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Oppo has reduced the prices of these four smartphones by up to Rs 2,000 – Times of India
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Oppo has reduced the prices of these four smartphones by up to Rs 2,000 – Times of India

Four Oppo smartphones have got a price cut permanently. These phones are Oppo Reno 3 Pro, Oppo A12, Oppo A15 and Oppo F17. Oppo has reduced the prices of select RAM/storage variants of these smartphones. The Oppo F17 with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage has got a price cut of Rs 500 and it now costs Rs 19,490. The budget Oppo A15 with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage has got a price cut of Rs 500 and costs Rs 8,990 while the 3GB RAm and 32GB storage option has got a price cut of Rs 1,000 and now costs Rs 9,990. Another budget smartphone, the Oppo A12 has got a price cut of Rs 500. The 3GB RAM and 32GB storage version of the Oppo A12 now costs Rs 8,990. On the other hand, the Oppo Reno 3 Pro with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage has got a price cut of Rs 1,000 and is now priced at Rs 24,990. The 8GB RAM and ...
Oppo Find X3 may come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SoC, claims report – Times of India
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Oppo Find X3 may come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SoC, claims report – Times of India

Smartphone maker Oppo’s next smartphone from the Find series, expected to be called the Find X3, could be among the first few handsets to be powered by the next Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SoC, according to a report by GizChina. The report cites a known Weibo blogger, who has claimed that the Find X3 will offer a 3K resolution screen and come with support for higher refresh rate. The report also mentions that the alleged Find X3 will come with fast charging support and a dual lens camera. More details about the Find X3 are expected to be mentioned soon. Just last week, at its Inno Day 2020 event, Oppo announced that its 2021 flagship Find X3 smartphone will come with the full-patch color management system for better viewing experience. Oppo says that it is the first Android color management...
Samsung Galaxy A70 gets One UI 2.5 update in India: Here’s what’s new – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy A70 gets One UI 2.5 update in India: Here’s what’s new – Times of India

South Korean tech giant Samsung has started rolling out One UI 2.5 update to the Galaxy A70 smartphones in India, according to a report by Sammobile. The update was first rolled out in Europe and has now made its way to users in India as well as version A705GMDDU5CTK4 and weighs 1.32GB. To check for the update, Galaxy A70 users need to go to Settings> Software update. Users are recommended to keep a backup of their personal first before going ahead with the software update. As per the screenshot provided in the report, this firmware update comes with the November security patch as well as comes with improvements in terms of GPS, camera. Here is the complete changelog: The stability of GPS has been improved. . Camera - Video recording : The stability of Super steady Mode has been impr...
google:  Google Search is getting these new features – Times of India
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google: Google Search is getting these new features – Times of India

Tech giant Google, in its efforts to refine the options on its search engine, has announced some new features, as per a report by 9To5Google. One of the new Search features has been merging of two related search queries and then displaying a more relevant result. For example, if a user has searched for the word “turkey” or any other turkey-related word and then “carving”, the new search algorithm would associate both and then offer you a new search option of “carving turkey”, thus amalgamating the two search queries to form a new one. Google has labeled these search options as “Suggested based on your recent activity”. The other feature is showing search results related and more similar to a search query. For example, in the case of trying to figure out a perfect family-friendly flick t...
Rajasthan raises scholarship amount for Sainik School students – Times of India
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Rajasthan raises scholarship amount for Sainik School students – Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has decided to increase the scholarship amount and annual family income ceiling of students studying in Sainik Schools in the state. The state government will provide Rs 15,000-37,500 instead of Rs 10,000-25,000 to its bona fide students studying in Sainik Schools in Chittorgarh and Jhunjhunu, an official statement said. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved the proposal of the Finance Department. According to the proposal, Rs 25,000 is payable for tuition fee in the form of full scholarship to students studying in Sainik Schools having annual family income of Rs 1.2 lakh. The annual family income limit has been increased to Rs 3 lakh and the scholarship amount in form of tuition fee payable has been increased to Rs 37,500. Similarly, the current a...
Jamia professor’s name in the list of Highly Cited Researchers – Times of India
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Jamia professor’s name in the list of Highly Cited Researchers – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Professor Imran Ali of the Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia has got his name in the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) 2020 list released by the USA's Web of Science, Clarivate Plc. The professor was earlier adjudged the number one position among scientists in India and 24th in the World in the field of Analytical Chemistry by a group of scientists from the University of Stanford, USA. HCR 2020 list identifies researchers who “demonstrated a significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.” Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index, according to Clarivate Plc. The list include...
Some Apple HomePod Mini users are facing Wi-Fi issues – Times of India
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Some Apple HomePod Mini users are facing Wi-Fi issues – Times of India

