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New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways from the draft proposal – changes recommended summarized

Draft for the New Education Policy, NEP 2019 has been submitted to the Union Cabinet. The draft proposes radical changes to the system including overhauling the entire structure, extending RTE and 3 languages. New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways  |  Photo Credit: PTI After years of wait, the Draft New Education Policy 2019 proposal has been submitted by the committee set ... Read More »

From ‘consent football’ to ‘pin the organ on the body’: sex education around the world

Adults have long been squeamish over talking to children about sex. We have a history of complicated and conflicting attitudes: sex has been seen as simultaneously joyous and desirable (so long as it is between a young couple after marriage and in the interest of begetting babies), but also as dark and dirty, something from which children must be protected. ... Read More »

Huawei Nova 3 to Be Available in Open Sale From August 23, Nova 3i Iris Purple Variant’s First Sale on August 21

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei Nova 3 is priced at Rs. 34,999 Huawei Nova 3i is priced at Rs. 20,999 Both the smartphones have been made available on Amazon India Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i were launched in India last month, and made available in flash sales on Amazon India. Now, the company has announced that the Huawei Nova 3 will be available in open sale from ... Read More »

At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95

So far this year, the rupee has weakened 7.36% against the US dollar. Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday strengthened marginally against US dollar after local equity markets gained for the fourth session. At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95. The currency opened at 68.97 a dollar and touched ... Read More »

Twitter Removes ‘Locked’ Accounts From Follower Counts

HIGHLIGHTS Users are likely to see “follower” numbers drop We reach out to owners of locked accounts to confirm all is well: Twitter Most of these accounts “were created by real people”, said Twitter Twitter said Wednesday users are likely to see “follower” numbers drop as the service stops adding in potentially dubious or fraudulent accounts. The social network said it ... Read More »

Facebook Fails to Stop Users From Sharing Pirated Movies

Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant’s automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported. According to the Business Insider, these Facebook groups make no attempt to conceal catalogs brimming with the latest blockbusters like Ant Man and the Wasp and A Quiet Place. “These groups, some of ... Read More »

ZTE Saved From Brink After $1-Billion Fine Deal With US

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE agreed to pay a $ 1 billion fine ZTE will also overhaul leadership US President Donald Trump is seeking trade concessions from China China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker ZTE secured a lifeline from the Trump administration on Thursday after agreeing to pay a $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,700 crores) fine and overhaul leadership in a deal that will lift ... Read More »

Facebook Alleged to Collect User Data From Texts and Photos

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook accused of collecting information on users through its apps A filing was submitted to a court in San Mateo, California Facebook allegedly used methods including tracking users’ locations Already under fire for misuse of users’ data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, a new filing in a California lawsuit now alleges that Facebook collected information on users and their friends ... Read More »

Twitter Says Account Removal Requests Jump From India

Between July and December 2017, the Indian government made 315 Twitter account information requests, up from 261 made during the January-June period, and asked the micro-blogging website to remove 144 accounts, up from 102 from the previous period. According to Twitter’s 12th bi-annual Transparency Report that was released late Thursday, the company withheld content in three percent of the account removal requests from the ... Read More »

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