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India says to bring back workers facing “food crisis” in Saudi

India said on Sunday it would send a government minister to Saudi Arabia to try to bring back workers who have been laid off from their jobs, as the foreign minister said more than 10,000 Indians in the country were facing a “food crisis”. Low oil prices have forced the …

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TN State Open Invitation Basketball Tournament organised by the Kanyakumari District Basketball Association

Game on! @Anna Stadium, Nagercoil The TN State Open Invitation Basketball Tournament organised by the Kanyakumari District Basketball Association source:Nagercoil Narratives

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Facebook pushing people to app they didn’t choose

Two years ago, the social-media giant forced its users to adopt its Messenger app for direct communication, a change it enforced by deactivating messages in the main Facebook app and steering users to the app. There was an uproar; some users thought Messenger violated their privacy, while others just resented …

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Yet another round of layoffs at Microsoft to affect 2,850 people

After massive job cuts last year, Microsoft has announced another round of layoffs. While the earlier number stood at over 7,000, the Redmond, Washington-based company is cutting approximately 2,850 roles this time.”In addition to the elimination of 1,850 positions that were announced in May 2016, approximately 2,850 roles globally will …

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Apple iPhone 7 to go on pre-order September 9

The iPhone 7 and 7 Pro will go official in September with pre-orders allegedly starting on the 9th. Actual shipments will begin a week later, most likely on September 16 (a Friday). The exact date of the Apple event hasn’t been confirmed yet. Last year, the iPhone 6s was unveiled …

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Chandigarh: School girls on the go, rewarded with own name plate

Pemina Sahu, a class XI student in a small village in Chhattisgarh’s Balod district, is excited to see her name plate outside their house, thanks to a unique campaign by local administration to promote girls’ education and enhance their recognition in society. The initiative, under which name plates of houses …

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Bengaluru, IT City, Uses Boats To Rescue People Stranded In Rain

As Gurgaon near Delhi was battered by the rain into one massive no-go zone, it had a mirror image down south in Bengaluru. Incessant overnight rain turned Bengaluru’s formidable traffic jams into a horror story, including on roads near Electronics City, which houses Infosys and thousands of IT workers. The …

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BlackBerry: Company Launches DTEK50 Smartphone

BlackBerry: Company Launches DTEK50 Smartphone BlackBerry described the Android phone as “the most secure” device on the market. An unlocked version of the phone costs $299. The handset uses a touchscreen keyboard and will begin shipping Aug. 8.

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Nokia is back! Will create Android powered phones and tablets!

The return of the king? Since Microsoft already sold the feature phone division of Nokia, the former leader in the mobile phone industry just announced their much awaited intention return to the worldwide market. This time and finally, they’re going to make Android powered smartphones and tablets that we always …

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Flipkart buys Jabong for $70 million

India’s biggest e-commerce firm Flipkart is buying domestic online fashion retailer Jabong from Global Fashion Group for $70 million in cash, the latest consolidation move in the country’s e-commerce sector as competition intensifies. Flipkart unit Myntra, India’s largest online fashion retailer which is buying Jabong, said on Tuesday the two …

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