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IIT Roorkee researchers develop real-time defogging system for cars to prevent road accidents – Times of India
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop real-time defogging system for cars to prevent road accidents – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Researchers at IIT Roorkee have developed a system to lower risks of accidents in low visibility conditions. The team is also working on prototyping and commercialising this technology. As different components of an automatic driver assistance system (ADAS) such as blind-spot detection, lane departure warning, and collision warning require clear image data. The technology aims to provide better information in dealing with such risky situations. “The objective of this research was to design a system for real-time defogging that produces a clear image stream from the input foggy frames. In addition to that, a high frame rate is essential in transportation to avoid frame lag or drop. If a vehicle is running at 110 km/h and a 5 frames per second ADAS is adopted, the vehicle will ...
Alumni comes forward  to help IIT-Bombay bridge digital divide
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Alumni comes forward to help IIT-Bombay bridge digital divide

Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: July 4, 2020 2:56:44 am The institute also announced that it will conduct the autumn semester fully in the virtual mode. (File) Over a week after IIT-Bombay Director Dr Subhasis Chaudhuri requested the alumni to donate funds so that the institute could buy online learning equipment for underprivileged students through a Facebook post, IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation (IITBHF) – the alumni arm of the institute – has donated a sum of Rs 2.35 crore. This fund will be used to purchase 500 laptops and broadband support for 500 needy undergraduate students...
IIT-B Heritage Foundation raises Rs 2.35 cr to fund online education for 500 needy students – Times of India
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IIT-B Heritage Foundation raises Rs 2.35 cr to fund online education for 500 needy students – Times of India

MUMBAI: The IIT-Bombay Heritage Foundation announced a grant of Rs 2.35 crores to the institute for the purchase of 500 laptops and broadband connection for 500 needy students from the campus. The premier institute had decided to scrap face-to-face lectures for the upcoming academic session in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. To equip around 1,000 underprivileged students with computers and internet connectivity, the institute had decided to raise Rs 5 crore. The Heritage Foundation, which is aimed at strengthening the links between the institute and its alumni, managed to collect Rs 2.35 crores from its US-based alumni in a fund-raising drive. Since 500 more laptops are needed, the foundation has requested other India-based alumni and the institute's corporate sponsors to provide funds....
CISCE reduces Class X & XII syllabi by up to 25% – Times of India
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CISCE reduces Class X & XII syllabi by up to 25% – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CICSE) announced reduction in syllabus for Class X and XII Board exam in 2021 by up to 25% taking into account the academic loss due to lockdown and subsequent schools closure since March 16 in view COVID-19 outbreak, on Friday. “The global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, aspects of life including the educational life in schools. Schools across the country have been shut for the past three months due to the lockdown. While a number of CISCE affiliated schools have tried to adapt to this changed scenario and have tried to keep the teaching learning process through online classes, there has been a significant shortening of the academic year and loss of the instructional hours,” said Gerry Arathoon CICSE Chief Execut...
Facebook says at least 5,000 developers continued to get access to your data from inactive apps – Times of India
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Facebook says at least 5,000 developers continued to get access to your data from inactive apps – Times of India

Facebook has officially accepted that around 5,000 developers continued to receive personal data from inactive apps beyond the stipulated 90 days data expiry timeline. Facebook has admitted that this clearly violates its privacy policies and claims to have fixed the issue. While Facebook promises to make developers accountable for using data of users, the social media giant have also restricted the types of data available to third-party apps. When you use Facebook to login to other apps and services, Facebook used to earlier give you the option to let you decide what kind of data you want to share with the third-party developers. This personal data most include email ID and birthdate. However, recently Facebook made it a policy that if someone doesn’t use a service or app for over 90 da...
windows 10:  Windows 10 Insider preview latest update brings new Start menu, calculator feature and more – Times of India
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windows 10: Windows 10 Insider preview latest update brings new Start menu, calculator feature and more – Times of India

