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BMTC Bus Strike: Many Schools to Open Tomorrow

As Karnataka is beset with transport strike for over three days with no signs of relief, many schools have decided to go ahead and open on Thursday. Even the deputy commissioners who issue holiday have decided to let schools open and see the situation. [FLASH: Bus strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow] To begin with many Bangalore schools with their ...

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BMTC Strike Not Called Off, Some Schools Opt for Holiday, Others to Open

The ongoing BMTC, KSRTC and other RTC unions continuing their two-day strike into an indefinite strike, the government tried to push the trainees and mechanical engineers to run some skeletal bus service with no relief for commuters. Many schools have taken pre-emptive action declaring a third day holiday on Wednesday too. While many office-goers are given the option to work ...

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Watch Live 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement

Amid expectations that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 may go to Japan, watch it live at the Nobel Foundation’s official website HERE.   While the Nobel Peace Prize last year went to India and Pakistan not for ending their rivalry but providing room for child’s right to education and advocating their rights. This year, the shift may be on ...

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Xiaomi to Announce Factory Plan in AP at Launch of First ‘Made in India’ Phone in Visakhapatnam Today

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi’s first “Made in India” phone will be launched today by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Visakhapatnam, where Xiaomi is expected to announce its intention to set up a manufacturing base near the city. In a teaser on twitter, Xiaomi said, “Unmistakably Indian, don’t you think? Big news coming up tomorrow.  RT and take ...

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ISRO to Launch GSAT-6 in August for Strategic S-Band Communications Satellite: Kiran Kumar

India’s space agency ISRO will launch the most-advanced ever communications satellite for strategic purpose to use the S-Band that can connect anybody with a satellite phone anywhere in the country. The GSAT-6 was originally designed for Devas Multimedia Services Ltd for $300 million but the government had cancelled the deal in 2011 made by ISRO arm Antrix and reserved the ...

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COMEDK 2015 Admission Starts from March 2, 2015, Last Date April 10, Other Info, Details

The Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) will begin accepting online applications for its Common Entrance Test (COMEDK UGET 2015) from March 2, 2015. ComedK exam is a gateway to professional education in Karnataka for those seeking admission to Under Graduate Medical, Dental, Engineering and Architecture Courses for the academic year 2015-16. These are private college ...

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Xiaomi to Resume Redmi 1S Sales Now, Redmi Note Soon, says Hugo Barra

Following the lifting of partial ban on Xiaomi smartphone sales in India, The Chinese tech giant said it will resume the sale of Redmi 1S smartphones, which means the sale of Redmi Note phablets remain suspended till the patent case with Ericsson is resolved. In a Google+ update, Xiaomi vice president Hugo Barra said, “The good news is that Redmi ...

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Home minister outlines new rules to monitor Delhi buses; Gang rape victim still suffers in hospital

As the nation is shocked and outraged by Sunday’s gang-rape of a para-medic trainee in a private bus in the capital, the government has hurriedly announced several measures, but the outcome remains distant to safeguard terrified women in New Delhi to take any vehicles. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has outlined the following measures in Parliament on the Gang Rape incident ...

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No more textbooks? Apple’s ‘iBooks 2’ to revolutionize schools, study tools

Apple has announced its “iBooks 2” in New York on Thursday which is a textbook software program that allows instructors to program interactive teaching media for the iPad. It gives authors access to easy-to-use tools on the computer to create multimedia content for the iPad. Books created for iBooks 2 enable authors to create content for students, provide multiple-choice questions ...

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