Homemakers use social media to resell clothes, lifestyle items

Customers find it a convenient way to buy stuff. Gujarat: Homemakers in Gujarat are increasingly getting involved in the reselling business through social media platforms. Ashal Bhogesara, an apparel reseller who owns FabFashion, said, “Amid the pandemic, when several people are losing their jobs, this business is offering employment to women. Also, due to the […]

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Technology Might Not Always Be the Best Solution

The COWIN app launched by the central government for the COVID vaccination drive is inaccessible to the rural population of Karnataka due to a lack of smartphones and internet connectivity The rural health workers in Karnataka are struggling to register themselves for the COVID vaccination drive. To register for the vaccination, one has to download […]

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India among the top spammers in the world

One out of three women in India receives sexual harassment or inappropriate calls: Truecaller. Shubhangi Mathur Bangalore, April 17, 2020 India stands fifth in global spam ranking, a report by Truecaller, a company that offers caller ID, spam detection and messaging services says. The number of spam calls has increased to 25.6 calls per user […]

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India opts for digital transactions; new users kick in

     Digital newbies are emerging due to severe cash-crunches amid the nationwide lockdown. The last three weeks have seen a 42 percent spike in the digital transactions through apps, reports say. By Neetu Saini The nation-wide lockdown has facilitated a deep penetration      of UPI (Unified Payments Interface) apps for monetary transactions in the past few […]

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BSNL network inconsistency irks subscribers amid lockdown

Although BSNL claims a positive mobile number portability for this year, the number of complaints against its network paints a different picture. By Neetu Saini Mumbai: State-owned telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, BSNL’s Twitter account and the online grievance portal on their website is brimming with complaints from across India. Slow internet, inconsistent networks, […]

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Zoom classes turn abusive

Students resort to abusing teachers and creating mischief in Zoom classes rather than studying. Shivani Mishra Bengaluru, April 11, 2020 Across the country, students are reportedly paying no attention during the classes scheduled on Zoom. They resort to abusing teachers in different ways. S. Venugopal, a Physics professor at CMR University, expressed her disappointment with […]

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COVID Tracker apps ushering in an era of surveillance

With tracker apps being developed on a war footing to track people and their health status, there is an imminent danger of surveillance that prevents people from thinking positively about these apps. Savyata Mishra Disease Outbreak Tracker (DOT), a mobile-based android application developed in Bhubaneswar by 25 students and experts is in its final phase […]

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Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

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A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]

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Think Twice Before Starting a Career in Data Analytics

While there’s a rise in job opportunities, the educational prospects are low in India. By Jignasa Sinha Bangalore, April 8, 2019: Bangalore is regarded as the hub for AI and data science jobs and innovations. Regardless of the entire numerous job opportunities, there are only a few institutes that offer a professional degree course in […]

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