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Microsoft Wants To Become Africa’s Internet Plug

For the past 2 years Microsoft’s Airband initiative has been providing internet access to rural households in the U.S. and is now expanding internationally by focusing on Africa and Latin America. The program is on track to connect more than 3 million people across the U.S. by July 2022, thanks to unused TV White Space. This could finally be the ... Read More »

Council wants to improve Leicester Christmas Market this year by making these BIG changes

Leicester’s next Christmas Market will be better than the last one, council bosses have promised. Many traders and shoppers said they were left underwhelmed by the market in December which Leicester City Council moved to the new square behind the city’s Corn Exchange. Some stallholders said they did not make enough money to cover the cost of renting a chalet, arguing the location was ... Read More »

IOC Wants Statue Of Liberty Image Removed From US Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks: Report

USA goalie Hensley has a large Statue of Liberty image painted on the left side of her mask.© AFP The International Olympic Committee is reportedly asking the US women’s hockey team to remove Statue of Liberty images from two goaltenders’ masks because they violate IOC policy against political symbols. USA Hockey officials were in talks to resolve the matter ahead of the ... Read More »

Why This Priest Wants to Stop Using the Word “Christmas” and Replace It with Another

If you think Christmas has become largely about stressful gift-giving and a nearly two-month-long Christmas sales season, with little of Christ and his message, you are not alone. A Catholic priest from Ireland called on Christians to accept that they have “lost Christmas,” urging them to abandon the word completely. Why? Father Desmond O’Donnell believes that the word has lost ... Read More »

DU student polls: NSUI wants more ‘democracy walls’ for posters, 24-hour grievance cell

New Delhi The National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Thursday called for a 24-hour grievance cell to address issues during polling and more ‘democracy walls’ on campus for the contestants to put up their campaign posters. In a memorandum given to the Chief Election Officer (CEO), the students’ wing of the Congress also asked him to allow students to cast ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

DU teacher recruitment: House wants quota for Delhi graduates

The Delhi Assembly Friday adopted a resolution seeking 85 per cent reservation for graduates of universities in Delhi, in the recruitment of permanent or guest teachers in schools. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the existing recruitment rules would have to be amended for this purpose and the 9,000-odd posts of guest teachers being filled currently would not have any ... Read More »

TomTom wants to help you park you motor with its On-Street Parking service

Sick of driving home from work, only to find the parking space outside your house has been taken? Struggling to find a decent place for your motor while out on a road trip? Sounds like you might need TomTom’s new On-Street Parking service. According to the firm, the new service uses a huge source of constantly updated GPS signals to ... Read More »

Here’s why the government wants to investigate price comparison websites

A government watchdog has launched an investigation into price comparison websites and apps, in an effort to pin down how well they serve both consumers and businesses, and also to potentially make it clearer how these services earn their cash. The Competition and Markets Authority (or CMA – the organisation was formed from a merger of the Office of Fair ... Read More »