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Delhi earmarks Rs 100 cr for free WiFi

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said it has earmarked Rs 100 crore for free WiFi access across the city, a project that was pilot launched in 2016 but failed to take off. Finance Minister Manish Sisodia made the announcement in his 2018-19 budget speech in the Assembly. The government[Read More…]

Reliance JioPhone finally start supporting WhatsApp

Reliance JioPhones likely to get WhatsApp soon

San Francisco: Reliance JioPhones, which run on KaiOS, a Linux-based light mobile Operating System (OS), may soon get WhatsApp. According to, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, as of February 2018 KaiOS Technologies have acquired many new partners, including Facebook that also owns the popular messaging[Read More…]

Indian smartphone vendors suffer as Chinese players gobble up share

Anxiety, depression can trigger smartphone addiction

London: People who are less emotionally stable and suffer from anxiety and depression are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, according to a research. Emotional stability is characterised by being emotionally resilient. The study found that being less emotionally stable was associated with problematic smartphone behaviour. People who[Read More…]

Punjab: Pulwama Martyr's widow refuses to accept Rs 12 lakh compensation

Education fee cap for martyrs’ children removed

New Delhi: A Rs 10,000 cap on the education fee paid to the children of military personnel killed in the line of duty has been removed, the government announced on Thursday. An order dated September 13, 2017, by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare of the Defence Ministry had capped the[Read More…]

Indian Navy aircraft crashes in Gujarat

Mumbai: An Indian Navys Remotely Piloted Aircraft operating from Porbandar in Gujarat crashed close to an airbase on Thursday morning, an official spokesperson said here. The incident, the cause for which is not known, happened shortly after it took off around 10 a.m. No casualties were reported. According to preliminary[Read More…]

West Indies qualify for 2019 Cricket World Cup

Harare: Rain came to the rescue of the West Windies, who qualified for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup after defeating defending champions Scotland by five runs via the Duckworth-Lewis (DL) Method in a Super Six fixture of the World Cup Qualifier here on Wednesday. Scotland, chasing 199 for a place[Read More…]

Asia Cup - India-Pakistan will be a 50-50 contest: Ganguly

Pujara as good as Kohli in Tests: Ganguly

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday India’s Test specialist batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is as good as captain Virat Kohli when it comes to the five-day format. “Pujara is from the old school of cricketers who will keep working hard and deliver. Look at his Test records, after 57 matches,[Read More…]

Cabinet okays National Health Mission till March 2020

New Delhi: In a major boost to health infrastructure, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of the National Health Mission (NHM) with effect from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020 with a budgetary support of Rs 85,217 crore as Central share. It also okayed continuation of the Prime[Read More…]

Could not understand logic behind demonetisation: Narayana Murthy

Cabinet okays Ayushman Bharat with no bar on age, family size

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the launch of Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) promising health coverage to 10 crore poor families with no restriction on age and family size. “To ensure that nobody is left out (especially women, children[Read More…]

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