Microsoft is slowly working to bring a new set of features for Windows 10 and has recently started rolling out...Read MoreMicrosoft is slowly working to bring a new set of features for Windows 10 and has recently started rolling out the latest update for Windows 10 Insider Preview Dev channel that brings a new redesigned Start Menu with transparent background, new Edge browser feature, improved Calculator and more. The new redesigned Start Menu in Windows 10 Insider Preview update brings a cleaner look and feel. The Start Menu has received a new transparent treatment that makes it coherent with the overall transparent theme of the operating system. Apart from this, the Start Menu no longer uses the solid colour background behind the software and app logo. Also, the new theme works with ...
Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED:  Xiaomi launches TV Master 65-inch OLED with 120Hz refresh rate in China: Price, specs and more – Times of India
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Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED: Xiaomi launches TV Master 65-inch OLED with 120Hz refresh rate in China: Price, specs and more – Times of India

Chinese technology brand Xiaomi has launched a 65-inch 4K OLED TV in its home country. Called the TV Master 65-inch OLED, this smart TV is claimed to be the first OLED TV from the company. Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED price and availability The Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED has been priced at CNY 12,999 (approximately Rs 1,37,000). The device is expected to go on sale from July 3. Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED specifications As mentioned above, the Xiaomi TV Master 65-inch OLED offers a 4K display off 3840x2160p resolution. It offers 178-degree viewing angle and has refresh rate of 120 Hz and supports DCI-P3 98.5% wide colour gamut. The smart TV comes backed by quad-core Cortex A73 CPU paired with Mali-G52 MC1 GPU. In terms of storage, users get 3GB memory and 32GB flash memory. The Xi...
android 10 update:  Samsung starts rolling out Android 10 update for Galaxy Tab A10.1 and Galaxy Tab A8.0 – Times of India
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android 10 update: Samsung starts rolling out Android 10 update for Galaxy Tab A10.1 and Galaxy Tab A8.0 – Times of India

Samsung has already updated the Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab S4 and others. Now, two more tablets -- Galaxy Tab A10.1 a...Read MoreWhen it comes to the Android 10 update, Samsung is on a spree as the company has already updated most of its compatible flagship as well as some mid-range smartphones. It seems like that the company has now turned its focus towards its tablet lineup. Samsung has already updated the Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab S4 and others. Now, two more tablets -- Galaxy Tab A10.1 and Galaxy Tab A 8.0-- have started receiving the stable Android 10 update via OTA, according to a report by SamMobile. According to the report, the Galaxy Tab A10.1 and Galaxy Tab A8.0 with model number SM-T515 and SM-P205, respectively, have now started receiving the Android 10 update. These by the way are the L...
20% marks from internal assessment & 80% from best of previous semesters: Calcutta University – Times of India
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20% marks from internal assessment & 80% from best of previous semesters: Calcutta University – Times of India

KOLKATA: The Calcutta University on Thursday announced that in the absence of exams due to COVID- 19 situation, marks would be awarded on the ratio of 20 per cent from internal assessment and rest 80 per cent from the best aggregate of previous semesters in UG and PG levels. The decision was taken after a meeting of the syndicate, the highest decision making body of the institution to discuss the modalities of final semester exams during the day, a university official said. The syndicate meeting resolved that or the final Year/Semester Examinations for the academic session 2019-20 e BA/B.Sc. Part III (1+1+1) and B.Com Part III Old (1+1+1), 80 per cent of the marks will be awarded from the best aggregate percentage of the previous two years' marks and remaining 20 per cent marks will b...
Vivo Y30 with 5000mAh battery and HD+ display launched: Price, India availability and more – Times of India
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Vivo Y30 with 5000mAh battery and HD+ display launched: Price, India availability and more – Times of India

Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has launched a new smartphone — called Vivo Y30 — in India. The smartphone offers a 5000mAh battery, a punch-hole display and a quad-camera setup. Vivo Y30 price and availability The Vivo Y30 smartphone has been launched in a single storage variant that has 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage and costs Rs 14,990. It can be purchased in two colour options — Emerald Black and Dazzle Blue colour option. The smartphone is available on Flipkart. Vivo Y30 specsRunning on Funtouch OS-based on Android 10 out of the box, the Vivo Y30 smartphone offers a display of 6.47-inch HD+ screen of 1560×720p resolution with a punch-hole display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.7% screen to body ratio. The Vivo Y30 smartphone comes powered by MediaTek Helio P35 processor. On the ...
JEE Main, NEET 2020: NTA to reopen application edit window, candidates can change exam centre from tomorrow
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JEE Main, NEET 2020: NTA to reopen application edit window, candidates can change exam centre from tomorrow

