Islamic State Now Threatens Twitter Founder, Staff with Death Warning

Islamic State, which has gained traction mainly owing to Twitter accounts and hue network following its attention-grabbing death threats throat-cut videos has now issued a death warning to Twitter’s founder Jack Dorsey and its staff. The threat, according to Buzzfeed, featured the photo of Dorsey, whose face has been put in the crosshairs of a gun and posted on Pastebin, ...

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New Uni-GUAGE EMeD Exam for BE/ MBBS/BDS admissions takes off

In order to bring cohesion into hundreds of university admission tests, a single online entrance exam for students seeking admission to engineering, medical and dental courses at the undergraduate level into select colleges in India has been kicked off. The Uni-GAUGE EMeD examination has been launched by the Education Rating and Assessment Foundation, a non-profit body, to provide a single ...

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Southern Railways Cancels 1 Train, Delays Timings for Many Trains Via Chengalpattu

The Chennai-based Southern Railways has announced new train timings due to the signalling work undertaken between Chengalpattu – Villupuram section to prepared for the commissioning of double line interlocking feature between Tindivanam – Thozhupedu track. In addition, the passenger trains 66045/66046 between Melmaruvathur – Villupuram – Melmaruvathur have been cancelled while passenger trains will be fully cancelled‎ while Train No.56037/56038 ...

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Microsoft Launches Budget Smartphones Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL Priced in Rs.10,000 Range

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, the two smartphones in the budget range targeting India among other developing countries have been released with a price tag of Rs.9700 to Rs. 11,000 respectively, said the company. Lumia 640 XL will hit shelves in this month itself but Lumia 640 will be shipped next month and the devices are upgradable to ...

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UK Independence Party names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate in elections

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) candidate for Hull North in the British county of Yorkshire in the upcoming general election, media reported Monday. Sergi Singh, a shopkeeper and the party’s Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire branch vice-president, stood unsuccessfully as a councillor for the Holderness ward in 2014. As the owner of Jackpot Wines ...

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China to see world’s first graphene phones before others

Two Chinese firms have beaten global competition to launch phones with touch screens, batteries and thermal conduction incorporating graphene, a recently isolated material with outstanding electrical, chemical and mechanical properties. A batch of 30,000 such phones was jointly put on sale by the Moxi and Galapad technology firms on Monday in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, Xinhua news agency reported. The ...

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‘Fast and Furious 7’ Set for Release on April 2 in India, including Hindi, Telugu Versions

“Fast and Furious 7”, the much awaited seventh instalment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise, is set for an India release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on April 2. The news was confirmed in a statement from Universal Pictures India. Joining the star studded cast of Vin Diesel, late Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez, will be Jason ...

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