Domestic airline industry follows global practice of dynamic pricing

New Delhi, January 5 (IANS): Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Friday said the domestic airline industry follows the “global practice of dynamic pricing”.   The Minister of State for Civil Aviation was defending the industry against the latest observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport which pointed to airline staff’s misbehaviour and over-pricing […]

NASA launches 2 missions to explore nearest space

Washington, January 5 (IANS): NASA has announced that it would launch two missions to explore a little-understood area 96 km above Earth’s surface.   The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission will be launched aboard a commercial communications satellite in January 2018, and the designed spacecraft Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be […]

Apple, researchers eye patches to solve Intel chip flaws

FRANKFURT/BENGALURU, January 5 (Reuters): Security issues with Intel Corp microchips are only slowing computers slightly, technology companies said, as researchers played down the need for mass hardware replacements to protect millions of devices from hackers.   Google and other security researchers this week disclosed two major chip flaws – one called Meltdown affecting only Intel […]

Dec 2017 e-recruitment activity slows down: Report

New Delhi, January 5 (IANS): Online recruitment activities in December 2017 registered a two per cent decline month-on-month (m-o-m) indicating a relative slowdown in the pace of hiring activity, a report said here on Friday.   However, the report revealed a 13 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in e-recruitment activities.   According to the Monster […]

Wi-Fi but no water: Can smart tech help a city’s poor?

Wi-Fi but no water: Can smart tech help a city’s poor?

In this file photo, a labourer pulls a cable in front of two office buildings at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat. (REUTERS File Photo)   BARCELONA, January 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): In the picturesque Barcelona district of El Born, residents can get a better night’s sleep nowadays because garbage trucks pass […]

Security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO, January 5 (Reuters): Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of security flaws that they said could let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly every modern computing device containing chips from Intel Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc and ARM Holdings.   One of the bugs is specific to Intel but another affects laptops, […]

Madonna To Build Four More Schools In Malawi

Madonna To Build Four More Schools In Malawi

Starting off the new year on a positive note, music icon Madonna has announced plans to building four new schools in Malawi. The 59-year-old artiste took to Instagram to share the news with her fans and followers. She also urged people to help her in bringing the total number of schools to 14 in the […]

Naga Day and Beyond

Z K Pahrü Pou BTC, Pfutsero The celebration of NAGA DAY, the brainchild of FNR, is a golden occasion for all the Nagas to make known their sufferings, struggles and aspirations for the betterment of Naga nation. A Naga nation is a young nation evolves through the participation of many unrecognised and unknown races that […]

Sanjay Dutt’s biopic to release on June 29

Sanjay Dutt’s biopic to release on June 29

For those awaiting to see how Ranbir Kapoor brings alive the story of Sanjay Dutt on the big screen, the wait has become a little longer. The biopic on the “Khalnayak” star will now release on June 29 instead of March 30. The makers announced the news in a statement on Friday.   Apart from […]

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season will air in 2019

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season will air in 2019

The final season of “Game of Thrones” will feature veterans of the show behind the scenes when it airs in 2019.   HBO said Thursday that David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will direct and Benioff and Weiss along with Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill will write the episodes. They will collaborate […]

‘Sustainable development rests on principle of unity’

‘Sustainable development rests on principle of unity’

Dr. Benjongliba Aier, Parliamentary Secretary (CAWD & Taxes) being felicitated during inaugural of 6th three-day Japukong Youth Organization Volley Ball Tournament held at Yajang ‘C’ Village on January 4. 6th three-day Japukong Youth Organization Volley Ball Tournament underway   Mokokchung, January 5 (MExN): The 6th three-day Japukong Youth Organization Volley Ball Tournament was declared opened […]

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