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Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS ZenFone Live was launched in India in May at Rs. 9,999 It has since already received a price cut, bringing it to Rs. 8,999 The ZenFone Live is now available at Rs. 7,999 Asus India on Monday announced a price drop for its ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) (Review) budget smartphone, which was launched in the country in May. Launched at [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 India launch live stream is scheduled to start at 2:30pm IST At the Moto X4 India launch event, the company announced key details such as the variants, price, release date, launch offers, and other availability details of the handset. The smartphone comes in two variants, with the Moto X4 price in India for the 3GB [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Nearly 61% of deaths in India are now attributed to non-communicable diseases, including heart disorders, cancer and diabetes, according to new data released by the World Health Organisation on Monday. Almost 23% are at risk of premature death due to such diseases. The UN agency has warned countries, including India, against premature deaths due to NCDs and said governments must [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

India to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks: Dharmendra Pradhan

India to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks: Dharmendra Pradhan

Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp plans to bid for Israeli offshore oil-and-gas exploration blocks, India’s oil minister told Reuters, the first major deal between the two countries since a groundbreaking trip by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July. India and Israel have deep defence ties but Modi and his right wing ruling group [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on India to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks: Dharmendra Pradhan

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google’s Daydream View VR headset is now available in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset has been listed on Flipkart and will include the controller as well. The headset was first made available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany back in November last year. The headset is being offered on Flipkart [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google’s quick survey app, Google Opinion Rewards, is now available in India alongside Singapore and Turkey. The Google Opinion Rewards Android app lets people answer few survey questions and win Google Play credits in return. The app was so far available in select countries excluding India. For those unaware, the Google Opinion Rewards is an [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘ India may miss TB eradication target’ India may not be able to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 as targeted by the government. Cases of drug resistant TB are expected to rise in four high burden countries of India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa between 2000 and 2040, a Lancet study shows. Recommended By Colombia [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on ‘India may miss TB eradication target’

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

After intensive testing, WhatsApp started rolling out the video calling feature in November last year across all platforms globally. Now, after six months of the feature being live, WhatsApp confirms that India is the top country in the world to use the video calling feature. In India, a total of over 50 million video calling [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

The tablet shipments in India declined 3.1-percent year-on-year to 3.7 million units in 2016 as the demand for the category continued to shrink in the country, as per International Data Corporation (IDC) India. Notably, the data includes shipments for both slate and detachables for the year 2016. “Shipments decline as the consumer demand for tablets [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

  A decade-long wait by India’s cash-hungry real estate and infrastructure developers may finally be nearing an end. Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co. estimates that real estate and infrastructure trusts will raise as much as 600 billion rupees ($9 billion) this year as India rolls out the much-anticipated investment products mooted in 2007. Sterlite [...]

March 8, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on India Poised To Unlock $9 Billion For Investing In Roads, Power

Education and the Constitution of India

Education and the Constitution of India

The desert and the icy Arctic landscape have an identical effect on people. An effect that cuts out the social subterfuge in conversations. I experienced that for years in north Sweden, and now in the Thar. The immediate, matter-of-fact dousing of pretences about casteism was unlikely in other places. Here in the Thar, with sand [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Education and the Constitution of India

Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright

Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright

Sweden’s Saab has offered to build the world’s most modern fighter aircraft factory in India, it said on Friday, as it goes head-to-head with U.S. rival Lockheed Martin to supply hundreds of locally produced planes to India’s military. Saab’s pitch for its Gripen E aircraft comes a day after Lockheed said it is pushing ahead [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright