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Boycott CBSE re-exams: Raj Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Friday asked students and parents to “boycott the re-examinations” proposed by the government over the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) question paper leak. Addressing parents and students, Thackeray said it was the responsibility of the government, but instead of owning up[Read More…]

CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, GSR in data breach case

Facebook users’ data still out in the wild: Report

London: Despite British consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica’s claim that it has deleted data of over 50 million Facebook users, portions of the data is still out in the wild, the media reported. According to a report in UK’s Channel 4 News, the cache of campaign data from a Cambridge Analytica[Read More…]

Tesla recalls 123,000 Model S sedans

San Francisco: Tesla has recalled about 123,000 Model S sedans, asking customers with cars built before April 2016 to have their power steering bolts replaced, the media reported. A Tesla spokesperson on Thursday said the company has observed “excessive corrosion” of the part in some cold climates where a certain[Read More…]

Four coaches of a passenger train were gutted in a fire in Bihar's Mokama railway yard on Wednesday. No one was injured in the incident. The coaches were of a MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) passenger train that caught fire around midnight. At the time of the incident, the train was stationed at the yard, around 80 km from Patna.

Seasonal Army huts torched in Kashmir

Srinagar: Around half a dozen seasonal huts of the Army were torched by unidentified arsonists along the historic Mughal road in the Kashmir Valley on Friday, police said. “Fire tenders were immediately deployed to douse the flames. A case has been registered and investigations have started,” police sources said. These[Read More…]

US plans to seek visa applicants’ social media info

Washington: The US State Department has said that it plans to require all American visa applicants to submit their social media information. Applicants for immigrant and non-immigrant visas, under the proposal, would be required to provide “identifiers” they have used on various social media platforms in the previous five years,[Read More…]

India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer

Changzhou (China): Trina Solar of China, the largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels globally and India’s biggest supplier, awaits further easing of business conditions for the sector to begin production in the country for which the company has acquired land in Andhra Pradesh, according to Chairman and CEO Gao Jifan.[Read More…]

Jio tops 4G download speed chart in January

Jio tops 4G download speed chart in January

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has topped the average 4G data download speed chart for the month of January 2018, data revealed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed. In 2017, the operator topped the list for the whole year. In January 2018, Jio topped the list with 21.3 Mbps[Read More…]

Lehmann to quit as Australia coach after 4th Test

Johannesburg: Australia cricket team head coach Darren Lehmann on Thursday announced his resignation, saying the fourth Test against hosts South Africa starting on Friday will be his last match in charge of the team. The 48-year-old was on Wednesday cleared of any wrongdoing in the ball-tampering scandal. “Saying goodbye to the[Read More…]

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