSNL users across India and will go ... Read More »

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

But online alcohol retailer The Pip Stop are selling a variety of Christmas gifts on their website, including the ‘Sparkle Advent Calendar’. It features a tiny bottle of fizz behind each of its 24 windows, including prosecco, cava and champagne. As you might expect, this gift doesn’t come cheap and will set you back £125. Although it doesn’t officially go on sale ... Read More »

Secret lifestyle of the dodo revealed for the first time

EXTINCT it may be, but the iconic dodo has bounced back from the grave to reveal hitherto-unknown secrets of its lifestyle. For the first time, researchers have pieced together the complete life cycle of these legendary birds. Dodos were large flightless pigeons that lived on the island of Mauritius, often in swamps and caves. They were wiped out within 100 years after European sailors reached and ... Read More »

Forget summer, it’s time to prepare for Christmas

A bit of fake snow can almost turn summer into Christmas Many of us are still on our summer holidays so thinking about Christmas might seem premature. But for businesses providing festive food, drinks and presents, things are already gearing up. The festive season begins for a lot of retailers when they send out their invitations for summer Christmas events. ... Read More »

Time of Sports raises funding from Amtrak MD Sandeep Arya

New Delhi-based Time of Sports Networks Pvt. Ltd, which provides sports consultancy services, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sandeep Arya, managing director at Amtrak Technologies Pvt. Ltd, it said in a statement. The startup will use the funds to expand its sports consultancy operations and develop a mobile app which will enhance converge of sports and fitness ... Read More »

Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes Discovered for First Time

HIGHLIGHTS Scientists have discovered two supermassive black holes (SMBH) They are orbiting each other 750 million light years away from Earth The supermassive black holes are located within a galaxy named 0402+379 In a major breakthrough, astronomers including one of Indian origin have discovered two supermassive black holes orbiting each other 750 million light years away from Earth – a ... Read More »

Google’s Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location with loved ones in real time

Google today unveiled a new app & service combo in the form of Trusted Contacts – a new way to let your loved ones know where you are by sharing your real time location with them. Trusted Contacts can be very helpful in real emergency situations, but it can also be used as a means to simply give your family ... Read More »