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IIT annual fee to be hiked to Rs2 lakh; waiver for SC/ST, disabled, poor

Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: The annual fees for undergraduate courses in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be hiked from the existing Rs.90,000 to Rs.2 lakh from the upcoming academic session and there will be total fee waiver for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the differently-abled and those belonging to economically weaker sections. A decision to hike the ... Read More »

JEE Main not to give 40% weightage to Class XII scores

The present system of allotting 40% weightage to Class XII marks for determining ranks in JEE shall be dispensed with. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: India’s human resources development (HRD) ministry has decided that the Joint Entrance Examination (Main), the qualifying test for admission to premier National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other top engineering schools, will no longer give ... Read More »

US Judge in Boston Ordered Apple to Help Law Enforcement Examine iPhone

A US magistrate judge in Boston ordered Apple Inc to assist law enforcement officers in examining the iPhone of an alleged gang member, according to a February 1 court filing unsealed on Friday that is no longer binding. “Reasonable technical assistance consists of, to the extent possible, extracting data from the device, copying the data from the device onto an ... Read More »

Best fitness gadgets to stay in shape

Technology gadgets can be a good motivator to help you get back in shape or help you stay as healthy as ever. Take a look at some of our suggestions. We aren’t mentioning the usual suspects that everyone, and even your granny knows about – stuff like the Fitbit, Mi Band and a zillion other smartwatches. If you’re looking to ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, WhatsApp Looking to Fortify User Data Security: Report

As Apple battles the US government over encryption to unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a mass shooting in San Bernadino last year, top US companies Google, Facebook and Snapchat are expanding encryption of user data in their services, media reported. According to The Guardian, while WhatsApp is set to roll out encryption for its voice calls in ... Read More »

Pope to Join Bieber and Co. on Instagram

Pope Francis will make his Instagram debut on Saturday, joining the likes of Justin Bieber and Cristiano Ronaldo on the image-sharing forum under the handle Franciscus, the Vatican confirmed Wednesday. The date for the pontiff’s debut on the celebrity-dominated social medium was chosen by the 79-year-old himself as it marks the third anniversary of his inauguration as the leader of ... Read More »

Twitter Heard You: The 140-Character Limit Is Here to Stay

There’s good news for the Twitter faithful Friday: the network’s signature 140-character limit isn’t going anywhere. Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey told the Today Show’s Matt Lauer that the limit is too much a part of Twitter’s identity to let go. “It’s staying, it’s a good constraint for us,” he said. “It allows for of-the-moment brevity.” Twitter’s chief executive was ... Read More »

Twitter on Its 10th Birthday Confirms 140-Character Limit to Stay

With 320 million users including celebrities such as Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber on its platform, the micro-blogging site Twitter on Monday wrote a 140-character thank you note to its users as it celebrated its 10th anniversary. Twitter users are creating 500 million tweets per day and 200 billion tweets every year. “On March 21, ten years ago, ... Read More »

Getting Machinery to Look for Water

Water is an important resource that always must be searched for and dredged up in order to provide for the public. Companies that search for water beneath the dry ground are vital to the well-being and longevity of the state and cities that they serve. When your own business specializes in dredging underground sources of water, you may be on ... Read More »

New education law aims to reduce Indiana teacher shortage through scholarships

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (April 7, 2016) — Governor Mike Pence and top state officials are now looking to the next generation of students to fill Indiana’s classrooms. Thursday, the governor signed the New Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship bill into law in the Plainfield High School Auditorium. He was joined on stage by more than a dozen Plainfield seniors planning to major in ... Read More »