If you are facing difficulties in connecting your new Apple HomePod Mini to your home Wi-Fi then know that you are not alone. Some Apple HomePod Mini users are complaining that the device automatically disconnects from the Wi-Fi network. As per a report by 9to5 Mac, after the Wi-Fi gets disconnected, Siri responds with an error message saying “I am having trouble connecting to the Internet.” A user wrote on Apple’s support forum, “I am having issues with HomePod mini not connecting to the internet. My other HomePods have no issue when I ask a question etc. But when I ask one or both of the HomePod mini's it says " I am having trouble connecting to the internet. I followed the trouble shooting steps apple provides but it goes back to "I am having trouble connecting to the internet." afte...
Laws and regulations on US student visas have not changed – Times of India
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Laws and regulations on US student visas have not changed – Times of India

Promoting educational exchange between nations forges lasting connections between Americans and their peers in other countries, benefiting local communities, and generating knowledge to solve shared challenges. Ariel Pollock, spokesperson, US Embassy, New Delhi, explains how the US government is committed to welcome international students and promote educational exchange. 1. Will the new US government have a fresh strategy for international students? Welcoming international students to the US colleges and universities has been and remains a cornerstone of the US international education policy and is fundamental to the State Department’s academic exchange efforts. Successive US governments have welcomed international students to the United States and encouraged more Americans to experi...
One UI 3.0:  Samsung resumes rolling out One UI 3.0 beta for Galaxy Z Flip smartphones – Times of India
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One UI 3.0: Samsung resumes rolling out One UI 3.0 beta for Galaxy Z Flip smartphones – Times of India

Samsung stopped the rollout of One UI 3.0 beta update last week after several testers reported a major battery drainage issue with the update. Now, according to a report by SamMobile, the company has resumed the One UI 3.0 beta update rollout for LTE and 5G variants of Galaxy Z Flip. The same has been confirmed by a screenshot posted on Samsung Members app. The report also claims that the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Fold 2 users will also get the chance to sign up for the beta program. The One UI 3.0 is based on Google’s latest Android 11 operating system and the upcoming Galaxy S21 lineup is expected to come with the One UI 3.0 out-of-the-box. Samsung has currently resumed the beta program for One UI 3.0 only in South Korea right now and there’s no information when the company is planning ...
Online exam cancelled by IIT-Bombay after incidents of cheating surface
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Online exam cancelled by IIT-Bombay after incidents of cheating surface

Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | November 24, 2020 10:54:51 pm IIT-Bombay campus (File)AFTER INCIDENTS of cheating were brought to the notice of officials and institute director Dr Subhasis Chaudhuri, the IIT Bombay recently cancelled an examination conducted on November 22. According to sources, the examination for ‘mass transfer’ for students of chemical engineering was unproctored, ie not invigilated online by faculty, and students were expected to answer abiding by the insitute’s honour code. “A batch of students was split in two for conducting the exams. While proctoring was conducted for the first batch, it was absent for the second. It was evid...
Tomb Raider:  Tomb Raider Reloaded to bring Lara Croft to mobile platform again – Times of India
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Tomb Raider: Tomb Raider Reloaded to bring Lara Croft to mobile platform again – Times of India

Japanese game developer Square Enix is working on a new Lara Croft game, this time for the mobile platform. The video game company has launched a teaser trailer for its upcoming mobile game Tomb Raider Reloaded. With this, adventurer Lara Croft will make her way to smartphones again as there have been Lara Croft mobile games like Lara Croft Go and Lara Croft: Relic Run, both of which were released in 2015. Tomb Raider Reloaded is a free-to-play action arcade game. It is currently under development by Emerald City Games. The game will be published by Square Enix London Mobile. The game’s trailer doesn’t give away anything gameplay wise. The only indication it gives is that it is going to be populated with characters in 3D cartoon skins, Lara Croft included. From the looks of it, the game...
NIOS board exam to be conducted in January & February 2021, Registration begins – Times of India
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NIOS board exam to be conducted in January & February 2021, Registration begins – Times of India

NEW DELHI: National Institute of Open Schooling on Monday released the schedule for registration and payment of examination fees for Secondary and Senior Secondary on its official website. Candidates can visit the official website of NIOS — nios.ac.in— to check and download the schedule. NIOS will conduct the October 2020 examination for Secondary and Senior Secondary courses will be conducted during January, February 2021. The date sheet for the public exam will be released soon. The notice released in this regard reads "The NIOS October 2020 Public Examination for Secondary and Senior Secondary courses will be conducted during January, February 2021. Date sheet for the same will be announced shortly."The registration without a late fee has been commenced on November 23. The last date ...
COVID-19: St Stephen’s to set up resilience fund for students facing financial hardships
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COVID-19: St Stephen’s to set up resilience fund for students facing financial hardships

By: PTI | November 24, 2020 9:54:56 pm The college specified that those who wish to apply are required to send in the applications by November 25. (Express photo by Partha Paul/ Representational)The St Stephen’s college in Delhi is setting up a ‘Resilience Fund’ to support tuition fees of its students facing financial constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to officials. The COVID-19 Resilience Fund is being set up to support tuition fees of 50-100 students from the college enrolled in different courses, according to an official order. Read | LSR announces fee rebate, committee to provide laptops on need basis “The annual income of the family should no...
Malaika Arora is a vision in this red outfit; check pics
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Malaika Arora is a vision in this red outfit; check pics