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 3, 2020 10:12:12 pm JEE Main, NEET 2020 now in September (Express Photo by Manoj Kumar/ Representational) After several letters and online petitions from parents and students, the Minister of Human Resource Development has postponed the engineering and medical entrance exams – JEE Main and NEET 2020 till September. NEET will be held on September 13, from 2 pm to 5 pm while JEE Main will be held from September 1 to 6 instead of July 18 to 23. Subsequently, JEE Advanced too has been postponed to be held on September 13. LIVE updates NEET and JEE Main 2020 Now,...
Galaxy Assured:  Samsung announces Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever plans for premium phones – Times of India
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Galaxy Assured: Samsung announces Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever plans for premium phones – Times of India

Galaxy Assured plan offers assured buyback value of up to 70% for premium Galaxy smartphones such as Galaxy S2...Read MoreSouth Korean smartphone company Samsung has announced two offers for those looking to buy premium Galaxy phones in the country. First is a buyback scheme for premium smartphones called Galaxy Assured. Another offer announced by Samsung is the Galaxy Forever which aims to offer affordable buying options to consumers looking to own Samsung’s premium range of smartphones. Both these plans are available across Samsung Exclusive stores, leading retail stores and Samsung.com. As announced by the company, Galaxy Assured plan offers assured buyback value of up to 70% for premium Galaxy smartphones such as Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10 Lite (512GB) and...
Class 5 student invents device that sounds alarm to maintain safe social distance
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Class 5 student invents device that sounds alarm to maintain safe social distance

New Delhi | Published: July 3, 2020 6:23:51 pm Hiten posing with his device — Written by Ishika Aggarwal Ensuring social distancing is a herculean task for authorities to manage, but a class 5 student claims to have developed a device, which can sound an alert if the safety protocol is violated. According to Hiten Gautam, a class 5 student of Modern Public School, Shalimar Bagh, the device ensures the user maintains social distance. The system alerts the user with a sound and glowing LED light if someone comes within 10 centimeters or less of the device. The nine-year-old informs that the native technology can be used to make w...
Bihar Homeguard Recruitment 2020: Application invited for 551 Sepoy vacancies, here’s direct link to apply – Times of India
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Bihar Homeguard Recruitment 2020: Application invited for 551 Sepoy vacancies, here’s direct link to apply – Times of India

PATNA: Bihar Police Central Selection Board of Constables has released notification for the recruitment of Bihar Homeguard Sepoy vacancies. The Bihar Police Sepoy recruitment vacancy has been released for a total of 551 male and female candidates. Those interested in the vacancy details, eligibility criteria and other details related to the Bihar Police Sepoy recruitment are advised to visit the official website of the Board - csbc.bih.nic.in. The online application process for the Bihar Police Sepoy recruitment will commence from July 03, 2020, while the last date to submit application form online and payment of fee is August 03, 2020. Bihar Police Sepoy Recruitment 2020: Important Details Application Fee For General/OBC/EWS/EBC candidates: Rs 450For SC/ST candidates: Rs 112 Paymen...
MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020 to be declared tomorrow at mpbse.nic.in
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MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020 to be declared tomorrow at mpbse.nic.in

Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) will announce the MP Board class 10th Result 2020 tomorrow, July 4 at 12 noon. Students who have taken the exam will be able to check their MPBSE Class 10th Results online at mpbse.nic.in or on our HT Result portal. Earlier, the principal secretary of MPBSE Rashmi Arun Shami had informed that the class 10th result will be announced in the first week of July while the class 12th result will be declared in the third week of July. Also Read: MP Board MPBSE 10th result 2020 on July 4, here is all you should knowOver 10 lakh students have taken the class 10th exam this year. In the year 2019, over 11 lakh students had taken the class 10th exam out of which 63.89% students had passed. How to check MP Board 10th Result 2020: Vis...
MP Board MPBSE 10th result 2020 on July 4, here is all you should know
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MP Board MPBSE 10th result 2020 on July 4, here is all you should know

