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Kerala church leaders say furore over job notification for Scheduled Caste converts unwarranted as Centre, other states also have such quota

A controversy raging on social media over a Public Service Commission (PSC) extra ordinary gazette notification on job vacancies reserved for Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) has raised eyebrows among minorities in Kerala. The notification, published on 27 July 2019, invited applications for filling up vacancies for 25 posts of Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officers through a one-time registration scheme. ... Read More »

Six candidates short-listed for India’s head coach’s job, Ravi Shastri also in fray

Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were on Monday short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team’s head coach. The six candidates are former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, ex-Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody, former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput, former India fielding coach Robin Singh and ... Read More »

[Startup Bharat] Giving space isn’t enough, startups also need money: Anupam Jalote of iCreate

Startups from smaller towns often lack the advantages that those in metro cities take for granted. That’s why the role played by incubators and accelerators is so important. They not only function as coworking spaces, but also provide guidance and mentorship, and help startups scale. Ahmedabad-based iCreate is one such autonomous technology business incubation centre that identifies and nurtures aspiring entrepreneurs.  The brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More »

Income Tax Scare For Startups For Issuing Preference Shares At A Premium Over Fair Market Value; Tax Experts Also Under Scanner For Valuation Of Startups

In a tax scare for startups, the Income Tax department has sent notices to startups and unlisted subsidiaries of some major Indian companies and multinationals for raising funds through preference shares in excess of what it considers the fair market value. The department has sent notices to about 200 entities under Section 56(2)(vii)(b) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, in ... Read More »

Nokia N-Series Return Hinted by Trademark; Nokia 3310 Reboot Also Said to Be in the Works

The Nokia 6 smartphone has been an immediate success for HMD Global, the company that holds the rights to the Nokia brand name on mobile devices. New reports, however, indicate that the Finnish company might be planning to tap into the nostalgia that fans of classic Nokia phones (circa 2004) have for the brand. A new report suggests that a ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 to Feature Improved Camera, SoC; Budget Pixel Also in the Works: Report

Google is reportedly working on its next-generation Pixel devices expected to be announced later this year. According to a new report, Google is again focusing on the camera on the Pixel 2 device and this year we may finally see an affordable Pixel smartphone from the company. 9to5google cites an unnamed person familiar with the matter to report that Google ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Improve 3D Touch and Touch ID; Facial Recognition Also in the Offing

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with his predictions for the iPhone 8, and his latest report focuses on the 3D Touch and Touch ID functionalities. The report claims that Apple will look to improve on both these features in its upcoming flagship device. Kuo notes that because the iPhone 8 will have a ‘wraparound’ OLED display, it will render ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR With 8GB RAM Unveiled at CES 2017; ZenFone 3 Zoom Camera Smartphone Also Showcased

Asus has launched the ZenFone AR smartphone with 8GB RAM, as well as support for Google’s Tango augmented reality programme and DayDream virtual reality software at the ongoing CES 2017 tech expo. Along with the Asus ZenFone AR, the company unveiled the ZenFone 3 Zoom camera smartphone with 5000mAh battery at the event. The new Asus ZenFone AR smartphone with ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 to Launch Today, Redmi 4A Also Expected

  As reported earlier, Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 4 smartphone at an event in China. The event will begin at 7pm CST (4:30pm IST), and will be live streamed for the world to see. The Chinese conglomerate is also expected to unveil a second, cheaper Xiaomi Redmi 4A smartphone at the event as well. While the teaser ... Read More »

Nextbit Robin Cloud-primarily based cellphone India launch Set for may also 25

Nextbit, the makers of the cloud-based totally telephone Robin, has began sending media invites for a launch occasion on may additionally 25 in India. To don’t forget, the agency earlier this month had introduced that it received regulatory approval to sell Nextbit Robin smartphones in India. The corporation had formerly announced that it’ll launch in India by way of April-stop; ... Read More »