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | November 24, 2020 8:50:31 pm What do you think of her look? (Source: Maneka Harisinghani | Designed by Gargi Singh)Pandemic or not, Malaika Arora never fails to impress with her fashion choices. Recently, she looked stunning in a red Ziad Nakad dress. The dazzling outfit stood out for its sequin detailing and the interesting silhouette. Styled by Maneka Harisinghani, she looked like a vision, and we can think of nobody else who could pull off the ensemble with as much ease. The outfit was accessorised with a stunning neckpiece and completed with hair parted a the centre. Prior to this, she was seen in a concept...
Huawei P50:  Huawei P50 is on track for 2021 launch, to run on Kirin chip: Report – Times of India
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Huawei P50: Huawei P50 is on track for 2021 launch, to run on Kirin chip: Report – Times of India

Huawei's next flagship smartphone P50 is reportedly well on track. According to a report in TheElect, the Chinese smartphone brand Huawei is planning to launch its next P series smartphone sometime in the first half of the next year. The report says that the people with direct knowledge of the matter told TheElec. As per the report, Samsung and LG will be supplying OLED panels for the Huawei P50 smartphone. Huawei traditionally launches two flagship smartphones during the year. The P series of smartphones is launched in the first half of the year while Mate series in the second half, usually during the IFA trade show in Berlin. Huawei P50 will be powered by the company's own System-on-Chip (SoC) Kirin 9000. The 5nm chip also powers company's Mate 40 series. In August this year Richard Y...
SPPU, US Embassy officials discuss joint cooperation in education, research
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SPPU, US Embassy officials discuss joint cooperation in education, research

By: Express News Service | Pune | November 24, 2020 7:59:05 pm The US is keen on partnering with universities across western India, supporting curriculum development and new technology," said Ranz. (File Photo)Senior officials of the US Embassy in Mumbai, including Consul General David J Ranz, met representatives of the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) on Tuesday to discuss strengthening of ties between higher education institutions in the US and the university. ”The US is keen on partnering with universities across western India, supporting curriculum development and new technology,” said Ranz. SPPU officials said US Embassy officials have exp...
Don’t believe this WhatsApp message on COVID-19 fund by government – Times of India
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Don’t believe this WhatsApp message on COVID-19 fund by government – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A fake message is circulating on WhatsApp which claims that the government has ordered the payment of Rs 1.30 lakh as fund to Indian citizens above 18-years age. The message comes with a link which tells WhatsApp users to click on it to verify their eligibility for this fund. Note that this message is fake and clicking on external links may lead to a phishing attack. The fact check team at the Press Information Bureau, Government of India confirmed that this claim is fake and no such announcement has been made by the government. Claim: A message circulating on #WhatsApp claims that the Government has ordered payment of ₹130,000 as #Covid fund… https://t.co/mocD4QrlMj— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) 1606197072000Fake messages like these are often used by miscreants to phish Wh...
Scotland-Gujarat universities pact on new India climate research
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Scotland-Gujarat universities pact on new India climate research

Two universities in Scotland – St Andrews and Aberdeen – have joined the Ahmedabad University to investigate new approaches to the management of coastal wetland habitats in India following research funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).Their project, ‘Sustainable Coastal Habitats, Blue Carbon and the Challenges of Net Zero’, will focus on India’s coastal wetlands and mangrove forests as important blue carbon systems which can deliver sustainable management solutions for coastal environments and their communities.Led by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development at St Andrews, with the University of Aberdeen and Ahmedabad University, the project is funded by the RSE’s Scottish Asia Partnerships Higher Education Research Fund (SAPHIRE).The fund is a new ...
India needs trained audiology and speech language pathologists – Times of India
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India needs trained audiology and speech language pathologists – Times of India

To train the next generation of speech and language Pathologists and Audiologists (SLPA) who will be able to help millions of people suffering from communication problems due to hearing loss, autism, stuttering, loss of speech due to stroke and voice problems, a four-year undergraduate programme has been introduced. This course named Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) which includes one year of internship is offered by various government and private colleges. What is SLPA This is a scientific discipline was launched in India 55 years ago. “Audiology is the science of hearing and its disorders and speech language pathology. It helps those troubled by human communication and its disorders,” says Radhika Poovayya, founder director, Samvaad Institute of Speech ...
BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020 declared at bsf.gov.in, check here
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BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020 declared at bsf.gov.in, check here

BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday declared the results of the constable recruitment written exam 2020 on its official website. Candidates who have appeared in the BSF recruitment exam can check their results online at bsf.nic.in or bsf.gov.in or jmu.bsf.gov.in. The recruitment examination for the post of constable (GD) male, female in BSF and CISF through a special recruitment rally in Jammu- Kashmir and Ladakh was held on November 8, 2020. Candidates who have cleared the written exam are eligible to appear for the medical examination test (MET).BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020: How to check BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020:Visit the official website at bsf.gov.inUnder the ‘What’s New’ section, click ...