An Everyday Household Gadget Could Hold The Key To NASA’s Next Hunt For Extraterrestrial Life

For long considered an “anti-biosignature,” the presence of carbon monoxide may now be compatible with a photosynthetic biosphere around a rocky planet, like this one orbiting Proxima Centauri (artist’s depiction).NASA, ESA, G. BACON (STSC) How do astronomers look for signs of life away from Earth? They study the chemical composition of the atmospheres of planets outside … Read more An Everyday Household Gadget Could Hold The Key To NASA’s Next Hunt For Extraterrestrial Life

iPhone 8 Launch Greeted by Thinner Than Usual Crowds as Fans Seem to Hold Out for iPhone X

Apple Inc’s launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November. Hundreds of people usually gather at Apple’s Sydney city store with queues winding down the town’s main street, George Street, when there is a new product release. … Read more iPhone 8 Launch Greeted by Thinner Than Usual Crowds as Fans Seem to Hold Out for iPhone X

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Redmi 4A Pre-Order Sale Today on Mi.com; Amazon and Flipkart to Hold Sales Too

It’s Friday, and that means Xiaomi is making its popular budget smartphones available to pre-order in India. Specifically, the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, and Redmi Note 4 will go up for pre-orders on the company’s Mi.com site at 12pm IST. The ‘pre-ordered’ smartphones will ship within five business days, and customers are limited to one smartphone … Read more Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Redmi 4A Pre-Order Sale Today on Mi.com; Amazon and Flipkart to Hold Sales Too

Gujarat Board decides to hold exam at two blacklisted exam centres

While as many as 468 students were apprehended of copying in mathematics paper alone from these three examination centres, only the Choila centre in Aravalli will not be holding the board examination. Representational image RELATED STORIES Nagaland: Students giving board exams will be exempted from Bandh, says NTAC, JCC NEET Admissions 2017: Punjab to finally … Read more Gujarat Board decides to hold exam at two blacklisted exam centres

IITs to hold joint technology meet for smartest of students to compete

It is said that the proposal to hold the meet came after the group of directors entering a discussion in a meeting held at IIT-Kanpur in the recent times. IIT RELATED STORIES More students see CBSE syllabus as a ticket to NEET Maharashtra government will now regulate pre-schools Women empowerment in India only possible through … Read more IITs to hold joint technology meet for smartest of students to compete

Italian banks hold nearly a third of euro zone’s bad loans: ECB

Italian banks are holding nearly a third of the 990 billion euros ($1.05 trillion) of unpaid loans at top euro zone lenders, European Central Bank data showed on Tuesday, underscoring the challenge facing Italy at a time of political and market upheaval. High levels of bad loans, a legacy of the financial crisis, are curbing … Read more Italian banks hold nearly a third of euro zone’s bad loans: ECB

HC puts BSSC Junior Engineer Results 2016 on hold: Check full report here

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) Junior Engineer results have been put on hold by the Patna High Court. HC puts BSSC Junior Engineer Results 2016 on hold: Check full report here RELATED STORIES NIT Srinagar to resume classes on November 28 Baba Ramdev to create 20,000 jobs for youth, invests billions in Nepal Cashless … Read more HC puts BSSC Junior Engineer Results 2016 on hold: Check full report here

Facebook banking bots mean you may never have to sit on hold with your bank again

Sigrid Olsson | Photo Alto | Getty Images Financial services businesses are quickly launching new FacebookMessenger chatbots to improve their customer service experience, an area where banks have often lagged. On Tuesday, Mastercard unveiled a new chatbot for banks and merchants to help them deliver better mobile experiences, something consumers now expect. ADVERTISING inRead invented … Read more Facebook banking bots mean you may never have to sit on hold with your bank again

Javadekar to hold meeting with IIM directors next month

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar will meet the directors of IIMs next month to discuss the issues related to quality of management education, exploring avenues for financing and improving global perception of Indian institutions. Briefcase: Topics to be discussed in the meeting “The HRD minister will be meeting Directors of various IIMs soon and it is … Read more Javadekar to hold meeting with IIM directors next month

2 kids hold ‘Press Conference’ to speak about carrying heavy schoolbags

Even after CBSE, state governments or High Court giving orders to private and government schools, students still have to drag huge loads of books to school every day. Both junior and senior students are victims of this process. After getting grudgingly tired of the school-bag load, the two school kids studying in class 7 in … Read more 2 kids hold ‘Press Conference’ to speak about carrying heavy schoolbags