MP Board MPBSE 10th result 2020: Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) will declare the MP Board class 10 results on Saturday, July 4, on its official website. The results will be announced at 12 noon. After the results are announced, students who have appeared in the MP Board class 10 exam will be able to check their MPBSE Class 10th Results online at mpbse.nic.in or on our HT Result portal.This year, over 10 lakh students have appeared in the MPBSE class 10th board exam.Students can also check their results on the following websites:mpbseresults.nic.in, mbpse.mponline.gov.in, mpbse.nic.in, jagranjosh.com, fastresults.in, livehindustan.com, mp10.abplive.com, and hindi.news18.com. Students can also check their MP Board class 10 results on following Mobile ap...
Smart Reply Feature for Youtube:  Google rolls out smart replies to YouTube – Times of India
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Smart Reply Feature for Youtube: Google rolls out smart replies to YouTube – Times of India

Internet search giant Google has rolled out support for ‘smart replies’ feature to its video streaming platform YouTube. The feature will be rolled out for creators and will suggest what they should write back to those who comment on their videos. In addition to the standard YouTube platform, this feature has also been rolled out to YouTube Studio platform too. Rami Al-Rfou, Research Scientist, Google Research, in a blog post on Google AI Blog said that the model learns “comment and reply representation through a computationally efficient dilated self-attention network, and represents the first cross-lingual and character byte-based SmartReply model.” Describing how smart replies work differently for YouTube than for emails, the blog noted, “In comparison to emails, which tend to be lon...
MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020: How to check class 10th result on HT portal
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MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020: How to check class 10th result on HT portal

Madhya Pradesh Board will declare the class 10th results 2020 on July 4. The MP Board 10th result will be announced at 12 noon tomorrow. Over 10 lakh students who have taken the exam will be able to check their results online at mpbse.nic.in or mpresults.nic.in. However, the official websites of MP Board usually crashes after the results are declared, due to heavy traffic. In that case, candidates can check their results at hindustantimes.com. HT has partnered with MPBSE to show the class 10th results on our result portal. Follow these steps to check MP board 10th Result 2020: Step: 1- Visit the official website of Hindustan Times at hindustantimes.com Step: 2- On the home page, go to the ‘Education’ section and click on the Exam Results section Step: 3 -- Go to the MP Bo...
amazon app quiz:  Amazon app quiz July 3, 2020: Get answers to these five questions to win Bose 700 Bluetooth headphones for free – Times of India
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amazon app quiz: Amazon app quiz July 3, 2020: Get answers to these five questions to win Bose 700 Bluetooth headphones for free – Times of India

Amazon app quiz is available only on the mobile app of the online seller. Daily app quiz on Amazon is now live. The quiz started at 8am and will continue till 12pm. As part of today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving the participants a chance to win Bose 700 Bluetooth headphones for free. For those unaware, the quiz comprises of a set of five questions based on general knowledge and current affairs. A participant must answer all five questions correctly to become eligible for the prize. Results of today’s quiz will be announced on July 4. There is usually one winner of the quiz. Also, the quiz is available only on the mobile app of the online seller. Here are five questions along with their answers that can help you win Bose 700 Bluetooth headphones for free. Question 1: Which famous cricke...
Music directors Salim-Sulaiman Merchant launch fashion line based on their hit songs
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Music directors Salim-Sulaiman Merchant launch fashion line based on their hit songs

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 3, 2020 1:20:41 pm Salim-Sulaiman have launched an exclusive merchandise label. (Source: salimsulaimanmusic/Instagram) Music director duo Salim and Sulaiman Merchant have launched their fashion merchandise. Launched in collaboration with Styched Life, the line features an exclusive collection of t-shirts based on the musicians’ hit Bollywood numbers like Aaja Nachle, Shukranallah, Kurbaan Hua, Dance pe Chance and many others. The t-shirts are priced at Rs 599. Apart from this, Salim-Sulaiman have also collaborated with other artistes, from actors to music bands, dancers and ot...